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BLASPHEMY: PRIMATE AYODELE WARNS AGAINST KILLING OF KANO MUSICIAN, AMINU

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has warned that Kano-based musician, Yahaya Sharif-Aminu, should not be killed. According to him, killing the singer will amount to spilling blood of the innocent. The Kano-based singer was recently sentenced to death by an U...

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FG REVEALS HOW FOREIGN COUNTRIES ARE DISCOURAGED FROM SUPPORTING FIGHT AGAINST BOKO HARAM

The Federal Government has appealed to the international community, not to be discouraged by unsubstantiated arguments, to deny the country weapons to fight insecurity. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed stated this while speaking at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum...

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FATHER IN POLICE CUSTODY FOR LOCKING, STARVING SON FOR SEVEN YEARS

A father, identified as Aminu Farawa has been arrested by men and officers of the police command for locking up and starving his biological son, Ahmed Aminu (30yrs) for seven years in Kano State. Aminu Farawa, a resident of Farawa Quarters, Kumbotso Local Government area of Kano State allegedly loc...

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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON HEALTH APPROVES 2020 BASIC HEALTH CARE PROVISION FUND GUIDELINE

The National Council on Health, NCH, has approved the 2020 Basic Health Care Provision Fund, BHCPF, a guideline which the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire proposed to the highest policy advisory body on health matters. A statement Friday, by Olujimi Oyetomi, Director, Information, Media, and...

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ACCESS BANK EDUCATES CUSTOMERS ON WAYS TO KEEP THEIR ACCOUNTS SAFE FROM SCAMMERS

Since the coronavirus pandemic began a few months back, fraudulent acts have spread like wildfire. There have been widespread reports of people who have either received an email, text message, or a phone call from scammers disguised as government officials. They claim to have been sent by the govern...

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COVID-19 CASES HIT 47,743 IN NIGERIA AS NCDC CONFIRMS FRESH 453

Nigeria now has a total 47,743 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country. The is following the confirmation of 453 new cases by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Wednesday. The agency on its verified Twitter handle said Lagos had 113 cases, while FCT followed with 72 cases. It said 9...

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COVID-19 VACCINE: ‘GOOD LUCK IN DEVELOPING YOURS’ – RUSSIA REPLIES US, OTHERS

Russia has dismissed condemnations against its COVID-19 vaccine. The country wished the United States and others criticizing its efforts “good luck in developing theirs”. On Tuesday, Russia announced that the vaccine had been approved by health regulators. On Wednesday, Health Minister, Mikha...

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POLICE HALT SALE OF DAY-OLD BABY IN PORT HARCOURT

The Rivers State Police Command says it aborted the sale of a day-old baby in Port Harcourt. Police Public Relations Officer in the State, SP Nnamdi Omoni made the disclosure in a statement circulated in the media. Omoni stated that the alleged sale of the day old baby was aborted in an operation ...

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BREAKING: OSUN GOVT BANS SOCIAL GATHERING, OTHER CELEBRATIONS AT OSUN-OSOGBO FESTIVAL

The Osun State government on Wednesday placed a ban on social activities and gatherings at this year’s Osun-Osogbo Festival. The state government, however, approved the observance of traditional rites and routines associated with the festival. Also, only authorised persons and worshippers will be...