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Residents of Agbarha-Otor, the country home of the former first civilian governor of Delta State, Olorogun Felix Ibru, were sacked from their homes on Sunday by rampaging flooding after a persistent downpour.
A presidential candidate at the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) election, Dele Adesina, has called for the cancellation of the exercise.
The Kogi Commissioner for Education Science and Technology, Mr Wemi Jones, has warned against the encroachment of landed properties belonging to public schools across the state.
After much consultation, human rights crusader, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, has declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16. Natasha was candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the last Kogi Central Senatorial election.
The directive was raised as a motion by the Majority Leader of the House, Abdullahi Bello (Ajaokuta, APC), who quoted section of 188 (4) of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) to buttress his point.
Mrs Ene Obi, Country Director, ActionAid Nigeria, has called on the Kogi State government to prioritise education by investing heavily in the sector to mitigate against violent extremism in the state.
Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West Senatorial District at the National Assembly, on Wednesday, pledged to revive the state economy and bring it to an enviable height within four years.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, says that for Nigeria to achieve a peaceful resolution of interpersonal and communal disputes, the Federal Government must partner with traditional institutions.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Saturday, said that 16 ships had berthed at the Lagos ports and were discharging petroleum products and food stuff, according to Shipping Position, an NPA publication.
The Order of The Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) has condemned the stance of the Federal Government on the ‘Apologize or quit Sokoto’ threat issued to the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Hassan Kukah, by the Muslim Solidarity Forum.
“Unfortunately there are five dead, then there are also five other residents in a serious condition and two care workers, a total of seven people in the hospital,” police told AFP.
Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of several protests that took place across the capital on Saturday.
Organized by The Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF) in collaboration with the joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, the programme aims to eliminate all forms of sexual and gender-based violence against women through various implementation programs and partners all over the world.
On his recent visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Gianni Infantino, President of world football governing body FIFA, championed the cause for continued progress in the growth of women’s participation in sports especially in football in the ultra conservative kingdom.
British airline easyJet said the National Health Service (NHS) would train hundreds of its cabin crew to administer COVID-19 vaccines under a fast-track scheme designed to help boost the country’s vaccination efforts.
Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman, has recommended the immediate audit of the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, as a way of strengthening its bureaucracy to contribute to national development.
A Magistrate Court in Benin city, Edo State, has sentenced Adeshina Adeyemo, a tricycle operator that assaulted Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) officials to three months imprisonment.