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Matawalle receives Zamfara APC membership registration report from committee

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The Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has received a report of the committee charged with the responsibility to register members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state. The team, which was sent…

Nnamdi Kanu issues warning, calls for fasting, prayers ahead of Thursday trial

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Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has issued an urgent and important warning, ahead of his trial on Thursday. Kanu warned that none of his lawyers should be harassed and threatened by those claiming to be his…

Benue journalists task FG, security agencies to locate missing journalist

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The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) has enjoined the government and security agencies in the country to use their professionalism to identify the location of the missing reporter of Vanguard Newspapers, Mr Tordue Salem. The President…

Building collapses in Lagos, lack of equipment slows rescue

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A building collapsed Monday night at No. 97, Lagos Road in the Haruna area of Ikorodu. The incident occurred around 10pm. Two persons, a male and a female, were confirmed injured. The victims are currently at the Ikorodu General Hospital…

Eid-el-Maulud: Be peaceful – FCT Minister tells Muslims

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FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has urged Muslims in the territory to adhere to the cardinal principle of peace upon which the religion of Islam is built. Bello, in his Eid-Eid-el-Maulud message to FCT residents, on Tuesday in Abuja,…

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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…

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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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…

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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…

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…

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…

Nigerian, Cameroonian troops eliminate Boko Haram-ISWAP fighters as IED kills others

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Nigerian troops of Joint Task Force, North East Operation HADIN KAI (OPHK) alongside Cameroonian Defence Force have eliminated four Boko Haram/ISWAP fighters. The battle occurred on Monday at the Forward Operating Base (FOB) in the Wulgo…

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Court convicts Abuja-based internet fraudsters

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Abuja-based Okoro Daniel (alias Michael Kani) and James Nicholas, have been sentenced to prison for cybercrime offences. Justice O. A. Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Apo delivered judgement on Monday. Daniel had…

18-year-old girl arraigned for allegedly circulating nude video of retired Bayelsa Perm Sec

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The Department of State Services (DSS), on Monday, arraigned a teenage girl before the Federal High Court, Yenagoa, for circulating the nude video of a retired Bayelsa permanent Secretary on social media. In the one-count charge,…

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Goronyo killings: No hiding place, be ready for destruction – Buhari sends strong warning to bandits

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a tough warning to bandits, saying that “the clock of your ultimate destruction is ticking as you will no longer have a place to hide.” Buhari said this while reacting to the killing of over 30 people in…

Buhari sympathises with US President, Biden over death of Colin Powell

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his deepest condolences to President Joe Biden, the government and the people of the United States, on the passing of the former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell. This was contained in a…

Jigawa: Governor Badaru seeks assembly’s approval to access N18.7b loan

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Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has written the state House of Assembly seeking for their approval to access N18.7 billion loan. This was contained in a letter sent to the state assembly and read before the floor of the…

Benue: Gov Ortom to commission Gbajimba-Daudu road mid 2022

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Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has expressed hope that the ongoing construction work on the Gbajimba-Daudu road will be completed by mid 2022. Governor Ortom stated this Monday while inspecting construction work on the road shortly…

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One injured as fire razes over N10m palm kernel factory in Ondo

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One person was injured on Monday following the inferno that engulfed a palm kernel factory worth over N10m in Ondo State. The palm kernel factory situated at the Industrial Park in Onyearugbulem junction, Akure, the state capital was said…

Lagos resident sent to prison for assaulting EKEDC staff

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A Lagos State resident, David Adeyemi, has bagged a 6-month jail term for attacking a staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC). Adeyemi was arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate Court on a two-count charge of assault. The…