Afenifere expresses concern over growing insecurity

Acting Afenifere leader, Chief Ayo Adebanjo Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere has expressed concern over the economic and security crises confronting Nigeria, saying the situation calls for immediate reverse to prevent degeneration. Lagos State chairman of the organisation, Chief Tunde Onakoya, expressed this concern, shortly after the special prayer for Nigeria at Anwar-Ul-Islam Movement Central Mosque, […]

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Akeredolu urges calm over alleged assault of pregnant woman

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has urged the state council of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other unions to shelve the planned protest against an alleged assault of a pregnant woman. He also vowed to unravel the truth, promising to look into the allegation that his Senior Special Assistant on Strategy and Special Duties, […]

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‘Yoruba agenda fueled by state of Nigeria, insecurity, others’

Clamour for a Yoruba agenda, in which its proponents are agitating for Oduduwa Republic, is fueled by the current state of Nigeria, exacerbated by insecurity, banditry, herder-farmer clashes and distorted federal system being operated in the country. A professor of history and archeology, Akinwunmi Ogundiran, made the assertion, at the weekend, during the unveiling of […]

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‘Financial restructuring will enable states manage their resources’

Mr. Sylva Ogwemoh, SAN, is a Lagos based commercial lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria. In this interview with Bertram Nwannekanma, he spoke on the recent revelation that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) may not remit money into the federation account domiciled at the Central Bank of Nigeria for lack of money. What is […]

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COVID19: UK places Nigeria, others on travel restriction list

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson The United Kingdom has placed a travel restriction on travelers from Nigeria and other countries in order to contain the spread of COVID-9 in that country. The country listed Nigeria alongside 188 countries on the amber list on its website. Aside from the countries on the amber list other countries […]

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G7 countries pledge $389 million to fight Boko Haram insurgency

The G7, a group of the world’s wealthiest countries, has promised to aid Nigeria’s fight against the decade-long fight against Boko Haram insurgency with $389 million. The British high commissioner in Nigeria Catriona Laing said the fund will help combat the worsening humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s northeast. The region is the most impacted by the […]

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Eid-el-Fitr: FRSC deploys 1,820 personnel in Kano State

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Command in Kano State has deployed 1,820 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Fitr celebration in the state. Mr Zubairu Mato, the State FRSC Sector Commander, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Kano. Mato said three ambulances, 16 patrol vans, one tow truck and personnel have been deployed […]

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