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Wife of Ogun governor adopts rescued boy

By Akeem Sobiye, Abeokuta Ogun State Government has adopted a nine-year-old minor, Master Korede Taiwo, who was chained for weeks by his father for stealing in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government area of the state. 

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NANS back Buhari’s anti-graft war, takes campaign to schools

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja  Members of the National Association of Nigerian Students have thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s ongoing anti-corruption war. 

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Ex-militant leaders back FG, lauds military over N’Delta crisis

By Samuel Tombra, Yenagoa Former militant leaders have thrown their weight behind the approach being adopted by the Federal Government and the military to tackle the crisis in the Niger Delta region. 

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US tasks Edo governorship candidates on violence

By Tony Ehighiale, Benin The Consular-General of the United State of America to Nigeria, Mr. John Bray has tasked candidates of the political parties in the September 10 governorship election, not engage in violence.

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Avengers strike gas pipeline in A’ Ibom, vows more attack

By Samuel Ita, Uyo   Members of the Niger Delta Avengers have claimed responsibility for the attack on gas pipeline belonging to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), in Obotim Nsit, Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.   The attack which was located in Ikot Okukuk Nsit Junction in Nsit Ibom local council occurred around 12pm on Sunday, according ...

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Traffic law: Lagos clarifies on enforcement

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos   Lagos State Government has defended the enforcement method of its Special Offences Task Force which favours the removal of number plates of erring vehicles over clamping down and towing of vehicles.   The government also denied allegations of highhandedness against officials of the Task Force and those of the Special Offences Tribunal (Mobile Court), describing ...

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APC chieftain partners Google on youth empowerment

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos, Honourable Folusho Aofolajuwonlo has partnered with a global information search platform, GOOGLE inc. to organise an online marketing empowerment schemes for youths in Lagos.

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Budget padding scandal confirms my position on NASS – Obasanjo 

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday said the ongoing revelation on budget padding in the National Assembly only confirmed his earlier position that lawmakers are “armed robbers and rogues.” 

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Son of Apala maetro, Akeem Omowura dies in Abeokuta

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos One of the sons of late Apala maestro, Alhaji Akeem Omowura has died in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

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Kogi governorship election: A’ Court to hear Faleke’s appeal on Tuesday

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos The Court of Appeal siting in Abuja, the Federal Capital City (FCT) is expected to begin hearing on the appeal brought by the duputy-governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State in the November 21, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke challenging the judgment of the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal.

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