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Trump urges Americans to ‘pray’ for Biden’s success

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday in a farewell address that America should “pray” for the success of the incoming Biden administration. “This week, we inaugurate a new administration and pray for its success in keeping America safe and prosperous,” Trump said, according to excerpts from the address, which the White House said would be broadcast soon. The excerpts did… Read More
Nigeria Politics 

NIMC officials arrest illegal enrolment centre operators in Kano

Officials of the National Identity Management Commission have arrested operators of some illegal centres registering residents of Kano State for the National Identity Number. NIMC officials, who during a raid arrested the illegal centre operators handed them over to the police for investigation. Some of the items found at the centres include NIMC slips, fake plastic ID cards and other… Read More
Politics Nigeria 

INEC fixes Anambra gov poll for November 6

Independent National Electoral Commission has scheduled the Anambra State governorship elections for November 6, 2021. INEC National Commissioner and Chairman (Information and Voter Education Committee), Festus Okoye, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday after its meeting in Abuja. Okoye said the meeting deliberated on a wide range of issues, including the issuance of the timetable and schedule of activities… Read More
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Presidency to Akeredolu: ‘herdsmen won’t vacate Ondo forests’

Presidency on Tuesday intervened in the controversy generated by the directive of the Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, asking herdsmen to leave the state government forest reserves. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said in a statement that the President called for restraint on the side of the state government and the Fulani communities.… Read More
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Lagos’ COVID-19 patients now exhaust 350 oxygen cylinders per day – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has raised the alarm that demand for oxygen at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Yaba area of the state has risen from 70 to 350 cylinders per day . Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this at a press briefing on Tuesday, said the upsurge of COVID-19 cases necessitated an increase in the amount of oxygen for moderate… Read More
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Tiffany Trump announces engagement to Nigerian-bred fiancé, Michael Boulos

Tiffany Trump, daughter of outgoing US President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, announced her engagement to her fiancé, Michael Boulos. The 27-year-old daughter of the outgoing Republican president announced the cheery news in an Instagram post, some hours to the end of her father’s presidency. The first family will vacate the White House on Wednesday morning shortly before the inauguration of Democrat… Read More
health & Well Being Nigeria 

COVID-19: Wike directs civil servants to stay at home

      Onyedi Gabriel, Port HarcourtRivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has directed all civil servants on grade level 1 to 13 to stay at home till further notice, following the spike on the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.A statement issued by the state Head of Service, Dr. Rufus Godwins, on Tuesday, confirmed that the order was in response… Read More
Sports 

FIFA boss concludes two-day trip to Cameroon

ANDREW EKEJIUBA President Gianni Infantino has concluded a two-day trip to Cameroon, where he has met with dignitaries of the country and key officials from the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Cameroonian Football Association (Fecafoot). The trip coincided with the start of the African Nations Championship (CHAN), which is being hosted in three Cameroon cities from 16 January… Read More