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Man, 45, rescued from jumping into Lagos lagoon over N500,000 debt

Christopher Oji The Lagos State Police Command has rescued a 45-year-old man from jumping into Lagos Lagoon over a N500, 000 debt. The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) SP Bala Elkana, said on Friday evening Police operatives deployed to Third mainland bridge intercepted Adeyinka Abiodun ,45, of Abaranje Road, Ikotun, attempting to jump …
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Abia Speaker’s visit to Kalu: Group berates Ex-AG over statement

Okey Sampson, Umuahia A group, Abia North Stakeholders Assembly (ANSA), has berated the former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Abia State, Chief Kalu Umeh, for faulting the call by state House of Assembly Speaker, Chief Chinedum Orji, for former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu to take over the political leadership of the state. The former …
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Visit to Kalu: Group berates ex-Abia AG for condemning Speaker

  From Okey Sampson, Umuahia A group, Abia North Stakeholders Assembly (ANSA), has berated the former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Abia State, Chief Kalu Umeh, for faulting the call by state House of Assembly Speaker,  Chief Chinedum Orji, for former Governor Orji Uzor Kalu to take over the political leadership of the …
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Ondo Guber: Akure indigenes rally support for Jegede

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Indigenes of Akure living in the United Kingdom under the auspices of Akure Descendants Union (ADU) have hailed the choice of Mr Eyitayo Jegede as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming governorship election in the state. The group expressed the belief that the enviable pedigree of …
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SEC CMI expands operations

Uche Usim, Abuja Efforts to provide quality capital market education to stakeholders and ultimately boost investments in the capital market deepened recently as the Nigerian Capital Market Institute, NCMI, expands its operations to enhance the market development role of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Managing Director of the Institute, Mr. Ismaila Ville, made the …
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2023: Ex-Niger Governor Aliyu defends Mamman Daura’s position on zoning

John Adams, Minna As Nigerians continue to react to the recent comment credited to Elder statesman, Mallam Mamman Daura on the zoning of Presidency come 2023, former governor of Niger state, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu has said that Mamman Daura’s comment was just a suggestion of a way out after over 20 years of experiment …
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Ondo Guber: Why Deputy governor may contest under ZLP

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Facts have emerged on why Ondo State deputy governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi is planning to contest the October 10 governorship election on the platform of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP). The deputy governor who recently joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Daily Sun gathered was not comfortable with the outcome of the …
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E2%80%8Estate-own-television-station/ Badaru orders rehabilitation of ‎State own television station

Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse The Jigawa state Governor Alhaji Muhammed Badaru Abubakar has ordered for the immediate repair, installation of modern equipment worth N91,416,505.55 million to support viewers during the continued covid-19 stay at home. The Managing Director of Jigawa televion JTV Alhaji Ishaq Hadejia told the Sun in an exclusive interview that the directive came …
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Abolish Almajiri education system now or risk destroying North, CG Immigration warns

Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse The Comptroller General ‎of the Nigeria Immigration Service Mr. Muhammed Babandede has warned that unless the northern part of Nigeria abolish the almajirai culture of education the region may be doomed. The immigration boss stated this yesterday in Dutse while receiving an award of honour organised by the ‘Youth Coalition for Development …
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Media needs conscious policy to strengthen operations, Expert tells NASS

TONY JOHN, Port Harcourt A veteran media practitioner, Rex Igiri, has tasked members of the National Assembly to come up with a deliberate and conscious policy to address the weaknesses of the media in Nigeria. Igiri, who is the General Manager of a Port Harcourt-based radio station, Wave 91.7 FM, said there is no way …
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Egypt tells billionaire Musk: Our pyramids were not built by aliens

  Egypt has invited billionaire Elon Musk to visit the country and see for himself that its famous pyramids were not built by aliens. The SpaceX boss had tweeted what appeared to be support for conspiracy theorists who say aliens were involved in the colossal construction effort, reports the BBC. But Egypt’s International Co-operation Minister …

APC: Stakeholders call for support for Uzodinma’s agenda 

  … Pass vote of confidence on him Johnchuks Onuanyim, Abuja Amidst controversies in the Imo State All Progressives Congress (APC), Stakeholders have called on members and Imo State people to support the developmental programmes of the governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, passing vote of confidence on him. According to them, the 3Rs Agenda (Rehabilitation, Reconstruction and …

COVID-19: Lagos shuts Eti-Osa isolation centre

  The Lagos government has shut down the isolation centre in Eti Osa Local Government Area of the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced the closure of the facility at Lagos House, Marina, during the 17th update on the management of coronavirus in the state. He said the isolation centre at Agindigbi in Ikeja would also …

SERAP to court: Compel Buhari to publish govt loan details since 2015

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to order President Muhammadu Buhari to publish the details of loans that have been obtained by his administration since May 29, 2015. In a statement on Sunday by its Deputy Director, Kolawole Oluwadare, SERAP also sought the details of …

Kyrgios pulls out of 2020 US Open due to coronavirus pandemic

  Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the US Open because of coronavirus concerns in a blow to the New York grand slam. The outspoken Australian tennis star on Sunday cited health and safety issues amid the Covid-19 pandemic as he joined world No.1 Ashleigh Barty in opting out of the Flushing Meadows major, reports The …

Wealthy Republicans want to oust Trump in November’s poll

  Jimmy Tosh, who runs a multi-million dollar hog and grain farm in Tennessee, is a lifelong Republican. He is pro-gun, supports lower taxes and agrees with most of Republican President Donald Trump’s agenda. He is also spending his money to help defeat Trump in November’s election, reports Reuters. “I agree with 80% of the …

Oliseh hails Arteta for FA Cup win

  Former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh has showered praise on Mikel Arteta he guided Arsenal to a 2-1 win over Chelsea in the FA Cup final on Saturday. Arteta, who won the FA Cup as a player with the Gunners, secured his first silverware as a manager as the North London heavyweights triumphed at an empty Wembley Stadium, reports goal.com. After Christian Pulisic’s …

FCT tops for third day as NCDC confirms 386 new COVID-19 cases

  For the third day in a row, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has topped the list of states with new cases in Nigeria. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 386 new cases in 17 states and the FCT on Saturday. The figure is the lowest in more than four weeks, as Nigeria …

Ajao Estate blast: PDP chieftain seeks support for victims

  Wale Elegbede A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Hon. Jude Iwu, has called on the Lagos State government to assist victims of a recent gas explosion in the Ajao Estate area of the state. Iwu, who was an aspirant for the Oshodi/Isolo constituency 2 seat in the last general elections, said …

COVID-19: Australian state declares state of disaster after spike in cases  

  The Australian state of Victoria has declared a state of disaster and imposed new lockdown measures after a surge in coronavirus infections. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said the restrictions would come into effect on Sunday at 18:00 (09:00 BST). Under the new rules, residents of the state capital Melbourne will be subject to a …

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