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An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that people allegedly involved in the kidnap of two-year-old twins of an Oyo cleric, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice.
The Oyo State chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has reaffirmed support and loyalty to its governorship candidate in the 2019 elections, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, promising to stand by him in “whatever political decisions he makes.”
The seven-man panel mandated by the interim national leadership of the All Progressives Congress to conduct primary to produce the party candidate ahead of next month bye-election for Imo North senatorial district has broken into factions.
A group of agricultural experts, Nigerian Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (NIFAAS), has called for boosting of the livestock sub-sector amidst COVID-19 pandemic challenges plaguing it.
Surveyor General of the Federation, Mr Taiwo Adeniran, has revealed the preparedness of his office to collaborate with the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMFAC) to produce a map with geospatial data that will make evidence-based decisions.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, the University of Maiduguri chapter, has decried the nonpayment of salary of its members.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
A forensic audit report on the financial records of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, ISOPADEC, yesterday, disclosed that N12.3 billion spent by the commission cannot be accounted for between 2007 to 2020.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has vowed to fish out the killers of the District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with “mild” coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.
The widow of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Florence, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness and sharing of love.
The Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, alongside the Police Commissioner, Umar Musa Muri and Operation Thunder Strike Sector Commander, Colonel Ibrahim Gambari, led journalists to the location where the said abduction was said to have taken place to interact with residents of the area.
Three other projects by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), IT Community Centre in Katsina and IT Hub each in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria Main Campus, Kaduna and University of Lagos, were also commissioned.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has called on Nigerians to support the education of the girl-child to ensure even development in the country.
Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
Lionel Messi became the first player to score in 16 straight Champions League seasons with his goal against Ferencvaros on Tuesday.
The Canadian Government says it has contributed US$ 3 million to the United Nations COVID-19 Basket Fund for Nigeria’s response.
The Northern States Governors’ Forum has expressed concern that the ongoing protests have been taken over by hooligans, ethnoreligious bigots, and political marauders bent on destroying the country.
The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, inaugurated a judicial commission of inquiry to investigate human rights abuse in the state by the disbanded notorious police unit, Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The governor’s announcement, unprecedented outside pandemic declaration, came a day after the his counterpart in Edo State Godwin Obaseki asked all residents to stay indoors following two jailbreaks in Benin.