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No room for politics of violence in Osun – State gov to politicians

The Osun State government has warned politicians it will not permit any lawlessness and politics of violence in the state.

The is coming days after Adelowo Adebiyi, the Chairman of The Osun Progressives (TOP), a caucus within the All Progressives Congress alleged that there had been an attempt at assassinating leaders of the splinter group by the government of Adegboyega Oyetola.

In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs Funke Egbemode, the Osun government bemoaned the slanderous charge against Governor Oyetola, noting that Adebiyi’s attribution of violence to the person of Oyetola was both wicked

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Anambra Govt faults FG’s state of emergency threat, says it’s pure politics

The Minister of Justice, and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami, had earlier on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, said that the FG would declare a state of emergency in Anambra to ensure the November 6 gubernatorial election in the state takes place.

Reacting to Malami’s statement, the Commissioner for Information in Anambra, Don Adinuba said the minister’s statement was politically motivated.

He said the recent attacks in the state do not warrant an emergency rule, saying the people killed in the attacks were not more than 15.

He added that the FG failed to threaten APC-controlled states with

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Alabama lawmakers begin process of purging racist language from state constitution

Alabama lawmakers have begun the process of purging racist language from the state’s constitution.

The legislature’s Committee on the Recompilation of the Constitution met Thursday to make changes to the constitution, with a focus on three sections with racist language or intent, according to AL.com.

The state legislature voted in May to establish the 10-member commission, which includes six lawmakers and four others.

The panel will advise the state’s Legislative Services Agency in dating a revised constitution that would then be voted on by lawmakers, according to the website.

Alabama voters in November approved Amendment 4, which allowed the

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State bill clarifies language in Texas Farm Animal Liability Act

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) – A state bill is expected to clarify details in the Texas Farm Animal Liability Act, including liability protections for working ranches and their employees.

The clarifications in HB365 are coming after the Texas Supreme Court said the act is not clear enough. Josh Winegarner with the Texas Cattle Feeders Association said the law has changed over the last decade to specifically include working ranches.

“When it was originally passed, it was really just for event spaces. It was amended in 2011 to include all of livestock, but a court case indicated that it wasn’t specific enough

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Boise State puts Fruitland High grad Eiguren on scholarship

Former Fruitland High star Tyler Eiguren’s goal was always to play college football, and his dream was to play for Boise State.

Eiguren has been living that dream for more than two years now after joining the team as a walk-on tight end, but his family doesn’t have to worry about paying tuition anymore thanks to his blue-collar mentality.

Eiguren, a redshirt sophomore, was awarded a scholarship on Saturday after the team hiked Table Rock in Boise, which has become a tradition at the end of fall camp.

“A lot of hard work has finally paid off,” Eiguren told reporters

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Group expresses concern over state of economy, living standard | The Guardian Nigeria News


Muslim Stakeholders from the south west and Kwara State Political Awareness Group (PAG) have expressed dissatisfaction over the nation’s unfavourable economic downturn.

In a communique jointly signed by chairmen of the two groups, Dr. Suleiman Adediran and Abdul-Waheed A. Olowonjaye, they urged government at all levels to address the harsh economic situation, lamenting that the cost of living is getting higher while the value of the naira is depreciating.

They also expressed concern over the security situation in the country, which they said has continued to degenerate, and called for more decisive action to arrest the situation.

“The spate of

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92% Kids Lost Language Skills, 82% Lost Math. Its State of Emergency in Education: Anurag Behar

Shutting down schools to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic has lead to lead to increased dropouts and huge gaps in learning levels. As states dither over whether to reopen primary schools or not, here’s a study that paints a stark picture to make the case for reopening schools urgently.

An Azim Premji Foundation survey of over 16,000 students in primary schools found an alarming dip in language skills and math skills — 92 per cent of the children have lost at least one language ability, while 82 per cent have lost math skills.

Deepa Balakrishnan interviews CEO of

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2021-22 Illinois State Men’s Basketball Scholarship Endowment Recipients Announced

2021-22 Illinois State Men’s Basketball Scholarship Endowment Recipients Announced

NORMAL, Ill. – Illinois State men’s basketball has announced the student-athletes that were chosen as the recipients for prestigious endowed scholarships, and this year, seven deserving and outstanding student-athletes were selected for these honors.

The 2021-22 winners of the seven endowed scholarships dedicated to men’s basketball include Mark Freeman, Alex Kotov, Kendall Lewis, Abdou Ndiaye, Antonio Reeves, Josiah Strong, and Emon Washington.

Doug Collins Endowed Scholarship Recipient // Antonio Reeves, Chicago, Ill.

Reeves averaged 12.4 points per game in 2020-21 while

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