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April 19, 2018 5:22 PM Herdsmen kill four construction workers in Plateau

Gunmen on Wednesday killed four construction workers at Angwan-Rogo village in Jebu-Miango area of Bassa, Plateau State. NAN reports that the workers were fetching sand for an ongoing construction work when the gunmen descended on them. Confirming the attack, Mr Terna Tyopev, spokesman of the Police Command in Plateau, told said the attack took place 18

April 19, 2018 3:41 PM Former Katsina Gov. Shema to be arraigned on N5.77b laundering chargeThe Sun News

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has perfected arrangements to arraign the former Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Shema, before a Federal High Court sitting in Katsina. An anonymous source at the Kano Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, disclosed to the Daily Sun that the former governor would 17

April 19, 2018 2:01 PM Governorship rotation not negotiable – Delta South PDP

Former Delta State Commissioner for Works and Chairman, Governing Council, Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro, Hon. Solomon Funkekeme, has said that Delta South will remain faithful to the rotation principle of governorship positions in the state. Funkekeme in an exclusive chat with DAILY POST on the sideline of the mega rally of the Peoples Democratic Party 18

April 19, 2018 12:09 PM PHOTONEWS: Aregbesola Attends Opening Of Osogbo New Eid Praying Ground

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun on Thursday attended the Special Prayer Heralding the Opening of the Osogbo Eid Praying Ground. The Governor was captured at the event by his official photographer, Dolapo Julius exchanging pleasantries with business mogul and the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Tunde Badmus as well as the Ataoja of Osogbo 18

April 19, 2018 9:19 AM Omo-Agege: You lack power to suspend, remove a member – Falana blasts Nigerian Senate

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has stated that it is unconstitutional for any legislative chamber to suspend or sack a member. He made this comment on a Channels Television news programme on Wednesday in reaction to the suspension of Ovie Omo-Agege from the Senate. Falana said only a competent court of law can suspend or remove a member of the legislature 15

April 19, 2018 4:14 AM Work on Fourth Mainland Bridge begins December –AmbodeThe Sun News

State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has raised the hope that construction works on the Fourth Mainland Bridge will begin before the end of the year. To make this realisable, the governor said a new preferred bidder for the multi-billion bridge, which will link Ikorodu, among other major towns, will emerge latest June. Ambode, who spoke through his Commissioner 22

April 18, 2018 6:55 PM World Bank confirms economic growth in Nigeria

The World Bank on Wednesday said Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth is projected to reach 3.1 percent in 2018, and to average 3.6 percent in 2019–20. This is contained in Africa’s Pulse, a bi-annual analysis of the state of African economies conducted by institution. The report noted that the moderate pace of economic expansion reflects the gradual pick-up 22

April 18, 2018 4:56 PM Snatched mace: Omo-Agege’s kinsman calls for senator’s recall

Frank Tietie, one of the constituents of the suspended lawmaker representing Delta Central senatorial district, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has called on other members of the senatorial district to immediately commence the recall process of the embattled lawmaker if found to have caused the snatching of the mace from the Senate floor on Wednesday. He condemned 18

April 18, 2018 4:41 PM Kaduna Govt deploys 11,395 newly recruited teachers to primary schools

The Kaduna State government has deployed 11,395 newly recruited teachers to its primary schools after the screening exercise. The state commissioner for education, Ja’afaru Sani said the 11,395 teachers were distributed to the over four thousand public primary schools across the state. He explained that over 19 thousand applicants were seeking to join teaching 18

April 18, 2018 4:33 PM Ghanian Lawmakers Witness Mace Theft Drama At Senate Plenary

Lawmakers from Ghana were on a visit to the National Assembly on Wednesday when the hoodlums invaded the Senate chamber and stole the mace. The Ghanaians, who were also as confused as the Nigerians scampering to safety, watched in amazement. They entered the House and sat at the gallery to observe proceedings as members debated the invasion 21