Anxiety mounts as schools reopen in Lagos amid COVID-19 spike - newsheadline247.com
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Anxiety mounts as schools reopen in Lagos amid COVID-19 spike

There is growing concern in Lagos after Private and public schools resumed for the first and second term across the State amid COVID-19 second wave. The Nigerian government had announced today, January 18 for reopening of school across the country despite efforts to quash the second wave of the virus. On Sunday, the Lagos State Read more

Most women are afraid to leave abusive marriage because of laziness, says actress Iyabo Ojo
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Most women are afraid to leave abusive marriage because of laziness, says actress Iyabo Ojo

“A bad marriage is a bad marriage, no matter how you want to paint it.”  Popular Nigerian Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo, has pointed out that most women in abusive relationships find it difficult to leave such marriage because they are afraid to face subsequent challenges and responsibilities. In an Instagram live video session on Saturday, Ojo expressed Read more

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U.S. President-elect Biden to remove Nigeria, others from travel ban list

“President-elect Biden will take action not only to reverse the what has been termed the gravest damages of the Trump administration but, also to start moving our country forward,” The United States President-elect Joe Biden has disclosed that his administration will roll back enforcement of various executive orders ratified by predecessor Donald Trump when he Read more

Ex-Minister Jubril Martins Kuye dead at 79 - newsheadline247.com
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Ex-Minister Jubril Martins Kuye dead at 79

Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye, a former Nigerian Minister is dead aged 79. Newsheadline247 understands the late Martins-Kuye who served twice as a federal minister, died on Sunday morning in his hometown of Ago-Iwoye. Martins-Kuye was trained as a chartered accountant, practising for several years in Lagos and overseas before moving to politics. He became a Senator Read more

Marwa, former Lagos military administrator appointed NDLEA Chairman - newsheadline247.com
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Marwa, former Lagos military administrator appointed NDLEA Chairman

Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa, a former military administrator of Lagos and Borno State, has been appointed as the Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) by President Muhammadu Buhari. Marwa, a close ally of President Buhari, had worked assiduously as Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA) between 2018 Read more

PHOTOS: Married Again… Dimeji Bankole ties knot with Gov Bagudu’s daughter, Aisha - newsheadline247.com
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PHOTOS: Married Again… Dimeji Bankole ties knot with Gov Bagudu’s daughter, Aisha

Governor Tambuwal had earlier led the groom’s family to the bride’s family home to seek her hand in marriage A former Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, has tied the knot with Aisha Saidu, daughter of Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu, on Friday in Abuja the federal capital. The wedding held at Read more

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Buhari Govt incompetent, helpless – PDP bashes presidency over comment on insecurity

Adesina’s comment has exposed Buhari’s government as completely helpless and incompetent. The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has again bashed President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, for saying only God can resolve the insecurity challenges the country is facing. Kola Ologbondiyan, the spokesman of the PDP,  said Adesina’s comment has exposed Read more

2023: Igbo Coalition asks Atiku, Tinubu to forget presidential ambitions - newsheadline247.com
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2023: Igbo Coalition asks Atiku, Tinubu to drop presidential ambitions

The Pan Nigeria Presidency of Igbo Extraction Coalition (PANPIEC), has asked Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to drop their ambitions to for the presidency of Nigeria in 2023. The body gave the Read more