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Eid-il-Fitr: Aregbesola charges Nigerians to shun divisive tendencies

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has charged Nigerians to shun any divisive tendency that could threaten the oneness of the country. This was even as the Chief Imam of Osogbo, Sheik Musa Animasaun charged politicians to shun politics of acrimony and hate comments while seeking political offices. The Governor also implored citizens to put the stability and  progress ... Read More »

Probe killer herdsmen’s sources of weapons, Sultan tells FG

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the Federal Government to probe the sources of weapons of herdsmen, who have been killing residents across the country. Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Sunday in his Eid-el-Fitr message to the Muslims in Nigeria. The Sultan stated, ‘‘The real herdsmen do not carry guns, but they only move with their cows ... Read More »

Ambode Urges Muslims To Sustain Godly Virtues Beyond Ramadan

  …Says Religious Tolerance Key To Economic Growth Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday congratulated Muslims for the successful completion of Ramadan, just as he urged them to sustain the Godly virtues exhibited during the fasting period. Governor Ambode, who spoke at some of the twenty centres designated by the State Government to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri, urged Muslims ... Read More »

Kidnapping: Police Arrest Army Corporal Who Got N6.5m From Evans

Police operatives have arrested a Lance Corporal with the Army for being an alleged accomplice to suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans. The soldier identified as Victor Chukwunonso with force number 09/NA/64/6317 was apprehended at the weekend in Lagos after Evans named him and some prominent southeast businessmen as his accomplices. The suspect, serving at the Army Band ... Read More »

Tinubu speaks on calls for secession, break-up of Nigeria

A former Lagos governor and All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, has spoken against those calling for violence or issuing quit notice to other Nigerians to leave their areas to desist from such. “Voices calling for violence must be roundly condemned for it is wrong to incite brother to go against brother and neighbour to combat neighbour,” Mr. Tinubu said ... Read More »

Stop blackmailing us: Senators, Reps Tell Fashola

The Senate and House of Representatives are squaring up to Works, Housing and Power Minister Babatunde Fashola over allegation that the legislature messed up the ministry’s 2017 budget. They labelled the minister’s allegation as wrong information, half truth and blackmail. Fashola, last week, accused the lawmakers of slashing his ministry’s appropriation for some critical projects, and at the same time ... Read More »

FG To Launch New Tax Awareness Initiative

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo will launch the Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) on Thursday, June 29. According to a statement from the Federal Ministry of Finance on Friday, the VAIDS outlines the Federal Government’s plan to increase tax awareness and compliance, as well as grant taxpayers a time-limited opportunity to regularise their tax status without penalty. ... Read More »

I still iron my wife’s clothes — Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said he still irons his wife’s clothes. Adeboye said this on his official Twitter handle on Saturday. The renowned pastor, in a series of tweets on humility, said, “I still iron/press my wife’s clothes when I’m allowed to. If you are a true leader, you must ... Read More »