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Gambo Jimeta, a former Inspector General of the Nigeria Police is dead. Jimeta died on Thursday, DAILY POST gathered. He was appointed in 1986 to succeed Etim Inyang and was succeeded by Aliyu Attah in 1990.

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The Kwara State House of Assembly, on Thursday passed the 2021 state budget of N137.6 billion into law. The budget size comprising 51 percent recurrent expenditure and 40 percent capital expenditure, scaled through the third reading before its final passage during Thursday’s plenary.

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Nigerian heavyweight contender, Raphael Akpejiori, has told Tyson Fury to use him as his sparring partner in his (Fury) preparation for the world title fight against Anthony Joshua.

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Security agencies have confirmed the killing of four citizens in isolated locations of Giwa, Chikun and Igabi Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

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The presidency and governors have received an update on interactions regarding the fallouts of the End SARS protests. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is the Chairman of National Economic Council (NEC) Ad-Hoc Committee on Public Engagements.

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Meanwhile, the government says it will increase access to cooking gas for rural dwellers.

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Mr Jonathan says restructuring will not work until issues that divide Nigerians are resolved.

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Over 1,400 Nigerians have died from COVID-19 with some of them dying due to inadequate oxygen at isolation centres.

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The health workers were abducted while returning from immunisation exercise in Benin City.

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Babachir Lawal is being prosecuted by the EFCC for awarding contracts to companies in which he had interests, fraud, criminal conspiracy, and diversion of funds.

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A 21-year-year old woman is in police custody for allegedly dumping her newly born baby into a pit latrine. Dowa police spoke person, Gladson M’bumpha has confirmed the incident.

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Majority of Assembly members of the Kadjebi District and Polling Station executives of the Akan Constituency in the Oti region who are predominantly members of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have endorsed grassroots politician and the people rsquo;s father, former NPP Parliamentary Aspirant Alhaji Tanko Yakubu as the next DCE.

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A Lagos lawmaker, Jude Idimogu, has renewed his call for state police citing insecurity in Nigeria. The House of Assembly member decried the rate of banditry and Boko Haram.

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Pensioners in Rivers State are gnashing their teeth over Governor Nyesom Wike’s N500million largesse to the Sokoto State Government to douse the pain on the state and traders affected by the inferno at Sokoto Central Market.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N6.45billion for setting up of oxygen plants in 38 locations nationwide to enhance the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

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Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has said he allowed Mesut Ozil to leave because he wants to “take the team in a different direction.

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Governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje, has warned residents of the state, especially market community to strictly obey the COVID 19 protocols. The Governor said this on Thursday at a COVID 19 stakeholders’ meeting with market community leaders in the state at the Government House.

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Mr Jega, professor of political science, said Nigeria stands to lose more if the existing 36 states structure are to be dismantled.

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A civil rights lawyer says there is a threat to evict the family from the community for reporting the child case to the police.

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The suspect was found with bullet wounds to the head on Friday, at 20:00, inside the car, which was parked at a soccer field.

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The SA Civil Aviation Authority (Sacca) has sent a team to the scene of the fatal helicopter crash in KwaZulu-Natal that claimed the lives of four Netcare healthcare workers and a pilot.

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Besieged police Crime Intelligence boss Peter Jacobs is the second high-ranking officer to face an internal investigation centered on the murder of Anti-Gang Unit detective Charl Kinnear.

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The DA wants an ad hoc committee to oversee Deputy President David Mabuza's inter-ministerial committee which will spearhead the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines.

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South Africa's Covid-19 recovery rate has risen above 85% as the country recorded 11 381 new cases on Thursday.

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The death of Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, shocked and saddened MPs from both sides of the House.

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Two Ghanaian citizens namely Gariba Neutori, 35, Gmabani Gariba, 21 , have been arrested by police in Togo for allegedly trafficking 6 teenagers to Nigeria. Pan African Organization for Research and Protection of Violence on Women and Children with its partners Ong Cruseat Togo with security agencies in the Tatale Sanguli district rescued the teenagers.

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A 24-year-old unemployed, Bright Ofori has been arrested after he clubbed to death 35 years old Muniru Mohammed Haddi at Assin Awisem in the Assin Fosu Municipality of the Central Region over a cent;10.

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President Akufo-Addo 39;s has maintained 15 ministers portfolios in his second term. The presidency released the full list of ministerial appointments for the next government. The names have been submitted to Parliament for vetting and approval.

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The Petitioner in the election 2020 petition, John Mahama has argued that denying him the opportunity to serve interrogatories on the Electoral Commission (EC) will damage his election petition case at the Supreme Court.

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The Department of Social Welfare has debunked the notion that the application process for child adoption is strict and cumbersome. This comes on the back of the arrest of some 11 persons in connection with baby harvesting and human trafficking at some health centres in Accra.

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