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Ghana receives COVID-19 vaccine

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Ghana has received the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from Covax, UNICEF and the World Health Organization have announced. “We are pleased that Ghana has become the first country to receive the COVID-19 vaccines from...

BREAKING: Senate confirms Bawa as EFCC chairman

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The senate has confirmed the appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The upper legislative chamber confirmed Bawa after screening him for over two hours on...

Boko Haram: Troops recapture Marte, as explosion rocks Maiduguri

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Nigerian Troops have successfully charged through Marte, killing scores of ISWAP/ Boko Haram Terrorists who laid siege in that area for some days. Marte is a local government area in northern Borno state, which has...

“How can you do something like this to your own body? BBnaija’s Ka3na slams...

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Kate ‘Ka3na’ Jones, former Big Brother Nigeria (BBNaija) housemate, has reproached a female fan who had her name tattooed on her thigh. On Monday, photos and videos of the female fan getting the tattoo with...

I joined banditry because my parents, wives, children were killed – Repentant bandit

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One of the repentant bandits who surrendered their AK47 rifles and ammunition at the chamber of Zamfara Government House yesterday, Amadu Katare, has revealed that he was forced to become a bandit due to...

Senate confirms appointment of immediate past service chiefs as ambassadors.

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The former service chiefs are Abayomi Olonisakin, former chief of defence staff; Tukur Buratai, former chief of army staff; Ibok-Ete Ibas, former chief of naval staff, and Sadique Abubakar, former chief of air staff. Mohammed...

Onyegbule, Five Others Appointed Into The Board Of Imo Broadcasting Commission.

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Gov Hope Uzodinma has approved the appointment of a six-member board for the Imo State Broadcasting Corporation (IBC).in a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Oguwike Nwachukwu, the members...

South, Middle Belt Leaders reject list of shortlisted Appeal Court Justices •Allege marginalisation of...

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The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has called on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to reject the list compiled by Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) for the appointment of Appeal Court justices,...

Atiku’s campaign manager, Gbenga Daniel dumps PDP for APC

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Former governor of Ogun State and the campaign manager for the People’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the last general election, Gbenga Daniel, has defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress. Daniel is expected to...

Buhari names Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC boss

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a 40-year-old Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Recall that President Buhari had last year suspended the Acting Chairman of the anti-corruption agency,...

Tonto Dikeh vindicated as ex husband calls his former PA, Rosy Meurer, Mrs Churchill

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Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh‘s ex-husband, Churchill Olakunle now refers to actress, Rosy Meurer as his wife.⁣ In a birthday message Olakunle penned to Meurer on Monday, February 15, 2021, he described her as “Mrs Churchill”.⁣ “A special...

Panic as BRT bus, conveying 45 persons, bursts into flames (PHOTOS)

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Passengers scampered for safety as a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus conveying 45 persons suddenly caught fire on Monday close to Anthony Bus Stop, Ikorodu Road, Lagos, causing panic among road users. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye,...

Court Orders CBN to unfreeze 20 #EndSARS protesters bank accounts

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A federal high court in Abuja has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to unfreeze the bank accounts of 20 #EndSARS protesters. Ahmed Mohammed, the judge, gave the order on Wednesday after counsel to...

OccupyLekkiTollGate: We won’t let you destroy our heritage, Lagos youths warn protesters

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A protest slated for February 13, 2021, at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos tagged #OccupyLekkiTollGate has been met with opposition from a set of youths with the hashtag #DefendLagos. The #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest is aimed at...

Customs intercepts N788m contraband in Seme in 2020

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command, has said it intercepted contraband items with total Duty Paid Value (DPV) of N788,189,205 and arrested 15 suspects in 2020. This is contained in a statement issued on...

Akeredolu, Abounu, Alapa, Ecobank board chair, others storm Abuja as Mike Okibe Onoja’s daughter,...

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The Akanaba 1 of Idoma and former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Chief Mike Okibe Onoja, on Tuesday, gave out his daughter, Belinda in marriage to Fiyintoluwa Demola Dorethy. The event took place at Palm...

Reps to summon Buhari over insecurity in Nigeria.

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The House of Representatives has passed a resolution to invite President Muhammadu Buhari, to brief the house on the true state of security in Nigeria. The decision to summon President Buhari was taken at Tuesday’s...

BREAKING: Boko Haram leader gives reason for killing farmers, issues new warning.

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Jama at Ahl al-Sunnah li-l-Da awah wa al-Jihad (JAS), the Shekau-led faction of Boko Haram has released a video claiming responsibility for the killing of at least 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari. In the video...

Buhari appoints Sulaiman-Ibrahim new NAPTIP DG.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). A holder of BSc (Sociology), Masters of Arts (Management)...

Gov Nyesome Wike receives Tiv people at Government House (photos).

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Tiv people residing in River's state on Friday 27 Nov 2020 paid a courtesy call on Gov Nyesome Wike at Government House Port Harcourt, the powerful delegation was led by EGR Ben Akaakar....