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Kogi Poll:Masked Security Men Attack Makinde’s Hotel In Lokoja

Armed and masked security men who appeared in police uniforms were reportedly seen attacking the hotel where the Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, lodged in Lokoja, Kogi State, on Friday. Makinde is the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Kogi state Campaign Council. He is in Kogi in his capacity as the Chairman of that Council. Eye witnesses report confirmed that the hooded security operatives arrived the Suitorial Hotels, Lokoja, along Stadium Road, where the Governor and some members of the PDP Campaign Councul were lodged at about…

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Franktalk: Setting Agenda For University Of Nigeria Witchcraft Conference

Barring any last minute delay, the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, will hold its conference on witchcraft in a matter of days.  Tagged “Witchcraft: Meaning, factors and practices,’’ the conference, to be convened by the Professor B.I.C Ijomah Centre for Policy and Research Institute, is scheduled  to take place between November 26 and 27. A notice of the event indicates that David Ker, a former vice chancellor of Benue State University, would be the keynote speaker while both the university’s vice chancellor, Charles Igwe, and the director of the Ijomah Centre, …

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IGP Posts New CPs To Lagos, Kano, Ogun Other States

The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A. Adamu, has ordered the immediate posting and redeployment of the following Commissioners of Police to states as follows: Cross River State      –       CP Nkereuwem A. Akpan Akwa Ibom State      –       CP Kenneth Ebrimson Ogun State               –       CP Imohimi D. Edgal Kano State                –       CP Habu Sani Ahmadu Edo State                  –       CP Lawal Jimeta Bauchi State             –       CP Philip Sule Maku Lagos State…

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Education, Instrument For Eradicating Poverty- NIMASA DG

… As Nimasa Donates Educational Materials To Schools   The Director General of Nigerian Maritime Administration and safety Agency (NIMASA) Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that education is the only way through which poverty can be eradicated in the country.   Speaking recently in Kaduna where NIMASAdonated some educational materials to some schools in the northern zone, Dr. Dakuku pointed out that the gesture is in the Agency’s determination to support the Federal Government’s quest to improve on the quality of education in the country.   He noted that it was…

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Heritage Bank Identifies High Prospects In Nigeria’s £4bn Gold Market 

Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria’s most innovative banking service provider, disclosed that Nigeria’s Gold market is worth £4 billion Pounds with high prospects of profitability for all players in the sub sector. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ifie Sekibo, who stated this at the Nigeria-Canada Investment Summit, held in Abuja, yesterday also disclosed that the enormous potential of the industry was one of the reasons why Heritage Bank delved into the mining sector despite enormous risks. According to him, the bank has Dukia Gold as its partner that would…

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Rape: Court Dismisses Case Against COZA Pastor, Fines Busola Dakolo N1m

A High Court in Bwari, Abuja on Thursday dismissed the case filed by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA). The court also awarded costs of N1,000,000 against Dakolo and held that the fine should have been 10 times more because the court’s time was wasted. Dakolo had filed the suit against Fatoyinbo after she claimed that the COZA pastor raped her when she was 16 years in Ilorin, Kwara State. The Nation.   Share on: WhatsApp

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Senator Olujimi Sworn-In, As Lawan Calls For Unity Among Lawmakers

The Senate on Thursday swore-in Senator Biodun Olujimi as Senator representing Ekiti South Senatorial District at the National Assembly. Olujimi, garbed in a coffee brown attire, was sworn-in by the upper chamber, following an oath administered by the Clerk of Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, at exactly 10:40 immediately after the commencement of plenary. The lawmaker who was the Minority Leader in the Eighth Senate, was last week declared winner of the 2019 Senatorial election by the Kaduna Division of the Court of Appeal. The Court which nullified the election of Spokesman…

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Bayelsa, Kogi Elections: Buhari Calls For Fairness, Transparency

President Muhammadu Buhari has made a strong demand for exemplary conduct of non-partisanship on the part of election and law enforcement officials in Kogi and Bayelsa states. All must carry out their functions with fairness and transparency; without let or hindrance and without fear or favour. He said: “I call on voters in Bayelsa and Kogi States to exercise their franchise in a peaceful and orderly manner and in line with the law in all situations. Law enforcement officials must ensure that citizens are allowed to vote without harassment and…

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Sowore: DSS Denies Reports Of Opening Fire On Protesters

The Department of State Security has denied reports that its officers opened fire on campaigners calling for the release of a former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore who remains in detention despite having been granted bail. Sowore, who ran for president as a minor candidate in the February election was arrested in August for calling for a revolution. In September Sowore pleaded not guilty to charges of treason, money laundering and harassing the president. He was granted bail on October 4 but he has not been released because the DSS says…

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Senate Wants To Fast-Track Deep Blue Sea Project In Fight Against Piracy

The Senate on Wednesday called on Nigeria’s maritime agency to quickly fast-track the implementation of the Deep Blue Sea Project for the protection of Nigeria’s water ways to combat the menace of pirates and armed bandits. This resolution was sequel to a motion titled “urgent need to address the menace of piracy and banditry in the Gulf of Guinea and Nigeria’s internal waters.” The Senate also urged the federal government to deploy more naval personnel on the Oron coastal area to check the activities of pirates and bandits. It urged…

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