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April, 2021

  • 10 April

    Late former commerce and industry minister, Tukur, buried in Yola

    By Muhammad Adam Yola, April 9, 2021 Dr. Mahmud Tukur, a former Minister of Commerce and Industry and the First Vice Chancellor of Bayero University Kano (BUK), who died in Abuja, on Friday, after a brief illness, has been buried in Yola, according to Islamic rites. Late Tukur, who was …

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  • 10 April

    For Buhari, the jury is in… By Bola Bolawole

    turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 And “the die is cast” (Alea iacta est) as the character, Suetonius, said unto Julius Caesar, in English writer William Shakespeare’s drama of the same title, “Julius Caesar”. Nigerian leaders have scanty regard for the opinion of their own people but tremble before foreign leaders and …

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  • 9 April

    PDP Governors warn: Nigeria on brink of becoming failed state  

    Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have warned that if the alarming drift of Nigeria under the watch of the All Progressives Congress, APC, government continues, the country will become a failed state. They expressed deep concern and alarm at the deteriorating relations between various …

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  • 9 April

    We have critical security situation in South-East, South-South – I-G

    By Monday Ijeh Abuja, April 9, 2021 The Acting Inspector- General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba says there are critical security situations in the South-East and South-South geopolitical zones of the country. Baba disclosed this on Friday in Abuja at the opening of a meeting with police strategic commanders …

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  • 9 April

    Attackers of Police formations, Correctional facilities enemies of the people – Lawan

    President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan has described as enemies of the people those responsible for the recent attacks at some Police formations and Correctional facilities in Imo State. Lawan said the aim of the attackers was probably to cause a distraction for the Imo state government or even the …

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  • 9 April

    Manhattan Borough President, African Consuls General bid Amb. Okoyen farewell

    President, Manhattan Borough, New York, United States of America (US) Gale Brewer, Wednesday, April 7, 2021, joined African Consuls General in New York to eulogize and bid farewell to Nigeria’s outgoing Consul General in New York. The occasion was the Valedictory meeting of the African Consuls Group (ACG) called by …

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  • 9 April

    New IGP Baba makes first appointments (See who is where)   

    The Inspector General of Police, Ag. IGP Usman Alkali Baba,  Friday, April 9, 2021, approved the posting of AIG Hafiz Inuwa, as the Force Secretary and member of the Force Management Team. The IGP also approved the re-appointment of CP Frank Mba and Ag. CP Idowu Owohunwa as the Force Public …

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  • 9 April

    Dangote Sugar denies involvement in price fixing, asserts its strong participation in the NSMP

    Dangote Sugar Refinery PLC (DSR) is aware of an online publication claiming that Dangote Sugar Refinery PLC is engaging in price-fixing and is not honestly engaged in any Backward Integration Programme as claimed. DSR wishes to vehemently refute the allegations and assertions in their entirety as the false allegations are …

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  • 8 April

    Nigeria and the war of tongues By FEMI ADESINA

    Our country is at war today on many fronts. Nigeria battles insurgency, terrorism, banditry, kidnappings, armed robbery, cult killings, ritual murders, and war of tongues. War of tongues. Is that a new one? No, it’s as old as man, but it is perhaps the deadliest of all the wars. It …

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  • 8 April

    NNPC assures Kebbi State of commitment to renewable energy project

    The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has restated its commitment to the partnership with the Government of Kebbi State for the production of biofuels, describing the project as viable and in tandem with the global transition to renewable energy. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, disclosed …

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  • 8 April

    Makinde flags off road project in Bauchi

    From: Ruth Yarnap, Bauchi Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has commended his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, for constructing 24.5km Itas-Gadau road amounting to N8.5 billion in the state. Seyi Makinde gave the commendation on Thursday at the official ground breaking ceremony at Itas-Gadau local government area of …

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  • 8 April

    Lead with fear of God, Isizoh, Obi urge politicians

    The Auxiliary Bishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Rev’d Denis Isizoh, and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, have both urged politicians to avoid ungodly romance with demonic powers and allow the light of God to shine through their lives. …

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  • 8 April

    When RCCG Dominion Cathedral, New Jersey, USA celebrated 24th Anniversary

    The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Dominion Cathedral, Orange, New Jersey, United States of America (US) on Sunday, April 4, 2021, celebrated the 24th Anniversary of its inception. The Guest Minister at the Celebration Service was Pastor Femi Olawale, Deputy Continental Overseer, Canada, The Americas and the Host is Pastor (Dr.) …

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  • 8 April

    IOM donates computer to NIDCOM for Diaspora mapping 

    The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the Migration department of the United Nations, has donated a computer for data management and mapping to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. Representing the Organisation, Mr Chukwuemeka Anene said the donation was necessitated by the outcome of the National Migration Working Group that was set …

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  • 8 April

    Biden to take executive actions to reduce gun violence

    U.S. President, Joe Biden   Washington, April 8, 2021  President Joe Biden plans to announce Thursday an effort to limit so-called ghost guns — weapons sold without serial numbers or other identifying information — and to nominate a figure from a major gun control group as director of the federal …

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