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Tension rise in Ogun State as Governor, deputy, house speaker, relocate Abroad

Tension this week gripped residents of Ogun after the three highest positions of civil authority were left vacant for several days.

Concerns have flared across the state that Governor Dapo Abiodun, Deputy Governor Noimot Salako-Oyedele and House Speaker Olakunle Oluomo have all left the state to run without requisite constitutional authorities as they tour different countries in Europe and America.

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Kwara state: I sleep with my son, bares three children for him – woman

A man identified as damu Sabi Sime, a Benin Republic citizen has been arrested by the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for allegedly sleeping with his biological mother.

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APC, PDP sink deeper into crises ahead 2023 elections

APC, PDP sink deeper into crises ahead 2023 elections. Leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are at the centre of turmoil.

Internal crises are festering within the ruling of the two dominant political parties.

Following the minority judgement between Eyitayo Jegede (PDP) and Rotimi Akeredolu (APC) that happened last week at the Supreme Court, Ondo State governorship appeal opened the APC crisis.

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Governor lfeanyi Okowa of Delta State congratulates Asagba of Asaba on his 97th birthday

Governor Okowa congratulates Asagba of Asaba, Obi (prof) Chike Edozien, on his 97th birthday. On behalf of the government and people of Delta, I warmly felicitate with His Royal Majesty, Obi (Prof.) Chike Edozien (CFR), the Asagba of Asaba; his family and the entire people of Asaba as he celebrates his 30th coronation and 97th birthday.

The governor stated that the Asagba has led the Asaba people with purpose, courage, and tenacity over the years and deserved to be honored on his new, wonderful, and enviable age.


Minister who slumped at event moved to amenity ward at the Trauma Centre of ATBU-TH

Minister of State for Industry Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam Yalwaji Katagun who slumped at an official function in Bauchi State on Monday July 5, has been to the amenity ward at the Trauma Centre of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital (ATBU-TH) after being stabilized.

MB reported that the Chief Medical Director of ATBU-TH, Dr Yusuf Jibrin Bara had taken the minister to the amenity ward in the hospital.

Reporter said.

“Her medical challenge was a mild one and the CMD has taken the minister in his personal vehicle to the Amenity ward.


Lagos Yoruba Nation rally: Sanwo-Olu orders probe of lady allegedly killed by stray bullet

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has ordered an investigation into the killing of a 14-year-old girl in Ojota during the Oodua Republic Mega Rally on Saturday. 

Recall a young girl was found dead at the scene of the rally at Ojota with claims that she was killed by a stray bullet, a claim that was denied by the state police command who said the corpse was not fresh and appeared to have a wound sustained from a sharp object.

?Sanwo-Olu orders investigation into killing of 14-year-old girl during Yoruba Nation Rally

In a statement released on Sunday by Moyosore Onigbanjo, the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Sanwo-Olu commiserated with the deceased’s family and ordered a thorough investigation into the death.

The statement read: “Our attention has been drawn to the death of a 14-year-old girl in Ojota during the Oodua Republic Mega Rally on Saturday, 3rd of July, 2021.

“We commiserate with the family of the deceased. The Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered a thorough investigation of the death. A Coroner’s Inquest has immediately been requested in line with sections 14 and 15 of the Coroners’ Systems Law, Laws of Lagos State 2015, to determine the cause and circumstances of death.

By Section 14(1) (d) of the Coroners’ System Law of the State: ‘A report of death shall be made to any of the agencies for the report of death or the office of the Coroner and be subject to post-mortem examination where there is reasonable cause to believe that the cause of death was: violent, unnatural or suspicious.’ 

Section 15(1) and (9) further enjoins the Coroner to hold an inquest whenever he or she is informed that the death of the deceased person was in a violent, unnatural or suspicious situation or believes an inquest is desirable following the report of a reportable death.

“As a government, the security and well-being of citizens are of utmost importance to us. The state assures the public that everything will be done to ensure that the cause of death is known. The findings of this investigation will be made public in due course and appropriate sanctions meted out to anyone found culpable.”