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target=_blank rel=noopener>We are fixing infrastructure to attract investments – Kwara Govt
From Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has said his administration is committing huge resources into fixing basic education, healthcare, roads and water infrastructure to attract massive investments to the state. ‘Here in Kwara South, as in everywhere across our state, we are battling with the dearth of basic amenities that can support
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target=_blank rel=noopener>JUSUN strike: Don’t punish us, Rivers workers
From Tony John, Port Harcourt Members of the Rivers State branch of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) have said that government should not single them out for punishment for complying with the directive of their national leadership to shut down court activities. JUSUN Rivers Chairman Nwachukwu Anthony stressed that the withdrawal of their
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target=_blank rel=noopener>2023: Yoruba should speak with one voice and support Tinubu – Adeyeye
From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Former Minister of Works Prince Dayo Adeyeye has called on Yoruba people to speak with one voice ahead of the 2023 presidential election. Adeyeye called on Yoruba leaders, including traditional rulers, to support the choice of the former Governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC),
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Most Wanted drug baron in Nasarawa nabbed by NDLEA
From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has recorded a major breakthrough in the fight against ilicit and contraband substances with the arrest of the most wanted drug baron in Nasarawa State, Sami Ashoko. The wanted drug baron not only spent the Easter season in custody, his warehouse filled with skunk
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FLASH: Imo Attack: Security beefed up as IGP arrives Owerri
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has just arrived the Imo state police command to inspect the extent of damage at the state command following the attack by gunmen in the early hours of Monday. Datails coming…
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Gagdi, Gwallson, Vincent seek positive use of social media for national security
From Gyang Bere, Jos Chairman House Committee on Navy and Member representing Pankshin, Kanke, Kanam Federal constituency of Plateau State in the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yusuf Adamu Gagdi has urged Nigerian youths to use the social media positively to attract development and promote national security. Hon. Gagdi disclosed this yesterday during the 2021 Plateau
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Gunmen kidnap family of five in Ondo
From Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Unknown gunmen on Tuesday kidnapped a family of five in Ajowa-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area Ondo State. The victims, sources said were returning to Abuja after Easter break when they were kidnapped. The victims, it was gathered were kidnapped at gun point between Ajowa Akoko and Ayere in
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target=_blank rel=noopener>BREAKING: Polytechnic workers declare nationwide indefinite strike
From Benjamin Babine, Abuja Following its two-week ultimatum, the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has on Tuesday declared and indefinite strike over government’s neglect of the technological education. The Union had on March 20, 2021, given government an ultimatum to address various of its demands which it claimed had been consistently ignored by the
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target=_blank rel=noopener>UK mourns Chukwuma, CLEEN Foundation founder
From Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The United Kingdom (UK), has expressed sadness over the death of Innocent Chukwuma, founder of CLEEN Foundation. The High Commission of the United Kingdom in Nigeria, in a condolence message on its Facebook page, said Chukwuma was a true human rights champion and great friend of the United Kingdom. The High
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Police rescue two-year-old twins locked up by mother in Ekiti
From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti The Ekiti State Police Command has rescued two-year-old twins locked up in a room by their mother for three days without food in Igbara-Odo in Ekiti SouthWest Local Government Area of the state. Their mother identified as Joy Fatoba, was said to have threatened to kill the kids if anyone forced
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Again, Reps loses another member
Philip Nyam, Abuja Less than a week after the death of a member of the House of Representatives from Plateau state, another member, Hon. Suleiman Aliyu died Tuesday morning at the age of 52. Aliyu, who represented Lere federal constituency of Kaduna State, died at the Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna State after a
target=_blank rel=noopener>Gunmen kidnap father, mother, three children in Ondo
Adewale Momoh, Akure A family of five have been abducted by gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Ondo State while returning to their base after the Easter celebration. Ibrahim Olusa, a native of Ajowa-Akoko, Akoko North West Local Government Area of the state, was kidnapped alongside his wife and children at gun point by
target=_blank rel=noopener>Oyo Justice Ministry’s PS, Prince Gbadegesin, dies in Ibadan
*Remains to be interred in his Oyo Town residence Tuesday Sola Adeyemo, Ibadan Four months after Oyo State Ministry of Justice lost its Registrar, Mrs Fatimat Badru, another tragedy has struck the sector as its Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Mr Adetunji Wasiu Gbadegesin, has also died. Badru hailed from Oyo Town, just as Gbadegesin was a
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: ASUP begins strike
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has announced the commencement of an indefinite strike. Anderson Ezeibe, President of the union, announced this at a press briefing in Abuja on Tuesday morning. He said members of the union have agreed to shut all the Nigerian Polytechnics until their demands are met.
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Judicial workers’ union storms Lagos court, drives out colleagues
Judiciary workers, under the aegis of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), have stormed the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos and driven workers out of the court premises. The national leadership of JUSUN in a circular dated April 1, ordered the shutdown of various courts across the country as from Tuesday, April 6.
target=_blank rel=noopener>Autochek launches first African online truck loans marketplace
Autochek, the automotive technology-driven company that aims to build solutions for the African market, has announced the launch of its online truck loans marketplace in Nigeria and Ghana, in a bid to migrate the trucking industry to online transactions and increase financing penetration. This allows the company to provide the same services to trucks as
target=_blank rel=noopener>Newton Jibunoh appointed CFAO as Suzuki brand ambassador
Dr. Newton Jibunoh was recently endorsed as the Suzuki brand ambassador in Nigeria. Interestingly, this is not the first time the ‘’The Desert Warrior’’ andn founder, Fight Against Desert Encroachment (FADE) is chosen to be a Suzuki brand ambassador. Responding to questions from the motoring journalists shortly after the deal about his new role was
target=_blank rel=noopener>Dad defiles 12-year-old daughter for five years
Police in Ogun State have arrested a 49-year-old man, Ubong Williams Akpan, for allegedly defiling his 12-year-old daughter. Akpan was arrested following a report lodged at Itele Ota Divisional Headquarters in Ado-Odo-Ota Local Government Area, by the unnamed victim. The victim told the police that her father had been “abusing” her sexually since she
target=_blank rel=noopener>Opposition as Itsekiri get Olu of Warri-designate
…declare three-month mourning period for late monarch Itsekiri across the country were yesterday thrown into mourning as the demise of His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, the Olu of Warri, was announced by the Iyatsere of Warri Kingdom, Chief Johnson Atseruleghe. The event, which was held at Ode-Itsekiri (Big Warri), drew other personalities from various
target=_blank rel=noopener>Police, stakeholders partner to firm up security in Lagos schools
Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, has assured parents and school owners of safety of their children and wards in private and governmentowned schools in the state. Odumosu gave the assurance after a security meeting with the officials of the state Ministry of Education, principals and other stakeholders. The meeting was held recently at
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