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President Tinubu Expresses Condolences to the Family of the Nigerian Comic Actor, John Okafor and Sisi Quadri Following their Passing

President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the families of the two Nigerian ace comic actors, John Okafor, famously known as Mr. Ibu, and Tolani Quadri Oyebamiji, popularly known as Sisi Quadri. In a release signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, the President …

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Senate President’s Wife, Ekaette Akpabio Charges Honourees on Leveraging their Wealth of Experience to Advance President Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda

Wife of the President of the Senate, Ekaette Unoma Akpabio has charged honourees at the bouquet of honour on the Importance of leveraging their wealth of experience to advance the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Tinubu. Mrs Akpabio who represented the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu at the bouquet …

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Binance, Others Face Billion-Dollar Fines in Nigeria Over Alleged Currency Manipulation

Per THISDAY, Nigeria’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may impose massive fines amounting to billions of dollars on big crypto giant, Binance, and other cryptocurrency firms operating in the country. Along with other security agencies, SEC is presently looking into claims that cryptocurrency companies manipulated the value of the Naira …

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Nigerian Senate Propose Temporary Food Stamp Model to Combat Rising Hunger Rate

The Senate of Nigeria passed a motion on Tuesday recommending that the federal government implement a food stamp programme as the most effective short-term solution to end malnutrition and hunger in the country. The Senate’s resolution followed a motion sponsored by the Senate Chief Whip, Ali Ndume, and co-sponsored by …

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Court Hears Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, heard the bail application and preliminary objection to the trial commencement filed by Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Upon resumed hearing of the matter, Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, who appeared for the Federal Government, told Justice Binta Nyako that …

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Super Falcons Head Coach, Randy Waldrum Confident Ahead Olympic Qualifiers with Cameroon

Super Falcons Head Coach, Randy Waldrum has expressed confidence ahead of today’s clash against the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon.  Despite a goalless draw in the first leg of the 2024 Olympic Games qualifying third-round tie, Waldrum remains optimistic about his team’s chances.  The reverse fixture is scheduled for the Moshood …

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Akwa Ibom Government to Establish Oil Palm Mill, Construct Ikot Udom-Mkpohoeto Road in Ika Local Government Area

Akwa Ibom State Government is set to establish an Oil Palm Mill and also construct an access road linking the country home of the Minister of State for Petroleum (Gas), Obong Emem Ekperikpe Ekpo in Ikot Udom village, Ika Local Government Area. The State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, announced this …

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Nigeria Labour Congress Defies Government Appeal, Vows to Continue Protest Amid Safety Concerns

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a stern warning, threatening a nationwide shutdown if any of its members face attacks during the upcoming two-day protest starting tomorrow February 27, 2024.  In a statement released on Sunday by NLC President Joe Ajaero, the Labour Union affirmed its commitment to the …

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President Tinubu Sets up Economic Advisory Committee to Chart Course for Nigeria’s Prosperity

President Bola Tinubu has taken a proactive step in fostering economic growth and development by establishing an economic advisory committee. This committee comprises representatives from various sectors, including the federal government, sub-national entities, and the private sector. The committee’s formation underscores President Tinubu’s commitment to inclusive governance and collaboration across …

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We’re not Responsible for Hike in Food Prices – Dangote Group

An Executive Director of the Dangote Group of Companies, Hajiya Fatima Aliko Dangote, has explained that the Dangote Group of Companies is not responsible for the rising prices of food items being experienced in the country. In an interview with the Hausa Service of the BBC, Hajiya Fatima said the …

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