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Imo, Take Two Days Off & Get Your PVC – Gov. Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has declared a two-day public holiday for state residence to collect their Permanent Voter Registration Cards (PVC) to ensure “political relevance in the forthcoming general elections”. Governor Okorocha made the call in Owerri on Thursday during a news briefing where he decried the poor response of Imo residents to the…

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Psychiatric Patient Puts CMD In Coma, Destroys Hospital Property

The medical staff at Ondo State Neuro-Psychiatric Specialist Hospital, Akure, had to battle to revive the Chief Medical Director, Dr. Akinwumi Akinloye, after an attack by a patient. According to reports, the patient, Folorunsho Olawale, attacked the CMD and nurses on Wednesday night, destroying equipment along the way. The patient was referred to the hospital…

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I Was Tricked Into Marriage By My Husband, Woman Tells Court

The President of Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Oyo State,  Mr Suleiman Apanpan, on Thursday dissolved an eight-year-old marriage between  Aminat Olaniyi and Kassim Olaniyi over deception. Apanpan held that the marriage was laid on a  deceitful foundation and it was bound to crash with time. He, however,  advised lovers to make sincerity the watchword…

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Produce INEC Boss On Aug 14, Court Tells Police Inspector General

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has again ordered for the immediate arrest of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, for flouting a court order. Justice Stephen Pam gave the order of arrest following the absence of Yakubu in court on Wednesday. Justice Pam said the bench warrant issued to Yakubu on…

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LSETF, UNDP Unveils Plan To Commence Training For Unemployed Youths

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme has revealed plans to commence vocational training for unemployed and underemployed youths. The LSETF, in a statement on Wednesday, described the training as a reiteration to its employability support project, aimed at improving the pool of skilled and employable manpower in…

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