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  • EKITI ELECTION - FAYEMI - FAYOSE

    Fayemi, Fayose in fresh war of words over July 14 election

    Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has described former Governor Kayode Fayemi and a former governorship aspirant, Dayo Adeyeye, as politically spent forces who cannot contest and win any credible election in the state. Fayemi and Adeyeye had on Tuesday, at a reception for Fayemi by Prince Adedayo Adeyeye Movement (PAAM), inveighed…

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  • Stuart Symington - US ambassador to Nigeria - HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE

    US commits $102 million to humanitarian assistance in Nigeria

    Fred Ezeh, Abuja The United States government on Thursday announced a donation of $102 million dollars for humanitarian assistance in the North-East states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. The donation was in addition to several other financial and logistical interventions by the US and other countries towards the alleviation of the poor living conditions of…

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  • INEC - ELECTION MONITORING - RIGGING

    Ekiti guber: We will stop election rigging, INEC assures public

    Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday reassured the public that it would stop any individual or group from rigging the forthcoming July 14 governorship poll in Ekiti State. The electoral umpire said it is partnering with European Centre For Electoral Support (ECES) for the training of staff to get…

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  • ABIOLA

    Abiola’s honour, ‘Greek Gift’, says ADP

    Okwe Obi, Abuja The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the conferment of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of the June 12th, 1998, presidential election with the title of the Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (GCFR) by President Muhammadu Buhari as a ‘Greek Gift’, geared towards scoring cheap political points. President Buhari…

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  • HERDSMEN

    Again, herdsmen kill 13 in Benue

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Again, no fewer than 13 persons were early hours of Thursday, were reportedly killed by rampaging herdsmen in Logo and Guma Local government areas of Benue State. Commissioner of Information and Orientation in the state, Lawrence Onoja (Jr.) who disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday said the killings took place barely 48…

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  • HERDSMEN

    Herdsmen attacks: 35 pry schools shut in Nasarawa

    Linus Oota, Lafia At least 35 primary schools were reported to have been shut  in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State as a result of attacks on Tiv communities in the southern senatorial district of the state. The Education Secretary of Obi Local Government Area, Ogashuwa Onuku Samuel, made this known to journalists in…

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  • BURGLAR - NEIGHBOURHOOD SECURITY GUARD

    Neighbourhood security guard jailed for a year for burgling shop

    NAN An Ijede Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikorodu, near Lagos on Thursday sentenced a neighborhood security guard, John Jacob, to 12 months imprisonment for burgling a provision store. Jacob, 26, whose address was not given, was arraigned on a two-count charge of burglary and attempted theft. The convict, however, pleaded guilty to the charges. But…

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  • AJAOKUTA

    Ajaokuta Steel: Completion level at 95.7 percent – Sole Administrator

    Samuel Bello, Abuja The Sole Administrator of Ajaokuta Steel Company Ltd (ASCL), Sumaila Abdul-Akaba said on Thursday that the level of completion for construction and equipping of Ajaokuta Steel Company was at 95.7 percent. Abdul-Akaba made the disclosure in Abuja while presenting the audit report to the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development,…

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  • KATSINA

    Ogun PDP slams state govt. over detention of 18 members

    Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State, on Thursday, slammed the state government for allegedly masterminding the arrest and detention of 18 persons who are members of the party and students of the Gateway ICT Polytechnic, Saapade, Ogun State. Briefing newsmen in Abeokuta at the PDP Legacy House, the state factional…

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  • Family of 5 die in mysterious circumstance in Ogun

    Laide Raheem, Abeokuta A family of five, including the father, mother, three children and a family friend have reportedly died in a mysterious circumstance at Aiyepe Road, in Sagamu Area of Ogun State. The incident, Daily Sun learnt, occurred late Wednesday night and had thrown the entire neighbourhood into mourning. A source further informed Daily…

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