Hong Kong’s Oldest University Orders Removal Of Tiananmen Statue

  Hong Kong’s oldest university has ordered the removal of a statue commemorating protesters killed in China’s 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, according to a legal letter released Friday. The eight-metre (26-foot) high copper statue was the centrepiece of Hong Kong’s candlelit vigil on June 4 to commemorate those killed when Chinese troops backed by tanks opened fire … Continue reading Hong Kong’s Oldest University Orders Removal Of Tiananmen Statue

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Ronaldo, Messi, Lewandowski, 27 Others Shortlisted For 2021 Ballon d’Or

  The trio of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, and Robert Lewandowski are among the 30 favourites shortlisted for the 2021 Ballon d’Or. Their names were announced in a series of social media posts by France Football on Friday. As organisers prepare for the ceremony scheduled to take place in November after a COVID-19-stricken year, the … Continue reading Ronaldo, Messi, Lewandowski, 27 Others Shortlisted For 2021 Ballon d’Or

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Nigeria Missing As Over 130 Nations Agree On Global Tax Reform

  A global push to enact a minimum international tax on big corporations moved closer to reality on Friday as one of the last holdouts, Hungary, agreed to join a reform that now counts 136 countries. The OECD-brokered deal, which sets a global tax of 15 percent, is aimed at stopping international corporations from slashing tax … Continue reading Nigeria Missing As Over 130 Nations Agree On Global Tax Reform

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Buhari Approves Establishment Of Two Tertiary Institutions In Jigawa

  President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of two tertiary institutions in Jigawa State. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. The tertiary institutions approved by the President are the Federal College of Agriculture, Kirikasamma in Kirikasamma Local Government Area (LGA) and … Continue reading Buhari Approves Establishment Of Two Tertiary Institutions In Jigawa

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Why Cannabis Cannot Be Legalised In Nigeria Now – Marwa

  The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Brig. Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (Retd) on Friday said cannabis cannot be legalised in the country considering the current security challenges. Speaking during a public lecture in Akure the Ondo state capital, Marwa said “the proliferation of illicit drugs often engenders a pattern … Continue reading Why Cannabis Cannot Be Legalised In Nigeria Now – Marwa

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VIDEO: Security Allocated Highest Fund As Minster Analyses Proposed N16.39trn 2022 Budget

  The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, on Friday gave a breakdown of the 2022 Appropriation Bill. She made a public presentation of the bill in Abuja a day after President Muhammadu Buhari presented a budget estimate of N16.39 trillion to the National Assembly. The sectoral allocation of the estimated … Continue reading VIDEO: Security Allocated Highest Fund As Minster Analyses Proposed N16.39trn 2022 Budget

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Court Sacks Transitional LG Chairmen Appointed By Kwara Governor

  An High Court sitting in Ilorin has declared the Transition Implementation Committees across the 16 Local Government Area in Kwara State as illegal and ordered for the conduct of proper election to usher in new executives. Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, had earlier suspended the elected Local Government Council Chairmen in the state and … Continue reading Court Sacks Transitional LG Chairmen Appointed By Kwara Governor

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Court Dismisses Suit Filed By Dethroned Zamfara Emir

  The application filed by the dethroned Emir of Maru, Ibrahim Abubakar against the Inspector General Of Police and five others challenging his unlawful detention, infringement of fundamental human rights and demanding N6.5 billion damages, has been dismissed. The presiding judge, Justice Bello Shinkafi dismissed the case on the ground that the law enforcement agencies … Continue reading Court Dismisses Suit Filed By Dethroned Zamfara Emir

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Over 2.5 Million Registered Voters Eligible For Anambra Election, Says INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said over 2.5 million registered voters would participate in the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State.

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‘Things Will Change’: NFF Backs Eagles After Shocking CAR Defeat

  The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has backed the Super Eagles to bounce back from their shocking defeat to lowly-rated Central Africa Republic (CAR), in a 2022 World Cup Qualifier.  A 90th minute goal from Karl Namnganda, who plays in the French fourth division, condemned the three-time African champions to a loss in front of … Continue reading ‘Things Will Change’: NFF Backs Eagles After Shocking CAR Defeat

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