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Today's Headlines: FG sends Good News to Nigerians, Boko Haram kills 16 in Borno, Adamawa

FG sends Good news to Nigerians

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would provide electricity to 25 million Nigerians through off-grid connections to 5 million homes.

Prof. Osinbajo, who spoke at the launch of 100,000 Solar Home System in Jangefe community, Kazuare Emirate, Jigawa State, said the government was determined to bring power to un-served communities across the country.

Boko Haram kills 16 in Borno, Adamawa

The insecurity situation in the country worsened weekend as Boko Haram and its sister formation, Islamic State of West Africa, ISWAP, again launched attacks on communities in Borno and Adamawa states, killing people and rendering thousands homeless.

No fewer than nine persons, including three soldiers, were killed in Damasak, headquarters of Mobbar Local Government Area of Borno State, while United Nations’ facilities were set on fire, forcing humanitarian workers to flee for their lives.

Bad belle stopped Abiola from becoming president - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday broke his silence over the annulment of the June 12, 1993 presidential election presumably won by late business mogul, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola.

Obasanjo, who described Abiola as his school mate at the Baptist Boys High School, Abeokuta, lamented that the cancellation of June 12 election had robbed of Egbaland the rare opportunity to have three of its prominent sons occupy the seat of the president at different times.

I won't rush into Marriage to please the public- Rita Dominic

Beautiful actress, Rita Dominic, has vowed that she won’t rush into marriage to please the public. The Mbaise, Imo State-born screen diva, made this declaration, while featuring in this week’s episode of #WithChude. She shared her thoughts on marriage and children, the reason behind going public with her relationship and how she has been able to stay relevant for over 23 years now

Speaking on the issue of relationships and marriage, the actress said “I respect the institution of marriage as my parents were married until death literally parted them and they had a beautiful relationship. The problem is at some point, it begins to annoy you because of how much importance people have placed on it.

Ebube Agu: Gov Ikpeazu gives reasons for new security outfit

The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has explained why the South East Governors’ Forum came up with the security outfit, Ebube Agu.

The Governor spoke on Channels Television hours after the Southeast region launched its own joint security outfit codenamed Ebube Agu.

Ikpeazu said operatives of Ebube Agu would oversee and monitor the activities of vigilante groups in the South East.

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