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POLICE COMMENCE RECRUITMENT PROCESS IN ANAMBRA AND ENUGU STATES

The Zone 13 of the Nigeria Police Force, comprising Anambra and Enugu States, has announced the commencement of both General Duty and Specialist Constable recruitment medical screening in the two states.  In a statement issued yesterday by the Zonal Police Public Relations Officer,  Josephine Ihunwo, she said the exercise would take place at Police Hospital, Awka, adding that the medical screening would commence simultaneously nationwide on Tuesday, April 16, and end on April 30, 2024.  She added […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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MR IBU, TO BE BURIED IN JUNE

The family of late Nollywood actor, John Okafor, has announced his burial date, which they said would begin on Tuesday, June 25th with a high profiled novelty match.  In a statement signed by Ibu’s brother, Sunday Okafor, he said the deceased would be buried like a hero, adding that on Wednesday, June 26, there would be a session called Mr Ibu’s Night, which would involve a candlelight procession and live […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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LEVERKUSEN WIN FIRST BUNDESLIGA TITLE

Bayer Leverkusen yesterday  lifted the Bundesliga title for the first time in their 120-year history, a 5-0 victory over Werder Bremen breaking Bayern Munich’s 11-year stranglehold on the German top flight. A hat-trick from Florian Wirtz and goals from Victor Boniface and Granit Xhaka extended their unbeaten run to a stunning 43 games in all competitions. Leverkusen are now on 79 points — the best tally after 29 games in German […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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EFCC DENIES CLEARING ANYONE INVOLVED IN FRAUD IN MINISTRY OF HUMANITARIAN AFFAIRS

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has denied reports that it has cleared some persons said to be involved in financial misappropriation at the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. In a statement by its spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, tagged ‘Setting the Records Straight on Investigations of Humanitarian Ministry’, the anti-graft agency maintained that investigations are still ongoing, adding that it has so far recovered N32.7 billion […]

todayApril 15, 2024

National

SERAP URGES PRESIDENT TINUBU TO PUBLISH LOANS OBTAINED BY PAST ADMINISTRATIONS

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has askedPresident Bola Tinubu to publish copies of loan agreements obtained by the administration of past Presidents since 1999 SERAP in a statement issued yesterday by its deputy director, KOLAWOLE OLUWADARE, urged Tinubu “to direct appropriate ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) to provide the organization with copies of the loan agreements obtained by the governments of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari, and also sought “the spending […]

todayApril 15, 2024

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OBI EZEKWEZILI CALLS FOR AVIATION REGULATOR’S INTERVENTION

A former Minister of Education, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has described as troubling the alleged attempt to distort the healthy competition by dominant players on the Lagos-London route occasioned by the entry of Air Peace.  Ezekwesili in a statement posted on X, said the market regulator in the aviation sector must immediately nip in the bud the predatory moves of those dominant airlines on Lagos-London route once it gets all the facts. The former […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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BARCELONA AND ATLÉTICO MADRID RECORD WINS IN FIRST LEGS OF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid both recorded wins in the first legs of their Champions League quarter-final last night. The LaLiga champions left France with a narrow 3-2 win over PSG, after Raphinha opened the scoring at the Parc des Princes, but the hosts went in front thanks to goals from Ousmane Dembele and Vitinha. Barca levelled the game through another Raphinha goal, before Andreas Christensen headed in the winner. In the other game […]

todayApril 11, 2024

Entertainment

SHALLIPOPI ANNOUNCES RELEASE DATE FOR HIS SOPHOMORE ALBUM

Street hop star,  Shallipopi has announced April 12th as the release date for his sophomore album,  titled 'Shakespopi' Shallipopi, who rose to mainstream success in 2022 after he released a series of hit single that showcased his catchy rap style infused with his Benin heritage, shocked fans with the announcement of a new single which will come with his sophomore album.  In a post on his social media, Shallipopi announced that 'Shakespopi' is  set to be released on April 12, […]

todayApril 11, 2024

National

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONSIDERS HALF PAY FOR SSANU AND NASU MEMBERS

The Federal Government says members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, and the Non-Academic Staff Union, NASU, will get half of their withheld salaries should President Bola Tinubu approve the payment of their salary arrears. The Minister of Education, Tahir Mamman, revealed this yesterday, saying that the non-academic staff members of universities were not on strike for the same period in 2022 as their academic counterparts. He stated that the […]

todayApril 11, 2024

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EVERTON GET NEW POINTS DEDUCTION

Premier League club side, Everton, has been hit with a two-point deduction for another breach of the Premier League’s Profitability and Sustainability Rules (PSR). Everton was charged again in January, alongside Nottingham Forest, for breaching PSR rules over a period ending with the 2022/23 season. Forest, on the other hand was handed a four-point deduction and has appealed against the decision. The club sat 15th in the Premier League table, […]

todayApril 9, 2024

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