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Jan 10, 2020

Okowa salutes Tambuwal at 54

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated his Sokoto State counterpart, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, as his turns 54 years on Jan. 10. Okowa, in a state...

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Jan 10, 2020

Plane crash: Lufthansa cancels Tehran flights until Jan 20

Lufthansa on Friday said it was cancelling all flights to and from Tehran until January 20, following suggestions that Iran may have mistakenly shot down a Ukra...

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Jan 10, 2020

BREAKING: Why they want me sent to prison – Runsewe

The National Council For Art and Culture on Friday defended the closure of the Art and Craft Village valued at N9.8 billion saying it had become a den of robber...

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Jan 10, 2020

Court remands teacher for allegedly sodomising eight-year-old pupil

Armstrong Bakam, Bauchi A Chief Magistrate Court 10 sitting in Bauchi has ordered that a 45-year-old primary school teacher, Haruna Aliyu, of Unguwar Ganjuwa...

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Jan 10, 2020

Buhari meets APC youth leaders

John Ameh, Abuja The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and All Progressives Congress youth leaders from across the country have just ended a...

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Jan 10, 2020

Trump sends birthday wishes to N. Korea’s Kim

US President Donald Trump sent best wishes to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un on his birthday, a top South Korean official said on Friday. South Korea’s natio...

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Jan 10, 2020

EPL: Why Manchester United won’t release Ashley Young – Solskjaer

Ole Solskjaer has responded to speculation that Ashley Young is unhappy about having a move to Inter Milan blocked, and rejecting a contract extension. Skysp...

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Jan 10, 2020

Tambuwal directs payment of N30,000 new minimum wage from January

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has directed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 be paid to the state civil servants from January 2020. He also ordered...

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Jan 10, 2020

Mechanic jailed for belonging to ‘Aiye’ society

A Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday sentenced a 37-year-old mechanic, Afeez Tijani, to three months’ imprisonment for belonging to an unlawful society...

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Jan 10, 2020

ICRC Evacuate Victims After Deadly Boko Haram Attack On Monguno

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Thursday evacuated ten persons who were injured following a Boko Haram attack on Monguno Local Government...

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Jan 10, 2020

BREAKING: Criminalising me will not silence me – Shehu Sani

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja A former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has accused the Federal Government of attempting t...

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Jan 10, 2020

Buhari Says He Is Shocked Over Plateau Attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is shocked and grieved by the attack which took place in Plateau State on Thursday, January 9th, 2020. This is ac...

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Jan 10, 2020

Gunmen Kidnap Four Catholic Seminarians In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted four seminarians of Good Shepard Catholic Major Seminary at Kakau village along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Con...

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Jan 10, 2020

Minimum wage: TUC gives states January 31 ultimatum

The Trade Union Congress has given state governments that are yet to implement the N30, 000 new minimum wage up until January 31 to comply or risk industrial ac...

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Jan 10, 2020

Power generation hits 4,898.2MW

Don’t revoke our licences, Discos beg NERC Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The total quantum of electricity generated on the national grid since the beginning of 2...

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Jan 10, 2020

Peace accord with repentant bandits hasn’t collapsed – Gov. Masari

Katsina State Government says the peace accord signed between it and leaders of repentant bandits has not collapsed. Gov. Aminu Masari made the disclosure in...

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Jan 10, 2020

One month after appointment, Abia LG boss slumps, dies

The Transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia, Mr Onyekachi Okoro, is dead, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

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Jan 10, 2020

Presidency attacks PDP for ‘speaking’ for Buhari, APC

The Presidency on Thursday asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to stop speaking for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on its affa...

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Jan 10, 2020

Canada PM says Iran’s missile brought down Ukrainian plane

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday evidence indicates an Iranian missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday and that the strike “may hav...

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Jan 10, 2020

Gov. Ugwuanyi appoints Nollywood star Rachael Okonkwo Youth Ambassador

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, has appointed Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo, as Enugu State Ambassador on Youth Development. The beautiful famous...

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