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Alleged ritualists kill 78-year-old woman in Ekiti, have vital organs removed

Stock PhotoThe Ekiti Police Command confirmed on Wednesday the horrific murder of a grandmother and a 78-year-old widow by people suspected of being ritualistic, in Ikere Ekiti, Ikere local government. Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed...

COVID-19: Ekiti registers five new positive cases

By Rotimi Ojomoyela - Ado-Ekiti The Ekiti state government revealed on Wednesday that the state has registered five new positive cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 25.

Ondo Doctors issues 14-day ultimatum to Akeredolu

Executive Governor of the Ondo State, Rotimi AkeredoluBy Dayo Johnson Akure Doctors in Ondo state have issued a 14-day ultimatum to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to address his complaints or face a state strike. Under the auspices of the Ondo...

Enforce laws against rape and violence against girls – CCSI

An illustration of a rape incident.The Center for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI) has called on governments at all levels and the judiciary to ensure strict compliance with legislative provisions and sanctions against incidents of rape and other acts...

SERAP drags Buhari, NASS to the UN for cuts in health, UBE budgets

Buhari... asks you to stop spending N27bn for renovation The Socioeconomic Responsibility and Rights Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN special rapporteurs urging them to use their "mandates to urgently request the Nigerian government and the...

The Catholic Archbishop says no to the continued restriction of religious gatherings –

In a press release released by the Director of Social Communications, Rev. Fr. Anthony Godonu, the prelate said: “There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is real, and we all worry that the numbers are increasing. "However, we also...

ASUU accuses AGF, the Ministry of Finance of withholding members’ salaries –

By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan ASUU National President Biodun Ogunyemi The Academic Staff Universities Union (ASUU) has accused the Federation's Accountant General office and the Ministry of Finance of allegedly withholding their members' salaries. The complaint was made by the union...

2016 black French death sparks protests in Paris

People protest outside the Palace of Justice on Tuesday June 2, 2020 in Paris. French authorities have banned protest over racial injustice and harsh police tactics, as global outrage at what happened to George Floyd in the United States...

No release of payment receipts for fraudulent FG – ASUU

By Ola Ajayi - Ibadan As the confrontation between members of the Academic Staff Universities Union (ASUU) and the Federal Government continues over a new payment system, IPPIS, the union has condemned the non-delivery of salary receipts to its members...

Edo‘ll no longer depends on Abuja to survive, says aspiring PDP Guber

APC-PDP… Votes to go after APC ... promises to revive the state economy in three years By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of the governing polls of the Popular Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo state, an applicant, Gideon Ikhine has promised to oust the...
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Doctors’ strike may end today when FG and NARD reach an agreement

By Victor Ahiuma-Young The Federal Government and the National Association of Resident Physicians (NARD) They have reached an agreement that raises the...

ActionAid, stakeholders express concern about volatile debt levels and rising national debt profile

As the Minister of Finance says, loans approved by NASS By Gabriel Ewepu - Abuja A nonprofit, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN and stakeholders on Friday expressed concern...

Meseret Dinke from Ethiopia wins the women’s category of the Access Bank 2021 Lakes City Marathon. Photo AKEEM SALAU

Meseret Dinke from Ethiopia. PHOTO: Akeem SalauMeseret Dinke (Ethiopia), winner of the women's category, in the Access Bank 2021 Lakes City...

‘Nothing less than a giant’: rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

PHOTO: APDMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)," whose distinctively husky voice and thoughtful...
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Alleged ritualists kill 78-year-old woman in Ekiti, have vital organs removed

Stock PhotoThe Ekiti Police Command confirmed on Wednesday the horrific murder of a grandmother and a 78-year-old widow by people suspected of being ritualistic, in Ikere Ekiti, Ikere local government. Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ASP Sunday Abutu, who confirmed...

COVID-19: Ekiti registers five new positive cases

By Rotimi Ojomoyela - Ado-Ekiti The Ekiti state government revealed on Wednesday that the state has registered five new positive cases of coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 25.

Ondo Doctors issues 14-day ultimatum to Akeredolu

Executive Governor of the Ondo State, Rotimi AkeredoluBy Dayo Johnson Akure Doctors in Ondo state have issued a 14-day ultimatum to Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to address his complaints or face a state strike. Under the auspices of the Ondo...

Enforce laws against rape and violence against girls – CCSI

An illustration of a rape incident.The Center for Communication and Social Impact (CCSI) has called on governments at all levels and the judiciary to ensure strict compliance with legislative provisions and sanctions against incidents of rape and other acts...

SERAP drags Buhari, NASS to the UN for cuts in health, UBE budgets

Buhari... asks you to stop spending N27bn for renovation The Socioeconomic Responsibility and Rights Project (SERAP) has sent an urgent appeal to three UN special rapporteurs urging them to use their "mandates to urgently request the Nigerian government and the...

The Catholic Archbishop says no to the continued restriction of religious gatherings –

In a press release released by the Director of Social Communications, Rev. Fr. Anthony Godonu, the prelate said: “There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic is real, and we all worry that the numbers are increasing. "However, we also...

ASUU accuses AGF, the Ministry of Finance of withholding members’ salaries –

By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan ASUU National President Biodun Ogunyemi The Academic Staff Universities Union (ASUU) has accused the Federation's Accountant General office and the Ministry of Finance of allegedly withholding their members' salaries. The complaint was made by the union...

2016 black French death sparks protests in Paris

People protest outside the Palace of Justice on Tuesday June 2, 2020 in Paris. French authorities have banned protest over racial injustice and harsh police tactics, as global outrage at what happened to George Floyd in the United States...

No release of payment receipts for fraudulent FG – ASUU

By Ola Ajayi - Ibadan As the confrontation between members of the Academic Staff Universities Union (ASUU) and the Federal Government continues over a new payment system, IPPIS, the union has condemned the non-delivery of salary receipts to its members...

Edo‘ll no longer depends on Abuja to survive, says aspiring PDP Guber

APC-PDP… Votes to go after APC ... promises to revive the state economy in three years By Dirisu Yakubu Ahead of the governing polls of the Popular Democratic Party, PDP, in Edo state, an applicant, Gideon Ikhine has promised to oust the...
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Doctors’ strike may end today when FG and NARD reach an agreement

By Victor Ahiuma-Young The Federal Government and the National Association of Resident Physicians (NARD) They have reached an agreement that raises the...

ActionAid, stakeholders express concern about volatile debt levels and rising national debt profile

As the Minister of Finance says, loans approved by NASS By Gabriel Ewepu - Abuja A nonprofit, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN and stakeholders on Friday expressed concern...

Meseret Dinke from Ethiopia wins the women’s category of the Access Bank 2021 Lakes City Marathon. Photo AKEEM SALAU

Meseret Dinke from Ethiopia. PHOTO: Akeem SalauMeseret Dinke (Ethiopia), winner of the women's category, in the Access Bank 2021 Lakes City...

‘Nothing less than a giant’: rapper-actor DMX dies at 50

PHOTO: APDMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)," whose distinctively husky voice and thoughtful...
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