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Arrival Photos! 27-Year-Old Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon At Buckingham Palace For MBE From The Queen 

Anne-Marie Imafidon and her father, Prof. Chris Imafidon, arrive for a reception at Buckingham Palace after which they will be heading for a follow up and ice-cream party at #KensingtonPalace. The 27 year old Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon will be decorated by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, with the prestigious honour of Member of the Most…

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Acting President Osinbajo Formally Receives 2017 Appropriation Bill From NASS

The Presidency has confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive. While confirming this on Twitter, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, also said that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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3 Suicide BOMBERS Dead, 3 Others Injured In UNIMAID Attack

Three suicide bombers have died in Borno state following a failed attack on the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID). Three security officers at the university were also injured in the attack which occurred on Thursday, May 18. This was disclosed by police spokesman in Borno, DSP Victor Isuku via a statement on Friday, May 19. “At about 2350hrs, three male…

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Acting President Osinbajo Wants Nigerian Foods, Drinks Served At State Banquets

Acting President wants Nigerian foods, drinks served at state banquets The acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has ordered that Nigerian foods and drinks be served at state banquets. Osinbajo said the government will give preference to Nigerian providers so the economy can be strengthened. The acting President said this when he met with top government officials…

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Governor Ayade Directs His Appointees To Wear ‘Made In Calabar’ Garments

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade has said that henceforth, political appointees will be mandated to wear clothes manufactured at the recently commissioned Calabar Garment Factory. The governor also said that by the end of June, anything he puts on, will be made form the garment factory. The governor made this known on Thursday while briefing journalists after…

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Black Excellence! 27-Year-Old Nigerian Lady To Receive National Honour From Queen Elizabeth II

Nigeria’s Miss Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon will on Friday be decorated by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, with the prestigious honour of Member of the Most Excellent British Empire (MBE) for her services to young women with specialty in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The eldest daughter of Prof. Chris and Ann Imafidon from Edo…

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Nollywood Actress Moji Olaiya Is Dead

The sad incident occurred Thursday morning in Canada following a cardiac arrest just two months after giving birth. Two of her close friends, Saheed Balogun and Opeyemi Aiyeola have expressed shock and disbelief at the passing of the actress. Speaking to a correspondent of THENETNG on the phone, Saheed confirmed the story: This is sad, really sad. Moji is dead. I just…

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Senate Chides, Investigates Buhari’s Nominee For ‘Resuming’ Without Confirmation

The Senate has fumed at one of the 23 persons appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to head federal agencies, Lanre Gbajabiamila, for allegedly resuming without awaiting the confirmation of the upper legislative chamber. Coming under Order 43 – Personal Explanation – of the Senate Rule Book, the lawmaker representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye pointed…

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Senator Adeleke Died of Excessive Sedative, Analgesic Not Poison, Pathologist Says

A pathologist, Solaja Olufemi, who conducted autopsy examination on the first civilian governor of Osun State, Isiaka Adeleke, has refuted the belief that Adeleke was poisoned, explaining that there were no traces of poison or heavy metal in the examined body of the deceased. Speaking on Wednesday while testifying before the Coroner inquest in Osogbo,…

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Nigeria Is The 146th Country To Endorse Paris Climate Change – United Nations

The UN says Nigeria is the 146th country to endorse the Paris Climate Change agreement as the country presented its endorsement on Tuesday. Santiago Villalpando, Chief of the Treaty Section of the UN, stated this at the presentation of the Climate Change Endorsement instrument by Nigeria’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to UN, Prof. Tijani Bande. The Paris climate…

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