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Barbados honours Rihanna as it removes Queen Elizabeth II to becomes a republic

Barbados has officially removed Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state and became a republic. In an overnight ceremony on Monday, November 29, in the capital of Bridgetown, Dame Sandra Mason was sworn in as president in the ceremony coinciding with the country’s 55th anniversary of independence. Singer Rihanna, who is from Barbados attended …

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Davido should run for House of Reps – Deji Adeyanju

Famous Nigerian singer, Davido has been urged to run for House of representatives in 2023. Deji Adeyanju, an activist urged the musician to contest while reacting to his N250 million donation to orphanages across Nigeria. According to him, Davido’s donation to the less privileged in the nation shows he is aware of the issues faced …

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FG reacts as Nigeria get delisted from religious freedom blacklist

The Federal Government of Nigeria has expressed excitement at the instance of the United States removing Nigeria from its list of countries with religious freedom concerns. Calling the decision fair and just, Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information in a statement in France, said the US government’s action justified Nigeria’s position in December 2020 that …

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Ogun Assembly orders actor Goriola Hassan’s arrest for parading self as monarch

The Nollywood actor, Goriola Hassan who has been allegedly parades himself as the Oba-elect of Imobi in the Ijebu East Local Government Area of Ogun State is not finding it pleasant with the lawmakers. The State House of Assembly has ordered security agencies to arrest him, as the Speaker, Olakunle Oluomo, during plenary on Thursday …

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Federal Government won’t allow ASUU strike– Chris Ngige

The Federal Government has resolved to take necessary actions to avert the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from embarking on strike, the Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige has assured. ASUU issued a three-week ultimatum Monday, Nov. 15, to the federal government to implement the earlier agreement reached with the union. Emmanuel Osodeke, the ASUU …

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Police makes gives details on found dead body of missing journalist Tordue Salem

Details of how the remains of missing Journalist Henry Tordue Salem was allegedly found by the Police have emerged. Salem, a Vanguard reporter who went missing on the 13th of October, 2021 was found dead on November 11th, 2021 after a 29-year-old driver confessed to killing him around the Mabushi area of Abuja. In a statement on …

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Nigerians in U.S. appeal to FG to expedite re-opening of San Francisco Consulate

Nigerians in the West Coast of the U.S. have appealed to the Nigerian government to expedite action on its planned re-opening of the Consulate-General of Nigeria in San Francisco to alleviate their consular challenges. The nationals, who made the appeal at a hybrid Town Hall meeting held at the Nigeria House in New York on …

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We did not receive such notification! First Bank reacts on Otedola takeover

Owners of First Bank Nigeria, First Bank Holdings, has denied knowledge of a takeover of the company by Femi Otedola, the billionaire reported as having acquired majority shareholding in the firm. The company did not deny the possibility of an acquisition; it said the firm had not received a notification of a significant holding by …

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Four Exciting Activities To Look Out For As Coca-Cola Celebrates 70 Years In Nigeria

Four Exciting Activities To Look Out For As Coca-Cola Celebrates 70 Years In Nigeria

Traditionally, a 70th anniversary is referred to as a platinum anniversary as the gemstone symbolises true love, rarity and strength. This can very well describe Coca-Cola’s relationship with Nigeria since its introduction in 1951. To celebrate Coca-Cola’s 70 magical years of operations in Nigeria, a slew of activities have been mapped out as the company seeks to …

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Kogi Satte governor, Yahaya Bello

N20bn bailout: Kogi demands apology from EFCC

Kogi State Government on Friday demanded apology from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged “embarrassment” of dragging it to court over N20 billion bailout fund. The Commissioner for Information in Kogi, Mr Kingsley Fanwo, stated the government’s position at the presentation of awards to senior journalists who participated in the GYB Essay …

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Rashford's physical transformation noticeable ahead of Man Utd return

Rashford’s physical transformation noticeable ahead of Man Utd return

2020/21 season for Marcus Rashford ended not so good with heartbreaking penalty shootout defeats for both club and country. Manchester United fell short in their spot-kicks across Villarreal in the Europa League final before England also stumbled against Italy in their Euro 2020 showpiece. Rashford had been blatantly short of full match fitness for both matches, …

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COVID-19: NCDC registers 251 new cases, 5 deaths on Oct. 13

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 251 infections and five COVID-19 related death on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total number of infections toll to 208,404. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Thursday morning. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 251 fresh cases reported on Wednesday …

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ROYAL NEWS publisher, Abdulazeez Arowona bags traditional title

ROYAL NEWS publisher, Abdulazeez Arowona bags traditional title

The publisher of ROYAL NEWS has been conferred a traditional title of Shettiman by Okuta Emirate, Kwara State. The notification of the conferment, signed by the Emir of Okuta, Alhaji Idris Sero Abubakar, stated that the Emirate recognizes Arowona’s “numerous strides towards grassroot growth, natonal peace, unity and development.” The emirate council also disclosed in …

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Osinbajo’s ‘Naira devaluation’ statement over forex scarcity clarified

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s spokesperson, Laolu Akande has said that his principal was not calling for devaluation of Naira in his speech at the midterm review of President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office, office. Akande who defended Osinbajo following the controversy that trailed his calls for the Central Bank of Nigeria to make the …

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