Boko Haram: 42 Suspects Arrested in Lagos, Ogun

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Azubuike Ihejirika •10 feared killed as explosions rock Kano By Chiemelie Ezeobi and Ibrahim Shuaibu Some 42 suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram terrorist group have been arrested in Lagos and Osun States, the Nigerian Army has announced. Some of the suspects …

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Arrested Boko Haram suspect not resident in Ogun – Police

The Ogun State Police Command has allayed fears of residents that members of the violent Islamic group, Boko Haram, are living in the state. The command said the alleged Boko Haram member arrested in the state was not a resident, but a fleeing suspect. A statement signed by its Public …

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CPC calls for peace meeting over Ogun party crisis

CPC The meeting is to be held on Tuesday. The leaders of the crisis-ridden Ogun State Chapter of the Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) have been summoned by the national headquarters of the party to Abuja. The Ogun party leaders are expected in Abuja on Tuesday for a meeting to …

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Businessman Petitions National Assembly Over Killing of 25 Ibadan Traders

AN Ibadan businessman, Mr Adisa Onifade has petitioned the National Assembly to launch a probe into the killings of 25 Ibadan traders earlier this month allegedly by members of the Boko Haram sect. Mr Onifade in the petition said he lost his cousin in the gruesome incident. According to him, …

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Julius Berger to carry out emergency repairs on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Oluwatoyin Obikoya, on Sunday said that emergency repairs would be carried out on portions causing gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Obikoya in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos that the bad portions had been causing hardship to road users. …

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Underage Marriage – It’s Not Over for Allover Akinyelure

Rattled by the reaction of the electorate in Ondo Central senatorial district on his vote in support of what is commonly regarded as underage marriage in the ongoing amendment of the constitution, Senator Ayo Akinyelure, popularly called Allover, says the debate is not over yet. The decision of the Senate …

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Senate may still create states –Mark

President of the Senate, David Mark, has told Nigerians agitating for creation of new states that the issue had not been foreclosed by the National Assembly. Mark gave the assurance while addressing angry Idoma people under the aegis of Idoma National Forum, INF, who visited him at his Apo, Abuja …

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Commissioner Denies Cholera Outbreak in Ogun

Abeokuta — The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Dr Olaokun Soyinka, on Friday in Abeokuta denied that there was cholera outbreak in the state. He told newsmen that 104 cases of “Gastroenteritis” have been ‘line listed’ since the outbreak in June. Gastroenteritis is a condition characterised by inflammation of the …

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Ondo Governorship Election: Four appeals before Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is now set to decide on the four appeals before it over the appeal court judgment on the Ondo state October 20 Governorship Election which upheld the victory of the State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko. Already, the Action Congress of Nigeria ,ACN, Peoples Democratic Party ,PDP, and their …

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