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  • LG Elections: KWSIEC collaborates with security agencies for hitch-free exercise

    By Mosunmola Ayobami, Ilorin In a bid to ensure the safety of lives and properties during the forthcoming local government elections across the 16 Local Government Areas of Kwara State, the Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission (KWSIEC) held a crucial meeting with various security agencies on Saturday. The meeting, which took place at the Commission’s headquarters, was attended by top…

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  • Plateau Govt declares 3 days mourning over Jos building collapse

    The Plateau State government has declared three days of mourning for lives lost in the Saint Academy School building collapse on Friday. No fewer than 22 lives were lost and injuries were sustained by several teachers and students of the school located in Busa Buji, Jos North Local Government Area of the state when the school building caved in while…

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  • First lady condoles victims of school building collapse in Jos

    By Kunle Sanni The first lady, Oluremi Tinubu has expressed her condolences to the victims of the school building collapse in Jos, which claimed the lives of our innocent children and their teachers. “It is indeed sad to hear the news of the school building collapse in Jos, which claimed the lives of our innocent children and their teachers,” she…

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  • BREAKING: 2 injured as two-storey residential building collapses in Abuja

    A two-storey residential apartment in Abuja collapsed on Saturday morning, leaving several people trapped in the rubble. The building, located beside Cupid Hotel on Cupid Road (Sultan Dasuki Way) in Kubwa, was formerly a hotel and later a hospital before being converted into a residential apartment. It was gathered that the collapse occurred around 7 a.m., with many people still…

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  • Tinubu expresses condolences to victims of Plateau building collapse

    By Kunle Sanni President Bola Tinubu has expressed deep sadness in response to the news of a school building collapsing in Jos, Plateau State, which led to multiple deaths and numerous survivors. In a statement released by Ajuri Ngelale on Friday, President Tinubu described the tragic incident as a significant loss to the nation and an extremely distressing development that…

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  • Gov Abdulrazaq mourns victims of Plateau school collapse

    By Mosunmola Ayobami,Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has sent his sincere condolences to the people and Government of Plateau State on the unfortunate collapse of a school building in the state capital Jos and the resulting deaths of many schoolchildren and teachers. His condolence message was contained in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary,Rafiu Ajakaye on Friday…

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  • Death toll rises to 22 in Jos building collapse

    The Plateau State Government has said 22 persons have died and one hundred and thirty-two persons injured after a school collapsed in the Busa Buji, Jos North Local Government Area of the state. Commissioner for Information and Communication Musa Ashoms said this in a Friday evening statement. “As of 6:00 pm, 154 people have been rescued from the debris. Sadly,…

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  • JUST IN: Nigerians should be happy about court ruling on LG autonomy, says Gov Otu

    KUNLE SANNI Governor Bassey Otu of Cross River State has called on Nigerians to accept the recent Supreme Court ruling, affirming that local governments should receive their allocations and funding directly from the federation account. The governor made this statement on Thursday evening while briefing State House reporters at the presidential villa in Abuja. Otu emphasized that the President Bola…

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  • Updated: Presidential aide appointed new Elemona of Ilemona Town

    By Tosin Brown Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to President Bola Tinubu, Lt. Col. Nurudeen Yusuf, has received the approval of the kingmakers in Ilemona town to become the next Elemona of Ilemona in Kwara State. Yusuf, a prince from Ilemona town, is expected to bring his leadership and experience to his new role, fostering development and unity within the community. As the…

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  • 3 DIVISION/OPSH donates wheelchair to disabled student, empowers community

    In a heartwarming ceremony held at the 3 Division Medical Hospital and Services, 3 Division/Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) showcased its profound commitment to community welfare by donating a wheelchair to Mathew Mustapha, a 14-year-old physically challenged student from Government Secondary School Mr. Ali Jos. The division also ordered the hospital to provide him with free medical treatment. In addition, three…

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