Ondo Governor swears in Head of Service, commissioners

By Yetunde Ogunmola   Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has swore in all the six newly appointed commissioners, as well as Eight special Advisers who were recently confirmed by the state House of Assembly.   The governor also inaugurated the new Head of service, Mr Bayo Philip, at the swearing-in event which was held at the International Culture and Events Centre (The Dome) in Akure.   The commissioners are; Mr Emmanuel Igbasan, Engr Razaq Obe, Mrs Omowumi Isaac, Dr Olukayode Abraham Ajulo, Mr Akinwumi Sowore, Mr Oyeniyi Oseni.   The Special Advisers are; Olugbenga Omole, Mrs Olamide Falana, Alabi Johnson,

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Aiyedatiwa Under Attack For Sacking Ogundele As Ondo HoS

    By Our Correspondent   Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa has come under fire for sacking the former Head of Service, Kayode Ogundele.   Recall that Aiyedatiwa recently appointed Bayo Philip appointed as the Acting Head of Service.   Reacting to the development, a group identified as Aketi Legacy Movement, accused the governor of plotting to erase the legacy of the late former Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu from the state.   In a statement signed by the publicity secretary of the Aketi Legacy Movement, Yomi Ayodele, “The recent announcement of the retirement of Mr. Kayode Ogundele, the Head of Service

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Just In: Super Eagles Coach Jose Peseiro Resigns

  By Our Correspondent   The Portuguese former forward disclosed this in a post on his X handle, formerly Twitter, on Friday.   According to Peseiro, he concluded his contract with the Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday.   The gaffer wrote: “It was a pride and honor to coach the Super Eagles. It has been 22 months of immense dedication, sacrifice, emotion, and enormous enthusiasm.   “We feel a sense of fulfillment.   “We would like to express our gratitude to Sir Amaju Pinnick (the president who signed us), President Ibrahim Gusau, General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi, Secretary Dayo Enebi, the

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Nigeria Restores Power Supply To Niger Republic After 7 months

  By Miracle Ogunde Seven months after disconnecting power supply to Nigeria Republic due to the sanctions imposed by the Regional bloc, ECOWAS, the Nigerian government has finally restored power to the country. ECOWAS, during its 24th session held in Abuja, the Nigeria capital, decided to lift the sanctions on the country to ameliorate the suffering of the Nigerien people. Nigerian Authorities had blocked power supply to its neighbouring country, following sections imposed by the ECOWAS; after the military coup in July 2023 deposed the democratically elected government of Mohamed Bazoum. Seven out of the eight states in Niger rely

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Prisoner on death sentence freed 30 years after wrong conviction

  After spending 30 years behind bars, Daniel Gwynn, a 54-year-old man from Philadelphia who was convicted and sentenced to death for a 1994 arson murder in West Philadelphia, has been released. According to CBS News, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office decided to throw out the case and drop all charges against Gwynn. Gwynn was accused of setting fire to an abandoned building on Chester Street, resulting in the tragic death of Marsha Smith. The DA's office stated that Gwynn's conviction was based on unreliable witness testimony and a flawed confession obtained in 1994. Moreover, although witnesses initially identified Gwynn

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Police rescue one of Zamfara abducted worshippers

    According to a statement from the Zamfara State Police Command, a worshipper abducted from a mosque in Tsafe town, the administrative center of Tsafe Local Government Area in the state, has been successfully rescued.   The command's spokesperson, Yazid Abubakar, confirmed this development on Friday, clarifying that despite initial reports suggesting multiple abductions, only three individuals were taken.   Abubakar further explained that one of the abducted persons has been rescued and safely reunited with their family following a thorough medical evaluation.   He said, “On February 29, 2024 at about 05.30am, unknown armed men suspected to be

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Cultists clash in Imo University, 1 Feared Dead

    Some rival cult groups have clashed at the Federal University of Technology Owerri, FUTO.   The confrontation is between FUTO students and Imo State University, IMSU students.   The deadly clash has resulted into the death of a person while several others were reported injured   The incident occurred on Friday morning, as an IMSU motorcycle convoy entered the FUTO campus, resulting in a fatal stabbing of the FUTO Man O War commander in the neck.   The university community is now in mourning and shock.

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We didn’t demand money from vet trainees —Army 

    By: Ade Phillips   The Nigerian Army has refuted allegations of soliciting money from trainees undergoing training at the Depot, Nigerian Army, Zaria, for vetting.   In a statement released on Thursday by the Director of Army Public Relations, Maj.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, the army described the alleged demands as fraudulent actions perpetrated by unidentified individuals.   Nwachukwu emphasized that such claims are not only fraudulent but also criminal, and must be addressed promptly.   He reaffirmed that throughout the history of the Nigerian Army, training for potential recruits and officer cadets has been fully funded by the army.

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Southwest monarchs seek support for Tinubu’s administration

    By: Ade Phillips   Yoruba traditional rulers have urged the region to strongly back the administration led by President Bola Tinubu.   The call came during a one-day Yoruba Security Summit held at Ife Grand Resort, Ile-Ife, where a communique was issued and signed by Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, along with eight other traditional rulers.   The summit, convened by Ooni of Ife, was attended by Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun and various traditional rulers from across Yoruba land, as reported by the News Agency of Nigeria.   Traditional rulers in attendance included the

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Alex Otti Speaks On Dragging Tinubu To International Court

    Abia State Governor, Alex Otti has denied a report that he had dragged President Bola Tinubu to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The report published by IPOB factional leader, Simon Ekpa claimed that Otti sued the Federal Republic of Nigeria and President Tinubu for allegedly refusing to grant the request of the Abia Governor to establish a seaport as well as an international airport in Abia. Ekpa also alleged that Governor Otti had placed a ban on businesses operated by Nigerians of northern extraction resident in Abia State, until the approval for the establishment of the said seaport

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