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    PICTORIAL: Emir Sanusi leads Sallah Durbar in Kano

    Muhammadu Sanusi  II, on Sunday led the traditional Sallah durbar, a celebration that followed the Eid prayer and sermon at Kofar Mata Jumu’at mosque. Due to flooding at the usual Eid ground, the Emir rode horseback through the streets of Wambai, Zage, Yan Damadan, and Shahuci, returning to the palace in a grand procession. In a departure from past traditions,…

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    Stop economic hardship, Sultan tells leaders

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has called on leaders to intensify efforts in finding solutions to the economic and security challenges facing Nigeria. The Sultan made the call during his Sallah message at his palace in Sokoto when thousands of Muslim Ummah gathered to pay him homage. Shortly after the prayers the Sultan addressed the Muslim faithful at his…

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    Tinubu slips while boarding presidential parade vehicle at Eagles Square

    President Bola Tinubu on Wednesday slipped while boarding the parade vehicle at the venue of the 2024 Democracy Day. The President had approached the vehicle shortly after he arrived at the Eagles Square, Abuja venue of the programme. Quicknewsafrica observed that the President lost his footing momentarily as he was about to step into the vehicle. However, despite the slip,…

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    Women Farmers Pulls Out Of AFAN Over Non-inclusion

    The Nigeria Women for Agricultural Progressive and Development Initiative (NWAPDI) has officially announced its withdrawal from the All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN), citing poor inclusion of women and persistent leadership tussle within the association. At a briefing yesterday in Abuja, the national coordinator and president of NWAPDI, Omolara Svensson said that the decision to dissociate from the apex farmers…

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    NAF Kills 29 Bandits in Katsina

    The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) neutralised 29 suspected bandits during an airstrike operation conducted in Bakori local government area of Katsina State. The operation was carried out following the recent attacks on Kankara local government area on Sunday, 9 June 2024, and as part of the measures heightening security in the frontline areas where bandits operate. Governor Umaru Radda’s chief…

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    Firms’ Income Tax Drops 12% Amid Declining Profit

    Company Income Tax (CIT) paid by local and foreign companies in Nigeria declined by 12 per cent in the first quarter of 2024, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. The decline is attributed to a combination of factors, including the ongoing economic challenges and the increasing difficulty for businesses to stay afloat. Many companies are struggling…

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    Sallah: Crisis Looms In Kano As Dethroned Emir Bayero Plans Durbar

    The dethroned Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, has extended an invitation to all district heads in Kano Emirate to participate in the annual traditional durbar event in celebration of Eid-el-Kabir festival. QUICKNEWSAFRICA reports that Bayero’s plan to host the durbar comes amid his dethronement by the Kano State Government and the attendant legal tussle over the Kano Emirship. The…

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    Senate Passes N98.5bn 2024 FCT Supplementary Appropriation Bill

    The Senate, during Tuesday’s plenary, successfully passed the 2024 FCT Supplementary Appropriation Bill totaling N98.5 billion. The bill was presented and adopted by the Vice Chairman of the Committee on FCT, Senator Osita Ngwu (PDP-Enugu). In his presentation, Senator Ngwu highlighted that in accordance with the provisions of the 1999 Nigerian Constitution, as amended, the 2024 FCT statutory supplementary appropriation…

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    Edo: Shock Awaits Okpebholo, Ighodalo, Says Sen Imasuen

    Senator Imasuen, representing LP Edo South, predicts an unexpected outcome for the candidates of the PDP and APC in the upcoming Edo State Gubernatorial election. In a media chat with journalists, he stated that while the PDP and APC candidates rely on political power, the Labour Party candidate, Olumide Akpata, relies on the power of the people. According to Senator…

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    Edo poll: Court decides Imasuagbon, Akpata LP candidacy tussle July 19

    A Federal High Court sitting in Benin presided over by Justice Babatunde Quadri has reserved judgment till the 19 July, 2024, on the candidacy tussle in the Labour Party Governorship primaries conducted on February 23, 2024. Kenneth Imasuagbon had approached the High Court in Benin and Abuja, challenging the nomination of Olumide Akpata as the candidate of the party for…

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    Tinubu condemns Katsina attack, orders manhunt for culprits

    President Bola Tinubu has strongly condemned the recent killings of citizens in Dutsin-Ma and Kankara Local Government Areas of Katsina State. QUICKNEWSAFRICA reports the state Police Command, in a statement on Monday, confirmed the killing of about 20 persons, including four police officers and two operatives of the state-owned Community Watch Corps, by suspected bandits. The statement issued by the…

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    Sportybet Customers Petition EFCC, Others, Over N950m Fraud

    Over 100 customers of the online sports betting platform, SportyBet, have petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other law enforcement agencies, over the betting firm’s refusal to pay their winnings totaling over N950 million. This follows recent reports from IT experts who cast reasonable doubt on SportyBet’s accusations. Unhappy with SportyBet’s explanation for withholding winnings, a group…

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    Malawi’s Vice President Saulos Chilima and nine others were confirmed dead

    Malawi’s Vice-President, Saulos Chilima, and nine others have been confirmed dead following a plane crash. The aircraft, a Dornier 228, disappeared on Monday morning amidst adverse weather conditions. The search and rescue operation, involving various local and international teams, continued until the wreckage was discovered on Tuesday morning. The incident has led to national mourning, with condolences pouring in from…

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    New Minimum Wage Talks Set To Conclude Today, Await Tinubu’s Response

    Discussions between the Federal Government and Organised Labour on the new minimum wage are expected to wrap up today. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) leaders are anxiously awaiting President Bola Tinubu’s response to their proposal of N250,000. A Monday deadline was set by the labour leaders for finalizing the wage discussions. To attend a labour…

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    Gov Fubara And One Year of His Signature in Rivers

    Going by the recent comment by His Excellency, Siminalayi Fubara, Executive Governor of Rivers State that his administration started in February 2024, it would be right to say that he’s just four months old in office. However, the record books won’t accept such a position. This is not the first time such is happening in Rivers State. It would be…

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    Euro 2024: Haaland, Rashford, 20 other big stars to miss out

    As the UEFA Euro 2024 tournament approaches, anticipation is building for the footballing showpiece set to take place in Germany from June 14 to July 14, 2024. However, while the competition promises to showcase Europe’s best talent, several high-profile players will be notable absentees due to many factors ranging from being dropped by their coaches to their nations failing to…

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    Marcus Rashford Admits Speeding On Motorway

    Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford, has admitted speeding on a motorway, court officials have confirmed. The striker was caught exceeding the 70mph speed limit in his Rolls-Royce car on the M60 in Manchester in December 2023. The exact speed Rashford was travelling at was not available on the court record. He could face a hefty fine or a driving ban…

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