Author Archives: Anayochukwu Agbo

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“No Place For Violence, It’s Time to Move Forward Abe

“No Place For Violence, It’s Time to Move Forward Abe

Magnus Ngei Abe, former senator representing Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has appealed to members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State to denounce violence and resist the temptation of being provoked to attack anyone. Abe, in a statement he personally signed, said that a political disagreement does not amount

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NAFDAC Approves Three More COVID-19 Vaccines

The National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Thursday approved three COVID-19 vaccine variants for use in Nigeria. These are Moderna (Rovi Pharma Madrid, Spain); AstraZeneca AZD1222 [SK Bioscience Co Limited (Republic of Korea)]; and Sputnik V (Gamaleya National Centre of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia). In a statement, Prof. Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, director

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The Senate Rejects the Nomination of Lauretta Onochie as INEC commissioner

At last the Nigerian Senate, Tuesday, rejected President Muhammadu Buhari’s nomination of Lauretta Onochie as a national commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. This followed the submission of the screening report by the Committee on INEC during plenary, recommending the rejection of the nominee.Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the committee, said Onochie’s nomination was

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo test-drives the Kona Electric Car Assembled in Nigeria at the Made in Nigeria Exhibition. Photo: State House

Assembled-in-Nigeria Electric Car is a Fantastic Innovation,” Says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo exhibited his driving skills at the ongoing Made-in-Nigeria exhibition in Abuja on Tuesday, June 15, when he seamlessly test-drove Kona, the first electric car assembled-in-Nigeria. He testified that it was a fantastic drive and described the car as “innovative” and “a showcase of what is possible in our country.” He drove

Ronaldo's Anti-Soda Pro-Water Message Cost Coca-Cola $4 Billion. Photo: Alex Pantling/Getty Images.

Ronaldo Makes Coca Cola lose $4 billion at Euro-2021 [Video]

Cristiano Ronaldo is a super Star on and off the football pitch. On Monday, June 14, 2021, he scored a brace as defending champions. Portugal out-played hapless Hungary 3 -0. Those two goals made Ronaldo the highest scorer ever in the European Champions, bettering Michel Platini’s record of nine goals, which he matched at the

World Albinism Day: Osinbajo Calls for a Reverse of Negative Mindsets on Those Living With Albinism

World Albinism Day: Osinbajo Calls for a Reverse of Negative Mindsets on Those Living With Albinism

The 2021 World Albinism Day was marked on Sunday, June 13, globally with the theme: “Strength Beyond All Odds.” In Nigeria, it was marked virtually because of the COVID-19 restrictions. At the event, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN called for more attention to be paid to the needs of this special

Protesters Carry placard and banners during a June 12 democracy day rally in Abuja. Photo: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuter.

Nigerians Denied Freedom on Democracy Day

Saturday, June 12, 2021, appeared to have been a national referendum on President Muhammadu Buhari’s six years rule as Nigerians protested bad governance, attempt to regulate the social media, intimidating the electronic media through the Nigeria Broadcasting Commission, NBC and spiraling insecurity across the country. Nigerians gathered in their numbers in Abuja, Lagos, and other

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