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Stop recruiting ex Boko Haram fighters into military, IPOB warns FG

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has warned the Federal Government to stop recruiting the pardoned ex Boko Haram sects into the military, insisting that the act is already a National embarrassment to the country. The warning was contained in a press statement released by the media and publicity secretary of the …
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BREAKING: Schools to re-open August 4th, FG says

Fred Ezeh, Abuja Federal Government, on Monday, announced that secondary schools in the country are to reopen on 4th of August, 2020, though, for exit classes only. Director, Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, in a statement released in Abuja, explained that the decisions was reached at a virtual consultative …
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Kwankwasiyya petitions Chinese bank, Lawan to block Ganduje’s €684m loan request

Okwe Obi, Abuja Kwankwasiyya Movement has petitioned the Chinese Development Bank, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, to block €684 loan request by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, an equivalent of about N300 billion, intended to finance light rail project. The group Spokesperson, Comrade Aminu Abdulsalam, who addressed newsmen yesterday …
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Edo guber: Eschew violence, Capt. Okunbo tells citizens

Tony Osauzo, Benin Against the backdrop of the violent clash between supporters‎ of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the front of the Palace of the Oba of Benin, the Chairman/Chief Executive of Ocean Marine Solutions Limited, Capt. Hosa Wells Okunbo, has called on all Edo people to join …
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Bayelsa House of Reps caucus decries civil disobedience in N’ Delta

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Five members of the Federal House of Representatives from Bayelsa State have identified the vacuum in the head of the Presidential Programme as the cause of incessant cases of civil disobedience and blockages of the East-West road by protesting ex-militants. The five house of representative members are Hon. Preye Influence Oseke(Southern Ijaw), …
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Nsukka LG boss tasks residents on clean environment

Felix Ikem, Nsukka Determined to maintain clean and healthy environment, Hon Cosmas Ugwueze the new Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State has urged residents to always keep their environment clean in order to ensure good health. Ugwueze said this in an interview with Daily Sun in Nsukka on Monday, adding that his …
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Ondo guber: I ‘ll defeat Agbola, Jegede in their wards, Akeredolu boasts

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The governor of Ondo State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) standard bearer, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has boasted that he will defeat the duo of his deputy, Agbola Ajayi and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Eyitayo Jegede, in their wards during the October 10 state governorship election. Speaking on the …
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Cult war: 2 killed in Rivers

TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt Two persons have reportedly lost their lives when two rival cult groups clashed in Amadi-Ama area of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area of Rivers State. Daily Sun gathered that the clash happened yesterday, around 6am, and some other persons sustained various degrees of injuries. Further information said there has been …
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COVID-19: MAN urges speedy intervention in manufacturing sector

Mr Samuel Kolawole, the Chairman, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Southwest chapter says speedy implementation of government’s intervention will help the sector mitigate the effects of coronavirus (COVID-19). Kolawole made the call in Ibadan on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to him, the pandemic has dealt a negative …
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Buhari approves appointment of deputy insurance commissioners

Chiamaka Ajeamo President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of Alhaji Sabiu Bello Abubakar and Mr Oba Olufemi Oluniyi, as Deputy Commissioners for Insurance, National Insurance Commission, (NAICOM). A statement issued by the Deputy Director, Commissioner for Insurance Directorate, ‘Rasaq Abdulsalam, today, has disclosed. The statement explained that while Abubakar will function as the Deputy …
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Kaduna killings: CSOs call for Buhari, El-Rufai’s resignations

Caleb Onwe, Abuja   Civil Society Organisations,  under the auspices of  Concerned Nigerians’ Group on Monday called for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari and Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, saying both leaders have failed to end to killings in Southern Kaduna. Recall that scores have been killed and buried in mass graves in …

Edo: 3 Commissioners dump Obaseki’s govt, declare support for Ize-Iyamu

  Three Commissioners of Edo State Oil Gas Producing Area Development Commission (EDOSOGPADEC) on Monday resigned their positionsand declared support for the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. The Commissioners are Prince Emmanuel Odigie, Alhaji Aiwanu Oshiomhole, and Osamwonyi Atu representing Edo Central, Edo North Senatorial districts respectively and Orhionmwon. Hon. …

APC, PDP in war of words over bloody palace attack

    Nigeria’s leading political parties – the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) – yesterday traded words over the bloody clash between their supporters in Benin, the Edo State capital, at the weekend. The clash erupted outside the palace of Oba Ewuare II of Benin Kingdom, where Governor Godwin Obaseki had …

Report: Man United to go for Sancho now Champions League spot secure

…as Red Devils top penalties’ awarded chart Manchester United will push ahead with their move to sign Jadon Sancho after confirming their place in next season’s Champions League, sources have told ESPN. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side won 2-0 at Leicester on the final day to earn a third-place finish and the Norwegian has already made his case to club chiefs …

Pandemic turns Europe’s retail sector on its head as shoppers stay close to home

  City centre shops and malls may have lost their lustre during the COVID-19 pandemic, but as lockdowns ease across Europe many stores in and around residential areas stand to benefit as consumers remain reluctant to venture far from home. While retail sales appear to be rebounding – surging 17.8% in the euro zone in …

COVID-19: Kano distributes 2m face masks to transport unions, students

  The Kano State government on Sunday distributed two million face masks to various groups in the state, in an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19. The distribution of the face masks was carried out by the state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. He said that the gesture would go a long way in curbing the …

Akpabio lists senators, Reps who benefitted from NDDC contracts

    The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has list members of the National Assembly, who allegedly got contracts from the Niger Delta Development Commission. The list was contained in a letter Akpabio sent to the National Assembly. The National Youth Council of Nigeria presented the document to the media in Abuja on …

COVID-19 fears: Gold price surges $30 to record of over $1,926 per ounce  

The price of gold surged more than $30 on Monday to over $1,926 per ounce as investors step up buying of the precious metal often sought in times of uncertainty. Gold was trading at $1,926.20 by early afternoon in Asia, up 1.5%, after surging over the weekend. Prices for both gold and silver have jumped …

Australian state records daily virus record, warns of lockdown extension

  Australia’s Victoria state on Monday reported the country’s highest daily increase in coronavirus infections, prompting the authorities to warn a six-week lockdown may last longer if people continue to go to work while feeling unwell. The second-most populous state reported 532 new cases of the virus which causes COVID-19, the most new cases in …

US consulate in Chengdu shuts after China orders closure

  Beijing announced the U.S. consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu was closed as of 10 a.m. (0200 GMT) on Monday, after it ordered the facility be shut in retaliation for China being ousted from its consulate in Houston, Texas. Police in Chengdu restricted access to the area around the consulate on Monday morning, …

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