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Just come, eat and go: Apostle Suleman set to open a free restaurant to feed the poor [Video]

Apostle Suleman of the Omega Fire Ministries International has melted the hearts of several Nigerians after sharing a beautiful plan he’s been working on via social media. The man of God is set to open a free restaurant in April to feed the poor as it is the right way to use money rather than […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria records 35 fresh infections in five states, FCT

Nigeria has recorded 35 new cases of COVID-19 in five states and the federal capital territory (FCT). The COVID-19 result was announced by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its daily update for Friday, February 4th, 2022. A breakdown of the infections below: Rivers-15, Katsina-8, FCT-6, Gombe-4, Ekiti-1 and Kano-1. The agency said […]

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Umahi to employ 5,000 civil servants

Gov. David Umahi has said that the Ebonyi state government will recruit at least 5,000 civil servants and empower 10,000 residents across the state. Umahi, who stated this in Abakaliki when signing the 2022 appropriation bill into law, also stated that the state House of Assembly is always critical of his policies and so cannot […]

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CAN chairman: Bethel pupil rejected freedom, ransom bearer abducted

Rev. John Hayab, Chairman of the Christian Association in Kaduna state has alerted over the abduction of one of its members sent to deliver the ransom for the release of the remaining kidnapped Bethel Baptist High School pupil by terrorists. Hayab who doubles as the Vice Chairman of CAN in the northern states and Abuja disclosed […]

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AFCON 2021 final: Why Egypt wants match against Senegal moved

Egypt has told the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to move the date of the Africa Cup of Nations final to a different date. The North Africans want the game played on Monday, arguing that they have played more minutes than any other team in the tournament. Egypt defeated Cameroon 3-1 in a penalty shootout […]

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World Bank condemns FG as high inflation worsens poverty

The World Bank has stated that the Federal Government of Nigeria did not take any concerted action towards curbing inflation in 2021 despite inflation shock pushing an estimated eight million Nigerians below the poverty line. This was contained in the latest edition of the Washington-based bank ‘Nigeria Development Update’ report 2021. It said, “Double-digit inflation rates […]

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David de Gea wins Premier League Player of the Month Award

Manchester United goalkeeper, David de Gea has been named the Premier League’s Player of the Month, becoming the first goalkeeper to win the award in six years. The 31-year-old Spaniard made 22 saves across four games for Manchester United in January, helping them move up into the top four of the Premier League. Southampton goalkeeper, […]

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JUST IN: Terrorists sack Allawa military base, kill soldiers, steal army vehicles, 300 cows

Terrorists have assaulted the military base in Allawa, Rafi local government area, Niger state, for the second time in less than a week. They set fire to the camp, murdered some troops, seized two military vehicles, and hauled weaponry away. WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that terrorists mounted on 100 motorbikes, also assaulted Mariga town in the […]

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Forgery: Judge expresses displeasure over delay in Fani-Kayode’s trial

Justice Olubunmi Abike-Fadipe of an Ikeja Special Offences Court has expressed displeasure over the delay in the trial of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, for alleged forgery. Fani-Kayode, along with former Minister of State for Finance, Nemadi Usman, were facing trial for alleged money laundering and diversion of N4.9 billion at a Federal High […]

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AFCON 2021 final: Liverpool coach issues warning to Salah, Mane

Jurgen Klopp, the head coach of Liverpool, has told Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane that one of them will experience sadness at full-time when Egypt faces Senegal in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final on Sunday in Cameroon. This was said by Klopp at his pre-match news conference prior to Liverpool’s FA Cup […]

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Rudiger takes decision on Chelsea’s latest contract offer

Chelsea defender, Antonio Rudiger, has rejected the club’s latest contract offer. Rudiger’s deal is due to expire at the end of the season. The Germany international has already received pre-contract proposals from the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. Rudiger has been a resolute at the back for Chelsea, forming a key part of […]

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NURC explains reason for crash in price of cooking gas

The Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission (NURC) has explained the reason for the reduction in the price of cooking gas. WITHIN NIGERIA gathered that cooking gas which was sold for as much as N800 in some parts of the country a few months ago now sells for about N600 per kilogram. Speaking on the latest development, […]

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Evans denies kidnapping businessman, collecting $420,000 ransom

Alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied kidnapping a businessman, Sylvanus Ahamonu and collecting a 420,000 dollar ransom from his family. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Evans is standing trial alongside an ex-soldier, Victor Aduba, on a four-count charge of kidnapping and unlawful possession of […]

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Suspected transborder kidnapper nabbed in Kwara forest with large sum of money

Kwara State Police command has arrested a suspected member of a transborder kidnap syndicate in one of the forests located in the Kwara North senatorial district. In a statement by the command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Okasanmi Ajayi, on Friday said that men and officers of the command arrested the suspected kidnapper while in […]

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Navy destroys 175 illegal refining sites, arrests 27 vessels

The Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy on Friday said that the command had deactivated 175 illegal refining sites and arrested 27 vessels within 11 months. The outgone Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, Rear Adm. Sanusi Ibrahim, stated this in Calabar while handing over the leadership of the command to his successor, […]

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Akeredolu blames FG over delay in Ondo seaport project

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has blamed Federal Government’s bureaucratic bottlenecks for the delay in the take off of the construction of a seaport in the State known as ‘Port Ondo’. Akeredolu disclosed that investors were ready to move in and all the papers ready but the Federal Government was yet to issue policy direction from […]

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Oyo: Court remands man for attempted kidnapping

An Iyaganku Magistrates ‘Court sitting in Ibadan on Friday ordered the remand of a 22-year-old, Muezz Abiola, at Abolongo Correctional Centre for attempted kidnapping. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the police charged Abiola, who resides at Abojupa area of Ilora in Oyo State, with two-charges of attempted kidnapping, and aiding and abetting. […]

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