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Jun 29, 2021

PDP fumes over another governor’s defection to APC • Buni to receive Matawalle on Tuesday

The Peoples Democratic Party has protested against the decision of Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC). I...

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Jun 29, 2021

‘New revenue formula ready this year’

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has concluded arrangements to commence the review of national revenue allocation formula, with...

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Jun 29, 2021

BREAKING: FG approves July 26 deadline for NIN/SIM linkage

The Federal Government has approved extension of deadline for NIN-SIM data verification to July 26, 2021. The government said the decision to extend the deadli...

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Jun 28, 2021

Diri seeks permanent site for Fed Govt College Odi

Bayelsa State Governor Douye Diri has urged the Federal Government to build a permanent site for the Federal Government College, Odi, in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local...

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Jun 22, 2021

BREAKING: Court convicts Farouk Lawan over $500,000 bribe

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has convicted former member of House of Representatives from Kano State, Farouk Lawan for rece...

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Jun 22, 2021

INEC introduces partial online registration • Commission targets 20m new registrants

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the introduction of a portal to enable eligible Nigerians register as voters online before co...

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Jun 22, 2021

Four specilaised varsities get N18b take-off grant

Four specialised varsities and an institute are to kick-off before the end of the year with an N18 billion grant from the Federal Government, Education Ministe...

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Jun 22, 2021

774,000 jobs: Hiccups stall stipend payment

Some participants of the Federal Government’s Extended Special Public Works Programme have not been paid their stipend due to irregularities in their bank accou...

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Jun 22, 2021

Naira relapses to N500/$1 after marginal gains

The naira yesterday depreciated to N500/$1 after recording marginal gain against the greenback at the weekend. The naira closed last week at N498/$1, N2 weak...

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Jun 21, 2021

JAMB delists 25 CBT centres for not conducting exam

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted 25 Computer-Based Testing (CBT) Centres that failed to conduct examinations on Saturday – the f...

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Jun 16, 2021

BREAKING: Baba Ijesha arrives for alleged molestation trial

The police have brought Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha to the Yaba Magistrates’ Court 1, for trial on sexual related offences with regard to a minor. The actor...

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Jun 16, 2021

BREAKING: INEC unveils new polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled new Polling Units, bringing the total number to 176,846. The feat was achieved after 25 yea...

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Jun 15, 2021

Nasarawa NLC begins indefinite strike Tuesday

The Nasarawa State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its affiliate unions and the civil society organisations to join the indefinite strike...

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Jun 11, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari for another interview on NTA

President Muhammadu Buhari will this evening feature in an exclusive interview on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). A statement by Special Adviser to...

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Jun 11, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Ilelah as NBC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Balarabe Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The...

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Jun 10, 2021

Buhari re-presents Onochie for screening as INEC National Commissioner • Senate Minority Leader kicks

The Senate on Wednesday referred the name of the Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, to its Committee on the Independent...

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Jun 10, 2021

Zulum inaugurates health centre, college in Chibok • Unveils two schools, starts 300 houses in Askira-Uba

In continuation of his tour of Southern Borno, the Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday inaugurated a Government Technical College and a primary...

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Jun 10, 2021

I didn’t resign, says Imo Deputy Gov

Imo Deputy Governor Prof. Placid Njoku has denied reports he has resigned, dismissing them as baseless. Njoku, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, O...

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Jun 10, 2021

BREAKING: Yoruba Nation Agitators to protest June 12

Yoruba Nation agitators are planning to hold ‘peaceful rallies’ across the southwest region on Saturday June 12, The Nation has learnt. The Nation reports th...

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Jun 08, 2021

UNN to graduate 11,010 Saturday

One hundred and eighty-six students would be awarded first-class at the 49th convocation ceremony of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) billed to hold on Fr...

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