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Father Ejike Mbaka wins as Supreme Court sacks Emeka Ihedioha, declares Hope Uzodinma Imo...

The Supreme Court, yesterday, affirmed the controversial New Year prophecy of Catholic priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka that Imo Governor, Chief Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would lose his seat.
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Gunmen abduct teachers in Edo

They were abducted while teaching at Obi Primary School at Obi Camp in Avbiosi community Owan West local government area.
Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka declares support for Amotekun

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has declared his support for the Western Nigeria Security Network, popularly known as ‘Amotekun’.
The bill sponsored by Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, provides that all dividends by any shareholder after 24 months of declaration by a public company and venture capital meant for investment is usually high risk or new business that also has high potentials shall be categorised as unclaimed dividends.

House of Reps moves to establish unclaimed dividends trust fund

As part of efforts aimed at strengthening the capital market, the House of Representatives on resumption from the Christmas and New Year recess is expected to commence debate on a bill which seeks to establish Unclaimed Dividends Trust Fund in the country.
Simon Lalong

Amotekun: Similar outfit coming soon in North – Governor Lalong

The Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, has said a similar security outfit to “Operation Amotekun” for the North was already in the works.
Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is delighted to join La Liga side Getafe from English Championship side Stoke City.

Nigerian midfielder ready for La Liga challenge after completing his move

Nigerian midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo is delighted to join La Liga side Getafe from English Championship side Stoke City.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former President Obasanjo visits Governor Abiodun in Abeokuta

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday paid a courtesy visit to the Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, at his Oke-Mosan office in Abeokuta.
Harry Kane

Tottenham striker Harry Kane to undergo surgery on hamstring and out until April

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been ruled out until April after the club said he needs surgery on a hamstring injury.
Pope Francis Sunday railed against atomic weapons, the nuclear deterrent and the growing arms trade, as he paid tribute to the victims of the “unspeakable horror” of the Nagasaki bomb.

Pope appeals to US, Iran to pursue dialogue, self-restraint

Pope Francis on Thursday urged the U.S. and Iran to avoid escalation and pursue “dialogue and self-restraint” to avert a wider conflict in the Middle East.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde: No Oyo worker‘ll earn below national minimum wage

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has assured that no worker in the payroll of the state government would earn less than the national minimum wage.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Asiwaju Tinubu: 2023 succession talks now unnecessary

All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Father Ejike Mbaka’s prophecy contemptuous – Imo PDP elders

Elders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State have reacted to the New Year prophecy of fiery Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka.

2020: Zenith Bank re-affirms commitment to sports

Zenith Bank Plc has re-instated its commitment to the development of sports in Nigeria with a pledge to maintain its leadership position in this direction.
Adegboyega Oyetola

Ogun governor, APC leaders advocate intra-party unity

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola and leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state have called for unity within the party, saying only a united party would aid the development efforts of the current administration.

Federal government should make investment friendly policies – Ekiti monarch

The Ogoga of Ikere Ekiti, Oba Adejimi Adu Alagbado, has advised the Federal Government to pursue policies that would make Nigeria a leading destination for local and foreign investment.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Edo guber: APC factions clash over Governor Obaseki’s endorsement

Factions of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State have disagreed over the purported endorsement of Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term.

South-West set to launch ‘Operation Amotekun’, to train OPC, hunters

There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday. There are strong indications the South-West states will train vigilantes, hunters and members of the Oodua Peoples Congress who will take part in the Western Nigeria Security Outfit codenamed Operation Amotekun (leopard), which will be launched on Thursday.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, has said construction work has resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, adding that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: Traffic diversion on Kara bridge to resume weekend

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Adedamola Kuti, has said construction work has resumed on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, adding that traffic diversion for work to continue on the Kara bridge section would begin before weekend.

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The state’s Commissioner for Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba, stated this in Kaduna on Friday.

Kaduna sets up committee to collate data on Almajiris

The Kaduna State Government said it has set-up a committee to collate data on the Almajiri population in the state.
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VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors

Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.

Court reaffirms Senator Ifeanyi Ubah’s sack over forged NECO certificate

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, on Friday, reaffirmed its earlier order sacking Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young People’s Party (YPP) as the senator representing Anambra South.

DMO: Nigeria public debt stands at N26.2 trillion

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the total public debt as at September 2019 stood at N26.215 trillion.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen ‘happy’ to stay at Lille despite transfer interest from Liverpool

Lille forward Victor Osimhen has said that he is happy at the club, despite interest from Premier League giants Liverpool.