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Bus crushes teenager in Ogun State

Kindly Share This Story: A commercial bus, on Tuesday, crushed a teenager (name withheld) around Wazobia axis of Ogere toll gate on the Lagos/Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Ugwuanyi grants autonomy to Enugu community after 61 years

Kindly Share This Story: Gov Ugwuanyi of Enugu state The people of Akaibite-Agu Community in Ugbene-Ajima, Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State have hailed Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for granting autonomy to the community after 61 years of agitation. Speaking [...]

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How religion divides and under-develops Africa by Reno

Kindly Share This Story: Reno Omokri By Reno Omokri Yesterday, I saw Nigerian Shiites demonstrating against the United States and President Donald Trump, and I groaned in my spirit. When will Africans become themselves and stop being remote controlled by [...]

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Video: Watch CAF Awards 2019 Live

Video: Watch CAF Awards 2019 Live

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January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Man bags 8 months for stealing church’s roofing sheet in Osun

Kindly Share This Story: Shina Abubakar – Osogbo For allegedly stealing roofing sheet belonging to a church, a 22-year-old man, Wakili Ganiyu has been sentenced to eight months in correctional custody. The charge read in the court disclosed that the [...]

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Obaseki commences payment of N30,000 minimum wage

Kindly Share This Story: Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State. The Edo State Government has commenced the payment of the new N30,000 minimum wage to workers in the state with the adjustment of the government’s payroll, among other modalities concluded [...]

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Buhari won’t tolerate religious rascality – Presidency

Kindly Share This Story: Shehu Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja THE Presidency said on Tuesday politicisation of religion has no place in Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would never tolerate religious rascality in whatever form. The Presidency also restated its [...]

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SERAP’s FoI: Why Buhari, Osinbajo should end secrecy over their asset declarations – Falana

Kindly Share This Story: Femi Falana I have read the Freedom of Information (FoI) requests by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) giving President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, 36 state governors and their deputies 7 days to publicly declare [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

If passed into law, Nigeria’s Finance Bill will exempt small and early-stage startups from paying taxes

Highlighting the provisions of the finance bill, Nigeria’s minister of finance has revealed that firms making less than $ 68,500 annually, do not have to pay taxes while medium-sized business will have lower tax rates Techpoint.Africa [...]

January 7, 2020 Technology Business & StartUps

Turan returning to Barcelona from Basaksehir

Kindly Share This Story: Turan Turkish international Arda Turan ended his loan spell with Basaksehir Istanbul on Tuesday and will return to Barcelona after two years marked by violence on and off the pitch. “During a meeting yesterday, our player [...]

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GRAPHIC :Military reacts to failed Boko Haram ambush against theatre commanders

Kindly Share This Story: Military vehicle with bullet holes after the ambush By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole has reacted to the purported and failed Boko Haram Ambush on the Convoy of the Theatre Commander,  Major Gen. [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Zamfara generating only N150m IGR monthly – Commissioner

Kindly Share This Story: Zamfara Government says it is generating only N150 million monthly as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). The state Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Rabiu Garba, who made the disclosure on Tuesday in Gusau, said the government would, however, [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Angry reactions trail planned takeover of Imo LGAs

Kindly Share This Story: Ihedioha and Okorocha By Chidi Nkwopara Angry reactions have started trailing the botched forceful takeover last Monday, of the 27 local government councils in Imo State, by suspended chairmen and councillors believed to be loyalists of [...]

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STRANGE: Man shoots 2 children for throwing balls at moving vehicle

Kindly Share This Story: By Nwafor Sunday Police is currently looking for a man who angrily shot two children for throwing snowballs at a moving vehicle. NBA, Youtube to launch live games on league’s first channel Narrating the circumstances that [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

US Air Force sends chilling message to Iran with huge display of jet fighter force

Kindly Share This Story: The F-35 Lightning II boasts ‘unprecedented’ technology and can reach speeds of 1,200mph Credit: EPA The US Air Force has sent a chilling message to Iran with huge display of jet fighter force as President Trump [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Army arrests child trafficker, recovers 9 children in Nsukka

Kindly Share This Story: The Nigeria Army has arrested a suspected child trafficker, who specialises in moving children from Plateau State in North Central zone to River State in the South-South zone. The arrest was part of the ongoing “Exercise [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Fuel scarcity hits Baruten LGA, Kwara Speaker cries

Kindly Share This Story: The Speaker, Kwara House of Assembly, Mr Yakubu Danladi, has expressed concern over fuel scarcity in four districts of Baruten Local Government Area of the state. Danladi cried out during a courtesy visit to Compt. Mohammed [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Minimum wage: 25 states fail Labour’s Dec 31 deadline

Kindly Share This Story: 6 paying since Dec 2019; 5 to start this month21 states in negotiations; 4 yet to have negotiating c’ttees By our reporters No fewer than 25 states of the federation have failed to meet the December [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Our involvement in xenophobia (4)

Kindly Share This Story: By Eric Teniola Xenophobia MILLIONS streamed out through any possible exit they could find – through Shaki, to northern Benin. Down south, at the Seme border in Lagos, stampedes would kill many. Dozens were loaded unto [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Minimum wage: Plateau Govt. says negotiations with labour peaceful, encouraging

Kindly Share This Story: The Plateau Government says significant progress is being made in its negotiations with labour unions for the implementation of the N30, 000 Minimum Wage for workers in the state. The State Commissioner of Information and Communication, [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Stop involvement of children in crimes, CADI tasks FG

By Sola Ogundipe The Children and Adolescents Development Initiative, CADI, wants the Federal government and othere tirs of government to tackle the growing menace of children involvement in crimes. In a review,  the Coordinator of CADI, Deacon Andrew Divine, showed [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Security guard charged with murder of motorcyclist

Kindly Share This Story: A 25-year-old security guard, Uchenna Ikeafor,  was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, over the alleged murder of a motorcyclist. The defendant appeared on a count charge of murder punishable [...]

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Environmentalist calls for active collaboration against Climate Change effects

Kindly Share This Story: An environmentalist, Ms. Gloria Bulus, has called for collaboration of all environmental stakeholders in the country to address climate change effects. Bulus, the founder of Bridge-that-Gap Initiative, an environmental NGO, made the call in an interview [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Policeman allegedly kills driver, Corps member, one other in Bayelsa

Kindly Share This Story: By Emem Idio – Yenogoa A policeman on duty attached to one of the new generation bank located in Ekeki suburbs of Yenagoa the Bayelsa State capital on Monday evening allegedly shot dead a bus driver [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say

Abia police confirm arrest of 5 kidnap suspects

Kindly Share This Story: The Abia police command has confirmed the arrest of five men in connection with the alleged abduction of a boy from Umuoba, the headquarters of Isiala Ngwa South Local Government Area of the state. The Commissioner [...]

January 7, 2020 What the papers say