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African politicians now replacing military coup with civilian coup – Jonathan

Nigerian former President, Goodluck Jonathan has appealed to with African politicians to stop the killing of people in the quest for power. The former Nigerian leader made the appeal after he was honoured with an honorary degree of doctor of science at the 17th convocation of Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo state, on Saturday. Speaking after the Read more’s room live set to hold in Abuja and Benin in December

Johnny’s room live set to hold in Abuja and Benin in December

Following the success of the first leg of the Johnny’s Room Live 2019 concert held in Lagos in October, sensational Folk/ Alternative-rock singer, Johnny Drille is set to hold the Abuja and Benin editions of Johnny’s Room Live. The Federal Capital Territory will yet again have a feel of Johnny Drille’s musical prowess, dexterity, and emotive Read more

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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria moves by 4 spots, now world 31st, retains 3rd position in Africa

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table. In the ranking table on the website of the world football governing body, FIFA, Nigeria garnered 1493 points as against 1481 points gotten in October. The movement still helped the Super Eagles retain the third Read more


Alleged Stolen Song: Tuface settles with Blackface out of court

Nigerian legendary singer, Innocent Idibia with stage name Tufaceface, has finally settled the protracted legal battle between him and his former Plantashun Boiz group member, Ahmedu Augustine popularly known as Blackface. The long-existing rift between the two popular musicians was resolved on Wednesday when they opted out of court settlement. Tuface and Blackface reportedly signed Read more

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Hate Speech Bill: Shehu Sani hails protesters…they are men and women of conscience

Shehu Sani, a former Senator who represented Kaduna Central at the national assembly has commended some Nigerians who protested at the National Assembly over the controversial Hate Speech Bill. A group of Nigerians had on Wednesday protested the controversial Hate Speech bill at the National Assembly. The protesters demanded the withdrawal of the bills on hate Read more
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Security: Stay away from Ogun, Gov Abiodun warns criminals

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has warmed criminals to stay clear of the State as his administration has zero-tolerance for crimes and criminal activities. Prince Abiodun who gave the warning in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, while playing host to the new Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kenneth Ebrimson, said the State would be intolerant Read more

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US lawmakers condemn ‘crackdown on journalists, activists’ in Nigeria…Write FG

Some lawmakers in the US have expressed concern over the “clampdown” on journalists and civil society organisations (CSOs) in Nigeria.  According to a letter dated November 25 and addressed to Sylvanus Nsofor, Nigeria’s ambassador to the US, the American lawmakers said the arrest of journalists and “harassment of peaceful protesters” are beginning to negatively impact Read more

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Nigerian lawmakers tackle ECOWAS MPs over border closure

Nigerian representatives at the ECOWAS Parliament have berated Members of Parliament from its West African neighbours over unfriendly criticisms over the decision of Nigeria to close its borders. Reacting to questions and comments from the MPs who criticized the border closure, Hon. Idris Wase who leads the Nigerian delegation said that the critics of the Read more Abiodun
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New minimum wage: Ogun ready for negotiations – Gov Abiodun

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has assured that his administration would give the issue of the consequential salary adjustment for the new minimum wage very serious and positive consideration. Gov Abiodun made this known at the official commissioning of the Permanent Secretariat of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Magbon, Read more