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Nationwide protest: Monitor your children’s movement, APC warns parents
The All Progressives Congress, on Wednesday, called on parents to watch the movement of their children to prevent them from being recruited for violence ahead of the nationwide planned protest. The warning comes in the wake of Tuesday’s threat by the Inspector General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, that security operatives wouldn’t hesitate to make arrests Read More
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Attend to subordinates’ needs promptly, army chief tells commanders 
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, on Wednesday, directed commanders in the North West region of the country to promptly attend to the administrative needs of their subordinates.   According to him, doing this would strengthen and boost the morale of troops in the theatres of operations.   Speaking at the closing Read More
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Attend to subordinates’ needs promptly, My chief tells commanders 
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, on Wednesday, directed commanders in the North West region of the country to promptly attend to the administrative needs of their subordinates.   According to him, doing this would strengthen and boost the morale of troops in the theatres of operations.   Speaking at the closing Read More
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Pastor defiles 14-year-old foster daughter in Ondo
An Ondo State Family Court has ordered the remand of a pastor, Adetunji Obatayo, in prison custody for sexually assaulting his foster daughter and procuring abortion for her three times. It was gathered that the victim had been living with the defendant since 2020 when her parents handed over her to the pastor. Obatayo is Read More
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Plateau: NMA Tasks Monitoring Agencies To Check Activities Of Quack Doctors In Rural Communities
JOS – Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Plateau state Dr Bapigaan Auduhas expressed worry over activities of Quack Doctors In Rural Communities Speaking on Wednesday in Jos the Plateau State capital, during the Annual General Meeting/ Scientific Conference 2024 organised by the Nigerian Medical Association, Plateau State chapter, said, “Quackery in medical […]
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Celine Dion charges $2m to perform one song at Olympic ceremony
Famous Canadian singer Celine Dion is set to earn $2 million (approximately N3 billion) for a one-off comeback performance at the 2024 Olympics. TMZ reports that the singer will earn $2 million for her performance at the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympic Games on Friday, July 26, 2024. This news follows the singer’s appearance […] Celine Dion charges $2m to perform one song at Olympic ceremony
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Real Madrid legend Nacho Fernandez Breaks Down In Tears As He Says Goodbye To Club
Nacho Fernandez couldn’t hold back the tears as he was honoured at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday for his decades of service to the club. The 34-year-old lifted the Champions League trophy last month in his final act for Madrid, leaving when his contract expired at the end of June. Nacho will continue his career […]
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Edo 2024: Ighodalo Meets EU Delegation To Nigeria
BENIN – The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the Edo State gubernatorial election, Dr Asue Ighodalo, has played host to the European Union Pre-Election Diplomatic Watch delegation to Nigeria and Ecowas in his campaign office in Benin City, Edo State. The meeting which was at the request of the EU according to a letter […]
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Borno Group Protests Ndume’s Removal As Senate Chief Whip
A group of supporters and people loyal to the removed Chief Whip of the Nigerian Senate, Ali Ndume, have stormed the Unity Fountain in Abuja to register their displeasure over his removal from office. The protesters said that Ndume was ousted from office for merely drawing the attention of President Bola Tinubu to the sufferings […] The post Borno Group Protests Ndume’s Removal As Senate Chief Whip first appeared on OsunDefender.
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Naira depreciates further on forex market
The dollar-to-naira exchange rate continued its depreciation at the foreign exchange market on Monday. FMDQ data showed that the Nigerian currency depreciated to N1586.71 against the dollar on Wednesday from N1548.76 on Tuesday. This represents a loss of N37.95. Similarly, at the black market, the naira weakened further to N1,585 per dollar on Wednesday from […] Naira depreciates further on forex market
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Southeast Development Commission Bill: Youth Group Lauds Tinubu, Ben Kalu
ABUJA – Comrade Francis Arinze, National President, Nigerian Youth Network (NYN), has lauded President Bola Tinubu and Deputy Speaker, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu, on the signing of the South East Development Commission (SEDC) bill into law. In a statement on Wednesday, Comrade Arinze, said assenting to the bill demonstrates President Tinubu’s dedication to addressing the […]
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Ogun orders illegal occupants out of forest reserves
The Ogun State Government has ordered illegal occupants in its forest reserve at Area J3 in Ijebu-East Local Government Area to vacate and stop the sale of government lands. Commissioner for Forestry Taiwo Oludotun gave the order during a fact-finding visit to the reserve on Wednesday. Oludotun stressed that individuals or groups that have no […] Ogun orders illegal occupants out of forest reserves
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Shelve Nationwide Protest For Dialogue, Gov Abiodun To Ogun Youths
Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, has appealed to youths in the state to embrace dialogue in addressing their concerns rather than embarking on a nationwide protest. The governor in a post on his X handle on Wednesday said ‘unidentified groups’ were planning the #EndBadGovt protests slated for August. The governor said the state government met with youth […] The post Shelve Nationwide Protest For Dialogue, Gov Abiodun To Ogun Youths first appeared on OsunDefender.
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Shelve planned nationwide protest, Oba of Benin urges organisers
The Oba of Benin,  Oba Ewuare II, has called on the Federal Government to speed up efforts in implementing its economic policies to ease the current hardship faced by Nigerians. The monarch, speaking through his Chief Press Secretary, Osaigbovo Iguobaro, in Benin on Wednesday, appealed to Nigerians to postpone the planned nationwide protest scheduled for Read More
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I’m very lucky — Morgan on signing contract with Chelsea
Jimmy-Jay Morgan has expressed his happiness after signing a new contract with the Premier League west London club. The 18-year-old attacker extended his stay at Chelsea for another three years. Morgan had joined the Blues at the end of the January 2023 transfer window from Southampton. Speaking after putting pen to paper on his new […] I’m very lucky — Morgan on signing contract with Chelsea
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Bears persists at NGX as investors lose N68.5m
Tribune Online Bears persists at NGX as investors lose N68.5m At the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX) on Wednesday, equities trading maintained bears for the second straight day driven by waning investor sentiment in some mid-to-large cap companies as investors continue to digest the rate hike by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and its potential impact on the market, particularly within the banking and consumer […] Bears persists at NGX as investors lose N68.5m Tribune Online
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NDLEA Arrests ‘Drug Cartel Kingpin’ In Lagos
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Lagos state branch have arrested the head of Mushin drug cartel, Sulaiman Jimoh. In a statement on Wednesday, Femi Babafemi, NDLEA spokesperson, said the Jimoh until his arrest had repeatedly evaded arrest. Babafemi said the agency tracked and apprehended the 57-year-old popularly known as Temo, and […] The post NDLEA Arrests ‘Drug Cartel Kingpin’ In Lagos first appeared on OsunDefender.
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OSPOLY Loses Applied Science Lecturer, Olumide
Members of the Osun State Polytechnic, Iree community, are in shock as the institution lost one of the lecturers in its Applied Sciences Department, Mr. Olumide Oyetade, today. The President of the Faculty of Science Students Association (FASSA) of the institution, Ashiwel Samuel, confirmed the incident to Osun Defender, noting that Olumide died in his […] The post OSPOLY Loses Applied Science Lecturer, Olumide first appeared on OsunDefender.
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Tinubu commissions National Cybercrime Centre
President Bola Tinubu has commissioned the ultramodern and digitalised National Cybercrime Centre to strengthen the efficiency of law enforcement agencies in the country. The president’s address was read by the Minister of Communication, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr Bosun Tijani, at the cybercrime centre in Abuja. He stated that the government is committed to investing […] Tinubu commissions National Cybercrime Centre
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Cleric Urges Youths Not To Risk Lifes In Protest 
The pastor in charge of RCCG Youth Province 12, Osogbo, Osun State, Bola Soyinka, has urged Nigerians not to risk their lives in protesting against economic hardship in the country. The pastor said there are other effective means people can show their grievances to the government without endangering their lives. He made this known on […] The post Cleric Urges Youths Not To Risk Lifes In Protest  first appeared on OsunDefender.
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Make Your Campaign Issue-based, Rather Than Mudslinging, Peddling Falsehoods, Edo Govt Tells APC
Edo State government has urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to announce their plans on how to ameliorate the sufferings and hardship of the people rather than resort to their usual ramblings, lies and propaganda. Chris Osa Nehikhare, the state Commissioner for Communication and Orientation, who made the call while briefing journalists in Benin said, […]
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2024 Olympics: VAR drama as Argentina vs Morocco match restarts after 2hrs
An Olympic men’s football match between Argentina and Morocco had to be restarted after almost two hours following VAR drama. The game had apparently ended 2-2 in Saint-Etienne. Cristian Medina thought he had rescued a draw for Argentina in the 16th minute of added time. There was a pitch invasion after the goal, but after […] 2024 Olympics: VAR drama as Argentina vs Morocco match restarts after 2hrs
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Lanre Basamta: Leading Innovation with AI-Powered Solutions at Optimus AI Labs
  Mr. Lanre Basamta is a seasoned professional with nearly two decades of experience in tech, business, and marketing. He is currently the CEO and co-founder of Optimus AI Labs. Read more about Business Optimus AI Labs, formerly Pacer Labs, leverages advanced AI technology to develop tools that enhance business operations and accelerate growth. The … Continue reading Lanre Basamta: Leading Innovation with AI-Powered Solutions at Optimus AI Labs This article Lanre Basamta: Leading Innovation with AI-Powered Solutions at Optimus AI Labs appeared first on Connectnigeria Articles.
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APC, NNPP bicker over Ndume’s removal as chief whip
The leadership of the New Nigeria People’s Party has raised concerns over the removal of Senator Ali Ndume as chief whip of the Senate last Wednesday. Following his sack, Ndume was immediately replaced by the Senator representing Borno North, Tahir Monguno. Ndume’s replacement by the Senate followed a directive issued to that effect in a Read More
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Tinubu Signs Development Commission Establishment Bills
"In addition, the South-East Development Commission is established to ensure the reconstruction and rehabilitation of roads, houses, and other infrastructural damages suffered by the zone, as well as tackle ecological problems, and other related environmental or developmental challenges in South-East states.
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Kalu Urges Southeast Youths Yo Shun Protest, Embrace Dialogue With Govt
ABUJA – The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu, has urged Nigerians, particularly youths from the South East, to shun the planned nationwide strike and instead embrace dialogue with the Federal Government to address the country’s challenges. The lawmaker also highlighted that President Bola Tinubu’s recent assent to the South […]
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NDLEA arrests wanted Lagos drug lord
Mr Babafemi said the NDLEA had, over the last two years, intercepted large consignments of illicit drugs worth billions of naira owned by Mr Jimoh, but he has remained largely evasive. The post NDLEA arrests wanted Lagos drug lord appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Netflix increases subscription prices for Nigerian users
Barely three months after the recent price hike, Netflix has again increased subscription fees in Nigeria. The new increment affects all subscription packages with a significant percentage across the board. The development, according to Netflix, was to accelerate its revenue and earnings growth to support the expansion of content offerings. With the latest price increase, […] Netflix increases subscription prices for Nigerian users
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Tinubu Commissions Digitalised Police National Cybercrime Centre
President Bola Tinubu has commissioned the ultramodern and digitalized National Cybercrime Centre to strengthen the efficiency of law enforcement agencies in the country. The president, who was represented by the minister of communication, innovation, and digital economy, Dr. Bosun Tijani, said that the government was committed to investing in Nigeria Police Force through the procurement […]
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Israeli Airstrikes Kill 5, Including Child, In Gaza
At least five people, including a child, were killed and several others injured in two Israeli airstrikes on Wednesday in the Gaza Strip, witnesses and medical sources said. An Israeli fighter jet struck the Jorat al-Lout area east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, killing four Palestinians, witnesses said. Medical sources at Nasser Hospital confirmed […]
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Legendary TV scriptwriter Charles Owoyemi dies
Veteran television scriptwriter, Charles Owoyemi, is dead. Top filmmakers, Tunji Bamishigbin Esq and Ralph Nwadike announced Owoyemi died on July 19 after a brief illness. They said: “Charles, wrote over The post Legendary TV scriptwriter Charles Owoyemi dies appeared first on The Nation Newspaper.
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Davido Reveals Late Mother Was A Baddie
Multiple award-winning singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has revealed that his late mom, Veronica Hailey Imade Adeleke, was a “baddie.” The ‘Unavalaible’ crooner disclosed this while remembering his late mother in a recent post on Instagram. Sharing a picture of his late mom in her academic regalia, Davido wrote, “My mom was a [...]
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2024 Olympic: Chaotic Argentina vs Morocco match restarts after almost two-hour delay
A chaotic Olympic men’s football match between Argentina and Morocco on Wednesday restarted almost two hours after the apparent end of the game in Saint-Etienne. Cristian Medina thought he had grabbed a 2-2 draw for Argentina in the 16th minute of added time, sparking a pitch invasion, but after a lengthy delay his goal was Read More
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UK fines TikTok over safety data reporting
British telecommunications regulator Ofcom said Wednesday it had handed video sharing platform TikTok a £1.9 million ($2.4 million) fine for failing to timely make available safety data. Ofcom criticised the platform, which is owned by Chinese group ByteDance, saying it communicated inaccurate information last year and failed swiftly to address that. “Ofcom has today fined Read More
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Man arrested for impersonating Lagos neighbourhood safety corps operative
Men of the Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps have arrested a 35-year-old suspect, Mevo Alex Sunday, for impersonation. This was made known in a statement Lagos State Neighborhood Safety Agency on it’s Website on Wednesday. According to the statement released by the Agency, Sunday claimed that he purchased the uniform from an unknown LNSA officer, Mr. Read More
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Deyemi Okanlawon fires back at Nollywood movie critic
In a recent interview, Actor Deyemi Okanlawon shared how he handled a lady who disparaged the Nigerian film industry. He said the fan, who claimed not to watch Nigerian movies, The post Deyemi Okanlawon fires back at Nollywood movie critic appeared first on The Nation Newspaper.
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