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3 Principals, 2 others killed in Ogbomoso-Oyo road crash

3 Principals, 2 others killed in Ogbomoso-Oyo road crash

No fewer than five people including three secondary school principals, an account clerk and a driver reportedly lost their lives Wednesday evening in a ghastly motor accident along Ogbomoso-Oyo Road. DAILY POST learnt on Thursday that one of the deceased identified as Mr. Ogunremi, who was until the accident the ...

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Witches not responsible for road accidents — FRSC

Witches not responsible for road accidents — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has attributed most road crashes on Nigerian roads to human factors and not witchcraft as believed by some people in the country. Sector Commander of the corps in Imo, Mr Joseph Aremu made this known in Owerri on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen. The ...

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Ambode inaugurates MOPOL 16 at Ikorodu

Ambode inaugurates MOPOL 16 at Ikorodu (2)

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Monday, commissioned a new Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Base 63 in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area of Ikorodu, with a declaration that the criminal elements hitherto hibernating in the axis would no longer have a place to hide. Speaking at the event which was well-attended ...

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Jonathan fingered as investigators trace another $1.3bn to Diezani

Jonathan fingered as investigators trace another $1.3bn to Diezani

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have allegedly uncovered another withdrawal of $1.3 billion made by former Petroleum minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke on the directive of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. The money was removed from the accounts of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The cash was ostensibly to fight ...

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Fulani Herdsmen: FG To Begin Cattle Colonies Next Week

Fulani Herdsmen FG To Begin Cattle Colonies Next Week

In an effort to quell the clashes between farmers and Fulani herdsmen the federal government has said that it will commence the cattle colony programme. The Federal Government will commence the establishment of cattle colonies next week in states that show interest in a major step to discourage open grazing. ...

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Fire Guts Imo Deputy Governor’s Residence (SEE PHOTOS)

Fire Guts Imo Deputy Governor’s Residence (2)

The official residence of the Imo State Deputy Governor Eze Madumere at the Commissioners’ quarters in Owerri, the state capital, was on Thursday gutted by fire. Channels Television learned that the inferno affected an apartment and damaged valuable properties. Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor, Mr Uche Onwuchekwa, said ...

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Benue Residents Protest Take Protest To National Assembly (PHOTOS)

Benue Residents Protest Take Protest To National Assembly (2)

Some indigenes of Benue State have taken their search for justice for victims of herdsmen killings to the National Assembly. They took their protest to the legislature, occupying the entrance of the National Assembly, on Thursday, 48 hours after both chambers of the lawmakers debated the issue. The protesters demanded ...

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Brussels gives $23m to Palestinian refugees after US cut

BELGIUM Brussels gives $23m to Palestinian refugees after US cut

Belgium has pledged to donate 19m euro ($23m) to UNRWA, the UN’s aid organisation for Palestinian refugees, after the US government announced it would slash its funding to the agency by half. Deputy Prime Minister Alexander De Croo said in a statement that Brussels would allocate the funds over three ...

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US Ups Pressure On African Countries to Cut North Korea Ties

US Ups Pressure On African Countries to Cut North Korea Ties

The US State Department has suggested that President Donald Trump’s recent vulgar comments will not hinder US efforts to persuade African countries to sever ties with North Korea. “We have very strong relationships across the continent,” said Robert Scott, an Africa affairs official in the State Department. “Those remain unchanged.” ...

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Charges dropped for 129 anti-Trump protest defendants

Charges dropped for 129 anti-Trump protest defendants

The US government will submit a motion to dismiss indictments for 129 of the 188 remaining Inauguration Day defendants, leaving 59 facing felony charges that could land them behind bars for decades. “The government will be filing motions to dismiss without prejudice the indictment against the other remaining 129 defendants,” ...

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Hearing for anti-Trump protest defendants to start

Hearing for anti-Trump protest defendants to start

A status hearing for three batches of defendants arrested during the inauguration of US President Donald Trump is slated for Friday. The 22 defendants are among 188 people facing a slew of charges related to their alleged participation in a rally against Trump’s inauguration in Washington, DC, on January 20, ...

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