Modupe Shode ‘the other Nightingale’ writes for Infinitylive

Modupe Jokotola Shode, a retired Deputy Director of Nursing Services, Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), a Fellow of the West African College of Nursing will be joining the Editorial Board of National Infinity Magazine as a guest columnist Mrs. Shode, who retired from Lagos State Civil Service in 2017, holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Nursing Science from the National Open University of Nigeria, was dubbed the other Nightingale, during her active year in service, in recognition of her caring and display of uncommon…

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New day in South Africa as Access takes over Grobank

Following the completion of all regulatory procedures, Grobank Limited has been officially renamed Access Bank South Africa Limited. The deal was finalised after Access Bank’s acquisition of controlling shares in the former Grobank Limited, South Africa. With this new development, Access Bank South Africa Limited is positioned to deliver a robust banking operation that connects key African markets. At an official closing ceremony in Sandton on Monday, top executives of the two banks were upbeat about new opportunities for clients, noting that the Bank will continue to support all its…

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Just In: 29 Abducted College of Forestry students relesed

The remaining 29 students of the abducted students of Federal College of Forestry, Afaka, Kaduna have regained their freedom after 55 days in captivity. Chairman of the Forum of Parents of the 39 Abducted Students, Abdullahi Usman, confirmed the release of the students in an interview. Yes, they have been released. “They did not sleep in the (bandits’) camp yesterday. They were taken to the residence of one of the mediators to sleep. We have already sent our people with vehicles and ambulance to go and bring them. We are…

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Bill and Melinda Gates opt for divorce

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, said in a tweet on Monday that he and his wife, Melinda Gates, will be splitting up after 27 years. Financial details are not yet clear. Bill Gates owns 1.37% of Microsoft’s outstanding shares, which are worth more than $26 billion, according to FactSet. The couple were creators, along with Warren Buffett, of the Giving Pledge, which involves giving away more than half of their wealth. Last year Bill Gates stepped down from Microsoft’s board as the coronavirus became a force around the world. He began…

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Army repels Boko Haram attack at Rann

Nigerian Army Troops of the newly reinvigorated Operation Hadin Kai, successfully thwarted Boko Haram Terrorist’s attempt to infiltrate into Rann Town, the capital of Kala Balge LGA of Borno State on 1 May 2021. The terrorists in their numbers attempted to disrupt the peace that has been enjoyed by the border town but were met with stiff resistance as the troops in the area took them on a fierce firefight which lasted about an hour. The terrorists withdrew in disarray with a large number of them suffering fatal injuries leaving…

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‘We’ve been very professional in our relationship with FirstBank’ -Honeywell Group

Lagos, Nigeria, May 02, 2021: Honeywell Group has said it is servicing loan facilities obtained from First Bank of Nigeria Limited and other financial institutions to carry out its operations. The company, in a statement released in Lagos, said like most companies, it utilises its own equity and borrows from banks and other financial institutions to carry out its operations. It added that it has a strong track record of mutually beneficial successes with its local and international financiers based on honouring obligations and delivering returns to all stakeholders. The statement said…

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After fooling Katsina Govt, Daudawa, the man who led Kankara school abduction returns to the forest

A Nigerian bandit chief who led the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolchildren before accepting an amnesty deal has reneged on the peace accord with authorities and returned to crime, sources told AFP.x Awwalun Daudawa commanded the abduction of more than 500 students from Government Science Secondary School in northwestern Kankara state last December before handing himself into authorities. His rejection of the amnesty underscores the complexity of engaging with Nigeria’s criminal gangs, setting back efforts to end attacks and kidnappings plaguing the country’s northwest. Some students managed to escape the…

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Fr. Mbaka dumps Buhari, Uzodinma, blesses Kanu

Fiery Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Fr Ejike Mbaka, has stated that God had directed him to withdraw his support for the President, Muhammadu Buhari and Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, and to prophesy against them. The respected Catholic priest made the assertion during a recent sermon in his church also blessed the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, for championing the cause of his people. He also spoke highly of Kanu whose group has been proscribed and labelled a terrorist organisation by the…

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FirstBank names Shobo MD designate as Adeduntan completes tenure

The Board of First Ban, on Wednesday, approved the appointment of Mr Gbenga Shobo, currently Deputy Managing Director, as Managing Director designate of the bank. Shobo succeeds Sola Adeduntan, who will be leaving the bank in accordance with the bank’s term limit for its Chief Executives, after successfully leading the bank since January 2016. Also appointed is Abdullahi lbrahim as Deputy Managing Director, while Mr. Ini Ebong, Mr. Segun Alebiosu, Mr. Seyi Oyefeso and Mrs Bashirat Odunewu are also appointed as Executive Directors. According to the bank, the decision is…

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Bandits ambush Oyo Amotekun corps, kill member

A gang of bandits has attacked Amotekun corps at a farm in Fiditi, Afijio Local Government Area of Oyo State. One of the corps, 25-year-old Suleiman Quadir was reportedly killed during the attack while another was Amo Yisau was injured. It was gathered that the operatives were escorting some workers of a farm outfit to the farm when the hoodlums who had laid ambush for them came out from the bush and shot Suleiman. The bandits were said to have been about 11. Amo is said to be receiving treatment…

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Pantami once called for jihad in Nigeria, prayed for Taliban, Al-Qaeda victory

Isa Ibrahim Pantami, Nigeria’s Communication and Digital Economy Minister’s fanatical indoctrinated past is perching on him like a leech as some of his hardline  quotes have resurfaced. Pantami was quoted to have said “this jihad is an obligation for every single believer, especially in Nigeria,’’ in one of his vicious preaching in the 2000s. The embattled minister was also quoted to have prayed “Oh God, give victory to the Taliban and Al-Qaeda,” during the same period. Even though he has renounced terrorism pleading that his outburst, as at that time,…

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Uber, Bolt drivers go on strike tomorrow

Uber and Bolt drivers in Lagos have asked the e-hailing companies to immediately increase fares being charged by the operators, failing which they would go off the road from Monday. The e-cab operators, under the aegis of Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Association (PEDPA), threatened to embark on the strike if their demands were not met. At a news conference in Lagos, the National President of PEDPA Idris Shonuga called for immediate upward review of e-cab fares to reflect the current economic reality in the country. According to Mr…

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Video Updated: Popular crossdresser, James Brown got a beating of his life

There is a video, currently trending on Twitter, of popular crossdresser, James Brown, who was recorded while receiving a serious beating from some boys on the street. The video did not contain details as to where and when the incident occurred, but from the voices and pidgin English uttered by the dude’s attackers, it obviously took place in a Southern Nigerian City. Some commentators on the thread condemned the attack on the crossdresser, while others supported the act as due punishment for an act alien to Nigerian culture.

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Why FG bar Adeboye’s chopper from flying

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has grounded a private chopper belonging to Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God at the Lagos Airport, investigations by Sunday  PUNCH, has revealed. It was learnt that the aircraft, AgustaWestland AW139 chopper, with registration number 5N-EAA, was suspended from flying over two weeks ago, following the expiration of some of its papers and spare parts. The suspension, officials said, would also allow the regulator to conduct vital safety checks on its safety-critical components, especially some spare parts that are…

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Pantami feels the heat, says my driver, secretary, other aides are Christians

Mallam Isa Pantami, Nigeria’s Minister of Communications and Digital Economy is continuing the battle to extricate himself from the reports linking him to terrorist groups insisting his past controversial comments on terrorist groups including Taliban and Al-Qaeda were misconstrued. The minister, in an interview published by Peoples Gazette on Friday, also said he has no issues with Christians, adding that his personal driver, secretary and technical assistant are all Christians He said, “My personal driver is Mai Keffi, a practising Christian. I also have a Christian, Ms Nwosu, as my secretary…

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Stop lying, you printed N60bn, Obaseki replies Finance Minister

Godwin Obaseki, the governor of Edo State has called out the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, for denying that the Federal Government printed N60 billion in March to support allocation to states. The governor, who accused the Federal Government of “monetary rascality”, also tackled the finance minister for “playing the ostrich”. Obaseki said this while reacting to the denial by Ahmed that his claim on FG’s printing of N60bn was “untrue”. On Thursday, Obaseki tweeted, “While we do not want to join issues with the Federal…

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Buhari returns after London medical trip

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening returned to Nigeria from London after a prolonged medical check-up. The Chief of Staff to the President, Prof Ibrahim Gambari, led other top government officials to receive Buhari at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. After the brief airport ceremony, Buhari and his entourage made their way to the Presidential Villa.

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FirstBank hosts protection webinar on business security in information age

 First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s leading financial inclusion services provider has announced a webinar to sensitise individuals and businesses with useful information on being protected in today’s digital age.  The virtual event is scheduled to hold by noon on Friday, 16 April 2021 with “Staying Protected Amidst the Pandemic Chaos” being the topic to be discussed at the event. Registration is ongoing for the event via the link https://firstbanknigeria.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PUnqA7enTMG8o0OfOaWxlg  Today’s world, largely referred to as the digital age has been influenced by information technology which has optimised the way we carry out our individual and business…

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Medical doctor, Nurse, 13yr old boy released by kidnappers in Ogun

The doctor and the nurse abducted last week Wednesday by gunmen on the Abeokuta-Imeko road have been released on Monday night. Also, a 13-year-old boy who was kidnapped on Saturday in Obada-Oko has been released. However, another doctor was abducted the same Monday night that the two health workers were released. The former Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association in Ogun State, Dr. Adewunmi Alayaki, confirmed the release of the doctor and the nurse. Alayaki, who said he served as the Chief negotiator with the kidnappers, identified the captors as…

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Fireworks as Army Chief face Reps over arms purchase

Fireworks and fierce exchange dominated the day as Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, appeared before the House of Representatives Ad Hoc Committee on the Need to Review the Purchase, Use and Control of Arms, Ammunition and Related Hardware by Military, Paramilitary and Other Law Enforcement Agencies on Monday. The committee had earlier invited Attahiru and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, on the 22nd of March and the 7th of April respectively to answer questions on the procurement of arms and ammunition. During Attahiru’s appearance…

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Ramadan starts Tuesday as Sultan announces sighting of moon

Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that Ramadan will start in the country on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar made the announcement on Monday in a broadcast heralding the Islamic holy month. He said the new moon was sighted in different parts of Nigeria and that report of the crescent sighting were received from Muslim leaders and organisations across the country. “After due verification and authentication by the national moon sighting committee and state committees’…

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CIBN Registrar counsels Ecobank trainees

The Registrar/Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), ‘Seye Awojobi has called on graduands of Ecobank Nigeria Academy to make their word their bond to excel in the banking profession. The CIBN Registrar who gave this charge at the virtual graduation of the Ecobank Management Development Programme (EMDP) Batch 3 trainees in Lagos, emphasized integrity, honesty, trust as principal values to excel in their chosen career. He enjoined them to imbibe the ethics of the profession. The EMDP batch 3 comprises 16 graduates who were trained at the…

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Red Alert: 3,471 dangerous prisoners on the loose, FG seeks INTERPOL assist

Nigeria’s Federal Government has asked the International Criminal Police Organisation to be on the alert and look out for the inmates who escaped in the recent jailbreaks in the country, including the most recent in Owerri, the Imo State capital. It added that the Nigerian Immigration Service had also been issued an alert, noting that the data of the inmates were being compiled and would be sent to the relevant organisations in batches so as not to delay the manhunt. A senior official with the National Correctional Service on Saturday…

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Photo: This Prophet raped 17yr-old girl

Men of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a 50-year-old prophet in charge of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Oke-Igbala, Ifo, Tayo Shobowale, for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of a 17-year-old church member. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. Oyeyemi said the suspect was arrested following a report lodged with the Family Support Unit of the Ota Area Command by the victim. The PPRO added that the victim was accompanied by her mother to the station.…

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The last days of Prince Philip, planned own funeral

As the world mourns Prince Phillip, the duke of Edinburgh, who died, earlier today, Friday, April 9 at Windsor Castle at the age of 99, the Royal family has announced funeral plans for the departed Prince. His comes after weeks of concern about his health, including an extended stay in hospital. He was treated for an infection and had an operation for a pre-existing heart condition on March 3 at another London hospital – St Bartholomew’s, in the City. During the first week of his treatment he was visited by…

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UCL Semis: PSG stun Bayern 3-2 at home

Kylian Mbappe netted twice as Paris Saint-Germain secured a thrilling 3-2 win at holders Bayern Munich in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg, in a repeat of last year’s final. Bayern had their 19-match unbeaten run ended in the Champions League with their first European defeat since March 2019 as head coach Hansi Flick suffered his first loss in Europe. PSG raced into a 2-0 lead after just 28 minutes behind closed doors at the Allianz Arena as Neymar created goals for Mbappe and Marquinhos. Bayern, whose top scorer Robert…

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Army rescues 5 out of Kaduna’s 39 kidnapped students

Reports say five of the 39 kidnapped students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka Kaduna have regained freedom courtesy of troops of the Nigerian Army. Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the development in a statement on Monday evening. He said the five students were recovered by troops of the Nigerian Army on Monday afternoon after 25 days in captivity. Aruwan said they were undergoing thorough medical check-up at a military facility. According to him: “The Nigerian military has informed the Kaduna State Government…

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Nigeria: Before our glory departs

An Easter Message by Matthew Hassan Kukah, Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese If a religious leader is afraid to say what is right, what else can his silence mean but that he has taken flight? Hiding behind a wall of silence is like taking flight at the approach of the wolf. Pope St. Gregory the Great (540–604 AD) 1: Easter Sunday is here again. But first, let us step back to Friday. Good Friday was a Kairos moment for the beleaguered followers of Jesus, a defining moment that separated truth…

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Breaking: Odumakin, Afenifere spokesperson dies of COVID-19

Yinka Odumakin, National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, is dead. He died on Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital after a brief illness. In her reaction, his wife, Joe Okhei-Odumakin “A part of me is gone. A part of me is gone. He fought hard at the intensive care unit. Pray for me to survive this. My love is gone. “He was OK before. Even on March 10 he was still attending meetings. He was recovering yesterday but he died this morning. I am at the…

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NAF releases updates on missing jet

UPDATE ON MISSING NAF ALPHA JET AIRCRAFT Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) indicates that the Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with 2 crew members on board on 31 March 2021 might have crashed. The cause of the crash as well as the whereabouts of the 2 pilots remain unknown. The pilots are Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele. Extensive search and rescue efforts are still ongoing by NAF surveillance aircraft as well as NAF Special Forces and Nigerian Army…

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‘Bullets no get respect’

By Babafemi Ojudu I joined The Guardian newspapers in 1985 and was made to report for The Guardian Express, the staple’s afternoon paper. My daily chore took me to every nook and corner of Lagos and its environ. One of the most troubling assignment I was saddled with at this early period of my career as a journalist was to report on the refugee camp in Oru Ijebu, Ogun State. There camped, were those who escaped the war in Liberia. I mingled with the refugees, listened to their stories and…

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AstraZeneca changes COVID-19 vaccine name

The British-Swedish pharmaceutical AstraZeneca announced that the COVID-19 vaccine, in conjunction with the British University of Oxford, has been renamed Vaxzevria. As reported in The Brussels Times, the name change was approved on March 25 following a request from the company and was announced on the website of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and that of the Swedish National Medicines Agency (Läkemedelsverket).https://dc5836a5ecab1ca6840ba2e67a856cdd.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html?n=0 The new name does not imply a change in the formula of the vaccine, according to the Läkemedelsverket, but there will be a new labeling and packaging of the drug. For its part,…

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What Buhari told Service Chiefs before leaving for medical check-up in London

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security chiefs to identify and crush heads of bandits, kidnappers and their local collaborators to restore confidence in the society Buhari gave the order when he met the security chiefs at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, March 30. The National Security Adviser (NSA), Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno rtd., said the president gave the order when he met the security chiefs at the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday. Monguno, who briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting, quoted the president as warning that his administration would not accept…

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Alaafin furious over police handling of cases involving Fulani

Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, the Alaafin of Oyo has lamented over the way the Nigerian Police treated some cases involving some suspected criminals who are Fulani. The monarch said some Fulani persons who were arrested for kidnapping and handed over to the police were released in controversial circumstances. It will be recalled that one Wakili, an alleged notorious Fulani in Ibarapa area of Oyo State who was arrested and handed over to the police was released in controversial circumstances while members of the Odua Peoples’ Congress who arrested him were detained…

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LSHA approves Sanwo-Olu’s N4.4bn request for cars

The Lagos State House of Assembly has approved N4.4bn for the procurement of vehicles for official use by ministries, departments and agencies. According to a statement on Thursday, the fund would be used to procure official vehicles for principal officers in the state public service. The assembly had received three letters from the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget seeking approval of the House to grant the request of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to procure vehicles for official use by various MDAs. The request was committed to the House Committee on…

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Second time a mother in 365 days: The pathetic story of Leah Sharibu, Nigeria’s ‘symbol of a failed state’

Leah Sharibu, according to reports by US-Nigeria Law Group, might have delivered another baby towards the end of 2020 even as she is still held in captivity by the Islamic fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram. According to the group, with the reported delivery, the abandoned Dapchi “heroine Christian” schoolgirl has two deliveries within a year. It would be recalled that Leah, still held in captivity, was forced to accept Islam before being married off to a top Boko Haram commander after she refused to renounce her Christian faith. Leah, aged 14…

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FirstBank’s Adeduntan lists post COVID-19 growth factors

…Thumbs up mobile banking (FirstMobile) and USSD (*894#) platforms By Bolaji Israel Dr Adesola Adeduntan, Chief Executive Officer, First Bank of Nigeria Limited said technology, innovation and enhanced capabilities have become necessary to achieve significant business growth in the post-COVID-19. Adeduntan made this remark on Thursday during a Digital Disruption Series webinar organised by the Surrey Business School of the University of Surrey, England. The webinar was themed: “Digital Disruption: How Can Companies Thrive in Africa Post-COVID-19.” According to the FirstBank boss, it is about studying the environment and leveraging…

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Bigi-cola maker sues Coca-cola bottler for alleged trademark infringement

The Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC), bottlers of global brand, Coca-cola, has been dragged to court for alleged trademark infringement on its energy drink, Predator, with a mark similar to the well-liked market leader, Fearless, a product of Rite Foods Limited, makers of Bigi cola. As contained in the ThisDay and Guardian newspapers editions of Friday, 19th of March, 2021,contempt proceedings have been commenced against the managing director of NBC by Rite Foods Limited at Federal High Court, in lkoyi, Lagos. In the suit No: FHC/L/CS/92/2021, the plaintiff, Rite Food Limited, filed…

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GTBank releases 2020 full year audited results, reports PBT of ₦238.1 bn

Guaranty Trust Bank plc has released its Audited Financial Results for the year ended December 31, 2020 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges.A review of the result shows improved performance across all key financial metrics in the face of the unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, reflecting the quality of past decisions and reaffirming its position as one of the best managed financial institutions in Africa. The Group reported Profit before tax of ₦238.1billion, representing a growth of 2.8% over ₦231.7billion recorded in the corresponding year ended December…

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COVID-19: Bulgaria joins Denmark, Iceland, Norway to suspend AstraZeneca vaccine

Bulgaria on Friday suspended the use of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine as it investigated the death of a woman with several underlying conditions who received the jab this week. The temporary suspension follows other countries in Europe, including Denmark, Iceland and Norway, which paused AstraZeneca vaccinations over safety concerns. “I order a halt in vaccinations with the AstraZeneca vaccine until the European Medicines Agency dismisses all doubts about its safety,” said a government press service statement quoting Prime Minister Boyko Borisov. The prime minister requested “a written statement with an accurate…

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Breaking: Bandits abduct female students in Kaduna

Some female students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation in the Mando Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State have been abducted by gunmen. The incident occurred in the early hours of Friday, at about 3am. It was learnt that most affected were female students as their male counterparts were not taken away. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident and said an investigation is ongoing.

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COVID-19: CACOVID donates Incinerator, 260 Oxygen cylinder to LASG

The private sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID), on Tuesday, fulfilled its pledge to the Lagos State Government by donating 260 medical oxygen gas cylinder and newly purchased Incinerator to Yaba Isolation centre in Lagos. Speaking to media at the commissioning of the Incinerator and presentation of gas cylinder to Lagos State government, Managing Director and CEO of Aliko Dangote Foundation, who doubles as an administrator of CACOVID, Zouera Youssoufou said, though a total number of 260 gas cylinder of different sizes were donated to the Lagos State government including incinerator,…

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Stop making inflammatory statements, Army warns Gumi, others

The Nigerian Army has warned controversial Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi and other “opinion merchants” in the country to exercise restraint with their utterances and not drag the Army to disrepute. The Army said contrary to Gumi’s statements to bandits recently that Christian soldiers were the ones killing the bandits, the Army does not deploy troops along religious or ethnic lines. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday titled, ‘Nigerian Army Does Not Deploy Its Troops Along Ethnic Or Religious Lines’. The statement was signed by Director, Army…

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Nigerian Army reshuffles, about 100 General involved

The Nigerian Army has announced the redeployment and posting of over 100 senior officers with a charge to remain absolutely loyal to the Constitution of the nation. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier-General Mohammed Yerima, said the massive shake-up was in line with the bid to re-position the Nigerian Army (NA) for optimal performance, adding that all postings and appointments take effect from 10 March, 2021. According to the statement, “the NA has released postings and appointments of some affected senior officers. The posting, which was approved by the Chief…

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Onebank introduces Ajo Scheme for family and friends

Sterling Bank Plc has added rotation savings and peer-to-peer lending feature to the available options on OneBank, its digital banking platform. The new feature, known as Ajo Scheme, is the digital construct of Ajo, Esusu and Adashe, the oldest informal means of collecting and saving money through a savings club or partnership for big-ticket transactions such as a down-payment on a house, car, gadgets, school fees, overseas trips. The Ajo Scheme will allow members that are OneBank users to make an agreed monthly contribution with funds accessed on an agreed…

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Kidnapped Zamfara Schoolgirls released

The kidnapped schoolgirls of Government Secondary School in Jangebe, Zamfara State have been released and are currently in the palace of the Emir of Anka waiting for transportation to Gusau, the state capital. National Infinity had earlier reported that negotiations with the bandits who kidnapped the schoolgirls had reached a very advanced stage, and that “they may be in Gusau today.” The girls who were kidnapped on Friday were believed to have been taken to a forest by bandits who reportedly disguised as security personnel. A source said the girls…

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Sunday Igboho berates FG for attempted arrest, asks Buhari to pick Shekau, Gumi

Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, better known as Sunday Igboho, has advised the Federal Government to channel its energy towards arresting Boko Haram leader, Ibrahim Shekau, and Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, who has been holding meetings with bandits. Igboho said this during an interview with The PUNCH on Friday while reacting to the face-off between him and security agents around the Guru Maharaji bus stop along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Yoruba rights activist, who has been in the news for serving a quit notice on Fulani herdsmen in some parts of…

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