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Jan 29, 2020

Rerun victory: Ganduje, Doguwa meet Oshiomhole

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, and the former majority leader of the House of Representatives, Al-Hassan Doguwa, met the National Chairman of th...

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Jan 28, 2020

SIM card: Court to hear suit against DSS, Buhari’s daughter Feb 12

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of a Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has fixed February 12, 2020, for the hearing of a suit filed by a trader, Anthony O...

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Jan 28, 2020

UPDATED: Buhari seeks confirmation of appointments into CBN, NCC, NCAA

he Senate has received a request from The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for the confirmation of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora and Professor Ad...

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Jan 28, 2020

Court varies Maina's N1bn bail sum to N500m, reduces sureties to one senator

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, reduced the bail conditions it earlier imposed on a former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulr...

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Jan 28, 2020

Offa bank robbery: Absence of witnesses stalls trial

The absence of prosecution witnesses in court on Tuesday stalled the continuation of hearing in the April 5, 2018, Offa bank robbery trial of five suspects alle...

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Jan 28, 2020

$500,000 bribery case: My witness' brother killed by Lassa fever, Farouk Lawan tells court

Ex-Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on an investigation into fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Fede...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Students shut Delta poly, block Ughelli/Asaba Expressway

Students of the Delta State Polytechnic have protested against new policies introduced by their school management, The PUNCH reports. The protesting students...

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Jan 28, 2020

PhD scandal: Drama as FG asks FIIRO workers to suspend protest

Representatives of the Ministry of Science and Technology have met with workers at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, Lagos, asking them to en...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Inter Milan sign Eriksen from Tottenham

Inter Milan announced the signing of Danish international midfielder Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday. The Serie A club said on its web si...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Imo speaker, seven lawmakers join APC

Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Collins Chiji, has defected to the All Progressives Congress from the Peoples Democratic Party. Seven other lawma...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari suspends inauguration of NDDC board confirmed by Senate

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has promised to send to the Senate, a fresh list of nominees for the board of the Niger Delta Development...

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Jan 28, 2020

1.2 million Nigerians out of reach of humanitarian aids

The Boko Haram conflict in the northern part of Nigeria has put more than a million Nigerians beyond the reach of humanitarian workers, an aid group, Doctors Wi...

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Jan 28, 2020

Malawi court to deliver presidential election verdict

Malawi’s Constitutional Court will on Monday’s hand down a ruling on the contested presidential election narrowly won by President Peter Mutharika. Alleging...

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Jan 28, 2020

50 killed in militia clashes in Central Africa town

Clashes between rival armed groups in Bria, a strategic town in the eastern Central African Republic, have left dozens dead, a senior official said on Tuesday....

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Jan 28, 2020

Breaking: Buhari writes Senate on reconstitution of NDDC board

ABUJA- PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, informing that recomposition of the board of the the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC would...

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Jan 28, 2020

UPDATED: About 100 shops razed as fire engulfs Sabo market in Sagamu

An early Tuesday morning fire outbreak that occurred in the Sabo market of Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State has destroyed over 100 shops. The fire...

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Jan 28, 2020

Kano re-run: Police arrest 3 suspects for electoral offence

The Kano State Police Command said it has arrested three suspects over alleged possession of voter cards and money during the Jan. 25, national and state House...

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Jan 28, 2020

Cross River Govt Holds Campaign Against Lassa Fever

The Cross River State Government has launched an awareness campaign to prevent the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. Amid reports of the death of at leas...

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Jan 28, 2020

INEC promotes 3,295 staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the promotion of 3,295 members of its staff nationwide. The commission made the announceme...

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Jan 28, 2020

FG records N1.14tr deficit in three months

• Salaries, debt service, others take 73 percent of revenue The fiscal operations of the Federal Government in the fourth quarter of 2019, showed an estimate...

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