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Jan 28, 2020

Yahaya Bello takes oath of office, urges support

• PDP mourns woman leader Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has urged the people of the state, particularly his political opponents, to put aside all differen...

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Jan 28, 2020

PDP NEC okays bid for review of Supreme Court verdict on Imo

• BoT rejects name change as party offers 35% slot to women • How party may fare at apex court re-appraisal, by lawyers The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) y...

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Jan 28, 2020

Odili wins N250m defamation suit, Odinkalu petitions NJC

A Rivers State High Court in Port Harcourt on Monday ordered the author of a book, Too Good to Die, Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, to pay an ex-governor of the state, P...

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Jan 28, 2020

China confirms 4,500 cases of virus

China has confirmed more than 4,500 cases of a new virus, with 106 deaths. Most have been in the central city of Wuhan where the outbreak began in December....

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Jan 28, 2020

Tension in Oyo as sacked council chairmen resume

There was tension in the various local government areas and local council development areas across Oyo State on Monday as some sacked local government chairmen...

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Jan 28, 2020

U.S., UK in war of words over Huawei

British ministers are expected to allow Huawei limited access to the UK’s 5G networks at the National Security Council on Tuesday, amid concerns over the firm’s...

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Jan 28, 2020

Outrage as RMAFC says politicians’ pay may go up

• Cut politicians’ pay, NECA tells commission • It ‘s anti-masses, illegal – SERAP • It’s wicked, unacceptable – CDNDC • Move disappointing, declares YIAGA...

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Jan 28, 2020

NECO confirms Ifeanyi Ubah’s results

The National Examination Council has confirmed that Senator Ifeanyi Ubah passed seven out of the eight subjects he sat for in 2003. Accoridng to Punch,the H...

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Jan 28, 2020

BREAKING: Fire engulfs Sabo market in Sagamu

Fire has gutted Sabo market in Sagamu, Ogun State early Tuesday morning. As of the time of filling this report, the fire is yet to be put out. Details of...

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Jan 27, 2020

BREAKING: Lagos bans Okadas, tricyles, including Opay, Gokada

The Lagos State Government has banned the activities of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada, and tricycles, known as Keke Napep, in some Local Govern...

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Jan 27, 2020

Three cybercafé operators arrested for exploiting JAMB UTME candidates

The Bayelsa Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), on Monday, said it arrested three cybercafé operators for selling JAMB UTME 2020 forms...

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Jan 27, 2020

Again, gunmen kill 13 people in Plateau

Gunmen have again killed 13 people, including two women at Kwatas village in the Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau. An eye-witness, who pleaded not to...

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Jan 27, 2020

Tambuwal becomes PDP governor’s chairman forum

Nigeria’s opposing Peoples Democratic Party have appointed Sokoto State Governor Aminu Tambuwal as the chairman of the party governors’ Forum. Tambuwal repla...

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Jan 27, 2020

Motorcyclist appears in court for stealing banana

The police on Monday, arraigned a motorcyclist, Enejo Isah, in a Grade I Area Court in Mpape, Abuja, for allegedly stealing banana worth N1.8 million. Isah,...

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Jan 27, 2020

Imo PDP chairman resigns

Nigeria’s opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Imo State chairman Charles Ezekwem has resigned. In a letter addressed to the party’s national chairman,...

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Jan 27, 2020

Presidency lists Buhari’s achievements in Niger Delta since 2015

Nigeria’s Presidency on Monday reeled out achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Niger Delta region of the country since his first term election in 2...

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Jan 27, 2020

BREAKING: Court grants Shehu Sani N10m bail

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, granted bail to the former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, in the sum of N10m. The judge, Justic...

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Jan 27, 2020

135 passengers escape death in another plane accident in Iran

(Reuters/NAN) A Caspian Airlines plane skid off the runway onto a highway on landing at an airport in southwestern Iran on Monday. But all passengers were ev...

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Jan 27, 2020

China extends holiday to buy time as virus keeps spreading

China on Monday extended its biggest national holiday to buy time in the fight against a viral epidemic and neighbouring Mongolia closed its border after the de...

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Jan 27, 2020

Police discover dead baby in washing machine

Police in Russia have discovered a newborn baby dead in a washing machine. Russian authorities said in an official report that the mother of the newborn Nade...

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