Iheanacho Gets Nomination For April Premier League Player Of The Month

Iheanacho gets nomination for April Premier League Player of the Month

Kelechi Iheanacho has been nominated for April’s Premier League player of the month following his brilliant display for Leicester City. It’s Iheanacho’s second consecutive player of the month nomination, having won March’s award. The Nigerian international has been Leicester’s top man in the last few months Iheanacho has scored 10 league goals for the Foxes this season, but four came in April, while he also registered two assists. The former Manchester City man also scored the goal that sent Leicester to their first FA Cup final since 1969. Iheanacho will…

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Fr Mbaka: Why The Priest Must Apologize To His Bishop And The Entire Catholic Church

Fr Mbaka: Why The Priest Must Apologize To His Bishop And The Entire Catholic Church

By:  Chibunna Esedo … Catholicism is not a daddy G. O. thing! The Catholic church has a sacred order which cannot be violated by anybody. Father Ejike Camillus Mbaka is a Priest of the Catholic Church. His local ordinary is Bishop Callistus Onaga of Enugu Diocese and before he was ordained as a priest- Mbaka swore allegiance of obedience to his Bishop. His Bishop, Onaga invited and advised him to consider going on retreat to avoid heating up the polity. Nobody held or kidnapped him. If Mbaka is sick or…

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LASIEC Unveils New Website Ahead Of Council Polls

LASIEC Unveils New Website Ahead Of Council Polls

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), has unveiled a new user-friendly website as part of its preparedness for the forthcoming Local Council elections slated for the 24th of July, 2021. In her remarks during the unveiling, the Chairman of the Commission, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips (Rtd), stated that the new website is faster, more secure, easier to navigate, and user-friendly as part of efforts to boost communication between the Commission and various stakeholders in the public, particularly at this crucial period. She enjoined members of the public to visit…

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Time To Celebrate Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Legacy- Onyeka Nwelue

Time To Celebrate Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Legacy- Onyeka Nwelue

… Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o The name itself is magical. Peculiar tone markers, an apostrophe in an unusual place, distinct from where you’d find it in those Irish names that users and observers of the English language worldwide are accustomed to – O’Brien, O’Toole. But the magic is not just in the name of the man, but in his craft: Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o is one of the world’s greatest writers. There is absolute perfection in the writings of this formidable Kenyan writer, but the West continues and will continue to disrespect and disregard him, because we, Africans, have yet to rally around…

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US Won’t Relocate Africa Command To Nigeria, Africa, Pentagon Replies Buhari

US Won't Relocate Africa Command To Nigeria, Africa, Pentagon Replies Buhari

The United States has said there is no plan to relocate its Africa Command from its current base in Germany to Nigeria or any other part of Africa despite the worsening state of insecurity in the region. The US gave the response barely two weeks after the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), appealed to the US government to consider relocating AFRICOM to Africa to assist Nigeria and other adjoining countries to combat worsening terrorism, banditry, and other security crises. The President made the plea in a virtual meeting with…

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IATA Welcomes G20 Push To Restart Tourism

IATA Welcomes G20 Push to Restart Tourism

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said it has welcomed the agreement by the G20 Tourism Ministers to support the safe restoration of mobility by following the G20 Rome Guidelines for the Future of Tourism. IATA urged G20 governments to quickly follow up their endorsement of the guidelines with actions, particularly the five-point agenda to safely restore mobility. Willie Walsh, IATA’s Director General said: “The G20 has the right focus and agenda to restart travel and tourism. The combination of vaccinations and testing are the drivers to make travel broadly…

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How My Father’s Burial Turned Me Into A Drug Courier- Man Arrested With 781 Grammes Of Heroine At Abuja Airport

How My Father’s Burial Turned Me Into A Drug Courier- Man Arrested With 781 Grammes Of Heroine At Abuja Airport

A 23-year-old drug trafficker, Okoguale Douglas has excreted 59 wraps of heroin weighing 781.2 grams following his arrest at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, while trying to board a Milan, Italy bound flight. Douglas, who hails from Uromi in Esan North-East Local Government area of Edo state, was arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency NDLEA, during an outward clearance of Ethiopian airline flight number 910 at the boarding gate of the airport en route Abuja-Addis Ababa- Milan (Italy) after being scanned, which proved positive for…

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NCC, NigComSat Sign MoU On 5G Spectrum To Propel Nigeria’s Digital Economy

NCC, NigComSat Sign MoU on 5G Spectrum to Propel Nigeria’s Digital Economy

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Nigerian Communications Satellite (NigComSat) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will facilitate the release of contiguous bandwidth in one of the most suitable frequency spectrum bands for early deployment of the fifth-generation (5G) Network services in Nigeria. The MoU signing ceremony was the high point of discussions by the two organizations on how to relocate the NG-1R satellite of NigComSat to the standard C-band 300MHz (3.9GHz – 4.2GHz) portion of the band, which is considered more suitable in terms of satellite service…

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Guild Of Editors Denounces NBC Fines As Punitive

Guild of Editors denounces NBC fines as punitive

The Nigerian Guild of Editors rejects the N5m ( five million Naira) fine imposed on Channels Television and Inspiration FM by the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, for alleged infractions. These fines are punitive, arbitrary and against press freedom. NBC is punishing Channels TV for interviewing the spokesman of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB while Inspiration FM is facing the hammer of NBC for broadcasting a statement by IPOB, declaring a sit-at-home order. Once again, NBC has played the role of an accuser, the prosecutor, and the judge. In a…

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Man Who Flogged Own Mother: Anambra Women Affairs Commissioner Visits Commiserates With Victim

Man Who Flogged Own Mother: Anambra Women Affairs Commissioner Visits Commiserates With Victim

Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue, paid a visit to Mrs. Christiana Albert Okoye of Uru-Ogidi village Ogidi, whose video of her brutalization and physical assault by a young man in Ogidi, went viral on social media. The Commissioner was saddened by the incident after her attention was called to a Facebook video, where a young man mercilessly beat up a lady, leaving her with severe injuries and fractures. She decided to visit and commiserate with the elderly woman who is currently receiving treatment at…

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