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Politics / Insecurity: Our Prayers Are With The Families Of Kidnapped Kagara School Student by thenewsadvocate: 12:42pm On Feb 17
Grand Commander of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has through his Senior Special Assistant on Media, Garba Shehu, prayed for the families of Kagara School kidnapped students.

Garba Shehu said this via his social media handle while reacting to the incidence which happened in the early hours of Wednesday where at least, one students have been feared killed and several others missing.

The President’s spokesperson also said that the President has directed the Armed Forces and Police to ensure the immediate and safe return..

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Politics / Shasha Market Mayhem: Kano Govt Donates N18.5m To Victims by thenewsadvocate: 12:15pm On Feb 17
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has donated N18.5 million to 185 indigenes of the state who were victims of the Shasha market mayhem in Ibadan.

Alhaji Garba Mohammed, Kano State Commissioner for Information, who led the state government delegation, gave each of the victims N100,000 on Tuesday in Ibadan.

Other members of the delegation were Alhaji Ibrahim Muktar, Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, and Alhaji Sanusi Muhammed, Commissioner for Education.


Mohammed said that the governor had directed them to visit the victims who were indigenes of Kano..
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Politics / Shasha Market Mayhem: Kano Govt Donates N18.5m To Victims by thenewsadvocate: 11:24am On Feb 17
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has donated N18.5 million to 185 indigenes of the state who were victims of the Shasha market mayhem in Ibadan.

Alhaji Garba Mohammed, Kano State Commissioner for Information, who led the state government delegation, gave each of the victims N100,000 on Tuesday in Ibadan.

Other members of the delegation were Alhaji Ibrahim Muktar, Commissioner for Trade and Commerce, and Alhaji Sanusi Muhammed, Commissioner for Education.


Mohammed said that the governor had directed them to visit the victims who were indigenes of Kano..
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Politics / Journalists Without Degree May Be Banned From Practising As Reps Consider Bill by thenewsadvocate: 3:19pm On Feb 15
The house of representatives is seeking to raise the minimum qualification for journalists in the country to bachelor’s degree or higher national diploma (HND) in journalism or other related courses.

The proposal is contained in the Nigerian Press Council Amendment Bill 2019 sponsored by Francis Agbo, the lawmaker representing Ado/Ogbadigbo/Okpokwu federal constituency.

The bill which has passed first reading and is slated for second reading seeks to amend some sections of the Nigerian Press Council Act Cap N128 LFN 2004.

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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/fake-lawyer-on-the-run-snubs-police-invitation/

Education / 2020 UTME: We’ll Spend N100m To Prosecute Impersonators, Says JAMB by thenewsadvocate: 3:17pm On Feb 09
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said it would spend not less than N100 million on the prosecution of 200 out of the over 400 persons involved in impersonation in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

This came as the board hinted of proliferation of fraudulent Computer Based Test, CBT, centres in some parts of the North. It also disclosed that over 400 candidates currently seeking admissions into institutions across the country were involved in admission fraud, alleging that some tertiary institutions were accomplices in the widespread irregularities.

Registrar of JAMB, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made these known, Tuesday, in Abuja, at a press conference he held to parade two..
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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/2020-utme-well-spend-n100m-to-prosecute-impersonators-says-jamb/

Politics / “all Of You Donating Money To Sunday Igboho Will Never Know Peace”, Kwam 1’s Dau by thenewsadvocate: 2:29pm On Feb 04
Popular Fuji maestro’s daughter, Damilola Ayinde has laced a curse on those donating to the course of Yoruba right activist, Sunday Igboho.

According to an Instagram post which Wasiu Ayinde Marshal’s daughter, Damilola released on her page, she said that, ‘anybody donating money from any part of the world in order to set Nigeria on fire will never know peace’.

Recall that Sunday Igboho earlier called for vehicular aid to assist his quest of delivering Yoruba from the grip of Fulani herders.

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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/all-of-you-donating-money-to-sunday-igboho-will-never-know-peace-kwam-1s-daughter/

Culture / Breaking: The Akirun Of Ikirun, HRM Oba Abdulrauf Olawale Adedeji Passes On by thenewsadvocate: 12:14pm On Feb 04
The Akinrun of Ikirun land in osun State, HRM Oba AbdulRauf Olawale Adedeji, has passed on.

In a release made by the Osun State Government on Thursday, Oba Adedeji passed on in the wee hours of Wednesday after a brief illness.


“Akirun, who mounted the royal stool in 1991, reportedly died at about 11:00pm on Wednesday..

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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/breaking-the-akirun-of-ikirun-hrm-oba-abdulrauf-olawale-adedeji-passes-on/

Politics / Against All Odds, Supporters Launch N51.8 Million Fundraiser For Igboho, Raise N by thenewsadvocate: 11:14am On Feb 04
Supporters of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho), have set up a Gofundme page for the purpose of raising £100,000 (N51.8m) for him to buy buses to implement his project of ridding the South-West of killer herdsmen.

According to a Punch report, the fundraiser, which was initiated by Maureen Badejo, a blogger and activist based in the United Kingdom, garnered £9, 450 (N4.8m) within 18 hours.



A visit to the Gofundme page showed that several persons of Yoruba extraction had made donations.
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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/against-all-odds-supporters-launch-n51-8-million-fundraiser-for-igboho-raise-n4-8-million-in-18-hours/

Education / BREAKING: FEC Approves Establishment Of 20 New Private Universities by thenewsadvocate: 3:37pm On Feb 03
The Federal Executive Council has approved a memo from the Ministry of Education for the establishment of 20 new private universities across the country.

The 20 new private universities are to be given provisional licenses to run for three years while the ministry monitors
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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/breaking-fec-approves-establishment-of-20-new-private-universities/

Politics / Sunday Igboho Yabs Ooni Of Ife, Alleges That He Was Bribed During Meeting With B by thenewsadvocate: 3:24pm On Feb 03
[b] T[/b]rending Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho, has yabbed the Ooni of Ife, HIM Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi in a viral video on Wednesday, for allegedly failing to represent the Yoruba nation well during his recent meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on killer herdsmen in the South West.

The monarch, he alleged, didn’t communicate the anger and pains of the Yoruba nation to the President during the visit.

Sunday Igboho said the Ooni disappointed himself and the Yoruba nation with his alleged action.


He also revealed he rejected an invitation by the monarch because of his alleged..
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Politics / Sunday Igboho Yabs Ooni Of Ife, Alleges That He Was Bribed During Meeting With B by thenewsadvocate: 11:39am On Feb 03
[b] T[/b]rending Yoruba rights activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo a.k.a Sunday Igboho, has yabbed the Ooni of Ife, HIM Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi in a viral video on Wednesday, for allegedly failing to represent the Yoruba nation well during his recent meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on killer herdsmen in the South West.

The monarch, he alleged, didn’t communicate the anger and pains of the Yoruba nation to the President during the visit.

Sunday Igboho said the Ooni disappointed himself and the Yoruba nation with his alleged action.


He also revealed he rejected an invitation by the monarch because of his alleged..
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https://www.voiceofawori.com.ng/sunday-igboho-yabs-ooni-of-ife-alleges-that-he-was-bribed-during-meeting-with-buhari/

Sports / Breaking: Chelsea Sacks Lampard by thenewsadvocate: 12:43pm On Jan 25
[b]C[/b]helsea has fired club legend and coach, Frank Lampard following a poor run of form that does not reflect how busy the club was during the transfer window that saw it spend over $292 million on players, VOA Sports report.


Former PSG coach Thomas Tuchel will reportedly..

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Sports / Barcelona Ace And Nigerian Striker, Asisat Oshoala Loses Mother!!! by thenewsadvocate: 11:49am On Jan 18
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Super Falcons captain, Asisat Oshoala, has lost her stepmother.

The Barcelona striker announced the news on Sunday night via her Instagram handle.


“I still find it difficult to accept, but this is my reality, Allahu Alam. Mummy, I am so short of words right now,” Oshoala said.

“I have heard lots of it has happened, it has happened, there is nothing you can do to bring her back, you’re a..

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Crime / Lagos Kidnappers’ Tunnel: Another Three-year-old Boy Goes Missing by thenewsadvocate: 12:27pm On Jan 14
T[right][/right]here is anxiety in the Orile area of Lagos State, where a kidnappers’ tunnel was discovered last week, after a three-year-old, Abdul Qadri Kazeem, went missing on Saturday.

It was gathered that the missing boy’s case had been reported to the Orile Police Division and a police signal had been sent across the state.


Speaking with SaharaReporters, the father, Kazeem Hamzat, explained that the incident happened when Abdul Qadri’s mother was frying food in the shop.

She asked the boy and his elder sister...

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Politics / BREAKING: Court Dismisses Suit Seeking Akeredolu’s Sack by thenewsadvocate: 11:56am On Jan 13
A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit that challenged the emergence of Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last governorship election held in Ondo State.


Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment on Wednesday, held that the suit filed by Mrs. Olajumoke Anifowoshe was statute-barred on the grounds that

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Politics / Court Restrains Ebonyi PDP Caretaker Committee by thenewsadvocate: 4:06pm On Nov 26, 2020
An Ebonyi State High Court on Thursday restrained the members of the newly sworn in State Caretaker Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP) from parading themselves as such.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/26/court-restrains-ebonyi-pdp-caretaker-committee/

Sports / Napoli To Rename The San Paolo Stadium After Late Diego Maradona by thenewsadvocate: 2:38pm On Nov 26, 2020
Napoli are set to rename the San Paolo stadium after the late Diego Maradona.

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Foreign Affairs / Americans ‘won’t Stand’ For Election Results Not Being Honored – Biden by thenewsadvocate: 10:25am On Nov 26, 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden said on Wednesday that Americans “won’t stand” for the results of the November 3 election not being honored.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/26/americans-wont-stand-for-election-results-not-being-honored-biden/

Politics / ‘respect Your Zoning Plan In 2023 Election’- Fashola To APC by thenewsadvocate: 12:18pm On Nov 25, 2020
Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday urged the All Progressives Congress (APC) to respect its zoning formula in picking its presidential candidate for the 2023 elections.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/25/respect-your-zoning-plan-in-2023-election-fashola-to-apc/

Education / Umahi Dissolves Boards Of Ebonyi Varsity, College Of Education by thenewsadvocate: 3:59pm On Nov 24, 2020
Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, on Tuesday, dissolved the Governing Boards of two State-owned institutions.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/24/umahi-dissolves-boards-of-ebonyi-varsity-college-of-education/

Politics / 2023: Buhari Should Be Wary Of People Trying To Market Tinubu - Bode George by thenewsadvocate: 10:02am On Nov 24, 2020

Politics / Just In: Nuj Tasks Security Agencies Find Killers Of Nasarawa Apc Chairman by thenewsadvocate: 9:28am On Nov 24, 2020
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Nasarawa Council, has tasked security agencies to intensify efforts at finding the killers of the state chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Philip Shekwo.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/24/just-in-nuj-tasks-security-agencies-find-killers-of-nasarawa-apc-chairman/

Sports / Afcon Qualifiers: Aubameyang & Gabon Teammates Sleep In Gambia Airport by thenewsadvocate: 1:11pm On Nov 16, 2020
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon teammates slept at the Banjul International Airport on Sunday.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/16/afcon-qualifiers-aubameyang-gabon-teammates-sleep-in-gambia-airport/

Foreign Affairs / Biden Defends Obamacare As US Supreme Court Considers Its Merits by thenewsadvocate: 1:49pm On Nov 10, 2020
Biden’s speech reflects the importance he is putting on healthcare as he prepares to take office in January amid the worst pandemic in more than a century.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/10/affordable-care-act-biden-defends-obamacare-as-us-supreme-court-considers-its-merits/

Business / CBN Opposes Bid To Remove Arabic From Naira Note by thenewsadvocate: 1:38pm On Nov 10, 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has opposed a suit seeking to remove the Ajami (Arabic) inscriptions on naira notes.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/10/cbn-opposes-bid-to-remove-arabic-from-naira-note/

Celebrities / DJ Switch Begins Asylum Hearings In Canada by thenewsadvocate: 11:09am On Nov 10, 2020
Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch has appeared before the Sub-committee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the Canadian Parliament, where she spoke about her ordeal during and after the #EndSARS protests.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/10/dj-switch-begins-asylum-hearings-in-canada/

Health / Just In: Mali Ex-president Amadou Toure Is Dead by thenewsadvocate: 10:54am On Nov 10, 2020
Former Malian President, Amadou Toumani Toure, is dead.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/10/just-in-mali-ex-president-amadou-toure-is-dead/

Health / President Buhari Approves Compulsory Health Insurance For Corps Members by thenewsadvocate: 1:39pm On Nov 09, 2020
President Buhari has approved the enrolment of members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the National Health Insurance Scheme.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/09/president-buhari-approves-compulsory-health-insurance-for-corps-members/

Business / Grocery Store Owned By Ajimobi’s Widow Razed By Fire by thenewsadvocate: 1:27pm On Nov 09, 2020
A supermarket owned by Florence Ajimobi, wife of the late Abiola Ajimobi, ex-governor of Oyo state, was on Sunday razed by fire.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/09/grocery-store-owned-by-ajimobis-widow-razed-by-fire/

Health / Trump In Denial Over Election Defeat As Biden Gears Up To Fight Covid by thenewsadvocate: 11:18am On Nov 09, 2020
Even with President Donald Trump still refusing to concede the election, President-elect Joe Biden will launch an aggressive plan on Monday to control the pandemic that is escalating at an alarming rate and will define his administration as soon as he takes office.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/09/trump-in-denial-over-election-defeat-as-biden-gears-up-to-fight-covid/

NYSC / Camp Reopening: NYSC Will Comply With COVID-19 Guidelines, Says DG by thenewsadvocate: 1:03pm On Nov 05, 2020
The National Youth Service Corps has assured that it would enforce strict compliance with all safety guidelines endorsed by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control in all its Orientation Camps across the country.

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https://thenewsadvocate.com/2020/11/05/camp-reopening-nysc-will-comply-with-covid-19-guidelines-says-dg

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