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Buhari’s government is the first to propose workable solution to herder-farmer clashes – Garba Shehu
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Buhari’s government is the first to propose workable solution to herder-farmer clashes – Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the Buhari-led government is the first to “put forward a workable solution to the herder-farmer” clashes. Garba said this while presenting a paper at the 10th anniversary of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Katsina state on Friday, November 26. According to the presidential spokesman, no other administration has been able to effectively tackle the issue since Nigeria gained independence in 1960. “It is a fact that the Buhari administration is the only government of Nigeria that has put forward a workable solution to the herder-farmer challenge in all the years since independence. The threat to civilians and peaceful co-existence between different ethnic and religious groups from fa...
Afenifere leader, Ayo Adebanjo accuses Buhari of finally killing Nigeria
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Afenifere leader, Ayo Adebanjo accuses Buhari of finally killing Nigeria

The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, on Thursday, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of finally killing Nigeria. Leader of the organization, Ayo Adebayo said Buhari killed Nigeria with his ethnoreligious agenda, incompetence, and ineptitude. The 93-year-old chieftain made the claims while addressing journalists in Lagos State. He pointed out that Nigeria that was birthed on 1st October 1960, started dying in 1966. Adebanjo, however, noted that Buhari finally killed the country with his arrogance amongst other shortcomings. According to Adebanjo: “Nigeria is dying. To be sure, the Nigerian state that was negotiated before independence in 1960, the one that was birthed and named on 1st October 1960, is long dead. “It was mortally wounded in January 1966 and w...
I gave birth to my daughter at 13+ because I was introduced to early sex by my peers – Actress Ada Ameh
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I gave birth to my daughter at 13+ because I was introduced to early sex by my peers – Actress Ada Ameh

Actress Ada Ameh has revealed that she gave birth at 13+ because she was introduced to early sex by her peers. The actress in the interview with Chude Jideonwo also recounted how she was “marched” out of the barracks where she lived with her parents, when her daughter was just five months old. She added that this pushed her into drinking because she thought she had gotten her independence. Watch the video below...........................
Lagos has overpowered COVID-19 third wave – Gov Sanwo-Olu
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Lagos has overpowered COVID-19 third wave – Gov Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said they have successfully overpowered the third wave of COVID-19 in the state. Sanwo-Olu stated this on Friday, while speaking at the 61st Independence Day parade at the Agege Stadium. According to the governor, they were already taking proactive measures to banish the virus from the state completely. On July 11, Sanwo-Olu warned Lagosians about a third wave, following a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases recorded in the state. On August 2, the federal government declared that Nigeria was experiencing a third wave of infections. Speaking at the end of August, Sanwo-Olu said Lagos state has seen a surge in severe cases, adding that the number of oxygen cylinders used rose from 75 per day to 400 within the third wave.
Buhari orders lifting of Twitter ban under one condition
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Buhari orders lifting of Twitter ban under one condition

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, announced that he had directed a conditional lifting of the ban placed on the operations of Twitter, in Nigeria. Buhari made this known in his nationwide broadcast to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 61st independence. The President, recognizing Twitter as a very useful platform regretted that some users have misused the platform to propagate fake news, and promote ethnic and religious sentiments. He directed that the suspension of Twitter be lifted but only if the conditions by presidential committee are met. Buhari said, “Social media is a very useful platform that has enabled millions of Nigerians to connect with loved ones, promote their businesses, socialise, and access news and other information. “However, recent events have proved ...
IPOB Orders sit-at-home in Southeast state on October 1
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IPOB Orders sit-at-home in Southeast state on October 1

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) says it will enforce a sit-at-home order on October 1 as Nigeria marks its 61st Independence anniversary on the same day. The group in a statement signed by its publicity secretary, Emma Powerful, asked banks in the South East Region to 'peacefully' bring down Nigerian flags in their premises, or IPOB members will be forced to bring down the flags themselves. According to Powerful, the proscribed group is taking these actions in solidarity with Ambazonia, a secessionist group in Cameroon, whose purported independence anniversary is on October 1. “IPOB has declared 1st of October 2021 total shutdown in Biafra land as a sign of our rejection of the construct called Nigeria and there shall be no movement in Biafra land on this day. ...
Taliban accused of not granting safe passage for hundreds of stranded British citizens in Afghanistan
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Taliban accused of not granting safe passage for hundreds of stranded British citizens in Afghanistan

The Taliban has been accused of failing to grant safe passage for hundreds of stranded British citizens in  Afghanistan. Tom Tugendhat shot down Taliban claims that Britons stranded in Afghanistan will be allowed to leave safely - accusing the Islamists of running 'a slick PR operation masking a vicious death cult.' The Tory MP, a former Army Lieutenant Colonel who served in Helmand, hit out after a Taliban spokesman appeared on Good Morning Britain to claim that anyone 'with proper documents' will be allowed out once civilian flights restart. 'I'm afraid your viewers have just been lied to,' Mr Tugendhat said. 'It's absolutely clear that groups who make up the Taliban... have been rounding up people in Lashkar Gah and Kandahar and hunting them down in Kabul and killing th...
Spanx founder advises single women on what to look out for in a man based on her dating experience when she was single
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Spanx founder advises single women on what to look out for in a man based on her dating experience when she was single

American businesswoman, Sara Blakely has advised single women on what to look out for in a man based on her dating experience when she was single. The 50-year-old founder of Spanx said she spent almost 2 decades of her life dating all the wrong guys, so no one knows what it's like better than she does. She added that she always longed to be married but also knew she didn't want to be reliant on a man and wanted to stand on her own two feet before she got married. Hence, she stopped dating all the wrong guys and chose to wait for the man who wasn't intimidated by her succes, rather celebrated it. She added that when she met her husband and got married at 37, he liked all the parts of her, especially her independence. She was already a successful businesswoman at the time. ...
Motsepe: Caf President mourns the death of Zambia’s Kaunda
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Motsepe: Caf President mourns the death of Zambia’s Kaunda

The head of the African football body describes the late 'true statesman' as the father of the continent Confederation of African Football President Patrice Motsepe has mourned pan African hero and Zambia’s first Republican President Dr. Kenneth Kaunda. Kaunda, who was 97, passed away on Thursday after he was admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier this week. He became president of Zambia in 1964 when the Southern African nation gained its independence from Britain, was in power until 1991, and was among the continent's few surviving liberation heroes.
Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president dies at 97
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Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first president dies at 97

Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and liberation hero is dead at the age of 97. His son, Kambarage said he died at a military hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for pneumonia. Kaunda ruled Zambia for 27 years, starting from 1964 after the country gained independence from Britain. He left his position in 1991 and became one of Africa's most committed activists against HIV/AIDS. Although Zambia's copper-based economy fared badly under his long stewardship, Kaunda will be remembered more for his role as an anti-colonial fighter who stood up to white minority-ruled South Africa. Zambian President Edgar Lungu had subsequently asked citizens to offer prayers for him. Lungu said; “He stood up for this great nation at its most critical moment, and so we can all ...
Estonia’s new government sworn in with first-ever female Prime Minister
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Estonia’s new government sworn in with first-ever female Prime Minister

Estonia’s new two-party coalition government has been sworn in with the first-ever female prime minister since the nation regained independence in 1991.   The 15-member Cabinet of Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, a 43-year-old lawyer, and a former European Parliament lawmaker was approved Tuesday in the 101-seat Riigikogu legislature after President Kersti Kaljulaid had first appointed it.   Six ministers are women and eight are in their 30s or 40s, including Kallas.   The center-right Reform Party, chaired by Kallas, and the left-leaning Center Party, which are Estonia’s two biggest political parties, reportedly clinched a deal on Sunday to form a government replacing the previous Cabinet led by Center leader Juri Ratas that collapsed this month due to a corrup...
‘Babylon 5’ and ‘Lost’ Actress, Mira Furlan is Dead (Age 65)
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‘Babylon 5’ and ‘Lost’ Actress, Mira Furlan is Dead (Age 65)

Croatian actress and singer, Mira Furlan, who starred as Delenn in Babylon 5 and appeared in the TV series Lost, has died at the age of 65 The news of her death was announced on Furlan's official Twitter account and confirmed by Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski, who paid tribute to the actress. 'I look at the stars. It's a clear night and the Milky Way seems so near. That's where I'll be going soon.... I am not afraid.' Her quote concluded: 'Let me close my eyes and sense the beauty around me. And take that breath under the dark sky full of stars. Breathe in. Breathe out. That's all.' The tweet also shared the date of her birth and the date of her death. No cause of death was given "It is a night of great sadness, for our friend and comrade had gone down the road...
Independence: Facts Don’t Lie, Atiku Replies Buhari On Performance
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Independence: Facts Don’t Lie, Atiku Replies Buhari On Performance

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and his regime to stick to facts when criticising previous administrations. In an apparent response to Buhari’s 60th Independence anniversary speech on October 1, Atiku defended economic decisions taken by the President Olusegun Obasanjo-led administration in which he served as a Vice President. In a tweet on his verified Twitter handle, @atiku, on Friday, the former Vice President wrote, “Between 1999 and 2007, Nigeria paid off her entire foreign debt while maintaining an unprecedented six per cent annual GDP growth. “Those were periods of national restoration, and I am very proud of the work President Obasanjo and I did for this nation we care so much for. Facts don’t lie....
Singapore Warns Of Worst Economic Contractions Since Independence
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Singapore Warns Of Worst Economic Contractions Since Independence

Singapore’s embattled economy could shrink by as much as seven percent this year, which would be the worst reading since independence, with the government saying Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic had throttled the key export sector, AFP reports. The city-state is seen as a bellwether of the global economy and the historic contraction highlights the extreme pain being wrought on countries by the killer disease. The warning also came hours before Singapore’s deputy prime minister is expected to unveil another stimulus package for the troubled city, which has been crippled by months of lockdowns around the world. The trade ministry’s forecast – which was a downgrade from the 4% contraction predicted in March – came as official data showed the economy shrank 0.7% on-year in the fir...
Trump Threatens to Permanently Pull Funding From WHO and Reconsider’ US Membership
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Trump Threatens to Permanently Pull Funding From WHO and Reconsider’ US Membership

President Donald Trump on Monday May 18, threatened to permanently pull US funding from the World Health Organization over the Coronavirus pandemic. In a four-page letter addressed to WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus, the US President criticized the stages of the body's response to the outbreak of the disease since December. Trump insisted that the international health agency shares the responsibility for the large number of deaths in the crisis and further threatened to pull US funding permanently and also reconsider US membership in the organization, if it does not commit to “major substantive improvements” within 30 days. The US President who disclosed that talks on reforming the WHO had already begun, had earlier called the UN health body a "puppet of China". The...
Buhari grants amnesty to late Enahoro, Ambrose Alli and others
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Buhari grants amnesty to late Enahoro, Ambrose Alli and others

President Buhari has granted presidential pardon to ex-convicts among whom are late Professor Ambrose Alli, late Chief Anthony Enahoro, Ex Lt. Col Moses Effiong, Major E. J Olanrewaju, and Mister Ajay I. Olusola Babalola.   The announcement was made by Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola who confirmed that the President also granted presidential pardon to 2,600 inmates nationwide with 70 inmates from Kuje Correctional Centre as beneficiaries.   Prof Ali was the governor of the old Bendel State in the Second Republic (1978-1983) and a great progressive while Chief Enahoro was a foremost nationalist who moved the motion for Nigeria’s independence.   Aregbesola said the Presidential pardon followed recommendations to the President by a Presidential Committee...
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Reaction to a Couple’s Surprise Engagement Is So Cute
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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Reaction to a Couple’s Surprise Engagement Is So Cute

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry stepped out last night for one of their final engagements before officially stepping down from senior royal duties, attending The Endeavour Fund Awards in London. And the night got unexpectedly romantic thanks to a surprise proposal, which !!!!!. After winning the Recognizing Achievement Award, veteran Danny Holland called his girlfriend up to the stage and popped the question in front of Meghan and Harry (and, um, the rest of the audience). It was literally the cutest thing ever, much like Meghan and Harry’s reaction: As a reminder, Meghan and Harry will be officially stepping down from their royal duties on March 31. They’re currently living in Canada with their son Archie, but are rumored to be eyeing a place in Los Angeles—which, reminder, is wher...
Putin is Confident of Becoming Russia’s Leader for Life after Changing the Constitution
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Putin is Confident of Becoming Russia’s Leader for Life after Changing the Constitution

Vladimir Putin in his annual state of the nation address delivered on Thursday in Moscow announced new shocking reforms and sweeping changes to Russia's constitution that will ensure he remains in power for the rest of his life. On Wednesday Russia's prime minister Medvedev resigned after being told by Putin of his plans, and on Thursday during a live address on national TV, said he was sure the Russian people will support his sweeping changes to the country's constitution that could keep him in power beyond 2024 long after his presidential term ends. In his address, Putin described how power would be shifted from the presidency to parliament and the state council and comes as the Russian parliament backed his surprise choice for a new prime minister, Mikhail Mishustin. 'O...
Lai Mohammed Directs NBC to Implement Regulations for Online Media
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Lai Mohammed Directs NBC to Implement Regulations for Online Media

The Minister of Information  and Culture, Lai Mohammed has directed the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to implement regulations for online media. In a statement released by his media aide Segun Adeyemi on Thursday January 9, the Minister said implementation of the regulations which has been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari will reposition the broadcast industry, create jobs, promote local content, deliver real value in the sector and grow the creative industry. Broadcasters were also asked to utilize the content and services of Nigerian independent producers in line with regulatory requirements for 70 percent local content. He said; Following my satisfaction with the report which was very professional and detailed, I wish to direct the commission to take the...
Buhari’s Government Is The Best Since Independence – MURIC
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Buhari’s Government Is The Best Since Independence – MURIC

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, an Islamic human rights organization has identified the Buhari administration as the best since independence. Making this assertion is the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) in its independence day message signed by its Director, Professor Ishaq Akintola and circulated to the media on Tuesday, 1st October, 2019. According to the group, while it is generally agreed that corruption is Nigeria’s numero uno problem, it is only the current administration that has frontally addressed this dangerous cankerworm while President Muhammadu Buhari has been the only ruler who has boldly confronted it. “We adjudge the Buhari administration as the best in post-independence Nigeria. Everyone agrees that corruption is the bane of Nigeria’s developmen...
Portraits Of Nigerian Heads Of State/Presidents From Independence To Date
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Portraits Of Nigerian Heads Of State/Presidents From Independence To Date

Major Streets in the Federal Capital Territory including the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua express way are wearing new looks with the National Flags and the Portraits of past Presidents adorning the streets Nnamdi Azikiwe (1904–1996) First Prime Minister of An Independent Nigeria General Yakubu Gowon Happy Indepence Day Nigeria... GOD bless the Good people of Nigeria, the true Giant of Africa Photo Credits: RADIO NIGERIA
President Buhari to attend Liberia’s 172nd Independence celebration
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President Buhari to attend Liberia’s 172nd Independence celebration

President Buhari will on Friday leave Abuja for Monrovia, Liberia to attend the 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebrations of the country.   President Buhari who will be the Special Guest of Honour at the event will also receive “The Grand Cordon of the Knighthood of Venerable Order of the Pioneers,” Republic of Liberia’s highest national honour.   In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu says the award will be presented by the government for outstanding and distinguished service in international affairs, government, religion, art, science or commerce, and also for singular acts of philanthropy and deeds of heroism and valour.   President Buhari will be accompanied by Governors Kayode Fayemi, Abdul...
‘I’m really f****** proud of you, Alex Morgan’ – Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner praises USWNT star’s tea-sipping homage
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‘I’m really f****** proud of you, Alex Morgan’ – Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner praises USWNT star’s tea-sipping homage

The star American forward revealed her controversial celebration was inspired by the English actress, who hit out at the "haters" Count Game of Thrones' Sophie Turner among those not offended by Alex Morgan's tea-sipping celebration against England, instead coming to the forward's defence by calling out 'haters'. United States captain Morgan's reaction to her Women's World Cup semi-final winner against the Lionesses on Tuesday sparked outrage, with England international Lianne Sanderson among those critical. Some saw it as a shot against the English, where the hot beverage has links to American independence after colonists dumped a shipment in the sea in an event known as the Boston Tea Party.
Femi Fani Kayode Threatens to Move Motion for Yoruba Independence from Nigeria
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Femi Fani Kayode Threatens to Move Motion for Yoruba Independence from Nigeria

Politician and lawyer, Femi Fani Kayode has threatened to move the motion for Yoruba Oduduwa’s independence from Nigeria. Femi Fani Kayode, the former minister of Aviation, Nigeria took to his twitter page to threaten to move the motion Oduduwa’s independence from Nigerian colonial rule. He recalls that in August 2nd 1958 my father, Chief Remi Fani-Kayode, successfully moved the motion for Nigeria’s independence from British colonial rule. On August 2nd 1958 my father, Chief Remi Fani-Kayode, successfully moved the motion for Nigeria’s independence from British colonial rule. If the Fulanisation and Islamisation agenda continues I shall move the motion for Oduduwa’s independence from Nigerian colonial rule. On August 2nd 1958 my father, Chief Remi Fani-Kayode, successfully moved t...
I Will Put Smiles On People’s Faces, El-Rufai Promises
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I Will Put Smiles On People’s Faces, El-Rufai Promises

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

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has disclosed that the House, under his leadership, cooperated with the Executive arm of the Federal government under President Muhammadu Buhari. He said the House gave speedy consideration and passage to legislation and other requests forwarded by the President that would fast-track implementation of the administration’s policies and plans. Noting that there were times the House passed Executive Bills within two days or one week, he added that the 8th House of Representatives was the most active in Nigeria’s political history, since independence in 1960 to date. Dogara spoke in Abuja when he received the Euro Knowledge Award in recognition of his exemplary leadership which was conferred on him last month at the United Ki...
Simon Lalong emerges chairman of Northern governors forum
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Simon Lalong emerges chairman of Northern governors forum

Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong has emerged chairman of the Northern Governors Forum for another four years. He was elected by his colleagues during the meeting of the Northern Governors Forum which held in Kaduna on Friday.   At the meeting which is the forum’s first of the year, the governors also agreed to set up a joint financial institution that will galvanize rapid socio-economic development within the region and enable it attain some degree of financial independence.   The governors also resolved to meet with President Buhari over the security challenges in the region.   The meeting of the northern governors which later went into closed door, is expected to receive briefing on the security situation across states as well as submissions from offi...
NSCDC Arrests Three Enugu State DisCo Staff for Stealing Prepaid Meters
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NSCDC Arrests Three Enugu State DisCo Staff for Stealing Prepaid Meters

Three staff of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) have been arrested for allegedly stealing prepaid meters from the company. While parading the suspects in Enugu, Chinwe Kannu, the state commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), said her men arrested the suspects at the company’s maintenance centre at Independence Layout. The names of the suspects were given as Godswill Nnanna, Odianya Chukwudi and Friday Nnanna. Kannu said based on further probing, the command discovered that the three suspects were former staff of National Electric Power Authority (NEPA). “We arrested these three young men at the maintenance centre of the EEDC at Independence layout. The movement was that of a staff of the EEDC who on confrontation, informed the NSCDC...
INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Emeka Ihedioha, 27 Lawmakers In Imo
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INEC Issues Certificate Of Return To Emeka Ihedioha, 27 Lawmakers In Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission has issued a Certificate of Return to the Imo State Governor-Elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, his deputy, Gerald Irona and 27 members of the House of Assembly in the state. After receiving his certificate, Ihedioha promised to run an all-inclusive government that will lead to cooperation between all the arms of government. According to him, people of the state will have a course to smile during his administration with local government given the needed support. “I want to assure you that under our watch, we shall have a responsible government and under our watch, democracy shall be practised as enshrined in the constitution of our Republic. “Under our watch, we shall observe independence and respect for the legislative arm of government. At...
President Buhari Deeply Disappointed By INEC, Flies Back To Abuja After Election Postponement
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President Buhari Deeply Disappointed By INEC, Flies Back To Abuja After Election Postponement

President INEC has regretted the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Recall that INEC had announced the postponement a few hours before the election this morning, upsetting the plans of many Nigerians. The President lamented that, despite giving all the necessary support to INEC, the exercise was postponed just hours to voting and after Nigerians had taken the pains to travel to vote. “I am deeply disappointed that despite the long notice given and our preparations both locally and internationally, the Independent National Electoral Commission postponed the presidential and National Assembly elections within hours of its commencement,” Buhari said in a statement he signed...
Onnoghen Gets Seven Days to Respond to Fresh Petition
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Onnoghen Gets Seven Days to Respond to Fresh Petition

                                                     Walter Onnoghen The National Judicial Council (NJC) has given the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, another seven days to respond to a fresh petition against him, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The council, which took the decision yesterday at its emergency meeting in Abuja, also resolved to constitute a complaint panel to look into the various complaints against both Onnoghen and the Acting CJN Justice Tanko Muhammad. In another development, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers, Diego Garcia-Sayán, has warned of an imminent threat to the nation’s judiciary, owing to moves by President Muhammadu Buhari-led executive arm of government to remove the O...
Ugandan DJ, Jerry Okirwoth Killed for Playing ‘Boring Music’
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Ugandan DJ, Jerry Okirwoth Killed for Playing ‘Boring Music’

A disc jockey identified as Jerry Okirwoth has been killed by concert-goers for playing boring music. Late Jerry Okirwoth, a part time DJ and student at Parombo Secondary School in Uganda was murdered by the mob for failing to play their favourite songs. He was killed in a disco hall in Nebbi District, Northern Uganda. Nebbi Resident District Commissioner William Bob Labeja blamed the establishment’s management for failing to protect the fast rising DJ from the angry crowd. "As the head of security in the district, I will no longer allow any disco operators to conduct their businesses in the sub-county and anybody who defies the directive will be prosecute. All disco halls in all sub counties must be closed because they are causing insecurity and redundancy among the youth,...
CJN Onnoghen: FG Warns U.S, U.K And The E.U
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CJN Onnoghen: FG Warns U.S, U.K And The E.U

The FG has warned the U.S, U.K and the E.U against foreign interference into the nations affairs, after their statement on the suspension of CJN Onnoghen. The Federal Government said it is determined to ensure free, fair and credible elections, noting that the Buhari led government will not bend the rules and will not allow meddling in the nation’s affair. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, gave the warning in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. ”Nigeria reserves the right to be insulated from suggestions and or interference with respect to wholly internal affairs and commends international laws, customs and norms that mandate and require nations and the comity to respect this prerogative to all. “Nigeria is confident of i...
Faf Should Have Seen Suspension Coming!
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Faf Should Have Seen Suspension Coming!

Cape Town – Dead-rubber affair it may be, but it is nevertheless irksome and regrettable that South Africa’s captain Faf du Plessis sits out the third Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers on Friday, as Dean Elgar takes temporary charge. Du Plessis is, after all, one of the arguably shrinking stock of genuinely heavyweight figures gracing the endangered Test landscape, both as a strong leader and wily batsman combining skill and aggression with known stoicism and patience when required. In case you hadn’t noticed, the Proteas aren’t playing too much of the five-day stuff these days – just five home Tests this season, as opposed to 10 in the last – so you can bet the senior player, fresh off a gutsy century and then a little “not out” at Newlands, will rue his absence at the Bullri...
I’ll Be Benue Governor In 2019, President In 2023 – Bishop Sam Zuga
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I’ll Be Benue Governor In 2019, President In 2023 – Bishop Sam Zuga

A certain prophet, one Bishop Sam Zuga, has declared that he will become the governor of Benue state from 2019 to 2023 and the president of Nigeria from 2023 to 2027. He made the assertion in a post on his Facebook page. The bishop, who describes himself as ‘Jehovah’s field marshal’, stated that he will make Benue state an envy of all states in Nigeria and make Nigeria an envy of all nations of the world. He said: “I, Bishop Dr Sam Zuga (Jehovah’s Field Marshal), is the governor of Benue state from 2019-2023. The president of Federal Republic of Nigeria from 2023-2027. “I will make everyone who is ready for transformation to have financial Independence. I will make Benue state an envy of all states in Nigeria and make Nigeria an envy of all nations of the worl...
Honour For Samson Itodo
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Honour For Samson Itodo

In the words of Cesar Chavez, “We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.” Without a doubt, the above quote aptly captures the essential Samson Itodo, sponsor of the ‘Not-Too-Young-To-Run bill, For his efforts, he emerged The Young Person of the Year at the 13th edition of The Future Awards Africa held on December 16, 2018 at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The ground-breaking bill, which was finally signed in 2018, sought to advance youth participation in Nigerian politics, challenging post-Independence laws that preclude citizens under the age of 30 from participating in Federal, St...
Corporation Says 25,000m3 of Water Pumped Daily to Enugu Metropolis
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Corporation Says 25,000m3 of Water Pumped Daily to Enugu Metropolis

                                                            Ugwuanyi The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State said it has through the recent rehabilitation of facilities at Ajalli and Oji River Water Treatment Schemes registered a remarkable improvement in the daily supply of water to Enugu metropolis and its environs. A status report by the Managing Director of Enugu State Water Corporation, Engr. Chidozie Eze, stated that “Ajalli and Oji water schemes presently produce 10,000m3 and 15,000m3 respectively daily.” Engr. Eze revealed that “prior to the assumption of office by the present administration, the water supply situations in Enugu metropolis and Nsukka urban were comatose with Oji and Ajalli water schemes almost at the verge of collapse”. He added...
Kim Kardashian Says She Gave Up Her Independence For Kanye West
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Kim Kardashian Says She Gave Up Her Independence For Kanye West

In a tell-all new interview, Kim Kardashian dished all about her marriage to Kanye West, admitting she had to give up a lot of herself to make their relationship work. Kim Kardashian appeared on The Alec Baldwin Show for an interview on Oct. 21, and the reality star said “I think being with a man like Kanye, you have to learn how to be a little bit not so independent,” Kim told Alec. “I’ve always been so independent, and working, and [had a] schedule, and when you get married and have a husband with a career and kids, your independence…you have to let it go. I had to learn that being with a man like Kanye.” Recently, Kim and Kanye’s marriage has been under major public scrutiny, as he’s controversially supported Donald Trump and some of his political views. Kim admittedly does not a...
Savage Clap Back Goes Viral On Twitter And People Can’t Stop Talking About It
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Savage Clap Back Goes Viral On Twitter And People Can’t Stop Talking About It

A very savage clap back has gone viral on Twitter and a lot of people are now commenting on it.   The clap back was from Twitter user @Miss_Banke to a male Twitter user with the handle @prodeegy. It all began after @prodeegy came to the defence of the Otedola kids after Nigerians called DJ Cuppy out for her innocent Independence Day message.   He tweeted: The way u people pick on these otedola girls,like it’s their fault that ur own father didn’t make it in life. He went on to add: Since ur own father could not make it in life, instead of you to hustle hard so ur own kids can enjoy good Things too, but NO u are there hating on rich kids.
Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Celebrates Nigeria’s Independence With Sultry Photos
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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Celebrates Nigeria’s Independence With Sultry Photos

Famous actress and mother of four, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde celebrated Nigeria's Independence Day with seductive photos.   Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde Omotola merged her three pictures together to reflect the colours of the Nigerian flag in her bid to mark the 58th independence anniversary of Nigeria. In one of the pictures, she turned her backside for public view. Omotola Jalade Ekeinde is a Nigerian actress, singer, philanthropist and former model. Since her Nollywood film debut in 1995, the leading actress has appeared in 300 films, selling millions of video copies. She is 40 years old.
Singer L.A.X Acquires New Car Reportedly Worth N20 Million
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Singer L.A.X Acquires New Car Reportedly Worth N20 Million

Nigerian singer, Rasaki whose new music album is about to drop has bought himself a multi-million naira car on Independence Day   L.A.X who was formally signed to Wizkid’s label, StarBoy, has just acquired a new car, a GAC GS8 worth 20 million naira. The young man who hails from an elite family in Lagos, unveiled the car on his Instagram page yesterday with the caption below: "#NewWhipAlert #20millionnairapere when doing music; dont limit yourself to just money from music. Build new doors, break open some; above all keep doing you.  Make money, drink water and mind your business. Happy independence "
2019: ADC Gives Free Nomination Forms To Women Aspirants, Youths 50% Rebates
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2019: ADC Gives Free Nomination Forms To Women Aspirants, Youths 50% Rebates

African Democratic Congress (ADC) Edo chapter, says it has offered all women aspirants on its platform, free nomination forms, while youths who fall within 40-years would be offered 50 per cent rebate for the forms. Election The state chairman of the party, Mr Jonathan Aifuobhokhan, disclosed this when the party hosted its members for the nation’s 58th Independence Day celebration. He said the gesture was to give the youth and women opportunity to take over the mantle of leadership of the country and credence to the Not Too Young To Run Bill and women affirmative action. Aifuobhokhan, who attributed leadership failure as the bane of the country, said the ADC, as the beacon of hope for Nigerians, was poised to take over the leadership of the country in 2019. According to him...
Saraki, Dogara, Obasanjo Absent As Independence Day Rally Kicks Off At Eagles Square, Abuja
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Saraki, Dogara, Obasanjo Absent As Independence Day Rally Kicks Off At Eagles Square, Abuja

Top dignitaries like Bukola Saraki, Yakubu Dogara and Olusegun Obasanjo have been found absent at the Independence Day rally in Abuja. Saraki and Dogara It has been reported that the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, were on Monday conspicuously absent at a parade organised to commemorate Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary. According to Punch Metro, the strictly military event held at the Eagles Square, Abuja, was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Recall that Saraki and Dogara recently defected from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Also in attendance at the parade was the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walt...
Lai Mohammed Caught Sleeping During Public Event (Photo)
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Lai Mohammed Caught Sleeping During Public Event (Photo)

The former scribe of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was seen peacefully succumbing to the demands of his body at a public event.   Lai Mohammed chasing his dreams Nigerian Minister of Information Lai Mohammed was seen sleeping at an exhibition ahead of the 58th Independence day celebration. It appears the Kwara State native must have had a long night working. Lai Mohammed is one of the most influential cabinet members of the Buhari administration.
We Wont Allow Boko Haram To Destroy Democracy, Capture Territories – Buhari
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We Wont Allow Boko Haram To Destroy Democracy, Capture Territories – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his administration will never allow the Boko Haram terrorists to capture territories, destroy the nation’s democracy or deny children the right to education. The President has also said that the administration’s fight against corruption and recovery of stolen funds and assts was yielding positive results as there was no more shameful practice of the brazen stealing of billions of the countries money. This is as he has also warned that the law of the land will catch up with those perpetrating murder and general mayhem in the name of defending or protecting herders or farmers and advised Nigerians to reject any insinuation that the farmers herders clashes was either religious or ethnic based.There were contained in his national broadcast the mark ...
Nigeria @58: Nigeria ‘Ll Be Great Again – Osinbajo
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Nigeria @58: Nigeria ‘Ll Be Great Again – Osinbajo

VICE President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday assured that Nigeria will be great again and that the season for Nigeria’s promotion and progress has come. VP Osinbajo and wife Mrs. Oludolapo Osinbajo with Sec. to the Federation, Boss Mustapha (1R); Rt. Gen. Yakubu Gowon (1L) Wife of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Nkoyo Walter-Onnoghen (2L); Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Walters. N. Onnoghen (3L) Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita (L); at the Independence day Interdenominational Church Service. The Vice President stated this at the 58th Independence Day Interdenominational Church Service at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. In what he described as prophetic declaration over Nigeria, he said “This anniversary is an opportunity to bless our nation....
Declare October 1st day of mourning – Group pressurizes FG
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Declare October 1st day of mourning – Group pressurizes FG

A pressure group, Builders of New Nigeria, has appealed to government to declare The Independence Day on October 1st as a day of mourning across the country, amidst the incessant killings of citizens across the country, Guardian reports. The group’s Convener and National Chairman, Mr. Yinka Quadiri, who made the appeal, while addressing newsmen at the Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDP) Camp at Geo-science Institute in Jos, appealed to government to do everything in its powers to stop the killings. Declare October 1st qday of mourning – Group pressurizes FG He said: “The sad situation, where government is suspected and accused of complicity, is undesirable and dangerous. The government must do everything needful to set the right impression. “Any government or leadership that routi...

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