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Day: December 12, 2023

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Akeredolu’s Son Reportedly Begs Tinubu For Air Ambulance To Return Ailing Father To Germany

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s son has sought the assistance of President Bola Tinubu to get an air ambulance to return his ailing father to Germany where he had been receiving treatment. The Ondo governor is receiving treatment for leukemia and has…

Politics

Akeredolu to commence medical leave, transfers power to deputy, Ayedatiwa

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State will commence his medical leave on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, as a follow-up to his medical treatment. The Chief Press Secretary to Akeredolu, who disclosed this in a statement signed by him, said the…

News

Tinubu Directs Akeredolu To Transfer Power to Deputy By E-Signature

President Bola Tinubu has directed ailing Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State to transfer power to his deputy, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, according to Sahara Reporters However, the transfer of power will be done by electronic signature (e-signature) as the ailing governor…

Sokoto PDP gov candidate heads to Supreme Court 

The Sokoto State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2023 general elections, Sai’du Umar, has filed nine grounds of appeal against the judgment of the Elections Petition Tribunal and that of the  Court of Appeal at the …

Feature

Osun Police PRO bags 2023 Police PR Award

By Sola Isola Osun Police Command Public Relations Officer, SP Yemisi Opalola has been presented the 2023 Police PR Award of Excellence by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun. Opalola was presented the award at the opening Ceremony…

IsDB injects $2.12bn for projects in member countries

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, on Monday, approved a $2.12 billion financing for new projects that support socio-economic development and promote sustainability of member countries, Anadolu Agency reports. Some 16 projects in sectors such as transport, energy, health and education, besides…

Court stops police, DSS from arresting Kogi SDP spokesperson

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has stopped the Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Bethrand Unuoha, from arresting the spokesperson of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Kogi State, Mr Faruk Adejoh-Audu. Also restrained in the order…

National grid collapses third time in 2023, power generation crashes to 43.5MW

Nigeria witnessed another collapse of its national grid on Monday, leading to a crash in power generation from 4,032.8 megawatts around 1pm to 43.5MW at about 2pm the same day. Power generation figures obtained from the Transmission Company of Nigeria…

Man remanded for alleged defilement of 7-year-old girl

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court on Tuesday remanded a man, Wasiu Oriyomi, in Kirikiri Maximum Correctional Centre for allegedly defiling a 7-year-old girl. Oriyomi, whose residential address was not given, is was charged for defilement. The defendant,…

News

JUST IN: 10 die in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto crash

Ten persons have reportedly lost their lives in an accident that occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.  The accident happened on Tuesday morning around the Kara interchange. Florence Okpe, spokesperson of the Ogun state command of the Federal Road Safety Corps…