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Court nullifies Kogi PDP primaries, insists party had no candidate

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Kogi State has suffered a major blow in the party’s bid to overturn the election of the incumbent Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.  This is as a Lokoja High Court on Thursday,  faulted the PDP ...

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NNPC to double Nigeria’s domestic gas supply, export fuel by 2023

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has hinted of plans  to expand its domestic gas footprint with the delivery of the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS) II to double capacity from 1.1 billion standard cubic feet of gas to 2.2 BSCF. ...

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Man jumps into Lagos Lagoon

Another man has alighted from an UBER car and jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on the Third Mainland Bridge. The incident comes less than two weeks after a man alighted from an UBER vehicle and jumped into the Lagos Lagoon. ...

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Court bars FG, agencies from deducting Rivers revenue over disputed oil wells

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has barred the Federal Government and its agencies from deducting revenues accruable to Rivers State from the disputed Mbede and Akiri oil wells. Justice Tawo Tawo gave the order yesterday in response to ...

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Bayelsa: Lyon accepts Supreme Court verdict

Ousted governor-elect of Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, has accepted the final decision of the Supreme Court on its judgement that nullified his victory at the November 16th, 2019 governorship election. Lyon, in a statement, said though the decision of ...

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Sienye Lulu-Briggs raises alarm over disappearance of husband’s corpse

Widow of late business mogul, High Chief     O.B. Lulu Briggs, Dr. Seinye Lulu-Briggs says her step-son, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs has taken the corpse of his father to an unknown location. She said the decision of her step-son to move ...

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Chinese test negative to Coronavirus in Lagos

Results of the Chinese citizen who underwent a test at Reddington Hospital, Ikeja, Lagos State, on the suspicion of being infected with the dreaded Coronavirus have proven negative. Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on ...

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Lagos: Beggars protest ‘harassment’ by govt officials

Thousands of beggars yesterday laid siege to the entrance of the Lagos State House of Assembly and the Governor’s Office at Alausa to protest what they call “undue harassment and arrest by officials of the state government.” The beggars, who ...

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Hisbah arrest woman for marrying two husbands in Kano

One Hauwa Ali has been arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board  for allegedly marrying two husbands. Hauwa, 37, lives in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state. Public Relations Officer, Alhaji Lawan Fagge, told the News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Rivers Council budgets N3.6b for 2020

By: Felix Ikpotor Chairman of Degema local government area, Rivers State, Dr. Tony Philmoore has presented the 2020 budget proposal of Three Billion, Six Hundred and Sixty Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty Seven Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty Two Naira, ...

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