Arrested #EndSARS campaigner Adene has liver problem – Sister

Onomene Adene, sister of arrested #EndSARS campaigner, Eromosele Adene, says her brother is suffering from a liver problem. She, therefore, appealed to the police authorities to release her brother on health grounds as his continued detention could worsen his health condition. This newspaper had reported that 27-year-old Eromosele, who is a musician and a civil rights activist, was arrested by …

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Tokyo Olympics organizers embrace vaccine news as ‘relief’

Tokyo Olympics organisers said news of a coronavirus vaccine was a “relief” on Tuesday but insisted their bio-security planning for the postponed Games remained unchanged. Olympic officials have regularly said that a coronavirus vaccine is not a precondition for staging the Games, now scheduled to open a year late in July 2021. But they have acknowledged that a successful shot …

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U.S Election: Ex – Super Eagle football, Pastor Taribo West criticize for predicting Trump as winner

A prophecy by a former Super Eagles defender, Taribo West, that United States President, Donald Trump, would defeat Joe Biden by a slim margin, has sparked a debate on social media with many mocking the ex-defender. The video of the prophecy was posted on social media before the American election but only went viral after the poll had ended. West, …

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We’ve no case to answer in Adeleke’s alleged exam malpractices, defendants tell court

Defendants charged with offences of examination malpractices allegedly involving a former governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, on Tuesday urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss the case. The four defendants comprised a relative of the former governorship candidate, Sikiru Adeleke, the principal of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Alhaji Aregbesola Muftau; the …

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UN Deputy Secretary General says woman can become Nigeria President after Buhari

The United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has tasked women to take over leadership from the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), in 2023. Mohammed, who is leading a delegation of UN senior officials on a visit to Nigeria, stated this on Tuesday while speaking on a television programme in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The PUNCH had reported Monday that …

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Sanwo-Olu presents 2021 budget

The Lagos State Governor, Bababjide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday presented the Year 2021 Budget at the Lagos State House of Assembly Chambers, Alausa Ikeja. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, in a statement on Monday, said, “The budget session is expected to focus on advancing the T.H.E.M.E.S. agenda of the state government. Share on: WhatsApp

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AfDB develops plan for revenue generation in extractive industry

The African Development Bank has developed a three-year project in response to demands by member countries for technical assistance to monitor revenues generated from their extractive industries. The AfDB made this known during a virtual inception workshop for the Financial Modelling Project in the Extractive Sector organised by the African Natural Resources Centre of the bank in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. …

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