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Heavy security presence at venue of Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration


There was heavy deployment of security personnel around the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), venue of the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as Lagos State governor on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that scores of security personnel, comprising soldiers, policemen and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence

I inherited a failed state, Amosun says

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Ibikunle Amosun, governor of Ogun state, says that Gbenga Daniel, his predecessor, handed over ‘a failed state’ to him in 2011. He alleged that the state was characterised by a poor economy, deplorable infrastructure and insecurity, which discouraged investors when he assumed office. Amosun, who was represented by Taiwo Adeoluwa, secretary to

Police confirm release of kidnapped FRSC officials

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The Police Command in Osun on Wednesday confirmed the release of the two Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) officers, kidnapped in the state on Sunday by gunmen. The Command’s Spokesperson, DSP. Folashade Odoro who confirmed the release of the officers to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Osogbo, however,

President Buhari postpones visit to Imo

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President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his one-day official visit to Imo State billed for Tuesday (Today). Buhari was expected in Imo to commission, among other projects, a statue of him, constructed by the Imo state government. A statement, signed by the Chief Press Secretary to Imo State Governor, Sam Onwuemeodo, said

We are investigating Okorocha, Magu confirms

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Ibrahim Magu confrims the commission is investigating Rochas Okorocha The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has confirmed that the agency is investigating the Governor of Imo state, Rochas Okorocha. Magu disclosed this in an interview with Channels Television. Asked if an investigation is ongoing regarding Okorocha,

EFCC investigates Okorocha over alleged Money laundering

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), on Friday disclosed that it’s investigating the Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. EFCC disclosed that it’s investigating Okorocha and the state government for a case of money laundering. The Commission’s zonal head for South East, Usman Imam during a briefing yesterday said the state