Adamawa 2023: I'm Not Disturbed, People Will Still Come Out And Vote For Me- Gov Fintiri

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Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa state has expressed his confidence over the inconclusive nature of the governorship election in the state, noting that the people of the state will decide, and still vote for him. The Gov said, "One with God is Majority."

2023 Election: Obi Petition Tinubu Before The Tribunal

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, LP, Peter Obi has on Tuesday, March 21 filed his petitions to the presidential elections tribunal to challenge Bola Tinubu’s of the All Progressives Congress, APC, victory in the February 25 presidential election. The LP, presidential candidate has alleged that the election was characterised by various irregularities including the non-qualification of Mr Tinubu and his running mate, Kashim Shettima to contest the election. He continued by urging the court to either declare him the president-elect or nullify the entire election and conduct a fresh one.

INEC Declares Abba Kabir Of NNPP As Governor Elect Kano

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The governorship candidate of the New Nigeria People Party (NNPP) in Kano State, Abba Kabir Yusuf, has been declared the winner of the just concluded gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections conducted over the weekend. The NNPP candidate was declared the winner with 1,019,602 votes against his closest rival, APC’s candidate, Nasir Gawuna, who polled 890,705 votes, defeating Nasir with over 100,000 votes. The result was announced on 20th March 2023, by the Independent National Electoral Commission Returning officer, Prof. Ahmed Doko Ibrahim.

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.

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.

NDLEA Website Crashes As Recruitment Portal Opens

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) newly launched website has crashed following the commencement of its recruitment exercise. The agency's recruitment process which began on 12th March 2023 was meant to run through a period of 2 weeks, but applicants are unable to access the website for hours now due to internal server errors. When the Director of Media and Advocacy of the agency, Femi Babafemi; was contacted, he confirmed the development but explained that it was due to glitches resulting from traffic on the website.

UK Government Bans TikTok

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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.

US Govt. Shuts Down Silicon Valley Bank

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The United States regulators announced that they have shut down the 16th largest financial institution in the country, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). It was reported that the move came after the bank started experiencing a bad run amidst concerns raised by depositors.

About 200 Cyber-Attacks Blocked During Presidential Election- Galaxy Backbone

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Galaxy Backbone (GBB) revealed that the Federal Government blocked about 200 cyber-attacks during the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections. This was made known on Tuesday by the GBB, Managing Director, Muhammad Abubakar during the two-day Ministerial training for GBB Board Members and Management Staff titled, “Positioning the GBB Team for Effective Management and Leadership in the 4th Industrial Revolution.”

EPL: Roy Hodgson Out Of Retirement For Palace Job


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.

Chelsea, Madrid, Roma, Spice Up UEFA Club Competition Draws


UEFA draws for the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference was held on Friday 17th of march 2023. The draws are filled with spectacular matches and encounter as Champions League holders Real Madrid will be playing Chelsea for the second (2nd) time in 12 months, while Pep Guardiola’s city will be looking for their first UEFA Champions League (UCL) triumph when they face Bayern Munich.

EPL: Liverpool Dominated Man Utd In Record Breaking Victory


Liverpool handed Manchester United their joint heaviest defeat in history with a SEVEN-NIL thrashing at Anfield. The last time united was dismantled like this was 82 years ago when they lost a game 7-0, on Boxing Day 1931.

UCL: Burna Boy Billed For Istanbul Final

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Nigerian singer Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu (Burna Boy) has been billed to perform at the 2023 UEFA Champions League (UCL) final in Istanbul, on Saturday, June 10.

Oscars 2023: “Everything Everywhere All At Once” Dominates Awards


The 2023 Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, with the Movie “Everything Everywhere All At Once” dominating the wins. “Naatu Naatu” song from RRR, with music by MM Keeravaani and lyrics by Chandrabose charted history by becoming the first Indian track to win the Academy Award in the Best Original Song category. This is the third major international recognition for the chartbuster “Naatu Naatu”, after a Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award. Here is a complete list of the winners:

Netflix Slash Subscription Prices

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American media and rental company, Netflix, has slashed its subscription prices in over 30 countries in order to attract more subscribers. According to the company, the region/countries include the Middle East (Yemen, Jordan, Libya, and Iran), Eastern Europe (Croatia, Slovenia and Bulgaria), Latin America (Nicaragua, Ecuador, and Venezuela), Kenya, and Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines).

Mali's Junta To Draft New Constitution

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Malian Military Junta headed by Colonel Assimi Goita is set to draft the country's new constitution. Goita has met with religious leaders, politicians, and civil society, in order to promote the newly drafted constitution.

Russian/Ukraine War: ICC Issues Putin Arrest Warrant

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued an arrest warrant for Russian President Vladimir Putin and his children’s rights commissioner Maria Alekseyevna Lvova-Belova, for war crimes notably, the “unlawful deportation” of Ukrainian children.

Ghana Scraps Fuel Subsidy, Ensures Stability In Energy Sector

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The Ghana National Petroleum Authority (NPA) through its Chief executive officer (CEO) Abdul Hamid has revealed during a presentation at the ongoing Africa Refiners and Distributers (ARDA) week held in Cape Town, South Africa, that the country has implemented regulatory measures, including the removal of fuel subsidy, to make sure that there is stability across its downstream sector. Hamid stated that measures were put in place with respect to the global oil and gas market volatility caused by the Russian-Ukraine war and energy transition-related policies.

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