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Brazil calls up eight EPL players for World Cup qualifiers [Full list]

Brazil has called up eight England-based players for October’s triple-header of South American 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. This comes amid hopes of a resolution to a stand-off with English Premier League (EPL) clubs. The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday that the 30-man squad has Manchester City pair Gabriel Jesus and Ederson, and…
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Chelsea vs Man City: We know your dangers – Chalobah sends warning to Guardiola

Chelsea defender, Trevoh Chalobah, has warned Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, that the Blues are aware of the dangers his team can cause. Chalobah gave the warning on Friday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Chelsea’s clash with Man City in the Premier League. Chelsea will on Saturday afternoon host Man City at Stamford…
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EPL: Man City owner vows to sign Mbappe from PSG ‘at any cost’

Manchester City owner, Sheikh Mansour, has issued a “mandate” to sign Kylian Mbappe from Paris Saint-Germain “at any cost”, SportsMail reports. Mansour wants Mbappe to join the Premier League champions as early as January. The France forward, who has one year left on his current deal, almost moved to Real Madrid this summer. Madrid failed…
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Suspected Boko Haram financiers still in custody – Malami clarifies

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Malam Abubakar Malami has clarified that all the suspected Boko Haram financiers apprehended so far are in effective custody of the federal government on valid court order. Malami, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria said that none of the suspects has been released by government…
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Saturday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. President Muhammadu Buhari has asked world leaders to consider debt cancellation for developing countries. The president made the appeal in his speech at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly. 2. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government spent N8.9 trillion…
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Ikpeazu assures he will work with relevant agencies to deliver projects to Abia citizens

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has assured a delegation of the House of Representatives Committee on Power, that his administration will continue to work closely with all agencies of the Federal Government who are in the state to deliver projects for the people. He gave the assurance when he received the delegation of the hallowed…
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Kwara: Damage to major pipeline at Asa dam stops water supply to Ilorin

A major damage to a pipeline from Asa Dam waterworks, has resulted in the stoppage of water supply to major parts of Ilorin metropolis, the Kwara State capital. The Kwara State Ministry of Water Resources, announced in a statement in Ilorin on Friday. “This is to inform members of the public, that the main pipe…
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Constitution amendment: Delays, intrigues, distrust as Nigerians await new law

Currently, the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria has begun to undergo an amendment at the National Assembly, however, there are citizens, cut across different fields of endeavour who do not believe that the document would see the light of the day. Some are of the view that it has become a tradition that…
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Benzema tipped to win Ballon d’Or

Real Madrid manager, Carlo Ancelotti, has tipped Karim Benzema to win the Ballon d’Or. According to him, Benzema is like fine wine that gets better with age. The award has been won by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in recent years, but the 33-year-old’s form has led to calls from the local media for him…
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Kwara PDP ward congresses billed for Saturday

The Kwara State People’s Democratic Party, PDP, will hold its ward congresses election across the 193 wards in the state on Saturday. This was disclosed by the party’s state Publicity Secretary, Tunde Ashaolu in a statement in Ilorin on Friday. He urged party members to go out enmass to participate in the ward congresses exercise…
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EFCC arrests 28 suspected internet fraudsters in Anambra, Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, apprehended 28 suspected internet fraudsters. Seventeen were arrested in Awka, the Anambra capital, while 11 others were arrested in Enugu following intelligence on their activities. The suspects are Afam Onu, Frank Offiah, Christopher Anakudo, Steven Ofodili, Sochima Theophilus, Jude Chibuzo, David Ebubechukwu, Victor Okechukwu, Nwazaku Ifeanyi.…
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Buhari asks G20 to cancel Nigeria’s debt after fresh $4bn, €710m loan request

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged G20 to extend debt suspension initiatives to Nigeria and other developing/least developed countries. Buhari made the call on Friday while addressing world leaders at the 76th Session of UN General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. G20 members are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Indonesia,…
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Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora power struggle: Niger Governor’s latest order douses tension

The decision of the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello to order the review of the process of election/selection for the successor of late Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora may have doused the tension brewing in the Kontagora Emirate of the State earlier this week. Late Sarkin Sudan of Kontagora, Alh. Saidu Umar Namaska died…
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Motorists stranded as protesting trailer, tanker drivers block Minna-Suleja road

Motorists have decried the obstruction of traffic flow on the Minna-Suleja road by trailer and tanker drivers on protest at Lambata in Gurara Local Government Area of the state. They urged the Niger State Government to urgently step in to ensure easy vehicular movement on the road. The protesting drivers blocked the major road on…
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Gov Abiodun told to release Ogun EndSARS panel’s report in seven days

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has been asked to release or publish the recommendations of the Ogun State judicial panel on police brutality, otherwise known as EndSARS panel, within seven days. A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Crusaders of Freedom Initiative, made the request in a letter addressed to Abiodun on Friday. The NGO, through its…
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EPL: Rudiger to receive £400,000-a-week offer to leave Chelsea

Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, is set to become one of the highest-paid defenders ever with a £400,000-per-week deal abroad, the UK Mirror reports. The 28-year-old is out of contract at the end of this season. Bayern Munich and Juventus, who have a reputation for snapping up top-class players on free transfers, are both keen on…
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EPL: Why Timo Werner cancelled contract with Bayern Munich

Timo Werner signed a pre-contract agreement with Bayern Munich in 2019, but cancelled the deal after he found out the club’s senior officials did not want him, Goal reports. Werner, who was with RB Leipzig at the time, was on a contract that expired in 2020, and was eyeing a move away as a free…
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Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Solskjaer gives condition for playing Ronaldo, Cavani

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said he would play Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani together against teams that drop deep. The experienced duo have not played alongside each other this season. Cavani has been unavailable for selection in recent weeks due to a lack of fitness. However, he is now fit and will…
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Ezeiruaku Fidelia: Tallen vows to seek justice for female corps member dehumanized by soldier

Dame Pauline Tallen, Minister of Women Affairs, has reiterated her commitment to ensure justice for the female corps member, Ezeiruaku Ifenyinwa Fidelia, that was recently alleged to have been dehumanized by a female army officer. The minister in a statement on Friday frowned at the way and manner the corps member was dehumanized by a…
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Don’t let Nigeria become another Afghanistan – Governor Yahaya tasks security chiefs, experts

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, on Friday, said the unfolding events in Afghanistan and other countries demand that authorities in Nigeria take proactive measures to stem any grave repercussions. In a statement on Thursday, by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said the Governor made the observation, while speaking as…
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BoICT 2021: Spectranet wins Best 4G Internet Service Provider, commits to further raising the customer service bar

Lagos; 20th September 2021: Spectranet- the wifi Network has been adjudged the best 4G Internet Service Provider at the recently concluded 2021 edition of BoICT Award The award organizers awarded Spectranet the best internet Service Provider based on Quality of Service offering and commitment to the industry. Speaking during the presentation of the award Chikeme…
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BBNaija: I’m a winner already – Liquorose

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija finalist, Liquorose, on Friday, said she feels like a winner already. Liquorose explained that she feels like a winner for scaling through to the final of BBNaija reality television show. She disclosed this during her diary room session with Biggie. Liquorose, who is known for her dance steps, expressed excitement for…
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Nigerian Government has spent N8.9trn on infrastructure in 2020 – Osinbajo

The federal government of Nigeria said it has committed N8.9 trillion to infrastructural development in the year 2020. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who disclosed this on Friday, in Uyo Akwa Ibom State capital while inaugurating the 21-storey Dakkada Tower constructed by Governor Udom Emmanuel, said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has invested more than previous…
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BBNaija: I planned to steal your cloth to sniff it – Saga tells Nini

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Saga, has what he planned to do after Biggie instructed housemates to pack Nini’s belongings and take them to the storeroom. Saga during a conversation with Nini on Friday told her that he missed her smell while she was away. He further revealed that he had wanted to steal…
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BBNaija: I have relationship outside the house – Angel

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Angel, has revealed she has someone she was seeing before she came for the show. Angel, who made this known during her diary session on Friday, told Biggie she would want to continue with the relationship though they were still at a talking stage before she entered the house.…
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AbiaPoly shuts down as Ikpeazu condemns shooting of protesting students

The Management of Abia State Polytechnic Aba, has directed the students to proceed on a one-week temporary break from today 24th day of September, 2021. The directive came on the heels of security issues on campus arising from the conflicts between the students and men of the Rapid Response Squad attached to Nigeria Police division…
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Beggars return to Ibadan major streets 3 months after evacuation [PHOTOS]

Beggars who were evacuated from major roads and streets in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital three months ago have returned to their former base, DAILY POST reports. Our correspondent reports that the majority of the beggars who were evacuated from major areas such as Mokola Roundabout, Sango, Bodija Eleyele, Gate and Ojoo have returned to…
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New Adamawa Police Commissioner assumes duty

The new Commissioner of Police posted to Adamawa State, CP Mohammed Ahmed Barde, has assumed duty. A statement from the state Police Command which announced his arrival said until his new appointment, Mohammed Barde was the CP, Force CID Annex, Enugu. The statement which was signed by Police Public Relations Officer Suleiman Nguroje, said, “The…
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Abiodun running Ogun like level 13 civil servant – Politician, Segun Sowunmi alleges

Spokesperson to Nigeria’s former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar has lambasted Prince Dapo Abiodun, Ogun State Governor, for alleged unproductive handling of the state. Segun Sowunmi, a former PDP candidate for the House of Representatives, who spoke during an interaction with journalists said Governor Abiodun is governing the state as though he’s a level 13 civil servant.…
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EPL: Guardiola hints on Man City’s tactics for Chelsea clash at Stamford Bridge

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has said his team will approach their Premier League tie against Chelsea on Saturday afternoon at Stamford Bridge with the way they tackled Southampton last weekend. Guardiola explained that Man City, who played 0-0 against Southampton, would try to read Chelsea and know what his team has done against Thomas…
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Bauchi govt conducts recruitment exercise for 111 doctors, 220 midwives

As part of its efforts to address the shortage of manpower in the state’s health sector, the Bauchi State government on Friday revealed that it had conducted a recruitment exercise for 111 doctors and 220 midwives. The revelation was made by the Deputy Director, Planning, Research and Statistics, State Ministry of Health, Garba Gamawa, at…
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oraimo Freepod 3 feature leak

For a while now, oraimo has been cooking something awesome for her consumers, and it’s finally here. I guess it’s safe to say oraimo is like a fine wine that keeps getting better with time. When it comes to delivering a product that is not only affordable but also comes with quality that is packed…
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UNGA: Buhari seeks vigorous enforcement of Arms Trade Treaty

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York called for the worldwide application of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to codify accountability in the conventional arms trade, which is critical to the security of nations. Speaking at the general debate of the 76th UN General Assembly, Buhari expressed concern over the illicit trade, transfer, and…
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Mendy vs Kepa: Tuchel names goalkeeper to start Chelsea, Man City match

Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, has named the goalkeeper to start his side’s Premier League clash with Manchester City on Saturday afternoon. According to Tuchel, Mendy will start the Man City clash for Chelsea ahead of Kepa. The German made this known on Friday during his pre-match press conference. Recall that Kepa started ahead of Mendy…
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BBNaija: I would like to date Nancy Isime – Emmanuel reveals

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Emmanuel has revealed the female celebrity he would like to have a relationship with. The housemates on Thursday night played a game of questions and answers. Cross, who spearheaded the game, asked Emmanuel who he would like to have an affair with outside the house. Emmanuel disclosed that…
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Iwo Road clash: Family, friends demand justice over killing of Lead City University alumnus [PHOTOS]

Family, friends and associates of Mr. Rahman Azeez, an alumnus of Lead City University, Ibadan, have demanded justice over his killing. DAILY POST recalls that Mr. Azeez was killed during a clash between mobile phone sellers and members of Oyo State Park Management System (PMS) at the Iwo Road area of Ibadan, the Oyo State…
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BBNaija: I’ll love to return to my old relationship, not Maria – Pere

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, Season 6 housemate, Pere has revealed he had a relationship outside the house before coming for the reality show. Pere said this during his diary session with Biggie on Friday. When asked if he had a relationship before he came into the house, Pere said: “Yes I was with someone before…
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NBA Chair asks Buhari for certified amalgamation treaty, confab report

Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Ilesa Branch, Barrister Kanmi Ajibola has requested certified copies of the 1914 amalgamation treaty and 2014 confab report from President Muhammadu Buhari. The lawyer asked the Federal Government to convey a National Conference where Nigerians will be given free and fair opportunities to discuss issues relating to the…
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Kogi Poly demotes lecturer, sacks another over gross misconduct

The Governing Council of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, has demoted Mr. John Edoka, a Chief Lecturer in the Department of Public Administration. He was demoted to the rank of Principal Lecturer to serve as a deterrent to others for his involvement in acts of gross misconduct bordering on dishonesty, student victimisation and disobedience to a…
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Nigerian govt issues security alert ahead of October 1

The Nigerian government has alerted the general public to heightened security activities preparatory to the country’s 61st Independence anniversary. This was contained in a statement released in Abuja on Friday and signed by Segun Adeyemi, Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. The Minister advised residents of the…
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Buhari to address UN General Assembly amid protest

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to address the 76th Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday. However, in a four-minute video that emerged online, some protesters stormed New York, where the United Nations meeting is ongoing to state their demands. In the…
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Peace Corps commander calls for concerted efforts to tackle insecurity

The Nasarawa State Command of the Peace Corps of Nigeria has called for concerted efforts by government and stakeholders in tackling the nation’s security challenges. Speaking to newsmen in Lafia, the state capital, on Thursday, Chief Bala Joshua, Corps Commandant in the state, noted that the call was part of the commemoration of the UN…
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De Gea rates Man Utd’s chances of winning EPL, Champions League after new signings

Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea, has expressed confidence that the club can fight for the English Premier League and Champions League titles this season after signing Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Jadon Sancho. Man United spent in excess of £130 million on Ronaldo, Varane and Sancho before the summer transfer deadline. The Red Devils…
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FG, states, LGs share N697bn for August

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared N696.965billion as federation allocation for August 2021. Oshundun Olajide, Deputy Director (Information), Ministry of Finance, provided details of the communique on Thursday. The Federal Government received N289.257billion; states got N217.183billion; Local Governments received N161.541billion. The total amount shared was inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT), Exchange Gain,…
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EPL: Real reason I left Chelsea – Emerson

Lyon defender, Emerson Palmieri, has explained why he left Chelsea to join Peter Bosz’s side. Emerson said he decided to leave Chelsea for Lyon because he had no space to feature for the Premier League giants under the Blues manager, Thomas Tuchel. Emerson left Chelsea in the summer transfer window for the French Ligue 1…
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Conte reveals when he will return to management

Former Chelsea and Inter Milan manager, Antonio Conte, is planning to return to management next season. This was confirmed by respected Italian transfer expert, Fabrizio Romanco. According to Romano, Conte is open to a “new project”. He tweeted: “Antonio Conte is currently planning to be back next season with a new project, if nothing big…
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Indecent dressing: Ondo varsity vows to rusticate students over nose rings, braids, others

Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State has warned that it will no longer turn a blind eye to undergraduates of the institution engaged in indecent dressing. The Senate of the institution threatened to rusticate any student involved in any form of indecent dressing. The authority of the institution, which gave the stern warning in a…
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Nnamdi Kanu, Igboho: Northern elders responsible for secession agitation – Afenifere

The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has accused the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, of fueling the ember of secession. Jare Ajayi, National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, said recent comments from his NEF’s counterpart, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed is part of the reasons some Nigerians were craving for secession. Speaking exclusively with DAILY POST, Ajayi urged President Muhammadu Buhari…
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EPL: Explain how you spent £50m on Ben White – Gallas slam Arsenal

Arsenal has come under fire for spending as much as £50million on their headline summer signing, Ben White. The Gunners signed the 23-year-old from Brighton this summer, making him their most expensive defensive signing in history after Brighton refused to budge on their valuation. The player has endured a torrid start to his career at…
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EFCC arrests 26 internet fraud suspects in Delta

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arrested 26 internet fraud suspects in Asaba, the Delta State capital. Wilson Uwujaren, EFCC spokesman, in a statement said the operation was carried out after a verified intelligence. The suspects are Ezeabia Lucy, Ossai Chioma, Okoh Ekene, Okoduwa Bright, Jefferey Nwabunike, Egonu Ikechukwu, Onwudiachi Martins, Ofili…
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Nigerian Newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Friday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The police have nabbed three kingpins involved in the kidnap of over 100 students of Bethel Baptist school, Kaduna. The suspects, who dressed in military camouflage, were paraded by the Force Public Relations Officers, Frank Mba, at the headquarters of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad…
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Abia Governor’s wife, Nkechi visits lady allegedly raped by policemen, vows justice will prevail

The Wife of the Governor of Abia State, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu on Thursday visited the student of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, who was allegedly raped by policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad in Aba. The incident sparked off protests by students of the institution. Reacting, Mrs Ikpeazu who was represented by Dr Suzzy Nwachukwu,…
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Lagos: CSP Kazeem Abonde killed as police, okada riders clash in Ajao

A Chief Superintendent of Police, Kazeem S. Abonde was killed on Thursday in the Ajao area of Lagos State. CSP Abonde was formerly the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ajangbadi. He was hacked to death by unidentified persons during a clash between the police and motorcycle riders. The deceased was said to have led a…
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Bullets can’t penetrate us, allow us to fight bandits – Female hunter, NHC tell govt

Katsina State Chapter of the Nigeria Hunters Council, NHC, has volunteered to assist the State Government in winning the war against banditry in the State. Hajiya Ummah Dauda, the Assistant Commandant General (ACG), made the pledge on Thursday, when she led other members of the association on a courtesy call to the office of the…
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Nigerian Army confirms video of officer dehumanising female corps member, apologises to victim’s family

The Nigerian Army (NA), on Thursday, said it has taken cognizance of a video clip currently making the rounds on social media. The video showed how a female officer dehumanized a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Calabar, Cross River State. Recall that on September 22, 2021, a military officer serving in…
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NUC names 67 illegal universities in Nigeria [Full list]

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has published a list of 67 illegal universities in Nigeria. The Executive Secretary, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed signed a public notice on the NUC website. The names include those who claim to be affiliates of foreign universities in the country. In the list below, institutions that have ‘other campuses’ are indicated…
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We have no mandate to zone president, vice president positions – PDP Zoning Committee

The meeting of the Zoning Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for National Offices of the Party ahead of the October 30-31 National Convention ended in Enugu, on Thursday, with the members of the committee adjourning till next week for conclusion of their work. Addressing newsmen after the closed-door meeting held at the Government…
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EPL: Why Iheanacho flopped at Man City – Amuneke

Former Nigeria international, Emmanuel Amuneke, has claimed Kelechi Iheanacho failed to shine at Manchester City, because he did not adapt quickly to English football. Iheanacho signed for the Premier League side following his impressive showing at the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The Nigerian forward won the Golden Ball and Silver Boot at the tournament.…
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Customs hands over N200m illicit drugs to NAFDAC in Kano

The Kano/Jigawa Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday, handed over 185 cartons of unregistered and expired drugs worth N200 million Naira to the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The command’s Comptroller, Suleiman Umar, who handed over the drugs to Kano State Coordinator of NAFDAC, Mr. Shaba Muhammad, said,…
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Aregbesola absent as Osun decorates Oyinlola, Akande, military adminitrators

Former Governor of Osun State, who is also the current minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, was absent as the state honoured all past governors, including military administrators of the state. The state also honoured philanthropists and industrious citizens who have contributed to the state and the nation at large. One of the high points of…
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EPL: Ronaldo tipped to become Man Utd manager ‘within 18 months’

Former Tottenham coach, Tim Sherwoood, has tipped Cristiano Ronaldo to become Manchester United’s next manager “within 18 months”. Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford this summer and has already netted four times in his first three matches. However, Sherwood believes the 36-year-old could soon be making his impact from the dugout. Current manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer,…
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Kwara footballer, one other jailed in Ilorin for cybercrime

A 25-year-old Kwara state footballer, Baraye Bamidele Saoban, of Ibrafix Football Club, Ilorin and one Adaraloye Ezekiel, have been convicted for love scam offences by a Kwara state high court in Ilorin. Baraye, hails from Ilorin, while Ezekiel is a native of Osi, Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State. The duo were prosecuted on…
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Former lawmaker, two others arrested as ex-Deputy Speaker alleges threat to life

A former member of the Ogun State House of Assembly, Hon. Joseph Adegbesan, and two other suspects have been arrested by the police over alleged threat to the life of the former Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Oludare Kadiri. Adegbesan, a close associate of the Secretary to the State Government, Tokunbo…
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Northern children in danger if we continue in the old order – Governor Masari

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of. Katsina State, has said that danger looms for northern children if northerners fail to wake up from their slumber. According to Governor Masari, the lifestyle of citizens from the region coupled with the looming population explosion is bound to escalate the plight of children in the area if nothing is…
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BBNaija: ‘I dreamt Liquorose won the N90m grand prize’ – Cross

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Cross has revealed that he had a dream that Liquorose won the 90 million grand prize. Cross made this known while having a discussion with Liquorose on Thursday. He said, “I dreamt about you. It was a good one because you won the 90million grand prize.” In response, Liquorose,…
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EPL: William Gallas names club to win Premier League title this season

Former Chelsea and Arsenal star, William Gallas, has said that the Blues are in pole position to win the Premier League this season. He said that Thomas Tuchel’s side will comfortably win the league title this season, adding that the west London side are just getting ‘stronger and stronger’ under Thomas Tuchel. Chelsea have recorded…
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Gov Ikpeazu launches Abia Security Fund

Okezie Ikpeazu, the Governor of Abia State, has officially launched the Abia Security Fund and commencement of the Security Support and Residents’ Card with a call on residents to help government drive the initiative by enrolling and obtaining their cards. This was disclosed in a statement by Onyebuchi Ememanka, the Chief Press Secretary to the…
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UNGA: PDP reports Buhari to UN over terrorism, right violations, corruption in Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the world to query President Muhammadu Buhari over his role in the escalation of terrorism, violation of rights, electoral malpractices, corruption, national division and economic ruin of Nigeria in the last six years. PDP made the call ahead of Buhari’s Friday address of the United Nations General Assembly…
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Fani-Kayode said unforgivable things against Buhari, we would’ve told him to go to hell – Presidency

The presidency has said that the former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode had said unforgivable and unpardonable things against President Buhammadu Buhari prior to his (FFK) recent defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a statement by President Buhari’s spokesman, Femi Adesina, the presidency said Fani-Kayode has however, received mercy and forgiveness from…
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Brentford vs Liverpool: Klopp gives injury updates on six players

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has said Roberto Firmino is “back in contention” to face Brentford on Saturday. However, Naby Keita and Thiago Alcantara will miss the Premier League clash. Firmino last play for the Reds in their 1-1 draw with Chelsea and has missed four matches due to a hamstring injury. The Brazilian striker returned…
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Ogun banks shut down as robbers send ‘notice of attack’

Commercials banks in Ijebu-Ode area of Ogun State have refused to open for business over fear of being attacked by armed robbers. Sources said the banks have since Monday down tools following letters allegedly sent to some of them by the suspected robbers. The fear of the bankers were not unconnected with the way some…
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Bauchi: Police arrest teenager, gang members for unlawful possession of firearms, India hemp

The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Sylvester Abiodun Alabi, has revealed that his operatives have arrested an 18-year-old and his gang for being in unlawful possession of firearms, dangerous weapons and dried leaves suspected to be India Hemp. The police chief made the revelation while briefing journalists in Bauchi, adding that they were arrested despite…
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I’m ready for drug test – Tonto Dikeh replies Ex-lover, Kpokpogri

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has responded to the demand by ex-lover, Prince Kpokpogri that she should take a drug test. Kpokpogri in a post earlier today said he broke up his relationship with Tonto Dikeh because of her excessive drinking and smoking. He demanded that NDLEA run a test on her and if his…
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Ogun court workers reach agreement with state government, suspends strike

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN), Ogun State Chapter, says it has suspended its over one month strike. Ogun JUSUN Chairman, Tajudeen Edun, confirmed this to DAILY POST on Thursday. Edun said the strike was suspended following an agreement reached with the state government. He said the government has agreed to restore the deductions…
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Police arrest 24yr old boy in possession of firearm in Delta

The Operation Delta Hawk patrol team have arrested a twenty-four-year-old boy, Daniel Banjo who was in possession of a firearm in Agbor, Delta State. The suspect was arrested based on information, DAILY POST can report. The Delta State Police Command led by CP Ari Mohammed Ali confirmed the report in a statement signed by the…
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FG to use Army, Navy, Civil Defence officers in fight against crude oil theft in Niger Delta

The federal government has said operatives of the Nigerian Army, Navy and Civil Defense Corps would be effectively used in the fight against crude oil theft in the Niger Delta Region. Consequently, it has set up an Inter-Ministerial Committee on the recovery of the illegally refined petroleum products ( crude oil) in the Creeks of…
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EPL: Ray Parlour hints fans on Man United’s plans of winning bigger trophies

Former Arsenal star, Ray Parlour has named the trophy Manchester United will win the season after the Red Devils crashed out of the Carabao Cup last night. Man Utd was dumped out of the competition by West Ham on Wednesday further extending their search for a trophy under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Angered by the result,…
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EPL: Rudiger opens up on future with Chelsea amid contract talks

Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has broken his silence on the speculation surrounding his future. Reports had emerged this week that Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid were interested in signing Rudger. The Germany international is into the final months of his current contract with Chelsea and is yet to agree to an extension. However,…
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Gas pipeline explosion: Akwa Ibom community revisits demand for N7.6bn compensation

Obotim Nsit community in Nsit Ibom local government area of Akwa Ibom State has again requested N7.6 billion from the Seven Energy Company, an oil servicing firm as compensation for the havoc caused by the 2016 gas pipeline explosion in the community The gas pipeline which runs through the community from Ukanafun to Calabar, Cross…
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Suspected armed robber dies after gun duel with Police in Delta

A suspected armed robber has been reported dead after he sustained serious injuries during a gun duel with the Delta State Police Command’s Rapid Response Squad, RRS at Umunede Community. Two other suspects escaped with bullet wounds. The Police also recovered a locally made pistol loaded with a live cartridge and two expended cartridges from…
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Gombe: Gov Yahaya pays condolence visit to Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi over wife’s death

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa has paid a condolence visit to Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi over the death of his wife. In a statement by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General, Press Affairs, Gombe State said Governor Yahaya was accompanied on the visit by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, Mohammed Magaji Gettado and that of Energy…
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Locked up Abroad: Reps seek FG’s intervention in illegal detention of Nigerians abroad

The House of Representatives has asked the federal government to commence the process of securing the release of Nigerians illegally detained abroad. The resolution was sequel to a motion moved by Dennis Idahosa (APC, Edo), on Thursday, during plenary. Moving the motion, Mr Idahosa said several Nigerians were languishing in detention centres across the world…
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60th Anniversary: OAU Alumni charge CNA, counterparts in NASS to make varsity proud

The Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Alumni has charged the Clerk to National Assembly, Arc. Amos Olatunde Ojo, and other products of the school who are legislators to make the school proud by contributing to national development. The lawmakers and other top government officials who passed through the University were also enjoined to take the school…
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EPL: Arsenal’s £50m signing, Ben White yet to prove anything – William Gallas

Former Arsenal captain, William Gallas, has questioned the club’s decision to spend £50million on their summer signing, Ben White. Gallas insisted that White, who joined Arsenal from Brighton in the summer transfer window, has not proved anything yet at Emirates. The former Chelsea defender also compared White, who endured a torrid start to his Arsenal…
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You need to undergo drug test – Prince Kpokpogri to Tonto Dikeh

Prince Kpokpogri, Tonto Dikeh’s ex-lover, has demanded that the actress undergo a drug test for smoking and heavy drinking. Kpokpogri promised to waive trial if Tonto’s drug test comes out false for smoking and drinking. He said this on his Instagram page while reacting to recent accusations by Tonto Dikeh of his alleged sexual involvement…
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Bauchi Chief Judge assures terror suspects of justice

The Chief Judge of Bauchi State, Justice Rabi Umar, said that the government has not forgotten inmates with terrorism-related charges who have been in jail without trial. The Public Relations Officer, Nigerian Correctional Service, Bauchi State Command, Adam Jibrin, in a statement made available to DAILY POST explained that the Chief Judge spoke to the…
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Gov Bello swears in Justice Olorunfemi as Kogi State Chief Judge

Governor Yahaya Bello on Thursday swore in Justice Richard.O. Olorunfemi as the fifth Chief Judge of Kogi State. The Governor, at the swearing in ceremony admonished Justice Olorunfemi, to uphold the dispensation of justice without fear or favour. Bello also swore in Justice Siyaka Momoh Jimoh Usman as the President, Customary Court of Appeal. DAILY…
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Reno Omokri, others to storm New York, ‘harass’ Buhari back to Nigeria

A Nigerian socio-political activist, Reno Omokri has expressed readiness to storm New York on Friday with other activists to harass President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria. The former presidential aide made this known via a live video on his verified Facebook page on Thursday. DAILY POST recalls that President Buhari, on Tuesday, jetted out of…
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You’re not running any free education in Ogun – NANS tells Abiodun

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ogun State chapter, has told Governor Dapo Abiodun that his claim of free education was not real, asking him to allow the payment of Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) levies in public schools within the State. DAILY POST recalls that Gov Abiodun had in 2019 said he was committed to…
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Bayern Munich open talks to sign Rudiger from Chelsea

Bayern Munich have begun exploring the possibility of signing Antonio Rudiger from Chelsea, Goal reports. The Bundesliga champions are interested in the German defender along with Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. Rudiger is into the final months of his current contract with Chelsea and is yet to agree to an extension. Bayern have been in…
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Nigerian government hiring foreigners to stage anti-self determination protest in US – Akintoye alleges

Professor Banji Akintoye has accused the Nigerian Government of hiring some black foreigners living in the United States of America to stage a Pro-Buhari protest and One Nigeria March opposite the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Friday. An unnamed top government officials from Kwara State and a popular journalist were accused of allegedly…
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Tonto Dikeh makes shocking revelation about ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has made shocking revelations about her ex-boyfriend, Prince Kpokpogri. The actress, in a post via her Instagram account on Thursday, revealed that her ex- lover’s real name is Joseph Egbri and not Prince Kpokpogri as he claims. She further revealed that he has many sex tapes of every woman he…
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PDP congress materials hijacked – Borno party secretary raises alarm

The Borno State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm that materials meant for Saturday’s congress of the party have been hijacked by a group. Alhaji Yusuf Dikko, the State PDP secretary, disclosed this when he spoke with newsmen in Maiduguri on Wednesday. He revealed that a complaint had already been…
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Five die in Jigawa auto accident, others injured

Five person were confirmed dead, while others sustained various degrees of injuries in a fatal motor accident in Taura Local Government, Jigawa State. An eyewitness told DAILY POST that the accident happened on Tuesday in a head on-collision, involving two Golf 3 wagon at Nomi village, along Kano-Gujungu road in Taura Local Government. Spokesman of…
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AFRIMA 2021: Blaq Diamond, Focalistic, Wizkid lead nominations

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have released the 2021 nominations. The shortlist was from over 8,880 songs submitted for adjudication and features over 400 songs from artistes in the 30 continental and 10 regional categories. South Africa’s duo, Blaq Diamond leads with eight nominations for…
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‘Oh my God’ – Rihanna screams as she meets Tems [VIDEO]

Popular American singer, Rihanna, on Wednesday night met with Nigerian singer, Tems. They met at an event promoting Rihanna’s latest Savage X Fenty collection. Recall that Wizkid and Tems’s hit song, Essence, has remained a hit song all over the world. Rihanna and Tems were seen in videos posted on Tems’s Instagram story hugging, as…
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There’s been a lot of differences in Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, told Maxima Zorreguieta, Queen of The Netherlands, that there have been significant changes in Nigeria in recent years. Buhari assured the Queen, who last visited Nigeria in 2017, that if she came again, she would see a lot of differences. He spoke at a bilateral meeting at the margins of…
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Court sends Osun fake lawyer to five years in prison

A 64-year-old fake lawyer, Folorunsho Olayanju, has been sentenced to five years in prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Osogbo. Justice Peter Lifu convicted Olayanju who was charged with six counts of fraud, impersonation and stealing. The convict, according to the prosecutor, Muyiwa Ogunleye, defrauded one Hammed Bamidele, to the tune of N2,250,000.…
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Emmanuel Onwubiko: Buhari’s democratisation lessons

There’s no doubt that democracy is facing its toughest survival battles in Africa and the empirical facts and the unassailable body of evidence are there for all discerning and rational minds to see amidst the faltering democratisation efforts in Chad, Mali, Guinea Conakry with the resurgence of militarism and militarization. In the face of these…
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Carabao Cup: He can’t even run – Dublin slams Martial after Man Utd 1-0 defeat to West Ham

Manchester United star, Anthony Martial has been blamed for the club’s woeful outing in the Carabao Cup against West Ham United last night. Former United striker, Dion Dublin slammed the Frenchman’s performance in their 1-0 defeat to the Hammers. The Red Devils are now out of this season’s League Cup at the first hurdle, with…
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