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COVID-19 causes social unrest in Nigeria, others – UN

By NAN The United Nations (UN) has identified the socio-economic impact of Coronavirus pandemic as the main factor responsible for the social unrest being witnessed in some countries across the world, including Nigeria. The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Hajiya Amina Mohammed, stated this when she addressed State House correspondents at the end of Read more

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Nigerians barred from China over Coronavirus disease

The Chinese authorities on Thursday temporarily suspended entry of Nigerians and non-Chinese nationals into the country over the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Chinese authorities, in a notice issued today, said its embassy will no longer issue certified health declaration form for non-Chinese nationals in the country. It, however, said holders of diplomatic passports, service, courtesy or Read more

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COVID-19: Pastor Adeboye reveals why Coronavirus didn’t consume Nigeria, cautions citizens

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Enoch Adeboye, has warned Nigerians against taking God’s mercy for granted while revealing reason the COVID-19 pandemic did not consume the country. The revered pastor disclosed that it was the mercy of God that saved Nigeria from being consumed by the ravaging coronavirus disease. Read more

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American forces rescue citizen from armed bandits in Nigeria

A United States’ citizen, Philip Walton, has been rescued by elite commandos of the US military during a high-risk operation, in a state in the northern region of Nigeria, according to PRNigeria. Newsheadline247 understands that the operation was in a collaborative effort with Nigerien and Nigerian security services after Walton, 27, was abducted by bandits Read more

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President Buhari’s speech on my mind By Abiodun KOMOLAFE

Opinion From the “directionless, unstable” and “nose-diving” state of the economy, to the deplorable security situation of the country On a day like this, I remember President Muhammadu Buhari’s 60th Independence Anniversary Address to Nigerians and my heart bleeds! From the “directionless, unstable” and “nose-diving” state of the economy, to the deplorable security situation of the country, only a fool will fail to recognize that the story of Nigeria has become one, same, worn-out, yearly ritual.  While human beings are still Read more

#EndSARS: Young people in Nigeria are using social media to drive nationwide protests against Police brutality - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Young people in Nigeria are using social media to drive nationwide protests against Police brutality

The #ENDSARS protest has become the biggest movement for change of young people in Nigeria’s history The hashtag #ENDSARS first went viral in Nigeria in 2017 after several alleged victims published social media posts about extortion, harassment, and kidnapping at the hands of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a division of the Nigerian police force Read more

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United States of Nigeria is possible – Restructure now or risk break-up, Adeboye warns

Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has joined the growing list of Nigerians in the agitation for the restructuring of the country, adding that it is the only solution to the persistent threats to secede by aggrieved component parts of the nation. He Adeboye spoke at a Read more

Ex-Gov Akande speaks on why Nigeria must not ‘break-up’ - newsheadline247.com
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Ex-Gov Akande speaks on why Nigeria must not ‘break-up’

Agency Report A former governor of Osun and pioneer Interim Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bisi Akande, has appealed to those agitating for Nigeria’s break-up to bury such thought. Akande made the appeal on Monday in Ibadan during the inauguration of a project owned by Chief Adebayo Adelabu, a former CBN deputy governor Read more

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Again, Obasanjo’s sermon on Nigeria

Opinion By abiodun KOMOLAFE Nigeria’s former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, will not stop amazing Nigerians! In yet another in the series of what could be described as ‘speaking truth to power’, Obasanjo recently berated the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for mismanaging the country’s diversity.  According to him, “old fault lines that were disappearing have opened up in greater fissures and with drums of hatred, disintegration Read more