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Students in Ogun State culpable of criminal and unlawful acts will be sent to juvenile homes to undergo character reformation.   The Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu, stated this in Abeokuta when he visited the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Lanre Bankole.   Arigbabu bid an apology on behalf […]

The Founder and Chairman, Royal Media Group, Engineer Gbenga Adebayo, has commended the government of Kwara state,  the Emir of Ilorin, His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Zulu Gambari, and all residents of the state for the warm reception accorded to Royal FM 95.1 when it started operations in Kwara.   Adebayo made the commendation on Friday, […]

The senate has approved the conference committee report on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill. The approval was a sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report by the Senate Leader, Abdullahi Yahaya, on Tuesday. The Senate and House of Representatives had passed different versions of the bill in July and some provisions of the […]

The European Commission has accused Belarus’s authoritarian leader of luring migrants with the false promise of easy entry to the EU as part of an “inhuman, gangster-style approach”. At least 2,000 migrants are now at the Belarus border with Poland. “Upon arrival they are being pushed to the border and forced to make an illegal […]

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Monday,  said the criminal diversion of funds meant for development of basic education amounted to reckless looting of the future of Kwara child. Speaking at the official signing of a memorandum of understanding for the KwaraLEARN programme, the governor said it was laughable to hear characters who took part in the looting […]

The Senate on Tuesday at plenary ordered the IGP to make public the outcome of the investigation on the invasion of residence of Justice Mary Odili, a Justice of the Supreme Court by security operatives on Oct. 29.   It also commended the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) for setting up the investigative panel on the […]

Stakeholders have admonished media practitioners on the need to be gender-sensitive in the course of carrying out their journalistic duty.   They noted that the media, being a viable tool in bringing change will help achieve a society where both men and women are treated fairly and equally through their style of writing, special attention […]

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, on Wednesday ordered the immediate closure of primary and secondary schools in the state following the abduction of a yet-to-be ascertained the number of students in the state. The Zamfara State Commissioner of Police, Ayuba Elkana, conveyed the governor’s directive while addressing journalists on the new security measures in the […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it will deploy the industrial mechanics in labour laws to resist any planned increase in electricity tariff. There have been reports that the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country would increase the tariff starting from September. In a statement on Wednesday, in Abuja, Ayuba Wabba, NLC president, said […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that the Minister of Agriculture, Mohammed Nanono and his Power counterpart, Saleh Mamman, were sacked in a bid to reinvigorate his cabinet and consolidate legacy achievements. Buhari also hinted that the contributions of the ministers could be considered “weak”. “These significant review steps have helped to identify and strengthen weak […]

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