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Oct 20, 2020

BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu declares 24 hour curfew in Lagos

Following the raging #ENDSARS protests and demonstrations, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a 24 -hour curfew. Sanwo-Olu announced this on his...

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Oct 20, 2020

Oyo schools close as #ENDSARS protests intensify

Most private and public schools in Oyo state did not open for academic activities on Tuesday morning. Although the State Government has not made any official...

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Oct 20, 2020

BREAKING: Hoodlums raze police station in Lagos

Apapa-Iganmu Police Station in Lagos has been set ablaze by suspected hoodlums. The Nation learnt the incident occurred around 09.50am.

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Oct 20, 2020

COVID-19: NCDC confirms 118 new infections in Nigeria

Nigeria’s tally of people infected with the COVID-19 COVID-19 pandemic has hit 61,558, with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), confirming 118 new ca...

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Oct 20, 2020

#EndSARS: Solders take over Kuje, Abuja

Solders have been deployed to maintain law and order in Kuje, Abuja. Apart from security check points they mounted, they assembled on Tuesday morning at the...

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Oct 20, 2020

Hit-and-run drivers kill two in Delta

Two persons were killed by suspected hit and run drivers at separate locations in Uvwie council area of Delta State on Sunday night. One of the victims, a ma...

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Oct 20, 2020

Wema Bank promotes 214

Wema Bank has promoted 214 of its staff members as part of its policy to reward good performance. The promotion cuts across several departments and grades, i...

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Oct 20, 2020

NCC chair Jaja sacked

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the removal of the Board Chairman of the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Mr Tonye Jaja, according to the News Agenc...

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Oct 19, 2020

BREAKING: Soldiers deployed to Abuja over #ENDSARS protests

Soldiers have been deployed to the streets of Abuja to arrest the escalating #ENDSARS protests. The protests in Abuja have in some cases have got out of hand...

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Oct 19, 2020

BREAKING: #ENDSARS protesters block Lagos-Abeokuta expressway

#ENDSARS protesters have blocked the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway at Iyana Ipaja and before Ikeja Along bus stop. Vehicles cannot move. BRT buses coming from Ab...

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Oct 19, 2020

BREAKING: Abuja #EndSARS protesters block Kuje, Airport road

#EndSARS protesters have blocked the Kuje road leading to the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua expressway. The protesters also blocked the Airport road, preventing motori...

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Oct 19, 2020

Native doctor chops off son’s fingers

A 48-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly chopping off five fingers of his 22-year-old son. Police said Gregory Enwaeso, a traditional healer, sliced...

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Oct 19, 2020

Protest causes delay in delivery of NECO examination papers

The National Examination Council (NECO) has announced the rescheduling of the paper to be written tomorrow due to the inability of the delivery bus to deliver e...

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Oct 19, 2020

ICPC honours DPO for rejecting N2m bribes

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has honoured the Itam Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Francis Erhabor, a Chief S...

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Oct 19, 2020

Moses wins in Spartak’s debut

Victor Moses played a crucial role in Spartak Moscow 3-2 away win to Brian Idowu’s Khimki in the Russian Premier League. Two days after joining Spartak Mosco...

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Oct 19, 2020

NCC intensifies push for 5G deployment

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has assured that it was working with multi-sector stakeholders, including the Federal Ministry of Communications an...

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Oct 16, 2020

FG directs civil servants back to work from Monday

The Federal Government has directed civil servants still observing lockdown order since March to resume on Monday. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on...

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Oct 16, 2020

NIPRD, NIMR rapid test kits not yet confirmed’

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) on Thursday said the test kits recently developed by the Nigeria Institute for Pharmaceutical Research...

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Oct 16, 2020

Fayemi: my promise to deliver legacy project on course

Ekiti State Governor Dr. Kayode Fayemi has expressed delight that his administration’s promise to deliver key legacy projects to the people is being actualised....

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Oct 16, 2020

NACA requires $2.4bn to control HIV

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) requires $2.4 billion to control the spread of HIV epidemic across the country in the next three years, it wa...

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