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APC Will Die In Edo Is Obaseki Is Denied Second Term - Idahosa

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One of the chieftains of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo state, Charles Idahosa has warned the national leadership of the party against denying the Governor, Godwin Obaseki second term.

Insecurity: AAC Calls Out Gov. Ayade Over Mismanagement Of Security Votes

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The African Action Congress (AAC) in Cross River State, has berated the governor of the state, Prof. Ben Ayade over alleged insecurity stressing that the development worsened because he mismanaged the N7billion security vote purportedly appropriated in the 2019 budget.

Buhari Writes Senator Dino

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President Muhammadu Buhari has written Senator Dino Melaye on the death of his mother, Deaconess Comfort Melaye (JP). In a letter personally signed by the President, dated 11th July 2019, President Buhari stressed that on behalf of his family, the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, he commiserates with the entire members of the Melaye family on the passing of their beloved mother.

Senate Urges Ministry Of Health To Create Awareness On Benefits Of Health And Life Insurance

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The Senate on Thursday passed a motion to increase budgetary allocation for the management of Primary Health Care (PHC) in Nigeria. The resolution of the Senate was based on a motion sponsored by Sen. Oluremi Tinubu (APC Lagos Central) on the need to increase funding of PHC for the benefits of Nigerians.

NAFDAC To Sanction Traders Using Carbide To Ripen Fruits

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned fruit sellers against using calcium carbide to ripen fruits for commercial reasons.
Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General NAFDAC made this known on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja, saying carbide to ripen fruits is extremely hazardous to human health.

Breaking News... President Buhari Appoints Gambo Aliyu As New NACA DG

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr. Gambo Aliyu Gumel as the new Director-General, of National Agency for the Control of Aids (NACA), for an initial term of four (4) years.

Economy: Nigeria’s Inflation Nose-Diving – NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Monday has disclosed that during the month of June 2019 the general Nigerians inflation rate has crashed down by 0.18 percent which indicates win-win for the general well being of Nigerians.

SEC To Clear Backlog Of Unclaimed Dividends

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Acting Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms Mary Uduk has disclosed that the agency is in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to sensitize investors on the need to regularize their multiple accounts. She opined that the move would enable them to claim their dividends on time.

2nd Niger Bridge Above 21 Percent Completion – Mr. Ajani

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The Federal Controller of Works in Anambra, Mr. Adeyemo Ajani, on Saturday said the second Niger Bridge is now above 21 percent completion.

Volkswagen Reopens Assembling Plant After 20 Years

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German car lovers in Nigeria may now have some respite as Volkswagen Automobile Group reopened its auto assembly factory on the Badagry Expressway, Lagos, after 20 years of suspending operations in the country. According to the German automaker, the reopening was made possible through its partnership agreement with a private auto company, the Stallion Group for the assembly of the Volkswagen brand of vehicles in the country in line with the National Automotive Industrial Plan announced by the federal government in October 2013.

Instagram Introduces Feature To Curb Cyber-Bullying

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In a bid to check the rate of cyber-bullying, Facebook's Instagram is developing a new Artificial Intelligent (AI) powered feature that will identify and remove any posts depicting cyber-bullying on its platform.

The First Physical Retail Store For Microsoft To Be Opened In UK

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The first physical retail store for Microsoft in the UK is to be launched on Thursday and will be located on Oxford Circus (on Regent Street) and covers 21,932 square feet over three floors. The aim is to reconnect the software giant to its customers.

AFCON 2019: Ignore Algeria, Kick Tunisia For Us – Coaches To Super Eagle

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Some coaches in Abuja have opined that the Team chief coach, Garnet Rohr should re-strategize his team for a win against Tunisia instead of thinking about the Sunday’s loss to Algeria.

Nigerian Divine Oduduru Sign Deal With Puma

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Nigeria Divine Oduduruwho reportedly gave up his scholarship has signed a contract with Puma.As one of the biggest sports brands in the world, Puma not only makes sportswear for some national teams and clubs, the company also has some of the biggest names in sports on their roster including the likes of the fastest man alive, Usain Bolt.

Serena Williams Dispatch Barbora Strycova to Reach Wimbledon Final

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Serena Williams dispatched Barbora Strycova in straight sets to set up a final against Simona Halep, she beat Barbora Strycova 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals on Centre Court.

Nigerian Writer, Nneka Arimah Wins 2019 Caine Prize

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Nigerian writer Lesley Nneka Arimah has been announced as the winner for the 2019 Caine Prize for African writing, making her the winner of Africa's leading literary award.

Three Nigerians Make Oscars' Academy Members List

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Three Nigerians have been confirmed to make the newly released list of the diverse 842 members of the Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

Picazo Terminates YBNL Contract

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Few months after the exit of Lyta from YBNL, energetic indigenous rap prince, Picazo departs YBNL according to a post the rapper posted on his personal social media account.

South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Faces Corruption Inquiry

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Former South African President, Jacob Zuma on Monday told a judicial inquiry investigating him on corruption allegations that he is a victim of foreign intelligence plot aimed at ousting him from power.
Zuma who was ousted by the African National Congress (ANC) in 2018 was alleged to have knowingly presided over a corrupt government and illegally granting public contracts to a family of Indian businessmen, the Gupta.

U.S To Begin “Major Operation” To Pick Up On Undocumented Immigrants

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The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement authority is expected to commence nationwide raids to flush out undocumented immigrants. The focus will largely be on large cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Houston and will seek to pick up migrants who have received final orders of removal from an immigration judge.

The U.S. government is making a move to impose a fine of about five billion dollars against Facebook over privacy violations. According to a report, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has voted to approve for the fine to be imposed.

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