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645 new infections, 18 deaths in one day in Nigeria

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A building of the Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) is pictured, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Lagos, Nigeria May 7, 2020. Picture taken May 7, 2020....

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Kudos, complaints as APC ‘identifies’ its members

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Buni • Buni’s Revalidation Overpowers Opposition When in June 2020, the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker and Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) was created...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: Our borders should be checked to prevent foreign incursion — S’West govs 

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Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi(right); Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola; Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu; Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde; Ogun State Governor,...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

Gundu: Why herders/farmers clashes, killings remain intractable

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Gundu Inter-communal crises accentuated by herders versus farmers’ clashes and killings ravaging the country are fast threatening the country’s unity. Unfortunately, government and...

Sun Feb 21st, 2021     Read More →

NCDC reports 1,005 new COVID-19 infections, 24 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 24 deaths in 24 hours and 1,005 new cases of the coronavirus. The total number of COVID-19 infections in Africa’s most populous nation...

Sat Feb 13th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity: Interrogating the gradual slide to unmitigated self-help

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[FILES] Sunday Adeyemo (a.k.a. Sunday Igboho) (second left), addressing a press conference over his burnt house by arsonists in Ibadan… yesterday. PHOTO: NAJEEM RAHEEM “In this state...

Sat Feb 13th, 2021     Read More →

Wole Soyinka decries ‘cattle imperialism,’ confirms attack

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• Berates Ogun Police for lying over herdsmen invasion [FILES] Wole Soyinka. Photo/ademide25• Ortom writes Buhari says demand for justice, not anti-Fulani • Requests compensation...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

Akeredolu sends anti-grazing bill to Ondo Assembly

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Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has sent to the state’s House of Assembly a bill to enact into law the anti-grazing law and to establish ranches across the 18 local councils of the...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

Restructuring for resolution of herdsmen-farmers conflicts

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[FILES] A Hausa-Fulani boy stands while his cattle is grazing near some farms in the outskirts of Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria, on April 22, 2019. – Massive expansion of farming in Nigeria...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

DisCos classify customers for service delivery

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Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has grouped its customers into five service bands depicting the quantity and quality of supply they receive, while assuring consumers that the...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Crowd management is a challenge at elections – INEC

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INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu PHOTO:Twiter INEC declared in Abuja on Wednesday that management of large crowds at many polling units remained a challenge at elections. Its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,056 new infections, 21 deaths – NCDC

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Nigeria recorded 1,056 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 141,447. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Ranching, not free roaming, is solution

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RanchingAgainst the background of rising tension being generated among ethnic groups all over the country following incessant clashes between farmers and cattle herdsmen, the suggestion by Kano...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

#OccupyLekkiTollGate faces resistance as plans for #DefendLagos protest emerge

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Lagos State Saturday may witness a series of tense and dueling protests by Nigerian youths over the handover of the Lekki toll gate, where Nigerian forces opened fire on unarmed protesters last...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →

Our vision for Ekiti as a place to live, work, play is being fulfilled, says Fayemi

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Kayode Fayemi • ‘I’m not an advocate of self-help in security matters’ For Ekiti State Governor and Chairman, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →