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Bayelsa,Kogi poll:YIAGA AFRICA commences assessment on political, security environment

YIAGA AFRICA, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) says it has commenced assessment of the political and security environment ahead of the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship poll.

Media Officer, YIAGA AFRICA, Mr Moshood Isah stated this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

Isah said the assessment is in a bid to note possible threats with a view to tackling them on time.

He said the action is part of the organisation’s action plan for election observation in the…

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Top 10 poorest states in Nigeria 2019

Arogbonlo Israel

As the giant of Africa, Nigeria is blessed with diverse natural resources among other assets to make a country great in the 21st century.

However, the 36 states in Nigeria still have problem with the evenly distribution of wealth, which in turn create a gap in terms of development of these various…

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JUST IN: NASS to take over Edo Assembly if… -Reps

The National Assembly is to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly should the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and members of the 7th Edo House not meet three conditions.

The lawmakers also said that the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, and the Director-General Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi…

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DEPLORABLE: A Primary school built with mud in Dekina LGA (Video)

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How Sadio Mané is now Africa's only hope in the 2019 Ballon d'Or race

In the past 10 years, Ballon d'Or, which honours the male player deemed to have performed the best over the previous year, has been a two-man contest between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

That was until last year when Luka Modrić won it for the first time.

This year's race started with two Africans, Mohamed Salah and Sadio…

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Minimum wage: Labour tells workers to prepare for strike

The organised Labour has directed its members in all the 36 states and Abuja to get ready for a total showdown with government should the negotiation on the adjustment from the new national minimum wage break down.



On its part, the government side is insisting on 9.5 percent salary adjustment for officers on grade levels 07-14 and…

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VIDEO: Mercy turns into a sex symbol in BB9ja house (18+)

Warri based housemate, Tuoyo, was caught taking advantage of a drunk Mercy during their party while her lover, Ike was absent.



Ike later caught the duo in their sexual position on the dance floor and tried to prove to Mercy he could do better in the…
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JUST IN: Stray bullet kills cleaner in SARS, robbers clash

A cleaner identified as Francis on Monday, was reportedly killed during a gun duel between suspected armed robbers and operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Ilupeju, Odiolowo Ojuwoye local council development area of Lagos State.



Eyewitnesses had accused the SARS operatives of being responsible for the death of…

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Minimum wage: FG commences payment for workers below N30,000 salary benchmark

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning below the minimum wage.
The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Chief Richard Egbule said this while addressing a news conference on the implementation of the…
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BREAKING: Labour urges FG to reconvene minimum wage committee

The Trade Union Side (TUS) has called on the Federal Government to reconvene the meeting of the Technical Committee on Consequential Adjustment of the New Minimum Wage.

It said this would enable speedy conclusion and benefit to Nigerian workers.

The call was made in a communiqué signed by Mr Simon Anchaver, at the end of a…

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Rape: Man's sour grape (Part One)

Arogbonlo Israel

Concurrently, we have been bewildered by the heightened rate of rape cases in recent times.

More predominant among these cases is the rape scandal between the popular photographer, Busola Dakolo and the senior pastor of Commonwealth Zion Assembly (COZA), Fatoyinbo Biodun who stepped down last…

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Insecurity: If you can’t secure a country, you can’t manage it — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, has said successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges, assuring Nigerians that security still tops his list of priorities.

President Buhari, who received executive members of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) led…

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JUST IN: Lady crushed to death by vehicle (Video)

An unidentified lady on Tuesday, has been reportedly crushed to death by a vehicle.



The accident, which occurred at the Ojota end of the Independence tunnel,  Maryland, Lagos.



According to a report, the deceased was using earpiece when the accident happened.…



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Presidential tribunal: How INEC official collected $10,000 – Witness

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) witness has told the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal that an election official was found with $10,000 during the election.

The collation agent of the PDP, Likita Ali of Lafia Local Government alleged that the official was seen carrying $10,000 on the election day.

While being cross…

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You are not patriotic, Buhari replies Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari has replied former President Olusegun Obasanjo who accused him of not doing enough to tackle the widespread insecurity in the country.



In an open letter on Monday, Obasanjo criticised Buhari’s government, saying killings could not be swept under the carpet.



Obasanjo said the rate at which things were going,…

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My father had sex with me for 4 years, said it’s not a sin – Teenager

An 18-year-old admission seeker (name withheld) on Wednesday narrated to an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court how her father used blackmail to have unlawful sexual intercourse with her since she was 12-years-old.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that her father, 52-year-old Folorunso Oluwaseun was arraigned…

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Added by Just NEWS on July 15, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments

VIDEO: How Funke Olakunrin was killed - Eyewitnesses

The TVC has spoken with witnesses at the scene of the dastardly fatal attack on Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Pa Reuben Fasoranti near Ore on Friday.

The driver and the maid spoke in the interview and said some gunmen suddenly emerged from the bush at the old Ore Toll gate on the Ore-Benin expressway.

Watch the TVC video:…

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Revisiting the pride of journalism in Nigeria

Onipe Ozovehe Moses

The question ‘who owns the media?’ is still rhetorical, begging for answers as the activities of journalists are now being dictated by economic, political, religious and tribal interest.

As it is commonly known, the media which contains radio, television, internet, newspapers, magazine, social media etc, is an…

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JUST IN: Uniben final year student dies after fall from faculty building

In what authorities suspect might be suicide, a student of University of Benin (Uniben) has reportedly died after he fell down from stairs of the Faculty of Arts.

Ephraim Imaghodora, a final year student of the Department of Actuarial Science, was believed to be battling with academic issues.

Michael Osasuyi, Public Relations…

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VIDEO: Top 100 most peaceful countries in the world 2019

Peace, some people say, starts with a smile. But ask anyone who lives in one of the most peaceful countries in the world, and they will probably tell you that it is the other way around.

These most peaceful nations also enjoy lower interest rates, a stronger currency and higher foreign investment—not to mention better…

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