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Tributes Pour In For US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Who Died At 87

On Saturday morning, US Justice system was thrown into deep mourning with the report of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg‘s death at the age of 87. The Gender equality champion and ‘titan of law’ died of complications from metastatic pancreas cancer at her home in Washington, DC, surrounded by her family, the court said in a statement on…

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Emirates Has Been Added To List Of Banned Airlines In Nigeria

The Nigerian Government has added Emirate Airlines to the list of airlines banned from operating in the country, Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed on Friday. The Minister who made the announcement on social media said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020. “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa,…

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Federal Government Tells US, UK To Stop Disrespecting Nigeria Over New Visa Restrictions

Following U.S. Depart of State’s caution against Nigerians who are attacking the country’s democracy, the federal government has asked the United States and United Kingdom to stop disrespecting the country and its citizens. This was disclosed in reaction to the recent statements issued by both countries on the governorship elections holding in Edo and Ondo…

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#EdoDecides: Oshiomhole, Ize-Iyamu And Obaseki Cast Their Votes [See Photos]

Amid the ongoing Edo governorship elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), APC stalwart Adams Oshiomhole and incumbent governor Godwin Obaseki have all casted their votes. Ize-Iyamu reportedly voted at 9:30 am at polling unit 26, ward 5 in Iguododo community, Orionhwon Local Government Area He expressed to Punch the confidence that…

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#EdoDecides2020: Rivers Governor Wike Reportedly Under Seige Amid Governorship Elections

In cased you missed it, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike alleged on Friday that the Police laid a siege on his hotel in Benin City, restricting his movement ahead of the Gubernatorial elections in Edo state. According to Akawor Desmond, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, who disclosed this in a statement, the party will…

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President Buhari’s Media Aide, Bashir Ahmad Set To Marry His Heartthrob Naeemah

Save the date! Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Digital & New Media, and his fiancee Naeemah Junaid Bindawa will tie the knot September 25.   The presidential media aide made the announcement on his Twitter page on Friday evening, exactly a week to the wedding ceremony slated to hold in Katsina State. According to…

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US To Ban TikTok, WeChat From App Stores In 48 Hours Citing Security Risk

Starting Sunday, downloads of the massively popular video app TikTok and the messaging app WeChat will be banned in the United States, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday September 18. The department said in a press release that the move was necessary to “safeguard the national security of the United States.” President Donald Trump issued twin executive orders in August, saying the apps, which…

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