Protest in Ekiti as suspected herdsman kills farmer

Residents of Ayegbaju Ekiti, Oye local government area of Ekiti State, on Thursday evening staged a protest to vent anger over the alleged killing of a farmer by suspected herdsman. Elijah Ogor, 30’s, who hailed from Benue State, was killed on his farmland situated between Ayegbaju and Ido Ekiti on Wednesday after his farm was […]

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Nigeria wastes 42,160MW as transmission, distribution challenges linger

Challenges facing the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), have led to the wastage of about 42,160.87 mega watts (MW) of electricity out of the 88,566.43MW generated by power generation companies (GenCOs) last year.   Although the current administration had vowed to address the barriers limiting power supply to consumers, statistics made available in Abuja by […]

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No vehicular movement on election day, IGP orders

The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 6 am – 6 pm on Saturday, 16th February, 2019. He explained that this new improvement will help the security agencies in their electoral process and also prevent hoodlums from disrupting the electoral processes. He pleaded with the citizens to […]

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Ore flyover: Akeredolu seeks cooperation

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Thursday, appealed to residents of Odigbo Local Government Area, to cooperate with contractors handling the Ore flyover project. He made the appeal in Ore, Odigbo Local Government Area, while inspecting the construction of the Ore flyover. The project was flagged-off in February 2018, as part of projects to […]

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30,000 security men to monitor elections in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, CP Zubairu Mu’azu, says 30,000 security personnel, including the police and other security agencies, will be deployed for the general elections in Lagos. Mu’azu disclosed the figure in a statement signed by the Command’s Spokesman, CSP Chike Oti on Wednesday in Lagos. According to Mu’azu, beginning with the Presidential and […]

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Osinbanjo’s plane crash due to brownout – Report

THE Accident Investigation Bureau has indicated that the helicopter accident the Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo had was caused due to a brownout in the landing area. A helicopter conveying the vice president to a campaign rally in Ogun had crash-landed in Kabba town on February 2. The preliminary report released by the AIB on Wednesday shows that […]

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