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Senator Alli, other important persons honoured by FRCN NUJ at Chapel’s press week (VIDEO)


The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ FRCN Ibadan Chapel as recognized some outstanding individuals during its gala and awards nite as part of activities Marking 2023 press week of the chapel. Important persons honoured by FRCN NUJ at Chapel’s press week — 9jaspectators (@spectatorsng) December 9, 2023 Welcoming the guests with warm reception and […]

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Senator Alli shines at Journalists award ceremony, vows to prioritise grassroots development


The unwavering commitment and steadfast dedication of Senator Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) to grassroots development within a few months in office have garnered praise from journalists in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media, Akeem Abas and made available to newsmen on Saturday in Ibadan. Alli was […]

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Akpabio: Builder of men @61


American business executive and one time Chairman and CEO of General Electric, John Francis Welch Jr. popularly called Jack Welch, once said: “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Going by those words, Godswill Obot Akpabio, the President of the […]

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10 signs your partner loves you deeply, according to psychology


By Lachlan Brown Ever wondered if your partner truly, deeply loves you? You’re not alone in this boat. It’s a question that pops up in everyone’s mind at some point. Love can be a tricky thing to figure out, but thanks to psychology, we have some solid clues. In this article, we’re going to explore […]

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5 Habits That Will Keep You Broke – By Mentor Greg


Hello, my name is Mentor Greg. Today, I want to share with you five habits that can keep you broke and prevent you from achieving financial success. If you’re between the ages of 16 and 40, pay close attention to these points because they can make a huge difference in your financial future. Let’s dive […]

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What Manner of Journalist is this? By Wale Asake


Ask me one of the few Journalists that I know who is professional, dedicated, reliable, trustworthy, skillful, hardworking, friendly, approachable, blunt, intelligent, diligence, caring and selfless? Then, I will tell you sharply and aptly that I know one in Ibadan, Oyo State. He has demonstrated his uprightness in many ways. He has never been found […]

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Nigerian Transgender Jay Boogie Cries for Help After Failed Cosmetic Surgery

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Popular Nigerian social media sensation, Daniel Anthony Nsikan, known as Jay Boogie, has cried out after undergoing a failed plastic surgery. Jay Boogie on Wednesday, in a series of posts on social media, asked the public to hold a surgeon identified as Dinma of Curvy Girl Essentials responsible if anything happens to him. In a […]

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Nigerian Youth in Diaspora elects new president


The Nigerian Youth in Diaspora in Zurich, Switzerland has elected Bashiru Muhammad as its president. Mohammad is the group’s first president from northern Nigeria. A statement by the chairman of the election committee, Mr. Iwegbuna Iheanacho, made available to newsmen on Monday, said Muhammad polled 229 votes, accounting for 18.62% of the total votes cast. […]

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Things to know about daughter of Jonathan’s cabinet Member appointed Youth Minister


On Sunday, President Bola Tinubu appointed Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim as Minister of Youth. This was disclosed in a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity. Ngelale said the appointment was subject to confirmation by the Senate TCN restores power to Sokoto, may reconnect Kebbi to grid soon […]

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Akintola Williams: Exit of the doyen of accounting


“Death, taxes and childbirth! There’s never a convenient time for any of them!”  –Margaret Mitchell, Gone with the Wind   When news filtered in yesterday that the doyen of accounting in Nigeria, Chief Akintola Williams, is dead, many doubted it. The early callers at his Ikoyi residence all wished the news was not true as […]

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Sheikh Argungu was a symbol of inspiration to many – JNI


The Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI) has described the late Islamic cleric, Sheikh Abubakar Abdullahi Giro Argungu, as a symbol of strength, wisdom and a source of inspiration to many. It expressed condolences to the Kebbi State government, Argungu Emirate, Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa ‘ikamatis-Sunnah (JIBWIS) and the entire Muslim Ummah over the death of the […]

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Benin Republic Detains Nigerian Editor, Labels Him A ‘Jihadist’


The Police in Republic of Benin, a neighbouring West African country, has detained the Editor of the Foundation for Investigative Journalism (FIJ), Damilola Ayeni. Ayeni was arrested by Benin authorities while on a trip to the country for the second session of a Nigeria-Benin environmental journalism report in the largest city in their northern region, […]

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PICTORIAL: FG visits late Akinkunmi’s family


The delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, on Monday, visited the family of Taiwo Akinkunmi, the designer of the Nigerian national flag, who died at the age of 87 in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. His son, Akinkunmi Samuel, announced his death via his Facebook page […]

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How I want my birthday celebrated – Shettima 


Vice President Senator Kashim Shettima has appealed to friends and well-wishers to change the way his birthday is celebrated as he clocks up 57 on Saturday, September 2. Shettima on his Twitter handle expressed his deep appreciation for the warm wishes he had received from friends and well-wishers over the years. However, the Vice President […]

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Deputy Senate President Barau salutes Shettima at 57


The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau I. Jibrin, has extolled the virtues of the Vice President, Senator Kashim Shettima on the occasion of his 57th birthday. Senator Barau, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ismail Mudashir, said the Vice President, who was born in Maiduguri, the Borno State […]

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Job racketeering: ICPC probes bribery allegations against Reps, MDAs


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it has launched a probe into the petitions submitted to it over job racketeering in the Federal Ministries Department and Agencies. Spokesperson for the anti-graft agency, Azuka Ogugua, confirmed to journalists on Friday that an online media organisation, PREMIUM TIMES submitted one of the […]

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Hardship: Five youths fleeing Nigeria arrested on Lagos vessel

Five youths have been arrested while trying to flee from what they described as “the hash economic reality” in Nigeria. The stowaways who were arrested onboard a vessel, MRC NARTHA, were identified as Efiong Okon (44), Ayewuni Daniel (27), Ajagboma Asiko (29), Adebanjo Ayewumi (23) and Christian Joseph (25). They were arrested by naval officers […]

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Rumours About Germany – The story of Julius Eche from Nigeria

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“I want to make a fresh start“. Julius Eche is a migrant who once had high hopes and dreams of working in Germany.

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Nigerian youths leaving country instead of awaiting God’s plans: ICPC boss

A lot of youths are leaving Nigeria because they feel life is better out there, rather than wait for the plan and purpose of God for their lives.

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Rotary Leaders Pay Tribute To Late PRIP Majiyagbe


  Past and present leadersW of Rotary International yesterday gathered in Abuja to pay tribute to the late past president, Jonathan Babatunde Majiyagbe, who died on May 2023 at the age of 89 years. Majiyagbe served as vice president of the Nigerian Bar Association between 1975 and 1977 and as a member of its National […]

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Run away from abusive marriages rather than die there, Obaseki advises women

Drawing attention to the resources available through the Ministry of Gender, the First Lady assured the public that there are avenues to address issues of spousal battery and prevent them from escalating.

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Garba Shehu, Akande, 337 Others Bag Special National Awards


  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the conferment of Special National Honours Award on 339 Nigerians, including Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity. Shehu and Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice President) were conferred with the Officer of the Order of the Niger […]

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I’ll Return To Academics, Says Outgoing Mines Minister Adegbite


Outgoing minister of Mines and Steel Development Arc. Olamilekan Adegbite has said he would like to return to academics when the tenure of present administration expires tomorrow. The minister said this Friday when he was asked by journalists what he would be doing next if he was not reappointed to a government office during a […]

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The Group Name of Odua Nation, ‘Yoruba’ by Banji Akintoye

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Research Notes: About the Name Yoruba by Stephen Banji Akintoye, Retired Professor, Department of History, University of Ife. Photographer – Northcote Whitridge Thomas ; Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge UK P.29063.NWT.

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