Month: December 2022

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Background

Entertainment

Brotherhood To Hit Amazon Prime Video on January 27

Jade Osiberu's action-thriller Brotherhood will hit streaming service Amazon Prime Video on January 27, 2023, following an over 300 million Naira run in Nigerian theatres. Debuting in theatres on September 23, 2022, the movie opened with 53.23 million Naira, earning 118.50 million Naira in the second week. The film crossed the 200 million Naira bar in its fourth week; a huge win because it was contending with international titles like […]

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Sports

Erling Haaland has become the fastest player to reach 20 Premier League goals

Norwegian forward Erling Haaland has become the fastest player to reach 20 Premier League goals as Manchester City overcame a stubborn Leeds by three goals to one to reduce Arsenal's lead at the top of the table to five points. Frustrated by a disciplined and determined home side and their profligacy for much of the first half at Elland Road, City go the breakthrough before the break, through Rodri's follow-up […]

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Sports

Rivers United to Begin NPFL Title Defense Against Lobi Stars

Defending champions Rivers United will face Lobi Stars in their opening fixture of the 2022/23 season on January 8 at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt. The draw ceremony for the 2022/23 Nigeria Professional Football League season took place in Abuja yesterday. The 20 teams were divided into two groups of 10 teams each after the interim Management Committee IMC and the Nigeria Football Federation NFF decided to adopt an […]

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Foreign

The United States has become the most recent country to mandate Covid tests

The United State US has become the latest country to impose mandatory Covid tests on visitors from China after it announced it would reopen its borders next week. Tighter measures have also been brought in by Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and India, with China set to allow people to travel more easily from 8 January after almost three years of restrictions, At the same time, the country is facing a surge […]

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National

President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Dies At 80

The president General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, George Obiozor has died at the age of 80 following a reported struggle with a heart-related disease. The governor of Imo state Hope Uzodimma in a statement, titled, Imo State Government Obituary Announcement, yesterday night said he sorrowfully announce the passage of a great Son of Imo state and Nigeria, the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worldwide, Professor George Obiozor. Uzodimma said the death of […]

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Health

The Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency has congratulated the general public on a successful 2022

The Enugu state Primary Health Care Development Agency ESPHCDA has commended the public and other partners for a successful 2022. In a press release, the Executive Secretary of the Agency, George Ugwu, applauded the governor of Enugu state Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi whose administration gave the Agency the conducive platform to operate and for the release of more than six hundred thousand Naira, for the reconstruction of other Primary Health Care Centers […]

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Security

Army Deserter Detained in Imo for Possible Terrorism

The Police Public Relations Officer in Imo state, CSP Michael Abattam has confirmed that a 34-year-old Nigerian Army deserter, Lance Corporal Nwangwu Chiwendu has been arrested at Amahohuru Nguru in Aboh Mbaise Local government Area of Imo State for alleged terrorism. Abattam said Chiwendu popularly known as Onye-Army, was arrested by operatives of the Imo State Police Command at his father’s funeral on December 23 in his hometown in Aboh Mbaise after […]

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Politics

House Of Representatives Calls for Full Investigation into Bolanle Raheem’s Killing.

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives have condemned the killing of Bolanle Raheem by an Assistant Superintendent of Police, Drambi Vandi in the Ajah area of Lagos State on Christmas Day and have called for a full investigation The lawmaker representing Eti Osa Federal Constituency, Ibrahim Obanikoro, raised the matter as a matter of urgent public importance and members of the House further expressed discomfort over reports of wanton killing […]

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Politics

Budget for 2023 approved by the National Assembly is N21.82 trillion.

The National Assembly has passed the 2023 appropriation bill at 21.83 trillion Naira showing an increase of 1.32 trillion Naira from the 20.51 trillion Naira budget proposal by President Muhammadu Buhari. A breakdown of the budget indicates an allocation of 967.5 billion Naira for statutory transfers, 6.6 trillion Naira for debt servicing, 8.3 trillion Naira for recurrent expenditure, and 5.9 trillion Naira for capital expenditure. Meanwhile, the Senate also revealed […]

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