Global Girls Network holds advocacy rally against rape In Osogbo, asks parents to promptly report cases

  A Non Governmental Organization, NGO, Global Girls Network, on Thursday took over the streets of Osogbo, capital of Osun state to advocate against the spate of rape cases in the state and across the country.The organisation charged parents and guardians in Nigeria to join hands and wage war against rape, saying that prompt report of rape cases would assist the police in its prosecution.The group, populates by youths, also called on Nigerians to join…

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Go out and vote, security agents will protect your lives, Osun gov tells voters, declares Friday public holiday

Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has charged eligible voters in the state to go out and exercise their franchise during the February 16, 2019 general elections, assuring them of adequate security of their lives and property before, during and after the elections.This urge came as the state government declared tomorrow, Friday, February 15, a public holiday to enable eligible voters in the state, especially the civil servants to prepare and participate in the presidential…

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Avoid acts that can instigate violence during elections, expert advises Nigerians

Nigerians have been advised to refrain from any act capable of instigating violence before, during and after the forthcoming elections. An expert on Peace and Conflict Resolution, Dr Olaitan Adeleke gave this charge while speaking in Ede, Osun State at a special lecture organised by Rotary Club of Ede to sensitize the public on the need for peaceful conduct during the coming elections. According to Adeleke, it is when all stakeholders follow the rule of the game that peaceful…

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16 people injured as Former Abia State Governor, Ogbonnaya Onu is involved in an accident along Abakaliki/Afikpo highway

16 people injured as Former Abia State Governor, Ogbonnaya Onu is involved in an accident along Abakaliki/Afikpo highway

At least 16 people sustained serious injuries when the convoy of the Minister of Technology and former governor of Abia State, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu allegedly rammed into a bus carrying passengers in Ebonyi State. The incident occurred along the military cantonment axis of the Abakaliki/Afikpo highway. The bus was carrying passengers from Abakaliki to Uburu, Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi state while the Minister’s convoy was heading to Abakaliki, the state capital. According to reports, the Minister…

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Mauro Icardi stripped of Inter Milan captaincy amidst rumours he”s leaving the club

Mauro Icardi stripped of Inter Milan captaincy amidst rumours he”s leaving the club

Mauro Icardi has been stripped of the Inter Milan captaincy and replaced with goalkeeper Samir Handanovic amid speculation the Argentina forward is set to leave the club. The Italian club announced on Wednesday that, “the club can confirm that Samir Handanovic is the new captain of the team”. The switch comes as Icardi, 25, has yet to sign a new contract amid protracted negotiations between the club and his wife Wanda Nara, who also acts as…

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EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

EFCC arrests 8 suspected Internet fraudsters in Ilorin

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ilorin Zonal Office have arrested eight suspected internet fraudsters following a tip-off and surveillance carried out around Irewolede, Ilorin, Kwara State. A statement from the antigraft agency says the suspects who were rounded up at about 9.35pm on February 11, 2019 include, Chimezie Paul, 19; Oluwakayode Adebayo, 25; Mustapha Akeem, 19; Ezedigboo Paschal, 19; Mustapha Suleiman, 21; Mohammed Umar Faruk, 25; Abolarin Samuel Sunday, 23, and…

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