Thursday, 28th October 2021
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In the News:
1 day ago
The South West Zone of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his utterances, especially for saying that the Federal Government should not declare the bandits as terrorists.
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The Nigerian Army, yesterday, turned down the request by Governor Muhammad Yahaya of Gombe State to discourage southern governors’ call for the ban of open grazing.
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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, attributed growing social unrest to inequalities and unfair policies that exclude majority from opportunities for participation, calling on world leaders and global investors to prioritise inclusive and humane policies.
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The Coalition of Northern Groups has filed a case asking the court to compel the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives to hasten the exit of the southeastern region out of Nigeria.
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Timely intervention of responders and providence on Monday, averted a major tragedy in Lagos, when a three- floor structure partially collapsed at 4, Kola John Street, Aguda, Surulere area of the state.
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The Federal Government has announced plans to deploy 30 per cent of renewable energy technology to grid power capacity by 2030.
Breaking News:
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The African Union announced Wednesday it had suspended Sudan until civilian rule in the country is restored, saying it rejected the military takeover as an "unconstitutional" seizure of power.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the persistent attacks on educational facilities and abductions of students and teachers have left more than 12 million children currently traumatised and afraid of going to school, especially the girl-child.
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As the October 31 deadline date for the linkage of National Identity Number (NIN) with Subscribers Identification Number (SIM) approaches, chaotic scenes have intensified at registration centres, especially the telecommunications outlets nationwide.
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Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Caretaker Committee chairman, Musa Kida, yesterday, insisted that the federation’s election billed for Saturday in Benin City must hold as scheduled despite the postponement announced by the sports ministry.

News

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More are yet to unfold on the struggle to control the assets of FBN Holdings Plc, as the company yesterday confirmed Tunde Hassan-Odukale as the single-largest shareholder of the bank.
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House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Navy has assured the Naval Command of improved allocation to boost infrastructure development and enable NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi, move to its permanent site in Akwa Ibom State.
1 day ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised Nigerians to be wary of fraudsters who have been posting fraudulent messages relating to the eNaira launched recently.
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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it will establish six standard rehabilitation centres in each geo-political zone of Nigeria starting from 2022.
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Cross River has paraded three suspects conveying 6,000 litres of illegally refined diesel and kerosene into the state concealed in sack bags.
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A 26-year-old man has been arrested by Kano Hisbah Commission after he said he would sell himself out of poverty. [AD] A viral picture of Aliyu Idris showed him carrying a sign in which he said he wanted to sell himself for N20 million. Before he was taken into custody, Idris, a tailor, told reporters…
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The World Bank said Wednesday it has suspended aid to Sudan following the military takeover that deposed the prime minister.
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Tunisia's top media authority on Wednesday ordered the closure of Nessma TV channel, founded by former presidential candidate Nabil Karoui who is detained in Algeria.
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Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it has licensed 44 international companies to establish regional headquarters in Riyadh, competing with Gulf neighbours, particularly Dubai, for the position of regional business hub.

Sports

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Real Madrid returned to the top of La Liga on Wednesday, despite being held to a goalless draw by Osasuna, but Barcelona dropped to ninth after losing 1-0 to Rayo Vallecano, with Radamel Falcao scoring the winner.
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Denmark captain Kjaer has been at the seven-time European champions since January last year and has become a firm fan favourite in the red and black half of Milan.
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West Ham ended Manchester City's four-year hold on the League Cup on Wednesday as Liverpool and Tottenham booked their places in the quarter-finals.
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Shell-shocked Bayern Munich suffered their heaviest defeat in the German Cup Wednesday when their star-studded team was thrashed 5-0 at Borussia Moenchengladbach.
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Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen suffered a German Cup upset on Wednesday when they were beaten 2-1 at home by second division Karlsruhe.
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Radamel Falcao's remarkable return to La Liga took its most dramatic twist yet on Wednesday as the 35-year-old fired Rayo Vallecano to a surprise 1-0 victory over Barcelona in La Liga.

Latest

17 mins ago
Vice chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has charged students to imbibe the spirit of excellence, which they can only acquire through obedience, hardwork and right attitude to study.
22 mins ago
More are yet to unfold on the struggle to control the assets of FBN Holdings Plc, as the company yesterday confirmed Tunde Hassan-Odukale as the single-largest shareholder of the bank.
26 mins ago
The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI), Ilorin, Kwara State, last week, began the distribution of storage facilities and COVID-19 palliatives to farmers in five states.
28 mins ago
House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Navy has assured the Naval Command of improved allocation to boost infrastructure development and enable NNS Jubilee, Ikot Abasi, move to its permanent site in Akwa Ibom State.

Editorial

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The decision of the Senate to redeem itself by reversing its earlier stance on the controversial clause 53 (3) of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill, which had sought to subject the electronic transmission of electoral results to the approval...

Features

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Vice chancellor, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has charged students to imbibe the spirit of excellence, which they can only acquire through obedience, hardwork and right attitude to study.

Editor's Pick

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Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said the country loses about $2.9 billion yearly on tax waivers granted to multinational companies.
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Less than 48 hours after its official launch by President Muhammadu Buhari, the individual wallet for eNaira has recorded more than 100,000 thousand downloads on Google Playstore alone. Apple's App Store does not readily show an estimate of downloads. The Nigerian official Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) was initially scheduled for launch on October 1…
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The Port Harcourt Division of the Court of Appeal is yet to give its decision on a motion filed by the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus.
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The United Nations (UN) has made “pressing appeals” to Nigerian and Kenyan governments to explain the “unlawful arrest and extradition” of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.

Columnists

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A finger or our fingers could be the death of us. So we are advised, cautioned, and warned by COVID-19 experts, locally and globally.
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At a time when millions have lost work, Queen Kennedy got a new job. As a woman living with Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) in Nigeria, she answered the call to become a community pharmacist.
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The last dozen years must go down as our new reality as insecurity has consumed the entire country. Crime is going up, and government seems helpless as almost all forms of criminality are growing on a daily basis.

Business

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The Atlantic Ocean is that vast body of water that extends to five continents – North and South America, Europe, Africa, and Antarctica – and is the second largest after the Pacific Ocean.
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Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and Ekiti State Governor, John Kayode Fayemi have said it will be difficult for Nigeria to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if the government continues wasting funds...
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Profit-taking by investors on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) impacted trading activities, as the NGX recorded marginal gains yesterday, forcing market capitalisation to appreciate by N107 million.

Guardian Life

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are being sued by two ex-household staff over alleged racist and homophobic abuse by the family's former head of security. According to Business Insider, the suit was filed by Mia King, a black woman who had served as a security operations assistant and a John Doe,…
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Alec Baldwin's movie Rust has a production insurance policy limited to $6million for death and insurance.  Baldwin was filming Rust when a prop gun went off, killing cinematographer Halyna Hutchins.  An insurance certificate obtained by TMZ showed that the movie's production general liability coverage is limited to $1 million per occurrence. The insurance written by Front Row…
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Legendary Entertainment and Warner Brothers have confirmed that they'll be releasing Dune: Part Two in October 2023. The sci-fi movie Dune was released on October 22, hitting theatres and HBO Mac simultaneously. The movie, which is the biggest opening of the year for Warner Bros, earned a strong $40.1 million in the US.  Dune cost an estimated $165million to…
2 days ago
Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one blended Scotch whisky recently unveiled E-Money and KCee as the Johnnie Walker Blue Label Brand Ambassadors during an exclusive celebration party over the weekend at the Pablo, Cubana Night Club in Lagos.

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The African Union has suspended Sudan's participation in activities until the restoration of a civilian-led authority. Earlier, the EU had condemned the army for toppling Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok's government.
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