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Impeach Gbajabiamila Now, Huriwa Tells Reps

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The leadership of Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Tuesday called for the immediate impeachment of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila for allegedly negotiating with armed bandits in Zamfara state.

INEC Did Not Transmit Result Electronically – Mahmood Yakubu

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu has debunked the claim by the opposition party PDP, its Presidential candidate, and some few alleged witnesses that election results were transmitted electronically.

Oyo Governor, Makinde Declares N48bn Firms, Other Assets

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Oyo State Governor, Seyi Maikinde on Monday, 15th July 2019 stunning social media platforms following the declaration of his assets. The Governor, who visited the Oyo State office of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in Ibadan to receive a copy of the asset declaration form, said his decision to make the assets public was in fulfilment of his electoral promise.

Senate Urges Ministry Of Health To Create Awareness On Benefits Of Health And Life Insurance

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The Senate on Thursday passed a motion to increase budgetary allocation for the management of Primary Health Care (PHC) in Nigeria. The resolution of the Senate was based on a motion sponsored by Sen. Oluremi Tinubu (APC Lagos Central) on the need to increase funding of PHC for the benefits of Nigerians.

NAFDAC To Sanction Traders Using Carbide To Ripen Fruits

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned fruit sellers against using calcium carbide to ripen fruits for commercial reasons.
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General NAFDAC made this known on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja, saying carbide to ripen fruits is extremely hazardous to human health.

Breaking News... President Buhari Appoints Gambo Aliyu As New NACA DG

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Gambo Aliyu Gumel as the new Director-General, of National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), for an initial term of four (4) years.

Economy: Nigeria’s Inflation Nose-Diving – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday has disclosed that during the month of June 2019 the general Nigerians inflation rate has crashed down by 0.18 percent which indicates win-win for the general well being of Nigerians.

SEC To Clear Backlog Of Unclaimed Dividends

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Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms Mary Uduk has disclosed that the agency is in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to sensitize investors on the need to regularize their multiple accounts. She opined that the move would enable them to claim their dividends on time.

2nd Niger Bridge Above 21 Percent Completion – Mr. Ajani

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The Federal Controller of Works in Anambra, Mr. Adeyemo Ajani, on Saturday said the second Niger Bridge is now above 21 percent completion.

AFCON 2019: Ignore Algeria, Kick Tunisia For Us – Coaches To Super Eagle

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Some coaches in Abuja have opined that the Team chief coach, Garnet Rohr should re-strategize his team for a win against Tunisia instead of thinking about the Sunday’s loss to Algeria.

Nigerian Divine Oduduru Sign Deal With Puma

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Nigeria Divine Oduduruwho reportedly gave up his scholarship has signed a contract with Puma.As one of the biggest sports brands in the world, Puma not only makes sportswear for some national teams and clubs, the company also has some of the biggest names in sports on their roster including the likes of the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt.

Serena Williams Dispatch Barbora Strycova to Reach Wimbledon Final

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Serena Williams dispatched Barbora Strycova in straight sets to set up a final against Simona Halep, she beat Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals on Centre Court.

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Why Killings, Insecurity Have Spread To Other Parts Of The Country - Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday revealed why killings, kidnapping, armed robbery, and other criminalities have spread to other parts of the country. He said criminal elements were taking advantage of the focus on the North East to commit crimes in other parts of the country.

Volkswagen Reopens Assembling Plant After 20 Years

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German car lovers in Nigeria may now have some respite as Volkswagen Automobile Group reopened its auto assembly factory on the Badagry Expressway, Lagos, after 20 years of suspending operations in the country. According to the German automaker, the reopening was made possible through its partnership agreement with a private auto company, the Stallion Group for the assembly of the Volkswagen brand of vehicles in the country in line with the National Automotive Industrial Plan announced by the federal government in October 2013.

Black-British Actress, Lashana Lynch To Be Next 007 Agent

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British Actress Lashana Lynch is reportedly set to be the next 007 agent of the 25th James Bond film of the franchise, according to Daily Mail.
Lynch, 31, would be the first woman and coloured person to assume the iconic role of 007 which has been played by 9 different actors.

Attacks On Nigerians Will No Longer Be Condoned Again - Lawan

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 Angry with the growing cases of killings of Nigerians in South Africa, President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawal, PhD has warned that the Nigerian government will no longer tolerate further attacks on its citizens. Lawan made the disclosure when he hosted the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Bobby Moroe yesterday, 15th July 2019 at the National Assembly, in Abuja.