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Edo people haven’t made any mistakes for supporting Obaseki – Efosa

Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin A former PDP House of Representatives candidate for Oredo Federal Constituency, Omo Osagie Efosa, has commended the people of Edo for their choice of Godwin Obaseki and Philip Shaibu, as Governor and Deputy Governor, saying their re-election was worthwhile. Osagie said this in Benin while stating the achievements of the Governor in …
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COVID-19: African leaders design economic recovery blueprint

Uche Usim, Abuja As the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global supply chains, African Presidents, diplomats, economists, ICT experts and other players in the socio-economic space brainstormed at the 2nd Edition of the annual 3-day African Economic Congress (AEC) organized by the African Economic and Investment held virtually from the 2nd – 4th November to design …
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We shall support state govt on privatisation where necessary – NSE

Henry Uche The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar Onyema, has affirmed the Exchange’s commitment to supporting state governments in the country who would need its professional support as they consider privatisation of State-Owned-Enterprises (SOEs) following the Global negative impact of COVID-19 which affected every sector of the economy, particularly in …
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ICSAN charge new members on ethics, professionalism

Henry Uche The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) has charged its new inducted members to be highly ethical and uncompromising as they go about their professional responsibilities going forward. The President/Chairman of Council of the institute, Bode Ayeku, made this charge at the induction ceremony of the new members in Graduates …
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Katsina proposes N282,787 billion for 2021 fiscal year

Agaju Madugba, Katsina Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has proposed a total budget of N282,787 billion for the 2021 fiscal year. The budget, according to the Governor, comprises 70 per cent capital expenditure and 30 per cent recurrent expenditure. Making the budget presentation on the floor of the House of Assembly on Wednesday, Masari …
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Kaduna: Killings, kidnappings reach unacceptable level – Uba Sani fumes

Sola Ojo, Kaduna The Senator representing Kaduna Central Uba Sani (APC), on Wednesday, expressed worries over persistent cases of killings in Kaduna State, warning that the ugly redevelopment in communities and highways were no longer acceptable. Condemning the renewed wave of attacks on communities in Igabi, Kajuru Local Government Areas and the repeated bandits’ blockage …
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#EndSARS protest caused by worsening leadership in Nigeria – Sabbath Youths

Aloysius Attah, Onitsha The National Association of Sabbath Youths (NASY) has described the recent #EndSARS protest as a result of worsening leadership in Nigeria stating that the Federal Government should be held responsible for the protest that degenerated into the destruction of lives and properties nationwide. Rising from its two-day national conference tagged, “The Counsel …
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Plateau Assembly stands with #EndSARS protesters against corruption

Gyang Bere, Jos Plateau State House of Assembly said it will continue to stand with the #EndSARS protesters on the fight against banditry, corruption and large salaries for legislators and political office holders in the country. The Chairman, House Committee on Information and member representing Pankshin North constituency, Hon Dasun Philip Peter, disclosed this during …
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#EndSARS: Security meeting forces Gambari to postpone team visit to South-South region – Presidency

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Presidency on Wednesday explained that the absence of the Federal Government delegation at the planned meeting with governors and stakeholders of the South-South region was stalled due to an emergency national security council meeting summoned by the President Muhammadu Buhari. This is even as it appealed that the absence of the …
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Ooni of Ife welcomes bouncing baby boy

Clement Adeyi, Osogbo The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and his queen, Olori Naomi Ogunwusi, on Wednesday morning, welcomed a bouncing baby boy to the royal family. This was disclosed in a statement by the monarch’s Director of Media and Public Affairs, Moses Olafare, in a statement on Wednesday. ‘This is to officially inform …
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Plateau fully set to host 2020 NAFEST, says official

The Plateau State government has disclosed that it is fully ready to host the 33rd edition of the National Festival for Arts and Culture (NAFEST) scheduled to begin November 23 in Jos, the state capital The Acting General Manager, Plateau State Tourism Corporation, Mrs Salome Bida, disclosed this while speaking to New Telegraph on Wednesday …

Pfizer vaccine is ‘94% effective in over 65s’

The coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech appears to protect 94% of adults over 65 years old. More data released from their ongoing phase three trial suggests it works equally well in people of all ages, races and ethnicities. The companies say they will now apply for authorisation for emergency use of the jab …

Court revokes Abdulrasheed Maina’s bail, orders his arrest

  The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the revocation of Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT)’s bail. Justice Okon Abang, who gave the order in a ruling, also issued a bench warrant for Maina’s arrest anywhere he is sighted. The EFCC’s Lawyer, Mohammed Abubakar, while making the applications, had …

Four die in fatal auto crash in Kwara

  Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin A fatal auto crash has claimed four lives in Offa in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State. The auto crash, which happened around 10:27 am on Wednesday along the Offa-Ojoku road, involved one Toyota Camry saloon car and a tricycle also known as Keke NAPEP. It was learnt that …

UNICEF, NOA mount surveillance against FGM in Ebonyi

  Uchenna Inya, Abakaliki United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the National Orientation Agency (NOA), have commenced inauguration of surveillance teams against the practice of  Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) in some communities in Ebonyi State that have denounced the age- long practice to ensure that  no member of the communities go back to the practice after their public …

Northern elders: Insecurity responsible for food inflation in Nigeria

  Our Reporter Some elders under the auspices of the Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CNEPD), have attributed the sharp food inflation to the state of insecurity in the region, especially. This was as the Northern elders reacted to the report of abduction along the Abuja – Kaduna highway, saying the latest incident was …

EPL: Arsenal investigating Willian ahead of Leeds clash

  Arsenal are investigating Willian’s reasons for travelling to Dubai during the international break, the UK Telegraph reports. Willian will now be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test, before he returns to training. The 32-year-old was not called up to Brazil’s national squad and has instead spent time in Dubai, despite the UK’s current …

JUST IN: Okada riders chase Lagos task force officers

  Chaos broke out on the Ikeja Along, Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday, after motorcycle riders and personnel of the Lagos State Task Force clashed. In viral video, scores of riders are seen chasing the security operatives while spitting out a stream of expletives as the task force officers retreated to their operational vehicles which immediately …

Scores cheat death as tanker falls on MMI Airport Road

  Muritala Ayinla Scores of residents, motorists and pedestrians cheated death at the Hajj Camp along Murtala Muhammed International Airport as a tanker loaded with 33,000 litres of diesel lost control and fell on the road on Wednesday morning. Although the exact cause of the accident was still sketchy, it was, however, learnt that tanker …

Alleged cupable homicide: El-Zakzaky’s trial resumes in Kaduna

    The trial of the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, (IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife Zinat resumes Wednesday at the Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital. El- Zakzaky and his wife have been in detention since December 2015, following clashes between members of the IMN and …

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