Ekiti 2022: INEC warns political parties against premature campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Thursday, warned political parties to desist from engaging in premature campaigns, ahead of the 2022 governorship election or risk being sanctioned. Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state, Dr Adeniran Tella, gave the warning in Ado-Ekiti at a stakeholders’ meeting with political leaders, youths, women and religious groups. The
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There would have been war if Leah Sharibu’s a Muslim ― Cleric

By Chris Ochayi – Abuja Christian body, Ecclesiastical Justice Forum, EJF, has lamented that President Muhammadu Buhari abandoned the kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, in the hands of Boko Haram terrorists because she is a Christian. Coordinator of EJF, Rev. Ayuba Kantiok, who made the remarks in a statement issued in Abuja, said, Nigeria would
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Fayemi condoles with Adeboye over son’s death

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, as an unfortunate development that has inflicted a wound in the hearts of family members in particular, the Christian community, all lovers of Adeboye and Nigerians in their millions

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How I will end insecurity in Imo — Abutu Yaro, CP

The newly posted Imo state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Thursday, said that he would introduce visibility policing as well as reinvigorate community policing in the state to restore fully the security of lives and properties in Imo.

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Uzodinma’s stance on state police exposes his sympathy for bandits

By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday said the frenzy by Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma, against demands by the party other well-meaning Nigerians for the establishment of state police, has exposed his sympathy for terrorists and bandits who are killing, kidnapping innocent Nigerians. The party said its position “is predicated on
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Bandits prevent cultivation of 50,000 hectares in Katsina State – Masari

 Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has said that over 50,000 hectares of farmland were abandoned by farmers in the state in 2020, due to bandits’ attacks.

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Aregbesola queries ease with which bandits transport victims

By Omeiza Ajayi Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has queried the ease with which bandits continue to move their victims from scenes of abductions, passing through towns and villages to their dens in the forests unhindered. According to him, it remains a wonder as to how they avoid the eyes of residents and security
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Crisis hits Pension unions over check-off dues

***Federal Civil Service Pensioners wants PTAD stop remitting money to NUP By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja The Federal Civil Service Pensioners, FCSP, have written to the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige to stop the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD, from paying Check-up dues accruing from the payment of pension arrears to the
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