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Jan 30, 2020

I told my son to sack his secretary to avoid adultery – Adeboye

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, says he asked his son to sack his secretary in order for his son to avoid fa...

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Jan 30, 2020

Goverment warns against travelling to China as Coronavirus spreads

• Operators, airport authority increase surveillance • U.S. Japan, S’ Korea, others evacuate citizens from China • ‘Why Nigeria won’t close borders to returni...

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Jan 30, 2020

EFCC arraigns Isiekwene, others over alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned the Chief Executive Officer and publisher of The Interview magazine, Mr. Azubike Ishekwe...

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Jan 30, 2020

UNICEF, SUBEB move to improve school enrolment in Bayelsa

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) of Bayelsa have begun school enrolment drive across communities in...

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Jan 30, 2020

Rally ban: Obaseki vows to deal with Oshiomhole

•Gov’s ‘jackboot tactics’ won’t work, says ex-lawmaker The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress in Edo State took a new dimension on Wednesday...

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Jan 30, 2020

Police quiz NSCDC boss over Imo senatorial candidate’s killing

The Imo State Police Command has invited one Chief Ken Egwuasi for questioning over the killing of the Imo North senatorial candidate, Ndubuisi Emenike, on Sund...

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Jan 30, 2020

Insecurity: Senators hit Buhari hard

• Perform or resign, sack service chiefs, lawmakers tell President There was uproar on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday when the Minority Leader, Senato...

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Jan 29, 2020

BREAKING: Police summon FIIRO union leaders for protesting DG's PhD

The Lagos State Police Command has summoned leaders of the three unions at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi, for protesting against the contr...

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Jan 29, 2020

BREAKING: Again, fire guts Balogun market, Lagos

A highrise building at the popular Balogun market on Lagos Island is currently on fire, The PUNCH has gathered. Eyewitnesses told The PUNCH that the fire sta...

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Jan 29, 2020

OAU sex for marks Saga: Panel submits reports

The investigative panel set up by the Authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Osun, over alleged sexual harassment against Mr. Olabisi Olaleye,...

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Jan 29, 2020

Amotekun is battle won against imperial FG, says Afenifere

• Cautions against sabotage of S’west security outfit • Alleges govt’s complicity in Olakunri’s murder • Buhari laments rising insecurity in North-west, other...

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Jan 29, 2020

‘Nigeria on track to commence rice exportation by 2022’

ncreased production and capacity utilisation by rice millers across the country, may have boosted Nigeria’s quest to commence exportation of Rice by 2022. Th...

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Jan 29, 2020

INEC rejects Akwa Ibom rerun results, PDP wins in Imo

The Independent National Electoral Commission has rejected rerun results in areas that recorded violence and disruption on Saturday. INEC stated that the iso...

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Jan 29, 2020

Mother, son jailed three years for Internet fraud

The Federal High Court in Lagos, on Tuesday, sentenced one Mrs. Damilola Adeyeri and her son, Alaba, to three years’ imprisonment for defrauding an American of...

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Jan 29, 2020

Lalong spits fire over Jos killings as Reps accuse FG of complacency

Plateau State Governor, Simon Bako Lalong, yesterday spat fire over the recent killings in the state, declaring that he is not taking the matter lying low. H...

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Jan 29, 2020

NAF to deploy jet, special forces in North-West

The Nigerian Air Force has said it will deploy additional air assets as well as NAF Regiment and Special Forces personnel to troubled areas in the north-western...

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Jan 29, 2020

PDP reports APC govt to US Consul General

The Peoples Democratic Party said it had held a meeting with the United States Consul General, Ms Claire Pierangelo, in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, and re...

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Jan 29, 2020

Lassa fever killed my witness’ brother, Lawan tells court

Ex-chairman of the House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee that investigated the fuel subsidy regime in 2012, Farouk Lawan, told the High Court of the Fed...

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Jan 29, 2020

MTN budgets $1.6bn for investment in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight as the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to...

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Jan 29, 2020

Brexit to be sealed with final Brussels vote

Brexit Day is to be set in stone Wednesday when the European Parliament in Brussels casts a vote ratifying the terms of Britain’s divorce deal from the EU. T...

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