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Apr 15, 2021

EKSU lecturers to begin strike

Academic workers at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) have said they will begin strike from April 22, after the expiration of their four weeks notice....

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Apr 15, 2021

Ex-Imo Governor Okorocha remains in EFCC custody •Ex-Akwa Ibom AG held for alleged N1.4b fraud

Senator Rochas Okorocha remained with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday, 24 hours after he was arrested. The ex-Imo State governo...

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Apr 14, 2021

BREAKING: Senate okays Shaba as DG NASRDA

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba as Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA)....

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Apr 14, 2021

Police turn down N500,000 bribe from suspected rod thieves

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command at the weekend rejected a N500,000 bribe from five suspects caught with stolen 25mm iron rods and other items belonging t...

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Apr 14, 2021

NBS: more jobs lost in Feb.

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said the share of Nigerians who worked in February, this year dipped by two per cent from 72 per cent last Se...

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Apr 14, 2021

Sule swears in first female Nasarawa Chief Judge

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has sworn in Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu as the substantive Chief Judge of the state. She becomes the first female Chief...

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Apr 14, 2021

BUA’s $300m sugar refinery ready next year

BUA Group is working towards unveiling its 10,000 tons cane per day (tcb) sugar refinery in the first quarter of the year. Senior General Manager overseeing...

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Apr 14, 2021

Okorocha in EFCC custody for alleged N7.9b fraud

Senator Rochas Okorocha was grilled at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday for “suspected multiple cases of fraud and money launderin...

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Apr 13, 2021

BREAKING: Adeboye, El-Rufai meet in Kaduna

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye has met with Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai. The meeting is coming days...

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Apr 13, 2021

BoI grows assets to N1.86tr as profit rises to N35.54b

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has recorded a profit after tax of N35.54 billion for the financial year ended December 31, 2020. The bank’s assets also hit N1.86...

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Apr 12, 2021

JUST IN: Imo Catholic priest regains freedom

The kidnapped Imo State Catholic priest, Rev. Prof. Izu Marcel Onyeocha has regained freedom. The priest’s release was contained in a short statement issued...

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Apr 09, 2021

Imo jailbreak: Police arrest one escapee in Akwa Ibom

The Police Command in Akwa Ibom has arrested one David Ubong, one of the inmates set free when suspected hoodlums attacked a correctional centre in Owerri. A...

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Apr 08, 2021

BREAKING: National Sports Festival continues in Edo – FG

The Federal Government has declared the 20th ongoing National Sports Festival in Edo State will continue as planned. It countered the announcement by the Loc...

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Apr 06, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Baba Ag. IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP). According to the Minister of Police Affairs, Maig...

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Apr 06, 2021

Odumakin a dogged fighter, patriot, says Tinubu

All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said the late Afenifere spokesman Yinka Odumakin was a dogged fighter for justice and...

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Apr 01, 2021

Police disperse pro-Okorocha summit in Imo

There was tension on Wednesday in Owerri, the Imo State capital, as officers from the police command forced organisers of a summit in honour of former Governor...

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Apr 01, 2021

FEC okays N30.77b for projects in five ministries

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednrsay approved various contracts worth over N30.77 billion for projects in five ministries. The ministers, whose mi...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday 2nd and Monday 5th April, Public Holidays to mark this year’s Easter Celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rau...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: President Buhari departs for London

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday afternoon departed Nigeria for London, United Kingdom. The president flew in one of the jets in the presidential fleet...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Abia Deputy Chief of Staff dies

Deputy Chief of Staff to Abia Governor, Chief Agwu Ukpai, is died. Ukpai’s death was said to have shaken members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and th...

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