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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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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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