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Five killed in Ondo auto crash, three injured

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Dayo Johnson – Akure Five persons were yesterday killed in an auto crash (accident) that occurred at Awoyaya KM 17 Ife garage, Ondo town in Ondo state. Three others that were seriously...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

11-month-old boy shot three times by unknown men in Pennsylvania

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An 11-month-old infant is in critical condition at the hospital after he was shot three times while in a car in Pennsylvania. Police investigating crime scene The baby boy had been riding with his...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Ondo Gov Absence From State: PDP demands true health status

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Dayo Johnson Akure The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state and the state government weekend had an argument over the alleged ill-health and whereabouts of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

WASHED AWAY! 10 states battle 3,500 erosion sites

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…Anambra, Abia, Imo worst hit …Octogenarians, others lose homes to gully BY ANAYO OKOLI, VINCENT UJUMADU, Dayo Johnson, Chioma Onuegbu Emma Una, CHDI NKWOPARA, UGOCHUKWU ALARIBE,...

Sun Oct 20th, 2019     Read More →

Gov. El-Rufai led operation to evacuate 147 inmates at Kaduna Rehab centre

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The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the raid on another rehabilitation centre in Kaduna, where 147 inmates mostly in shackles were found. According to the Kaduna police, Gov. Nasir ...

Sat Oct 19th, 2019     Read More →

New approach to taxation pushes A’Ibom IGR to all-time high of N24.8bn in 2019

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Akwa Ibom state has moved from 16th position on the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) rating table in 2015 to number six (6) on the table in 2019, going by the latest rating released by the Joint...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Tambuwal gifts 120 students bicycles under GTBank’s ‘Beat the Distance scheme’

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Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Thursday gave bicycles to 120 students donated by Guaranty Trust Bank (GT) to four secondary schools in the state, to ease transportation for...

Fri Oct 18th, 2019     Read More →

Insecurity: South West governors set to launch Amotekun to combat kidnapping

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Ola Ajayi GOVERNORS in the South West States have concluded plans to launch a new security architecture tagged Amotekun to tackle insecurity in the zone. From left, Governors, Oyo, Mr Seyi...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari orders forensic audit of NDDC

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ordered a forensic audit of the operations of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from 2001 to 2019. President Buhari in...

Thu Oct 17th, 2019     Read More →

Man, 63, remanded in prison for killing wife, mother of five in Ondo

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Dayo Johnson A 63-year-old farmer, Oluwatubosun Dahunsi has been ordered to be remanded in prison custody by an Akure Chief Magistrate Court for allegedly killing his 38-year-old wife, Funmilayo...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Delta Govt signs MoU with Singapore firm on development of Asaba

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By Festus Ahon – Asaba Delta State Government has signed Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with International Enterprise Singapore company, Meinhardt LTD as part of efforts to boost...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

Why Ekiti is difficult to rule — Fayemi

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By Clifford Ndujihe, Politics Editor GOVERNOR of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described Ekiti State as one of the most difficult states to...

Wed Oct 16th, 2019     Read More →

S3X-FOR-GRADE: What every girl must know

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By Josephine Agbonkhese From demanding monetary favours for good grades to pestering female students for sexual favours, educational institutions in the country have been reduced to dens of sexual...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

Minimum wage: We’re ready to pay above N30,000 – Sanwo-Olu assures workers

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…Meets labour leaders in Alausa By Olasunkanmi Akoni Governor Babjide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed the readiness of his administration to pay more than the N30,000 benchmark for...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →

48 doctors abducted in Nigeria in the last two years ― NMA

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Dayo Johnson – Akure The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has raised the alarm that no fewer than 48 medical doctors have been abducted across the country in the last two years. Nigerian...

Tue Oct 15th, 2019     Read More →