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Adeleke Triumphs in Osun West Senatorial Bye-Election

The brother to the late Senator who represented the Osun West Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the house of assembly, Ademola Adeleke, has reclaimed the lost mandate of his late brother. Following a credible election on Saturday, Adeleke was declared winner polling about 97480 votes.

 

How the 5 Died in Lagos Accident

At least 5 people died in the early hours of Saturday Morning when a container fell on a Volkswagen bus at the Ojota Bus stop, Lagos. The occupants of the bus were said to be returning from the monthly Holy Ghost Service of the RCCG when the unfortunate incident happened.

 

Lagos Flood Causes Power Outage in VI, Ikoyi

As heavy floods swept through most of Lekki and Victoria Island in Lagos. Residents were forced to flee their homes as water escaped into most homes in Agungi and some parts of Lekki. Meanwhile, the state government urged residents to remain calm and remain indoors. More so, the Eko Electricity Distribution Company has announced power outages owing to submerged power stations.

 

3 Die as 10 people Go Missing in Niger Flood

A total of about 3 people died in Suleja, Niger state following heavy downpour that occurred on Friday night and Saturday morning. More so, officials of the emergency response unit confirmed that about 10 people were still missing as at the time of filing this report.

 

South East, South South Governors Meet over Biafra, Restructuring

The Governors of the South East and South South states in the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Sunday night met in Enugu to deliberate on the recent agitations for the breakaway state of Biafra and the calls for restructuring from some folds in the country.

 

Badoo: Whistle Sales Increase in Ikorodu among Residents

The Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Police have confirmed the arrest of several suspects all linked to the notorious cult group Badoo. More so, the command disclosed they are still in pursuit of about 20 suspects who have since been declared wanted. This is just at the sales of whistles have increased among residents of the state.

 

Trump Gifts Nigeria $121m Aid

The President of the United States of America has approved aids in the value of $639m to 3 countries from which Nigeria is set to receive about $121m. The funds which was disbursed through the USAID will go into emergency food and nutrition assistance programs among other projects.

 

Obasanjo is the Best President in The History of Nigeria- Afe Babalola

The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the recent calls for the breakup of the country and restructuring saying these would not in any way benefit any section of the country. This is just as the popular Chief Afe Babalola praised him as the best president in the history of Nigeria.

 

Osinbajo Stands by Magu

The embattled chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not look to be having any rests soon as the senate has maintained its stance on the rejection of the candidate. Similarly, the chairman of the EFCC has been at loggerheads with Nigerian governors over the plans of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe the disbursement of the recently released Paris-club refunds.

 

INEC Begins Melaye Recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to begin the recall process for the embattled senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District. This is just as the leadership of the upper chamber of the House of Assembly has called bluff on moves to invalidate the election of Senator Dino Melaye.

 

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