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Why government, academia must collaborate to solve Nigeria’s problems – Gov Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Friday explained the rationale behind the insistence that the government and academia must collaborate. Makinde while receiving a delegation from the University of Lagos, Akoka in Ibadan maintained that the two must effectively work together to enable the country solve some of its problems. The delegation was led …

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I never asked for probe of South-South Governors – Akpabio

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has denied reports claiming he asked South-South Governors, to account for the over N56 trillion received from the federation’s account since 1999. Akpabio reportedly made the call during the inauguration of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) headquarters secretariat in Port Harcourt last month. It forced …

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Why Northern Governors didn’t support Jonathan’s re-election – Babangida

Former Governor of Niger State, Babangida Aliyu, has given reasons why Northern Governors opposed former President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election bid in 2015. He said it was because they felt the North would be disadvantaged if Jonathan returned to power. Speaking in Minna on Friday, Aliyu claimed there had been an agreement that Jonathan would complete …

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Decision to remain as one Nigeria can not be determined by Lugard – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has said the decision for citizens to remain or quit a nation is determined by the “popular will of the people”. The IPOB leader in a tweet on his official handle on Friday evening, said the slogan, ‘one Nigeria’, is an empty …

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Chelsea vs Man City: Guardiola reportedly snubbed Abramovich’s offer six times

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has snubbed Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich six times, with the Russian said to be “obsessed” about hiring him, The Athletic reports. Abramovich bought the Premier League club in 2003 and has invested millions into the Blues, to turn them into five-time Premier League champions, as well as Champions League winners. …

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Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo sentenced to prison over nude photo

Ghanaian actress, Rosemond Alade Brown, popularly known as Akuapem Poloo, has been sentenced to three months in prison for posting nude pictures online. Recall the actress had shared a nude picture of herself alongside her son, to mark his seventh birthday on her social media handles in June 2020. She was virally condemned for the …

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Anthony Ikpeama in custody over pregnant wife’s death – Police

The Police in Lagos says Anthony Ikpeama, a man accused of killing his wife, Adaeze, is still in custody. Anthony allegedly murdered his 28-year-old pregnant spouse, a Barrister, while on admission bed at Doyen Hospital in Ajah. Muyiwa Adejobi, the Police Public Relations Officer, in a statement confirmed the case had been transferred to the …

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EPL: I’ve been indecent, I apologise – Yaya Toure begs Guardiola

Former Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure has tried to apologise to the club’s manager, Pep Guardiola in an attempt to end their long-running feud but got no response. Toure revealed he wrote a letter of apology to Guardiola over comments he made regarding the manager’s treatment of African players but in Barcelona and Manchester City. …

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Police nab man terrorizing Ikorodu, arrest another inside bus with weapons

Police officers attached to Sagamu Road Division, Ikorodu in Lagos, have arrested a wanted criminal, Rasheed Isiaka. Lagos Command Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the suspect was nabbed on April 15 at about 12:10am at Olowonisaye Street in Ikorodu. The spokesman said Isiaka terrorized residents and perpetrated many crimes in the area. Adejobi said …

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