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October, 2021

  • 19 October

    Court orders Immigration to immediately release Odili’s travel passport, apologise to former Governor

    Abuja, Oct. 18, 2021 The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday ordered the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to immediately release the travel passport of former governor of Rivers, Dr. Peter Odili. Delivering judgment in a suit on breach of fundamental rights filed by Odili, Justice Inyang Ekwo held that the NIS had no …

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  • 19 October

    DSS arraigns teenage girl for circulating nude video of retired Bayelsa Perm. Sec.

      By Nathan Nwakamma Yenagoa, Oct 18, 2021 The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday arraigned a teenage girl before the Federal High Court, Yenagoa, for circulating the nude video of a retired Bayelsa permanent secretary on social media. In the one-count charge, prosecuting counsel, Mr. Victor Uchendu, told …

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  • 19 October

    Women Leadership Group congratulates Maureen Chigbo on election as President, Online Publishers Guild

    A group of Nigerian Women Leaders, the Women Leadership Group (WLG), has congratulated the Publisher of Real News Magazine, Maureen Chigbo, on her election as the President, Guild of Corporate Online Publishers (GOCOP). The Group, in their letter of congratulations, signed by Dr. Nkechi Eke Nwankwo (Director) and Mrs. Cordelia …

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  • 19 October

    Writers must reflect reality – Anaele Ihuoma

      By Folu Agoi With several volumes of poems which include Tongues of Triumph, Song of the Threshing Floor and Song of the Swallow, a play titled One day With the Hounds, and short stories – The Sea Route to Señorita’s Heart and The Commissioner for Oaths, Anaele Ihuoma has made his mark in the literary firmament. However, if there …

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  • 19 October

    The rare Admiral: A tribute to Godwin Ndubuisi Kanu (1943-2021)

    Godwin Ndubuisi Kanu By Tatalo Alamu on October 17, 2021 To the iconic Lagos Airport Hotel’s Banquet Hall this past Tuesday to bear historic witness as a gale of tributes showered on a great naval hero and a worthy associate of almost fifty years: Godwin Ndubuisi Kanu, former military governor of Imo …

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  • 19 October

    WHO names football star Drogba ambassador

    By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, Oct. 18, 2021 World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday, announced football legend Didier Drogba from Côte d’Ivoire  as its new Goodwill Ambassador for Sport and Health. Drogba will promote WHO’s top tips on how physical activity can lead to a healthier and happier life, and also …

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  • 18 October

    Delta Airlines resume U.S. flights Nov. 8

    By Yunus Yusuf Ikeja, Oct. 18, 2021 Delta Airlines on Monday announced plans to resume international flight operations to the U.S on Nov. 8. The resumption plan was following the lift of travel restrictions to foreign nations by President Joe Biden. The airline’s Chief Operating Officer (CEO), Mr. Ed Bastian, …

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  • 18 October

    Unilorin 36th Convocation: 180 graduands bag 1st class – VC

    By Fatima Mohammed-Lawal Ilorin, Oct. 18, 2021 Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, the Vice- Chancellor of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin), says 180 graduating students of the university have bagged First Class honours in various disciplines. Abdulkareem made the disclosure while speaking with newsmen at the beginning of the 36th Convocation Ceremonies …

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  • 18 October

    FG takes delivery of final batch of Tucano jets

    By Rotimi Ijikanmi Abuja, Oct. 18, 2021 The Federal Government says it has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Monday when he featured on a …

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  • 18 October

    Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State, dies at 84

    New York, Oct. 18, 2021 Gen. Colin Powell, the trailblazing son of the South Bronx who rose to the highest ranks of the U.S. military, has died of complications from COVID-19 in spite of being fully vaccinated. He was 84 his family announced on  Monday. Powell, who served as the …

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  • 18 October

    Only fraudulent politicians will be against direct primaries – Clement Jimbo, senatorial aspirant

    An All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart in Akwa Ibom and former presidential candidate during the 2019 general election on the platform of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr. Clement Jimbo, has said that only fraudulent politicians will be against direct primaries in 2023. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, had recently, …

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  • 18 October

    Ensure that Nnamdi Kanu is produced in court on Thursday, October 21, 2021, Ohanaeze Ndigbo urges President Buhari  

    Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, is produced in court on Thursday, October 21, 2021 to prove to the global community that he “is not only hale and hearty but that shady judicial process is not contemplated while on trial.” The pan …

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  • 18 October

    Moghalu Appointed Academic Visitor at Oxford University

    The University of Oxford in the United Kingdom has appointed Professor Kingsley Moghalu, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and a presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, as an Academic Visitor. The appointment is for the period of the University’s Michelmas Term from October to …

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  • 18 October

    Congresses of gun and godfathers By Lasisi Olagunju

    Monday, 18 October, 2021) Today’s party politics and adultery have same rule of engagement: there is no commitment to fidelity and conjugal permanence. We are in this thing for a reason and it is for a season. It is not till-death-do-us-part. We respect political seminaries abroad thinking they are homes …

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  • 18 October

    A’Ibom Deputy Gov dedicates Sun Award to boss, others

    It was a night of glitz and glam as the curtains fell on this year’s Sun Awards event, Saturday with the Akwa Ibom State Deputy Governor,  Mr. Moses Ekpo coasting home with the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award, amidst pomp. In a post-Award appreciation speech,  Mr. Ekpo said the Award meant …

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