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Things President Buhari Addressed In An Interview With Arise News, No9 Will Shock You

The President of Nigeria In Muhammadu Buhari an interview on Arise News hosted by Tundun Abiola, Reuben Abati, Arise News Chairman Nduka Obaigbena, and current head of the editorial board of ThisDay, Olusegun Adeniyi, President Muhammadu Buhari publicly addressed subjects such as the IPOB, insecurity, economy, Twitter suspension, and corruption in Nigeria. Below are Highlights from Things President Buhari Addressed; …

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FG Explains Comprehensively Why Twitter Was Temporarily Banned In Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria suspended “Twitter” after the removal of a post from the web application, however FG has responded to her actions. ”The temporary suspension of Twitter is not just a response to the removal of the President’s post. There has been a litany of problems with the social media platform in Nigeria, where misinformation and fake news …

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SAD:Truck Kills Several, Including Varsity Students In Ondo

Tragedy struck in the university community of Akungba-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State, on Saturday as no fewer than 12 people were feared dead in a fatal road accident including students. It was gathered that the incident happened around 6:00 p.m. on Saturday when an articulated vehicle lost control and rammed into shops along …

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Former IG of Police, Gambo is dead

Gambo Jimeta, a former inspector-general of police (IGP) is dead. Jimeta who served as IGP between 1986 and 1990, also served as national security adviser (NSA) to former head of state Ibrahim Babangida and was also the representative of Adamawa state to the national conference held in 2014. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu who confirmed the death of the former IGP …

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Sexual Harassment: Barakat’s Father Withdraws Case Against Ogun Commissioner

Adesola Melojuekun, father of Barakat Melojuekun, who was reportedly molested by Ogun State Commissioner for Environment has withdrawn the case. Melojuekun has come out to say he is no longer interested in the sexual harassment allegation levelled against the commissioner by his daughter. Barakat had in a viral video on Saturday accused the Commissioner, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun of sexually harassing her …

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Former Nigerian Senator, Kumo, Is Dead

A former Nigerian senator, Saidu Kumo, is dead. Mr Kumo, 71, died Sunday after a brief illness, his son, Abubakar disclosed. He died on Sunday at a Gwagwalada hospital in Abuja where he was receiving treatment for the undisclosed illness. Mr Kumo represented Gombe Central Constituency in the Senate between 1999 and 2003 on the platform of the All Peoples …

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Finally, Former PDP Spokesman, Metuh Leaves Kuje Prison

Former spokesman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh was released from Kuje prison on Thursday December 24. His release from prison followed the nullification of a seven-year jail sentence handed down to him by an Appeal Court sitting in Abuja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had arraigned Metuh on seven counts of money laundering for allegedly …

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FG Declares Dec 25, 28, Jan 1 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared December 25 and 28, 2020 and January 1, 2021 as public holidays to mark the Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year celebrations respectively. Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Wednesday by the ministry’s permanent secretary Shuaib Belgore, felicitated with Christians and all …

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