Category: Opinion

Merkel Invites Biden To Germany Once ‘Pandemic Allows’
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Merkel Invites Biden To Germany Once ‘Pandemic Allows’

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday invited US President Joe Biden to visit Germany “as soon as the pandemic situation allows,” her spokesman said, in their ... Read More

NDLEA proposes drug tests for matriculating students of tertiary institutions, NYSC members, government appointees
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NDLEA proposes drug tests for matriculating students of tertiary institutions, NYSC members, government appointees

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Chairman of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa, Rtd, says plans are underway to seek government approval to conduct drug tests on matriculating students ... Read More

I Will Soon Visit All Southwest States To Issue Quit Notices To Fulani Herdsmen – Sunday Igboho
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I Will Soon Visit All Southwest States To Issue Quit Notices To Fulani Herdsmen – Sunday Igboho

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

Yoruba cultural activist and a freedom fighter, Mr Sunday Adeyemo, popularly called Sunday Igboho on Monday said that he will soon visit all the Southwest states to ... Read More

Former Ecuador Deputy President Bags Fresh Eight-Year Jail Term
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Former Ecuador Deputy President Bags Fresh Eight-Year Jail Term

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

 A court in Ecuador on Monday sentenced former vice president Jorge Glas, already serving a jail term, to another eight years in prison for misuse ... Read More

Kano Confirms Death Of Three Doctors, Says 53 Others Tested Positive For COVID-19
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Kano Confirms Death Of Three Doctors, Says 53 Others Tested Positive For COVID-19

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Chairman, Kano State chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Dr Usman Ali has confirmed that the association has lost three doctors to COVID-19. READ ALSO; 1,430 new COVID-19 infections ... Read More

FG threatens to shut down NYSC camps over COVID-19
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FG threatens to shut down NYSC camps over COVID-19

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Federal Government on Monday threatened to shut down any National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camp where the state government does not comply with ... Read More

FG promises to rebuild Sokoto market
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FG promises to rebuild Sokoto market

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Federal Government on Monday promised to help the Sokoto State government to rebuild the burnt market in the state. An early morning inferno had ... Read More

PTF confirms discovery of UK COVID-19 strain in Nigeria
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PTF confirms discovery of UK COVID-19 strain in Nigeria

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday confirmed the discovery of the United Kingdom COVID-19 strain in Nigeria. The Chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, ... Read More

Ayade demands inclusion of Bakassi Force members in Amnesty programme
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Ayade demands inclusion of Bakassi Force members in Amnesty programme

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Cross River governor, Ben Ayade, on Monday called for the inclusion of members of the Bakassi Strike Force in the Federal Government’s Amnesty Programme ... Read More

South-West governors ban open grazing
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South-West governors ban open grazing

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

Governors of the six South-West states on Monday agreed to ban all forms of open grazing in the region. The Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, who ... Read More

Six Malian soldiers killed in two separate attacks by terrorists
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Six Malian soldiers killed in two separate attacks by terrorists

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The Malian army has confirmed that no fewer than six soldiers were killed during two separate attacks launched by heavily armed terrorists close to the ... Read More

Biden moves to re-impose travel ban on South Africa over mutant COVID-19 variant
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Biden moves to re-impose travel ban on South Africa over mutant COVID-19 variant

Kunle Adeleye- January 26, 2021

The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden will on Monday re-impose a travel ban on South Africa that Donald Trump lifted just ... Read More

Super Eagles Midfielder, John Ogu loses mum
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Super Eagles Midfielder, John Ogu loses mum

Paul Fakayejo- January 25, 2021

Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu’s mum has died. The bereaved footballer took to Twitter to write: "Worse day of my life." Read Also: “Gum Body” ... Read More

“I would rather be a nun than be a lesbian” -BBNaija’s Khloe writes
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“I would rather be a nun than be a lesbian” -BBNaija’s Khloe writes

Paul Fakayejo- January 25, 2021

Abiri Oluwabusayomi, aka Khloe, has said she'd rather be a nun than be a lesbian. The former Big Brother Naija housemate said this in response ... Read More

US President Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender troops
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US President Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender troops

Mariam Ayodeji- January 25, 2021

US President Joe Biden has overturned his predecessor's ban on transgender personnel serving in the US military, the new administration said Monday. "Transgender service members ... Read More

Nnamdi Kanu releases names of prominent Nigerians ‘responsible for Nigeria’s current woes’
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Nnamdi Kanu releases names of prominent Nigerians ‘responsible for Nigeria’s current woes’

Kunle Adeleye- January 25, 2021

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has released a list of 62 prominent Nigerians to be blamed for the current ... Read More

UPDATE: Apostle Suleman Breaks Silence On Allegations He Slept With Female Pastor
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UPDATE: Apostle Suleman Breaks Silence On Allegations He Slept With Female Pastor

Mariam Ayodeji- January 25, 2021

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleman has said the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, never ordered that he should ... Read More

2023 presidency: Gov Wike distances self from campaign posters
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2023 presidency: Gov Wike distances self from campaign posters

Kunle Adeleye- January 25, 2021

Governor Nyesom Wike has blamed mischief makers for viral 2023 presidential campaign posters spotted in some parts of Abuja. Wike disassociated himself from the campaign ... Read More

“Gum Body” – Davido dragged over request for collaboration with Meek Mill
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“Gum Body” – Davido dragged over request for collaboration with Meek Mill

Mariam Ayodeji- January 25, 2021

Popular Afrobeat singer, Davido Adeleke has been made a laughing stock after offering to do a collaboration with American singer, Meek Mill. In a recent ... Read More