Nigeria Will Remain United Entity If Restructured ― Deji Of Akureland

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 914 total views A first-class traditional ruler, the Deji of Akure Kingdom, in Ondo State, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi has said that the country would remain together as a united entity if restructured. Oba Aladelusi, therefore, advised promoters of secession to have a rethink in the interest of the larger nation. He said this in Akure while presenting the new Asiwaju of Igbo (Onyendu Ndigbo) to the Igbo community at his palace. The first-class monarch while recognising the rights of the agitators to do so within the ambit of the law, however,…

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Women Lack Confidence, Says European Central Bank Boss Christine Lagarde, Offers Solutions

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 426 total views President of the European Central Bank, Christine Lagarde, has urged more women to be active in science, finance and technology sectors. She made this call in an interview with TIME 100 Talks, where she pointed out that there should be more women in finance, science, tech and other fields that are mainly dominated by men. The former Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund stated that the percentage of women in top industry positions is ‘abysmally low,’ even when the same women control finances in their individual homes.…

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Those Who Voted Against Electronic Transmission Of Votes Are Mischievous -Hon. Torhukerhijo

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 129 total views,  1 views today Hon. Success Taiwo Torhukerhijo represents the Ijaw minority in Ese-Odo Constituency of Ondo State House of Assembly. Hon. Torhukerhijo who holds the traditional title of Positariwei of Arogbo-Ijawland says his consistent cries in the State House of Assembly has brought the attention of the state government to his constituency in the area of health facilities and employment though more needs to be done. He carpets some members of the National Assembly who recently voted against the use of electronic transmission of votes by INEC, stressing that…

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Two Kogi Poly Students Kidnapped, Abductors Demand N3m Ransom

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 3,420 total views Two female students of Kogi State Polytechnic, Itakpe Campus have been kidnapped. The students, simply identified as Christiana and Kemi had gone to a church located in the outskirt of Osara in Adavi Local Government Area of the state on Sunday and were kidnapped around 7:30 p.m. Also, a staff of Confluence University of Science and Technology, (CUSTECH), Osara identified as Joseph Simeon was abducted alongside the female students. The abductors were reported to have initially demanded a N30 million ransom but after negotiations by family members of…

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Driver Returns Bag Containing $40,000, Other Valuables

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 763 total views A driver conveying passengers from the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos Terminal II (MMA2), has returned a bag containing the sum of $40,000. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited (BASL) on Wednesday. There were also bundles of local currency, jewelry and other valuables worth millions of naira forgotten inside the bus. According to BASL, the bag belonged to a prominent Nigerian who boarded an Arik Air flight from MMA2 to Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital on Monday, August 30.  “At about 1510hrs of…

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NCDC DG Ihekweazu Appointed Assistant DG Of WHO

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 1,209 total views,  19 views today The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has been appointed as the Assistant Director General of Health Emergency Intelligence at the World Health Organisation (WHO). Ihekweazu’s appointment – which comes into effect on November 1, 2021 – was disclosed in a letter signed by the WHO Director General, Tedros Ghebreyesus. “I am pleased to welcome Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu as an Assistant Director-General for Health Emergency Intelligence from November 1, 2021. “He will lead the work on strengthening pandemic and epidemic…

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2023: Makinde Demands Electronic Transmission Of Election Results

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 346 total views Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), that electronic transmission of results in the forthcoming 2023 general elections will ensure credibility in the electoral system for the country. He made this known Wednesday when he received officials of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) led by its Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Barrister Mutiu Agboke, during an advocacy visit to the Governor in his Office at Secretariat, Ibadan. Recall that the National Assembly had recently voted against the adoption of electronic…

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