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Officials of Amotekun Corps in Ondo have arrested a 20-year-old Fulani herder in the Okitipupa area of the state for allegedly destroying a cassava farm. Usman Abubakar was nabbed by the security officials after his cow feasted on the cassava farm. SaharaReporters gathered that the cassava farm is valued at around N2m by the owner. A member of
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Peter Obi As the world celebrates International Democracy Day, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in 2019 general elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has stated that corruption, insecurity of lives and property and economic hardship stood as greatest threats to Nigeria’s democracy. Obi, in a message to mark the 2020 International Democracy Day, explained
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The Lagos State Government has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions in the state with effect from October. Some unions in the tertiary institutions had staged protests on Monday. All the executive of the unions met with the Lagos State Government Tuesday. A statement by the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) at midnight on Monday said that the death toll for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria had jumped to 1, 083. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle. Newsmen report the NCDC confirmed that there were 132 new infections . It stated that one new fatality raised the
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William Henry Gates II died on Monday aged 94. The cause of his death was Alzheimer’s disease, his family said on Tuesday, the New York Times reported. Gates senior was an Army veteran and a founding partner in a Seattle law firm, according his official biography. “We will miss him more than we can express right now We
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Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has said the club has not reached an agreement to sign Lyon forward Memphis Depay and that he expects to start the season with no additions to his squad. Reports on Monday suggested Barca had agreed to pay an initial €25 million for Depay, who is out of contract at the end
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Boston Celtics star Kemba Walker declared he has to be better after a third straight dud of a performance helped cost his team Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday. "I'm just playing terrible, to be honest," Walker said after finishing with 19 points on 6-for-19 shooting, including 1-for-9
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObUF_hVacfw Miami Heat All-Star big man Bam Adebayo made one of the most memorable blocks in NBA history at the end of a 117-114 overtime victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday night. It's a play that both saved the game for his team and earned him recognition from
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Chief John Odigie Oyegun The Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in Edo State, Chris Nehikhare, has said the refusal of a former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to endorse the party’s candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize Iyamu, is a plus for Governor Godwin Obaseki. Obaseki is the standard bearer of the
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The naira continued its downward trend, as it exchanged for the dollars at N460 in the parallel market on Tuesday, despite the resumption of forex sales to the Bureau de Change Operators. The naira had earlier dropped from N480/$ following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s announcement to resume forex sales to the BDCs, and exchanged at
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