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FG considering nationwide ban of Okada – Malami

The Federal Government has said it is considering placing a ban on the use of motorcycles, popularly known as okada. The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, dropped the hint Thursday while briefing State House reporters after a meeting of National Security Council (NSC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, …

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JAMB Approves 140 Cut-Off Mark For Universities

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has set 140 and above as cut off mark for 2022/23 admissions into universities across the country. The Registrar of the board, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, disclosed this during a presentation at the 2022 Policy Meeting on Admissions to Tertiary Institutions and awards on Thursday in Abuja. Oloyede said 100 has been approved as …

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Chelsea finally agree £55million Jules Kounde deal

THOMAS TUCHEL is about to end his seven-month pursuit of Jules Kounde and clinch a hat-trick of deals in a stunning week for Chelsea. The defender is finally on his way from Spanish side Sevilla and due to undergo a medical within the next 48 hours. Jules Kounde, 23, is going to become a Chelsea player this weekCredit: AP He …

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Russian Official Who Demanded Putin End War Charged With Discrediting Army

ARussian official who demanded that President Vladimir Putin end the war against Ukraine and was branded a traitor has been charged under a stringent new law that cracks down on dissent. Leonid Vasyukevich, who was expelled from Russia’s Communist Party after criticizing Putin’s war in May, told Russian daily newspaper Kommersant that he had been charged with “discrediting” Russia’s armed forces. Russia’s parliament …

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Cristiano Ronaldo transfer options dwindle as another club pulls out  of the mix to sign him

Another club has reportedly pulled out of the mix to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United after labelling the move ‘unfeasible’. With Ronaldo wanting to leave Old Trafford to win major honours, most of Europe’s biggest teams have been linked. They include Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain. On July 17, Bayern CEO Oliver Kahn revealed he has no plans to …

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PHOTOS: Sanusi Celebrates With Family As Son Bags First Class In UK Varsity

The former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and his family have celebrated his son’s graduation with a first class in Economics from a university in the United Kingdom. Mustapha Sanusi Lamido, one of the sons of the former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, graduated from the University of Portsmouth, London, on Tuesday, July 19. The former monarch, his wives, …

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Man Utd 3-1 Crystal Palace: 5 talking points as Ten Hag’s side impress amid Maguire boos

By Samuel Meade Man Utd made it three from three in pre-season as they made light work of Crystal Palace with Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho all scoring in a comprehensive victory Manchester United looked hugely impressive once more as they saw off English opposition Down Under. They’ve already seen off Liverpool and now it was Crystal Palace who struggled …

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Terror Kingpin Turbaned In Zamfara Despite Outrage (PHOTOS)

A banditry kingpin known as Ado Aleiro has been turbaned as Sarkin Fulanin Yandoto of  Yandoton Daji Emirate in Zamfara State, despite public outrage. Zamfara State is one of the epicenters of banditry, with thousands of people killed and property worth billions of naira destroyed. When news broke that he was to be conferred with a title, many protested against it, …

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Aregbesola Pulls Down ‘Cryptic Note’, Says It’s Unauthorised

Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Minister of Interior, has taken down a cryptic note he dropped after the loss of Governor Gboyega Oyetola in Saturday’s election. Oyetola lost his reelection bid to Senator Ademola Adeleke whom he defeated four years ago. Aregbesola, who is the only Osun indigene among President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministers, had stayed away from the election because of what …

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INEC declares PDP candidate Adeleke winner of Osun governorship election

The PDP candidate won 17 of the 30 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the Osun State governorship election. APC candidate Oyetola won in the remaining 13 LGAs, according to results announced by INEC on Sunday morning. The collation and announcement of results were held at the INEC office in Osogbo, the state capital. In total Oyetola of the APC polled …

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