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Breaking: Boko Haram end in-sight as Nigeria, Russia signs military pact

Nigeria and Russia have signed a military pact, providing a legal framework for the supply of equipment and the training of troops, the Nigerian embassy in Moscow said on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari had expressed interest in such a pact with Russia as far back as 2019, when he met with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at a Russia-Africa summit. …

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Kathy Hochul sworn in as New York’s first female governor

Kathy Courtney Hochul has been sworn in as the first female governor of New York, promising to change the political culture of the state. Hochul, a Democrat from Buffalo who turns 63 this week, officially became New York state’s 57th governor in a private ceremony. She was sworn in by the state’s highest judge and will take over the office …

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Romania has donated or resold more than 3 mln COVID-19 vaccine doses

According to Ministry of Health officials, Romania has donated over 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines and resold over 1.1 million doses. Also, amid a decreased interest in vaccination, the country suspended deliveries from Pfizer/BioNTech and AstraZeneca this month, News.ro reported. “What’s new from last week is that the transport of 300,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to Vietnam was completed. Thus, …

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BREAKING: Reps To Grill Lai Mohammed, Investigate Legality Of Twitter Ban

The House Representatives are set to invite the Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed, and investigate the legality of the Twitter ban by the Federal Government. The decision was reached on Tuesday during the plenary. Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila during the plenary said the House recognizes that Twitter is a very important means of communication. According to …

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Why I won’t get married – Denerele Edun

Award-winning Nigerian media personality, Adenrele Oluwafemi Edun, popularly known as Denrele Edun has said no woman has been able to reciprocate the measure of love he gives. Speaking in an interview, the TV personality pointed out that his sexual life is very active, adding “I am dating myself and not interested in marriage.” According to him, all he wants is …

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Insecurity: About Least 200 Islamiyya Students Kidnapped In Niger again!

At least 200 students of an Islamiyya school located at Tegina in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been abducted. One person was shot dead while another lays critically injured after gunmen carried out the kidnap operation at about 4:30pm on Sunday. A resident of the area Zayyad Mohammed confirmed the incident to Channels Television via telephone. Mohammed …

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Burna Boy, Fireboy DML to grace Native Festival maiden edition

In a post-covid era where live entertainment is bouncing back after the unending months of a global lockdown, strictly online interaction and restrictions on large gatherings; it is time to rejuvenate and rediscover yourself in a showcase of African and Caribbean music, art and culture with the first edition of The Native Festival in Cancun, Mexico from the 2nd to …

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FG Extends NIN-SIM Linkage Deadline By Eight Weeks

The Federal Government has extended the linkage of the National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) by eight weeks. News of the extension was contained in a statement signed by spokespersons of the Nigerian Communications Commission and the ​Nigeria Identity Management Commission. According to the statement, which was dated February 1, the extension was approved by the Minister …

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SSANU/NASU to embark on indefinite Industrial Action

Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities have insisted that there is no going back on the February 5 date which they said they would commence the nationwide industrial action. Their decision is despite the conciliation meeting convened by the Minister of Labour and Employment in Abuja on Tuesday to …

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COVID-19: Nigeria Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday through its Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu. Mr. Ihekweazu at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja stated that Nigeria has reported six cases of the new variant of the virus, …

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