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Comedian Cute Abiola declared missing
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Comedian Cute Abiola declared missing

Instagram comedian, Cute Abiola who is also a navy personnel has been declared missing. Fellow comedian, Mr Macaroni shared the news on Twitter and also attached a Whatsapp message he received. From the message, it was alleged that the last time Cute Abiola's wife and associates heard from him was on November 15. While it was stated that no one has heard from him since then, it was also alleged that he was locked up in a Nigerian navy cell and nobody knows the offence he committed. Mr Macaroni urged the Nigerian navy to make a clarification on Abiola's whereabout, to put everyone's mind at rest.
Bobrisky Reacts to Alleged Death of His Former PA Oye Kyme
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Bobrisky Reacts to Alleged Death of His Former PA Oye Kyme

Following clarification on the alleged death of Bobrisky's PA, Oye Kyme, the crossdresser has broken his silence. Recall we reported earlier that Oye Kyme is still alive but in critical condition. However, Nigeria's male barbie, Bobrisky has now reacted to the report. Putting their differences aside, crossdresser Bobrisky, took to his IG page this evening to wish his former personal assistant, Oye Kyme, quick recovery. Oye and Bobrisky have been in a running battle after he relieved her of her duties as his PA. Things got so bad that Oye recently claimed that Bobrisky and a businessman were an item. Earlier today, Oye who some days back revealed she had contracted Coronavirus, made news after it was widely reported that she had passed. This was after a friend of hers left a ...
It’s a typographical error – Senate clarifies discrepancy in EFCC board nominee’s age
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It’s a typographical error – Senate clarifies discrepancy in EFCC board nominee’s age

The Nigerian senate has made a clarification following the controversy that trailed report of an Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) board nominee, allegedly beginning school before he was born.  LIB had reported that Yahaya Muhammad and four other nominees for the board of the anti-graft agency were confirmed by the senate on Tuesday October 5, following the request of President Muhammadu Buhari in September. However before they were confirmed, Hassan Hadejia, senator representing Jigawa north-east drew the attention of the senate to discrepancies in Muhammad’s credentials. He stated that from the nominee’s credentials, he started school a year before he was born. Muhammad was confirmed afterwards with no clarification made before the decision. However following t...
#BBNaija: You’re a liar, you started Flirting with me First – Angel to Emmanuel
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#BBNaija: You’re a liar, you started Flirting with me First – Angel to Emmanuel

Big Brother Naija 2021 finalist, Angel has said that contrary to general perception, colleague, Emmanuel started flirting with her before she decided to reciprocate. Emmanuel was in a romantic relationship with first runner-up Liquorose, which was why his situation with Angel raised eyebrows. Angel tackled Emmanuel during a recent interview on The Buzz with Toke Makinwa, where she claimed that he first asked her for a kiss during one of their parties in the house. According to her, she needed to make the clarification because after she got hold of a phone upon her exit from the house, she saw social media comments stating that she started flirting with him first. But, Emmanuel, in his defence, said that he was often on his own when Angel approaches him and offers to kiss hi...
Our chairman hale and hearty – EFCC
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Our chairman hale and hearty – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that its chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty and will soon be back to his desk. Bawa slumped during an event in the statehouse Abuja today September 16. The Head of Media and Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a statement released, said Bawa is hale and hearty. “The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa is hale and hearty. This clarification became necessary following an incident today September 16, 2021 at the Presidential Villa, Abuja where he was giving a goodwill message to the National Identity Day celebration, felt unwell and had to return to his seat. He has since received medical attention and is due back at his desk.”the statement read
Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, denies visiting Suspended Cop, Abba Kyari
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Borno state governor, Babagana Zulum, denies visiting Suspended Cop, Abba Kyari

The Bono State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum and his predecessor, Senator Kashim Shettima, have denied reports of visiting suspended police officer, Abba Kyari. A video of Zulum and Shettima with Kyari surfaced online on Wednesday, August 4, with claims that both men paid a solidarity visit to the embattled police officer who has been indicted in the Hushpuppi fraud case. A statement released by the spokesperson of Governor Zulum, Isa Gusau, says the governor and his predecessor do not know the residence of embattled DCP Abba Kyari, let alone visiting him. Gusau said he resorted to issuing the clarification since Abba Kyari who promised to issue the clarification himself did not do so, more than four hours after making the promise to the spokesman. Isa Gusau, said the ...
Simon Ekpa Not Nnamdi Kanu’s Successor – IPOB
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Simon Ekpa Not Nnamdi Kanu’s Successor – IPOB

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB has made some clarifications concerning the appointment of Simon Ekpa. Speaking on Monday, IPOB said nobody has been appointed to succeed its leader, Nnamdi Kanu in operating Radio Biafra. The group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful explained that Ekpa was appointed as one of Radio Biafra’s broadcasters. Kanu was reported to have appointed Ekpa as Radio Biafra’s interim leader but Powerful in a statement said Ekpa was appointed as a reporter on IPOB’s platform. He assured that Kanu will soon be free to continue his agitation. According to Powerful: “IPOB ably led by our indomitable leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, wish to confirm the directive by our Leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, that Mazi Simon Ekpa, an illustrious son of Biafra be inc...
Five Persons Caught by Vigilante in Ughelli are Destitute not Ritualists – Police
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Five Persons Caught by Vigilante in Ughelli are Destitute not Ritualists – Police

The Delta State Police Command says the five persons caught by vigilantes in Ughelli are not ritualists but destitute contrary to reports by some online news media. Online reports had claimed that five suspected human parts dealers including four women were arrested by Otokutu Vigilantes Group under the Otokutu bridge in Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state on Thursday, May 27. The suspects were handed over to Otujeremi Police Station for further actions. However, the spokesperson of the Delta State Police Command, DSP Bright Edafe in a rejoinder said the story is entirely false and should be totally disregarded. "The Delta state command has been drawn to an online publication which says “ HUMAN PARTS SELLER CAUGHT IN OTOKUTU” and series of online publications sayi...
Confusion Grips Sports Sector as COVID-19 Restrictions Return
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Confusion Grips Sports Sector as COVID-19 Restrictions Return

The Nigerian sports sector has been thrown into confusion following the Federal Government’s announcement of new COVID-19 restrictions on Monday, The PUNCH reports. The FG re-introduced a nationwide 12am to 4am curfew as part of efforts to curtail further spread of COVID-19, while mass gatherings in public spaces have been restricted to 50 people at any given time. A member of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Dr Mukhtar Mohammed, added that “indoor recreational facilities and gyms remained closed until June 11, when the situation will be reviewed while non-contact outdoor sports such as golf, polo and tennis among others are not affected.” Last year, sporting activities were grounded to a halt globally during the lockdown occasioned by COVID-19, with sports in ...
Ministry Of Humanitarian Affairs Makes Clarification On Cash Transfer Program
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Ministry Of Humanitarian Affairs Makes Clarification On Cash Transfer Program

The attention of the National Cash Transfer Office (NCTO), under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has been drawn to a publication titled “Concerns Mount over Corruption and Inefficiency in Cash Transfer Programme” published on the front page of the This Day Newspaper of Sunday 24th January, 2021. This publication is not a true representation of the Household Uplifting Programme-Conditional Cash Transfer (HUP-CCT). The National Cash Transfer Programme was introduced by the Federal Government in 2016 in partnership with the World Bank to fortify social safety nets and establish a social protection system in Nigeria. This is in line with the President Buhari led Government’s Social Investment agenda of eradicating poverty and prom...
There will be no Mass Disconnection of Telephone Subscribers over National Identity Numbers (NIN) Registration – NCC
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There will be no Mass Disconnection of Telephone Subscribers over National Identity Numbers (NIN) Registration – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has stated that there will be no mass disconnection of telephone subscribers over National Identity Numbers (NIN) registration. The agency which said the current linkage of SIM registration records with the NIN was aimed at enhancing general safety and helping the government to plan for national development, said the clarification became necessary as many subscribers had become jittery that their lines might be disconnected over NIN registration. NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde, advised the public to ignore speculations of mass disconnection being circulated in some sections of the media and also added that the publications “are based on the erroneous assumption that for every network or SIM connection, there is ...
FG’s Decision not to Reopen Unity Schools for WAEC Exams is not Binding on States – Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba
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FG’s Decision not to Reopen Unity Schools for WAEC Exams is not Binding on States – Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba

The Minister of State for Education Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba has made a clarification on the federal government's decision of not reopening its 104 Unity Colleges for the forthcoming West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination. Nwajiuba who confirmed that Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu's announcement of Nigerian schools not being reopened for the examination scheduled to hold from August 4 to September 5 was in sync with the position of the PTF on reopening of schools, stated that it is not binding on the state governments. He said; “Malam Adamu said the 104 schools are not available, he does not have control over the governors. It will be unconstitutional for anybody to say he can tell the governors what to do. You have heard from the PTF chairman co...
‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was not Killed by the Police – Oyo Police
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‘One Million Boys’ Gang Leader, Ebila Was not Killed by the Police – Oyo Police

The Oyo state police command has made a clarification on how ‘One Million Boys’ gang leader, Ebila was killed. In a statement released by Oyo police spokesperson Olugbenga Fadeyi on Monday July 13, it was gathered that the police did not kill Ebila. It was further learnt that the gang leader has been on the wanted list of the Oyo State Police Command over the death of one Moshood Oladokun a.k.a Ekugbemi, the leader of a rival cult group in Ibadan who was murdered on April 11, 2020 at Sokelu village Olunde Area, Ibadan. Before meeting his waterloo on Sunday July 12, Ebila evaded being arrested by the police three consecutive times. The statement read;   The attention of the Commissioner of Police, CP Joe Nwachukwu Enwonwu, psc has been drawn to a caption on social m...
Enugu govt Clarifies Land Clearing around NTA Zonal Office
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Enugu govt Clarifies Land Clearing around NTA Zonal Office

The Enugu State Government has made a clarification regarding the clearing of land around the premises of the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) and the Zonal Headquarters of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), at Independence Layout, Enugu. In a statement by the Commissioner for Information, Nnanyelugo Chidi Aroh, the state government explained that “the area being cleared is solely for temporary use/holding area of the state’s committee on enforcement of inter-state movement restrictions for the containment of the spread of COVID-19, for safe keeping of violating vehicles seized in the course of its duty”. Aroh noted that the clarification became necessary following the apprehension of residents of the state, especially own...
Kogi govt Gives Clarification on Reopening Schools
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Kogi govt Gives Clarification on Reopening Schools

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> The Kogi State government has made clarification on a directive making the rounds that schools in the State should immediately reopen. Reports emerged on Monday, particularly on social media, that the government has directed schools principals and teachers to resume on Monday, 15th June 2020. However the Executive Chairman, Kogi State Science, Technical Education and Teaching Service Commission (STETSCOM), Mrs. Cecilia Cook denied the report, describing the rumour as the handiwork of mischief makers. Speaking through the Information Officer, Mr. Onighaye Talabi, she said that the c...
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It’s Safer to Worship at Home – FG

The federal government on Tuesday June 2, made a clarification on lifting of the ban on religious gathering. Sani Aliyu, the national coordinator of the presidential task force on COVID-19 who spoke at the daily briefing today said it is safer for people to worship at home in spite of relaxation of the ban on religious gathering. According to Aliyu, Coronavirus might easily spread in religious centers due to the nature of worship across the country. He said; “The federal government decided to reopen worship centres under specific guidelines but if you can worship at home, please do so because it is safer to worship at home. It is better to stay at home and worship than to go to a place of worship. “Places of worship that do not comply with required measures should not be...
Chinese Medical Team not Treating COVID-19 Patients in Nigeria – CCECC
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Chinese Medical Team not Treating COVID-19 Patients in Nigeria – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) has made a clarification on the "mission" of the Chinese medical team who arrived the country weeks ago. The construction company said in a statement released on Friday May 22, that the medical team's assignment in Nigeria does not include treating Coronavirus patients and they have not done so at any instance. CCECC further stated that though the team has assisted in setting up isolation centres and providing support to CCECC staff on protection against COVID-19, they are also willing and ready to share their experiences in fighting COVID-19 in China with Nigerian health officials.   The statement reads; “After a 14-day quarantine and necessary tests, the medical team has been carrying out its assigned mi...
President Buhari Receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 Herbal Drug
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President Buhari Receives Madagascar’s COVID-19 Herbal Drug

The herbal drug which Madagascar says it uses to treat COVID-19 patients has reached Nigeria, TheCable reports. President Muhammadu Buhari, who received portions of the drug from Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embalo on Saturday, said the drug must be verified before use. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as saying the drug will go through the verification process which other remedies for the disease are being subjected to. “We have our institutions, systems and processes in the country. Any such formulations should be sent to them for verification. I will not put it to use without the endorsement of our institutions,” Buhari said. The drug, which is branded as herbal tea and named COVID-Organics, was launched on April 20, with its main ingredient bein...
Plateau Discharges Six Coronavirus Patients
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Plateau Discharges Six Coronavirus Patients

  Six Coronavirus patients have been discharged from the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) by the Plateau state government, after recovering from the disease. Plateau state Commissioner for Health, Nimkong Lar said the patients were discharged after clinically improving and testing negative for the virus. 11 confirmed cases who are currently receiving treatment at JUTH, are said to be in a stable condition and responding to treatment. Lar said; “The six patients bring to 10 the number of COVID-19 cases so far discharged in the state. “The first index case in the state was discharged on May 7, another three on May 13, while six were discharged today." The health commissioner also made a clarification on the mix up in the number of new cases of Coronavirus...
Presidency clarifies projects to be funded with $311m Abacha loot
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Presidency clarifies projects to be funded with $311m Abacha loot

The Presidency on Wednesday made clarification on the projects to be funded by the repatriated Sani Abacha loot. In a statement to DAILY POST on Wednesday by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, he said the recently repatriated loot will go towards only three of the Federal Government’s five priority projects. He said the Mambilla power and East-West road projects were not included as he stated in an earlier statement. “In an earlier statement, I had mistakenly noted that the Mambilla was one of five priority projects to benefit from the $311 million Abacha loot under the Presidential Infrastructure Development Fund (PIDF) managed by the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA). That error is regretted ” Shehu said. “Although the Mamb...
No fee charged on COVID-19 loan application — CBN
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No fee charged on COVID-19 loan application — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the bank does not charge any fee on COVID-19 loan application as claimed in false reports circulated on social media. The CBN’s Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr Isaac Okorafor said this in a statement in Abuja on Monday. Okorafor explained that procedures for accessing the N50 billion Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) stimulus package for households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises affected by the pandemic were clearly spelt out. “The attention of CBN has again been drawn to false reports on the social media circles, that loan seeker and owners of small scale businesses who apply for loans provided to cushion the effects of COVID-19 are required to pay a certain amount as application processing fees. “Members of the pu...
My Mansion was Built Before I Became Senator- Dino Melaye clarifies
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My Mansion was Built Before I Became Senator- Dino Melaye clarifies

Dino Melaye has come out to clarify that his palatial home which he shared photos of yesterday January 21st, was built before he became a Senator in 2015. Melaye made the clarification while reacting to a publication by the Nation where it was reported that he shared photos of his ''newly built multibillion Naira nation.
Jurgen Klopp reacts as Premier League makes VAR change
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Jurgen Klopp reacts as Premier League makes VAR change

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp has reacted to Premier League decision to commence the use of pitchside monitors. The German welcomed the announcement that Premier League referees will now be encouraged to use pitchside monitors to help with VAR decisions. Referees have basically relied on information from the VAR officials to make their decisions even though monitors have been stationed at the side of the pitch in each top-flight match since the introduction of VAR in the Premier League at the beginning of this season. Those officials – who are stationed at the Premier League HQ in Stockley Park – have been making their calls based on numerous television replays before advising the on-pitch referee on what to do. It is felt that the on-pitch referee consulting the screen i...
Man whose photo was used in place of that of a Nigerian Man that Allegedly Died in Ukranian Plane Crash, Speaks
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Man whose photo was used in place of that of a Nigerian Man that Allegedly Died in Ukranian Plane Crash, Speaks

30-year-old man ,Mr Olayinka Bernard Adeleye, whose photo was used in place of that of a Nigerian man who allegedly died in the Ukrainian plane crash on January 8, has debunked claims of being involved in the sad incident which claimed the lives of 176 passengers. Adeleye who is the head of department of Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corp ( LNSC) in Odi – Olowo Ojuwoye Local Council Development Area ( LCDA) in Mushin, stated that the use of his photo for the report has caused much pain to his family as he is now being referred to as ”The man that died in the crash “ and a "ghost" Addressing newsmen at his lawyer's office, the LNSC head of department said he has never boarded an aircraft in his life. He also disclosed that his mother collapsed upon receiving news of him "dying in a p...
BREAKING: Why They Want Me Sent To Prison – Runsewe Speaks Up
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BREAKING: Why They Want Me Sent To Prison – Runsewe Speaks Up

According to a report by Punch Metro, the National Council For Art and Culture on Friday defended the closure of the Art and Craft Village valued at N9.8 billion saying it had become a den of robbers and illicit drug sale. While describing the ACV as a “rented house for hooligans, robbers, criminals and depot for illegal arms”, the NCAC said the area had become “security threat not only to Abuja residents but also to foreigners who engage in early hours exercises.” Otunba Segun Runsewe, Director-General of NCAC, a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, made the clarification in Abuja. “The Art and Craft village (Opposite Abuja Sheraton Hotels) valued at N9.8 billion is the reason behind why some people wanted me hounded into jail and removed from of...
Amaechi Speaks on his ‘Ongoing War’ with Wike
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Amaechi Speaks on his ‘Ongoing War’ with Wike

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has declared that there is “no war” going on between him and the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike. Amaechi, who was a former governor of Rivers State, made this clarification during an interview on Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, on Tuesday. He explained that his issues with Wike were due to the spate of insecurity in the state over the past four years. According to the ex-governor: “There is no war going on between Wike and I. It is like my friend Akpabio, when we met the other day, I said it, we are not quarrelling. “What is going on between Wike and me is the fact that he wants to run a second term. The fact is that he ran the first term in which people were killed. “Toda...
Lagos Media Marathon Not Only for Journalists, Says Oshundun
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Lagos Media Marathon Not Only for Journalists, Says Oshundun

The Chairman of the Lagos State Branch of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Debo Oshundun, has said the upcoming Lagos Media Marathon scheduled for May 1 is not exclusive to only journalists. Speaking at the weekend in Lagos, Oshundun who is the Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee said the Lagos Media Marathon though being spearheaded by journalists was opened to every member of the public to participate and have fun. He explained that just like there is the Aviation Marathon in Singapore that is organised by stakeholders in the aviation industry but its open to every runner and Comrade Marathon organised by miners in South Africa and participation is usually for everybody. The Lagos Media Marathon is a 10km and 5km road race that is open to participants outsid...
Francis Uzoho Depressed After Being Investigated
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Francis Uzoho Depressed After Being Investigated

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Francis Uzoho is depressed after being investigated by officials in Cyprus, over a disputed health certificate. Uzoho is bound to receive another obstacle in his efforts to get his career back on track, following a loan spell at Elche in Spain’s second division. According to at Goal Cyprus, the Deportivo de La Coruña loanee visited the Police Station on Thursday evening as part of the investigation of the TAE regarding the procedure of issuing the 20-year-old’s health certificate Anorthosis say Uzoho is frightened and in a bad psychological condition and wants to leave Cyprus immediately despite receiving assurances from the club all was well. Apollon complained that the Nigerian’s health card was not properly issued, leading to an official investig...
Edo: We Are Not Renaming Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium
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Edo: We Are Not Renaming Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium

Edo State Government has said unequivocally that there is no intention to rename the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City. A statement from the Chief Press Secretary, Office of the Deputy Governor, Comrade Ebomhiana Musa said yesterday that the name “Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium” remains because it is named after the revered late Dr Samuel Osaigbovo Ogbemudia because of his unparallel contributions to sports development in the old Bendel State. He added that it will be a disservice for any government to contemplate changing the name. According to him, this clarification becomes necessary as some traditional and social media platforms misquoted the state’s Deputy Governor, Right Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu in a live interview granted the Channels Television on Thursday night. In th...
Dangote is not a member of APC Presidential Campaign Council – FG
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Dangote is not a member of APC Presidential Campaign Council – FG

The Presidency said Alhaji Aliko Dangote is not a member of APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) as erroneously announced on Friday, as he is not a card-carrying member of the party Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made the clarification in a statement on Friday in Abuja. The statement read: “It has become imperative to further clarify the status of Alhaji Aliko Dangote, named under the sub-head ADVISORY MEMBERS in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council announced on Friday, December 28, 2018. “Africa’s richest man, not being a card-carrying member of APC, cannot, and is not member of the PCC. “He is also a member of the Peace Committee, and thus cannot be in a partisan campaign council.’’ A stateme...
Eko Atlantic Responds to Davido’s allegation
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Eko Atlantic Responds to Davido’s allegation

Eko Atlantic City’s Response to Davido’s Allegations It has been brought to our attention that we have allegedly denied the musician Davido’s request to use Eko Atlantic City for his upcoming concert. We received this request on November 8 to which we responded for clarification and details about the event on November 9. We are yet to receive the requested information so, the notion that we declined his request is false and to imply we are politically motivated is false. Some of the additional information requested was pertaining to security provisions and Eko Atlantic City is not an event center and rather a city with existing residents and businesses. In light of this, we have strict rules and regulations when it comes to events and activities within the city, which require due ...
Trending Photos of School Uniform in Anambra State
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Trending Photos of School Uniform in Anambra State

A viral photo of pupils in their school uniform in Anambra State is currently trending on Twitter, and it has garnered much likes and retweets. Twitter user @olisa_n who shared the photos, wrote; You think you’ve seen it all.. This is a school uniform of a school in Anambra state However a clarification was made and it was gathered that all students in Anambra State, wear traditional outfits to school once every week. According to sources civil servants in Anambra State wear traditional outfits to work every Wednesday, and schools adopted and extended it to students too. This is coming few days after the Commissioner for Education in Anambra State, Prof. Kate Omenugha, was spotted dressed like a student to work.
Breaking News: Shehu Sani Remains Kaduna Central Senatorial Candidate, APC Insists
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Breaking News: Shehu Sani Remains Kaduna Central Senatorial Candidate, APC Insists

The All Progressive Congress has insisted that Shehu Sani remains the Kaduna Central Senatorial Candidate. Shehu Sani According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the National body of the All Progressives Congress has said that Senator Shehu Sani remains its only senatorial candidate from Kaduna Central. The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Yekini Nabena, gave the clarification in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Sunday. He said Sani was the only senatorial candidate from the zone that was duly recognised by the national body. Shehu Sani had distanced himself from the primary election held in the state on Saturday, where he was said to have lost to Special Adviser to Governor Nasir el-rufai on Political Affairs, Malam Uba Sani...
Omo-Agege Not Suspended, Says Delta APC
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Omo-Agege Not Suspended, Says Delta APC

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege is still very much a member of the All Progressives Congress amid rumours that he has been suspended or expelled for anti-party activities. Senator Ovie Omo-Agege Delta State secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mr. Chidi Okonji, yesterday, said that Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was not suspended by the party. Okonji in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP Friday denied any form of crisis in the party in the state, saying that Omo-Agege is a key member of the APC and he is the authentic nominee of the party for the Delta Central Senatorial District in next year’s election. He said that Omo-Agege won the primary conducted on Wednesday, 3 October, 2018 by the Primary Election Panel of APC led by General Onoja from Benue State in a landslide. T...
Incessant Attacks on Ohaneze: Stop  Provoking US, Nwodo Warns Ipob
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Incessant Attacks on Ohaneze: Stop Provoking US, Nwodo Warns Ipob

The apex Igbo Socio-cultural organization, Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, has advised the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, to stop antagonizing Ohanaeze in the overall interest of Ndigbo. Nnia Nwodo, President-General of Ohanaeze In a release on  Saturday, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Emeka Attamah, decried the incessant attacks on Ohanaeze Ndigbo by IPOB at any slightest opportunity. He regretted that even after the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief Nnia Nwodo, had condescended and repeatedly made clarifications on its stand on IPOB and efforts he has been making to seek redress for the organization, the latter was still hell bent on blindly accusing Ohanaeze of complicity in its woes. He cited the example of...
Why I Did Not Accept PDP’S Guber Ticket – Alao-Akala
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Why I Did Not Accept PDP’S Guber Ticket – Alao-Akala

Alao-Akala who was elected Executive Governor of Oyo state between 2007 – 2011 made the clarification while speaking with Journalists at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport shortly before he left the country en route London aboard a Virgin Atlantic flight. He stated categorically that such insinuations were products of the uncensored nature of the Social media were series of ill-conceived news fly around at will. According to the Ex-Governor, “it is true various delegations from PDP and other political parties have been coming and we have been discussing at length, series of offers have been thrown at me including the realistic and unrealistic ones but one point I always made clear at all these meetings is that I have no reason to quit the All Progressives Congress. I have...
Import Ban On 41 Items Remains In Force – CBN
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Import Ban On 41 Items Remains In Force – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Thursday said it has not reversed the import ban on 41 items that it declared ineligible to receive foreign exchange from the apex bank. The CBN’s clarification followed some news reports Thursday, which erroneously reported the lifting of the ban, citing a CBN document.

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