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Nigerian Media Will Soon Start Projecting Election Results, According To INEC

Following the launch of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s results portal, Akwa Ibom’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mike Igini has said that Nigerian media will soon start projecting election results just like its counterparts in the United States. Igini, who made this known during a Channels TV’s Politics Today programme appearance on Wednesday, also disclosed that it will continue improving…

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Ooni Of Ife Finally Reveals Newborn Son’s Name 8 Days After His Birth

After weeks of waiting and wondering about Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and Prophetess Naomi‘s baby boy, we finally have the answers we were hoping for! On Thursday, the Ooni of Ife shared the name of his Prince for the first time, not with the baby’s photos but instead gifts he’s received. And for the record, yes, this update was totally worth…

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Argentina Declares 3-Day Mourning As More Diego Maradona Tribute Pour In

The world of Football experienced a great loss on Wednesday November 25 over the sad passing of former Barcelona, Napoli and Argentine legend, Diego Armando Maradona. According to local reports, the 60-year-old died after suffering a heart attack in his native Argentina. Immediately after the news broke, thousands across the world began paying tributes to the…

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Pakistan Approves Chemical Castration, Death By Hanging For Rapists

To curb increasing rape incidents in Pakistan, the federal cabinet on Tuesday approved in principle two anti-rape ordinances that “change the definition of rape” and are aimed at awarding exemplary punishment to rapists, including chemical castration and hanging, but not in public. The meeting of the cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan, endorsed the law…

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Scotland Becomes The First Nation To Make Sanitary Products Free

Scotland is officially the first country in the world to make sanitary products free to all women, in a bid to fight against “period poverty”. The Period Products (Free Provision) (Scotland) Act, which passed unanimously through its final stage on Tuesday, will place a legal duty on local authorities to make period products available for…

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UBA Foundation’s National Essay Competition 2020 Brings Out The Finest Young Creative Writers In A Challenging Year

The UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of the United Bank for Africa, on Wednesday November 25, 2020 held its tenth annual National Essay Competition (NEC) in a virtual ceremony that was attended by high school students from across the nation. The UBA Foundation’s Education initiative has been changing lives for a decade as the…

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ICYMI: Nigeria In Talks With UK Over Proposed #EndSARS Unrest Sanctions

The Nigerian government has once again reacted to news that the United Kingdom Parliament has resolved to impose sanctions on some its officials over their role in the “violent suppression” of the ‘EndSARS protests. Recall that Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information, had responded some days ago that the Federal Government isn’t worried about the sanctions. However,…

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FCT Leads Daily COVID-19 Count As Nigeria Records 198 New Cases

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 198 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country to 66,805, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed in an update. The death toll to the contagion remains 1,169 after no death was recorded in the last 24 hours. Three out of every five deaths from the virus in Nigeria…

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