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Ogun state Attorney-General resigns, gives reason

Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Ogun State, Akingbolaghan Adeniran, has resigned his appointment from Governor Dapo Abiodun’s cabinet. The Attorney General reportedly turned in his resignation letter on November 8. While reports attributed his resignation to alleged “massive corruption in the government”, Adeniran said he resigned “purely on personal” grounds. The legal practitioner …

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Sani Dangote’s death: Buhari sympathizes with Dangote

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with Founder/Chairman of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, over the passing of his younger brother and Vice President of the Dangote Group, Sani Dangote, on Sunday. Buhari’s condolence message was released by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Monday. The President joins the family in mourning the industrious son, who over …

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Kwara to issue riders’ uniform to motorcycle operators, others

Kwara Government is set to issue ‘Riders Uniform’ to all commercial drivers, beginning with motorcyclists popularly called Okada riders, in the state. This is contained in a statement by Mr Suleiman Iliasu, Commissioner for Works and Chairman, Kwara Transport Sanitisation Committee on Sunday in Ilorin. He said the decision to register and give uniforms to …

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Updated: Nigerian Army confirms Brig.-Gen Zirkusu’s death

The death of a Brigadier General in a recent attack by Islamic State West Africa Province in the Askira Uba Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday has been confirmed by the Nigerian Army. In a statement signed by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu on Saturday, the Army stated that …

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Lt-Gen Adeosun, 11 other Generals pulled out of active service

Lt-Gen Adeosun, 11 other Generals pulled out of active service

The Nigerian Army (NA) on Friday, pulled out the former Chief of Policy and Plans, Army Headquarters, Lt-Gen Lamidi Adeosun and 11 other Generals out of active service. The Generals, who were of the Infantry Corps, included Maj-Gen MD Abubakar, Maj-Gen, I Birigeni, Maj-Gen CM Abraham, Maj-Gen ACC Agundu, Maj-Gen TOB Ademola, Maj-Gen AM Jalingo, …

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Coronavirus cases in Nigeria climb to 212,947, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 53 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 212,947. The NCDC said this in its daily COVID-19 report on Friday morning. It stated that the 53 new cases were from seven states and the FCT “Lagos-19, the FCT-7, Plateau-7, …

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COVID-19: NCDC registers 65 new infections, 8 deaths on Wednesday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that Nigeria recorded 65 additional cases of COVID-19 infections and eight COVID-19 related deaths on Wednesday. The NCDC made the disclosure in its daily COVID-19 report on Thursday morning . The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 65 additional cases reported on Wednesday indicate an …

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Prince Uche Secondus

Secondus congratulates Soludo as Anambra gov-elect, commends INEC

Suspended National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus has congratulated Prof. Chukwuma Soludo as governor-elect of Anambra State. Soludo, the gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), won the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State. Secondus, in a statement by his Media Adviser, Ike Abonyi on Wednesday in Abuja, said that by …

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No party has right to impose its processes on another – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday said no Political party has the right to impose its processes on another. The party, in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan on Tuesday in Abuja, said PDP and other political parties had the right to decide which form of primary they wish to …

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Kwara Assembly passes Public Audit Bill

Kwara House of Assembly has passed the State Public Audit Re-enactment Bill 2021. The Executive Bill was passed by the House after considering report of the House Committee on Public Account presented by its Chairman, Saheed Popoola, representing Ojomu-Balogun Constituency at the Committee of the Whole House on Tuesday. Presenting the reports, Popoola explained that …

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COVID-19: Nigeria registers 1 death, 86 new infections Sunday

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered one death and 86 new additional infections from across seven states on Sunday. The NCDC disclosed this in its daily COVID-19 report on Monday morning. FELLOW PRESS reports that the 86 additional cases reported on Friday indicated a decrease from the 116 cases reported in the …

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Energy efficiency key to sustain data centres in Africa

…As Africa is experiencing some of the fastest growth in internet access seen around the world, largely due to its young population LAGOS, Nigeria, November 4, 2021/ — Access to affordable, reliable and environmentally sustainable sources of electricity is a pressing issue for the growing number of Data Centre operators across Africa. These facilities need …

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Nigerian banks issues deadline for accepting old £20, £50 notes

Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria have issued a deadline of December 31, 2021 for the acceptance of old £20 and £50 notes to enable proper conclusion of cash evacuation. One of the banks, Fidelity Bank Plc, disclosed this in an email to its customers on Wednesday titled ‘Withdrawal of old 20 and 50 GBP notes …

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Cybercrime: Former staff of LG company jailed in Kwara

A Federal High Court sitting in Ilorin has convicted one Stephen Ajewole, a former employee of LG Company, over offences bordering on cybercrime. The convict was prosecuted by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Ajewole pleaded guilty to the charge against him. Delivering judgment on Wednesday, Justice Muhammed Sani …

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ICPC, DSS arrest 48 lecturers, security officers over JUPEB leakage

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested 48 individuals for their alleged illegalities in the conducts of the Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB). Spokesperson for ICPC,  Mrs Azuka Ogugua, in a statement in Abuja said the suspects were arrested from Wellspring University, …

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25 bag first class degrees as Crawford University graduates 324

Crawford University on Wednesday graduated 324 students with 25 first class, 141 second class upper, 127 second class lower and 31 third class degree results at the institution’s 13th Convocation Ceremony. Also, the Crawford University School of Postgraduate Studies produced  22 graduates  with four Postgraduates (PGD) in Business Administration, 16 Masters of Science (M.SC) and …

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Heavy security deployment in Anambra not to scare but reassure voters – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Alkali Baba has said the heavy deployment of security operatives to Anambra for Saturday’s election is not meant to scare voters but to reassure them. Baba who was speaking to stakeholders during a meeting in Anambra State said the election security is designed to cover the three senatorial districts …

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We’ll do everything to get goals– Ronaldo

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has promised that he and his teammates will do everything possible to achieve their goals this season. Ronaldo said this while reacting to his side’s Champions League 2-2 draw with Atalanta on Tuesday night. A brace from Ronaldo ensured Man United got a point against Atalanta in Italy. Josip Ilicic …

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Bandits, herdsmen are ready to lay down arms, grant them amnesty – Gumi says

Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has continued to call for bandits to be granted amnesty. Gumi said the Federal Government should grant bandits amnesty as they are ready to lay down their arms. He explained that granting bandits amnesty would stop further bloodshed and hostilities in the North. The controversial Islamic cleric spoke at the …

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