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Oct 16, 2020

INEC plans e-transmission of results in 2023 • Presidential poll fixed for Feb 18

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday unfolded plans to seek legal backing for electronic voting as from 2023. Its chairman, Prof...

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Oct 16, 2020

Lagos engages 35 waste managers

Lagos State Government, through the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has engaged 35 Private Sector Participant (PSP) operators to boost waste evacuatio...

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Oct 16, 2020

Court voids sack of NIA’s ex-Acting DG *Awards him N1m cost

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) in Abuja has voided the dismissal of a former Acting Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA),...

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Oct 15, 2020

BREAKING: 2021 budget scales second reading in Senate

The 2021 Appropriation Bill of N13.08 trillion on Thursday scaled Second Reading in Senate. This followed a three- day debate on the general principles of th...

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Oct 15, 2020

BREAKING: Some northern states pleased with SARS – Lalong

Some Northern states are comfortable with operations of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) because of the security situation in the area. Chairman of the...

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Oct 15, 2020

BREAKING: INEC announces date for 2023 Presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has fixed February 18, 2023, for the 2023 Presidential election in Nigeria.

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Oct 15, 2020

BREAKING: NYSC reopens camps November 10

The Minister of Youth and Sports Sunday Dare has announced the reopening of National Youth Service Corps(NYSC) camps from November 10. He disclosed this on h...

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Oct 15, 2020

BREAKING: Inflation increased by 13.71 per cent in September

The consumer price index (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 13.71 percent (year-on-year) in September 2020. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

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Oct 15, 2020

RUGIPO cuts tuition fee •Move not political, says NANS

The Governing Council of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic (RUGIPO), Owo, has reduced the tuition fee of the institution. In a circular signed by the Director of Public...

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Oct 15, 2020

Alumni donate boreholes to UNIBEN

The Lagos State branch of the Alumni Association of the University of Benin has donated two boreholes to the institution. The boreholes with 1000 capacity ov...

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Oct 15, 2020

FEC approves $2m for WAPP, N33.01b for roads, rail security, others

NIGERIA’S contribution to the 2020 Budget of the West African Power Pool (WAPP) was approved yesterday by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Also approved...

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Oct 15, 2020

Two ‘killed’, others injured as SUV runs into crowd •Firms share snacks, drinks

TWO persons were feared dead and many others injured on Wednesday as a Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) ran into a crowd of protesters at Alagbado area of Lagos....

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Oct 15, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 179 new COVID-19 cases, total now 60,834

Nigeria on Wednesday night recorded 179 new cases of Coronavirus across the country. According to a tweet from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC)...

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Oct 15, 2020

Al-Hikmah gets online radio station

Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin has unveiled an online radio station to be managed by Department of Mass Communication.

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Oct 15, 2020

12 NYSC members marry in Anambra

THE National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra State on Wednesday celebrated 12 of its serving corps members who got married in the state. The couples, a...

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Oct 14, 2020

Appeal Court faults Police Act 2020 on PSC’s mandate to recruit

The Court of Appeal has declared the Police Act 2020, enacted in September 2020 as it affects the mandate of the Police Service Commission (PSC) is unconstituti...

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Oct 14, 2020

BREAKING: #ENDSARS protesters block berger roundabout in Abuja

Despite the dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) by the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday the #EndSARS protest continued in...

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Oct 14, 2020

16 erring employers fined N108.5m for late remittance

Sixteen erring employers, which defaulted in remitting pension contributions have been fined N108.54 million by the National Pension Commission, The Nation ha...

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Oct 14, 2020

Gbajabiamila inaugurates National Assembly testing centre

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has inaugurated the COVID-19 testing centre in the National Assembly. Gbajabiamila said t...

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Oct 14, 2020

Jonathan preaches restraint

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday called for restraint as the #EndSARS protest continues. He tweeted via his verified handle @GEJonathan: “No Nig...

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