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Mar 30, 2021

Lawan: I didn’t support tenure elongation for Buhari

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has debunked reports which alleged that he is favourably disposed to support a tenure extension for President Muhammadu Buhari....

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari presides over security meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a security meeting inside the Executive Council Chambers of the State House in Abuja. The meeting is holding jus...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Sunshine players protest over unpaid salaries

Players of Sunshine Stars of Akure on Tuesday morning protested non-payment on three months salaries and other allowances. The protesting players said they h...

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Mar 30, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari orders crack down on bandits, kidnappers

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the service chiefs and other security and intelligence coordinators of the nation to mark and take out bandits, kidnapper...

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Mar 30, 2021

Man jailed for issuing dud cheques

A 49-year-old man, Gabriel Akinsanmi has been sentenced to four years imprisonment for issuance of dud cheque, contrary to Section 1(1)(b) of the Dishonoured Ch...

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Mar 30, 2021

Court orders prompt hearing of suit against Appeal Court Justices’ appointment

The Federal High Court has ordered accelerated hearing of a suit seeking to stop the National Judicial Council (NJC) and others from appointing more Justices fo...

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Mar 29, 2021

Imo monarch attacks Okorocha inside plane

There was a mild drama inside the business class section of Air Peace at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri on Sunday, as the former chairman of...

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Mar 25, 2021

JUST IN: Benue school principal suspended over alleged student brutality

Principal of Mt St Gabriel’s Secondary School Makurdi, Father John Asen, has been directed to proceed on administrative leave with immediate for alleged brutali...

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Mar 24, 2021

‘360 housing units in Lagos ready’ •Committees for Epe lagoon

Lagos State Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu will commission Housing Scheme located at Igbogbo in Ikorodu today Commissioner for Housing Moruf Akinderu-Fa...

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Mar 24, 2021

NESG launches debt roundtable

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) have launched the Debt Management Roundtable to help Nigeria a...

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Mar 24, 2021

Amotekun seizes another 300 cows in Ondo

There was heavy vehicular traffic along the Oyemekun-Oba Adesida Road, up to Alagbaka, Tuesday morning, as men of the Ondo Amotekun Corps conveyed 300 seized co...

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Mar 22, 2021

Cross River NLC chairman kidnapped

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State Comrade Ben Ukpekpi has been reportedly kidnapped. He was abducted on Sunday night in fron...

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Mar 19, 2021

BREAKING: Bandits kill 13, injure 7 in Kaduna

No fewer than 13 persons have been killed and seven others injured in a series of bandits’ attacks on communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru and Chikun local govern...

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Mar 19, 2021

UCL draw: Madrid vs Liverpool, Porto vs Chelsea

Chelsea and Liverpool will meet in the Champions League semi-finals should they both win their quarter-final draws. The Blues will face off against Porto as...

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Mar 19, 2021

Magu: Court bars EFCC from arresting Ozekhome

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting or detaining Mike Ozekhome (SAN) over allegation...

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Mar 19, 2021

Kwara court jails lecturer, twin brothers for fraud

Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital has convicted a lecturer at the state College of Health Technology Offa, Abdullahi Opashola and twin, Taiy...

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Mar 19, 2021

12,720 vaccinated in Lagos in 48 hours

Twelve thousand, seven hundred and twenty persons were vaccinated in Lagos State in 48 hours after the exercise kicked off. Of the number, 6,535 are male. C...

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Mar 18, 2021

FEC okays N11.72b for road, health contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday approved N11.72 billion for projects in the Works and Housing, as...

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Mar 17, 2021

BREAKING: ICPC arrests ex-JAMB Registrar over N900m fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissio...

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Mar 15, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari, Okonjo-Iweala meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the State House...

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