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INEC: We didn’t transmit results of general election via server

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has insisted it did not transmit results of the 2019 General Election electronically through its server due to circumstances beyond its control.

PDP youths want House of Reps principal officer from Oyo

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, youths in the Southwest, under the aegis of PDP Youths Congress, PDPYC, have called on leaders of the party to give the House of Representatives opposition Principal Officer position to any of the ranking members from Oyo State.

ICPC set to track constituency projects in 12 states

The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is set to commence tracking of its first phase of constituency projects in 12 states.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Yoruba elders urge IGP Adamu to curb police brutality

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised the Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to combat the rampancy of brutality common among policemen in the country.
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: Olu Falae’s kidnap experience will not happen in Oyo

Following calls for better security measures to tackle the spate of kidnappings across the country, especially in the Southwest region, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has assured the people of the State that the experience of the revered former Secretary to the federation and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, in the hands of bandits at his farm in Ondo State would not repeat itself in Oyo State.

June 12: Heavy security presence at MKO Abiola, Gani Fawehinmi Parks in Lagos

Security Operatives on Wednesday manned the Chief MKO Abiola and Gani Fawehinmi `Freedom State’ Parks in Ojota, in Lagos to forestall a breakdown of law and order during events to mark the maiden edition of the June 12 Democracy Day celebration in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Food vendors salute Governor Sanwo-Olu

Association of Food Vendors in Nigeria, Lagos State Zonal Headquarters, have congratulated Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his successful election and inauguration
Ayo Adebanjo

Ayo Adebanjo: Nigeria may disintegrate if South-East is not allowed to produce next president

Elder statesman and leader of the Yoruba apex socio-political organization, Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has declared that Nigeria risks disintegrating if the South-East is not allowed to produce the next President in 2023.

Southwest agric sector attracts N30 billion FDI

The agricultural sector of the Southwest has attracted N30 billion in foreign direct investments (FDI) in the last four years, it was gathered on Thursday. The investments were in fisheries and poultry.

Senator Ladoja: Why I didn’t attend Governor Makinde’s inauguration

A former Governor of Oyo State, Alhaji Rashidi Ladoja, on Thursday gave the reason he was not at the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, venue of the swearing-in of the governor of the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde on Wednesday.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti APC elders congratulate Governor Fayemi

Ekiti State All Progressives Congress (APC) elders’ forum has said the election of Governor Kayode Fayemi as the new chairman of Nigeria’s Governors Forum (NGF) is well-deserved.

Ninth Assembly: Reps speakership aspirant formally withdraws from race for Femi Gbajabiamila

A member of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Buba (APC, Adamawa) has formally withdrawn from contesting the position of the 9th Speaker of the House.
Dapo Abiodun

Lagos, Ogun, Oyo governments to create joint development commission

Despite their party and political differences, a ray of hope shone Friday that the Governors of Oyo, Ogun and Lagos will do the needful to ensure the collective economy of the three states is taken to the next level through the creation of a joint development commission.

Suspects: HOW we became house-to-house robbers

Following a public outcry to Abba Kyari, a Deputy Commissioner of Police and Commander of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), over the menace of house to house robbery in some parts of Lagos, a special squad led by Southwest Coordinator Philip Riennewa, a Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP), has swooped into action and arrested six suspects.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Reps speakership: Femi Gbajabiamila, Idris Wase join forces

The campaign organisations of the House of Representatives Leader Femi Gbajabiamila and Mohammed Idris Wase collapsed into one last night.

Governors Akeredolu, Fayemi, Ajimobi rally Reps members-elect for Femi Gbajabiamila

Five governors from the Southwest geo-political zone on Tuesday night presented a united front for the emergence of the House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

Four dead as tricycle collides with train in Lagos

Four people have been killed as a tricycle collided with a moving train at Iju area of Lagos.
Buba Marwa

General Marwa: Over one million killer patent medicine stores exist in Nigeria

No fewer than one million killer and fake patent medicine stores exist across Nigeria, the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee on Elimination of Drugs Abuse, retired Gen. Buba Marwa, said on Monday in Yola.

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