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Cross River’s anti-grazing bill seeks five-year jail term for offenders

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade Anti-grazing bill sponsored by a lawmaker representing Ikom II State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly,...

Breach of trust by politicians responsible for voter apathy – Gov Makinde

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has said Nigerian youths and some others do not participate in voting during elections because...

Jonathan canvasses e-voting, berates politicians over violence

Daniels Igoni, YenagoaFormer President Goodluck Jonathan has advocated the adoption of electronic voting system by Nigeria to eliminate electoral malpractices and violence.The Bayelsa State...

Bayelsa owes first minority president to Obasanjo, says Diri

DANIELS IGONIBayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has expressed gratitude to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for giving the state the opportunity to produce the first...

#EndSARS protests: How hoodlums brutally murdered our breadwinners – Wives of slain cops

•I was told my husband was burnt alive –Late corporal’s wife•I’m still searching for my husband’s corpse –WidowOur CorrespondentsWives of some of the policemen...

Derivation fund not for state govts, but host communities – Omo-Agege

Sunday Aborisade, AbujaThe Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has lamented the diversion of the 13 per cent oil derivation funds by oil-producing...

Governors, pledge support for security agencies

John Alechenu, AbujaGovernors of the 36 states of the federation have resolved to engage more with traditional, religious leaders as well as civil society...

Bayelsa bye-election: APC candidate vows to appeal disqualification

Daniels Igoni, Yenagoa A former deputy governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Peremobowei Ebebi, has vowed to challenge Tuesday’s judgment of the Federal High Court,...

I almost cried over attack on Lagos facilities, says el-Rufai

Samson Folarin Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Thursday described as ‘pure evil’ the destruction of Lagos facilities by hoodlums who hijacked the #EndSARS...

COVID-19: Nigeria’s second wave imminent, says minister

Tobi AworindeThe Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has warned that the failure of Nigerians to adhere to COVID-19 protocols could lead to a...

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Cross River’s anti-grazing bill seeks five-year jail term for offenders

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade Anti-grazing bill sponsored by a lawmaker representing Ikom II State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly,...

Ex-ASUU president kicks against creation of new varsities

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi A former President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, has said Nigeria doesn’t need new universities, urging the...

UNIJOS, OOU, IMSU named among varsities with 707,189 illegal admissions

JAMB registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, says the agency has uncovered 706,189 illegal admissions...

NBA, SANs say Lai’s response on #EndSARS report premature

Lai Mohammed The Nigerian Bar Association and some Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Wednesday criticised the response of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai...

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