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INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu

INEC chairman updates lawmakers on preparation for Anambra election

The electoral umpire also speaks on 2019 general elections.

Nigerian police in Borno

How I escaped alleged assassination attempt – Ekiti APC governorship aspirant

Police say it was a robbery attempt.

Nigerian Army

New division of Nigerian Army takes off in Sokoto

“The Chief of Army Staff … announced the establishment of this division when he visited Sokoto earlier this year.”

Fuel truck which exploded along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

‎JUST IN: Three feared dead as fuel truck explodes along Ibadan-Lagos highway

Traffic agency links accident to overspeeding.

A truck used to illustrate the story [Photo: kumbuja.com.ng]

Truck drivers protest alleged killing of member, block Abuja-Lokoja road

Several passengers were stranded on the road.

Odumegwu Ojukwu

Nigerian govt to commence pension payment of Biafran veterans

The dismissal of secessionist officers was commuted to retirement in 2000.

Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai

Monkeypox vaccination rumours: Army talks tough, vows sanctions on rumour mongers

The army says it is not carrying out any medical outreach.

Simon-Lalong-Plateau

Plateau Violence: Controversy, as herders accuse natives of beheading six members

The natives dismiss the allegations.

Kwara State map

False monkeypox vaccination rumour spreads to Kwara

The state government refuted the rumour.

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Monkepox vaccination rumour spreads to Akwa Ibom

Many parents withdrew their wards from schools in the state.

Cattle herd

Plateau Killings: Adamawa governor offers to broker peace between Fulani, farmers

“I am in a good position to intercede, if it is established that Fulani people are involved in the hostilities.”

Gov Rochas of Imo state honours President Zuma with a medallion [Photo: Nigerian Monitor]

I owe no apology for inviting Zuma, erecting his statue – Okorocha

The governor explains why he invites the South African

Former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State

Sule Lamido’s corruption trial adjourned

The former Jigawa governor is being prosecuted by the EFCC.

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha

Imo Assembly wants traditional ruler dismissed

The monarch was accused of complicity in a kidnap case.

UNILORIN entrance

UNILORIN student dies five days to convocation

Miss Oloriegbe was a second class upper graduand of Electrical Engineering.

Worship session in a church

Church’s N5,000 ‘deliverance fee’ stirs controversy

The fee was reportedly paid to The God’s Spirit Touch Church International.

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What I’ll do as Yoruba’s new Aare Onakakanfo – Gani Adams

The OPC leader was appointed by the Alaafin of Oyo.

House of Reps

Abuja’s N222 billion budget passes second reading

A lawmaker opposed the passage.

Governor Nyesom wike

Wike distances self from vice presidential campaign posters

The governor links posters to mischief makers.

Darius Ishaku

Taraba governor urges licensed miners to access C of O to avoid disruption

The governor says any mining title holder that refuses to take permission or access C of O would not be allowed to mine in Taraba henceforth

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Jacob Zuma Statue: Okorocha distances self from viral tweet

The governor had been a butt of joke over erection of a Jacob Zuma statue

The new Sultan of Sokoto Saad Abubakar sits on his throne during his coronation ceremony in Sokoto, Northern Nigeria

Sultan debunks rumours of poison vaccines

The monarch warns politicians to stop politicising issues relating to health care for selfish reasons

LAUTECH

LAUTECH lecturers call off strike, resume Monday

The crisis-prone university will now begin the second semester of the 2016/2017 session.

Bola-Ahmed-Tinubu

Aare Ona Kakanfo: Tinubu Congratulates Gani Adams

The former Lagos governor says Adams has never left anyone in doubt over his resolve to fight for the interest of Yoruba race

UNICEF Building in Geneva

Out-of-school children in Sokoto drops by 50 percent – UNICEF

The Fund also says inspection of some projects in schools in Binji revealed a class of 48 pupils in which there were 36 girls as against 12 boys.