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Brazilian who met Trump tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s communications chief, who met Donald Trump last weekend at his Florida resort, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the...

Lawmakers demand Inclusion of S/East as beneficiaries of FG’s $22.7bn loan

FROM VICTOR DURUAMAKU – OWERRI Imo state House of Assembly has  adopted a motion compelling the state governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma to demand from the presidency,...

Coronavirus: Opportunity for full economic diversification -Buhari

SUNDAY ODE, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said the outbreak of coronavirus and its attendant economic consequences had imposed on the country, a compelling need...

Ministers of God should reach out more to the poor—Bishop Samuel

Those who know what affluence, wealth and ministry connote will immediately be attracted at the mention of Bishop Blessing Samuel, the presiding pastor of...

Ondo Police arrest 15 suspected criminals

 DAMISI OJO, Akure Fifteen suspected criminals were on Thursday paraded in Akure, Ondo State capital by the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Undie Adie, for...

Senate mulls 10 years jail term for gen nerating sets importers, sellers

Importers and sellers of electricity generating sets in Nigeria may be in for a challenge as Senate passed for first reading a bill proposing...

Kidnapping: Akeredolu’s cabinet members, others shun road trip, relocate to Imo for in-law’s burial

 DAMISI OJO, Akure For fear of rampant cases of kidnapping, some cabinet members in Ondo state have shunned their trip to Imo state by road...

Residents decry deplorable road situation in Ondo Community

 DAMISI OJO,Akure The abandoned two kilometres road project in the past five years in Arigidi,Akoko Northwest local government area of Ondo State is now traumatizing...

Nigerian Senate moves to strip President, Govs, their deputies of immunity

The Senate is on the verge of removing immunity in criminal matters for Presidents in Nigeria. This is part of the amendment being proposed for...

Ondo Police probe death of officer, wife inside bedroom

DAMISI OJO, Akure The Ondo State Police Command has begun investigation into the circumstances that led to sudden death of a policeman simply identified as...
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Gunmen kill 13 in Benue, set houses ablaze

The Police Command in Benue, on Monday confirmed the killing of 13 villagers by unidentified gunmen in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government...

FMDQ admits new debt securities to its platform

COMFORT EKELEME In keeping to its commitment of providing a reliable and credible platform to support capital formation, FMDQ...

Towards credible guber poll in Ondo

Now that the governorship primary elections of the political parties in Ondo state have ended and the campaigns for the poll slated...

Edo Assembly Crisis : Senator Bamidele slams Obaseki

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja  Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele,on Sunday  berated  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over alleged  invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week. Bamidele while speaking with journalists in  Abuja on Sunday ,stressed that the continued onslaughts on the Honourable members of the Edo State House of Assembly by Obaseki should be condemned and resisted by all lovers  of democracy because the legislature is an integral and critical component of democracy anywhere around the world. He described  the alleged actions as unlawful,  subversive and a damning threat to democracy in Nigeria. He maintained  that the deliberate and inordinate sabotage of the legitimate activities of the lawmakers in the State legislature is a direct  invitation to anarchy  and this must be promptly halted before the situation is allowed to get out of hands.