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Photos from the 40th day fidau prayers for former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi

The 40th-day Fidau prayers for former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, took place in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital today August 6.   The former governor died on June 25 following complications from COVID-19.   His Fidau prayer was attended by Kano state governor and wife, Umar Ganduje who are his in-laws. Governor Ganduje’s daughter, Fatima, is married to late Ajimobi’s son, Idris.   …

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UAE says it did not restrict travels from Nigeria

In a statement released following unverified claims of suspending different categories of visa to Nigerians after Hushpuppi was arrested for alleged fraud, the embassy noted that the UAE took a number of precautionary measures to combat the spread of Coronavirus including the temporary suspension on issuing UAE visas for all nationalities as of March 17, 2020.   It further stated that after entering …

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US billionaire, Dan Friedkin signs deal to buy Italian football club AS Roma in a deal worth £532 million

American billionaire, Dan Friedkin has signed a deal to purchase Serie A club AS Roma, the club announced on Thursday, August 6.   The Italian football club said formal contracts with the Friedkin Group were signed on Wednesday for a transaction valued at €591million (£532million). The transaction will be completed before the end of the month.   “I am pleased to confirm …

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