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NITDA warns Nigerians on cybercriminals actions to defraud unsuspecting victims

      The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has warned Nigerians on the nefarious actions of cybercriminals exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic to mislead and defraud unsuspecting victims. This was disclosed by the agency in a statement signed by its Head, Corporate Affairs and External Relations, Hadiza Umar. It stated that one of the fake news […]

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ASUU opposes school reopening this year

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU may be fighting the Federal Government over salary payment via IPPIS, but it has come out a surprise supporter of government shutting schools because of COVID-19. President of ASUU, Professor Biodun Ogunyemi said his union supported the decision of the Federal Government to stop Senior Secondary School 3 […]

Entertainment

Kaffy decries increased deaths of Nigerian dancers

Ace Nigerian dancer, Kafayat Shafau-Ameh, professionally known as Kaffy is saddened at the sudden death of another dancer, Romeo. According to her, Romeo’s death marks the fourth time a Nigerian dancer will die in the space of two months. Kaffy wrote; ”Another one GONE!!!!!! Whyyyyyy????? DANCERS RISE UP ITS HAS TO STOP! We have to […]

Entertainment

Check out list of Big Brother Naija past winners

Popular Nigerian reality show Big Brother Naija kick starts today July 19th 2020 with regular host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu taking it to yet another level with new housemates. Here’s a recap of past winners who have participated in the program and have become a household name in mouth of almost everyone who cares. Katung Aduwak The […]

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Nigerian leaders should undergo a merit test – Sanusi Lamido

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi advised that Nigerian leaders should undergo a ”merit test” before being chosen to occupy political positions. In a webinar themed: “The sustainability of society”, Sanusi said incompetent leadership has contributed to the degree of corrupt practices in the country. He also added that nepotism is the worst form […]

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Consider your landing before attacking me – Adeboye replies critics

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has advised his critics to consider the consequences of their action before making their moves towards him. The 78-year-old cleric said this during a sermon on Sunday titled ‘From Lockdown to Lifting Up.’ The cleric drew the ire of some critics recently […]

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BREAKING: Nigerian Airforce reveals identity of Tolulope Arotile’s killer, hands case to police

The Nigerian Air Force has revealed the identity of the killer of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Ibikunle Daramola, made this known during a press conference on Sunday in Abuja. The late Flying Officer was Nigeria’s first female combat pilot. Daramola identified Arotile’s ex-classmate who drove the […]

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Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama tests positive for COVID-19

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for coronavirus. Onyeama confirmed the development in a tweet on Sunday. He said his result came back positive after a fourth test, adding that he was on his way to an isolation center. “Did my fourth COVID-19 test yesterday at the first sign of a throat […]

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Anambra election: Don’t bother contesting – Primate Ayodele tells APC

Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical spiritual church has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC not to waste their time and resources contesting the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State. According to him, APC cannot rule Anambra State except by rigging. Ayodele said this in a series of prophecies on Sunday. In the details […]

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God showed me PDP candidates that can challenge APC in Ondo election – Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, has revealed what he claimed God told him concerning the forthcoming primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State. The PDP will hold its primaries on July 22, 2020. And Ayodele who had earlier predicted victory for the incumbent Governor in the All Progressive Congress, […]

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God told me corruption will deal with Buhari govt – Primate Ayodele

Primate Elijah Ayodele of the INRI Evangelical spiritual church has bemoaned President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption. Ayodele said God revealed to him that corruption will discredit Buhari government if he fails to take the fight seriously. Primate Ayodele said Buhari must sack Ministers and people in his government who have been accused of corruption. […]

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I won 2016 election for you – Deputy gov fires back at Akeredolu

The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has replied his principal, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, regarding a remark he made on Saturday that the choice of his deputy in 2016 governorship was a mistake. The governor during ‘meets delegates’ tour at Igbekebo, Ese-Odo Local Government Area stated that he regretted picking Ajayi as his running […]

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Know the 18 political parties in Nigeria

Nigeria  has 18  registered political parties, as at February 2020, registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission. They are: 1.Accord Party 2. Action Alliance 3. Action Democratic Congress 4.African Action Congress. 5.African Democratic Congress. 6. All Progressives Congress 7.All Progressives Grand Alliance 8. Allied Peoples Movement 9. Boot Party 10. Labour Party 11. New Nigeria […]

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COVID-19 presents malaria and 12 other symptoms – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said though COVID-19 presents symptoms similar to malaria such as fever, it comes with 12 others. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle, while warning Nigerians against taking COVID-19 and malaria as the same. According to NCDC, the 12 symptoms will help Nigerians “take responsibility” […]

Foreign hub

Trial of Netanyahu resumes in Jerusalem

The corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu  resumed  Sunday at the Jerusalem District Court. The second hearing of the trial is focusing on an additional time given to his lawyers to study the investigation material. Netanyahu and other defendants in the case were not obliged to attend the session. In the hearing, Netanyahu’s […]

Foreign hub

Australia’s pair skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya dies at 20

Australia’s pair skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya died at 20 on Friday, the International Skating Union (ISU) confirmed on Saturday. “It is with profound sadness that the ISU learned of the sudden and unexpected passing of pair skater Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya in Moscow,” said the ISU. “The ISU is shocked by the news of Ekaterina’s passing,” said ISU […]

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NDDC: Buhari gets ultimatum to remove Akpabio, set up panel

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to, within 14 days, set up a presidential panel to probe corruption allegations in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The body also asked him to suspend, Godswill Akpabio, Niger Delta Minister and all those implicated. The rights group warned that Buhari’s failure to […]

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Edo: Ex-Senate chief whip, Owie defects to PDP, backs Obaseki

Roland Owie, a former Chief Whip of the Senate, has defected to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He was the National Leader of the Action Democratic Party (ADP). The former lawmaker made announcement at his home town, Ilobi-Isi, near Ehor, Uhunmwonde LG in Edo, NAN reports. He urged his supporters to work for the reelection […]