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The Osun State Governorship Election Tribunal has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ademola Adeleke, as the winner of the poll. The Tribunal made the declaration today after dismissing a preliminary objection against the petition of the PDP and Senator Adeleke, challenging the September 2018 governorship election in the state. The preliminary […]

Today, the attention of world leaders will be drawn to the plight of over six hundred million people who are without safe drinking water as the world observes the 2019 World Water Day. The Day was set aside by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993. World Water Day is coordinated by UN-Water in collaboration […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has conveyed to the National Assembly his decision to decline assent to five bills. Stating several reasons, Mr Buhari said he would not assent to the Nigerian Film Commission bill, Immigration Amendment bill, Climate Change bill, Chartered Institute of Pension Practitioners bill and the Digital Rights and Freedom bill. His letters of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over a routine national security meeting with service chiefs and heads of security agencies. The closed door meeting held at the president’s mini conference room at the Presidential Villa, and lasted for over three hours. The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who usually addresses State House correspondents at the […]

The National minimum wage bill has been passed by the Senate. The passage of the bill came after the lawmakers considered the bill in a committee of the whole. The amount approved in the bill is thirty thousand. Details shortly

The Nigerian Army has approved the redeployment of about twenty one General Officers Commanding, brigade commanders and others, saying the action is for greater efficiency. According to a statement released by the Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa, the army redeployed the commanders of 33, 23, 34, 16 and 14 brigades, among others. The […]

Owners of distress building that have been marked for demolition risk forfeiting the property to government if they fail to pull them down by themselves. In a statement the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye said government would take over such structures if it pulled them down. The statement says that […]

Empty coffins representing the Ethiopian victims of last week’s Ethiopia Airlines plane crash have been buried in the capital, Addis Ababa. None of the bodies has yet been formally identified because of the impact of the crash Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed shortly after it took off for the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, killing all […]

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Lagos and Oyo state governments to adequately compensate the victims of the collapsed buildings at Lagos Island and Ibadan the Oyo state capital. In a statement by the Deputy Director of SERAP, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare, the group asked the governments of the two states to […]

The Lagos State Building Control Agency has commenced the demolition of defective buildings within Lagos Island. General Manager of LASBCA, Mr. Lekan Shodeinde stated that about one hundred and eighty houses will be demolished in the exercise, The agency’s task force began with the demolition of a three-storey building on 60A Freeman Street, Epetedo. The […]

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