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Mar 15, 2021

FG congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid over Grammy awards

The Grammy Award won by Burna Boy and Wizkid is a global endorsement for Nigerian music, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said....

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Mar 15, 2021

NAFDAC destroys N2b fake vaccines, food items, others

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed counterfeit drugs and vaccines, cosmetics and expired food items worth o...

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Mar 12, 2021

FG: No fuel increment until…

Minister of State for Petroleum Chief Timipre Sylva says there will be no increment in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) until conclusion of consulta...

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Mar 12, 2021

BREAKING: Kaduna confirms 30 schoolgirls abducted

Kaduna State Government has confirmed about 30 students, mostly females, were abducted at the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA of Kad...

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Mar 12, 2021

Federal High Court shortlists 34 for appointment as judges ...serving judges to vet list

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Justice John Tsoho has shortlisted 34 lawyers from five states from which six will be selected for appointment as judg...

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Mar 12, 2021

NIPOST reclaims stamp duty collection from FIRS

The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) has reclaimed the collection of stamp duty charges from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the Minister of Communica...

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Mar 10, 2021

After raising $179m, Nigeria’s $1billion valued Flutterwave eyes New York listing

Nigeria-founded payments company Flutterwave has raised $170 million from investors to expand its customer base, pushing its valuation up to more than $1 billio...

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Mar 10, 2021

Buhari okays N5b for NIMC

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved N5billion for the National Identity Managment Commission (NIMC) to enable it deliver the national digital economy...

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Mar 10, 2021

PDP, APC at loggerheads over 2023 • Coalition gets merger panel against major parties

Main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday gave reasons while the power pendulum will swing in the...

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Feb 25, 2021

Buhari: no amnesty for bandits, insurgents ...says, time to treat criminals as criminals, not profiled

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ruled out the possibility of the Federal Government’s readiness to grant amnesty to armed criminals terrorising the count...

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Feb 16, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). The President’s n...

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Feb 16, 2021

NAFDAC evaluating vaccines from Russia, India, China • Nigeria expects 1.4m doses of AstraZeneca through MTN

The Federal Government said on Monday the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is evaluating four vaccines from Russia, India a...

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Feb 16, 2021

NUC approves law, nursing, others for Fountain varsity

The Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State has got an approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to begin Nursing Science, Environmental Health S...

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Feb 16, 2021

Okonjo-Iweala: I’ll take WTO to greater heights • Buhari, Lagarde, EU chief, AfDB boss Adesina, governors hail appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari, the United States, China and governors on Monday welcomed the announcement of former Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the...

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Feb 15, 2021

Excited Osimhen meets legend Ronaldo

It was a case of upcoming star meets superstar when Victor Osimhen took the chance to pose for a photo and exchanged jerseys with the legendary Cristiano Ronald...

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Feb 09, 2021

FG plans to replace BVN with NIN – Pantami

The Federal Government has stated arrangements are ongoing to replace the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). The Minis...

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Feb 05, 2021

Court upholds ‘Okada,’ ‘Keke’ restriction in Lagos

A Federal High Court in Lagos has affirmed the Lagos State Government’s right to restrict commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke Marwa) in six local...

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Feb 02, 2021

No fixed date yet to appoint new IG, says Presidency

The Presidency has said no date had been fixed for the announcement of a successor to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu who reached retirement ag...

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Feb 01, 2021

Uncertainty at police headquarter as IG Adamu retires Monday

Who leads the police as Inspector General from Tuesday? There is uncertainty at the Louis Edet House police headquarters in Abuja as a result of the silence...

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Feb 01, 2021

Nasarawa records 170 leprosy cases

Nasarawa State government has said it has recorded no fewer than 170 cases of leprosy disease. The Acting Medical Director of Leprosy Colony at the ERCC Medi...

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