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2017-07-22 Lagos Residents Vote in Local Govt Elections‎
[Premium Times] Lagos residents will, today, July 22, elect their chairpersons and councillors across the 20 local government areas and 37 local council development areas.

2017-07-22 Authorities Release Report on Displacement Camp Bombing
[Leadership] Abuja and Maiduguri -Seven months after over 126 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) were killed when a military fighter jet mistakenly bombed a camp of the displaced persons near Rann, Borno State, the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday released its report on the remote cause of the incident.

2017-07-22 Lack of Blood in Gombe Hospitals Takes Toll On Pregnant Women
[Leadership] Many pregnant women at child birth as well as accident victims often need blood to pull through, however, blood scarcity in Gombe state hospitals continues to take huge human tolls in the state. Chuwang Dung writes on the challenges expectant mothers in Gombe State face when they need blood.

2017-07-22 Enugu Govt Engages 291 Health Workers to Monitor Spread of Outbreaks
[Premium Times] The Enugu Government has engaged the services of 291 health workers to monitor and minimise patterns of spread of diseases in all the political wards in the state.

2017-07-22 Why Nigerian Military Bombed Rann IDP Camp Killing Scores - Defence Headquarters
[Premium Times] The Defence Headquarters has said that "lack of appropriate marking" caused the air strike by the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Rann, a remote village in Borno state.

2017-07-22 Committee Hails UN Scribe for Response to N/East Humanitarian Issues
[Daily Trust] The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative (PCNI) has commended Mrs Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, for her commitment to tackling humanitarian issues in the country.

2017-07-22 Time to Stop the in-Fighting
[Leadership] Recently, the Directorate of State Services (DSS) came out, publicly, to label the Police and other the anti-graft agencies, without discrimination, as impostors.

2017-07-22 Peace Achievers Awards Set to Honour Deserving Nigerians
[Leadership] The much anticipated Peace Achievers Awards has promised to honour well deserving Nigerians who have contributed in one way or the other to the development and growth of the country.

2017-07-22 Why APDA Is Different From the Crowd - National Chairman
[Leadership] Shittu Kabir Mohammed is National chairman of the recently registered Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA). He speaks to LEADERSHIP Weekend on the party's manifesto and why Nigerians should give his a chance.

2017-07-22 Constitution Amendment and Age Hurdle in Future Polls
[Leadership] The alleged trashing of the "Not Too Young to Run" Bill by the National Assembly last week, set off series of backlash from Nigerians. KAUTHAR ANUMBA-KHALEEL and ADEBIYI ADEDAPO give an insight to the bill.

2017-07-22 Re - Kwankwaso's Associate Replies Tinubu: Ganduje Will Lose 2019
[Leadership] On Sunday, July 16, national leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Asiwsaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu visited Kano, primarily to commiserate with the state Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR on the death of elder statesman, Dr. Yusuf Maitama Sule (Dan Masanin Kano). The former governor of Lagos state also visited elder statesman and respected politician, Malam Yusuf Ali who recently lost his son.

2017-07-22 Dalung Inaugurates Boards of 29 Sports Federations
[Leadership] Abuja -The Minister of Youth and Sports development, Solomon Dalung, inaugurated the boards of 29 sport federations in Abuja, yesterday. The inauguration followed the just-concluded elections into executive positions of various sports federations.

2017-07-22 We Won't Consider State Police Bill - Reps
[Leadership] Abuja -The House of Representatives said yesterday that the National Assembly would likely not consider the establishment of state police in the ongoing constitution amendment process.

2017-07-22 Okocha Is More Skillful Than Pele - Weah
[Leadership] According to Liberian legend George Weah, former Nigerian midfielder Austin Okocha is the most skillful player on the continent.

2017-07-22 Govt to Investigate NDDC Over Alleged Corrupt Practices
[Daily Trust] The Federal Government will investigate the alleged corrupt practices and debt profile of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in a bid to bring the culprits to book, the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Usani Uguru Usani said.

2017-07-22 ‎Lagos Council Polls - APC Chairmanship Aspirant Dies in Road Accident
[Premium Times] A chairmanship aspirant at the Ikotun/Igando Local Council Development Area was on Friday crushed to death.

2017-07-22 U.S. Govt Offers Scholarship to 140 Nigerian Students Into American Universities
[Premium Times] The United States government says it has helped 140 Nigerian students gain scholarships to attend American colleges and universities.

2017-07-22 North West Governors Sign Charter On Economic Cooperation, Integration
[Leadership] Abuja -Governors of the North-western states in the country yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation and integration within the region in terms of agriculture

2017-07-22 LG Poll - PDP Candidates Step Down for APC in Lagos
[Leadership] Ahead of tomorrow's Local Government polls, the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) have announced that its candidates in the Local Government election in Eredo and Ikosi Ejinrin Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of Lagos State will not contest the election in honour of the brilliant performance of the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.

2017-07-22 23 PDP Alliance Predicts Party's Victory in 2019
[Leadership] A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Chairman G-23 PDP Alliance, Honourable Olaitan Lucky Turaki, has said t?he party still have tangible structures to win the 2019 presidential elections as well as many governorship and legislative seats.

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