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No More Congratulatory Messages For Bawa – EFCC Warns
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No More Congratulatory Messages For Bawa – EFCC Warns

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has observed the increasing number of messages published in the print media by groups and individuals, congratulating Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa on his well-deserved appointment as the Executive Chairman of the Commission. While the open exhibition of affection and solidarity may be salutary in our cultural milieu, and indeed appreciated, it is however inauspicious at this point in time and gradually turning into a distraction. Mr. Bawa is assuming the leadership of the EFCC at a time of great challenge and he desires to hit the ground running. What he needs from well-wishers and indeed all Nigerians, is support and prayers, and more importantly, credible information that will further the work of the Commission. He therefore appea...
Don’t Demonise Sunday Igboho, Akintola Warns Makinde
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Don’t Demonise Sunday Igboho, Akintola Warns Makinde

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Niyi Akintola, has urged Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde not to demonise the Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as ‘Sunday Igboho,’ but rather be proactive than being reactionary. Akintola, who spoke with journalists, at the weekend, in Ibadan, said it had become rather unfortunate that those who should lead have not been proactive to national issues, but become reactionary to issues. He said: “I gave Makinde advice. I said your Excellency, call this guys (Sunday Igboho and Seriki Fulani). Security vote is not meant for jamboree; it is meant to take care of security and you need to be proactive. “You don’t need to demonise Sunday Igboho, as a drastic event sometimes requires drastic solution. Sunday has hi...
Don’t Touch Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns FG
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Don’t Touch Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns FG

Nnamdi Kanu, Leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has condemned the alleged attempt by security operatives to arrest Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. The Nation had reported some security operatives attempted to arrest Igboho at Guru Maharaji bus stop on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Reacting to the development, Nnamdi Kanu on his Twitter handle, warned that Sunday Igboho should not be touched. “I condemn in totality the pathetic attempt to arrest Sunday Igboho earlier today. “This is yet another deliberate act of provocation by the Fulani Caliphate. No #Fulani mass murderer, Miyetti Allah or bandit is under arrest. Nigeria is on the brink! Igboho should not be touched,” he warned.
Jangebe abduction: “We Will Not Succumb To Blackmail” – Buhari Warns Bandit
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Jangebe abduction: “We Will Not Succumb To Blackmail” – Buhari Warns Bandit

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the latest abduction of hundreds of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State as inhumane and totally unacceptable, sending out a strong warning to bandits and their sponsors. Reacting to the incident on Friday, President Buhari said that "this administration will not succumb to blackmail by bandits who target innocent school students in the expectations of huge ransom payments." According to the President: Our primary objective is to get all the school hostages safe, alive and unharmed. We have the capacity to deploy massive force against the bandits in the villages where they operate, but our limitation is the fear of heavy casualties of innocent villagers and hostages who might be used as human shields ...
“My heart is fragile, I have one more relationship left in me” – Ifu Ennada warns men aspiring to date her
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“My heart is fragile, I have one more relationship left in me” – Ifu Ennada warns men aspiring to date her

Nigerian Reality star, Ifu Ennada recently took to her instastories to share an insight on her love life and she used the opportunity to set the conditions her next boyfriend must meet in order to be in the relationship. Ifu says her next lover would have to sign a document stating he'd compensate her with the sum of 100 Million Naira if he dares break her heart. The reality star said heartbreak can make one mentally unstable and she'd be better of having the money to cheer her up if she gets her heart broken." Her post reads ; My love life. My next boyfriend will sign a doc stating that if he breaks my heart, he'll pay me at least 100 Million Naira, starting with a 50 Million Naira first installment. He'll have the option to spread out the remaining payment over a pe...
Nigeria Moving Towards Disintegration – Abdulsalami Abubakar Warns
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Nigeria Moving Towards Disintegration – Abdulsalami Abubakar Warns

A former military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned that the country may disintegrate if Nigerians do not remain calm and united in the face of recent challenges. While expressing dismay over the recent attacks in parts of the country, Abdulsalami called on governors to take full responsibility for managing the divergent voices and frustration in their states that could fuel disunity, anarchy and disintegration. “As if the continued insurgency in the country, the kidnapping and armed robbery is not cup full, the recent happenings in some part of the country of ethnic attacks are unfortunate and adding to the problems,” he stated. Abdulsalami, who is the Chairman of the National Peace Committee, told journalists on Tuesday at his Minna home that there was ...
“Don’t Join The Feminist Movement” – Mike Bamiloye Warns Ladies
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“Don’t Join The Feminist Movement” – Mike Bamiloye Warns Ladies

Clergyman, Mike Bamiloye, has warned single and married ladies against joining the feminist movement. According to him, joining the movement may make ladies miss the will of God for their lives. He shared this opinion on his Twitter handle. It reads; ''If you are a Single Sister, DONT JOIN THE FEMINIST MOVEMENT! The Feminist Movement May make you miss the Will of God for your Life. If you are MARRIED, don’t join them either, IF YOU WANT TO GET THE BEST OUT OF YOUR MARRIAGE. The Feminism want to CONTEST the Head of the Home.''  
Sunday Igboho Warns FG Over Frozen Bank Accounts, Rejects Award By Yoruba Youths
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Sunday Igboho Warns FG Over Frozen Bank Accounts, Rejects Award By Yoruba Youths

The Yoruba activist and warlord, Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Ighoho yesterday warned the Federal Government over his frozen bank accounts and rejected award of recognition from the Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) . Speaking at a meeting with the leadership of the Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) in Ibadan, Igboho had alleged that all his bank accounts have been frozen by the Federal Government due to the fact that some people were collecting donations, saying he had no hands in it. Igboho warned that his accounts have to be unfrozen to avoid nationwide protest by youths across the southwest region. He also frowned against those collecting donations on his behalf, saying that he never asked anybody to request for money from the ge...
Fulani Eviction: Don’t Allow Anarchy In Your State – El-Rufai Warns Governors
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Fulani Eviction: Don’t Allow Anarchy In Your State – El-Rufai Warns Governors

The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has condemned in strong terms the eviction being issued to Fulani herdsmen in some parts of the country. El-Rufai called on his colleagues, other Governors in the country, to make statements condemning and disavowing attacks and massacres of other Nigerians living in their states. The Governor spoke on Wednesday at a State-wide broadcast saying that indigenes of Kaduna State and other states residing in other parts of the country had reached out to him to lament the hostilities of their host communities in recent times. El-Rufai further called on members of the National Assembly to fast-track action on the constitutional amendments that would usher in state and community policing. The Governor began by calling on all Nigerians liv...
2023 Presidency: MASSOB Warns Jonathan, Tinubu, Bello
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2023 Presidency: MASSOB Warns Jonathan, Tinubu, Bello

AHEAD of 2023 elections, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has condemned the subtle political move by some Northern APC governors to lure and influence former president Goodluck Jonathan to vie for 2023 presidential election, warning Jonathan not to be deceived. MASSOB said the move was “a dangerous systematic way of creating and re-establishing another political discord among the people of old eastern region”. MASSOB also urged Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state to bury their presidential ambitions in 2023 and work towards ensuring that a South Easterner gets the Presidency. A statement signed by MASSOB leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu called all the political parties to ensure that their presidential ticket is g...
Workers On GL 12, Below Should Not Resume – FG Warns Ministers, Agency Heads
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Workers On GL 12, Below Should Not Resume – FG Warns Ministers, Agency Heads

The Federal Government on Monday warned Ministries, Departments and parastatal Agencies (MDAs) not to compel workers on Grade Level (GL) 12 and below to resume work. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation gave the warning at a briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja. Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) cited reports of MDAs compelling their workers in the categories to report for work. “For the avoidance of doubts, all employees from GL 12 and below shall continue to work from home. “No agency is allowed to vary this instruction. Permanent Secretaries and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are to ensure strict compliance,” he said.
Igboho: NBC Warns TV, Radio Stations On Reporting Herdsmen Quit Notice
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Igboho: NBC Warns TV, Radio Stations On Reporting Herdsmen Quit Notice

Amid the quit notices issued to Fulani herdsmen to vacate certain areas in the South-West, the National Broadcasting Commission has warned television and radio stations against broadcasting divisive contents. The warning is stated in a letter titled, ‘Broadcast of Crisis Involving Herdsmen, Caution’, dated January 26, 2021, sent to broadcasters nationwide. The warning after a quit notice issued to Fulani herdsmen by Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, in Oyo State. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State had also asked herdsmen in the state to vacate all forest reserves within a week. The NBC, which is the regulator of the broadcast media, said there was a need for stations to maintain professionalism. The letter read in part, “The National Broadcastin...
All Criminal Herdsmen In Ogun Should Prepare, I’m Coming – Sunday Igboho Warns
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All Criminal Herdsmen In Ogun Should Prepare, I’m Coming – Sunday Igboho Warns

Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has declared Ogun state will be his next destination to flush out criminal herdsmen. In the now-viral video, Igboho stated that he has heard about the criminal activities of herdsmen in the state. The Nation had reported how military men escorted herdsmen to flog residents in some villages in Ogun state for rejecting herders in their midst. He said: “What many people do not know about this whole issue is that it was God that wanted to liberate Ibarapa people from the captivity of herdsmen that I went there. “The suffering that the people of Ibarapa were going through was brought to the fore by the death of Dr. Aborode, Aborode’s death exposed a lot of things going on in that area. “Many who have been kille...
Abortion: Head Of US Bishops’ Conference Warns Biden
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Abortion: Head Of US Bishops’ Conference Warns Biden

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a stark condemnation of President Biden's abortion agenda on the day of his inauguration, arguing that he would advance "moral evil" on the "preeminent priority" for the faithful. "I must point out that our new President has pledged to pursue certain policies that would advance moral evils and threaten human life and dignity, most seriously in the areas of abortion, contraception, marriage, and gender," said Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez, who serves as the USCCB's president. "Of deep concern is the liberty of the Church and the freedom of believers to live according to their consciences." His comments came amid a broader debate about U.S. politicians, like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., who identify as Catholic but...
No Harm Should Befall Kukah – CAN Warns Islamic Groups, Security Agencies
Religion

No Harm Should Befall Kukah – CAN Warns Islamic Groups, Security Agencies

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday issued a strong warning to the North and Islamic groups over threats on Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Matthew Hassan Kukah. The Christian leadership warned them to watch their utterances and actions. Joseph Bade Daramola, CAN General Secretary, in a statement sent to DAILY POST warned that “enough is enough”. Trouble started when Kukah lambasted Muhammadu Buhari on Christmas Day. The National Peace Committee member accused the Nigerian leader of nepotism and that he had reduced others in public life to second class status. The cleric declared that if a non-Nothern Muslim was the President and did the same things as Buhari, there could have been a coup or war. Individuals, Northern, Islamic bodies including Jama’atu N...
NIN: Beware Of Fake App, NIMC Warns Nigerians
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NIN: Beware Of Fake App, NIMC Warns Nigerians

The National Identity Management Commission has warned the public to beware of a fake app that claims to help link the National Identity Number to SIM cards. In a post on its Twitter handle, NIMC dissociated itself from the app saying it is run by fraudsters who use it to harvest people’s NIN and Bank Verification Number. “The app was not created by NIMC or the Federal Government of Nigeria. It is run by fraudsters who are currently harvesting people’s NINs and BVNs by default,” NIMC said. The Commission advised people to protect their data and stop disclosing personal information to unauthorised persons or platforms. The PUNCH recently reported that a mobile app launched by NIMC can be used to link seven SIM cards to one NIN. This is according to the Minister of Communi...
Never Send Your Nudes To Man – Reno Omokri Warns Ladies
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Never Send Your Nudes To Man – Reno Omokri Warns Ladies

Reno Omokri has warned ladies against sending their nudes to any man. Reno gave the advice via his Twitter handle. He wrote, "Dear women, NEVER send your nude photos to any man no matter how you love him. Your nude photos are not so cheap that money or a relationship can pay for them. When the relationship ends, you will be under the power of whoever has your nudes #ChargeElrufaisSonForAttemptedRape''
FG Warns Public Against Using Lagos Airport Road Flyover
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FG Warns Public Against Using Lagos Airport Road Flyover

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Friday advised the public to stay off Airport Road Flyover in Lagos dangerously burnt by fire, pending the determination of its structural safety. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the bridge which runs over Toyota Bus Stop on the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway being reconstructed, was engulfed by fire when a petrol tanker burst into flames on Thursday. The federal and Lagos State governments on Friday carried out a joint inspection to know the extent of damage to the bridge and adjoining roads. Leading the state and federal officials, Popoola raised concerns over the safety of the bridge, saying that its structural integrity had yet to be ascertained. He told NAN during the insp...
We Don’t Want Another Lockdown – Sanwo-Olu Warns Lagos Residents
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We Don’t Want Another Lockdown – Sanwo-Olu Warns Lagos Residents

Following the second wave of the pandemic in Nigeria, the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has warned residents of the state to take the COVID-19 protocols seriously as the state government is not interested in going on another lockdown. Sanwo-Olu made the appeal on his social media handles on Tuesday night, January 5. He wrote on his Instagram handle: "Dear Lagosians, There is urgent need for us to be more circumspect in the way we live, interact and socialize with our friends and family. Many people are ignoring #COVID-19 warnings and guidelines, thereby exposing themselves and others to the virus. We are well into the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic which came between November and December 2020. Yesterday, Lagos scarily recorded its highest number of infecti...
Don’t Use Us As Bait – ASUU Warns Other Staff Unions
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Don’t Use Us As Bait – ASUU Warns Other Staff Unions

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said the National Association of Academic Technologists, NAAT, or any other union should not use it as bait to get anything from the government. ASUU, therefore, advised NAAT or any other staff union to fight their battles their ways. The Chairman, University of Lagos, UNILAG chapter of ASUU, who is also a member of the National Executive Committee of the union, Dr. Dele Ashiru, stated this on Sunday while reacting to claims by NAAT expressing displeasure with the sharing arrangement of the N40 billion released by the Federal Government as Earned Academic Allowances for university workers. “Who pays the Earned Academic Allowances, is it ASUU or the government? In the first instance, ASUU presented its demands to the governmen...
Don’t Listen To Politicians Approaching You To Plan Coup – Buratai Warns Generals
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Don’t Listen To Politicians Approaching You To Plan Coup – Buratai Warns Generals

CHIEF of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has warned generals against coup, vowing that the Nigerian Army will never tolerate any agent of destabilization bent on scuttling the current democratic dispensation. Buratai, who spoke, yesterday, while the Nigerian Army decorated 39 newly promoted Major Generals, said he was aware that some generals were being approached and his eyes are on them. “Democracy has come to stay. We will not tolerate any agent of destabilization. The years of military misadventure in politics have never carried us anywhere. It is over,” he said. Disclosing that the Army hierarchy was aware of some interests making efforts to interact with certain personnel, General Buratai expressed confidence in the discipline and loyalty of the newly decora...
Yetunde Bakare Warns Men Sending Her Nudes On Instagram
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Yetunde Bakare Warns Men Sending Her Nudes On Instagram

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Lagos State Government Urges Calm, Warns Against Fresh Protests
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Lagos State Government Urges Calm, Warns Against Fresh Protests

LASG URGES LAGOSIANS TO REMAIN PEACEFUL The @followlasg has urged all Lagosians to shun any act that may threaten the peace of our dear state, which is battling to recover from the shock of the carnage unleashed by hoodlums who hid under the #EndSARS protests. Even as we are still counting our painful losses in lives and property, there are hints of a new protest. The police have warned that no protest will be tolerated. Any protest under any guise will be disrespectful to the memory of those who died in the violence and unfair to ordinary Lagosians, who have remained peaceful, despite the hardship that the original protests sparked. It is clear that the original protests, despite their good intentions, have caused more havoc than they were planned to resolve. The Govern...
Police Service Commission Warns Policemen To Return To Duty Posts Or Face Dismissal
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Police Service Commission Warns Policemen To Return To Duty Posts Or Face Dismissal

The Police Service Commission has frowned on the refusal of some policemen to return to their duty posts following the killing of about 22 cops during the violence that broke out in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests across the country. The PSC said Public Service Rules, which also applies to members of the Nigeria Police Force, prescribes dismissal for any officer that deserted his job, while admonishing them to put the killing of their colleagues behind them. The PSC stressed that policemen did not deserve to be killed and should in fact be protected as fellow human beings, but it however noted that the attack on them by hoodlums should not be an excuse for them to stay away from work. PSC spokesperson, Mr Ikechukwu Ani, said the attacks on the police were not good for t...
Timo Werner Warns Chelsea Players After 3-3 Draw With Southampton
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Timo Werner Warns Chelsea Players After 3-3 Draw With Southampton

Chelsea striker, Timo Werner, has warned his new team-mates that they will not win any trophies, if they continue to leak goals. Werner was speaking to the media following a 3-3 draw with Southampton on Saturday. The German international opened his account for the Blues with a brace, before Danny Ings and Adams Che made it 2-2. Kai Havertz put Chelsea in front ahead, but they conceded another equalizer deep into stoppage time and the visitors earned a point through Jannik Vestergaard’s goal. When asked if they have a problem in defence, Werner told Premier League productions:
Olowu Of Owu Kuta Warns Youths Not To Allow Politicians Hijack ENDSARS Protest
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Olowu Of Owu Kuta Warns Youths Not To Allow Politicians Hijack ENDSARS Protest

A prominent monarch in Osun State, the Olowu of Owu Kuta, H.R.M Oba Adekunle Oyelude Makama has advised protesting ENDSARS youths not to allow politicians hijack the protest from them. Oba Oyelude said this in a video message released from the palace received by MCI “Don’t allow some unpatriotic politicians to catch in on what you are doing legitimately, and bring the nation to ridicule. “All your demands have been met. We congratulate you and we congratulate ourselves. You make us proud, history will not forget you,” said Oba Oyelude. The king condemned a recent call by some northeastern leaders demanding that members of the disbanded Specal Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) be dispatched to the north to help them fight the insurgency. “Take for instance some faceless grou...
“I hope this is not a fake divorce” – Wendy Williams warns Cardi B and Offset
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“I hope this is not a fake divorce” – Wendy Williams warns Cardi B and Offset

TV host, Wendy Williams has given her opinion in the ongoing divorce drama between rappers Cardi B and Offset. The TV host has been off her hit show for months due to the Coronavirus pandemic but released new episodes today, Monday September 21 and quickly addresses reports that Cardi B filed for divorce from her husband of three years, Offset. Wendy warned celebrity the couple to be sincere in their divorce saying she went through a public and messy divorce from ex-husband Kevin Hunter in April of 2019 and that once legal documents are filed, it “complicates everything.” She also added that Cardi “deserves better” than Offset . Cardi and Offset secretly tied the knot at home in Georgia on September 20, 2017. Cardi filed divorce documents on September 15 in Georgia, and ...
“Men From Age 19 To 27 Are Liabilities, Don’t Date Them” – Nigerian Lady Warns
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“Men From Age 19 To 27 Are Liabilities, Don’t Date Them” – Nigerian Lady Warns

A Nigerian lady identified as Dr Toolz on Twitter has taken to the platform to advise ladies to desist from dating men that are between the ages 19 to 27 as they are mostly liabilities. According to Toolz, ladies should not date men who are less than 28-years-old because those type of men don’t know what they want in life and they are liabilities. AVOID dating men between the age of 19-27.They r usually typical mama’s boy,stuck on their ex,cheat the most,entertain hoes,party non stop,have no plans & are only concerned about their PS4,mixtape & weed.They don’t know wat they want yet & will hurt u in the process, a liability.
Kevin De Bruyne Warns Liverpool How Tough Premier League Defence Will Be
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Kevin De Bruyne Warns Liverpool How Tough Premier League Defence Will Be

Manchester City successfully defended their crown in the 2018/19 season but were pushed all the way by Liverpool. Pep Guardiola's men finished on 98 points, just one ahead of Liverpool, who responded by finishing 18 points ahead of City last season to end their 30-year wait for a league title, "It was harder than we expected and we needed a very big fight with them to get it done," De Bruyne told the Daily Mail. "Mentally, sometimes it's tougher. Some teams are a little more focused on beating you. "Sometimes, some people find it more difficult after winning to get that same feeling again. It is very difficult to recreate the same feeling even with the same team, "There is so much in life that goes on personally. Every little thing can change you. Injury can change you. Football is all...
TB Joshua Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona
Religion, Sport

TB Joshua Warns Messi Against Leaving Barcelona

The founder of The Synagogue, Church of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, commonly referred to as TB Joshua, has warned Barcelona Football Club captain, Lionel Messi, against leaving the club. Joshua said this in a post on his official Instagram page on Wednesday. He wrote, “It is not good advice for Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona bitter and offended. It is impossible to establish a healthy relationship with a person who left a previous relationship bitter and offended. This is my candid advice to Messi. History is our boss.” Messi, a six-time Ballon D’Or winner, recently handed the club a transfer request following a humiliating 8-2 defeat the club suffered against the German side, Bayern Munich, during the last UEFA Champions League clash. The Barcelona icon is reported to be in...
Gattuso Warns Napoli Fans Over Osimhen Expectation, Says We Have Not Signed Pele
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Gattuso Warns Napoli Fans Over Osimhen Expectation, Says We Have Not Signed Pele

Gennaro Gattuso has warned Napoli fans not to get over-excited after Victor Osimhen’s debut hat-trick on Friday. Osimhen marked his first game for Napoli with a hat-trick inside eight against fourth division club L’Aquila. The game was Napoli’s second pre-season game after they had earlier thrashed Castel di Sangro 10-0. Osimhen was not in action against Castel di Sangro. But Gattuso has warned fans of the club not to put pressure on the €80m signing from Lille. “It’s too easy to get excited now, we’ve got to give him time and let him work, not put pressure on,” the 2006 World Cup winner told Radio Kiss Kiss and Sky Sport Italia. “He is an important player and we paid a lot for him, but there were no doubts he would give us something different that we haven’t had in my ...
Flooding: FG Warns 9 States To Prepare For Heavy Floods From September 6
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Flooding: FG Warns 9 States To Prepare For Heavy Floods From September 6

The Federal Government has again warned that floods may wreak havoc in many states of the federation. It said the floods would begin from Kebbi State any time from September 6 going by an alert from the Niger Basin Authority to which Nigeria is a member. Other states that might be severely hit are Niger, Kwara, Anambra, Delta, Edo, Rivers, Bayelsa, Nasarawa and Kogi that are contiguous to River Niger. The agency in charge of flood prediction, the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA) added that, apart from the fact that Nigeria still had many days of rainfall this year, flooding might be worse, if excess waters from the dams in other countries upstream rivers Niger and Benue are released. It therefore, asked states and relevant government agencies to clear blocked d...
World in dangerous phase of Coronavirus – WHO warns
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World in dangerous phase of Coronavirus – WHO warns

The World Health Organisation has warned of a “new and dangerous phase” of the coronavirus pandemic. The warning came on Friday as infections continued to surge in the Americas. Brazil registered more than one million cases. Colombia and Mexico also passed bleak milestones, as their death tolls topped 2,000 and 20,000, respectively. The statistics shows how the virus continues ravaging the Americas and parts of Asia even as Europe starts to ease out of lockdown. The measures imposed to halt the spread of the disease have caused crippling economic damage. WHO however warned against giving in to isolation fatigue. “The world is in a new and dangerous phase”, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a virtual press conference. “Many people are understandably fed u...
Nastura Sharif’s Arrest: “2011 Violence Will Be Child’s Play” – Tofa Warns Buhari
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Nastura Sharif’s Arrest: “2011 Violence Will Be Child’s Play” – Tofa Warns Buhari

A former presidential candidate of the National Republican Convention (NRC), Bashir Othman Tofa, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately order the release of Nastura Ashir Sharif. Tofa asked Buhari to apologise to Sharif, before fire consumes the North and the country, even more than the 2011 election violence. Sharif, Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) was arrested by the Police for organising protests against the killing of Nigerians by bandits in Katsina and other States. In his statement on Wednesday, Tofa said the arrest and detention was wrong, undemocratic and a very bad example of intolerance. Tofa wondered why citizens who demonstrated peacefully against killings would be incarcerated. “Is this a notice that nobody is ...
Lagos Warns Against Drilling Boreholes Without Licence, Permit
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Lagos Warns Against Drilling Boreholes Without Licence, Permit

The Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission (LSWRC), has cautioned operators in the borehole drilling industry against operating without the requisite licence or permit from the State Government, just as it sealed a construction site on Cameron Road, in Ikoyi for violating the Environmental Protection and Management Law 2017. The Executive Secretary, LSWRC, Mrs. Funke Adepoju, gave the warning on the heels of the commencement of a monitoring and enforcement exercise by the Commission to some construction sites in Ikoyi, where boreholes are being drilled without a licence, permit and total disregard for safety measures. She said as a proactive government, the present administration has embarked on full implementation of the licence and permit regime for borehole drillers to ensure s...
‘Beijing Will Strike Back If UK Steps Out Of Line’ – China Warns Britain
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‘Beijing Will Strike Back If UK Steps Out Of Line’ – China Warns Britain

Tensions between China and the UK continue to mount over plans for a new security law in Hong Kong, after Boris Johnson said he would allow Hong Kong residents citizenship in response to China's recent crack down Beijing has warned they will "strike back" against the UK as tensions continue to mount over a new security law. The law, in China, will alter Hong Kong's mini-constitution, or Basic Law, to require its government to enforce measures to be decided later by Chinese leaders. China's ceremonial legislature, the National People's Congress, endorsed a security law for Hong Kong earlier this week that has strained relations with the UK and the US. The law led to Boris Johnson saying he is ready to open the door to nearly three million Hong Kong citizens if China imposes it...
Don’t Engage In Online Lectures – ASUU Warns Members
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Don’t Engage In Online Lectures – ASUU Warns Members

National leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has directed lecturers nationwide not to engage in online teaching of students. Following the lockdown due to the Coronavirus, several universities resorted to online teaching while the Minister of Education in April directed public tertiary institutions to commence online lecturing. But in a a memo, ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, asked lecturers not to be involved because without Senate’s approval, a vice chancellor has no power to change the mode of lecture delivery. “Therefore, do not obey any vice chancellor’s call for online teaching under whatever guise. It is a blatant violation of the university laws. It is in the interest of our universities, our students and our nation to resist a...
Don’t Open Schools, Viewing Centres, Stadiums Now, FG Warns States
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Don’t Open Schools, Viewing Centres, Stadiums Now, FG Warns States

The Federal Government on Monday warned state governments that were planning to reopen schools to drop the plan. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, gave the warning during the PTF press briefing in Abuja. Mustapha said it was not yet safe to reopen schools, television viewing centres, stadiums and other places where large gatherings could take place. Last week, Kano State reopened football viewing centres. There were reports on Monday that Cross River State, which had yet to record any COVID-19 case, was planning to reopen schools. On Monday, Mustapha ​ appealed to state governments to embark on wider community testing and enforce rules on social distancing. He stated, “​We have receive...
Covid-19 Will Strike More Between July And August Ending – Primate Ayodele Warns
Religion

Covid-19 Will Strike More Between July And August Ending – Primate Ayodele Warns

Following the death of one of APC’s prominent law maker, Senator Bayo Oshinowo, popularly known as Pepperito, the leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual, Primate Elijah Ayodele, who earlier predicted three days ago that he sees prominent people dying of Covid-19, has made another strong warning again. The man of God, in his new warnings made it known that Covid-19 is still out there to wreck more havoc in the country and that the poor will also be affected, though they won’t be recognized. He expressed sadness over the death of the APC lawmaker, describing it as a big loss to the country but stated that more death is still on its way if the needful isn’t done While talking about the needful, he explained that the only solution to weaken the strength of the virus is dedicated and...
Politics

You May Not Have Platform To Contest 2023 Presidency – APC Group Warns Tinubu

A group of founding members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to demonstrate democratic leadership by wading into the multi – faceted crises rocking the party. The group warned that should Tinubu fail to deploy his political engineering capacity to intervene in the crises now, he may not have a platform to actualise his presidential ambition come 2023. In an open letter to Tinubu on Thursday, signed by Alh. Salihu Mustapha, Deputy National Chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressives Change (CPC) and eleven others, the group said urgent and sincere intervention of the former governor of Lagos state is needed before the conduct of the party’s governorship primaries in both Edo and Ondo states. The gro...
June 12: Tinubu Warns Against Dictatorship
Politics

June 12: Tinubu Warns Against Dictatorship

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has warned against the return of Nigeria to dictatorial rule. He gave the warning in his Democracy Day message titled, ‘June 12: A milestone for democracy’ on Thursday. MCI reports that the Federal Government had declared a public holiday in commemoration of the democracy day and announced that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), would be addressing the nation on Friday (tomorrow). Tinubu, who said the election of June 12, 1993 changed Nigeria profoundly, noted that many people laboured, struggled, and sacrificed for democracy in Nigeria. He said, “They fought not that we would have democracy day but that Nigeria might exist as a democracy every day. “In our democratic system, nobody ca...
Ijele blasts Destiny Etiko over her lifestyle on social media, warns other celebrities to be good examples
Celebs

Ijele blasts Destiny Etiko over her lifestyle on social media, warns other celebrities to be good examples

Popular Nigerian Social media personality, Ijele has lashed Nollywood actress, Destiny Etiko over the kind of lifestyle she exhibits on social media. Ijele, who made a video, showed where the actress was dancing seductively and hitting her backside. He warned her to be weary of the kind of things she does considering the fact that she’s a role model to many young ladies out there. He also warned other Nigerian celebrities to show good examples because they are sort of lights to the younger generation. The truth is, some Nigerian celebrities have lot it. I don’t know if its fame or money that changed them negatively. Being a celebrity does not mean one shouldn’t live a decent life, but it is an avenue to teach and impact good morals to the younger generations. I have watched c...
N4.5tr Budget Deficit May Trigger Fresh Recession – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed Warns
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N4.5tr Budget Deficit May Trigger Fresh Recession – Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed Warns

With the deficit financing of the revised N10.509 trillion 2020 budget rising from N1.847 trillion to N4.563 trillion, the economy might be heading for another recession, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has warned. She expressed the fear yesterday in Abuja during a session with the Senate Committee on Finance where heads of revenue-generating agencies made presentations on the revised 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP). The minister noted that projected revenues from the agencies had been drastically slashed. According to her, 77 per cent of the new financial expectations from sources like the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the...
Singapore Warns Of Worst Economic Contractions Since Independence
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Singapore Warns Of Worst Economic Contractions Since Independence

Singapore’s embattled economy could shrink by as much as seven percent this year, which would be the worst reading since independence, with the government saying Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic had throttled the key export sector, AFP reports. The city-state is seen as a bellwether of the global economy and the historic contraction highlights the extreme pain being wrought on countries by the killer disease. The warning also came hours before Singapore’s deputy prime minister is expected to unveil another stimulus package for the troubled city, which has been crippled by months of lockdowns around the world. The trade ministry’s forecast – which was a downgrade from the 4% contraction predicted in March – came as official data showed the economy shrank 0.7% on-year in the fir...
China Warns US Against Sparking Cold War
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China Warns US Against Sparking Cold War

Wang Yi, the Chinese foreign minister, said Sunday that the U.S. should “give up on its wishful thinking of changing China” and avoid bringing the two countries to a “new Cold War.” “China has no intention to change, still replace, the United States,” he said, according to the Washington Post. “It is time for the United States to give up it's wishful thinking of changing China and stopping 1.4 billion people in their historic march toward modernization.” The relationship between the U.S. and China has been strained for some time. President Trump has criticized Beijing over a trade imbalance and the outbreak of the coronavirus lead both to accuse the other of an improper response. Trump recently said that he may completely end U.S. funding for the World Health Organization over it...
Stop Bringing ‘Unwanted Babies’ Into The World To Suffer – Hushpuppi Warns
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Stop Bringing ‘Unwanted Babies’ Into The World To Suffer – Hushpuppi Warns

Nigerian Dubai-based big boy, Ray HushPuppi has taken to social media to warn against bringing ‘unwanted babies’ into the world to suffer. In a recent post he shared on Instagram today, May 21, 2020. HushPuppi said that most women both married and single are more likely to get pregnant during this lockdown as most men now have nothing doing other than staying at home. Writing on the foreseen aftermath of Covid-19, HushPuppi revealed that things are likely to get worse after lockdown and it is not wise for people to bring ‘unwanted babies’ into the world to suffer through unwanted pregnancies. He however agreed that children are blessing from God but warned that people should only accept such blessings when they’re ready for them. HushPuppi who was recently dragged by Z...
Minister of Health Warns Against Seeking Self-Medication Or Home-Based Solution In Treating Coronavirus
Health

Minister of Health Warns Against Seeking Self-Medication Or Home-Based Solution In Treating Coronavirus

Ngeria's Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has warned Nigerians against self-medication and or home-based solutions in treating COVID-19. Ehanire disclosed that asides deaths caused by underlying illnesses, available statistics showed that most COVID-19 fatalities are due to adoption of home-based solutions before seeking medical intervention. He made the disclosure during the daily briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 in Abuja. The Minister said not only do these home-based solutions complicate the situation but more disappointing is that most people engaging this approach for treating COVID-19 are educated and well-to-do Nigerians. He said: Quote “1,644 patients have been treated and discharged from care, but we have sadly recorded 191 deaths in 26 states a...
UNICEF Warns Lockdown Could Kill More Than COVID-19
Health

UNICEF Warns Lockdown Could Kill More Than COVID-19

Unicef warns lockdown could kill more than Covid-19 as model predicts 1.2 million child deaths 'Indiscriminate lockdowns' are an ineffective way to control Covid and could contribute to a 45 per cent rise in child mortality' The risk of children dying from malaria, pneumonia or diarrhoea in developing countries is spiralling due to the pandemic and “far outweighs any threat presented by the coronavirus”, Unicef has warned. In an exclusive interview Dr Stefan Peterson, chief of health at Unicef, cautioned that the blanket lockdowns imposed in many low and middle income are not an effective way to control Covid-19 and could have deadly repercussions. “Indiscriminate lockdown measures do not have an optimal effect on the virus,” he told The Telegraph. “If you’re asking families to...
COVID-19: Stop Revealing Details Of Drugs Used For Treatment – FG Warns Survivors
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COVID-19: Stop Revealing Details Of Drugs Used For Treatment – FG Warns Survivors

The federal government yesterday pleaded with COVID-19 survivors to stop giving details of the drugs used for their treatment to discourage self-medication. The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha, made the plea at a press briefing in Abuja, following recent video testimonies of some high profile survivors, talking about the drugs administered on them at the treatment centres. Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, expressed concern that some of the testimonies disclosing the prescription for treatment of the virus could encourage patients to indulge in self-medication instead of seeking help from health authorities. He urged all Nigerians that have symptoms of COVID-19 to test for the virus and if positive, go int...