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Jul 21, 2020

Pondei won’t face panel again, says Gbajabiamila

ACTING Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Kemebradikumo Pondei will no longer appear before the House of Representatives panel p...

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Jul 21, 2020

Police promoted 41,863 in 18 months, says IG

INSPECTOR General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Monday said 41,863 officers and men of various ranks have been promoted since he assumed office in January 2...

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Jul 20, 2020

Private school teachers beg to feed families

PRIVATE school teachers have taken to the social media to beg Nigerians for alms to feed their families. For most of the teachers, the last time they receive...

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Jul 17, 2020

BREAKING: Finally, embattled ex-NDDC MD, Nunieh, testifies before Reps

Embattled former acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, Joy Nunieh, is testifying before the House of Representatives Committee on NDDC...

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Jul 15, 2020

BREAKING: NASS clerk, 150 others retire

The National Assembly Service Commission has approved the retirement of the Clerk to the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, and over 150 senior managemen...

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Jul 15, 2020

BREAKING: 12 EFCC directors suspended

About 12 directors and top staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have been suspended with immediate effect. The notice of suspension w...

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Jul 15, 2020

Ganduje approves establishment of anti-corruption institute in Kano

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has gotten accolades from the African Centre for Transparency and Anti-Corruption Advocacy (Africa-taad) for approv...

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Jul 15, 2020

Nigeria loses first female combat helicopter pilot

The Nigerian Air Force said that it has lost its first ever female combat helicopter pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile to auto crash in Kaduna on Tuesday....

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Jul 15, 2020

Keyamo gets Buhari’s nod on 774,000 public works jobs - States selection panels begin recruitment process

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has directed Minister of State for Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo to proceed with the recruitment of 774,000 youths. They are...

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Jul 14, 2020

Army redeploys 34 Generals, others in another shakeup

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has approved a major shakeup in the Nigerian Army with the redeployment and posting of 34 Generals an...

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Jul 14, 2020

BREAKING: Okowa, family test negative for coronavirus

Delta State governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has announced that himself, his wife and daughter have tested negative for COVID-19. Okowa in a thanksgiving tweet on...

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Jul 14, 2020

BREAKING: Virtual court sitting not unconstitutional —Supreme Court

The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that virtual court sittings are not unconstitutional. A seven-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vi...

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Jul 14, 2020

Magu’s office searched by detectives • Panel grills more officials

Some detectives yesterday combed the office of Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as part of the...

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Jul 13, 2020

JUST IN: 4.48million apply for N-Power jobs

The online portal for the recruitment of the third batch of N-Power enrolees has so far received 4.48 million applications. The Federal Ministry of Humanitar...

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Jul 13, 2020

JUST IN: FCT Perm Sec recovers from COVID-19, resumes

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Sir Christian Ohaa has resumed work after testing negative for COVID-19. Ohaa, thou...

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Jul 13, 2020

Nigeria records 571 new cases of COVID-19, total now 32,558

Nigeria on Sunday night recorded 571 new cases of COVID-19 According to a tweet from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the total number of cases so...

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Jul 10, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Umar EFCC acting Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mohammed Umar as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Umar, who...

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Jul 10, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari has approved Magu’s suspension, says AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), says the President, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the suspension of the ac...

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Jul 10, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari signs N10.8trn revised 2020 Budget

President Muhmmadu Buhari, on Friday, signed the revised 2020 Budget of N10.8 trillion, passed by the National Assembly in June, into law. While signing the...

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Jul 09, 2020

COVID-19: Fed Govt pulls JSS 3, SSS 3 pupils out of WASSCE •Environment not safe yet to sit for exams, says minister

THE Federal Government on Wednesday pulled the brake on the preparation to reopen schools to enable pupils in Primary Six, Junior Secondary School (JSSIII) and...

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