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Nigerian Banks Reportedly Make COVID-19 Vaccination Compulsory For Staff

Nigerian Banks Reportedly Make COVID-19 Vaccination Compulsory For Staff Banks in Nigerian have reportedly issued directives mandating staff to get the COVID-19 vaccine or post negative COVID-19 results every two weeks. According to a report by TheCable, six banks shared circulars to their workers asking them to get vaccinated or conduct COVID-19 tests on a bi-weekly basis at personal cost. This comes after the federal government mandated civil servants to get vaccinated against COVID-19 last week. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), said unvaccinated workers would…

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57 Chibok Schoolgirls Freed From Boko Haram Admitted For Law, Others At American University Of Nigeria

Some of the Chibok girls As many as fifty-seven rescued Chibok schoolgirls have matriculated to begin their first year of university education, according to SaharaReporters. The rescued Chibok girls were among over 270 schoolgirls abducted from their school in Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists in 2014. The American University of Nigeria (AUN) has just held this year’s annual Convocation and Pledge Ceremony, with 57 Chibok schoolgirls also taking part. We hope to “help build a better and more peaceful Nigeria at Africa’s premier development university,” one of the…

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Two Nigerians Arrested For Cocaine Trafficking In Malawi (Photo)

The suspects Chinesi Omuka and Ejike Enebenchu have been arrested in Malami. The Nigerians aged 35 and 28 were apprehended at Area 49 in Lilongwe after being found with 11 grams of cocaine. The suspects have been identified as Chinesi Omuka aged 35 and 28-year-old Ejike Enebenchu. Police raided the home of the two at Area 49and it is suspected that the suspects were selling the drugs to Malawians. According to Central West Region Police spokesperson, Enebenchu was also previously arrested over a similar offence. In July he was convicted…

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Shehu Sani Reacts as NRC Suspends Abuja-Kaduna Route Over Attacks by Bandits

  Shehu Sani The suspension of operations by the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC over attacks by bandits has gotten a reaction from a former lawmaker, Shehu Sani. NRC suspended operations after bandits detonated explosives on the tracks serving the Abuja-Kaduna line. We had reported that the attack, which took place between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, left passengers traumatised, with reports that the attackers also fired live rounds into driver compartments. Following the attack, NRC, in a statement via its website on Thursday afternoon, said operations have been suspended till…

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Bandits Bomb Abuja-Kaduna Train (Photo)

The bombed train (Photo: Peoples Gazette) Bandits have damaged a major rail infrastructure after bombing an Abuja-Kaduna bound train. The attack according to Peoples Gazette happened on Wednesday. Recall that we had earlier reported how a former senator, Shehu Sani raised alarm on Twitter after the train he rode derailed following the bomb attack by bandits. Gazetted reported that the attacked inflicted technical damages on the country’s major rail infrastructure. Mr Sani, in a telephone exchange with Peoples Gazette over the incident, said the bandits were targeting the trains in…

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Drug Traffickers Consult Native Doctors Before Operation — NDLEA Reveals

Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.) Brig. Gen. Buba Marwa (retd.), the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, has stated that drug traffickers now consult with native doctors for their operations, according to The PUNCH. This is as he said that, by December 2021, the agency must have dealt a “serious blow” to the Cannabis racket in Nigeria. Marwa said this on Thursday during the ministerial briefing organised by the Presidential Communications team at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The NDLEA Chief explained that drug traffickers consult diabolic…

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#EndSARSMemorial Starts With A Car Procession At Lekki Tollgate

Nigerian youths protesting today at Lekki tollgate Nigerian youths have shunned an order by the Police banning protest at the Lekki tollgate. The youths have began protesting on Wednesday despite the heavy presence of armed police personnel at the tollgate. The youths are currently protesting via car procession at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos in memory of the #EndSARS protests of last year. The activists who turned up at the tollgate with their cars were seen waving Nigerian flags from inside the vehicles and honking the horns while singing solidarity…

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Nigerian Celebrities React as Tiwa Savage’s Sex Tape Surfaces

Tiwa’s alleged sex tape surfaced yesterday night Nigerians on social media and celebrities have reacted following reports that Tiwa Savage’s sex tape has surfaced. The tape surfaced on Monday night and went viral on Twitter. Recall that Tiwa had revealed that she was being blackmailed with a sex tape of her and her boyfriend. Reacting to the tape, BBNaija star Ike Onyeama said: “We stand with you (Tiwa Savage). ❤️❤️❤️ Them no reach…Keep soaring.” Other celebrities also dropped messages of support for the singer. Below are some other reactions gathered…

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Avoid Using Makeup On Election Day, INEC Tells Anambra Women

Female voters in Anambra State have been advised by the Independent National Electoral Commission to avoid using makeup during the November 6 governorship election in the state.  The commission said the advice becomes necessary because of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System the agency would deploy to capture voters’ faces during the poll. The INEC State Deputy Director, Gender Desk, Chika Osuji stated this in Awka, Anambra State at a voters’ education and sensitisation forum for Persons With Disabilities And Women’s groups. The programme was organised by the International Foundation for Electoral…

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How Police IG Disobeyed Osinbajo, Continued To Detain Gloria Okolie Illegally For 4 Months – 36 Civil Societies Petition National Assembly

Gloria Okolie As many as thirty-six human rights and civil organisations have raised a petition to the House of Representatives in Abuja, over the Nigeria Police Force’s continued illegal detention of Gloria Okorie, a 21-year-old woman from Orlu, Imo State, and the police’s disobedience to court orders, according to SaharaReporters. The 36 human rights groups in a petition dated October 15, 2021, and addressed to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, said the NPF under Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, ignored a directive from the Vice President,…

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