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Principal officers, including Speakers of the Houses of Assembly in the six Southwest states yesterday adopted harmonised reports to have a common standing order and house rules. The move was aimed at arresting indiscriminate impeachment of speakers and house leaders. The plan, the Southwest lawmakers said, would also help economic and political integration in the […]

Senator Muhammad Danjuma Goje’s ambition to become the Senate Presidency in the Ninth Senate yesterday received a major boost with the endorsement by the North East Consultative Forum (NESF). Five other groups in the Northeast have also reportedly supported the former Gombe State governor. A source close to Goje noted that baring last minute changes, […]

An Educationist and Development Consultant for the United Nations Children’s Fund, Dr. Dayo Ogundimu, has identified poverty, early child marriage and others as some factors affecting girl-child education in Nigeria and other African countries. Dr. Ogundimu, who is also the Principal Consultant, ComForch Development Communications, said these factors pose serious challenges to girl-child education. He […]

The Oyo State Police Command yesterday advised the public to be vigilant in order not to fall victim to new tricks used by fraudsters to break into bank accounts. The advice came following the arrest of 10 suspects paraded by the police command for alleged stealing and fraudulent SIM card swapping. Speaking at a news […]

Osun State Government yesterday urged security stakeholders and traditional rulers to be at alert to prevent all forms of criminality. This was informed by fears of likely infiltration of illegal miners and bandits displaced from Zamfara State. Governor Adegboyega Oyetola said: “It has become imperative to put measures in place to checkmate the influx of […]


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