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Mayaki faults Obaseki over suspension of 3 Edo council chairmen

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…says it is a violation of supreme court ruling By Omeiza Ajayi A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Obaseki suspension of 3 Edo Council Chairmen unlawful ―APC Chieftain, Mayaki

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress APC in Edo state and former Chief Press Secretary to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state, Mr John Mayaki has faulted the...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Sucide not a crime —Yaba Psychiatric Hospital

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…says victims need support not prosecution By Chioma Obinna & Chinelo Azike As the World Health Organisation, WHO, says every 40 seconds a person dies of suicide, psychiatric doctors at...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

How flood wreaked havoc in Ondo, Osun, Ekiti

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Final year student killed in flood Family of six displaced as rocks crushes building in Ado Ekiti By Dayo Johnson, Rotimi Ojomoyela & Shina Abubakar THE torrential rainfall that lasted several...

Fri Oct 11th, 2019     Read More →

Stop living fake lives, Anglican bishop tells Nigerians

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The Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), the Rt. Rev. Christopher Omotunde, on Thursday, urged Nigerians to stop living fake lives. The cleric made the plea at the...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

Massive Kidnappings: Police assure public safety, says don’t panic

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The Nigeria Police Force has on Thursday assured the residents of FCT and its environs not to panic as the Force is working tirelessly to ensure all kidnapped victims are released. In a press...

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Ekiti goes tough on rapists, pushes for castration of offenders

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In addition to lif term sentence in jail, the Ekiti State government, in collaboration with the office of Wife of the Governor, is making moves to amend the gender-based law to carry capital...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

Opt for snails as alternative protein —farmer

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A snail farmer, Mr. Sunday Ido, on Thursday advised Nigerians to consume snail meat as a better alternative for protein following the ban on imported frozen chicken. Snail Farming Ido, the CEO of...

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Court remands man for defiling three year old girl

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By Shina Abubakar, Osogbo A 35-year-old man, Abiodun Ayodeji was on Thursday arraigned before a magistrate court sitting in Osogbo for allegedly defiling a minor. Rape Ayodeji was said to have...

Thu Oct 10th, 2019     Read More →

We killed our victims, threw their bodies into river – Kidnappers

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Davies Iheamnachor – Port Harcourt Suspected kidnappers arrested by the operatives of the Inspector- General of Police Monitoring Unit, in Rivers State, have confessed that they kidnapped...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Sexual harrassment bill bounces back in senate

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*** Why I reintroduced the Bill, Omo- Agege *** Says we must all support bill prohibiting sexual harassment in tertiary institutions ***Reactions over BBC report will energize my bill By Henry...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari meets members of Economic Advisory Council

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with members of the recently constituted Economic Advisory Council (EAC). President Muhammadu Buhari (M) flanked by...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Agent in court for allegedly defrauding lawyer

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A 46-year-old agent, Oluwasegun Fasasi, who allegedly defrauded a lawyer of N2 million, on Wednesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The police charged Fasasi, whose...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

Poverty and the Nigerian attitude to giving (2)

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By Afe Babalola This week, in continuation of my discussion of the issue of poverty in the country, I will highlight how philanthropy can aid development. Philanthropy as a Tool for Development...

Wed Oct 9th, 2019     Read More →

EFCC arrests 17 for alleged internet fraud in Ekiti

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office has arrested 17 suspected internet fraudsters including five who claimed to be undergraduates. This is contained in a...

Tue Oct 8th, 2019     Read More →