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Senator Tinubu greets Bisi Akande at 82

Sen. Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, has congratulated Chief Bisi Akande, the former interim National Chairman of the ruling party, on his 82nd birthday anniversary.

One dead, three injured as cocoa house elevator crashes in Ibadan

A middle aged man was Wednesday confirmed dead after an elevator crashed at the Cocoa House building in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Governor Abiodun assures protection of other ethnic groups living in Ogun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured other ethnic nationals living in the state of adequate protection of their lives and property. He said, his administration would continue to encourage inter-ethnic relationships among various...
The Anambra State Government has declared Monday, 16 November, a work-free day in honour of Nigeria’s first president, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, who was born on 16 November, 1904, in Zungeru in today’s Niger State.

Anambra declares Monday work-free day in honour of Nnamdi Azikiwe

The Anambra State Government has declared Monday, 16 November, a work-free day in honour of Nigeria’s first president, Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe, who was born on 16 November, 1904, in Zungeru in today’s Niger State.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

How Nigerian government’ll disburse N75 billion youth fund – minister

While speaking to 77 District Heads and religious leaders in Kaduna in continuation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to all his cabinet members to return home and interface with their constituents on the efforts of the present administration towards national development, the minister said
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN: Why we are focused on agriculture, industrial revolution

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it is providing and will continue to provide interventions for Agriculture and Industrial revival of Nigeria as the two sectors amongst others remained a veritable tools towards building a robust economy for the country.
President-General, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye, said that the decision for change of name was unanimously adopted by delegates of 87 Yoruba Socio-Cultural and Self-Determination Groups within Nigeria and 126 countries.

Yoruba World Congress changes name to honour Obafemi Awolowo’s philosophy

Yoruba World Congress, YWC, has announced the change of its name to “ILANA OMO OODUA” to help propagate the quest for self-determination of Yoruba nation and in honour of Obafemi Awolowo philosophy.

#EndSARs: Gani Adams sues for peace, urges FG to embrace call for regionalism

The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams, has urged Nigerian youths to embrace peace as the best means to drive home their demand for police reform and other sundry issues affecting the nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari

#EndSARS: CSOs react over President Buhari’s broadcast on protest

The Convener, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, Ariyo-Dare Atoye, said, “The President left a yawning gap, he refused to douse the tension, he failed to address the country when the whole world was calling on him to do so, as such, Gen. Buhari failed to speak and give the International Community and our foreign partners something to react to.
Renowned Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Adichie has made the cover page of the current Marie Claire Brazil, an international magazine in Brazil.

Chimamanda Adichie: President Buhari acts like engaging Nigerians is beneath him

Bestselling Author, Chimamanda Adichie, says President Muhammadu Buhari sometimes acts in a manner that seems as if engaging with Nigerians is beneath him.
The panel investigating allegation of sexual harassment against a lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Osun State, Mr. Olabisi Olaleye, has submitted its report to the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede.

Obafemi Awolowo university disowns resumption circular

Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, on Tuesday, disowned a circular purportedly “issued and signed by the University Registrar” on reopening plans.

Presidency: Bola Tinubu, others should allow South East take its turn – Edwin Clark

Elder Statesman and former Federal Commissioner for Information, Senator Edwin Clark, said, weekend, that it was uncalled-for and hypocritical for Northern politicians to argue that there was no rotation of power between North and South, as President Muhammdu Buhari presently serving his second term if office, rode to power in 2015 based on the arrangement.
President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Yoruba socio-cultural and political organisation, Afenifere, in mourning the passing of Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, describing his death as a big loss to the nation.

President Buhari mourns Afenifere leader Ayo Fasanmi

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Yoruba socio-cultural and political organisation, Afenifere, in mourning the passing of Pa Ayorinde Fasanmi, describing his death as a big loss to the nation.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere: Pa Fasanmi lived a fulfilled life

Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, says the late Pa Ayo Fasanmi who died on Wednesday at the age of 94 lived a life of fulfillment.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

Niger Delta groups demand freezing of NDDC accounts

Thirty-five leading Niger Delta-based civil society organisations, CSOs and community organisations, yesterday, demanded immediate freezing of withdrawals from all accounts of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, and cessation to reckless activities at the interventionist agency.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari names railway stations after Jonathan, Awolowo, Saraki, Ransome-Kuti, others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the naming of some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe/Ajaokuta/Aladja/Warri corridors after some Nigerian leaders.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Segun Odegbami: Rangers and 3SC are more than a club

Former Green Eagles Captain Segun Odegbami has described Rangers International of Enugu and Shooting Stars Sports Club of Ibadan as more than ordinary clubs in Nigeria.
Former United Nations, UN, Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon, has described the appointment of Prof Ibrahim Gambari as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari as a great asset to Nigeria and Africa ”in a broader sense.”

Agboola Gambari: The challenge of being a Nigerian and public servant

It is tough being a Nigerian. Every aspect of the Nigerian life, from the existential to the political is charged with presumptions and assumptions and suspicion. Buying anything on the street attracts deep anxiety; appointing anyone to any position draws deep skepticism. And all these are to be expected in a state whose foundation was laid on historical animosity and current distrust.g

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Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.

Arsenal agree deal with Real Madrid for Martin Ødegaard

Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard will join Arsenal on loan for the rest of the season after the clubs agreed to terms this evening.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two ‘kidnappers’ arrested in Ondo

Two young men suspected to be kidnappers have been arrested in Supare Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State while trying to abduct a child in his family house.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Mob sets robbery suspect ablaze in Benue

The Police in Benue on Sunday said a robbery suspect was set ablaze by an angry mob while attempting to steal a motorcycle in Makurdi.
Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”

OPC: We’ll deal with killer herdsmen

Deputy President to late OPC founder, Otunba Wasiu Afolabi, in a statement on Sunday, further said the arrest order on Yoruba rights activist Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho is “misguided and provocative.”
Donald Trump has reportedly reverted to “self pity-mode” following his impeachment amid frustration that his Republican allies are failing to defend him.

Donald Trump’s coming impeachment trial aggravates rift among Republicans

The coming second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump on a charge of inciting the deadly storming of the Capitol has aggravated a rift among his fellow Republicans that was on full display on Sunday.