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Jun 08, 2021

Wike, Ehanire inaugurate N25.9b cancer centre • Launch 132-bed Mother and Child Hospital

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and the Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire have inaugurated the N25.9 billion Dr Peter Odili Cancer and Cardiovascular Dise...

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Jun 07, 2021

N-Power begins enrollment for Batch C applicants

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced the next step for the N-power Batch C Stream One applicants. T...

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Jun 04, 2021

Senate rules out new Constitution

The Senate yesterday ruled out the possibility of the National Assembly producing a brand new Constitution for Nigeria.

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Jun 02, 2021

NECO registrar wasn’t killed, say police • Bello, Ikpeazu condole with family

The family of the late Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Godswill Obioma, has debunked reports, especially in the soc...

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May 31, 2021

Buhari to inaugurate Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge June 10

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge project on June 10, Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed has said. The mi...

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May 28, 2021

MAN CITY vs. CHELSEA: Eto’o predicts close Champions League contest

Former African Footballer of the Year Samuel Eto’o said the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League all-English final between Manchester City and Chelsea tomorrow is too...

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May 27, 2021

UPDATED: Buhari appoints Yahaya as new COAS

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. Major General Yahaya replaces Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru wh...

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May 27, 2021

BREAKING: Many feared dead as boat capsizes in Kebbi

Many passengers were feared dead in Kebbi when a boat capsized in Niger River on Wednesday. The Nation learnt some of the 160 passengers in the boat are also...

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May 27, 2021

My abductors wanted me to call off protest, says IYC boss

President Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Peter Igbifa, has relieved his ordeals in the hands of his abductors. He said they wanted him to call off the...

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May 27, 2021

Naira crashes to N493/$ at parallel market

This is not the best of times for the naira. It crashed yesterday to N493/$ at the parallel market, losing N12 to the dollar within 24 hours. It closed on Tuesd...

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May 27, 2021

El-Rufai sacks 19 aides •Kaduna varsity students protest fee hike

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has approved the sack of 19 political appointees in line with his administration’s ongoing downsizing of the workforce....

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May 26, 2021

Policeman killed in Ebonyi explosion

Police in Ebonyi have debunked reports that the man killed in an explosion yesterday in Afikpo area of the state was a suicide bomber. Spokesperson Loveth Od...

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May 26, 2021

Gunmen kill four policemen, burn station in Enugu

The reign of terror in the Southeast continued yesterday as gunmen killed four policemen in a dawn attack at the Iwollo Divisional Police Station in Ezeagu Loca...

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May 25, 2021

‘Buhari, governors to determine APC convention date’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will unfold a timetable for its national convention, following consultations with stakeholders across the zones, it was lear...

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May 24, 2021

Gunmen attack INEC office, police division in Anambra

GUNMEN on Sunday attacked B Division of the Nigeria Police Divisional Station and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa, Anambra. The...

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May 21, 2021

Council poll: Oyo declares today public holiday •Mogaji urge residents to vote tomorrow

Oyo State Government has declared today as a public holiday. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, confirming the development,...

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May 21, 2021

LASUTH records feat in head, neck surgery

Surgeons at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) have performed a successful microvascular tissue transfer in the head and neck on a patient, t...

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May 21, 2021

I dumped PDP for APC to take Cross River to the centre, says Ayade

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade, who became the latest governor to defect from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives...

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May 17, 2021

ICC holds conference in June

The 5th ICC Africa Regional Conference on International Arbitration will hold virtually between June 1st and 4th. A statement by the Conference Director of L...

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May 15, 2021

JAMB shifts 2021 UTME to June 19

The 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) has been moved from June 19 to July 3, Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB)...

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