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Peter Okoye openly supports Pastor Adeferasin’s Plan B
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Peter Okoye openly supports Pastor Adeferasin’s Plan B

Peter Okoye has openly supported Pastor Adeferasin's Plan B of his church members leaving Nigeria -- a thing you can also call JAPA. The Senior Pastor of the House on the Rock Church Lagos, yesterday told his congregation to have a plan B of leaving the country with the way Nigeria is heading. The Pastor used himself as an example and told his congregation that he was already getting a plan B of leaving the country as well. Shortly after his message went viral, Peter Okoye also gave him a thumbs up by supporting him 100percent. Okoye on his page tweeted; ''Always have a Plan B in all you do. No lies!''  
Nigeria: 420,000 women, 21,000 babies infected with HIV
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Nigeria: 420,000 women, 21,000 babies infected with HIV

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has expressed concern over new paediatric HIV infections in children aged 0-4 years. “For example, PMTCT coverage is only 37 per cent and 21,000 new paediatric HIV infections recorded in children aged 0-4 years in 2019,” Mr Ehanire said during a national dialogue on Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) on Tuesday in Abuja. He added, “Nigeria, being one of the 21 priority countries in sub-Saharan Africa for the elimination of vertical transmission of HIV, committed to and endorsed the Global Plan. “We agreed to be held accountable for achieving the set targets by 2015. Since then, we implemented several pillars cutting across leadership, policy, and coordination.”   According to the health minister, the ...
Gambia to play Kosovo and Comoros in pre-Afcon friendlies
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Gambia to play Kosovo and Comoros in pre-Afcon friendlies

The country has confirmed Tom Saintfiet’s men will take on the Les Coelacantes before facing the Dardanians for their warm-up games to Cameroon 2022 Gambia will play friendlies against Comoros and Kosovo as part of preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the Gambia Football Federation has confirmed. Afcon debutants Les Coelacantes will provide opposition in Antalya on June 5 before the Scorpions square up against the Dardanians six days later at the same venue. Prior to those games, coach Tom Saintfiet’s men will travel to Turkey for a training camp in May. According to the West African country, the upcoming fixtures will help the Belgian tactician to experiment with tactics ahead of the biennial tournament scheduled for Cameroon.
”Don’t be afraid of bullet. If you are not meant to die by bullet, it will never kill you”- Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi tells troops in the North East
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”Don’t be afraid of bullet. If you are not meant to die by bullet, it will never kill you”- Defence Minister, Bashir Magashi tells troops in the North East

The Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi, has asked troops fighting the insurgents in the North East not to be afraid of bullets and that they should be more daring in their fight against insurgents. Speaking during a morale-boosting visit to the troops in Maiduguri, Borno state over the weekend, Magashi, a retired Brig.-Gen. said what should be on the minds of the troops while battling insurgents should be to secure the country. “You should not be afraid of the bullet because it can even meet you in the house if it means you dying by it. But if you are not meant to die by the bullet, it will never kill you even at the heart of a war.” The minister assured them of the government’s readiness to improve on their welfare.  
“Worst Country and People in History” Princess Shyngle denounces her Country of origin, Gambia
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“Worst Country and People in History” Princess Shyngle denounces her Country of origin, Gambia

Princess Shyngle has denounced her country and asked her fellow countrymen to stay away from her. The 30-year-old actress, who is from The Gambia, took to Instagram to call Gambia the "worst country in history". She also called the people of Gambia the "worst people ". She said she never wants to have anything to do with the country and asked Gambians to unfollow her. "I don't ever want to associate with anything that has to do with Gambia," she wrote, adding "I am not Gambian, I have nothing to do with Gambia." This comes one week after she revealed on Instagram that her weeks-old marriage to her best friend crashed shortly after they married
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Gerrard disagrees with Southgate decision to drop ‘world-class’ Alexander-Arnold

The England coach has overlooked the Liverpool right-back for upcoming World Cup qualifiers Steven Gerrard has said he was "surprised" by Gareth Southgate’s decision to drop “world-class” Trent Alexander-Arnold from the England squad. The right-back’s form has been some way below the level he produced in the previous couple of seasons, and Southgate elected to overlook the Liverpool man for the World Cup qualifiers with San Marino, Albania and Poland. Rangers boss Gerrard has said he would be happy to speak to the 22-year-old to offer some advice, as he feels Alexander-Arnold is the best English right-back in the country.
Spain to Launch Trial of Four-day Working Week with no Pay Reduction
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Spain to Launch Trial of Four-day Working Week with no Pay Reduction

Spain is set to become the first country to experiment with a 32-hour workweek, which would allow workers to spend less time at the office without any change in pay. With 8 hours of work put in per work day (9 - 5), this means 4 work days per week, rather than the standard 5 work days per week. The test run was proposed by Más País, a left-wing party that has argued that longer hours don’t necessarily lead to higher productivity. Más País is now in talks with the government to figure out the exact details of the arrangement. According to Spanish media outlets, the pilot program is intended to reduce employers’ risk by having the government make up the difference in salary when workers switch to a four-day schedule. "Spain will be the first country to undertake a trial of...
Sergio Ramos Shows Off Football Career Trophies For Club And Country
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Sergio Ramos Shows Off Football Career Trophies For Club And Country

Here is the moment Sergio Ramos showed off the trophies he has won during his football career. The 34-year-old Spanish defender has been at Real Madrid for more than 10 years. At Real Madrid, Ramos has won the Champions League, La Liga, Copa Del Rey, Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and the Club World Cup. With the Spanish National Team, he won the 2010 World Cup, and Euros. In the video, Ramos showed all his trophies for both club and Country. Watch Video; https://youtu.be/3r-nYh-rUP4
Patriotism Means To Stand By The Country Not By The President – Jega
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Patriotism Means To Stand By The Country Not By The President – Jega

Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC), has said patriotism means standing by the country and not the president. Jega said this in a tweet on Saturday. “Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the President,” he wrote. The former INEC chairman, who is also a member of the Nigerian Working Group on Peacebuilding and Governance, had with other members, including former Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan and retired military general, Martin Luther Agwai, criticized President Muhammadu Buhari last year, over the suffering of Nigerians from the insecurity to lives and property, as well as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the standards of living in the country. He has also advised Buhari ...
The agent has started threatening the poor elderly woman he represents with blacklisting her – Vector
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The agent has started threatening the poor elderly woman he represents with blacklisting her – Vector

Rapper Vector has served an update on his disclosure of elderly models being exploited and underpaid by agents contracted for jobs.   Vector who yesterday disclosed that elderly models who featured in a new video he shot were paid N9k each even though they budgeted N30K for the job, alleged that the agent has been threatening the model involved with blacklisting her.   He also revealed that the model's daughter has been worried with the calls they've been getting since he went public with the incident.   The rapper wrote;   The agent has started to threaten the poor elderly woman he represents. Her daughter said that they called for a blacklist of her mom from jobs simply because she told us they paid her 9k our of 30k (that the director said they ...
Arrest Igboho Now, He Is Not More Powerful Than The Whole Country – Miyetti Allah:
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Arrest Igboho Now, He Is Not More Powerful Than The Whole Country – Miyetti Allah:

The Seriki Fulani of Oyo State, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir, on Saturday said none of his children was killed in the alleged attack by youths on his Igangan settlement. SaharaReporters also learnt on Saturday evening that the attack on the Seriki's house happened shortly after a pro-Oodua Republic agitator, Sunday Igboho, and his men left Igangan. The Seriki however told SaharaReporters that his children and first wife sustained gunshot injuries and were responding to treatment at an undisclosed hospital. Meanwhile, the Chairman of the state chapter of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders of Nigeria, Alhaji Ibrahim Jiji, on Saturday urged the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, to work his talk by ensuring that Igboho is arrested. The Fulani leader said Makinde should consider Fulani...
Restructure, let Fulanis go their way – Miyetti Allah tells FG
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Restructure, let Fulanis go their way – Miyetti Allah tells FG

The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore herdsmen group has appealed to the Federal Government to consider the calls for restructuring of the country.   In an interview with Sunday Punch, the group's National Secretary Saleh Alhassan alleged that they are being marginalized in the country.   Alhassan further said if the calls for restructuring is heeded to, it will enable Fulanis go their way and also know what is theirs. He also wondered if Nigerians think there will be peace when they don't have access to lands to feed their animals.   He said;   “We don’t support crime. So, I’m not saying there are no Fulani that are criminals, there are, like other tribes, but don’t destroy their profession. It’s not good for the country. If everything busts, it’s to the ...
Biafra: Why Igbos Want Their Own Country – Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere Chieftain
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Biafra: Why Igbos Want Their Own Country – Ayo Adebanjo, Afenifere Chieftain

Afenifere chieftain, Adebanjo, said the 1999 constitution was fraudulent and did not articulate the collective will of the people, having been imposed on the nation by the military. Adebanjo noted that the country must return to the 1960 Independence Constitution when the regions had autonomy. He said, “My view is that 1960 and 1963 constitutions gave us more freedom and autonomy which we are all agitating for. “Why we are emphasizing restructuring now? Because the 1999 constitution is fraudulent. It does not represent the choice of the people. “Interestingly, when we talk of restructuring, some of our friends from the North will say ‘they want yo break the country’. But, anyone opposed to true federalism which is restructuring is the one who wants to break the country. ...
Nigerian couple buys their first house 2 years after moving to Canada
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Nigerian couple buys their first house 2 years after moving to Canada

A couple who left Nigeria for Canada almost two years ago have bought their first house.   The Nigerian man, Nonso took to Twitter on Thursday January 21, to announce the good news few days after his wife gave birth to their first child.   "Almost two years ago, my wife and I decided to hit hard reset. We left everything behind to start aftresh in a brand new country with no family or friends around. This week we bought our first house in Canada. #Thankful" " he wrote.  
152 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
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152 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

152 new cases of Coronavirus were recored in Nigeria on Tuesday November 10, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).   A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-93, FCT-21, Oyo-15, Rivers-11,  Bauchi-7, Kwara-2, Bayelsa-1, Edo-1, Plateau-1.   There are now 64,336 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,160 deaths have been recorded. 60,333 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
Lekki Toll Gate: Amnesty International Doesn’t Run This Country — Femi Adesina
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Lekki Toll Gate: Amnesty International Doesn’t Run This Country — Femi Adesina

The Presidency has said Amnesty International does not run the country and was wrong in its report on the movement of military men from the barracks to Lekki Tollgate, where peaceful #EndSARS protesters were shot at on Tuesday, October 20. Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said this on Channels TV, Thursday morning, while responding to claims that military high-handedness towards the protesters at Lekki Tollgate led to hoodlums looting and burning across the country. Also exonerating the military, Adesina said that the Lekki Tollgate incident didn’t precipitate the arson and looting spree that spread across the country. Vanguard had reported that Amnesty International, on Wednesday, released a report entitled “Nigeria: Th...
Ivic expects Troost-Ekong to be fit for Blackburn Rovers clash
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Ivic expects Troost-Ekong to be fit for Blackburn Rovers clash

The 27-year-old recovered from a slight knock suffered against Derby County and the Hornets’ boss outlined his likelihood of playing on Wednesday Watford boss Vladimir Ivic is hopeful star defender William Troost-Ekong could be passed fit to play against Blackburn Rovers in Wednesday’s Championship showdown. The Nigeria international made his Hornets debut in Friday’s 1-0 away win over Derby County at the Pride Park Stadium, although, he was replaced by Craig Cathcart in the 71st minute when he appeared to have suffered a knock. Nevertheless, Ivic is expecting him to be in action against Tony Mowbray’s Rovers having trained with the rest of the on Monday morning and looked to have dusted off the problem in his left hamstring.
118 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria
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118 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

118 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Monday October 19, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).   A breakdown of the new cases is as follows; Lagos-51, Riversp0-26, Imo-12, Osun-8, Plateau-6, FCT-5, Kaduna-4, Ogun-3, Edo-2, Niger-1.   There are now 61,558 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1,125 deaths have been recorded. 56,697 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  
#EndSARS protest has been hijacked by hoodlums and by people with ulterior motives bent at destabilizing the country- Lai Mohammed
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#EndSARS protest has been hijacked by hoodlums and by people with ulterior motives bent at destabilizing the country- Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture., Lai Mohammed, has alleged that the #EndSARS protests have been hijacked by hoodlums and people working to destabilize the country and that no responsible government will fold its arms and allow the state to be thrown to a state of anarchy.   Lai Mohammed said this during an interview on a Radio Nigeria programme today October 18 while speaking on the lingering End SARS protest.   According to him, the Federal government has met the demands of the protesters and sees no reason why the protests persist.   “When you look at the demands of the #EndSARS and the decisions of the Federal Government, it is clear that there is no single demand of the group that has not been met. Therefore, one will begin to ask if there is...
Build Your Own Country – Lauretta Onochie To Oyedepo Over Rejection Of CAMA
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Build Your Own Country – Lauretta Onochie To Oyedepo Over Rejection Of CAMA

Lauretta Onochie social media aide of President Muhammadu Buhari has criticised the presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide David Oyedepo over his disapproval of the Company and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) being applied in churches. Oyedepo had told his congregants on Sunday that the “church is God’s heritage on earth” and that it works “on the pattern delivered by God not the pattern of man.” However, reacting to his statement on Monday, Mrs Onochie in a brief statement made available to MCI the popular cleric would have to create his own country where he can live by his own laws. I hope this is not true.If it is, Oyedepo will have to manufacture his own country and live by his own laws.As long as he lives and operates within the entity called Nigeria, he will live ...
Bowen Alumni Champions the University’s First Virtual Tour
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Bowen Alumni Champions the University’s First Virtual Tour

Across the world today, the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is forcing governments, businesses and institutions of higher learning amongst others to reinvent themselves. In Nigeria, this deadly pandemic is lifting the veil of limitation and easing the resistance that once upon a time greeted the penetration and adoption of technological advancements in the country.   Bowen University, one of Nigeria’s leading universities known for deploying the use of technology to empower her students to make them globally competitive and relevant has recently launched a virtual tour of its school to give incoming students, parents, guardians and key stakeholders an immersive experience of the institution. We caught up with the lead of the project who happens to be an alu...
Social media is a country on its own – Yvonne Jegede
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Social media is a country on its own – Yvonne Jegede

Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede has attested to the fact that social media has become the online court people take their problems to get justice after failing to get it offline. The 36 year old mum of one disclosed that social media is a place where one’s mind can be toiled with, lies and truth are told by victims and predators. Read her post: Social media is country on its own where anything and everything happens, you find victims and preys, where you hear the truth and the lies. A place your mind can be used depending on how YOU want (Good or Bad). . #GoodMorning #ChocoLovers Yvonne Jegede is a film producer, model, and television personality who rose to fame after making a cameo appearance in the music video African Queen by 2Baba Idibia.
Grammy Renames Controversial ‘Urban Contemporary’ Category
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Grammy Renames Controversial ‘Urban Contemporary’ Category

The Recording Academy, the organization behind the Grammy awards on Wednesday June 10 announced a number of changes to its category names, including changing "urban contemporary" to "progressive R&B." The announcement was made amid growing criticism of the term “urban” which generalized genres including hip-hop and R&B, belittling the innovation of black music. The Recording Academy said the changes had been made to ensure its awards were "inclusive and reflect[ed] the current state of the music industry".   The statement read in part; “The renamed category is intended to highlight albums that include the more progressive elements of R&B and may include samples and elements of hip-hop, rap, dance, and electronic music. It may also incorporate production ele...
Tanzania Declared Free Of Coronavirus
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Tanzania Declared Free Of Coronavirus

President John Magufuli of Tanzania on Monday June 8, declared the East African country "coronavirus-free". The President who attributed the claimed success over the worldwide pandemic to prayers and fasting that the people of Tanzania offered to God,  also commended the priest and worshippers for not wearing gloves and masks to protect themselves from the virus. Magufuli Said; “It gives me joy to be the leader of a country that puts God first, God loves Tanzania. “The works of the devil will always be defeated in Tanzania because Tanzanians love God and that is why even the corona has been defeated by God.” This is coming after the World Health Organization (WHO) expressed concern over the government's strategy on the pandemic which includes not publishing data on the numbe...
Colombia Set To Lift Quarantine In Parts Of The Country
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Colombia Set To Lift Quarantine In Parts Of The Country

Colombia issued new measures to control the spread of coronavirus in three of its most affected cities on Saturday, including the capital Bogota, as the rest of the country prepares for quarantine rules to start lifting, Reuters reports. The country has reported more than 26,600 coronavirus cases and 853 deaths. Colombia began a nationwide quarantine in late March to control the spread of Covid-19. On Thursday, the government extended the lockdown until 1 July, but eased some restrictions. All of Colombia will be required to observe current measures until Sunday, as thousands of businesses are gradually re-opening with safety protocols and reduced staff. However, Bogota and the cities of Cali and Cartagena, which have been hit hard by the pandemic, will not see rules relaxe...
Coronavirus: Burundi first East African country to confirm date of football resumption
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Coronavirus: Burundi first East African country to confirm date of football resumption

The country was the last to suspend soccer activities and have made official the day when teams will return to the pitch Burundi Football Federation (BFF) has set May 21 as the date when football action will resume. BFF was the last African federation to halt soccer activities due to the novel Covid-19 pandemic. The announcement means Burundi is the first East African country to have an official day when football matches will be allowed back. Matches had been allowed to go on in the land-locked country with fans allowed too but after taking temperature tests and sanitizing their hands before every match outside the stadiums.
Actor, Kelvin Ikeduba Says God Left Nigeria A Long Time Ago
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Actor, Kelvin Ikeduba Says God Left Nigeria A Long Time Ago

Nigerian actor, Kelvin Ngozi Ikeduba reveals why Nigeria isn’t porospering. Taking to instagram, The actor, Ikeduba talked about Nigeria, saying God has left the country. He wrote ”Quote me anywhere, God left Nigeria a very long time ago. You see Nigeria as a country, God does not recognize Nigeria as a country, God recognizes the individuals inside the country.”
Test Results Of Chinese Doctors Who Arrived The Country To Help In Fight Against Coronavirus Is Not Yet Ready – FG
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Test Results Of Chinese Doctors Who Arrived The Country To Help In Fight Against Coronavirus Is Not Yet Ready – FG

The Federal Government has said that the results for the Coronavirus tests carried out on the 15-member Chinese medical team that arrived the country to help in the fight against the deadly disease, is not yet ready. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Adeleke Mamora disclosed this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. Commenting on the health status of the Chinese doctors who completed their mandatory 14-day quarantine on Wednesday April 22, Mamora said; “For one reason or the other, we do not have the test results of the Chinese yet. I want to assure you that once we have the result of the tests, we will inform the country about the development. “I will advise all Nigerians to be patient because the government is also anticipating the result of t...
Germany Mandates Face Mask Across The Country
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Germany Mandates Face Mask Across The Country

As Germany announced the ease of their lock down, the government has also announced plans to make face masks mandatory for its citizens. It was gathered that Bremen was the last federal region to give support to the use of face mask. While the senate is yet to confirm the decision. It was announced that the use of mask be Mandatory on the public transport and shopping nation wide.
Coronavirus: Lagos records 70 new cases of COVID-19 in one day
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Coronavirus: Lagos records 70 new cases of COVID-19 in one day

Lagos State recorded 70 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. This was revealed by the daily report published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the NCDC, a total of 86 new cases were confirmed across the country. Lagos had the highest number with 70, while three were recorded in both Katsina and Akwa Ibom. Jigawa and Borno states recorded cases for the first time too. The 86 new cases recorded on Sunday, brings the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria to 627. Lagos has a total of 373, while Abuja and Kano follow with 88 and 36 respectively.
Pray At Home During Ramadan If Your Country Requires Social Distancing, Saudi Arabia Warned
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Pray At Home During Ramadan If Your Country Requires Social Distancing, Saudi Arabia Warned

Saudi Arabia’s highest religious body, the Council of Senior Scholars, urged Muslims worldwide to pray at home during Ramadan if their countries require social distancing to combat coronavirus, the state news agency SPA reported on Sunday. “Muslims shall avoid gatherings, because they are the main cause of the spread of infection…and shall remember that preserving the lives of people is a great act that brings them closer to God,” it said in a statement.  
Richard Mofe-Damijo Suggests That Nigeria Customs Service Should Donate Seized Food Items
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Richard Mofe-Damijo Suggests That Nigeria Customs Service Should Donate Seized Food Items

Richard Mofe-Damijo, veteran Nollywood actor has called on the government to ask Nigerian customs where they keep seized foods. The actor wants the seized foods to be giving to poor Nigerians who are on lockdown happening across the country. Also, he said thatt this lockdown would be a good time for the government to release seized foods items by the Nigerian customs. Furthermore, he listed the food items which includes rice, tomato, vegetable oil and other foodstuffs.
The US Is No Longer The World’s Leading Country- Filmmaker, Moses Inwang
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The US Is No Longer The World’s Leading Country- Filmmaker, Moses Inwang

Moses Inwang, a Nigerian film maker, is of the opinion that the Coronavirus pandemic has shown that the United States of America is no longer the World’s leading country. He took to Instagram page to share the “23 lessons” the pandemic has taught him since it began. Read below Few important lessons learnt in the past few days: 1. United States is no longer the world’s leading country. 2. China won the 3rd World War without firing a missile and no one could handle it. 3. Europeans are not as educated as they appear. 4. We can survive vacations without trips to Europe and USA. 5. Rich people are in fact less immune to diseases than the poor. 6. Human beings are opportunistic and despicable no matter their socioeconomic position when prices are rising. 7. No Pastor, Rabai, ...
Pornhub Traffic Surges As Coronavirus Forces People To Stay At Home
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Pornhub Traffic Surges As Coronavirus Forces People To Stay At Home

In the wake of the global health crisis as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, countries are enforcing a lock-down thereby forcing millions of people to self-isolate or work from home. As the lock-downs are in effect, adult entertainment site Pornhub reported an unprecedented surge in traffic to its website. Pornhub on Monday published a report titled “Coronavirus Insights”. In the report, the site reviewed how the outbreak of Coronavirus has impacted the daily level of traffic on the adult site. Image: Pornhub.com On March 12, Pornhub offered its free Premium service to all of Italy, an offer that was clearly well-received by home-bound Italians as the platform experienced a drastic increase of 57% from the country. Italy has been the worst-affected country in Europe b...
Coronavirus: India bans all travelers from entering country for a month
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Coronavirus: India bans all travelers from entering country for a month

In an unprecedented move, the Government of India has banned all travelers from entering the country for the next 31 days in order to prevent the spread of the deadly Coronavirus in the Asian nation. The move which will be enforced from Friday, effectively bans all tourism to India until at least 15 April,  and as the number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 72 on Thursday, this is surely the harshest measure employed by any country as regards the Covid-19 epidemic. Announcing the move, the Indian Ministry of Health said that “all Indian nationals are strongly advised to avoid all non-essential travel abroad”, warning they could be subject to a 14-day quarantine upon their return. “Indian nationals presently abroad are advised to avoid non-essential travel,” According to ...
President Buhari Won’t Resign Over Insecurity – Lai Mohammed
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President Buhari Won’t Resign Over Insecurity – Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed, Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, has said that President Buhari will not be resigning from office over the insecurity challenges in the country. The Minister stated this during a press conference in Abuja today Thursday February 20th. According to the Minister, it is clear that the country is currently facing serious security challenges but asking the President to resign because of this is uncalled for. He added that the president has the overwhelming support of Nigerians to complete his tenure in 2023. “As I said earlier, the country is facing security challenges, and the challenges are being tackled headlong. However, there have been some red herrings in recent times, including those calling for the resignation of Mr. President or the sack of the sec...
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“I Am Missing Nigeria” – Cardi B, After Leaving The Country

Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, popularly known as Cardi B, has left Africa and is back with her family. Offset and Kulture would have really missed her absence but she was in safe hands. The American rapper was living her best life Nigeria where she went to perform at a concert. Cardi not only had fun in the country that we would love to tag “Entertainment Capital In Africa” for obvious reasons, the “I Like It” hitmaker also showed a lot of genuine love when she spent a lot of her own money buying provisions for the orphans at the motherless babies home. It comes as no surprise that Cardi B disclosed in her Instagram Stories that she’s “Missing Nigeria”. Check out that post below. What do you think Cardi misses the most during her brief stay in Nigeria?
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Bad People Have Taken Over The Country From Us – Aisha Buhari

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, says “bad people” have taken over the country from people who are “supposed to be in charge”. Aisha said this on Thursday during a phone-in interview on Television Continental (TVC)’s ‘Journalists Hangout’ programme. She said it is unacceptable that those who should be in control of the government have remained mute, while some persons are using the social media to bring down the government. She said fake news has caused her some distress particularly when the president was rumoured to have died, and when he was said to be taking a second wife. “I didn’t take it seriously because even my husband didn’t know what was happening,” she said of the rumoured marriage. “Both of us didn’t know what was happening; they just decided ...
Sani Uba Decries Mass Failure, Poor Quality Of Teachers In Country
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Sani Uba Decries Mass Failure, Poor Quality Of Teachers In Country

Senator Sani, Uba representing Kaduna Central, has expressed his concern over the poor quality of teachers in the country, stating that schools no longer employ teachers who had acquired teacher formal training qualification(s). The Kaduna Senator made this assertion on Wednesday’s Senate plenary during the presentation of the second reading of bill sponsored by himself titled “A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the Federal College of Education Giwa, Kaduna State and for other related matter thereof,2019 (SB.121) “. Sani, during his presentation noted that the mass failures recorded in WAEC,UTME and other public examinations was a result of the deficit in the quality of teachers in schools in the country. He said “The statistics is very scary with the popul...
“Stop Playing Nigerian Songs In Our Country”- Fuse ODG Begs Ghanaian Djs
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“Stop Playing Nigerian Songs In Our Country”- Fuse ODG Begs Ghanaian Djs

Ghanaian singer Fuse ODG has taken to social media to beg the DJ’s in his country to limit the way at which they play Nigerian songs. Fuse took to his Twitter handle to beg the other Ghanaian DJ to limit the way they play Nigerian songs at events and outings they cater for, advising that they play more local songs. His post read that DJ’s should promote more of the underground acts the country has as if Nigerians had the same opportunity they have, everyone knows what will happen.
Toyin Lawani blasts Nigerians and government as she lists her achievements
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Toyin Lawani blasts Nigerians and government as she lists her achievements

Toyin Lawani, apparently fed up with her online critics, took to Instagram to rant about Nigerians, especially those who leave unfavorable comments on her posts. The serial entrepreneur began by telling her followers that "kids are off limits" and they have no right to comment about her kids. She then went on to blast Nigerians who come on her IG page to criticize her. She said Nigerians should be grateful a creative like her is in this country. She proceeded to slam the country and it's government. "You should be happy that you have such creative like me in your f****** country and that's the truth. Your government is not working. Nothing is working. How many of you can successfully run an empire for years." She went on to list the ways she adds value to Nigeria and how she pr...
Our kidnappers were Fulani herdsmen – RCCG pastor speaks
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Our kidnappers were Fulani herdsmen – RCCG pastor speaks

The female pastor who was one of the five pastors of the Redeemed Christian Church of God kidnapped near Ijebu-Ode on Friday and who regained her freedom early today said their abductors were Fulani herdsmen.   Mrs Ibelegbu Chidinma, a deaconess from Abia State RCCG 3, according to Vanguard, gave her testimony during the ongoing minister's conference on Saturday night.   Chidinma said she prayed that God should allow her captors to fall asleep after which she sneaked out of the kidnappers’ den. She was the first captive of the abductors that got in contact with the police this morning before the four others were later rescued by the police.   Her testimony has further underscored the banditry threat posed by the criminal wing of herdsmen, on a rampage in ma...
A President Of A Country Once Asked Me Out – Juliet Ibrahim
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A President Of A Country Once Asked Me Out – Juliet Ibrahim

If Ghanaian Nigeria-based Actress Juliet Ibrahim had accepted to go out with this President she talked about in her recent interview with BBC Pidgin News, she would have been a first lady by now or a ‘second first lady’ of the country. Juliet Ibrahim in her interview on BBC Pidgin News talked about a lot but one of the things that caught our attention was her revelation that a President of a country once asked her out. According to Juliet Ibrahim, she refused to go out with this President and also refused to mention the name of the President and his country. Thinking through it, it could be that Juliet Ibrahim refused on the back that he was already married and didn’t want to be referred to as ‘second first lady’. Watch the short interview below.   ...
‘Rangers – not Celtic – are the best team in Scotland’ – Ojo backing Gerrard to deliver silverware at Ibrox
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‘Rangers – not Celtic – are the best team in Scotland’ – Ojo backing Gerrard to deliver silverware at Ibrox

The Parkhead outfit are hopeful of winning their ninth straight league title this season, but their Old Firm rivals are in confident mood Rangers winger Sheyi Ojo has laid down a marker in the battle for the Scottish Premiership title this season, claiming Steven Gerrard's side are the best team in the country despite Celtic's recent dominance. The Bhoys have won eight successive league titles, with the 2018-19 campaign seeing them finish nine points ahead of Rangers in Gerrard's first season in charge at Ibrox. Inconsistency plagued Gerrard and his side despite some encouraging performances, including two Old Firm derby victories.
Nigeria sues South African Police over assault on #BBAfrica Star, Tayo Faniran
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Nigeria sues South African Police over assault on #BBAfrica Star, Tayo Faniran

The chairman of the Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has said the South African Police is being sued over the assault on a Nigerian resident in the country It would be recalled that ex-Big Brother Africa housemate and model, Tayo Faniran, was assaulted and strangled by South African police on Friday. He was going in his car when the police stopped him and assaulted him without any evidence against him. He captured the incident live on camera for the whole world to see what happened and later explained in another separate video how he was thoroughly tortured by the police. According to an Instagram live video shared online, Faniran was arrested and brutally tortured after he refused to enter an unmarked police vehicle. Dabiri-Erewa, however, got ho...
Congo pull out of hosting the 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations
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Congo pull out of hosting the 2020 Africa Women’s Cup of Nations

The Congolese sports minister reveals that the country is not ready to host the next year's event due to lack of funds Congo has announced they are no longer willing to host the 2020 Africa Women's Cup of Nations. The country were awarded the tournament's hosting rights last September, but has now opted to pull out hosting the women's finals due to financial issues. In a letter to Caf, Congolese sports minister Hugues Ngoelondele explained the country's situation and reasons behind their decision.

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