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Prison congestion: FG urges states to build holding centres for awaiting trial suspects

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[FILES] Minister of the Interior, Rauf Aregbesola. Photo; TWITTER/RAUFAAREFBESOLA/OGUNDIRANDOLAPO The Federal Government has called for the cooperation of state governments in addressing the...

Sat Jul 24th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 184 new cases, discharges 32 – NCDC

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[ FILES] NCDC Director General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu. PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded additional 184 COVID-19 infections as of July 22. The...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Oyetola orders inclusion of rural dwellers’ demands in 2022 budget

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Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has directed the immediate compilation of needs of people at the grassroots for subsequent inclusion in the 2022 budget. Special Adviser to the Governor on...

Fri Jul 23rd, 2021     Read More →

NCD alliances awarded grants from Civil Society Solidarity Fund on NCDs, COVID-19

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Nineteen civil society alliances from Africa, Asia, Europe, Eastern Mediterranean, and Latin America and the Caribbean, including NCD Alliance Nigeria, have been awarded grants to accelerate the...

Thu Jul 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Police deny arresting driver who allegedly sold passengers to kidnappers

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The police command in Osun has debunked a social media report that it arrested a commercial bus driver, who allegedly sold 18 passengers to kidnappers. x In a statement by its spokesperson, SP...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases rise by 206, discharge 23, zero death — NCDC

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Nigeria has announced additional 206 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 169,884 as of July 20, 2021. x The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Uncertainty trails Igboho’s ‘arrest’ in Cotonou 20 days after DSS raid

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Sunday Igboho • Igboho still in Republic of Benin in handcuffs, lawyer refutes release rumour • DSS mum 24 hours after arrest at Cotonou airport • Falana, Ozekhome, others react,...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Oyetola, Hamzat, others urge peace, co-existence at Sallah

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Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, has urged Nigerians to embrace peace with one another as the nation’s economy can only thrive in a peaceful and tranquil...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

The chequered history of secession in Nigeria

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Igboho On July 1, 2021 members of the Department of State Security (DSS) without a search warrant or warrant of arrest raided the home of the human rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo Igboho in the...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Power shift will determine the fate of APC in 2023, says Yari

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Yari Immediate past governor of Zamfara State and aspirant to office of national chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari insists that the chances of the party...

Wed Jul 21st, 2021     Read More →

Youths represent 74 per cent as INEC registers 752,011 new voters

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said 74 per cent of applications received so far on the online portal for the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise are from...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Policeman shoots motorist at checkpoint

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A motorist, James Ayayi, was yesterday shot by a policeman attached to a patrol team from the Ijebu-Jesa division of Osun State Command for allegedly refusing to stop at a checkpoint. It was...

Tue Jul 20th, 2021     Read More →

Eid-El-Kabir: IGP promises security as FRSC, NEMA mobilise men  

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Ahead of the Eid-el Kabir celebration, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba, has vowed to sustain efforts at improving public security and safety across the country. x The...

Mon Jul 19th, 2021     Read More →

Road accident kills 14 in Osun

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun says no fewer than 14 people lost their lives in an accident that occurred on Ipetu-Ijesa – Ilesa Highway on Saturday evening. The Sector...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →

Power shift: ‘Opposition to Southern presidency widening fault lines’

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With innumerable interest groups firing diatribes and laying claims to the Presidency in 2023, elder statesmen, socio-political and socio-cultural groups in the South are engaging a higher gear in...

Sun Jul 18th, 2021     Read More →