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Onigbongbo council boss, Babatunde Oke dies of Covid-19

Council chairman for Onigbongbo in Lagos, Mr Babatunde Oke, is dead. He died early today from complications arising from Covid-19 complications.   According to a source, Oke died at St. Nicholas Hospital, Lagos Island, where he was moved to, when his illness became critical. He was initially receiving treatment at the Gbagada isolation centre. Oke was spending his second term ...

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Naira Marley signs Lyta to Marlian music (photo)

Naira Marley has signed embattled singer, Lyta to his record label — Marlian music.   This is coming after Olamide and Lyta parted ways last year due to contractual and personal issues.     Naira Marley announced the new partnership sharing a photo of himself and the singer writing; ”welcome to MarlianMusic Lyta”.  

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More weapons, jets to be imported to fight insurgency – Buhari

To raise the bar in the fight against insurgency, more weapons and fighter aircraft are being imported, President Muhammadu Buhari told governors on Tuesday.   According to him, the military hardware are being imported from the United States, China and Jordan. But the President called on Nigerians to be patient before the new equipment could be deployed because of the ...

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Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson tops Forbes’ lists of highest-earning male actors of 2020

American-Canadian actor Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson has been named the highest-paid male actor for the second year in a row, according to Forbes.   According to the list, which Forbes released yesterday, this year’s ten top-earning actors collected a combined $545.5 million thanks to lucrative deals with streaming sites. The list is between all projects from June 1, 2019, to ...

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Just In: Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama recovers from Covid-19

Foreign Affairs Minister Geofrey Onyeama has recovered from coronavirus after three-week of isolation.   He tested positive on July 19 and proceeded to an isolation centre for treatment. In a tweet on Wednesday morning, Onyeama announced: “By the very special grace of God my latest #COVID19 test result came back NEGATIVE after three weeks isolation. “I am eternally grateful to ...

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Kylie Jenner goes TOPLESS in hat and veil for smoldering new shoot… after celebrating 23rd birthday

Kylie Jenner has taken her latest Instagram snaps to a whole new level, going topless for the camera.   The reality star clocked 23 on Monday and posed topless for internationally celebrated photographer Sasha Samsonova. Wearing nothing but an oversized net and veil, the cosmetics mogul offered a seductive gaze in her pose. She posted the sensational black and white ...

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Lagos Assembly considering to punish parents of cultists

The parents of youths found guilty of cultism in Lagos State may become liable for punishment if a bill for the prohibition of unlawful societies and cultism in Lagos is passed into law.   This was part of the submission of some lawmakers at the state House of Assembly during plenary on Tuesday. The members were discussing the bill sent ...

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Man battling coronavirus wakes up after three weeks to realize he is the only one to have survived the virus in his family

A locksmith who was in a coma for three weeks battling coronavirus awoke to be told his mother and her partner had both succumbed to the illness.   Scott Miller, 43, was rushed to intensive care at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary with the virus and was placed in an induced coma, unaware his mother Norma, 76, was dying upstairs in ...

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Gbenga Daniel Reveals The Last Wish Of Buruji Kashamu

Ex-Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, on Tuesday, said ex-Senator Buruji Kashamu’s late wish was to make peace with everyone including those he disagreed with politically.   Daniel said this when he paid a condolence visit to the deceased’s family in the Ijebu North Local Government Area. Kashamu, who was the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the ...

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Lagos opens mental health centre for public servants

The Lagos State Government has inaugurated an employee wellness centre to cater to the mental health of its workforce.   The Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, on Tuesday, said the centre, located on the premises of Folarin Coker Staff Clinic inside the state secretariat complex, Alausa-Ikeja,  was structured to enhance the welfare of public servants to function effectively and ...

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Police uncover BIGGEST cocaine laboratory ever in Netherlands

Dutch police on Tuesday said they have uncovered the biggest cocaine laboratory ever in the Netherlands. According to a police statement, the laboratory, located in a refurbished horse stable in the town of Nijeveen near the German border, was processing around 200 kilogrammes of cocaine per day. “This is the largest cocaine laboratory ever discovered in the Netherlands, it was ...

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Fake soldier arrested with loads of Indian hemp in Delta (photos)

The Police Command in Delta State has arrested a fake soldier along Sapele-Benin road, conveying 420 wraps of Indian hemp. DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, the Command spokesperson, who confirmed the arrest of the suspect to journalists in Asaba, said the man was arrested with a vehicle painted in army colours. “The suspect, 44-year-old Mr Fabian Ojumah, was arrested with a Toyota ...

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Declare MURIC a terrorist organisation, FFK tells FG

A former Minsiter of Aviation, Fani Kayode has asked the Federal Government to investigate the allegations allegedly levelled against MURIC by a former Head of intelligence of Mali, saying if the allegations are true, MURIC should be declare a terrorist organisation and if found guilty its leaders should be hanged. The allegation by a fmr. Head of Intelligence of Mali ...

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Trump postpones G7 Summit until after U.S. election

President Donald Trump on Monday postponed the Group of Seven (G7) meeting until after the United States election in November, after a previous delay due to COVID-19 concerns, CNN reported. “I’m much more inclined to do it sometime after the election,” Trump told reporters at a news briefing. “We were going to do it in September.” G7 is an international ...

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School principal who failed to receive Fayemi during visit suspended

Students in Senior Secondary Schools Three in Ekiti State resumed on Monday for the commencement of West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The state government on Monday announced the suspension of a school principal who was not available in the school on Sunday when the governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, visited some schools in the state on the level of compliance ...

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New Zealand no longer coronavirus-free after recording 4 new cases

New Zealand’s largest city has been was placed in lockdown after the country’s coronavirus-free status ended after more than 100 days with the detection of four cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called an urgent evening press conference with just a few minutes notice to announce the setback. New Zealand has attracted attention with its model response ...

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