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Governor Makinde increases stipends for Oyo NYSC members

Governor Makinde increases stipends for Oyo NYSC members

News October 11, 2019 at 5:14 pm 0 comments

Oyo State Government has jacked up the monthly allowance it pays National Youth Service Corps members serving in the state.
According to the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Seun Fakorede, the monthly stipend has been increased from N4000 to N5000.


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Ecuador Protesters Take Eight Police Officers Hostage

Ecuador Protesters Take Eight Police Officers Hostage

News October 11, 2019 at 8:30 am 0 comments

Eight police officers have been taken a hostage in Ecuador amid ongoing demonstrations that have forced the government from the capital.
Indigenous demonstrators paraded the seven men and one woman on a stage in Quito before a crowd of thousands.
They are demanding the end of austerity measures and some

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FG, China sign $3.9bn contract to link FCT, Itakpe/Warri by Railway

FG, China sign $3.9bn contract to link FCT, Itakpe/Warri by Railway

News October 10, 2019 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

The Federal Government has signed a contract agreement for the construction of railway to link Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory with Itakpe and Warri.
The rail line which is about $3.9bn will pass through Barrow and have a branch line to Lokoja, the Kogi State capital.
Also included in the

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Lagos to extend mental health services to PHCs

Lagos to extend mental health services to PHCs

News October 10, 2019 at 9:26 pm 0 comments

Lagos State Government said it will extend Mental health care services to the Primary Health Cares, PHCs, level in furtherance of effort to increase access to mental health care in the State.
Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi who disclosed this during a recorded broadcast to commemorate this year’s World

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Emeka Ugwuonye Drags Police to NASS Over Fabricated Murder Charges after 11 Months in Detention

Emeka Ugwuonye Drags Police to NASS Over Fabricated Murder Charges after 11 Months in Detention

News October 10, 2019 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

A Lawyer, Emeka Ugwuonye has dragged the Nigerian Police to the National Assembly over murder and armed robbery charges preferred against him.
He has been detained at the Kuje Medium Prison for over eleven months.
Emeka in petition written through Due Process Advocate International, dated October 9, and signed by

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FG Seeks Collective Efforts at Tackling Insecurity

FG Seeks Collective Efforts at Tackling Insecurity

News October 10, 2019 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

In its continued efforts at arresting the security challenges facing the country, the Federal Government has again called on states, local governments, community leaders, religious groups and individuals to support its efforts at ensuring a peaceful environment for all Nigerians.
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola made the

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