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ENUGU LAWMAKER, CHUKWUOBASI MARKS BIRTHDAY WITH GLEE

ENUGU LAWMAKER, CHUKWUOBASI MARKS BIRTHDAY WITH GLEE

THE Member representing Awgu South in Enugu state house of Assembly, Hon. Johnson Okwudili Chukwuobasi has on Thursday, 26th November marked his birth anniversary. The lawmaker known for his benevolence and ability to relate with his Constituents, has been highly Celebrated by his associates, acquaintances and colleagues on the occasion of his birthday. While most...

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Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists

says gov ‘is a factor’, must respond to military allegations Panel has power to invite anybody –Commissioner  We’ve given AGF, others evidence against 33 indicted SARS men –NHRC Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the...

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Apple to pay $113m to US states over iPhone battery complaints

Apple has agreed to pay $113 million to settle litigation with more than 30 US states over its slowdown in performance of older iPhones to manage battery power. The latest “batterygate” settlement will divide the settlement among California and 33 other states, according to a statement by state Attorney General Xavier Becerra. The settlement resolves...

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2021 budget report ready on Dec 3, says Senate

The Senate Committee on Appropriation on Wednesday promised to submit the harmonised version of the 2021 budget at plenary on December 3. The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Jubril Barau, stated this after some chairmen of other standing panels, submitted their reports for consideration. Barau told journalists that his committee’s report would be accorded speedy...

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Lagos closes Maryland service lane for six weeks

The Lagos State Government has announced a partial closure of the service lane inbound Maryland from the end of Gani Fawehinmi Park to the end of the second pedestrian bridge, Ojota for six weeks, starting from Tuesday, November 17, 2020. The statement signed by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, on Monday, stated...

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REOPEN ENUGU AIRPORT, OTHERS TO INT’L FLIGHTS, REPS DEPUTY MINORITY TELLS FG

The Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Toby Okechukwu, has called on the Federal Government to take urgent steps to reopen the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and the remaining international air facilities to international flight operations. He said such step had become most expedient ahead of the yuletide season when Nigerians...

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UN hails new therapy to prevent HIV in women

The new anti-retroviral therapy cabotegravir could be a “game-changer” as a study shows it is many times more effective in preventing HIV in women as PrEP, the UNAIDS body said Monday. Injected in women every two months, cabotegravir is 89 per cent more effective in preventing HIV than daily pills of PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis, the...

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Buhari should discuss with IPOB —Ex-gov Orji

A former governor of Abia State, who is representing Abia Central in the Senate, Senator Theodore Orji, has asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), to dialogue with the leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, to avoid further trouble in the country. Orji stated this in an interview with journalists in Abuja on...

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ASUP strike: Protesting Ede poly students shut institution

Many workers of Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, on Wednesday abandoned their duty posts, as students of the institution, barricaded all entrances to the institution in protest of the ‘sit down’ strike embarked upon by the academic staff Union. The protesting students alleged that since the school opened for the first semester of 2019/2020 academic...

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US election: Biden supporters protest in New York

US election: Biden supporters protest in New York

Thousands of Joe Biden supporters marched Wednesday evening in New York to demand every vote in the tight presidential election be counted. New York demonstrators were peaceful and spanned generations, with marchers heading from Fifth Avenue towards Washington Square Park in the heart of Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. In New York’s Democratic stronghold demonstrators were hopeful...