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May 14, 2021

President to PSC: Prevent third wave

Conscious of the possibility of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic due to super-spreaders such as religious festivals, and election campaigns, among others,...

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Apr 27, 2021

COVID-19: Nigeria to impose travel ban on India, Brazil Turkey, says PSC

The Federal Government plans to issue a travel advisory within the next two days on inbound flights from India, Brazil and Turkey. This followed the escalati...

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Apr 27, 2021

National Principals’ Cup: Sarkin Karshi praises FOSLA Academy

The victorious FOSLA Academy in the recently concluded National Principal Cup has been branded worthy ambassadors at a reception hosted by Sarkin Karshi Alhaji...

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Apr 26, 2021

Policemen extort N153,000 from student

A Lagos State University (LASU) student, Idowu Oluwaponmile has lamented the extortion of N153,000 from him by policemen from Owode Egba Division in Ogun State....

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Apr 26, 2021

Customs generates N18b in three months

The Port Harcourt Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said it generated N18, 170,597,798 billion in the first quarter of 2021, beginning from Janu...

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Apr 23, 2021

Fed Govt to provide devices for PWDs

The Federal Government has stressed the need to explore greater possibilities in the quest to address issues of inclusiveness among people with disabilities (PW...

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Apr 21, 2021

BREAKING: Ada Jesus dies

Comedienne Mercy Cynthia Ginikanwa aka Ada Jesus, 23, has been reported died. She died on Wednesday morning in an hospital in Abuja where she was receiving t...

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Apr 21, 2021

Makinde approves N279.5m for council poll’s ballot papers

Ahead of the May 15 local government election, Oyo State Government has awarded the printing of 2.6million customised ballot papers to the Nigeria Security Prin...

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Apr 21, 2021

Osun approves appointment of Iloko-Ijesha, Ekusa monarchs

Osun State Government has approved the appointments of Prince Akeem Olusayo Ogungbangbe and Prince John Omoloso Makanjuola as the new Owaloko of Iloko-Ijesha in...

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Apr 20, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari nominates Justice Garba as Chief Judge of FCT High Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to consider and approve Hon. Justice Salisu Garba for appointment as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal C...

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Apr 20, 2021

BREAKING: Two killed in renewed Ebonyi boundary dispute

Two persons have been killed in renewed boundary dispute between Ezilo and Iyionu communities in Íshíelu local government area of Ebonyi state. Governor Davi...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: NBA Ikeja marches for judicial autonomy

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch on Monday made good its decision to protest non implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary as enshri...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: Tottenham sack Jose Mourinho

Tottenham have sacked Jose Mourinho with the club on course to miss out on Champions League football this season. Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino in...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: Gunmen raze police station in Abia

Gunmen have reportedly attacked and razed down a police station in Uzoakoli, Bende local government area of Abia State. The incident occurred in the early ho...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: Hoodlums raze Anambra Police zonal headquarters

Suspected hoodlums have razed Zone 13 Police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state. The Nation was reliably informed no fewer than two policemen have died duri...

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Apr 16, 2021

Man bleeds to death after herder’s attack in Ibarapa

A man has been found dead on the road in Ibarapa North council area of Oyo State. Babarinde Mufutau, 56, a farmer, had deep machete cuts to the back, arms an...

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Apr 16, 2021

Five die in Ondo road accident

Five persons have been killed in a road accident in Ondo State involving a motorcycle, an articulated truck and Toyota car. The accident occurred on Thursday...

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Apr 16, 2021

Dear Affy goes on Netflix in May

One of Nollywood’s highest-grossing movies of 2020, Dear Affy, will make its Netflix debut in May 2021. In a chat with the CEO of 007 Global, Samuel BigSam O...

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Apr 15, 2021

BREAKING: I stand by my claim on printing of N60bn, Obaseki replies FG

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has said he won’t join issues with the Federal Government over his claim that N60 billion was printed in March to support allocation...

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Apr 15, 2021

Lagos urges residents to prepare for 261 days of rains

Lagos State Government yesterday alerted residents along flood plains of major rivers and drainage channels such as Owode, Iwaya, Makoko, Badia, Ijora, Isaalu,...

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