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Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Erdogan seeks support for Turkey’s efforts in Libya

Kindly Share This Story: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has called on Europe to support its work in Libya, where it is providing military support to the internationally-recognized government, if it wants to end the conflict there. Erdogan made his remarks [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

UPDATED: Pipeline fire explosion in Abule Egba (VIDEO)

Kindly Share This Story: Several properties gutted By Olasunkanmi Akoni There is a raging fire at one of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, pipelines at Ekoro, Abule -Egba area of Lagos State. Several properties were said to have been [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Solskjaer hails Fred, De Gea , draws positives from United performance

Kindly Share This Story: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted there were “many positives” in Manchester United’s 2-0 loss to Liverpool at Anfield, and admitted United could look for a “short term” deal to cover for the injured Marcus Rashford. Liverpool scored [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Lucien Favre hails incredible Haaland debut for Dortmund

Kindly Share This Story: Lucien Favre called Erling Haaland “incredible” after the striker came off the bench to score a hat-trick against Augsburg on his Borussia Dortmund debut. Inspired by Haaland, Dortmund rallied from 3-1 down to record a 5-3 [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Amotekun: Adams tasks S-west monarchs, State Assemblies to pass operational laws

Kindly Share This Story: By Dapo Akinrefon The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Adams, Sunday, called on traditional rulers in the South-West of Nigeria, to throw their weight behind the Western Nigerian Security Network, known as “Operation Amotekun”, [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Kwara gets N3.6bn January allocation

Kindly Share This Story: By Demola Akinyemi – Ilorin Kwara State has received a total of N3.6bn as net allocation for the month of January 2020, Finance Commissioner Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi said in a statement on Sunday. The amount, according [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Imo Guber: Supreme Court judgment political than on extant laws — CSOs

Say apex court’s action portends danger on Nigeria’s democracy By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Joseph Erunke – Abuja As mixed reactions continue to trail last week’s judgment of the Supreme Court which removed the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP-led governor of Imo [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Anambra government pulls down inhabitable burnt buildings of Upper Iweka

Kindly Share This Story: Says its to forestall further loss of lives Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano By Chimaobi Nwaiwu – Nnewi The Anambra State, government weekend demolished unhabitable buildings gutted by tanker fire of October 16th, 2019 at Upper [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Amotekun Southwest’s tribal militia for Oduduwa Republic – Junaid Mohammed

Kindly Share This Story: Junaid Mohammed Soni Daniel – Abuja Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Junaid Mohammed, has lambasted the protagonists of the security outfit Amotekun, describing it as nothing but a tribal militia to prosecute the region’s agenda of transforming [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

DPR seals 10 illegal gas stations in Osun

Kindly Share This Story: …Says operating in residential area is illegal Shina Abubakar, Osogbo The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Osogbo field Office, Osun State, has sealed ten Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) skid stations for operating without valid licences in [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

[Breaking] 2023: If North insists on Presidency, there ‘ll be chaos — South-South Elders

Kindly Share This Story: —Say South-South Must Complete Another 4-yrs— North Won’t Handover Power To South East, South WestBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru AHEAD of the 2023 Presidency, the South-South Elders have said that there will be a crisis that could tear [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

NAFDAC alerts on using Paracetamol for food preparation

Kindly Share This Story: Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation, some Lagosians have expressed shock and disappointment. They told the News Agency [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Ukrainian president rejects prime minister’s resignation

In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, talks with Ukraine’s Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Jan.17, 2020. PHOTO: AP Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejected his prime minister’s offer to [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Halt payment of life pensions to council chairs, speakers-SERAP asks Abuja court

Kindly Share This Story: …Wants refund too By Olasunkanmi Akoni Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension edict/law 2019, passed by the Abuja Municipal [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Give up IBF belt, wait for Wilder or Fury, Oboh tells Anthony Joshua

Kindly Share This Story: By Jacob Ajom The WBO, IBF, WBF and WBA heavyweight boxing champion, Anthony Joshua has been advised not to bow to pressure and go ahead with a mandatory defence fight against Bulgarian heavyweight champion and IBF [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

I wholeheartedly agree with Lai Mohammed

Kindly Share This Story: By Dele Sobowale Mohammed, “Buhari has driven corruption under the table” – Lai Mohammed.—DAILY INDEPENDENT, January 2, 2020, p 13.Wonders never cease. Just as I thought that Lai Mohammed and I will never agree on anything, [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Abdication, divorces and death: a century of UK royal crises

Kindly Share This Story: The announcement Saturday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are to give up their titles and stop receiving public funds is only the latest instalment in a royal soap opera that has gripped Britain and [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Conversations with God

Kindly Share This Story: By Femi Aribisala Roberts Liardon was a guest-minister at a church.  Suddenly during the service, the Holy Spirit drew his attention to a woman.  Then he told him something unusual.  He told him to go and [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

FINTECH: Nigerians buying American assets, stocks — Report

Kindly Share This Story: FINTECH By Victor ‘Tunde Oso Financial technology, (fintech) start-ups are helping a generation of young Nigerians to invest in American stocks and assets easier than ever before. These fintech platforms, according to a report by Quartz [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Finance Act 2019 will further stifle economic growth – Onovo

Kindly Share This Story: *Onovo By Chinweoke Akoma Reactions have continued to trail the new Value Added Tax (VAT) rate of 7.5 per cent which arguably took effect immediately the Finance Bill 2019 was signed into law by President Muhammadu [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say
‘Educate yourself’

‘Educate yourself’

Kindly Share This Story: By Derenle Animasaun ‘Sometimes, I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me’ Zora NEALE HURSTON Dr [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Economists Institute non-performing members to lose certificates

Kindly Share This Story: PHOTO: ICEN The Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN), has threatened to revoke the certificates of non-performing members. The President of the institute, Prof Ejiofor Chinedum, made this known at his swearing-in ceremony as ninth [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Kwara didn’t ban religious activities in schools – CAN

Kindly Share This Story: CAN President, Rev Supo Ayokunle The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kwara Chapter, said on Saturday the state government has not banned religious activities in public schools. The Secretary of the association, Rev. Reuben Ibitoye, disclosed [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say

Amotekun: Postponing the ‘Evil Day’- Ikubese

Kindly Share This Story: Dr Thomas-Wilson Ikubese, Former presidential aspirant and Convener, YesWeFit Revolutionary Movement Following the recent establishment of a local security outfit called Amotekun by the southwestern governors and the much heated arguments and calls in some quarters [...]

January 19, 2020 What the papers say