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Full Text Of Donald Trump Impeachment Resolution
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Full Text Of Donald Trump Impeachment Resolution

Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. Resolved, That Donald John Trump, President of the United States, is impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors and that the following article of impeachment be exhibited to the United States Senate: Article of impeachment exhibited by the House of Representatives of the United States of America in the name of itself and of the people of the United States of America, against Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, in maintenance and support of its impeachment against him for high crimes and misdemeanors. Article 1: Incitement of insurrection The Constitution provides that the House of Representatives “shall have the sole Power of Impeachment” and that the Pres...
House of Reps approves resolution calling on Pence to remove Trump after he rejected calls by Nancy Pelosi to invoke 25th Amendment
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House of Reps approves resolution calling on Pence to remove Trump after he rejected calls by Nancy Pelosi to invoke 25th Amendment

The United States' House of Representatives have voted to approve a resolution calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office through the 25th Amendment in the wake of the violent siege of the US Capitol last week, despite vice-president Mike Pence clearly rejecting the idea on Tuesday night, January 12. Pence made clear that he has no plans to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove the President in a letter saying such a move with just a week to Biden's inauguration is not in the best interest of the country. House Democrats are now moving to impeach Trump for a second time as a result of the insurrection, which Trump incited after repeatedly making false claims that the election had been stolen from him and calling for his supporters to fight back. House Democrats...
Lady Brushes Her Teeth With Remy Martin As Her New Year Resolution
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Lady Brushes Her Teeth With Remy Martin As Her New Year Resolution

One Anastasia Michael said her New Year resolution is to create her own unique style and that includes to never brush her teeth with water. She stated this on Saturday, January 2nd 2021, when she posted photos of herself claiming to have brused her teeth with a whole bottle of Remy Martin VSOP which costs about N28K. "My new year new resolution! brushing my teeth with a whole bottle of Remi_Martin v.s.o.p, Big girls brushing...This year, I won't do what everyone is doing, am creating my style and that is Never gona brush with water. Easiest way to become Rich is just to act Rich... 2021 am trippling my hustle,,, we move" she wrote. See More Photos Below:    
Napoli officially rename home ground Diego Armando Maradona stadium after Argentine club legend
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Napoli officially rename home ground Diego Armando Maradona stadium after Argentine club legend

The San Paolo will see its name changed to honour the legendary figure, who passed away last week at the age of 60 The Naples city council has unanimously approved a resolution that will change the name of Napoli's home stadium from Stadio San Paolo to Stadio Diego Armando Maradona. The resolution was proposed by Naples mayor Luigi De Magistris only hours after the news that Maradona had passed away at age 60 last week. Maradona is a revered figure in Naples after leading the city's club to two Serie A titles during his seven-year run with Napoli from 1984 to 1991.
ASUU Strike: Resolution Of ASUU Branches On FG’s Offer
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ASUU Strike: Resolution Of ASUU Branches On FG’s Offer

Last Week, Federal Government made an offer to ASUU to suspend the 7 months strike. As required by ASUU rules, branches are expected to meet and vote on government’s offer to academics. Government offered to do the following: - release 30 billion out of the 40 billion demanded by ASUU as Earned Academic Allowances EAA before nov 6 2020. The remaining 10 billion Naira will be released in batches between 2021 and 2022. 20 billion university revitalization fund to be made available by January 2020 - streamlining of EAA into monthly salaries. A committee will be set up to conclude their findings before 31st December 2020 -salary renegotiation committee to conclude before 31 December 3020 - UTAS to replace IPPIS for university workers - payment of withheld salaries . We...
Alleged $10b Bill Gates Bribe: Police arrests CUPP Spokesman Ugochinyere
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Alleged $10b Bill Gates Bribe: Police arrests CUPP Spokesman Ugochinyere

Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere, the Spokesman for the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has been arrested by the Nigeria Police Force. Ugochinyere was arrested yesterday at his residence in Abuja in connection with the allegation of bribery made against the House of Representatives and the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila. This was contained in a statement made available to DAILY POST by his team of lawyers on Thursday, who claimed that the CUPP Spokesman was manhandled while being arrested. The arrest happened despite a Federal High Court in Abuja, on June 4, restricting the police and the Department of State Services, DSS, from arresting the opposition party’s Spokesman. Recall that Ugochinyere had accused the House of Representatives of bri...
Full autopsy report Reveals George Floyd Tested Positive for Coronavirus
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Full autopsy report Reveals George Floyd Tested Positive for Coronavirus

A 20-page autopsy report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has revealed that George Floyd who died after some Minneapolis police officers knelt on his neck, tested positive for Coronavirus in April. The autopsy report came with the family’s permission and it was released after the coroner’s office released summary findings which affirmed that Floyd had a heart attack while being restrained by officers. George Floyd's death has now been classified as a homicide. TMZ reported that the Coroner said; "Positivity for 2019-nCoV can persist for weeks after the onset and resolution of clinical disease, the autopsy result most likely reflects asymptomatic but persistent PCR positivity from previous infection." This meant the deceased was likely walking around...
Minneapolis Public Schools unanimously vote to terminate its contract with the city’s Police Department over George Floyd’s death
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Minneapolis Public Schools unanimously vote to terminate its contract with the city’s Police Department over George Floyd’s death

The Minneapolis Public Schools have ended their decades long relationship with the city’s police department in response to the death of George Floyd. The school board voted unanimously at a meeting on Tuesday June 2nd to terminate MPD’s contract to use officers to provide school security. According to the New York Post, Minneapolis Public Schools will stop any further talks with the police department, with Superintendent Ed Graff expected to come up with a new plan for school safety before the board’s next meeting on August 18. “We cannot continue to be in partnership with an organization that has the culture of violence and racism that the Minneapolis police department has historically demonstrated,” Nelson Inz, one of the school board members, said. “We have to stand in soli...
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Official Bio-data of Ibrahim Gambari, President Buhari’s new Chief of Staff

The official bio-data of Ibrahim Gambari who replaces Abba Kyari as President Buhari's Chief of Staff, has been released by the presidency. The 75-year-old diplomat resumed office as President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff on Wednesday May 13.  Here's his Bio-data. Professor Ibrahim A. Gambari, CFR, OCORT, a scholar-diplomat, is the Founder/Chairman of the Board of Directors of Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development, a non-governmental think-tank on research, policy studies, advocacy and training on the nexus between conflict prevention and resolution, democratisation and development in Africa. He has had an illustrious career, spanning academia, government and international diplomacy, culminating with his appointment as the first United Nations Under-Sec...
Reps Ask FG to Stop Repatriation of Almajiri Children
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Reps Ask FG to Stop Repatriation of Almajiri Children

The Federal Government has been urged to stop the repatriation of the Almajiri children to their states of origin as witnessed in different states in the last few days. The lawmakers reached the resolution on Tuesday May 12, following a motion sponsored by a member of the House, Aishatu Dukku. Dukku who expressed concern over the way the kids are being transported to their state of origin, stated that it is against the fundamental human right which allows Nigerians to reside in any part of the country they like. She stated that the process is dehumanising and stressful as the children are packed in a vehicle in the scorching sun. Members of the lower chamber of the national assembly also reached a resolution of telling Northern governors to ensure that Almajiri children are...
Two Years Out of Europe Would be a Long Time’ – De Bruyne
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Two Years Out of Europe Would be a Long Time’ – De Bruyne

With the club potentially banished from continental competition until 2022, the Belgian is taking time to consider his options Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne admits that the outcome of his club's appeal against their Champions League ban could have big implications for his future. City were found guilty of "serious breaches" of UEFA's Financial Fair Play regulations earlier in 2020 and given a two-year ban from European competition. The club are appealing the verdict, although there is a backlog in the Court of Arbitration for Sport due to the coronavirus outbreak and a swift resolution is unlikely. De Bruyne remains committed to City, but acknowledges that two seasons out of European football's biggest competition would be hard to stomach. "I'm just waiting," the mi...
He is clearly our number one’ – Neuer given Bayern assurances as Rummenigge fires warning to agents
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He is clearly our number one’ – Neuer given Bayern assurances as Rummenigge fires warning to agents

The club's head coach Hansi Flick has reassured the Germany international over his place in the team following the signing of Alexander Nubel Hansi Flick has vowed Manuel Neuer will stay as Bayern Munich's first-choice goalkeeper next season. And in a stark warning that underlines the system of meritocracy at Bayern, Flick stressed the incoming Alexander Nubel will face a battle for a seat on the bench. Neuer and Bayern are in contract talks, with the experienced Germany international having just under 15 months remaining on his deal. The 34-year-old has dismissed talk he wants a new five-year contract and both sides appear to want a resolution to keep Neuer at the club. Head coach Flick considers him a key part of the Bayern side, telling Kicker: "Manuel Neuer is clearly our ...
We Suspended Buhari’s $22.7bn Loan Request Over South-East Exclusion – Gbajabiamila
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We Suspended Buhari’s $22.7bn Loan Request Over South-East Exclusion – Gbajabiamila

Speaker of Nigeria's House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has disclosed that they suspended consideration of President Buhari's $22.7bn loan request over the reported sidelining of the south-east. The House leader disclosed this when he hosted Leaders of Faith Forum from the south-south and south-east in Abuja on Wednesday March 18. Gbajabiamila stated that though the federal government believes the loan is important, all regions ought to be captured in the spending plan. He said; “If government believes that there’s need for the loan, I think we should support that, because they know as they’re the ones that see what is needed and what is not needed. “What I think for me is more important is the equity of the law and whether or not we’re able to distribute these thin...
Nigerian Senator Introduces Bill To Ban Importation Of Generators
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Nigerian Senator Introduces Bill To Ban Importation Of Generators

The senator representing Niger South, Bima Enagi, has introduced a bill that seeks to ban the importation of generators in Nigeria. The bill, titled “a bill for an Act to prohibit/ban the importation of generating sets to curb the menace of environmental (air) pollution and to facilitate the development of the power sector,” was one of the six bills read for the first time on Wednesday. The bill prescribes, at least, ten years imprisonment for any person who knowingly sells generator sets. Other details of the bill obtained by WotzupNG shows that the ban shall not include generator sets used for essential services which include: * Medical purposes (hospitals and nursing homes and healthcare facilities). * Airports. * Railway stations/services. * Elevators (lifts). ...
Kannyood Ban Actress Decides Not to Ban Maryam Booth Over Her Leaked Nude Video
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Kannyood Ban Actress Decides Not to Ban Maryam Booth Over Her Leaked Nude Video

According to NewTelegraph, the leadership of the Northern section of the Nigerian movie industry also known as Kannywood says it won’t ban one of its members, Maryam Booth, over her leaked nude video. This resolution was made on Monday, February 10, 2020, by the chairman of Kannywood Guild of Artistes, Alhassan Kwalle. According to him, unlike what happened in the past involving another actress, Maryam Iyana, that led to her ban from the industry, Booth’s case was different as it was deliberately meant to blackmail her. “What happened to this girl everyone knows that the video was mischievously taken to blackmail her, not that she was doing a film or sort. She tried to take action about it immediately but the guy that did it acted as if he had deleted the video and for over th...
Linda Ikeji Releases Her 2020 New Year Resolution
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Linda Ikeji Releases Her 2020 New Year Resolution

Celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji has released her new year resolution. Taking to her social media page on Friday, 3rd December, she revealed that when she cancels someone from her list, the person will remain cancelled. She wrote:  " My motto this year and going forward is to stay happy and enjoy life no matter what! I’m not giving anyone the power to take away my joy! And you know what they say about ‘you only live once’. ?. . . I have no plans to waste energy on things I can’t control. People can do or say whatever they want, but I’m just going to concentrate on my life, my dreams and my blessings. I am not thinking of anyone who’s not thinking of me and I’m not loving anyone who’s not loving me..lol. If you’re kind to me, I’ll be more kind to you, if you’re unkind, then I’ll let...
“I Will Only Have Sex With Special Guys This Year” – Actress Genny Uzoma
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“I Will Only Have Sex With Special Guys This Year” – Actress Genny Uzoma

Nigerian Actress and movie producer, Genny Uzoma makes controversial new year resolution, shares her picture with popular actor, Fred Amata Popular Nollywood actress, Genny Uzoma early this morning, uploaded a controversial new year resolution as her WhatsApp status (see attached picture). Which got a lot of fans and colleagues talking .. As her new year resolution, she's vowed to have sex only with special men and not with anyhow guys this year. After sharing her controversial post, she later posted a picture of her and famous Nollywood Actor, Fred Amata together. Is he the special man she's referring to? Are they dating? Time will tell.
Man City ready to sell midfielder Aleix Garcia
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Man City ready to sell midfielder Aleix Garcia

Manchester City are ready to sell midfielder Aleix Garcia. Mundo Deportivo says City are likely to attempt to sell Garcia this summer. Garcia is likely to travel on City's upcoming pre-season tour and will hold talks with Pep Guardiola during it. The most likely resolution for the 22-year-old, whose contract at the Etihad expires next summer, is said to be a move away.  
Blessing Okoro Apologises To Nigerians For Lying
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Blessing Okoro Apologises To Nigerians For Lying

Blessing Okoro apologises to Nigerians, most especially her fans for lying about a house that doesn’t belong to her, but she claimed was hers. Trouble had started for the blogger last week when she claimed a mansion belonging to a rather unknown billionaire Onye Eze Money was hers. Onye Eze, an Igbo business man based in China, got wind of her deception and exposed her online. Yet Blessing kept insisting the house was hers and she shared the plan of a house as proof. She however apologized and wrote that she took responsibility for every thing that happened and such will never happen again: Hey lovers.. I know it has been crazy lately and I am sincerely sorry.. I take responsibility for everything.. I hate that I had to put my friends and everyone else who looked up to me in th...
Doctors Set to Embark on Indefinite Strike
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Doctors Set to Embark on Indefinite Strike

The Imo chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says its members on the employ of the state government will begin an indefinite strike by midnight on Thursday. Chairman of the association, Dr Kyrian Duruewuru, announced the plan during an interaction with newsmen in Owerri on Wednesday. According to the News Agency Of Nigeria, NAN, Duruewuru said that the action was in line with the association’s resolutions during its emergency general meeting, which held on March 31. He said the association had on April 4, issued a 14-day ultimatum to the State Government following unsuccessful negotiations on the remuneration of doctors and other issues. He listed some of the issues to include: restoration of full subvention from th...
Gov. Al-Makura Blows hot over Killing of 16 Persons in Akwanga
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Gov. Al-Makura Blows hot over Killing of 16 Persons in Akwanga

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has tasked security agencies to fish out perpetrators of Sunday night’s killing of 16 persons at Numa village in Akwanga local government area. Al-Makura, while commiserating with the Chun-Mada, Samson Gamu-yare and the entire Mada nation on Tuesday in Akwanga, expressed shock over the killings. He said the attack had eroded the peace enjoyed in Mada land, and charged security agencies to quickly track, arrest and prosecute the perpetrators, to ensure justice. Al-Makura assured of government’s commitment to the protection of lives and property, urging the people not to lose faith. He added that the government would not condone any act of lawlessness, reiterating that his adminis...
Jos radio station in court over prolonged shutdown
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Jos radio station in court over prolonged shutdown

Mr Clinton Garuba, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Jay FM made the disclosure on Thursday in a statement in Jos. Garuba said that the case against NBC had been filed at Federal High Court sitting in Jos. The MD said that it became necessary to seek justice against the regulatory body, alleging that NBC had submitted itself to manipulations by some highly- placed power players. “It is instructive at this juncture to announce that we have since filed a suit against the NBC in the Jos Division of the Federal High Court. “We urge the press and all lovers of freedom and liberty in the world to beam their searchlights on this case as it would be a litmus test to the right to freedom of the press. “The regulatory body in communicating the directive to shut down the station b...
Atiku’s spokesman, Osita Chidoka suspended
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Atiku’s spokesman, Osita Chidoka suspended

Traditional ruler of Obosi town in Anambra State, Igwe Chidubem Iweka II, has suspended Chief Osita Chidoka, who is a former Minister of Aviation and spokesman of Atiku Abubakar Presidential Campaign Council, from the Council of Chiefs. Iweka announced in a statement during the weekend the suspension of Chidoka, and two others, Chief Linus Mgbakaogu and Chief Hyacinth Udemba for their alleged involvement in bringing the corpse of two Obosi youths killed during the March 9 re-run election to the palace. The statement signed by Dr Benneth Mozie on behalf of the monarch and his chiefs in council, said the act was a sacrilege in the tradition of Obosi kingdom which forbids the king and his council from seeing human corpse. The statement reads, “On arriving at the palace, these chiefs ...
Mob Burns Suspected Robber To Death
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Mob Burns Suspected Robber To Death

An angry mob has on Monday lynched and burnt to death a suspected armed robber who was among a gang of seven that invaded Uche street in Eziama, Aba north local government area of Aba. Naija News reports that the robber who was lynched by the mob of angry youths had invaded the area to rob their victims of properties worth millions of Naira. The residents in the area told Naija News that the community had been racing series of attacks by the dangerous dreaded gang of rubbers. Naija News understands that the robbers had invaded the community on Monday morning, robbed their victims but were accosted and attacked by the mob who engaged them in a battle. Due to the rift between the robbers and the angry mob, the mob subsequently over-powered the gang. The seve...
Ekiti State Government seals People’s FM for not paying N175 million signage fee
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Ekiti State Government seals People’s FM for not paying N175 million signage fee

The Ekiti State government has just shut down Our People's FM 104.1, a private Radio Station in Ado Ekiti. According to reports, the station was invaded with thugs backed by policemen a few minutes ago, beating staff and forcefully locking up the Station'. In a statement two days before the station was shut down, Layi Oyawa the Head of Station said, 'we wish to alert the general public of the sinister plot by the government of Ekiti State to illegally and arbitrarily close down Our People's FM 104.1, a private radio station in Ado Ekiti. Yesterday, we received an Invoice from the State Signage Agency, demanding for a sum of N175 million as levy for what was termed Promotional Materials. The bill was dated February 11, 2019'. Today, we also received a letter from the State Board of I...
Anambra State Reacts to The Marriage of An Ozubulu Man to Underaged Girl
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Anambra State Reacts to The Marriage of An Ozubulu Man to Underaged Girl

The Anambra State Government has reacted to the news of an underaged girl who allegedly got married to an Ozubulu man. According to the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs on Sunday, it received a complaint about the marriage involving a girl from Ihiala identified as Chinwe, and a man from Ozubulu, Mr Izuchukwu Igwilo. In a statement signed by Lady Ndidi Mezue, the Commissioner, Anambra State Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, the ministry revealed that it is following up on the case and also working with several persons and organisations including security agencies towards quick resolution. “The ministry is in contact with the girl’s family, Anambra Police and other interested parties in the matter including human rights activists,” the statement reads. “The ministry’s utm...
R. Kelly Banned From Philadelphia
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R. Kelly Banned From Philadelphia

R. Kelly has been banned from Philadelphia over his alleged sexual, physical, and mental abuse of young women and girls. The ban come after the release of docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly.” The Lifetime docuseries that detailed the artist’s alleged long history of sexual. According to CBS Philly, the Philadelphia City Council voted unanimously to ban the singer from stepping foot in the city as part of Councilwoman Helen Gym’s “Mute R. Kelly” resolution. “We reject a system that silences black women and accepts black pain,” Gym confirmed on Twitter. “We believe survivors. R. Kelly is not welcome in Philadelphia. This symbolic act of solidarity puts all sexual predators on notice.” She also told the Philadelphia Inquirer, that ‘the resolution is about not accepting. It’s ab...
Workers’ Protest over Minimum Wage Begins Today
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Workers’ Protest over Minimum Wage Begins Today

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its 36 state councils, affiliate unions and friendly groups, including Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to mobilise for the commencement of nationwide mass protest over the failure of the federal government to transmit the N30,000 minimum wage implementation bill to the National Assembly. Also debunking newspaper report that it had mobilised to resume strike today (Tuesday), the organised labour said it has not taken any such resolution. The General Secretary of NLC, Dr. Peter Ozo-Eson, in a statement yesterday in Abuja said when the organised labour decides to embark on strike, it would inform the public on it. According to the statement, “It has come to our attention that some section of the news media has largely misrepresented...
FG Meeting With NLC, TUC Over New Minimum Wage
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FG Meeting With NLC, TUC Over New Minimum Wage

The Federal Government has entered into a meeting with the leadership of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and other labour unions. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige led the Federal Government team. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma are also part of the Federal Government team. Channels TV reports. The meeting is aimed at averting planned nationwide industrial action proposed by labour unions over the new national minimum wage . The labour leaders are insisting that the executive must pass the N30,000 new minimum wage structure as agreed to by the presidential tripartite committee, to the National Assembly or risk a resumption of the strike it ...
ASUP Strike To Kick Off Nationwide December 12 – Official
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ASUP Strike To Kick Off Nationwide December 12 – Official

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP strike is set to kick off indefinitely across the federation from December 12. The National President of ASUP, Usman Dutse, said the federal government had failed to meet the demands of the polytechnic lecturers, Premium Times reports. ASUP strike to kick off nationwide December 12 – Official Prior to this impending strike, the union had on October 2 issued a 21-day ultimatum to the government before it extended it to November. But even then, it did not commence the strike. But Mr Dutse said the proposed strike would be “total and indefinite”. “This further emphasises the resolution of the 93rd National Executive Council meeting reached at the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos last week,” he said. “Government has failed to impl...
Shareholders Approve CCNN, Kalambaina Cement Merger
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Shareholders Approve CCNN, Kalambaina Cement Merger

  Kalambaina Cement Sokoto on Thursday announced its merger with the Cement Company Of Northern Nigeria (CCNN). Briefing journalists after an extra-ordinary general meeting of the shareholders, the Chairman of the company, Alhaji Abdulsamad Rabiu, who also doubles as the chairman of CCNN, said the deal would involve highly technical and complex infusion of the two companies. To that end, the company has obtained an exparte summons from the Federal High Court. Rabiu added that with the merger, the shareholders have a lot to benefit when the deal is approved by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). According to him, it would give room for the company to expand as well as enhance optimum production and its exportation capacity. He stressed that with Sokoto as a ...
Retired Police Officers Seek FG Intervention Over Nonpayment Of Gratuity
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Retired Police Officers Seek FG Intervention Over Nonpayment Of Gratuity

Retired Police Officers captured under the National Pension Commission (PENCOM) have appealed to the Federal Government to direct the appropriate authorities to pay their gratuities and alleviate their suffering. The officers under the Association of Retired Police Officers, Kogi branch, made the appeal in a statement made available to newsmen in Lokoja signed by state Chairman of the association, Alex Yusuf (CSP rtd) and the Secretary, Jerome Ameh (ASP rtd) in Lokoja. The retired officers particularly urged Federal Government to impress on the Acting Director-General of PENCOM, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) and the Police Pensions Ltd, to “kindly” make the payments. The gratuity, according to them, is 300 per cent of the retirees’ gross salary as at the time of retirement...
MTN Shares Rise By 2.6% On Possible Resolution Of $10b Demand
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MTN Shares Rise By 2.6% On Possible Resolution Of $10b Demand

Shares of South Africa’s MTN Group rose by 2.6 per cent Wednesday, on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, following media report of a possible resolution and reduction of the $10.1 billion claims on it in Nigeria. Bloomberg, while quoting a source, said the deal hasn’t been signed and could yet fall through. On Tuesday, the Group Chief Executive Officer, Rob Shuter, had said that the telecommunications firm was doing everything within it means to resolve the issue amicably. The Nigerian authority had asked MTN to refund $8.1 billion allegedly repatriated out of the country without due process and the Office of the Attorney-General, equally asked the telecommunications firm to pay $2 billion tax arrears. Media report claimed that MTN may likely get a reduction from the $10 bill...
Kashamu: INEC Has Recognised Leke, Abati, Daniel as Ogun PDP Candidates
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Kashamu: INEC Has Recognised Leke, Abati, Daniel as Ogun PDP Candidates

Buruji Kashamu   The senator representing Ogun East senatorial district of Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, has stated that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has recognised list containing the names of Prince Leke Shitu and Dr. Rueben Abati as the Ogun Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship and deputy governorship candidates respectively, while a former governor of the state, Gbenga Daniel, will be representing Ogun East as its senatorial candidate for the 2019 elections in the state This was following INEC’s recognition of the Bayo Dayo-led executive committee of the PDP as authentic executive in the state. In a statement made available to THISDAY yesterday, and signed by Kashamu, it said other candidates on the list of the state executives, including...
Edo Govt Ready To Pay Agreed Minimum Wage, Obaseki Assures
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Edo Govt Ready To Pay Agreed Minimum Wage, Obaseki Assures

…clears 50% inherited LGAs’ salary arrears, as councils receive N2.8bn October allocation The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has assured workers in the State that his administration will be the first to implement the resolution reached at the emergency meeting between the Federal Government and state governors over the new minimum wage for workers in the country. Obaseki gave the assurance while addressing members of the organised labour who were on a protest march to the Government House, in Benin City on Tuesday, to sensitise the people on the planned labour strike over the Federal Government’s alleged refusal to agree on N30,000 minimum wage for workers across the country. The assurance is coming after Chairman of Edo State Chapter of the Association of Local Governmen...
Cardinal Onaiyekan Honoured By Muslim Group
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Cardinal Onaiyekan Honoured By Muslim Group

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide, has honoured His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, with an International Peace Award through its Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa in Ghana. Cardinal Onaiyekan Mr Ahmed Konadu, Country Manager Nigeria & Ghana Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa Studios, said this in a statement on Wednesday. The MTA Africa Peace Committee said that Onaiyekan has been on national televisions severally condemning the killings of innocent Nigerians by the Boko Haram group, describing their activities as “barbaric and inhuman”. “His style of intervention in religious and communal crisis resolution covers, religious persuasions, and town hall peace meetings between the warring leaders engaged in brutal killing...
Apapa Gridlock: Taskforce To Commence Impounding Trucks Monday
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Apapa Gridlock: Taskforce To Commence Impounding Trucks Monday

The Presidential Task Force on Apapa Gridlock, Wednesday said it would on Monday next week commence the impounding of errant and idle articulated vehicles on Lagos bridges and roads. The resolution was made wednesday at the meeting of all stakeholders in Apapa gridlock, which held at the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) BEECROFT conference room, in Lagos. The taskforce Chairman, Commodore Okon Eyo, who made this disclosure at the stakeholders meeting, said the punitive measure only applies to non-compliant drivers of articulated vehicles- either tanker and truck drivers. Eyo, who is also the Commander NNS Beecroft, said the enforcement took this long because the holding bays to accommodate the trucks and other modalities needed to be put in place. The stakeholders meeting was a fallou...
Kofi Annan, Africa’s Gift to The World — Tinubu
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Kofi Annan, Africa’s Gift to The World — Tinubu

Kofi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, died on Saturday aged 80. The Kofi Annan Foundation said the former UN boss, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 for humanitarian work, died in Switzerland, after a brief illness. Tinubu, in a statement issued by his Media Officer, Mr Tunde Rahman, in Lagos, said the late Kofi Annan initiated interventions in conflict resolution around the world, aimed at achieving world peace. According to him, Kofi Annan was Africa’s gift to the world and a wonderful servant to the international community. ”The death of former Secretary-General of UN, Mr Kofi Annan, in Bern, Switzerland today, August 18, 2018, is a loss to Africa and the entire world because of all that he represented. ”In his lifetime, Kofi Annan distinguished himself a...
Gov. Okowa Mourns Kofi Annan, Condoles UN, People of Ghana
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Gov. Okowa Mourns Kofi Annan, Condoles UN, People of Ghana

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on Saturday sympathised with the family of Kofi Annan, the United Nations, government and people of the Republic of Ghana on the demise of former United Nations Secretary-General, Mr Kofi Annan. Kofi Annan The governor’s condolence was issued and signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Aniagwu in Asaba. Okowa described the death of the winner of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, as “a great loss to the international community where he led efforts to finding peaceful solution to conflicts globally”. The governor said, “We have lost a global statesman who was deeply committed to global peace and conflict resolution. “The highly revered diplomat will be long remembered for his towering role and dedication to improving lives through p...
Only NFF Recognised by CAF And FIFA Can Sack Me, Sanusi Insists
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Only NFF Recognised by CAF And FIFA Can Sack Me, Sanusi Insists

Recall that  the Chris Giwa-led NFF board had on Sunday said it had terminated the appointment of Sanusi as NFF General Secretary. “I wonder how a group of people who did not employ me will think they have the power to sack someone they did not employ. “How can a body that did not employ me sack me? It is only an NFF that is recognised by CAF or FIFA that can sack me,” Sanusi said. According to the Giwa-led NFF board, Sanusi’s appointment termination followed the enrolment Order 5, page 3 of the Order of the Federal High Court in Jos. Victor Iroele, Giwa’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, had said on Sunday in a statement that the order was granted to the matter’s first and second applicants. According to the order, all acts, resolutions and or decisions made or taken by the Exe...
West Hollywood City Council Passes Resolution Asking The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce To Remove Donald Trump’s Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame
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West Hollywood City Council Passes Resolution Asking The Hollywood Chamber Of Commerce To Remove Donald Trump’s Star On The Hollywood Walk Of Fame

It’s no secret that Donald Trump’s star on the #HollywoodWalkOfFame has been vandalized a few times since he’s taken office. However, the West Hollywood City Council is now looking to have the star removed. According to the @nypost, the West Hollywood City Council recently voted to have Trump’s star removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Mayor John Duran tweeted about it late Monday. The council will now send a formal letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, asking them to consider removing Trump’s star. However, a recent statement from the chamber has many people thinking that the removal of the star will unlikely happen. Leron Gubler, the organization’s president, and CEO said, “The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a ...
Falana Tables Proposal For Resolution Of LAUTECH Crisis
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Falana Tables Proposal For Resolution Of LAUTECH Crisis

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, on Friday called on the Oyo and Osun state governments to set aside part of the newly disbursed Paris club refunds for the reopening of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso. Mr. Falana also called on the Osun state government to relinquish ownership of the troubled university as a long term measure, saying the state could not afford to ‘properly fund the university.’ Mr. Falana urged the Oyo state government to be prepared to take over the ownership of LAUTECH and provide the needed funds for it, adding that the government could abolish its new university of technology and deploy the funds meant for it to LAUTECH. The lawyer made the call at the memorial symposium held in honour of Funmi Adewunmi a former lecturer at t...
Temi Otedola Taking Driving Lessons In London
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Temi Otedola Taking Driving Lessons In London

21-year-old fashion blogger, Temi Otedola the daughter of Oil Magnate, Femi Otedola has finally started taking driving lessons after admitting to getting spoilt when it got to moving around. She has registered with Red Driving school in London and has given updates on her improvement on social media. She says its her new year resolution to learn how to drive. Its imperative to note that Temi's big sis, Cuppy got a brand new G Wagon from her boyfriend, Victor Anichebe, after completing a similar driving training course with the same driving school last year. Some might wonder if her alleged lover, Mr Eazi can match such feat with a similar gift.
Reasons Why Showbiz Entrepreneurs In Abuja Take Years To Make Fame
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Reasons Why Showbiz Entrepreneurs In Abuja Take Years To Make Fame

EXPOSED!!! Top 14 Reasons Why Showbiz Entrepreneurs In Abuja Take Years To Make Fame, Money & Connections The federal capital of Nigeria - Abuja is an emerging hub of entertainment in Africa with regards to its fast rising development in all human facets. Though, a very small state compared to Lagos that can be equated to three countries in one. Yet the rate of quality entertainment or better put showbiz is not improving. Abuja to a large extent is old enough to start chumming out top stars or producing A'list events but with every Tom, Dick and Harry jumping into the ring of entertainment production without a consequent scale to judge, they always celebrate their unimpressed performance. Showbiz Entrepreneurs settle for Abuja best, losing sight of the fact their there is not grad...