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Southern Kaduna: We’ve suffered greatest social disruption, economic deprivation, insecurity under Governor El-Rufai
The Southern Kaduna people have expressed concern that since the inception of Mal. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai’s government in 2015, Adara people and indeed Southern Kaduna communities have suffered the greatest social disruptions, economic deprivations and insecurity.
The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration is making steady progress in the against human trafficking through sustained awareness creation and robust partnership with key stakeholders.
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare 11, has promised to partner with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) through advocacy and empowerment in the fight against human trafficking.
Omo N’oba N’edo Ewuare II, the Oba of Benin and Chairman Edo State Council of Traditional Rulers, over the weekend paid a royal visit to his Niger State counterpart, the Etsu Nupe and chairman Niger State Council of Traditional rulers, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar in the ancient city of Bida, Niger State.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Oba Ewuare II, has called for the establishment of a befitting memorial site in honour of Oba Ovonramwen in Calabar City, the Cross River State Capital.
The Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II, will pay a historic visit to the Obong of Calabar, Natural Ruler and Treaty King, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, on Saturday, January 11, 2020.
The Benin Traditional Council has warned individuals and group of persons in the state against use of the name of the Benin Monarch, Omo N’Oba N’Edo, Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, without consultation and clearance from the palace.
Ewuare, who is the chairman of the council, said the call for prayers became necessary in view of the current political crisis in the state, a situation, which he stressed had “become a serious concern to everyone.”
Fearing being struck dead by the dreaded Ayelala juju deity, looters of goods at the burnt Ekiosa market in Benin City are said to be returning the stolen wares to the market.
Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has advised politicians to improve on the nation’s democratic process and political structure to align with African cultural values that engender unity and peaceful coexistence among the people.
Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President, has said that the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will further unify the country irrespective of its cultural diversity.Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President has said that the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) will further unify the country irrespective of its cultural diversity.
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Wednesday urged Nigerian women to emulate the legendary Queen Idia’s virtues of patience and courage to conquer life challenges.
The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated with the Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo, Oba Ewuare II, on the revered monarch’s 3rd coronation anniversary.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has predicted that the APC would win the forthcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
The Oba of Benin has called for prayers over the security situation in the country, even as he tasked the federal government to listen to the cries of Nigerians and tackle the menace decisively.
Ex-Inspector-General of Police Dr Solomon Arase has resigned as the chairman of Edo State Private Property Protection Task Force (PPPTF).
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.
Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo has donated five ventilators and has also agreed to a pay cut amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Ronaldo has returned to Portugal to self-isolate as COVID-19 has taken a devastating toll in Italy with 86,498 cases and 9,134 deaths confirmed.
The NCDC revealed that three of the five fresh cases are travellers who just returned to Nigeria, while two are close contacts of one of the confirmed cases the country has.
Enyimba midfielder, Ekundayo Ojo, and Abia Comets’ Benjamin Iluyomade, who were kidnapped on Sunday, have regained their freedom.
The La Liga giants made this known in a tweet on their official Twitter but the did not reveal the cause of Minchola’s death.
Former Chelsea head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has opened up on his ill-fated reign at Stamford Bridge, admitting that he failed to see eye to eye with Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka.