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Ayodele Fayose, the former Governor of Ekiti State, has stated that the “sacked” service chiefs should be investigated for the human rights abuses and extrajudicial killings under their watch and commands. He also accused them of only serving themselves and their pockets, rendering Nigeria insecure. He said this following their resignation which was announced on […]
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FILES) In this file photo taken on July 17, 2020 Paris Saint-Germain’s German coach Thomas Tuchel looks on prior to the friendly football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Waasland-Beveren at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. 
Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP Thomas Tuchel was appointed Chelsea manager on an 18-month contract on Tuesday, tasked with hauling the underperforming Blues back into the Champions ...
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Forty-five Senate Republicans backed a failed effort on Tuesday to halt former President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, in a show of party unity that some cited as a clear sign he will not be convicted of inciting insurrection at the Capitol. Republican Senator Rand Paul made a motion on the Senate floor that would have required the chamber to vote ...
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Global coronavirus cases on Wednesday surpassed 100 million, as countries around the world struggle with new virus variants and vaccine shortfalls. Almost 1.3% of the world’s population has now been infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and more than 2.1 million people have died. One person has been infected every 7.7 seconds, on average, since the ...
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Sad return to broken chains In June 2005 we were so ecstatic in celebrating the debt relief offered us, a relief of over $20billion dollars, which was beyond the total revenue of Nigeria for one year. So happy were we that President Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, had to make a broadcast to the nation on June 30, 2005. He ...
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Members of the Ogun State House of Assembly Committee on Works and Infrastructure led by its Chairman, Hon. Abayomi Fasuwa have commenced an assessment tour on roads Construction across the three senatorial districts of the State, expressing satisfaction on the level of construction carried out so far on the various sites. Hon. Fasuwa who led other members made the remarks ...
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The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, on Tuesday, rubbished the remark by the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore that Fulani herdsmen own all the lands in Nigeria.

AYCF National President, Yerima Shettima insisted that nobody owns any land in Nigeria.

Speaking with DAILY POST, Shettima said the government owns all the lands in the country, contrary to the group’s remark.

Bello Abdullahi Bodejo, the ...
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Olusegun Obasanjo: commander in chief
Lt. Gen. Victor Malu (Benue): May 1999 - April 2001
Lt. Gen Alex Ogomudia (Delta): April 2001 - June 2003
Lt Gen Martin Luther Agwai (Kaduna): June 2003 - June 2006
Lt Gen Owoye Andrew Azazi (Bayesla): June 2006 to June 2007

Umar Musa Yaradua: Commander in chief
Lt. Gen. Luka Yusuf (Kaduna): June 2007 to August 2008
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The Federal Government re-introduced a revised version of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) last year. Unlike previous versions, the input of oil sector operators was not sought in drafting it, and now the operators are raising genuine concerns about proposed fiscal provisions that could imperil the bill. Recall that BusinessDay in August 2020 reported that… This content is for
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No fewer than 20 members of courses 34 and 35 may proceed on retirement as the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday removed service chiefs and appointed a new set of officers to replace them.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari appoints new service chiefs,’ named officers ...
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The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has revealed that efforts are underway to follow up on the insurance cover for frontline health workers that died of the deadly COVID-19 virus across the country. This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the President of NLC, Mr Ayuba Wabba, who said that the NLC was working with the National Association ...
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Sad return to broken chains In June 2005 we were so ecstatic in celebrating the debt relief offered us, a relief of over $20billion dollars, which was beyond the total revenue of Nigeria for one year. So happy were we that President Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR, had to make a broadcast to the nation on June 30, 2005. He ...
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Nollywood actor Desmond Asuzu is dead, Igbere TV can confirm.

According to information gathered by our correspondent, the actor was said to have slumped and died around 9pm on Tuesday.

His wife was said to have called fellow actor Desmond Elliot to announce the death to him.

Top Nigerian journalist at The Guardian Nigeria, Shaibu Husseini, also took to his Facebook account to ...
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The United States Senate has confirmed Antony Blinken to be the next US secretary of state, the nation’s top diplomat. Blinken’s confirmation by a vote of 78-22 signals broad political support for President Joe Biden’s promise of an American foreign policy focused on diplomacy and alliances. “Mr Blinken has a long and distinguished history when it comes to statecraft and ...
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On the cover of DAILY INDEPENDENT Newspapers for today, Tuesday, 26th January 2021: Quit Notice – Akeredolu Backs Down, Reaches Consensus With Miyetti Allah. More stories inside. Read or download the full Independent ePaper for Tuesday, 26th January 2021 – https://vars.us/Independent-ePaper-260121 ...
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9. The INEC Situation Room will be activated on Saturday 23rd March 2019. Nigerians can reach the Commission via 0700-2255-4632 and its social media platforms (twitter: @inecnigeria; Facebook: INEC Nigeria).— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 21, 2019
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…explains govt's efforts in Ibarapa …says govt'll continue to do what is right despite criticisms. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, on Tuesday, warned opposition elements in the state to stop playing politics  ...
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A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja on Tuesday discharged and acquitted four persons charged with examination malpractice along with former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Ademola  ...
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10. The Commission encourages all registered voters in the areas where elections will be conducted to come out and cast their ballots. We also appeal to all stakeholders for continuous support.— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) March 21, 2019
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The APC, which is just recovering from its electoral defeat in the last general elections is finding it hard to come together again to prepare for the task of  ...
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With the swearing in over, both Biden and Kamala had made history. The former being the oldest elected American president. He was 77 at inauguration  ...
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Nigerians demand an electoral process where citizens can easily and freely participate and for elections where the rule of the minority does not result  ...
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“we have resolved to mobilise Nigerians to first change the humongous and outrageous cost of contesting elections and winning electoral power in  ...
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To this end, the need to begin work on Nigeria's electoral laws before the next major election is of the essence. It goes without saying that the nation's  ...
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...Adeleke, a relative to former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, discharged and acquitted Adeleke and three other ...
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The discharged persons were prosecuted alongside Senator Ademola Adeleke, former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the last election in Osun State.The court discharged and acquitted the four persons accused of committing ...
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The improvement in the security situation after the introduction of the strategy allowed for general elections across all parts of Nigeria in 2015 ...
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Igboho was reacting to a claim by Babafemi Ojudu, special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on political matters, that he met with Tinubu in Akure, Ondo state capital, in 2009, over the Ekiti gubernatorial election rerun ...
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...four persons accused alongside a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Nurudeen Adeleke, in the alleged examination malpractices suit.Justice Ekwo freed the defendants from the ...
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...Adeleke, a relative to former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.The court, in a ruling that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, discharged and acquitted Adeleke and three other ...
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Sikiru is a relative to former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke.The court, in a ruling delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, discharged and acquitted Adeleke and three other defendants ...
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Following an order by Honourable Justice Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), said it  ...
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Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, warned Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, and others in opposition to stop playing 2023 politics with the situation in Ibarapa and Oke-Ogun. Taiwo accused them of missing the  ...
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...four persons accused alongside a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the last governorship election in Osun State, Senator Nurudeen Adeleke, in the alleged examination malpractices suit.Justice Ekwo freed the defendants from the ...
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...examination malpractices alongside the former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in the last election in Osun State.The Judge freed the defendants from the seven amended count charge while delivering ruling in their no-case ...
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