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COVID-19: NCDC registers 9 deaths, 284 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 284 additional COVID-19 infections with nine related deaths across 19 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the fresh cases indicate an increase from the 78 cases …

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Gov. Fayemi signs Ekiti Mental Health Service Law

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti on Monday signed into law the state’s Mental Health Service bill and promised to prioritise qualitative health services delivery to the people. Fayemi, while signing the bill into law, stressed the importance of ensuring that people living with mental disorders have access to appropriate care. Accordiing to him, catering for …

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GirlChild: Women can lead at hightest levels when given opportunity –Saraki

Former President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says #girlchild is a blessing to families and communities with their underlying strength which knows no bound. Saraki, who joined the global community to celebrate International Day of the Girl Child day while sharing a photo with his daughters, added that when women are given the opportunity, they …

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President Buhari approves N13.3bn for Community Policing Initiative

President Buhari approves N13.3bn for Community Policing Initiative

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N13.3billion for the take-off of the Community Policing initiative across the country. The president made this known at the opening of a two-day Mid-Term Ministerial Performance Review Retreat organised to assess progress made towards the achievement of the nine key priorities of his administration on Monday in Abuja. Buhari stated that the …

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U.S Navy engineer, wife charged for trading nuclear secrets to foreign country

U.S Navy engineer, wife charged for trading nuclear secrets to foreign country

The couple were arrested by FBI and charged for selling out United States encrypted data on nuclear submarines to a foreign country. The Navy neclear engineer, Jonathan Toebbe, 42, and his 45-year-old high school teacher wife, Diana, were said to have “passed, and continues to pass, Restricted Data as defined by the Atomic Energy Act . . . …

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Sunday Igboho: I hate to be your friend and brother— Reno Omokri slams Fani-Kayode

Reno Omokri has slammed the former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, for withdrawing support for the Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho and his cause. Barely six months ago Fani-Kayode had publicly declared support for Yoruba nation and told Sunday Igboho he was behind him, not until when the latter was hunted …

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Pandora Papers: I’ve no link with alleged London property – Gov. Oyetola

Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun on Saturday in Osogbo described a report linking him to the purchase of a property in London as unfounded and untrue. The publication alleged that Oyetola bought a mansion worth 11.95 million Euros in London from a company belonging to Kola Aluko, a Nigerian businessman, who is being tried for …

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Opposition parties demand Buhari, Lawan, Gbajabiamila impeachment

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has urged the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari. The spokesperson, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere made the call on Wednesday at a press conference. He alleged that the President had abused his office, grossly misconducted himself and failed to protect the lives and property of …

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Why BSc/HND dichotomy remains– Official reveals

Nigerian Government committment to resolving the dichotomy between BSc and HND hoders are yet is any experiential reality. An official disclosed Wednesday that the bias would not be removed until a review of the Scheme of Service is completed Currently, Nigerian polytechnic graduates are awarded HND while university graduates are awarded BSc or its equivalent. …

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Ekiti Deputy governor urges council of Obas to support govt’s peace initiative

The Ekiti Deputy Governor, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi, has urged the Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers to complement the state. Egbeyemi made this known in a congratulatory message to Oba Gabriel Adejuwon, the Onisan of Isan-Ekiti, on his inauguration as the Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers. He said that the setting up …

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#EndSARS: I won’t sign off 2021 budget without compensation for victims of police brutality – House of Reps speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has vowed not to sign off the 2021 budget if adequate provisions are not made for victims of police brutality within the last ten years. He said this while speaking during plenary on Tuesday October 20. He added that he will also not sign a budget that …

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Former BBNaija housemates begs for jobs and sleep around to keep up status- Media personality Harri Obi

Media personality, Harri Obi has alleged that former BBNaija housemates are begging for N100k jobs and sleeping around to maintain the lifestyle. Harri Obi in his tweets, stated that BBN celebrity status is too fickle and exerts unnecessary pressure on someone who might have trekked to the audition venue. He further averred that when the …

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Jose Mourinho

Old Trafford was nice to me! Mourinho reacts to plans to revenge Man Utd ahead of EPL match

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has insisted he is not out for revenge when he takes his side to Manchester United on Sunday. Mourinho was United boss for two and a half seasons before he was sacked in December 2018 and replaced by current manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Ahead of the Premier League clash, Mourinho …

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WTO: Okonjo-Iweala among candidates council to cut for DG role

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, is still in the running for the role of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), as the body’s General Council meets on Tuesday, to cut down five candidates left to two. Others still in the competition include Saudi Arabia’s former minister of economy and planning, Mohammad Maziad …

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My son has tested positive to Coronavirus-- Ex-Vice President Atiku

Obasanjo restored Nigeria! Atiku tackles Buhari for shifting blame

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to a statement by President Muhammadu Buhari blaming past leaders for Nigeria’s present woes. Buhari, during his 60th Independence Anniversary speech, called out past leaders from 1999 to 2015, for having the impudence to criticize his government. However, reacting via his Twitter handle on Friday, Atiku Abubakar said …

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I still go out to have fun, marriage doesn’t stop me — Regina Daniels

Nollywood actress and wife of Billionaire, Regina Daniels has disclosed that her marriage has not stopped her from going out to have fun. According to her, she happily does her outings while her 60-year-old husband takes care of her little son Munir until she returns from her outing. The mother of the actress was recently …

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COVID-19 is a sign that God is not happy with us – Aisha Buhari

First Lady Aisha Buhari has stated that the COVID-19 pandemic is a sign that God is not happy with us. Aisha Buhari said this on Friday, September 25, 2020, at the national mosque during a public lecture to mark Nigeria’s 60th independence anniversary. The First Lady who urged Nigerians to pray for peace, progress and …

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