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Ekiti State plans to launch Amotekun on October 19

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Personnel of the Ekiti State Security Network Agency, codenamed Amotekun Corps, have arrested a suspected kidnapper in Ifaki-Ekiti, Ido/Osi Local Council of the state. The Amotekun Corps...

Tue Oct 13th, 2020     Read More →

History repeats self, Akeredolu wins in divided Ondo South, Central

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Senator Ibikunle Amosun (left); Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Ondo State Governor-elect, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu; his wife, Betty; Deputy Governor-elect, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, his wife, Joy;...

Mon Oct 12th, 2020     Read More →

Leave Akure or be held responsible for break down of law and order - APC group tells Makinde

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A group in Ondo State, the United Front (UF), has called on the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde to leave Akure, the Ondo State capital with immediate effect, or be held responsible for any...

Sun Oct 11th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

INEC ‘ready’ for testy Ondo guber poll

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Less than 48 hours to the governorship election in Ondo State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday began distribution of sensitive materials to the 18 local council...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

2nd Niger Bridge 46% completed, say Buhari

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[FILES] 2020 Progress Report on the Second Niger Bridge which comprises 1.6 km long River Niger Bridge; 10.3km Highway, Owerri Interchange and Toll Station. Photo; TWITTER/FMWHNIGPresident...

Thu Oct 8th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos is top earner as states' IGR drop by 11%

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The internally generated revenue (IGR) of the states dropped to N612.87bn in the first six months of 2020 from N693.91bn in the corresponding period of 2019. The National Bureau of Statistics...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum raises panels for quick resettlement of Borno IDPs

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has inaugurated two panels to return Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to six border communities with Cameroon. The communities in Gwoza and Marte councils...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Ogun, FCT, Oyo lead in road accidents during COVID-19 lockdown

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Ogun and Oyo states as well as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) lead in number of road accidents in second quarter of the year, says a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics...

Fri Oct 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Tricycle travels 5,594 kms in 27 cities, 18 states in Nigeria

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Stallion Bajaj has completed a tough terrain of 5594 kilometres with its tricycles commonly known as Kekethrough 27 cities across 18 states in the West, East and North Central Nigeria in less than...

Fri Oct 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Transport owners task govt on disbursement of N10 billion palliative

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The Governing Council of the Public Transport Owners of Nigeria Association (PTONA), has called on the Federal Government to expedite disbursement of the N10 billion COVID-19 palliative funds to...

Fri Oct 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari blames 'desperate' politicians for electoral violence in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed power-hungry politicians for the problems with the country’s electoral process. “The problems with our electoral process are mainly...

Thu Oct 1st, 2020     Read More →

Ohanaeze demands new state as don insists on Igbo presidency

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The Abia State chapter of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide yesterday asked the Federal Government to create a new state in the South East. The region has five states – Imo, Abia, Enugu, Anambra,...

Thu Oct 1st, 2020     Read More →

Puzzle over Nigeria’s unity as North Central rediscovers identity

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That Nigeria is more divided today than ever before is no longer news. It is already manifesting with the North Central geopolitical zone that appear set to break away and seeking...

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Read More →

Flood sweeps away man in Ondo, ravages Kogi, Niger

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A middle-aged man has been swept away by flood in Iwaro Oka community of Akoko South West Local Government area, Ondo State at the weekend. Sources said the motorcycle of the farmer, simply...

Mon Sep 28th, 2020     Read More →