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Workers’ strike: Kaduna declares NLC chairman, others wanted

The Kaduna State Government has declared the chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Ayuba Wabba, and others wanted. Wabba had on Monday led workers in the state on a warning strike to force the state Governor, Malam Nasir El-rufai, to rescind his decision to sack workers in the state. The action by NLC led to… …

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Gov Abiodun’s aide, Abidemi Rufai risks jail term over alleged N312bn fraud in US

Abidemi Rufai, Governor Dapo Abiodun top aide on special duties, has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the United States for his role in $650 million (N312 billion) unemployment benefits fraud. The Seattle Times reports that Rufai was apprehended in New York on Friday as he attempted to flee the country. According …

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Senator Garba’s claim spurious, says Hadiza, suspended NPA boss

Suspended Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala-Usman, yesterday dismissed claims by a former board member of the agency, Senator Binta Garba, that she was removed from office because she asked questions about its operations. But reacting yesterday, Hadiza in a statement, said Garba’s claim was not only spurious but also presented her …

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Would your reaction be the same if he had slapped Desmond? – Vector quizzes people criticising Brekete Family host over assault video

Nigerian rapper, Vector has reacted to the controversial video of TV personality, Ahmed Isah physically assaulting an interviewee over ill treatment of a little girl. The media personality has came under fire after for slapping a woman who allegedly assaulted a child. Isah also known as ‘ordinary president’, who hosts a long-running radio and television …

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This is a thoughtful innovation – Social media users react to photos of world’s first electric car for wheelchair users

Photos of a specially designed automobile for wheelchair users have stirred up reactions social media reactions with many lauding the innovation. According to Mad over Marketing (M.O.M) on LinkedIn, the yellow-coloured innovation, is fashioned in a manner that enables persons confined to wheelchairs to gain entry through the rear door. The innovation is the first …

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Man narrates how he narrowly escaped death in Benue communal clash

A Nigerian man identified as  Akange John has narrated how he narrowly escaped death during a communal clash in Gwer East Local Government Area of Benue state. WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that two people were killed and many houses razed in the renewed clash between Tse-Nor family of Mbakume in Shough council ward and Mbakough in …

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INEC: Attacks On Our Offices Will Affect Preparations For 2023 Elections

INEC The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stated that the attacks on some of its offices are disturbing early preparations for the 2023 general election. The Commission’s spokesman, Festus Okoye stated this in an interview with Channels Television on Monday. He stated the attacks are making a negative impact on the commission’s activities. Okoye noted …

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Toni Kroos to miss Real Madrid’s must-win season finale against Villarreal after testing positive for Covid 

Real Madrid playmaker, Toni Kroos will miss will his club's final game of the season after testing positive for Coronavirus. Real will face Villarreal on Saturday to close out the campaign and must win, hoping Atletico Madrid loses away at Valladolid for them to be crowned champions of La Liga. Kroos, who has been one of Zinedine …

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Nigerian man who was denied visa twice graduates with distinction from US university

A Nigerian man identified as Babatunji Ogunjobi, has shown that with persistence, hard work and focus, one can achieve the loftiest of dreams. Babatunji bagged a distinction in his MSc programme from the University of Arkansas, in the United States, several years after being denied US visa on two occasions. The young man recounted how …

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Mechanic, 31, arrested for allegedly defiling 11-year-old girl

A 31-year-old mechanic has been arrested after he was allegedly caught defiling an 11-year-old girl in the Popo Giwa area of Ilorin, Kwara State. The suspect, identified as Yusuf Abdullahi, was arrested by operatives of the Gender Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Abdullahi was reportedly caught by one of the officers of the …

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