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Herdsmen Attack Motorists In Ilorin, Kill Nollywood Actor

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have attacked some motorists including some Nollywood actors along Ogbomoso Ilorin Expressway on Monday. They reportedly killed a Nollywood actor, simply identified as “Juwon” Vanguard reliably gathered that the incident happened on Monday at Otte area of the expressway. It was reported that the suspected herders suddenly got into the middle of the road and started shooting ...

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Adding Nigeria To US Visa Ban Ill-Conceived, Says Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has said that the speculated plan by the United States government to add Nigeria to its existing list of visa travel ban countries was ill conceived. It added that though the report was speculative, if it turns out to be true, the government will respond comprehensively. Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, stated this, yesterday,  in London ...

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Nigerians Kick As RMAFC Considers Pay Rise For Politicians

The Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission says it has started preliminary work on the review of the remuneration of political office holders. This, however, generated criticisms from the organised private sector, human right groups, among others. Reiterating that the review would be achieved this year, the Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said the pay package of political office ...

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Imo PDP Chairman Quits Party, May Join APC

The chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Imo State, Charles Ezekwem, has resigned his position amid speculations that he may join the All Progressives Congress. Ezekwem also resigned as a member of the PDP in the state. His resignation was contained in a letter dated January 25 and cited by our correspondent in Owerri on Monday which he addressed ...

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BREAKING: NECO Clears Ifeanyi Ubah Of Forgery Allegations, Authenticates His Result

Sequel to the widespread NECO certificate forgery allegation leveled against Senator Ifeanyi Ubah by Obinna Uzoh, the National Examinations Council (NECO) has officially cleared Ifeanyi Ubah, confirming the certificate he submitted to INEC as original and authentic. In a letter with the particulars as follows: NECO/R/LGS/20/003, dated 23rd January 2020 and addressed to HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA), ...

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Lagos Bans Okada, Tricycles In 15 Local Councils

…restricts their operations on 50 highways, bridges Lagos State Government on Monday wielded the big stick against the menace of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke NAPEP), proscribing their operations in six Local Government Areas (LGAs), nine Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) and 10 major highways across the State with effect from February 1. The State Government directed security operatives ...

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How We Drafted APC Manifesto In 2014 To Address Poverty — Osinbajo

Convinced that government owes a duty to the poor, the weak, the vulnerable and those who cannot work, the All Progressives Congress, APC, in 2014 included in its manifesto a social safety initiative to specifically address poverty among other things, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Prof. Osinbajo stated this in his remark at the 5th edition of the ...

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Another Fire Outbreak Hits Anambra   

Raymond Ozoji, Awka In the last few weeks, it has been one fire disaster or road crash or the other in Anambra state. Today, the Federal Road Safety Commission in its traffic situation report, disclosed that another fire incident occurred at Oby Okoli street in Awka which destroyed many shops in the area. The report had it that the cause ...

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Civil War: Anambra Govt To Provide Free Medical Services To Veterans, Rangers Players

To mark the 50th anniversary of the end of the Nigeria Civil War, Anambra State government has pledged to provide free medical services to veterans and players of Rangers Football Club. Since he assumed office in March, 2014, an almost countless number of people have approached Governor Willie Obiano for financial assistance for veterans of the Nigerian Civil War which ...

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