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EFCC Reveals Why Maina Escaped To Niger Republic

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed why former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, jumped bail and fled to Niger Republic. Maina is on trial for money laundering charges before a Federal High Court in Abuja. Late in 2020, he was found by the court to have jumped […]

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A-3-man Notorious kidnap gang with a female leader has been arrested by Police in Kano (Photos)

Police have arrested 4 member syndicate of suspected kidnappers in Kano after rescuing the victim unhurt. The suspected kidnappers’ group led by a woman, Maryam Mohammed, alias Hajiya aged 23, operated before their arrest in Zamfara and Kano, according to a statement issued by Kano Command Spokesman, DSP Abdullahi Haruna on Wednesday. Others members of […]

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President Biden undo Trump’s immigration policy, lift travel ban on Muslims and Nigeria

American president, Joe Biden on his first day in office, has undone former President Trump’s controversial policy on travel that led to the strict travel restriction across 13 countries, Nigeria inclusive. The policy, colloquially known as the “Muslim ban,” first went into effect in January 2017 and became one of Trump’s signature immigration policies. The […]

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Ronaldo becomes the all time goal scorer in the history of football.

Another history has been made by prolific Portuguese international footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo after he became the all-time top goalscorer in football following his goal for Juventus in their clash against Napoli. The 35-year-old was expected to reach the stunning landmark against Inter on Sunday after edging closer to history by scoring against Sassuolo last week […]

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2023: Buhari will not support Tinubu’s ambition- Sule Lamido

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido said the days of the All Progressive Congress APC is numbered as President Muhammad Buhari will not support Bola Ahmad Tinubu’s candidature in the coming 2023 general. Lamido stated this at the inauguration of the Jigawa State People’s Democratic Party PDP reconciliation committee in Dutse. He claimed […]

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Akeredolu’s Order: Ondo Tackles Presidency, As Villa Defends Herdsmen

The Presidency on Tuesday waded into the controversy generated by the directive of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, asking herdsmen to leave the state government forest reserves. Apart from ejecting the herdsmen, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu also banned under-aged grazing, night grazing, movement of cattle within the cities and highways. He also gave the herdsmen […]

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President Donald J. Trump granted pardons to 73 individuals and commuted the sentences of an additional 70 individuals.

Todd Boulanger – President Trump granted a full pardon to Todd Boulanger. Mr. Boulanger’s pardon is supported by numerous friends, as well as by past and present business associates. In 2008, Mr. Boulanger pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit honest services fraud. He has taken full responsibility for his conduct. Mr. Boulanger is […]

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Graphic!!! Bandits Kill JF London, JTF Commander In Zamfara

Reports have just rented the public air that the commander of Joint Task Force (JTF), Zamfara state, JF London has brutally been shot dead by armed bandits. Circumstances which led to his Killing remains scanty at the time of this report, the JTF commander who was hit by the forehead with a bullet, reportedly died […]

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INEC to make NIN compulsory for voter registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission is considering making the National Identity Number a precondition for registering voters when the continuous voter registration exercise commences in a few weeks. A national commissioner at INEC disclosed this during an interview with The PUNCH on Tuesday. He said the NIN would help tackle challenges of underage voting, alien […]

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Joe Biden’s inauguration (photos)

Biden’s inauguration will mark the official start of his four-year term, and due to COVID and security concerns, will go ahead without much of the pomp and fanfare. In pictures: The inauguration of Joe Biden Updated January 20, 2021 President-elect Joe Biden will take the oath of office on Wednesday, but it will be a […]

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Boko Haram Terrorists Display Armed Personnel Carrier Captured From Nigerian Soldiers

Militants from the Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram, the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā’at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da’wah wa’l-Jihād, have displayed an Armed Personnel Carrier the group captured from Nigerian soldiers. According to ISWAP in a statement released on Monday, the modified FV103 Spartan APC was captured on Sunday when […]

Health

One-in-eight ‘recovered’ Covid patients ‘DIE within 140 days

Almost a third of recovered Covid patients are readmitted to hospital within five months and up to one in eight die of Covid-related complications. Research by Leicester University and the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that out of 47,780 people discharged from hospital in the first wave, 29.4 per cent returned to hospital within […]

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Adamu Garba Steps Down As Crowwe CEO As Calls To Boycott His App Grows

A former presidential aspirant Adamu Garba has stepped down as a chief executive officer of Crowwe an instant messaging platform Mr Garba has been aggressively pushing for new users on the platform since US President Donald Trump was banned from Twitter over inciteful statements and WhatsApp’s latest privacy policy. In a statement posted to Twitter […]

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Rescue Nigeria from failed leaders: Northern elders tells elite

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) yesterday appealed to the Nigerian elite to rescue the nation from what it described as “failed leaders”. According to the forum, the country is in a fragile state. The forum, through its Director, Publicity and Advocacy, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, said this in Abuja while speaking at the ‘2nd Never Again […]

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More trouble for Nigerians as NIMC issues new directives.

With a fresh notice from the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), discountenancing National Identification Number (NIN) generated via Bank Verification Number (BVN), frustrations of Nigerians may have been compounded. The directive, yesterday, to citizens to go the whole hog of enrolment further elicited disenchantment for the verification exercise introduced last month by the Federal Government. […]

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Trump supporter Christopher Stanton Commits Suicide After Arrest For Capitol Riot

DONALD Trump fan reportedly shot himself in the chest and was found dead by his wife after his Capitol riot arrest. Christopher Stanton Georgia, 53, was charged last week for his involvement in Wednesday’s Capitol chaos, 11-Alive reported. Christopher Stanton Georgia’s wife found him dead in their basement on Saturday Georgia was arrested last week […]

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11 killed in three weeks by Oyo state Amotekun

Controversy has continued to trail the setting up of the Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) popularly known as Amotekun following allegations of abuse against the initiative even as some states in the South-West continue to dilly-dally about it, Daily Trust can report. The Amnesty International, human rights activists and some lawyers yesterday urged the federal […]

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FG debunk changing school resumption date

On Tuesday, the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 reported that the January 18th announcement of the resumption of schooling in the country had not changed. Sponsored by Google LLC Dr Sani Aliyu, PTF National Coordinator, said this while speaking on a television show. Nevertheless, Sani revealed that the education minister has the final say on […]

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2023: Students’ Support Group For Tinubu Constitutes Executive Committees

The National Advisory Council, NAC, of the Asiwaju National Students Support Organisation, ANSSO, has constituted national, zonal and state executive committees for the organisation. According to the Chairman of the Advisory Council, Mr John Abbah, the group was formed by a body of patriotic Nigerian students, who cut across the federation, and who was passionate […]