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Democracy Day: Use of teargas on ‘violent’ protesters in line with global standards – Police

…the use of teargas was an isolated case in Abuja where protesters turned violent. The Nigerian police have said the use of tear gas on protesters who took to the streets to mark Democracy Day by voicing their grievances against the government of the day was in line with global standard. According to the police Read more

Democracy Day: Kaduna ‘People dying, suffering’ under El-Rufai, residents lament - newheadline247.com
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Democracy Day: Kaduna ‘People dying, suffering’ under El-Rufai, residents lament

“The Kaduna state government must also improve the standard of living. People are dying.” Kaduna residents lament that people are suffering and dying under Governor Nasir El-Rufai as Nigeria marks 2021 Democracy Day. The people of the state appealed to El-Rufai to improve dividends of democracy to better the welfare of the residents. Some residents Read more

[PHOTOS] 2020 Hajj Pilgrims observe social distancing amid virus pandemic - newsheadline247.com
International Religion

Hajj 2021: Only 60,000 residents will be allowed to perform exercise, Saudi Govt. declares

“…Hajj 1442 will be limited to the residents and citizens from within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ONLY ” The government of Saudi Arabia has declared that only those residing in the country will be allowed to perform the 2021 hajj due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Saudi Arabia government had in 2020 made a similar Read more

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Afenifere, Ohaneze Ndigbo, Arewa, against secession, says Gov. Ganduje

By NAN APC and PDP governors have agreed to work hard to fight insecurity, ensure peace and stability in Nigeria. Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje says Ohaneze Ndigbo, Arewa Consultative Forum, and Afenifere are against the secession of any geopolitical zone of Nigeria amid calls for separation by the people in the South-East and South-West Read more

Kindred launches BetShare – an innovative bet sharing tool - newsheadline247.com
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Kindred launches BetShare – an innovative bet sharing tool

The product has been built up from the top-down, allowing each and every one of Unibet’s markets to localise the tool as they see fit. Kindred Group’s brand Unibet launches BetShare, a tool that allows players to customise the look and feel of their betslip with the purpose to share on social media.  The product which has a mobile-first approach will be launched in the majority of the Group’s markets Read more

Buhari commissions N616 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway project - newsheadline247.com
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Buhari commissions N616 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway project

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned the $1.5 billion 157-kilometre Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge railway project for full commercial activities in Lagos. Buhari explained that from the beginning of his administration, railway infrastructure development has been given the priority it deserves and various milestones have been reached.  “This vital line establishes an end-to-end logistic supply chain Read more

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Insecurity: Shoot at sight order still stands – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his administration would not be soft in dealing with bad elements attacking police personnel and infrastructure. He maintained that his earlier directive to security operatives to shoot anyone found with an illegal assault rifle still stands. The President spoke on Thursday in Lagos, during the handing over of security Read more

Buhari’s silence on Igangan massacre suspicious, dangerous – Bode George - newsheadline247.com
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Buhari’s silence on Igangan massacre suspicious, dangerous – Bode George

“President Muhammadu Buhari’s silence on the killings of people of Igangan community is dangerous and the fact that he is a Fulani man makes the matter worse.” Former Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has said that the silence of President Muhammadu Buhari on the killing of over 40 people Read more

News Politics

2023: You can’t sit in Lagos and decide APC’s fate – Buhari trashes talks on zoning

“You cannot sit there in Lagos, for instance, and decide on the fate of APC on zoning,” Buhari said during. The daily emergence of countless support groups across the country pushing Tinubu’s ‘2023 mandate’ may be seen as strategic moves. President Muhammadu Buhari has trashed talks on zoning of political offices including the presidency, saying Read more