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Rahama Sadau Reportedly Facing Death Sentence After Being Charged With Blasphemy

Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau has been charged with blasphemy over her indecent dressing on social media, Observers Times said on Tuesday. The embattled movie star who will be appearing in a sharia court in Kaduna is allegedly under police investigation after the racy photos she shared incited blasphemous comments against the Holy Prophet Mohammed. A press release signed…

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Twitter Is Not Impressed With Nigerian Government Exempting Dangote From Border Closure

On Tuesday, there was a report from Bloomberg that the Nigerian government has allowed Dangote Cement to resume exports across its land borders despite the closure for over one year. As soon as people on Twitter saw the images, they let loose with their opinions. Some people just criticized the federal government’s move accusing them of driving inflation, while…

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Niger Governor, Abubakar Bello, Tests Positive For COVID-19

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, popularly known as COVID-19. Disclosing this on Monday via Twitter, Governor Bello explained that he is asymptomatic and has gone into isolation. The news comes amid widespread speculation last week that he had contracted the virus. Niger State has seen increasing number…

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UAE Convicts Six Nigerians For Funding ‘Boko Haram’ Terrorists In 2019

Six Nigerians have been convicted by an Abu Dhabi Federal Court of Appeal in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after they were accused of funding of Boko Haram, Daily Trust reports. The conviction which was upheld by the appellate court after they lost an earlier appeal at a lower court saw Surajo Abubakar Muhammad and Saleh…

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Pfizer, BioNTech Announce First COVID-19 Vaccine To Be More Than 90% Effective

American drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech on Monday revealed a jointly developed vaccine that has shown 90 percent effectiveness in preventing Covid-19 infections. The statement was released as coronavirus cases are soaring across the world, and European stock markets and oil prices jumped on the news. According to preliminary findings, protection in patients was achieved seven days…

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Infinix Spotlights Rising Entrepreneurs Through “Empowered By Infinix Note 8” Initiative

Over the years, Infinix has continued to support young Nigerians in diverse fields. Ranging from entertainment, to fashion and business, several young individuals in all of these fields have benefited from various empowerment initiatives designed by Infinix. Asides from finding the perfect team to help in achieving the business goal and a host of other…

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INEC Reappointment: Yakubu Handovers To Acting Chairman Following Tenure Expiration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be getting a new acting chairman who will oversee the affairs of the agency pending its Chairman Prof. Mahmood Yakubu’s confirmation of his reappointment by the Senate. According to Guardian, the ceremony will be taking place Monday at the conference hall of the commission’s headquarters in Abuja. Although…

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