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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced the formal engagement of the global Fintech company, Bitt Inc., as the Technical Partner for its digital currency, named eNaira, which will be unveiled later in the year. It was disclosed in Abuja by  Mr. Godwin Emefiele,  the Governor of the Central Bank, who listed the benefits of the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to include increased cross-border trade, accelerated financial inclusion, cheaper and faster remittance inflows, easier targeted social interventions, as well as improvements in monetary policy effectiveness, payment systems efficiency, and tax collection. The Director, Corporate Communications of the CBN,  Osita Nwanisobi,  in a statement on Monday stated : “Project Giant, as the Nigerian CBDC pilot is known, has been a long and thorough process for the CBN, with the Bank’s decision to digitize the Naira in 2017, following extensive research and explorations. Given the significant explosion in the use of di

Advantages of Exercises.

You will probably see the following changes: You will likely lose weight. After the first 30 minutes of running, your body gets low on glycogen, and switches more to blood fat for energy, which in turn draws stored fat into the blood stream. Also, your metabolism will be higher for half a day or so. Since you run every day, your body doesn’t fully replenish glycogen levels, so the next day and the next the effect is intensified. You will develop more stamina, stronger legs, and tougher feet. You may deal with a fair bit of soreness on the way to that, though. You will be able to run faster and farther, barring setbacks. The general rule of thumb is that the 3rd day is faster than the first day, and the 5th day is faster than the 3rd day. It stretches out depending on training, form, effort and such, but after running 70 miles in two weeks, your best mile and your best 5-mile times should each be improved. Your skin may look healthier. This depends on how diligent you are about washing

Christ Comprehensive College Win North West/Wadson U-15 5-Aside Soccer

Christ Comprehensive Schools  (CCS) trounced Young Brazil Academy 7-1 in the final of the maiden North West Zone  /Wadson International U-15 5-Aside Football Competition final at the Gymnasium Hall, Ahmadu Bello Stadium on Saturday August 28, 2021. In the third place match,  Kuso Academy won Gamji 5-1 to pick the bronze medal. In an interview with newsmen,  Godwin Nelson, coach of CCS said winning the trophy is awesome. "The secret behind winning is because the children have been with me for more than 19 years. He said proprietor of the school supports the school teams morally and financially, which results to their successful outings. Zonal Sports Officer North West, Alhaji Abdullahi Idris said that the competition was thrilling and exciting. "It is as a result of mandate given to us by Minister and permanent secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. "Before the end of the year, we will host four or five more competitions we are not re

NYG: 1,500 Athletes, Officials Converge In Kebbi State Capital For N W Zonal Elimination

No fewer than 1,500 athletes and officials are expected to converge on  Birnin Kebbi, the Kebbi State capital for the North West Zonal Elimination for team sports ahead of the 2021 National Youth Games (NYG) from September 1 to 5. This was contained in a statement signed by the Zonal Sports Officer, Alhaji Abdullahi Idris, made available to newsmen in Kaduna on Tuesday August 31, 2021. "All is set for the conduct of the 6th edition of the National Youth Games (NYG) Zonal Elimination in team sports," it said. According to Alhaji Idris, all the seven states that make up the zone, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara and Jigawa states are expected to slug it out to know states that will represent the zone at the NYG billed for Ilorin, the Kwara State capital in October this year. The Zonal Sports Officer hailed the efforts of the Chairman, Caretaker Committee  (CTC)  of the NIgeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF), Engineer Musa Nimrod  and Dr Ukwenya.of the Cri

Breaking: Uche Secondus resigns as PDP National Chairman

Prince Uche Secondus has resigned as National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP. Although no reason was immediately adduced for his resignation, unconfirmed reports indicated that the embattled PDP Chairman stepped down following the outcome of the National Executive Council Meeting ( NEC) meeting in Abuja attended by major stakeholders and presided by the Acting National Chairman,Elder Yemi Akinwonmi with Secondus reportedly uninvited. The meeting said to have priotised its chances for 2023 , decided to take a bold step towards doing away with Internal troubles that could further mar its chances in future elections. Part of the outcome of its meeting on Saturday was the choice of Abuja as venue for its National Convention scheduled for 30- 31st October,2021. Secondus had suffered restraining orders from the Degema High Court in Rivers State and a Calabar High Court in Cross Rivers .However a Kebbi High Court , another court of coordinate jurisdiction on Thursday


It was gathered that, Twelve passengers were confirmed dead after their bus crashed on the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway on Monday. Eagles eye reporter gathered that Six persons injured in the incident were rushed to hospital. Samuel Aruwan,  Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs confirmed that there were 18 persons on board the Toyota Hiace bus. The bus took off from Kaduna and was headed for Abuja. The commissioner said the accident happened around Nasarawa Doka in Kachia local council.   “The crash involved a lone Toyota Hiace bus conveying 18 passengers from Kaduna to Abuja. The cause of the crash has been identified as a brake failure following a tyre explosion. “The kaduna state Governor, Governor Nasir El-Rufai expressed sadness at the report, and sent condolences to the families of the perished victims, as he wished the injured persons a quick recovery,” The Governor said.


Eagles eye reporter have gathered that, Some members of the civil society organizations protested against the state government’s plan to make it compulsory for residents of the state to take anti-COVID-19 vaccine before accessing large gathering in Edo state. Godwin Obaseki,  The state Governor, at a briefing last week, said that for residents in the state to access large gatherings like churches, mosques, banks, wedding or burial receptions among others, they must present vaccination certificate from the second week of September.   The governor had stated that the third wave of the COVID-19 is causing devastating effects across the country, hence the need to introduce stiffer measures to reduce the effect. But yesterday, some civil society groups defiled the early morning downpour in the state to protest against the state government planned compulsory inoculation. The protesters, who marched through the streets of Benin-city with placards with various inscription such as ‘


It was gathered that, A Federal High Court has granted an order restraining  Godwin Obaseki, the  Edo state Governor, from enforcing a directive that all residents who have not taken COVID-19 vaccines will be prevented from accessing churches, mosques, banks, event centres and other public places from the middle of September. While arguing the motions in the suit with reference number: FHC/PH/FHR/266/2021 filed by Charles Osaretin, against the Governor and five others dated August 30, 2021, the applicant’s lead counsel, Echezona Etiaba, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), urged the court to order parties to maintain status quo pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice, for the enforcement of the applicant’s fundamental human rights and for the leave of court to serve the respondents by publishing the court’s processes in a national daily newspaper circulating in Nigeria. The orders, as prayed, were granted by the Vacation Judge at the FHC, Port Harcourt,


Eagles eye reporter have gathered that, The Zamfara State Police command has rescued eight abducted victims in Bungudu council area of the state. This was made known in a statement by  the State’s Police PRO,  SP Muahammad Shehu,  on Tuesday. “The police command in Zamfara, in its determination to protect lives and property of the citizens, secured the unconditional release of eight victims, who were abducted on Aug. 25 at Kangon Sabuwa in Bungudu LGA. “The victims were abducted and taken to Kungurmi bandits’ camp. They were rescued safely by the police without any financial or material gain. “The victims were medically checked, debriefed by the police, and reunited with their families,’’ the state police pro said. SP Muahammad Shehu  assured that the police would continue to collaborate with other security agencies to rescue kidnapped victims in bandits’ captivity.   He appealed to residents to cooperate with the police and the other security agencies in the effort to rest


A Federal High Court sitting has ordered the interim forfeiture of the funds and properties traced to Mr Abidemi Ganiyu Rufai, the suspended aide of the Ogun State Governor facing wire fraud charges in the United States. Eagles eye reporter gathered that the order covers Rufai’s property located at House 11. Omodayo Awotuga Street, Bera Estate, Chevy View, Lekki, Lagos and funds in his accounts with two new generation banks. Justice Tijjani Ringim made the order sequel to an ex parte motion filed and argued by a counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) Ebuka Okongwu. The EFCC joined Rufai and his firm Omo Mayodele Global Investment as 1st and 3rd respondents in the suit. The Efcc personnel, Okongwu told the judge that it was essential for the court to grant the prayer of interim forfeiture to preserve the rest and prevent further dissipation of the defendants’ funds.   Okongwu  furnished the judge with an affidavit sworn to by an EFCC investigator, Usman Abdulham

SATIRE – Bill Gates calls for the withdrawal of all Covid-19 Vaccines; “The vaccines are far more dangerous than anyone imagined”

BREAKING NEWS SATIRE – Bill Gates calls for the withdrawal of all Covid-19 Vaccines; “The vaccines are far more dangerous than anyone can imagine. But following on from this, an investigation into the shocking ties between Mr Bill Gates, Moderna, and the U.K. Medicine Regulator has now been published with explosive revelations into the real reason the Moderna injection has been given emergency authorisation for use in children. Note – The following satire is fictional in that Mr. Gates has made no such speech and the Gates Foundation has not established any funds to compensate vaccine victims or to make available effective, inexpensive COVID-19 remedies. All the rest of the article is factual – W. Gelles In a shocking announcement, Bill Gates, billionaire Microsoft co-founder and the major force behind the COVID-19 vaccines, called for all the COVID-19 genetic-based vaccines to be taken off the market immediately. In an often anguished 19-minute televised speech, Gates said

Just In: Tension as governor Lalong seals Plateau Assembly chased out members for criticising him over killings

The Plateau State House of Assembly is said to have been sealed by security operatives. This was revealed this morning by its Speaker, Rt. Hon. Abok Nuhu Ayuba while featuring on Channels Television’s Sunrise on security situation in Plateau State Eagle eye reporter's learnt. The Speaker said: “As I am talking to you now, the Plateau State House of Assembly is under seal by the security, because we spoke the minds of the people. “They have sent them there that nobody should go to the House. Can you imagine? It shows the executive are no respecters of the law. “They don’t respect the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We have every right as members of the House of Assembly to say whatever we have to say because we have the immunity on the floor of House”. The Plateau State Commissioner of Information Dan Majang who was also featured in the program expressed surprise claiming ignorant of the development. But the Hon. Speaker responded thus: “Based on the sub

Breaking News: US Supreme Court has canceled universal vaccination.

Breaking News: US Supreme Court has canceled universal vaccination. In the United States, the Supreme Court has canceled universal vaccination. Bill Gates, US Chief Infectious Disease Specialist Fauci, and Big Pharma have lost a lawsuit in the US Supreme Court, failing to prove that all of their vaccines over the past 32 years have been safe for the health of citizens! The lawsuit was filed by a group of scientists led by Senator Kennedy.  Robert F. Kennedy Jr .: “The new COVID vaccine should be avoided at all costs.  I urgently draw your attention to important issues related to the next vaccination against Covid-19.  For the first time in the history of vaccination, the so-called mRNA vaccines of the latest generation directly interfere with the patient's genetic material and therefore alter the individual genetic material, which is genetic manipulation, which was already prohibited and was previously considered a crime.  *The coronavirus VACCINE IS NOT A VACCINE! A


TEXT OF A STATE BROADCAST BY H.E. RT. HON. (DR) SIMON BAKO LALONG, KSGG, EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF PLATEAU STATE ON THE SECURITY SITUATION, 30TH AUGUST 2021. Protocols 1. My dear citizens of Plateau State, it is with a heavy heart that I address you today over the security situation in Plateau State. Events of the recent past have cast a dark shadow on the progress and huge investments we have made in peace building and crime fighting within the last six years. 2. Due to recent attacks in Jos North, Bassa, Riyom, and Barkin Ladi we have witnessed the unfortunate disruption to the peace and security of the State by criminal elements leading to loss of innocent lives, properties, farm crops and livestock. 3. Despite the directive to security agencies to stop the attacks, arrest perpetrators and bring them to justice, these attacks continued with the incident in Rukuba Road where commuters were attacked leading to other deaths and destruction. The ugly situation again resurfaced i


Multiple report indicate that, The Defence Intelligence Agency (DIÀ) has debunked reports that it ordered the arrest of retired Cdre Kunle Olawunmi for recently appearing on Channels Television programme (Sunrise Daily).  This comes after Sahara Reporters alleged that the Defence Intelligence Agency arrested Kunle Olawunmi. The Defence Intelligence Agency stated that it only invited Commodore Olawunmi via SMS and voice further furnish the AFN with relevant and pressing security information which he may be opportuned to have knowledge of as a Professor of Global Security Studies. It said the meeting was intended to get credible tips on boosting the fight against terrorism/insurgency and banditry. The Defence Hq also revealed he was not asked to come along with his international passport as claimed by Sahara Reporters'. It noted that an online media like Sahara Reporters would capitalize on a proposed meeting between an agency and it's stakeholder to paint the story i


The Kwara State police command have rescued  Isiaq Kadijat,  the abducted 300 level female student of Mass Communication of Kwara State University. Okasanmi Ajayi,  The police Public Relations Officer, confirmed it in a statement. Six suspects fingered in the act have been arrested according to the statement and different categories of weapons used in the kidnap were also recovered from them. CP Tuesday Assayomo,  The Commissioner of Police Kwara State Police Command, is happy to inform the general public of the successful search and rescue operation conducted in liberating the abducted 300L Mass Communication female student of Kwara State University by name Isiaq Kadijat. The people may recall that on 23rd Aug. 2021, at about 9:20pm, a 300L female student of Kwara State University, Malete was kidnapped in one of the off campuses of the institution.   The command wishes to acknowledge the support of the Inspector General of police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba mni NPM, the local h

Barden Keffi, Hon.Shaaban's Leadership Qualities Recognised By Students Body

By BASHI BELLO, Abuja. For his humanitarian services, leadership qualities and philanthropic acts  to the people of the North and Kaduna state in particular, the Students Representative Council of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria has awarded the Dan Buram Zazzau,  Sani Shaaban with the Epitome of Hope For Good Leadership. The award which took place at the Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies ABU Zaria had top dignitaries such as the Director General of SMEDAN in attendance. Accepting the award,  the Dan Buram Zazzau, Hon. Sani Shaaban has charged Nigerian youths to be determined, focused and commited to the betterment of their lots. The former Law Maker urged the youths not to be wary of doing menial jobs as long as the jobs are legal to further their ambitions. "Under two years, your son Sani Shaaban as a member of the House of Representatives was among those that led to formation of pension scheme for Nigerians, he added  Today, Nigeria is facing huge challen

Group distributes 1000 bags of 25kg rice to IDPs, others in Kaduna

By: Mayen Etim Kaduna, Northwest  Senator Godswill Akpabio for Common Good, (SGACG) has distributed over 1000 bags of 25kg rice to the less privilege, widows and Internally Displaced Persons, (IDPs) in Kaduna. National Coordinator of the group, Jibrin Lawal Tafida, disclosed at the distribution exercise in Kaduna on Saturday. He explained that the beneficiaries were drawn from three communities of Angwar Dosa, Angwar Sanusi and Nasarawa in Kaduna North and Chikun Local Government Areas of the state respectively. He further disclosed that the exercise runs simultaneously in Katsina, Kano and Kaduna States. A beneficiary, 45y.o father of ten children, Mal. Lawal Saleh, a resident of Hayin Banki community, who thanked the group said he was so elated to be a partaker of the exercise. According to him, "Yesterday, my family did not cook because we had nothing at home, but today, Insha Allah my children and I will all dance. I can't thanked this g

YCE's Alarm: Yoruba Council Condemns Divisive Publication On Disowning Serikin-Hausa/Fulani Stools

*says it negates principles of reciprocity, peaceful cohesion, national development  The apex Yoruba interest group,  Igbimo Apapo Yoruba  Lagbaye in a swift reaction to correct the misconceptions on the divisive spiral media publications by the former President of the Yoruba Council of Elders, Chief Col. Dansaaki Samuel Agbede (Rtrd.) on the state of insecurity and influx unidentified Fulani youth in Lagos State and other parts of Southwestern States. The President of the Yoruba Council Worldwide (Igbimo Apapo Yoruba Lagbaye) Aare Barr. Oladotun Hassan in his reaction signed by the Publicity Secretary, Otunba Gboyega Adeoye,  used the opportunity to call for peace, unity and concerted sober reflections by all Nigerians. It said that predicated on the rising spate of kidnappings, community invasions and killings of Igangan, Ekiti, Ondo and Yewa part of Ogun State, not forgetting its ripple effects across the country, one will feel concerned as a stakeholder to caution the Lagos State G


On behalf of the Senate President, my humble self Comr. Usman Adamu Nagwaza and my teaming supporters we sincerely writes to congratulate His Excellency Gov. Mai Mala Buni and the entire principal Officers of the state on the this great occasion as _"The pride of sahel"_ clocks 30years today.  Indeed the effort of His Excellency towards restructuring the educational standard and enhancing the economic standard through building Modern Markets across the major Local Government of the state is really commendable. Furthermore, His Excellencys Youth Inclusion in Governance has demonstrated Gov. Buni's commitment towards making the youths of the state to showcase their initiative and innovation towards the development of the state.  Moreover, After Gov.Buni declaration on state of emergency on Education a tremendous success were achieved. to mention few ●Sponsorship of over 227 Yobe indigines to study abroad in various field of study  ● Sponsorship of 11


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed October 30th and 31st, 2021 for the National Convention of the party. The announcement was made during a closed-door meeting of the PDP National caucus at the party’s headquarters in Abuja. The governor of Sokoto state and chairman of the PDP Governors’ Forum,  Aminu Tambuwal,  said that they are just rising from the 40th meeting of the national caucus of their great party the PDP where they have resolved to submit to the NEC of PDP tomorrow, a recommendation from the national working committee (NWC) for the national convention of our party, which will be held between Friday 30th of October to Saturday, 31st of October, 2021. “Venue will be determined tomorrow by National Executive Committee (NEC).” The governor of Sokoto state  said the caucus has appointed David Mark, former senate president, to lead the reconciliation of aggrieved members who have initiated court cases against the party.   “Also, this distinguish body has empa


Unknown Gunmen on Thursday stormed Dan-Kumeji village in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State, killing not less than 11 residents. The assailants stormed the community around 11.30pm on Thursday night and shot sporadically at residents in the village. Eleven locals lost their lives while six others sustained gunshot injuries. Eagles eye reporter gathered that helpless residents in the village scampered for safety upon the assailants’ invasion not knowing that the criminals had strategically positioned themselves in the village for an ambush. They appeared suddenly from their positions and opened fire on those trying to escape from the attack.  The six injured victims are currently receiving medicare in a hospital.


Federal government has commenced the implementation of the no work, no pay rule for striking doctors, it will take effect from Monday August 30, 2021. It was confirmed in a statement by  Dr. Adebimpe Adebiyi,  the Director of Hospital Services Department in the Federal Ministry of Health. According to him, the federal government directed all the Chief Medical Directors and Managing Directors of federal government’s tertiary health institutions to commence the implementation of the no work, no pay rule for the doctors that were on strike and any health worker that may join the strike subsequently. A letter was addressed to the chief medical directors and managing directors of federal tertiary health institutions and it’s titled : ” Re- Law and Principles Concerning the Right to Strike; Application of Section 43 (1) (A), of the Trade Union Act Cap T8, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, (no work, no pay) states: ” We are in reciept of a letter from the Minister of Labour and E


Eagles eye reporter have gathered that, Bauchi state Police recovered 109 cows and 74 sheep rustlers during recent operations in the state. The North Eastern State has been confronted with numerous security challenges such as Kidnapping, Armed Banditry, Cattle Rustling, thuggery, Rape and other manifestation of violent crimes. Locations such as: Lame Burra forest in Ningi L.G.A, Balmo forest in Gajuwa L.G.A, Yuda and Mundu, Panshanu and Megemu forest in Toro L.G.A and Yankari Games Reserve in Alkaleri L.G.A has been providing a cover for criminal elements who perpetrate heinous crimes. Recently there have been proactive measures taken by  CP Abiodun S. Alabi     the Commissioner of Police through robust synergy with Government and other security agencies, Vigilante groups, Religious/Traditional institution, youths and other stakeholders which has made the state enjoying relative peace. Although, the Arrest of criminal elements before, during and after commission of offences


Many panic in the Ikotun area of Lagos State, following the leakage of a pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. Eagles eye reporter gathered that a very large volume of PMS was gushing out of the NNPC pipeline at the aforementioned location. Although, further investigation revealed that the heavy flow of PMS was caused by suspected pipeline vandalism and bunkering in the early hours of today Friday 27th August, 2021.  PMS is flowing heavily in the drainage channels connecting Omoboriowo Street, Old Garage Ikotun Junction, New Garage Ikotun Junction, Ikotun Market and Igando/Ikotun LCDA.  Fortunately, there was no loss of life and property, serious sensitization, public education and awareness is ongoing in the entire community to avoid any form of open flame and burning in order to avoid any form of explosion or any other secondary incident as the entire area has become highly vulnerable.   Responders at the incident scene are LASEMA, LRU Fire, L


It was gathered that bandits attacked Zango community in Kaduna State, abducting seven persons. Eagles eye reporter gathered that, The assailants stormed the community around 1am on Friday when the residents were sleeping and opened fire at several houses for about 30 minutes. They barged into several residences and whisked seven locals away. This is coming barely 72 hours after bandits stormed the Nigerian Defence Academy camp in Afaka, Kaduna State, killing two Military officers and abducting one.


Eagles eye reporter gathered that Several persons have been confirmed dead as an unknown Helicopter reportedly shot at a local passenger boat traveling from Port Harcourt to Bonny in Rivers State. It was gathered that some of the occupants of the boat also sustained severe injuries and are presently receiving medicare at the hospital. A Sources say the boat took off from the Bonny-Nembe waterside, conveying passengers and foodstuff. It was gathered that the chopper went very low and opened fire at residents in the boat


Over 70 students kidnapped from Islamic School, Tegina, Niger State, have regained their freedom after spending 88 days in the abductors' den. Recall that bandits invaded the village in June and whisked the students away. Ibrahim Ahmed Matane,  The secretary to the state government  who confirmed the latest development said the children are being transported to Minna the state capital. A Sources disclose that the students are on their way to Minna en route Kagara from Birnin Gwari. While the Tegina students have now regained their freedom, it is pertinent to mention that the abducted students of Yauri Federal Government College (FGC) have been in captivity for 70 days. Also, the remaining abducted students at Bethel Baptist School in Kaduna have so far spent 52 days in captivity.


It was gathered that, Some Gunmen were killed and others arrested while they were trying to attack a Police Station at Eleme Local Government, Rivers State. Eagles eye reporter gathered that the Police were prompted of a possible attack on Eleme Police, which led to the Police ambushing the gunmen at Eleme/Oyigbo Road while they were coming to launch the attack from Oyigbo LGA. Rivers State Police Command has directed that all officers should remain within the official police business.  All none police related escort duties have been suspend for now.


Multiple report has it that, The Department of State Service (DSS) has dismissed reports that its operatives arrested two presenters of Channels Television. Eagles eye reporter gathered that the secret police denied this in a statement signed the DSS spokesperson,  Peter Afunanya. “The attention of the DSS has been drawn to news making the rounds in some sections of the media that its operatives earlier today (26th August, 2021) arrested two (2) journalists of Channels Television,” the statement read. “This is false and misleading. Fake news peddlers should shun the act. ” Reports had emerged on Thursday that the DSS arrested Chamberlain Usoh and Kayode Okikiolu over an interview they conducted on the private television.   A source had disclosed that the station only received a query from the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, a move the source describe as a plot to intimidate Channels TV. Usoh and Okikiolu, according to reports, were invited to the NBC’s in Abuja on Th