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Stop seeing celebrities as role models – Nollywood actress, Omoborty

Nigerian actress Biodun Okeowo, popularly known as Omoborty, has advised her fans not to make any human including celebrities and public figures their role model, saying everyone has flaws. The heavily-endowed screen diva made this known in an Instagram post, urging her fans to stick with God as their role model. “Stop blaming celebrities or public figures for your mistakes …

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Oba Ogunwusi gives COVID-19 warning

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has cautioned Nigerians against relaxing in the observation of necessary protocols as COVID-19 cases drop. The monarch spoke with State House correspondents after a courtesy visit to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Ogunwusi said he looked forward to the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and return of …

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FRSC officers dismissed over misconduct

Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has dismissed eight erring officers of the Corps in accordance with the provisions of its regulation on discipline. This was disclosed in a statement issued by Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), ACM Bisi Kazeem, on Friday in Abuja. Kazeem said that the dismissal was part of the efforts made to rid the FRSC of undisciplined …

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Nigeria reports 3 deaths, 156 new COVID-19 cases

On the eve of resumption of international flights, Nigeria reported 156 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, 25 more than the number recorded on Thursday. According to the NCDC, the death toll increased by 3, to hit 1051, while the total confirmed cases till date stands at 54,743. Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:01 am | Daily News Headlines | 0 Comment(s) COVID-19: Nigeria …

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Helping The Destitute: President Yewande Odunuyi and Members Celebrates Charity Day

The President of the Inner Wheel Club  of Surulere, Yewande Odunuyi led members to celebrate International Day of Charity which is usually every 5th day of September of each year.  The members visited The Destitute Home Okobaba, Ebute Metta; to share packed cooked foods to 200 destitutes. The packed foods, water, and soft drinks were handed over to the Head of …

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Nigerians Warms to Stay Off Northern Cyprus schools

Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has alerted and warned Nigerian parents against sending their children to universities in Northern Cyprus over the incessant killings of Nigerians. According to her, it was too risky to send children to the schools there as Nigerian students had been killed there mysteriously without any conclusive investigations carried out. Dabiri-Erewa said …

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Surulere Inner Wheel Club Inducts Yewande Odunuyi As President 2020/2021

The season of induction came for the Inner Wheel Club of Surulere, Lagos. A time when changing of baton is done by transferring servant leadership position to another after one tenure has ended.On this premise, this has seen the emergence of new entrant into the scene of piloting the philanthropic gestures for the less privileged in the society. Thus giving …

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BREAKING: Eyitayo Jegede Wins Ondo PDP Primary

Eyitayo Jegede has emerged as the Peoples Democratic Party  (PDP)’s flag bearer for the Ondo State governorship election which is expected to place on October 10. Jegede was announced as the winner after the delegates cast their votes at the party’s primary which held at the International Culture and Events Center, the dome in Akure, the state capital. He polled …

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Suspected Boko Haram Fighters Execute Five Aid Workers In Borno

A video has surfaced online showing the execution of five persons by masked men in military camouflage, suspected to be Boko Haram fighters. A voice was heard speaking in Hausa before the execution, saying that the five persons were working for infidels. “Those of you that are being used by infidels to turn others to infidels, know this today oh, …

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Tenants, lessees to pay 6% stamp duty: Order from FIRS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has asked landlords and property agents to charge six per cent Stamp Duty on all tenancy and lease agreements they enter into with all leases and remit same promptly to the Service. Mr Abdullahi Ahmad, Director, Communications and Liaison Department of the service, made this known in Abuja on Wednesday. Ahmad said doing so …

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P Youngy – Double Your Hustle

ODION ENOJIE PROSPER, STAGE NAME:- “P YOUNGY”BORN 10th /05/1990,IS A EUROPEAN BASED NIGERIA ARTIST” P YOUNGY HAILS FROM EDO STATE, AND HE IS THE 5th CHILD BORN INTO A FAMILY OF 6.HE LEFT NIGERIA TO STUDY ENGINEERING IN EUROPE,BUT INSTEAD  HE DECIDED TO ANSWER THE CALL OF MUSIC”AS A TALENTED TEENAGER HE WAS INVITED TO JOIN THE SENIOR CHOIR  IN …

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100 Amuwo Odofin Residents Recieves Palliatives From Project Enable Africa and Ishk Tolaram

The train of humanitarian supports from the city of Surulere moves to Amuwo Odofin, in Lagos State; purposely to assist the less privileged people with disabilities.The non governmental organisations- Project Enable Africa in conjunction with Ishk Tolaram Foundation continued her philanthropy gestures towards helping the needy who are mainly disables.See the gifts and photographs below:

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Drug/Money laundering: US, India, Ghana write FG, demand extradition of 11 Nigerians

Three countries, the United States of America, India and Ghana, have written respectively to the Federal Government requesting the extradition of 11 Nigerians, a report has revealed. The cases for which the Nigerians are wanted in the foreign countries include money laundering, obtaining under false pretences, fraud as well as drug-related offences. The report, titled ‘Ministerial Performance Report May 2019 …

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Lagos Speaker, Obasa, Orders Doctoring Of Vital Financial Documents Of Assembly As EFCC Begins Probe Into Alleged Looting Of Public Funds

he doctoring of vital documents that has to do with approvals of funds for various purposes in the Lagos State House of Assembly has begun on the orders of Speaker of the parliament, Mudashiru Obasa. According to findings by SaharaReporters, the alteration of key documents was being done through the Clerk of the Assembly as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission …

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APC Power Tussle: Victor Giadom hands over party leadership to Buni

Victor Giadom, acting national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), has handed over the leadership of the party to the new chairman of the caretaker committee, Mai Mala Buni. The handing over ceremony was held behind closed doors on Monday at the National Working Committee conference room at the APC National Secretariat, Abuja. Buni’s appointment came after the APC NEC …

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Ease of doing business: Nigeria Govt merges CAC, Tax ID registrations

Business owners who register their organizations with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) will now get a tax identification number without the need to approach the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). CAC, in a statement on Monday, said the processes of registering a business and getting a tax ID have been merged. The statement said: “This is to inform our esteemed …

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Nigeria Records 490 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Now 24,567

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its Twitter handle on Sunday evening that Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. “On the 28th of June 2020, 490 new confirmed cases and 7 deaths were recorded in Nigeria. No new state has reported a …

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100 Persons Living With Disabilities Recieves Palliatives From NGO

An NGO, Project Enable Africa with the support of Ishk Tolaram, has distributed palliatives to no fewer than 100 people living with disabilities (PWDs) in Lagos. The Head of Communication for Project Enable Africa, Mr Lanre Olagunju, said that his organisation was committed to digital empowerment of PWDs in Nigeria. Olagunju said that the palliatives were targeted at 400 people with disabilities in Lagos, saying that …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 779 New Cases, Total Now 24,077

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in a tweet via its official twitter handle on Saturday announced 779 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bring the total number of cases to 24,077. Saturday’s new cases marked the highest daily increase since the health agency started reporting COVID-19 infections in February. Nigeria is currently undergoing a second phase of a re-opening …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 667 New Cases, Total Cases Now 19,147

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday reported 667 new cases of the novel coronavirus pushing its total infections to 19,147 Breakdown of the 667 new cases of Covid-19;Lagos-281Abia-48Oyo-45FCT-38Ogun-37Enugu-31Ondo-23Plateau-21Edo-19Delta-18Rivers-18Bayelsa-17Akwa Ibom-17Kaduna-14Kano-12Bauchi-9Gombe-4Osun-3Benue-3Nasarawa-3Kwara-3Ekiti-2Borno-119,147 confirmed6,581 discharged487 deaths The novel coronavirus has now killed at least 456,630 people worldwide since the outbreak began in China last December, according to a tally from official …

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Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Officially Joins PDP

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has officially joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The governor who dumped the All Progressives Congress on Tuesday, picked up his PDP membership card at the party’s secretariat in Benin City, the state capital on Friday. Addressing party officials, the governor said he automatically becomes the PDP leader in the state following his defection. …

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COVID-19 : Nigeria’s Records 587 New Cases, Total Cases Now 17,735

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC on Wednesday reported 587 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the nation’s total infections towards to 17,735 NCDC in a tweet stated that the country has now confirmed at least 17,735 cases of the novel coronavirus with 469 deaths and 5,967 recovered patients. Nigeria is currently in the second phase of easing its lockdown …

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US Sanctions 6 Nigerian Cyber Criminals For Stealing $6m From US Businesses, Individuals

The Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, in a coordinated action with the U.S. Department of Justice, on Tuesday, announced it had taken action against six Nigerian nationals for allegedly conducting an elaborate scheme to steal over six million dollars from vulnerable victims across the United States. The department listed the accused as Richard Uzuh, Michael Olorunyomi, …

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Abiola Ajimobi Replaces Adams Oshiomole as APC National Chairman in Acting Capacity

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday elevated the former Oyo State governor, Sen. Abiola Ajimobi to serve as its acting National Chairman after the Court of Appeal holding at Abuja upheld the suspension of Adams Oshiomhole. Sen. Ajimobi was the party’s Deputy National Chairman for the southern region and is a former Governor of Oyo state. In a statement …

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Appeal Court Upholds Oshiomhole’s Suspension As APC National Chairman

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the suspension of Comrade Adams Oshiomole as a member and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ruling on the interlocutory appeal filed by Comrade Oshiomhole, the appellate court upheld the decision of the Federal Capital Territory High Court delivered by Justice Danlami Senchi which in March ordered the …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records 490 New Cases, 31 Deaths, Total Cases Now 17,148

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases of the novel coronavirus and an additional 31 deaths linked to the virus. The new figures put total infections in the country at 17,148. Although 5,623 persons have been successfully treated and discharged, 455 casualties have been recorded to the virus, according to the NCDC.   …

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Naira Marley: FG Suspends Airline, shut the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely

The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja to attend a concert. In the same vein, the Federal Government has also shut the Jabi Lake Mall indefinitely for violating the ban on public gathering. The mall …

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Sanwo-Olu and others Expresses Shock Over the Death Of Senator Bayo Osinowo

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other notable politicians has expressed shock and sadness over the sudden death of Senator Sikiru Adebayo Osinowo popularly known and referred to as Pepperito, representing Lagos East Senatorial District at the Upper Legislative Chamber of the National Assembly, who passed away on Monday morning at the age of 64 after a brief illness. …

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COVID-19 : Nigeria Records 573 New Cases, 4 Deaths, Total Cases Now 16,658.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday evening recorded 573 new cases of the novel coronavirus, this was announced as usual through the NCDC twitter handle   Lagos, which is the known epic Centre of the virus in Nigeria reported the highest number of cases with 216 new cases and Rivers was second with 103 new infections. Breakdown …

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Baby dies after falling from Abuja hospital’s top floor

A three-month-old baby has died after falling from the first floor of the Garki General Hospital, Abuja. It was learnt that the incident occurred on Sunday. A security guard at the hospital told journalist that the baby’s mother and two others were on their way to the emergency ward when the incident happened. “A woman and two others were on the …

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