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Man, 19, Arraigned for Sexually Abusing Minor in Ekiti

Victor Ogunje in Ado Ekiti A 19-year-old boy, Tope Anisere, was yesterday docked by Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court, Ekiti State, for an alleged sexual assault on a three-year-old girl. The accused person is standing trial on a charge of indecent act. According to police prosecutor, Sergeant Olubu Apata, the accused person put the toddler on his The post Man, 19, Arraigned for Sexually Abusing Minor in ...
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Fast-track Power Sector Probe, SERAP Tells AGF, EFCC, ICPC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN) and anti-graft agencies to fast-track prosecution of all cases of corruption in the electricity sector. SERAP’S Deputy Director, Mr. Kolawole Oluwadare, in a statement yesterday, asked Malami, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices ...
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FRSC Promotes 283 Personnel in Sokoto Zone

Onuminya Innocent in Sokoto Sokoto State Zonal Head of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), RS10, Assistant Corp Marshal Kayode Olagunju, yesterday said the corps has promoted 283 corps marshals and officers. He explained that the affected officers have since been decorated with the new ranks. Olagunju disclosed that the newly promoted officers and marshals consist The post FRSC Promotes 283 Personnel ...
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NMA Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak in Kano, Calls for Calm

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano National body of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in Kano State, which has claimed the lives of two of its members and a patient. Recall that a pregnant woman, who underwent Cesarean Section at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano on Monday died of hemorrhagic The post NMA Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak in Kano, Calls for Calm appeared ...
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FGN’s Bond Nets N626.498bn, Oversubscribed by 300%

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The January 2020 FGN Bond auction by the Debt Management Office (DMO), which was conducted yesterday was oversubscribed by more than 300 per cent, further demonstrating the growing appetite by investors for the debt instrument. According to a statement released by the, DMO, N155 billion of three instruments (five-Year, 10-year and The post FGN’s Bond Nets N626.498bn, Oversubscribed ...
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Kwara chief sentenced for parading self as king

Tunde Oyekola A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has penalised one Chief Sunday Ayantola for parading himself as the king of Ayedun in the Ekiti Local Government Area of the state. Ayantola was dragged to court by the state government following complaints from members of the community over Ayantola’s moves. Ayantola was charged
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Some people are threatening me for exposing Saraki –Chairman, Kwara State Govt Properties Recovery panel

In this interview with TUNDE OYEKOLA, the Chairman of the Kwara State Committee on the Recovery of Government Properties, Senator Suleiman Ajadi, explains how government properties were recovered from those who converted them to personal use You are the chairman of the committee set up by Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq on the recovery of properties belonging
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What is the truth of Boko Haram?

Abimbola Adelakun The news of the murder of the chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi, is unfortunate. Andimi had been abducted earlier in the month when Boko Haram insurgents attacked his village. Days later, he appeared in a video clip where he appealed to
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Akeredolu and the marijuana revolution

Menukuro Olatunji Frank When I was growing up as a child, marijuana was seen by many people in my locality as a forbidden fruit or an ill-wind that blew no one any good and so no one was expected to touch it even with a long pole while its users then were treated like pariah
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Northern Christians under insurgents’ siege – CAN

•Archbishop, NSCIA, NSCEA mourn Andimi Adelani Adepegba, Success Nwogu, James Abraham and Raphael Ede The Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in the 19 northern states and the Federal Capital Territory, Rev.  Yakubu Pam, has alleged that Christians in  the  North   are under siege following the recent kidnapping and killing of Christian faithful in
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