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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday disregarded President Donald Trump’s suggestion to postpone the 2020 Olympics, stating that they will “absolutely not” be postponed. “The IOC and the organizing committee are not considering cancellation or postponement—absolutely not at all,” said Seiko Hashimoto, a former Olympic bronze medalist and Japan’s Olympic minister. Hashimoto’s comments came […]
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A Japanese man has been sentenced to death for a stabbing rampage in 2016 which resulted in the death of 19 disabled people at a care home. Satoshi Uematsu said people with disabilities who were unable to communicate well had no human rights, said broadcaster Kyodo. The 30-year old had once worked in the care […]
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President Donald Trump has reportedly attempted to convince a German research firm working toward a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine to produce the life-saving treatment “only for the United States.” Reuters reported on Sunday that German government sources said that the Trump administration was attempting to secure access to a potential vaccine under development by the firm […]
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At least 15 people have been confirmed dead from the explosion and fire incident in Abule Ado area of Lagos State, an official has said. Ibrahim Farinloye, the acting coordinator, National Emergency Management Agency, Lagos territorial office, earlier said that the initial explosion destroyed more than 50 buildings. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) […]
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Mallam Sunusi Lamido  Sanusi, the deposed emir of Kano, has left Abuja for Lagos, following his release from confinement in Awe, Nasarawa state.  Before departing Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Sanusi, who was escorted to the airport by Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, prayed for his followers before bidding them farewell. He is expected to […]
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Birnin-Kebbi – Mohamed Gundarre, the man reported to have attacked President Muhammadu Buhari in Argungu, Kebbi on Thursday has denied the media report. Addressing the media on Friday in Birnin Kebbi,Gundarre a graduate of Public Administration from Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto said he was emotionally attached to the President’s outstanding virtues of honesty and […]
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… Victor Bala fingered to disobey Party nat’l Chair, Governor, causes crack for a possible never to hold Saturday Congress By Tom Garba, Yola The supposed People’s Democracy Party (PDP) stakeholders meeting of Taraba state held in Gym Hall, Jolly Nyame stadium,Thursday evening ended in deadlock. The stakeholders meeting which intends to martial out plans […]
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A spokesman for China’s foreign ministry, Zhao Lijian, tweeted yesterday that “it might be the US army” that brought the coronavirus to China, giving an official boost to a conspiracy theory that had been allowed to circulate on Chinese social media for weeks. BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian wrote on his […]
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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has tested positive for coronavirus. The Gunners have closed their training ground and club staff who had recent contact with Arteta will now self-isolate. The Premier League will hold “an emergency club meeting” on Friday to discuss future fixtures. “This is really disappointing but I took the test after feeling poorly,” […]

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Why do dangerous bigots like Nasir El-Rufai like to conveniently and hypocritically rail against the zoning of political offices? They are actually talking about the presidency, and what they mean is basically that when their “turn” is over, they should be allowed to keep power or at least try to keep it. One wonders why […]
Recession: SERAP asks Buhari to cut cost of governance, not public services Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him “to put the country’s resources at the service of human rights, and to support the less well-off to enjoy an adequate standing of living through cutting […]
By George Onmonya Daniel Mallam Aliyu Maina, cousin to former pension boss, Mr. Abdulrasheed Maina, has called on the erstwhile chairman of the pension reform task team to submit himself for continuation of trial so that the current national embarrassment faced by Senator Ali Ndume is smothered before it gets out of hand. Senator Ali […]
The letter dated November 23, 2020, was addressed to Mr. Jonathan Hawkins, VP, Communications, CNN Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.It read: RE: HOW A BLOODY NIGHT OF BULLETS QUASHED A YOUNG PROTEST MOVEMENT Our attention has been drawn to an ‘investigation’ by CNN, entitled ‘How a Bloody Night of Bullets Quashed a Young Protest Movement’ and […]

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Why do dangerous bigots like Nasir El-Rufai like to conveniently and hypocritically rail against the zoning of political offices? They are actually talking about the presidency, and what they mean is basically that when their “turn” is over, they should be allowed to keep power or at least try to keep it. One wonders why […]
Recession: SERAP asks Buhari to cut cost of governance, not public services Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him “to put the country’s resources at the service of human rights, and to support the less well-off to enjoy an adequate standing of living through cutting […]
The lawmaker representing Adamawa Northern Senatorial Zone in the 9th Assembly, Ishaku Elisha Abbo, known as Cliff has felicitated Malam Nuhu Ribadu the founding anti-corruption Star at sixty. Abb has described the pioneer Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Ribadu as a “detribalised and wonderful” Nigerian. Abbo said this while wishing the ACN Presidential […]