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Buhari, APC, PDP mourn, as ex-Finance minister, Martins-Kuye, dies

Written by on 18 January 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with family,friends and associates of a former minister of Commerce andIndustry, Alhaji Jubril Martins-Kuye who passed away onSunday.President Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser onMedia and Publicity, Femi Adesina in Abuja, said he believesMartins-Kuye will be sorely missed for his insight on issues ofdevelopment, particularly in tailoring budgets […]

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Abia Warriors hand Imama three-match ultimatum

Written by on 15 January 2021

The head Coach of Abia Warriors Imama Amapakabo could be sacked before the end of January after the club’s management handed him a three-match ultimatum to save his job. This comes after Warriors were thumped 3-1 at home by Jigawa Golden Stars in a match-day four clash in the Nigeria Professional Football League at the […]

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Obuh backs Eaglets for WAFU final

Written by on 15 January 2021

Former Golden Eaglets coach, John Obuh, is confident the national U-17 side will defeat Burkina Faso in the semi-final of the WAFU U-17 tournament on Friday (today). Nigeria face Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue Stadium in Togo in the first semi-finals of the tournament. The five-time world champions qualified for the semi-finals with help […]

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Yvonne Orji to Produce an Autobiographical Comedy Series for Disney+

Written by on 15 January 2021

Nigerian American comedienne, Yvonne Orji has begun developing a 30-minute autobiography comedy series for Disney+. The series titled ‘First Gen’ will reportedly follow Yvonne Orji’s experiences as a Nigerian immigrant growing up in America. Orji confirmed the reports on her Instagram page on Thursday. Orji’s latest Disney+ deal comes in the wake of her successful […]

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Powerful Indonesia quake kills at least 34, topples buildings

Written by on 15 January 2021

A powerful earthquake rocked Indonesia’s Sulawesi island early Friday, killing at least 34 people, levelling a hospital and severely damaging other buildings. Authorities said hundreds more were injured when the 6.2-magnitude quake struck in the early hours, triggering panic among the terrified residents of the island, which was hit by a huge quake and tsunami […]

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President Museveni takes early lead in Ugandan election

Written by on 15 January 2021

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has taken a significant early lead in the presidential race. According to preliminary results released by the electoral commission on Friday morning Museveni has garnered 1,536,205 votes (65.02 percent), while his main rival Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has 647,146 votes (27.39percent) from 8,310 polling stations. The country has […]

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LASU shuts medical school hostel over Covid-19 outbreak

Written by on 15 January 2021

Meanwhile, the Lagos State University College of Medicine has shut down its campus in Ikeja after some students and officials tested positive for COVID-19. Students and officials of the college confirmed this to newsmen. Head, Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations of the Lagos State University, Ademola Adekoya, also confirmed the development. In a […]

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Edo government, NUT disagree over proposed strike

Written by on 15 January 2021

Edo State Council of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has directed primary school teachers and school heads to begin an indefinite strike from Monday, January 18, 2021. The directive was contained in a communiqué issued at the end of its enlarged State Wing Executive Council (SWEC) meeting of January 12, 2021 in Benin City. […]

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