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AbdulRazaq briefs Kwara traditional rulers on #EndSARS protest, minimum wage

· Meeting timely: Emir of Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday held a meeting with the first class traditional rulers in the state to brief them on the minimum wage question, developmental issues, and security situation. AbdulRazaq, who lauded the traditional rulers for their support, said the administration respects the right of citizens… Read More »

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My dear Good People of the State of Osun,

Yesterday evening, political thugs and hoodlums made an unsuccessful attempt on my life and those of my aides while identifying with our beloved youths who were engaging in legitimate protest against the alleged brutality of the now disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). My entourage and I had joined protesters from Alekuwodo area to Olaiya Junction… Read More »

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#EndSARS;Things left unsaid. 

By Dakuku Peterside. On Friday, December 18, 2010, a man named Mohamed Bouazizi, protesting police corruption and ill-treatment, set himself on fire in the Tunisian city of Sidi Bouzid. This action sparked a series of protests in Tunisia. From Tunisia, the protests spread to five other countries: Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Syria and Bahrain. The consequent… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: Gbajabiamila tasks constitution review panel to listen to many voices

Gbajabiamila tasks constitution review panel to listen to many voices …says answer to Nigeria’s development questions lies in new constitution The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has asked the Special Committee on Constitution Review of the House to engage as many voices as possible in the course of its work. Gbajabiamila… Read More »

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‘Makinde Has Redefined Governance By Being Practical in Leadership Position’ – Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi 111 has described Oyo State governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde as a practical politician, who has used leadership position to redefine governance in the State. The foremost monarch said this on Tuesday when he was visited by the France Ambassador, Mr Pasquier Jerome who had earlier… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: SARS protests: House to appropriate for compensation of victims, says Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives would ensure that it appropriates funds for the compensation of the victims of the #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has said. Gbajabiamila said the action would be in line with the House resolve to ensure that the lives of those reportedly killed during the protests in parts… Read More »

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NIMASA DG Appointed Chairman Celtras, Uniport

· It’s a Great Spur to More Work – Jamoh The University of Port Harcourt has announced the appointment of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, as Chairman of the Governing Board of the institution’s Centre for Logistics and Transport Studies. A letter signed by the Vice… Read More »

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Kwara govt receives relief materials for rainstorm victims

Kwara State Government has received various relief materials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for victims of rainstorms in parts of the state, following efforts by Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq and the federal lawmakers from the state. This comes barely three weeks after the Governor visited the NEMA headquarters to seek urgent support for the… Read More »

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Okowa commends IGP for disbanding SARS

The Governor of Delta, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has commended the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, for the disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. The governor noted in a statement personally signed by him in Asaba, that the disbandment of SARS was a decisive and prompt way by the… Read More »

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We’re committed to ensuring peace in Delta — Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to ensuring that peace returned to warring communities in the state. Okowa gave the assurance while receiving the report of the Judicial Panel of Enquiry into the disputed Okpe-Urhobo Forest Reserve from the Chairman of the Panel, Justice Tessy Diai, at Government House,… Read More »