Author: Richie

Peter Obi, the leader of the Labour Party, announced on Monday that if his running partner, Datti Baba-Ahmed, is discovered to be corrupt, he will withdraw from the 2023 presidential election. Obi maintained that Baba-Ahmed never compromised his status as a member of the National Assembly when addressing questions at Chatham House in London. “We will combat corruption,” he declared. “Datti holds the distinction of being the only National Assembly member to decline to purchase government property when it was made available to all members. You can check his background; if you discover any instances in which he compromises his…

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The Central Bank of Nigeria says that old naira notes would no longer be legal money in the next 15 days, despite the fact that many banks’ ATMs continue to accept them. Nigerians are thus depending on the central bank to eliminate any barriers erected by banks to the implementation of its naira redesign program as soon as possible, according to Festus Akanbi. Although the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stated that there will be no going back on the expiration of old naira notes on January 31, financial market observers have stated that a combination of poor logistics,…

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President Mohammadu Buhari has urged African nations to take advantage of intra-African trade in order to reap economic gains and improve productive capacity. Buhari remarked intra-African traffic in products was $135 billion, or 15% of Africa’s overall commerce, during the opening ceremony of the 9th African Shippers’ Day in Lagos, hosted by the Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) in partnership with the Union of African Shippers’ Council (UASC). Speaking on the topic “African Continental Free Trade Agreement: A Real Platform for African Shippers to Enter Global Trade,” President Buhari, who was represented by Minister of State for Transportation, Prince Ademola Adegoroye,…

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According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, corruption is not unique to Nigeria. The Nigerian leader delivered a speech titled “Values: The Difference Between Success And Failure” at the 100th anniversary of the Baptist Boys High School, BBHS, in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday. According to him, Nigeria would “collapse entirely” if the country’s leaders do not accept and implement what he calls a “ethical revolution” to bring about the necessary transformation. Osinbajo emphasized that the government must lead the ethical revolution by promoting ethical behavior and swiftly punishing misbehavior. While urging Nigerians to reject the notion that corruption is primarily…

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However, the measure, which also aims to make the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme optional for graduates aged 30 and above in order to acquire a Certificate of Exemption, failed to pass second reading due to heavy opposition, particularly from House members from the North. Among those who have criticized the measure are Deputy Speaker Ahmed Wase (Plateau), Majority Whip Mohammed Monguno (Borno), Ahmad Jaha (Borno), and Leke Abejide (Kogi). The bill is headed ‘A Bill for an Act to Amend the National Youth Service Corps Act, Cap. N84 Laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 2004, to Review…

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The Igbo main socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has urged governors in the Southeast to join their Anambra counterpart, Prof Chukwuma Soludo, in calling on the Federal government to free Nnamdi Kanu. Chief Damian Okeke -Ogene, Vice President of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide, stated in a press statement issued in Awka that the release of the leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, IPOB, will put an end to the turmoil in the zone. Okeke-Ogene urged all stakeholders in the zone to join the struggle to free Kanu and restore normalcy to Igbo land. He stated that the Governors’ collaborative efforts will…

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The Senate declared on Tuesday that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, would not be forgiven for failing to hold credible general elections. The Red Chamber even revealed that the administration, in collaboration with the legislature, provided the finances and resources needed for smooth elections. At plenary, Senate President Ahmad Lawan also instructed the electoral umpire to ensure that the polls be less contentious and acceptable to a wider range of Nigerians, regardless of party affiliation. In his words, INEC has received all it has requested from the legislature to help organize a credible election, and “excuses will not be…

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Male pattern hair loss (MPHL) is the most frequent kind of hair loss in males, affecting 30-50% of men by the age of 50. Recent research suggests that the prevalence of MPHL is rising. According to a Chinese poll, the illness afflicted 21.3% of males in 2010 and 27.5% of men in 2021. According to research, diet has a significant impact in MPHL. According to certain research, glucose metabolism may have a role in hair loss. More study on the link between MPHL and sugar consumption might help men at risk of MPHL make better lifestyle choices. Tsinghua University in…

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Nigeria’s inflation rate decreased from 21.47 percent in November 2022 to 21.34% in December 2022. In its most recent report on the Consumer Price Index, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported the decline on Monday. Given the Christmas and New Year’s celebrations, the December inflation rate is somewhat surprising. The December inflation rate is the first time in eleven months that Nigeria’s headline inflation rate has fallen month on month. In comparison to November 2022, the rate fell by 0.12% points, reflecting a 5.72% point gain over the previous year’s rate of 15.63%. Also. Food inflation, one of the…

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Arsenal defender William Saliba believes Arsenal will defeat Manchester United when the two teams meet in the Premier League this weekend. Arsenal were beaten 3-1 at Old Trafford by Manchester United in their first Premier League match this season. And Saliba feels the Gunners will triumph when they meet the Red Devils again in the Premier League on Sunday at the Emirates Stadium. “It is preferable to have pressure at the top rather than at the bottom. It’s better this way. We don’t need to be under pressure since we have a huge game next week,” Saliba told Sportskeeda. “They…

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