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Bishop Kuka clocks 70

President Buhari, in a statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina, joined the Catholic Church, friends and associates in celebrating the milestone with the Priest. The President noted the contributions of priests, teachers, scholars and writers to national discourse. President Buhari prayed that the Almighty God would grant Rev. Father …

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Registered voters hit seven million in Lagos – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State says the state currently has about seven million registered voters. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner, Mr Olusegun Agbaje, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday. According to him, if the number of new registrants so far …

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I’m playing my role for Tinubu’s ambition – Fashola

The Minister for Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday, disclosed that he was playing his role as required for the actualisation of his former boss, Bola Tinubu’s presidential ambition. Fashola succeded Tinubu, who is the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, as Lagos State governor in 2007. Tinubu is contesting …

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Why Religion Should Not Determine Who Leads Us

As the country gradually counts months to yet another election year again in 2023, the issue of religion has taken the centre stage with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and other notable Nigerians being at the centre of everything religious controversies. Weaponising ethnic and religious chauvinism will be detrimental …

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NDLEA seizes over N130bn drugs in 17 months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, says that between January 2021 to May 2022, the agency has seized over 3.5million kilograms of hard drugs. The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Femi Babafemi, in an exclusive chat with our correspondent in Lagos, on Thursday, said that the agency also arrested …

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