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Supplementary Election In Adamawa State Has Been Postponed Indefinitely

The supplementary election scheduled for Saturday, March 23, in Adamawa State has been postponed indefinitely. This is as a result of a suit filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by Mustafa Shaba, the governorship candidate of the Movement For Restoration and Defence for Democracy (MRDD). Shaba had sued …

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FG closes case against Walter Onnoghen

The Federal Government has closed its case against Walter Onnoghen, before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT). Although, the prosecution led by Mr. Aliyu Umar (SAN) had proposed to call six witnesses to prove its case against the defendant, it closed its case after calling three of them. Umar announced his …

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Brazil ex-president Michel Temer arrested in corruption probe

Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in São Paulo as part of a massive corruption investigation. Mr Temer, a 78-year-old lawyer who was in office from 2016 to 2018, is being investigated in several cases. He has consistently denied any wrongdoing. His arrest was considered imminent after he …

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Fire razes building, numerous cars in Surulere Lagos

There’s been a fire outbreak in a building in Babs Animashaun, Surulere, Lagos. The fire reportedly broke out after a gas explosion. The extent of the damage is yet to be confirmed but numerous cars were reportedly gutted by the blaze. An eyewitness, Ohis shared thus:   Live. This is …

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Harvard sued by ‘descendant of slave for profiting off of photos’

The descendant of a black American slave has sued Harvard University, claiming the college profits off images of her alleged ancestor. The pictures, commissioned in 1850 by a professor seeking to prove that blacks were an inferior species, is believed to among the first photos of US slaves. Tamara Lanier’s …

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Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo fined by Uefa over goal celebration

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has been fined 20,000 euros (£17,700) by Uefa for a goal celebration in the win over Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League. The 34-year-old appeared to mimic Atletico boss Diego Simeone, who turned to fans and grabbed his crotch during his side’s …

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“Thank you for taking care of 2baba for us” – Ooni of Ife thanks Annie Idibia

Nigerian music mogul, 2Baba Idibia was honoured with a ‘Fellow’ of the School of Music by Obafemi Awolowo University, Osun State, yesterday, 20th of March.     The honour comes in recognition of his contribution to the development of Nigerian music over two decades. The “Oyi” crooner attended the ceremony …

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