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2019: NSA moves to shutdown internet access for rigging purposes, says Gov. Wike 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the All Progressives Congress, APC, Federal Government through the Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work with internet service providers to shutdown internet access  during the forthcoming elections. Governor Wike said …

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SDP presidential candidate legal tussle: Jerry Gana to challenge Appeal Court’s judgment

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Abuja, Jan. 25, 2019 The Prof. Jerry Gana Presidential Campaign Team says its candidate will appeal the court judgment that recognised former Governor of Cross River, Mr Donald Duke, as the Social Democratic Party (SDP) presidential candidate. The Director-General of the campaign Team, Mr Ike Neliaku, at …

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Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem gives farewell message to retired IGP

By Collins Yakubu-Hammer Abuja, Jan. 16, 2019 Barely 48 hours after the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris bowed out of service, controversial rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem on Wednesday gave a farewell message to him. The `One Leg up’ and `Jagajaga’ crooner took to his Instagram handle @abdulkareemeedris on …

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Tonto Dike rejects prayers to be reunited with ex-husband 

 By Collins Yakubu-Hammer Abuja, Jan.12, 2019 Nollywood actress turned Evangelist and philanthropist has rejected prayer of one of her followers on Instagram who wished for reunification with her ex-husband, Mr Churchil Olakunle. The follower known by Instagram handle @tobi_nextlevel took to Dikeh’s @Tontolet Instagram account comment section to wish that …

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Abubakar, SGF, Amaechi lead stakeholders to NIMASA Maritime Awards  …Dangote, Otedola, Sanusi, Ooni, others to attend

  Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd), Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, and the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, will be leading other stakeholders to the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Maritime Awards scheduled to take place …

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Buhari challenges NIJ Provost on setting proper standards for journalists

 By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Jan. 5, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the Provost of Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Mr Gbemiga Ogunleye, to use his versatile experience in setting proper standards for journalists in the country. The president made the call  in a congratulatory message issued by Presidential Spokesman, …

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Gani Adams and the preservation of indigenous culture By Tayo Ogunbiyi

  On 13th January 13, 2018, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, officially installed Iba Gani Abiodun Adams 15th Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland at the ancient town of Oyo. The pomp and grandeur of the event sufficiently attests to the substance of the Kakanfo chieftaincy title in Yorubaland. The office was last …

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Awkunanaw people present ‘Ofo’ to Gov. Ugwuanyi for his re-election … Say he will surely hand over to Nkanuland in 2023

The people of Awkunanaw clan comprising 21 autonomous communities in Enugu South and Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State have presented ‘Ofo’ (the traditional symbol of authority) to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi as a symbol of their solidarity and endorsement of his re-election bid and proclamation of more successes …

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When Nigerians in New Jersey, US, celebrated country’s independence anniversary

    Nigerians in New Jersey, United States, recently celebrated Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary flag raising ceremony at the 1st floor Rotunda, City Hall, Newark, New Jersey, United States, under the auspices of Nigeria in Diaspora Organization (NIDO). Some of the notable personalities in attendance were His Excellency, Ambassador Tijani …

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