Ambode seeks FG’s partnership on relocation of Ikoyi Prisons

By Dotun Omolaja, Lagos


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has canvassed the support of the Federal Government to in facilitating the relocation of the Ikoyi Prisons.

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Igbo group drops Biafra, endorses Buhari’s anti-corruption fight

By Samuel Ita, Calabar


A group, the Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), has thrown its weight behind the anti-corruption campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Ekiti seeks movement of mining from Exclusive to Concurrent list

By Sunday Aloba, Ado-Ekiti


Ekiti State Commissioner for Information, Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Lanre Ogunsuyi has called for the transfer of mining of solid minerals from the exclusive to the concurrent list of the Nigerian Constitution.

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Contestants step down for PDP’s candidate in Kogi senatorial  rerun 

By Sulaiman Achema, Lokoja 

Five candidates in the Kogi East senatorial district rerun election for Kogi State said that they have stepped down for Senator Attai Ali Aidoko of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the interest of peaceful and transparent election come February 20, 2016. 

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Edo moves to tax one million additional prospective payers

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin


Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has promised to broaden the state’s tax net to capture the over one million taxable adults in the state.

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How Senator Akpabio, Governor Emmanuel Procured Controversial Supreme Court Judgment

An inside source within Akwa Ibom State Government has spoken to SaharaReporters about a shady deal Governor Udom Emmanuel and his predecessor, former Governor Godswill Akpabio,

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VP Osinbajo : N500b allocation to social investment unprecedented

Determined to ensure healthcare access to all Nigerians, the Buhari administration will put in place effective primary healthcare centers across the country, while also collaborating with international agencies to end HIV/AIDS epidemic in the country.

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NCC to review BBM, WeChat, WhatsApp, Facebook operations in Nigeria

Activities of the Over-The-Top (OTT) players in the Nigerian telecommunications market will be coming under checks any time soon.

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Ebonyi takes delivery of equipment for rice production

By Achike Uchenna, Abakaliki


Ebonyi State Government has taken delivery of a new set of D8 bulldozers for the tilling of farmlands in preparation for this year's planting season in the state.

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Niger Delta communities give Fulani settlers 14-day ultimatum to leave

By Fegor Oghene and Samuel Tombra 


Communities in Delta and Bayelsa states have given Fulani herdsmen living in their villages two weeks ultimatum to leave.

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