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More accolades have come the way of Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over his recent nomination of nine women as cabinet members, with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) calling Kwara under him a “role model for other states in Nigeria”. According to a statement issued by […]

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, says it is yet to commence the sale of the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination application forms. The board’s Head of Media, Dr Fabian Benjamin, in Abuja today explained that the board is still in the process of admissions and so has not commenced the sale of any […]

Detained political activist and publisher of Sahara Reporter online news platform, Omoyele Sowore, has embarked on a hunger strike over the refusal of the State Security Service (SSS) to set him free after meeting his bail conditions. In a statement issued today, his lawyer, Femi Falana, said Mr Sowore has refused to eat or see […]

The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari laid off some aides to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as part of the ongoing overhauling of the seat of government. A State House statement by Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu, today said the exercise, which has been ordered by the President, is to reduce the cost of governance, streamline […]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to return to Italian club AC Milan at the end of his spell with LA Galaxy, says Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber. The Swedish striker joined the Los Angeles side in March 2018 but his deal runs out at the end of the year.   The thirty-eight-year-old played for Serie A giants […]

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the Force would deploy no fewer than thirty-two thousand officers for election duty during the Bayelsa governorship election coming up on November 16.  Adamu said this at Independent National Electoral Commission’s Stakeholder Meeting in Yenagoa, with Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of INEC, present. The […]

Members of Nigerian Association of Social Workers in Kwara State have been charged to support and cooperate with the new elected officers to move the Association forward. In a statement made available to newsmen after the election, the Chairman, Electoral Committee, Mallam Ahmed Aliyu, congratulated members for successfully holding a credible election. He also commended the […]

Human rights Lawyer, Femi (SAN), has said that legal measures will be taken against the Department of State Services (DSS) over its refusal to release Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow Movement. A federal high court in Abuja had on Wednesday ordered the release of Sowore alongside Olawale Adebayo better known as “Mandate”, but the DSS did not […]

The federal government has gazetted a new regulation aimed at ensuring coordinated tracing, recovery and proper management of proceeds of crimes. The new regulation, which is entitled; “Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management Regulations, 2019” and which took effect on November 1, has empowered the federal government to receive from states or local governments 30 per […]

The federal government has made over two hundred billion naira from final forfeiture cases in 2019. The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, said this at a town hall meeting in Abuja on Thursday while highlighting the successes of the government’s anti-corruption war. At the same event, the acting chairman of the Economic and […]

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