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target=_blank rel=noopener>Amb.Tuggar urge APC stakeholders to be progressive-minded to retain leadership
From Paul Orude Bauchi The Nigerian Ambassador to Germany Yusuf Tuggar has urged All Progressive Congress (APC) Stakeholders in Bauchi state to be progressive-minded by ensuring that people feel the impact of the ruling government at all levels. Tuggar made the call in an interview with Journalists, on the post APC local Government congress in
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Good governance: Senators laud Abiodun, condole him over father’s demise
Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Selected senators across five geopolitical zones in the country have commended the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, over the rapid development the state has witnessed since the advent of his administration two years ago. The senators, who attributed the development in Ogun to sound policies and programmes put in place by the
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Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Ogun State government says it has stepped up efforts to curtail the recent outbreak of gastroenteritis in Magboro, Ofada Ward of Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker, stated this in a statement on Sunday. She said that the reported case of
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kaduna LG polls: APC wins Kagarko LG
The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission has declared Mr Nasara Rabo of the All Progressives Congress(APC) winner of the Saturday’s chairmanship election in Kagarko Local Government Area of the state. The Returning Officer, Dr Musa Balarabe, made the declaration on Monday at the State Independent Electoral Commission(SIEC) office in Kagarko. Balarabe said Rabo scored 20,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Miyetti Allah urges NASS to stop enactment of anti-open grazing laws
The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Fulani Socio-Cultural Association has called on the National Assembly to intervene and stop attempt by some states governors to enact anti-open grazing laws targeted at Fulani pastoralists. The National Secretary of the association, Mr Saleh Alhassan, made the call a National Peace Summit and Investiture of Queen Mother Amina Temitope
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Association congratulates youths for peaceful conduct at Kaduna LG polls
The Youth Wing of Moro’a Development Association on Monday commended youths in Manchok for peaceful conduct in the just-concluded elections in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State. President of the socio-cultural group, Mr Jerry Bonet, gave the commendation when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. “I appreciate the youths
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Leader of Afghan resistance group calls for uprising against Taliban
Ahmad Massoud, leader of the National Resistance Front of Afghanistan (NRFA), an anti-Taliban resistance group, has called for a general uprising against the Taliban. Massoud’s call is contained in an audio message released by the group on Monday. “Our compatriots, wherever you are, whether outside or inside, we call on you to start a general
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Super Eagles arrive in Cape Verde for 2022 World Cup qualifier
Players of the senior men’s national football team and their officials on Monday arrived in Cape Verde bubbling with enthusiasm, ahead of Tuesday’s 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying match. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Super Eagles players and officials arrived at the Amilcar Cabral International Airport at about 10.30 a.m. Their
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NSITF seeks Akeredolu’s support to enrol Ondo workers on compensation scheme
The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has called on the Ondo State Government to enlist its workforce in the Employees’ Compensation Scheme. NSITF’s Regional Manager, Mrs Toyin Emeordi made the call when she paid a courtesy visit to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Monday, in Akure. Emeordi noted that her team was in the state
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Army coup leaders in Guinea summon ministers after Conde’s ouster
Soldiers who ousted Guinean President Alpha Conde summoned his ministers and top government officials to a meeting on Monday, a day after a coup that drew international condemnation. A spokesman for the army unit told state television that failure to attend the 1100 GMT meeting would be considered a “rebellion”. The takeover in the West
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Former Gov. of Rivers State Gen. Anthony Ukpo is dead
A former information minister during General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida’s regime and later military Administrator of Rivers State, retired Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo is dead. Brigadier General Anthony Ukpo died Monday morning. Constitutional lawyer, Leonard Anyogu, secretary of the Ogoja State Creation Committee which was chaired by Ukpo, confirmed the former military administrator’s death. Last
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Anti-Grazing laws, satanic agenda against our livelihood – Miyetti Allah
…warns corporate existence of Nigeria under threat Regina Otokpa, Abuja Fulani Sociocultural Association, Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, has described Anti-Grazing laws being passed by some Southern state governments, as a satanic agenda out to destroy their source of livelihood, warning that it poses potential threat to the corporate existence of the country. This was stated on
target=_blank rel=noopener>Former US army sniper kills four, including baby, in Florida
A former sniper in the US military killed four people, including a woman and her three-month-old baby boy in her arms, before surrendering to police in central Florida. The suspect, identified as Bryan Riley, 33, also wounded an 11-year-old girl who underwent surgery for seven gunshot injuries, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd told a
target=_blank rel=noopener>Qatar 2022: Confident Super Eagles land in Mindelo, Musa delighted with 100th cap prospect
The Super Eagles’ contingent for Tuesday’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying tango with the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde landed on the island of Mindelo on Monday morning, after a four-hour flight from Lagos aboard a special jet of Air Peace airline. There were 21 players on board, following the departure of
target=_blank rel=noopener>Gadhafi’s son freed after 7 years in detention
Libyan authorities on Sunday released one of Muammar Gadhafi’s sons after more than seven years of detention in the capital of Tripoli following his extradition from neighboring Niger, the country’s interim leader said. Prime Minister-designate Abdul Hamid Dbeibah said in a tweet early Monday that al-Saadi Gadhafi had been released in compliance with a
target=_blank rel=noopener>UN condemns military takeover in Guinea, demands release of Alpha Conde
United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has condemned the military takeover that took place in Guinea on Sunday. Soldiers said they had taken over the government of President Alpha Conde after hours of heavy gunfire near the presidential palace in Conakry, the capital. Mamady Doumbouya, head of the elite national army unit, said the president had been taken into
target=_blank rel=noopener>Jacob Zuma released on medical parole
…after two months in jail A former president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, has been granted medical parole. Parole is the release of a prisoner to supervision in the community after he/she has completed a part of his/her sentence. The former president was sentenced to 15 months a jail term in June after he was found
target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria records 30 more COVID-19 deaths, 23 in Lagos
Nigeria has reported 30 more COVID-19 deaths, with new cases dropping on Sunday, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the NCDC, Nigeria posted 459 new cases, a drop from the 964 cases posted the previous day. Lagos topped the grim chart with 23 deaths while the remaining seven deaths
target=_blank rel=noopener>Afghanistan: Competing claims over anti-Taliban stronghold Panjshir
The Taliban claim they are in complete control of the Afghan province of Panjshir, the final pocket of territory which has remained outside their rule. There has been heavy fighting in the area, north of the capital Kabul, between the Taliban and resistance fighters, reports the BBC. A Taliban spokesman on Monday declared victory
target=_blank rel=noopener>Taiwan: 19 Chinese warplanes entered air defence zone
Taiwan has said a large incursion of Chinese military jets flew into its air defence zone on Sunday. The defence ministry said 19 aircraft including fighters and nuclear-capable bombers entered its so-called air defence identification zone (ADIZ). Taipei has been complaining for more than a year about repeated missions by China’s air force near
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