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Ambode donates N55m to families slain security officers

…Injects 20 New Operational Vehicles To RRS Fleet Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented cheques totaling N55 million to the families of security officers who lost their lives in the Ishawo area of Ikorodu after an ambush unleashed on them by militants. The families of four police officers that died during the operation got N10 million each, ...

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Attack on Igbo: Govt beefs up security in Bayelsa‬

‪A combined team of military troops, policemen and operatives of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been drafted to the major roads of Biogbolo, Opolo and Okutukutu as the attack on Igbo residents and traders entered the second day in Bayelsa State.‬

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Fayose has become a legend in Nigerian politics – Shekarau

Former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, says “the humane nature and policies” of Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has endeared him to the people while “his political achievements have made him a legend.”

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Nigeria will lose billions if TB Joshua relocates

By Maxwell Adeleye Some stakeholders in the tourism sector on Sunday advised the Federal and Lagos State Governments to dissuade Pastor Temitope Joshua, popularly known as, TB Joshua, from relocating the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) to Israel from Nigeria. They told the News Agency of Nigeria that Nigeria would lose billions of naira to religious tourism if Temitope ...

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JACE commends JAMB on successful Matriculation Examination

A non governmental agency, Joint Action Coalition on Education (JACE) has commended the joint admission and matriculation board, Jamb on the successful conduct of Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) held on saturday.

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Suleman: Court fines DSS DG N250,000 over alleged unlawful arrest, detention

A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has asked the Department of State Services, DSS, to tender an unreserved apology to Mr Tareri Avwomakpa whom it arrested in February for calling on Christians to support and accompany the General-Overseer, Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman to its office when the Apostle was invited for interrogation over alleged hate ...

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Osun Records Increased IGR in 2016, As Lagos Emerge Top Earner Again

Osun State recorded a 10% increase in its Internally Generated Revenue, IGR in 2016, a report by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics, NBS has revealed. This is as Lagos continues to dominate the table with the highest IGR generated in the country.

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Group Condemns Alleged Plot To Cause Crisis Between Tinubu And Buhari

By Afiz Abolayo  A socio-political interest group, Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation (AGF), has accused those it referred to as “faceless groups” of plots to cause a crisis between President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

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Lagos Tackles Infrastructural in 35 Rural Communities

Lagos State Government has tackled infrastructural challenges within 35 rural communities in the state.  The Special Adviser to the State Governor on Civic Engagement, Mr. Kehinde Joseph, disclosed yesterday while addressin g journalists in Alausa.

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Dasuki’s absence, a ploy to delay trial-Prosecutor

One of the ongoing trials of Former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki (retd) before Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), was stalled due to his absence in court. When the matter came up for hearing yesterday, the prosecution counsel Mr Oluwaleke Atolagbe told the court that the absence of the immediate ...

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