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PDP Suspends Anyim, Fayose, Two Others For Anti-Party

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The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday announced the suspension of former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose; former president of the Senate, Pius Anyim; Prof Dennis Ityavyar and Aslam Aliyu. In a statement, the PDP also referred the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, to the National Disciplinary Committee over his reported involvement in anti-party activities. The decision for the suspension, which takes effect on Thursday was arrived at by the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) following an extensive review of the affairs of the party, pursuant to the provisions of the PDP Constitution (as amended in 2017).

2023 Election: APC Suspends SGF Boss Mustapha Indefinitely

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Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, has been suspended from his political party, the All Progressives Congress,( APC).

2023 Elections: Alex Otti Declared Abia Gov-Elect

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Labour Party (LP) governorship candidate, Alex Otti, has been declared the winner of the Abia State governorship election 96 hours after electorates had cast their vote on Saturday, March 18 2023. The LP candidate who polled 175,467 votes defeated Okey Ahiwe of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Enyinnaya Nwafor of the Young Peoples Party (YPP).

NNL Draw Postponed Untill Further Notice

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The draw ceremony for the 2023 Nigeria National League (NNL) season has been postponed. It was initially scheduled for the NNL secretariat in Abuja on Wednesday afternoon.

Healing Garden For Senior Citizens Launched In Lagos

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A company in a bid to improve health of senior citizens, has launched healing garden intervention projects in two private elderly care homes in Lagos. Bloom Social Therapeutic Horticulture (STH) was created to enhance psychological outcomes and overall quality of life for the elderly by incorporating nature and sensory stimulation into their care.

JUST IN: NCDC Warn Nigerians On Possible Diphtheria Out-Break

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The Nigerian Centre For Disease Control and Prevention has put Nigerians on alert over the possible outbreak of Diphtheria. There were cases reported in Lagos and Kano States. Continuous monitoring of the situation by NCDC in Osun and Yobe States is sustained and new cases are now being picked up.

CBN Begins Distribution Of Old Naira Notes To Banks

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The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday began the disbursement of old naira notes to Deposit Money Banks as government authorities stepped up efforts to end the ravaging currency scarcity that has inflicted agony on millions of Nigerians nationwide. The apex bank had directed banks to pick the old N1,000, N500, and N200 notes across its offices nationwide for disbursements to customers.

NLC Halts Strike For 2-Weeks In Imo State

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has halted its industrial action for two weeks after embarking on a strike hence disconnecting the electricity supply in Imo State and at its airport, alleging its government interfering in the electoral process of its new executives. The NLC explained that the suspension of the strike was a result of the intervention by highly respected Nigerians from within and outside Imo state and assurances by agents of the state government to make amends. In a statement signed by Joe Ajaero, its president, the union said the industrial action was called off to enable residents to exercise their right to vote on March 18.

NLC Issues 7-Day Ultimatum To FG Over Cash Crunch, Fuel Scarcity

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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has issued a 7-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to solve the issue of the current menace of cash and fuel scarcity ravaging the nation, hence its workers will embark on a solidarity movement to embark on a sit-at-home protest. The NLC President, Joe Ajero made this declaration on 13th March 2023, while addressing journalists at the Labour House, in Abuja on the outcome of a meeting by the Central Working Committee of the congress. Expressing displeasure the NLC Boss has bemoaned the CBN's cashless policy, which has affected Nigerians negatively, noting that the union has been pushed to the wall.

2023 AFCONQ: I Still Have Much To Offer - Ahmed Musa

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Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa says he will never decline an invitation from his national team. Musa says only the head coach, Jose Peseiro can stop him from playing for the team.

Former Arsenal Talisman Mesut Ozil Announces Retirement From Football

Football

Ex-Germany and Arsenal playmaker, Mesut Ozil has announced his retirement from football at the age of 34. The midfielder spent eight years at the Emirates Stadium after a switch to Arsenal F.C from Spanish giants Real Madrid in 2013.

EPL: Roy Hodgson Out Of Retirement For Palace Job

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Former England coach, Roy Hodgson has been called out of retirement to assume the vacant managerial role at Crystal Palace after the sack of premier league legend, Patrick Vieira. Hodgson, 75, returning for a second stint is tasked with steering away from relegation to safety after a run of 12 games without victory.

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Ekweremadu, Wife Found Guilty Of Organ Harvesting In UK

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Nigerian Senator Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice, and Doctor Obinna Obeta have been found guilty and convicted of organ trafficking in the United Kingdom. The trio was found culpable of violating the Modern Slavery Act by facilitating the travel of a young man to Britain with the aim of exploitation after a six-week trial at the Old Bailey. As reported, the accused were said to have criminally conspired to bring the 21 years old Lagos base to London just to exploit his kidney as stated by the jury. The judge, Justice Jeremy Johnson, will pass a sentence at a later date, The Guardian UK reports.

UK Government Bans TikTok

Tech Security

The United Kingdom government has imposed an immediate security ban on the social media app TikTok over security concerns. The country has now joined the US, Canada, Belgium and the European Commission to ban the Chinese-owned video app, especially on government devices.

Davido Makes Return To Music After Brief Sabbatical

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Nigerian Pop star, David Adeleke, Davido, is set to return to music after a brief sabbatical. The music star on Tuesday took to social media to announce the date of his new album, ‘Timeless.’

Ugandan Parliament Criminalises Homosexuality, Set Capital Punishment For Offenders

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Uganda's parliament has passed anti-gay legislation which criminalises the act and further proposed a prison sentence and death penalty for those who are caught in the act, and those promoting any of such.