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Police uncover ritualist's den with shallow graves in Osun

Police uncover ritualist's den with shallow graves in Osun

Police uncover ritualist's den with shallow graves in Osun
Exclusive: Reasons why I want to take over from Governor Fayose - Ex-Lagos PDP chairman Segun Adewale joins Ekiti guber race

Exclusive: Reasons why I want to take over from Governor Fayose - Ex-Lagos PDP chairman Segun Adewale joins Ekiti guber race

A former chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos state, Segun Adewale, has revealed his preparedness to wrestle other aspirants for the forthcoming governorship election in Ekiti state.

Exclusive: Reasons why I want to take over from Governor Fayose - Ex-Lagos PDP chairman Segun Adewale joins Ekiti guber race
Buhari orders defence minister to Zamfara over gunmen massacre

Buhari orders defence minister to Zamfara over gunmen massacre

I have directed the minister of defence to proceed immediately to Zamfara state to undertake an on-the-spot assessment of the situation there. My deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the Birane village massacre.

Buhari orders defence minister to Zamfara over gunmen massacre
APC denies suspending Kogi state executive

APC denies suspending Kogi state executive

We wish to affirm that whether in Kogi or elsewhere, the NWC will ensure that justice is done to all concerned and will be guided by the constitution of the party and the best interest of the party. At the moment, we believe this.

APC denies suspending Kogi state executive
Group unveils report to end farmers-herdsmen conflicts in Nigeria

Group unveils report to end farmers-herdsmen conflicts in Nigeria

A non-governmental organization, Synergos Nigeria, on Thursday, February 15, said it was developing new controlled grazing mechanism to address the herdsmen and farmers conflicts in parts of the northern region.

Group unveils report to end farmers-herdsmen conflicts in Nigeria
Ebonyi govt orders arrest of social media critic

Ebonyi govt orders arrest of social media critic

We have managed our affairs with the herdsmen in the state relatively peacefully and circulation of such wicked and malicious speculation in the name of politics is a sign of danger not only for Ebonyi state but the entire Nigeria

Ebonyi govt orders arrest of social media critic
Court jails Boko Haram member for 40 years

Court jails Boko Haram member for 40 years

One Babagana Ali who is a Boko Haram member and and confessed that he participated in the activities of the group in several communities in Borno state has been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment on Thursday, February 15.

Court jails Boko Haram member for 40 years
Forensic audit shows massive under-remittances by Nigerian revenue agencies

Forensic audit shows massive under-remittances by Nigerian revenue agencies

The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday, February 15, said that the final report on the forensic audit of revenue accruals by revenue generating agencies confirmed massive under-remittances to government coffers.

Forensic audit shows massive under-remittances by Nigerian revenue agencies
Reps probes NEMA over alleged theft of N17 billion meant for disaster victims

Reps probes NEMA over alleged theft of N17 billion meant for disaster victims

The House also adopted the motion sponsored by Abubakar Sarki Dahiru aimed at ensuring provision of infrastructure such as roads, healthcare centres, drainages and electricity at the Karu/Mararaba area of Nasarawa state.

Reps probes NEMA over alleged theft of N17 billion meant for disaster victims
Nigeria will go 10 steps backwards if Buhari loses in 2019 - Amaechi

Nigeria will go 10 steps backwards if Buhari loses in 2019 - Amaechi

Are we perfect? No. No human is perfect. Are there mistakes? Yes. There is no human being who doesn’t make mistake. Are we on course? Yes. Are the challenges daunting? Yes. Are we going to overcome them? Yes will.

Nigeria will go 10 steps backwards if Buhari loses in 2019 - Amaechi
We are well prepared for 2019 elections - IGP

We are well prepared for 2019 elections - IGP

“The role of traditional rulers in this reconciliation process cannot be over emphasised because most of them have the ears of their people. When you have political disagreement in these communities, these traditional rulers are.

We are well prepared for 2019 elections - IGP
Buhari will seek re-election in 2019 - SGF Boss Mustapha declares

Buhari will seek re-election in 2019 - SGF Boss Mustapha declares

Buhari is a man with several qualities of leadership, God sent; his coming is divine, so that he will rescue this nation from the total collapse due to the destruction that has been done to the economy by the past administration.

Buhari will seek re-election in 2019 - SGF Boss Mustapha declares
Gunmen reportedly kill 41 in fresh Zamfara attack

Gunmen reportedly kill 41 in fresh Zamfara attack

The federal government had thereafter announced its plan to establish a Brigade Command of the Nigerian army in Zamfara state to help check armed banditry and cattle rustling plaguing the communities in the state.

Gunmen reportedly kill 41 in fresh Zamfara attack
Kachikwu directs NNPC to clear fuel queues in Abuja before February 18

Kachikwu directs NNPC to clear fuel queues in Abuja before February 18

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Thursday, February 15, directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure that petrol queues were cleared in Abuja before Sunday, February 18.

Kachikwu directs NNPC to clear fuel queues in Abuja before February 18
Tears in Lagos community as candle fire kills 5-month-old baby

Tears in Lagos community as candle fire kills 5-month-old baby

A 5-month-old baby has been burnt beyond recognition when a fire broke out at No. 6, Soyinkas, Bariga in Shomolu local government area of Lagos state. The incident occurred on Tuesday night, February 13, at about 11:20pm.

Tears in Lagos community as candle fire kills 5-month-old baby
Obasanjo attacks Buhari again over alleged corruption in his government

Obasanjo attacks Buhari again over alleged corruption in his government

I would make sure people in charge of anti-corruption institutions are people of integrity. There is no point in fighting corruption beyond you and you have corruption on your nose. Obasanjo said the president could do better.

Obasanjo attacks Buhari again over alleged corruption in his government
Magu bags award for service delivery and outstanding performance

Magu bags award for service delivery and outstanding performance

The acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has bagged service delivery and outstanding performance award. The award was given by the largest television network in Africa, NTA.

Magu bags award for service delivery and outstanding performance
12 herdsmen killed, 14 missing in Oyo state - Fulani community cries out

12 herdsmen killed, 14 missing in Oyo state - Fulani community cries out

No fewer than twelve suspected herdsmen have been reportedly killed while another fourteen declared missing by the Fulani community in Oyo state, after an attack by suspected local farmers at Okere near Iseyin in Iseyin.

12 herdsmen killed, 14 missing in Oyo state - Fulani community cries out
Breaking: Senate orders FG to suspend increase in importation tariffs

Breaking: Senate orders FG to suspend increase in importation tariffs

This issue is critical and the somersault on some of these policies and the inconsistencies therein need to be addressed. The key issue here when we are talking about Agriculture is that we must ensure that we create an enabling.

Breaking: Senate orders FG to suspend increase in importation tariffs
NCAA swings into action after Delta’s plane emergency landing at Lagos airport

NCAA swings into action after Delta’s plane emergency landing at Lagos airport

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Wednesday, February 14, said it would investigate the emergency landing by an Atlanta-bound Delta Air Lines flight at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.

NCAA swings into action after Delta’s plane emergency landing at Lagos airport
Dino Melaye accuses NNPC of owning illegal account with N34.4bn balance

Dino Melaye accuses NNPC of owning illegal account with N34.4bn balance

Senator Dino Melaye cites order 42 and says that there is an account found with the name NNPC, a verification was made and the Accountant General said they know nothing about the account and money has never been paid into it.

Dino Melaye accuses NNPC of owning illegal account with N34.4bn balance
Police detain cops for beating up headmistress in Ogun state

Police detain cops for beating up headmistress in Ogun state

The state police public relations officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had said the police did not know the suspect was a 10-year-old pupil, adding that the DPO had apologised to the school’s proprietress and the matter had been resolved.

Police detain cops for beating up headmistress in Ogun state
Presidency reacts to Soyinka’s comments, says Nigeria's security not failing

Presidency reacts to Soyinka’s comments, says Nigeria's security not failing

What Professor Soyinka has said can just be one of the proffered solutions which will be looked out. I have spoken about the nine governors’ committee headed by Professor Yemi Osinbajo who is the Vice President of the country.

Presidency reacts to Soyinka’s comments, says Nigeria's security not failing
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