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IG Orders Police Commissioner To Restore Officers Attached To Akeredolu’s Deputy, Ajayi  

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IG Orders Police Commissioner To Restore Officers Attached To Akeredolu's Deputy, Ajayi  

An order has gone out from the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to the commissioner of police in Ondo State, Bolaji Salami, to immediately restore the security detail withdrawn last week from the state’s deputy governor, Agboola Ajayi.

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The deputy governor had accused the state police commissioner of carrying out the wishes of governor Rotimi Akeredolu with whom Ajayi had been at logger-heads for some time.

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Ajayi has left the APC camp for PDP with speculations that a scenario may likely play out in Ondo State similar to the Edo episode where governor Godwin Obaseki dumped the APC for PDP and picked up a governorship ticket.

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Nigeria Records 575 New Cases Of Covid-19

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Nigeria Records 575 New Cases Of Covid-19

Nigeria on Monday confirmed 575 new cases of the Coronavirus, bringing the total in the country to 29,286.

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in a tweet stated that Lagos State recorded 123 new cases with the Federal Capital Territory having 100 new cases

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The health agency added that 654 persons have so far died from the virus with 11,828 patients discharged.

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Osun Retirees Protest Non-Payment Of Entitlements Since 2015

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Osun Retirees Protest Non-Payment Of Entitlements Since 2015

Retirees in Osun State under a state contributory pension scheme are protesting non-payment of their pension and gratuity for five years now.

The retirees demonstrated their displeasure with different placards, disrupted vehicular movement at the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi.

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They say the state government had refused to pay their 30 months half-salary arrears (2016 till date), non-payment of gratuities (2015 till date) and non-payment of their monthly pensions since 2015.

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Leader of the protests Niyi Adefare urged the Ife monarch to assist the helpless and some homeless senior citizens to get their entitlements.

He disclosed that despite their sickness and old age, the state government had neglected them.

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Nigeria Records 790 New Cases Of Covid-19, 603 Deaths

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Nigeria Records 790 New Cases Of Covid-19, 603 Deaths

Nigeria’s total coronavirus infections have risen to 26,484 on Wednesday after the Nigeria Center for Disease Control announced 790 new cases.  The center also said more than ten thousand patients had been discharged and the death toll increased from 590 a day earlier to 603.

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Delta State recorded the highest number of cases with a total of 166, followed closely by Lagos with 120 cases. 19 other states recorded new cases of coronavirus including the Federal Capital Territory.

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