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Dec 02, 2020

Excitement as Buhari’s aide, Minister open Abuja water plant

Residents of Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) were elated on Tuesday to behold the Minister of State for the FCT, Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu...

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Dec 02, 2020

BREAKING: Former NCAA DG Muhtar Usman dies at 63

Former Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman has passed on. Usman was said to have passed on Tuesday night in...

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Dec 02, 2020

BREAKING: Tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway ....FRSC sues for caution

Traffic has been brought to a halt on the Magboro Bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after a petrol tanker explodes early Wednesday morning. The tanker wh...

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Dec 01, 2020

BREAKING: Senate confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for the second term of fiv...

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Dec 01, 2020

FG fixes Dec 7, 8 for recruitment exercise into NIS, Civil Defence

In a statement issued by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Alhaji Mohammed Manga, the exercise would be conducted in collaboration with the Joint Admission...

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Dec 01, 2020

We’re not responsible for explosion at Wike father’s church – IPOB

Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), has denied involvement in the explosion that rocked a church said to be owned by the father of Rivers State governor, Chief...

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Dec 01, 2020

SSANU, NASU members sweep Olayinka out of office

As the tenure of Prof. Idowu Olayinka, the 12th vice chancellor of the University of Ibadan, ended yesterday, non-academic staff unions under the aegis of Senio...

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Dec 01, 2020

Businessmen remanded for N100m theft

An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Monday remanded two businessmen – Osita Ojeah and Anthony Nosy – in custody for the alleged theft of N100 million. The Eco...

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Dec 01, 2020

Bol, AfDB, IFAD okay $2b for Nigeria’s agric project

The Bank of Industry (BoI), African Development Bank (AfDB) and International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have okayed $2 billion loan to reduce pov...

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Dec 01, 2020

CBN okays dollar collection for diaspora remittances • Apex bank reviews domiciliary account operating rule

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has stopped naira payment to recipients of diaspora remittances (dollar inflows) from International Money Transfer Operators (...

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Dec 01, 2020

Gani Fawehinmi Awards hold Dec 10

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has fixed December 10, to unveil the winners of its third Annual Gani Fawehinmi Impact and...

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Nov 30, 2020

APC begins membership registration December 12

The Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday announced the commencement of the par...

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Nov 30, 2020

BREAKING: Ekanola emerges new UI acting VC

The Senate of the University of Ibadan on Monday elected Prof. Adebola Babatunde Ekanola the new Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university. Before now Ekanola...

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Nov 30, 2020

Author launches books on child sexual abuse

A NON-government organisation, Smile and Shine Children’s Foundation, has been launched to help curb child sexual abuse in the country. The foundation, accor...

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Nov 30, 2020

Lagos demolishes 1,700 shanties

OPERATIVES of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit have demolished over 1,700 illegal shanties and container-shops around Fagba...

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Nov 30, 2020

52nd Asoju Oba Cup: Fayele, Odusanya begin defence

The duo of David Fayele and Bose Odusanya will begin the defence of their titles as the 52nd edition of the annual Asoju Oba Molade Okoya-Thomas Table Tennis...

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Nov 30, 2020

D’Tigers keep unbeaten run at FIBA Afrobasket

Nigeria’s men basketball team, D’Tigers, maintain their unbeaten run at the 2020 FIBA Afrobasket qualifier with another emphatic win over Mali in Kigali. Th...

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Nov 30, 2020

Messi salutes Maradona as Barca trounce Osasuna

Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring yesterday as Barcelona returned to winning ways in La Liga with a resounding 4-0 h...

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Nov 30, 2020

Ajaokuta Steel needs N3b to hire Russian experts

TO complete the final phase of the Ajaokuta Steel firm, N3 billion will be needed to hire Russian experts to reactivate the 21 plants at the Iron and Steel Indu...

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Nov 30, 2020

Nestlé mops up more Nigerian shares

World’s largest food company, Nestlé S.A at the weekend continued its direct secondary market purchase of shares of its Nigerian subsidiary, Nestle Nigeria Plc,...

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