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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...

Supreme Court didn’t cede disputed Soku oil wells to Rivers –Bayelsa govt

Daniels Igoni, YenagoaBayelsa State Government has said Tuesday’s Supreme Court verdict on the matter it instituted over the disputed Soku oil wells with neighbouring...

DSS arrests spiritualist, three others over attempts to kidnap Bayelsa LG boss

Daniels Igoni, YenagoaThe Department of State Services in Bayelsa State has arrested a four-member kidnap syndicate for an alleged attempt to abduct the Chairman...

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Nigerian Army confirms killing of 11 soldiers by terrorists in Benue State

By Sumaila Ogbaje The Nigerian Army has confirmed the killing of one officer and 10 soldiers who are on stabilisation operation in Benue State by...

Police confirm attack on Mbieri Police Division, Imo State

By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa The Police Command in Imo State has confirmed attack by gunmen on the Mbieri Police Division in the state at the early...

Ogun State Govt to upgrade state libraries — Arigbabu

By Abiodun Lawal The Ogun State Government has disclosed that all libraries in the state will soon be upgraded to e-libraries, in order to attract...

Judicial workers confirm continuation of strike

By Edith Nwapi The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) said the strike was still because no  concrete resolution had been reached. The legal adviser to...

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