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Oct 08, 2020

BREAKING: No backing down on #EndSARs protest-Falz, Runtown

Popular musicians Falz and Runtown have vowed they won’t back down on the #EndSARS protest slated for Lekki toll gate opposite Oriental Hotel to Onikan, Lagos....

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Oct 08, 2020

EFCC secures 646 convictions, in 10 months • Agency recovers N11b

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday said it secured 646 convictions and recovered N11 billion in 10 months, despite the challenges...

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Oct 08, 2020

NIS gets new Assistant Comptroller Jummai Minimah

The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has promoted Jummai Minimah to Assistant Comptroller General of the servi...

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Oct 08, 2020

Three-day shutdown of Third Mainland Bridge from Friday

The Federal Government has announced a total shutdown of Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos for three days, beginning from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday....

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Oct 08, 2020

Bamalli appointed 19th Emir of Zazzau

Zazzau Emirate got its 19th Emir on Wednesday. He is Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, whose appointment was approved by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai. Bamal...

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Oct 08, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 155 new COVID-19 cases, total now 59,738

Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 59,738 on Wednesday night following 155 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in...

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Oct 08, 2020

BREAKING: Gas station on fire in Lagos

A gas station has exploded in Baruwa area of Lagos. The explosion, according to Director General of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke...

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Oct 07, 2020

Civil Defence deploys sniffer dogs, 7,079 personnel

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 7,079 personnel, sniffer dogs, alongside mobile surveillance vehicles to ensure security during Sa...

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Oct 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom, Lagos enjoy cash transfer

For several hours on Tuesday, September 29, the playground of Holy Child Primary School, Nung Udoe Itak in Ikono Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State was su...

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Oct 07, 2020

D’Banj’s former manager Franklin Amudo restrategises

D’Banj’s erstwhile manager, Franklin Amudo, is currently busy with the rehauling of his management company, D’luxe Management. The Nation reliably gathered t...

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Oct 07, 2020

U.S. urges peaceful poll

The United States of America has urged parties, security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure a peaceful and credible ele...

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Oct 07, 2020

Sanwo-Olu to deliver 3,004 houses

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has promised to increase the state’s housing stock through pragmatic models that will incorporate private sector partner...

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Oct 07, 2020

‘Best teacher award testimony of Fayemi’s commitment to education’

The emergence of an Ekiti teacher, Mr. Olaoluwa Asubiojo, as the ‘Best Teacher in Nigeria’, has been described as a testimony of Governor Kayode Fayemi’s commit...

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Oct 07, 2020

NDE trains 800 Ekiti youths

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has said it has begun the training of 800 youths from across Ekiti State under the Basic National Open Apprenticesh...

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Oct 07, 2020

Fed Govt lists N294m savings bonds

The Federal Government yesterday listed its latest savings bonds on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), paving the way for bondholders to trade on their investme...

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Oct 07, 2020

Buhari presents 2021 budget tomorrow

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow present the 2021 Appropriations Bill to a Joint session of both chambers of the National Assembly. Buhari’s letter o...

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Oct 07, 2020

BREAKING: Nigeria records 118 new COVID-19 cases, total now 59,583

Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 59,583 on Tuesday night following 118 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in a...

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Oct 07, 2020

FIFA approves Akpoguma for Eagles

Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick has confirmed FiFA’s approval of Kevin Akpoguma to switch allegiance to Nigeria. The defender was...

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Oct 06, 2020

Prof. Ndaeyo emerges UNIUYO VC

Prof. Nyaudoh Ndaeyo has emerged Vice-Chancellor of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO). Ndaeyo’s appointment is contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by Mr....

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Oct 06, 2020

BREAKING: Court jails Prophet Sotitobire over missing child

Founder of Sotitobire Praising Chapel, Prophet Babatunde Alfa and five others have been sentenced to life imprisonment for last year’s disappearance of a one-ye...

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