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March 21, 2018 4:17 PM 2018: Osun LG Parliamentarian Urges Voters To Collect PVCs

The leader of the House, Irewole North Local Council Development Area (LCDA), State of Osun Parliamentarian Ademola Owoade has charged Osun citizens to ensure they get their Permanent Voter Cards. He also urged those who have just attained the age of 18 to register and collect their voter cards. Hon. Owoade make disclosure during the LCDA party organized 18

March 19, 2018 8:10 AM 108 Nigerian peace-keeping police withdrawn from Liberia

The last batch of 108 Nigerian police officers has been withdrawn from the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) after five years of service. UNMIL said the remaining 108 Nigerian FPU officers, the last UNMIL uniformed contingent remaining in Liberia, withdrew as part of the UN mission’s termination. “The Nigerian contingent has been deployed in Liberia since 20

March 17, 2018 7:39 PM David Mark, Shehu Sani speak on Senator Wakili‎’s death

The immediate past President of the Senate, Sen. David Mark has described the death of the Senator representing Bauchi South senatorial District, Sen. Ali Wakili as a painful exit. Mark, reacting to the demise of Wakili in a statement by his Media Assistant, Mr Paul Mumeh, said “I am shocked and saddened by the sudden demise of our colleague and friend 22

March 16, 2018 7:40 PM Sultan of Sokoto calls on Muslims to look for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Rajab 1439AH. The monarch made the call on Friday in Sokoto in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Wazirin Sokoto and Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah 24

March 16, 2018 8:41 AM A Year After: Ife, Hausa Communities Reflect On Mayhem

A year after the crisis between Yoruba and Hausa Communities that claimed lives and property in Ile-Ife, people in both communities have reflected on the need to maintain peace and tranquility in their domain. Last Saturday, the Hausa community organised a prayer session which was led by Seriki Hausa of Ile-Ife, Alh. Muktar Madagali, and attended by the representatives 22

March 15, 2018 10:59 AM Thugs Fight Dirty Over Lady In Modakeke

Many people were injured at Akarabata line 1 in Modakeke, State of Osun after hoodlums believed to be members of rival gangs fought dirty over a lady. Our correspondent learnt that the fight which occurred on Thursday morning was as a result of a long-standing rift between two rival gangs who had been in war over a lady they both met at a club on Valentine’s 19

March 14, 2018 1:16 PM 6 arrested for attacking Governor Bello in Niger

The Niger State police have arrested six persons allegedly involved in attacking Governor Abubakar Bello at Bida town on Thursday, March 8. The Commissioner of Police in Niger, Mr Dibal Yakadi, confirmed the arrests to the News Agency of Nigeria, in Minna. It was gathered that Governor Bello had gone to assess the damage on Bida Old Market, which was burnt 24

March 12, 2018 12:42 AM Communal clash claims 11 in Cross River

persons have been reportedly killed in a communal clash between Okwabang and Beebo communities of Boki East, in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. While two persons were killed on Friday, one each from both communities, nine Okuabang natives were hacked to death yesterday morning by Beebo guerrillas. Okwabang and Beebo communities, with vast amounts 18

March 9, 2018 12:34 PM Peace Corps: What Abuja court did to Dickson Akoh’s trial

An Abuja Federal High Court has adjourned the trial of the Commandant-General of the Peace Corps, Dickson Akoh, till May 8. The Peace Corps’ boss is currently facing a 13-count charge bordering on fraud. During yesterday’s session, the Justice John Tsoho-led court adjourned the case because the prosecuting counsel, Ahmed Aliko was absent. Akoh’s counsel 22

March 8, 2018 2:16 PM Police commences mop up of arms used by vigilante in Rivers

Police in Rivers State said it had commenced mopping up of illegal firearms used by vigilante groups in the state and Neighbourhood Watch Corps. The command said the move followed a directive from the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. This was part of a statement in Port Harcourt, the state capital by the Public Relations Officer, DSP Nnamdi 26