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Day: January 24, 2024

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Chieftaincy saga: Soludo dissolves Anambra Traditional Rulers Council

The rift between the Anambra State government and the state’s Traditional Rulers Council has taken a new turn, with the governor, Professor Chukwuma Soludo saying the council, as presently constituted, is unknown to law. At a meeting with the Royal…

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Tunisia coach steps down after dismal AFCON outing

Tunisia coach, Jalel Kadri, announced he was stepping down after his side’s disappointing group exit from the Africa Cup of Nations. He joins the coaches of hosts, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Algeria to leave their posts on Wednesday. Kadri announced…

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Afenifere scraps Adebanjo’s role as acting leader, forms elders caucus

Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, has scrapped the roles of acting leader and deputy acting leader within the group. Ayo Adebanjo was the acting leader of the group. In a communique issued at the end of its general meeting which held…

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FULL LIST: AFCON round 16 fixtures

African Cup of Nations 2023 hosts Cote d’ivoire have qualified for the Round of 16 of the competition.The host who qualified as one of the best losers will face Senegal in Yamoussoukro on Monday. Here is the full list of…

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Ondo Governor appoints Deputy, SSG, Chief of Protocol

Ondo State Governor, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, has officially announced his selection for the position of Deputy Governor. Aiyedatiwa selected Olayide Owolabi Adelami, who hails from Owo, Ondo State. He was born over 60 years ago to the family of Oluka Oribokun…

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10 People Still Missing From Ibadan Explosion – Bodija Community

Bodija Estate Residents Association (BERA) on Wednesday in Ibadan said no fewer than 10 people were still missing following the Jan. 17 explosion in the area. “I think it is now more towards eight and nine persons now, or even…

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Algeria part ways with coach after AFCON exit

Djamel Belmadi has left his post as Algeria head coach following the group stage exit of the Desert Foxes at the ongoing AFCON tournament. According to a statement on the Algerian team’s X account on Wednesday, the country football federation…

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Police service commission appoints DIG, promotes 1,897 senior officers

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the appointment of Dasuki Galadanci as Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG), and the promotion of 1,897 senior polices officers. Ikechukwu Ani, the head of press and public relations of PSC, said this in…

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Ondo Medical University Workers Protest Non-payment Of N105,000 Wage Awards

Academic activities were grounded at the University of Medical Sciences (UNIMED) in Ondo City, Ondo State on Wednesday after a protest by staff unions over the non-implementation of minimum wage and N35,000 wage award. The workers who displayed placards with…

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NAFDAC raises alarm over circulation of fake Dano milk in Nigerian markets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) issued a warning to the public on Wednesday about the sale of counterfeit Arla Dano 14g full cream Milk Powder across states in Nigeria. According to a statement released…