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‘Attack on Gov Ortom attempt to silence man of truth, justice’

Group declares total support for Benue Gov By Peter Duru – Makurdi The Indigenous Ethnic Youth Leaders of Nigeria, IEYLN, has described the weekend attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State by suspected armed herdsmen as shocking, barbaric and an attempt to silence a man that stands for truth and justice. Governor Ortom on
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HURIWA slams FG’s ‘poor’ handling of national security

Wants EFCC to track sponsors of terrorism, kidnappers By Dirisu Yakubu Frontline rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has chided the federal government’s approach to tackling insecurity in the country in the past few years. This is even as the group wants the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to
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SERAP sues Lawan, Gbajabiamila over ‘missing N4.4bn NASS funds’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the Senate President, Dr Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over “their failure to probe, and to refer to appropriate anti-corruption agencies allegations that N4.4bn of public money budgeted for the National Assembly is missing, misappropriated, diverted or stolen,
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Why I honored Sam Mbakwe, Ikpeazu reveals

Abia State governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has revealed that he was thrilled by the request of the student who asked him to rename Faulks Road, Aba after late Sam Mbakwe, and had no hesitation. He explained that the request was in line with his lecture that was geared towards inculcating democratic principles in younger generation. Ikpeazu
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BREAKING: Ortom escapes death as armed herders open fire on his convoy

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State Saturday morning narrowly escaped death after armed herders reportedly opened fire on his convoy at Tyo-Mu community in the outskirts of Makurdi town, along Makurdi-Gboko road. At the time of this report, the Governor who is still in shock was being expected to address
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FG agency to NEC: COVID-19 vaccines delivered to 35 states, FCT

NEC pledges support for national broadband penetration plan A Federal Government agency has told the National Economic Council, NEC, that the COVID-19 vaccines have now been distributed across 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, leaving just one state out. The National Economic Council (NEC), in the strength of that information, urged Nigerians to
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SARS Probe Panel: How DPO, other officers framed, killed colleague — Petitioner

By Tordue Salem – Abuja A lawyer and petitioner at the Independent Investigative Panel on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Daniel Dashe, on Friday told the panel how three police officers at Denton Police Division, Lagos State allegedly detained their colleague, Maxwell Dul Kate, on trumped up charges, and tortured him to death in 2019.
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See Lagos COVID-19 vaccination centres nearest to you

Below is the full list of the eighty-eight COVID-19 vaccination centres spread across the 20 local government areas of Lagos State. S/N LGAs Wards Facility 1 Agege KEKE Sango PHC 2 Agege ORILE Powerline PHC 3 Ajeromi/Ifelodun OLUWA/AKERE Akere PHC 4 Ajeromi/Ifelodun OWOYEMI LAYENI PHC 5 Ajeromi OWOYEMI Signals Operation Command Clinic 6 Ajeromi ALAYABIAGBA
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Hijab: The state of harmony at centre of crisis

By Arogbonlo Israel As paradoxically the headline may suggest, Kwara popularly known as ‘The State of Harmony’ has been engulfed at the centre of crisis following the hijab controversy making rounds in the media space in recent days. The crisis that became full-blown this week started in 2012 when Christian groups challenged the state government’s
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Hijab: The state of harmony at centre of crisis

By Arogbonlo Israel As paradoxically the headline may suggest, Kwara popularly known as ‘The State of Harmony’ has been engulfed at the centre of crisis following the hijab controversy making rounds in the media space in recent days. The crisis that became full-blown this week started in 2012 when Christian groups challenged the state government’s
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BREAKING: Gov Ikpeazu renames Faulks Road, Aba after Sam Mbakwe

By Steve Oko – Aba Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has announced the renaming of the popular Faulks Road Aba after the late Goveenor of Old Imo State, Sam Mbakwe. This followed a request by a student of Danijoy International School, Umuahia, during the Governor’s Lecture at the School on “Building a New Nigeria Through
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What I ordered VS what I got

Kofoworola Agboola From time immemorial, big effects have always been looked for in little causes. Little causes – big effects. That’s how the saying goes. From time immemorial, the little things have been ignored, swept aside, the big goal is always glorified, honoured, but with experience we find that without the little things, we could
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Oniru of Iru Land sues for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians

Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Oniru of Iru land has called for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians. The traditional ruler made the call during a courtesy visit by the executive members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Lagos State Council led by the Chairman, Mr. Adeleye Ajayi on Thursday. He called on Nigerians to be patrotic
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Gunmen kill 25-year-old, abduct two in Jigawa

By Aliyu Dangida – Dutse Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Sabo Yusuf and the abduction of his mother and brother in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Zubairu I. Aminudeen confirmed the incident to newsmen, said the incident occurred at about
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FG enrolls 924,590 out-of-schools children in Nigeria

By Aliyu Dangida – Dutse The Federal Government has announced that it has enrolled 924,590 out-of-school children under Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) programme in Nigeria. The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this in his address delivered at the launching of the BESDA programme held in Dutse, the state capital,
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God is preparing my son to change gay community — Doyin Okupe

By Arogbonlo Israel Doyin Okupe, a former senior special assistant on public affairs to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, has said his son Bolu Doyin is ‘on sojourn to the gay community in order to be an instrument of God to that community eventually’. The 68-year-old politician disclosed this in an interview with VanguardLiveTV’s The Controversy on
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Insecurity: Vigilante group in Ondo kicks, wants Akeredolu to expand states internal security architecture

Wants bill establishing the States Security Agency Network Amended Dayo Johnson – Akure The Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Ondo State Chapter has kicked against their exclusion in the State Security Network Agency. Speaking in Akure, the commandant of the state Vigilante, Dr Akinwunmi Gideon said for proper security of lives and properties, the governor, Rotimi
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I’m ready to face firing squad if I don’t keep my presidential promises ― Doyin Okupe

Victor Ogunyinka Former Senior Special Assistant on Publicity to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr Doyin Okupe, has said that Nigerians should make him face a firing squad if he doesn’t keep his presidential promises. He said he had a master plan for the security situation in the country and that if the situation remained the
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The advent of military was the greatest disaster Nigeria ever had — Okupe

By Arogbonlo Israel A former spokesperson for two former Presidents ( Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan), Dr Doyin Okupe, says the advent of military into Nigeria’s political landscape was the greatest disaster the country ever had. He made this assertion during an interview with VanguardliveTV’s The Controversy on Wednesday. According to him, Nigeria derailed from
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NQR code payment system launches in Nigeria

Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) today announced the launch of the NQR payment solution; an innovative payment platform implemented on behalf of all financial service providers. The New Quick Response code solution offers a robust platform that delivers instant value for P2B and P2P transactions by simply scanning to pay. It is a solution
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Murder of Fasoranti’s daughter: Five more suspects arrested by Police SWAT

Dayo Johnson – Akure Five more suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunri, 58-year-old daughter of the national leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio-Political Group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, have been arrested by the police. Recall that the deceased was gruesomely murdered in July, 12, 2019 by suspected kidnappers along the Ore-Lagos highway. The suspects include Lawal
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Police confirm abduction of RCC, bank staff by gunmen at quarry site in Ibadan

By Adeola Badru The Oyo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of staff of RCC and staff of a new generation bank by gunmen at a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. It was gathered that some gunmen stormed a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and kidnapped two people.
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We’ll pay outstanding debts owed contractors that have delivered soon, Ashafa assures

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The management of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA, has assured every contractor of commitment to pay off every outstanding debt owed to those who have completed their projects and have met with all agreed Key Performance Indices by Friday, 19 March 2021. The Managing Director, MD, FHA, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, gave the
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BREAKING: Abducted OOU students regain freedom

James Ogunnaike Men of the Ogun State command of the Nigeria Police have confirmed the release of the two students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ayetoro Campus who were kidnapped on Sunday night. The police Public Relations officer in the State, Abimbola Oyeyemi confirmed that Adeyemo Precious and Oyefule Abiola are currently with the Police, adding
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How leveraging on NYSC can create wealth for Nigerian graduates  — Ani 

By Arogbonlo Israel A passionate call has gone to Nigerian graduates to leverage on the Skill Acquisition and Entrepreneurship Development, SAED, programme of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to create wealth for themselves. The NYSC Ondo State Coordinator, Mrs. Victoria Nnenna Ani made the call on Tuesday, during the flag off event of the SAED
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