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Sanwo-Olu Names Building After Tinubu, Warns Youths Against Vandalism

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has named a building after the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of the state, Bola Tinubu. In a statement issued on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Sanwo-Olu also named some buildings after the late Senator Adebayo Osinowo, who represented Lagos East Senatorial District in the ...

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US COVID-19 Cases Surpass 200,000 In 24 hours

The United States on Tuesday far exceeded its previous daily record of new Covid-19 cases, adding 201,961 cases in 24 hours, according to the tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University. The high number, partly due to data delayed over the weekend, took total cases in the US to 10,238,243, with a total of 239,588 deaths, as of 8:30 pm (0130 ...

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Sanwo-Olu Presents N1,155trn 2021 Budget To Lagos Assembly

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has presented a 2021 budget proposal of N1,155,022,413,005.82 to members of the State House of Assembly. He made the presentation on Tuesday at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Alausa. Ikeja. Governor Sanwo-Olu is confident that the proposal, tagged Budget of Rekindled Hope, will provide employment for youths, improve the healthcare system, ...

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Chinese Tech Shares Fall As Beijing Begins Industry Clampdown

Chinese tech giants including Alibaba and Tencent tumbled for a second day Wednesday after Beijing’s market regulator put out draft antitrust rules that signaled a looming crackdown on high-flying internet giants. Rules published on Tuesday outlined plans to prevent “monopolistic behavior” among internet companies, a shift from a previously more hands-off approach to antitrust issues. The timing of the announcement ...

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Only APC NEC Can End Or Extend Caretaker Committee’s Tenure, Says Buni

The Acting National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Caretaker Committee Chairman, Mai Mala Buni, has denied the claim that the committee plans to elongate its tenure. Buni, who is also the Yobe State Governor, described the report as false shortly after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja. He visited the President along with his ...

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Seven Things You Might Not Know About Balarabe Musa

A former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa was on Wednesday, November 11th, confirmed dead.  “He died today Wednesday, 11th of November at the age of 85,” Dr Ibrahim Balarabe, his son, told Channels Television. “His burial will be around 4.00 pm today.” Musa will be buried according to Islamic rites, his son noted, saying his father will be remembered for ...

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He Was A Patriot, Obasanjo Pays Tribute To Late Balarabe Musa

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has joined other prominent leaders to mourn the demise of former Kaduna state governor, late Alh. Balarabe Musa. Obasanjo described Balarabe as a patriot whose death was received with deep shock. In a communique signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, chief Obasanjo said the late former governor of Kaduna State had an ...

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Gbajabiamila Proposes Amendment To Federal Character Laws

The need to review the extant definition of Federal Character in the Nigerian constitution has become more pertinent, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said. Gbajabiamila remarked on Saturday while declaring open the Young Parliamentarians Forum (YPF) National Strategy Meeting and Retreat in Abuja. “In thinking outside the box, I think we should consider an amendment ...

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United Nations in New York Recommends Groups for Consultative Status

The CLEEN Foundation has been granted special consultative status by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations in New York, United States of America. The consultative status will enable CLEEN Foundation to actively engage with ECOSOC and subsidiary bodies, as well as with the United Nations Secretariat programs, funds, and agencies in several ways. The recognition provides ...

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