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Akeredolu tackles Malami, says governors' decision to ban open grazing irreversible

Nigeria, May 20 -- Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tackled the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, over his comment that the decision to ban open grazing by southern gover... Read More


Gas explosion kills one, injures another at Obasanjo Presidential Library

Nigeria, May 20 -- One person has been confirmed dead in a gas explosion that occurred at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The incident occurred around 11:00 a.m. o... Read More


Alleged $350,000 Fraud: Family of Dapo Abiodun's aide 'trying to get surety' - Lawyer

Nigeria, May 20 -- The family of Abidemi Rufai, an aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, has begun a process of getting him a surety. Mr Rufai is currently enmeshed in a $350,000 COVID-19 unem... Read More


Ban on open grazing by southern governors unconstitutional - Malami

Nigeria, May 20 -- The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, has said the decision to ban open grazing by southern governors is unconstitutional. Mr Malami, who spoke on Channels Telev... Read More


Insecurity: Osun monarch suggests death penalty for bandits

Nigeria, May 19 -- The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Akanbi, has suggested death penalty for bandits and other gunmen arrested for threatening the security of Nigeria. Mr Akanbi made this suggestion Tue... Read More


Lawyer to Dapo Abiodun's aide speaks on $350,000 fraud allegations against client

Nigeria, May 19 -- Abidemi Rufai, an aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, has spoken on his alleged involvement in a $350,000 COVID-19 unemployment fraud. Mr Rufai was arrested by officials o... Read More


Alleged $350,000 Fraud: Dapo Abiodun's aide denied bail

Nigeria, May 19 -- A federal magistrate in New York has rejected the bail application of Abidemi Rufai, an aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State. Mr Rufai is currently enmeshed in a $350,000 CO... Read More


TRENDING: Nigerians react to Ogun governor's aide arrest

Nigeria, May 18 -- The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has come under criticism on social media, particularly Twitter, over his alleged involvement in a $350,000 (about... Read More


Nigerian governor's aide arrested in U.S. over $350,000 fraud

Nigeria, May 18 -- An aide to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State is currently enmeshed in over $350,000 (about N140 million) COVID-19 unemployment fraud in the United States. Abidemi Rufai, who work... Read More


723 killed, 407 abducted in Nigeria in one month - Report

Nigeria, May 18 -- At least 723 people were killed in violent attacks across Nigeria in April 2021, a report by a non-governmental organisation, Nigeria Mourns, has shown. The report titled "Violent ... Read More