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A governorship aspirant in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Mr. Kola Alabi, has acknowledged the impact of Governor

Ayodele Fayose in upgrading Ikere Ekiti into a city status through various infrastructural projects.

All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) leadership in Abia State has  accused the Governor Okezie Ikpeazu-led administration of achieving nothing meaningful with the N60 billion allegedly received from the federation account for the past one year.

It also said that the complete halt in the governance of the state despite continuous  inflow of revenue, gives credence to the

 

The Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) in charge of Zone 9, Hosea Karma, has charged men and officers within the Zone to embrace the ongoing reforms initiated by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to acquire modern techniques in effective policing.

The former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has said that he would not be intimidated by efforts to silence him after he was re-arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Fani-Kayode was arrested on Friday by operatives of the anti-graft agency, as he left the Federal High Court premises in Lagos.

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Fune Local Government Area of Yobe State  has appealed to Minister of Environment,  Hajiya Amina Mohammed, to assist in controlling the erosion devastating the area.

 The Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Local Government,  Umar Sanda Shanga, made the plea in Damagum town, recently.

.Inaugurates enforcement marshals

 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has inaugurated the Ekiti Grazing Enforcement Marshalls (EGEM), the body saddled with the enforcement of the recently signed Prohibition of Cattle and other

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We 'll not force herdsmen out of Ebonyi - Umahi

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has said that his government and people would not force Fulani herdsmen out of the state for fear of attack.

 He said that that the Fulani herdsmen have been living peacefully in some parts of the state for decades.

No Rio Olympics for lazy athletes, says Ogba

The first All-Comers Athletics Competition ended in Lagos on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, with the President of  the Athletics Federation of Nigeria AFN, Solomon Ogba, insisting that no  lazy athlete would represent the country at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil.

Lagos politician, Adeniji-Adele, dies in India

Lagos Island Local Government former Chairman, and Sports Commissioner in Lagos State, Prince Ademola Adeniji-Adele, is dead. He was aged 60 years. His son, Sultan Adeniji Adele, confirmed the death.

Herdsmen attack Zamfara villages, kill seven

At least seven people have been killed and several others injured after suspected armed herdsmen attacked two villages in Zamfara State.

Govt assures on diversification of Nigeria’s revenue base

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the main economic strategy of the Buhari administration is to reset the Nigerian economy to have a more diverse revenue base and to cut wastage in government’s spending.

Obasanjo donates chimpanzee named ‘Patience’ to animal conservationists

Nigeria’s ex-president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has given his chimpanzee named Patience to conservation organisation, Pandrillus Foundation.

Yobe saves N3b from LG worker verification

Ongoing worker verification at the local government level in Yobe State has led to a saving of N169.495 million per month, says Governor Ibrahim Gaidam.

Fulani herdsmen attacks: Enugu Police commissioner sacked

The Police Commissioner in Enugu State, Nwodibo Ekechukwu, has been relieved of his duty. His appointment was terminated on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, following a series of clashes between Enugu State residents and Fulani herdsmen.

Nigeria, Cameroun sign pact on trade cooperation

Nigeria and Cameroun have signed agreement on trade cooperation and conservation of the Benue River.

This is the outcome of the bilateral talks between President Muhammadu Buhari and Paul Biya of Cameroun, who is on a state visit to Nigeria.

Heavy security build up at Edo House of Assembly

A day after the Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly and his deputy were impeached, heavy presence of security operatives is seen around the complex.

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