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Addressing President Buhari With His Military Title Is A Freedom Of Speech – Presidency

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The Presidency has reacted to the move by the Punch Newspaper to henceforth address the title of President Muhammadu Buhari as, Major General, his rank when he left the Nigerian Army.

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has displayed remorse and said he is sorry to all the aggrieved People Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, urging them to work together as a family in the overall interest of the party. The former governor made this statement in his country home, Afao-Ekiti on Tuesday while addressing party faithful across the 16 local government area of the state.

The House of Representative is proposing to separate the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation to become entirely different from that of the Minister of Justice. The House of Reps were worried that the continuation of the office being together will always attract political interference in the functioning of the Attorney-General.

Enugu State Gov launches Onslaught Against Meningitis

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The Enugu state government has launched its first-ever meningitis vaccination campaign in the state, declaring a mass vaccination of children between the ages of one and five.

Polio Surfaces In Malaysia After 27 years

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The Malaysian government has on Sunday announced the report of its first polio case in 27 years, revealing that a 3-month-old baby had been diagnosed. Noor Hisham Abdullah, Malaysian Health Ministry Director-General said the baby had been admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU), experiencing some symptoms.

FG To Establish Disability Commission

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The Federal Government has on Tuesday announced that it will soon be establishing a commission responsible for the welfare of people living with disabilities (PLWDs) in Nigeria. 

The Senate yesterday blow hot over an alleged non-remittance of over N20trillion revenue collected as stamp duties by the Nigerian banks and other financial institutions, directing its committee on finance to open up an investigation into the matter.

Buhari Appoints Edward Adamu As AMCON Chairman

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Edward Adamu, who is a deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN),  as Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) few hours after the appointment of Muhammad Nami as the new Executive Chairman of the FIRS.

War on Corruption Gradually Yielding Result – TUGAR

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Ms. Lillian Ekeanyanwu, the Head of Technical Unit on Governance and Anti-Corruption Reforms, (TUGAR) revealed that the anti-corruption war is being aggressively pursued by the agencies responsible in Nigeria is beginning to yield successes though at an elementary stage, however, so far so good.

Toyota Names "Ted" As New CEO

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Toyota Motor Corp has on Wednesday named the chief operating officer, Tetsuo “Ted” Ogawa it's North America new chief executive, as former CEO Jim Lentz, would retire on April 1.

Google Co-founders Larry Page, Sergey Grin Resign From Alphabet

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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have announced their decision to relinquish their control on their parent company, Alphabet. However, they will remain on the board of the company.

Principal Officers Of MDAs To Be Held Liable For Violating FG’s Directives On It Projects – DG NITDA

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The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has talked tough on Federal Government ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) that fail to clear their IT projects before executing same.

Amazon Secures Champions League Broadcast Rights

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Amazon.com confirmed on Tuesday that it has secured the rights to broadcast some Champions League matches for the 2021/22 season in Germany, as the company continues its surge into football.

Russia Banned From All Sporting Events

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Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for four years by the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) as punishment for a string of state-sponsored, doping-related offences and the country’s repeated brazen efforts to mislead authorities.

FIFA Halves Chelsea Transfer Ban

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World governing football body, FIFA has reduced Chelsea football club transfer ban following an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The Blues are now free to sign players in January.

Court Adjourns Naira Marley's Trial To Thursday

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday adjourned until Thursday, the continuation of trial of a musician, Azeez Fashola (a.k.a. Naira Marley), who is facing fraud and theft charges.

The Lagos State Film and Videos Censors Board (LSFVCB) has on Tuesday apprehended 30 sellers of pirated films in a clampdown in Lagos. Mr. Dele Balogun, the Executive Secretary of the board made this known in a statement saying the arrest was in collaboration with security agencies, after a week-long raid on pirated film outlets across eight local government areas in the state.

Naira Marley, Teni, Davido, others Feature In Youtube Rewind 2019

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A host of Nigerian artist featured in this year Youtube annual year-in-review ranging from comedians, musicians and tv shows like the Big Brother Naija’s Finale.

Bougainville Set To Gain Independence From Papua New Guinea

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The South Pacific region of Bougainville is set to gain independence from Papua New Guinea (PNG), as people from the region voted overwhelmingly and have won a landslide referendum victory according to results shown.

There Can Be No Sustainable Development Without Peace - PMB

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President Muhammadu Buhari during the opening session of the ongoing Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development in Africa in Egypt declared that without peace, there cannot be development on the continent.

Semi-Annual Gun Buyback Event To Hold In December – San Francisco Mayor

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The government of San Francisco has announced that the semi-annual gun buyback event will be held in December this year.

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