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Fasanmi’s death has made me a political orphan – Akande

Bamigbol Gbolagunte, Akure A former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has said that he has become a political orphan with the death of second republic senator and leader of the Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural Organisation, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Fasanmi. Akande, paying tribute to Fasanmi in a statement, said that with the …
The Sun Nigeria.

Soldier goes berserk, open fire kills officer in Borno

Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Army said on Thursday that one of its soldiers went berserk and killed an officer in Borno State. The deceased, who until his death serves at the 202 Battalion of 21 Special Armoured Brigade Bama, Borno State, was shot dead while making a telephone call in front of the unit …
The Sun Nigeria.



Stop reintegrating ex-Boko Haram into society, Senator Ndume warns

Romanus Okoye Ali Ndume, the senator representing Borno South, has kicked against the reintegration of ex-Boko Haram fighters into society. Ndume, who made this assertion while speaking on a BBC Hausa service programme, asked the government to stop rehabilitating ex-insurgents, arguing that they would never repent. The Nigeria military has since 2016 been running Operation …
The Sun Nigeria.

Ondo Assembly passes 2020 revised appropriation bill

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Ondo State House of Assembly has passed the 2020 revised appropriation bill of N151 billion, 438 million. The reversed budget is N36.4 billion lower than the previous appropriation of N187 billion. The review of the budget, according to the Speaker, Bamidele Oleyelogun, became imperative in the face of the economic challenges …
The Sun Nigeria.

Rivers appeals for calm over oil spill

Tony John, Port Harcourt Rivers State Government has called on people of Omoku, in Ogba/Egbema/Local Government Area of the State, to remain calm, following an oil spill from Oil Mining Lease (OML-11) that occurred in the place. The OML-11 is operated by the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC). The State Commissioner for Environment, Igbiks Tamuno, …
The Sun Nigeria.

Eid el-Kabir: Kogi governor calls for peace, unity

Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid el-Kabir celebrations, urging citizens to imbibe virtues of peace, love and unity. Bello admonished the people to continue to promote peaceful coexistence, religious tolerance and national unity, among other virtues that will ensure accelerated …
The Sun Nigeria.

Governor Bello vows to smoke out killers of 14 in Kogi community

Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has condemned the attack on Agbudu community in Kogi/Koto Karfe Local Government Area of the state which left 14 people dead with six others injured. Governor Bello, in a statement issued on Wednesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Onogwu Muhammed, vowed to sustain the operations against criminal …
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Crude Oil: FG reiterates commitment towards fixing national refineries

Chinwendu Obienyi The Federal Government has reiterated that its target to increase crude oil production to the national target of three million barrels per day and reserves of 40 million barrels before 2023 as well as fixing its refineries remains on course. Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, said this during …
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Edo ADC’s Mabel Oboh salutes Moslems at Sallah

The African Democratic Congress’ (ADC) gubernatorial candidate for the September 19 Edo State elections, Princess Mabel Oboh, has wished Muslims around the world a happy Eid celebration. ‘On behalf of my family, supporters and Team Oboh Campaign I join many other Nigerians in sending best wishes to all Muslims in Nigeria and across the world …
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Kebbi: Persons living with disabilities thank governor for Sallah packages

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi Elated members of the Joint National Association of People With Disabilities, Birnin Kebbi Local Government Chapter, have commended Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu for extending Sallah packages to them. The Chairman, Alhaji Umaru Abubakar Takalau, made the commendation in Birnin Kebbi, on Thursday, when he commented on the of Governor’s gesture. According …
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Starved of dollars, Nigerian businesses struggle for survival

As women in hairnets and anti-coronavirus masks sort through folded nappies coming off a conveyor belt, the head of the Nigerian firm they work for wonders how much longer he can afford to keep them in employment. Around 80% of the materials that go into Lagos-based diaper and sanitary towel manufacturer Wemy’s products are imported. …

EPL: Man City sign Ake from Foxes for £40m

Relegated Bournemouth have accepted a £40 million bid from Manchester City for defender Nathan Ake. It is understood there is an additional £1 million in add-ons as part of the deal. Netherlands international Ake, 25, joined Bournemouth in 2017 for a club record fee and has made 121 appearances for the Cherries, reports the BBC. …

JUST IN: Pa Ayo Fasanmi is dead

  Elder statesman and prominent Yoruba leader, Pa Ayo Fasanmi, is dead. Information has it that he died on Wednesday night. The development was confirmed on Thursday morning by the son of the former leader of Afenifere, Folabi, in a statememt. Folabi said: “With great gratitude to the  Almighty God for a life well spent, …

COVID-19: Lagos earmarks N1bn bailout for hospitality sector

…as companies lament unfriendly business enviroment Muritala Ayinla The Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday said that his administration has earmarked N1 billion grant to the hospitality industry in the state as part of COVID-19 bailout for the sector. This was even as business owners and representatives lamented the unfriendly business environment in …

Ortom’s Commissioner for Health resigns

  Cephas Iorhemen, Makurdi Benue State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr. Sunday Ongbabo Wednesday resigned his appointment with the state government. Dr. Ongbabo, who was Secretary of the state’s Action Committee on COVID-19, New Telegraph learnt tendered his letter of resignation before the State Executive Council presided over by Governor Samuel Ortom. No …

Spain’s Santander records $13bn loss on COVID-19 impairments

  Spain’s Santander (SAN.MC) reported a record net loss of 11.1 billion euros (10.08 billion pounds) in the second quarter, taking the biggest hit yet for a European bank dealing with the coronavirus crisis which it tried to offset with lower costs. The euro zone’s second-biggest bank by market value said on Wednesday it had …

Coronavirus: Madonna’s Instagram account flagged for vaccine misinformation

  Instagram has taken action against Madonna for sharing a coronavirus conspiracy theory to her more than 15 million followers. The pop star claimed in a post that a vaccine for COVID-19 had already been found – but that it was being kept from public distribution to “let the rich get richer”. The post was blurred by Instagram, with a …

Mask-shunning US Congressman catches COVID-19

  The US House of Representatives has ordered all members and staff to wear masks as the nation’s death toll from coronavirus passed 150,000. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned anyone who breaks the new rule face being removed from the chamber. She took the decision after Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican often seen around the …

UEFA League: Messi to wear a special Adidas boots against Napoli

  Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will wear special Adidas boots in their Champions League clash against Napoli in the reverse fixture of the round of 16 at the Camp Nou. All eyes will be on the Argentine attacker to take them through to the next round of the competition, Messi will wear special footwear, the …

Championship: Brentford beat Swansea to reach play-off final

  Brentford overturned a first-leg deficit to beat Swansea City 3-2 on aggregate and book their spot in the Championship play-off final at Wembley. Ollie Watkins’ composed finish in the 11th minute levelled the semi-final on aggregate, and a header from Emiliano Marcondes put the Bees ahead in the tie four minutes later. Bryan Mbeumo …

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