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NSCDC deploys 7,079 personnel, 60 dogs for Ondo guber polls

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has disclosed that no fewer than 7,079 of its personnel and 60 sniffer dogs have been deployed to Ondo State to provide security during and after today’s governorhip election. The Deputy Commandant General (DCG) of the coprs in charge of Operation, Mr Hilary Madu …
The Sun Nigeria.

Breaking : Assistant Commissioner of Police , 9 senior officers dismissed

Christopher Oji The Police Service Commission has approved the dismissal of ten senior Police Officers and the reduction in rank of nine others.  The Commission also approved the punishment of severe reprimand for eight Officers, reprimand for 10 and letter of warning for three other Officers. Three Officers were however exonerated. In a Statement by  …
The Sun Nigeria.



Foundation donates educational materials to schools

Bianca Iboma-Emefu A Non- Governmental Organisation, House of Ramah Foundation has donated school uniforms,text and exercise books to pupils of  Local Government Primary School and Oore -Ofe Primary School in Egbe-Idimu,  Lagos state. The convener of the foundation, Risikat Adeola Adisa while presenting the gifts, to the schools, said she observed that some parents are …
The Sun Nigeria.

Oil exporting African nations to record $115m output losses..W’Bank

Uche Usim, Abuja   The World Bank has released its Africa Pulse Report 2020, advising oil producing countries in Africa to brace for at least $115 million in output losses this year, just as it predicted that real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will fall by more than four percent due to contractions in Angola and …
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A’Ibom inaugurates strategic information committee

  The State Government has inaugurated the first ever Akwa Ibom State Strategic Information Committe, AKSSIC, for a multifaceted management of Information flow within the state. Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, inaugurated the Committee, earlier today, Thursday 8th October, 2020, during the inaugural meeting of the State Strategic Information …
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American show, Afrozons’ “How Far with Sheila O” debuts on HIPTV tonight

  American show created by Afrozons and dubbed “How Far with Sheila O” debuts tonight in Nigeria on HIPTV at 10.30pm. The show which fuses today’s Hip-Hop with Afrobeats, highlighting the latest in global urban trends will be airing every Friday and Monday at 10.30pm. The show’s host is Sheila O, the first female personality …
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Lagos Govt reiterates commitment to training, retraining of waste managers

The Lagos State Government says it is committed to continuous training and retraining of Private Sector Participants (PSP) operators for effective transformation of waste management in the state. Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, the Managing Director, Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), made this assertion on Friday in Lagos. Odumboni said to this end, the state government, had …
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Customs generates N13.11bn from Onne sea port in September – Controller

The Nigeria Customs Service, Area II Command, Onne Port, Rivers, says it generated over N13.11 billion in September. This is contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Ifeoma Ojekwu on Friday. The Controller of the command, Comptroller Auwal Mohammed, is quoted to have described the figure as …
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NEPAD agency to involve more youths in 2nd peer review process, says coordinator

The African Union Development Agency-New Partnership for Africa`s Development (AUDA-NEPAD) is to involve more youths in the ongoing 2nd Peer Review Mechanism. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) identifies deficiencies while reinforcing best practices and assessing capacity development needs also help the citizens to know where we are and …
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#EndSARS : Rights group cautions IGP to thread softly

    Daniel Kanu The Center for Human and Socio-Economic Rights (CHSR), has called for caution by the agitation from #EndSARS advocates seeking for a complete collapse of the entire unit of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS). This against the backdrop of the recent restriction order by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Idris on …
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Two women injured in Ebonyi kerosene explosions

    Uchenna Inya, Abakaliki   A 70-year-old woman and a 21-year-old girl have sustained severe injuries following two separate adulterated kerosene   explosions in their homes in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. The girl, Miss Chinenye Ezekwenna, who resides at 40 Jemeni Street and suffered burns on her legs, arm and jaw, explained that she purchased the suspected adulterated kerosene from a …

JUST IN: Port Harcourt serial killer sentenced to death

    Port Harcourt serial killer, Gracious David-West has been sentenced to death by hanging by a Port Harcourt High Court. Justice Adolphus Enebeli handed down the sentence after finding David-West guilty a series of murders of females in different hotels in the Rivers State capital.

Crime fighting is a collective effort, says AIG Zone 16

  Pauline Onyibe, Yenagoa The Assistant Inspector-General of Police Zone 16, Austin Agbonlahor, on Friday called for concerted efforts from all stakeholders to give meaningful attention to personal security and crime prevention, maintaining that peace and security will boost tourism in the state and in the Niger region. Speaking when a group, known as Travel …

Police extortion: Angry motorists block Abakaliki/Enugu highway

  Uchenna Inya, Abakaliki Motorists on Friday  blocked the boundary axis of the Enugu-Abakaliki Expressway to protest alleged extortion and intimidation by police operatives from the Enugu State Police Command at a check point in the area. The blockade frustrated the movement of many commuters travelling from Abakaliki to Enugu as the protesting drivers insisted that …

WFP ‘proud’ after winning Nobel Peace Prize – Spokesman

  It was a “proud moment” for the U.N. World Food Programme and “nothing short of a feat” after the organisation won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, its spokesman said. “The nomination in itself was enough but to then to go on and be named the Nobel Peace Prize winner is nothing short of …

ENDSARS protest hits Osogbo

…as protesters spend night in front of Lagos Assembly Some youths in Osogbo on Friday stormed the streets of the State capital seeking an end to SARS activities in the State. The protesters marched through major streets shouting End SARS in unison. And in Lagos, EndSARS protesters kept vigil on Thursday night at the entrance …

JUST IN: Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN’s World Food Program

  The United Nations’ World Food Program on Friday won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the globe. The organization provided assistance to almost 100 million people in 88 countries around the world last year, reports The Associated Press. “I think this is the first time …

As virus fills French ICUs anew, doctors ask what went wrong

  Over the course of a single overnight shift this week, three new COVID-19 patients were rushed into Dr. Karim Debbat’s small intensive care ward in the southern French city of Arles. His service now has more virus patients than during the pandemic’s first wave, and is scrambling to create new ICU beds elsewhere in …

Rapper Tory Lanez charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion

  Rapper Tory Lanez has been charged with shooting fellow star Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this year. Lanez, 28, is accused of shooting the 25-year-old in both feet following a party in the Hollywood Hills in July, reports Sky News. He has been charged with assault with a semi-automatic firearm, carrying a loaded, unregistered …

Ondo guber: IGP orders restriction on vehicular movement

  Emmanuel Onani, Abuja As electorate vote for Governorship  candidates of their choice in Ondo on Saturday, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has ordered restriction of vehicular movement in the state, from 11:59pm on Friday to 6pm on Saturday, October 10. Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, conveyed the …

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