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May 23, 2020

BREAKING: Justice Karibi-Whyte dies at 88

Retired Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte, is dead. According to his son, Gogo, the erudite former Justice of the Supreme Court of Ni...

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May 23, 2020

BREAKING: Why churches should remain closed, by CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has explained why churches should remain closed despite mounting pressure in many quarters for their re-opening. T...

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May 23, 2020

BREAKING: Fasting continues on Saturday – NSCIA

Muslims are to continue fasting on Saturday, The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has declared. Its National Moonsighting Committee said...

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May 23, 2020

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases hit 7261 in Nigeria, 221 deaths

Cases of the ravaging COVID-19 virus in Nigeria have now increased to 7261. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Friday night confirmed 245 new c...

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May 23, 2020

Sultan declares Sunday Sallah day *Pray Eid at home, says Lagos Chief Imam

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar on Friday declared Sunday as Eid-il-Fit...

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May 23, 2020

Buhari signs order granting financial autonomy to State Legislature, Judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an Executive Order granting financial autonomy to state Legislature and Judiciary. The President, while signing the Or...

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May 22, 2020

BREAKING: APC Clears Ize-Iyamu to contest party’s primary ...adopts direct primary for Edo

The coast is now clear for Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu to contest for the governorship ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State as the Nati...

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May 22, 2020

JUST IN: NECO gets new Registrar

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has gotten a new Registrar and Chief Executive Officer, Professor Godswill Obioma. Professor Obioma’s appointment ha...

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May 22, 2020

FG asks churches, mosques, others to submit guidelines for reopening

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, said COVID-19 patients, who spent a long period at isolation centres were at the risk of depression....

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May 22, 2020

Edo, Ondo polls won’t be easy, says INEC •Policy document ready Monday

CONDUCTING the September 19 and October 10 governorship polls in Edo and Ondo states will not be tea parties, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INE...

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May 22, 2020

NBS: Inflation jumps to 12.34 per cent

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday said that in April 2020, inflation increased by 12.34 per cent. According to the bureau’s report on its we...

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May 22, 2020

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 7016

339 new cases of COVID19 have just been recorded across several states of Nigeria today. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC made this announcement...

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May 21, 2020

FG declares Monday, Tuesday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to mark Eldi Fitri Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, m...

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May 21, 2020

Correction Service frees 3,751 inmates over COVID-19

The Nigerian Correctional Service said so far 3751 inmates have set free across the country following President Muhammadu Buhari’s pardon of the inmates in Apri...

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May 21, 2020

UPDATED: One feared dead, two injured in Otedola bridge accident

A tanker loaded with petrol on Thursday rammed into a bus and a car on the Otedola Bridge, Lagos State, resulting in loss of a life. The Director -General, L...

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May 21, 2020

Buhari approves sack of NECO Registrar Uwakwe, four others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of Prof Charles Uwakwe as the Registrar and Chief Executive of the National Examinations...

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May 21, 2020

UPDATED: Court slams 26-year term on Dahiru for abducting Ese Oruru

Ese Oruru, the Delta State teenager, who was abducted in 2015 at 14 and impregnated by a man from Kano State, Yunusa Dahiru, got judgement on Thursday at the Fe...

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May 21, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 284 new COVID-19 cases, total now 6677

Nigeria has recorded 284 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced. NCDC, on its verified twitter handle on Wednesday...

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May 20, 2020

292 Nigerians arrive in Abuja from Saudi Arabia

No fewer than 292 Nigerians have arrived in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, from Saudi Arabia, The PUNCH reports. It was gathered that their flight arr...

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May 20, 2020

APC places N22.5m fee on guber aspirants in Edo, Ondo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says all governorship aspirants in Edo and Ondo State will pay N22.5 million as part of the requirements for contesting in t...

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