Seun Kuti begins moves to register Fela’s political party “Movement Of the People” -
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Seun Kuti begins moves to register Fela’s political party “Movement Of the People”

We are promoters of the Political Association, known and described as MOVEMENT OF THE PEOPLE Late Fela Kuti’s youngest son, Seun Kuti has requested to register his father’s political party, Movement of the People (MOP). Seun, a Grammy Award nominee, shared a photograph copy of a letter addressed to the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission Read more

Smuggling: Navy Seizes 25,601 Bags of Rice, Inaugurates 90 Roads, Housing Projects -
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Smuggling: Navy Seizes 25,601 Bags of Rice, Inaugurates 90 Roads, Housing Projects

The Nigerian Navy last year seized about 25,601 bags of foreign parboiled rice smuggled into the country. This was revealed in the “Nigerian Navy Scorecard” for the year 2020, which indicates that as part of the continued drive to enhance Nigerian Navy’s capacity to effectively deliver on its mandates and motivate her personnel for improved Read more

NPFL: Crunchy Southern, Northern Derbies as League Enters Week 3 -
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Enyimba vs Kano Pillars headlines NPFL matchday 5 as MFM battles Enugu Rangers

By Abdulrasheed Adelakun Both teams enjoyed contrasting fortunes in the previous fixture, Enyimba lost while Pillars managed a one-nill win at home. It is battle of the titans as two former Champions, Enyimba and Kano Pillars, trade tackles this weekend in the week five of the elite football league in the country – the Nigeria Read more

Couple arraigned for alleged possession of Indian hemp

AGENCY REPORT The Police on Friday arraigned husband and wife, Asaolu Sheu (65) and Asaolu Jemilat (45), before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged possession of Indian hemp. The defendants, of unknown addresses, are facing a charge of illegal possession of Indian hemp. The prosecutor, Inspector Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendants committed Read more

Coronavirus Updates Health

Emergency Committee on COVID-19 advises on variants, vaccines

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to constitute a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), according to the WHO Emergency Committee (EC) on COVID-19. The EC met virtually yesterday (14 January) at the request of WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to review the emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, and to consider Read more

Ogun set out mandatory COVID-19, malaria tests for SS3 students ahead of school reopening -
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COVID-19: Ogun announces January 18 for schools resumption

Government has ordered that there must be the use of infrared thermometers for temperature check in all schools. Ogun State government has announced Monday, January 18, 2021for schools resumption in the State amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi A. Arigbabu made this known in a statement on Read more

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Finance Minister confirms plans to sell Govt properties to fund 2021 budget

…there were plans to concession the National Arts Theatre, Tafawa Balewa Square, and all the River Basin Development Authorities at N836 million The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has confirmed the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to sell some government owned-properties to fund the 2021 budget, according to a document submitted to the National Read more

Living: 8 Health Benefits of Guava Fruit and Leaves -
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Living: Cures diabetes, boosts heart health…The 8 Health Benefits Of Guava Fruit And Leaves

Guavas are tropical trees originating in Central America. Their fruits are oval in shape with light green or yellow skin and contain edible seeds. What’s more, guava leaves are used as a herbal tea and the leaf extract as a supplement. Guava fruits are amazingly rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium, and fibre. This remarkable Read more

U.S. President-elect Biden appoints another Nigerian, Badejo into his cabinet -
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U.S. President-elect Biden appoints another Nigerian into his cabinet

The President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has appointed another Nigerian-born American, Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo, into his cabinet. Biden named Badejo when he announced the additional 20 members of the office of the White House counsel. Badejo is a lawyer and an alumna of Berkeley Law College in the U.S. and served Read more