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17 Southern governors ban open cattle grazing

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After individual attempts to address menace of open grazing in Southern states, the Forum of Southern Governors in one voice, yesterday, announced a ban on open grazing in all the 17 Southern...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

A toast to Comrade Madunagu at 75

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Turning seventy-five is more than coming of age. Eddie, as he is fondly called by friends and comrades deserves to be celebrated not only for the blessings of longevity in this age and time that...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Triathlon Union mourns late technical director, Badare

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Nigerian Triathlon (NTU) has suffered a major blow with the demise of its Vice President, Cycling and Technical Director, Yinka Badare, who passed on after a brief illness in Ibadan, Oyo State. He...

Wed May 12th, 2021     Read More →

Southern governors ban open grazing, call for restructuring

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Governors from Nigeria’s southern states have banned open grazing of cattle across states in the region and called for the restructuring of the country to address issues threatening...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Southern Governors’ Forum urges FG to convoke national dialogue

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The Southern Governors Forum on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to urgently convoke a national dialogue to address the wide spread agitations in the country. The call was contained in a...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC registers 49 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 49 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 165,468. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Insecurity, secession calls top agenda as 17 Southern governors meet in Asaba today

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The 17 governors in the Southern part of the country under the aegis of Southern Nigeria Governors Forum will meet today in Asaba, Delta State, with insecurity and secession among issues forming...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

Responsible parenting, antidote to child marriage

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Child marriage is not a new phenomenon. Reports show that it is quite common in regions like Africa, Asia and South America. Child marriage is also very ingrained in customs, traditions and...

Tue May 11th, 2021     Read More →

NAPTIP rescues 52 victims, arrests 4 suspected human traffickers in Kano

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), says it has rescued 52 victims and arrested four suspected human traffickers in Kano Zone, from April 30 to May 10,...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Akeredolu urges peaceful co-existence, says Nigeria remains united

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Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has urged Nigerians to continue peaceful co-existence and pray for continuous unity and peace of the nation. Akeredolu, who said the nation’s...

Mon May 10th, 2021     Read More →

Alatise set to spring hope in venice

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The artist and architect is one of the 114 architects and artists participating at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition, organised by La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale). This...

Sun May 9th, 2021     Read More →

Fed ministry fails to keep records of houses built, sold in six years

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Despite budgeting billions of naira for new housing schemes, the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has no record of homes built and sold in six years under the President Muhammadu Buhari...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

Experts reel out measures to achieve zero malaria in Nigeria

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State governments and healthcare professionals have said there is need for Nigeria to ensure that zero malaria target is achieved, just as they reeled out strategies deployed in combatting the...

Thu May 6th, 2021     Read More →

Group moves against female genital mutilation in Oyo, Osun, Ekiti

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The group aimed at improving the health of women and girls and advocating against all forms of gender-based violence by partnering with private and public organisations. Executive Director of the...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →

Ranting of opposition won’t stop good governance, says Makinde

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Makinde. Photo: TWITTER/SEYIAMANKINDE Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has said that distractions created by the opposition elements in the state would not stop his administration from delivering...

Wed May 5th, 2021     Read More →