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Ikpeazu speaks on COVID-19 recovery, to resume work on Wednesday

The Governor of Abia State, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, may return to work on Wednesday. This follows the governor’s post on Twitter where he posted his pictures attending a thanksgiving service in his hometown. According to the governor, “We return all the glory to God and thank the people of Abia State for their prayers.” When […]

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You’re a small boy, I’m Tinubu’s mate – Ngige tells Faleke

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has ridiculed a member of House of Representatives, James Faleke. Ngige who appeared before the Adhoc Committee of the House of Representatives to answer questions over an alleged breach of a presidential directive called Faleke “a small boy” and claimed he was “Tinubu’s mate”. “I am […]

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Isa Funtua: Presidency blasts Sowore over attack on Buhari’s late associate

The Presidency on Tuesday berated Omoyele Sowore, former presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, over his “attacks” on late Isa Funtua, President Muhammadu Buhari’s close associate. Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu said Sowore has nothing to gain by attacking the deceased. Sowore, who is the Publisher of Saharareporters, had posted an interview on his […]

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My relationship with Buhari cordial – Jonathan

Former Nigeria president, Goodluck Jonathan, has said he maintains a good relationship with his successor, President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated this on Tuesday while speaking to State House correspondents. Jonathan lost the 2015 presidential election to Buhari. When asked about their current relationship, he said: “You’ve been seeing me coming and you have been seeing […]

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Buhari to depart Nigeria for Mali on peace mission

Following his meeting with the ECOWAS Special Envoy, and former President Goodluck Jonathan, President Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday depart for Bamako, the capital of Mali on a one-day visit. This was contained in a statement signed by his Spokesman, Femi Adesina and made available to DAILY POST on Wednesday. The statement added that Buhari and […]

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Senate confirms 39 career, non-career ambassadorial nominees

Following a satisfactory report by the Chairman of Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Adamu Muhammad Bulkachuwa, Senate on Wednesday confirmed 39 out 41 ambassadorial nominees with only one as Career nominee. In a report which formed the basis for this Wednesday’s confirmation of nominees, the Committee sought for nominees from Niger and Yobe to […]

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Lagos shuts religious centres, clubs over non-compliance of COVID-19 protocols

The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut down over 10 social and religious centers over non-compliance with the directive on social distancing and ban on social and religious gatherings. The disclosure was made by the Director-General of the commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, who led the enforcement team for the exercise. According to Mojola, some of […]

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Breaking: 20 burn to death as tanker explodes in Delta

No fewer than 20 people have been reportedly burnt to death when a tanker carrying petroleum product exploded on Wednesday, along the Benin/Sapele highway, around Koko Junction, Ethiope West local government area of Delta State. It was gathered that about 10 vehicles were also burnt in the ensuing inferno. Victims of the incident which occurred […]

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DSS boss Abba slaps aviation security officer at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has reported another breach of its security protocol at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. This time it involved the head of the Department of State Services(DSS) at the airport, Safiyanu Abba. According to FAAN, Abba not only breached the security procedure at the airport, he also slapped a […]

football sports

59 NFL players test positive for coronavirus

The National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) has confirmed that as of Wednesday, July 22, 59 players have tested positive for Coronavirus. Initially, the NFLPA said 95 players had tested positive, but the players union amended the number on their website on Tuesday evening. According to reports, the previous number included all known positives across […]

Foreign hub

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro third time coronavirus positive

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has again tested positive for COVID-19, the country’s Communications Ministry said on Wednesday. The 65-year-old is in good health, the ministry told Germany’s new agency dpa by email. “Bolsonaro has no fever and his breathing, heartbeat and blood pressure are normal,’’ CNN Brazil reported. The positive test result was at least […]

Entertainment

Kim Kardashian breaks silence on nutty husband Kanye West

Kim Kardashian has broken her silence over the Twitter rantings of her husband Kanye West and appealed for compassion and understanding. She blamed West’s behaviour on his bipolar disorder. Kanye West has spoken disjointedly on a lot of things, including saying he wanted to abort the pregnancy of the couple’s child. He had said he […]

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Blackout in Okitipupa, Ilaje, others for 10 years

Towns and villages in the riverside communities of Okitipupa, Ilaje, Ese-Odo and Irele, all in Ondo South, have been in darkness for 10 years running. The Benin Electricity Distribution Company(BEDC) appears unable to rectify the problem, as it offers some scant hope. BEDC said that the acute power supply limitation and the inability to connect […]

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COVID-19: Ganduje cancels Eid-el-Kabir celebration in Kano

The Kano State Executive Council, has cancelled all traditional Eid-el-Kabir festivities, to consolidate the successes it had recorded in the war against COVID-19 in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammed Garba, made this disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday. “The council, after deliberations at its weekly meeting held […]

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PEBEC reforms to boost foreign direct investments – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria is now expected to boost its foreign direct investment, following the various reforms that have been carried out by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC). This was revealed by the Vice President’s media aide, Laolu Akande, who announced that the Vice President held a meeting, yesterday, with […]

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Buhari gets September deadline to present 2021 budget to NASS

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has asked the Executive arm of Government to work on the estimates for the 2021 budget to ensure its timely presentation to the National Assembly by the end of September this year. Lawan stated this in his remarks after referring President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2021 – 2023 Medium Term Expenditure […]

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Presidency behind Senate’s call for Service Chiefs’ sack – Sources

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday called on Service Chiefs to “step aside”. On Wednesday, a source close to the federal government claimed that the Senate resolution was reached at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. On Friday July 17, President Muhammadu Buhari had a parley with Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and House Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila. The source […]