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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.

PDP: Yinka Odumakin’s demise huge loss to Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the death of right activist, social crusader and national publicity secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, as a huge loss to the nation.

2023: Niger Delta activist Ann-Kio Briggs makes case for Igbo Presidency

Renowned Niger Delta activist Ann-Kio Briggs has advocated for the emergency of a Nigerian President of the South East geo-political zone in 2023, if the mantra of ‘One Nigeria’ is to be taken serious.

Senator Orji Kalu mourns renown Igbo musician ‘Morocco’

Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr Orji Kalu has described the demise of Igbo legendary and philosophical singer, Chief Chukwuemeka Maduka, popularly known as “Morocco” as a big loss to the country.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Natasha Akpoti donates three ventilators to FMC Lokoja

The rather timid war against the Coronavirus pandemic in Kogi State had received a boost with three ventilators from an unlikely source.

Ex-inmate calls for reintegration of other ex-inmates

Mr Basil Udeh, an ex-inmate of Nsukka Correctional Centre, Enugu State, on Saturday advised civil society organisations to assist those released from correctional centres to reintegrate into the society.

APC expresses shock, sadness over Senator Uwajumogu’s demise

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed shock and sadness over the death of senator representing Imo North Senatorial district, Benjamin Uwajumogu.

Olorogun Okumagba congratulates Festus Keyamo on nomination as minister

Former Commissioner for Finance and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, has hailed the ministerial nomination of Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Bayelsa group commends federal government’s appointment of Nelson Brambaifa as acting NDDC chief

The Bayelsa First Initiative (BFI), has commended the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari on the appointment of Professor Nelson Brambaifa as the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

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The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

SGF: Attacks on schools put pressure on educational system

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has said incessant attacks on schools especially in the North East has put pressure on the country’s fragile educational system.
Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus days after he returned from the United Kingdom.

NIS boss: 1.5 million people passed through Nigerian borders in 2020

Muhammad Babandede, comptroller-general of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), says more than 1.5 million people passed through the nation’s borders in 2020.
FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 13, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

Nigeria’s crypto crackdown may not be best way forward

Early February saw the Nigerian Central Bank took the country by surprise by issuing a ruling that instructed banks and financial institutions in the country to restrict accounts that were involved in cryptocurrency transactions.
Chad’s longtime President Idriss Deby has died of wounds suffered on the front line in the country’s north, where he had gone to visit soldiers battling rebels, the armed forces said.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa condemns Chad violence that led to president’s death

President Cyril Ramaphosa described the death of Chad President Idriss Déby Itno in military violence as "disturbing news", and expressed concern on behalf of the South African government about developments in that country.
The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) says that its Harmonized Bill is an improved tool of collection of all revenue due for payment from taxpayers across the State.

KW-IRS: Why Kwara IGR plummeted by over 50% in 2020

The Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) has attributed the significant drop in the state’s revenue to the biting effects of COVID-19 and other related factors.

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Liverpool fullback Andrew Robertson says they've struggled to put winning performances together this season.

Liverpool defender: Lack of consistency has hurt us

Liverpool fullback Andrew Robertson says they've struggled to put winning performances together this season.
Iyabo Fakunle-Okieimen, the state Commissioner for Environment and Natural Resources, said this in a statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Sunday.

Ekiti to start testing vehicles, generators for harmful emissions

The Ekiti government says it is set to commence emission tests on vehicles, generators, other petrol and diesel engines in the state.

At least 21 African migrants die as boat sinks off Tunisia

At least ‮21‬ migrants from Africa died when their boat sank off Tunisia as they tried to cross the Mediterranean to the Italian island of Lampedusa, a Tunisian official said on Friday.

Presidency: We’ve not given up on missing Chibok girls

The Presidency yesterday revisited the issue of the abducted students of Government Girls Secondary School (GGSS), Chibok, Borno State, saying it has not given up on getting the girls released.
Security forces in the Republic of Congo were casting their ballots on Wednesday ahead of presidential elections in which veteran leader Denis Sassou Nguesso is frontrunner.

Congo Republic’s president promises to improve business climate as he starts new term

Congo Republic's President Denis Sassou Nguesso pledged to reform and simplify business and tax laws to help boost economic growth as he was sworn in on Friday, prolonging his 38-year reign over the central African oil producer.