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“Fulani must go”: Edo women protest, block major roads

By Jethro Ibileke/Benin Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Uromi, the administrative headquarters of Esan north-east local government area of Edo state in protest against Fulani herdsmen in their area. The women accused the Fulani herdsmen of incessant rape and kidnapping. With pictures of them chanting, #FulanimustGo, the women said they can […]

No more free trips to Mecca, Jerusalem: Ekiti cancels sponsorship of pilgrims with state money

  Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi: tells Pilgrims board no more free ride to Hajj Funmilayo Okunade/Ado Ekiti The Ekiti State Government has advocated more private sponsorship of pilgrims to Mecca and Jerusalem, following government’s withdrawal from bankrolling the activity. Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi told at a meeting with members of the […]

Videos: Privacy Invasion: Police probe owners of Pavallion Hotel and Suites in Ogun over cameras allegedly installed in guests rooms

Watch the two short videos to understand the totality of this alleged invasion of privacy of hotel guests.  

Anambra battles fire disasters with 120 fighters

From Obinna Odogwu, Awka Anambra Government has recruited and trained 120 new firefighters that will battle fire disasters that might occur in any part of the state this season. The state, in the past two years, recorded a number of major fire disasters, especially in the markets and other areas which cost lives and property […]

BrandCo launches Adidas Franchise in Nigeria

BrandCo Nigeria Limited, a fashion retailer that sells relevant high street brands to urban African customers through retail expression called bCODE, the company recently acquired and launched Adidas in Lagos and Abuja. bCODE is a wellness fashion and lifestyle multi-brand retailer that sells apparels, accessories and footwear by Adidas, Skechers and Havaianas. The company’s CEO, […]

Releases N34bn for rural roads to stop post-harvest losses

Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, yesterday, said President Muhammadu Buhari  has released the sum of N34 billion for the construction 377 rural roads in 266 rural communities in the six geo – political zones of the country. The minister who disclosed this when he visited the palace of Agadagba of […]

25 killed, 30 injured in Niger communities for declining negotiations with bandits

BARELY 24 hours after negotiations between armed bandits and some communities in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, no fewer than 25 members of neighbouring communities have been killed by armed bandits. Those killed on Monday afternoon bloody attacks were mostly men, while 30 others were seriously injured. The bandits also went away with […]

COVID-19: Nigeria to get 80m doses of vaccines in 2021 –Fayemi

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Chairman, Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed that 80million doses of vaccines would be available in 2021 to cover 40 per cent of the country’s population and another 60 million by 2022. He made the disclosure at Chatham House Event, London, United Kingdom, tagged “The role […]

Tension at police force headquarters over announcement of new IGP

From Molly Kilete, Abuja Anxiety and tension enveloped the police force headquarters in Abuja, yesterdays, over speculations of the appointment of a new Inspectors General of Police(IGP) by President Muhamadu Buhari, following the expiration of the tenure of the incumbent Mr. Mohammed Adamu. Adamu, whose tenure expired on Monday, February1, after the mandatory 35 years […]

Wear Masks to avoid lockdown, Presidency warns Nigerians

The Presidency has expressed worries over the reluctance of Nigerians to comply with the Executive Order that makes mask-wearing and observation of social distancing in the public mandatory. A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), on Sunday, explained that President Muhammadu Buhari introduced the order with the […]

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