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Tunisia Rescues 166 Migrants As 16 Die At Sea

Tunisia has rescued 166 migrants stranded at sea for nearly a week, recovering the bodies of 16 others who died attempting the dangerous Mediterranean crossing to Europe security officials said. The Tunisian defence ministry spokesman Mohamed Zekri disclosed that the migrants, who included 65 Moroccans, 62 Bangladeshis and 15 Egyptians, aged between 15 and 48, […]

Tokyo Games: Guinea Reverses Decision To Withdraw From Olympics

The West African State of Guinea has said it was scrapping its decision to withdraw its five-person team from the Olympics, a move that it had said was sparked by worries over coronavirus. According to a statement made by the Sports Minister Sanoussy Bantama Sow on Thursday, July 22, 2021, the Government, after receiving assurances […]

“Nigeria Is No Longer at Ease, She Has Lost Her

Catholic Bishops within the Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have cried out over what they term an unease around the nation, signaling the loss of Nigeria’s soul.  The Province Chairman and Secretary, Revd Gabriel Abegunrin and Revd Akin Oyejola, stated in a communique that “Nigeria, our country, seems to have lost its very soul because it is […]

Continuous Voter Registration: INEC Postpones Physical Registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission has announced the adjustment of the date for the commencement of physical registration of voters from Monday, 19th July, 2021 to Monday, 26th July, 2021. The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Barrister Mutiu Agboke stated this in a statement made available to Newsmen in Ibadan. Barrister Agboke said the […]

E-Transmission Of Poll Results: Stakeholders Berate Senate Approval

Some political stakeholders have continued to express their displeasure at the National Assembly’s action for approving conditional electronic transmission of election results. The duo of the Peoples Democratic Party deputy National Publicity Secretary, Prince Diran Odeyemi and a former member, House of Representatives, Honourable Lanre Agoro frowned at the Assembly’s decision to subject election results […]

Igangan Attack: “Customs Invaded Community, Not Unknown Gunmen” -Oyo Govt

The Oyo State Government has declared that contrary to the widely circulated report that unknown gunmen attacked Igangan and other parts of Ibarapa on Friday, July 16, 2021, community leaders have declared that the invaders were men of the Nigeria Customs Service. Political and traditional leaders of Ibarapa extraction described the evening raid on the […]

Eid-El Kabir Celebration: IGP Orders CPS To Beef Up Security

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has assured the nation of sustained efforts by the Force in fighting crimes and criminality; improving public safety and security across the country. His assurance on Sunday, July 18, 2021, was contained in a communique by the Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba. The IGP charged […]

Eid-El Kabir: FG Asks Northern Governors, Emirs To Suspend ‘Dubar’

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has asked Northern Governors and Emirs to suspend Durbar activities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  The Federal Government’s Committee made this known in a statement by its Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Durbar is a common […]

Terrorism: SERAP Urges FG To Withdraw Directive Against Media

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari over the warning to media houses to stop reporting terror attacks. SERAP asked President Buhari to instruct the Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed and the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to withdraw the directive. The NBC had ordered Journalists, Television […]

14 Persons Killed In Osun Road Accident

Fourteen persons, including six children were killed in an auto accident that occurred along Ilesa-Akure highway in Osun State. According to a statement issued by the Command Spokeperson, Agnes Ogungbemi, on Sunday, July 18, 2021, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Paul Okpe disclosed that the accident occurred at power line area in […]