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Wise men still come from the East

http://dreamingoutloud.nl/tag/how-i-met-your-mother/ By FEMI ADESINA At his incarnation, wise men gifted in astronomy came from the East, all the way to Bethlehem, in the south of Jerusalem, to worship Jesus Christ. They are today known as the Magi, who gave the newborn gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. There is a lot to say on the significance of each gift item, but that is not the purpose of the writing today. Maybe, another day, as the need arises. What we need from that nativity story is that the wise men came all…

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No rigging in Anambra poll, says APGA Chairman

want to buy Deltasone in usa National chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, Victor Oye, has applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission, describing its performance in the conduct of the Anambra governorship election as commendable. Oye, who spoke shortly after the incumbent governor, Dr. Willy Obiano, emerged winner of the poll in Awka, dismissed allegations of rigging, urging other contestants to accept the result in the spirit of sportsmanship. “I already said it before that after listening to the INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, during the stakeholders meeting, I was sure he would conduct a credible…

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Utilise govt health facilities, Ambode’s wife urges expectant mothers

is it okay to buy accutane online Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has again called on expectant mothers in the state, to utilise Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and skilled birth attendants, to reduce the incidence of maternal and infant mortality. She gave the charge on Tuesday at a town hall meeting on reduction of maternal and child mortality, in Epe local government, organized by the State’s Ministry of Health. Mrs. Ambode noted that refusal by expectant mothers for various reasons to access obstetric services, was a major contributor to the maternal mortality…

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AMOSUN VOWS TO PAY WORKERS’ DEDUCTIONS

The Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has emphasized the important role which co-operative movement plays in the socio-economic development of any nation or society. To this end, he has promised to pay up all outstanding deductions made from the workers’ salaries.  Gov. Amosun who made this declaration in Abeokuta, at the celebration of International day of co-operatives, with the theme “Inclusion”, he also disclosed that a sum of 25million naira revolving loan with 7 percent interest rate has been released to Ogun state co-operative federation limited (OGSCOFED) to boost their…

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Dino Melaye: Kogi Senator’s recall process begins

Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) this morning at the National Assembly in Abuja formally served Senator Dino Melaye (Kogi West constituency) the notice of his recall instituted by his constituents. The INEC legal team and court bailiff arrived at Melaye’s Room 213 office at about 11:00 a.m. with four bags containing petitions from the various local governments involved. But the office was under lock and key, as the staff, having got wind of the visit, had quickly scurried away.   As of the time of filing this story, the documents had been left…

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Apapa gridlock: Stay away from Lagos for now, Govt orders truck owners

SAMUEL ALONGE Worried by the recent traffic bottleneck that has taken over Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State Government on Friday directed owners and operators of articulated vehicles/trailers and petroleum tankers to stay away from Lagos for now. The State Government in a press conference jointly addressed by officials of the State as well as members of the Association of Maritime Truck Owners (AMATO) at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, regretted that the incessant traffic bottleneck had impacted negatively on the commercial activities of the citizenry, adding that…

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Lagos unveils new strategy to boost informal sector

…set to launch compendium of artisans The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to launch a compendium of registered artisans in the State to scale up the informal sector with the overall objective of increasing job opportunities and growing the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the State. Speaking with Government House correspondents on Tuesday at Lagos House, Ikeja after a meeting between Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and members of Lagos State Council of Tradesmen and Artisans (LACOSTA), the State’s Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Dr Babatunde Durosimi-Etti said the compendium…

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Ambode mourns passage of Chief Imam of Lagos, Akinola

…says state has lost a fearless cleric Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has expressed sadness over the death of the highly revered Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Garuba Ibrahim Akinola. Akinola died on Sunday in Lagos at the age of 79. The Governor in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, described the occurence as a great loss to the Muslim Community, the State and the country in general. He said the late cleric would be sorely missed and remembered for his bold and…

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Recruit 31,000 policemen every year, IG begs FG

In order to boost the workforce of the Police, the Inspector General of Police,  Ibrahim Idris Kpotum has called on the Federal Government to approve the recruitment of 31, 000 policemen every year for the next five years. Kpotum made the appeal at the Passing Out Parade of recruit Constables at the Police Training School in Minna. The IGP who spoke through the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Finance and Administration, Shuaibu Gambo, noted that the current ratio of the policemen to the public is below the United Nations approved ratio….

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Police say 13 Killed in Boko Haram attack

BY SALIHU PIRKUSU, MAIDUGURI Borno state Police Command on Monday Confirmed an early morning suicide bomb killing 13 persons including the suicide bombers. But sources said, over 25 people were killed, this is even as Boko Haram terrorists invaded surrounding comminities of Alau Dam of Konduga Local Government Area of the state on Wednesday night leaving scores dead and injured. As it is, no fewer than 50 people were killed with dozens injured and thousands displaced from their homes following renewed coordinated attacks in villages of Borno in the last…

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