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Anambra state government imposes three days curfew on Aguleri and Umuleri communities as residents clash over parcel of land

The Anambra state government has imposed a three-day curfew on Aguleri and Umuleri communities in the Anambra East local government area of the state following the fight between members of the community over a parcel of land. The agelong fight...

99 percent of Buhari’s appointments are not based on merit – Second Republic Minority Leader, Junaid Mohammed

Elder statesman and Second Republic Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Dr. Junaid Mohammed has stated that over 99 percent of Buhari’s appointments are not based on merit. The former lawmaker said this in reaction to Catholic Bishop of...

UI cancels 2019/20 academic session, announces Feb 20 resumption date

The management of the University of Ibadan has announced February 20 as the resumption date for academic activities in the institution. The school announced this via its Twitter handle today January 15. The institution also announced that the 2019/2020 session...

Appeal court dismisses lawsuit challenging Yahaya Bello’s candidacy

A lawsuit challenging the emergence of Yahaya Bello as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 governorship election held in Kogi state, has been dismissed by an Appeal Court. Justice Steven Adah who delievered the...

Watch the moment pigeons released by Buhari refuse to fly at Armed Forces remembrance (Video)

The doves, otherwise known as white pigeons, released by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony, refused to fly despite multiple attempts by the President thereby sparking a debate on social media...

FG to sell off some government owned properties to fund 2021 budget

The Federal government says it would be selling off some government-owned properties as well as non-oil assets to fund the 2021 budget. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this during the budget presentation ceremony which was done virtually on...

President Buhari makes new appointments, renews others at River Basin Development Authorities

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two Managing Directors for two River Basin Development Authorities. He also extended the tenure of seven other Managing Directors of the River Basin Development Authorities. This was contained in a statement by the...

PDP has lost relevance in South East – Chukwuemeka Eze

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP), Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has expressed discomfort at the continued lamentations of the Peoples Democratic Party over...

Sokoto Loses Commissioner for Home Affairs

Alhaji Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Sokoto State Commissioner for Home Affairs, is dead. He died after a protracted illness at the age of 64. Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal joined other mourners who witnessed the funeral of the commissioner, Thursday evening. A younger...

No approved COVID-19 vaccines yet – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday stated that it has not approved any COVID-19 vaccine. It warned fake vaccines have started circulating in the country, urging the public not to purchase such drugs...

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Video of suspected yahoo boys eating live chicken in a club

A video making rounds on social media shows moment suspected yahoo boys were eating live chicken in a club. The...