Breaking News this Afternoon in Nigeria Saturday 10th October 2020

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Only peace ‘ll guarantee rapid development in Nigeria – NCPC, Northern CAN Boss

Gyang Bere, Jos The Executive Secretary Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) and Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Northern Nigeria, Rev. Yakubu Pam said peaceful coexistence is what the country needs to make rapid progress. He noted that the younger generation needs to emulate the way of life and learned from the wisdom of Nigerian …
The Sun Nigeria.

2023: North Central can’t make same mistakes made previously, says NCPF

Charity Nwakaudu, Abuja North Central people’s Forum (NCPF) has stressed that unity is the only key to the actualization of proper and effective representation of the zone at the corridor of power, irrespective of political party differences. Patron of the organization and former deputy Senate President, Ibrahim Mantu, dropped the caution while receiving members of …
The Sun Nigeria.



#EndSARS protest: Okowa condemns killing of policeman, calls for calm

Paul Osuyi, Asaba Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has condemned in strong terms the reported killing of a policeman and injuring of another during the #EndSARS protests at Ughelli on Thursday. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Olisa Ifeajika, in Asaba, the governor said it was disheartening that the unfortunate incidents …
The Sun Nigeria.

IBOM TROPICANA MALL RE-OPENING: AKSG seeks greater employment opportunities for own citizens

  Lawrence Ekong The Akwa Ibom State Government has concluded plans to develop a comprehensive data base of qualified citizens for possible employment at the now remodeled Ibom Tropicana Mall. This revelations was made recently in Uyo by the Chairman, Technical Committee on Foreign Direct Investments , ( FDIs ) Mr. Gabriel Ukpe during a …
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2021 budget: Presidency to spend N327.479m on wildlife, generators, others

Uche Usim, Abuja The presidency plans to spend N327.489 million on domestic matters according to the details of the 2021 appropriation document. The breakdown shows that wildlife conservation will gulp N51.465 million; fuel and lubricants N132.199 million (motor vehicle fuel cost, N67.950 million; Plant/generator fuel cost N 45.678 million); and sporting activities, N30.187 million. Again, …
The Sun Nigeria.

Ondo Guber: 2 arrested over alleged use of fake PVC

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Two persons were on Saturday arrested by a combined team of security operatives in Emure Ile in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State for allegedly being in possession of fake Permanent Voters Card (PVC). The two persons were on queue at unit 16, ward 11, Oja Obada area of the town …
The Sun Nigeria.

INEC confirms rescue of staff in Ilaje boat capsize

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed the rescue of its staff involved in boat capsize in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State on Friday night. The Director Information and Voter Education, Nick Dazan who made the confirmation in a statement issued in Abuja, expressed happiness that both the …
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APC will crumble after Buhari’s tenure unless… — APC Chieftain

Noah Ebije, Kaduna Kaduna based Chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC),Yusuf Ali has said that he sees the party crumbling after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure in 2023 unless a competent member of APC is elected as the national chairman of the party to bring cohesion to the party. Ali, a grass roots politician told our …
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Census: FG urged to develop accurate database of Nigerians

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta As Nigeria is preparing to conduct the next population census, the Federal Government has been urged to ensure it develops accurate database of the citizens in order to have credible and accurate population figure. The Special Adviser to the Ogun State governor on Public Communication, Remmy Hazzan, stated this while speaking at …
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Agenda 2050: Nwawuba applauds FEC, seeks greater equity in infrastructure development

Henry Akubuiro The member of the House of Representatives representing Mbatoili/Ikeduru Federal Constituency Rt. Hon Henry Nwawuba has commended the Federal Executive Council for the inauguration of the Agenda 2050 National Steering Committee, saying the action marks a new dawn in the relationship between the Executive and the Legislature. In a statement issued by his …
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Ondo decides: I wasn’t injured at polling centre – Mrs Akeredolu 

  Wife of Ondo Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has lashed out at those behind a viral video stating she was injured at her polling unit after thugs invaded the place. She said the sponsors of the video were “insane”. Mrs. Akeredolu, who spoke at their Owo residence, said the video was meant to damage the …

Boat mishap: Our personnel, materials safe – INEC  

  Onyekachi Eze, Akure The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said all its personnel and election materials have been rescued from the boat mishap that happened at riverine registration area of Ilaje LGA, in Ondo State. Director, Voter Education and Publicity (VEP) Nick Dazang said in a statement that the rescue was made possible …

Ondo decides: Drama as card reader malfunctions at Jegede’s polling unit

    A mild drama played out on Saturday at the Polling Unit of Mr Eyitayo Jegede, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Ondo State Governorship Election. This occurred at Polling Unit 9, Ward 2 in Akure South Local Government Area of the state. The polling unit is situated at the …

Ondo decides: I’m confident of victory – Akeredolu

Onyekachi Eze, Akure Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Rotimi Akeredolu, said he is confidence of winning the Ondo governorship. Akeredolu who is seeking for second term in office, said he was not thinking of losing the election. The governor spoke when he cast his vote in his ward in Owo, Ondo North senatorial …

Ondo decides: Ajayi votes

  The Deputy Governor of Ondo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Zenith Labour Party, Agboola Ajayi, has cast his vote at Ward 02, PU 04 in Ese-Odo LGA.

Ondo decides: Shooting in Akure

  There have been reports of gunshots being fired at Ijomu in Akure leaving one person injured. However, the police swiftly moved in and took control of the situation.

Ondo decides: Akeredolu, wife vote

…as heavy rain forces people to abandon COVID-19 safety protocols Ondo State Governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Rotimi Akeredolu and his wife have cast their ballot in the ongoing gubernatorial election in the state. Meanwhile, heavy rain this morning in Akure, the state capital, forced voters, observers, journalists and INEC …

Appeal Court orders Airtel to pay N4.8bn judgement debt 

  John Chikezie The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, has ordered Airtel Networks Limited to pay a debt of N4,888,434,208.92 to a telephony products and services distributor, Plus Limited while upholding an October 4, 2016 judgment of a lower court, the Lagos State High Court. The Court of Appeal, headed by Justice Festus Obande Ogbuinya, dismissed Airtel’s three …

JUST IN: Boat conveying INEC officials capsizes in Ondo

  A speed boat conveying ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), as well as election materials has capsized in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State. In the video posted on social media, officials were seen struggling not to drown. The incident damaged ballots and other election materials for some polling units …

Ondo decides: Large turnout of voters as materials arrive early at polling units

*COVID-19 social distancing protocol not observed *Commercial drivers flout IG’s no movement directive Adewale Momoh, Akure Despite the early morning showers, electorate in Owo and Akoko axis of the Northern Senatorial District of Ondo State trooped out in large number to cast their votes for who will pilot the affairs of the state for the …

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