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EFCC operatives

Ex-council chairman co-accused of N11bn fraud says he was forced to write statement

The official is being tried alongside a former governor for alleged N11 billion fraud.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun

Ogun 2019: Abiodun urges Amosun to support his governorship ambition

Mr Amosun wants the APC national leadership to recognise his preferred candidate, Adekunle Akinlade.

Gov. Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State [Photo: The Guardian Nigeria]

Ogun pays N4.7bn to LG pensioners

The government says 474 new retirees were enlisted into the payroll of the bureau.

Fire kills five in Kebbi

The incident was caused by an electric heater which was unattended to in the house.

Boko Haram

Tension in Borno as Boko Haram abducts nine women, kills man

The insurgents raided the farms Wednesday and Thursday.

Ogun on map

2019: UPN quits Ogun governorship race, backs SDP candidate

UPN says it will only field candidates for state legislative elections.

Lagos High court

Businessman,61, jailed three years for raping 8-year old girl

Convict also ordered to pay N20, 000 to the victim’s family for her hospital bills.

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai at Kajuru

2019: UN delegation meets Kaduna police chief

The delegation was led by Mohammad ibn Chambas.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

Police seal Anambra House of Assembly building

The House of Assembly became factionalised on Tuesday with the alleged impeachment of the speaker, Rita Maduagwu.

Akwa Ibom assembly Photo Credit: www.nairaland.com

Akwa Ibom Assembly bars sacked lawmaker from attending sitting

The sacked lawmaker, Idongesit Ituen, represented the Itu state constituency.

Tired, spent pensioners

Nigerian pensioners demand N30, 000 minimum wage

he union called on members across South-west states to be ready for street protest if the increase failed to include them.

Ondo House of Assembly [Photo: ondostatemoi.gov.ng]

‘Impeached’ Ondo speaker leads few members to pass amended budget

A faction that has more members allege illegality.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

#Gandujegate: Kano Gov sues Daily Nigerian publisher, demands N3bn

The online newspaper published videos clips that show the governor collecting bribes in hard currency

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

Anambra Assembly Crisis: ’25 lawmakers attend sitting’ presided by new speaker

New speaker says House adjourned till November 20.

Osun State University (UNIOSUN)

62 bag first class at Osun University

The institution will graduate a total of 1,647 students November 22.

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

APC faults N80bn Bayelsa International Cargo Airport project

The party says the project has taken a heavy toll on the welfare of civil servants and the infrastructural needs of the state.

IDPs

UN spends $70 million on humanitarian assistance in North-East

The agency says over seven million people in the region are in need of life-saving assistance due to the Boko Haram insurgency.

Olusegun Mimiko

2019: Ondo Senatorial candidate steps down for Mimiko

The Zenith Labour Party said it had withdrawn from the presidential race and Mimiko, its candidate would now be fielded for Senate.

R-L: Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State; Wife of Senator Jim Nwobodo, Mrs. Pat Nwobodo; Chairman of Enugu South Local Government Area, Hon. Sunday Ugwu, and the Deputy Leader of the State Assembly and member representing Enugu South Rural Constituency, Hon. Mrs. Onyinye Ugwu, during her Annual Constituency Outreach and Empowerment programme, yesterday.

Nwobodo’s wife hails Ugwuanyi’s performance

Mrs Nwobodo hails governor’s benevolence to Mike Ejeagha’s family.

Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja

How to permanently solve minimum wage controversy — Middle Belt, Southern Leaders Forum

The group advocates restructuring.

Social Democratic Party, SDP, logo

SDP gets one House of Reps member, says more expected

Party says Ahmed Abu defected from the APC.

Dapchi: Nine months after abduction saga, school reopens

The principal says 80 per cent of the students and teachers have resumed.

Anambra assembly [Photo: Channels TV]

APGA suspends three lawmakers over Anambra impeachment saga

An official describes the trio as ring leaders of the controversial removal of the speaker.

Anambra Assembly Crisis: Police teargas lawmakers, journalists, workers

The speaker of the assembly was controversially removed on Tuesday.

Court

Court remands five for alleged attempt to rob governor

Suspects initially planned to approach the EFCC under the whistle blowing policy after discovering a room stuffed with cash in Mr Dickson’s country home.