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Nov 27, 2020

BREAKING: Supreme Court rejects Shell’s request to vacate N17b judgment on oil spill

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited ( SPDCNL) seeking to set aside its January 11, 20...

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Nov 27, 2020

BREAKING: Court strikes out SERAP suit against Minister, NBC

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the case filed by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) against Minister of Inform...

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Nov 27, 2020

I’ll leave office if Biden wins Electoral College Vote – Trump

Biden won the election with 306 Electoral College votes – many more than the 270 required – to Trump’s 232, and the electors are scheduled to meet on December 1...

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Nov 27, 2020

Ministry shifts National Sports Festival to January

The National Sports Festival (NSF) earlier slated for Benin from Dec. 3 to Dec.13, has been rescheduled to hold at the same venue from Jan.3 to Jan.17, 2021, an...

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Nov 27, 2020

Premier League fixtures for December released

The Premier League fixtures for December have finally been released. West Ham’s game against Manchester United is set to be the first to welcome fans back to...

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Nov 27, 2020

APC, PDP clash over defections

THE ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday clashed over the defections that had hit the opposition party....

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Nov 27, 2020

ASUU divided over Fed Govt’s offer to end strike

ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) branches are divided over whether to accept the Federal Government’s offer and call off their eight-month-old strike...

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Nov 26, 2020

BREAKING: Court restrains Ebonyi PDP Caretaker Committee

An Ebonyi State High Court on Thursday restrained the members of the newly sworn in State Caretaker Committee of the People Democratic Party (PDP) from parading...

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Nov 26, 2020

COVID-19: Baby boom looms in Niger State

By December 2020 and January 2021, it is expected that there will be a baby boom in Niger State as a result of large numbers of women that were stuck at home wi...

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Nov 26, 2020

Court to IG: prosecute businessman, firm for forgery

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Inspector-General of Police and two others to prosecute a businessman, Chika Ikenga, and his firm, Eunisell Chemic...

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Nov 26, 2020

Fed Govt intervenes in Imo/Rivers dispute

The National Boundary Commission (NBC) and Office of the Surveyor General of the Federation (OSGOF) has kicked off the Imo/Rivers Inter-state Boundary Physical...

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Nov 26, 2020

Court orders arrest of Naval commander in Rivers • ‘We are shocked’

A Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has issued a bench warrant on Commander of the Nigerian Navy Pathfinder, Rumuolumeni, Com. Sam Bora. The...

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Nov 26, 2020

UK to borrow £394b to increase doctors’ pay, tackle recession

The United Kingdom (UK) is set to borrow £394 billion to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Its Chancellor of the Exchequer, the coun...

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Nov 25, 2020

Laycon’s music video hits over 100,000 views in 8 hours

‘Hip hop’, the video of one of the songs of Big Brother Naija Season five winner Olamilekan Agbelesebiobla aka Laycon has hit over 101,100 views on You Tube eig...

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Nov 25, 2020

BREAKING: Land borders for reopening soon – FG

The Federal Government has declared the land borders would be reopened soon. The borders were closed since August 2019 to curtail illegal importation of drug...

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Nov 25, 2020

JUST IN: Three kidnapped children regain freedom in Ondo

Three siblings who were kidnapped last Friday along Owo-Ifon road have regained their freedom. It was learnt that the children spent five days in the kidnapp...

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Nov 25, 2020

Buhari commissions Waltersmith Modular Refinery, hails NCDMB

President Muhammadu Buhari has performed the virtual commissioning of the 5,000 barrels per day (bpd) Waltersmith Modular Refinery, developed with 30 per cent e...

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Nov 25, 2020

MTV Africa Music Award (MAMA) returns ...to hold virtually

MTV Africa and MTV Base announced the return of the continental flagship award show in 2021. The Iconic MTV Base celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA), wh...

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Nov 25, 2020

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct wife, son of Atiku’s security detail …Brother of Adamawa State lawmaker also abducted

Suspected gunmen have abducted the wife and son of a security detail of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. The kidnappers were believed to have gone for t...

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Nov 25, 2020

JUST IN: Court orders Reps member to produce fleeing Maina’s son within nine days

A Federal High Court in Abuja has given a House of Representatives member, Umar Sani Dan Galadima (Kaura Namoda Federal Constituency of Zamfara State) up till D...

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