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16 days activism: NCWS demands respect for women’s rights, gender equality

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The National Council for Women’s Societies (NCWS), an umbrella body of all women groups and associations in Nigeria, has demanded improved respect for the human rights of women and girls in the country. National President of the Council,…

Group demands inclusion infertility in NHIA scheme

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Fertility Support Group (FSG) Africa, an online community network has called on the federal government to include persons Trying to Conceive (TTC) in the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in Nigeria. The group made the call on…

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Another INEC office set ablaze

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The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has said, another INEC office located in Iboko has been set ablaze Izzi Local Government Area, Ebonyi state. National Commissioner & Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee,…

Adeleke steps in as Osun governor, appoints top officials, makes pronouncements, Oyetola vows to return

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Senator Ademola Adeleke was Sunday sworn in at the sixth executive governor of Osun state by the state’s Chief Judge, Justice Oyebola Adepele-Ojo. The new governor took the oath alongside his deputy, Kola Adewusi. His late uncle, Isiaka…

Persistent fuel scarcity: Atiku campaign sympathises with Nigerians

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The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar campaign organisation has sympathized with Nigerians over the persistent fuel scarcity. Atiku campaign organisation in a statement…

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As Lagos records 345 murder cases in 2022, highest in years…

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The number of crimes committed in Lagos in the last one year far exceeds previous incidents, according to police authorities. IDACHABA SUNNY ELEOJO reports on this with additional reports from PM news. Lagos is everything to everyone…

A nation withered by corruption

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For more than 62 years of our independence, economic and financial crimes became major threats to our nation’s progress. Nigeria is being crippled by multiple economic and financial crimes perpetrated by its citizens at home and abroad. It…

Sunday, Nov 27

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Why FG extended resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train service – Official

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The Federal Government has extended the resumption of the Abuja-Kaduna train services for another few days to ensure Nigerians get proper security measures before boarding the train. The suspended train services on the route was meant to…

Obi-Datti media mocks Tinubu over use of unclear tongue twisters

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The Obi-Datti media group has said the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, lacked knowledge of facts and figures used by opponents during campaigns. According to the Obi-Datti media, Tinubu’s…

20 northern CSOs to grill presidential candidates on poverty alleviation plans, others

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The Conference of Northern States Civil Society Networks has raised an alarm over rising poverty level in the country, especially, in the northern part, insisting that all the 18 presidential candidates must explain to Nigerians their…

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Breaking: Governor Adeleke makes first appointment appointment

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Osun state governor, Ademola Adeleke, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Kassim Akinleye as the the Chief of Staff. He also appointed the former Chairman of Osogbo Local Government, Teslim Igbalaye as the Secretary to the State…

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Alleged breach of contract: Zenith Bank emerges victorious at Appeal Court

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After several months of legal tussle between Zenith Bank Plc v Real Integrated & Hospitality Limited and State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Gombe State, a three-man panel in the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos led by Justice…

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Kaduna: Troops kill 4 bandits in Chikun

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Troops of Operation Forest Sanity have neutralised four bandits during clearance operations in identified hideouts around Tsohon Gayan, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state. A statement signed on Sunday by the Kaduna state…

NSF: Police deploy massive security operatives in Delta

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Delta state Police command Sunday said he has ordered massive deployment of personnel across Asaba metropolis at Stephen Keshi Stadium, other venues where the events will be held. Commissioner of police, Mr Ali Mohammed, in a statement…

2023: SDP vows to take over Ogun, promises model state

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The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ogun state has vowed to take over the governance of the state, saying that it will create a ‘model’ Ogun state if elected in 2023. Speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta, the governorship candidate of the…

G-5: Supreme Court dissociates CJN Ariwoola from political comments

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The Supreme Court in Abuja has dissociated the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, from a political statement on the activities of the five governors of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), known as G-5 governors.…

Ibadan rally: Police break silence over ‘assassination attempt’ on Obi

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The Oyo state police command, weekend debunked the news of an assassination attempt on the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) and former governor of Anambra state, Peter Obi, during his presidential rally in Ibadan, the Oyo…

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Lake Chad depletion increases poverty level of 40m people – Minister

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The Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu, has raised concern over the depleting state of the Lake Chad, saying the fragility has been worsened by the combined effect of the impact of Climate Change and unsustainable…

Lady, 29, arrested with teenager for armed robbery in Ogun

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A 29-year-old-lady, Chioma Okafor, and a teenager, Nweke Joshua, 19, have been arrested by men of Ogun state Police Command while carrying out robbery operation at Adesan area of Mowe, in Ifo Local government area of the state. Their…

Ogun: 3 dead, 9 injured in fatal crash

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A total of three persons have been reportedly dead, while nine persons sustained different degree of injuries in a fatal crash after Fidiwo bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The Superintendent Route Commander, Florence Okpe FRSC…

Oyetola reveals amount left in Osun account as Adeleke takes over

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The Osun state former governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has revealed the amount left in Osun state account as he handed over as the governor of Osun state to senator Ademola Adeleke. According to the former governor, N14 billion cash is left in…

Lawal Adamu Usman condemns killings in Rafin-Sarki, expects victory at Appeal Court

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A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senatorial hopeful for Kaduna central, Lawal Adamu Usman, aka Mr LA, has condemned the killing of 15 people in Rafin-Sarki, Giwa local government area of Kaduna state in a morning raid by daredevil bandits…

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Ademola Adeleke now Osun governor

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The governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke and his deputy, Kola Adewusi, have been sworn in and taken the oath of office and allegiance. The swearing-in took place at the Osogbo city stadium by the Osun state Chief Judge, on Sunday.…

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2023: Reject Atiku at the poll, Tinubu urges electorates

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as a selfish person that never meant well for the country Nigeria.…

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Happening now: Davido makes first public appearance after son’s death as Adeleke takes over as Osun governor [PICTURES]

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Popular Nigerian singer, Davido, is currently in Osun state, for the inauguration ceremony of his uncle, governor-elect, Ademola Adeleke, as the next governor of the state. This inauguration ceremony makes it his first official public…

Saturday, Nov 26

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Nasarawa South: NLC backs Al-Makura for second term

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The chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC) Nasarawa state Comrade, Yusuf Sarki Iya, has endorsed Senator Umari Al-Makura for second term. Iya said that the union would mobilise support for the re-election of Senetor Umaru Al-Makura to…

Ex-minister accuses APC of using Police to stop PDP’s campaign in Nasarawa

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A former Minister of Information and Director-General of Nasarawa state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential/governorship campaign council, Labaran Maku, has accused the rulling All Progressives Congress (APC) of using incumbency…

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Suspected gay, 35, rapes 5-year-old boy to death in Ogun

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A 35-year-old gay, Sikiru Ajibola, has been arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly raping a five-year-old boy to death in Ogijo area of the state. Ajibola’s arrest was contained in a press statement made available to…

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Plot to attack our presidential candidate will fail – SDP

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The Social Democratic Party (SDP) on Friday said it has uncovered a plot by some persons in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to allegedly attack and harass the presidential candidate of the party, Prince Adewole Adebayo. The party,…

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Atiku support groups dump PDP in North-west, join APC, Tinubu

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Zamfara state governor Bello Matawalle and the zonal chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, have received some supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) into the ruling party in the North-west zone.…