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Senegalese Are African Champions, Defeat Egypt to Lift First Title

Senegal have won their first African Cup of Nations (AFCON) Title after defeating Egypt in a penalty shoutout after extra minutes of the final match. Live updates from the Africa Cup of Nations final which took place in Cameroon showed that Sadio Mane missed a penalty in the seventh minute and later converted a penalty […]

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Nigeria, Egypt collaborating to curb extremism, promote religious moderation

Nigeria has been struggling with the menace of terrorism and extremism that emanated with the religious perceptions of particular group of people over the past 10 years. The Boko Haram group that started locally in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, has taken national and international dimension with affiliation with various groups around the Sahel. […]

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Breaking News: Military Coup In Guinea, President arrested

There has been a report of Military coup in Guinea and that the President, Alpha Conde arrested. The development came after residents heard about two hours of heavy gunfire across the capital Conakry. Guinea soldiers on Sunday said they have taken control of the government and suspended the Constitution. Colonel Mamady Doumbouya of the Guinea […]

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Sunday Igboho’s Arrest: His Extradition to Nigeria may be rejected by Benin Republic – Akintoye

…. Says “Leading Lawyers in Benin Republic Are Now Incharge” A Renowned Historian and Leader of the Umbrella Body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Emeritus Professor Banji Akintoye, has confirmed the arrest of Yoruba Freedom Fighter, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, fondly called Sunday Igboho in Benin Republic. Akintoye, however, said he, alongside other Yoruba Patriots who are […]

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Zambia’s founding father, Kenneth Kaunda, is dead

Zambia’s founding father, Kenneth Kaunda, has died aged 97, it was officially announced in the country’s capital, Lusaka, on Thursday. Kaunda, also popularly known as KK, served as the first President of Zambia from 1964 to 1991. (PANA/NAN)

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We’ve not disqualified Nigeria or any country in Africa from accessing COVID-19 vaccines — WHO

The World Health Organization, (WHO) Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr Walter Kazadi Mulomboo says the WHO has not disqualified Nigeria or any country in Africa from accessing COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX facility, but rather is supporting all countries to access vaccines as quickly as possible. Mulomboo stated this while reacting to the purported disqualification […]

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OSUN 2022: SANWO-OLU HEADS APC 86-MEMBER CAMPAIGN COUNCIL

…. Lawan, Gbajabiamila, 21 Governors to Champion Oyetola’s Re-Election Bid Ahead of the July 16 governorship election in Osun State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced an 86-member National Campaign Council for the poll. The council chairman is Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, while Governor Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano) and Abubakar Sani Bello (Niger), […]

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Oshodi Wakil’s Cup: Mulikudeen Team Emerge Champions

The 3rd edition of the Oshodi Wakil’s Cup of The Muslim Congress (TMC) Oshodi-Isolo local government chapter saw the Mulikudeen Team emerged champions in a rain soaked encounter as they defeated Ayegbesin Team 5-4 in penalty shootout after playing a scathing 2-2 full time draw. Just before the kickoff of the football match encounter, Prof […]

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The President Flies a Dangerous Kite

By Kehinde Bamigbetan The commencement of the screening of the presidential aspirants on Monday was received with relief by many doubting Thomases who had sworn that an aspirant would be imposed as flagbearer by presidential fiat. The screening calmed such frayed nerves and rebuilt confidence by showing that the journey to free and fair primaries […]

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OSUN 2022: SANWO-OLU HEADS APC 86-MEMBER CAMPAIGN COUNCIL

.... Lawan, Gbajabiamila, 21 Governors to Champion Oyetola’s Re-Election Bid Ahead of the July 16 governorship election in Osun State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced an 86-member National Campaign Council for the poll. The council chairman is Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, while Governor Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano) and Abubakar Sani Bello (Niger), will serve as co-chairman and deputy chairman respectively. The list of the 86-member APC National Campaign Council for the Osun governorship election, which is to be inaugurated today, Thursday at the APC national headquarters in Abuja, was released on Tuesday through a statement jointly signed by APC National

Supreme Court verdict: MSSN urges Lagos to issue circular on Hijab

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) Lagos State Area Unit has urged Lagos state government to issue a circular approving the use of hijab in Lagos schools. This followed a Friday, June 17 judgement delivered by the Supreme Court allowing use of hijab in schools. The students, at a briefing Wednesday in Alausa, urged the government to caution its officials against harassing Muslim students wearing the hijab MSSN Lagos State Area Unit Amir (president), Miftahudeen Thanni, explained that issuing the circular would curb “overzealous” teachers and principals from contempt of the court. He said: “This is not to castigate the Lagos state government

COURT ORDERS POLARIS BANK TO REFUND $30,769 ILLEGALLY DEDUCTED FROM CUSTOMERS’ DOMICILIARY ACCOUNTS

…Declares Bank’s Action As Unlawful, Void A Magistrate Court sitting in Surulere area of Lagos has ordered Polaris Bank to refund the illegal deductions made on domiciliary and Naira accounts of three businesswomen with the bank to the tune of $30,769 (USD). The businesswomen - Mrs. Adebomi Orogun, Mrs. Kehinde Banjo, and Mrs. Oluwatoyin Ode had filed an originating application before the court against the bank over unjustifiable freezing of their accounts and subsequent illegal deductions on the said accounts. In an application brought pursuant to Order 1 Rule 2 of the Magistrates’ Courts Civil Procedure Rules of Lagos State (2009), the businesswomen

WASSCE 2022: Police Arrest Female Supervisor, Husband Over Impersonation

It was end of the dirty game road for a female supervisor in the ongoing May/June 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and her husband as they were arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for impersonation. The woman whose husband is not involved in the ongoing WASSCE 2022, was found by officials of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in a private school invigilating students on behalf of his wife. It was learnt that the wife, who is the approved invigilator for the school exam, asked the husband to stand in for her while she went to sort things. WAEC

Clerics knocked for praying at Bobrisky’s housewarming

There has been a backlash and mixed reactions following a viral video of some Muslim clerics sighted praying at the housewarming pre-party of a cross-dresser, Bobrisky in Lagos. The Social media users took to Twitter to leash out their disappointment in the clerics who went praying for the controversial personality. The cross-dresser, cladded in white attire with silver designs and a silver headgear to match, was seated on a chair in the middle with the clerics seated round on the tiled floor to offer prayers. The social media users disclosed that the clerics have relegated God’s doctrines for monetary gains.Some of the tweets

Sanwo-Olu Probes Into Attack on Journalists

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered an investigation into Sunday’s attack on a bus conveying journalists on Lagos Island. The incident occurred between Ebute-Ero and Adeniji, Iga-Iduganran, during APC presidential candidate Asiwaju Bola Tinubu's visit to the palace of the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu. Governor Sanwo-Olu has directed also that those involved must be fished out and made to face the law. Besides, the government will pick up the hospital bills of those injured in the incident. He said: “Lagos State Government condemns the incident. We hold the media in high esteem and the government has always ensured that

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OSUN 2022: SANWO-OLU HEADS APC 86-MEMBER CAMPAIGN COUNCIL

…. Lawan, Gbajabiamila, 21 Governors to Champion Oyetola’s Re-Election Bid Ahead of the July 16 governorship election in Osun State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced an 86-member National Campaign Council for the poll. The council chairman is Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, while Governor Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano) and Abubakar Sani Bello (Niger), […]

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Supreme Court verdict: MSSN urges Lagos to issue circular on Hijab

The Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria (MSSN) Lagos State Area Unit has urged Lagos state government to issue a circular approving the use of hijab in Lagos schools. This followed a Friday, June 17 judgement delivered by the Supreme Court allowing use of hijab in schools. The students, at a briefing Wednesday in Alausa, urged […]

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COURT ORDERS POLARIS BANK TO REFUND $30,769 ILLEGALLY DEDUCTED FROM CUSTOMERS’ DOMICILIARY ACCOUNTS

…Declares Bank’s Action As Unlawful, Void A Magistrate Court sitting in Surulere area of Lagos has ordered Polaris Bank to refund the illegal deductions made on domiciliary and Naira accounts of three businesswomen with the bank to the tune of $30,769 (USD). The businesswomen – Mrs. Adebomi Orogun, Mrs. Kehinde Banjo, and Mrs. Oluwatoyin Ode […]

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WASSCE 2022: Police Arrest Female Supervisor, Husband Over Impersonation

It was end of the dirty game road for a female supervisor in the ongoing May/June 2022 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and her husband as they were arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for impersonation. The woman whose husband is not involved in the ongoing WASSCE 2022, was found by officials […]

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Clerics knocked for praying at Bobrisky’s housewarming

There has been a backlash and mixed reactions following a viral video of some Muslim clerics sighted praying at the housewarming pre-party of a cross-dresser, Bobrisky in Lagos. The Social media users took to Twitter to leash out their disappointment in the clerics who went praying for the controversial personality. The cross-dresser, cladded in white […]