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The National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, said these in a statement entitled- ‘ACF hypocritical tears’, obtained by newsmen in Abuja.

Afenifere warns Arewa to stop threatening war

Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organization, Afenifere, on Saturday described as hypocritical comments by the Arewa Consultative Forum on the clashes in Ibarapa Local Government Area of Oyo State over the activities of Fulani herdsmen.
Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande, gave the warning at the maiden matriculation of the Lagos State Cooperative College’s first diploma programme held at the Johnson Agiri campus of the school in Agege, Lagos.

Lagos vows to curb sharp practices in cooperative societies

Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande gave the warning at the maiden matriculation of the Lagos State Cooperative College’s first diploma programme held at the Johnson Agiri campus of the school in Agege, Lagos.
A former military administrator of Lagos State, Ndubuisi Kanu, has passed away.

Lagos governor: We will give Ndubuisi Kanu a befitting burial

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday disclosed the readiness of the state government to give former Military Governor of the State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd) a befitting burial.
Dustin John Higgs was executed in the early hours of Saturday morning becoming the 13th and last federal death row inmate to be executed since the Justice Department restarted federal executions in July 2019.

Donald Trump administration carries out 13th, final federal execution

US President Donald Trump’s administration carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden – an opponent of the federal death penalty.
Borno state Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum said ‘I try to resist shading tears while distributing relief materials to IDPs’. [Twitter-@ProfZulum]

2023: Borno governor urges Igbo politicians to negotiate for presidency

Governor Zulum says he believes power should shift to other part of the country, but interested party must be ready to negotiate for it.
A former military administrator of Lagos State, Ndubuisi Kanu, has passed away.

Lagos sets up committee for Ndubuisi Kanu’s burial

The Lagos State Government has set up a four-member committee to ensure a befitting burial for former military governor of the state, retired Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu.
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Kidnappers demand N60 million ransom for Ekiti petrol dealer

Suspected kidnappers have placed N60m ransom on abducted prominent petroleum products dealer, Alhaji Suleiman Akinbami.
Manchester United legend Roy Keane believes Bruno Fernandes must do more in big games following the Red Devils League Cup exit against Manchester City on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Footballers advised to maintain social distancing on field

The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) has reminded players to embrace a sensible approach to celebrating goals amid the COVID-19 crisis and refrain from hugging or getting too close to each other.

Niger community remains deserted weeks after bandit attack

Barely 15 days after the Kidnap of the District Head of Yakila in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulamid by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits, the community has been...
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN urges Nigerian government to reply Bishop Kukah with facts, not attacks

Following the criticisms trailing the Christmas Message of the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Kukah, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in 19 northern states, Rev Joseph Hayab, has called on the Federal Government to contradict the clergy’s message with facts instead of criticising him.

Archbishop Kaigama: Those who misuse public funds should repent

The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja Diocese, Ignatius Kaigama, on Tuesday released a code of conduct for Nigerians of all cadres in 2021 with a warning that those who misuse government funds through corruption should repent like the biblical Zacchaeus the tax collector.
Manchester City player Lucy Bronze was named women's player of the year on Thursday at FIFA's 'The Best' awards ceremony in Zurich.

Lucy Bronze wins FIFA player of the year award

Manchester City player Lucy Bronze was named women's player of the year on Thursday at FIFA's 'The Best' awards ceremony in Zurich.
Residents gather around sacks of charcoal on December 11, 2020 at the beach in the community of Paquitequete, a place where thousands of displaced people have arrived in recent months, fleeing attacks by armed insurgents in different areas of the province of Cabo Delgado, in northern Mozambique. (Photo by Alfredo Zuniga / AFP)

Mozambique jihadists push masses to Pemba

The population has soared in Pemba, a northern Mozambique port known for its wide bay, but rather than tourists coming for a swim, the newcomers have fled Islamic extremists.
Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, son of Nigerian legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has opened up concerning allegations of assault and pulling out a gun at unarmed citizens in Ikeja, Lagos state.

Seun Kuti speaks on assault, shooting at Ikeja

Afrobeat musician, Seun Kuti, son of Nigerian legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, has opened up concerning allegations of assault and pulling out a gun at unarmed citizens in Ikeja, Lagos state.

Afe Babalola: President Buhari wrong for not honouring House of Reps invitation

Founder of Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), Aare Afe Babalola, SAN, has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari over his refusal to appear before the House of Representatives.
FILE PHOTO - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during a news conference at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., November 20, 2020. REUTERS-Eduardo Munoz-File Photo

U.N. chief urges leaders of every country to declare ‘climate emergency’

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on every country to declare a “climate emergency” on Saturday, as world leaders marking the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate accord made mostly incremental pledges relative to the scale of the crisis.
Pep Guardiola has praised John Stones for turning his career at Manchester City around, while insisting he never lost faith in the defender.

Pep Guardiola praises John Stones for turning Manchester City career around

Pep Guardiola has praised John Stones for turning his career at Manchester City around, while insisting he never lost faith in the defender.

Civil servants with disabilities appeal for special allowance

The National Civil Servants Association of Persons with Disabilities (NCSAPWDs) on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to provide special allowance to people living with disabilities to ease their daily challenges.

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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor, PDP leaders fighting over sharing formula for positions – APC

Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Edo State, Col. David Imuse (Rtd) said Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government is unexplainably slow because of hidden conflict.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech to the French Bakery and Pastry Federation members next to the traditional epiphany cake, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France January 13, 2021. Francois Mori-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

France to tighten legislation on incest – president

France will tighten its laws on incest, President Emmanuel Macron said in a series of tweets on Saturday, after publication of a book accusing a top French political commentator of abusing his stepson sparked outrage across the country.
Rivers United midfielder Kehinde Adedipe says he’s confident the team will get the better of Rangers in the first game of th NPFL season.

Rivers United defeat Bloemfontein Celtics in CAF Confederation qualifier

The Pride of Rivers had registered a 2-0 win when they played the first leg in South Africa in December and despite the uncertainties that postponed and rescheduled the second leg, Stanley Eguma’s men delivered yet another flawless performance.
Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira LGA of Bauchi State.

Nigerian government distributes relief materials to IDPs in Bauchi

Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.

Miyetti Allah calls for Sunday Igboho’s arrest

The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.