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Study shows new evidence that optimists live longer

After decades of research, a new study links optimism and prolonged life. Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), and National Center for PTSD at VA Boston Healthcare System, have found that individuals with greater optimism are more likely to live longer and to achieve “exceptional longevity,” that is, living to Read more

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Sanwo-Olu’s handlers stumble on error of record in attempt to ‘create’ history

Handlers of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State have been wrapped with the term ‘image-making blunder’ following their bid to create ‘history’ for the governor. The ‘Big Gaffe’ story came into being when the governor’s handlers allegedly claimed that Sanwo-Olu is the first Governor of Lagos state to Visit Journalists at the Baguda Kaltho Press Read more

Fulanization of Nigeria: Bode George applauds Obasanjo’s comment, lambasts Sule Lamido/newsheadline247
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How Tinubu ‘begged’ Abacha for appointment – Bode George divulges more details

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Bode Goerge, has insisted that Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) begged late military dictator, Sani Abacha, for appointment. George, in an interview with The Sun, provided more details and said people like former Osun governor, Olagunsoye Oyinlola, knows about Read more

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AU Summit: President Adesina to lead AfDB’s delegation, Continental Free Trade Area talks to top agenda

African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina will next week lead a delegation of top Bank officials to the extraordinary summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Niger’s capital, Niamey. High on the agenda of the July 7-8 summit are discussions on the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). Read more
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Obaship Tussle: Jide Ojuko, Amosun’s commissioner withdraws resignation

The Ogun State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Chief Jide Ojuko, on Friday, said Governor Ibikunle Amosun had rejected his resignation letter which he tendered to protest alleged imposition of strangers as traditional rulers in some parts of his home town. The commissioner who announced his resignation Tuesday is from Ota, Aworiland in Read more

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Federal lawmaker allegedly shields wanted suspect from police arrest

A member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Uzoma Nkem Abonta, representing Ukwa East-West Federal Constituency, Abia State, has allegedly shielded and aided the escape of a wanted suspect, Shamusideen Alade Adebimpe from Police arrest.  In a petition to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Isheri-Olofin Community in Lagos wondered why Hon. Abonta who is also Read more
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Developing Story: Herdsmen are ‘planning to kidnap, kill me’ – Governor Ortom

Emerging reports indicate alleged ongoing plans to assassinate the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom along the Lafia-Makurdi Road by unknown political opponents, Daily Post NG reports. It was gathered that some political opponents working for top politicians have allegedly connived with top government officials to assassinate the governor along the ever-busy Makurdi-Lafia Road. It was Read more


You need to revisit Obasanjo’s ‘$16bn failed power project’, Oshiomole tells Buhari

Newly elected national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the $16 billion said to have been spent on power by former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration. President Buhari had in May raise concerns and said Obasanjo had questions to answer over the alleged failed project. “Where was Read more