World famous poet JP Clark is dead

Renowned poet and Emeritus Professor of Literature, John Pepper Clark, has died. The professor’s death was announced in a statement signed by Prof. C. C. Clark for the family and Ilaye Clark, for the children. He died on Tuesday. “The Clark-Fuludu Bekederemo family of Kiagbodo Town, Delta State, wishes to announce that Emeritus Professor of Literature and Renowned Writer, Prof. …

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#ENDSARS protesters block Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, commuters laments

Youths protesting against the brutality and extrajudicial killings by men of the now-disbanded Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force on Tuesday blocked traffic flow around Secretariat, Ikeja, along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The protest has brought vehicular movements to a standstill as motorists and commuters are trapped in the gridlock. A protester, Bamidele Oladipupo, said people have been …

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Boko Haram kills 14 farmers in Borno

Fighters from the Boko Haram jihadist group killed 14 farmers in restive northeast Nigeria, members of a government-backed militia said Tuesday. The sources told AFP that insurgents on Monday seized 15 farmers working on their irrigation fields in Ngwom village, 14 kilometers (nine miles) north of the region’s main city Maiduguri, and cut their throats. “They slaughtered the farmers, killing …

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Twitter outrage over Bigg Boss 14 contestant Sara Gurpal’s eviction

Twitter outrage over Bigg Boss 14 contestant Sara Gurpal’s eviction; call out seniors Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan and Gauahar Khan By – TIMESOFINDIA.COMCreated: Oct 13, 2020, 13:09 ISTfacebooktwitterincom Netizens are unable to come to terms with Sara Gurpal’s eviction in Bigg Boss 14. More so, because she got evicted by mismatched opinions of seniors – Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan and …

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Buhari appoints media aide Onochie, three others as INEC Commissioners

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa). The letter was read by the President of the Senate, …

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Unemployment rate rises to 4.5% Uk

Britain’s unemployment rate has jumped to 4.5 percent as the coronavirus pandemic continues to destroy jobs, official data showed on Tuesday. The reading for the June-August period compared with an unemployment rate of 4.1 percent for May to July, the Office for National Statistic said in a statement. Early estimates for September meanwhile “suggest that there is little change in …

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Cop, driver killed as protests spread, ground Lagos, others

Adelani Adepegba, Eniola Akinkuotu, Samson Folarin, Deji Lambo, Olaoluwa Joseph, Tunde Oyekola, Matthew Ochei, Bola Bamigbola, Wale Oyewale, Adeyinka Adedipe’ Despite the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad by the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Nigerian youths on Monday resumed protests in different parts of the country. The protesters said aside from the scrapping of the unit, they wanted all …

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