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1 Sep 2016
To fulfill its pledge on the prompt payment of workers’ salaries, the Kwara State government yesterday announced that it had augmented this month’s wage bill of local councils with N180 million.
1 Sep 2016
A combined team of security agents in Benue has arrested eight persons for their alleged involvement in the abduction of teenage children in the state.
31 Aug 2016
The Rivers Government says it has no regrets initiating the ongoing amnesty programme for repentant cultists and criminals in the state.
31 Aug 2016
Electricity consumers in Ijeshatedo, Surulere Local Council of Lagos State have threatened not to pay their monthly electricity bills to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) until it installed prepaid meters in their houses.
31 Aug 2016
A police officer engaged as an escort has allegedly killed a motorist, simply identified as Fatai, when he fired gunshots into the air to disperse vehicles trapped in traffic at Doyin bus stop in Orile, Lagos State.
31 Aug 2016
Six days after some herdsmen attacked Ndiagu Attakwu community, killing two persons and injuring others, the police in Enugu yesterday arrested an AK47-wielding Fulani herdsman.
31 Aug 2016
The University of Benin, Faculty of Law ‘97 Alumni Association has condemned the murder of its member and renowned Rivers lawyer, Mr. Ken Atsuwete, by unknown gunmen on Monday, August 29, 2016.
30 Aug 2016
The Kwara Government on Tuesday announced that a new salary structure would be introduced for Local Government Councils in the state next month. Alhaji Haruna Muhammad, the state’s Commissioner for Local Governments, Chieftaincy Affairs and Community Development, made the announcement while speaking with newsmen in Ilorin. Muhammad explained that the new salary structure would reflect…
30 Aug 2016
The Oyo State Government says it plans to establish cattle ranches for herdsmen to stem the increasing waves of clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the state.
30 Aug 2016
A 20-year-old herdsman, Ibrahim Adamumale, has been arrested by the Police in Enugu for allegedly being in possession of an AK47 rifle. The suspect, who claimed to have hailed from Nasarawa State, was also found with 24 rounds of live ammunition. The Spokesman of Enugu State Police Command, Mr Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the arrest to…
30 Aug 2016
A Pastor, Timothy Ngwu, was yesterday docked at an Enugu North Magistrates’ Court for allegedly marrying another man’s wife, daughter as well as another woman.The pastor’s wife, Veronica Ngwu petitioned the court over the development.
30 Aug 2016
No fewer than two persons were confirmed dead yesterday after a two-storey building collapsed at Plot 444, Citec Villas area, within Naval Quarters in the Gwarinpa District of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja around 1:00a.m.

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Ekiti State Ministry of Arts Culture and Tourism has been selected by the Federal Government to represent the country at the 2023 Surajkund International Arts Festival, holding in India, from February 3 to 19. Immediate past Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, made this known to the News Agency…
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Tragedy struck on Friday when five persons died in a road crash in Zaranda village, on the Bauchi-Jos road. Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, FRSC, disclosed this in a road traffic crash report made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Saturday. The FRSC boss added that five other people were…
1 hour ago
Imo Police Command says it repelled an attack on the building of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) located in Orlu LGA in Imo by the suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The command further disclosed that the hoodlums, who attacked the INEC facility, later retreated with bullet wounds after they suffered…
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The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the candidature and nomination of the governorship candidate of APC in the July 16 governorship election in Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. Oyetola and Alabi are the immediate past governor and deputy governor of Osun. The court set aside the ruling of the…
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