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The Kwara Pilgrims Board has begun the registration of intending Pilgrims to Israel, Rome and Greece for the 2019 Holy pilgrimage. The Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr Anthony Gana made this known in an interview with newsmen in Ilorin. Gana said that the Board’s responsibility was to take care […]

The Nigerian Army is set to begin another round of Operations Python Dance, Crocodile Smile and Ayem Akpatuma in the South East, South West and North Central parts of the country simultaneously. According to a statement issued by the Army’s spokesman, Colonel Sagir Musa, the special operations, will start concurrently from the seventh of October […]

The Department of State Services (DSS) is yet to release the detained publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, despite receiving an affidavit of complianceto the court order directing his release on Wednesday morning. Sowore’s lead counsel, Femi Falana explained that no reason has been given by the agency for its failure to comply with the court order delivered […]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has threatened to sue Google over ‘false allegations’ made against him on a YouTube page. A video report published on the video-sharing site by Roots TV Nigeria alleged that Mr Osinbajo used federal agencies under his supervision to stack funds for 2023 general elections. The allegation is based mainly on a […]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday joined his Zambian and Ethiopian counterparts in calling for unity among African countries to demand unconditional repatriation of assets stolen from the continent. The call came at a high-level event on Illicit Financial Flows held on the sidelines of the ongoing 74th United Nations General Assembly in New York. According […]

The Southeast Caucus of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has called for improved healthcare infrastructure in the South-East region. They decried the deplorable condition of state-owned hospitals in the region and its degenerative effect on healthcare delivery. Dr. Chikezie Obasi, the Leader of the caucus, made this known at a news conference at the […]

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has called on the state police Commissioner, Mr Amba Asuquo, to expose those behind the killing of two students of the Federal University, Oye Ekiti (FUOYE) during a protest. Fayemi, who made the call in a broadcast on Sunday night, said a Judicial Panel of Inquiry would be constituted […]

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has approved the appointment of 180 additional aides to serve as Executive Assistants as Executive Assistant and Senior Technical Assistant . Mr Clement Nweke, Principal Secretary to the governor in a statement in Abakaliki, directed the appointees, which include two former members of the Ebonyi State House of Assembly, EBSHA, […]

The two days retreat of members of the Oyo State executive council ended at the weekend with Governor Seyi Makinde asserting readiness to put in place a strategic development plan for the state that will span 20 years in order to save the state from underwhelming performance. Speaking at the event held at International Institute […]

  The opposition political parties, under the umbrella of Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), on Sunday kicked against the request from the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) that banks should make details of accounts of all justices of the Supreme Court available to the unit with immediate effect. In a statement made available to […]

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