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Oct 12, 2020

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 60,000

Nigeria on Saturday night recorded 111 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 60,103. The Nigeria Centre for Diseas...

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Oct 12, 2020

Sack of SARS gets wide acclaim

THE dissolution of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) drew wide acclaim on Sunday. The excesses of some members of the unit, set up to tackle armed robber...

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Oct 12, 2020

Buhari allocates N509b for pension liabilities

President Muhammadu Buhari has appropriated a total of N501.19 billion to offset pension liabilities in the 2021 budget proposal. He made this known during h...

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Oct 09, 2020

BREAKING: Court sentences Rivers serial killer to death

The Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has sentenced the notorious serial killer, Gracious David-West, to death by hanging. Details shortly…

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Oct 09, 2020

BREAKING: Delta poly students protest N5,000 COVID-19 levy

Students of the Delta State Polytechnic, Ozoro are protesting against the N5, 000 COVID-19 fee imposed by the management. The Nation learnt the protest, whic...

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Oct 09, 2020

APC Govs approve six-month maternity leave

Nursing mothers in All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states are to start observing six-month maternity leave to enable them practice exclusive breast f...

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Oct 09, 2020

60 die in Akwa Ibom community’s cult war •Two die in Kwara crash

RESIDENTS of Inen community in OrukAnam local government area of Akwa Ibom State have urged Governor Udom Emmanuel to wade into the frequent killings in the com...

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Oct 09, 2020

Lawan, Gbajabiamila promise prompt action on budget

THE N13.08 trillion 2021 Appropriation Bill would get prompt attention, federal lawmakers assured Nigerians yesterday. President Muhammadu Buhari presented t...

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Oct 09, 2020

Buhari presents N13.08trn 2021 budget proposal

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2021 budget proposal of N13.08trillion to the National Assembly for consideration and passage into law. The Pres...

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Oct 09, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 103 new cases of COVID-19, total now 59,841

Nigeria on Thursday night recorded 103 new cases of COVID-19 According to a tweet from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the total number of cases s...

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Oct 09, 2020

1.4m voters to pick Ondo governor

VOTER distribution •Akoko S/West 87,351 •Ese-Odo 66,481 •Akoko N/East 66,290 •Idanre 64,438 •Ose 63,568 •Akure North 60,744 •Akoko N/West 58,505 •Irele...

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Oct 09, 2020

No pay for workers out of IPPIS, says Buhari •ASUU: our members not civil servant

ONLY federal workers registered on the Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS) platform would continue to get salaries, President Muhammadu Buha...

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Oct 08, 2020

Heavy security as INEC distributes sensitive materials in Ondo

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced distribution of sensitive materials to various local government areas across for Saturday’s e...

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Oct 08, 2020

Nigeria-Algeria friendly match gets new venue

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Thursday confirmed that the venue for the international friendly match between Nigeria and Algeria has been changed....

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Oct 08, 2020

BREAKING: PDP rejects Prof. Ogungbero as Ondo Returning Officer

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected Vice Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Prof. Eyitope Ogungbenro Ogunbodede, as Chief Returning...

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Oct 08, 2020

REAKING: Four Super Eagles players test positive for COVID-19

Four Super Eagles players have tested positive for coronavirus. Eagles are in Austria for friendlies with Algeria and Tunisia on Friday and Tuesday respectiv...

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Oct 08, 2020

BREAKING: Kidnapped Port-Harcourt lawyer rescued

Bisola Paulette Ajayi, the Port-Harcourt based lawyer kidnapped over the weekend has been rescued. Rivers Police spokesperson CSP Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed her...

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Oct 08, 2020

UPDATED: Buhari presents N13.08trn 2021 budget proposal

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2021 budget proposal of N13.08trillion to the National Assembly for consideration and passage into law. The Pres...

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Oct 08, 2020

UPDATED: Five killed, many injured in Lagos gas explosion · 89 shops, 47 buildings, others destroyed

At least five persons have been confirmed dead and several others injured after an early morning explosion at a gas plant in Baruwa, a densely populated neighbo...

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Oct 08, 2020

NASS complex ready for Buhari’s budget presentation

The National Assembly complex is ready for the 2021 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari by 11am. Our correspondents, who arrived the gate befor...

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