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Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday blamed the landlord of the collapsed building on Lagos Island which claimed lives for resisting government demolition plan. Ambode, who visited the scene of the collapsed three-storeyed building on Mercy Street, Ita-Faji , Lagos, said that many buildings were marked for demolition but the landlords resisted the […]

The Kwara State University (KWASU) has expressed shock over the death of Prof. Pius Adesanmi, in the Ethiopian Airbus 737 Maz 8 that crashed in Addis Ababa on March 10. NAN reports that Adesanmi was the Deputy Director of KWASU’s Abiola Irele School of Theory and Criticism, which runs every summer on KWASU campus. In […]

Alhaji Shuaibu Yaman, a former governorship aspirant in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara, has congratulated the Governor-elect of the state, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq, over his victory. In a statement he issued on Tuesday in Abuja, Yaman also congratulated the 24 members of the state House of Assembly who were elected on the platform […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday returned to Abuja after participating in Saturday’s Gubernatorial and State House of Assembly elections in his hometown, Daura, Katsina State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Presidential aircraft that conveyed Buhari, his wife Aisha, and some of his aides, landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi […]

Ogun House of Assembly on Tuesday, reconvened after the election break and passed a motion confirming the Deputy Clerk of the House of Assembly, Mr Adedeji Adeyemo as the Acting Clerk. Mr Olakunle Oluomo, the Deputy Speaker (APC-Ifo 1), moved the motion for the confirmation during plenary, seconded by Jemili Akingbade (ADC-Imeko Afon) and supported […]

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has said that victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state is a call to those elected and the party to embark on quality service and performance in office. The governor said this on Sunday at the Government House Chapel, Ado Ekiti, during a special church service was […]

YIAGA AFRICA, a civil society organisation on Sunday listed Adamawa, Borno,Nasarawa, Kwara, Oyo, Rivers, Kaduna and Zamfara as states with alleged most reports of vote buying during the March 9 elections. Dr Hussaini Abdu ,Chair, Watching The Vote Working(WTV) Group of YIAGA AFRICA made this known at a news conference on the governorship, state houses […]

Gov Samuel Ortom of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is edging towards victory with 317,730 votes from the results of the Governorship polls in 19 Local Government Areas of Benue. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the results were announced by different Collation Officers for the local government areas in Makurdi. The INEC […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will deploy 12, 842 staff for the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Kwara. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Malam Garba Attaihiru-Madami, made this known on Thursday at a news briefing at INEC office, Ilorin. According to him, 237 would serve as Collation […]

The economic impact of the violence against children in Nigeria is estimated at about 6.1 billion dollars, which is equivalent to about 1.07 per cent of the country’s GDP. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) said on Thursday in Abuja that it was stated in a report on studies it jointly launched with […]


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