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Nigerian Senate to hold national summit on security

Olusola Elijah The Upper Chamber of the National Assembly has today resolved to hold a robust all inclusive national summit to address the insecurity challenges facing the country. The Senate took the decision on Tuesday after the adoption of a motion moved by Senator Ayo Akinyelure (Ondo Central) who sighted Orders 42 and 52 of the Senate Rules to raise the issue of insecurity in the…
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VP Osinbajo visits Pa Fasoranti over death of daughter

Olusola Elijah Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on today paid a condolence visit to the leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, in Akure, Ondo State over the murder of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin It should be recalled that Olakunrin daughter of the 94-year-old Yoruba leader, Pa Fasoranti, was on Friday killed along Ore road in Ondo…
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Blackout hits New York City

Ekpa Stanley A major power outage early Saturday evening struck the heart of New York City, including parts of midtown Manhattan and the Upper West Side, where 42,000 customers were affected, according to utility Con Edison. Similar happened after 42 years ago in New…
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Abike Dabiri calls for investigation into death of Nigerian in Malaysia

Olusola Elijah Following the death of a Nigerian in Malaysia, the Chairman/chief executive officer of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has demanded immediate investigation into the incident. The deceased, Thomas Ewansiha, died on July 9 after he had a seizure while being detained by Malaysian immigration authorities. A statement on Friday by the Immigration…
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Veteran actor, Pappy Jyde, is dead

Oluwakemi Adelagun The Nigerian movie industry has lost one of its rare gems to the cold hands of death as one of it own, Jide Ogungbade called Pappy Jyde is dead. The death of the veteran theatre director, actor, and broadcaster was made public in a statement jointly…

AFCON: Chukwueze, Ekong send Nigeria into the semi-finals

Olusola Elijah Super Eagles of Nigeria today booked their place in the semifinal of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations Egypt after defeating their counterpart, Bafana Bafana of South Africa Goals from Villarreal wonderkid, Samuel Chukwueze and Udineze defender, William Troost- Ekong were enough to send Nigeria into the Semi-finals Nigeria began the game on the front foot when Arsenal…
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