Hot Florida cops get social media begging to be ‘cuffed and frisked’

Three Florida cops are making temperatures rise in Irma-ravaged Florida, with hot-and-bothered social media users begging to be frisked and vowing to break the law to meet the trio. The Gainesville Police Department posted a photo of the officers Sunday evening — as the three geared up to assist as …

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Oyo records 54% pass rate in 2017 WAEC

Oyo state posted 54.18 per cent pass rate in the 2017 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). The statistics of performance of Oyo state school candidates in the WASSCE 2017 examination is contained in a letter dated September 6, 2017, and signed by WAEC Deputy Registrar/Zonal Coordinator, Awokunle Olatunde, …

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Tetanus: Oyo to vaccinate 80% of women

THE Oyo State Government says it will conduct three-rounds of vaccination for Maternal Neonatal Tetanus (MNT) in seven affected local government areas to reduce the scourge. Mrs Oluwakemi Olawoyin, the State Health Educator, Ministry of Health, disclosed this on Tuesday in Ibadan at a sensitisation programme aimed at eliminating MNT …

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Five dead at South Florida nursing home as state grapples with heat and outages after Irma

The death toll left behind by Hurricane Irma continued to rise Wednesday, as five people died at a South Florida nursing home that apparently was without air conditioning amid ongoing power outages statewide, according to local officials. Three people died at the facility in Hollywood, Fla., and two others were …

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CDHR condemns SSS attack on Osun journalists

The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, in Osun State has described as barbaric and condemnable, the unprovoked attack on journalists by overzealous officers of the State Security Service, SSS. CDHR in a press release signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Wahab Akinrinade and Emmanuel Olowu respectively, on Wednesday said …

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Shop owners evicted by Ogun State government

Shop owners operating inside the Moshood Abiola international stadium, Abeokuta. have been evicted by the Ogun State Government. This followed ejection letters issued by the Development Control Department of the Ministry of Urban and Regional Planning Board. it was obtained a copy of the ejection letters signed by the General Manager …

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FG paid N600m for completion of substation in Ondo– Osinbajo

Vice President  Yemi Osinbajo  said on Tuesday that the Federal Government  paid N600 million for the completion of  the 132/33kv substation for Niger Delta communities in Ondo State.   Osinbajo said this at a town hall meeting  of  Niger Delta communities in Igbokoda, Ilaje Local Government Area of  Ondo State. …

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Hopkins, Maryland, UMBC ranked among top colleges by US News and World Report

The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park were ranked among the top tier in the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings of colleges and universities released Tuesday. Johns Hopkins was ranked 11th and College Park was ranked 61 in the category of Best National Universities. …

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Over liberals’ objections, Supreme Court says Texas need not draw new districts now

Over the objections of four liberal justices, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday night that Texas does not immediately have to redraw electoral districts that a lower court found diminished the influence of minority voters. The 5-to-4 ruling almost surely means the 2018 midterm elections will be conducted in the disputed …

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray resigns after fifth claim of sexual abuse

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (D), facing multiple child sex-abuse allegations dating to the 1970s, will resign Wednesday, saying the damaging claims have become a distraction that threatens to undermine the city government’s ability to serve it citizens. Murray’s spokesman, William Lemke, told The Washington Post the resignation takes effect at 5 p.m. The announcement Tuesday …

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