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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari presides over second virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the second virtual Federal Executive Council FEC meeting in Abuja. The President, it was gathered, has...

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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: Nigerian Postal Service headquarters on fire

The Nigerian Postal Service Headquarters was on Wednesday hit by an early morning fire, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. The Federal Capital territ...

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May 20, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 226 new cases of COVID-19, total now 6401

Nigeria has recorded 226 new cases of the Coronavirus across various states of the country. Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Tuesday night, the...

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May 19, 2020

Ganduje okays Eid-prayers in Kano

Kano State Government has reviewed the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government and extended on Monday by two weeks as prevention for the spread of coronaviru...

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May 19, 2020

Watch for Sallah moon Friday’

The President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), and Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has called on Muslims t...

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May 19, 2020

FAAN fumigates Lagos, Abuja, P/Harcourt airports ahead of reopening

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria says it has commenced fumigation of International Airports in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt ahead of reopening of fl...

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May 19, 2020

We didn’t pay Madagascar for COVID Organics – FG

The Federal Government has said the Madagascar COVID Organics delivered on Saturday by President Umaro Embaló of Guinea Bissau came without “an invoice”. The...

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May 19, 2020

Two-week extension to enable remaining segment of society prepare for reopening – PTF

The federal government has explained that the two weeks extension of the first phase of the eased lockdown was to enable the segment of society still not opened...

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May 19, 2020

BREAKING: FG sacks MD of TCN

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved removal of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN ) Managing Director, Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed owing to the governmen...

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May 19, 2020

216 fresh COVID-19 cases confirmed in 10 states, FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed the discovery of 216 fresh Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory (...

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May 18, 2020

BREAKING: No Presidential broadcast today – Presidency

The Presidency has debunked reports that President Muhammadu Buhari would be making a media broadcast today. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Pu...

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May 18, 2020

FG to secure €995mn agric equipment for farmers ...Equipment to make Nigeria food secured in 3 years

The federal government is to secure €995million worth of agricultural equipment for Nigerian farmers. These agricultural machineries comprising tractors and...

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May 18, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari to address Nigerians Monday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday 18th May, 2020 address the nation in a broadcast as the first phase of the gradual easing of the lockdown comes to an...

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May 18, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 338 new cases of COVID-19, total now 5959

Nigeria has recorded 338 new cases of the Coronavirus across various states of the country. Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Sunday night, the N...

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May 17, 2020

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases in Nigeria rise to 5621

One hundred and seventy-six new cases of COVID19 have just been confirmed in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC via official...

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May 16, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 288 new COVID-19 cases, total now 5,445

Nigeria has recorded 288 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 5,445. The Nigeria Centre for Disease...

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May 15, 2020

BREAKING: CJN directs Chief Judges to decongest prisons over COVID-19

As a measure to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad has directed all Chief Judges ( at t...

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May 15, 2020

BREAKING: COVID-19 cases jump to 5162

Nigeria has just confirmed 193 new cases of COVID19 across several states of the country. According to the National Centre of Disease Control, NCDC, Lagos ha...

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May 14, 2020

INEC reopens Edo, Ondo offices ahead of polls •Commission issues guideline for resumption after COVID-19 break

THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has directed its offices in Edo and Ondo states to reopen, ahead of the governorship elections slated for S...

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May 14, 2020

Fed Govt cuts 2020 budget by N71.5b as N47.9b is okayed for projects

THE Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a revision of the 2020 Budget from N10.594 trillion to N10.523 trillion, reflecting a N71.5billion downward rev...

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