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President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision in 2018 to honour Chief Moshood Abiola as the winner of the June 12, 1993 election was unarguably one of the most profound decisions of his presidency. Coming

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Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), has expressed worry over the impact of the coronavirus on women, children and adolescents. Ghebreyesus said this at a news conference at WHO headquarters

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The Police Command in Benue on Friday said that it had killed seven suspected armed robbers along Lafia-Makurdi road. The Command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Catherine Anene, stated this in a

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The Liquor Products Amendment Bill proposed several minimum regulations on the production, packaging and sale of beer, including traditional beer.

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A mother should breastfeed her newborn baby even if she has a suspected or confirmed case of the new coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. “Based on the available

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The International Criminal Court (ICC) hit back at the United States this week for imposing financial and travel sanctions on court officials. The Hague-based court “expresses profound regret at the announcement of

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By Davies Iheamnachor – Port Harcourt The Rivers State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association has decried a lack of Personal Protective Equipment, PPE,  for doctors in frontline duty in the fight

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After rain comes sunshine; after darkness comes the glorious dawn. There is no sorrow without its alloy of joy; there is no joy without its admixture of sorrow. Behind the ugly terrible

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The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), is one aviation agency that must be in quandary as it strives to prepare the industry, most severely battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, for a

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ONE year after he recognised June 12 as Democracy Day, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, reviewed the state of the nation and gave himself thumbs-up on addressing the pricking challenges of the country.

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As Nigeria yesterday celebrated its return to Democracy, for the first time on June 12 rather than May 29, senior legal practitioners have assessed Nigeria’s situation since the return to democracy 21

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By Femi Adesina Let’s begin with this story a retired Colonel of the Nigerian Army told me recently about the man Muhammadu Buhari, who was assuming duty as General Officer Commanding (GOC)

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By Dr. Ugoji Egbujo Buhari has buried one or two. But there are yet many June 12 ghosts, wandering the land unappeased. Africans believe that it’s more prudent to appease the dead

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By Emeka Obasi While Frederick Metcalfe presided over Nigeria’s House of Representatives under Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Augustus Molade Akiwumi became Speaker of the Ghanaian Parliament in February 1958. His tenure

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By Ayo Onikoyi Kingsley Uhunamure Osagie professionally known in the music industry as Mega King has confessed the greatest sacrifice he has made in pursuit of his music career. According to the

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By Francis Ewherido The issue of rape is topical at the moment. People are asking questions and someone asked: “Can a husband also be accused of raping his wife?” For me a

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Five deaths were recorded from the virus on Thursday bringing the total number of confirmed deaths from the virus to 387. The post Nigeria records new highest daily figure of coronavirus infections appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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President Paul Kagame announced on Thursday evening via his Twitter handle, that he had held a conversation with Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau.

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The Executive Director of Youth Alliance for Development, Mr. Ali Tanti Robert is appealing to government and major stakeholders in the educational sector including development partners to consider providing free sanitary materials to final year girls who will spend the rest of their high school duration under strict COVID 19 protocol restrictions.

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By Ayo Onikoyi Every three days on Obasanjo’s Twitter, there’s always that one person from either the 30 Billion Gang or Wizkid FC or Burna Boy “Management” who comes online to resurrect

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Peoples Democratic Party, chieftain and former Delta State governorship candidate, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has thrown his weight behind calls by Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje and members of House of Representative for

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[allAfrica] AllAfrica Co-Founder and Executive Chair, Amadou Mahtar Ba speaks with Daniel Hailu, the Regional Head for Mastercard Foundation based in Nairobi, Kenya, as part of the Dialogue for the Future - a series of interchanges by AllAfrica with prominent leaders. Hailu, who is in charge of strategic implementation and stakeholder engagement in eastern and southern Africa, outlines the efforts by Mastercard Foundation to address the spread of COVID-19 in Africa.

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By Ayo Onikoyi Billionaire business and philanthropist, Captain Hosa Okunbo, through his Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments (Best Hotel of the Year 2019 at Jumia Travel Award) has continued to dominate the

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By Ayo Onikoyi Out across streaming platforms, Afropop talent Portah releases his single titled “Reason.” The singer features longtime friend Dremo on the record, which follows a set of staggered activities. “Reason”

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Efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic should not hold back the African continent from implementing existing and new development programmes geared towards the African Union’s Agenda 2063, President Paul Kagame has said.

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“Ubugabo si ubutumbi” is a Kinyarwanda adage. I’d take it to translate as “Size does not matter” but many people can translate it in many ways.

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Members of Parliament have said that the Government has to devise and implement effective plans to raise the rate of loans intended to develop the agriculture and livestock sector.

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As we continue to closely watch events unfolding in Burundi following the untimely demise of President Pierre Nkurunziza, we keep our fingers crossed.

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South African side Orlando Pirates have expressed interest in Rwandan international Emery Mvuyekure who spent the last two seasons with Kenya’s Tusker FC.

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Rayon Sports have reached advanced talks with right-back Denis Rukundo as the club continues to look for a replacement for Eric Iradukunda who crossed to Police last month.

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