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COVID-19 lockdown measures worsen gender-based violence – Buhari

COVID-19 lockdown measures worsen gender-based violence – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said while the issues of sexual and gender-based violence have been recurring in Nigeria, the lockdown measures introduced to curtail further spread of COVID-19 worsened the situation. Buhari disclosed this in his message to mark this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women....

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Don’t allow 5th columnists undermine our security, Sanwo-Olu urges citizens

Don’t allow 5th columnists undermine our security, Sanwo-Olu urges citizens

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed concern over security challenges experienced across Nigeria. He said this during a Stakeholders’ Engagement on Internal Security and Conflict Resolution held in Lagos State on Tuesday. The programme was organised by the Federal Ministry of Interior with the purpose of strengthening peace and security in the aftermath of...

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2023: There is zoning agreement, respect it – Fashola warns APC

2023: There is zoning agreement, respect it – Fashola warns APC

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said although the issue of zoning was more of gentlemen’s agreements, it behoves on parties who entered into such agreements to honour them. Fashola, a former Governor of Lagos State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, said this while speaking to reporters covering the activities...

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Buhari:Libya’s instability affects us.

Buhari:Libya’s instability affects us.

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, said the instability in Libya is affecting all countries in the Sahel region, including Nigeria. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving a special envoy from President Idris Itno of Republic of Chad at...

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Senate urges FG to compensate states AFFECTED  by Violence WITH 1% VAT

Senate urges FG to compensate states AFFECTED by Violence WITH 1% VAT

The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to compensate the states affected by the massive destruction that took place when the peaceful protests by the #EndSARS agitators were hijacked by criminals last month with one per cent of proceeds from Value Added Tax. The decision of the red chamber followed two separate motions moved...

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Court orders the immediate ARREST of Maina’s son, summons surety

Court orders the immediate ARREST of Maina’s son, summons surety

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday revoked the bail granted Faisal Maina, the son of Abdulrasheed Maina, and ordered his arrest for jumping bail in his trial on money laundering charges. Justice Okon Abang also ordered that his trial on money laundering charges would proceed in absentia pending when the security agencies would...

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Court orders immedate ARREST of Maina’s son, summons surety

Court orders immedate ARREST of Maina’s son, summons surety

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday revoked the bail granted Faisal Maina, the son of Abdulrasheed Maina, and ordered his arrest for jumping bail in his trial on money laundering charges. Justice Okon Abang also ordered that his trial on money laundering charges would proceed in absentia pending when the security agencies would...

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Commission support indefinite suspension of Lagos surgeon

Commission support indefinite suspension of Lagos surgeon

The Federal Competiton and Consumer Protection Commission has endorsed the indefinite suspension of a Lagos surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, over issues bordering on the death of one of her patients. FCCPC said the suspension of the surgeon was done by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. The surgeon allegedly operated on a patient in...

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BREAKING news: Ondo deputy speaker Ogundeji removed

BREAKING news: Ondo deputy speaker Ogundeji removed

The crisis rocking the Ondo State House of Assembly still lingers as the embattled Deputy Speaker, Mr Iroju Ogundeji, has been removed by the members of the Assembly. READ ALSO Just in: Prison officials, motorcyclists Collide in Ibadan The members, who took the action at the plenary of the House on Tuesday, immediately elected Mr...

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Just in: Prison officials, motorcyclists Collide in Ibadan

Just in: Prison officials, motorcyclists Collide in Ibadan

There was pandemonium at the Agodi Gate area of Ibadan following a clash between some motorcyclists and men of the Agodi Correctional Centre, Ibadan. The cause of the fight, which started on Tuesday morning, could not be immediately ascertained but our correspondent gathered that two persons were allegedly shot by the prison warders READ ALSO...