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INEC brands calls on chairman, Yakubu, to join presidential race as ‘preposterous’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has frowned at calls on its Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, to declare his intention to run for president in 2023 general elections. In a statement issued by Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman, Rotimi Lawrence Oyekanmi, on Sunday, the Commission described the calls as preposterous, adding that the Chairman would […]

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ICC playing politics with religious violence in Nigeria —CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has accused the International Criminal Court (ICC), Karim Khan, of playing political games with the country with the way the global court has been handling petitions filed by the Association on religious violence and extremism which has led to the death of many Christians. CAN expressed its disappointment and […]

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2023: INEC Chairman Speaks On Joining Presidential Race

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Yakubu Mahmood has distanced himself from the report linking him to the 2023 presidential race. Mahmood noted that he has no intention to purchase the N100 million presidential nomination and expression of interest form of the All Progressives Congress. The INEC Chairman in a statement released through […]

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48 killed, scores injured, houses burnt as bandits lay siege on Zamfara communities

There was bloodbath in three communities of Zamfara State on Saturday when heavily armed bandits struck and killed not less than 48 persons, injured many and set buildings and vehicles ablaze. According to the Sole Administrator of Bakura Local Government Area in the state, Aminu Suleiman, who confirmed the attacks, the affected communities included Sabon […]

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CELEB GIST: Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim rues barrenness. Nkechi Blessing now a ‘playgirl’… More inside

Actress Nse Ikpe-Etim opens up on feeling inadequate due to barrenness Nollywood actress Nse Ikpe-Etim in a recent interview session with media personality Chude Jideonwo revealed that she felt inadequate after discovering she could not bear children of her own. “Finding out I couldn’t have children didn’t make me feel ashamed. I felt inadequate. I […]

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Top 10 stories from across Nigerian Newspapers, Sunday May 8th 2022

These top 10 stories across the nation’s newspapers might interest you. 1. Coalition picks N100m APC form for AfDB president, Adesina The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akiwumi Adesina, has joined the race for the presidency under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Read […]

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“So Far, Only One Candidate Is Over Qualified To Be Nigeria’s Next President!” – Peter Okoye

Nigerian Music artiste, Peter Okoye has taken to his official Twitter handle @PeterPsquare tospeak about the candidates that have signalled their interest to run for the presidency in 2023. According to him, only one candidate is overqualified to become the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari when he leaves Aso Rock, Nigeria’s citadel of power. So many […]

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Gov Udom urges FG, ASUU to resolve issues, end strike

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to sheathe their swords, and end the ongoing strike. On February 14, ASUU declared a one-month warning strike to protest Federal Government’s failure to implement its demands. However, on March 14, the union extended the strike […]

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Coalition picks N100m APC form for AfDB president, Adesina

The President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akiwumi Adesina, has joined the race for the presidency under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). This latest development followed weeks of wide speculations that APC chieftains were persuading him to join the presidential contest READ ALSO: 2023: […]

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Taliban orders Afghanistan women to wear burkas in public

Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Saturday, May 7 have ordered all Afghan women to henceforth wear burka clothing in public. Specifically, the blue burka became a global symbol of the Taliban’s previous regime in Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, and the decision to make it mandatory again marks an escalation of growing restrictions on women in […]

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Ibom Air pulls out of planned airline strike as FG begs operators

Ibom Air, one of Nigeria’s carriers, has opted to not participate in the planned suspension of flight operations by Airline operators on Monday, May 9, 2022, over the rising cost of aviation fuel. Ibom Air disclosed it decision in a statement on its Twitter account shortly after Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika appealed o […]

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2023: Old video of Baba-Ahmed saying North can’t settle for second-class position, re-emerges

An old video of Hakeem Baba–Ahmed, the spokesperson of Northern Elders Forum (NEF), where he stated that the northern parts of the country would always lead Nigeria and not settle for second-class position, is making rounds on the internet. In the video, Baba-Ahmed slammed southern elders for what he described as threat that presidency must […]

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EPL: Ronaldo fires blanks as Man Utd thrashed by Brighton, Chelsea held by Wolves

Cristiano Ronaldo was in action for Manchester United on Saturday as they suffered a heavy defeat against Brighton in the Premier League. Ronaldo played throughout the encounter but failed to score for his team, as goals from Moises Caicedo, Marc Cucurella, Gross and Leandro Trossard sealed victory for Brighton. The Red Devils, who are chasing […]

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