Governor Ortom vs Governor El-Rufai

Gov.Ortom replies Gov.El-Rufai

On Saturday, Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom took a swipe at his Kaduna counterpart, describing him as “one of the real enemies” of Nigeria. Mr Ortom responded to a statement credited to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, where the latter reportedly accused the Benue Governor of attacking the federal government to cover for his failure to secure …

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Osun state government

Osun State Police Arrest Eight Suspected Kidnappers

At Omo Ijesa village in Osun State, eight alleged members of a high-profile serial kidnapping ring have been apprehended. The arrest was made following reliable intelligence obtained by the Osun State Police Command, according to a statement released by its spokesperson, SP Opalola Yemisi. She said the suspects were involved in kidnapping a 65-year-old woman …

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Nigeria gunmen

Gunmen kill community leader, two others in Kaduna state

An attack by gunmen has resulted in the death of at least three people in the Jemaa Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The victims include Sergeant Christopher Madaki (retired), the Ward Head of Golkofa in Jemaa local government and his wife and daughter-in-law. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel …

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Lagos state blood transfusion service

Blood Donation: Nigerian Red Cross Society teams up with Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service

Lagos residents are being urged by the Nigerian Red Cross Society and the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service to donate blood for the sake of saving lives during emergencies. The organisations made the call at the 158th World Red Cross Day celebration in Lagos on Saturday, noting the need for increased collaboration to ensure blood …

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NCDC

NCDC Discharges 796 Covid-19 Patients

Seven hundred ninety-six additional patients have been discharged from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control after testing Coronavirus after their treatment. On Saturday, the NCDC announced this on its official Twitter account. During the past 24 hours, the nation’s total recovery stood at 156,250 while active cases stood at 7,823. “Our discharges today include a …

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Map of Ogun state

Ogun State Police rescue 22 underage girls from prostitution

The Ogun State Police Command has rescued 22 teenage girls who were all lured to Ogun State for prostitution from Akwa Ibom State. DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Police Public Relations Officer for the Ogun State Command, stated the following in Abeokuta, the state capital: Oyeyemi said, “in an operation, coordinated by the Area Commander Ota, …

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Nigeria Bureau of Statistics

N41.7bn VAT increase in Q1 2020

The Value Added Tax generated in Quarter One of 2021 increased by N41.7 billion to N496.39 billion compared to N454.69 billion generated in Quarter Four of 2020 and N324.58 billion in Quarter One of 2020. The figures were released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in Abuja on Saturday in its Sectoral Distribution of …

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Mama Taraba, former minister for women’s affairs, has died.

Nigeria’s former minister for women’s affairs, Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan, also known as Mama Taraba, has passed away. Al-Hassan was 61 years old at the time of her death. She died in Egypt’s capital, Cairo. Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba State, as well as other sources, confirmed her death. Al-Hassan was a …

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