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Bayelsa Govt. promises safety of students as schools reopen Aug.5

By Nathan Nwakamma Yenagoa, Aug. 3, 2020 Bayelsa Government says it is taking steps to ensure that schools are safe to allow final year students to resume and participate in external examinations as directed by the Federal Government. Messrs Freston Akpor and Walter Liverpool, Permanent...

Work resumes in Osun after Eid-el-Kabir holiday

By Olajide Idowu Osogbo, Aug. 3, 2020 Workers in Osun resumed work on Monday after observing Thursday and Friday Eid-el-Kabir public holiday declared by the Federal Government. Naija247news reports that commercial banks in Osogbo that were closed for the holiday, reopened for business as customers...

Fasanmi: Fayemi constitutes burial c’ttee

By Ariwodola Idowu Ado-Ekiti, Aug. 2, 2020 (NAN)Ekiti Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti has constituted a 13-man committee to coordinate the burial ceremony of Pa Ayo Fasanmi, the late leader of the Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, who died on Thursday at the age of...

APC governors pledge commitment to end terrorism

By Hamza Suleiman Maiduguri, Aug. 2, 2020 The Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), on Sunday, restated its determination to find lasting solutions to terrorism in the North East. They pledged to mobilise funds for the security architecture...

COVID-19: Lagos discharges 31 Nigerians, 6 foreigners

By Oluwafunke Ishola/Florence Onuegbu Lagos, Aug. 2, 2020 The Lagos State government, on Sunday, announced the recovery and discharge of 37 coronavirus patients from its isolation centres. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu said in a statement that the patients, including 31 Nigerians and six foreigners, were discharged...

Ondo poll: AAC vows to sue INEC for replacing party deputy gov’s name

By Muftau Ogunyemi Akure, Aug. 2, 2020 The African Action Congress(AAC) said it would take legal action against Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for replacing the name of its Ondo deputy governorship candidate with an unknown one. AAC said this in a statement in Akure...

Edo 2020: Lawmaker pledges support for Ize-Iyamu

Igbaugba Ehigimetor Igarra (Edo), Aug. 2, 2020 The lawmaker representing Akoko-Edo II constituency in the Edo House of Assembly, Mr Emmanuel Agbaje, has pledged his support for Mr Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the APC candidate in the Sept. 19 governorship election in the state. Newsmen reports that Agbaje...

Edo central agenda realisable in APC, says chieftain

By Deborah Coker Benin, Aug. 2, 2020 A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo, Mr Peter Esele, has said that the Edo Central Senatorial District agenda would be realised only in an APC government. Esele, in an interview with newsmen , in...

Oyo govt. to repatriate trafficked indigenes stranded in Lebanon – Makinde

By David Adeoye Ibadan, Aug 2, 2020 Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says the state will ensure the repatriation of all its indigenes found to have been trafficked to Lebanon. This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Ibadan by the Chief Press...

Edo indigenes resident in Abuja drum support for Ize-Iyamu

By Ikenna Uwadileke Abuja, Aug. 2, 2020 Some Edo indigenes resident in Abuja under the aegis of Committee of Edo Leaders and Patriots, have thrown their weight behind Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu for the Sept. 19 governorship election in Edo. Briefing newsmen in Abuja, the group said...
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