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Osun Poll: Police Deploy Armoured Vehicles, Helicopters, Warn Politicians

Police authorities on Sunday said armoured vehicles, surveillance helicopters and about 300 patrol vans have been deployed to ensure adequate security in readiness for the Osun State governorship election on Saturday. In a statement released on Sunday spokesman DCP Jimoh Moshood said the force has made adequate deployment of personnel to maintain law and order all through the period of the elections on Saturday while warning that the personnel will also curtail the excesses of politicians plotting to cause trouble during the election. PRESS RELEASE SECURITY ARRANGEMENT FOR OSUN STATE…

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Pastor Aina Celebrates Wife’s Golden Jubilee In Grand Style

It was a moment of celebration of the faithfulness of God as Pastor Dipo Aina recently celebrated the Golden jubilee birthday of his wife, Deaconess Jumoke Olanike Aina, in a grand style given the array of personalities that graced the occasion. The grand occasion which held at Yudee Event centre in Gowon Estate, Lagos was a reunion for members of the Winners Chapel where both the celebrant and her husband are active members. The Pastorate of Faith Tabernacle was fully represented given the massive presence of the Pastors who not…

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Court Nullifies Osun APC Guber Direct Primary

Abuja Federal High Court, on Friday, nullified the Osun direct primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) which produced Alhaji Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola as gubernatorial candidate of the party. A a governorship aspirant, Kunle Rasheed Adegoke, has asked the Abuja Federal High Court to nullify the Osun primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Isiaka Oyetola, ex-chief of staff to Rauf Aregbesola, incumbent governor, emerged winner of the election which held on July 20. Oyetola polled 127,017 votes while Adegoke got 252 votes. But Adegoke has asked the court…

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Ex-Gombe Chief Of Staff  Dumps APC For PDP

………..in Gombe Chief of Staff to former Governor Danjuma Goje, Umaru Chikere, has left the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Chikere, who served Goje in his first term, 2003-2007, joined the PDP with his supporters at a ceremony on Wednesday in Kumo, Gombe state. Alhaji Garba Nasara, PDP Chairman of Akko Local Government Area received Chikere and other defectors. Chikere is eyeing the Gombe central senatorial seat, now being occupied by Goje, a senator on the platform of the APC. “We are now saying welcome…

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Dasuki: Group Says Cabal  Misleading Buhari  Against Court Orders

The Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has frowned at a statement credited to the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami to the effect that the Federal Government was not ready to release Colonel Sambo Dasuki, former National Security Adviser (NSA) after perfecting the 6th bail granted him by the Federal High Court.   In a statement by the President of NYCN, Comrade Isah Abubakar, the Arewa group said that President Muhammadu Buhari is being misled by Northern cabal for selfish interests.   The statement…

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Kwara Begins Registration For Health Insurance In August

The Executive Secretary of the Kwara State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Olubunmi Jetawo-Winter has said that the agency will commence registration for the State Health Insurance Scheme in August.  Jetawo-Winter, who made this known in a statement on Tuesday in Ilorin said that the registration exercise will hold for 90 days across the 193 wards of the State.  The Health Insurance Scheme was flagged of by Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed on July 12. Jetawo-Winter said the agency will capture all baseline health information, and bio-data of all residents.  This, she said…

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PDP Alleges Plot By APC, Fayemi To Assassinate Fayose, Gov Faints

….Police Abort Victory Ralley Today, those holding power in Abuja placed knife on the neck of democracy by unleashing terror on the peace-loving people of Ekiti State, including the Governor Ayodele Fayose. In a statement the state government said:”Attempt was clearly made to assassinate the governor.  He only escaped being hit by the bullets and teargas canisters fired by the policemen by the whiskers. That was after the policemen had openly assaulted him.   “The armed MOPOL had barricaded the government house, preventing movement in and out of the seat…

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After Tanker Explosion, Lagos Restricts Fuel Trucks Movements

…Gives 30-Day Ultimatum For Articulated Vehicles To Obtain Road Worthiness Certificate  Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of Fuel Tankers to designated trailer route going forward. The government also said it was now mandatory for all articulated trucks coming into Lagos to obtain the Ministry of Transportation’s Road Worthiness Certificate at any of the designated centres within the next 30 days. Addressing a joint press briefing at the Bagauda…

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APC Convention: Court Rejects Move To Stop Lagos Delegates  

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday refused to stop the Hon. Babatunde Balogun led executive committee (Exco) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from participating in the National Convention of the party, slated for this Saturday in Abuja.   Justice Binta Nyako, who declined to stop the Balogun group said that the principle of fair hearing will be breached since only one person instituted the court action against hundreds of thousands others.   Delivering ruling in an ex-parte motion filed by an aggrieved contestant in the May 12,…

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NIMASA Advocates Better Living Conditions For Dock Workers

… As STOAN, MWUN Others Commend Agency The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the welfare of dock workers in the maritime industry as the Agency organised a meeting of the employers and labour unions in the maritime sector under the aegis of the National Joint Industrial Council (NJIC) in Lagos. The Chairman of the NJIC who is also the Executive Director, Maritime Labour and Cabotage Services, NIMASA Mr. Gambo Ahmed noted that the initiative was with a view to use the tool of…

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