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JUST IN: Female aspirant joins Kogi guber race

With few days left to Kogi primaries, Barr. Natasha Akpoti, on Tuesday, officially declared to run for Kogi State governorship election slated for November 16.

Akpoti’s candidature was officially made known when she submitted the governorship forms purchased for her by Kogi women group few weeks ago.

Speaking at the Social…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 21, 2019 at 11:52am — No Comments

Kogi guber: Independent survey claims 80% Kogites reject Yahaya Bello

The result of an independent poll research reportedly carried out by Myles Morgan Polling & Research Institute has claimed that Governor Yahaya Bello will lose the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi state.

According to the results of the poll, 80% of Kogites will reject Governor Bello polls scheduled for Saturday, November…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 21, 2019 at 11:29am — No Comments

Nnamdi Kanu knocks PDP, APC for calling for prosecution of Ekweremadu’s attackers

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has knocked the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for calling for the arrest and prosecution of the attackers of former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu.



Ekweremadu who was attending a cultural event by the Ndi-igbo Germany…

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Osun govt declares Tuesday, public holiday for traditional worshipers

Osun State government has declared today, Tuesday, August 20, public holiday for traditional worshipers in the state, tagged it ‘ Isese Day’.

This was contained in a press statement signed by the Supervisor, Ministry of Home Affairs, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Obawale Adebisi, the copy which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo, the Osun State…

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No cause for alarm over EFCC search - Ambode

Former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has urged his supporters to remain calm and law-abiding as there was no cause for alarm.

Ambode, in a statement by his media aide, Mr. Habib Aruna, spoke on the backdrop of a search by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on his Epe Country home and Parkview Ikoyi residence where the…

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JUST IN: You have no right to INEC's server, Supreme Court tells Atiku, PDP

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, seeking access to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s sever.

The Dattijo Muhammad-led five-man panel, in a unanimous judgment, dismissed the appeal, saying there was no basis to interfere with the earlier…

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We did not raid Ex-Gov. Ambode’s residence - EFCC

Arogbonlo Israel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has since early hours of today, been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode.

However, the agency on its official Instagram page has denied the earlier allegation that it…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 2:23pm — No Comments

NASU/NAAT/SSANU: Strike grounds nation’s varsities

Administrative activities in public universities across the country were paralysed, yesterday, as non-teaching staff began the nationwide five-day warning strike.

The workers, operating under the aegis of Joint Action committee (JAC), are asking the Federal Government to release N30 billion for the payment of earned allowances for members in…

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VIDEO: Drama as residents attack EFCC operatives at Ambode's house

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) agents, on Tuesday, raided the residence of former Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos state, in Epe area of the state.

Residents who came out in solidarity protested the raiding of Ambode’s house by the EFCC agents and resisted their entry.

However, as of the press hour, Ambode’s…

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JUST IN: Two children in two states died on the same day after being left in hot cars

Two children died on the same day in two different states after being left in hot cars.

A 21-month-old boy was found on Friday in a vehicle in Booneville, Mississippi, according to a statement from Booneville Police Chief Michael Ramey.



Ramey said although…

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Exclusive: How Fulani herdsmen killed our hunter, son - Mokikan

Arogbonlo Israel

Following the recent killing of the leader of hunters in Suku community, Kogi state, Caleb Oshe and his son, Sunday Oshe, the President of National Executive Committee of the Okun Development Association (ODA), Femi Mokikan has cleared the air over the controversy surrounding their death.

According…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Top 10 tips to keep your car engine in shape

It is debatable to say that many car owners hardly monitor their car before they get in and drive to their destination.

At times, many car owners only check and inspect the engine of their car when traveling on long-haul trips. The inspection of the car engine should not be overlooked, but should be taken seriously, since the…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 11:17am — No Comments

If Sowore is charged, Buhari will be my first witness in court - Falana

Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the government will be making a mistake if it files charges against Omoyele Sowore.

Sowore, who is the convener of #RevolutionNow movement, has been detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) since Saturday.

The DSS had accused him of threatening public peace and…

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JUST IN: EFCC raids Ambode’s residence

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are raiding the residence of Akinwumi Ambode, former governor of Lagos state, in Epe area of the state.

Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman, confirmed this to TheCable on Tuesday.

Details…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 9:51am — No Comments

You know those stirring violence in Nigeria – Falana attacks Buhari

Falana kicks as police disrupt planned event, 'arrest three'

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Monday said the government of President Muhammadu Buhari knows those causing unrest in the country and should go after them.

He spoke at the Coalition for Revolution’s (CORE) working consultative assembly themed “Democracy, state…

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JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give top 30 UTME candidates N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday, has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.

The all-inclusive scholarship will include best male and female students, best visually-impaired candidates in the…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 9:36am — No Comments

JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give top 30 UTME candidates N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday, has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.

The all-inclusive scholarship will include best male and female students, best visually-impaired candidates in the…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 9:36am — No Comments

Top Buhari Ministers and their postgraduate qualifications

Arogbonlo Israel

President Muhammadu Buhari recently sent a list of 43 Ministers designate to the Senate for screening.

Recall it took President Buhari about two months to pick his team that would drive the Next level agenda.

After a screening by the Senate, with all gaining approval and confirmation. The nation…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 9:31am — No Comments

UPDATED: EFCC raids Ambode’s residence

Agents of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are raiding the residence of Akinwumi Ambode, former governor of Lagos state, in Epe area of the state.

Tony Orilade, EFCC spokesman, confirmed this to TheCable on Tuesday.

He said the anti-graft agency had received petitions against the governor, and that it was…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments

Wizkid becomes first African to hit eight million monthly listeners on Spotify

Afropop star Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid has become the first African artist to hit eight million monthly streams on Spotify.

Spotify is an online, music streaming platform that pays royalties based on the number of artists streams as a proportion of total songs streamed.

Newsmen report that streaming records revealed Wizkid’s…

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Added by Just NEWS on August 20, 2019 at 9:12am — No Comments

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