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Ramadan: Emulate lifestyle of Prophet Mohammed – Tinubu

Sen. Bola Tinubu, the President-elect, has advised Nigerian Muslims to emulate the exemplary life of humility, forgiveness and service to others like Prophet Muhammad. Tinubu also advised them to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice, goodwill, justice, tolerance, mercy, compassion and generosity that lie at the heart of Islam. In a goodwill message on the occasion […]

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Ekweremadu, wife convicted of organ trafficking

A former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, have been convicted of organ trafficking in the United Kingdom. A jury found that Ekweremadu, 60, his wife Beatrice, 56 and their “medical middleman” Dr Obinna Obeta, 50, were guilty of a conspiracy to bring a young man to Britain to give his kidney. […]

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National Religious Corner

Ramadan: Adeleke urges Muslims to help needy

Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has urged Muslim faithful to use the Ramadan period to emulate the sacrificial living, self control and intercessory supplications embedded in the teachings of the holy month. In his Ramadan message issued on Thursday in Osogbo, Adeleke urged them to also help the needy. He urged Muslim faithful to […]

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Features/Opinion Politics

10th National Assembly: Who Leads Senate?

By Obike Ukoh With disputes still raging over the Presidential and National Assembly elections, jostling, has, however, started for the headships of NASS, especially the Senate. Though not cast in iron, based on established tradition, the Senate President, is expected to come from the South. In the South, the South-West has produced the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola […]

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National TeleCom

FG removes excise duty for telecoms services

By Abdulfatah Babatunde The Federal Government, on Tuesday, announced the removal of excise duty on the telecom sub-sector of Nigeria’s Digital Economy Industry. Prof. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, announced the removal at a press briefing on Tuesday in Abuja. “This is in line with recommendations of the committee constituted to review […]

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Law / Crime National

Alleged terrorism financing: Mamu pleads not guilty

Tukur Mamu, ex-terrorist negotiator, on Tuesday, pleaded not guilty to a 10-count charge bordering on terrorism financing preferred against him by the Federal Government. The Attorney-General of the Federation arraigned Mamu on behalf of government before Justice Inyang Ekwo of Federal High Court in Abuja. He, however, denied having allegiance with the terrorists. Justice Nkeonye […]

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Business Economy National

Customers praise POS operator for low withdrawal charges

From Abdulfatah Babatunde, Akure A Point-of-Sale (POS) cash transaction operator in Akure, Ondo State, Mr Waheed Adéyemí has endeared himself to hundreds of cash-trapped residents by charging a low withdrawal commission. The NewsZenith reports that hundreds of residents troop to Adeyemi’s shop on Awule road, Akure to withdraw money. They were praising Adéyemí for charging […]

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Politics Security

Police rescue 17 kidnapped electoral officials in Imo

The Police rescued 17 ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who were kidnapped by gunmen in Imo State, an official said on Saturday. Chinenye Chijioke-Osuji, The Public Affairs Officer for INEC in the state, confirmed the development to reporters in Owerri. Chijioke-Osuji said the Police rescued the staff after a distress call. […]

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Polling Unit: Adebule hails INEC’s early arrival

APC Lagos West’s Senator-elect, Dr Idiat Adebule has delivered her Polling Unit029, Iba in Ojo for Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and House of Assembly candidate, Segun Ege. APC polled 115 votes, leaving the LP candidate at a distant second with 57 votes and the PDP came third with seven votes. The House of Assembly results showed that […]

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No voter apathy in Epe – Lagos Dep.-Gov.

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, has commended Epe residents for turning out en-mass in the gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections on Saturday. The NewsZenith reports that the deputy governor and his wife, Oluremi, cast their votes by 9.43 a.m. at Polling Unit-002, Ward A4, at Oke Balogun area, Epe. Addressing […]

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