Saturday, October 16

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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer
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Bournemouth and Wales star, David Brooks diagnosed with cancer

Bournemouth midfielder, David Brooks has been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma. The 24-year-old Wales international left international duty last week for medical examination. it has now been confirmed that he has Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma, an uncommon form of cancer. Brooks, who has registered 21 caps for his country since his debut in 2017, will undergo treatment next week after an initial positive prognosis. He said in a message on the club's website: 'This is a very difficult message for me to write. 'I have been diagnosed with Stage II Hodgkin Lymphoma and will begin a course of treatment next week. 'Although this has come as a shock to myself and my family, the prognosis is a positive one and I am confident that I will make a full recovery and be back playing ...
“I’m finding this part of my life’s journey very difficult” – Nigerian man mourns his fiancé who died 5 weeks to their wedding
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“I’m finding this part of my life’s journey very difficult” – Nigerian man mourns his fiancé who died 5 weeks to their wedding

Nigerian man, Kadama Birgamus has opened up for the first time since his fiancé, Alice Lyman Blawol's death. LIB had reported that Alice, 29, died on September 26, five weeks to their wedding slated for October 30th in Yola South Local Government Area of Adamawa state.   The deceased said to be a nurse, was laid to rest at Damare Cemetary, Yola Town after funeral service at St. James Lutheran Church on Tuesday, September 28. Taking to Facebook on Sunday, October 3, Birgamus said that he is finding this part of his life's journey very difficult. "APPRECIATION. Words cannot convey our appreciation for the support and love that you have shown us at the moment of loss. I appreciate your thoughts, your caring attitude and your support. As you can imagine, I’m finding...
Anthony Joshua reacts after losing IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles to Usyk
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Anthony Joshua reacts after losing IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight titles to Usyk

Nigerian-born British fighter, Anthony Joshua, has reacted to the Saturday clash with Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk at Tottenham which led to the loss of his IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight titles. DAILY POST had reported that the Ukrainian, who has never been defeated won the fight via a clean sweep of the judges’ scorecards, 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 in his favour. Reacting, the former champion urged fans and followers to remain positive despite his defeat. In a post on his verified Facebook page, AJ expressed appreciation to his London fans. The post reads, “Keep positive even if the world’s crumbling in front of you! London, I love you and thank you each and every time!” Speaking after the fight, Usyk expressed satisfaction, stating that the “fight went the way I...
Elections in Africa must follow democratic process – Osinbajo
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Elections in Africa must follow democratic process – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that Africans must continue to make the extra efforts in ensuring that elections in the continent go through the democratic process, remain transparent and fair. The Vice President said this in a statement made available to newsmen by Laolu Akande, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity on Monday. According to the statement, Osibanjo said this while receiving the President-elect of Sao Tome and Principe, Mr. Carlos Manuel Vila Nova, who paid him a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa. “There is no question at all that for those of us in Africa, we must make the extra effort to ensure that the democratic process is very transparent. “It is such a pleasure to see that was what took place in your country which led to you...
I chose Everton over Juventus –Yobo
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I chose Everton over Juventus –Yobo

Former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, said he chose Everton over an option to join Juventus after meeting with then manager David Moyes. Yobo said this in an article published on Everton’s website. According to the Super Eagles assistant coach he thought he would only make Everton as a stepping stone after featuring at the 2002 World Cup co-hosted by Korea and Japan where he assisted Nigeria’s only goal scored by Julius Aghahowa in the 2-1 loss to Sweden. He added that settling down at Everton was the easiest he had in a club after joining initially on loan from Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille. “I felt at home straight away and it was by far the quickest I ever settled at a club. “The funny thing is, I had a lot of options after the 2002 World Cup with Nigeria a...
Why Single Ladies Are Scared Of Marriage These Days – Filmmaker, Nike Erinle Speaks
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Why Single Ladies Are Scared Of Marriage These Days – Filmmaker, Nike Erinle Speaks

Nike Erinle, a Canada–based Nigerian filmmaker, has expressed fears over the rising rate of marriage failures among celebrities. According to Erinle, who is happily married with kids, her latest movie, The Other Side, is inspired by challenges encountered in marriages. She stated: “A lot of young people are losing faith in the institution of marriage, because they see marriages crumbling everywhere. There are still good marriages out there, and there are different things that plague marriages and how people can work them out. That’s what the movie is truly about. In the movie, people will learn that it takes two to make a marriage work. There has to be contentment, appreciation because there is a popular saying, ‘you don’t know what you have until it’s gone’.” Speaking further, ...
Nigeria is lucky to have President Buhari, things would be difficult without him – Emir of Daura says
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Nigeria is lucky to have President Buhari, things would be difficult without him – Emir of Daura says

The Emir of Daura in Katsina state, Umar Faruk Umar, has said that Nigeria is “lucky” to have President Buhari in office at a time like this. Speaking on Friday, July 23, in his palace when the President paid him a courtesy visit, the monarch said things “would have been very difficult” if he, President Buhari, wasn't in office. “Your visit to Daura reflects your good character which we are very proud of. I can assure you that men, women, children, marketers and artisans are always pleased to receive you and they will be praying for you. Today is not for speeches but for appreciation. We have been blessed so much as a community because you are the leader of the country. You have brought honor to our domain. As a community, we have benefited a lot with the increased traffic of...
Kanye West Gets his Own day in Atlanta
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Kanye West Gets his Own day in Atlanta

The City of Atlanta, Georgia has officially proclaimed July 22 as Kanye West Day. This came after the rapper treated his fans to a one-of-a-kind experience at his "Donda" listening event. TMZ reported that he was also presented a plaque backstage after his performance at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Kevin James, President of ATL’s HBCU, Morris Brown College, gave Kanye West a token of appreciation on behalf of his mother, Donda West, who taught in the college for almost 2 many years and was Chair of the English Department. The award James gave to Kanye is known as the Dr. Donda West Meritorious Service to Morris Brown College. Donda began her profession at Morris Brown which is the one of the Historically black colleges and universities opened in 1881. Kanye who was born ...
Leave Naira abusers at Cubana’s mum’s funeral and expose terrorism financiers – HURIWA tells CBN
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Leave Naira abusers at Cubana’s mum’s funeral and expose terrorism financiers – HURIWA tells CBN

Civic advocacy group, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has asked the CBN to leave persons accused of abusing the Naira at the funeral of socialite Obi Cubana's mum alone and expose people financing terrorism across the nation. In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko, HURIWA said the spraying of naira at Obi Cubana’s event should not constitute a major talking point adding that there have been countless high societal functions where the naira was also abused. “The fact that friends and well-wishers who attended the event decided to show appreciation to Mr Obi Cubana, we in the Human Rights Writers Association Of Nigeria, think it should not become the talking point. The Central Bank of Nigeria under the current dispensation should ra...
Matawalle: APC dissolves caretaker committee in Zamfara
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Matawalle: APC dissolves caretaker committee in Zamfara

  The All Progressive Congress (APC) Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has dissolved the party’s executives in Zamfara State. Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary of the CECPC, announced the dissolution in a letter dated July 9, 2021, and addressed to the dissolved Caretaker Chairman, Alhaji Lawal Liman. The letter, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Sunday in Gusau, said the dissolution was with immediate effect. “I write to please inform you that following recent development within the party in the state, the APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has approved the dissolution of all the leadership organs of the party in the state (ward, local government and ...
2023: Mikel Obi ENDORSES Yahaya Bello
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2023: Mikel Obi ENDORSES Yahaya Bello

Oh yes you read right. Mikel Obi has endorsed Yahaya Bello for his 2023 ambition. The famous Footballer pledged his support and approval of Yahaya Bello’s political aspirations as he visited the Kogi Governor today in Abuja. Obi said that it was time for the youths to come out and take leadership positions across all boards for the betterment of Nigeria. He added that youths should be given a chance to get the change Nigerians clamour for. He said; “It is an honour for me to finally meet his Excellency personally after all the good things I have heard and read about him from not just the people of Kogi State but from Nigerians My main aim is to come here to show my appreciation and to thank him for all the things he has been doing for the people and also to support him in wh...
Thank God for creating you, bringing us together and packaging me enough for you”- actor Deyemi Okanlawon, celebrates his wife
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Thank God for creating you, bringing us together and packaging me enough for you”- actor Deyemi Okanlawon, celebrates his wife

Actor, Deyemi Okanlawon, who recently embarked on surgery, took to his Instagram page today June 10, to serenade his wife Dami, for standing by him in trying times. The actor in the post, thanked God for creating her and making their paths cross. His post reads ''Appreciation Post: My beautiful Damilover, I woke up this morning thinking how favoured I must be amongst men. I’m amazed at how, just when I believe I’ve loved to my fullest, my heart expands to love you even more. Thinking through everything we went through over the past few months, how you held my hand through all the pain, how you helped me cry the tears I was trying hard to hide, how when I started giving you all my bank account information you told me not to even think about it cos I’m going nowhere - I’m sure ...
Akuapem Poloo in Trouble Again as Police Complaint is Filed Against her
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Akuapem Poloo in Trouble Again as Police Complaint is Filed Against her

Akuapem Poloo's legal woes are far from over as a police complaint has been filed against her. Her friend Derrick Kobina Bonney, popularly known as DKB, has reported her to the police for defamation. Presenter/ comedian, DKB, had been in charge of donations made to Akuapem when she was sentenced to jail for posing naked in the presence of her child. The comedian has now said that the actress accused him of squandering monies he solicited on her behalf while she was in prison. This was after Akuapem Poloo claimed one Mama Alice had accused her of not showing appreciation for the money she donated while she was in prison. According to Poloo, Mama Alice claimed to have given GH¢4,000 to DKB to be given to her. To prove her innocence, Akuapem Poloo, in a video, said s...
Jubilation in Bayelsa community as 55-year-old woman gives birth to triplets after many years of marriage
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Jubilation in Bayelsa community as 55-year-old woman gives birth to triplets after many years of marriage

Otuokpoti community in Ogbia Local Government  Area of Bayelsa State, went agog few days ago after a 55-year-old woman gave birth to triplets. Mrs  Tegbe Awusaziba was delivered of the babies through caesarean section after many years of marriage without a child. Members of the community trooped out to celebrate when they received the news of Mrs. Awusaziba’s delivery. Both the babies and their mother are said to be in good health. Members of the community celebrating Speaking to journalists, Mrs Awusaziba said she did not believe the pregnancy was real at the initial period due to her age, and expressed appreciation to God. Meanwhile, the Personal Assistant to the SA to Bayelsa State Governor on New Media, Preye Sinclair Emmanuel, shared photos from the celebrat...
Nigerian Lady Reveals What her Husband did after She Gave him Almost all her Salary
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Nigerian Lady Reveals What her Husband did after She Gave him Almost all her Salary

A Nigerian lady has shared her husband's reaction after she gave him almost all her salary. In a Twitter thread, the lady with the handle, @jagzangel, said she offered to reduce the financial burden on her husband after she received her salary and she could see how relieved he was when she took up some of the bills. According to her, she is a helper to her hubby and not a responsibility. She said in appreciation, her husband went to the market without telling her, stocked up their home, and thereafter, cooked and served her . Read her tweets below ''My salary came yesterday and immediately I received alert, I rushed to my husband and asked him how much he needs me to contribute after informing him that my salary has been paid. Oga thought I was joking and mentioned a figure t...
Grammy Awards: Gov Wike Gifts Burna Boy Land, Money to Build
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Grammy Awards: Gov Wike Gifts Burna Boy Land, Money to Build

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Saturday announced that he will be giving a plot of land and cash to Burna Boy as an appreciation for winning the Grammy Awards. DAILY POST had reported that the state organized a homecoming ceremony for Burna Boy after his album ‘ Twice as Tall’ won Best Global Music Album category. The Governor while welcoming Burna Boy and his parents on a courtesy visit at the Government House, Port Harcourt described the Grammy award-winning Afrobeat singer, as the pride of the state. The governor also encouraged Burna Boy to continue making the state proud even as he promised to do anything to promote him. Speaking during the end of the event, the Governor also promised to give artistes who performed at Burna’s Homecoming Concert in Rivers State...
WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala Visits Osinbajo, Expresses Her Appreciation
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WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala Visits Osinbajo, Expresses Her Appreciation

The new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Tuesday, paid a courtesy call on Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House in Abuja. Dr Ngozi Okonjo- Iweala used the opportunity to thank the vice-president for his unalloyed support through the long and arduous process that saw her emergence as the first African and first female director-general of the global trade and settlement body in the over 26-year record of the organisation. The 66-year-old former finance minister and ex-World Bank Director is on her first working visit to Nigeria after she resumed office as WTO chief on 1st March 2021. Okonjo-Iweala had also met with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Villa on Monday to show her appreciation for the support she received from...
You Are on Your Own – Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday Tells fan who Tattooed her Name on her Hand
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You Are on Your Own – Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday Tells fan who Tattooed her Name on her Hand

Actress Nkechi Blessing Sunday has slammed a fan who tattooed her name on her hand. The actress who wondered if there's a new trend of fans tattooing the names of celebrities they love, told her fan that she is on her own and not getting more than the appreciation post she shared. Nkechi Blessing Sunday tweeted; Na the new trend be this? Aunty Oyinda I just hope those ain’t permanent tattoo..Cus OYO Le wa oooo. me sef Dey find who to draw wey go dash me small thing..I love you ooo but you ain’t getting more than this very post I no Dey claim wetin I no be..IRE ooooo
I Almost Died In 2020 And You Say I Shouldn’t Show My Chest – Uche Ogbodo
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I Almost Died In 2020 And You Say I Shouldn’t Show My Chest – Uche Ogbodo

Nollywood actress Uche Ogbodo has said she almost lost her life in 2020. The 34-year-old said this on Instastories on Sunday. Her statement comes after some fans bashed her for sharing a revealing photo of herself on Instagram. She said, “I almost died in 2020, and unah say make I no show bobi? If have to show all sef in appreciation for my life, I will! Dead body no dey marry!” she wrote. Uche had shared the revealing picture on January 2. She did not mention how she almost died.  
UNILAG Acting VC, Soyombo Steps Down
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UNILAG Acting VC, Soyombo Steps Down

Professor Omololu Soyombo, the newly-appointed acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has stepped down from his position “with immediate effect”. Recall that Soyombo was given the appointment, following the sack of Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe as the School's Vice Chancellor.  In  a statement released on Saturday August 22, Soyombo said his decision to step down was hinged on the federal government's directive to UNILAG Senate to nominate an acting VC for the institution.  His statement read;  “The news of the setting up of a Special Visitation Panel to the University of Lagos by the Federal Government was received in the evening of Friday, 21st August 2020.“The government also directed the University Senate to nominate an...
Woman Who Ripped Out her Eyes While High on Drugs Gets new Prosthetic Eyeballs
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Woman Who Ripped Out her Eyes While High on Drugs Gets new Prosthetic Eyeballs

A woman who ripped out her own eyes while high on drugs has received a pair of prosthetic eyeballs. Two years ago, Kaylee Muthart, 22, gouged out her eyes as a horrified bystander struggled to stop her . After being rushed to hospital, doctors told Kaylee that she would never see again. The injury became her motivation to quit drugs for good. Now, Kaylee has received new prosthetic eyeballs so that she can appear "more normal". She said: "I was so excited to get them. I just wanted to appear more normal to the outside world." Kaylee with her new eyes Kaylee, who is enrolled in a blind school in her home state of South Carolina, was accompanied to the life-changing appointment by her boyfriend, Alex George, 42. He said: "It melted my heart. She was neve...
Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo Rewards Make Up Artist Who Painted Her Face To Look Like Him
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Actor Kanayo O. Kanayo Rewards Make Up Artist Who Painted Her Face To Look Like Him

Popular Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo has reacted to an imitation photo by a makeup artist, who painted her face to look like him. Jane Richard used her make up kit to paint her face and the outcome looked so much like the veteran actor. She shared photos of the outcome on social media and the photos went viral with Nigerians showering praises on her for a great job. Reacting to the photo, Actor Kanayo O. kanayo rewarded the artist with a short appreciation post on his page. He also asked her to send him a DM for further reward. See his post below;   View this post on Instagram   Very creative. Good attempt. I am honored. Please send a DM @jonet_makeovers A post shared by Kanayo O. Kanayo (@kanayo...
UK denies Air Peace Landing Rights to Evacuate Stranded Nigerians
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UK denies Air Peace Landing Rights to Evacuate Stranded Nigerians

British authorities have denied an Air Peace airline flight deployed to evacuate stranded Nigerians in the UK landing rights. The Nigeria high commission in London which released a statement on Sunday July 12, said the evacuation flights from London Heathrow to Abuja and Lagos will now depart from Gatwick Airport on Tuesday July 14. The statement read; “This is to inform all prospective evacuees that have been issued tickets for the Air Peace flights departing on July 13, 2020, from London Heathrow to Abuja and Lagos, that due to landing clearance issues, the flights have been rescheduled to depart on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 10:00am from Gatwick Airport. “Furthermore, Air Peace Airlines has contracted Air Partner to operate the flight on its behalf and any other informat...
Cardi B Thanks Nigerians For Voting For her at the NET Class of 2020 Awards
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Cardi B Thanks Nigerians For Voting For her at the NET Class of 2020 Awards

Cardi B is has shown her appreciation to Nigerians for voted for her in the just-concluded The NET Honours Class of 2020 awards. The rapper was nominated for the ‘Most Popular Female Foreign Celebrity’ category alongside the likes of Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Rihanna, and Kim Kardashian. And the Bardi Gang all over the world did their thing to make sure that their queen emerged the winner. The rapper then retweeted the news, and captioned the post “Thank you Naija,” https://twitter.com/iamcardib/status/1271907584941809664 Cardi B won the hearts of many people after she visited Lagos and she even adopted the name Chioma B.  
Sanwo-olu marks first year in office with frontline health workers
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Sanwo-olu marks first year in office with frontline health workers

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu marked his one year in office with awards for some healthcare workers who have contributed to helping the state managing the Coronavirus pandemic. The governor said the recognition is for the supreme sacrifice by the frontline health and emergency workers in giving their all to the response in containing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in state. Sanwo-Olu honoured leaders of various medical teams deployed to all isolation facilities across the State, presenting them with plaques of honour in appreciation of their resolve to lay down their lives in the battle against the pandemic. The 10 health workers received the plaques at a simple ceremony held at the State House in Marina as part of the low-key events marking the administration’s...
NSE Index up 1.1% as investors gain N100.4bn
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NSE Index up 1.1% as investors gain N100.4bn

The Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE All-Share Index (ASI) closed higher on Tuesday by 1.1 percent or 109 bases points, bps to close at 24,202.87 points as investors gained N100.4 billion. The Index went up following the buying interest in Dangote Cement (2.8 percent), Guaranty Trust Bank (2.4 percent) and Zenith Bank (2.3 percent). Consequently, investors gained ₦100.4billion as market capitalisation increased to ₦12.6 trillion while Year to Date, YtD loss settled at -9.8 percent. Activity level advanced as volume and value traded rose 2.7 percent and 33.9 percent to 339.8million units and ₦3.9billion respectively. The most active stocks by volume were Access Bank (80.6million units) Guaranty Trust Bank (41.9million units), and Zenith Bank (39.7 million units) while Guaranty Trust Ba...
Chinese Researcher on the Verge of Making Very Significant Coronavirus Findings is Killed in Murder-suicide
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Chinese Researcher on the Verge of Making Very Significant Coronavirus Findings is Killed in Murder-suicide

Dr Bing Liu, a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh's Medical Center's Computational and Systems Biology Department, has been shot dead inside the home he shared with his wife in Pittsburgh. The well respected 37 year old researcher was alone at his home in the 200 block of Elm Court in Ross Township on Saturday afternoon when another man known as Hao Gu - allegedly entered the residence through an unlocked door and opened fire striking him in the head, neck and torso with bullets. His wife was not home at the time of the homicide, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. Pittsburgh Police said Gu then returned to his car parked 100 yards away at Charlemagne Circle and shot himself. According to Pittsburgh police, Liu and his alleged killer Gu knew ...
North Korean Leader Sends Appreciation Message After Death Rumor
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North Korean Leader Sends Appreciation Message After Death Rumor

The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has sent a heart felt thanks to appreciate health workers building who are a tourism zone in the region of the country where his signature train was reportedly seen on satellite picture. However, the country media conveyed the appreciation message from the president in their subsequent news bulletin, with no other report on the state of his health. “Respected Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un has sent his thanks to the workers and officials at the construction site of the Wonsan-Kalma tourist resort,” according to the newsreader on the Korean Central Broadcasting Station.
Face Of Honest Cobbler Who Returned Painter’s Lost N200,000 In Lagos
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Face Of Honest Cobbler Who Returned Painter’s Lost N200,000 In Lagos

A cobbler in Lagos who returned a painter's N200,000 has shown that there are still good people with a good heart in this country. According to an eyewitness who shared the story, around 5pm on Friday 21st of February 2020, in Aguda-Ogba area, Ikeja, Orekupolati Street precisely, a certain painter was dropping from his car, moving some luggages into his house, while doing that, unknowing to him, a small purse containing 200 thousand naira ( 200 pieces of 1,000naira denominations) dropped. He was already at the entrance of his house when the "shoe maker" called him and said "oga your purse don fall down" According to the eye witness, the painter looked back with surprise and quickly dropped his luggages to collect the purse from the Hausa man. It was then he (the painter ) expl...
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Omo-Agege Urges Foreign Missions to Emulate Canada in Nigeria’s next Level Agenda

Nigeria’s diplomatic missions abroad should do more like the Nigeria High Commission in Canada, towards catering for citizens’ needs and projecting national interest, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said. Speaking during a visit to Canada where he attended the 25th Biennial Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth, Senator Omo-Agege lauded staff of the Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa, Canada for being sterling examples for other Nigerian foreign missions. Omo-Agege equally expressed deep appreciation to Nigeria’s Acting High Commissioner, Mr. Joseph Atodo and staff of the Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa, Canada for being sensitive to the needs of Nigerians living in the country. Omo-Agege, who paid a courtesy visit to the H...
Why Nigeria will not Break up – Gov Oyetola
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Why Nigeria will not Break up – Gov Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has said that going by the composition and antecedent of Nigeria’s nation-state, the indivisibility of the entity is not negotiable in any way. He stressed that, keeping Nigeria as one indivisible corporate entity, irrespective of its diverse composition, will go a long way to appreciate the selfless disposition and sacrifices made by the country’s founding fathers. The governor, therefore, charged Nigerians to be patriotic and strive consistently to promote National integration and peaceful co-existence. Oyetola made this known on Tuesday at the official launch of the Year 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration Emblem and Appeal Fund, held at Government House, Osogbo, the Osun State capital. He maintained tha...
I’m Now Member Of Miyetti Allah, Create Ruga Settlement For Me – Dino Melaye Tells Buhari
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I’m Now Member Of Miyetti Allah, Create Ruga Settlement For Me – Dino Melaye Tells Buhari

Dino Melaye, lawmaker representing Kogi west senatorial district, says he is now a member of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria and deserve a share of the Ruga settlement. The senator said during the funeral service of his mother in Aiyetoro-Gbedde, Ijumu local government area of Kogi state, he received 104 cows from sympathisers and this has made him qualified to join Miyetti Allah. The service held at Apostolic Church of Nigeria, Oke-Ayo assembly, Iluafon quarters in Ijumu. “My sincere appreciation goes to the good people of this country, including the chief of army staff, and several others that have identified with me and my family,” he said. “During this period, I have received 104 cows and I can say I’m now a member of Miyetti Allah, and will thereby...
I Will Put Smiles On People’s Faces, El-Rufai Promises
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I Will Put Smiles On People’s Faces, El-Rufai Promises

Returning governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir el-Rufa’i, has said, on Wednesday. that in trying to improve the livelihood of the people, his administration would consider the interests of the populace first and leave no one behind. El-Rufai Sanwo-Olu makes the first appointment, names Ayinde Chief of Staff El-Rufa’ I made the pledge in his inaugural speech shortly after he was sworn-in as the Governor of Kaduna State for the second time. He added that his administration would in the next four years work toward putting smiles on people faces. He said that the effective way to fight poverty was to ensure financial independence among the people, adding that his government would continue to attract foreign investments and improve the business climate in the state. According to him, ...
Gov Bello Dissolves Cabinet
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Gov Bello Dissolves Cabinet

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Tuesday dissolved the State Executive Council and directed all commissioners to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries. Bello also directed other political appointees to handover to the most senior civil servant in their departments or agencies. The directives was contained in a statement by Malam Jibrin Ndace, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor in Minna. Ndace stated that the Governor gave the directives during a valedictory session of the council on Monday night. He noted that the Governor commended members of the Executive Council and Special Advisers and directed that all handover should be done on or before 12 midnight on Tuesday. He expressed his apprecia...
Emefiele: Nigeria Under Buhari Has Defeated Ethnic And Religious Bigotry – Group
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Emefiele: Nigeria Under Buhari Has Defeated Ethnic And Religious Bigotry – Group

The Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative, a civil society organization, on Monday staged a ‘thank you’ rally in appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for reappointing Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor for another term. The group led by Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative and the crowd in their thousands in an open letter addressed to the president, commended him for defeating what it tagged ‘ethnic and religious bigotry’ with Emefiele’s reappointment. Comrade Okpokwu Ogenyi, National Coordinator/Convener in the letter noted that security and the economy were too sensitive to consider ethnic or religious coloration and Mr. President has proven that these two sectors were very dear to his heart, hence, his reappointmen...
NFF Gives Update on Christian Chukwu
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NFF Gives Update on Christian Chukwu

Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association and member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa has given update on the health condition of Nigeria legend, Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick had mandated Okenwa to pay a visit to ‘Chairman Chukwu’ and avail him of the correct state of things following an outcry at the weekend over situation of Nigeria’s 1980 AFCON–winning team captain. Speaking to thenff.com on Monday evening following his visit to the former defender, Okenwa reported that Chukwu was in very stable condition and was being adequately taken care of in a world–class medical facility in Enugu State. “In all sincerity, I never knew this kind of hospital existed anywhere east of the Ni...
Update On Baba Suwe’s Health
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Update On Baba Suwe’s Health

Veteran actor and comedian Babatunde Omidina a.k.a Baba Suwe’sK health has improved and according to reports, the comic actor has just been discharged from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH after intense medical treatment. One of the campaigners for funds raising on behalf of the ailing actor,  Yomi Fabiyi confirmed this and he wrote in a statement. I can confirm to you that efforts to quickly stabilize and/or completely treat him to full wellness by medical experts at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) at the instance of Minister of Health are yielding positive results as Baba Suwe can now walk without the stick, less pain and he is getting better. If further theraphy are administered and medications adhered to, he will come out completely of the major a...
MTN and MUSON Cap off A Fine Year in Arts with Donors Concert
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MTN and MUSON Cap off A Fine Year in Arts with Donors Concert

MTN Foundation and the Music Society of Nigeria (MUSON) hosted the society’s donors to an appreciation concert in recognition of their continued support in the year. The star-studded event, which held on December 10th, 2018 at the Agip Recital Hall of the MUSON Centre in Onikan, Lagos, saw MUSON board members, prominent donors, friends of the Society and MTN Foundation officials reflect on a successful year in the country’s cultural and creative space, and pledge their support for its continued renaissance. It was a night filled with serenading performances from students of the School of Music. Speaking at the event, the MTN Foundation’s Director, Dennis Okoro said, “We commend our scholars for the beautiful performance tonight. We are proud of the MUSON School of Music and have ...
Wisdom Calls for Atiku to Congratulate President Buhari” Rochas Okorocha
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Wisdom Calls for Atiku to Congratulate President Buhari” Rochas Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has asked the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the just concluded election, Atiku Abubakar, to show the spirit of sportsmanship and call President Buhari to concede defeat. Okorocha in an interview with newsmen in Owerri, the state capital this morning, said wisdom calls for Atiku to congratulate President Buhari on his re-election victory. “Wisdom calls for the PDP candidate to congratulate him (Buhari), to show appreciation because when you don’t do that, people will begin to think that you are doing this for selfish reasons. Nigeria is bigger than all of us, leaders must learn to make sacrifices where possible, not to their own comfort but to the comfort of the nation. That is what leadership is all about,” he s...
Baba Suwe’s First Son, Adesola Omidina Thanks Nigerians for Coming to his Father’s Aid
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Baba Suwe’s First Son, Adesola Omidina Thanks Nigerians for Coming to his Father’s Aid

Adesola Omidina, the first son of ailing Yoruba actor, Baba Suwe has written an open letter to Nigerians to thank them for coming to his father's aid. His letter comes just a few days after his dad got admitted to LUTH for treatment. See the full letter below... Dear Sir/Ma, It gives me great pleasure to express the gratitude of our family to every Nigerian/Baba Suwe's fans, Non-Nigerians home and abroad. Starting with my mother, His Excellency Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (Ori idobale ni mo wa sir), TAMPAN President & Members, Movie Marketers, Late Barrister Aturu & his wife, Mr. & Mrs Segun Rasco, Mr. & Mrs. Whesu (Awokoya) Pittsburgh, Mr. Kola Olotu, Mr. Yomi Fabiyi, Jamaica Hospital New York, Federal Ministry of Health, Lagos University Teaching Hospital...
Father of Late Baby Benaiah Reveals Why His Treatment Was Delayed
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Father of Late Baby Benaiah Reveals Why His Treatment Was Delayed

The father of late baby Benaiah, has released a statement revealing why the treatment of his son was delayed. Benaiah died on Friday, the 15th of February, while his way to Dubai for a major heart surgery, this was after Nigerians rallied to raise N70m for the procedure. The news of the death of baby Benaiah swept through social media, leaving many heartbroken, and his father has now released a statement to reveal why the treatment was delayed. Read the statement below; It is with great sadness that We announce the passing of our son, Baby Benaiah “braveheart” Agoboye. Baby Benaiah died on our way to the Muritala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos for a flight to Dubai Scheduled for 12.55pm local time yesterday, the 15th of February, 2019. In our company at the time was th...
Ethiopians Sweep 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon
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Ethiopians Sweep 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

Nigerian athletes protest results Ethiopians Suntayahu Legese and Dinke Meseret were the hero and heroine of the day as they came top in both male and female events of the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon held yesterday. At the end of the 42km race which attracted over 400, 000 athletes across the world, Legese returned with a time of 2:17:28secs to come first while Kipkorir Joshua of Kenya came second with a time of 2:18:16secs to beat fellow countryman, William Yegon to the third place. Yegon returned with a time of 2:19:04secs. It was the Ethiopia show in the keenly contested female category of the marathon as the first three positions went to Ethiopian athletes. Meseret came first with a time of 2:48:02secs while Alemnesh Herepa came second with a time of 2:49:05secs ...
Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 1st January 2019
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Top Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, 1st January 2019

Here Are The Major Nigerian Newspaper Headlines For Tuesday, 1st January, 2019 1. President Buhari tell Nigerians to expect a better 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his appreciation to Nigerians for their support since he became president in 2015, soliciting for more support. The president assured citizens of the country of his commitment to to continue to fulfill campaign promises and ensure better living condition for Nigerians. This, the president said in his new year message, while congratulating Nigerians for successfully transiting from 2018 to 2019. 2. Saraki lied about donating N10m to Offa robbery victims – Lai Mohammed Minister of information, Lai Mohammed, has urged Senate President Bukola Saraki stop making false declaration about ...
Chukwu: Shagari Changed Face of Football in Nigeria
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Chukwu: Shagari Changed Face of Football in Nigeria

Late President Shehu Shagari beaming with excitement as Green Eagles Captain, Christian Chukwu lifts the AFCON 1980 trophy high after Nigeria defeated Algeria 3-0 to win it for the first time Olawale Ajimotokan in Abuja Super Eagles legend, Christian Chukwu (MON), has paid glowing eulogy to former President Shehu Aliyu Shagari, who died on December 28, 2018 and was buried two days later in his village in Sokoto State. In an exclusive telephone conversation with THISDAY last night, Chukwu lauded Shagari, who died at the age of 93, as the person who changed the face of sports in Nigeria. On March 22, 1980, at a full capacity National Stadium, Lagos, Chukwu led a bunch of talented and determined players, when Nigeria defeated Algeria 3-0 with goals by Segun Odegbami and Muda Law...
‘Thank You Lord’  – Dr Enenche Releases New Music Video To Celebrate Dunamis’ 100,000-Capacity Glory Dome
Religion

‘Thank You Lord’ – Dr Enenche Releases New Music Video To Celebrate Dunamis’ 100,000-Capacity Glory Dome

In this season of thanksgiving, Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche is out with a new music video entitled "Thank you Lord", which is an appreciation of God for the newly dedicated Glory Dome. The new video from his best-seller album, Antidepressant, captures how the 100,000 capacity edifice was erected and what transpired during the dedication of the building, which attracted big wigs in the society. Dr. Enenche and his wife in the danceable song are thankful to God for what he has done are how thus far He had brought them and the ministry, Dunami Int’l Gospel Centre. Dr. Pastor Paul Enenche is a trained Medical Doctor, a Christian author, preacher, Minister, Televangelist, Recording Artist, Performing Artist, Composer, Song Writer, Musician and Educationist. He is the Senior Pastor o...
National Sports Festival: Gov Dickson Rewards Team Bayelsa with N150m
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National Sports Festival: Gov Dickson Rewards Team Bayelsa with N150m

                                                     Seriake Dickson The Bayelsa State Government thursday splashed over N150m cash awards on the state’s contingent to the 19th National Sports Festival which ended in Abuja last Sunday. Governor Seriake Dickson made the pronouncement when he received the contingent at the Government House in Yenagoa. Bayelsa finished fifth at the Games with 32 gold, 56 silver and 49 bronze medals. The governor announced cash rewards of N1million for each of the 32 gold medalists and N500,000 each for the 56 silver medalists. The 49 bronze medalists each got N300, 000 for their efforts in Abuja while those who failed to make it to the podium were also given N150,000 each as consolation largesse to encourage them to put in more efforts at ...
Neimeth Returns to Profitability, Declares Bonus Issue for Shareholders
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Neimeth Returns to Profitability, Declares Bonus Issue for Shareholders

Goddy Egene The Board of Neimeth International Pharmaceuticals Plc has recommended that the sum of N86,325,333.00 being part of the sum standing to the credit of share premium be capitalised and be used in paying in full 172,650,646 of the unissued ordinary shares in the capital of the company on behalf of shareholders. The bonus share will be in proportion of one new share for every 10 shares already held. In notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Neimeth said the shareholders to benefit are those, whose names would be on the register at the close of business on Thursday, 17th January, 2019. The pharmaceutical firm recovered from loss in 2017 to a profit in 2018. Specifically, Neimeth posted a revenue of N2.269 billion for the year ended September 30, 2018, up fro...

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