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Gunmen Kill LGA Chairman In Taraba

Gunmen killed Salihu Dovo, the chairman of the Ardo-Kola Local Government Region of Taraba District. His murder preceded his abduction by men at his home in the Sabon Gari region of Jalingo, the state capital, in the early hours of...

Naira Marley Calls The Arrest Of School Kids By Amotekun ‘Child Abuse’

Naira Marley, a famous Nigerian musician, referred to a viral video of some school kids being arrested by Amotekun operatives. The students were arrested as 'Marlians' for modeling themselves, according to sources. In the video that went viral on social media,...

Ikpeazu dissolves state Executive Council, recalls Chief of Staff, Agbazuere

The immediate dissolution of the State Executive Council was authorised by the Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu. The acceptance was included in a press release released on Saturday in Umuahia by the Chief Press Secretary of Governor Ikpeazu, Onyebuchi Ememanka. The...

Former CNN anchor, Larry King Dies

Larry King, a former CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with numerous newsmakers, has died at 87. Notice that after testing positive for the dreaded coronavirus disease, King was hospitalized earlier. A statement issued by his family said...

Victor Osimhen Recovers From COVID-19

Since making a full recovery from COVID-19, Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen has been given the all-clear by the medical staff of Italian club giants Napoli. Since returning from Nigeria, where he had spent yuletide, the 22-year old tested positive for...

Kenya Sanctioned For Breaching COVID-19 Rules In CAF Qualifier

In an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros, Kenya was fined 2.2 million shillings ($20,000) and two senior football officials were disqualified for breaking Covid laws, a statement said Saturday. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) said the Kenyan...

Hong Kong Imposes Two-Day COVID-19 Lockdown

As authorities tackle an epidemic in one of its poorest and most heavily packed neighbourhoods, thousands of Hong Kongers were told to stay in their homes on Saturday for the city's first coronavirus lockdown. The injunction forbids approximately 10,000 individuals...

Biden Administration To Review US-Taliban Withdrawal Deal

The Biden administration said Friday it would study a historic U.S. settlement with the Taliban, reflecting on whether, in accordance with its side of the bargain, the militant group has minimized attacks in Afghanistan. Last year, Washington signed an agreement...

Indonesian Plane Crash Victims’ Families Keep Sea Remembrance

Relatives of 62 people killed when an Indonesian passenger jet slammed scattered flowers into the sea at the crash site Friday, as officials search for answers as to why minutes after takeoff the plane fell from the sky. Two weeks...

Alleged N2.2 billion Fraud: Fayose’s Trial Stalled As EFCC Witness Contracts COVID-19

After a major witness scheduled to testify for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was absent, the trial of former Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose over alleged N2.2 billion fraud was stalled on Friday. At the Federal High Court...

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SERAP Gives Government Deadline To Disclose Details Of N729bn Paid To Poor Nigerians

Ms Sadia Umar-Farouk, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Emergency Management and Social Development, has been advised by the Socio-Economic Rights...
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