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Reject Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner, CSOs tell senate

A coalition of 11 civil society organisations (CSOs) has called on the senate to reject the nomination of Lauretta Onochie, a presidential aide as commissioner of the Independent ...
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Despite rightsizing exercise, Minimum wage will remain N30k

The executive governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed that the civil service rightsizing exercise will not affect the payment of the N30,000 minimum wage. This disclosure ...
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Chinese restaurant’s manager, four other workers die, Filipino injured

A gas explosion that occurred in Ikeja part of Lagos has reportedly claimed five lives, while nine, including a Filipino, sustained injuries. It was gathered that the tanker, ...
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Azeez planned to see his newborn twins in US before he was killed – Brother of slain Ibadan youth

Ahmed Azeez, elder brother to 36-year-old Rahmon Azeez, who was stabbed to death when some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), otherwise known as ...
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Tell the world which Buhari you interviewed – Nnamdi Kanu replies Reuben Abati

The supreme leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has reacted to Reuben Abati’s recent comments about President Muhammadu Buhari after Arise TV interview. ...
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My successor will demolish more houses than me — El-Rufai tells Kaduna residents

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has stated that his successor would do more demolition of houses than him. The governor told some residents of the state ...
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EURO 2020 Full time: England 0-0 Scotland

England frustrated by Scotland after playing a goalless draw. England and Scotland have played out a goalless draw in their highly-anticipated Euro 2020 encounter at Wembley. Nothing could ...
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Buyani Primary School principal’s shooting the third in the area, says MEC Lesufi

Gauteng education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says Friday’s incident in which a principal was gunned down on the school premises of Buyani Primary School in Finetown, Johannesburg, was the ...
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I have no intention to join politics

Muhammadu Sanusi II, the former Emir of Kano and new caliph of the Tijaniyya sect in Nigeria, has reiterated that he has no intention of joining politics. ...
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Buhari to attend ECOWAS mid-year summit in Accra

President Muhammadu Buhari will Saturday depart Abuja to participate in the 59th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra, Ghana. He ...
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Police arrests suspected armed robber terrorising Ibadan residents

Oyo State Police Command on Friday said that a suspected armed robber who has been terrorising residents of Apete in Ibadan has been arrested. Police Spokesman, Adewale Osifeso ...
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Akwa Ibom spends N10 billion on erosion control

The Akwa Ibom Government said it has spent N10 billion on erosion control projects in the state in the last nine months. The Commissioner for Environment, Charles Udoh ...
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EURO 2020 Half time: England 0-0 Scotland

Peep peep! The referee blows after one second of added time. It’s been a tight, tense game so far, with Scotland probably just shading it. They certainly have ...
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Osun APC suspends former Commissioner, Kolapo Alimi for anti-party activities

The Osun State Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the ward level has suspended the former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Barrister Kolapo ...
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Medical doctor shot dead by suspected bandits in Niger state

A medical doctor identified as Precious Chinedu Emeka was reportedly shot dead by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in Salka village, Magama Local Government Area of ...
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Days after visiting Gov Bello, Mikel Obi gets FG’s appointment

The federal government has appointed former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, as Youth Ambassador. This was confirmed on Friday, at an event held at the National Stadium, ...
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Cops positively identify one of 20 zama zamas found in Orkney

North West police have on Friday made headway in their investigation relating to 20 suspected illegal mineworkers whose bodies were discovered near a used mine shaft in Orkney. ...
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Bishop Oyedepo supports regulation of social media

Presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide, David Oyedepo has stated that unlimited access to social media platforms is robbing youths of their future. This was stated by ...
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Kubayi-Ngubane urges South Africans to adhere to COVID regulations as infections rise

Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has urged South Africans, particularly Gauteng residents, to adhere to COVID-19 safety measures. Gauteng has seen a massive spike in new cases being ...
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Malusi Gigaba denies that his protectors saw bags of cash in his car boot

Former minister Malusi Gigaba denied that his protectors saw a bag full of cash in his boot. Gigaba is still testifying at the state capture commission. He maintained ...
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EURO 2020 Full time: Croatia 1-1 Czech Republic

Czech Republic play a 1-all draw against Croatia to lead group D. The Czechs opened the scoring through a controversial first-half Patrik Schick penalty, after referee Carlos del ...
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Pastor Kumuyi vows to return tithes, offerings of sinful members, says God does not need their money

Founder of the Deeper Christian Life Bible Ministry, Pastor Williams Kumuyi has vowed to return the tithes and offering of sinful members of his church. Kunuyi stated ...
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Sources reveal Gauteng woman who claimed to birth 10 babies shows no signs of pregnancy

The publication on Friday learnt that the woman who claimed to have birthed decuplets has shown no signs of ever being pregnant or delivering a baby in the ...
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Christian Eriksen discharged from the hospital after a successful operation

Denmark’s Christian Eriksen discharged from the hospital after a successful operation. The Denmark midfielder had to be resuscitated on the pitch at Parken in Copenhagen after having a ...
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SA COVID-19: 1 100 more beds for Gauteng

People should not panic as more beds are being made available for coronavirus patients. That’s the reassurance from Health Department director-general, Sandile Buthelezi. He says the health sector ...
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Weskoppies Hospital concerned about low COVID-19 vaccination turnout

The Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital in Pretoria says it’s concerned about the poor turnout for its COVID-19 vaccination programme. The facility says it’s vaccinated just over 200 people since ...
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Kubayi-Ngubane concerned about COVID-19 cases in Gauteng

Acting Health Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane didn’t mince her words on Friday morning. While addressing the media on the pandemic and the vaccine rollout plans, she made it very ...
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Calls for unit to deal with illegal mining

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe is calling for a specialized unit within the police to look into illegal mining. That’s after the bodies of 20 suspected illegal miners ...
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Lindani Myeni’s killing senseless, says Reverend Al Sharpton

Lindani Myeni’s killing by police in Hawaii has caught the attention of Reverend Al Sharpton. The US civil rights activist has condemned the South African’s murder. Newly-released footage ...
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Van used to kidnap Kebbi students belongs to a judge

Kebbi state police command has disclosed that the vehicle used to kidnap students from Federal Government College, Birnin Yauri, Kebbi belongs to a high court judge in ...
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