Cross River NLC Chairman Regains Freedom After 82 Days

  Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State, Comrade Ben Ukpepi, has been released by his abductors after 82 days in captivity. The Cross River State police command on Tuesday confirmed his release. Police Spokesperson in the state, ASP Irene Ugbo told Channels Television that Ukpepi was released on Monday, June … Continue reading Cross River NLC Chairman Regains Freedom After 82 Days

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Man Charged With Terrorism For Deadly Truck Attack On Canada Muslims

      Canada is pressing terrorism charges against a man accused of mowing down a Muslim family with a pickup truck, killing four, prosecutors said Monday. Five members of the Afzaal family were out for a walk in London, Ontario — around 125 miles (200 kilometers) southwest of Toronto — on June 6, when … Continue reading Man Charged With Terrorism For Deadly Truck Attack On Canada Muslims

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UK, Australia Agree Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

  It follows similar UK trade deals with Japan, and the European Union following London’s divorce with Brussels. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the latest agreement “marks a new dawn in the UK’s relationship with Australia, underpinned by… shared history and common values”. He added in a statement: “This is global Britain at its best … Continue reading UK, Australia Agree Post-Brexit Free Trade Deal

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Police Arrest Father For Defiling 14-Year-Old Daughter

  The police have arrested a 45-year-old father for defiling his 14-year-old daughter in the Ibeshe area of Ikorodu, Lagos State. The suspect was arrested on June 7 at the Ipakodo Police Station, after his daughter reported her ordeal to the police. The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, condemned the act and … Continue reading Police Arrest Father For Defiling 14-Year-Old Daughter

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EURO 2020: Denmark’s Eriksen Says ‘I’m Fine’ From Hospital

    Christian Eriksen, the Danish football player who collapsed on the pitch in his country’s opening Euro 2020 game, said that he was doing “fine” in an Instagram post from hospital on Tuesday. “I’m fine — under the circumstances, I still have to go through some examinations at the hospital, but I feel okay,” … Continue reading EURO 2020: Denmark’s Eriksen Says ‘I’m Fine’ From Hospital

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First International Cruise Ship Docks In Spain After Ban Lifted

  An international cruise ship carrying German tourists docked Tuesday in Malaga, southern Spain, the first such arrival in more than a year, officials said. On June 7, Spain’s transport ministry lifted a ban on international cruise ships that had been imposed at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020. The ban was … Continue reading First International Cruise Ship Docks In Spain After Ban Lifted

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Buhari Is A Willing Horse Nigerians Want To Ride To Death – Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige says President Muhammadu Buhari has tolerated a lot from critics, reiterating that many Nigerians want to stretch him beyond reasonable limits. 

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Igbos Will Feel Less Marginalized If They Produce Next President – Ngige

     Perceived feelings of marginalization in the Southeast will be largely assuaged if the region produces Nigeria’s next president. This is the view of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige. He, however, told Channels Television’s Ladi Akeredolu-Ale on the current affairs programme Newsnight that it is sad there is no … Continue reading Igbos Will Feel Less Marginalized If They Produce Next President – Ngige

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We Did Not Issue A 72-Hour Ultimatum To Delta State, Says Miyetti Allah

  The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association Of Nigeria has distanced itself from a statement credited to MACBAN, in which a 72-hour ultimatum was issued to Delta State to reverse its laws on open grazing. According to the Secretary-General of MACBAN, Usman Baba-Ngelzerma, such a statement by faceless individuals is only meant to create mischief. … Continue reading We Did Not Issue A 72-Hour Ultimatum To Delta State, Says Miyetti Allah

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Open Grazing: Buhari Threatening To Override State Is Unacceptable – Clark

   Elder Statesman and former federal commissioner for information, Chief Edwin Clark, says it is unacceptable for the Federal Government to attempt an override of state governments on the issue of open grazing.  Speaking on Monday, Chief Clark said President Mohammed Buhari lacks the power to impose open grazing on the states. President Buhari … Continue reading Open Grazing: Buhari Threatening To Override State Is Unacceptable – Clark

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