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Communiqué – Meeting of the SW Governors, MACBAN and Security Agencies

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AbdulRasheed Bawa : Setting The Pace In Fight Against Corruption | Wole Arisekola

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Herdsmen did not attack Prof Soyinka -Agunloye

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS’ FORUM WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF MIYETTI-ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MACBAN) AND THE HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES ON EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE SOUTH-WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE, HELD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND EVENT CENTRE (DOME), AKURE, ONDO STATE ON MONDAY, 25TH JANUARY, 2021. …

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The appointment of 40-year-old Abdulrasheed Bawa by President Muhammadu Buhari as the head of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), no doubt ushers in a new dawn at the anti graft agency that has over the years been riddled with leadership crisis since its establishment many years ago during the second term of Chief …

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PRESS RELEASE The trending story that herdsmen went to attack Prof Wole Soyinka in his house in Abeokuta is not true. Herdsmen did not break into his house. There were no attacks and no attempts to attack the Nobel Laureate. What happened was that herdsmen led their cattle to graze in Prof Soyinka’s unfenced compound …

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Following the meeting held with representatives of Igangan, Ibarapaland, which was attended by security stakeholders including the recently appointed Commissioner of Police of Oyo State, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko, Governor Makinde has come up with a security strategy for that zone. He revealed this on his official Facebook timeline on Wednesday. The strategy includes: Deployment of …

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Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has accused some members of Press of allowing themselves to be used to stoke ethnic tensions on the issue of security among the good people of Oyo State. He said this while making a statewide Broadcast on Wednesday, adding that some stories in the media are targetted at exaggerating the …

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VIDEO: Joe Biden calls Nigerian family to thank them for support, invites them to the White House.   U.S President Elect Joe Biden called a Nigerian family to thank them for supporting his election campaign. In the 12-minute long call, he noted that they were randomly selected from a list of campaign donors which included …

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  SEVERAL GOVERNMENTAL MINISTRIES, DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES OPERATE IN SECRECY AND IN GROSS VIOLATION OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT – EGALITARIAN MISSION FOR AFRICA (EMA) In a democratic dispensation, such as Nigeria’s, the citizens have been proclaimed the owners of sovereignty and mandates that place leaders in the saddle of authority as representatives of …

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  Nigerian music stars conquered the 2020 MOBO Awards with Burna Boy winning Best International Act and Wizkid scoring Best African Act (in association with Afrozons Hosted by Maya Jama and Chunkz (the comedian-musician who was also voted best media personality by the public), the livestreamed ceremony featured performances by Headie One (featuring M Huncho) and Young T & Bugsey, plus …

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  Chief Harry Akande, the Agba Oye of Ibadanland and one-time Presidential Aspirant was born in 1943 in Ibadan. He was aged 77. According to a statement by a member of the family, Olumide Akande, Chief Akande died, “in the early hours of Saturday, December 5, 2020. “Our patriarch Chief Harry Ayodele Akande passed away …

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The recent news which gone viral  with a video clip alleging that a Nigerian Embassy staff in Berlin,  Germany, one Mr Martins, was  engaged in sex for passport / visa  racketeering and fraud  has been found to be  maliciously subjective  and a deliberate attempt to cast aspersion, dent the image of the Embassy and intimidate …

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Chinese President Xi Jinping   The Chinese government has temporarily suspended entry into China by Nigerians and other nationals in Nigeria holding valid Chinese visas or residence permits. This new order is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Embassy of China and Consulate in Nigeria announced this in a public notice on Thursday, adding that …

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I am compelled to write this open letter after watching and analysing the #EndSars protests all over the nation, the reactions, the feedbacks and the ripple effects of the violent turn in the last few days. The death of some in few parts of the country is truly regrettable but I can’t blame the men …

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Nigeria’s airports have re-opened to some international airlines.   Nigeria started welcoming back international airlines on the weekend. After six months of banning international flights, Nigeria re-opened both Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja and Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Saturday. Already, airlines are lining up to fly back into the country. “We …

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As World Bank predicts Nigeria’s impending recession will be worst in 40 years   WATCH (video): HOW TO SURVIVE RECESSION |12 Realistic Ways To Thrive & Survive Economic Downturn. | watch this video: Share and subscribe for more….. https://youtu.be/m_yZH2DoaD0 A new world bank report  has painted a very grim picture of the economy today and …

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Nigeria’s  Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for another five-year term. The re-election took place electronically during AfDBs’ 2020 Annual Meeting. It was reported Mr. Adesina  disclosed his intentions to run as the multilateral bank’s President for a second time yesterday. Mr. Adesina stressed the need for unity …

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