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EDO 2024:LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS,NILOWV,EDO STATE, SET TO HOST GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES TO AN INTERRACTIVE MEETING

Ahead of the 2024 Edo state  gubernatorial election in September , the Nigerian League of Women Voters in Edo State has  invited the frontline governorship candidates to an interactive hybrid…

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Plane crashes in Nepal with 18 dead, pilot sole survivor

A passenger plane crashed on takeoff in Kathmandu on Wednesday, with the pilot rescued from the flaming wreckage but all 18 others aboard killed, police in the Nepali capital told…

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US ELECTION: Kamala Harris leads Trump in new poll after Biden dropout

Vice President Kamala Harris is narrowly beating rival Donald Trump in a national presidential poll released Tuesday, one of the first conducted since US President Joe Biden ended his reelection…

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CBN NEW INTEREST RATE:NACCIMA, others kick over hike in interest rate to 26.75%

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines, and Agriculture, NACCIMA, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, and other investment analysts have faulted The Central Bank of Nigeria’s decision to hike…

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Ile-Arugbo: Saraki’s counsel petitions Kwara Police over alleged govt breach of court order

Counsels to the family of late Abubakar Olusola Saraki have petitioned the state commissioner of Police, Mr. Victor Olaiya, over breach of court order, and to stop the Kwara state…

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Ladipo billionaire kidnappers: Last-minute conversation before they met their waterloo

In what look like Hollywood a movie, the conversation between the leader of recently killed billionaire kidnappers in Lagos, said to be a Nollywood actor/producer, Prince Henry Ode and another…

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An Extraordinary Weekend of Special Blessings Awaits You at The Healing Streams Live Healing Services with Pastor Chris!

Hurray! The Largest healing crusade on earth, Healing Streams Live Healing Services with Pastor Chris Oyakhilome is this weekend! This Friday, the 26th through Sunday 28th, from 3 PM GMT+1…

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Hardship: I’ve heard your grievances, no need for protest, Tinubu tells youths

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has pleaded with the aggrieved Nigerians, especially the youths who are planning a national protest over the high cost of leaving to shelve the planned action, saying…

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Breaking: Senate passes Minimum Wage Bill from N30,000 to N70,000

THE Senate has passed a bill that seeks to amend the National Minimum Wage Act, 2019, to increase the National Minimum Wage from N30,000  upward to the sum of N70,000….

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Ahead Edo 2024: Action Alliance Governorship Candidate, Prince  Iseghohi-Okojie condemns Violence and Thuggery

The Action Alliance governorship candidate for Edo 2024 Prince Tom Iseghohi-Okojie has expressed great concern and deep sadness over the recent alleged  violent attack on the convoy of Edo state…

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BREAKING: Edo LGA chairman impeached over N1.7bn budget padding, other acts of gross misconduct

The Legislative arm of Egor Local Government Area in Edo State has impeached the council’s chairman, Hon. Eghe Ogbemudia, over alleged padding of the council’s supplementary budget and other allegations…

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Kylian Mbappe unveiled as Real Madrid player, to wear no.9 jersey

Kylian Mbappe has been unveiled as a new Real Madrid player at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid. It comes as the 25-year-old completes his free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain after his…

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Breaking: Gareth Southgate resigns as England manager

Gareth Southgate has announced he has stepped down as England’s manager two days after they lost to Spain in the Euro 2024 final.Southgate took over in 2016 when England’s fortunes…

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THE  PALACE OF THE ONOGIE OF OKHUE-ESAN DISTANCES IT’SELF AND THE COMMUNITY FROM VIRAL SOCIAL  MEDIA VIDEO

The palace of the Onojie of Okhue-Esan Kingdom in Esan South East Local Government Area has dissociated itself and the community from the content of a viral social media video…

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BREAKING: Senior Custom Officer slumps, dies during investigative hearing in Reps

A Senior Customs officer while responding to questions at the Public Account Committee of the House of Representatives has slumped and died. The incident which took place during the engagement,…

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Obasanjo, Ooni of Ife, other dignitaries arrive Davido, Chioma’s wedding venue

Former Nigeria President Olusegun Obasanjo and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi are among dignitaries that have arrived at the wedding venue of music superstar, Davido and his longtime…

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2.6 million die annually due to alcohol, says WHO

Alcohol kills nearly three million people annually, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, adding that while the death rate had dropped slightly in recent years it remained “unacceptably high”….

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Sokoto govt denies plot to dethrone Sultan

Sokoto government has denied allegations by MURIC that it’s plotting  to depose His Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III.The state Commissioner for information and societal reorientation…

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FCT Police nabs killers of Retired Army General in Abuja

The FCT Police Command has arrested four suspects over the killing of Army Brigadier General Uwem Udukwere in Abuja Sunshine Estate.The FCT Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igweh, said two of the…

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Sultan is an institution, guard him jealously, Shettima advises Sokoto govt

Vice-President Kashim Shettima on Monday said the Sultan of Sokoto is an Institution that all Nigerians need to jealously guard, protect, promote, preserve, and project for the growth of our…

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ONOJIE OF OKHUESAN KINGDOM DISTSNCES PALACE FROM VIRAL SOCIAL MEDIA VIDEO

The palace of the Onojie of Okhue-Esan Kingdom in Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo ,has dissociated itself from the content of a viral social media video christened…

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Fire Guts Christ Embassy Headquarters In Lagos:We will give God a better ,bigger church says President Loveworld Nation

The president of Loveworld international also know as Christ Embassy Revd Chris Oyakhilome D.Sc D.Sc D.D has urged members of the church not worry over the fire incident that raised…

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Edo FA Goes Digital In Football Administration,Launched its brand-new software …As State league draws hold in Benin

In keeping with the Edo state government’s innovative and administrative policy for digital and paperless operations,the Edo Football Association (EFA)has made a giant step towards revolutionizing football administration in the…

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GPP launches innovative Ecoline web printing machine, pledges to curb capital flight

Global Plus Publishing (GPP) a leading printing company in Nigeria has declared its readiness to address capital flight with its latest technological acquisition, the Ecoline Manugraph Web Printing Machine. Pastor…

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BREAKING: Court Reinstates Bayero As Kano Emir

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has nullified the Kano Emirate Council Law used in reinstating Sanusi as 16th Kano Emir. The court also set aside the law dethroning Ado Bayero…

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MIKE OZEKHOME, A NIGERIAN WHO ALWAYS PEERS INTO THE FUTURE FOR THE GOOD OF THE COUNTRY

As far back as December 29, 1987 ( 37 years ago ), Prof Mike Ozekhome, SAN, CON, OFR, had already taken on the Federal Government of Nigeria on behalf of…

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LG autonomy: Supreme Court reserves judgement on FG’s suit against 36 govs

The Supreme Court has reserved its judgement on the suit the Federal Government filed to secure full autonomy for the 774 local governments, LGs, in the country. A seven-man panel of…

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Oil mafia tried to stop our refinery, says Dangote

The founder of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has revealed that both local and international criminal organisations, which he described as “mafia”, made repeated attempts to sabotage his $19bn refinery project…

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Tinubu slips while boarding presidential parade vehicle at Eagles Square

President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday slipped while boarding the parade vehicle at the venue of the 2024 Democracy Day. The President had approached the vehicle shortly after he arrived at…

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Tinubu Gives Finance Minister 48 Hours To Present New Minimum Wage Template

President Bola Tinubu has directed the Minister of Finance, Wale Edun, to come up with the cost Implications on the new minimum wage within two days. Minister of Information and…

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BREAKING: Organised Labour Suspends Nationwide Strike

THE Organised Labour, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), has suspended the strike embarked upon over a new minimum wage and hike in electricity…

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Suspended police chief, Abba Kyari released after 27 months in detention

A suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, Abba Kyari, has been released from the Kuje Custodial Centre in the Federal Capital Territory after spending 27 months in detention. Kyari was detained…

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‘Leave or die’ — ISWAP gives quit notice to Borno communities

The Islamic State – West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have given residents of Kukawa LGA notice to quit their communities or face death from the terror group. This is coming…

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Armed Forces mourn 5 brave personnel killed in IPOB/ESN attack

The armed forces of Nigeria has mourned the death of 5 personnel of Operation Udoka, killed in action by terrorists of IPOB/ ESN while on deployment at Obikabia Junction Checkpoint…

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‘No one above the law’, Biden hopes Trump verdict speaks for itself

If anyone expected Joe Biden to be celebrating the fact that election rival Donald Trump is now a convicted felon, they were disappointed.Instead the Democrat’s campaign issued a sober warning that the…

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EFCC begins investigation on alleged N2.5bn fraud against Kwankwaso

The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has commenced investigation on the misappropriation of New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) campaign fund for 2023 elections and failure of the Kwankwaso’s led…

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New minimum wage:Labour set begin nationwide strike Monday.

There are strong indications that Organised Labour may begin a nationwide strike from Monday, June 3, over a new minimum wage. This is as the tripartite committee on a new…

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Breaking: Court declares 25 Rivers Assembly seats vacant

A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has declared the seats of the 25 lawmakers, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to the All Progressives Congress,…

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Kano tussle: ‘It’s will of Allah’ — Dethroned Emir of Gaya breaks silence  

The dethroned Emir of Gaya, Aliyu Abdulkadir, has described his dethronement as the “will of Allah.”  Abdulkadir disclosed this in an interview with BBC Hausa on Sunday.Recall that Governor Abba…

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BREAKING : Ex-EFCC chairman dies in Egypt

The former chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Lamorde, has died at the age of 61. According to sources close to the family, Lamorde died in…

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Kano Assembly dethrones emirs, abolishes emirates created by Ganduje

The Kano State House of Assembly has dethroned the five Emirs and abolished the five Emirates in the state. The development followed a special session held by the lawmakers on…

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Breaking: Labour pulls out of minimum wage negotiations

Organised Labour has pulled out of the ongoing minimum wage negotiations after the government and the organized private sector, OPS, made what labour described as “ridiculous offers” of N48, 000 and N54,…

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Abducted editor resigns after newspaper apologises to Gbajabiamila

Abducted editor, Segun Olatunji, has resigned from his position at FirstNews following an apology made by the management of the media house to the Chief of Staff to the President,…

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UCL: Why referee Daniele Orsato cried after Dortmund eliminated PSG

Referee Daniele Orsato was caught on camera crying after blowing the final whistle in PSG’s Champions League semi-final defeat to Borussia Dortmund. Mats Hummels’ header in the second half sealed…

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Police probe E-Money over N1.2bn dispute with Lagos firm

The Chief Executive Officer, Emy Cargo and Shipping Services Limited, Emeka Okonkwo, aka E-Money is under investigation at the Force Criminal Investigation Department Annex, Alagbon, over alleged N1, 209,200,000 dispute…

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FG plans fresh audit of N2.7tn subsidy debt

The Federal Government is set to commence a fresh audit of the N2.8tn fuel subsidy claim by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. An audit firm, KPMG had conducted an…

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Nigeria Air: Sirika, daughter charged with N2.7bn fraud

Barring any last-minute change, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will today (Thursday) arraign the immediate-past Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika,  for an alleged N2.7bn fraud in connection with the…

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Pro-Fubara Speaker emerges as PDP rejects impeachment calls

Lawmakers loyal to the Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, on Wednesday elected the member representing Bonny Constituency,   Victor  Oko-Jumbo as the Speaker of the state House of Assembly. The pro-Fubara…

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Reps knock Binance over bribery allegation

The Federal Government has described as blackmail, the allegation by the cryptocurrency exchange giant, Binance, that some officials demanded a $150m bribe to settle the criminal charge filed against the…

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Nigerian officials demanding payments to end ‘issues’ with FG – Binance CEO alleges

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Binance, Richard Teng, has claimed that some Nigerian government officials have demanded large amounts of payments in digital currency to make their problems “…

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Illegal buildings: Lagos is victim of its own development – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab said the recent crackdown and demolition of illegal structures across Lagos State was an indication that the state is…

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I’m not fighting anyone ,only interested in good governance- Otti

Governor Alex Otti of Abia State said that his administration is not fighting anybody but only interested in recovering looted funds and achieving good governance. Otti stated this at Nvosi…

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NiMet forecasts 3-day sunshine, haziness from Monday

NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja forecast sunny and hazy conditions on Monday over parts of Yobe, Jigawa, Kano, and Katsina states throughout forecast period, with chances of…

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Breaking—-Former Education Minister, Gbagi Is Dead

The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), in the last election in Delta State, Olorogun Barr Kenneth Omemavwa Gbagi, FNIM OON, is dead.Gbagi, a former minister of Education…

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PROFILE OF HON. JUSTICE OSARENREN MATHIAS OBAYUWANA,  AICMC, NEWLY SWORN-IN AS JUDGE OF EDO STATE HIGH COURT

Hon. Justice O. M. Obayuwana AICMC,  was called to the Nigerian Bar in October 2004 and holds a master’s degree LLM from the prestigious University of Benin in 2011, where…

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DSTV hike: Lawyer to paste restraining order at MultiChoice office

The Competition and Consumer Protection Tribunal in Abuja has ordered that its interim order, restraining MultiChoice Nigeria Limited from increasing DSTV tariff, be pasted at the firm’s “corporate headquarters or…

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Lagos uncovers under-bridge apartment where tenants pay N250,000 rent

The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tokunbo Wahab, on Wednesday, said the government discovered an apartment under the Dolphin Estate Bridge, Ikoyi, where tenants pay N250,000 annual…

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May Day: Labour gives FG May 31 deadline on Minimum Wage

The organised labour, yesterday, gave the Federal Government, May 31, the deadline to conclude the minimum wage negotiation or face a nationwide industrial action. This came as President Bola Tinubu,…

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BREAKING: EFCC, Cubana Chief Priest to settle out of court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and celebrity barman, Cubana Chief Priest, have agreed to settle the naira abuse charge slammed against the socialite out of court, The Nation…

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FX crisis: Court permits EFCC to freeze 1,146 individuals, companies’ accounts

A Federal High Court, Abuja has granted an interim order sought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to freeze at least 1,146 bank accounts belonging to individuals and companies…

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Alleged abuse of office: Emefiele challenges court’s jurisdiction

The suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele on Monday challenged the jurisdiction of an Ikeja Special Offences Court to hear the alleged abuse of office and multi…

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Four feared killed as suspected herdsmen attack Enugu community

At least four people have been said to have been killed on Sunday night and many wounded as suspected herdsmen invaded Nimbo community in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu…

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EDO 2024:Ighodalo denies involvement in Shaibu’s impeachment

The Peoples Democratic Party’s governorship candidate in Edo State, Asue Ighodalo, has refuted claims that he has a hand in the impeachment of the state’s former Deputy Governor, Phillip Shaibu….

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Apologise or face legal action, Enoh warns Bash Alli

Sports Minister, John Enoh, has told former World Boxing Champion, Bash Alli, to make a public apology within a week for making false claims against his person or face legal…

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BREAKING: Obaseki announces N70, 000 minimum wage for Edo workers

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has authorised a new minimum wage of N70,000 for civil servants in the state. The governor announced this while commissioning the new Labour House in Edo…

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Burkina Faso army killed 223 villagers in revenge attack – Human Rights Watch

The Human Rights Watch has said that Burkina Faso’s military massacred more than 220 civilians, including at least 56 children, in a single day this year. According to a report…

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11 Nigerians arrested for running dating scams in Germany 

The German police on Wednesday announced the arrests of eleven suspected members of a criminal syndicate from Nigeria, the Black Axe, during nationwide raids, DW reports. All 11 suspects are…

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JUST IN: Protesters storm APC secretariat, demand Ganduje’s resignation

Scores of demonstrators on Thursday stormed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress in Abuja to demand the resignation of the National Chairman, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, following his recent…

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Suppression, violence marred 2023 elections – US report

A 2023 Country Report on Human Rights Practices, Nigeria, by the U.S. Department of State has shed light on various irregularities and challenges faced during the country’s 2023 elections. While acknowledging that…

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Breaking: 119 inmates escape as heavy rains destroy Suleja Prisons

No fewer than 119 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Suleja, Niger state, have escaped, following hours of heavy downpour which destroyed parts of the facility on Wednesday night.Spokesman…

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BREAKING: Four-year-old boy dies in Abuja school, parents suspect foul play

Tragedy struck at BrickHall Schools located in the Cadastral Zone B11, Kaura in Abuja on Wednesday, when a four-year-old pupil, Miguel Ovoke, died during the school’s feeding hours. According to…

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FAAN diverts flight operations as fire breaks out at Lagos Airport

The Federal Airport Authority has said it has diverted all flight operations from the Murtala Muhammed Airport terminal 1 to the D wing of the airport over a fire incident….

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Naira abuse: Lawyer faults Bobrisky’s six months jail term

A lawyer and human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, has faulted the six months imprisonment sentence handed down to controversial crossdresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, for abuse of naira….

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Junior Pope: Anambra police recover three more bodies

The Anambra State Police Command said it has recovered the three remaining bodies of the victims of a boat accident that occurred on Wednesday along the coastline of the River…

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‘I’m a man,’ Bobrisky confirms gender in court

Controversial crossdresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, has admitted to being a male during his appearance at the Federal High Court in Lagos State, on Friday. Justice Abimbola Awogboro sentenced him…

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Court sentences Bobrisky to six months in prison

Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, Friday sentenced controversial cross-dresser, Idris Olanrewaju Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, to six months imprisonment without an option of…

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BREAKING: Gunmen kidnap Channels TV reporter in Rivers, demand N30m

Gunmen kidnapped a journalist and reporter with Channels Television, Mr Joshua Rogers, at his residence in Rumuosi in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State on Thursday night. Rogers, who…

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Bomb kills six Niger soldiers prompting air strikes

A bomb blast has killed six Nigerien soldiers near the border with Mali, Niger’s army said Thursday, adding around 10 “terrorists” were later killed in air strikes. An army patrol…

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Peter Obi receives knocks over quality of boreholes donated to northern communities

 Presidential candidate of the Labour Party during the 2023 general elections,Peter Obi, has received heavy criticisms after photos from the commissioning of boreholes he donated to some northern communities made it…

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Junior Pope(1984-2024): 10 things to know about late actor

Famous Nollywood actor, Pope Obumneme Odonwodo, aka Junior Pope, drowned on Wednesday during a movie shoot. Junior Pope and three of his colleagues died when their boat capsized on the…

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BREAKING: Former Science and Technology minister, Ogbonnaya Onu is dead

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress , APC and 2023 presidential aspirant , Dr Ogbonnaya Onu is dead. broadtvonline.com gathered that Onu, who was the first civilian governor in Abia…

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FULL LIST: 17 Impeached Deputy Govs since 1999

 No fewer than 17 Deputy Governors have been booted out of office in the last 24 years, checks by The Nation has revealed. Phillip Shaibu, sacked Deputy Governor of Edo State, became the…

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UEFA releases statement on Champions League matches amid ISIS threat

UEFA has said the Champions League quarter-final ties scheduled for this week will go ahead as scheduled despite an alleged terror threat. There are reports that ISIS has issued a…

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Security reinforced at PSG v Barcelona game after IS ‘threat’- French minister

Security will be “considerably reinforced” at Wednesday’s Champions League match in the French capital between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona after a “threat” from the Islamic State group, the interior minister…

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Fear as ISIS threatens to attack UCL matches involving Arsenal, Real Madrid, PSG

The Islamic State (ISIS) has issued a threat targeting all four UEFA Champions League (UCL) quarter-final matches this week, raising security concerns across Europe .The threat, disseminated through ISIS mouthpiece…

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LP crisis: Pro- Abure protesters set for showdown with NLC

Dozens of supporters of the National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Comrade Julius Abure, on Monday, stormed Wizzy’s Place Event Centre, Gudu, Abuja, venue of the Nigeria Labour Congress…

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NLC sacks Abure-led Labour Party leadership

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has voided the return of the National Chairman of Labour Party, Julius Abure, and his National Working Committee at a national convention recently held in Nnewi,…

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EFCC probes N30b and 50 accounts linked to humanitarian ministry

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is probing 50 bank accounts as it recovered  N30bn in the alleged scandals in the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. The EFCC…

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Sokoto cleric defies Sultan’s directive, leads Eid-il-fitr prayers Tuesday

A Sokoto Muslim cleric, Sheikh Musa Lukwa, on Tuesday, led his followers to observe Eid prayer. The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, had on Monday, declared Wednesday, as the…

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BREAKING: Kano court fixes April 17 for Ganduje, wife, son’s arraignment

A Kano State High Court has fixed April 17, 2024, for the arraignment of the immediate past governor of the state, Abdullahi Ganduje, his wife, son, and five others, for…

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Media Bodies, CSOs Demand Investigation into Segun Olatunji’s Detention and Prosecution of Perpetrators

Media organizations, associations and professional bodies including civil society organizations have expressed concern and strong condemnation for the recent unlawful arrest, detention, brutalization and torture of Mr. Segun Olatunji, Editor…

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Why I Dumped Labour Party For PDP — Edo Dep Gov 

The new Deputy Governor of Edo State, Omobayo Godwins, says he dumped the Labour Party (LP) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) because the party promises a bright future for…

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Eid-el-fitri: Police uncover plans to disrupt activities in Kano

The Police Command in Kano State, said it had uncovered plans by some religious and political pressure groups to disrupt the Eid-el-Fitri festivities in the state. The Commissioner of Police,…

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US extends work permit duration for Nigerians, other foreign workers

The United States has elongated the automatic extension period for Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) from 180 days to a maximum of 540 days. The US revised this to ease delays…

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FG unveils app to track govt. deliverables, performances

The Federal Government has unveiled the upgraded Citizens’ Delivery Tracker App, which will enable all citizens to view the deliverables and key performance indicators for all ministries and give their…

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EFCC quizzes 14 suspected oil thieves in Port Harcourt

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has commenced investigation of 14 suspected oil thieves alongside a Motor Fishing Trawler Hawwau Tanko arrested in Bayelsa. The EFCC Spokesman Dele Oyewale,…

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Paris 2024: Super Falcons arrive Pretoria ahead of Olympic Qualifiers

Nigeria’s Super Falcons have arrived in Pretoria ahead of the return leg of the final Paris 2024 Olympic qualifying round against Bayana Bayana of South Africa.According to the media officer…

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Court remands Emefiele in EFCC custody over abuse of office

A Lagos State Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, on Monday, remanded a former Governor of the  Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele, in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes…

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Jenifa’s Diary’s Adejumoke Aderounmu dies at 40

Nollywood actress, Adejumoke Aderounmu, popularly known for her role as “Esther” in Funke Akindele’s popular TV series Jenifa’s Diary, is dead. Aderounmu’s death was confirmed by her brother, Adeola Aderounmu,…

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Emirates Airline to resume Nigeria flights in June, says Keyamo

The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, said Emirates Airline will resume operations in Nigeria on or before June 2024. Keyamo disclosed this when he featured on Arise…

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Sanwo-Olu appoints London-to-Lagos solo driver, Pelumi Nubi, tourism ambassador

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has appointed a 28-year-old travel content creator, Pelumi Nubi, as the state tourism ambassador. This was made known by the governor’s Senior Special Assistant…

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EPL: Everton docked further two points for breach of financial rules

Everton have been given an additional two-point deduction for a breach of the Premier League’s profitability and sustainability rules (PSR), it was announced Monday. The decision followed a previous six-point…

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BREAKING: CBN stops use of foreign currencies as collateral for naira loan

The Central Bank of Nigeria has written to all banks in Nigeria to stop the use of foreign currencies as collateral for naira loans. It disclosed this in a circular…

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Gunmen abduct Rivers gov candidate, kill two others

Gunmen dressed in military uniform on Monday morning whisked away the Rivers State governorship candidate of the National Rescue Movement in the 2023 general election, Sobomabo Jackrich, at his residence…

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Impeachment: How Shaibu leaked govt secrets, Assembly tells panel

The Edo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, explained how the state’s  Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu, allegedly leaked the government’s secrets and committed perjury, which, it said, were impeachable offences….

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VIDEO:My impeachment illegal, attack on democracy — Philip Shaibu reacts

The former deputy governor of Edo state, Comrade Philip Shaibu has said that his impeachment is illegal and a threat to the nation’s democracy. In a reaction via a video…

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Edo CJ swears in Omobayo as new deputy governor

The newly appointed Deputy Governor of Edo State, Marvellous Omobayo, was sworn in on Monday by the Chief Judge, Daniel Okungbowa. According to his profile made available to broadtvonline, the…

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Edo 2024: Labour Party Edo Gov Ticket In Jeopardy As Akpata’s Running Mate Submits False Information To INEC.

The leadership of the Labour Party in Edo State has reportedly summoned an emergency meeting.The meeting will have in attendance the party’s governorship candidate, Olumide Akpata and his running mate,…

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Court reserves Bobrisky’s judgment till April 9

Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday reserved the judgment of convicted controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, till April 9, 2024. The…

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Low power generation cause of power outage – BEDC

The management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc, on Friday, attributed the power outage in its franchise states of Edo, Delta, Ondo, and Ekiti to low power generation by…

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BREAKING….Earthquake hits New York

The United Nations Security Council diplomats were shaken in their chairs, planes got briefly grounded, and furniture rattled across New York Friday when an earthquake jolted the city that never…

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Court convicts Bobrisky for abusing Naira

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday convicted controversial cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky for abusing the Naira. Justice Abimbola Awogboro convicted him after the review of…

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Int’l friendlies: We want to make Nigerians proud, says Finidi George

Super Eagles Coach, Finidi George says, his goal is to ensure that his team performs very well in their upcoming international friendly games, to make Nigerians proud. The News Agency…

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Nigeria ranks world’s 102nd happiest nation

Nigeria ranked 102nd happiest nation in the world with 4.881 points, according to the latest edition of the World Happiness Report released Wednesday.This represents a drop of seven places from 95th…

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Robinho awaits fate on serving nine-year rape sentence in Brazil

Brazil’s justice system on Wednesday will decide whether former Manchester City and Real Madrid striker Robinho will serve his nine-year rape sentence, handed down by an Italian court, in the…

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo reacts to court’s denial of Nnamdi Kanu’s bail request

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has reacted to how the Federal High Court rejected the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu’s fresh request for…

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How land dispute led to killing of soldiers in Delta – Community leader, Oshare

A community leader in in Delta State, Olorogun Sleek Oshare has explained how a land dispute led to the gruesome murder of some military personnel. Oshore spoke in an interview…

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Court dismisses suit seeking to stop conduct of exams, polls on Saturdays

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, dismissed as frivolous, a suit that sought to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from conducting elections on Saturdays. The suit…

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Okuama crisis: We’ve never lost soldiers like that, not even in Boko Haram war – Edwin Clark

Elder statesman and leader of the Ijaw Nation, Edwin Clark has condemned the recent killing of soldiers in Delta State, stressing that Nigeria has never witnessed such a tragedy before. According to…

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Delta killings: 3 suspects nabbed, moved to Army HQ in Asaba

At least three of the suspects who killed 17 officers and men of 181 Amphibious Battalion, Nigerian Army, Otuama, Delta State, last Thursday, have been arrested. The arrest came as the…

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Zenith Bank appoints Adaora Umeoji first female CEO 

Zenith Bank Plc has announced the foremost banker, Dr. Adaora Umeoji as its new Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. This appointment was disclosed on Tuesday, in a statement…

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Edo 2024: 6 parties file nominations —INEC

FOUR days to the March 24 deadline for nomination of governorship and deputy governorship candidates for the September 21, 2024 election in Edo State, only six of the 18 registered…

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EDO 2024 :APC NATIONAL WOMAN LEADER DR MARY IDELE ALILE CONGRATULATES PARTY’S FLAGBEARER SENATOR MONDAY OKPEBHOLO AND RUNNING MATE

The national woman leader of the All Progressive Congress APC Dr Mary Idele Alile has congratulated Senator Monday Okpebholo and Hon Denis Idahosa for their emergence as the partys governorship…

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DIRECTOR OF MOVIE IYEOBA , DR HENRY OBIDI PRESENTS PROMOTIONAL SOURVENIRS TO AGM PROGRAMMES DIVISION ITV/RADIO,DR SUNNY DUKE OKOSUN

Ahead of the promotional rally and premiere of the movie IYEOBA , the Director of the movie Dr Henry Obidi and memebers of his production paid a sensitization visit to…

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NANS calls for probe of Ajaokuta Steel Company

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has called on President Bola Tinubu to probe the mismanagement of the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited, as the administration starts the resuscitation of…

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‘Herbert Wigwe’s father, Pastor Shyngle didn’t slump’

Reports have it that Herbert Wigwe’s father, Pastor Shyngle Wigwe, did not slump during the funeral of his late son as published in some quarters. Earlier, there was apprehension as…

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Wigwe, wife, son buried in private cemetery as tears flow freely

It was the end of an era as the late Dr. Herbert Wigwe, co-founder and Chief Executive of Access Bank Group, his wife, Chizoba, and 29-year-old son, Chizzy, were laid…

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Tinubu to launch students loan scheme Thursday — Presidency

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KIDNAPPING SPREE: Bandits rubbish FG threats, kidnap another 15 students in fresh attack

The threats of clampdown on bandits and terrorists abducting schoolchildren seem to have little or no effect on the terrorists as 15 pupils of an Islamiya school in Sokoto State…

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My late dad left me with enormous shoes to fill, says Wigwe’s daughter, Tochi

Tochi Wigwe, daughter of Herbert Wigwe, the late group chief executive officer (GCEO) of Access Holdings Plc, has said her father left enormous shoes to fill following his death. The…

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Tension as Senate meets over N3tr alleged padding of 2024 budget on Tuesday

There is palpable anxiety in the National Assembly over alleged N3 trillion padding of the 2024 budget. This is even as it was learnt that the Senate would meet on Tuesday over…

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7 Million People Die Annually Due to Indoor and Outdoor Air Pollution-DR SUNNY DUKE OKOSUN

Air quality is of great interest globally due to the advancement in technology and numerous human activities that have led to the deterioration of air quality, resulting in reduction in…

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Breaking: Sultan declares Monday as first day of Ramadan in Nigeria

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, the Sultan of Sokoto has declared Monday, March 11, 2024 as the first day of the Ramadan fast in Nigeria.Abubakar announced the sighting of the new crescent in…

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Krystyna Pyszkova from Czech Republic crowned Miss World 2024

Krystyna Pyszková of the Czech Republic was crowned Miss World at a glamorous  contest held in India on Saturday night. Unfortunately, Nigeria’s Ada Eme  couldn’t  make it to the  final…

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WIGWE: Family shuns RCCG City of David as it sets burial dates

THE family of the late Herbert Wigwe, the former Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc, yesterday, announced a 6-day arrangement for his burial rites, alongside Chizoba, his wife;…

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Battle line drawn as two winners emerge from Edo APC governorship parallel primaries

There was controversy in Edo State, yesterday as two candidates emerged winners of the All Progressives Congress, APC, primary election. While a House of Representatives member, representing Ovia Federal Constituency, Mr. Dennis…

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Edo 2024: Dennis Idahosa Wins APC Ticket

The member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, Hon. Dennis Idahosa has been declared winner of the All Progressives Congress, APC governorship primaries for the September 21, 2024 election in Edo State….

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APC EDO 2024 GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARIES

PRESS STATEMENT DISCLAIMER: UNAUTHORISED ANNOUNCEMENT OF EDO STATE APC GOVERNORSHIP PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS The attention of the National Working Committee of our great Party has been drawn to a live…

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BREAKING: Mauritania President emerges as new AU Chairman 2024

The Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) have elected the President of Mauritania, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani as the new chairman of the African Union for 2024. Ghazouani takes…

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BREAKING: Another Edo APC Gov aspirant withdraws, backs Idahosa

A leading aspirant in Edo State, Dr. Ernest Afolabi Umakhihe, has withdrawn from the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). He immediately declared support for the youthful…

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EDO 2024:Meet 10 Edo APC Gov aspirants

Two people have withdrawn from the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship direct primary election holding today. They are Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu and Chief Lucky Imasuen. While Ize-Iyamu withdrew from the…

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BREAKING: Ex-Edo Dep Gov Imasuen withdraws from APC’s Gov primary election.

A former Edo Deputy Governor Chief Lucky Imasuen has joined Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to withdraw from the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship direct primary election in holding today. Imasuen and Ize-Iyamu were…

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EDO 2024: APC, GO FOR THE GAME CHANGER – DR. ERNEST UMAKHIHE

EDO 2024: APC, GO FOR THE GAME CHANGER – DR. ERNEST UMAKHIHE By Dr. Olu Oronsaye By Dr. Olu Oronsaye In the history of democratic governance in Nigeria, political parties…

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BREAKING NEWS—-

Access Bank CEO, Wigwe, wife, son, die in helicopter crash CEO of Access Bank, Herbert Wigwe has died in a helicopter crash alongside his wife, Chizoba and two children. Herbert…

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Oyo PMS chairman not kidnapped, but arrested over alleged murder – Police

Police in Oyo State on Monday dismissed newspaper reports that the Chairman of Oyo State Tipper, Lorry and Quarry Park Management System, Alhaji Akeem Akintola, was kidnapped on Saturday. Spokesman of the…

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Rivers Assembly faults Fubara’s appointments, accuses governor of violating Constitution

Some recent appointments made by the Rivers state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, have drawn the ire of the state’s House of Assembly. The Assembly at its 100th legislative sitting on Monday, January 29,…

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Court Adjourns Nnamdi Kanu’s N50bn Suit against FG Until April 22

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, adjourned a N50 billion suit filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), against the Federal Government until…

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BREAKING: Atiku’s ex-spokesman Bwala meets Tinubu in Paris

Daniel Bwala, a former spokesperson to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general election, Atiku Abubakar, met with President Bola Tinubu in Paris on Monday, January…

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2023 polls: NYCN suspends president, Sukubo over alleged N369m gift

A fresh crisis has hit the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, as the apex organ of the body, on Monday, suspended its National President, Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo, over an…

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Military airstrikes killed 30 terrorists in Kaduna -NAF

The military air component of Operation Whirl Punch has killed 30 terrorists on motorcycles in the Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna state. The air strikes were ordered by…

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Adamawa Gov Tussle: Supreme Court reserves judgment on Binani’s appeal

The Supreme Court, on Monday, reserved judgment on an appeal the All Progressives Congress, APC, and its candidate, Senator Aisha Dahiru, popularly known as Binani, filed to challenge the outcome…

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Ekiti 2026: Alake disowns governorship campaign posters

The minister of solid minerals, Dele Alake has disowned campaign posters portraying him to be purportedly vying for the 2026 governorship election in Ekiti state. The campaign posters bearing the…

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Gov. Obaseki Directs Immediate Re-accreditation of Members of the State Security And Vigilante Network

…condemns attack on security operatives in Oja, vows prosecution of culprits …charges citizens on effective use of State emergency numbers 112, 739 The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has…

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8,285 candidates registered for maiden computer-based-WASSCE, says WAEC

The Head of National Office, West African Certificate Examination, Nigeria, Dr Amos Dangut, said as of Monday, 8,285 candidates have registered for the first series of Computer Based-West Africa Senior…

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BREAKING: FCT police rescue five kidnap victims

Operatives of the Federal Capital Territory Police Command have rescued five abductees from two different gangs of kidnappers in Abuja. The five victims were rescued by a combined team of…

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Coup fallout: Trade, security at risk as Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso exit ECOWAS

The West African regional bloc, ECOWAS, for the first time since its existence, witnessed an abrupt pull out of three countries at the same time yesterday, as Mali, Burkina Faso…

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Ogun NUJ demands apology from Adeleke over assault of journalist by security aides

The Ogun State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has denounced the attack on Bunmi Adigun, a reporter for Ogun State Television, and the union secretary by a few security…

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BREAKING: Ondo Gov Akeredolu is dead

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is dead. According to reports, Akeredolu died in Lagos on Wednesday.The Ondo governor died at the age of  67. It was learnt that he…

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Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike, has opened up about a prolonged period of battling depression, marital woes and facing a career downturn within the movie industry. The actor, who was absent…

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In a move that has sparked intense speculation, Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg is reportedly in the process of constructing a sprawling $100 million compound in Hawaii, featuring an underground bunker…

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The presidential intervention in the Rivers State political crisis on Monday, December 18, went completely in favour of the FCT minister,Nyesom Wike against the side of the incumbent Governor, Siminalayi…

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UK announces stricter visa measures to cut migration

The British Government has announced a package of measures to cut net migration to the United Kingdom, including plans to raise the minimum salary required for foreign workers to be eligible…

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Tension over 85 killed in Army’s error bombing of bandits in Kaduna

THE Nigerian Army, mistaking a village for a bandits’ camp on Sunday night, bombed a Maulud event in Kurmin Biri village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing…

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Osimhen wins Italian FA Footballer of the Year award

Super Eagles and Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen has been voted as the Italian Footballers’ Association Footballer of the Year for his performances during the 2022–23 season. The 24-year-old was instrumental…

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Former Chief Whip of the Senate, Distinguished Senator Rowland Owie, has expressed deep concern over the proposed appointment of a non-career personnel as the Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) by President Bola Tinubu.

Reacting to reports that the appointment of an ‘outsider’ as Commandant-General was imminent, Senator Owie reiterated that the NSCDC was, among other things, established “for the defense of the civil…

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… A global Civil Society anti-corruption watchdog, UNCAC Coalition, has re-elected the Executive Director, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, the Rev. David Ugolor for a second term…

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Drug lord El Chapo’s son pleads not guilty

The son of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán has pleaded not guilty to drug-trafficking and money-laundering charges in the US. Ovidio Guzmán, 33, was extradited from Mexico…

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JUST IN: Obaseki locks out Edo deputy gov, Shaibu from Govt House

The frosty relationship between Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, took a new turn on Monday, September 18, with the governor’s decision to bar his estranged deputy from…

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Post-subsidy talks: Labour threatens indefinite strike, gives one week ultimatum

Barely one week after leading a two-day nationwide warning strike,  the organised labour on Tuesday threatened to begin an indefinite strike should the Federal Government fail to meet its demands…

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13 things to know about late singer MohBad

Artiste Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Alabama aka MohBad has reportedly died. MohBad, who was formally signed under Marlian record, died on Tuesday This was announced on the ‘X’ handle of music executive, Ovie on…

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PEPC says fine by US court did not disqualify Tinubu

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has held that President Bola Tinubu and Vice President Kashim Shettma were qualified to have contested the last presidential election. The court held that…

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Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC)

The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) has expunged from its records, a copy of the report on the last presidential election made by the European Union (EU) Election Observers Mission…

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JUST IN: Tribunal declares Natasha Akpoti winner of Kogi Central senatorial poll

The election petition tribunal sitting in Lokoja has declared Natasha Akpoti-Uduaghan of the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) winner of the February 25 Kogi Central Senatorial election. He urged Ohere to pay…

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Tribunal strikes out suit seeking to disqualify Tinubu over Shettima’s nomination

The Presidential Election Petitions Court has struck out a petition of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM) challenging the qualification of President Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima. The Tribunal declared that…

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Peter Obi only made allegations, failed to show how he won major votes – Tribunal

The Presidential Election Petitions Court on Wednesday said the presidential candidate of the Labour Pary (LP) Peter Obi failed to specify how they scored the majority of lawful votes in…

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Niger Coup leader Tchiani okays dialogue with ECOWAS

A ray of hope for a peaceful resolution of the standoff between the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the military junta in Niger Republic has appeared as the coup…

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NJC distances self, CJN from letter purportedly appointing Kebbi CJ

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has distanced itself and the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, from a letter purporting to empower the Governor of Kebbi State to appoint…

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PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL: APM insists on prosecuting case against Tinubu, APC, INEC

The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) has insisted on proceeding with its case before the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), challenging the victory of President Bola Tinubu at the last election. The APM…

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Order restraining NLC, TUC from embarking on strike remains, says Court

The National Industrial Court on Monday declared that the order restraining the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) from embarking on their planned industrial action subsists. Justice Olufunke Anuwe stated that…

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Spain beat Croatia to claim first Nations League title

Spain emerged champions of the 2022/2023 UEFA Nations League, following a 5-4 penalty shootout victory in the Final over Croatia, after regulation time had finished goalless. On the half-hour mark, Ivan…

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2023/2024 Premier League: Man City Open Title Defence At Burnley, Chelsea Host Liverpool

Manchester City will kick off a bid for a fourth straight Premier League title away to Burnley, managed by their former captain Vincent Kompany. The fixture list released on Thursday…

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UCL ISTANBUL 2023 FINAL:Man City vs Inter;All you need to know

Manchester City and Inter Milan will compete against each other for the UEFA Champions League trophy, with the match taking place at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, which is…

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EMEFIELE’S ARREST BY DSS: MORE REVELATION EMERGE;LINK WITH DANGOTE REFINERY MENTIONED 

In a shocking development, the Nigerian Federal Government has suspended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele. Sources reveal that Emefiele was arrested in Lagos by the Department…

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FIFA U20: We are not afraid of Brazil, Bosso boasts

Nigeria’s U20 boys, Flying Eagles, will work hard to sustain its winning mentality by taking the fight to Brazil in Saturday’s final match of Group D at the FIFA U20…

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BREAKING: FG declares Monday May 29 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday May 29 work free to commemorate the inauguration of the 16th democratically elected President. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration in Abuja…

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JUST IN: Court affirms Abure as LP chairman, restrains Apapa-faction

A State High Court sitting in Edo on Friday dismissed the notice of suspension issued against the embattled National Chairman of the Labour Party, Julius Abure, by some party members…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court dismisses PDP’s suit against Tinubu/Shettma joint ticket

The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) seeking to void the joint ticket of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Senator Kashim Shettma as presidential…

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PIUS  ALILE COALITION INITIATIVE FIXES DATES FOR SCREENING  FOR BURSARY AWARDS TO INDIGENT STUDENTS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS.

THE PIUS ALILE COALITION INITIATIVE , PACI,BURSARY AWARD IS AN EDUCATIONAL FINANCE EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME FOR INDIGENT TERTIARY INSTITUTION STUDENTS.  THE PACI BURSARY AWARD , THE BRAIN CHILD OF THE PRESIDENT…

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Presidential tribunal: Obi, Atiku, Tinubu, Shettima, INEC to call 237 witnesses

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi, will call about 150 witnesses to prove their cases against the conduct and…

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FG bans officials from making public comments without verification

In a bid to stop conflicting and contradictory information from government Ministries, Department and Agencies, the Federal Government has ordered its officials to stop making public statements on the performance of government…

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May 29: EFCC uncovers plan by governors, ministers, others to escape

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday said it has uncovered plans by some politically exposed persons (PEPs) to flee the country after their tenure on May 29. The…

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Terrorists take over Kainji National Park

Terrorists have taken over and set up camp inside the Kainji National Park in New Bussa in Borgu local government area of Niger state. It was gathered the terrorists come out…

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Man City beat Chelsea, lift third EPL title in a row

Manchester City celebrated a third successive Premier League (EPL) title triumph with victory over Chelsea in a relaxed party atmosphere at Etihad Stadium. City were confirmed as champions without even…

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Congo: Education minister impregnates deputy, claims it’s workplace accident

In a surprising admission, Tony Mwaba Kazadi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s Minister of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education, acknowledged having an unplanned pregnancy with Aminata Namasia. Yet he…

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JUST IN: Drama as LP factions clash at election tribunal

There was drama at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Wednesday when officials of the two factions of Labour Party (LP) clashed. The court presided over by Justice Haruna Tsammani refused to…

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BREAKING: Court adjourns Obi’s petition against Tinubu

The Presidential Election Petition Court has adjourned the pre-hearing of the petition against the President-elect Asiwaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu, by the Labour Party and its presidential candidate, Peter Obi to Friday,…

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MAY 29: Okonjo-Iweala tasks govs on debt management, others

Director- General of World Trade Organisation, WTO, Dr Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala, has warned the incoming and re- elected  governors to be mindful of acquiring huge debt profile for their…

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Prepare for EFCC visit, Dankwambo tells outgoing govs

A former Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo, has told outgoing governors to “be prepared for the visits of such institutions like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Independent Corrupt…

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Tinubu’s inauguration: Military, IG warn troublemakers as court hears anti-handover case

The military and the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba on Monday read the Riot Act to individuals and groups opposed to the inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on May…

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10th NASS leadership crisis: N-Central govs kick against zoning, to meet Tinubu, NWC

THE lingering crisis trailing the All Progressives Congress, APC, zoning template for the leadership of the 10th National Assembly deepened, yesterday, as the North-Central Governors’ Forum, and National Assembly members…

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I hope more youths will follow Hilda Baci’s footsteps – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he wished more Nigerian youths should follow Chef Hilda Bassey Effiong, aka Hilda Baci’s footsteps. Buhari stated this in his congratulatory message to Hilda,…

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Seun Kuti spends night in custody, police plan arraignment

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday reiterated that Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, will be taken to court for arraignment for assaulting a policeman on duty in Lagos on Saturday…

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The police in Lagos State have assured that the ongoing investigations into popular Afrobeat star, Seun Kuti assault on a police officer will be “professional detailed and transparent”. The police…

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2024: HON YAKUBU URGES GOV OBASEKI TO CALL TOP GOVT.OFFICIAL TO ORDER

A former Edo State PDP deputy Governorship candidate, Mr John Yakubu has expressed deep dismay over the removal of several of his paid billboards at strategic locations in Benin city…

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Nigeria evacuates 2,000 from Sudan

No fewer than 1,993 Nigerians in Sudan have been evacuated, according to available information Nigerians were flown in from Aswan International Airport, Egypt and Port Sudan, Sudan.  The latest evacuation saw the…

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APC pledges to revisit zoning amid lawmakers’ protest

The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday began moves to douse the tension generated by the zoning and endorsement of candidates for National Assembly principal offices. He also said the protests…

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Chief Judge orders reopening of Federal High Court in Benin.

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho, has ordered the reopening of the Benin City Judicial Division. The directive is contained in a statement on Wednesday…

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N22B FRAUD:EFCC ARRESTS SALE MAMMAN,EX-POWER MINISTER

A former Minister of Power, Sale Mammanhas been arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with an alleged N22 billion fraud. Mamman, who was…

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THEY WANT INSURGENCY TO CONTINUE,’EX-OPERATION LAFIA DOLE COMMANDER SLAMS INTERNATIONAL NGOs IN NORTHEAST

A former Operation Lafiya Dole Theatre Commander in Maiduguri, Major-General Rogers Ibe Nicholas (retd), on Wednesday wondered what the interest of some international nongovernmental organizations are in the current insurgency…

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JUST IN: Fire guts Nigerian Air Force base in Abuja

There was panic on Wednesday morning after fire gutted some buildings within the Nigerian Air Force Base along Airport Road in the Federal Capital Territory. The cause of the fire…

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Edo police arrest correctional service, naval officers for robbery

Men of the Edo State Police Command have arrested an official of the Nigerian Navy, Ibrahim Adamu (25); and an operative of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Abdullahi Abdulwahab (26), over…

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BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Adeleke Osun govOsun gov

The Supreme Court of Nigeria in its verdict on Tuesday, declared Ademola Adeleke as the Governor of Osun State. The Independent National Electoral Commission had declared that Adeleke of the…

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Kogi vigilantes rescue 134 kidnap victims

Vigilantes in Kogi State have rescued 134 victims who were abducted from various parts of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. The victims were rescued during the recent operations of…

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US therapist pleads guilty in Okagbare Olympic doping case

A Texas therapist faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty on Monday to supplying performance-enhancing drugs to Olympic athletes including banned Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare, US authorities…

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NSIB solicits information in probe of Max Air accident

The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has called on the aviation community to volunteer information – pictures, videos or recordings – that would assist its investigation of the Max Air…

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72 non-serving senators endorse Akpabio for Senate presidency (See full list)

No fewer than 72 non-serving senators have endorsed former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio for the President of the 10th Senate. Recall that the Governor of Kano State,…

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Gombe APC leaders affirm ex-gov Goje, others’ expulsion

The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress in Gombe State, on Monday, reaffirmed the expulsion of former Governor Danjuma Goje,and two others from the party. The two others…

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Bandits kidnap 40 Kaduna worshippers, nine emir’s children

The Christian Association of Nigeria, on Monday, raised the alarm that no fewer than 40 worshippers were kidnapped on Sunday at Bege Baptist Church, Madala, Chikun Local Gvernment Area of…

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Presidential poll: Meet the Five justices sitting on Atiku, Obi’s petitions against Tinubu

As the hearings of presidential election petitions started on Monday, broadtvonline.com profiles the five justices who are members of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal The Presidential Election Petition Court on Monday…

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Obaseki approves 13th-month salary for Edo workers

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Monday, approved the payment of 13th-month salary to Edo civil and public servants. Obaseki gave the approval during an interactive session with civil and…

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Twitter to remove inactive accounts – Elon Musk

New Twitter owner, Elon Musk has announced that Twitter is canceling accounts that haven’t been used for a long time. The move comes as Musk tries to ramp up engagement,…

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‘Reconciliation’ inserted into Obi’s visit most inappropriate, diversionary — Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has described the word ‘reconciliation’ in some media reports of Peter Obi’s visit to him on Sunday, as a “most inappropriate and diversionary invocation”. Soyinka…

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Osun gov poll: Supreme Court slates Tuesday for judgement

The Supreme Court has fixed Tuesday to deliver its judgement on an appeal seeking to sack Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State from office. A five-man panel of Justices of…

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2023 Presidential Election Petitions: We won’t tolerate technicalities, court warns

The Presidential Election Petition Court, PEPC, on Monday, held its inaugural session, a legal ritual that precedes the actual hearing of petitions seeking to nullify the outcome of the 2023…

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Tinubu: Court adjourns hearing on Peter Obi’s petition till Wednesday

The Presidential Election Petition Court sitting in Abuja has adjourned further pre-hearing session on the petition the Labour Party and its candidate, Peter Obi filed to nullify Tinubu’s election victory,…

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APC NWC adopts Tinubu’s zoning template, settles for Akpabio/Barau, Abbas/Kalu

The National Working Committee NWC of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC has adopted a zoning template for the position of principal officers of the 10th National Assembly. A document…

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Court orders semen donor to stop after fathering 550 children

Dutch judges have ordered a man suspected of fathering more than 550 children through sperm donations to stop donating, in the latest fertility scandal to shock the Netherlands. The man,…

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Tinubu congratulates Fintiri, seeks Investigation of Adamawa poll controversy

The President-elect Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has called the police to investigate the controversy that trailed the outcome of the April 15 Adamawa Governorship Supplementary election. He also urged aggrieved candidates to…

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PDP dismisses purported suspension of Sen Sekibo, Opara

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the purported suspension of Sen. George Sekibo and Dr Austin Opara as null and void and of no effectThe party stated this in…

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Villarreal place €80m price tag on Chukwueze

Nigeria international, Samuel Chukwueze, may be involved in a blockbuster move to Santiago Bernabeu in the summer should Real Madrid agree to meet Villarreal’s €80m asking price for the winger. Los…

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BREAKING: Oyo broadcasting station on fire

The Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State is currently being gutted by fire. The fire, which was said to have started from the studio area, might have done a lot of…

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Bus driver kills two women in Anambra

Two women died while six others were seriously injured in a fatal lone crash at Odumodu junction, along Nteje-Onitsha expressway in Anambra State.The crash, which occurred around 6.50pm on Tuesday, involved…

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Lagos sues teenager for making hoax call to fire service

The Lagos State Government will today, Wednesday, arraign one Uzuokwu Solomon for offences relating to making hoax calls for the emergency responder. The Deputy Director, Public Affairs of the Lagos…

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FG retires acting Immigration boss, Idris

The Governing Board of the Nigeria Immigration Service, on Wednesday, served a retirement notice to the acting Comptroller-General of the Service, Isah Idris, effective on or before April 24, 2023….

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Striking workers begin airport shutdown next week

Striking aviation workers, who disrupted operations in the country’s airports on Tuesday, have threatened to totally shut down the airspace next Wednesday if the government fails to grant their requests….

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Sultan urges Muslims to pay Zakatul Fitr

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, yesterday reminded the Muslims to pay Zakatul Fitr in line with…

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Man, 37, in court for stealing N21m from Church

The police on Tuesday, arraigned a 37-year-old man, Nwafor Onyebuchi, before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing N21 million from a Catholic Church. Onyebuchi is facing a three-count…

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Adamawa poll: Court refuses to hear Binani’s motion over jurisdiction

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, refused to hear an ex-parte motion filed by the All Progressives Congress candidate in the Adamawa governorship election, Senator Aisha Ahmed, popularly called…

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Kwara PoS operator lavishes N280m received in error

Policemen have arrested a Point of Sale operator who reportedly went on a spending spree after N280m was erroneously transferred to his account by a commercial bank. The POS operator…

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BREAKING: INEC asks IGP to investigate, prosecute Adamawa REC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has asked the Inspector General of Police to investigate and possibly prosecute the Resident Electoral Commissioner in Adamawa state, Hudu Yunusa Ari over his…

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JUST IN: Court voids Buhari’s removal of Ararume as NNPCL Chairman

Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside President Muhammadu Buhari’s removal of Senator Ifeanyi Ararume as the Chairman of the Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPCL). Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a…

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N2bn bribe: I’m a democrat, will never subvert democratic process, says Binani

The All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Adamawa State, Senator Aishatu Dahiru, better known as Binani, has denied allegations that she paid some staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission,…

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External reserves slide further to $35bn

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Kaduna night attack victims get mass burial

Normalcy has been restored to Runji Sakwab Community, in Atyap Chiefdom of Zango Kataf Local Government Area Kaduna State, following the mass burial of 33 persons killed by bandits on…

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Bello imposed his cousin, gov primary didn’t hold – Smart Adeyemi

One of the four aggrieved aspirants at the just concluded governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Kogi State, Senator Smart Adeyemi, has accused Governor Yahaya Bello of imposing…

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Dead stowaway found on KLM flight from Lagos

The discovery of a deceased stowaway in the wheel well of a KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777 (registered PH-BQM) on Monday has raised questions about how and when the…

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Kidnapper collects ransom, buries three-year-old victim alive

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Melaye’s emergence as gov candidate dangerous, says ex-deputy gov

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PDP govs demand Adamawa REC’s trial, Binani sues INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday ordered the Resident Electoral Commissioner for Adamawa State, Hudu Yunusa-Ari, to stay away from the commission’s state office. INEC’s action was premised  on…

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Striking aviation workers reject govt plea, threaten total shutdown

Striking aviation workers have threatened to shut down the country’s airports, as they enter the second day of their strike to the Federal Government failed to meet their demands. This…

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Fuel subsidy: FG begins 40% pay rise for workers April ending

Barring any last-minute change of plans, the Federal Government will begin payment of the planned increase in civil servants’ pay by the end of this month (April), according to The Punch…

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Suspension: Ayu knows fate April 28

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Alleged N5.2b fraud: Key witness in ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde’s trial dies

The key witness in the alleged N5.2 billion fraud trial of former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof Jibu Ojerinde, Dr. Jimoh Olabisi Olatunde, has died.Olatunde,…

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Gunmen kill two aides, abduct VIP in Rivers

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Killer of female naval commander to die by hanging

The Kaduna State High Court has sentenced one Bernard Simon to death for the 2019 murder of the Commandant, Armed Forces Command and Staff College (AFCSC) Secondary School, Jaji, Commander Oluwayemisi Ogundana….

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OPC sacks leader in Osun over Tinubu poll fund

The National Executive Council and the National Coordinating Council  of the  Oodua People’s Congress has announced the replacement of its Osun State coordinator, Adedeji Aladesawe, with another chieftain of the…

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Flood sweeps four-year-old boy away in Lagos

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Why aviation workers are on strike

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Drama as REC ‘fights’ RO over Binani’s declaration as Adamawa guber poll winner

Drama ensued yesterday in Adamawa as the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC, Yunusa Ari, declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, in the supplementary governorship election, Aisha Dahiru, aka Binani,…

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PDP urges IGP to arrest, prosecute INEC REC in Adamawa

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) to immediately arrest and prosecute Malam Hudu Yunusa-Ari, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for…

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The attention of the Commission has been drawn to a purported declaration of winner in the Adamawa Governorship election by the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) even when the process has…

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Senator Aisha Dahiru Binani, candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the Adamawa governorship election. Binani was declared on Sunday morning by the Independent National…

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How gunmen abducted Kogi monarch, killed female domestic worker – Police

The Aghara community in Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of Kogi State was on Tuesday thrown into mourning when gunmen stormed the community and abducted the traditional ruler and one other…

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BREAKING: Gunmen kill holidaying inspector in Imo

Fleeing gunmen have killed an Inspector of police in Imo State identified as Augustine Ukegbu. Ukegbu was killed at his village at Umuoshike Ogbor in the Aboh Mbaise Local Government…

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IPOB declares May 30 as sit-at-home in Southeast

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30 as sit-at-home in the Southeast, “to commemorate the anniversary of those who lost their lives for Biafra’s independence and freedom.” The…

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Ex-Anambra gov, Mbadinuju, dies at 78

A former governor of Anambra State, Dr Chinwoke Mbadinuju, has been announced dead. Mbadinuju was said to have died at the National Hospital in Abuja on Tuesday, at the age…

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Champions League: Man City put three goals past Bayern at Etihad

Manchester City took a giant stride towards the Champions League semi-finals with an outstanding performance to overpower Bayern Munich at Etihad Stadium. Erling Haaland, inevitably, was on target with his…

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ARISE TV: MORALITY, ETHICS AND CRITICISM (1) I have watched with keen interest the potpourri of broadcast exchanges between anchors of Arise TV’s The Morning Show program and members of…

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IGP decorates newly-promoted DIG, AIGs, others

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Thursday, decorated the newly-promoted senior police officers with their new ranks amidst cheers from their families, friends, and professional colleagues. The ceremony took…

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BREAKING: Gunmen abduct former Nasarawa Deputy Governor

Former Nasarawa Deputy Governor Prof Onje Gyewado has been kidnapped in his village in Wamba local government area of the state. Gyewado was Deputy between 1999-2003 under former Governor Abdullahi Adamu. The…

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ASUU calls for redistribution of FG’sN320bn intervention fund

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has called for the redistribution of the N320.3bn intervention fund approved by the Federal Government for tertiary institutions in the country. President Muhammadu Buhari…

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Chelsea appointed Frank Lampard as caretaker manager until the end of the season on Thursday. Lampard is expected to take training on Thursday afternoon and be in charge for Chelsea’s…

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I’m under pressure to leave Nigeria – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has said that there is pressure on him to leave the country.  Obi said this on Wednesday night, as he accused…

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Kano court orders man to kill noisy cockerel

A court in Kano has ordered a man to kill his noisy cockerel following a neighbour’s complaint about the deprivation of sleep due to cock’s constant crowing. The judge, Haalima…

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Buhari mourns Kano’s ex-First Lady, Ladi Bako

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the family of Audu Bako, the late Military Governor of the old Kano State, the government and people of Kano and Jigawa in mourning the…

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US Indiana, Idaho govs ban gender-affirming care for minors, transgenders

Two Republican governors from Indiana and Idaho have signed into law bills banning gender-affirming care for minors, making those states the latest to check transgender health care as Republican-led legislatures…

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Nigerian Army Clears Air on UN Military Equipments and Vehicles Found In Edo.

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AFC picks six World Cup stadia for Asian Cup

Six of Qatar’s eight World Cup stadia will be used for the Asian Cup to be staged in the Gulf state next January, the AFC has announced. But the Lusail…

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NDLEA arrests 352 drug peddlers in Kano

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested 352 suspects and seized 2.1 tonnes of illicit drugs in Kano State. The NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Abubakar Idris-Ahmad, made…

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Davido’s ‘Timeless’ makes history as first African album to top US iTunes chart

Afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke, also known as Davido, has broken an African record on the US iTunes Albums Chart with his new album ‘Timeless’. The album topped the chart on…

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Anti-vaccine activist Kennedy Jr to challenge Biden in 2024

Robert F. Kennedy Jr, an offshoot of one of America’s foremost political dynasties will challenge the United States President Joe Biden in 2024. Kennedy Jr who has emerged as a…

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Kaduna Re-instates 1,266 Teachers Sacked after Competency Test

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We’ll no longer tolerate unprovoked attacks against Igbos, Ohanaeze elders vow

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Council of Elders, have declared that Igbos would never again watch helplessly and do nothing while their kinsmen are being maimed, killed or attacked without provocation in any…

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Senate indicts NNPC over N102bn crude oil deliveries

Senate on Wednesday indicted Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited for poor record-keeping for crude oil deliveries to Warri Refinery and Petrochemical Company and Kaduna Refinery and Petrochemical Company worth $376,…

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Ekweremadu: Obasanjo begs UK court for leniency

Former  President Olusegun Obasanjo has written to  the Central Criminal Court, Old Bailey, London pleading for leniency for the former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his wife Beatrice,…

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Latest FIFA Ranking:Nigeria drops to 40th in FIFA ranking, 6th in Africa.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have dropped five places to become 40th in the world and 6th in Africa in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday. Nigeria dropped over…

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I waited 10 yrs to kill friend who snatched my boyfriend — Suspect

More facts have emerged as to why Anita Ofili, the lady arrested on March 26 for allegedly stabbed her friend, Glory Okon, to death in her apartment at Greenville Estate,…

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Court remands Lagos Eze Igbo over inciting comment

The Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, on Wednesday, ordered that the Eze Igbo of Ajao Estate, Fredrick Nwajagu, be remanded   at the Ikoyi Correctional Centre. Nwajagu was arrested last…

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New House leadership: Opposition Reps-elect plot to upstage APC

The House of Representatives members-elect of the Peoples Democratic Party, the Labour Party and other opposition parties have formed an alliance ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly,…

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Zamfara men arrested for printing fake naira, dollar notes

The Zamfara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corpse have arrested three suspects for their alleged involvement in printing and spending fake naira and dollar notes. The…

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APC council executive suspends ex-Reps minority whip, 10 others Over Antiparty Activities.

The executive of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Uhunmwonde Local Government of Edo State has suspended a former minority whip of the House of Representatives, Dr. Samson Osagie and 10…

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DEVELOPERS OF GOSHEN GARDEN CITY,EDO STATE , SET TO HAND OVER KEYS TO BENEFICIARIES

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Amotekun shooting: Court orders Ondo to pay amputee N30m

An Ondo High Court sitting in Akure has ordered the Ondo State Government to pay Oluwasegun Oluwarotimi N30m as damages for the gunshot injuries he suffered in an encounter with operatives of the…

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Family, celebrities declare Comedian Ijoba Lande missing.

Social media comedian Ganiyu Kehinde aka Ijoba Lande has been declared missing by his family. The wife of the comic star posted a video on his Instagram page, raising the…

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Buhari swears in Arase as PSC Police Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Solomon Arase, as Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC). The swearing in ceremony, which coincided with that of…

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PENGASSAN canvasses petrol subsidy removal

As local refineries are yet to resume operation, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) yesterday gave the Federal Government the green light to remove subsidy…

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PDP, APC underestimated ‘Obidients’ — Labaran Maku

A former Minister of Information and National Orientation, Labaran Maku, on Tuesday admitted that many in the camps of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party,…

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Ekweremadu, wife, doctor for sentencing May 5

Sonia, the 25-year-old daughter of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, burst into tears yesterday after her parents were convicted by a British court. The 60-year-old senator, his 56-year-old spouse…

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U.S.’ $100m for 5 W/Africa nations

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Kogi Vs EFCC: Court adjourns ruling on asset forfeiture to April 20

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday fixed April 20 to rule on a Kogi State Application seeking to vacate an interim order of court freezing 14 properties…

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BREAKING: PDP replaces Ayu, names Acting Chair

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has replaced its suspended National Chairman Iyorchia Ayu with one of his deputies, Amb Umar Damagum. Damagum, who was the Deputy National Chairman…

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Why EFCC is after President of Maize Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) Prof. Uche Chigozie Edwin.

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday granted an order of interim forfeiture of seven properties, three vehicles and $50,000 cash from the National President of the Maize…

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SUSPENSION:Illiterate, ignorant ward excos can’t suspend me, says Ayu

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Dr Iyorchia Ayu has told the Executive Committee of his Ward that it lacks the power to suspend him.The Executive Committee of Ayu’s…

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BUILDING YOUTH RESILIENCE TO CRIME:ANEEJ And partner BRIGHTER FUTURE PROJECT Host Youth Advocacy Football Tournament

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Nigeria’s former Vice President, General Donaldson Oladipo Diya is dead.Diya died at the age of 79. He served as Chief of the General Staff, under military Head of State, General…

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Brazilian football legend, Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, simply called Ronaldinho has claimed that former Nigeria midfielder and captain , Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha “wasted his talent” by joining English side…

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Mbah to Enugu: I’ll repay you with projects, policies

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Kim Jong-un’s guards face execution for letting him go out in stained jacket

Some North Korean bodyguards face the prospect of being killed for allowing leader Kim Jong-un to go out with stained clothes. The dictator was inspecting a missile launch last week…

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Man United owners await fresh bids from buyers after deadline

Manchester United owners were Thursday awaiting fresh bids from a Qatari banker and British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe after the deadline passed for revised offers to buy the Premier League giants….

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Troops kill 45 terrorists, rescue 119 kidnapped victims in two weeks

Troops on operations in North East and North West Nigeria have killed 45 Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters/Boko Haram terrorists between 9 March and March 23, 2023.The troops…

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EFCC arrests cleric, 27 others for alleged internet fraud in Kwara

The operatives of the Ilorin zonal command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a cleric and 27 others suspected to be “Yahoo-Yahoo Boys” in Kwara The suspects were…

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UK to list electoral offenders, plans sanction

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RUSSIA-UKRAINE WAR:Any attempt to arrest Putin would be declaration of war on Russia, ally says

Any attempt to arrest President Vladimir Putin after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant for the Kremlin chief would amount to a declaration of war against Russia, his…

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Breaking…Ekweremaduand wife found guilty of organ-harvesting plot

A former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu; his wife Beatrice and their doctor have been convicted of organ trafficking, in the first verdict of its kind under the Modern Slavery Act….

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DELTA 2023:NCPU urges Sen Omo-Agege to accept peace

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, the Protem Secretary, of the National Coalition for Peace and Unity (NCPU), has called on Delta All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Sen. Ovie APC Omo-Agege to…

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APC suspends SGF Boss Mustapha indefinitely, SWC kicks

The All Progressives Congress in Adamawa State has suspended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, for losing his polling unit to the Peoples Democratic Party  at…

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Just In : INEC declares PDP’s Mbah Enugu gov-elect

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Enugu State, Dr. Peter Mbah, has won the March 18 governorship election in the state. He scored 160,895 votes to defeat…

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Guber election: Abians react to Otti’s emergence

Former member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia federal constituency at the House of Representatives, Hon. Iheanacho Obioma, has described the emergence of Otti as the beginning of a new  Abia.Obioma who was the…

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BREAKING..NLC directs workers to shutdown CBN offices nationwide

The leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), on Wednesday directed all its affiliate unions to mobilise for the picketing of all the offices of the Central Bank of Nigeria, including its…

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Rema reacts after breaking Wizkid’s record on Billboard Hot 100

Afrorave pioneer, Divine Ikubor, popularly known as Rema has reacted after making history with the remix of his globally acclaimed smash hit song, ‘Calm Down’ which featured American singer, Selena Gomez….

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Ahead of Saturday’s State Assembly election, the Edo State Government has declared today, Friday, March 17, 2023 a half-work day. In a statement, the Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion…

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2023 ELECTION:Gathering Storm Over Police Election Allowances

There are strong indications that unless there is an urgent intervention by the police authorities, the Rank and File of the Nigeria Police Force may take to the streets. This…

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Political parties can’t regulate INEC over BVAS, top official fumes

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has slammed political parties intruding into its affairs to dictate on how it should operate on the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System, BVAS.  Mr Festus…

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G0V. AND STATE ASSEMBLY POLLS:Lockdown on D-Day, no VIP escorts, IGP orders

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, ordered a restriction of all forms of vehicular movement on roads, waterways, and other forms of transportation from 12midnight to 6:00p.m. on…

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Threats ahead Saturday polls worrisome –Abdulsalami 

The National Peace Committee on Thursday called for calm as 28 states go to the polls to elect their governors and legislators on Saturday. The organisation expressed worry over what…

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JUST IN: NBA asks Buhari to comply with Supreme Court judgment on Cash Swap

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately direct compliance with the terms of the order by the Supreme Court in its judgement delivered on 3 March 2023…

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2023 State Assembly Polls :
Call For LP support by Peter Obi deceitfu – Gov .Soludo

The Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has described as “deceitful” the call by the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, for Anambra people to vote for his party’s…

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Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Abuja on Friday held that only the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is empowered by law to determine the mode of collating…

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LAGOS TRAIN ACCIDENT:GOV. SANWO-OLU EXPRESSES SHOCK

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed deep shock and sorrow over the accident involving a train and a Lagos State Government staff bus, which happened between Shogunle and Ikeja…

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Lagos mourns as six die, 79 injured in Lagos train-bus collision

Tragedy struck yesterday, as scores of victims of the Lagos bus–train collision were being attended to by medical doctors at Lagos State University Hospital (LASUTH),  Ikeja. The victims, treated in…

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Court order on Temporary Voter’s Card goes against Electoral Act – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it had not received the Certified True Copy, CTC, of the order of a federal high court mandating it to allow registered voters…

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BREAKING:Supreme Court replaces Shekarau with Hanga as NNPP senatorial candidate for Kano Central

The Supreme Court has affirmed the nomination of Senator Rufa’i Hanga as the candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) in the February 25 National Assembly election. A five-member…

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A former Edo state PDP Deputy Governorship candidate Hon John Yakubu. Has commended women for their significant roles in societal advancement especially their concerted drive for success and impactful services…

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HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY 2023:KEY THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global holiday celebrated annually on March 8 as a focal point in the women’s rights movement, bringing attention to issues such as gender equality, reproductive rights, and violence and abuse against women….

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Aondoakaa: Arise TV misrepresentedmy interview

FORMER Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mike Aondoakaa, has said his interview with Arise TV was highly distorted. In a statement in Makurdi, Benue State,…

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We await Supreme Court judgement on Shekarau, says NNPP

National Chairman of the New Nigeria People’s Party (NNPP) Prof Rufai Ahmed Alkali has said that the party was waiting for the judgement of the Supreme Court on the senatorial ticket for…

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Terrorists kill five, abduct 50 in Niger community

Terrorists have killed a six-month pregnant woman and four others in Agwa community in Rafi local government area of Niger State.The terrorists also abducted 50 people while several others were injured….

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ABACH’S SON DIES IN HIS SLEEP

Abdullahi Sani Abacha, the son of the late Nigerian military ruler, Sani Abacha, has passed away. His sister, Fatimah Gumsu Abacha-Buni, who is the First Lady of Yobe State, announced…

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, winner of the 2023 presidential election held last Saturday. INEC’s…

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2023 ELECTIONS:NYSC withdraws corp members in three Imo councils

The Resident Electoral Commissioner(REC) of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) in Imo State, Prof. Sylvia Agu, has expressed concerns over the withdrawal of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members as ad hoc staff in…

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BREAKING: Finland authorities ‘arrest Simon Ekpa’

Finland authorities on Thursday arrested a man said to be a Nigerian popular separatist agitator, Simon Ekpa ,The Punch reports According to a Finland news outlet HS, the police escorted…

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Enugu lawyers boycott courts over murder of LP senatorial candidate

Lawyers and Judges in the five branches of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Enugu State on Thursday boycotted court sittings to express anger over the gruesome killing of a former chairman…

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Labour Party Senatorial Candidate shot dead 48 hours to election, burnt with supporters

Candidate of the Labour Party in Saturday’s Enugu East Senatorial District election, Mr Oyibo Chukwu, has been killed 48 hours to the election. Chukwu was killed at Amechi, Awkunanaw local…

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Why we joined Supreme Court suit to support CBN’s currency swap policy – Edo Attorney General

As the actual party who applied to be joined in the ongoing Supreme Court currency suit, I would wish to make some clarifications. Firstly, it is not true that the…

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BREAKING: Buhari Approves Use Of Old ₦200 Note For 60 Days.

President Muhamadu Buhari has approved the use of the old ₦200 note for 60 days. He, however, said old N500 and ₦1,000 banknotes are no longer legal tender in Nigeria…

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Protests: Obaseki calls for calm, orders deployment of security to protect banking assets, PoS operators.

urges CBN to make cash available to citizens … The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged for calm among residents of Edo State, as security operatives have been…

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TURKEY/SYRIA EARTHQUAKE: CHANAIAN INTERNATIONAL ,CHRISTIAN ATSU STILL MISSING

Nottingham Forest’s Andre Ayew has lamented the condition of his national teammate, Christian Atsu, who has been missing under the rubble since after the earthquake in Turkey and Syria. The…

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POST 2023: President Buhari Approves Transition Council, Signs Executive Order NO.14/2023

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of a Presidential Transition Council, for facilitating and managing the 2023 transition programme. This was made public a while ago through a statement…

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BREAKING —Finally, Supreme Court Settles Edo PDP Disagreement

The Supreme Court of Nigeria, today, January I, 2023, finally settled the disagreement between two sections of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP that had engaged in legal tussle since the…

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ATIKU-OBI ALLIANCE: LABOUR PARTY BREAKS SILENCE ; SAYS NEWS REPORT FALSE

The Special Adviser to Peter Obi on Technology and Strategic Alliances and a 2021 Anambra Governorship Candidate,Dr Valentine Ozigbo, says reports that key officials of the Labour Party’s Presidential Campaign…

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SHANTY TOWN RELEASE:My body not so succulent – Nancy Isime

Hours after blockbuster movie ‘Shantytown’ got released, one of the star actresses Nancy Isime hurriedly announced that the body in a nude scene she acted does not belong to her. In the…

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Naira redesign design: Buni makes case for rural dwellers

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reconsider its January 31 deadline for the redesigned naira notes. The governor, who spoke through…

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BREAKING: Gunmen behead Imo sole administrator

Gunmen have beheaded the Sole Administrator of the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, Christopher Ohizu.  His abductors carried out the act after allegedly receiving a N6millon ransom.  The…

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No petrol pump price hike, says FG

The Minister of State Petroleum Resources Chief Timipre Sylva has denied any increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). His Senior Adviser (Media & Communications), Horatius Egua said this in…

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UNESCO names Senegal as the true home of Jollof Rice over Ghana and Nigeria

UNESCO has officially recognised Senegal as the origin of Jollof rice, also known as Ceebu jën in Senegal, settling a long-standing debate between West African nations Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. The…

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Buhari Appoints Edo Commissioner for Justice, Oluwole Iyamu, member Governing Board of Legal Aid Council of Nigeria

The Edo State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Oluwole Iyamu SAN, has been appointed to the Governing Board of the Legal Aid Council of Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari….

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Gunmen on Friday night killed two members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi State

Also, a Commander of Ebubeagu in Ogboji Ward, Ezza North Local Government Area, Charles Nwankwo was killed by gunmen in his house on the same night. The killing of the…

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No Uber driver was killed in Abuja – Police

The Nigeria Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has said no Uber driver was killed by armed robbers in Abuja as being circulated in some sections of the…

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Ayra Starr falls on stage, calls out Afrochella organizers

Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Ayra Starr has called out organizers of Afrochella after she fell on stage while performing. Ayra Starr, who wore a yellow attire, was running during her performance…

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Pele: Brazil football legend dies aged 82

Brazilian football legend Pele, arguably the greatest player ever, has died at the age of 82. He is credited with scoring a world record 1,281 goals in 1,363 appearances during…

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Transfer: Cristiano Ronaldo to arrive at new club January

Al-Nassr is expecting Cristiano Ronaldo to arrive this week while also exploring the possibility of signing Sergio Ramos from Paris Saint-Germain, Marca reports.Ronaldo is close to finalising a stunning move…

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Former Pope Benedict XVI dies at 95

Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for less…

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BIGGEST FRAUD IN NIGERIAN HISTORY UNCOVERED:HOW TOP GOVT OFFICIALS LOOTED N70TRILLION HIDDEN IN 29 BANK ACCOUNTS

–Report fingers top CBN, Zenith Bank, First Bank official ,Court adjourns case till 6th of March 2022,Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice grows cold feet Honourable Justice Peter…

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JUST IN: Taraba Speaker resigns

The Taraba State House of Assembly Speaker, Joseph Albasu Kunini, has resigned. He said he resigned on “personal grounds”.Normally, sitting begins by 10am but Wednesday’s session in which the former…

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Court stops Emefiele’s arrest, groups back CBN gov

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has reportedly stopped the Department of State Services from arresting the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, over allegations bothering…

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Benzema retires from international football

Karim Benzema has announced his retirement from international football, just a day after France suffered a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday. The…

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Police arrest three suspected IPOB members in C/River

The Police Command in Cross River says it has arrested three suspected members of the Proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The state Police Commissioner, Sule Balarabe, disclosed this during a parade…

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Police warns against jeopardising 2023 polls

The Police have warned Nigerians, particularly politicians to desist from any act that can threaten the 2023 general elections. The Force said elections should be process to give Nigerians good governance,…

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BREAKING: Court convicts Okupe for allegedly breaching Money Laundering Act

The Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted former Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, for allegedly breaching the Money Laundering Act. Okupe is the…

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JUST IN: Fake new naira notes circulate in cities

The new naira notes are already being counterfeited, four days after they were rolled out to the public by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through the commercial banks, according…

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I’m Heart Broken’: London Mayor Reacts To Asake’s Concert Incident

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has expressed sadness over a crush outside a South London venue hosting a concert by Nigerian Afrobeats singer Asake on Thursday. Emergency teams were…

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LIVE HUB ENTERTAINMENT THREATHENS TO SUE WIZKID OVER BREACH OF CONTRACT.

Wizkid Breached His Contract – Event Organizers Reveal In Press Statement, Promises To Refund Ticket Fee Live Hub Entertainment, the organizers of the Wizkid Live In Ghana Concert, have described…

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Obi-Datti support group urges LP to respect court judgment

A Political group, under the aegis of Obi-Datti Movement for Justice and Equity, yesterday, urged the National Working (NWC) of Labour Party (LP) to obey court judgments by enlisting National…

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Breaking—Travellers on Ekor and Ikiran &Oke in Akoko Edo Area of Edo State Kidnapped

Two vehicles carrying unspecified number of people have been allegedly kidnapped between Ekor and Ikiran &Oke in Akoko Edo Area of Edo State on the edge of Ondo State boundary…

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Breaking….Popular Gospel Music Minister Sammie Okposo Is Dead

Popular Gospel Music Minister Sammie Okposo Is Dead Sammie Okposo, internationally award winning Nigerian gospel music artist, is dead. According to a reports the music producer slumped today, this Friday…

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13% DERIVATION: RIVERS STATE GOV. EXPOSES NIGER DELTA GOVERNORS; COMMENDS PRESIDENT BUHARI.

Niger Delta state governors are under fire for their alleged poor performance as they are being compared with their Rivers state counterpart counterpart, Nyesom Wike.The criticisms against the governor’s heightened…

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QATAR 2022 WORLD CUP: LIST OF THINGS BANNED

As the 2022 world cup commences, the global spotlight will turn to Doha, from 20th November onwards. The FIFA MUNDIAL takes centre stage in the coming days and weeks, with…

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…no plans whatsoever to demolish the NUJ building- CHRIS NEHIKHARE,EDO STATE COMMISSIONER FOR COMM.& ORIENTATION

Edo state government says there is no plan whatsoever to demolish the NUJ building contrary to media reports.In a press release signed by Chris Osa Nehikhare ,the Edo state Commissioner…

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I ABANDONED SOCIAL MEDIA TO AVOID HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE – TINUBU

The presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubuhas disclosed why he stopped using social media. Tinubu disclosed that he almost had high blood pressure whenever…

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Amazon boss,Jeff Bezos,gifts Music icon,Dolly Parton $100 million for charity.

Dolly Parton has been awarded $100 million (£84.8 million) by Jeff Bezos to charity after the Amazon founder announced plans to give away most of his fortune. The country music…

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Edo NUJ Press Centre: Gov.Obaseki set demolish 50 years old center

There are indications that members of Edo State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists will soon be without an office as the Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has…

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‘NGF, FG working to pay lecturers’ withheld salary arrears’-JIGAWA STATE GOVERNOR

Jigawa Governor Mohammed Badaru has said the 36 Governors were working with the Federal Government to pay the salary arrears of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Badaru said the Governors…

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Nigerian should play Hushpuppi in your movie, Uche Jombo tells 50 Cent

Actress Uche Jombo has suggested a Nigeria actor in 50 Cents’ incoming TV series on Hushpuppi.The American rapper on Wednesday hinted at producing a TV series on convicted Nigerian internet fraudster,…

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*Show  no  mercy to terrorists-CAS,OLADAYO AMAO

 Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Oladayo Amao has tasked the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) operational commanders to sustain the bombardment of terrorists’ strongholds in the North. He urged the commanders…

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U.S., UK terror alerts: Those arrested will
be prosecuted, says IG

Suspected terrorists arrested in connection with the plan to attack the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)  are to be prosecuted soon, Police Inspector-General Usman Alkali has assured. Alkali at the 57th …

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Naira rebounds as new currency notes introduction draws closer

The Association of Bureaux Des Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) says Naira has continued to firm against the Dollar at the parallel market as date for CBN new currency introduction…

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Why we teargased #EndSARSMemorial protesters – Police

The Police have explained why it fired teargas at protesters at the Lekki tollgate in commemoration of the #EndSARS second anniversary. Lagos police spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin explained the protesters were already gathering…

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UK PRIME MINISTER RESIGNS

Prime Minister Liz Truss has resigned as UK prime minister in a statement outside Downing Street She said she could not deliver the mandate on which she was elected as…

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BREAKING: Phyna Wins BBNaija Season 7

Brother Housemate, Phyna has won season 7 of the popular TV show. The top two finalists from the 10 weeks show were Phyna and Byran.In his last address to the…

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Ewu Flour Mill Set to re-open soon, as Expatriate overhauls production plants.

There are indications that the much anticipated re-opening of EWU Flour Mills located in Ewu, ESAN Central Local Government Area of Edo State will soon come to reality as findings…

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Transfer: Napoli to sell Osimhen to Man United on one condition

Napoli will be open to selling their striker, Victor Osimhen to Manchester United in 2023 if the Old Trafford side meet their condition. According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Man…

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BBC World Service proposes 382 post closures

The BBC is proposing to close about 382 posts at the World Service as it tries to make £28.5m in annual savings for its international services. Radio broadcasts in 10…

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2023 ELECTIONS AND RACE FOR OKPEBOLO:DCN IDIAKE URGES CONSTITUENTS TO JOIN HANDS WITH HIM TO MAKE HISTORY IN ESANLAND

As the campaigns for the 2023 general elections officially kicks off today the APC candidate for Esan West, Esan Central and Igueben Federal Constituency (Okpebholo),Dcn. Patrick Akhimiemona Idiake,has reiterated his…

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MISS BAUCHI ,TRACY ABDUL WINS MISS CORPORATE NIGERIA BEAUTY PAGEANT.

Winners have emerged at the Grand finale of the Miss Corporate Nigeria beauty pageant 2022 organized by Corporate Event and Ushering Agency. The event climaxed the week long maiden edition…

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Breaking: Seven months after, FG orders VC’s to reopen schools

The Federal Government has ordered the vice-chancellors of universities to re-open schools and allow students resume lectures. The Academic Staff Union of Universities has been on strike for about seven…

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KING CHARLES III FIRES 100 EMPLOYEES DURING CEREMONY IN HONOUR OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II

A civil service trade union has criticised the decision to notify King Charles’s staff of redundancies during the period of mourning as “nothing short of heartless”. As many as 100…

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2023: Appeal Court Affirms Sheriff Oborevwori As Delta PDP Guber Candidate.

A three-man panel of the Court of Appeal has set aside the sack of Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 governorship…

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47 NIGERIAN LGAs THREATENED BY BANDITS
• ZAMFARA,KADUNA, SOKOTO WORST HIT
• ELECTIONS MAY NOT HOLD IN THESE LGAs
• HUSBANDS NOW GIVE WIVES AND DAUGHTERS OUT TO BANDITS FOR A WEEK IN EXCHANGE FOR PROTECTION AND ACCESS TO FARM

No fewer than 47 Local Government Areas in the northwest zone are troubled by bandits who terrorise, kidnap and kill innocent citizens. Investigation indicates that most of the local government…

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Mother, accomplice in police net for selling three-week-old baby

The Police in Ogun State have arrested two women for selling a three-week-old baby to a yet-to-be-known buyer. The baby was allegedly sold for N600,000 to an unknown buyer. The mother of…

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Orosanye Report: FG receives draft white paper reports

The Federal Government has received the Draft White Paper on the Amal Pepple Committee report on new Parastatal Agencies and Commissions created between 2012 and 2021. Secretary to the Government…

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BREAKING:OBASANJO,OBI,WIKE AND OTHERS MEET IN LONDON

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi and Rivers Gov Nyesom Wike as well as three Peoples Democratic Party Governors held a strategic meeting in London,…

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SYLVESTER STALLONE’S WIFE FILES FOR DIVORCE AFTER 25 YEARS OF MARRIAGE

After 25 years of marriage, Sylvester Stallone and his wife Jennifer Flavin are going their separate ways. Jennifer Flavin filed documents in Florida on Friday, August 19. In the documents,…

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BREAKING: Ex-Niger Delta amnesty boss, Dokubo is dead

A former Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Quaker Dokubo, is dead. According to reports, Dokubo, 70, died at a hospital in Abuja on Wednesday nigh The…

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Blame FIFA, not NFF, for Falconets ordeal in Istanbul

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), yesterday, absolved itself and the Federal Government from blame over the ordeal suffered by the women U-20 national team, Falconets, who were forced to sleep…

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Breaking! NBC revokes AIT, Silverbird, Raypower, Rhythm FM, licences, orders immediate shutdown

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked the licences of AIT, Silverbird TV, Raypower FM, and Rhythm FM amongst others. The licences of the broadcast media organisations,  it was learnt,…

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BREAKING: ASUU extends strike for four weeks

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has extended its strike by another four weeks to give the Federal Government more time to meet its demands The union took the…

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NIGERIA STREET VENDOR BRUTALLY KILLED BY AN ITALIAN IN BROAD DAY LIGHT

Italian police have arrested a man who brutally beat a Nigerian vendor, Alika Ogorchukwu to death on a busy beach town on Friday. The incident happened publicly while onlookers filmed…

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Aggrieved Relatives Of Train Passengers Barricade Transportation Ministry, Deny Staff Entry

Families of kidnapped victims of Abuja-Kaduna Train Attack on Monday besieged the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Transportation, preventing staff of the ministry.The protest is coming 24 hours after…

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Train Attack: ex MILAD begs Niger Gov to rescue son, wife, four kids

Former Military Administrator of Benue and Kano States, General Idris Garba, has called on Niger Governor Abubakar Sani- Bello to rescue his son, daughter in-law and their four children abducted…

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ASUU accuses Labour Minister Ngige of lying to Union 

The Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU ) Usmanu Danfidiyo University Sokoto chapter has accused the Minister of labour and productivity Mr Chris Ngige of not telling Nigerians the truth…

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Fuji House of Commotion actress Ireti dies

Veteran actress Sola Onayiga aka Ireti is dead. The screen actress, who is popular for her role as Ireti in Checkmate and Fuji House of Commotion, died in the early…

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Osun Guber results :Peter Obi replies critics says outcome not a verdict on LP’s rising strength,

LABOUR Party Presidential Candidate, Mr Peter Obi, has congratulated Osun State Governor-elect, Senator Ademola Adeleke on his victory in Saturday’s governorship poll. Obi also saluted LP Governorship Candidate, Mr Yusuff…

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BREAKING: Oyo Assembly impeaches deputy gov

Oyo State House of Assembly has removed Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan from office.The decision was reached after the lawmakers presented and considered the recommendation of the seven man panel set…

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Breaking…Popular actress, Ada Ameh is dead.

She died in Warri, Delta State around 11 pm on Sunday, a source who pleaded anonymity said on Monday morning. Ameh was said to have been a guest of an…

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BREAKING: Maikyau emerges as 31st President of NBA

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Yakubu Maikyau, has emerged as the 31st President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA. Maikyau, SAN, polled a total of 22, 342 votes…

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OSUN 2022 – Declared results of all 30 LGAs

PDP – 403,371*APC – 375,027(Difference – 28,344) PDP RECLAIMS OSUN!! OBOKUN:PDP – 13,575APC- 9,727 IFEDAYO:PDP – 4,730APC- 5,016 ILESA EAST:PDP – 10,969APC- 13,452 BOLUWADURO:PDP – 5,860APC- 5,649 OLA OLUWA:PDP –…

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OSUN 2022: AHMED TINUBU LABOURS IN VAIN ,AS INEC DECLARES SENATOR ADELEKE GOVERNOR- ELECT IN HIS HOME STATE

Although many believed the Osun governorship election was a two-horse race between Governor Adegboyega Oyetola and Senator Adeleke, no fewer than 15 political parties partook in the election. Other candidates…

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INEC DECLARES PDP’S ADELEKE WINNER OF OSUN POLL.

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke, the winner of the Osun governorship election. The Returning Officer for the election…

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WAFCON 2022: Plumptre returns to Super Falcons starting XI for Cameroon clash

Ashleigh Plumptre is included in Nigeria’s starting XI for the crucial winner-takes-all quarter-final tie with Cameroon on Thursday in Casablanca, Morocco at the ongoing Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. Plumptre…

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Osun 2023:PDP berates Oyetola for denying party venue for mega rally

Osun state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has described as “shameful” the Governor Adegboyega Oyetola’s-led administration decision denying the party venue for its mega rally. According to the…

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Don’t link Peter Obi with IPOB agitation, Kalu Idika Kalu tells Sheikh Gumi

Two-time Minister for Finance, Kalu Idika Kalu, has disagreed with Shiekh Ahmad Gumi over his comment on the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, and the agitation for…

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Osun Guber: Police deploys 21,000 personnel for exercise

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has disclosed that the force will deploy 21,000 personnel to Osun state to ensure adequate security for the peaceful conduct of governorship…

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AHEAD OSUN 2023:NSCDC deploys 11,226 personnel for guber poll

About 11,226 personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) are for deployment to all the 31 local government areas to ensure the peaceful and orderly conduct of…

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Over 250 illegal migrants, Afghan, Yemeni intercepted in Morocco

The Moroccan Royal Navy Coast Guard has intercepted 257 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean and the Atlantic to Europe between last Saturday and Tuesday. A military source in the…

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Gunmen kill one, abduct relations of ex-Bauchi Gov Mu’azu

The Bauchi Police Command has confirmed the killing of Mua’zu Danladi, a 25-year-old relation of former Bauchi Governor Adamu Mu’azu and the abduction of three other family members by suspected…

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BREAKING: Actor Yomi Fabiyi mulls appeal of Baba Ijesha’s conviction

Actor Yomi Fabiyi has mulled appeal of the sentencing of the embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, alias Baba Ijesha by an Ikeja Special Offences Court for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old…

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APC to aggrieved senators: Defect, lose your seats.

The planned defection by 15 All Progressives Congress (APC) senators to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may have hit a brick wall. The would be defectors have been warned by…

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Breaking: Court convicts Baba Ijesha, of sexual assault of 14-year-old girl

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has convicted the embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, alias Baba Ijesha, of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old minor. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, in a two-hour judgement on…

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BREAKING: NNPP announces Archbishop Idahosa as Kwankwaso’s running mate

The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso has announced Archbishop Isaac Idahosa as his running mate in the 2023 general elections. The party announced the…

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2023 ELECTION:NIGERIA’S SALVATION IS IN THE HANDS OF THE YOUTHS, SAYS CHARLIE BOY.

Nigerian singer and actor, Charly Boy, says Nigeria’s salvation is in the hands of its youth. The entertainer spoke Sunday when he appeared as a guest on 90MinutesAfrica, an interview…

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Those without PVCs part of Nigeria problem – Kanayo O Kanayo

Popular veteran Nigerian actor Kanayo O Kanayo has tagged persons yet to secure their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC) as part of the problem afflicting the country. KOK,as he is fondly…

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Breaking: ECOWAS Court declares suspension of Twitter in Nigeria unlawful; orders Buhari administration never to repeat it again

The ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja in a landmark ruling today “restrained the government of President Muhammadu Buhari and its agents from unlawfully imposing sanctions or doing anything whatsoever…

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There’s dignity in labour, Peter Obi replies Tinubu

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, has reacted to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu’s comment he made about their…

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Outrage Trails Tinubu’s ”labour Till death” comments against Peter Obi supporters

Some aggrieved Nigerians have expressed their displeasure over the statements made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that Peter Obi’s Labour Party, LP, and others…

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BREAKING: Court dismisses Oyo Deputy Gov’s case

Justice Ladiran Akintola of Oyo State High Court has dismissed a case filed by Deputy Governor Rauf Olaniyan over procedure to remove him from office by Oyo Assembly. The court…

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Osun Poll: Court declines to disqualify Oyetola

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday, declined to disqualify Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State from participating in the impending governorship election in the state as candidate…

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ADC Presidential candidate, Kachikwu, urges Buhari to resign over worsening insecurity

The Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC), Dumebi Kachikwu, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over worsening insecurity in the country. Kachikwu in a statement, said the…

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KUJE PRISON ATTACK: Abuja/Kaduna Train Negotiator Formally Announces His Withdrawal 

The lead negotiator between the terrorists and the Federal Government, Tukur Mamu, has formally announced his withdrawal from further interfacing between the two parties, blaming the Federal Government for his…

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Bakers in Ebonyi to withdraw services from July 13

The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN), Ebonyi Chapter, says it will withdraw its services in the state from July 13 as directed by its national body….

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Co-founder Of Church Of Satan, Riaan Sweigelaar, Makes Stunning Confession After His Repentance And Acceptance of Christ

Riaan Sweigelaar, one of the founders of church of Satan in South Africa, took many by surprise when he announced his resignation from the controversial body. Prior to his resignation,…

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REAL REASON FORMER JAPANESE PM ABE WAS KILLED:SHOOTER USED HAND MADE GUN;HAD GRUDGES AGAINST FORMER PM OVER MOTHERS’S BANCRUPTANCY,POLICE SAY.

The man who killed Shinzo Abe believed the former Japanese leader was linked to a religious group he blamed for his mother’s financial ruin and spent months planning the attack…

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Real reasons former Japanese PM Abe was killed.  Killer wielded homemade gun, had grudges against the former PM  over mother’s bankruptcy, police say

The man who killed Shinzo Abe believed the former Japanese leader was linked to a religious group he blamed for his mother’s financial ruin and spent months planning the attack…

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BREAKING: OPEC Secretary General, Barkindo, Is Dead

Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Muhammad Sanusi Barkindo, is dead. He died about 11pm on Tuesday.His death was announced in the early hours of Wednesday by…

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BREAKING: Again Two Rev Fathers Kidnap At Uromi Barely A Week Another Was Killed.

  Barely a week after a Catholic priest was kidnapped and killed in Etsako West in Edo state ,another two Catholic Priests, Rev. Father Udo of St Patrick’s Catholic church…

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Appeal Court Jails Senator Nwaoboshi 7 Years for Money Laundering

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday, July 1, 2022 convicted and sentenced Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, senator representing Delta North Senatorial District at the National Assembly, to…

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CJN’s resignation: Senate insists probe of corruption allegation.

The Senate has said the resignation of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, will not stop its probe of corruption allegations levelled against him by the…

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Alleged Organ harvesting and child trafficking saga: Ekweremadu, Wife Sue NIMC, NIS, Banks

As the controversy surrounding their alleged attempt to traffick David Ukpo and harvest his organs in the UK continues to linger and in a bid to prove their innocence, Former…

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BREAKING: Justice Tanko Muhammad Resigns As CJN

  The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has resigned, Channels Television learnt on Monday. Sources told Channels Television that Justice Muhammad resigned on Sunday night, citing ill-health as…

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Fundamental human rights:lawyer attends Supreme Court proceedings in traditional worshippers’ attires

Drama as human rights lawyer attends Supreme Court proceedings in traditional worshippers’ attire . There was mild drama at the Supreme Court, Abuja, on Thursday as a Lagos-based human rights…

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Scathing Remarks on Peter Obi:Rev Father Mbaka’s followers protest ban of Adoration Ministry

Controversial Catholic priest Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka is in the eyes of the storm as his followers on Sunday took to the streets of Umuchigbo in Enugu metropolis to protest…

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Former secretary-general of the then Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Ahmed Sani Toro Kidnapped.

According to Daily Trust reports Hon Ahmed Sani Toro was kidnapped alongside a former Golden Eaglets’ assistant coach, Garba Iliya on the Abuja-Jos Raod on Friday. Sani Toro, Abuja-Jos Road,…

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BBNaija #SYE Reunion: WhiteMoney emerges The Most Scripted Housemate

The winner of BBNAIJA ,shine your eye edition,Hazel Oyeze Onou,A.K.A Whitemoney, has been described as the most scripted housemate amongst other contestants in the 2021 edition of the Reality Tv…

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Aide to Akwa Ibom State Governor Emmanuel Udom , Arrested for raping a minor

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has arrested Popular Nollywood actor and singer, Moses Armstrong for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl. Confirming his arrest, the national president of the Actors…

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Abaribe Resigns as Minority Leader,dumps pdp for apga

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, representing Abia South Senatorial District has formally resigned his position as Minority Leader of the Senate. His resignation was conveyed in a letter dated May 26th, 2022….

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Breaking….Delta State Governor, Dr.  Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa,Emerges as pdp’s vice presidential candidate

Delta State Governor, Dr.  Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has emerged as the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party.  The party’s presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, named Okowa as his…

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Alleged domestic abuse: Absence of judge stalls Osinachi’s husband’s case

The absence of a judge of a Federal Capital Territory High Court on Thursday stalled the trial of Peter Nwachukwu, husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi. Justice Njideka Nwosu-Iheme…

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Oyo Assembly Begins Process Of Impeaching Deputy Governor •As 24 lawmakers write five-point allegations against him •

The Oyo State House of Assembly, on Wednesday, began the process of impeaching the deputy governor of the state, Mr Rauf Olaniyan. This followed the reading of a 5-point petition…

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CHRIST EMBASSY CAMP GROUND:EDO STATE HIGH COURT RESTRAINS ELDERS OF OGHEGHE COMMUNITY

Edo state high Court three, has granted an  interlocutory injunction  restraining some elders and the people of Ogheghe Community, in Ikpoba Okha local government area of Edo state, from trespassing…

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TRAGEDY :DAYS AFTER COMPLAINING OF LEG PAINS , NIGERIAN FOOTBALLER AKEEM OMOLADE FOUND DEAD IN HIS CAR IN ITALY.

Nigerian footballer and former Torino striker Akeem Omolade 39 has been reportedly found dead in his car in Italy just days after complaining of leg pains. According to Lindaikeji.com emergency…

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Ireland based Edo couple Osarobo John Izekor and wife Precious Izekor to be Sentenced for allegedly Keeping a fellow Benin Woman as Slave

Nigerian couple, Osarobo John Izekor and his wife, Precious Izekor are standing trial for slavery offences for allegedly making a vulnerable woman “perform forced labour” in their home in Ireland….

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Double Tragedy For Senate President ,Ahmad Lawan as Yobe North APC senatorial candidate refuses to step down

Attempts by Senate President ,Senator Ahmad Lawan to return to the red chambers of the national assembly in the 2023 general elections has been met with a brick wall following…

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Nigerian Teen Murders Mother And Child In A Failed Rape Attempt

The Adamawa State Police Command on Monday, June 6,2022 apprehended an 18-year-old suspect for the alleged brutal murder of a 36-year-old woman, Talatu Alh. Usman, and her one-year-old child in…

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Edo State Office of INEC Worry Over Low Collection of PVCs by registered voters.

The Edo State Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission has lamented the slow pace of collection of the over thirty thousand Permanent Voter Cards so far brought to the…

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ASUU STRIKE: Edo govt suspends ASUU, SSANU, NASU, ASUP, other unions across state-owned institutions

A …directs immediate resumption of academic activities. Following the protest by students of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma, over the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU),…

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Tinubu wins APC prisidential primary

Former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, took a major step toward his ambition of becoming Nigeria’s President by winning the All Progressives Congress’ presidential primary at a special convention…

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UPDATED: APC Northern Governors Insist On Southern Presidential Candidate

The northern governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have insisted that they would back a southerner to emerge as the presidential candidate of the ruling…

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Oyetola presents N1.156B Bond Certificates to retirees in Osun.

Governor of Osun State, Adegboyega Oyetola, has presented N1.156 billion in bond certificates to some of the state’s retirees. The Governor also ordered that public school teachers in the state…

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Governor, Ikpeazu orders herders, others to vacate forests

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu has ordered herders and settlers residing inside the forests around Umunneochi Local Government Area, to vacate there immediately. It would be recalled that the Prelate…

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Construction of $15.6bn Abidjan-Lagos Highway to Benefit 40m West Africans – Fashola

When completed, the construction of the 1,028-kilometre Abidjan-Lagos highway would benefit at least 40 million West Africans, Nigeria’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), said at the…

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Governor Akeredolu burst into tears, cuts trip to APC convention to visit victims in hospital

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has visited the scene of an attack in the Owo area of the state as well as survivors of the incident which took several…

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Owo Attack: NMA Calls For Blood Donation, Asks Govts To Go Beyond Condemnations

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called for blood donation following the attack on a church in Owo, Ondo State, as it also asked the governments and security agencies to do…

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Nigeria Air To Get Operating License On Monday

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is expected to present Nigeria Air, the country’s proposed national carrier with Air Transport Licence (ATL) on Monday. The licence will be presented to…

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OWO DEADLY TERRORIST ATTACK: It’s only a ‘clueless, useless’ govt that calls known gunmen unknown- APOSTLE JOHNSON SULEIMAN

The President Omega Fire Ministries International,Apostle Johnson Suleman has reacted to the gruesome murder of worshipers at a church in Ondo state.Gunmen opened fire at worshippers Sunday at the St…

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OWO TERRORISTS ATTACK: GOV AKEREDOLU VOWS TO HUNT DOWN KILLERS OF WORSHIPPERS AT St FRANCIS CATHOLIC CHURCH.

The Government of Ondo State has vowed to hunt down terrorists who attacked worshippers at St Francis Catholic Church, Owa-Iuwa Street, on Sunday. Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu in a…

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NIGERIA POLICE FORCE DEMOTES OFFICER SEEN IN VIRAL VIDEO IN PRAISE OF SECRET CULT GROUP HE BELONGS TO

The Nigerian Police Force has demoted an officer, Isaac Matthew, who was seen in viral video singing, dancing and brandishing rifle in praise of cult group

The Nigeria Police Force approved the demotion as punishment of reduction in rank from Corporal to Constable for Isaac Mathew after his Orderly Room Trial.

 

Isaac Matthew, attached to Ebonyi State Police Command, was caught in a viral TikTok video on May 7, 2022, dressed in full Police uniform while singing, dancing and brandishing an AK47 rifle in praise of a secret confraternity.

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Jim Iyke clears air on converting to Islam

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke has reacted to the report of his conversion to Islam. A report on Wednesday emerged that the actor had embraced the Islamic faith.Some Muslims had in…

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FIBA Replaces Nigeria with Mali at Women’s World Cup

The world governing body for basketball, FIBA, has replaced Nigeria’s female basketball team, the D’Tigress, with Mali for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 in Belgrade. Nigeria was disqualified…

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Another mass shooting claim lives in Oklahoma Hospital, US

Five dead and multiple people injured in Oklahoma hospital shooting in USA. A gunman armed with a rifle and a handgun killed four people inside a medical building in Tulsa, Oklahoma on…

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US singer Keke Wyatt welcomes her 11th child at 40

American singer, Keke Wyatt, 40, has added another child to her ever-expanding brood. The singer/songwriter took to Instagram on Wednesday night, June 1, to announce the birth of her newborn…

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APC constitutes 18 sub-committees ahead Presidential primary.

The All Progressives Congress has released a list of Sub-Committees chairpersons for its imminent convention where it is expected to elect a 2023 presidential candidate. The list was released on…

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Army distances self from allegations of complicity in the kidnap of prelate

The Nigerian army has denied complicity in Methodist Prelate, Samuel Kanu-Uche’s abduction. The Prelate who addressed a press conference after his church paid N100m to secure his release, had said…

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Suspended Accountant-General released from EFCC custody

The suspended Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, has been released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission after he was arrested for his alleged involvement in a N174 billion…

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NCC confirms licensing of Elon Musk’s internet service, Starlink in Nigeria

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reportedly confirmed the licensing of Starlink, Elon Musk’s satellite internet service in Nigeria. Recently, the Tesla CEO announced on Twitter that the approval for…

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DSS arrest alleged mastermind of Anambra lawmaker killing

Operatives of the Department of State Service DSS in Anambra state have arrested a 70-year-old man, Chukwujekwu Onuorah, alleged to be the mastermind of the abduction and beheading of a…

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Nigerian online prayer platform hits 81.4m views, 244m participants in six months

Nigerian online prayer platform, New Season Prophetic Prayers and Declarations led by Pastor Jerry Eze has hit a recorded 81,439,509 views on Facebook, Youtube, Instagram and Mixlr within six months….

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Supreme Court affirms probe of Rotimi Ameachi on alleged N96 billion fraud.

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by Minister of Transportation Rotimi Ameachi seeking to stop his probe over an alleged N96 billion fraud. In a lead judgment prepared…

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Court Rules That NBC Can’t Regulate Advertising In Nigeria

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has held that the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) acted beyond its powers in seeking to regulate the practice of advertising in Nigeria contrary…

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List of APC Governorship Primary Winners

After weeks of political drama and campaigns, the All Progressives Congress held governorship primaries across states in the country. The primaries which had its share of political drama with some…

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BREAKING: Peter Obi Resigns from PDP

Peter Obi a frontline Presidential Aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has officially resigned from the party. This was contained in a letter addressed to the National Chairman of…

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