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Olympics bronze winner Ese Brume to ‘wear medal on Bishop David Oyedepo’

By Dennis Erezi Nigeria’s first medalist at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics Ese Brume has said she intends to wear her bronze medal on the general overseer of Living Faith Church Worldwide Bishop David Oyedepo. Brume disclosed her plans to celebrate after winning the bronze medal in the women’s long jump event in the early hours of […]

No plan to convert dollar account holdings to naira, says CBN

Godwin Emefiele of CBN. Photo: NAIRAMETRICS By Geoff Iyatse ‘We will ensure full compliance with new rules’ The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has assured the public that it will monitor the deposit money banks (DMBs) to ensure they comply with set rules and meet the legitimate foreign exchange needs of Nigerians. This came as the […]

Court orders EFCC to unfreeze Dokpesi’s account

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice John Tsoho on Tuesday in Abuja, issued an order unfreezing the bank account of the Chairman of Daar Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi. Justice Tsoho gave the order while delivering a ruling on Dokpesi’s application argued by Mr Kanu Agabi, SAN. The judge ordered that the account […]

Secondary School Abuse Video: Edo Govt. Suspends Principal, House Master

The Edo Government has suspended the principal of a public Secondary School, Edo College, in Benin, after a video of abuse of Junior students by their Seniors went viral. A statement issued by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Osarodion Ogie on Tuesday in Benin directed the Principal, Mr Peter Edomwonyi to proceed on […]

Mixed reactions trail IGP’s posting of DCP Tunde Disu as IRT Commander

  Some security experts and a  journalist have commended the posting  of DCP Tunde Disu by the Inspector-General of Police,  Usman Baba, as the new commander of  the Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT), while one expert faulted  the action. In separate interviews  in Lagos on Tuesday, some  of the experts said Disu was competent to […]

UN General Assembly creates new permanent forum of People of African Descent

Capping years of deliberations, the UN General Assembly on Monday established a new platform to improve the lives of African-descendants, who had suffered racism, racial discrimination and a legacy of enslavement around the globe, for centuries. The 193-member body unanimously adopted a resolution establishing the United Nations Permanent Forum of People of African Descent, a […]

Plateau Killings: 17 Dead, 85 Buildings Burnt – Police

The Commissioner of Police in Plateau, Mr. Edward Egbuka, has said that 17 people were killed and 85 buildings burnt in the recent attacks in Bassa and Riyom Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state. Egbuka disclosed this on Monday while briefing newsmen at the end of an emergency state security meeting held at the […]

BREAKING: Ese Brume wins Nigeria’s first medal at Tokyo Olympics

  Nigeria’s Long jumper Ese Brume has won the country’s first medal at the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics clinching bronze in the final event of the women’s long jump. She jumped  6.97 meters and came just short of 0.3 of Germany’s Malaika Mihambo’s 7.00 meters and American Brittney Reese’s 6.97 meters. Brume came behind Brittney […]

FG Meeting With ASUU Successful –Ngige

The Federal Government says the meeting with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) aimed at evaluating the implementation of the Memorandum of Action (MOA) entered into by the parties is successful. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige said this while addressing newsmen at the end of a close-door meeting on Monday […]

Don’t vote for PDP, APC again; they have bad antecedents, former INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega, warns Nigerians

former Chairman of the Independent Electoral Commission of Nigeria ( INEC), Professor Attahiru Muhammad Jega By Ibrahim Wuyo, Kaduna …Says I am now in PRP looking to save Nigeria For their alleged failure to bring the desired growth and development in Nigeria within the past 20 years, a university don and former Chairman of the […]

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