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May 21, 2020

FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to mark Eldi Fitri Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, m...

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May 21, 2020

Correction Service frees 3,751 inmates over COVID-19

The Nigerian Correctional Service said so far 3751 inmates have set free across the country following President Muhammadu Buhari’s pardon of the inmates in Apri...

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May 21, 2020

UPDATED: One feared dead, two injured in Otedola bridge accident

A tanker loaded with petrol on Thursday rammed into a bus and a car on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos State, resulting in loss of a life. The Director -General, L...

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May 21, 2020

Buhari approves sack of NECO Registrar Uwakwe, four others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations...

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May 21, 2020

UPDATED: Court slams 26-year term on Dahiru for abducting Ese Oruru

Ese Oruru, the Delta State teenager, who was abducted in 2015 at 14 and impregnated by a man from Kano State, Yunusa Dahiru, got judgement on Thursday at the Fe...

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May 21, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 284 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6677

Nigeria has recorded 284 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced. NCDC, on its verified twitter handle on Wednesday...

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May 20, 2020

292 Nigerians arrive in Abuja from Saudi Arabia

No fewer than 292 Nigerians have arrived in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, from Saudi Arabia, The PUNCH reports. It was gathered that their flight arr...

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May 20, 2020

APC places N22.5m fee on guber aspirants in Edo, Ondo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo State will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in t...

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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari presides over second virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the second virtual Federal Executive Council FEC meeting in Abuja. The President, it was gathered, has...

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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: Nigerian Postal Service headquarters on fire

The Nigerian Postal Service Headquarters was on Wednesday hit by an early morning fire, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. The Federal Capital territ...

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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 226 new cases of COVID-19, total now 6401

Nigeria has recorded 226 new cases of the Coronavirus across various states of the country. Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday night, the...

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May 19, 2020

Ganduje okays Eid-prayers in Kano

Kano State Government has reviewed the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government and extended on Monday by two weeks as prevention for the spread of coronaviru...

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May 19, 2020

Watch for Sallah moon Friday’

The President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on Muslims t...

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May 19, 2020

FAAN fumigates Lagos, Abuja, P/Harcourt airports ahead of reopening

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says it has commenced fumigation of International Airports in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt ahead of reopening of fl...

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May 19, 2020

We didn’t pay Madagascar for COVID Organics – FG

The Federal Government has said the Madagascar COVID Organics delivered on Saturday by President Umaro Embaló of Guinea Bissau came without “an invoice”. The...

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May 19, 2020

Two-week extension to enable remaining segment of society prepare for reopening – PTF

The federal government has explained that the two weeks extension of the first phase of the eased lockdown was to enable the segment of society still not opened...

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May 19, 2020

BREAKING: FG sacks MD of TCN

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved removal of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN ) Managing Director, Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed owing to the governmen...

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May 19, 2020

216 fresh COVID-19 cases confirmed in 10 states, FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the discovery of 216 fresh Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (...

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May 18, 2020

BREAKING: No Presidential broadcast today – Presidency

The Presidency has debunked reports that President Muhammadu Buhari would be making a media broadcast today. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Pu...

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May 18, 2020

FG to secure €995mn agric equipment for farmers ...Equipment to make Nigeria food secured in 3 years

The federal government is to secure €995million worth of agricultural equipment for Nigerian farmers. These agricultural machineries comprising tractors and...

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