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The tension-soaked Edo governorship election may have been concluded with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announcing Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the poll. However, one is not unmindful of the fact that the election may not have been completely over as it were. Obaseki’s main challenger, the All Progressives Congress candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, says he is...
Interventions To Address Specific Challenges At Grassroots, Says, Governor Gesture, A New Dawn In Governance - APC Chairman In keeping promises made during the electioneering, Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off the execution of 377 state-wide projects across all wards in the State. The intervention, which was said to be first of its kind in the...
By Okunade Adekunle The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming Lagos East Bye-Election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has said that he would surpass the achievements of his predecessors if elected, saying that his goal is to positively impact the lives of the people. Abiru said this in Ikorodu Town Hall on Friday while addressing the party faithful. He...
Two million Covid-19 fatalities are “very likely”, without relentless global action to combat the disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, September 25. As the one million death toll looms in a pandemic that has surged around the planet, the WHO said the prospect of another million deaths is not unimaginable, if countries and individuals do not come...
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has reacted to his purported suspension by a faction of the All Progress Congress (APC), referring to it as a joke taken too far. The leaders of an APC faction on Friday announced the suspension of the governor, claiming that five days before the Edo election, he hosted Femi Fani-Kayode of the PDP in...
The Federal Government has approved the deportation of 10 Egyptians and seven Sri-Lankans with immediate effect. The Public Relations Officer, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Sunday James disclosed this in a statement on Friday. He said the Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbeshola signed the deportation order in pursuant to section 45, subsection 2, section 46, subsection 1 and Section 47,...
By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan A total of 32 beggars have been evacuated from the street by the Oyo State Government in its continued effort at ridding the state of destitute and providing succour to children used for street begging. The exercise, fourth of its kind, was carried out around the popular Dugbe market and Mokola under bridge axis of Ibadan Speaking with...
Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Friday paid tribute to Afenifere leader, Reuben Fasoranti, on the occasion of the 94th birthday. Osinbajo's remarks released by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande stated: “It is a special pleasure and privilege to celebrate Papa’s birthday with you all today. Papa, your...
By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde felicitated with the Osi Olubadan of Ibadanland and former Governor of the state, Senator Rashidi Adewolu Ladoja, who clocked 76 on Friday. Makinde, in a congratulatory message made available to newsmen through his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, described Ladoja as an exemplar and a worthy model for younger generations. The...