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“One Nigeria” is an empty slogan – Kanu insists Lugard can’t determine ‘popular will of the people’

In a tweet on his official handle on Friday evening, Kanu described the slogan ‘one Nigeria’ as an empty expression. Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has said the decision for citizens to remain or quit a nation is determined by the “popular will of the people”. In a tweet Read more

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Ogun IGR plunges deeper, drops by N20 billion in 2020, ranked sixth behind Kaduna, Delta

The Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) of the Ogun State Government has reportedly plunged deeper in 2020 according to figured obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). A report published in April by the NBS revealed that Ogun State generated a sum of N50,749,595,850.07 in the year 2020 as against the total IGR realized in Read more

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COVID-19: 67 Fresh Infections Emerge As total confirmed cases hit 154,304

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed 67 fresh infections of the coronavirus disease which brings the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country to 154,304. The NCDC made the confirmation on Friday night while giving updates on daily cases via its Tweet handle. With the latest confirmed cases, Read more

Standard Bank appoints Yinka Sanni as Chief Executive for Africa - newsheadline247.com
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Standard Bank appoints Yinka Sanni as Chief Executive for Africa

Sanni’s appointment is effective from today, 15 April. Africa’s largest bank by assets, Standard Bank Group, has appointed Yinka Sanni as its new Chief Executive for Africa Regions and a member of the Group Leadership Council. Sanni, the group’s Regional Chief Executive for West Africa, takes over from Sola David-Borha, who is retiring after 31 Read more

“This is fraud” - Buhari didn’t build Loko-Oweto Bridge, Jonathan did, Says Omokri - newsheadline247.com
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“This is fraud” – Buhari didn’t build Loko-Oweto Bridge, Jonathan did, Says Omokri

Nigerians are urged to fact check this. Reno Omokri, a chieftain of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has knocked an advert conveying a message that Muhammadu Buhari-led government constructed the Loko-Oweto Bridge being celebrated by the present administration. The Nigerian activist and critic of the Buhari administration said Nigerians should be Read more

Nigeria will benefit from 2bn COVID-19 vaccine doses for poorer countries, says health minister - newsheadline247.com
Coronavirus Updates Health

COVID-19 vaccine: Kaduna, Cross River top list as Nigeria records 8,439 AEFI side effects

…five states have the highest records of the AEFI namely: Kaduna (970) Cross River (859), Yobe (541), Kebbi (511), and Lagos (448). The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has disclosed that a total of 8,439 mild Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI)  have been reported across Nigeria since the Read more

IGP’s Appointment: Buhari opens up on why he picked Usman Baba instead of Jitoboh
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IGP’s Appointment: Buhari opens up on why he picked Usman Baba instead of Jitoboh

AGENCY REPORT Baba’s appointment, which will be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, will effectively deny Jitoboh, the police chief from Bayelsa, who should have been the inspector general in line with the law. President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he picked Usman Baba over Moses Jitoboh as the acting inspector general of police following Read more

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Oodua Republic: Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams backs Yoruba move for self-determination

“I support the popular view that we have graduated from restructuring to self-determination but the main powerful bloc is not ready. Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, has declared his support for the Yoruba people from the South West Region of Nigeria on their quest for self-determination. Adams who expressed this in Ikeja, Read more