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Jun 16, 2021

BREAKING: Baba Ijesha arrives for alleged molestation trial

The police have brought Nollywood actor, Baba Ijesha to the Yaba Magistrates’ Court 1, for trial on sexual related offences with regard to a minor. The actor...

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Jun 16, 2021

BREAKING: INEC unveils new polling units

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has unveiled new Polling Units, bringing the total number to 176,846. The feat was achieved after 25 yea...

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Jun 15, 2021

Nasarawa NLC begins indefinite strike Tuesday

The Nasarawa State chapter of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed its affiliate unions and the civil society organisations to join the indefinite strike...

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Jun 11, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari for another interview on NTA

President Muhammadu Buhari will this evening feature in an exclusive interview on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). A statement by Special Adviser to...

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Jun 11, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Ilelah as NBC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Balarabe Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The...

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Jun 10, 2021

Buhari re-presents Onochie for screening as INEC National Commissioner • Senate Minority Leader kicks

The Senate on Wednesday referred the name of the Special Assistant to the President on Social Media, Mrs. Lauretta Onochie, to its Committee on the Independent...

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Jun 10, 2021

Zulum inaugurates health centre, college in Chibok • Unveils two schools, starts 300 houses in Askira-Uba

In continuation of his tour of Southern Borno, the Borno State Governor Babagana Umara Zulum on Tuesday inaugurated a Government Technical College and a primary...

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Jun 10, 2021

I didn’t resign, says Imo Deputy Gov

Imo Deputy Governor Prof. Placid Njoku has denied reports he has resigned, dismissing them as baseless. Njoku, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, O...

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Jun 10, 2021

BREAKING: Yoruba Nation Agitators to protest June 12

Yoruba Nation agitators are planning to hold ‘peaceful rallies’ across the southwest region on Saturday June 12, The Nation has learnt. The Nation reports th...

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Jun 08, 2021

UNN to graduate 11,010 Saturday

One hundred and eighty-six students would be awarded first-class at the 49th convocation ceremony of the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) billed to hold on Fr...

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Jun 08, 2021

Wike, Ehanire inaugurate N25.9b cancer centre • Launch 132-bed Mother and Child Hospital

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and the Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire have inaugurated the N25.9 billion Dr Peter Odili Cancer and Cardiovascular Dise...

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Jun 07, 2021

N-Power begins enrollment for Batch C applicants

The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced the next step for the N-power Batch C Stream One applicants. T...

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Jun 04, 2021

Senate rules out new Constitution

The Senate yesterday ruled out the possibility of the National Assembly producing a brand new Constitution for Nigeria.

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Jun 02, 2021

NECO registrar wasn’t killed, say police • Bello, Ikpeazu condole with family

The family of the late Registrar/Chief Executive of the National Examinations Council (NECO), Prof. Godswill Obioma, has debunked reports, especially in the soc...

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May 31, 2021

Buhari to inaugurate Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge June 10

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge project on June 10, Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed has said. The mi...

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May 28, 2021

MAN CITY vs. CHELSEA: Eto’o predicts close Champions League contest

Former African Footballer of the Year Samuel Eto’o said the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League all-English final between Manchester City and Chelsea tomorrow is too...

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May 27, 2021

UPDATED: Buhari appoints Yahaya as new COAS

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. Major General Yahaya replaces Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru wh...

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May 27, 2021

BREAKING: Many feared dead as boat capsizes in Kebbi

Many passengers were feared dead in Kebbi when a boat capsized in Niger River on Wednesday. The Nation learnt some of the 160 passengers in the boat are also...

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May 27, 2021

My abductors wanted me to call off protest, says IYC boss

President Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) Worldwide, Peter Igbifa, has relieved his ordeals in the hands of his abductors. He said they wanted him to call off the...

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May 27, 2021

Naira crashes to N493/$ at parallel market

This is not the best of times for the naira. It crashed yesterday to N493/$ at the parallel market, losing N12 to the dollar within 24 hours. It closed on Tuesd...

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