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Gombe’s first speaker dies

Mr. Mohammad-Kwadon joined politics and was elected the first speaker of the state in 1999.

Magajin Garin Sokoto, Alhaji Hassan Danbaba

Court orders arrest of Ahmadu Bello’s grandson

The judge asks the police to apprehend the accused wherever he is found in Nigeria.

Ali Olanusi

Appeal Court reverses impeachment of former Ondo deputy governor

Mr. Olanusi was impeached by the Ondo State House of Assembly on April 27, 2015

Drinking Water

Lagos water corporation to revive 42 mini waterworks

“Some of the mini waterworks are functioning but not very well, while some are not functioning at all.”

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Polio: UNICEF begins massive Africa immunisation, targets 116 million children

The exercise is one of the largest simultaneous immunisations ever conducted in the African continent.

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Ilorin mayhem: Police arraign 11 suspects

Some residents of the town had said someone died in the clash.

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UniJos students protest increase of school fees to N45,000

A student leader asked students not to pay the new fees.

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Police avert herdsmen, farmers clash in Bayelsa

“The team noticed heavy movement of cattle in the area but diverted them to avoid destruction of farmlands.”

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu welcomes the Honourable Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola to the Governor's Office. March 23, 2017 [Photo: Nguher Zaki]

Money spent on federal roads will be returned to states, Fashola assures

The minister met with the governors of Ondo and Ekiti states.

The Emir of Deba, Abubakar Waziri

Gombe First Class Emir is dead

The deceased was emir for 33 years.

Governors Ayodele Fayose

Ife crisis: Fayose accuses police of bias

Police deny bias.

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NDLEA ‘uncovers new tricks’ used by drug trafficking cartels

Two suspected drug traffickers were caught at Lagos Airport on Thursday

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Traditional ruler remanded in prison for alleged kidnap

The traditional ruler and his palace officials allegedly “arrested” a man who has remained missing since September last year.

Women protesting the rape of a 70 year old woman in Ebonyi

Women protest alleged rape of 70-year-old widow by herdsman

The suspect denied the charge but has been arrested, officials said.

Mr Samuel Galadima, the Plateau State Commissioner for Rural and Urban Development, who died on Wednesday in Jos during the Plateau State Monthly Keep-Fit-Training at the Stadium in Jos on Wednesday (22/3/17).
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Plateau govt declares three days mourning for commissioner that died while jogging

Samuel Galadima died while jogging on Wednesday.

Some of the suspects paraded by the Nigerian Police

Ife crisis: Afenifere prepares legal team to challenge police prosecution of 21 suspects

Two Yoruba groups accused the police of bias.

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Zaki Biam killings: Police deploy special units

Dozens of armed men stormed Zaki Ibiam market on Monday and killed many traders.

Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose

I’m being pressured to join APC – Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor said he would not yield to the pressures.

SSS operatives

Journalist raises alarm on his ‘SSS’ invitation

The journalist received a call from someone claiming to speak for the SSS.

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Lagos govt to remove three more roundabouts in Lekki – Official

The removal of the roundabouts will commence next week, the official said.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Fayose criticises Buhari’s electoral reform committee over “partisan” composition

The chairman of the committee, Ken Nnamani, defected to the APC from the PDP.

FILE PHOTO: FRSC officials at a scene of an accident

22 traders die in ghastly road accident

The deceased were buried in a mass grave.