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Atiku, Obi Storm Delta For Campaign Rally

Governor/Presidential running mate, Peter Obi, President of the Senate/DG PDP’s Campaign Council, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Presidential candidate of the PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and the Governor of Delta State, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa at the Government House, Asaba, yesterday.  Pix 2: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign train at the Asaba Township Stadium during its Presidential campaign rally  in Delta State yesterday.  Pix 3: Mammoth crowd of supporters at the Presidential Campaign rally of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Asaba, Delta State yesterday. …

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Nigeria Records 324 New COVID-19 Cases, Zero Death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 324 new infections of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday, stated that the new infection were reported from 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It said that Friday’s infections bring the total number of cases  in the country to 68,627 with 1,179 death and 64,467 discharged patients. Nigeria has so far tested 791,539  persons since the first confirmed case of the pandemic in the country was announced on Feb. 27. According to it,…

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Insecurity: Your Measures Are Ineffective, Anglican Diocese Tells FG

William Attah, Gombe The Diocese of Gombe Anglican Communion has commended governments at all levels for steps taken towards combating security in the country but says the measures are not effective. Rising from the 3rd session of it’s 7th Synod held at St. Peter Anglican Church, Bolari, Gombe, the Synod observed that despite the security measures put in place by Government, there are still reported cases of kidnappings, banditry, terrorism, armed robbery and other security breaches in the country. The Synod’s statement which was signed by His Lordship, Rt. Rev.…

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Jonathan Urges Nigerians To Support Govt Efforts, Says Insecurity Is Global

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to support the government’s fight against insecurity in order to collectively tackle the menace. Jonathan made the call on Friday in Abuja during the exclusive command performance by the Commonwealth Community Choir. The choir, also known as the Port-Harcourt Male Ensemble International, was tagged ‘Peace for All Nations. The event was hosted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. The former president said insecurity was a global phenomenon that was not peculiar to Nigeria due to the excesses of terrorists across the…

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NNPC GMD, Kyari Assures Indigenous Shipping Companies Of Support

The Nigerian National petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to support indigenous fleet owners to enjoy greater patronage and participation in the oil and gas maritime business in Nigeria. The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, gave the assurance while playing host to members of the Nigerian Fleet Implementation Committee who paid a working visit to the NNPC Towers, Abuja. Mallam Kyari said with the scale of the Corporation’s activities in the maritime sector, NNPC would get more active in the affairs of the Fleet Management Committee…

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Media Expert Calls For Professional Aggression, Proactivity In Journalism Practice

The Chief Executive Officer, International Society of Media in Public Health, Mrs Moji Makanjuola, has urged journalists covering the health beat to be more aggressive, professional and proactive in their work. “Many people can read and write, but not all of them are journalists nor do they have the news nose and analytics that we have for news and its impact,’’ she said to underscore the need for journalists to be professional. Makanjuola made the assertions in a presentation at a-three day COVID-19 reportage assessment meeting held at Goshen, Nasarawa…

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Military Air Strikes Kill Scores Of Terrorists In Sambisa Forest – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has eliminated scores of terrorists in multiple air strikes on Sambisa Forest. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Enenche said the air raids were conducted at Bone and Mudu in Yale-Kumshe axis as well as ‘S’ Region in Sambisa Forest on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. He said air strikes were executed with a force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) fighter jets and helicopter gunships…

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FIRS Generates N4.17trn In Revenue With COVID-19 Pandemic

Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Mr Muhammad Nami, has said that a total of N4,178 trillion was generated in taxes from January to October. 2020. Nami, represented by the Coordinating Director, Enforcement Support Group, FIRS, Mr Ezra Zubairu, made this known at the opening ceremony of the Lagos International Trade Fair (LITF) in Lagos. The fair had as its theme: “Connecting Businesses, Creating Value”. Nami stated that the target for the period was N4.23 trillion which indicates that the amount generated represents 99 per cent of the target for the period. According…

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My Mother’s Discipline Made Me What I Am Today, Says Gov Makinde

…As Gov’s Mum Is Laid To Rest Amid Encomiums, SGF’s Rep, Govs, Former Govs, Senators, Others Pay Last Respect Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has described his late mother, Madam Abigail Amope Omojolagbe Makinde (nee Omoregie), as an epitome of love and discipline. The governor, who was speaking at the funeral service of his late mother, held at the Cathedral of St Peter, Aremo, Ibadan, said that his mother equally epitomizes contentment. He noted that his mother’s discipline helped him to attain the heights he has attained today, adding…

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IGP Orders Withdrawal Of States’ Judicial Panel Of Inquiry Suit

………..Reassures Police Commitment To Reforms The Inspector General of Police, (IGP) M.A Adamu has ordered for the immediate discontinuation and withdrawal of the suit challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry into alleged brutality by the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). In a statement, Force spokesperson, DCP Frank Mba said: “The IGP’s order, today, 4th December, 2020, is sequel to the outcome of investigations into the role played by the Force Legal Section in the institution of the said suit. Recall that the IGP had yesterday, 3rd December, 2020, ordered…

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Court sentences painter to 6 months imprisonment for extortion

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Friday sentenced a 19-year-old painter, Sagir Umar to 6 months imprisonment for extorting valuables from a truck driver. The Judge, Lawal Suleiman, however, gave him an option of fine of N10, 000 after he pleaded guilty to the charge. He said the judgment would serve as deterrent to those who would want to indulge in such act. Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Monday Dabit told the court that the case was reported at the Angwan Rogo Police Station Jos on…

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