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Barely a month to end of tenure, Amosun employs 1000

Less than a month to the end of his administration, the outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, has appointed over 1,000 workers into the state’s civil service. He also promoted 5,000 government workers. This information was contained in a statement dated April 30, signed by the Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Commission, Ajibola Amope Chokor. Mr. Amosun will bow out of office…
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Kidnapped UBEC Boss, daughter released

The chairman of the Universal Basic Education (UBEC), Mahmood Abubakar, kidnapped alongside his daughter has been released. Police spokesperson, Frank Mba, said Mr Abubakar and the daughter, Yasmin, were freed on Tuesday. Both were kidnapped on Monday along…
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BREAKING: Senate passes 2019 budget

The Senate on Tuesday approved the sum of N8.916 trillion as the budget for the 2019 fiscal year. The red chambers passed an amount (N86 billion) higher than the N8.83 trillion initially submitted to the National Assembly. The breakdown The Senate passed the budget with the breakdown as follows: Statutory transfer– N502.58 .billion Debt service– N2.25…
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Easter Bombing: Sri Lanka Bans Use of Hijab, Face Coverings

Sri Lanka has banned all kinds of clothing that cover the face and prevent identification, such as hijabs, officials said on Sunday, a week after the Easter bombings that left over 250 people dead. The ban does not directly refer to Muslim female garb, burqa and niqab, but was a clear reference to the type of dress. A statement from the office of the president said the ban was being…
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Monarch Kidnapped in Lagos

Chief Razak Olaseinde Adamson, Baale of Apese Resettlement Scheme of Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos, has been declared kidnapped. According to the family, the monarch has been missing since Tuesday when he left the palace to meet some visitor. A member of…

EPL: Manchester United, Chelsea draw at Old Trafford

The race for top-four finish in the English Premier League is still very much open following the 1-1 score line recorded in the Super Sunday clash between Manchester United and Chelsea. David de Gea made another costly goalkeeping error as the Red Devils were held to a…

Davido surprises Idris Elba’s Wife on Wedding Day

Nigerian music star, Davido, made a surprise and thrilling performance at Hollywood actor, Idris Elba’s secret wedding to Sabrina Dhowre. The wedding took place in Morroco with Elba and Sabrina exchanging vows and partying with close friends in a three-day celebration that begun on Friday. They exchanged their wedding vows at the Ksar Char Bagh hotel in Marrakesh as reported by British…
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