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SKYLITEPAY: 10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers 1. Babatunde Oke, the Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State is dead. He passed away Wednesday morning from coronavirus complications. 2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Con...

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CORONAVIRUS CLAIMS LIFE OF LAGOS LG CHAIRMAN, OKE

Babatunde Oke, the Chairman of Onigbongbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State is dead. He passed away Wednesday morning. A source close to the family confirmed the development to DAILY POST. The chairman was said to have died from coronavirus complications. Oke had been ill but ...

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MURIC DENIES TERROR TIES

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Tuesday said it has no link with any terrorist group in or outside Nigeria. The director of the organisation, Ishaq Akintola, made this known in a statement in Lagos. Akintola gave assurance that the group was disciplined and would never be affiliated with any...

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TRUMP EVACUATED FROM WHITE HOUSE BRIEFING ROOM FOLLOWING SHOOTING

A shooting outside the White House fence on Monday evening prompted security agents to suddenly usher U.S. President Donald Trump out of the briefing room. Mr Trump was minutes into his daily news conference when the shooting began and Secret Service agents were seen escorting him out of the room. ...

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COVID-19: NIGERIA RECORDS 290 NEW CASES, SECOND LOWEST FIGURE SINCE JUNE

Nigeria on Monday recorded 290 new coronavirus infections, the second lowest daily figure since June 8. Five deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours, pushing the total number of deaths to 950. Monday’s figure is slightly higher than the 288 daily cases recorded exactly one week ago. Nigeria h...

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WE’VE PUSHED BOKO HARAM OUT OF NORTH-EAST, REMAINING BORNO — BURATAI

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that Boko Haram terrorists have been pushed out of all the north-eastern states save Borno State. The army chief, one of the nation’s military commanders whom some Nigerians have called for their s...

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EXCLUSIVE: PEOPLE CAN MOURN ME THE WAY THEY LIKE WHEN I DIE – OBASANJO

Former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has responded to the criticisms that have trailed his controversial condolence message on the passing of Buruji Kashamu, a former senator and leader of the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun State. Mr Obasanjo, in the condolence message, said late Mr Kash...

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INSTAGRAM SHADOWBAN: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR TACHA AND HER BRAND?

Big Brother Naija Season 4 Housemate, Tacha, has never seized to steal the spotlight, notably since when she was disqualified due to a fight she had with the eventual winner of the competition in 2019. Every day, something related to Anita Natacha Akide (real name) usually graces the Twitter hashta...

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US SENATE PASSES BILL BANNING FEDERAL GOVT EMPLOYEES USING TIKTOK

The US Senate on unanimously approved a bill banning federal employees from using the social media app TikTok on government-issued devices. Authorities have raised security concerns about the video-sharing platform because it’s owned by the Chinese-based company ByteDance. The vote follows a vow ...