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Insecurity in Oyo State: What is Seyi Makinde doing with his security vote?

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The past few weeks have seen the reportage of insecurity in Oyo State rising. Right after the Twitter suspension by the Federal Government of Nigeria and Governor Seyi Makinde’sclear stand...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 39 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 39 new COVID-19 infections, bringing the total numbers of cases in the country to 167,331. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

The cannabis legalisation debate

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Cannabis Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, the Governor of Ondo State in South West Nigeria, has many things going for him. He is a male model. Tall and handsome, he carries a balanced...

Wed Jun 23rd, 2021     Read More →

We have paid N6bn gratituity arrears since 2017- Akeredolu

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Akeredolu. Photo: TWITTER/ONDOSTATEAPC Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says his administration has paid about N6 billion of gratuity arrears inherited from previous administrations since...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC discharges 240 people, total recoveries now 163,797

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said additional 240 people had been discharged after successful treatment and testing negative to COVID-19 across the country. x The NCDC said this on...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Fresh onslaught against child labour

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Director-General of ILO, Guy RyderRace for survival, corporate greed and abuse of rights are the practices that are pushing the frontiers of child labour to a new level. Increasing to 160...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

IGR: Why Lagos leads

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[FILES] Babajide Sanwo-OluAt long last the scales have fallen from their eyes and they can now see clearly, very clearly, that carrying handout bowls to Abuja is not the right way to prosperity....

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Gov. Fayemi inaugurates ABUAD’s N50bn power project

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Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Monday, inaugurated the N50 billion 2.5 megawatts Afe Babalola University independent power project, in Ado-Ekiti. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the...

Mon Jun 21st, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA boss disagree with Akeredolu, lawmakers over Cannabis legislation

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The chairman and chief executive officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Brag. Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd) has disagreed with Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and some House of...

Mon Jun 21st, 2021     Read More →

JAMB delists 25 centres over poor performance in 2021 UTME

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), delisted 25 Computer Based Test centres for their poor performance in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). x The...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA arrests officer, 6 others for dealing in cocaine

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested serving officer of a law enforcement agency for selling assorted illicit drugs to students of a federal university and cultists in...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

Akeredolu commissions 18 Units of SEM-919 Motor Graders in Ondo

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[FILES] Akeredolu. Photo: TWITTER/ONDOSTATEAPC Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Thursday commissioned 18 units of SEM – 919 Motor Graders, to be used by the state’s 18...

Fri Jun 18th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria’s active cases now 1,490 as NCDC registers additional 39 infections

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NCDC. PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that Nigeria’s COVID-19 active cases stand at 1,490, with majority in stable condition, as it registered...

Fri Jun 18th, 2021     Read More →

Buni panel set for fresh six months as APC governors laud performance

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Governors: Dave Umahi (Ebonyi State) (left); Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe State); Abubakar Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi State); Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo State); Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti State). Second row L-R:...

Fri Jun 18th, 2021     Read More →

June 12: Protesters test Buhari’s democratic credentials

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A protester holds his national flag during a demonstration at Ojota in Lagos on June 12, 2021, as Nigerian activists called for nationwide protests over what they criticise as bad governance and...

Fri Jun 18th, 2021     Read More →