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Jan 10, 2020

Amotekun starts on shaky ground, three govs absent from launch

The South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, started on shaky ground on Thursday with the absence of three governors of the zone from the launch of the e...

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Jan 10, 2020

NUC scraps mass comm in varsities

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The National Universities Commission has phased out Mass Communication degree in Nigerian universities. The commission said it had...

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Jan 10, 2020

FG appoints new CAC Registrar-General

By Nana Musa The Federal Government on Thursday appointed Alhaji Garba Abubakar as the new Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Mr...

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Jan 09, 2020

Why we established Amotekun — South West governors

Governors in the South West Zone, on Thursday, in Ibadan flagged-off the operations of the Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun), stressing that it would...

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Jan 09, 2020

Ile Arugbo: Court fixes hearing for January 15

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin and presided over by Justice Abiodun Adebara, has fixed January 15, 2020 for hearing a suit filed by Asa Investments...

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Jan 09, 2020

DSS arraigns Umahi’s aide, two others for attempted fraud

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki The Department of State Services on Thursday arraigned three suspects for attempting to defraud the Ebonyi State Government of the s...

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Jan 09, 2020

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia condemns Iran’s retaliatory strikes against US

Saudi Arabia denounced Thursday “Iranian violations of Iraqi sovereignty” after Iran fired missiles at Iraq bases there where US troops are deployed in retaliat...

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Jan 09, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari, ASUU hold meeting on IPPIS

John Ameh, Abuja A meeting between the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universi...

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Jan 09, 2020

No intention to withdraw charges against El-Zakzaky – Attorney General

The Kaduna State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Aisha Dikko, on Thursday, says the fate of the leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Niger...

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Jan 09, 2020

Obaseki orders prosecution of sacked council chairmen for alleged corruption

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, instructed the State Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs,...

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Jan 09, 2020

Court jails NCAC DG, Runsewe for violating court order

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, jailed the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runse...

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Jan 09, 2020

We would no longer comment on 2023 elections – APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said it has decided to desist from commenting on issues pertaining to the 2023 General Elections, but, rather, fo...

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Jan 09, 2020

BREAKING: PDP Chairman Killed By Gunmen In Delta

A young man identified as Paul Onomuakpokpo, has been killed by gunmen suspected to be hired assassins. Mr. Paul who was also the ward Chairman of the People...

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Jan 09, 2020

FG issues new directive to NBC on hate speech, others

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has directed the National Broadcasting Commission to immediately implement measures aimed at...

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Jan 09, 2020

Nepal deports 122 Chinese arrested for visa violation

An immigration official on Thursday said Nepal has deported 122 Chinese nationals who were arrested after a joint operation between Nepal and China two weeks ag...

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Jan 09, 2020

Prospective UTME candidates storm NIMC Lagos office

Prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) have stormed the Lagos offfice of National Identity Management Commission,...

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Jan 09, 2020

Mystery pneumonia in China: New type of coronavirus suspected

A mysterious form of pneumonia that has spread in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan may be caused by a new type of coronavirus. State media CCTV reported o...

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Jan 09, 2020

Swiss National Bank expects profit of $50bn for 2019

The Swiss National Bank says it expects to post an annual profit of 49 billion Swiss francs (50.29 billion dollars). The bank made its expectations known in...

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Jan 09, 2020

How Buhari’s achievements can earn APC continuity in 2023 – Nwosu

By Emmanuel Oloniruha Former Imo Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate, Mr Uche Nwosu, has expressed optimism that achievements of President Muhammadu...

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Jan 09, 2020

Oil prices rise after Baghdad rocket attack jangles nerves

Oil prices climbed on Thursday after a rocket attack on Baghdad triggered fresh concern over the potential for conflict in the Middle East, a day after markets...

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