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Bloomberg) — A powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 7.6 hit off the Noto Peninsula on Japan’s northwest coast, triggering a tsunami for a wide swath of the country that was expected to reach as high as five meters (16 feet) in some areas. Japan issued a tsunami warning for almost all of its western coast after the quake hit Monday, causing some train services to stop, power plants to halt operations and authorities to check on nuclear reactors. There have been no immediate reports yet of major injuries but video footage on broadcaster ANN showed collapsed houses in Wajima,…

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“Everything I have done in office, every decision I have taken and every trip I have undertaken outside the shores of our land, since I assumed office on 29 May 2023, have been done in the best interest of our country”. “Over the past seven months of our administration, I have taken some difficult and yet necessary decisions to save our country from fiscal catastrophe. One of those decisions was the removal of fuel subsidy which had become an unsustainable financial burden on our country for more than four decades”. “Dear Compatriots, take this from me: the time may be…

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In a nationwide broadcast on Monday, President Bola Tinubu addressed Nigerians on the celebration of the New Year, 2024. The president outlined in his speech the objectives of his administration for 2024 as well as his broadened plans for Nigerians in the new year. In his New Year’s speech, he reminisced on his journey to becoming president and praised Nigeria’s 24 years of uninterrupted democracy. He assessed his achievements in the last seven months since taking office, highlighting his efforts to prevent what he called a fiscal catastrophe from befalling Nigeria. Tinubu talked about making difficult choices, such as eliminating…

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Coordinated strikes could involve Royal Air Force warplanes or HMS Diamond, according to report, citing go LONDON Britain is reportedly preparing to launch a wave of air strikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen amid targeting vessels in the Red Sea, according to a media report on Sunday. Under the plans, the UK would join with the US and possibly another European country to unleash a salvo of missiles against preplanned targets, either in the sea or in Yemen itself, British newspaper The Times reported. A government source said the coordinated strikes could involve Royal Air Force (RAF) warplanes for the…

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Taoreed Lagbaja, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has posited that allowing Nigerians to openly carry firearms will plunge the country into anarchy. In the wake of the deadly Christmas eve attack on Barkin Ladi and Bokkos Local Government Areas of Plateau State which over 200 people were killed, there have been strident calls for the government to allow citizens bear arms. Speaking on the agitation, the Army Chief dismissed calls for self-defence, saying granting such request would spell doom for the country. He made his position known on Channels Television’s end-of-year programme “2023: Year Of Transition” on Sunday. I…

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The Obi of Ubulu-Uku in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State, His Royal Majesty, Obi Chukwuka Noah Akaeze, has urged the government to end the collective trauma his people have been subjected to in the past seven years after suspected cattle herders killed his father and predecessor, Obi Edward Akaeze Ofulue III. The king spoke at a grand reception held by his people to welcome him back after completing his university education. The period also witnessed the monarch’s call to the English Bar. He said the people of Ubulu-Uku have had to bear the scar of having their…

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Controversial Medical Fund: Don Jazzy, Nigerians Allegedly Swindled by Afe Babalola Hospital and Bisola Athonia in Over N6m Scandal …. Bisola Anthonia Paid N966,000 as against the N6M medical bill claimed by ABUAD Hospital By Niyi Busari It’s now crystal clear that some individuals are using social media to fraudulently seek and solicit financial aid, scamming innocent people into making donations. On October 24, 2023, former Naija Ratels player Fakiyesi Bisola Athonia shared a touching, mind-boggling, and palatable story on her X account about how the club neglected her one year after she sustained an injury while playing in a…

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A former Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Strategies to late Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, Dr. Doyin Odebowale, has said some aides of the late governor betrayed him while in office. Late Governor Akeredolu popularly known as ‘Aketi’ in political circle, passed away on Wednesday during a protracted illness in a hospital in Germany. Immediately after his death, Lucky Aiyedatiwa was sworn in as the governor of the state. The former aide to the deceased alleged that some of the aides were not dealing with the governor with sincerity, particularly when Akeredolu fell ill. Odebowale, who spoke in a five-minute…

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Doyin Odebowale, the former Senior Special Assistant on Special Duties and Strategy to late Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said the Senior Advocate of Nigeria was weak in matters involving his wife, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu. Odebowale claimed to have been a friend with the former governor for over 30 years. He said he was responsible for writing Akeredolu’s campaign materials the first time he contested and lost the governorship election in 2012. He made this known on Saturday during an interview with media personalty, Segun Olawoye. He also claimed to be the last person who convinced Akeredolu to contest for…

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Oorun ni n gba t’owo omode/Iku ni n bo bata l’ese Rago/Ko sohun t’o ni’bere ti kii l’opin/Bee si ni ko si ohun ti a n je l’enu ti kii tan/Afi ola Olorun Eleduwa/Igba o lo bi orere/Aiye o lo bi opa ibon/Bi oni ti ri, ola o ri be/L’o mu Babalawo d’Ifa ojoojumo/Toto, o se bi owe/O tun se bi ayajo/O si le f’ara jo ogede/Sugbon ase ti Eleduwa fi da ile aiye niyen/ Enikan o si le yii pada/Yala Oba ni, tabi Ijoye/Yala olowo, tabi talaka/Ogbo-oogba ni gbogbo Ise Ojo Kefa/Ni’waju Aseda, Ameda! Oro ree, e gbee yewo!…

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