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Osun: Why 435,000 registered voters won’t vote – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 435,015 registered voters in Osun State are yet to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and would not be participating in the election. Mr Olusegun Agbaje, the Resident…

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Most UN countries won’t meet goal of cutting premature deaths by 2030

More than half of all United Nations countries won’t be able to meet their targets for preventing early deaths by 2030, according to a new report. As part of a sustainable development goal, U.N. member…

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Ambode orders immediate fixing of potholes statewide

Ambode orders immediate fixing of potholes statewide

Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has ordered immediate fixing of roads across the state, as he thanked all the residents of the state, especially those who living near the areas where intensive construction works…

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Play me or I leave Chelsea – Cahill warns Sarri

Gary Cahill has told Chelsea he wants to leave and is hopeful of moving when the January transfer window opens. Cahill, who has not played a single minute this season, holds no grudges against new…

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EPL: Wolves can overcome Manchester United – Nuno tells Mourinho

Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo described Jose Mourinho as “an inspiration” and said he was honoured to have been praised by the Manchester United manager ahead of his side’s trip to Old Trafford. Mourinho…

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Ambode directs state public works to fix Lagos roads in 4 weeks

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has directed the state Public Works Corporation to fix potholes on major and inner roads across the state within the next four weeks. Akinwunmi. The Commissioner for Works and…

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Ambode merits second term, not ministerial slot – CUPP tells Tinubu, Buhari

A political group known as the Coalition for United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to resist any attempt made by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress…

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Nigeria’s herder-farmer conflict affects future of thousands of children

On a sweltering Tuesday afternoon in early September at the Gbajimba camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in central Nigeria’s Benue state, thousands of women and men stood in a queue to receive food aid…

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Wike urges Ambode to resist Tinubu

Rivers State governor, Barrister Nyesom Wike, has urged his Lagos State counterpart, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, to resist the plan by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to scuttle…

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Osun election: Lagos lawmakers task INEC, security agents on fairness

Osun election: Lagos lawmakers task INEC, security agents on fairness

Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Friday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies to ensure a credible poll in the Osun state Saturday governorship election. The lawmakers spoke…

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