Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, has commiserated with the Emir of Ilorin, Dr. Ibrahim Zulu-Gambari, over the death of eminent Islamic scholar and Mufti of Ilorin, Sheikh Sofiyullahi Kamaldeen Habibulahi Al-adaby .
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The Jigawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has arrested three Ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over missing 202 permanent voter cards during the just-concluded distribution exercise in the state.
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Fresh crisis is brewing in the Kaduna State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as the Eldersâ€™ Forum from the southern zone of the state, yesterday said there will be no automatic ticket for all serving elected officials in the state.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed over 400 registration machines to the 18 local government areas of Ondo State for the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) in the state.
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Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has decried the alleged non-payment of the July salary of local government workers and teachers by the state government, saying it is wicked to deny workers their wages.
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A middleaged woman, Mariam Adegoke has dragged her husband, Akeem before a Grade C Customary Court sitting in Agodi area of Ibadan over alleged death threat. Mariam, who resides with her husband and children at Apetere area of Ibadan, wants their 18-year-old marriage dissolved because she suffered a heavy burden in the marriage.
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A 70-year-old man, Pa Samuel Osuntoyinbo, was yesterday, injured in a building that collapsed at Oke-Ayepe area of Osogbo, Osun State capital. Pa Osuntoyinbo, who lived in the storey building located on Ilesa Road, Oke Ayepe, was said to have lost his two legs in the incident.
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Two former governors of Oyo State, Senator Rashidi Ladoja and Otunba Adebayo Alao-Akala are among thousands of electorate whose permanent voter cards (PVCs) have not been released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Youths and farmers in the 52 communities in Anambra North Senatorial zone are to benefit from scholarship, skills acquisition and other empowerment programmes of Princess Stella Adaeze Oduah Foundation in Anambra State.
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(LAGOS) Nigeria’s foreign debt currently stands at $9.38 billion, up 40 percent in absolute terms from its last publicly available data of $6.7 billion as at end-March 2013, the Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Tuesday. The DMO said local debt was currently at 8.9 trillion naira ($55 bln), up 37.1 percent from 6.49 trillion
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Did the white man truly curse Ugbene Ajima community, a sleepy town in Igbo-Ano Local Development Authority of Enugu State? This is a mystery that has defied the logic of people living in the area.
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The Students Union Government election at the University of Calabar (UNICAL) took a frightening dimension recently with the shooting of three students by the security men monitoring the exercise.
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A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member, Mr Ugochukwu Chukwudi Clement, set an indelible record in Awka South and Njikoka Local Government Areas of Anambra State through his community development projects in schools.
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Pupils of Delightful Bunch School, Gbagada, Lagos State, believe so much in national unity. They proved this recently by borrowing the titles of notable traditional rulers
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The federal government through the Ministry of communications Technology recently positioned the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) , strategically to compete favourably in the silicon valley. In view of this, Nigeria has taken its right-ful place among world growing economy and ranked as desirousÂ emerging market via tech-nology.Recently, three young monopreneurs: Bayo Puddicomb, Damilola Adenusi,
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(LAGOS) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, hasÂ signed into law a bill amending the Stateâ€™s Urban and Regional Planning and Development Law. The amended law lifted the restriction on employment of General Manager of the Stateâ€™s Urban Renewal Authority (LASURA), making other relevant professionals in urban renewal and development eligible for the position. The Lagos
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(MONROVIA, Liberia) People who were being screened for Ebola when they fled a health center during looting have turned themselves into a hospital, a Liberian official said Tuesday. The patients fled when an Ebola holding facility was ransacked in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, on Saturday night, raising fears that the deadly virus might spread into the
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(MONROVIA, Liberia) Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday. The agency didn’t spell out which countries should start screening passengers, but noted that the Ebola outbreak involves transmission in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leona and a “small
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A late night inferno has consumed a saw mill and some buildings in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos. The fire started at about 10.30pm according to the spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye. Farinloye said the cause of the fire is yet to be determined but added that fire
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There was panic in Makurdi, Benue State capital at the weekend, following reports that three indigenes of the state, who arrived from Ebola-torn Liberia, had been placed in a separate room at the Benue State Teaching Hospital (BSUTH), Makurdi, for observation over the deadly disease.
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