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Jan 22, 2021

Ngige: Obiano has taken Anambra 20 years backward

Minister of Labour and Employment Chris Ngige has accused Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano of taking the state 20 years backward. The minister said the s...

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Jan 21, 2021

BREAKING: Protest rocks Akure over Akeredolu’s vacation order

There was heavy protest in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Thursday as commercial drivers, members of the Nigeria Forest Services known as Forest guards, farme...

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Jan 21, 2021

JUST IN: Buhari reappoints Bala-Usman as NPA MD ...Approves Board members for TCN

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), for additional five-year...

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Jan 21, 2021

BREAKING: Nigeria to get COVID-19 vaccines by Feb

igerians should look forward to the end of February, 2020 for the possibility of accessing any form of inauguration against the ravaging coronavirus, the Nigeri...

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Jan 21, 2021

REAKING: Nigeria to get COVID-19 vaccines by Feb

igerians should look forward to the end of February, 2020 for the possibility of accessing any form of inauguration against the ravaging coronavirus, the Nigeri...

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Jan 21, 2021

FG announces new plan for N-Power beneficiaries

N-Power beneficiaries, who have concluded the two-year job programme, will now be able to access permanent job opportunities or business prospects, the Federal...

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Jan 20, 2021

UPDATED: FEC approves new retirement age for teachers

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a range of new incentives for Nigerian teachers, including an upwards retirement age review and special allowan...

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Jan 19, 2021

BREAKING: Newly elected Kano council chair dies

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and newly elected chairman of Bebeji local government council of Kano state, Ali Namadi, had died on Tuesday....

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Jan 19, 2021

BREAKING: A’Ibom PDP chairman feared dead

Calls by the Nation to the State Publicity of the PDP, Mr. Borono Bassey, were not answered as at the time of filing this report. Our correspondent, however,...

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Jan 13, 2021

UST IN: Gunmen kidnap lecturer in Rivers

A lecturer in Ken Saro Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Rivers State, James Finwe, has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. It was learnt that Finwe was whisked away on...

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Jan 13, 2021

Trump declares state of emergency in DC ahead of Biden’s inauguration

United States (U.S.) President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency in Washington D.C.. The declaration came on the heels of a revelation by the p...

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Jan 13, 2021

JUST IN: FG disburses ₦123.348bn grants to states …Bayelsa, Imo, Rivers and Zamfara get zero allocation

The Federal Government has disbursed ₦123.348billion (USD324.6million) to states under its States Fiscal Transparency Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS)...

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Jan 13, 2021

BREAKING: UNILAG resumes Jan 25

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has announced January 25, 2021 as resumption date for online classes. The date is contained in the revised academic calendar...

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Jan 11, 2021

BREAKING: LASU appoints Prof. Oke acting VC

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof. Damola Oke has been appointed the acting vice-chancellor of the institution....

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Jan 11, 2021

BREAKING: Court grants Sowore bail

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja on Monday granted bail to Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20m. The Sahara Reporters’ publisher, with four other activ...

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Jan 11, 2021

APC vows to win Anambra in 2021 governorship

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra State has vowed to take over the state’s leadership from the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the Novemb...

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Jan 11, 2021

Pence to attend Biden’s inauguration

America’s Vice President Mike Pence will attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, a source said on Sunday. It was previously reported that Pence...

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Jan 11, 2021

Governors, leaders canvass unity at Obiozor’s election • Ex-diplomat now leader of Ohanaeze

Southeast governors and leaders on Sunday called for unity among Ndigbo. They pledged to continue to protect their interest. They spoke at the Dan Anyiam...

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Jan 08, 2021

‘No cause for worry about safety of COVID-19 vaccines’

AGAINST the backdrop of rising anti-vaccine narratives all over the place, experts have reassured the public of the safety of COVID-19 vaccines when they are ma...

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Jan 07, 2021

Disqualification suit: Dickson has case to answer, says Appeal Court ...Court orders re-assignment of case to another lower court's judge

The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has ruled that a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Seriake Dickson, has a case to answer in...

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