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Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

  By Akinola Ajibola Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state. The incumbent governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, swept … Continue reading Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

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LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS), after days of protests across the country. The police unit was founded in 1992 to combat cases of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes. But SARS, instead, over time, has gained notoriety for its reckless … Continue reading LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

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Ondo Election: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

  The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu, shot into an early lead on Sunday as the Independent National Electoral Commission began to announce results from the state’s Governorship election held on Saturday. After 12 local governments, the Governor, who is seeking re-election for another four years, … Continue reading Ondo Election: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

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#EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

  A young Nigerian, Jimoh Isiaq was shot in Ogbomosho during an #EndSars protest on Saturday and later died from the resulting injuries, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed. The Governor also said seven others sustained injuries during the protest and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. Eyewitnesses said Isiaq was standing … Continue reading #EndSars: Young Nigerian Jimoh Isiaq Killed In Ogbomosho, Seven Others Injured

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LIVE: Ondo Voters Ready To Vote In Governorship Election

  Across 18 local governments, voters in Ondo state are ready to select the person who will lead them for the next four years.  According to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), 17 parties are on the ballot, although some have collapsed their structures to campaign for others. Incumbent Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All … Continue reading LIVE: Ondo Voters Ready To Vote In Governorship Election

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#EndSARS: Protests Against Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings Enter Day Three

  The campaign against police brutality and extra-judicial killings continued on Friday with young Nigerians occupying the Lagos State House of Assembly Complex. The protesters, who spent the night at the entrance of the complex demanded immediate response and immediate disbandment of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives. On Friday morning, the youths assembled and … Continue reading #EndSARS: Protests Against Police Brutality, Extra-Judicial Killings Enter Day Three

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#EndSARSImmediately: Lagos Youths Stage Late Night Protest To End SARS

  The last is yet to be heard of the calls seeking to disband the police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), as youths in Lagos stayed up late into Wednesday night protesting that the unit be scrapped totally. In recent times, the activities of the police unit have come under scrutiny and several members of the … Continue reading #EndSARSImmediately: Lagos Youths Stage Late Night Protest To End SARS

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