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Failure of Centralised Police to respond to distress calls led to Amotekun ―Yoruba elders

Kindly Share This Story: By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan THE Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun. The [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Failure of Centralised Police to respond to distress calls led to Amotekun ―Yoruba elders

Kindly Share This Story: By Ola Ajayi, Ibadan THE Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has said the failure of the centralised police to respond to numerous distress calls informed the formation of the Western Nigeria Security Network codenamed Amotekun. The [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

NLC confirms: Zulum has implemented N30,000 minimum wage in Borno

Kindly Share This Story: Prof Babagan Zulum, Governor of Borno state By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC on Friday confirmed that workers in Borno state have mostly received their salaries for January 2020 with a new [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

NLC confirms: Zulum has implemented N30,000 minimum wage in Borno

Kindly Share This Story: Prof Babagan Zulum, Governor of Borno state By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC on Friday confirmed that workers in Borno state have mostly received their salaries for January 2020 with a new [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

I forgot how big Liverpool’s lead in the league was ― Klopp

Kindly Share This Story: Jurgen Klopp revealed he forgot how big Liverpool’s lead atop the Premier League was ahead of their win over Wolves on Thursday. An 84th-minute goal from Roberto Firmino saw Liverpool edge Wolves 2-1, restoring their 16-point [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

I forgot how big Liverpool’s lead in the league was ― Klopp

Kindly Share This Story: Jurgen Klopp revealed he forgot how big Liverpool’s lead atop the Premier League was ahead of their win over Wolves on Thursday. An 84th-minute goal from Roberto Firmino saw Liverpool edge Wolves 2-1, restoring their 16-point [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

Kindly Share This Story:  …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the country as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, concludes the 2019 general polls [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Tension as INEC concludes 2019 polls

Kindly Share This Story:  …Ekpenyong, Akpabio, Jibrin, Doguwa, others know fate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) By Clifford Ndujihe THERE is tension in some states of the country as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, concludes the 2019 general polls [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Security in digital and online money transactions

Kindly Share This Story: By Pardon Mujakachi IN recent times, digital money transactions have gained popularity partly because it allows instantaneous and borderless transfer of funds for players in the formal and informal sectors. Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Security in digital and online money transactions

Kindly Share This Story: By Pardon Mujakachi IN recent times, digital money transactions have gained popularity partly because it allows instantaneous and borderless transfer of funds for players in the formal and informal sectors. Many countries in sub-Saharan Africa are [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

CAN raises concern over sudden influx of herdsmen into Benue

Kindly Share This Story: warns of repeat of 2018 new year’s massacre By Peter Duru herdsmen Makurdi—The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has raised concern over the sudden influx of herdsmen into Benue State, warning that the state is facing [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

CAN raises concern over sudden influx of herdsmen into Benue

Kindly Share This Story: warns of repeat of 2018 new year’s massacre By Peter Duru herdsmen Makurdi—The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has raised concern over the sudden influx of herdsmen into Benue State, warning that the state is facing [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Opposition jokers

Kindly Share This Story: By Donu Kogbara LAST week, the Supreme Court ruled against the Peoples democratic Party, PDP, Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, and handed his seat to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Heated debates ensued about the [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Opposition jokers

Kindly Share This Story: By Donu Kogbara LAST week, the Supreme Court ruled against the Peoples democratic Party, PDP, Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, and handed his seat to Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Heated debates ensued about the [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

AMOTEKUN: A solace to vulnerable women, children in south west ― Group

Kindly Share This Story: By Dayo Johnson, Akure The Association for Human Development (AHD) Thursday described the South-West Security Network, codenamed: ‘Operation Amotekun’, as a solace to vulnerable women and children in the region. President of the gender Non Governmental [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

AMOTEKUN: A solace to vulnerable women, children in south west ― Group

Kindly Share This Story: By Dayo Johnson, Akure The Association for Human Development (AHD) Thursday described the South-West Security Network, codenamed: ‘Operation Amotekun’, as a solace to vulnerable women and children in the region. President of the gender Non Governmental [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Ihedioha vs Uzodinma: Coalition seeks US visa ban on Supreme Court justices 

Kindly Share This Story: Ihedioha-Uzodinma By Victoria  Ojeme A civic group, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution has called on the United States to place visa restrictions on the Supreme Court justices who delivered the judgement on [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Ihedioha vs Uzodinma: Coalition seeks US visa ban on Supreme Court justices 

Kindly Share This Story: Ihedioha-Uzodinma By Victoria  Ojeme A civic group, the Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution has called on the United States to place visa restrictions on the Supreme Court justices who delivered the judgement on [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Angola’s Dos Santos vows ‘ready to fight’ graft claims

Kindly Share This Story: Isabel dos Santos Isabel dos Santos, the tycoon daughter of Angola’s ex-president who is at the centre of an anti-graft investigation, on Thursday vowed she was ready to fight against what she called “misleading and untrue” [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Angola’s Dos Santos vows ‘ready to fight’ graft claims

Kindly Share This Story: Isabel dos Santos Isabel dos Santos, the tycoon daughter of Angola’s ex-president who is at the centre of an anti-graft investigation, on Thursday vowed she was ready to fight against what she called “misleading and untrue” [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

NDLEA arrests 110 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport in 2019

Kindly Share This Story: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, Lagos, said it arrested 101 suspected drug traffickers in 2019. NDLEA Commander, Garba Ahmadu, made the disclosure [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

NDLEA arrests 110 suspected drug traffickers at Lagos airport in 2019

Kindly Share This Story: National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Command, Lagos, said it arrested 101 suspected drug traffickers in 2019. NDLEA Commander, Garba Ahmadu, made the disclosure [...]

January 24, 2020 What the papers say

Amaechi surprises staff, visits offices unannouced

Kindly Share This Story: In a bid to ascertain the level of commitment by staff of his ministry, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi paid a surprise visit to staff in their different offices. Amaechi was seen on [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

Amaechi surprises staff, visits offices unannouced

Kindly Share This Story: In a bid to ascertain the level of commitment by staff of his ministry, Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi paid a surprise visit to staff in their different offices. Amaechi was seen on [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

INEC distributes sensitive materials for re-run elections in Bauchi

Kindly Share This Story: File Photo By Charly Agwam – Bauchi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bauchi said it is ready for Saturday’s re-run elections in two Federal constituencies, Gamawa and Zaki local government areas of Bauchi state. The [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

INEC distributes sensitive materials for re-run elections in Bauchi

Kindly Share This Story: File Photo By Charly Agwam – Bauchi The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bauchi said it is ready for Saturday’s re-run elections in two Federal constituencies, Gamawa and Zaki local government areas of Bauchi state. The [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

Photos: Buhari returns from UK-Africa Investment Summit

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has returned from the UK-Africa Investment Summit. President Buhari with FCT Minister Muhammed Musa Bello, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State as he arrives Abuja [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

Photos: Buhari returns from UK-Africa Investment Summit

Kindly Share This Story: Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has returned from the UK-Africa Investment Summit. President Buhari with FCT Minister Muhammed Musa Bello, Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State and Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State as he arrives Abuja [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

Aston Villa sign Barcelona youngster Barry

Kindly Share This Story: Aston Villa announced the signing of promising teenage striker Louie Barry from Barcelona for a fee of about one million euros ($ 1.1 million) on Thursday. Birmingham-born Barry joined the Spanish champions from West Bromwich Albion [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say

Aston Villa sign Barcelona youngster Barry

Kindly Share This Story: Aston Villa announced the signing of promising teenage striker Louie Barry from Barcelona for a fee of about one million euros ($ 1.1 million) on Thursday. Birmingham-born Barry joined the Spanish champions from West Bromwich Albion [...]

January 23, 2020 What the papers say