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Hate Speech: Imo Online Media Practitioners Kicks, Holds Webinar 31 May To Tackle surrounding Issues, Fake News

In a fierce fight to conquer fake news and hate speeches that has characterized the Nigerian society and world at large especially the blogosphere or new media space, the Online

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Presidency Denies Cancellation of Memos Signed By Former COS

The Presidency has denied media reports alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled a number of memos and appointments signed off by his former Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari. This was

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Saudi Arabia To End COVID-19 Curfew June

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it will end its nationwide coronavirus curfew from June 21, except in the holy city of Mecca, after more than two months of stringent curbs. Prayers

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FG Evacuates 69 Stranded Nigerians From Lebanon

Sixty-nine stranded Nigerians have been evacuated from Lebanon, according to Nigeria’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama. The Minister said in his official Twitter handle that the stranded Nigerians were evacuated on Sunday with the support of the Lebanese government and the Lebanese community

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Former IBC DG Okere 82, Arrested for Stabbing Wife to Death

Police have arrested 82 year old Theophilus Okere, a retired Director General of Imo State Broadcasting Corporation for allegedly killing his wife, Beatrice Okere in Imerienwe community in the Ngor-

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Imo: Orlu Council Boss Felicitates Muslims at Eid -EL- Fitr

As Muslims celebrate Eid- EL- Fitri feast, Mrs NNeoma Ifeoma Ndukwu (Ugosinachi) who is the Chairman, Interim Management Committee, Orlu local government area, Imo State, has heartily felicitated with them.

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FG Evacuates Nigerians in Lebanon

The Federal Government on Sunday evacuated 69 Nigerian citizens who were stranded in Lebanon. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, who made the announcement via his official Twitter handle

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Court Stops Islamic Cleric From Marrying 16-yr Old Girl in Ondo

A family court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has stopped an Islamic cleric, Yusuf Lateef, from marrying a 16-year-old secondary school girl. Mr Lateef is said to be married

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UN chief Urges Ceasefire Call On Africa Day

25 May every year is observed as Africa Day. to commemorate the founding moments of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) which was created on 25 May 1963 in Addis

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UK Govt Announces More Charter Flights for Evacuation of Nationals

Hundreds of British travellers are set to return home from Nigeria on three flights chartered by the UK Government. More than 1,700 British travellers have already returned to the UK on special charter flights

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Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso Teams Up In Jihadist Operations

Soldiers from Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso conducted their first joint operation against jihadists active near their shared border, killing eight suspected militants and arresting 14 others, Ivory Coast’s army said

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New Zealand PM Unruffled As Quake Hits Mid-interview

A moderate 5.6-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand’s North Island early Monday but failed to crack Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s trademark composure as she conducted a live television interview. The quake

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UK PM Johnson Backs key Aide Over Lockdown Breach Claims

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday defied pressure from within his own party and backed top aide Dominic Cummings over allegations he breached coronavirus lockdown rules. Cummings has been

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South Africa To Ease Lockdown From June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday a further easing of South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown from June 1, allowing the vast majority of the economy to return to full capacity. South Africa

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Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide Celebrates an Icon, Mallam Adamu Adamu at 64

Igbo Youth Assembly Worldwide heartily celebrates a National Icon, the federal Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu as he turns 64 years. The birthday felicitation by the group was contained

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US Using “political virus” Compelling Figures To Continually Attack China –Foreign Minister

The United States is pushing relations with China to “the brink of a new Cold War”, China’s foreign minster said Sunday, rejecting US “lies” over the coronavirus while saying Beijing

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New-York Times Marks Grim US Virus Milestone With Front Page Victim List

As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front page — one-line obituaries for

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Netanyahu’s ‘Unprecedented’ Corruption Trial Opens

A new page in Israeli history opens Sunday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becomes the first sitting premier to face criminal charges, accused of a string of corruption allegations he

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Fresh Protests Against Virus Measures Held in Germany

Dozens of demonstrations were held across Germany on Saturday as part of a protest movement against coronavirus lockdown measures which is gaining momentum. The rallies have been held weekly since

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Eld-el-Fitr: Imo Online Media Practitioners Association Felicitates With Muslims

Nkemdirim Alisigwe, Owerri.  In the spirit of one Nigeria and prayer for a better and peaceful world, the Imo State Chapter of Online Media Practitioners Association of Nigeria (OMPAN) sends

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Insecurity: Igbo Youths Threaten Suspected Terrorists To Vacate Southern Communities

Ikenna Orioha To weather the torrent violence that debilitates the Southern communities, a socio- cultural Group, Igbo National Council, (INC)  in collaboration with Self-determination Group, Pro-democracy and Human Rights Organizations,

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Eid-el-Fitri: FG Declares Monday, Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday – May 25 and 26, as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eid al-Fitr Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who made

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Trump Urges Quicker US Reopening From Virus Lockdown

President Donald Trump on Thursday pressed for a broader reopening of the United States as coronavirus-related job losses mounted, while parts of Europe embraced post-lockdown life. With summer approaching on

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Sons of Murdered Saudi Journalist Khashoggi ‘Forgive’ Killers

The sons of murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Friday they “forgive” the killers of their father, a move analysts said effectively grants clemency to five convicts on death row.

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Fully-Loaded Passenger Plane Crashes In Pakistan

A Pakistani passenger plane with nearly 100 people on board crashed into a residential area of the southern city of Karachi on Friday. The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane was