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Minister of Justice Abubakar Malami has rubbished the reports claiming that his 2023 governorship campaign posters have flooded streets in Kebbi State. Malami’s response to the reports was contained in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Dr Umar Jibrilu-Gwandu in Birnin Kebbi on Friday. Jibrilu-Gwandu, in the statement, said: “Our […]

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has imposed a curfew on the state following increasing cases of COVID-19 in the area. A statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Prof Solo Chukwuwlobe, said the curfew which would start on Monday next week would last from 9pm to 6am daily. The Governor also directed workers […]

Abakaliki-HOODLUMS suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday attacked Onicha Divisional Headquarters in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. In a statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Loveth Odah, the hoodlums burnt the left wing of the division, including four patrol vehicles According to […]

Former Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo has completed a permanent move to Saudi Arabian Pro League club Al-Shabab. The 31-year-old left Chinese outfit Shanghai Shenhua after agreeing a two-and-a-half-year deal with the six-time Saudi champions. Ighalo had already taken to social media to bid his parent club goodbye, after Shenhua gave him permission to speak with […]

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell is due in Moscow on Friday, just days after the jailing of a prominent Russian dissident, Alexei Navalny which provoked an international uproar. Borrell has stressed that he plans to call once again for Navalny’s release during the trip, which includes meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and […]

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese professional footballer, is the toast of sports enthusiasts as he clocks 36 today. Not surprisingly #Cristiano Ronaldo is trending on social media platforms with many posts celebrating him on his birthday. However, his current club, Juventus led tributes to the superstar with a heartwarming message released on its website. The statement […]

Chad’s government has barred the opposition from staging protests ahead of an expected announcement by President Idriss Deby Itno’s party that the veteran leader will be its champion in upcoming elections. In a decree published late Monday, Public Security Minister Mahamat Tahir Orozi said the authorities “cannot allow the holding of such protests, which have […]

Cicely Tyson, the pioneering African-American actress and honorary Oscar winner, died Thursday aged 96, her manager said. Known best for Emmy-winning television movie “The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman” and her Academy-nominated turn in 1972 film “Sounder,” Tyson’s acting career spanned seven decades and often tackled issues of racism and social justice. She frequently turned […]

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is considering targeted lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; as well as Lagos and Plateau States. PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, who stated this on Friday, described as alarming, the rising cases of Covid infections recorded in the three urban areas. Muhammed said data showed that urban […]

PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari, yesterday, asked Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to flush out all the criminals in his state, He also told the new service chiefs in a close doors meeting that the country was in a state of emergence Akeredolu briefs Buhari Although the governor failed to grant State House correspondents an interview at […]


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