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A coalition of civil society and youth groups yesterday insisted that the Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege must face forgery and perjury allegations.
The convener of the coalition, Mr. Danesi Prince said this at a news conference in Abuja, lamenting that the coalition was attacked and induced “to ensure that it recants its position. But we have never succumbed.”
The coalition had informed the public, the Senate, the judiciary and the media of what it considered unpatriotic and corrupt intention and act to hide critical information on the circumstances that saw the emergence of Omo-Agege as a senator … >>> Read Full Story
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Nigeria, with the help of World Health Organisation (WHO), acquired in-country capacity to test for coronavirus.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said this in a statement issued by Mrs Enefaa Bob-Manuel, the Head of Media and Public Relations in the ministry on Sunday in Abuja.
Ehanire, who thanked WHO for the support, however, called on those who went to China in the past fortnight to “self isolate” for at least 14 days to protect their families and communities.
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“Such persons who develop fever, cough, … >>> Read Full Story
China’s Foreign Ministry on Saturday condemned the U.S. government’s decision to restrict the entry of Chinese nationals due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization (WHO).
“While the WHO has only just specifically advised against any travel restrictions, the U.S. has decided to act in the opposite way.
“This has set a bad example. It is certainly not a gesture of goodwill,” ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said.
The U.S. restrictions include a ban on the entry of foreign nationals – other than the immediate family of U.S. citizens and permanent residents – who have travelled … >>> Read Full Story
Late Fatai Adigun popularly called Oko Oloyun who was killed in Igbo-Ora by unknown gunmen on Jan. 23, 2020
By Michael Adeshina
Alhaji Adigun Yusuf, father of the popular Lagos-based trado-medical expert, Fatai Yusuf, otherwise known as Oko Oloyun, who was killed by yet unknown gunmen along Eruwa-Igbo-Ora Road in Oyo State on Thursday, Jan.23, has called on the police to ensure justice is served in the murder of his son.
While speaking with P.M.News through his younger son, Akeem Adigun, who is also the spokesman of the family at their Lagos home, Alhaji Adigun said his call for justice was not meant for his … >>> Read Full Story
As implementation of the 7.5 per cent VAT, which was increased from 5 per cent, becomes effective yesterday, February 1, 2020, telecoms subscribers have started paying for data and calls accordingly.
This was confirmed by The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria (ALTON), which issued a statement to notify the subscribers across all the networks of implementation of the VAT increase effective February 1. The statement was signed by its Chairman, Mr. Gbenga Adebayo and Head of Operations, Gbolahan Awonuga.
According to ALTON, purchases of telecommunication products and services will be affected by the implementation of the VAT increase.
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Shaquille O’Neal honored Kobe Bryant several times during his Shaq’s Fun House Super Bowl party in Miami on Friday night.
The seven-foot-one NBA star paid tribute to his former Lakers teammate who was killed in a helicopter crash along with his daughter Gigi and 7 other people earlier this month with a video before coming on stage to play a set as DJ Diesel.
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The pair infamously clashed during their playing days, but they … >>> Read Full Story