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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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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
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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

Cement Scarcity: Dangote, BUA for deliberately causing price hike, shortage - Distributors- newsheadline247.com
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Cement Scarcity: Dangote, BUA deliberately causing price hike, shortage – Distributors

AGENCY REPORT Some Residents in Kano and Katsina States have faulted Dangote Cement, BUA Cement, and Sokoto Cement for the prevailing scarcity and constant hike in cement price across the country. These residents told the News Agency of Nigeria that the situation had affected building projects and left bricklayers redundant. Kabiru Idi, a contractor, said Read more

American celebrity couple, Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez separate for real - newsheadline247.com
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American Celebrity couple, Jennifer Lopez, Alex Rodriguez finally separate for real

Rodriguez, 45, chased Lopez down to the Dominican Republic, where she’s filming “Shotgun Wedding,” American superstar singer, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez announced Thursday that their reconciliation attempts have struck out and they’re splitting up once and for all, according to the NY Daily News. “We have realized we are better as friends and look Read more

Ex-governor Okorocha, still in detention as EFCC continue rigorous questioning - newsheadline247.com
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Corruption: Ex-governor Okorocha still in detention as EFCC continue rigorous questioning

A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, is still being detained by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in Abuja, the federal capital territory 24 hours after his arrest. Okorocha was arrested and intensely grilled by the operatives of the anti-corruption agency at about 4 p.m. Tuesday at his Unity House private office Read more