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    Banks defy FG, CBN directives on old N500, N1,000 deposit

    Commercial banks on Saturday allowed their customers to deposit their old N500 and N,1000 notes in an apparent disobedience to the directive of the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), according to findings by Western Post. The CBN on Friday in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive authorized the banks to suspend the collection of the old N500…

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    Nigeria decimating terrorists, bandits – Lai Mohammed

    Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is witnessing a progressive decimation of terrorists and insurgents in order to secure the country. The minister made the remarks in Calabar at a joint press conference with Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, during a ceremony to mark the 2022 World Tourism Day. He said infrastructure and…

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    Senators give Buhari six-Week ultimatum to tackle insecurity

    Senators from opposition parties have issued a six-week ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the security challenges bedevilling the country. They threatened to commence impeachment proceedings against the President should he fail to address the insecurity within the period given by the lawmakers. The Minority Leader of the Senate, Senator Phillip Aduda, made the position of the lawmakers known…

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    Oyetola warns opposition parties, says further attack on his campaign won’t be tolerated

    By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo Osun State Governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has warned opposition parties against political violence ahead of the July 16 governorship election in the state. Oyetola said his administration will no longer tolerate the repeat of an attack on journalists as well his supporters by an opposition party which occurred during his campaign in Gbongan town last Monday.…

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    ‘Gov Abiodun never admitted to being convicted of crime’

    Ogun State government has denied stories that Governor Dapo Abiodun admitted to being convicted of a crime in the United States of America. The state government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Waheed Odusile described the reports as “fallacious”. “This particular story was purportedly from a letter written by Afe Babalola & Co, to the…

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    DSS uncovers plot to bomb worship relaxation centres

    The Department of State Services (DSS) said it has uncovered plots by some groups to plant bombs in public places, including worship and relaxation centres. The DSS made this known in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Peter Afunaya on Tuesday. According to the security organisation, the orchestrators of the attacks are planning on hitting during and after…

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    PHOTO NEWS: Oluwo of Iwo visits Alaafin

    Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, paid a courtesy call to Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi.

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    Madeleine Albright Warned Us, and She Was Right, By Hillary Clinton

    Late one night in 1995, in a cramped airplane cabin high over the Pacific, Madeleine Albright put down a draft of a speech I was set to deliver in Beijing at the upcoming United Nations conference on women, fixed me with the firm stare that had made fearsome dictators shudder, and asked what I was really trying to accomplish with…

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  • NEW BRIDE: Oba Akanbi plans royal welcome for new Queen in Iwo tomorrow, releases pictures

    NEW BRIDE: Oba Akanbi plans royal welcome for new Queen in Iwo tomorrow, releases pictures

    More than two years after he and his former Canadian wife, Chanel, parted ways, it is no longer news that the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi Telu I, has taken a new wife. The new wife is a dazzling young princess from Kano, Hajiya Firdaus Abdullahi.The news, however, is Oba Akanbi has arranged a lavish royal welcome for…

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