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Bolaji Abdullahi: Entrepreneurship cannot solve Nigeria’s problems

Speaking on entrepreneurship and the role of governance, Abdullahi said entrepreneurship is an “escapist method” disseminated by an “irresponsible” government to delegate its responsibilities.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister challenges media on reportage of child labour issues

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Monday, challenged the media to focus more on reporting child labour issues with a view to eliminating the practice in the country.
Dr Isreal Kolawole, a Consultant Anaesthetic and Palliative Care Clinician, says anaesthetics are leaving Nigeria in drove, calling on the Federal Government to save the medical sector from brain drain.

Consultant: Anaesthetics leaving Nigeria in drove

Dr Isreal Kolawole, a Consultant Anaesthetic and Palliative Care Clinician, says anaesthetics are leaving Nigeria in drove, calling on the Federal Government to save the medical sector from brain drain.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Anxiety in Ondo as ‘thugs’ lay siege to state assembly

Suspected political thugs have laid siege to the Ondo State House of Assembly, causing anxiety across the state capital.
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APC sweeps Ondo local council elections

The Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of all the 18 chairmanship seats in Saturday’s local government election in the state
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Ondo council poll: Candidates commends voters’ turnout, election process

Mrs Oladunni Odu, the Chairperson, Ondo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) on Saturday in Okitipupa commended the turnout of voters for the local government election in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has reacted to his victory at the primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Ondo fumigates schools ahead of resumption

The Ondo State Government has commenced the fumigation of its schools across the 18 local government areas of the state as part of safety measures ahead of the partial resumption of schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Donald Ojogo, Commissioner for Information and Orientation, said in a statement that the bill would be transmitted to the State House of Assembly for legislative scrutiny after which it would be passed into law.

Ondo: Measures to curb spread of coronavirus still in force

Worried by the non-compliance to its precautionary measures against COVID-19, the Ondo state government yesterday said that the total ban on all political, social and religious gatherings in the State remained in force.
Authorities in Nigeria's largest city Lagos on Monday said that the death toll from a suspected gas explosion had risen to 17 as emergency services dug bodies from the debris. 1

Dismembered bodies litter Lagos explosion site as aid workers rescue three-year-old survivor

Following the explosion which destroyed many buildings and claimed not less than 17 lives in the Abule Ado community in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos, three additional bodies: two females and one male were discovered under the rubbles as dismembered parts of corpses littered the scene of the explosion.
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Appeal Court upholds ex-Lagos deputy speaker’s election into House of Reps

The Court of Appeal has upheld the election of the House of Representatives member, Hon. Taiwo Kolawole, representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Federal Constituency in Lagos State.
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Kayode Fayemi: I am not a magician

Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says he is not a magician who would make the challenges facing the state to disappear within a day.

Ondo North: PDP’s Olusegun Phillips-Alonge lauds party leadership

The PDP candidate for Ondo North senatorial district, Olusegun Phillips-Alonge, has expressed appreciation to the leadership of his party at the state and senatorial level for his victory at the primary election.

Ondo APC decries Ekiti treasurer’s murder

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday described as callous and despicable, the murder of the treasurer of the party’s Ekiti State chapter, Mr. Moses Olaoye.

Ondo Assembly dissolves local council caretaker committees

The Ondo State House of Assembly has dissolved the 18 Local Government Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state.

Victor Olabimtan: I remain in APC

Former Speaker of the Ondo state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Victor Olabimtan, on Sunday, said he would remain in the All Progressives Congress (APC), despite losing the senatorial ticket.
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Ondo APC members kick against imposition of deputy speaker

The All Progressives Congress (APC), House of Assembly aspirants and their supporters in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State, have protested against imposition of a candidate the into the State House of Assembly by the state chapter of the party.

Ondo: PDP nullifies Owo/Ose federal constituency primaries

Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, primaries for the Owo/Ose federal constituency has been cancelled.

Ondo: Aspirants call for fresh APC House of Reps primaries

Four House of Representatives aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state on Saturday called on the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) to conduct a fresh primary election in Idanre/Ifedore federal constituency of the state.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops ambush Boko Haram terrorists, kill six in Borno

Terrorists operating around Shyadawe/Nagasino villages in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria have suffered a heavy casualty blow following an ambush staged against them by troops of 192 and 202 Battalions of Operation Fire Ball (OPFB).
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.

President Buhari urges Nigerians to pray for peace, unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and stability in the country.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

Military air strikes knock out more terrorists’ hideouts in Borno

Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
A member of the Amhara Special Forces looks on as he holds his rifle at the 5th Battalion of the Northern Command of the Ethiopian Army in Dansha, Ethiopia. EDUARDO SOTERAS - AFP

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital – government

Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.

CAFCC: Rivers United fall to 2-1 defeat vs Futuro Kings

Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.