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June 19, 2018 10:58 AM How Fayemi's indebtedness cost Ekiti N35.34b -Oguntuase

Ekiti State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gboyega Oguntuase, has said the huge debts incurred by the Kayode Fayemi administration from 2010 to 2014 has so far cost the state N35.34 billion in servicing of the debts and deductions from statutory allocations from October 2014 till date. This, according to him, means the state is servicing 15

June 15, 2018 1:32 PM Eid-el-Fitr: Police places 5,000 personnel on red alert in Benue

Benue State Police Commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, said that the Command has placed about 5,000 of its personnel on red alert to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitr celebrations in the state. Addressing newsmen in Makurdi, Owoseni said: “We have placed our officers and men, about 5,000, on red alert to ensure that there are no security breaches in the course 18

June 11, 2018 11:12 AM 2 killed, soldiers wounded in Maiduguri suicide attackThe Sun News

Two people, including a suicide bomber, have been killed and two soldiers injured in a bomb attack in Maiduguri, Borno State, in the early hours of Monday. A male suicide bomber detonated explosives at a shop along Baga road Maiduguri in the early hours of Monday, killing himself and one other person, some residents said. Two soldiers and two Civilian 17

June 9, 2018 6:06 AM MKO Abiola: Why Buhari’s declaration doesn’t impress Yorubas – Adebanjo

A chieftain of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo says he and other leaders are not impressed by President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that June 12 will henceforth replace May 29 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day in honour of the late Chief Moshood Abiola. He also stated that they were also not excited about the conferment of the award of Grand Commander of the Federal 35

June 5, 2018 6:34 PM Senate screens 23 NPC nominees [Full list]

The Senate Committee on National Identity Card and National Population on Tuesday commenced screening of 23 nominees as members of the National Population Commission. The nominees are Nwanne Nwabushi, Abia; Dr Clifford Zirra, Adamawa; Mr Chidib Ezeake, Anambra; Mr Isah Buratai, Borno; Navy Capt. Charles Ogwa (rtd), Cross River. Others are Richard Odibo 21

June 4, 2018 7:08 AM GreenLight Initiative partners JCI Abuja for road safety sensitizationThe Sun News

YOU AND THE ROAD is an annual event on road safety sensitization. This year’s event enjoyed the collaboration of stakeholders, including government agencies and civil society organizations. This year’s YOU AND THE ROAD was a success with the collaboration of Greenlight Initiative, Junior Chamber International (JCI Abuja Unity), Federal Road Safety Corps 18

June 1, 2018 12:34 PM Ekiti guber: What Police, other security agencies, INEC must do – CAN

The Christians Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ekiti chapter, has appealed to the police and other security agencies, as well as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to be neutral during the July 14 governorship election in the state. CAN stated this at its plenary meeting held at First Baptist Church, Odo Ayedun in Ikole Local Government 22

May 31, 2018 7:56 PM Nigeria Army intercepts three trucks loaded with 300,000 live cartridges in Ogun

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Thursday said it confiscated three trucks loaded with over 300, 000 live cartridges on the Igbogila-Ilara area of Ogun. The General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the division, Maj.-Gen. Enobong Udoh, disclosed this to journalists at a news conference at the division’s headquarters in Lagos. The GOC was represented 19

May 29, 2018 5:31 AM Killings, greatest threat to Nigeria’s economy –OhazulikeThe Sun News

Igbo leader and Eze Ndigbo Lagos State, Nwabueze Ohazuilike, has described the killings in the country as the greatest threat to Nigeria’s economy. He also decried the spate of killings in the country and declared that the country’s future is doomed if the killings are not stopped. Ohazulike, who made the statement recently in Lagos, while commenting 37

May 28, 2018 6:22 PM Ambode, Buratai speak as Army establishes new base in Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday described the establishment of an Army Forward Operation Base (FOB) in Epe as a new security strategy to secure Lagos. “We also need the military presence in Ikorodu and Badagry,” Ambode said. He thanked the army and other security agencies, who he said had promptly moved in to eliminate criminal elements 26