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Police shut Peace Corps orientation camp in Offa, say it’s illegal


The Commissioner of Police in Kwara state, Olushola Amore, has shut down a training camp of Peace Corps of Nigeria in Offa local government area of the state, describing it as illegal. The Command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi, confirmed the development on Friday in Ilorin, saying the Commissioner viewed the camp as illegal, […]

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