*Lagos-Benin bridge at risk of collapse, Rep warns (Punch)*Ngige: FG ready to withdraw suit from court if resident doctors return to work (ThisDay)

Lagos-Benin bridge at risk of collapse, Rep warns (Punch) Mr Dennis Idahosa, member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, warned on Sunday in Benin that Ugbogui Bridge in Ovia Southwest Local Government Area of Edo would soon collapse. A section of the…

*Court orders CBN to immediately unfreeze 20 #EndSARS protesters’ accounts (ThisDay)*#EndSARS: Youth rep to sue CBN as court unfreezes accounts (Punch)

Court orders CBN to immediately unfreeze 20 #EndSARS protesters’ accounts (ThisDay) Justice Ahmed Mohammed of a Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to immediately unfreeze 20 bank accounts linked to protesters and promoters…

Buhari lists benefits of AKK Gas pipeline project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday affirmed the Nigerian government’s commitment to ensure timely delivery of the landmark Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano Gas (AKK) pipeline project within budgetary allocation and specifications. Speaking at the virtual flag-off ceremony of the project at the Ajaokuta, Kogi…

Yahaya Bello re-elected Kogi State governor (Channels)

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has been re-elected as the governor of the state. Governor Bello was returned elected on Monday by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), having scored the highest…

There’s no herdsmen attack at motor park —Kogi govt (Punch)

The Kogi Government has debunked the allegation of an attack by herdsmen at Big Joe motor park in Lokoja on Tuesday. A statement by the Director General of Media and Publicity to Kogi Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, described the news as…

Sanwo-Olu attends APC Caucus Meeting in Abuja

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, was in Abuja on Monday to attend the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caucus Meeting, which took place at Sheraton Hotel, Abuja. The important meeting featured stakeholders from the APC across the country including Senator…

Kogi government has established Lassa Fever treatment centre, Governor says (Guardian)

The Kogi government has established a bio-safety laboratory for the investigation of suspected Lassa Fever cases, according to Gov. Yahaya Bello. Bello, in a speech at a one-day sensitisation meeting with traditional rulers and other stakeholders on Friday in Lokoja,…

Lagos and politics of ‘non-indigenous’ leaders (DailyTrust)

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, who has hinged his campaign on freedom and entrenchment of true democracy in Lagos politics, said his quest would put an end to the scenario where some…

Cultists arrested for terrorising Lagos community, murder (Punch) * INEC pledges commitment to credible elections in 2019 (Guardian)

Cultists arrested for terrorising Lagos community, murder (Punch) The residents of Iju Ishaga community of Lagos State have heaved a sigh of relief following the arrest of four suspected cult members said to be terrorising the area by the police.…

Kogi youths protest imposition of candidates by Governor Yahaya Bello (Daily Times)

Youths of Kogi state extraction under the umbrella of Kogi APC Youth Rebirth took to the streets of Abuja and later the headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday to protest the imposition of candidates by Governor Yahaya…

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