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Trump declares 2024 presidential bid – Punch Newspapers

Donald Trump pulled the trigger on a third White House run on Tuesday night, setting the stage for a bruising Republican nomination battle after a poor midterm election showing by his hand-picked candidates weakened his grip on the party. Trump officially launched a campaign for president in 2024, filing papers with …

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Fire guts Kano market – Punch Newspapers

A fire outbreak in the early hours of Tuesday gutted the popular Singer market (Kasuwar Singer) located in the Kano State metropolis. Singer market is the largest market in the state where essential commodities like sugar, rice, millet, detergent, and other consumable products are sold. As of the time of …

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Singer Skales loses mum – Punch Newspapers

Nigerian singer, Raoul Njeng-Njeng popularly known as Skales, has lost his mum. The Shake Body crooner announced his mother’s death on his Instagram page on Tuesday, where he shared video and images of himself and his mum. The grieving singer, who described his mum as his angel, noted that the …

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Obasanjo laments worsening roads – Punch Newspapers

A former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday lamented the worsening condition of roads in the country, saying it was an impediment to movements of citizens and a restriction to economic activities. Obasanjo, who said he spent many tortuous hours on the road to get to Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State …

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Shameless Yoruba obas – Punch Newspapers

Wear a crown on a pig, clad it in the starchiest agbada, and sheathe its feet in Gucci shoes; it’s still a pig, not a king. More than a thousand years after Oduwuwa ruled Ile-Ife in the 12th Century, and his scions expanded the kingdom to Dahomey and beyond, a …

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Ooni’s season of marriages – Punch Newspapers

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, is undoubtedly in a season of family expansion as he added to his harem a new wife, Ashley Adegoke, who is his fourth, on October 14, 2022. In viral videos online, the new Olori (Queen) was seen clad in white traditional bridal attire …

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‘Felabration’ thrills music lovers – Punch Newspapers

It has been an electrifying week at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos, at the ongoing annual ‘Felabration’ themed, ‘Fear not for man’. The event, which attracts people from all walks of life, started on Monday and ends today (Sunday), with music lovers getting entertained and thrilled with different musical …

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Prince Charles becomes King – Punch Newspapers

Prince Charles has been declared the King of the United Kingdom following the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, and accedes to the throne as King Charles III. The Queen, Britain’s longest-reigning sovereign and the world’s oldest monarch, passed away at the age of 96 on Thursday after suffering …

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FirstBank appoints executive director – Punch Newspapers

First Bank of Nigeria Limited has appointed Mr Patrick Iyamabo, as an executive director. The appointment is subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria. According to the statement, the Chief Executive Officer, FirstBank, Dr Adesola Adeduntan, said, ‘’We are delighted with the appointment of Mr Patrick Iyamabo, …

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