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Oyetola: Injustice, Poverty, Inequitable Allocation of Resources Fuelling Insecurity

● Security issues culminating in creation of Amotekun inevitable prevalence in other regions, he says Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has lamented that poverty, inequitable allocation of resources, which pits one region against the other, as well as injustice, which makes offended parties resort to self-help and consequently take […] Read Full Story

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Lekki Free Zone: A Key Element in Nigeria’s Economic Revival and Sustenance

By Eniola Olakunri Recently, the First Gentleman of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, undertook a 2-day working tour of Lekki Free Zone with members of his cabinet including Commissioners – Tunji Bello (Environment and Water Resources), Gbenga Omotosho (Information and Strategy), Olayinka Oladunjoye (Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives), Idris Okanla Salako (Physical Planning and Urban Development), […] Read Full Story

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SCI, Katsina Assembly Begin Translation of Child Protection Law into Local Languages

By Francis Sardauna A non-governmental organisation, Save the Children International (SCI), in collaboration with the Katsina State House of Assembly Ad hoc Committee on Child Protection Law, has commenced the summarisation and translation of the law into local languages for easy comprehension and acceptability. Speaking during the six-day exercise in Kano, the House Committee Chairman […] Read Full Story

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Niger Gov Approves New Emir of Kagara

By Laleye Dipo Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Garba Guna as the new Emir of Kagara. The appointment of Alhaji Guna followed the recommendation of 14 kingmakers in the Kagara Emirate who met last week to elect a successor to the late emir, Malam Salihu Tanko. […] Read Full Story

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Osinbajo to Decorate New IG

By Deji Elumoye The newly appointed Acting Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, will Wednesday wear his new police rank. Baba, who was named IG in acting capacity on Tuesday, is to be decorated with his new rank by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja by Noon. Baba, a Deputy Inspector […] Read Full Story

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FG: 51m Nigerians Have Enrolled for NIN

Says those who fail to enrol risk prosecution By Deji Elumoye in Abuja The Federal Government on Thursday put the number of Nigerians that have enrolled for National Identification Number (NIN) at 51 million. It also hinted that those who fail to enrol for NIN upon prosecution risk between seven and 10 year jail term […] Read Full Story

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At Easter, Buhari Aknowledges Efforts of Frontline Health Workers in Fight Against COVID-19

By Deji Elumoye As Christians celebrate Easter this weekend, President Muhammadu Buhari has formally acknowledged the efforts of frontline health workers in the  nation’s fight to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The President, in a Easter message issued in Abuja on Thursday by his Media Adviser, Femi Adesina, deeply acknowledged and appreciated the sacrifices of doctors, […] Read Full Story

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Resident Doctors Begin Strike

Agreement with FG signed under duress By Onyebuchi Ezigbo Resident doctors have said that they are going ahead with their indefinite strike scheduled for Thursday (today), despite signing an agreement with the federal government Wednesday night. The umbrella body of the resident doctors, the Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), said the agreement it signed […] Read Full Story