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Kaduna initiates Fellows Programme to empower youth

The Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme begins, June 2018.

Yobe attack: ‘Many girls are missing’ – Escapee schoolgirl

A schoolgirl gives her account of what happened during attack.

Taraba govt agrees to review anti-open grazing law – Governors

The government is also considering starting a pilot ranching programme in the three senatorial zones in the state

INEC can’t conduct credible polls – Governor Wike

The governor says no one would be allowed to manipulate the polls.

Nnamdi Kanu

Court orders Abaribe, lawyer to produce Kanu on March 28

The Chairman, South-east Senate caucus, Mr. Abaribe, ant two others signed Mr. Kanu’s bail bond.

I forgive El-Rufai for demolishing my property – Senator

“Let me also use the opportunity to remind Nasir that there is another property which I housed him, which he slept in so many times…”

Lagos govt arrests operators for illegal dumping of waste

The State Government also parades four cart pushers.

Man arraigned for ‘obstructing’ governor’s convoy

The suspect drove against traffic, Gov. Obaseki’s aide says.

Herdsmen

Emir Sanusi, Fayose mediate peace talks between herders, farmers

Parties release communique to back ‘oath’.

Daura youth groups visit Buhari, urge him to seek re-election in 2019

The youth say they are already sensitizing Nigerians on the impact of his administration’s efforts and the need to support them

PDP Governor’s aide decamps to APC

The aide also quits his post.

Why we demolished factional APC building – Kaduna Govt

The state government says the land of the demolished building will be turned into a public park.

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Yobe Boko Haram attack: No deaths recorded, three men kidnapped – Police

Police say no life was lost.

Ex-army chief tackles Buhari over insecurity

He recommends the creation of state police.

Boko Haram

UPDATED: Boko Haram attacks Yobe community

The attackers set many houses ablaze as the residents ran into the bush.

Ex-federal lawmaker disassociates self from “Prayer for Gov. Emmanuel”

“I reiterate that I did not attend any Youth Prayer Conference aimed at praying for any governor.”

Nine killed as Oyo governor orders arrest of armed herdsmen

“Owners of cattle found grazing on farmlands and destroying crops should also be arrested and prosecuted.”

Explosion around University of Maiduguri

A lone suicide bomber was believed to have been killed.

South-South PDP leaders meet, vow to ‘liberate’ Nigeria from APC

“The country is coming to an end and we must rescue the nation.”

Zamfara State map

Four suspected kidnappers arrested in Zamfara

The suspects allegedly wrote to villagers, threatening to abduct them.

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Ford Foundation donates $600,000 to Lagos govt for Museum project

The Foundation is to embark on a global road show to generate additional funding for the museum

Police arrest suspect in killing at PDP rally

Police, however, say the suspect denied involvement in the killing

Ojudu, Buhari’s aide, denies plan to dump APC

The former senator says he will officially declare his intention to contest the July governorship election in Ekiti soon

Bayelsa Governor, Seriake Dickson

Power outage, high cost of petrol push up cost of water in Bayelsa

Fuel price has remained at N200 per litre in the state

Babangida Aliyu

I’ll not defect to APC – Ex-Niger Gov. Aliyu Babangida

“I had the opportunity of decamping to the APC when I led the G-7 Governors but did not do so because of my belief in the PDP.”