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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Imo deputy speaker resigns

The Deputy Speaker of Imo State House of Assembly, Okey Onyekanma, has resigned. His letter of resignation was read by the speaker of the house during plenar...

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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Imo minority leader resigns, defects to APC

The Minority Leader of the Imo State House of Assembly, Ekene Nnodimele, has resigned his position. He equally announced his defection from the All Progressi...

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Jan 21, 2020

UTME: JAMB withdraws 11 centres’ licences for charging above N4700

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board has withdrawn licences from 11 centres for charging candidates exorbitant amount in the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiar...

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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court validates Fintiri’s election as Adamawa gov

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Ahmadu Fintiri as duly elected governor of Adamawa State, dismissing an appeal by Jibrilla Bindo, candidat...

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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court affirms Ortom’s election as Benue gov

The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, affirmed the election of Samuel Ortom as the Governor of Benue State, dismissing an appeal by Emmanuel Jime, candidate of the All...

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Jan 21, 2020

Buhari confirms Salih-Farah as substantive NITT DG

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the appointment of Dr Bayero Salih-Farah as the substantive Director-General and Chief Execu...

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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Boko Haram kills CAN chairman in Adamawa

Terrorist group, Boko Haram, killed the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi....

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Jan 21, 2020

Court affirms dismissal of KWASU lecturer for sexual harassment

The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, affirmed the dismissal of Mr Anthony Corsy as the Kwara State University’s principal technologist over gross m...

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Jan 21, 2020

APC seeks clampdown on ‘dubious’ protesters

The All Progressives Congress has described the protest embarked upon by the Peoples Democratic Party against the Supreme Court judgment in Imo State as disgrac...

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Jan 21, 2020

Seized houses: EFCC scandalising me, Saraki tells court

Former Senate President and two-term Kwara State Governor, Dr Bukola Saraki, has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos State to dismiss a suit filed by the Econ...

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Jan 21, 2020

BREAKING: Police take over Amotekun protest venue in Lagos

Policemen, on Tuesday, barricaded the venue of the protest against the Federal Government’s position declaring the establishment of Operation Amotekun as illega...

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Jan 21, 2020

NIJ sacks lecturer for alleged sexual assault

The Nigerian Institute of Journalism has sacked one of its lecturers, Mr Tene John, over alleged sexual assault on one of its students, Ms Anjola Ogunyemi. H...

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Jan 21, 2020

Benue governorship election: Supreme Court keeps Gov. Ortom waiting

The Supreme Court has scheduled judgment for later today in the appeal on the outcome of the March 2019 governorship election in Benue. Mr Emmanuel Jime, can...

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Jan 21, 2020

Guards Brigade begins 2020 Sports Week activities

The Guards Brigade Nigerian Army, on Monday commenced its 2020 Sports Week activities in Abuja with football competition between the 177 Guards and the Guards B...

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Jan 21, 2020

PDP protesters involved in road accident in Abuja

It was a moment of pain and sadness as some protesters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) went back home with various degree of injuries after a driver of tr...

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Jan 21, 2020

ICYMI: If McGregor wants to fight, I’m ready, says UFC champion Usman

....*McGregor challenges Usman after comeback win Nigerian fighter and UFC Welterweight champion, Kamaru Usman, has challenged other fighters including popular...

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Jan 21, 2020

Australian Open: Thiem cruises through first round

Dominic Thiem opened his Australian Open campaign with a 6-3 7-5 6-2 win over France’s Adrian Mannarino on Tuesday. The fifth seed wobbled midway through the...

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Jan 21, 2020

Eleven workers killed in Siberia fire

Eleven people including 10 Uzbek workers died when a fire ripped through a one-storey wooden shack in a remote village in the Siberian region of Tomsk, official...

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Jan 21, 2020

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner

Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on board and spar...

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Jan 21, 2020

Malabu Oil Deal: EFCC To Arraign Adoke, Six Others Today

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will today arraign a former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mister, Mohammed Adok...

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