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Following debates on the Operation Amotekun, the Nigerian Bar Association has cautioned the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), about his opposition to the South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun. The National Publicity Secretary of the NBA, Mr  Kunle Edun, stated this in an interview with the media on Wednesday …

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By Adewale Adetona I remember a few years ago when I was trying to register for my third JAMB examination. I know someone would ask how come I wrote JAMB three times. Well, my own case is better than that of boda Nuru who didn’t gain admission till his fourth attempt. It was a hot Tuesday afternoon under …

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The Redemption Camp Police station has apprehended one Olamide Babayemi, a 25-year-old cobbler, for raping a 22-year-old Microbiology graduate and sharing the victim’s nude video with his friends. Babayemi was alleged to have invited the victim, whom he claimed was his girlfriend, to come and collect the phone she asked him to buy in Mowe, …

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Nigerian Kamaru Usman secured a dramatic late TKO against Colby Covington after a thrilling five-round war in the main event of UFC 245 in Las Vegas. The Nigerian Nightmare’ retains welterweight title after breaking Covington’s jaw. Referee Marc Goddard stepped in at 4:10 of the final round – the fifth latest finish in UFC history …

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New evidence has confirmed that the immediate past Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services, Babtunde Fowler was replaced intentionally by the cabal in government despite pleading for a reappointment, according to his rights. Fowler’s Tenure ended on Monday. He was immediately replaced by President Buhari with a relatively unknown northerner, Mohammed Nami, which aroused …

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The Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Jesper Kamp, says his home government is now committed to creating job opportunities for Nigerians than giving them financial aids. Jesper disclosed this  at the launch of a partnership between FOSS Analytical Business and Prime Atlantic Global Instruments Ltd. in Lagos on Monday FOSS Analytical is a Danish leading …

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Super Eagles’ fans have expressed displeasure over the quality of television broadcast of Nigeria versus Benin Group L opener of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Wednesday. Football lovers who took to the social media to complain about the match lamented that the cameraman found it difficult to focus in the direction of …

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday declared that Nigerian roads were not as bad as many people were claiming. However, he identified that the roads needed to be adequately maintained. According to the former Lagos State Governor, some of the roads had outlived their design life, some still within their design …

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The Oscars Award Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s ‘Lionheart’ from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Academy dropped the Genevieve Nnaji directorial debut, for having too much English dialogue. The Academy’s criteria for best international feature film category states that it awards film’s made outside …

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has said it will investigate allegations of Customs officers at the Nigeria-Seme border collecting bribes despite border Closure. The Nigerian government closed its land borders to curb smuggling activities. The exercise led to the total shutdown of land frontiers across the country. The land borders are expected to be reopened on …

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