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Day: January 28, 2022

Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has said his decision to depose the paramount ruler of Otuokpoti community in the Ogbia Local Government Area of the state, Cousin Wongo, cannot be revoked. Diri stated this at a reception in the community shortly after inaugurating a divisional police station constructed by the Ogbia council chairman, Ebinyon Turner,…


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The Director of Defence Information, Major General Jimmy Akpor, has blamed the attacks in Zamfara and Niger states on poor road networks, communication infrastructure and the vastness of the affected communities. Akpor, however, said the military had taken this into perspective, adding that it had deployed troops to address the situation. Fleeing terrorists have been…


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Ahead of the All Progressives Congress national convention slated for February 26, the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will guide the governing party appropriately to ensure equitable zoning. Abiodun, who disclosed this to State House correspondents on Friday when he led a delegation of…


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The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, in collaboration with MTN Nigeria, has initiated the MSME Mass Registration Programme. The agency said the programme would enable voluntary registration of MSMEs in MTN’s various programmes as certified SMEDAN businesses with access to various government benefits. It said Nigeria had more than 41 million MSMEs…


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Popular kayanmata (aphrodisiac) seller, Hauwa Muhammed, aka Jaruma, has been admitted to bail after spending four days in a correctional centre. Jaruma was arraigned before an Upper Area Court in the Zuba area of Abuja on Monday, January 24, 2022, for alleged defamation of character, false news publication and intimidation of politician and lawyer, Ned…


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The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has expressed optimism that his ongoing trial by the Federal Government for alleged terrorism would only “last for a while.” He also told his followers to embrace  peace  and not be distracted. Kanu’s lawyer and human rights activist, Ifeanyi Ejiofor, said these in a statement…


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Online comedian and content creator, Ayodele Aguda, popularly known as Mama Shem, tells ABIODUN SANUSI about his career, childhood and other issues Tell us about your background? People call me Shem, Mama Shem or MC Shem. I am a comedian, actor and businessman. I run a studio in Lagos, where we produce entertainment content. In…


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Veteran juju musician, Wale Thompson, has said that though some people criticise the quality of lyrics churned out by contemporary artistes, they (artistes) are only giving people what they want. He told Saturday Beats, “If we are saying we are not happy with what artistes of this generation are doing, we need to understand that…


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Popular actress, Mercy Aigbe, has rubbished insinuations that she was the spoke that crashed the wheel of her new husband, Kazeem Adeoti, aka Adekaz’s marriage to his first wife, Funsho. A photo shared by her former husband, Lanre Gentry, which went viral on the Internet showed the both of them with Adekaz and Funsho at…


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‘Highfro’ singer, Segun Adekunle, aka Labule, has said that he named his new song, ‘Zero’ to change the negative impression people have of the number. Speaking on the inspiration behind the song, which was released on Friday, January 28, he said, “I decided to address this controversial digit by changing the narrative with the aim…


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