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A former Vice-President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has faulted the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress for overruling the recommendation of its appeal panel on the Ondo State governorship primary. The appeal panel had recommended the cancellation of the APC governorship primary in Ondo State, where Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN emerged the winner.   The National […]

Following the launching of the Kwara State Infrastructure Development Fund IFK, the state government says it has suspended plans to raise twenty billion naira bond from the capital market for infrastructure development, noting that the twenty billion naira has become unnecessary. The state Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed who disclosed this in a statement signed by his […]

The management of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday said it has no intention of making life unbearable for the university community through the recent screening exercise introduced at the institution’s gates. The university’s Director of Communication, Mr Olatunji Oladejo, said in Ibadan that the measure is in response to the threat by an unknown […]

The North East Coalition Against Terrorism (NECAT) has said reports in some section of the media that Boko Haram terrorist group has hoisted their flag in some Borno villages, is untrue and a total misrepresentation of the true situation in the affected villages. Reports had said that the terrorists hoisted their black flag in Kubirivour, […]

About one thousand, four hundred and seventy-two cases of non-compliance with polio immunisation have been recorded in Bauchi state according to findings. State Consultant for World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Habu Dahiru, disclosed this at a one day workshop for women journalists on Polio Immunisation. Dr Dahiru noted that since Nigeria was de-listed as a […]

The Federal government has unveiled activities lined up for the nation’s fifty-six independence anniversary on the first of October. A statement issued by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal said the celebration which will be low-key will begin with an inter-denominational Thanksgiving Church Service, to be held on Sunday, the twenty-fifth […]

The Rivers and Anambra states commands of the Nigeria Police Force have warned the Indigenous People of Biafra and other pro-Biafran agitators against carrying out their planned protest scheduled for today. The police have also described the protest as illegal. The IPOB and Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) have called […]

Forty five cases of cholera disease have been recorded in Isolo Local Council Development Area, LCDA, of Lagos state, with six deaths already recorded.   Giving update on the outbreak, at a press conference in Lagos, the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris explained that out of the six cases, two were brought in […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has invited the United Nations to negotiate with Boko Haram to end their seven-year Islamist insurgency and secure the release of the more than two hundred schoolgirls abducted from Chibok.   The President said he is willing to swap Boko Haram fighters in custody for the girls, but added that it is […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, saying this demonstrates Nigeria’s commitment to a global effort to reverse the effects of the negative trend.   With this signature, President Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s commitment to reducing “Green House Gas Emissions unconditionally by twenty per cent and conditionally by forty-five per cent” […]


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