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Breaking: Joe Biden lead’s in US election with 50 percent

As the US general elections results are being collated, initially, the current serving president Donald Trump was leading, but as the results continuously being updated, the Joe Biden is now leading slightly.
Below are the results as of now

Joe Biden (democratic party)Vote percentage:50%
Total votes so far:68,522,470

Donald Trump (Republican party)
Vote percentage:48.4%
Total votes so far: 66,317,712

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Commission endorsed the indefinite suspension of Lagos surgeon

The Federal Competiton and Consumer Protection Commission has endorsed the indefinite suspension of a Lagos surgeon, Dr. Anuoluwapo Adepoju, over issues bordering on the death of one of her patients.

FCCPC said the suspension of the surgeon was done by the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.

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UK lawmakers Talk down buhari regime and demand sanctions -#EndSars

On Monday the 23rd of November members of the United Kingdom parliament talked down the regime of Muhammadu Buhari, for the attack and intimidation of protesters who took part in the #Endsars protests.


They demanded sanctions on government officials and security agent such as visa ban, freezing of assets and stopping the funding and training for the Nigeria police forces.

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Breaking: Dr. Ahmad Lawan to be Re-appointed as INEC chairman

On Tuesday the 24th of November the Senate President Dr. Ahmad Lawan read a letter from president Muhammadu buhari seeking confirmation of prof. Mahmood yakubu as chairman, independent National electoral commission, INEC for a second term.
Ahmad Lawand sought the input of the Senate on the matter and called for expedite action on the confirmation of yakubu as INEC chairman

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Maina in absentia,former pension boss, begins court trial – money laundering

Maina who is facing a 12 count money laundering charger alongside a firm, common input properties and investment limited, has began a court trial as the trial justice Okon Abang gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the nod to tender more evidence against Maina, whose decision to jump bail led the court to remand his surety in kuje correctional center.
EFCC alleged that he used account of the firm and laundered funds to the tune of about #2billion, part of which he used to acquire landed properties in Abuja.

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soldier and Two others killed in a brief between customs and smuggler

A soldier identified as Josiah Peter and two other persons were reportedly killed in a clash between men of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and some smugglers in Igbo-Ora town, Oyo state.

Vanguard gathered that the clash happened between Customs men from the Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, and smugglers on Friday.

The Oyo State Police Command through its Public Relations Officer, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi confirmed the story noting that investigations had begun.

He said, “Information further revealed that smugglers attacked Federal Operation Unit, FOU Customs at Igboora.

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Breaking: Banks are not allowed to hired dismissed government workers

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu buhari has signed a new banks and other financial institution Act, 2020 which barred banks from employing or retaining an individual that was dismissed from any government institution at the federal, state of local government level.

Section 47(2) of the law Reads in part, “No bank shall employ or continue the employment of any person as a director, manager, secretary or an officer who (a) is of unsound mind or, as a result of ill health, is incapable of discharging his duties.

“(b) is dismissed from the service of the federal, state or local government or any agencies of such government or (c) is declared bankrupt or suspends payments or compounds with his creditors, including his bankers; (d) is convicted of any offence involving dishonesty or fraud.

“(e) is guilty of serious misconduct in relation to his duties; or (f) in the case of a person who possesses a professional qualification, is disqualified or suspended otherwise than of his own request from practising his profession by the order of any competent authority.”

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ISWAP fighters ambush military convoy killed 7 soldiers and 1 militiamen in Borno

The death toll in a jihadist ambush on a military convoy in Borno state on Saturday rose to eight after two more bodies of soldiers were recovered, security sources said.

Three security sources had initially told AFP six people, including five soldiers and an allied militiaman, were killed in the attack.

“The death toll from the ambush is now eight. The bodies of two more soldiers were recovered,” said one of the sources.

“It is now seven soldiers and one militiaman killed,” he said.

The new toll was confirmed by another source.

Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters armed with machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades opened fire on a convoy of soldiers and an anti-jihadist militia in Kwayamti village, 60 kilometres (36 miles) north of the regional capital Maiduguri.

The convoy was on its way to the town of Baga on the shores of Lake Chad, some 140 kilometres away, as a security detail for the state governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, who flew by helicopter earlier in the day.

All the sources asked not to be identified because they were not authorised to speak on the incident.

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FG: ASUU to be exempted from IPPIS

The Federal Government has debunked the report that the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has been exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS, platform.

Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige told Sunday Vanguard that the government was quoted out of context on the matter, saying, there was no meeting it was agreed that ASUU would be exempted from the IPPIS payment platform.

The Minister explained that at the meeting with the leadership of the university teachers, the government agreed that ASUU members that were yet to enroll on IPPIS will be paid through the platform with which they have paid President Muhammadu Buhari’s compassionate COVID-19 payment in the months of February and June.

He further said that the platform was a hybrid platform between IPPIS and the Government Integrated Financial Management and Information System, GIFMIS platform which is for the transition period, adding that no government payment will be done without IPPIS knowing.

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LAUTECH can not suffer financial crisis – makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Mr Seyi Makinde, says Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, will not experience financial crisis, now that it will be financed solely by the state.

He added that the university had been provided for in the 2021 Appropriation Bill which he promised to present to the state House of Assembly soon.

The governor said these while speaking at a programme on Fresh FM on Saturday, adding that the administration had been funding the university since he came to power.

He assured workers of the university who are indigenes of Osun State that they would not be discriminated against because of the new ownership.

He commended the Osun State Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, for reasoning with him which made the amicable resolution of the crisis possible.

He said, “Now the real work has started, we have to ensure it is well funded and it contributes to the economy of Ogbomoso and Oyo State.

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Senate president has asked media to provide evidence of #2bn bribe they claim he received

Ahmad Lawanda the Senate president of Nigeria has denied claims that he got #2billion to confirm the second term of former independent national electoral commission (INEC) chairman, mahmood Yakubu. He further asked the media who carried the false publication to provide evidence they have.

The Yobe Senator said the report against him failed to provide the names of members of the accusers and where the group operates from.

The statement said the parliamentary process for the confirmation of nominations by the President is open and involves all senators.

The Senate President is only a presiding officer of the Senate and does not lead any group in or outside the august chamber that acts in any way to circumvent the processes of the Senate.

We reassure Nigerians that the Senate President did not receive any gratification, in his or behalf of others, to help Professor Yakubu get a second term as chairman of INEC”, it read.

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Nine more Nigeria Governors will defect to APC – Governor Yahaya Bello

Yahaya Bello, who is the Governor of Kogi state has stated on Thursday the 19th of November, at channels television that nine more opposition Governors would cross over to the All Progressive Congress (APC).
He further stated that he did predicted ten Governors will join the ruling party and Ebonyi state Governor Was The first to join.

“I did say there are 10 governors from the opposition parties that would join APC.

We have seen one. One that is equal to ten; He has joined us. Nine to go,” Bello said.

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