Month: March 2021

Buhari jets out for medical check up in London

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, departed Abuja for London, United Kingdom, for routine medical check up.   The president and few of his aides left the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja at about 2.30p.m.   Those at the airport to bid the president farewell included the Chief of Staff to the President, …

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Easter: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 2 and Monday, April 5 as public holidays to mark Easter.   Minister of Interior, Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, urged Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace and patience, which were demonstrated by Jesus …

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NSCIA tackles CAN over judicial appointment

Nigerian Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has engaged in verbal fight with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over the latter’s position on the recent shortlisting of 20 justices-designate by the Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) and other misgivings.   NSCIA said its attention was drawn to CAN’s insinuations and rebukes that trailed FJSC’s …

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Lokoja agog as Governor Bello, Okocha thrill football fans

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, in a thrilling display his youthful energy, wowed fans at Confluence Stadium, Lokoja, during a novelty match between Kogi Executive Council and the ex Super Eagles stars.   The novelty match put together by the Kogi State Government had ex-internationals like Jay-Jay Okocha, Finidi Goerge, Peter Rufai, Kanu Nwankwo, Taribo …

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Nigeria’s rising insecurity blamed on iIllicit financial flows to UAE

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), an NGO, has blamed rising insecurity and infrastructure decay in Nigeria on illicit financial flows to and assets in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).   HEDA Chairman Suraj Olarewanju cited a recent report which indicated that about $400 million worth of assets procured through illicit financial flows to …

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Kano govt seals warehouse of fake, unwholesome foods

Kano State Task Force Committee on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods under the State Ministry of Health has sealed a warehouse containing about 2-trailer loads of suspected fake food items.   The seized items were mostly juice drinks and butter which were stored in a warehouse situated at Bompai quarters within metropolis.   …

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Mr Drew Wins Boomplay-sponsored “Breakthrough Act of the Year” At 3Music Awards

Mr Drew has won the 3Music Awards Breakthrough Act of the Year for 2021. Sponsored by Boomplay, the largest music streaming and download service in Africa, he beat off competition from other leading rising acts. Officials of Boomplay including Twumasi Donkor and Andrew Omenyo were on hand to present the award to Mr Drew during …

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