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The Kwara State Police Command, on Thursday, paraded a middle-aged man, Ibrahim Hassan, who allegedly killed his 90-year-old father, Sabi Ibrahim. The victim was said to be a retired Corporal of the Nigerian Army.Hassan allegedly killed his biological father on Monday, August 5, 2022 after administering a paracetamol injection on the deceased and strangulated him. […]

In the bid to end open defecation in their community, mass communication students in Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete, have donated a self-funded toilet and water project worth N4 million. The project is part of the requirements for a course, MAC 302, titled: “Development Communication”.Speaking at the event, the HOD of Mass Communication, Dr Semiu […]

Oil workers in Nigeria yesterday declared that they would begin nationwide rallies today in protest against the current massive theft of the country’s crude oil and destruction of oil assets, in a bid to force government to act and halt the menace. Coming under the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), […]

The Federal Government has expressed concern over allegations being raised against some nominees for Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by the civil society organisations in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, spoke Wednesday on the matter while taking questions from State House reporters after […]

Facts have emerged on why the 17 governorship candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party visited the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, in Port Harcourt on Tuesday night. They claimed that they had visited the governor as part of their contribution to the reconciliatory moves initiated by the party’s leadership to end the internal crisis in […]

Self-acclaimed mediator negotiator for the hostages of the ill-fated Kaduna-Abuja train service, Tukur Mamu, has been detained by the Department of State Services. Although the details of his arrest and what prompted the arrest have not yet emerged, the Department of State Services has confirmed that Mamu is in its custody in Abuja. The Spokesman […]

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will soon launch a portal for the recruitment of ad-hoc staff The commission, in a letter signed by A.T Yusuf, for the INEC Secretary, on Wednesday said that the portal will be open to eligible applicants from 14 September to […]

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime to ensure payment of the newly approved hazard allowance to its members within the next two months. In a communiqué issued at the end of the association’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting, signed by NMA President Uche OJINMAH and secretary-general Jide Onyekwelu, the association […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the estimated three million Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) would participate in the 2023 general elections. The commission added that it will display voter registers across the country once it completes the ongoing Automated Biometric Identification System to weed out all double/multiple as well as ineligible registrants. […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will be reaping billions of dollars in debt relief from some creditors if the Debt-for-Climate (DFC) swap deal is accepted. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the swap deal was proposed recently in the U.S. by the vice president. The idea, […]

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