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The convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore has met the bail conditions imposed on him. Olagist reports that Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu had, on Oct. 21, varied the bail conditions granted Sowore, and his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare. Justice Ojukwu granted the order in a ruling on the application for bail variation by the duo charged with treasonable felony among others. She ...

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Members of the House of Representatives has warned that Nigeria may suffer another Ebola crisis if measures were not quickly put in place. The lawmakers said the federal government is not doing enough to prevent another outbreak of the deadly viral disease which is currently ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo The lawmakers said this while debating on two motions ...

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Akin Alabi, House of Representatives member representing Egbeda/Ona federal constituency, has weighed in on the criticism that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari traveled with a bill to London for Buhari’s assent. Alabi pointed out that in a presidential system of government as practiced in Nigeria, the position of the Chief of Staff is more powerful than that ...

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Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has described how he escaped when military personnel on “Operation Python Dance II” stormed his Afaraukwu, Umuahia residence in Abia state. According to Kanu, it took him over a year before he found his way into Israel. The IPOB leader in his narrative said they managed to get to Azumiri in ...

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Activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore who has been detained by the federal government on account of his bouched Revolution Now protest, has rejected the offer made by President of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Apostle Johnson Suleman, to stand as surety. Recall that we reported earlier that the clergyman has said that he was considering standing as surety ...

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The federal government on Tuesday, November 5 insisted the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) must work out modalities to reduce the price of data in the interest of Nigerians. This was the position of the minister of communications and digital economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami. Pantami said his office has been inundated with complaints from concerned Nigerians about the high cost ...

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday said that the drive to increase the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) would not hurt the residents. He also pledged not to tamper with the autonomy enjoyed by the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS). The revenue agency, the governor said, had enjoyed unrestrained independence under his watch, stressing that his administration would continue ...

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The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) is set to commence Operation Zero Tolerance on Street Trading and hawking across the state in line with the mandate of the present administration of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu at promoting a cleaner, hygienic and aesthetically resplendent environment. The Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) through advocacy, as well as ensuring total enforcement of ...

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The League of Imams and Alfas, Ogun State chapter, has called on the Gov Dapo Abiodun-led government to put an end to the alleged incessant attacks on Muslims and mosques by suspected traditional worshippers in some parts of the state. According to them, “the attacks have left serious physiological and psychological damages not only on individuals affected and their family ...

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