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Lagos State police Command Parade 237 Clubgoers arrested for Violating COVID19 Protocols, Charge them to Court
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Lagos State police Command Parade 237 Clubgoers arrested for Violating COVID19 Protocols, Charge them to Court

Lagos state police command today Saturday, January 9 paraded 237 clubgoers who were arrested for violating COVID19 protocols. The clubgoers were arrested on Friday Night January 8 and Saturday, January 9 in the Surulere and Victoria Island axis of the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, while parading them, said In continuation of the vow and commitment of the command to enforce COVID-19 orders and protocols , the command has not relented on its oars in making sure that there is total compliance with covid-19 orders with a view to reducing or halting the spread of the pandemic. On Friday, 8th January, 2021, during a night operation, that was coordinated and commanded by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, the Command pounced on some deviant night clu...
Solskjaer Reacts as Manchester United Appoints new Coach
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Solskjaer Reacts as Manchester United Appoints new Coach

Manchester United gaffer, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has reacted after the club confirmed the arrival of a new coach, Darren Fletcher. Solskjaer said Fletcher would be a great addition to Man United’s coaching staff, adding that the 36-year-old knows what it takes to be a Red Devils player. Manchester United had announced on Monday that Fletcher would join Solskjaer’s first-team coaching staff. “Darren has the United DNA running through his veins, and he knows exactly what it takes to be a Manchester United player,” Solskjaer said as quoted by Man United’s official website. “He’s at the start of his coaching career, and his experience both on and off the pitch along with his winning mentality, commitment and hard work will be a great addition to the staff.” Reacting, Fletcher...
Igbo Believe In One Nigeria – Sen Okorocha
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Igbo Believe In One Nigeria – Sen Okorocha

Former governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has said that the South East region of the country believes in one Nigeria. Sen. Okorachi who spoke to journalists after a meeting of South East leaders in Enugu, maintained that the whole Ndigbo believed in the entity called Nigeria, adding that the meeting was for peace and unity of Ndigbo and Nigeria in general. “This is a very timely meeting and the whole essence is for peace and unity in our Igbo land and Nigeria. We believe in the unity of this country and we believe in the entity called Nigeria and all Igbo do believe so”, he said. He reassured the youths of the South East leader’s commitment to attend to their demands and correct what has gone wrong before now. “We are deeply touched by the recent happenings and we nev...
Buhari reiterates his commitment to enhancing welfare of police officers, commissions building of NPF pension
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Buhari reiterates his commitment to enhancing welfare of police officers, commissions building of NPF pension

President Buhari has reiterated his administration's full commitment to improving livelihood of serving officers.   The President gave the assurance on Tuesday, October 20, in Abuja during the virtual commissioning of the new Head Office Building of Nigerian Police Fund Pensions Ltd.   While applauding Nigerian Police Fund Pensions Ltd for instituting a Retirees Resettlement Support Scheme, which will provide financial support for retired police officers, Buhari said the government was also focused on ensuring that police officers, who served the nation meritoriously, were resettled into retirement, with some financial support. “To the Nigeria Police Fund Pensions Limited, I wish to applaud your Company for instituting a Retirees Resettlement Support Scheme through...
Sancho Reveals What’ll Happen if Transfer to Man Utd Fails
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Sancho Reveals What’ll Happen if Transfer to Man Utd Fails

Borussia Dortmund winger, Jadon Sancho, has revealed what will happen if a transfer for him to join Manchester United fails to materialize this summer. According to Kicker, Sancho has made it clear at an early stage to Dortmund that if a transfer to the Premier League giants fails to materialize, he will work with the same dedication and commitment for the success of the club. Sancho had already agreed on a personal term with Man United as the Red Devils remain favourite to agree to a deal for him this summer transfer window. Dortmund have already told Man United to sign Sancho before August 10 (today) when their 2020/21 pre-season tour will commence. The Bundesliga club had made it clear they will only let Sancho leave if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer...
Laurie Idahosa Gives Marital Advice Following Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Interview
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Laurie Idahosa Gives Marital Advice Following Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith’s Interview

Pastor Laurie Idahosa has stated that marriage is not a place to have "entanglements" with others. Laurie, who is married to Pastor Feb Idahosa, said marriage means being entangled to one person. She warned people not to allow themselves be influenced by pop culture because such could lead to destruction. She wrote: "Marriage is not meant to be the place for “entanglements.” "You are meant to be tangled in a one flesh, one love, one lover kind of commitment. Any questions, read your Word. Don’t let pop culture creep in and give you any stupid and self-destructive ideas, unless of course you want to visit divorce court in your near future." Her advice comes after Jada Pinkett-Smith, 48, admitted she had an "entanglement" with August Alsina, 27, while she was separated ...
Governor Wike Sacks Permanent Secretary for ‘Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines ‘
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Governor Wike Sacks Permanent Secretary for ‘Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines ‘

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sacked a permanent secretary in the state, Mr. Sunny Okere for flouting and obstructing the enforcement of the COVID-19 guidelines. The permanent secretary was accused of chasing away officials of the state Ministry of Health, who went to Oyigbo to enforce the established guidelines on public burials. In a statement released by the state's Commissioner for Information and Communications Paulinus Nsirim, Wike said the sack of the permanent secretary would serve as a lesson to all other public officers who might wish to be irresponsible.   The statement read; “Burial ceremonies are also reportedly being conducted in clear breach of the 50 persons maximum attendance limit, such that a serving permanent secretary had the temerity...
Police Boss Warns Security Operatives Against Inter-agency Rivalry
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Police Boss Warns Security Operatives Against Inter-agency Rivalry

Commissioner of Police in Zamfara State, Usman Nagogo, has warned the 80-man combined security team deployed to Bindin Village to avoid rivalry. He gave the warning on Sunday in a statement by the Police Public Relations, SP Shehu Mohammed. NAN reports that the community was last week invaded by hundreds of bandits, who killed over 20 people. Nagogo told the personnel to “shun inter-agency rivalry and discharge their duties with all sense of professionalism and commitment.” The Police boss advised them to be conscious of their personal safety and security. The team comprises the Army, Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel. The squad was set up to protect villages in Dansadau Emirate of Maru Local Govern...
COVID-19 Containment Orders: Enugu Police moves Against violators
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COVID-19 Containment Orders: Enugu Police moves Against violators

The Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has expressed dismay at the spate of flagrant violation of the restriction orders issued by the federal and state governments as well as the guidelines for the containment of the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) as advised by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and other health establishments. Consequently, the Command, through a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, ASP Daniel Ndukwe Ekea, on behalf of the State Commissioner of Police, reminded residents of the State that “except where approved modifications exist, the stipulated restriction/containment orders are still in force”. Reaffirming “its continued commitment to enforce the orders without fear or favour”, th...
Simba TVS joins the Lagos State Government in its efforts to boost security
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Simba TVS joins the Lagos State Government in its efforts to boost security

On Tuesday, 16th of June 2020, Simba TVS Group donated six (6) units of black apache motorcycles to the Lagos State Government to assist the Government’s efforts to curb the crime rate and minimize the impact on communities and the pressures on local security forces. Derived from their Apache racing series of motorcycles, these machines have been adopted by police forces in several countries across the globe. These motorcycles offer effective utility and will no doubt enhance the capacity of the Lagos State security services to combat crime Currently they are being used by police in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Indonesia. Other than aiding security activities, it’s being used for personal transport in Egypt, Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Peru, Argentina, Colum...
Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Trump Says Police not being Treated Fairly
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Rayshard Brooks Shooting: Trump Says Police not being Treated Fairly

President Donald Trump has reacted to the shooting at Rayshard Brooks which led to an Atlanta police officer, Garrett Rolfe being charged with felony murder on Wednesday June 17. Though Prosecutors said Brooks posed no threat when he was gunned down and that the white officer kicked him and offered no medical treatment as he laid dying on the ground, Trump insisted that the police has not been treated fairly as no one should "resist a police officer”. Speaking on a Fox interview, the US President also said he heard an explanation from Rolfe’s lawyer that the officer heard a sound like a gunshot and saw a flash in front of him. He said; “I don’t know that I would have necessarily believed that, but I will tell you, that’s a very interesting thing and maybe that’s so. They ar...
COVID-19: Cross River Public Schools to Resume June 16
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COVID-19: Cross River Public Schools to Resume June 16

All public schools in Cross River State are set to resume June 16 as the State government plans a special protective measures for children and others. With Cross River state being the only state without the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria since its outbreak, the State government has announced the mass production of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for trial resumption of public schools The State governor, Senator Ben Ayade made this known in an statement he made available to the media in Calabar on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Christian Ita as the governmor unveiled the PPE made at the state owned garment factory. According to Gov Ayade, the mass production of the protective gears, which include face shields and PPE overalls will...
Troops Neutralize Bandits in Katsina, Kaduna
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Troops Neutralize Bandits in Katsina, Kaduna

<img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-width: 100%; display: block !important;" role="presentation" src="data:;base64," alt="" aria-hidden="true" /> Troops of Operation WHIRL PUNCH have neutralized two armed bandits while many others fled with gunshot wounds at the border between Katsina and Kaduna states. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday by the Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major General, John Eneche. The statement noted that the bandits met their waterloo during blocking operations conducted by troops of Operation Whirl Punch under Operation ACCORD against interstate movement of bandits and cattle rustlers. <img class="i-amphtml-intrinsic-sizer" style="max-wid...
Fred airs Pogba Transfer Hope as ‘Great Player’ Continues to be Linked With Man Utd Exit
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Fred airs Pogba Transfer Hope as ‘Great Player’ Continues to be Linked With Man Utd Exit

The Brazil international is hoping that the Red Devils can keep a World Cup winner on their books, adding depth to their pool of midfield talent Paul Pogba continues to be linked with a move away from Manchester United, but Red Devils team-mate Fred is hoping that a “great player” can be kept at Old Trafford. A return to Juventus or big-money move to long-standing suitors Real Madrid has been mooted for the World Cup winner. With questions having been asked of his form, fitness and commitment throughout a second spell in England, Pogba’s future has never been far from the headlines.
Rwanda’s Most-wanted Genocide Suspect, Felicien Kabuga, 84, arrested in France after 25-years
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Rwanda’s Most-wanted Genocide Suspect, Felicien Kabuga, 84, arrested in France after 25-years

Rwanda's most-wanted genocide suspect has been arrested in France. Felicien Kabuga, 84, who was living under a false identity in a flat in Asnieres-Sur-Seine, near Paris, had been pursued by international justice for 25 years, the French Justice Ministry said in a statement on Saturday morning. French gendarmes arrested him at 0530 GMT on Saturday, the ministry said. The United States had placed a $5 million bounty on his head over crimes allegedly committed during the 1994 genocide. The businessman is accused of funding the militias that massacred some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus over a span of 100 days in 1994. His son-in-law was arrested in Germany in 2007. Serge Brammertz, chief prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague, w...
President Buhari Makes Fresh Commitment On Insecurity
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President Buhari Makes Fresh Commitment On Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured he would spare no cost to guarantee the security of lives and property of Nigerians. The president spoke Thursday at a meeting with security and service chiefs in Abuja. National Security Adviser (NSA) to the President, Major-General Babagana Monguno (rtd), said the president made the pledge during a closed door meeting with members of the National Security Council at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Monguno, who spoke to State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting, said the president also promised to use every resources available at his disposal to reduce the spate of violence and insecurity in the country. “Arising from this meeting, I will like to assure all Nigerians that Mr. President is fully on boa...
EFCC Investigates Arrest of the Owner of Shawarma Store Over N1,600 Transaction
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EFCC Investigates Arrest of the Owner of Shawarma Store Over N1,600 Transaction

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has responded after the owner of a Shawarma store was arrested by their staff  and detained in a cockroach-infested cell over a misunderstanding. Ato Mnena Anita was arrested alongside her workers on May 6 and her eatery, in Makurdi, Benue state, was shut down. She was then charged with "attempted fraud" after being detained. According to Ato, her arrest was effected by a female staff of EFCC over 1,600 Naira. The female customer had bought goods worth #1,500 but paid #1,600 into the business' account. As they were expecting #1,500 from her, they had no idea that the #1,600 was from her and they called her to demand payment. When they noticed that the #1,600 was from her, they apologized but she allegedly promised to make them pay. ...
Cost of funds to decline as N330bn boost interbank liquidity
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Cost of funds to decline as N330bn boost interbank liquidity

Cost of funds in the interbank money market is expected to fall this week in response to inflow of N330 billion from maturing treasury bills (TBs). Cost of funds rose sharply last week following outflow of funds for retail foreign exchange auction and N100 billion commitment to the secondary market (Open Market Operation, OMO) TBs conducted by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the previous week. The outflow which exceeded inflow of N18.5 billion from matured OMO TBs prompted average short term interest rate to spike by 578 basis points (bpts). Data from FMDQ showed that interest rate on Collateralised (Open Buy Back, OBB) lending rose by 517 bpts to 7.42 percent on Friday from 2.25 percent the previous week. Similarly, interest rate on Overnight lending rose by 558 bpts to 8.33...
COVID-19: Bundesliga to Become Europe’s First Major League to Resume
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COVID-19: Bundesliga to Become Europe’s First Major League to Resume

The Bundesliga is set to become Europe’s first major football league to resume fixtures during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, a restart was confirmed for later this month. Germany’s government and its federal states have given the green light to start again. However, the date is due to be decided, when the German Football League (DFL) meets for an Ordinary Assembly on Thursday. May 15 has been pencilled down as the earliest possible return date, with a May 22 start also considered. There are nine round of games left, with a commitment to finish the season by June 30 and Bayern Munich lead the Bundesliga by four points. “Today’s decision is good news for the Bundesliga and the Bundesliga 2. “It is associated with a great responsibility for the clubs and their ...
Gazzaniga confident of Kane’s commitment to Spurs
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Gazzaniga confident of Kane’s commitment to Spurs

Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga is confident of Harry Kane's commitment. European giants including Real Madrid, Juventus and Manchester United are all reportedly lining up to sign the Tottenham talisman, but his Spurs team-mate insists the star striker is vital to the club. "I don't know the situation of Harry, at the moment he is here," he told ESPN. "We are happy with him, of course. He's a player who always gives us goals and points. "He is always very important for us. We are only thinking of him as a Tottenham player. We're not thinking of him being at another team.
Abia Discharges one Coronavirus Patient
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Abia Discharges one Coronavirus Patient

One Coronavirus patient has been discharged from the Isolation center in Abia state after recovering from the disease. The male patient was discharged after testing negative twice in tests carried out after treatment. In a press statement signed by Dr. Azubuike K. Onyebuchi who is the medical director of Federal Medical Center, Umuahia (where the Coronavirus patients are being treated) and made available to LIB by Sunny Emmanuel Irokansi, a Customer Care Officer of the facility, it was gathered that efforts are being made in collaboration with NCDC and the State government to test all the high risks contacts of the index cases. The statement reads in full; As you are aware on the 20th of April, 2020 we reported two confirmed cases of COVID 19 in the state both of which were...
Niger State APC Chairman Dies in Kaduna
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Niger State APC Chairman Dies in Kaduna

Mallam Sheriff Othman Bin Adam, the Zone C Zonal Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger state, has died. The zonal chairman died in Kaduna after a brief illness. He is survived by two wives, children and aged parents. In his condolence message, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello expressed shock, over the death of Bin Adam. Governor Bello said he was saddened by Bin Adam's death, describing him as a young and energetic man with total commitment and dedication to serving humanity. The deceased hails from Sahon Rami, Mashegu local government area of Niger State.  He was APC Youth Leader from 2014-2018 and became APC state zonal chairman in 2018. He has been buried in accordance with Islamic rites.
Donations to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria Hits N25.8bn
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Donations to Combat Coronavirus in Nigeria Hits N25.8bn

The donations to combat Coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to N25.8bn as confirmed in a statement released by Isaac Okoroafor, the Director of Corporate Communications at the Central Bank of Nigeria. In the statement released on Friday, Mr. Okoroafor said the coalition "conveys its gratitude to all the institutions and individuals that have generously donated to this fund" Okorafor urged others to "consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vulnerable segments of our society." “We urge others to consider contributing to this national solidarity to provide not only medical equipment and materials but also to render urgently needed palliatives to the poor and vuln...
Relationship Will Get Boring After You Have Been Together For Years: Nadia Buhari
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Relationship Will Get Boring After You Have Been Together For Years: Nadia Buhari

Popular actress, Nadia Buhari says all relationship will get boring after been together for a long time. The screen diva added that love is not just a feeling but an everyday commitment to love everyday, physically and emotionally. However, she said people call it quit when the can no longer find sparks in the relationship She further stated that for a relationship to maintain its spark, it requires commitment from both parties She concluded by saying relationship world is real and quite different from Hollywood. She wrote:
WHC Awards Tonto Dikeh For Commitment And Love For Humanity
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WHC Awards Tonto Dikeh For Commitment And Love For Humanity

The World Human Commission (WHC) has award Nollywood actress and philanthropist Tonto Dikeh for her commitments and love for humanity by using her Foundation. The Nollywood actress took to her Instagram page to announce the recent awards she has received from the organization. The World Humanity Commission award the actress for demonstrating commitment to promote safety against the COVID-19. The certificate also indicated that Tonto was awarded for pledging to include best practices on the prevent of the Coronavirus disease as directed by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The actress formed her foundation fourteen years ago and has pledge to help the needy and the vulnerable. Tonto Dikeh together with her team in her foundation have been able to put smiles on the faces o...
$6.9bn Loan: Stop Looting With COVID-19, PDP Tells FG Officials
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$6.9bn Loan: Stop Looting With COVID-19, PDP Tells FG Officials

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has accused federal government officials of using the coronavirus pandemic as an avenue to loot and profiteer themselves. According to a statement released on the official Twitter handle of the party, the National Assembly was then called upon to protect Nigerians. “$6.9bn Loan: Stop Profiteering, Looting With COVID-19, PDP Tells FG Officials…Urges NASS to Protect Nigerians “The @OfficialPDPNig has cautioned officials of the @OfficialAPCNg-led Federal Government to stop using the deadly. “COVID-19 pandemic as gateway for corrupt profiteering and looting of our national treasury. The party lamented that the financial opacity amidst allegations of diversion of billions of naira meant for palliatives to vulnerable citizens is already frustratin...
“It’s The Pressure We Put On Ourselves That Push Us To Greatness” – Fireboy DML
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“It’s The Pressure We Put On Ourselves That Push Us To Greatness” – Fireboy DML

Nigerian music wonder, Fireboy DML has revealed how his great accomplishments have been propelled by sheer hardwork, commitment and persistence. The singer has been topping several charts since his debut album dropped in December 2019. He has also been dropping several hits which saw him and the label to which he is signed, YBNL sign a major deal US-based distribution company, Empire. According to Fireboy, for people like him, the pressure they put on themselves is what pushed them to the great heights which are currently on. Making the statement via his official Twitter account, the Part Scatter singer wrote; “for some of us, it’s the pressure we put on ourselves that push us to greatness.” See his post: for some of us, it’s the pressure we put on ourselves that push...
COVID-19 Lockdown: NSCDC Commends Cross River Residents For Obeying Govt’s Directives
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COVID-19 Lockdown: NSCDC Commends Cross River Residents For Obeying Govt’s Directives

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commended residents of Cross River State for complying with the stay-at-home order of the government. This comes amid efforts made by the Governor Ben Ayade’s administration to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Speaking to Channels Television on Sunday during a patrol in Calabar to monitor the level of compliance, NSCDC Commandant who doubles as a member of the State Task Force Committee on COVID-19, Elisha Danjuma, was satisfied with the situation. “I came out today to go around and see the level of compliance with the directive of His Excellency Professor Ben Ayade and we have gone around markets, mosques churches and we have seen the level of compliance and here. “I am in this beat because of the b...
Roksie Wins Ultimate Love Reality Show
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Roksie Wins Ultimate Love Reality Show

Roksie the duo of Rosie and Kachi have won the Ultimate Love Reality Television game show. The couple emerged winner of the first season of the show after polling the highest number of votes. They were announced the winner on Sunday during the grand finale of the game show. Iykeresa (Iyke and Theresa) and Bolar (Bolanle and Arnold) were the runner-up love guests of the show. Rokise after exiting the house told the hosts – Dakore and Oluwaseun that they will be taking the relationship further and a wedding might be around the corner. “I love blue, I’m Chelsea fan,” Rosie said when she was asked what might likely be the colour of their Aso-ebi for their wedding. Kachi during the grand finale also tied a flower round Rosie’s hand, as a commitment of his love to Rosie. Ros...
COZA Dragged for Holding Church Service Amid Increased Cases of Coronavirus in the Country
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COZA Dragged for Holding Church Service Amid Increased Cases of Coronavirus in the Country

Biodun Fatoyinbo, the senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) ignited the wrath of Nigerians after he announced that his church will be holding services in its two branches in Abuja. The COZA founder made the announcement amid restrictions placed on social gatherings and worship centres by the federal government following confirmation of cases of the deadly disease in the country. Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo who made the announcement on Instagram after 3 cases of coronavirus was confirmed in Abuja, wrote;   Hello family, we are geared up to excitedly receive you tomorrow 22nd of March by 7:30am at our #CentrePointCampus, Evelyn Event Centre, Gwarinpa. Worshippers can be assured of our unwavering commitment to a clean and conducive environment for service. You...
Protecting Nigerians From COVID-19 is the Priority of my Government Now- President Buhari
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Protecting Nigerians From COVID-19 is the Priority of my Government Now- President Buhari

President Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his administration to the welfare of Nigerians especially with the current happenings around the world. Speaking while receiving the management of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) in State House, President Buhari said: “I am pleased that you are working with the Ministry of Health on protecting our citizens from Covid-19 virus. You must work to guarantee the safety and security of our pilgrims. As a government, this is now a key priority for us. I therefore enjoin you to ensure that adequate medical provisions and other welfare requirements are afforded our pilgrims,” he said. The President expressed his delight with the operations of the Commission so far especially, the reduction to up to 15 per cent in Hajj f...
Postponement Of English Football Extended to 30 April
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Postponement Of English Football Extended to 30 April

Professional football in England has been further suspended until no earlier than 30 April amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, having already been postponed until at least 3 April. It was still less than a week ago that the Premier League and EFL vowed to push through and carry on as normal, but the rapidly changing crisis ensures an extended postponement is unavoidable. A statement published by the FA, covering the Premier League, EFL and professional women’s game in England described the ‘unprecedented times’ that the world finds itself in. “We’re united in our commitment to finding ways of resuming the 2019-20 football season and ensuring all domestic and European club league and cup matches are played as soon as it is safe and possible to do so,” it read. “We’ve collecti...
Joe Biden Commits to Picking a Woman as Vice President
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Joe Biden Commits to Picking a Woman as Vice President

Decomocrat U.S. presidential aspirant, Joe Biden has said that he will pick a woman to be his running mate. The former vice president said this at Sunday’s Democratic debate on CNN. Mr Biden said:  “Number one, I committed that if I’m elected president and have an opportunity to appoint someone to the courts, I’ll appoint the first black woman of the courts. It’s required that they have representation now. It’s long overdue. "Secondly, if I’m elected president, my cabinet, my administration will look like the country and I commit that I will, in fact, appoint a — I’d pick a woman to be vice president. There are a number of women who are qualified to be president tomorrow. I would pick a woman to be my vice president is.   "Number three, I’m the guy that wrote the do...
Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder drug test results released
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Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder drug test results released

The World Boxing Council (WBC) has published the drug test results for Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, after their fight last month. The tests were carried out by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association [VADA]. Fury produced an impressive performance to defeat Wilder by TKO in the seventh round and claim the WBC heavyweight title. WBC has now confirmed in a statement that both fighters passed all their tests. It reads: “World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, and Deontay Wilder, came out clean in the doping tests conducted by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association as part of the successful Clean Boxing Program. “We want to thank both warriors and their respective teams for their willingness to sign up for the Clea...
Why I’m Passionate About Eradicating Malaria in Africa – Prince Ned Nwoko
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Why I’m Passionate About Eradicating Malaria in Africa – Prince Ned Nwoko

A few weeks ago, Prince Ned Nwoko took his campaign to Eradicate Malaria to Antarctica 'the coldest continent in the world where the average temperature was between -25 and -65 degrees" making him the first Black African to visit the South Pole. Narrating his experience on the trip, Ned Nwoko said, 'It took two separate flights totaling 12hours using a specially converted (to land on ice) basler 1943 aircraft from Wolf fang to South Pole. There was Extreme cold, 24hrs daylight (no darkness), no airport, no immigration or custom, no land except glaciers and few rocks, no shops, no hotels, slept in body bags inside tents, Very windy, less than 5000 people and they are all research scientists from America, Uk, Germany, india, Russia, South Africa etc. only 12 countries have had their fl...
Guardiola Reveals Why Man City May Lose to Man Utd in Sunday’s Derby
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Guardiola Reveals Why Man City May Lose to Man Utd in Sunday’s Derby

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has warned his players that they will look to Manchester United on Sunday, if they feel the game is more important to the Red Devils. City go into Sunday’s Derby, knowing they have little to no chance of catching runaway leaders Liverpool, who hold a 22-point lead over them. Guardiola’s side are however ahead of fifth-placed United with 15 points, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men fighting to play Champions League football next term. “When we believe it’s more important for them, we’re going to lose. “We have to have belief that it’s more important to us. I’ve never played a game thinking about points or that the game is more or less comfortable. “I’ve said many times about the determination we’ve shown in these moments, the desire a...
Buhari Felicitates With Pastor Adeboye At 78
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Buhari Felicitates With Pastor Adeboye At 78

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye as he turns 78. President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, on Monday, said that he joined the Christian community in celebrating Pastor Adeboye. He also saluted the dedication of the RCCG General Overseer to God, the welfare of the church and consistency in preaching and living the gospel for many years. According to the statement, “The President felicitates with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, members of Pastor Adeboye’s family, which includes many spiritual children, within and outside the country, and his associates, commending the positive influence the preacher has had on...
Tinubu is Qualified to be President – APC
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Tinubu is Qualified to be President – APC

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State has said its national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu is qualified to be the president of Nigeria in 2023. Giving reasons, the party said Tinubu’s commitment, resourcefulness and pedigree put him in good stead to lead Nigeria. The newly-elected Secretary of State Party, Lanre Ogunyemi (Secretary) said this during a press briefing in Lagos to unveil newly elected executives. Ogunyemi, speaking on Tinubu’s rumored presidential ambition, said the former governor has a right to aspire to be president in 2023 whether he has informed the party or not. The Party’s secretary added that it was left to Nigerians to accept him when the time comes. Ogunyemi said, “Tinubu has all it takes to lead this countr...
Arteta Reveals Arsenal Player that Has Proven him Wrong
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Arteta Reveals Arsenal Player that Has Proven him Wrong

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has admitted that he had doubts about Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, before he was appointed as Unai Emery’s successor. Aubameyang scored twice on Sunday, as the Gunners defeated Everton 3-2 at the Emirates. Speaking to Sky Sports after the match, Arteta revealed he was not sure about the Gabon striker’s work rate. He said: “Incredible, the amount of work that he is doing and how he takes on defensive responsibility. “Before I had my questions, but it shows the commitment that he’s showing with his teammates and with the club. “I wasn’t sure if he wanted to do it or if he could do it physically. But he showed that he can do it physically, so then it is about ‘Do you want to do it or not?”
Man City in Trouble if Real Madrid Come for Sterling – Guardiola
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Man City in Trouble if Real Madrid Come for Sterling – Guardiola

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has admitted the club will be in trouble if Real Madrid come for Raheem Sterling. Sterling, in a recent interview, hailed Madrid as a “fantastic club”. It comes amid City’s two-year European ban from UEFA, with most of their players’ futures now uncertain. Although Guardiola insisted that he cannot question Sterling’s commitment, he accepted that Madrid and Barcelona are the world’s most powerful clubs. He told reporters on Friday: “All the clubs have to know that when Real Madrid or Barcelona knock on the door, the other clubs must tremble. “That they will be a little bit in trouble. “But, on the same point, you see the commitment from Raheem, every single day when he arrives. “I don’t know if Madrid or Barcelona call his ag...
President Buhari Condemns Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri, Describes it as ‘Cowardly and Murderous
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President Buhari Condemns Fresh Boko Haram Attack in Maiduguri, Describes it as ‘Cowardly and Murderous

President Buhari has commiserated with the families of victims of the fresh attacks in Maiduguri, Borno State, assuring them that his administration will continually frustrate the devilish operations of Boko Haram, and bring it to an end. Members of the sect group on Sunday night February 9th, attacked travellers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in Auno town, Konduga local government area of Borno state, killing over thirty of them, abducted many others as well as destroying many properties. In a statement released by his media aide, Garba Shehu, President Buhari condemned the attack, describing it as “murderous and cowardly''. The President said his administration is ever determined to frustrate the goal of the sect members to hold Nigeria to ransom. “The commitment of th...
Wife Allegedly Beats her Husband for not Impregnating Her
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Wife Allegedly Beats her Husband for not Impregnating Her

32-year-old Chinwendu Chita has been arraigned before Ejigbo Magistrates Court on charges of alleged assault of her husband, Okechukwu Chita and a Police woman at their residence in Alhaji Agbeke Street, Ago Palace in Okota area of Lagos. The lady was accused of continously assaulting her husband for not showing enough commitment in their marriage by getting her pregnant, leaving him scared of returning to their home. Chinwendu who allegedly began assaulting her husband in 2018, subjected him to more physical abuses after the police intervened. The accused allegedly asaulted her husband after locking him up in their apartment 22nd December, 2019. She reportedly used a frying spoon to smash his head and face causing him grievous injuries, before forcefully collecting the sum of...
The Successes we Have Achieved Fighting Boko Haram have Restored our Pride and Honour – Buhari
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The Successes we Have Achieved Fighting Boko Haram have Restored our Pride and Honour – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday February 6, announced that he has kept his promise to end Boko Haram and other forms of criminalities after being first voted into power in 2015. The Nigerian leader who said this at the official induction of Nigerian Air Force Helicopters at the Eagle’s Square in Abuja, stated that professionalism, capacity building and adequately equipping the armed forces and the other security agencies are major policies of this administration. Buhari said; “I promised to put an end to Boko Haram insurgency, kidnapping and other forms of criminalities that have bedeviled our country during my inaugural speech as president. “You will all agree with me that the successes we have achieved so far have restored our pride and honour the world over. Conse...
Spartacus Actor, Kirk Douglas is Dead
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Spartacus Actor, Kirk Douglas is Dead

Kirk Douglas has died at the age of 103. The renowned actor and father of Michael Douglas died on Wednesday, February 5, 2020. His son Michael told People, "It is with tremendous sadness that my brothers and I announce that Kirk Douglas left us today at the age of 103. To the world, he was a legend, an actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years, a humanitarian whose commitment to justice and the causes he believed in set a standard of us all to aspire to." Michael ended his statement saying: "But to me and my brothers Joel and Peter he was simply Dad, to Catherine, a wonderful father-in-law, to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren their loving grandfather, and to his wife Anne, a wonderful husband." Kirk Douglas and son Michael The Spar...
Presidency Warns CAN For misinforming Nigerians With Claims of Buhari’s Administration Paying Ransom to Terrorists Selectively
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Presidency Warns CAN For misinforming Nigerians With Claims of Buhari’s Administration Paying Ransom to Terrorists Selectively

The Presidency has warned the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to desist from misinforming Nigerians following its recent claim of Buhari’s administration allegedly paying ransom to terrorists selectively. This came after the Spokesman of CAN, Kwamkur Samuel was quoted saying that ransoms were paid to secure the release of Muslim Chibok and Dapchi school girls who were held hostage by Boko Haram. Kwamkur also allegedly accused the Buhari-led administration of having cold feet in paying same ransom when christians fell victim to same. Reacting to the claim, President Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina described the allegation as "unfounded". He stated that no ransom was paid to secure the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on March 21, 2018....
Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Expels Cadets Found Guilty of  Misconduct
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Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Expels Cadets Found Guilty of Misconduct

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on Friday January 24, announced the expulsion of some cadets found guilty of misconduct. According to NDA's Public Relations Officer Major Abubakar Abdullahi, the military academy conducts periodic dossier reviews to address cadets’ disciplinary cases. The statement read in parts; “The recently concluded dossier review resulted in the relegation and withdrawal of some cadets found wanting in discipline and general misconduct. This is in line with the NDA’s continued demonstration of its commitment to produce quality officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces and to ensure that discipline is preserved. “The exercise which is in line with provisions of the cadets’ hand book on discipline and General Administration 2018 (revised) and Armed Forces Act...
North-East Insurgency will Soon End like the Civil War — Buhari
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North-East Insurgency will Soon End like the Civil War — Buhari

President Buhari on Friday January 24, promised that the insurgency witnessed in the North-East region of the country will soon end just like the civil war. The Nigerian leader who said this while receiving the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarcic at the state house in Abuja stated that Nigeria overcame similar challenges in the past. In a statement released by his media aide Femi Adesina, President Buhari said the Libyan crisis has had an adverse effect in countries in the Sahel region. Buhari who pointed out the activities of some terror groups in Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Burkina Faso in recent times, added that the newly created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development will effectively take care of all...
Lagos State Govt Announces Recruitment Health Sector Workers
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Lagos State Govt Announces Recruitment Health Sector Workers

The Lagos State Health Service Commission, on Thursday said it has commenced mass recruitment of health sector workers to bridge the deficit in manpower requirement across the state’s public health institutions. Dr Ademuyiwa Eniayewun, the Permanent Secretary, Health Service Commission (HSC), made this known on Thursday in Lagos. Eniayewun said Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had approved recruitment of a large number of health workers, while also directing that exit replacement be done when due, NAN reports According to him, the directive was imperative to ameliorate the effects of brain drain which often occurs and affects performance in the health sector. ”The recruitment process commences immediately and will continue in phases in the next few months toward bridging manpower gap ...
Maid Caught on Camera Dipping Toddler’s Hand into Boiling Water
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Maid Caught on Camera Dipping Toddler’s Hand into Boiling Water

Police in Singapore have arrested a maid accused of scalding a toddler’s hand by dipping it repeatedly into a boiling pot. This comes a week after the alleged incident was caught on video by the 16-month-old girl’s mother, Amy Low Mei Liang, who last night posted the clip online with her allegations. She indicated that the 45-second surveillance footage was filmed in her Buangkok kitchen while she and her husband were at work. She also posted photos of what appear to be the toddler’s scalded and burned hands. “I felt something was amissed [sic] and I decided to check the CCTV footage at home while waiting for the maid to be picked up. And what I saw was horrifying. The maid, she did it on purpose! It was never an accident! She took my daughter’s hand and dipped her hand inside a b...
What Mourinho Said after Tottenham’s 0-0 draw with Watford
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What Mourinho Said after Tottenham’s 0-0 draw with Watford

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, was left unimpressed with VAR, as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday. Spurs goalkeeper, Paulo Gazzaniga, saved a penalty from Troy Deeney, before Erik Lamela saw his effort just scrambled off the line. After the match, Mourinho told BBC Sport: “We played very well. We started the game without a striker but with lots of offensive players. “We had the control of the game, especially in the first half, We arrived in dangerous positions, we created chances but we did not manage to score. “I am happy with how we played, our commitment. I think the result is unfair, I think it would have been more unfair if we lost. “We are not good at adapting to this style of football. We were quite difficult to play.” On the VAR ...