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Southern Governors Meet In Asaba, Resolve To Ban Open Grazing

The Governors of 12 States in the Southern region of Nigeria have resolved to ban open grazing of cattle in their respective States. The resolution was after the meeting of Southern Governors on Tuesday in Asaba, Delta State, noting that open grazing of cattle has caused conflicts between migrant herders and host communities resulting in loss of lives and properties.

Boko Haram Attacks Adamawa Community, Kill 5, Abducts Women

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have on Friday attacked Kwapre village in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State, killing five people and abducting unspecified number of women. The insurgents shot sporadically, injuring some residents while houses and property belonging to residents were destroyed. According to Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakubu, member representing Gombi/Hong Federal Constituency, the insurgents maimed some community dwellers, destroyed their homes and abducted some others.

COVID-19: Nigeria records 381 New Cases, Highest Daily Figure

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases on Thursday, May 7, being the highest confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in a single day since its first case in February, thereby bringing the total number to 3,526, with 601 discharged and 107 deaths.

AMCON Seizes Jimoh Ibrahim's Assets Over N69Bn Debt

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has on Wednesday disclosed that it has seized assets and frozen bank accounts belonging to a Nigerian businessman, Jimoh Ibrahim over failure to pay a debt of N69 billion. In a statement, AMCON said seized assets have been taken over by its debt recovery agent, Pinheiro Legal Partners. These assets include NICON Investment Limited at Plot 242, Muhammadu Buhari Way, Central Business District, Abuja; NICON Hotels Limited building at Plot 557, Port-Harcourt Crescent, off Gimbiya Street, Abuja and the building of NICON Lekki Limited also at No. 5, Customs Street, Lagos.

MultiChoice has launched its "Set Up Campaign", upgrading the viewing coverage of its active customers on the DStv Access, Family, Yanga, Confam, Compact, and Compact Plus packages for a 30 days.  The 'Step Up' campaign also allows existing GOtv customers to view various higher package programmes at the price of the lower packages.

Ahead 2023; We Are Yet To Zone Our Presidency Ticket – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disclosed that it has not yet zoned its presidential candidate for 2023 general election. Mr Kola Ologbondiyon, the National Publicity Secretary of the party made this known while speaking to Arise TV today.

Twitter To Limit Replies in Effort to Curb Online Abuse

In a bid to combat cyber bullying and online abuse, Twitter Inc. has on Wednesday disclosed that it will be testing new features that would allow users to control who can reply to their tweets, limiting access to a person's tweets.

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