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You’ll lose your investments if you carry drug traffickers – NDLEA chairman warns tricycle owners
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You’ll lose your investments if you carry drug traffickers – NDLEA chairman warns tricycle owners

Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has warned tricycle owners, popularly known as Keke Marwa, that they will lose their investments if they are caught using the popular means of transportation to move drug traffickers or illicit substances in any part of the country. Marwa issued the warning at the weekend when all the 36 states chairmen including the FCT of Tricycle Owners Association of Nigeria, TOAN, represented by seven zonal chairmen of the body, paid him a visit in Abuja to seek partnership between the NDLEA and the association in the fight against drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking. Marwa said "you and millions of your members have all invested hundreds of millions to buy these tricycles but let me urge an...
Proliferation of universities: ASUU calls on NASS to pass the bill to amend NUC Act
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Proliferation of universities: ASUU calls on NASS to pass the bill to amend NUC Act

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has called on the National Assembly to pass the Bill to amend the National Universities Commission Act to address the proliferation of state universities. The coordinator of the Kano Zone of the Union, Prof. Abdulkadir Muhammad made the call at a press conference held at Bayero University Kano, on Friday. Muhammad, who called for the passage of the bill ,also called on the visitors of the Universities to live up to their responsibilities. “We are calling on the national assembly to, as a matter of urgency, consider and pass the Bill. Due to bad governance and underfunding , our state-owned universities may soon collapse beyond redemption. “Visitors of state universities had turned establishment of state universities into projects ...
Katsina Miyetti Allah begs Gov Masari for forgiveness after insult by Secretary
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Katsina Miyetti Allah begs Gov Masari for forgiveness after insult by Secretary

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore in Katsina State has joined its National Body to distance itself from the recent unguarded outburst credited to its National Secretary, Saleh Alhassan. At a press briefing held at the NUJ Secretariat on Friday, the state chairman Miyetti Allah, Hassan Kuraye, condemned the unguarded derogatory statement of the National Secretary, saying it does not in any way reflect the view of the association at both the national and state chapter. The Chairman of Miyetti Allah in the state, Kuraye, said the National Chairman and all its executive members will be visiting the state soon to appeal and seek the Governor’s forgiveness over the derogatory remarks. Kuraye also claims the National Secretary must be regretting his utterances. “We request to have your in...
Cows may cost N2m each if Lagos passes anti-grazing bill – Miyetti Allah
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Cows may cost N2m each if Lagos passes anti-grazing bill – Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has warned that the price of a cow could go up as high as N2 million if the Lagos State Government passes the proposed anti-open grazing law. Maikudi Usman who is the association’s zonal secretary for South-West gave the warning while speaking at the one-day public hearing organised by the state House of Assembly on the anti-open grazing bill in Lagos on Wednesday, September 8. According to Usman, ranching which is being proposed by the government is quite expensive when compared to open grazing. “If cattle are bred in one place, the price could go up to about two million naira each. We agreed with some local chiefs in other states that anyone who wants to rear cows in a location should register and should indicate when he i...
Tuchel’s decision to sell Chelsea star to rivals shocking – Glen Johnson
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Tuchel’s decision to sell Chelsea star to rivals shocking – Glen Johnson

Former Chelsea and West Ham star, Glen Johnson has expressed shock over Thomas Tuchel’s decision to sell Kurt Zouma. He believes there must have been a personal issue between the German gaffer and Zouma. The France international joined West Ham from Chelsea during the closing stages of the transfer window. The defender ended a seven-year association with the Stamford Bridge landlords by signing for West Ham in a £25million deal “From a Chelsea perspective, I’m surprised they’ve sold him,” Metro quoted the former Chelsea star as saying. “There clearly must be something between him and Thomas Tuchel because otherwise they wouldn’t have let him go, even though I don’t know that personally. “He’s a very good player and for him to turn up at West Ham is ideal f...
Bakayoko eager to avoid Chelsea return after sealing another AC Milan loan
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Bakayoko eager to avoid Chelsea return after sealing another AC Milan loan

The French midfielder is back at San Siro for a second stint with the Serie A champions, with a desire to remain in Italy Tiemoue Bakayoko hopes his association with Chelsea has come to a close, with the French midfielder eager to avoid returning to Stamford Bridge after securing a second loan at AC Milan. The 27-year-old midfielder spent the 2018-19 campaign at San Siro, having failed to convince during a testing debut season in England following his £40 million move. Bakayoko has since spent time with Monaco and Napoli, keeping him on 43 appearances for his parent club, and is now back in Italy on a two-year loan that includes an option to buy.        
Churches are denied certificates of occupancy in many Northern states while many public schools have removed CRK from their curriculum – CAN
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Churches are denied certificates of occupancy in many Northern states while many public schools have removed CRK from their curriculum – CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has raised an alarm on the alleged persecution Christians in the country are being subjected to. CAN’s Assistant General Secretary and Chairman of CAN’s anniversary celebration committee, Elder Biodun Sanyaolu who spoke at the association's 45th anniversary in Abuja, alleged that there are attempts to hijack its leadership and destabilise the association. Stressing that the country is under the siege of “external forces” including Boko Haram and the Islamic State West African Province terrorists, Sanyaolu added that while Christians are allegedly being persecuted by being denied promotion and appointments, churches are allegedly being denied certificates of occupancy in many Northern states and many public schools have removed Christian ...
Ronaldo could join Messi at PSG – Piers Morgan
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Ronaldo could join Messi at PSG – Piers Morgan

Former CNN presenter, Piers Morgan, has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo could join eternal rival, Lionel Messi at Paris Saint-Germain. Messi’s rivalry with Ronaldo got to its peak when they both played for Barcelona and Real Madrid, respectively, in Spain. However, Messi has ended his 21-year association with Barca this summer, leaving as a free agent to sign for PSG. With Kylian Mbappe’s future up in the air at the Parc des Princes, it has led to speculation the Ligue 1 club could move for Ronaldo, who is believed to be unsettled at Juventus. “I’m told this could actually happen…and if it does, I’m moving to Paris for a 2-year sabbatical from Arsenal,” Morgan tweeted. Ronaldo released a statement on Tuesday night, slamming speculations surrounding his future....
Abducted Chibok schoolgirl returns home and reunites with her family
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Abducted Chibok schoolgirl returns home and reunites with her family

Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, on Saturday, August 7 in Maiduguri, the state capital, received Ruth Ngladar Pogu, one of the over 200 schoolgirls abducted seven years ago at a Government Secondary School in Chibok. Recall that Boko Haram members had attacked the school towards midnight on April 14, 2014, and abducted the students. A statement released from the governor's office, said Ruth, alongside someone she was said to have forcefully been married to during her captivity, surrendered themselves to the Nigerian military on July 28, 2021, at a location in Bama. Under Governor Zulum’s supervision, security and government officials kept the development secret and used the last 10 days to contact her parents and the association of parents of the missing schoolg...
Messi silent amid Speculation Barcelona Could make U-turn on exit
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Messi silent amid Speculation Barcelona Could make U-turn on exit

Lionel Messi is yet to confirm his departure from Barcelona, at least 12 hours after the club confirmed he is leaving. The 34-year-old has not posted his farewell message on any social media platform, a check by DAILY POST showed. His last post on Instagram, for instance, came two days ago, when Messi told his 242 million followers that “I am happy to announce my first official #NFT collection dropping on #Ethernity soon.” His silence comes amid speculation that Barcelona’s announcement is the club showing their muscle and this might be a power play between Barca president Joan Laporta and Liga boss Javier Tebas. LaLiga barred the Catalan club from registering Messi for the 2021/2022 campaign, after finding them guilty of operating significantly over the league’...
Weed out criminal elements, restore your good image – Emir tasks Fulani leaders
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Weed out criminal elements, restore your good image – Emir tasks Fulani leaders

Alhaji Abbas Njidda, the Emir of Muri, has enjoined the leadership of the Fulani ethnic group in Taraba State to expose those soiling the image of the tribe. The call, which was made by the monarch at a meeting held in his palace in Jalingo, the state capital, between him and all the leaders of Fulani ethnic groups spread across the state, was geared at reducing to the barest minimum the incessant upheavals in the state which many believe are ignited by the herders. Wondering why the leaders have not been proactive enough to bring those fermenting crises to their knees, he urged them to tread extra legitimate miles and weed out those suspected to be perpetrating crimes that give residents sleepless nights. He said “You must weed out all criminal elements among you and restore the ...
‘It will cause more suffering’- Ohanaeze Worldwide kicks against IPOB’s sit-at-home order
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‘It will cause more suffering’- Ohanaeze Worldwide kicks against IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, a socio-cultural association, has kicked against the sit-at-home order issued by the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB to protest the arrest and detention of their leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu was arrested in Kenya on June 27 and extradited to Nigeria on June 29 and has been in DSS custody since then. IPOB in a statement released few days ago, announced that it will enforce a lockdown every Monday in the South-east until Kanu is released. The group said the lockdown tagged ‘Ghost Monday’ will also affect schools and marketplaces. However in a statement released by its secretary-general, Okechukwu Isiguzoro, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide kicked against the sit-at-home order saying it will further worsen the economic woes of the region. “We are in support of any...
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Europa League 2021/2022 Play-off Draws: All you need to know

The 2021/22 UEFA Europa League play-off draw will take place on 2 August at the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw, which features 20 teams, will commence at 13:00 CET. The 20 teams include six teams eliminated from the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round champions path, five winners from the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round champions path, six teams entering at this stage and three winners from the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round the main path. The teams are seeded and drawn in accordance with the Club Competitions Committee principles for guaranteeing that six clubs eliminated from the UEFA Champions League champions path are drawn against each other. The winners of the ten fixtures will join 11 teams given direct entry t...
FIFA plans to introduce new rules in football including reducing games from 90 minutes to 60 Minutes
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FIFA plans to introduce new rules in football including reducing games from 90 minutes to 60 Minutes

World football governing body, FIFA is considering bringing in a host of controversial changes to the current football system, with a prominent change being games reduced from 90 minutes to 60 minutes. According to Mundo Deportivo, FIFA are looking for ways to improve the game and will be trying out a series of different rules in the ‘Future of Football Cup’ youth tournament that will include Under 19 sides from PSV, AZ Alkmaar, RB Leipzig and Club Brugge. The tournament will feature five new key regulations. Firstly, instead of 90 minutes, games will be made of two 30 minute halves – with the idea of shortened matches believed to have been taken from basketball . In April, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez had hinted at shorter games in the European Super League befor...
Kidnap Victims Explain how the Police have been Unable to track bandits even with SIM-NIN linkage
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Kidnap Victims Explain how the Police have been Unable to track bandits even with SIM-NIN linkage

Some kidnap victims have explained how the police have been unable to track bandits even with the SIM-NIN linkage. Residents of Katsina, Zamfara and Kaduna states who spoke to Punch, said though they made the bandits’ telephone numbers available to security agents, nothing was done to apprehend the suspects. In  Zamfara State, a kidnap victim, Mallam Yusha'u Jangeme told the publication that the Nigerian Communications Commission directive for all telecommunications firms to deactivate unregistered or partly registered SIMs, and linkage of SIMs with the NIN which the government said is aimed at ensuring that all subscribers are traceable for security reasons, is of no use. Jangeme said security agents in his village did nothing to trace the telephone calls of the bandits who k...
Nacho extends Real Madrid contract to 2023 amid uncertainty surrounding Varane’s future
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Nacho extends Real Madrid contract to 2023 amid uncertainty surrounding Varane’s future

The experienced defender has prolonged his association with the Blancos as the Liga giants sweat on their centre-half options Real Madrid have extended Nacho's contract through to the summer of 2023 as questions continue to be asked of Raphael Varane's future at Santiago Bernabeu. A 31-year-old centre-half has agreed to prolong his association with the Blancos, with a home-grown talent remaining a one-club man. That is good news for Real as they are left sweating on the options that Carlo Ancelotti will have to pick from at the heart of his back four in 2021-22.
Court sentences Kogi Poly student to 8 years imprisonment for illegal possession of firearms
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Court sentences Kogi Poly student to 8 years imprisonment for illegal possession of firearms

A Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja has sentenced a student of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja to 8 years imprisonment for illegal possession of firearms and unlawful association.   Shehu Tenimu Mohammed, an ND II student of the Department of Public Administration, was nabbed with a locally fabricated revolver pistol and five rounds of live ammunition while making his way through the main entrance of the Polytechnic on Friday, April 9, 2021. Delivering his Judgement on Tuesday, July 6, the trial judge, Justice Mohammed convicted the suspect on the three-count charge having pleaded guilty to the offences in the charge sheet, and also fined him the sum of Eight thousand Naira.   Barr. Samuel Ikutanwa, the prosecuting counsel at the hearing had demanded the charge...
5,000 Policemen are in joint operation with military in North East — IGP
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5,000 Policemen are in joint operation with military in North East — IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba has disclosed that 5,000 police officers are currently in joint operation with the military in the Northeast. Baba said this on Monday July 5 while receiving wives of defence and police officers’ association led by its president and wife of the Chief of Defence Staff, Mrs Victoria Irabor at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. The IGP said; “Not less than 5, 000 policemen are fighting along with the military in the northeast. So, we’ve everything in common when it comes to supporting each other. The military supports the police very well in terms of civil unrest. “The police is also called upon to support the military in or outside the country that requires reinforcement.”
Court orders reinstatement of sacked UI lecturer, payment of N13m salary arrears
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Court orders reinstatement of sacked UI lecturer, payment of N13m salary arrears

The National Industrial Court in Ibadan, has ordered the University of Ibadan to immediately reinstate Prof. Adenike Ogunshe, whose appointment was terminated by the institution on June 14, 2016. Ogunshe, a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Microbiology, was sacked by the institution over alleged refusal to vacate her office to another one, which she alleged was not secure. Delivering judgment on Monday, Justice John Peters, said that the University of Ibadan failed to comply with the rules and regulations guiding the employment relationship with respect to termination of Ogunshe’s appointment. Peters said the issue of relocation of office that led to the alleged termination of the claimant’s appointment started in 2006 and was left hanging until 2013 when the claimant was issu...
Moses’ nine-year stay at Chelsea comes to an end as he completes Spartak Moscow move
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Moses’ nine-year stay at Chelsea comes to an end as he completes Spartak Moscow move

The 30-year-old, who has had six loan moves since signing for the Blues in 2012, has finally left on a permanent transfer Chelsea have confirmed that winger Victor Moses has completed a permanent switch to Spartak Moscow, ending his nine-year association with the Blues. The 30-year-old joined the Premier League club from Wigan back in 2012 although hasn't played for them since October 2018, with him having been shipped out on a number of loan moves over the years. He has, however, now left Chelsea on a permanent basis, signing a contract with Spartak until 2023.
Actress Iyabo Ojo tenders public apology on behalf of herself and Nkechi Blessing to TAMPAN, Jide Kosoko and others
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Actress Iyabo Ojo tenders public apology on behalf of herself and Nkechi Blessing to TAMPAN, Jide Kosoko and others

Iyabo Ojo has on behalf of herself and Nkechi Blessing Sunday, tendered an apology to the leadership of TAMPAN. This comes days after the association barred directors from working with them over their social media clash with some of their colleagues. In a post shared on her IG page, Iyabo wrote ''I would like to say thank you to @esabodofficialpage God bless you ma, Agba yin a dale I so much appreciate you mama & Love you. First & foremost I want to appreciate God almighty, all mercifully, i love you Lord & I thank you for your constant protection, provision and guidance over me & my family. I'm forever grateful. i will also want to use this opportunity to say a very BIG thank you to all my darling fans and loved ones for your constant love & support .....
If someone claims to be angry and insults all the elders and unborn in a family. Look no further, they have been abusing their parents – Yomi Fabiyi
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If someone claims to be angry and insults all the elders and unborn in a family. Look no further, they have been abusing their parents – Yomi Fabiyi

Actor, Yomi Fabiyi has taken to his Instagram page to speak about the 'culture of respect' and how it is crucial to the existence of some industries or institutions. According to him, anyone who doesn't indulge in it is a 'curse.'   His post comes hours after Nkechi Blessing Sunday blasted TAMPAN leaders and veteran actor, Jide Kosoko, for threatening that the association would work against her following her social media fights with some of her colleagues with regards to the Baba Ijesha rape saga.   He also wrote ''In serious matters particularly with criminal undertone, stop relying on your own discretion, jungle justice, social media or emotions. Inform law enforcement, your lawyer and trust them to handle it. The COURT of LAW is a different ball game. Social Me...
My face is covered in shame over those who call themselves leaders of local association but don’t have interest of members – Actor Funsho Adeolu slams TAMPAN leaders
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My face is covered in shame over those who call themselves leaders of local association but don’t have interest of members – Actor Funsho Adeolu slams TAMPAN leaders

Actor Funsho Adeolu has reacted to leaders of Theater Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN) blacklisting actress Iyabo Ojo and vowing to work against Nkechi Blessing Sunday.   Funsho who shared a photo of himself in a face mask on Instagram, said his face is covered not because of COVID-19 but in shame over those who call themselves leaders of local association but don't have interest of their members.   He also noted that God is watching. He wrote;   My face is covered, not because of covid but in shame on behalf of those who call themselves leaders of local association and do not have the interest of members at heart. God is watching o  
IPPIS has made us poorer – SSANU president laments
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IPPIS has made us poorer – SSANU president laments

The National President of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), Mohammed Haruna Ibrahim, at the weekend, lamented, that the introduction of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) by the Federal Government has made members poorer. Comrade Ibrahim, who stated this at the maiden North-East zonal executive meeting and workshop with the theme: “Team Building for Effective Service Delivery and Strategic Position for Influencing the Influencer”, held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, declared that with the introduction of IPPIS members’ salaries had been mutilated and fractured, making them poorer now than before. He further lamented that members of the association are not only suffering but also relegated in terms of welfare...
‘What is going on?!’ – Wilshere perplexed as Arsenal confirm Bould exit
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‘What is going on?!’ – Wilshere perplexed as Arsenal confirm Bould exit

The Gunners' U23s boss is leaving this summer after a 33-year association with the club   Jack Wilshere has expressed his dismay after Arsenal confirmed the departure of Under-23s manager Steve Bould, ending a 33-year relationship between the former centre-back and the club. As Goal revealed in May,  Bould - who took over as U23s boss from Freddie Ljungberg in 2019 - had been sacked by Arsenal following a difficult season in Premier League 2, with the Gunners finishing in 10th. Bould, both as a defender and then in various coaching roles, has been synonymous with Arsenal through his career, and the official confirmation of his departure on Tuesday led to a shocked and disappointed reaction from those who have worked with him.
We did not Issue 72-hour Ultimatum to Delta state Government – Miyetti Allah
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We did not Issue 72-hour Ultimatum to Delta state Government – Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Of Nigeria has denied issuing a 72-hour ultimatum to Delta State government to reverse its laws on open grazing. Secretary-General of MACBAN, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma alleged that faceless individuals are behind the ultimatum only meant to create mischief. He further described MACBAN as a responsible association with eminent personalities like the Sultan of Sokoto as its patron, and as such will never do anything to jeopardise the peace of the country. Baba-Ngelzerma who however insisted that the position of the group on open grazing still remains, urged Northern Governors to ensure the recovery of all grazing routes in the country as Fulani herders have equal rights with all Nigerians and cannot be treated as second-class citizens.
Tiger will Still Loom Large at Torrey Pines
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Tiger will Still Loom Large at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods will not be at one of his favourite hunting grounds when the US Open returns to Torrey Pines this week. But given his association with the course, Woods will dominate the historical highlight reels during the coverage. Picking the most memorable of Woods' 15 major championship victories is no easy task. He has blitzed scoring records and world-class fields in a handful of those wins, he has found a way to get over the line when not at his best in others. And, of course, he defied the doubters when he landed No 15 - and his first in 11 years - at the Masters in 2019. But it was No 14 that stood out for many reasons, chiefly that he played 91 holes practically on one good leg when the US Open was last played at Torrey Pines in 2008. After wincing his way around a punish...
Doctors begin two Weeks Warning Strike in Ondo
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Doctors begin two Weeks Warning Strike in Ondo

Doctors in Ondo under the aegis of the National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners, have embarked on a two-weeks warning strike over some pressing issues in state. The doctors are alleging that the state government had failed to pay their salary arrears for some months and also failed to resolve the issue of exodus of doctors and other health workers, among other issues. A letter signed by the state chairman and secretary of the NAGGMDP, Roland Arohunmolase and Richard Obe respectively, and titled  ‘Notice of Withdrawal of Service’ read; “With due respect to your office, we write to notify your office of the immediate withdrawal of service by our members working under Ondo State Government Civil Service. “Following Ordinary General Meeting of o...
TAMPAN lifts suspension on Adams Kehinde, keeps mum on Nkechi Blessing
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TAMPAN lifts suspension on Adams Kehinde, keeps mum on Nkechi Blessing

The Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria has rescinded its decision on the suspension of one of its members, Adams Kehinde, as it reinstated the actor. However, the guild has kept mum on its action towards Kehinde’s cohort, Nkechi Blessing. TAMPAN had suspended both Nkechi Blessing Sunday and Kehinde Adams for fighting dirty on social media over the arrest of their colleague, Baba Ijesha, who was accused of sexually assaulting a minor. Making a U-turn on Kehinde’s suspension, the chairman of TAMPAN Guild of Directors, Damola Olatunji, noted that Kehinde had apologised “with a promise to be at his best behaviour”. The statement read, “We hereby write a rejoinder on the earlier directive given concerning Mr Adam Kehinde aka Lege on the 23rd Ma...
Twitter ban: Telecom operators in Nigeria release statement after Buhari’s order
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Twitter ban: Telecom operators in Nigeria release statement after Buhari’s order

The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operations of Nigeria (ALTON) has confirmed that they received formal instructions from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to suspend access to Twitter This was contained in a statement signed by Engr. Gbenga Adebayo, the Chairman of the association, and Gbolahan Awonuga, the Executive Secretary. ALTON said “based on national provisions in the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003, and within the licence terms under which the industry operates; our members have acted in compliance with the directives of the NCC”. It added that “as an industry, we endorse the position of the United Nations that the rights held by people offline must be protected online. This includes respecting and protecting the rights of all people to commu...
Zlatan Ibrahimovic Fined €50,000 by UEFA for Owning Stakes in Betting Company
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Fined €50,000 by UEFA for Owning Stakes in Betting Company

European football governing body, UEFA have confirmed that AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has  been fined €50,000 for his involvement in a betting company, with his club also fining him €25,000. The Swedish star, owns a 10 per cent stake in Bethard, a Malta-based gambling website and it is against the rules of UEFA to have any financial interest in a betting company. After opening an investigation last month, UEFA on Wednesday, May 26 issued a statement. "The Chairman of the UEFA Appeals Body today took the following decisions: "To fine Mr. Zlatan Ibrahimovic €50,000 for violating Article 12(2)(b) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations (DR), i.e. for having a financial interest in a betting company. "The Chairman of the UEFA Appeals Body also issued Mr. Ibrahimovic w...
D’banj Leads Nigeria to Motorsport Championships
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D’banj Leads Nigeria to Motorsport Championships

Nigerian artiste, Oladipo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, was on Friday unveiled as Captain of the Racing Nigeria Motorsport Team. This is in preparation for the Federation International de l’ Automobile (FIA) World Championships in October. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that D’banj was unveiled at a ceremony in Abuja attended by motorsport personalities like Alhaji Mahdi Mohammed, the Deputy Governor of Zamfara. Ishaku Bamaiyi, President of, Automobile and Touring Club of Nigeria (ATCN), said the unveiling was the first step towards preparing the country’s representatives for the world championships scheduled for Marseille, France. “The first FIA Motorsport Games held in Rome, Italy, in 2019, saw the participation of about 46 countries in the champio...
Kogi Miyetti Allah Chairman was Arrested not Kidnapped – MACBAN
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Kogi Miyetti Allah Chairman was Arrested not Kidnapped – MACBAN

Adamu Abubakar, Secretary of Kogi state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has said that Chairman of the group in the state, Wakili Damina was arrested and not kidnapped as speculated. Abubakar confirmed this to Channels Television in Lokoja on Sunday March 9. He said Damina was picked up from his house by some men in military uniform without explanation to members of the association or the state government as to why he was arrested. Insisting that the action of the security operatives was in violation of Damina’s fundamental human right, the MACBAN Secretary revealed that the national body of the association has taken up the matter for a thorough investigation to ascertain why the branch chairman was whisked away in such a manner. He not...
Melinda Gates was reportedly Meeting with Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End her Marriage with Bill Gates
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Melinda Gates was reportedly Meeting with Divorce Lawyers Since 2019 to End her Marriage with Bill Gates

Melinda Gates, the estranged wife of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, was reportedly meeting with divorce lawyers since 2019 following reports of links between her husband and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Citing sources close to the situation, The Wall Street Journal reported that Melinda Gates began working with lawyers from multiple firms two years ago. One source who is a former employee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation told the Journal that one concern Melinda Gates had was Bill Gates’s association with Epstein. The Journal reported that Melinda Gates and her advisers held several calls in October 2019, around the same time when The New York Times released a report detailing the multiple meetings her husband had with Epstein, who committed suicide in pri...
Premier League Breaks LaLiga’s Record in Champions League, Europa League
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Premier League Breaks LaLiga’s Record in Champions League, Europa League

    Premier League teams have set a new record for overall European performance in one campaign. This follows Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United qualification for the finals of the two top competitions. The coefficient score is an average of all an association’s teams in Europe over the course of the campaign. English clubs’ coefficient this season will surpass the previous highest, set by La Liga in the 2015/2016 season, when Real Madrid and Sevilla lifted the Champions League and Europa League respectively. The Premier League has 23.928 points, but with the Champions League winners guaranteed to come from England, the score at the end of season will be 24.214 at least. The Premier League was already guaranteed to take over as the No. 1 ranke...
Actor, Mr Latin Speaks on Baba Ijesha Speaks on Molestation case against Baba Ijesha
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Actor, Mr Latin Speaks on Baba Ijesha Speaks on Molestation case against Baba Ijesha

Actor, Bolaji Amusan alias Mr Latin has weighed in on the ongoing molestation case against actor, Baba Ijesha. The veteran yoruba actor took to his Instagram page to address people in the film industry about Baba Ijesha's case. Latin who condemned the act the actor is being accused of, said he's been receiving calls to ban Ijesha from the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria, which he heads. According to him, Ijesha was never a member of the association so cannot be banned. Watch the video below..
Ubi Franklin reacts to the online fight between his babymama, Sandra Iheuwa and his alleged girlfriend, Renee; Sandra hits back with receipts
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Ubi Franklin reacts to the online fight between his babymama, Sandra Iheuwa and his alleged girlfriend, Renee; Sandra hits back with receipts

Ubi Franklin has made some thinly-veiled accusations against his child's mother, Sandra Iheuwa, following her Instagram spat with his alleged girlfriend. Recall that during Sandra's fight with Ubi's alleged girlfriend, Renee, Sandra had shared screenshots showing Ubi Franklin still tries to call her. She then asked Renee if this is the "prick" she's fighting a fellow woman that did nothing to her for . She added that she has told Ubi not to call her again but he won't listen. Well, responding,  Ubi said he has every right to put a call across to his kids but he can only reach the kids through their mother and this is why he's been calling Sandra. He added that Sandra has been making it impossible for him to do that. He added: "I cannot basically reach a 2 year old witho...
Fathers in Utah, US, now legally required to pay half of pregnancy costs
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Fathers in Utah, US, now legally required to pay half of pregnancy costs

A new bill passed in Utah, U.S. will require biological fathers in the state to pay for half of the out-of-pocket costs of pregnancy. The bill, sponsored by Republican state Representative Brady Brammer was signed by Governor Spencer Cox after receiving widespread support from lawmakers in the state. The bill now requires fathers to pay 50% of a mother's insurance premiums while she is pregnant and pregnancy-related medical costs, including the hospital birth of the child. According to the legislation, if paternity is disputed, the father of the child owes no money until paternity is established. The bill also states that if a mother receives an abortion without the biological father's consent, the biological father owes no money, unless the abortion is necessary to avert t...
Don’t Compromise Athletes’ Welfare – SWAN tells Officials
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Don’t Compromise Athletes’ Welfare – SWAN tells Officials

  The Taraba State chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has advised officials from the state to this year’s National Sports Festival which is scheduled to hold in Edo State to make the welfare of the contingents from the state a top priority. The association in a press statement believed that the contingents have all that are needed to make the state proud, calling on the officials to do the needful by not compromising their welfare. The statement which was jointly signed by the association’s chairman, Joachim Dangana and the secretary, Sani Suleiman, also tasked the contingents to go extra legitimate miles to be good ambassadors of the state. Affirming that the state have all it takes to triumph at the exercise which will bring together athletes...
Resident doctors to begin indefinite strike Thursday April 1
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Resident doctors to begin indefinite strike Thursday April 1

Members of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have concluded plans to embark on an indefinite strike on Thursday, April 1. The strike will be coming on the heels of the expiration of the 60-day ultimatum given to the Federal Government on January 25 for the payment of arrears of salaries of house officers across the country and the review of hazard allowance, among other demands. According to members of the association, since the pandemic began in 2020, it has lost 17 doctors, whose families and loved ones are yet to benefit from the Death in Service Insurance Scheme. A statement released in Abuja by the President of NARD, Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, after NARD’s extra-ordinary National Executive Council (NEC) meeting on Sunday, March 28, reads in part “The NEC obs...
Kidnapped Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Onitsha found dead
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Kidnapped Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Onitsha found dead

Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, Onitsha branch, Barrister Francis Onwuachi, has been killed by his abductors. Onwuachi, President General of Omor, a community in Ayamelum Local Government Area, was kidnapped was kidnapped along Ezu River/Anaku road on Friday, March 12, while on his way to his town by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. According to a THISDAY report, the lawyer, who was the Vice President of the University of Nigeria Alumni Association (UNAA), Onitsha branch, was found dead on Friday night, March 19. Meanwhile, the Committee of Chairmen and Secretaries of the Nigerian Bar Association Branches in Anambra State has bemoaned what it described as the worsening security situation in the state. In a in a statement signed by all the chairmen and sec...
Miyetti Allah to Southerners: Be Ready to Leave the North
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Miyetti Allah to Southerners: Be Ready to Leave the North

Alhaji Sadiq Ibrahim Ahmed, the Bauchi State chairman of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on Saturday, February 20 pledged that the association would resist any attempt by Southern governors to evict herdsmen. The MACBAN chairman said it would be tit for tat by the north should the herders be evicted from the south. According to Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed, everyone has the right to live anywhere he or she wants. He said; “In fact, herdsmen, based on their activity of pastoralism, own every part of Nigeria. So why should anyone go against the constitution? ‘’If the southern governors insist on sending our people away, we will have no option than to send their people packing too. “We are no fools. We are only studying the situation. We are all human...
#OccupyLekkiTollGate: We condemn any act of brutality on the part of the police, the Commissioner of Police will be asked to give account of what happened – LASG
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#OccupyLekkiTollGate: We condemn any act of brutality on the part of the police, the Commissioner of Police will be asked to give account of what happened – LASG

The Lagos State Government has said that the state Commissioner of Police will be asked to give an account of what happened at Lekki Toll Gate, venue for the planned #OccupyLekkiTollGate protests on February 13. The State Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo said this while reacting to reports of some of the arrested protesters being dehumanized and assaulted by the police. Onigbanjo who cited breach of COVID-19 protocols and fear that the exercise could go out of hand as part of the offences of those arrested in an interview on Channels Television, maintained that government has no problem with residents exercising their fundamental rights to freedom of expression or participation in peaceful protests. He added that if the action of the protesters is seen to result in...
FG has agreed to pay salaries of private school teachers owed during the lockdown- Private School owners Association President, Yomi Otubela says
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FG has agreed to pay salaries of private school teachers owed during the lockdown- Private School owners Association President, Yomi Otubela says

The President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela, says the Federal government has agreed to pay the salaries of private school teachers that are being owed by their school management since the lockdown started in March. A number of private school teachers have come out to cry for help as they have not been paid by their management since March when schools were shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The school management insists they cannot pay salaries since they have also not made money by way of school fees. Speaking on TVC on Monday morning, July 13, Otubela said the association forwarded a proposal to the Economic Sustainability Committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, for the government to pay the salaries of the private ...
Your Forefathers Did 419 Codedly – Paul Okoye Slams Fraudsters for Flaunting Online
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Your Forefathers Did 419 Codedly – Paul Okoye Slams Fraudsters for Flaunting Online

Paul Okoye has slammed fraudsters for showing off their wealth on social media, thereby exposing themselves to FBI, Interpol, or EFCC. The singer said their forefathers engaged in fraud but they did it "codedly, silently" and with "no show off". "Una Yahoo Yahoo de shout anyhow, de show off de do anyhow," he wrote to the fraudsters He added that the show off is what gets them in trouble with the law. He also called out the instagram commenters who judge the fraudsters after seieng their photos. He wrote: "See make I tell una... Even before FBI, Interpol, or EFCC catch una... Social media and the association of Instagram commenters don judge una case finish." He added: "Association of Instagram commenters (A. I. C) also known as Amebo Intelligent Center, I just de hail...
CAN Mocks Government Over Insecurity
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CAN Mocks Government Over Insecurity

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Kaduna State chapter, has expressed concern over the increased mass killings and insecurity in the north. The association particularly expressed great concern over the increased killings in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto and Borno States, and indeed the country at large. Rev. John Joseph Hayab, the state CAN chairman in a statement issued on Monday and made available to DAILY POST noted that in the last few weeks, hundreds of people have been killed by the Boko Haram bandits and bandits who are invading communities and unleashing mayhem on the people. The statement lamented, “Our security agencies appear to be overwhelmed and lack new tactics to handle the situation. Both the states and federal governments see...
Ghanaian Nurse who Twerked in Uniform Declared Wanted
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Ghanaian Nurse who Twerked in Uniform Declared Wanted

The Ghanaian nurse who twerked in a video that went viral while on uniform this week, has been declared wanted by the Ghana Registered Nurses and Midwives’ Association. The video which surface on social media is considered an embarrassment to the association as stated in a communique released to the press. The regional heads of the association are then mandated to fish out the nurse so she could face disciplinary actions. See reactions on social media: *** People sounding like roaring lions I don’t think she committed any kind of sin or an unwanted thing in life cos it’s part of a yoga. *** How about the ones that sleep with patients in uniform? *** So Ghana registered Nurse owns her botos too. Kwasiasem! Doesn’t she have a life after work! *** If I were to be her,...
Osinbajo is the Current Chairman of Short People Association of Nigeria – Governor El-Rufai Jokes
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Osinbajo is the Current Chairman of Short People Association of Nigeria – Governor El-Rufai Jokes

Governor Nasir El-Rufai engaged in bants last night while reacting to a video shared on Twitter by popular comedian Teju Babyface. In the short video from a 2010 interview with the comedian, Governor El-Rufai said he used to be secretary-general of the short people association. He also shared some challenges he had before getting over not being tall enough. The Kaduna state Governor said in the interview; “I used to be the secretary-general… at a point at my teenage years, in my early 20s I had big issues with my height because you know all the pretty girls turn out to be taller than me. “But with time, I got over it. I managed to get a pretty and intelligent woman to marry who was an inch shorter than me.” https://twitter.com/Tejubabyfacetv/status/1259892375159267328 ...
Vigilante Member Allegedly Kills Driver in Kwara over N5,000 Bribe
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Vigilante Member Allegedly Kills Driver in Kwara over N5,000 Bribe

A father has died after he was allegedly shot dead by a vigilante member. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening, April 28, in Eyenkorin, outskirts of Ilorin, Asa local government area of Kwara state. A local vigilante member identified as Sule who was hired by Eyenkorin community, allegedly shot a commercial driver named Idowu because he refused to part with N5,000 bribe.   It was gathered that Idowu was returning from a trip to Ibadan, Oyo State, in defiance of the current COVID-19 lockdown when Sule and his colleagues stopped the driver at Eyenkorin, demanding to be paid the sum of N5,000, which the driver reportedly resisted. It was gathered that the development led to an argument and the vigilante reportedly shot ldowu on the chest. Sule was said to ha...

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