An Indonesian court on Monday in Jakarta sentenced the country’s first female provincial governor to four years in prison for involvement in bribing a judge over an election dispute.

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa state said it had relocated no fewer than 258 corps members posted to crisis areas in the state back to Lafia, the state capital.

The long-drawn battle between the Enugu State Governor, Mr. Sullivan Chime, and his recently impeached deputy, Mr. Sunday Onyebuchi, looks to have been perfectly ended as Chime yesterday swore in Rev. Raphael Ifeanyichukwu Nwoye as his replacement.

The first batch of 117 Nigerians who participated in the 2014 seven-day Family Pilgrimage to Israel, have returned home.

The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Monday said 271 people suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus were under surveillance in Lagos and Port Harcourt as at Sunday.

President Goodluck Jonathan has charged African leaders to take "action- oriented approach" against the activities of terrorists and stop the incessant massacre of innocent citizens across the continent.

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has recommended creation of additional polling units and delineation of wards.

The Ondo state Government has named the Monarch of Ondo Kingdom 'Osamawe', Oba (Dr) Victor Kiladejo as the new Chairman of the state's council of Obas.

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked Ms Fatou Bensouda, Prosecutor, International Criminal Court to “use her office and position to urgently investigate allegations that certain high ranking public officials and politicians are among the sponsors of Boko Haram that has continued to engage in unlawful killings and destruction of civil property, and cases of extra-judicial executions in the country.