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Kogi: Monarch bans night functions over upsurge of cultism in Lokoja
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Kogi: Monarch bans night functions over upsurge of cultism in Lokoja

In view of the recent upsurge of cult activities in Lokoja and its environs, the Maigari of Lokoja, Alh. (Dr.) Muhammadu Kabiru Maikarfi III, has banned all night functions in Lokoja Town till further notice. DAILY POST recalls that there have been clashes between rival cult groups that have led to the death of some individuals in some areas in Lokoja metropolis. It was gathered that these notorious gangs use occasions like night weddings to perpetuate their nefarious activities within Maigari Palace, old market, Kabawa, Karaworo a suburb of Lokoja community. DAILY POST, however, learnt that the Maigari gave this directive to all Ward Heads and designated Chiefs in Lokoja who have anything to do with night functions. The Sarkin Wasa of Lokoja, Mall. Muhammadu Baba Shata, while ...
UAE declares six Nigerians wanted for terrorism
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UAE declares six Nigerians wanted for terrorism

Six Nigerians have been declared wanted by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for terrorism. Foreign news platform, Al Arabaiya reported that the Nigerians are on the list of 38 individuals and 15 entities the country added to its terror designation list. Four Emiratis, two Lebanese, eight Yemenis, five Syrians, five Iranians, two Iraqis, one each from India, Afghanistan, Britain, Saint Kitts-Navis, Russia, and Jordan are among those on the 38-man list. The Nigerians on the list are Abdurrahaman Ado Musa, Salihu Yusuf Adamu, Bashir Ali Yusuf, Muhammed Ibrahim Isa, Ibrahim Ali Alhassan, Surajo Abubakar Muhammad. The publication reported that "the decision comes within the framework of the UAE’s efforts to target and disrupt networks associated with the financing of terrorism and i...
Underestimated’ Kante, not Messi, deserves 2021 Ballon d’Or – Somalia’s Haibeh
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Underestimated’ Kante, not Messi, deserves 2021 Ballon d’Or – Somalia’s Haibeh

The French midfielder is more deserving of the individual accolade and not the Argentina and Barcelona captain, according to the Ocean Stars manager Somali national team manager Said Abdi Haibeh claims N’Golo Kante deserves to win the 2021 Ballon d’Or and not Lionel Messi. Messi, 34, has emerged as one of the leading contenders to win the individual diadem as various of his rivals have fallen by the wayside after their countries crashed out of Euro 2020. Although Barcelona endured a lacklustre 2020-21 campaign, the Argentina captain boasts of 33 goals and 13 assists in all competitions – which puts him in pole position to claim the prize for a record seventh time.
Facebook also Deletes Buhari’s Controversial Message after Twitter
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Facebook also Deletes Buhari’s Controversial Message after Twitter

Facebook has joined Twitter in banning President Buhari’s controversial civil war statement. Earlier yesterday, June 4, the Federal Government announced that Twitter has been suspended in Nigeria. This comes days after Twitter deleted the president's controversial statement and the video where he made the statement. The banned statement made by Buhari reads: "Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand." Now, Facebook has followed suit. Facebook said it deleted Buhari's statement because it violates its standards and is capable of inciting violence. Unlike Twitter wher...
Mourinho Blames Individual Mistakes for Tottenham’s 2-2 Draw with Newcastle
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Mourinho Blames Individual Mistakes for Tottenham’s 2-2 Draw with Newcastle

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has blamed individual mistakes for his side’s 2-2 draw with Newcastle United on Sunday. Joelinton gave Newcastle the lead in 28 minutes before Harry Kane’s brace put Spurs in front after the first 45 minutes. However, Arsenal loanee Joe Willock scored a late equalizer for the Magpies as both teams shared a point each. “It’s not a good point. We came here with the objective to win it, so (I am) not happy with a point,” Mourinho said at a post-match press conference. “I don’t want to go very deep on my analysis because what I feel, what I think, what I want to say, cannot be with you. It can only be in the dressing room.” He added, “I would say that (there were) too many individual mistakes and then mistakes give instability and ma...
We will Resist Vendors of Violence in South-West – Yoruba Appraisal Forum Warns
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We will Resist Vendors of Violence in South-West – Yoruba Appraisal Forum Warns

  A group known as the Yoruba Appraisal Forum, YAF, has warned those fighting for the freedom of the South-West to stop it or face the full wrath of millions of its members in the area. The National Coordinator, Yoruba Appraisal Forum, Adesina Animashaun, in a statement, warned against violent plots by any group in the guise of hunting criminals. Speaking against the recent violence in Ibarapa local government area of Oyo State, the group noted that it would no longer tolerate trouble fomented by persons, groups or their collaborators pretending to be protecting the interests of the people of the area. The group observed as uncalled for and unnecessary the quit notice issued by some individuals, who are neither state actors nor security agents, to some other Nigerians ...
The Rock Becomes World’s 3rd Most Followed Individual On IG With 183 Million Followers
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The Rock Becomes World’s 3rd Most Followed Individual On IG With 183 Million Followers

Popular wrestler and actor, Dwayne Johnson also known as The Rock has become world’s 3rd most followed individual on Instagram. The professional wrestler who also doubles as an actor, earned the feat after he accumulated over 183 million followers on the photo and video sharing platform. The Rock ranks behind Instagram which is a brand account; ace footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo with 218M followers takes the 2nd spot after Instagram as world’s most followed individual while U.S singer, Ariana Grande comes 2nd with 185M. Meanwhile, The Rock is ahead of Selena Gomez (4th), Kylie Jenner (5th), Kim Kardashian (6th),Lionel Messi (7th), Beyonce (8th), Neymar (9th) and Justin Bieber (10th). Instagram‘s official account comes 1st with over 400M followers and NatGeo is 11th before Ne...
EFCC Will Not Shield Any High Profile Corrupt Individual – Ibrahim Magu
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EFCC Will Not Shield Any High Profile Corrupt Individual – Ibrahim Magu

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday breezed into the Ilorin Zonal office of the commission declaring that no high profile individuals involved in corrupt allegations would be shielded from prosecution. “All of them would be arraigned as soon as investigations are concluded.” Magu who arrived the zonal office at about 11.20am said ” I am here to see how my men are doing and to also see areas of improvement in the bid to ensure efficiency in the system.” He asserted that the campaign against corruption had just started noting that “more looters will be repatriated back to the country for prosecution.” Magu explained that the establishment of the Ilorin Zonal office of the agency became pertinent, due to the status of the stat...
North Korean President Kim Jong-un Orders Citizens to Submit Their Poo
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North Korean President Kim Jong-un Orders Citizens to Submit Their Poo

North Korean President Kim Jong-un has ordered citizens to submit their poo to government officials. The 35-year-old president believes his order will save North Korea’s tanking economy by turbocharging the farming sector with cheap manure. Radio FreeAsia claim the pariah state’s starving population have a choice between supplying bonkers 100kg of human excrement or 300kg of compost EVERY DAY. The demand for manure means some workers have allegedly asked to be paid in POO rather than cash. A DPRK source said: “The entire population has been mobilized to produce manure as the first major task of the year. The authorities in each local region task factories, institutions and citizens groups with assigning production quotas to each individual. “They are demandin...
Nigerian Female Rap Artists as Endangered Species
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Nigerian Female Rap Artists as Endangered Species

Yinka Olatunbosun probes the dearth of Nigerian female artists in a male-dominated rap music industry to unearth the untold story of women in the music scene MUSIC Take it or trash it, one of the most emblematic music collaborations ever recorded in Nigeria’s hip-hop history is the classic track “Too Much” from the legendary DJ Jimmy Jatt’s The Definition album. A clear masterpiece featuring the best female voices in Nigeria’s hip-hop namely Blaise, Sasha P, Kemistry and B.O.U.Q.U.I (pronounced Bookie), it represents the best documented moment in Nigeria’s music culture, where women rocked the microphone as though they owned it. And they did. Actually, the 90s and the early years of the new millennium constituted a milestone for many female rappers, both home-grown and returnees...
Why we declared Dino Melaye wanted – Police
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Why we declared Dino Melaye wanted – Police

The Nigerian Police Force, yesterday, declared Senator Dino Melaye wanted and explained that the operatives who laid siege at the residence of were there to effect his arrest. The decision, Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, clarified, was in connection to the attempted culpable homicide in the shooting of a Police Officer, Sgt Danjuma Saliu, attached to 37 Police Mobile Force (PMF) while on duty at a stop and search point along Aiyetoro Gbede, Mopa Road in Kogi State, Guardian reports Moshood, in a statement yesterday, said the offence was committed by Senator Dino Melaye and his armed thugs in Kogi State on the 19th July, 2018 when they shot and wounded the police officer. He added Police Officer is yet to recover from the gunshot injury he sustained during...
Genevieve Unfollows Omotola and Rita Dominic
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Genevieve Unfollows Omotola and Rita Dominic

The social media was lit this afternoon as Nollywood actress Nnaji Genevieve unfollows Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Rita Dominic. This speculation reared its head after an Instagram check showed that “Lionheart” star, Genevieve has unfollowed her fellow screen divas and this has left many of their fans in awe of what could have led to the decision by the world famous thespian. The check also showed that two A-list actresses are still following Genevieve but no one knows what could have prompted Genny to unfollow them. This brings to mind back in the days when Omotola and Genevieve were at loggerheads and never seemed to be fond of each other. The feud lasted for years before the duo finally decided to bury the hatchet and were later spotted together on numerous occasions. See the...
Niger United, Plateau Peacocks Are Champions
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Niger United, Plateau Peacocks Are Champions

Niger United  (male) and Plateau Peacocks(female) have emerged winners of the first edition of the Prudent Energy Handball League, which ended at the weekend at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Complex, Rowe Park, Yaba. NPL leading scorer Ekigho Ehiosun of Warri Wolves (right) battles Crown defender Nehemiah Ekong The two-phased league, held in a round robin format with all the teams playing one another in Lagos and Abuja, saw United and Peacocks garnering the highest number of points to emerge victorious. Both teams got N1million for their effort. Niger United had a total of 36 points, while Plateau Peacocks had 31 points. Seasiders of Lagos (male) with 35 points and Safety Babes of Abuja (female) with 30 points placed second and also smiled home with N750, 000, while third-placed...
How To Know If You’ve Met The Right One – CNN host, Zain Asher Reveals
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How To Know If You’ve Met The Right One – CNN host, Zain Asher Reveals

CNN host, Zain Asher and her husband Steve Peoples are celebrating one year of being married and in an Instagram post she made, she revealed how one can if one has met the right one. According to Zain Asher, once an individual meets the right one, they will not only connect romantically but spiritually and emotionally. And they can also know if they are with the right one when the relationship is bettering the world around them The host, who is heavily pregnant with their first child, wrote: How do you know if you’ve met “the one?” Simple. If, on some level, your relationship has made the world around you a better place. If both of you unblock the sunlight of each other’s spirit, allowing each other’s souls to sing. If both of you challenge each other to grow spiritually, creati...
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...
2019: Kogi PDP Denies Aspirant Automatic Ticket
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2019: Kogi PDP Denies Aspirant Automatic Ticket

All is not going well concerning the bid by the lawmaker representing Kogi East Senatorial District of Kogi State, Senator Attai Aidoko, to return to the upper legislative chamber of the National Assembly under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as his ambition suffered another set-back. This is consequent upon the Kogi State Peoples Democratic Party leaders’ refusal to grant him automatic ticket to vie for the position this time at the 2019 general elections. Eection Last week there were reports that Aidoko was told by leaders of the Party that unlike Senator Dino Melaye, his desire for an automatic ticket was an impossible task for a number of reasons including the fact that the understanding for the automatic ticket was made with the rAPC members for which he’s not one. Second...
Babachir Lawal, Ribadu, Others Slam Gov. Bindow Over Indirect Primaries, Nonperformance
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Babachir Lawal, Ribadu, Others Slam Gov. Bindow Over Indirect Primaries, Nonperformance

ABUJA – Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress APC in Adamawa state have slammed the state Governor, Jubrilla Bindow over what they describe as his glaring nonperformance and undemocratic resort to indirect primaries in picking candidates of the party for the next general elections. Governor Jibrilla Bindow The stakeholders comprised governorship aspirants, statutory delegates and other party stalwarts including a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Engr. Babachir Lawal, former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, Senators Ahmed Mo’Allayidi, Abubakar Girei and Bello Tukur. Others were Engr. Marcus Gundiri, Sadiq Muhammed and Dr Mahmoud Halilu. Addressing journalists after a closed door meeting in Abuja, the fo...
Cristiano Ronaldo Poses With His 15 Individual Trophies
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Cristiano Ronaldo Poses With His 15 Individual Trophies

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world's greatest footballers celebrated the new year in style by showing off his trophies. The Real Madrid forward who equaled Lionel Messi's tally of five Ballon d'Ors, posed in his Madeira homeland with the 15 individual trophies he has won throughout his stellar career.
PDP Is Bigger Than Any Individual – Fayose
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PDP Is Bigger Than Any Individual – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has stated that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, remain united in its bid to won the 2019 general elections. The governor stated this at a meeting of the PDP Governors’ Forum and party stakeholders held at his Maitama residence in Abuja. The Meeting which had in attendance Governors of Mr. Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom), Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo (Gombe), Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (Delta), Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa) as well as the Deputy Governor of Rivers State, Mrs. Ipalibo Banigo, and the host Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose as well as party leaders such as Professor Jerry Gana, Senator Chief T. A. Orji (former Governor, Abia State). Chief Achike Udenwa (ex-Governor, Imo State), former Ministers of Women Affairs, Hajiya Zainab Maina and Hajiya...

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