Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has reacted to the release of
timetable for the state’s 2018 governorship election by the
Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), calling on the electoral umpire to conduct free, fair and credible poll that will be

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, and NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has broken its silence on the recent letter written by the Minister of State for Petroleum Dr Ibe Kachikwu to President Muhammadu Buhari.

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has called for a probe of how the budget for the State House Medical Centre is utilised.

She made the call in Abuja today, at the opening of a two-day Stakeholders meeting on RMNCAH+N – Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition.

Former Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Victor Malu, who served under former president Olusegun Obasanjo, is dead.

According to a family source who spoke to our correspondent in Makurdi, Malu died early Monday morning at a Cairo hospital.

iHe was said to have travelled to Cairo, the capital of Egypt two weeks ago for medical check-up.

As the 2019 general elections close up, pundits have it that the
election might be tough in Ebonyi State whereas the Anambra State born
Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Ebonyi State, Hon. Charles Emeka
Akpu-Enika in this interview with Dallas Onyema says the governorship
will be easier than the previous. He x-rays the high point of the

Prince Emmanuel Kanu, younger brother of the Leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that soldiers have again invaded their Afaraukwu Umuahia family home in Abia State.


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Nigeria: How Boko Haram commander was captured

Screengrab from a Boko Haram video shows Boko Haram fighters parading on a tank in an unidentified town.

The Nigerian army says it has taken a high-level Boko Haram militant into custody.


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