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target=_blank rel=noopener>Niger Insecurity: Bandits activities won’t stop card revalidation, registration exercise – Senator Sani Musa

From John Adams, Minna The Senator Representing Niger East Senatorial District in Niger state, Alhaji Sani Musa has given the assurance that the Banditry activities in some parts of the state will not hampered the ongoing All Progressive Congress (APC) membership card revalidation and registration exercise. He said adequate arrangements have been made to ensure
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kebbi Govt targets 9,450 testing of COVID-19 in two weeks

From Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi The Kebbi Government has target 450 samples of testing of people on COVID 19 per local government in all the 21 Council areas in the state within two weeks.   The state Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Ja’afar Muhammad,disclosed this during a ramp -up testing of COVID 19 programme state level
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target=_blank rel=noopener>2023: Igbo presidency is for nat’l interest, says Onu, APC chieftain

From Okwe Obi, Abuja A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Prince Nwaeze Onu, as appealed to Nigerians to support the South-East in producing the next president in 2023, explaining that it would be in the interest of the nation. Onu, who doubles as the Executive Secretary of the National Council for Democratic Development
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target=_blank rel=noopener>CBN disburses N4bn loans to Jigawa rice farmers

From Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse The Central bank of Nigeria Dutse branch has disbursed about four billion naira to rice famers under anchor borrower programme in the state. Coordinator of the programme Alhaji Abdu Amadu stated this yesterday during the distribution of 2021 dry season rice farming materials in Dutse He said the anchor borrower program
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Chief EK Clark, our Leader, is alive, hale and hearty ~UNDEDSS

  Daniel Kanu The leading rights coalitions of civil society group and voice of the Niger Delta region, United Niger Delta Energy Development Security Strategy (UNDEDSS) said globally-renowned Nigerian elder statesman, Chief Edwin Kiagbodo Clark, is hale, strong and heartily alive, contrary to latest insinuations that he is coma. The group said there was no
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Farmers/herders crisis: Let Amotekun commence operations now in Ogun – Monarch tells Abiodun

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount Ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, has urged the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, to hasten the recruitment of operatives into the Southwest Security Network codenamed Amotekun and allow it to commence operations in earnest in the state. The monarch noted that Amotekun is now
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Rape: Bauchi stakeholders map out strategies to implement VAPP Law

From Paul Orude, Bauchi Stakeholders in Bauchi state have vowed to ensure that perpetrators of gender based violence, rape and other violent crimes against persons are exposed and shamed to serve as a deterrent to others. The stakeholders lamented the rising cases of violent crimes in the state and pledged to partner with government and
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Herdsmen kill four in Plateau

Herdsmen kill four in Plateau From Gyang Bere, Jos No fewer than four persons were reported killed by suspected killer herdsmen at Nkedorong village of Irigwe Chiefdom of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. The suspects also set ablaze over 8 houses at Zirshe village on Kwall District of Bassa LGA. Daily Sun gathered
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Marginalization is cry of weak – Bishop Obi

From David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi All is now set at the diocese of Nnewi Anglican Communion to celebrate its twenty five years anniversary and a look at its activities within the period under review. The weeklong programme that kicked off from Monday February 15 is expected to climax on Sunday February 21 with special Thanksgiving service
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target=_blank rel=noopener>APC registration/revalidation: 3days after commencement in Zamfara, Yarima yet to get registered – investigation

From Mohammed Munirat Nasir, Gusau. Three days after the official commencement of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Registration and Revalidation exercise in Zamfara, the first civilian governor and the presumed political commander, Senator Ahmed Sani Yarima is still yet to get registered. The APC Registration and Revalidation Exercise began on Saturday in Zamfara state with
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target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Scores of passengers escape death in Lagos

…as BRT bus bursts into flames   Scores of passengers on Monday morning escaped death in Lagos as a fire gutted a fully loaded BRT bus around Anthony Bus Stop, along Ikorodu Road. Although no life was lost, but  some passengers sustained injuries while to escape from the burning bus.   It was learnt that

target=_blank rel=noopener>WAEC releases 2020 SSCE 2nd series, records 39% passes

  Kayode Olanrewaju The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Monday announced 39.82 per cent pass in the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Private Candidates, 2nd Series. The percentage were candidates, who scored credits in five subjects and above including English Language and Mathematics. No fewer than 61,509 candidates sat for the

target=_blank rel=noopener>Zimbabwe receives first batch of COVID-19 vaccines

  Zimbabwe has received its first batch of COVID-19 vaccines, President Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced. The President, on Monday, shared photos of a cargo plane with COVID-19 vaccines while making the announcement via his official Twitter handle. He also announced the country will start COVID-19 vaccination this week. “The first batch of vaccines for Zimbabwe

target=_blank rel=noopener>Train collides with truck in Lagos

  A train has collided with a loaded trailer at Iju-Ishaga Level Crossing in Lagos. Witnesses said on Monday that a tricycle was also crushed by the truck. The tricycle rider, however, survived the accident, reports online news portal, TheCable.

target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Herdsmen kill four, burn houses, food barns in Plateau

Musa Pam, Jos   Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Sunday night through Monday morning allegedly invaded two villages in Kwall District of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State and killed four youths. The killings are coming barely a week after the Northern Governors Forum (NGF) under the leadership of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State,

target=_blank rel=noopener>Dollar heavy as clues sought on pace of US recovery; bitcoin near record high

  The dollar started the week pinned near two-week lows on Monday as traders questioned whether the recovery from the pandemic in the United States would be as fast as expected. Bitcoin traded below $49,000 after pushing to a record $49,714.66 over the weekend, following endorsements last week by Tesla and BNY Mellon. The dollar

target=_blank rel=noopener>‘Overjoyed’ Harry, Meghan expecting second child

  Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, are expecting their second child, a spokesperson for the couple said on Sunday. Harry, 36, and Meghan, 39, stepped back from royal duties in January 2020 and moved with their first son Archie to Southern California to live a more independent

target=_blank rel=noopener>Australian Open: Medvedev reaches q’finals

…as Pegula stuns Svitolina Fourth seed Daniil Medvedev cruised into the Australian Open quarter-finals with a straight-set victory over American Mackenzie McDonald. The Russian saw off the world number 192 in one hour and 29 minutes, winning 6-4 6-2 6-3 on Margaret Court Arena, reports the BBC. “I want more all the time, but step

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: ‘We’re not settling for second,’ say defiant Man United

  Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and captain Harry Maguire vowed on Sunday that the title race was not over despite another disappointing result that left them seven points behind neighbours and Premier League leaders Manchester City. United, who had topped the table earlier in the season, could only draw 1-1 away at second-bottom

target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Maja brace boosts Fulham’s survival bid

*Aubameyang hits hat-trick as Arsenal beat Leeds *Man Utd drop points at West Brom, Neto stunner sinks Saints Josh Maja marked his first start for Fulham with a brace as the Cottagers boosted their Premier League survival hopes with a deserved victory at Everton. The visitors were by far the better side in the first

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