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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday as Public Holidays For Eid-el-Kabir Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday, August, 12th and Tuesday, 13th, as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, in Abuja on Tuesday, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the occasion. She also called on all Nigerians,…

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Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” Toni Morrison Bows Out At 88

Nobel Prize Winner and Author Of “Beloved,” “Song of Solomon” and other novels, Toni Morrison has died, according to her publisher Alfred A. Knopf , she died on Monday night in New York. The literary lion whose narrative voice soared from deep tenderness to searing power in writing gave up the ghost aged 88 years old.…

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Juventus Accepts €70m Tottenham’s Bid For Paulo Dybala

Italian champions, Juventus have reportedly accepted a €70 million (£65m/$78m) bid from Tottenham for striker Paulo Dybala. According to Goal, the Argentine forward could be set for a move to north London ahead of the Premier League season beginning this weekend. The player is now set for talks with Spurs over contract terms as a move to the Premier…

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EFCC Freezes N9.9bn Bank Accounts Linked To Former Lagos State Governor, Ambode

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has frozen three bank accounts containing a total of N9.9bn linked to the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. According to reports from Punch in June, loyalists of the ruling All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, had decided to drag Ambode to the EFCC for investigation.…

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Buhari Commends Nigerians For Ignoring ‘Revolution’ March

Pres. Buhari has thanked millions of Nigerians, who deliberately ignored calls on social media to join a phantom ‘revolution’ but instead went about their businesses. The President made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Monday. The statement read in parts:…

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Buhari Media Organisation Slams Falana, Soyinka Over #RevolutionNow Commentss

The Buhari Media Organisation has criticised Nobel Laurate, Prof Wole Soyinka, and Human Rights Activist, Femi Falana (SAN),  for their comments  over  the  Federal Government’s  handling of the ‘#RevolutionNow’ protests. In a statement signed by its Chairman, Niyi Akinsiju,  and Secretary, Cassidy Madueke, the group accused the duo  of encouraging a move it said was …

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DSS Grants El-Zakzaky’s Request To Travel Out For Medicals

The Department of State Services has confirmed receipt of a court order granting the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky to travel to India for medical attention. According to Pumch, the service said it was currently liaising with relevant stakeholders to allow him travel to seek medical attention in India. This was…

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