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Ondo Election: Deputy Gov Ajayi Best Candidate For Good Governance — Ex-Gov Mimiko

National Leader of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has described Agboola Ajayi, the party’s governorship candidate, who is also the incumbent deputy governor of Ondo State, as the best candidate to deliver good governance to the people of the state. Mimiko, who is the immediate past governor of the state, spoke on Saturday in Ore, headquarters of Odigbo Local Government area of the state, during the party’s launch of campaign for its candidate in the forthcoming governorship election. Mimiko also urged the electorate to collect the “stolen…

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Court Remands 30-Year-Old Man For Allegedly Raping Minor

An Osogbo Magistrates ‘ Court in Osun has ordered that  a 30-year-old tailor, Abdulrasaq Sodiq, in Ilesa Correctional Center for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl. Sodiq pleaded not guilty to the charge preferred against him, but the Magistrate, Mr Taofeek Badmus, ordered the remand of the defendant in Ilesa Correctional facility. Badmus, who denied the  bail application by the defendant’s counel, Mr Okobe Najite, adjourned the matter until Oct. 14 Ealier, the Police Prosecutor, Insp Adeoye Kayode, had told the court that the defendant committed the offense on Sept. 11, at about…

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Armed Bandits Storm Police Station, Kill DPO, Inspector In Sokoto

……. CP vows to bring perpetrators of the dastardly act to book Armed bandits operating in Sokoto State have killed a Divisional Police Officer and an Inspector when about 100 of them attacked the station on Thursday. The Police Public Relations Officer for Sokoto State Police command, ASP Muhammad A. Sadiq, in a statement on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, said: “On 17/09/2020 there was an unwarranted armed banditry attack reported by DCO Gidan Madi Division, which reveals that at about 01:30am the Divisional Headquarters was attacked by a group…

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Rep Asks Police IG To Probe Alleged Killing Of Youth By SARS In Osun

Member of the House of Representatives, Rep Bamidele Salam, has called on the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, to immediately probe the alleged killing of a youth, Idris Ajibola, by Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in Osun State. Bamidele, a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker, representing Egbedore, Ejigbo, Ede North and South Federal Constituency, made the call at a news conference on Thursday in Osogbo. The lawmaker, who described Ajibola’s killing as barbaric, said it was disheartening that 48 hours after the killing, the police had not made any arrest to…

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Gov Ugwuanyi Hails IGP Abubakar For Additional Police Area Command In Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has expressed the gratitude of his administration to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu Abubakar, for approving the permanent site of the Police Area Command Headquarters, Orba, in Udenu Local Government Area of the state, to enhance the security of the area and its jurisdiction. Speaking when he inaugurated the Police Area Command Headquarters, Orba, on Thursday, Gov. Ugwuanyi, who disclosed that his administration funded the permanent site project, to its present state, acknowledged the former Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command,…

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Oyo Govt Consults With Stakeholders On 2021 Budget

……..*We‘ve Approved N1.65bn For Remodelling Of 351 Phcs; N1bn For Teachers’ Leave Bonus- Makinde …Says Oyo Will Continue People-Centred Projects ‘…we won’t chase away street traders without providing alternatives’ Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, led top government functionaries and other stakeholders to host the second edition of the state’s inclusive budget initiative, where he declared that his administration will not relent in its determination to turn the state around through people-centred projects. Governor Makinde, who spoke at the Budget Consultative Forum ahead of the 2021 Budget…

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Gov Makinde Promotes Religious Tolerance In Oyo-Islamic Leaders  

…As They Commission Renovated Eid Ground In Ibadan …Stop All Attacks On His Govt, Oyero, Oyelade Tell Muslim Faithful Muslim leaders in Oyo State on Thursday commended Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, declaring that he has shown brightly as a promoter of religious tolerance. The notable Muslim leaders in the state including the Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Alhaji AbuBakr Agbotomokekere; former president of the Central Council of Ibadan Indigenes (CCII), Chief Bayo Oyero and the Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Alhaji Lateef Oyelade, gave the commendation at the commissioning of…

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Police Foil Kidnap Attempt Of Medical Doctor In Bayelsa

The Anti Kidnapping unit of the Bayelsa State Police Command has foiled the attempted kidnap of a medical doctor working at the General Hospital Odi, Kolokuma/ Opukuma Local Government Area of the state. A statement issued on Wednesday in Yenagoa by SP Asimin Butswat, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of Bayelsa Police Command, said that the attempted kidnap occurred on September 10. According to him, credible intelligence revealed that some suspected kidnappers conspired among themselves, went to the doctors’ quarters at the General Hospital Odi, and attempted to kidnap…

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Oyo Pledges To Empower Widows, Protect Their Rights

The Wife of the Oyo state governor, Mrs Tamunominini Makinde, says the state government remains determined to protect the rights of widows and also empower them to face challenges of life. A statement from the Office of the governor’s wife, on Wednesday in Ibadan, indicated that she said this in commemoration of the 2020 International Widow’s Day. Makinde noted that the present government in the state had the interest of widows at heart and would continue to make policies to empower them. According to her, the welfare of widows remain…

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Buhari Condoles With Borno Govt Over Death Of Emir Of Biu

President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the government and people of Borno State on the passing of Emir of Biu, Alhaji Mai Mustapha Umar Aliyu. The President also commiserates with the royal family and the Biu Emirate Council on the death of His Royal Highness who for 31 years had the privilege of leading the people of Biu with diligence and dedication. President Buhari affirms that the Emir who was a strong advocate for peace and development in the North East region, demonstrated visionary leadership that was very evident…

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