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Wizkid’s Essence becomes THE No. 1 Song on U.S Shazam | Plus TV Africa

Contending with the likes of Ed Sheeran, Doja Cat, and Lil Nas, Wizkid’s Essence shot to the top of the U.S Shazam app! Essence, now fondly being referred to as “The Song of the Summer” is getting massive airplay by fans and curious listeners alike. While Wizkid has been making giant strides in his own…
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Moderna recalls 1.6 million Vaccines in Japan | Plus TV Africa

Three batches of Moderna vaccines are scheduled to be recalled after Japanese authorities found traces of stainless steel contaminants in some vials. The use of the vaccines was suspended last week immediately after the contamination issue came to the forefront. Although the Japanese authority disclosed that the particles do not necessarily pose any additional health…
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Zamfara Governor flags off special prayer over insecurity | Plus TV Africa

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed, is asking the residents of the state to seek the face of God in fervent prayers, to intervene in the security challenges, bedevilling the state in particular, and Nigeria in general. He also urged the people to defend their communities against the bandits who are terrorizing innocent citizens of the…
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Kogi State Denies Diversion of ₦19.3bn Salary Bail Out Fund | Plus TV Africa

The Kogi State government has said the order of the Federal High Court in Lagos freezing the state government accounts was based on blatant lies and falsehood by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to malign the integrity of the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello. The state government further denied operating any Fixed Deposit…
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Police arrest repentant bandit in Katsina State | Plus TV Africa

The police in Katsina State have said they arrested a 43-year-old repentant bandit, Abdullahi Mai-Rafi, who works as an assistant in the office of the Special Adviser on Security Matters to the Katsina State Governor and two others. They were alleged to have been associated with impersonation, armed robbery, and cattle rustling. Police spokesman, Superintendent…
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FG Should emulate Rotary-Style Leadership – Rot. Ibrahim Adebisi | Plus TV Africa

The federal government has been advised to make move towards making political offices less attractive in Nigeria by Rotarian Ibrahim Adebisi, the new president of Rotary Club of Mende, Midtown, Ikeja, Lagos. Speaking with pressmen during his official investiture in Lagos, Rotary Adebisi said it is imperative for anyone who wants to assume a leadership…
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Reps minority caucus demands probes into $418m Judgement debts | Plus TV Africa

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has cautioned against the reported approval by President Muhammadu Buhari for the payment of the $418 million suspicious debt despite widespread national objection by stakeholders, including state governors, chairmen of local governments, and anti-graft agencies. The caucus in a statement signed by its leader, Ndudi Elumelu, asked…
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Court bars Buni-led Committee from conducting Saturday’s LG congress in Delta | Plus TV Africa

A High Court sitting in Asaba, the Delta State capital, has restrained the Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, from parading himself in that capacity. The court has also suspended the APC from conducting local government congress in Delta State, scheduled for Saturday, September 4, 2021.…
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Plateau killings: We are working towards ending circle of Killings – Defense Chief | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria’s Chief of Defense Staff, General Lucky Irabor, says stringent measures have been put in place by the Federal Government to end the circle of killings in Plateau State. General Irabor disclosed this at a town hall meeting while addressing Plateau stakeholders during a visit to Governor Simon Lalong in Jos, the state capital. The…
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CAF approves 5, 000 fans for Nigeria vs Liberia | Plus TV Africa

Coach Gernot Rohr now has the full complement of players invited for the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 Africa qualifier against Liberia as FC Porto defender, Zaidu Sanusi, joins the team’s camp. The Super Eagles trained behind closed doors on Wednesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, the venue of the match with 28 players…
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2021 FIBA Afrobasket: Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire advance to semi final | Plus TV Africa

Five-time Afrobasket winners, Senegal will battle Cote d’Ivoire who are seeking their third title for a place in the final of the 30th edition of the competition on Saturday. To scale through Senegal defeated Angola, the most successful team of the competition 79-74 while Cote d’Ivoire blew out guinea 98-50 in the quarter-final. Angola’s Carols…
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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Iyiazi wins bronze in seated shot put F-57 class | Plus TV Africa

It’s day nine of the Paralympic games and Nigeria has won another bronze medal taking the country’s tally to eight. Njideka Iyiazi season pest put of 10.40 meters in the women’s seated shot put F-57 class was good enough for bronze. Algeria’s Safia Djelal set a new world record of 11.29m to take gold while…
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Nasarawa Lawmakers Escape Assassination In Wowyen | Plus TV Africa

Three members of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Wednesday narrowly escaped assassination along Akwanga-Lafia road. The members include Samuel Tsebe representing Akwanga South, David Maiyaki, Gitata/Karu, and Peter Akwe Obi-I constituency at the State House of Assembly. According to a report, the lawmakers were coming from a burial of the late elder brother…
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Open grazing: Regional leaders in Southern States meet | Plus TV Africa

In recent times, open grazing of cattle has raised security conflicts between host communities, farmers on one hand, and the migrant herders, leading to several deaths in the many states of Nigeria. The destructive activities of some herders especially criminal acts of armed robbery, kidnapping, and murder have tended to raise ethnic and tribal disharmony,…
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Governor Mohammed orders closure of all secondary schools in Zamfara state | Plus TV Africa

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed, has ordered the closure of all secondary and primary schools in the state till further notice. He has also placed restrictions on the movement of vehicles into the 14 local government areas of the state from 6 pm to 6 am, while in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital, it will…
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Senate tackles CBN Over alleged 80 % Unremitted Surpluses | Plus TV Africa

The Senate through its Committee on Finance on Wednesday accused the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, of not remitting 80% of its operational surpluses into the Consolidated Revenue Fund within the last five years. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Finance, Solomon Olamilekan, made the allegations at an interactive session with revenue-generating agencies. Olamilekan said that…
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Secondus suspended by his ward | Plus TV Africa

The ward chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State has suspended embattled National Chairman, Uche Secondus Secondus, whose membership registration in the PDP is in Ward 5 in Ikuru town, was suspended after an extraordinary meeting of the party His suspension was announced by the Chairman of…
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Ortom threatens legal action against akume | Plus TV Africa

The Benue State Government has threatened to take legal action against the minister for special duties and inter-governmental affairs George Akume over the allegations of fraud he recently levelled against the State Governor. Governor Samuel Ortom made this known during the State Executive Council meeting at the Government House in Makurdi, the state capital. Governor…
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Breaking: Buhari sacks agric and power ministers | Plus TV Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has relieved two ministers of their appointments. They are the Ministers of Agriculture, Mohammed Sabo Nanono, and his Power counterpart, Engineer Saleh Mamman. Special Adviser to the President Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced this on Wednesday. He said the Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abubakar, has been redeployed to the Ministry of…
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Bandits abduct students of Kaya Day Secondary School in Zamfara State | Plus TV Africa

Suspected bandits have Abducted a score of students at Kaya Day Secondary School in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State. The bandits invaded the school in the morning, this Wednesday at 11 am, where they abducted students of the school to an undisclosed location. Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State is where Governor…
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Electricity tariff hike speculation: NLC Threatens nationwide strike | Plus TV Africa

Organized Labour says it would be left with no option than to deploy the industrial mechanisms granted in labour laws for the defense of workers’ rights, should the government makes true what it calls swirling speculation of the planned increase in electricity tariff. In a letter to the Minister of Power and signed by the…
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Zenith Labour Party unveils Obiora Okonkwo, Anambra governorship candidate | Plus TV Africa

Obiora Okonkwo has emerged as the flag bearer of the Zenith Labour Party in the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State. The candidate was unveiled at the National Headquarters of the Zenith Labour Party in Abuja where the party Chairman, Dan Iwuanyanwu, called for a debate among the top five parties in the state…
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Chief Whip Anambra State Assembly, 5 other APGA members Defect to APC | Plus TV Africa

The Chief Whip of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Lawrence Ezeudu, who represents the Dumekofia constituency of the state has led 5 other members of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and state Assembly to dump the party and pitch tent with the All Progressives Congress (APC). The APGA members announced their defection shortly…
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FG begins Conditional Cash Transfer to vulnerable households in Cross River | Plus TV Africa

More than 500 vulnerable households in Cross River State have received payment of 30, 000 Naira stipend for the Federal Government under the Conditional Cash Transfer, CCT, component of its National Social Investment Programme, NSIP. The State Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and Social Welfare, Blessing Egbara, while making the payment, said the disbursement of the…
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Your Government has failed to tackle insecurity in Plateau State – PDP fires back at APC | Plus TV Africa

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau State has blamed the recent security unrest in the state on what it called the incompetence of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, governments. The main opposition party in the state disclosed this while addressing reporters in Jos, in response to an alleged accusation by the APC that…
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NPHCDA Condemns Directive To Forcefully Vaccinate Residents In Edo State | Plus TV Africa

The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, Faisal Shuaib, has condemned the forceful vaccination of people in Edo State, South South Nigeria. Speaking at the weekly vaccination briefing on Tuesday in Abuja, Faisal noted that even though Nigerians should not be forced into taking the vaccine, it is still not…
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Lingering doctors strike threat to health sector | Plus TV Africa

As the resident doctors strike lingers for longer than expected with the Federal Government not just turning a deaf ear to their demands but rather issuing threats, experts fear that the health sector is on its way to total collapse. A reality they say if not urgently reversed will set the sector decades behind particularly…
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Nigeria’s annual food import bill rises to over $5bn | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria’s annual food import bill has risen to over $5bn, as the dairy products import bill exceeds $1.5 annually. The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Institute of Animal Science, NIAS, Eustace Iyayi, made this known to reporters at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja. Iyayi attributed the increase in food importation, especially dairy…
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Gov Akeredolu Signs Anti-Open Grazing Bill Into Law | Plus TV Africa

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has signed into law the Anti-Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly. In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, said Governor Akeredolu signed the bill into law in his office on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. The statement noted that the move is…
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Veteran Labour Leader Describes Prolong Strike by NARD as Abuse | Plus TV Africa

The Director-General of the Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies, MINILS, Comrade Issa Aremu, has described the ongoing industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, as an abuse of strike as a weapon, saying the development may be due to lack of knowledge on both parties that ought to resolve the…
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Cross River Former Assembly Speaker Is Dead | Plus TV Africa

Former Cross River State House of Assembly Speaker, Mike Ogar, is dead. Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Eteng Williams, confirmed to reporters, saying the former Speaker died in the early hours of Tuesday due to an undisclosed ailment. Aged 73, Ogar who represented Bekwarra State Constituency in the Cross River State House of…
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Again! Nigeria falls short in U-19 world volleyball championship | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria has again fallen short in the U-19 World Volleyball Championship this Tuesday. The Sani Mohammed side lost to Egypt 3-1 in the 9th to 16th classification fixture. The Nigerian boys had the advantage after claiming the first set 25-22 but capitulated in the second and third set 19-25 and 21 -25. The reigning African…
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Expired rice mill sealed in Benue State | Plus TV Africa

The rice mill Wadata in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, has been sealed by authorities of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, following the arrest of two persons reprocessing expired rice for sale. The trucks of fungal-infested rice were reportedly transported all the way from Katsina State for polishing,re-bagging, and…
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FIFA World Cup: Super Eagles ready to face Liberia | Plus TV Africa

The Super Eagles camp in Lagos for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifcation opener against Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium is bubbling with about 90% of the 30 players invited already on ground. Among the early birds are Captain, Ahmed Musa, Tyronne Ebuehi, Leone Balogun, Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong,  Maduka Okoye, Terem Moffi,…
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Super Eagles Camp Bubbles Ahead Of Qatar 2022 Qualifier Against Liberia In Lagos | Plus TV Africa

The Super Eagles camp in Lagos for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifcation opener against Liberia at the Teslim Balogun Stadium is bubbling with about 90% of the 30 players invited already on ground. Among the early birds are Captain, Ahmed Musa, Tyronne Ebuehi, Leone Balogun, Ola Aina, William Troost-Ekong,  Maduka Okoye, Terem Moffi,…
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Insecurity: Ortom not at war with president Buhari – Paul Unongu | Plus TV Africa

A former Minister of Steel Development in the Second Republic, Paul Unongu, has joined in the Benue State government’s call on the Federal Government to take more drastic measures to end the incessant killings and displacements in the state. The former Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum who insisted that the Governor has nothing personal…
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Obaseki’s statement on Covid-19 vaccine angers youths in Edo State | Plus TV Africa

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, had said that the state government will not allow anybody who has not taken the Covid-19 vaccine to worship in churches, mosques, or have access to banks, event centres, and other public places with effect from September 2, 2021. The youths who were in their hundreds defiled Monday’s downpour to…
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Kogi Govt. To Increase Budget Above 20%, Establishes GYB Science Model Schools | Plus TV Africa

Kogi State government says its annual budget for education which currently stands at 20 per cent would be greatly improved to provide funding in addressing the critical educational needs of the state. Briefing Government House reporters after the State Executive Council meeting in Lokoja, Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Wemi Jones, also hinted that…
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Court adjourns Igboho’s case till September 7 | Plus TV Africa

Justice Ladiran Akintola of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan Monday adjourned the trial involving Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, and the Federal Government till September 7, 2021, for hearing. The judge was compelled to adjourn the case after counsels to the first and second defendants The Attorney General…
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IPOB SIT-AT-HOME: Residents of Umuahia apprehensive of their security | Plus TV Africa

As the sit-at-home action ordered by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, enters the fourth week, residents of Umuahia, the Abia State capital, are still apprehensive of their security. Just like the previous Mondays, banks, some shops, and major markets are closed while few commercial and private vehicles are seen on the streets and…
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Plateau State House of Assembly Under Siege by Security Operatives | Plus TV Africa

The premises of the Plateau State House of Assembly was on Monday morning sealed by security operatives. It was gathered that members of the State Assembly have been on break but have decided to reconvene to discuss developing issues. Read Also: PLATEAU GOVT. RELAXES 24-HOUR CURFEW ON JOS NORTH According to a staff of the…
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Sit-at-home action, a new normal in Enugu State | Plus TV Africa

Residents of Enugu City in the South-East region of Nigeria are beginning to see the every Monday sit-at-home civil action, ordered by the proscribed separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as a new normal. Without any prompting and mainly out of fear of unforeseen violent incidents, the people no longer go out for…
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Afro Basket: Nigeria’s D’tigers to face Uganda today | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria’s D’tigers will attempt to get their quest for a second Afro Basket title on track when they face Uganda later today for a place in the quarter-final. Nigeria missed out on an automatic qualification spot in the last eight after finishing second in Group B following a 77-68 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their…
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Nigeria’s D’tigers faces Uganda for possible quarter-final place | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria’s D’tigers will attempt to get their quest for a second afro basket title on track when they face Uganda later today for a place in the quarter-final. Nigeria missed out on an automatic qualification spot in the last eight, after finishing second in group B, following a 77-68 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their…
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Nigeria’s D’tigers face Uganda for possible quarter-final place | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria’s D’tigers will attempt to get their quest for a second afro basket title on track when they face Uganda later today for a place in the quarter-final. Nigeria missed out on an automatic qualification spot in the last eight, after finishing second in group B, following a 77-68 defeat to Cote d’Ivoire in their…
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Tokyo Paralympic: Folashade Oluwafemiayo sets new world record | Plus TV Africa

Folashade Oluwafemiayo has set a new world and Paralympic record in the women’s 86kg class. She lifted 152 kg in her fourth and final attempt to claim gold at the Tokyo Paralympic games to set a new world record. Folashade had surpassed her own world record mark of 150.5kg set at the world cup in…
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Plateau govt. relaxes 24-hour curfew on Jos North | Plus TV Africa

Plateau State Governor has relaxed the 24-hour curfew imposed on Jos North. Governor Simon Lalong in a state-wide broadcast this morning said the curfew will now be from dusk to dawn; 6 pm to 6 am, while Jos South and Bassa have been shifted to now commence from 10 pm to 6 am till further…
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Music legend, sir victor uwaifo dies at 80 | Plus TV Africa

Legendary Musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo, has been reported dead. Sources close to the family just confirmed the news to Plus TV Africa. He died in Benin City at the age of 80. Sir Uwaifo, who will be remembered as the first professional musician to be awarded the National Merit Honours of Member of the Order…
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Ikeja distribution company debunks planned increment on tariff | Plus TV Africa

The management of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, has denied knowledge of any planned increase on tariff as currently being speculated in different quarters. Speaking to reporters in Lagos Saturday, spokesperson of the distribution company, Akinola Ayeni, said the IKEDC was yet to receive any official memo from the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, as…
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Gunmen abduct 2 persons in Bwari area of FCT | Plus TV Africa

Two persons have been abducted by unknown gunmen at Angwan Fulani, Sabon Gari in the Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The two victims were kidnapped few hours after the sum of two million naira each was paid for the release of the three persons abducted last week from the same locality.…
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Sections of Yenagoa Metropolis in Darkness After Damage On Major Power Lines | Plus TV Africa

Residents of some heavily populated suburbs in the Yenagoa metropolis, the Bayelsa State capital, have voiced fears of possible water-borne disease outbreaks following a power outage that has persisted for more than ten days. Residents who expressed concern in a chat with reporters urged the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company to promptly fix the problem,…
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Residents of Jos south decry forceful take over of their lands | Plus TV Africa

Some residents of Kangashik, Zawan in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State have decried the forceful take over of their lands by the government and want a quick intervention to avoid any possible actions that may come as a result of the problem. They made their position known in a peaceful protest to…
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PDP NEC Meeting: Court restrains secondus from presiding | Plus TV Africa

A Cross River State High Court has issued an interim injunction restraining embattled national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, from resuming office as national chairman. This is coming after Secondus obtained an order from a High Court in Birnin Kebbi purportedly reinstating him to office following his suspension by a Rivers…
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Wards, Mortuaries filled with Victims as blood Shortage hits Plateau Hospitals | Plus TV Africa

Doctors in Plateau State, North Central Nigeria have raised concern over the emergence situation across government hospitals in the state following recent attacks and killings. Hospital wards and mortuaries in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State have been populated with injured persons and corpses of victims of the armed attacks in the council.…
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Secondus resumes office as Elder Akinwomi hands over | Plus TV Africa

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus on Friday took over the affairs of the party. Secondus was obeying the purported ex parte order of a Degema High Court in Rivers State but got reinstated after a Kebbi High Court presided over by Justice Nasirat Umar directed him to resume. Sequel…
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Some patients remain in Bauchi hospital amid Resident Doctors strike | Plus TV Africa

As the strike embarked upon by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, continues relatives of patients at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, in North-East Nigeria have called on the Federal Government and the striking workers to resolve their differences, for the benefit of the Nigerian masses. At the hospital, everywhere seems…
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Passengers survive shooting of boat by “unidentified” helicopter in Rivers State | Plus TV Africa

It has been confirmed that occupants of an unidentified helicopter shot at a wooden boat conveying foodstuff and drinks to Bonny in Rivers State. The wooden boat, popularly called Cotonou Boat had just set out for its journey from the Bonny-Nembe Jetty before the incident happened around the fishing settlement in Dutch Island in Okrika…
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Secondus absent from BoT meeting after resuming as PDP National Chairman | Plus TV Africa

The emergency meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP is ongoing without the presence of Uche Secondus who resumed Friday as National Chairman following the order of the Kebbi State High Court. Earlier, there was an uproar in the Party’s NEC Hall at the National Secretariat where the meeting is…
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DSS gets 48-hour ultimatum to release Igboho’s aides | Plus TV Africa

The counsel representing Sunday Igboho’s aides, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has given the Department of State Security Service, DSS, 48 hours to release his clients who have been in the DSS custody for over two months since their arrest. Olajengbesi who stated this during a press briefing in Abuja on Friday said failure for the DSS to…
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Secondus returns to PDP Secretariat as National Chairman | Plus TV Africa

Uche Secondus has resumed office as National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, following an order of the Kebbi High Court in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State capital. Secondus was on Monday suspended as a member of the party and restrained from parading himself as the PDP National Chairman by an ex parte order…
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Breaking: Secondus returns to PDP Secretariat as National Chairman | Plus TV Africa

Uche Secondus has resumed office as National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, following an order of the Kebbi High Court in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State capital. Secondus was on Monday suspended as a member of the party and restrained from parading himself as the PDP National Chairman by an ex parte order…
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Kidnapped Tanko Islamiyya students arrive Minna | Plus TV Africa

The students of Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, have arrived in Minna in the early hours of today, Friday. They arrived in Minna after bandits released them Thursday evening. Arrangements are ongoing to ensure they are medically certified, having spent about 90 days in the bush with the bandits. The students, 136 of them were…
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Kano State Chief Judge Frees 35 deserving inmates | Plus TV Africa

As part of efforts to decongest the various correctional centres in Kano State, the Chief Judge, Justice Nura Umar, has released 35 inmates at Goron Dutse Correctional Centre. The prison decongestion is aimed at curtailing the spread of Covid-19 and Cholera outbreaks. The Chief Judge who came into the company of the Chief Registrar and…
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Cross River Govt. Commences Process Of Selling Tinapa, CallyAir, Others | Plus TV Africa

Cross River State government has commenced the process of privatizing government interests in Tinapa Resorts, the newly acquired state-owned airline “Callyair”, a garment factory as well as over 40 others with a call to all indigenes of the state to be part of the process through an online referendum. Speaking while making the position of…
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NBC Queries Channels Television As Breakfast Programme Anchors Honour Dss Invitation | Plus TV Africa

The Department of State Security, DSS, has invited the anchors of the Channels Television breakfast programme in connection with an interview conducted on the programme on Wednesday. A lawyer from the organization is accompanying the presenters who are said to be on their way to Abuja at the time of filing this report. Similarly, the…
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Facts about who Igbos call Dibia | Plus TV Africa

Contrary to what we hear, dibias are just traditional doctors. Healing, teaching, divination, and counseling are just a few duties of dibias as mystical mediators. People worship the major deity of a community at a shrine where they can be reached. If you’re an Igbo, you’re likely to know a native doctor or dibia. Many…
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Zamfara Peace Dialogue Strategy To Address Violent Conflicts – Mohammed | Plus TV Africa

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed, says he still believes that the peace dialogue is one of the effective strategies to address the long years of violent conflict between the Fulanis and the Hausa communities in the state. The Governor said this during a statewide broadcast arising from the resolutions of an emergency security meeting with…
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Yelwata residents call for more security | Plus TV Africa

Following the gruesome attack that claimed a woman, all four of her kids, and four other people in the Yelwata Guma Local Government Area of Benue State, residents are calling for improved security to avert a recurrence. State Police Public Relations Officer, Sewuese Anene, confirmed that additional security has been deployed to the affected community,…
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Taliban Takeover Of Afghanistan: Nigeria Could End Up The Same Way? | Plus TV Africa

The Taliban, a fundamentalist Islamic movement that controlled Afghanistan from 1996 until it was defeated by US forces in 2001, invaded Kabul following the withdrawal of US troops. However, US President, Joe Biden, announced in April 2021 that all American forces would leave Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, exactly two decades after the World Trade Center……
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Kebbi State get over 60, 000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine | Plus TV Africa

More than 60, 000 doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine have been delivered to Kebbi State by the Federal Government. The delivery of the vaccine is part of efforts to expand coverage of the pandemic in the state. The Commissioner for Health and Chairman State Taskforce on Covid-19, Ja’afaru Muhammad, disclosed that the Moderna vaccine…
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Nigeria wins first gold medal at Tokyo 2020 paralympic games | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria has won its first gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 paralympic games. Silver medalist at the Rio 2016 games, Latifah Tijani, improved her performance by lifting 107kg to win gold in the women’s up to 45kg powerlifting. The 39-year-old failed in her first attempt to lift 105 kg she had a successful second attempt…
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Zamfara Governor asks FG to declare State of emergency in Northern Nigeria | Plus TV Africa

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed, is asking the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on security in the northern part of Nigeria. The Governor said this while playing host to the Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIGP Ali Janga, at the Government House, Gusau, the state capital. He lamented that if the bandits…
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Plateau killings: Be more Proactive, Sincere to all Citizens – CAN Tells Govt | Plus TV Africa

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, on Wednesday called on government at both state and federal levels to be more proactive and sincere with citizens in handling the wanton killings of Christians in Plateau State. Rev. Fr. Polycarp Gana, CAN Coordinator in Jos North disclosed this in a statement following the Tuesday…
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“Sanusi’s Statement On Buhari & APC, Vindicates Us” – PDP | Plus TV Africa

Nigeria has been brought to its knees by the Buhari administration and the All Progressives Congress, APC, because of their manifest negligence, unexplained corruption, and looting of our national finances as well as their insensitive and rigid economic policies. Lamido Sanusi, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, made the statement. He……
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Significance of new yam festival in southeastern Nigeria | Plus TV Africa

For the Igbo people of southeastern Nigeria, Njoku Ji is the yam’s guardian deity. Annual rites in honour of the yam deity, Ifejioku are still held in some regions of Igboland. Like adults, children were supposed to become wealthy yam farmers, thereby elevating them to nobility. Aha Njoku, as a goddess of such a vital…
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Cross River Communal Clash: Police Threaten To Arrest Top Politicians, Traditional Rulers | Plus TV Africa

The Cross River State Police Command has threatened to declare wanted and arrest some top politicians and traditional rulers in Yala Local Government Area of the state if they fail to honour its invitation. The State Police Commissioner, Aminu Alhassan, stated this in Calabar shortly after he paraded some thirty two suspected criminals who have…
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House minority caucus expresses worry over terrorism, banditry | Plus TV Africa

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has expressed worry over escalated acts of terrorism and bandit attacks across the country particularly Monday’s invasion of the Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA, resulting in the killing and abduction of military officers. In a statement issued by the House Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, the Caucus decried the…
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House Minority Caucus Decries Heightened Attacks By Terrorists, Bandits | Plus TV Africa

The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has expressed worry over escalated acts of terrorism and bandit attacks across the country particularly Monday’s invasion of the Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA, resulting in the killing and abduction of military officers. In a statement issued by the House Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu, the Caucus decried the…
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Imo Residents bemoan fuel scarcity | Plus TV Africa

Residents of Imo state are bemoaning sudden fuel scarcity following an indefinite strike embarked upon by the Association of Petroleum Marketers in the state. All fuel stations in Owerri, the state capital, were shut for business. It’s a busy day for black market sellers in Imo State following the strike called by petroleum marketers. Filling…
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AIG zone 10 visit Zamfara to boost Police operatives morales | Plus TV Africa

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 10, Kebbi, Sokoko, and Zamfara States, AIGP Ali Janga, has assured residents of the three states of improved security in the affected communities. He said the police with other security agencies will soon end the incessant attacks, killings, and abduction in Kebbi, Sokoko, and Zamfara…
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Attacked community deposits 16 dead bodies at the gate of Plateau Government House | Plus TV Africa

Sixteen dead bodies out of the over 30 people killed in Tuesday night attack at Yalwan Zangam Community in Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State have been deposited at the gate of the Plateau State Government House amidst protests by thousands of youths. Read Also: TENSION MOUNTS IN JOS AS YOUTHS PROTEST TUESDAY…
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Tension mounts in Jos as youths protest Tuesday night attack | Plus TV Africa

Tension was Wednesday mounted in Jos, the Plateau State capital, as the news of the killings of people of Zalwan Zangam community in Jos North went viral. At the Plateau Specialist Hospital where the corpses of some of the victims were taken generated an outburst of anger from residents who could not hide their feelings.…
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Just In: PDP Governors to hold Emergency Meeting on Thursday | Plus TV Africa

The Governor of Sokoto State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governors Forum, Aminu Tambuwal, has summoned an emergency meeting for Thursday, August 26, 2021, at 5 pm. The meeting will discuss recent developments in the party. In a brief statement signed by the Director General of the PDP Governors forum, C.I.D Maduabum,…
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JOHESU UITH declares indefinite strike | Plus TV Africa

Members of the Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital chapter have declared an indefinite strike to press home their age-long demands. Declaring the industrial action during an emergency congress of the union in Ilorin, the state capital, the chapter Chairman, Olutunde Oluwawumi, noted that their age-long requests that borders on workers…
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Lalong condemns another isolated attack on Yelwa Zangam village | Plus TV Africa

Governor Simon Lalong is appalled by yet another isolated attack which took place at Yelwa Zangam village of Jos North Local Government Area on Tuesday night where properties were destroyed and some persons killed. The Governor condemned the barbaric act and directed security agencies who have already arrested 10 suspects in connection with the attack…
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Over 30 killed, houses destroyed in attack on Jos suburb | Plus TV Africa

No fewer than 30 people have been killed with house set ablaze during an attack in Yalwan Zangam Community, a suburb of Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State. Yalwan Zangam, is about 10 kilometres from Jos City Centre and is part of the village that hosts the University of Jos permanent site. According…
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Zamfara govt. receives 65, 982 Moderna vaccine | Plus TV Africa

The Zamfara State government has received 65,982 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine for the second round of doses, in the state. The second round of the doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will only be administered to those who did not receive the first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine. The Chairman of the Task Force on…
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Anambra Governorship Election: Police Battle Ready For IPOB/ESN | Plus TV Africa

Ahead of the November 6 Governorship election in Anambra State, the police have said they will be battle-ready to forestall attempts by the separatist group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and its militant wing, Eastern Security Network, ESN, to disrupt the voting exercise in the state. The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, gave the…
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Electricity supply: People of Akwa get substation, Transformers | Plus TV Africa

The people of  Awka, the Anambra state capital, now have a new substation equipped with 60MVA transformers. Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who inspected and commissioned the project, said it will boost economic activities in the state and the region. The project conceived in 2006 to provide a longer-term solution to the growing electricity demand…
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Insecurity: Defence Chief Meets Retired Military Officers In Northeast | Plus TV Africa

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, has said that the solution to insecurity in every part of Nigeria is everybody’s business. The Defence Chief said this in Yola at a one-day interactive meeting with retired military officers. The Chief of Defence Staff’s visit to the 23 Armoured Brigade is to create an avenue…
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Anyone Who Remains In Apc Is A Disgrace – Ortom | Plus TV Africa

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said that anyone who plans to remain in the All Progressives Congress, APC, is a disgrace to the country given the ruling party’s abysmal level of performance. Ortom stated this while receiving a host of defectors from the APC in Guma Local Council of the state. Realignment of…
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Crowded Taxes Impede Business Operations In Delta State – Analysts | Plus TV Africa

Some business and economic analysts in Delta State, south-south Nigeria, have raised concerns over issues of multiple and high taxations in the state. Those who spoke to reporters in Warri said they feel concerned with the state government’s policy on taxation which has not created enabling environment for businesses and investments to thrive. Every state…
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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders hand over suspected kidnappers to police | Plus TV Africa

The Commissioner of Police in Taraba State, Abimbola Sokoya, has confirmed that the police have taken into custody, six suspected kidnappers handed over by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association in the state. The police said it has commenced investigating the suspects and called on persons with vital information on the incessant kidnappings, and other…
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Police To Train UNICAL Security On Combat and Mental Alertness | Plus TV Africa

The Cross River Police Command has assured the management of the University of Calabar, UNICAL, of organising security training on combat and mental alertness for the Institution’s security personnel on campus. Commissioner of Police in the state, Aminu Alhassan, gave the assurance in Calabar, Tuesday when the Pro-Chancellor/Chairman of UNICAL Governing Council, Gen. Martin Luther-Agwai…
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Delta govt. hands over airport management to concession company | Plus TV Africa

Delta State government formally hands over the Asaba International Airport to the management of Asaba Airport Company that won the concessioning bid of the airport conducted early this year after a competitive bidding process. The hand over ceremony was conducted by the Secretary to the State Government, Patrick Ukah, on behalf of the state government,…
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How to raise Children With Special Needs | Plus TV Africa

Bukola Ayinde, the founder of Diary of a Special Needs Mum has said that Nigeria is not an inclusive community and the concept of disability to most Nigerians is something evil or negative and it all comes with the stigma. Speaking on raising children with special needs on Today with Jon and Helen, Ayinde said……
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Is Marriage Still Necessary In These Modern Times? | Plus TV Africa

Dolly Ohanyere, a relationship/marriage coach, says God created the institution of marriage to achieve oneness, for companionship, procreation, and to educate your children but these days people just build their mentality around those who have negative experiences concerning marriage. Speaking on the Necessity of Marriage on Plus TV Africa’s Today with John and Helen, she……
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Nigeria to begin Aircraft production in 2 years – Sirika | Plus TV Africa

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, says before the end of the Buhari-led administration, Nigeria will begin work on local production of aircraft to facilitate the growth of the sector towards attracting patronage across the globe. Speaking during an inspection visit to the Magnus Aircraft Industry in Pogany, Hungary, Sirika said that the assembling plant…
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Okowa harps on cordial police-community relationship | Plus TV Africa

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has charged Nigeria’s inspector-General of Police, IGP, Alkali Baba Usman, to work towards bridging the existing gap between the Nigerian police and its citizens. Governor Okowa, who made this known when he received the IGP on a courtesy visit at the Government House, Asaba, pointed out that the continued…
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