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Nigeria naira eases, oil firms’ dollar sales to support

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's naira weakened marginally on Monday due to strong dollar demand but the local currency was expected to...

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, inaugurating the 7th Session of Abia State Council...

Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, inaugurating the 7th Session of Abia State Council of Traditional Rulers at the Exco Chamber of Government House...

Abia State Government to build an airport…The implications by Chucks Ibegbu

> The Abia State Governor, Chief T.A. Orji, recently announced his intention to build an airport in the state. Since that announcement, there has...

Gov Dickson Bags Chieftaincy Title from Aleibiri, Plans Visit to Community

Bayelsa State Governor, Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson has expressed gratitude to the Alei of Aleibiri, His Royal Highness, Chief Simon Ebebi, the Chiefs and...

'Hundreds' of gunmen storm central Nigeria town, kill 5

Jos (Nigeria) (AFP) - Some 300...
Oyo State Government

Former Head of Service, Afolabi, UI, LAUTECH VCs, others inaugurated as Ibadan Varsity Committee...

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday took a major step towards the formal take-off of the State-Owned Technical University, Ibadan, with the inauguration of a 14-man Development Committee. The committee, with a former Head of Service of the Federation, Prof. Oladapo Afolabi as its Chairman, has the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, [...]
Oyo State Government

Why I appointed Obas’ children into Oyo cabinet – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, at the week-end, claimed full responsibility for the appointment of the children of some traditional rulers as commissioners in the State, saying that none of their fathers solicited for their appointment. Rather, he said that he picked them out of his own volition, based on their individual competence, qualification [...]

Extremists kill 12 in north Nigeria village attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Survivors...

H.E T.A. Orji splashes N10m instant Cash gift on Abia Warriors

The sports loving governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, has splashed a N10 million cash gift on the Abia Warriors Football Club Umuahia...

Nigeria to hold extra governorship vote after hitches

ONITSHA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria set November 30 for the rerun of parts of a state governorship election that were annulled...