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In The News: INEC received N1.47 billion for servers ahead of 2019 election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) received N1.47 billion to replace and maintain computer servers for use during the 2019 general elections, Premium Times NG reports. The newspaper reported that it is not clear though how the servers, which store computer data, were used during the polls. But the finding raises fresh concerns over the Read more

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Ondo: Akeredolu reshuffles cabinet, sacks 3 commissioners, nominates 5 others

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of has relieved three of his commissioners of their duties. This was announced in a statement made available to newsmen in Akure on Tuesday by Mr Olusegun Ajiboye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. According to the statement, the governor has subsequently nominated five other people as commissioner designates. Read more

We’ll retaliate if killer herdsmen don’t stop violence in Yorubaland, Aare Onakakanfo warns/newsheadline247
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We’ll retaliate if killer herdsmen don’t stop violence in Yorubaland, Aare Onakakanfo warns

Gani Adams led Aare Onakakanfo Council has warned it will retaliate if killers herdsmen don’t stop violence in Yorubaland. The council also asked the federal government to contain activities of “killer herdsmen” in the south-west to avoid reprisal attacks. In a communique signed by its members, the council said the activities of herders “who have Read more

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Men of Honour International Development Club visits SOS Children’s Village

Lagos, June 18, 2019/- – Men of Honour International Development Club, a reputable social club with in-depth bias for humanitarian services which comprises of young and dynamic professionals and businessmen from countries all over the world has concluded plans to bring smiles to the faces of youths and the less privileged in Nigeria under the Read more

Borno Suicide Bombings: Another terribly sad day for civilians in northeast Nigeria – UN Humanitarian Chief/newsheadline247
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Borno Suicide Bombings: Another terribly sad day for civilians in northeast Nigeria – UN Humanitarian Chief

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria has condemned the multiple suicide bombings in the Borno State that killed 30 people, including a community volunteer and injured 40 others. “This is another terribly sad day for civilians in northeast Nigeria and for the humanitarians who are working to help them,” Edward Kallon said in a statement Read more

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Tinubu begs Buhari over ministerial appointment

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the lawmaker representing Lagos Central senatorial district at the National Assembly, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to show magnanimity by appointing more women into his yet to be constituted cabinet. The Lagos central Senator lamented that the National Assembly was gradually turning into an “exclusive gentlemen’s club”. Tinubu, wife of Bola Tinubu, Read more