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TB Joshua: Bricklayer and carpenter exchange blows during argument in Lagos

A bricklayer reportedly got into a physical fight with a fellow artisan, carpenter during an argument over the late founder of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua in Lagos. It was gathered that the incident occurred on Saturday, July 10 at a hangout spot near North-West Petrol Station near Victoria …

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APC national convention under threat, party postpones congresses indefinitely

The proposed national convention of the All Progressives Congress earlier slated for September may not hold until much later in the year. This followed the decision of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee, to postpone the party’s ward, local government area and state congresses indefinitely. The congresses at the ward, LGA and state levels… …

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Nigeria shocks U.S. men’s basketball team with 90-87 win, the US team’s first ever loss to an African Nation (photos)

The U.S. men’s basketball team lost to Nigeria 90-87 on Saturday night, July10, in its first pre-Olympic exhibition game. Nigeria who had six NBA players and former NBA head coach Mike Brown at the helm, beat USA, inflicting the country's first ever loss to an African Nation.The landmark victory came nine years after the U.S. embarrassed Nigeria …

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Nigeria is denied market access into a lot of countries because of quality of products – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama on Saturday July 11 explained why Nigeria is being denied market access into a lot of countries.  The Minister who spoke at a meeting in Abuja with the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Olusegun Awolowo, said the quality of products especially agricultural products, do not meet the export standards of …

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Actress Joke Silva celebrates her husband, Olu Jacobs, as he turns 79 today

Veteran actor, Olu Jacobs, turns 79 today July 11. His wife, Joke Silva, took to her Instagram page this morning to wish him a happy birthday. ''Celebrations galore….Joy joy joy with joy my heart is ringing Joy Joy Joy His love for us is known….HAPPY BIRTHDAY Sir J _olujacobs Here is to Good Health , sound …

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Messi videocalls his wife to celebrate Argentina’s Copa America win

Lionel Messi ended his wait for an international trophy after Argentina defeated Brazil 1 – 0 at the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro to win the 2021 Copa América on Sunday morning. Shortly after the game, the superstar footballer shared the special moment with his loved ones. He picked up his phone and FaceTime his family including his wife …

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FG rejects Flour Mills, Flutterwave’s tax holiday applications

The applications from 10 companies seeking pioneer status under the industrial development income tax relief Act (IDITRA) have been declined by the federal government. This is according to the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) report on pioneer status incentive (PSI) applications for the first quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021). The PSI is a tax holiday …

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Don’t be hurt, I don’t know you – Bia replies Burna Boy

American Rapper, Bia has reacted to Burna Boy’s outburst after she denied knowing him, Wizkid and Davido. Bia had stated she didn’t know what the three Nigerian superstars looked like during a live session on Nicki Minaj’s Instagram. This didn’t go down well with Burna Boy who took to his Twitter page calling her out, …

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Why I Won’t Be Surprised If Lawan-led Senate Confirms Onochie – Ozekhome

Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has stated that he would not be surprised if Lauretta Onochie is cleared as a commissioner for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Speaking to The PUNCH, Ozekhome said the senate might clear Onochie despite widespread criticism. He stated that by confirming Onochie, the Ahmad Lawan-led Senate would only …

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