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UK Lawmaker Stabbed To Death

Conservative British lawmaker David Amess was killed on Friday after being stabbed “multiple times” during an event in his local constituency in southeast England, in the second death of a UK politician while meeting voters since 2016. Local police did not name Amess but said a man had been arrested “on suspicion (of) murder” after […]

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Buhari More Popular Than Azikiwe, Awolowo, Aminu Kano – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari has attained greater acceptance among Nigerians even more than some fathers of the federation. Adesina made this assertion on Thursday in an article titled “The Essential Buhari: Vp Osinbajo Got It!”. In establishing his argument, the presidential spokesman alluded to […]

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Nigeria’s 2022 Budget: Buhari, Osibanjo To Spend N3.6 Billion On Feeding, Travels — Highest Since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo plan to spend N3.57 billion on feeding and travel expenses, details of the 2020 budget proposals have shown. The amount is the highest since Mr Buhari assumed office, a Premium Times review has shown. The president proposed N2.6 billion of the amount for his office, while N778 […]

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Release Of Nnamdi Kanu’ll End Insecurity In South East, Says Ifeanyi Ubah

Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum, Upstream, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Young Progressives Party, YPP, Anambra South has said that the immediate release of the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu will end the spate of insecurity in the South East geo political zone of the country. Senator Ubah […]

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APC Should Be Punished For Mismanaging Nigeria — Dele Momodu

Nigeria’s voting public has been called upon not to vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming 2023 general election for what has been described as the mismanagement of the country since the party took over government through President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. This call was made by popular businessman, media industrialist, […]

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Election: IGP Deploys 34,587 Police Officers To Anambra State

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, yesterday ordered deployment of 34,587 officers to Anambra State ahead of the November 6 governorship election in the state. They are conventional police officers, Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Special Forces personnel, Explosives Ordinance Unit (EOD), FIB, INTERPOL, Special Protection Unit and Police Medical Teams. The […]

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Ban Government Officials From Sending Kids To School Abroad, ASUU To National Assembly

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has asked government officials in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to withdraw their children from foreign universities and enroll them in Nigeria. It also called on the National Assembly to initiate a law that makes it compulsory for the public office holders to send their wards to public schools […]

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Nigeria 97% Ready For 5G Deployment, NCC Insists

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has confirmed it is 97% ready for the implementation of 5G deployment in the country. In a statement issued on Thursday, NCC Executive Vice Chairman, Professor Umar Danbatta, confirmed the readiness at the annual African Tech Alliance Forum (AFRITECH) 2021, held in Lagos with the theme: “Embracing Changes and Digital […]

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Rig Anambra Poll, Die In A Plane Crash, Prophetess Warns Politicians

Founder of the Centre for Psychic and Healing Administration (CPHA), Dr Mrs Flora Ilonzo, has advised politicians who might be plotting to rig the November 6 election in Anambra State to perish such idea. This is because, according to her, anybody who rigs the poll may die painfully in an air crash. She said that the […]

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Anambra Election : Deal Ruthlessly With Political Thugs, IGP Charges Squadron Commanders

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered police mobile force commanders to deal with political thugs, who may want to scuttle the November 6 governorship election in Anambra. The police chief, while reading riot Act to squadron commanders specifically said the thugs should be dealt with ruthlessly, vowing to deal with any commander who […]

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Ember Months: Nigerian Government To Spend N75.8bn On Road Rehabilitation

The Federal Government, Wednesday, announced that it will spend a total sum of N75, 765,087,178.28 to carry out palliative works on collapsed portions on roads across the country in order to ease movement of people and goods within the Ember Months, especially during the Christmas and New Year festive period.  This was highlight of stakeholders […]

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Nigerian Government To Bar Unvaccinated Civil Servants From Work By December 1

The Federal Government has barred unvaccinated civil servants from work, with effect from December 1, 2021. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, announced this at the national briefing of the committee in Abuja on Wednesday. “With effect from 1st December 2021, Federal […]

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Sit-up, President Buhari Tells His Ministers

Barely 19 months to the end of his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday directed ministers and permanent secretaries to redouble their efforts and work in synergy toward total delivery of the set target to improve livelihood of all Nigerians. He gave the directive at the end of the two-day mid-term ministerial performance review retreat at […]

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COVID-19: Vaccinated Persons May Be Required To Take A Third Shot – Lagos Government

Despite being vaccinated against the coronavirus disease, Nigerians may be required to take extra shots of the vaccine to stay safe. This is according to the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi. He made the remark on Tuesday during a briefing in Ikeja, the state capital. “So we know that the vaccine is […]

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Further Devaluation Will Worsen Poverty, Unemployment, Expert Counters Osinbajo

The president of the Association of Capital market Academics and Nigeria’s first professor of capital market, Uche Uwaleke has said the Naira has suffered several devaluations in the recent past, and doing so yet again is a recipe for high poverty and unemployment levels. Uwalake was responding to the comment of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo who […]

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Chidinma Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Of Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga

Chidinma Ojukwu has pleaded not guilty to the murder of Super TV CEO, Usifo Ataga. The 22-year-old did so on Tuesday when she and one Adedapo Quadri, who are the key suspects in the murder case were arraigned before Justice Yetunde Adesanya of the Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square. Both suspects […]

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Child Marriage Kills Over 60 Girls Daily – Report

A human right organisation, Save the Children International, has said that child marriage kills over 60 girls daily. The organisation quoting a report said it had been estimated that 44 per cent of girls in Nigeria get married before their 18th birthday, one of the highest rate of child marriage globally. The organisation said these […]

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50% Nigerian Women Offline, Can’t Access Internet, Says UNICEF

Over 50 per cent of Nigerian women are offline, with no access to the internet, while 20 per cent were less likely than men to own smart phones, creating an exclusion gap, the United Nations Children’s Fund lamented on Monday. The organisation also expressed concern over the rate at which adolescent girls in Nigeria drop […]

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