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Lauretta Onochie: profile of President Buhari PA nominated for INEC Federal Commissioner job

The screening of Lauretta Onochie by the Nigerian senate as INEC Federal Commissioner-nominee has been generating controversy among many concerned Nigerians. The controversy is mainly because she is the Personal Assistant on Social Media to Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari – meaning she is one of the President’s loyalists and also a card carrying member of …

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RWANDA ON COURSE TO MANUFACTURE COVID-19 VACCINES

Yesterday July 4, was Rwanda’s Liberation Day and President Paul Kagame assured Rwandans that the country was building its capacity to start manufacturing COVID-19 vaccines and other medications within the country in a bid to raise the level of protection. The head of state was made the affirmation while delivering his speech during the celebration …

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai explains why he silently withdrew his son ‘Sadiq’ from public school

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has explained why he withdrew his son from a government run school in the state. In 2019, the governor was celebrated when he announced that he has enrolled his son in a public school in September that year. El Rufai along side other dignitaries escorted six-year-old Sadiq to school that …

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ASUU threatens fresh strikes over unpaid salaries

Academic activities in the nation’s universities may again be paralysed as members of the Academic Staff Union Of Nigeria Universities (ASUU) warns of fresh rounds of strike over alleged refusal of the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF) to pay salaries and remit check-off dues of about 1000 staff for 13 months. Chairman, University of …

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Details of Nnamdi Kanu trial and possible sentence

In July 1984, the then military dictatorship of Muhammadu Buhari sent mercenaries to the UK to kidnap and crate back to the country former transportation Minister Umaru Dikko, who was accused of embezzlement. That episode ended in an unmitigated disaster, Dikko was eventually rescued by ScotlandYard detectives, four of his abductors admitted to being mercenaries …

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Niger Delta Avengers return with ‘Operation Humble’

After about three years of absence, the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), on Saturday, returned with the launch of ‘Operation Humble’ which it said is to cripple the economy through the destruction of oil installations in the region. Announcing its intention in a statement posted in its website, the NDA promised to ‘humble’ the economy into …

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Ghanaian actress Efia Odo released on bail hours after leading ‘Fix The Country’ campaigners

Ghana Police has granted actress Efia Odo and over ten other campaigners bail hours after their arrests on Friday. Police released all the campaigners they arrested on self-recognizance bail after some three hours of interrogation on why they gathered in front of a law court complex. This came after lawyers of the campaigners demanded their …

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Sheikh Gumi: DSS invites cleric for questioning after Arise TV interview

The Nigerian Department of State Service (DSS), say they have invited controversial Islamic scholar Sheikh Ahmed Gumi to come and answer some questions. DSS spokesperson, Peter Afunaya, who confirmed the report to Channels TV said there’s nothing unusual in inviting the cleric as it is normal for them “to invite any person of interest.” But …

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Togo Launches 90 Megawatts Solar Plant, The Largest in West Africa

Togo has inaugurated the largest solar plant in West Africa, in a push to increase access to electricity and develop renewables in the small coastal country. The 50 megawatt facility, located in central Togo, will provide power to more than 158,000 households and save more than one million tonnes of CO2 emissions, Togo’s President Faure …

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Why Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe wore The dot nation Nigeria T-Shirt

The dot nation Nigeria is trending, but what led to it and how did it start? The latest person to join the trend is Enyinnaya Abaribe, a Nigerian Senator who rocked a shirt with the inscription “The dot nation” The Abia state lawmaker popular T-Shirt added to the many opinion leaders on this matter. So …

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