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Hijrah: Osun, Kano Declares August 20 Public Holiday

The Osun State Government has declared August 20 as a public holiday for hijrah – Muslims’ new year. This was contained in a press statement by Osun Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, on Wednesday.

BREAKING: Fire Guts Building in Ooni’s palace

A building inside the Ile Oodua’s Palace of Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi was on Wednesday gutted by fire, causing panic in the ancient city. A source in the palace confirmed the incident but said, “It is not...

NDDC: EFCC Probe Akpabio, Pondei Over Alleged Corruption

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it is investigating corruption allegations against Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta affairs.  In a response letter dated August...

NBTE Grants Approval For Open Distance E-Learning To Ede Poly

……. Management lauds FG, reiterates stance on academic excellence The National Board for Technical Education(NBTE) has granted approval to the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, for the commencement of Open and Distance Flexible E- learning.

UNILAG: Non-teaching Staff Endorses Acting VC, Soyombo

The Non-Academic Staff Union, NASU, University of Lagos, UNILAG, yesterday, okayed the appointment of Prof. Theophilus Omololu Soyombo, as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university by the Governing Council. This was confirmed in a statement signed by NASU UNILAG...

UPDATED: Mali’s President Ibrahim Keita Resigns, Dissolves Parliament    

Mali’s president announced his resignation late Tuesday, just hours after armed soldiers seized him from his home in a dramatic power grab following months of protests demanding his ouster. In a televised address, Mr Keïta said he was also...

Makinde Orders Re-arrest of Escaped Serial killer in Oyo

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has reacted to the escape of Sunday Shodipe, a suspected serial killer, who was arrested in connection with killings in Akinyele Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner...

African Union Condemns Arrest Of Malian President, PM

The African Union on Tuesday condemned the arrest of Malian political leaders by mutineering troops and demanded they be freed immediately. “I forcefully condemn the arrest of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Prime Minister (Boubou Cisse) and other members of...

Mali President, Prime Minister Arrested By Soldiers

Mutineering soldiers in Mali on Tuesday detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, one of their leaders said. “We can tell you that the president and the prime minister are under our control,” the leader, who requested anonymity, told...

Internet celebrity, Mompha, Sues EFCC, Demands N5m

Ismaila Mustapha, an internet celebrity better known as Mompha, has filed a N5 million lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over his recent re-arrest by the anti-graft agency. The EFCC had earlier charged Mompha for alleged N32.9...

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JUST IN: Kaduna Govt Imposes 24-hour Curfew

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state. Recall that the Governor had...

Buhari’s silence on Lekki shootings, evidence that attacks were aimed at bringing down Yorubaland...

Leader of the Yoruba World Congress, Professor Banjo Akintoye, on Friday, described Tuesday’s shooting at unarmed protesters at Lekki, Lagos by security forces...

Kwara Govt. Condemns CACOVID Palliatives Looting

Kwara State government on Friday says the Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) items looted were meant for the poor and a special group...

Kwara Govt. Declares 24-hour Curfew in the State

Kwara State Government has imposed a 24-hour curfew on the Ilorin metropolis. It stated that the curfew takes effect...

EndSARS: Osun Govt. Suspends 24-hour Curfew

The Osun State Government has suspended its 24-hour curfew. The state Governor, Gboyega Oyetola on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour...

ENDSARS: Oyetola Inaugurates Judicial Panel Of Inquiry

.tasks members on fairness, equity, justice ...appeals to protesting youths to give govt a chance Osun...