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Full text of President Buhari’s address to the nation amidst #EndSARS protests

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Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. I must warn those who have hijacked and...
Why a zoo took 114 years to apologise for caging a man

Why a zoo took 114 years to apologise for caging a man

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Journalist Pamela Newkirk, who has written extensively about the subject, looks at the attempts over the decades to cover up what happened to him. Ota Benga was kidnapped from what is now the Democratic Republic...
A hospital in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, is celebrating the birth of quintuplets.

Hospital in celebration as woman delivers quintuplets

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A hospital in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, is celebrating the birth of quintuplets. The Mogadishu Somali Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan Training and Research Hospital said the mother and her five babies were healthy. The hospital tweeted that...

Nnamdi Kanu: Do not attack Yoruba [Read full statement]

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The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has cautioned members of the Biafra group against attacks on the Yoruba. This was contained in a statement released by the Head of Directorate of...
Gov el-Rufai: COVID-19 no respecter of persons, I could’ve died

Gov el-Rufai: COVID-19 no respecter of persons, I could’ve died

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Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufa’i of Kaduna State has warned that coronavirus is not a friend to anybody and could strike where it is least expected. Speaking in a radio Hausa program monitored by journalists in...
Lagos State Police: Call any of these numbers to report an ongoing robbery

Lagos State Police: Call any of these numbers to report an ongoing robbery

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In a bid to stem the incesant robberies experienced by Lagosians during the COVID-19 lockdown, the state Police Command have given out a list of numbers on which they can be reached. The police also...
Six reasons why you shouldn't throw away banana peels

Six reasons why you shouldn’t throw away banana peels

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Bananas are not only yummy they contain essential nutrients, are a healthy snack, fiber which is great for digestion and, as Healthline reports, can aid in weight loss. But before you throw your banana peels...

Fast food restaurant sells ‘coronavirus burgers’ amid global pandemic

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A Vietnamese restaurant is selling coronavirus-shaped burgers to it’s customers as the pandemic worsens. At the time of writing, there are currently 148 cases of the killer virus in Vietnam. But have been no reported...

Sowore: FG planning to arrest and infect me with coronavirus

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Publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, has accused the Federal government of planning to arrest and infect him with the novel Coronavirus disease. In a post shared on social media last night, Sowore claims the alleged...

Coronavirus: President Muhammadu Buhari writes Nigerians

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Over the last few days I have received extensive briefings on the state of the nation as it relates to the Covid-19 pandemic, from the relevant Federal Government agencies as well as the Lagos...

Selfless priest dies of coronavirus after giving up his respirator for younger patient

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The rule of thumb is that everyone will fight to the last jot of sweat to survive when death lurks. But this was not the case with a 72-year-old Italian Catholic priest Giuseppe Berardelli (above) who gave...

Coronavirus: No more kissing in France and Italy

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At least for a while, the etiquette of the Italian baci and French bises will get put on hold. Whether you kiss on the cheeks twice, three times or four, it's a cultural norm that...

‘Be honourable’, Lumumba tells Nigerian legislators

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Director of the Kenya Law School and front line social critics, Prof. Patrick Lumumba on Wednesday told Nigerian lawmakers to make efforts to be true representatives of the people and not be horrible members. Lumumba...

Released Aid Worker: What Alice told me about Leah Sharibu, Grace

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Recently released aid worker, Jennifer Ukambong Samuel, has confirmed she met with Alice, who was abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect about two years ago. Miss Samuel from Plateau State is an aid...

An Eye Opener For Every Young Lawyer – Emmanuel Ewere Esq.

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Dear young lawyers, I welcome you all to this great year 2020 which is the start of a new decade. It is the year that will herald the start of many great tides to the...

President Buhari’s New Year letter to Nigerians

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President Muhammadu Buhari in a New Year letter to Nigerians has itemised what his government had done since 2015 and would do in the years ahead. The president also said he will leave office in...

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