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Meet Nigeria’s WORLD CHAMPION, Tobi Amusan who broke the World Record twice within 24 hours!!!

Nigerians proud of Tobi Amusan for breaking World Record!!!

Tobi Amusan from Nigeria is the latest sensation in World Athletics!

Nigeria’s Tobi Amusan has set the 100m hurdles world record ablaze after breaking the record twice in just over an hour en route the world title.

Two hours later, the 25-year-old repeated the feat again in the final, running a shocking 12:06 seconds to be crowned world champions after winning the 100m hurdles.
She became the first Nigeria ever to break a world record in any event when she smashed it at the semi-final stage.

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  • ‘How CBN’s policy may affect TETFund's foreign scholarship, others’
    Sponsorship of foreign scholarships and conferences for members of academic staff from the various beneficiary institutions has been one of the major areas of interest to the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). The post ‘How CBN’s policy may affect TETFund's foreign scholarship, others’ appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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    Going by the commitment given by the Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Arc. Sonny Echono, Zamfara State tertiary education will soon receive desired attention by way of interventions. The post Zamfara State education to receive boost as Lawal, Echono meet in Abuja appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World […]
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    Recently, the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), played host to a large number of staff of the department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) from various beneficiary tertiary institutions across the country, who gathered at the Fund’s Abuja office for a two-day capacity building on ICT essential skills. The post When TETFund builds capacity of […]

Politics in Nigeria

Labour Party Governorship Candidates Advocate For Party Restructuring Ahead Of 2027 Elections

The Labour Party‘s Forum of Gubernatorial Candidates 2023/2024 has demanded the party’s restructuring and realignment in anticipation of the 2027 elections.

At the forum held in Abuja, candidates from different states came together to emphasize the party’s need to adapt to modern requirements and challenges to strengthen its significance and efficiency in Nigerian politics.

In a communique issued on Monday, the forum called for the urgent convening of party congresses at all levels.

Eight candidates from various states signed the document: Udengs Eradiri (Bayelsa State), Ken Pela (Delta State), Beatrice Itubo (Rivers State), Chijioke Edeoga (Enugu State), Adedjo Desmond Okeme (Kogi State), Keftin Esau Amuga (Gombe State), Joseph Ewuga (Nassarawa State), and Jonathan Asake (Kaduna State).

These signatories described the congresses as a crucial move in reshaping and realigning the Labour Party for the upcoming 2027 elections.

The forum also condemned the divisive activities of factions within the Labour Party, particularly the Lamidi Apapa faction, while also addressing internal challenges.

The communique partly reads, “The Forum urgently calls for the quick and imminent convening of the party congresses at all levels. This is pivotal for the total restructuring and repositioning of the Labour Party geared toward 2027, aligning it with contemporary needs and challenges.

“We emphasize the critical importance of this event in rejuvenating our party and ensuring that it remains a formidable force for positive change in Nigeria.

“We express our strong disapproval of the divisive activities of these factions, which only serve to undermine the unity and progress of our party. We urge all members to rally behind the leadership of the party and to reject any attempts at division. We also reprimand the press for giving undue coverage to the illegal activities of these factions and their members, which can harm the reputation and integrity of the Labour Party.

The gubernatorial candidates also expressed deep concern over Nigeria’s current state of insecurity and economic hardship, advocating for urgent and concerted efforts to address these issues.

They called on the government to prioritize the safety and well-being of Nigerians, emphasizing the need for policies that promote economic growth, social welfare, and national stability.

The gubernatorial candidates voiced profound worry regarding Nigeria’s prevailing insecurity and economic challenges, urging immediate and collaborative actions to tackle these pressing issues.

They urged the government to prioritize the safety and welfare of Nigerians, stressing the necessity for policies fostering economic growth, social welfare, and national stability.

The post Labour Party Governorship Candidates Advocate For Party Restructuring Ahead Of 2027 Elections appeared first on Naija News.

IPOB Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu’s Continuous Trial

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has rejected the continuous trial of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

The group argued that they stood by the judgment of the Appeal court, which ordered Kanu not to be tried anymore in any Nigerian court.

Naija News earlier reported that a Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday fixed March 19, 2024, to rule on the fresh bail application filed by the embattled IPOB leader.

The Court also scheduled March 20, for the commencement of the resumed trial.

Reacting to the development, spokesman of pro-Biafran group, Emma Powerful, called on President Bola Tinubu to unconditionally release Kanu.

They insisted that the Federal Government had no case against their leader.

The group said, “Recall that the Supreme Court justices on December 15, 2023, sent the case of Kanu back to the High Court. The same High Court fixed February 8, 2024, to commence hearing on the matter or matters. But on the said date the Federal Government refused to appear in court

“Refusing to make an appearance on that day showed that the Federal Government has no cogent reason to either prosecute Kanu and should unconditionally release him.

“IPOB leadership has reviewed the actions of the Federal Government and the legal system and we totally stand on no further trial of our leader in the High Court or any other court.

“No matter what the Federal Government does today, we stand by the Appeal court ‘discharged and acquitted’ pronounced on our leader. They know very well that they have no case against him or the organisation that he leads.

“Our leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, was illegally abducted and detained for almost two years between 2015 and 2017. In 2021, our leader was again abducted, tortured, and extraordinarily renditioned to Nigeria. For three years since 2021, our leader has again been remanded to solitary confinement in the Nigeria DSS dungeon, which adds up to five years of persecution.

“Irrespective of all the judiciary rigmarole, eventually, some courageous honourable Justices in the Appeal Court in Abuja on October 13, 2022, delivered a landmark Judgment that history will never forget. The Court, in its ruling, discharged and acquitted Mazi Nnamdi Kanu of all the trumped-up charges based on the illegal abduction and extraordinary rendition by the Federal Government.

“Instead of the Federal Government to obey the ruling of the Court of Appeal, they decided to intimidate the honourable Justices by transferring them out of Abuja jurisdiction to different areas of the country.”

The post IPOB Reacts To Nnamdi Kanu’s Continuous Trial appeared first on Naija News.

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D’Tigers blame poor planning, neglect for failure at FIBA qualifiers

Nigeria would have done better at the just-ended first window of the 2025 AfroBasket qualifiers in Monastir, Tunisia, if the team had enough support and time to prepare for the championship, the players and their officials have said.

The post D’Tigers blame poor planning, neglect for failure at FIBA qualifiers appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.

Five top bandit leaders, 48 fighters killed in deadly Zamfara clashes

In a series of violent clashes in Zamfara State, at least five prominent bandit leaders and 48 of their fighters were reportedly killed by the Ado Allero group.

The post Five top bandit leaders, 48 fighters killed in deadly Zamfara clashes appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News.

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  • Video of Lagos traders falsely used to paint Toronto narrative

    Claim: An X user posted a video showing people selling beside a railroad, alleging that they are immigrants living there due to a lack of housing in Toronto.  Verdict: FALSE. Our findings show that the video is a Lagos State, Nigeria, train line.  Full Text  The Oshodi Rail Line in Lagos State, Nigeria, is a … The post Video of Lagos traders falsely used to paint Toronto narrative appeared first on Dubawa.

  • Studies highlight benefits of feeding charcoal to birds

    Claim: Facebook user urges farmers to feed charcoal to birds occasionally. Verdict: Partially True! Studies show that birds fed with charcoal increased significantly and were healthier. However, experts advised farmers to check in with doctors before feeding birds with such.  Full Text Historically, wood charcoal was used as a constituent of gunpowder and as a … The post Studies highlight benefits of feeding charcoal to birds appeared first on Dubawa.

  • No! Babangida didn’t warn Tinubu of possible military coup in Nigeria amid hardship

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