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Today's Headlines: Why Ekiti Returned Mission Schools To Owners - Gov.Oyebanji, Kano Monarch Shot Dead

Why Ekiti Returned Mission Schools To Owners -Oyebanji

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Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has said that the state government’s decision to return mission schools to their original owners was based on the need for positive rebirth in learning and character in the schools.

Oyebanji, who thanked the Methodist Church Nigeria in Ekiti State for its contributions to the development of the state especially in the education sector, urged the church “to continue to use her vast influence to promote peace, unity and cooperation among our people”.

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Kano Monarch Shot Dead

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The head of Maigari village in Rimin Gado Local Government Area of Kano Atate, Dahiru Abba, has been shot dead.

His son, who is the Chairman of Rimin Gado Local Government, Barrister Munir Dahiru Maigari, confirmed the incident to Daily Trust.

Maigari said, “It happened around 2am. They came and did what they did. We are now preparing for his burial.


I'm Still In Governorship Race, Says Ogun NNPP Candidate

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The governorship candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party in Ogun State, Olufemi Oguntoyinbo, on Saturday, called on the people of the state to disregard fake information spreading around that he had stepped down for another political party in the state.

Oguntoyinbo, in a statement personally signed, said he was still much in the race to liberate the people of the state from the hands of political machinery, whose stock in trade is political propaganda.


Tinubu's Victory An Act Of God - Sultan Of Sokoto

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has described the victory of Nigeria’s President-Elect, Bola Tinubu, in the just concluded presidential election as the work of God.

Abubakar said Tinubu’s victory was the act of God Almighty.

The Sultan of Sokoto spoke yesterday at the coronation of the new Emir of Dutse in Jigawa State, Alhaji Hameem Nuhu Sanusi.


Oyo, Ogun, Lagos To Light-up Lagos-Ibadan Expressway - Makinde

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Saturday said plans were underway by his administration alongside the governments of Ogun and Lagos states to light-up the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

Makinde, who stated this while appearing on State Affairs, a political programme on Splash FM 105.5, Ibadan, said he had initiated a discussion with his colleague in Lagos State and that the three states would work on the possibility of lighting up the entire stretch of the expressway, if elected for second tenure.


I've Always Felt Different From Other UK Royals - Prince Harry

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Prince Harry reportedly revealed he has long felt “slightly different” to the rest of Britain’s royal family in an interview on Saturday with a trauma expert.

In a wide-ranging discussion with Dr Gabor Mate, Harry, 38, described himself as coming from a “broken home” and said he was trying not to pass “trauma” onto his children, according to reports of the live-streamed conversation.

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