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Police By Perez Brisibe ISIOKOLO – AN operative of the Vehicle Inspection Office, VIO, Monday received several slaps and kicks from a police officer attached to the inspector General of Police, IGP X Squad monitoring unit for allegedly collecting an undisclosed amount of money from a commercial motorcycle operator popularly known as Okada. The incident…
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi of executive rascality and strongly condemned “the unlawful demolition of Fresh FM building owned by Yinka Ayefele, and the forced evictions of residents by the Oyo State government”, describing it as a “grave violation of fundamental human rights and…
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has assured prospective owners of housing units in the Emotan Gardens, the state government-backed 1800-unit housing project, of adequate security and ease in acquiring titles. Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu; and Executive Chairman, Edo Development and…
By Chinonso Alozie, OwerriImo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, Sunday challenged the former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, that he (Okorocha) was prepared to floor him (Atiku) in any election especially in his Adamawa state. Okorocha Okorocha in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, reacted to Atiku’s comment that he would lead…
Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan died Saturday at the age of 80, triggering a flood of tributes from around the world for the “diplomatic rock star”. Kofi AnnanThe Ghanaian national was a career diplomat who projected quiet charisma and was widely credited for raising the world body’s profile in global politics…
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have called for the protection of humanitarian workers who have become targets and victims of conflicts. They made the call on Saturday in Abuja as they commenced activities to commemorate the 2018 World Humanitarian Day with the theme…
Former UN chief Kofi Annan, who died on Saturday, lashed out at the state of global leadership in an exclusive interview with AFP last year, urging more cooperation to deal with terrorism, migration and climate change. Kofi Annan“Honestly speaking, we are in a mess,” the Nobel peace laureate said on December 12 ahead of a…
As part of its preparations for the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral (INEC) in Lagos State on Friday published the notice of elections at its State office, INEC Local Government offices, and state Registration Areas. INEC gave this directive in a statement issued by its spokesperson, Mr Femi Akinbiyi. “The action is in…
6 persons rescued, one dead evacuated By Henry Umoru ABUJA- TRAGEDY has struck in the nation’s capital, Abuja, as about ten persons including women and children were feared trapped under a building which collapsed yesterday. Abuja collapsed building Unconfirmed reports said that one person died when the four-storied building under construction collapsed on the workers…
***NASS in dilemma over N143bn and N189billion proposals ***As APC, PDP lawmakers disagree sharply over approval of budget Figures By Henry Umoru ABUJA- STRONG indications emerged Friday that approval of the N189billion budget proposal made by the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) for conduct of the 2019 general elections by the National Assembly has…

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