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Traders, customers stranded as court seal Union Bank in Onitsha 

 Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha Traders and other customers in Onitsha were Friday stranded following the sealing of Union bank Ose branch by National Industrial Court of Nigeria sitting in Awka, Anambra State over non compliance to judgement between the bank and former staff Mr. Anthony Nwaeseh. The bank customer who came from far and near …
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How to checkmate yellow fever – Okowa

    From Paul Osuyi, Asaba Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has identified vaccination and clean environment as factors necessary in checking the outbreak of yellow fever. Okowa, a medical doctor, made this known in Asaba while flagging-off preventive yellow fever mass vaccination campaign. It would be recalled that there was outbreak of yellow …
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#EndSARS: Police withdraws suit against probe panels

From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Friday, withdrew the suit it filed to stop various panels of enquiry that are probing allegations of human rights abuses and impunity brought against the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The development came 48 hours after the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/1492/2020, was filed before the Abuja …
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Recession: Nigerians bare minds on state of the nation VIDEO

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Lagos Senatorial election : Police impose restriction of movement 

By Christopher Oji The Lagos Police Command has declared restriction of movement on  December 5, for the  East Senatorial and Kosofe 11 Constituency, Lagos State House of Assembly seats. The  Command said the restriction of movement will be between 6am and 6pm on the said Saturday. Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Olumuyiwa Adejobi …
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Court dissolves 5-year-old marriage over wife’s indecent dressing, adulterous lifestyle

A Customary Court sitting in Ile-Tuntun, Ibadan, on Friday, dissolved the marriage between one Rowland Ogunebo and his estranged wife, Blessing, on grounds of indecent dressing, disrespect and adulterous lifestyle. The court’s President, Chief Henry Agbaje, granted Rowland’s request for the dissolution of his five-year-old marriage to Blessing, after listening to the pleas of both …
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Alleged $25,000 Bribe: Court adjourns suit against Shehu Sani untill Jan. 27

The Federal High Court Abuja on Friday, adjourned the alleged bribery case filed against Shehu Sani until Jan. 27 over the prosecution’s unpreparedness to play an audio recording it tendered in evidence. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) charged Sani with two counts of bribery and influence peddling. The defendant pleaded not guilty to …
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By-Elections: INEC recruits 710 ad-hoc staff in Borno

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno has recruited 710 ad-hoc staff for the House of Assembly by-elections in Nganzai and Bayo constituencies of the state. The Resident Electoral Commissioner, Alhaji Mohammed Magaji, stated this at a news conference in Maiduguri on Friday. Magaji said that the commission had made adequate preparation for a …
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Nigerians react to N65bn offered to ASUU by FG to end strike VIDEO

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Zamfara bye election : Stay off, you are causing trouble in Zamfara – Matawalle warns ex gov. Yari, Police Minister.

From Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau. Zamfara state governor, Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle has accused former governor Alhaji Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar and the Minister of Police Affairs, Alhaji Maigari Dingyadi of being the brain behind the attack on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) supporters in Bakura local government area on Thursday. Matawalle stated this while addressing journalists …
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Maina to remain in prison until end of trial

  The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered the remand of the former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abulrashid Maina, in prison, till the end of his trial. Justice Okon Abang made the order following an application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s prosecution counsel, Mr Mohammed Abubakar. Maina, …

Arik sacks 300 workers, cites reasons

*Furloughs 50% workforce, unions picket airlines *Passengers stranded at airports Wole Shadare Arising from the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the constrained ability of the airline to complete heavy maintenance activities and return its planes to operations, stunted revenues against increasing operational costs, the management of Arik Air (in receivership) has declared …

COVID-19: Biden to ask Americans to wear masks for 100 days

  US President-elect Joe Biden has said he will ask Americans to wear masks for his first 100 days in office to curtail the spread of coronavirus. He told CNN he believed there would be a “significant reduction” in Covid-19 cases if every American wore a face covering. Biden also said he would order masks …

Residents ordered to leave as wildfire erupts in California’s Orange County

  Residents were ordered to evacuate parts of Orange County in Southern California early on Thursday morning as a wildfire that ignited overnight grew to nearly 4,000 acres, driven by strong winds. The so-called Bond Fire erupted about 40 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles in Silverado Canyon in the Santa Ana Mountains on …

UEFA Nations League: France draw Belgium, Italy to face Spain in semis

  The draw for the UEFA Nations League finals has been conducted, with World Cup holders France set to square off against world number ones Belgium while hosts Italy face Spain next October. The European governing body rubber-stamped Milan and Turin as the cities set to welcome the second edition of the tournament’s showpiece last …

Europa League roundup: Rangers surge through in style, Dundalk lose again

*Gerrard’s side will top group by matching Benfica in next game *Dundalk lose fifth straight match, Roma seal top spot in Group A Scott Arfield’s goal ensured Rangers  progressed to the last 32 of the Europa League with a 3-2 victory over Standard Liège. Steven Gerrard’s side fell behind in the sixth minute at Ibrox to a close-range goal …

Europa League: Spurs hit last 32, Arsenal outclass Rapid Vienna

*Returning Ndidi can’t save Leicester Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho questioned the attitude of some of his players as Spurs drew 3-3 at LASK to progress to the Europa League knockout stages. Substitute Dele Alli put Spurs ahead from the spot before Mamoudou Karamoko curled past Joe Hart in added time to earn the Austrians a …

Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu: No data, no meaningful development

  Muritala Ayinla Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Thursday said that no meaningful development could be achieved without data, saying data is so crucial in delivering dividends of democracy to the citizens. The duo disclosed this while speaking at the second edition of Art of Technology 2.0 held …

Military to troops: Remain firm, sustain tempo

  Emmanuel Onani, Abuja The Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) has urged troops and other security operatives involved in various internal security operations across theatres, to remain focused on the task of protecting lives and property of citizens. The military maintained that despite some unfortunate incidents, fighting forces had continued to deny enemies of state …

Boko Haram: Mercenaries vow not to return to Nigeria

Amidst renewed clamour by some Nigerians on the Federal Government to re-engage foreign mercenaries in the fight against Boko Haram terrorists, the foreign military contractors earlier engaged by Nigeria have vowed never to return to the country. Following the recent massacre of 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari, the Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Zulum …

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