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... Ogun State of Nigeria. They also want the court to affirm their statutory right of another 1621 acres of land covered by Deed of indenture dated November 28, 1977 covered by survey plan No: BPO/758C and lying and being at Isheri, Ogun state with the dimensions and abuttals delineated in the Plan Nos ...
ABUJA: At least 10 people were killed following gunmen's invasion of a farming community in a Nigerian state of Kogi early on Sunday, police said. Kogi police chief Ali Janga said at least five locals and five of the gunmen were confirmed dead on Sunday, Xinhua reported. Janga said the gunmen were ...

The Nigerian state is characterized by class inconsistencies and complexities as no class can effectively lay claim to it, it has a dysfunctional hegemonic class arrangement or order incapable of staring it out of crisis. No one single class can lay claim to the Nigerian state, hence, there is no hegemonic hold ...
This piece is dedicated to James Ibe-Iwanyawu, a dedicated writer and businessman. Yesterday, he was traumatized by SARS. Luckily he had the phone number of the Lagos State Police PRO who was able to come to his rescue. Sadly, there are thousands of innocent SARS victims every day who don't ...
Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central district in the National Assembly has raised concern over the state of Nigeria Police. Sani, on Friday called on the federal government to stop sidelining the Nigeria police and accord same attention it gives the Nigerian Military. Recall that Buhari had ...
The Police in Jigawa says a 17-year-old girl has committed suicide by consuming insecticide popularly known as “Piyapiya”. The Jigawa Police Command spokesman, SP Abdu Jinjiri, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Monday that the incident happened in Birnin Kudu Local Government ...

If states decide to clear their total debt stock using their entire internally generated revenues (IGR), it may take them more than seven years to achieve that. Data sourced from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed that as at the end of 2017, states' total debt stock stood at N7.33 trillion while total ...
Nigeria's National Bureau of Statistics revealed that thirty-one (31) States recorded growth in Internal Generated Revenue while five (5) states which include (Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bauchi, Osun and Taraba) recorded a decline at the end of 2017 Fiscal Year. The net Federal Account Allocation Committee ...
The Nigerian state continues to oppose same-sex marriage and the respect for human rights of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) persons locally and internationally. Africa's most populous nation has been unrelenting in letting the world know why it deemed it justified treating LGBT ...
WorldStage Newsonline– The Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) generated by states in Nigeria grew 12.03 per cent in 2017 to N931.23 billion from N831.19 billion recorded in year 2016, according to a new report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). The report showed that while 31 states ...
The Nigerian state continues to oppose same-sex marriage and the respect for human rights of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) persons locally and internationally. Africa's most populous nation has been unrelenting in letting the world know why it deemed it justified treating LGBT ...
The Nigerian state continues to oppose same-sex marriage and the respect for human rights of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) persons locally and internationally. Africa's most populous nation has been unrelenting in letting the world know why it deemed it justified treating LGBT ...
A picture taken on February 28, 2018 at the Government Girls Technical College at Dapchi town in northern Nigerian, shows a classroom deserted by fleeing students after a Boko Haram Islamists attack. Boarding schools have been closed indefinitely in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, which is most ...
Kano, Nigeria | AFP | Boarding schools have been shut indefinitely in the northeast Nigerian state most affected by Boko Haram violence, the government has said, in the latest blow to children's education. “All boarding secondary schools in the state, with the exception of those in (the state capital) ...
LAGOS, March 17 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's northwestern Kebbi state on Saturday married off 100 widows and divorcees in a mass wedding held in Argungu area of the state. The marriages were arranged by the state to reportedly reduce the number of women, widowed or divorced, who were left to fend for ...
LAGOS, March 13 (Xinhua) -- Security has been beefed up in central north Nigeria's Kaduna state border with neighboring Plateau following fresh attack by suspected herdsmen on Tuesday which left 25 people dead in Bassa area of the state. Governor of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday directed that ...
The Federal Government said, as of September 2017, it has disbursed a total of N1.91 trillion loans to states from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), the budget support facility and the Paris Club refunds. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said this in Abuja yesterday at the Dialogue of Organs of Government on ...

LAGOS, Feb. 22 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's northeast Yobe state government on Thursday apologized for claiming that some of the abducted school girls at Government Girls College Dapchi had been rescued. Abdullahi Bego, a government spokesperson gave the apology over the statement, which turned out to ...
DAPCHI, Nigeria - The governor of the Nigerian state of Yobe on Thursday told residents of a village that no missing girls had been rescued following a Boko Haram attack, according to four of those who heard the official speak. On Wednesday, the government of the northeastern state, where the girls' ...
Nigeria's state oil firm said on Tuesday it had spent $5.8 billion on fuel imports since late 2017, as it combats a fuel shortage that has left people queuing for hours at filling stations and hobbled an already-struggling economy. Nigeria's president plans to split state oil company into two entities.
The disappearance sparked fears of a repeat of the 2014 mass kidnapping of more than 200 girls from a similar school in Chibok, in neighbouring Borno state. Nigeria 703x422. This file handout video grab released by Islamist militants group Boko Haram on January 15, 2018 shows at least 14 of the ...
Cardinal Okogie advised the Presidency to pay attention to the criticisms tabled by former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida; the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria and others. He said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government should not ...
A Nigerian state clerk claims a snake ate more than 36m Naira. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. By CHAD KITUNDU. Nigerians on social media went on a craze after reports emerged that a state official had blamed an enigmatic serpent for missing cash amounting to 36 million naira or an ...
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and many other christian leaders will on Tuesday, February 13, meet over the current state of Nigeria. The meeting, to include a special intercession, will have over 30 Christian denominations in ...
An engineer who simply introduced himself as Ehi Ogbe has likened the decaying state of the infrastructural facilities in the University of Lagos to the state of Nigeria. The man made the comparison during a conference organized by Initiative for Conciliation and Right Protection at UNILAG guest house, ...
In the past few months and weeks, I have played host to many concerned Nigerians who have continued to express legitimate and patriotic worry about the state of affairs in the country. Some of them have continued to agonize about the turn of events and expressly worried why we have not gotten our ...
The Nigerian state is passing through a very tough time, and we really need to admit this if we must even have a chance of outlining the solution. In fact, if we will but face the stark reality, the Nigerian national project is tottering terribly on the edge of the abyss. This is not a comfortable truth for me to come to ...
Boarding schools have been shut indefinitely in the northeast Nigerian state most affected by Boko Haram violence, the government has said, in the latest blow to children's education. “All boarding secondary schools in the state, with the exception of those in (the state capital) Maiduguri and (the town of) ...
Port Harcourt — State governments may be required to fund treatment of persons affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) as donor agencies gradually withdraw their assistance due to paucity of funds. The National Agency for the Control of ...
On Sunday, January 19, 2003, The Guardian on Sunday published an article titled 'The Politics of Last Resort' written by Chuba Keshi. In that article, the author suggested that Nigerian politics has been a paradox of sorts. While it has been explained in its different dimensions using a myriad of theories, ...
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Kogi State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of an ethanol-based bio-fuel processing plant capable of producing 84 million litres per year. NNPC group managing director Maikanti Baru ...
Nigeria's state oil firm said it had spent $5.8 billion on fuel imports since late 2017, as it combats a fuel shortage that has left people queuing for hours at filling stations and hobbled an already-struggling economy. Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said in a statement “The corporation's ...
“My understanding of the Nigerian state is that we need a very unified security system that will always respond to matters of national interest and security not a security created from the benefit and utilization of one chief executive that could use it defending his belief and disposition to issues concerning the ...
The disappearance sparked fears of a repeat of the 2014 mass kidnapping of more than 200 girls from a similar school in Chibok, in neighbouring Borno state. Nigeria 703x422. This file handout video grab released by Islamist militants group Boko Haram on January 15, 2018 shows at least 14 of the ...
Cardinal Okogie advised the Presidency to pay attention to the criticisms tabled by former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former military Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida; the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Nigeria and others. He said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government should not ...
A Nigerian state clerk claims a snake ate more than 36m Naira. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. By CHAD KITUNDU. Nigerians on social media went on a craze after reports emerged that a state official had blamed an enigmatic serpent for missing cash amounting to 36 million naira or an ...
Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) and many other christian leaders will on Tuesday, February 13, meet over the current state of Nigeria. The meeting, to include a special intercession, will have over 30 Christian denominations in ...
The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has commenced the construction of 2x 150, 330/132kV and 2x 60MVA, 132/33kV injection sub-station power transformer projects in Akruba, Lafia, Nassarawa state. The Leadership newspaper cited the managing director at NDPHC, Joseph Chiedu ...
An engineer who simply introduced himself as Ehi Ogbe has likened the decaying state of the infrastructural facilities in the University of Lagos to the state of Nigeria. The man made the comparison during a conference organized by Initiative for Conciliation and Right Protection at UNILAG guest house, ...
LAGOS, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Nigeria's southeast Cross River Basin Development Authority (RBDA) is collaborating with a Chinese firm, Ruyi Holdings Group, on large-scale cassava production. The partnership would also include the construction of a hydro-electric power plant for the catchment area, ...
“The ship of the Nigerian state is staggering to a halt; the nation is politically divided along ethnic and religious lines. President needs to eavesdrop on his friends to get their inner views. “President Buhari cannot get the truth from psycophants, favour seekers, patented friends of power and people whose ...
For Governor Ahmed Abdufatah of Kwara State, telling states how to spend the Paris Club refund was a mere advisory because states have a responsibility to determine how they utilised money. He spoke with Politics Editors. Tobi Soniyi was there and presents the excerpts: Do you think governors should ...
Of what value is democracy to the Nigerian State when elements in the executive arm of government are acting above the law, treating the courts with condescension? Yet, we delude ourselves that our nation is running a presidential system of government anchored on the time-tested principles of power ...
Abuja, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) The government of the state of Ondo (southwest) confirmed today one death and 24 cases in different Nigerian locations, in a new outbreak of Lassa fever in the area. Ondo Information Commissioner Yemi Olowolabi told the Premium Times newspaper that 18 of the cases ...
Abuja, Jan 22.- The government of the state of Ondo (southwest) confirmed today one death and 24 cases in different Nigerian locations, in a new outbreak of Lassa fever in the area. Ondo Information Commissioner Yemi Olowolabi told the Premium Times newspaper that 18 of the cases were confirmed in ...
It was two days to Christmas in 1988 when a group of experts assembled at a huge expanse of land at Kilometre 32, Lokoja-Abuja Road, Abuja. Overhead, the sun's unforgiving rays beamed down hard on technocrats, researchers, politicians, and scientists who were about to witness the foundation laying ...
Schools were shut across Nigeria's southeastern Ebonyi state yesterday to stop the spread of lassa fever which has killed three persons including two doctors in the past few days. Prof. John Eke, education commissioner in Ebonyi, told a news briefing that all schools would remain shut for the next seven ...
What he did, and rightly so, was to confront the Nigerian state with the fact that its lethargy would make matters worse, much worse, and urged it to wake up. It seems to me that his timely warning appears to have been ignored. The consequence is that the killings are going on and have spread to Adamawa, ...
“The grounds (Boko Haram) have against the Nigerian state are basically the same as ordinary Nigerians have about the persistence of corruption, the growing inequalities, the fact that the political system is not working and that poverty is increasing,” Kukah told CNA in a previous interview in 2014. On Jan.
Most markets in the Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States of Nigeria have begun to function well with a large presence of retail and wholesale traders selling a wide range of food items. The strong trade relationship which exist between the assessed markets across the three states as well as markets outside of ...


 

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