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Eid El Maulud: Gov Ortom felicitates with Muslims

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Benus State Governor, Samuel Ortom has felicitated with the Muslim in the State on the occasion of Eid El Maulud celebration which marks the birth of Prophet Mohammed. Governor Ortom charged the Muslim Community in the State to use the…

We didn’t approve N18.7Billion for Gov. Bello secretly – Kogi Speaker

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The Speaker, Kogi State House of Assembly Prince Mathew Kolawole has cleared the air why the 7th Assembly approved N18.7Billion loan sent to the House by Governor Yahaya Bello. Kolawole debunked an online media report, not ( DAILY POST)…

Gov Ortom reacts to Sokoto massacre, sends message to FG

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has reacted to the attack on Goronyo Market, in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State by bandits which led to the death of about 43 villagers. Ortom, in a statement issued and made available to…

Nigeria receives final batch of Super Tucano fighters from US

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Nigeria has now received all 12 Super Tucano armed turboprops ordered from the United States. Information Minister, Lai Mohammed announced the arrival on Monday. The assets have Paveway II guided bombs, laser-guided rockets, 12.7 mm…

Bayelsa imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on waterways

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The Bayelsa State Government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on its waterways as part of efforts to curtail sea piracy, kidnapping and other criminal activities. The curfew on water transportation takes immediate effect and is to be…

Support women candidates in 2023 elections – Rights groups

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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the New Life Community Care Initiative (NELCCI), and other non-governmental organizations have commenced moves to ensure effective participation of women in the political process. To drive home the…

Pray fervently, shun all forms of violence, lawlessness – Uzodinma felicitates with Muslims on Eid-el-Maulud

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Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has felicitated Nigerian Muslims on the occasion of Eid-el-Maulud, commemorating the birth of Prophet Mohammad. This was contained in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Oguwike Nwachukwu, and made…

Posterity won’t forgive you – Shehu Sani blames govt over fresh Sokoto massacre

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Senator Shehu Sani who represented the Kaduna Central during the 8th National Assembly says history and posterity will not be kind to those keeping silent on the incessant killing of Northerners by bandits. The former lawmaker was reacting…

Expose bandits Nigerian military paid not to kill Buhari – FG dares critics

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The federal government has insisted that the Nigerian military did not pay to save the life of President Muhammadu Buhari. On Monday, Information Minister, Lai Mohammed dared critics to name bandits allegedly paid not to shoot down an…

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‘He extended right hand of fellowship to Yar’adua administration’ – Jonathan reacts to Colin Powell’s death

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Former President, Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to the death of General Colin Powell, a former United States Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Recall that Powell died on Monday at the age of 84. Jonathan, in a…

Sex tape: Celebrities are human too – Reality Tv star, Leo Dasilva slams Tiwa’s critics

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Reality Tv star, Leo Dasilva has slammed Nigerians criticizing popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage over her leaked sex tape. Recall that Tiwa had disclosed she was being blackmailed with a sex tape of her and her boyfriend. The alleged…

Ballon d’ Or 2021: Gerard Pique names player that should win award

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Barcelona veteran defender, Gerard Pique has backed Paris Saint-Germain’s Lionel Messi to win the Ballon d’ Or this year. Pique, a former club teammate with Messi, believes the Argentine captain deserves the Ballon d’ Or based on criteria.…

EPL: Jamie Carragher exposes Man Utd’s biggest problem this season

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Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has exposed Manchester United’s biggest problem this season under their manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Carragher believes Man United’s biggest problem this season is that Solskjaer’s team do not appear to…

Banditry: Sen Wamakko reacts to killing of 43 persons in Sokoto market

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Senator Aliyu Wamakko, representing the Sokoto North, has condemned the killing of 43 persons at the Goronyo market in Sokoto State by armed men suspected to be bandits. DAILY POST had reported that gunmen on Sunday invaded the market and…

Oyetola appoints former commissioner as special adviser

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The Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola has appointed Sunday Akere and Debo Badru as his Special Advisers on Political Matters. The Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, announced the appointment in a…

EPL: Man Utd ‘babies’ causing problems for Solskjaer – Gary Neville

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Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has accused top players at the club of acting like “babies” when they concede a goal and causing problems for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Red Devils were beaten 4-2 at Leicester City…

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EPL: Ian Wright blames two Arsenal players after 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace

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Arsenal legend, Ian Wright, has called out Ben White and Nicolas Pepe following their 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace on Monday night. Wright feels Patrick Vieira’s men were “unfortunate” not to win at the Emirates. Second-half substitute…

Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers

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Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on this year’s commemoration of Eid-ul-Mawlid, calling on all Nigerians to renew their faith in God and intensify prayers for the country to surmount its…

EPL: Vieira speaks on returning to Arsenal as manager as pressure mounts on Arteta

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Crystal Palace manager, Patrick Vieira, has said he will always be an Arsenal fan and remained coy on if he will return to the club. The former Gunners skipper saw his side denied three points on Monday night, thanks to a last-gasp…

Buhari govt amend charges against Nnamdi Kanu ahead of Thursday trial – Lawyer

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The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has amended the charges against pro-Biafra agitator, Nnamdi Kanu. The amended charges were served to Kanu’s lawyers ahead of Thursday. Lead counsel to Kanu, Ifeanyi Ejiofor disclosed…

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Stop causing troubles, pack your belongings – Islamic group berates ex-governors

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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has appealed to politicians to avoid ‘do or die’ politics, berating ex-governors who still cause troubles in their State. The group said this in its message to Muslims in Nigeria to mark this year’s…

Osun lawmaker escapes as gunmen attack convoy

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Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins, on Monday, opened fire on the convoy Of Rasheed Olalekan Afolabi, the member representing Ifelodun/ Boripe/Odo-Otin Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives. According to a statement…

EPL: Solskjaer unhappy with Man Utd board for not granting his request

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Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is unhappy with his bosses for failing to sign a central midfielder, according to the Manchester Evening News. Solskjaer is under pressure following a 4-2 defeat at Leicester City last…

EPL: Man Utd take decision on Solskjaer if they lose to Liverpool, Man City

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Manchester United will not fire manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer even if they lose to Liverpool and Manchester City, Daily Star reports. Solskjaer’s men have won only one of their last five matches in all competitions. United will now face a…

EPL: Gary Neville blasts Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes for moaning at Man Utd team-mates

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Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville has slammed Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes for moaning and ‘flailing their arms’ at their team-mates during their 4-2 defeat to Leicester. Neville, speaking on Monday Night Football,…

Eid El Maulud: Military task force bans procession in Plateau

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The Military task force responsible for the maintenance of peace in Plateau State, codenamed Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) has banned Eid El Maulud procession in the State. The OPSH said troops have been directed to ensure that no group…

Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Tuesday morning

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Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. At least, 30 persons were killed when bandits attacked a market in the eastern part of Sokoto State on Sunday. Traders and buyers at Goronyo weekly Market in Goronyo Local…

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Don’t allow your NIN to be linked to another person’s SIM – NCC warns Nigerians

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has strongly warned telecoms consumers to ensure they do not allow their National Identification Number (NIN) to be linked to another person’s Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards, no matter…

Sex tape: I changed the narrative – Tiwa Savage

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Popular Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage has reacted to reports online insinuating that the alleged sex tape with her boyfriend was for publicity stunt. Recall that Tiwa Savage had in an interview disclosed that someone was blackmailing her…

Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Ogun, throws over 30 communities into darkness

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Many communities in Ota, Iju and Owode Yewa axis of Ogun State have been thrown into darkness following a heavy rainstorm that wreaked havoc in Ado-Odo/Ota and Yewa South Local Government Areas of the State. DAILY POST learnt that the…