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Group condemns rape in Ekiti University

Most cases of violence against women go unreported.

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Court remands pastor for alleged rape of church member

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a pastor, Ilesanmi Emmauel of Christ Apostolic Church, be remanded in prison for alleged rape of a minor. Magistrate Adefunke Ajibade ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody pending the advice of the state Director of Public Prosecution. Mr. Ajibade described the case as a […]

Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of Osun State

Osun begins distribution of Computer Learning Tablets to students

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State says he intends to make public schools the toast of all education loving. The Osun State Government has commenced the distribution of the Computer Tablets of Learning (Opon Imo) to the students of the government-owned secondary schools in the state. The distribution of the tablets started at the Ataoja […]

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Group asks Ebonyi council boss to submit to police over murder investigation

Local Council boss in Ebonyi State allegedly has a hand in murder case. By Ogo Anioke A group, Ivo Progressive Assembly, IPA, has called on the Chairman of Ivo Local Government Area in Ebonyi State, Celestine Eze, to submit himself for interrogation over alleged complicity in a murder case in the council. This call comes […]

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Ondo tribunal fixes April 23 for adoption of written addresses

The victory of Governor Mimiko at the last Ondo State gubernatorial election is being challenged. The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure has fixed April 23 for the adoption of written addresses by the parties who brought petitions before it. The development followed the closure of the defence filed by Olusola Oke, the […]

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Ex-Governor rejects zoning in Anambra governorship race

The former governor stated this when an aspirant paid her a visit. A former Governor of Anambra, Virgy Etiaba, has crticised the position of some stakeholders that the forthcoming gubernatorial poll in the state be zoned to Anambra North Senatorial district. Ms. Etiaba made her position known in Nnewi on Tuesday when a philanthropist and […]

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Two students injured in Ibadan building collapse

Two students got severely hurt in an accident on Tuesday. Two school children were on Tuesday injured when a building collapsed on them around Idi-Ose in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. The victims, a 15-year-old male and a three-year-old female, were on their way to their respective schools when the building collapsed on […]

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Don’t allow my husband die in vain, widow tells police IG

The police officer was shot dead by an enraged colleague. Modupe Adelakun, widow of the slain police inspector, Adelakun Lawal, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, to ensure that her husband’s murderer is sanctioned. In February, Mr. Lawal and his senior colleague, Kazeem Shehu, were having a drink at a relaxation […]

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Eight chiefs arrested for complicity in murder of Ondo prince

The prince was allegedly beaten to death.

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Why Ogun closed forest reserves-Assembly

The Ogun State Assembly said the forest reserves have remained shut so that revenue can be generated from it.

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Suspected human parts dealer arrested in Ogun

The suspect was caught with human body parts in Abeokuta, the Capital of Ogun State.

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Sokoto spends N500m on health facilities

The State Health Commissioner says the exercise is aimed at boosting the morale of the health workers. 

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Suicide bomber allegedly kills six soldiers in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Army said only one soldier was killed and two others injured.

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Ladoja gets more time in court over N45mn shady deal

Mr. Ladoja is accused of failure to deliver a property he sold.

Ondo state governor, Olusegun Mimiko

Four injured as ACN, LP supporters clash in Ondo

The police aid their prompt intervention saved the day.

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state

Ajimobi canvasses application of scientific breakthroughs for economic development

The governor says that science and technology should be used to empower the future generation. The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has made a case for application of scientific breakthroughs in the country to foster economic development. Mr. Ajimobi, who made the appeal in Ibadan on Monday while flagging-off the 12th annual conference of the […]

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Ibadan Polytechnic Governing Council members risk jail over contempt of court

The school was sued by an aggrieved ex-staffer over the non-payment of his gratuity and pension. A former Head of Service of the Federation, Afolabi Oladapo, may be jailed if found guilty of a contempt charge preferred against him and 12 others in an Oyo State High Court. Mr. Afolabi, who is currently the Chairman, […]

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PDP lawmakers seek amnesty for Boko Haram

The Assembly members want the Nigerian President to grant Boko Haram amnesty. National Assembly members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the North East of Nigeria have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to rescind his decision not to grant amnesty to members of the Boko Haram sect. They asked him to rescind the decision […]

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Ogun PDP faction accuses police of bias, denies vandalizing secretariat

The party secretary of the Obasanjo faction, Dapo Adeyemi, called the new occupants of the secretariat mischief-makers. The Olusegun Obasanjo-backed faction of the Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday accused the police of not allowing them take out their property and documents before opening the secretariat to the rival faction. […]

Former Governor of Kogi State, Abubakar Audu

EFCC arraigns ex-Kogi Governor, Audu, over N10bn fraud

Audu and his co-accused pleaded not guilty. 

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Gunmen kill four teachers in Maiduguri

The Borno attack occurred in two different schools.

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25 feared killed in Kano bomb explosion

The blast occurred in a busy area of the city.

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Reconciliation of PDP members in good taste – Abia chairman

Regardless of the ongoing reconciliation process, the PDP chairman of the Abia State chapter of the PDP says some estranged members of the party in the state will not be readmitted.

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Measles: Kebbi LG bans visit to victims

Kebbi State has had an outbreak of measles.

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My entry into Anambra governorship race divine – Igwebuike

Anambra gubernatorial aspirant says his ambition to become governor of the state is divine.