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Opinion: Celebrating Democracy Day with Election Rigmarole
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Opinion: Celebrating Democracy Day with Election Rigmarole by Femi Aribisal...

What we have in Nigeria is government of the government by the government and for the government. The Nigeria of today is stranger than fiction.  The government has just legally declared June 12 “Democracy Day” and proclaimed that, henceforth, it will be a public holiday when we will... read more »

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State's Security Architecture
Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp La...

Nigeria: Sanwo-Olu Promises to Revamp Lagos State’s Security Architec...

Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday promised to address the emerging security challenges facing the state through an overhaul of the state’s security architecture. He disclosed this while addressing journalists after an emergency security meeting with chiefs of security... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign
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Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commenced the second phase of the 2019 Polio Vaccination Campaign which was preceded by a sensitisation training for health reporters and journalists, ahead of the statewide polio vaccine... read more »

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings
Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Followi...

Boko Haram: 30 Killed in Konduga Following Multiple Suicide Bombings

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in multiple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group. Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state... read more »

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at Tribunal
Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labo...

Breaking News: Sanwo-Olu Floors AD, Labour Party Governorship Candidates at...

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu floors AD and Labour Party’s Governorship candidates, Owolabi Salis and Prof. Ifagbemi Awamaridi at the Election Petition Tribunal. The Tribunal threw out their petitions for lack of substance.  Details... read more »

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Nigeria: LASG Closes Mile 2 Road to Tincan Island Ports for Repairs

Nigeria: LASG Closes Mile 2 Road to Tincan Island Ports for Repairs

The Lagos State Government on Monday announced the closure of the road from Mile 2 to Tincan Island Ports with immediate effect. The closure which is to allow for palliative repair works on... read more »

Nigeria: Chinedum Orji, Theodore Orji's Son Emerges Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly

Nigeria: Chinedum Orji, Theodore Orji’s Son Emerges Speaker of Abia State House of A...

Hon. Chinedum Orji representing the people of Umuahia Central State Constituency has been elected Abia State House of Assembly Speaker. His is the son of Senator Theodore Orji who was the... read more »

Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

Nigeria: Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal Resumes with Garba In for Bulkachuwa

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal resumed sitting on Monday with Justice Mohammed Lawal Garba as the new replacement for Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa. Garuba, who is the Presiding... read more »

Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In

Nigeria: Yobe State Governor Marries 3rd Wife 24 Hours After Swearing In

The newly elected governor of Yobe state, Mai Mala Buni has married a third wife barely 24 hours after he was sworn into office. He got married to Ummi Adama Gaidam, the daughter of Ibrahim... read more »

Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha's Arrest

Nigeria: EFCC Denies News of Okorocha’s Arrest

Following the news making the rounds regarding the arrest of former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha by operatives of the EFCC, the commission has come out to official deny the claim. While... read more »