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Nov 25, 2020

BREAKING: Lawyer dumps Maina, applies to quit case

A lawyer, Adeola Adedipe, engaged by fleeing ex-Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abulrasheed Maina in his ongoing trial for money laundering, has ap...

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Nov 25, 2020

BREAKING: Ndume’s bail application for hearing Thursday

A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday hear the bail application of Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume. Ndume has been in prison custody since Monday for...

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Nov 25, 2020

BREAKING: Senator Abbo defects to APC

Senator representing Adamawa North, Ishaku Abbo, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the floor of the Senate. Abbo, a first- term lawmaker...

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Nov 25, 2020

Biden unveils cabinet, says America is back

US President-elect Joe Biden has introduced veteran diplomats and policymakers who will make up his national security and foreign policy team, saying: “America...

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Nov 25, 2020

Buhari urges Senate to confirm INEC Chair Yakubu, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the Senate to screen and confirm Prof. Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commissi...

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Nov 25, 2020

Gombe Assembly sacks Speaker, others

Gombe State House of Assembly on Tuesday removed the Speaker, Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim and replaced him with Abubakar Mohammed. Similarly, the Majority Leader,...

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Nov 25, 2020

Gombe Assembly sacks Speaker, others

Gombe State House of Assembly on Tuesday removed the Speaker, Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim and replaced him with Abubakar Mohammed. Similarly, the Majority Leader,...

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Nov 25, 2020

Two Corps members get N4m Fed Govt grant

Two members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have received four million Naira grant from the Federal Government for agribusiness. The Executive Dir...

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Nov 25, 2020

Mechanic receives 15 lashes for stealing iPhone

A 20-year-old mechanic, Amos Dauda, was on Tuesday sentenced to 15 strokes of cane by a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for stealing iPhone worth N150,000. T...

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Nov 25, 2020

Fed Govt disburses N10b MSMEs fund

The Federal Government yesterday disbursed N10billion to artisans who applied under the Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSMEs) survival fund. The Minister...

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Nov 25, 2020

Fintiri inaugurates 11 perm secs

Adamawa State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri on Tuesday swore in 11 permanent secretaries, with a charge to sustain and maintain the integrity and credibility of the s...

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Nov 24, 2020

UST IN: Gombe Assembly impeaches Speaker ….Hon Abubakar Mohammed steps in as new Speaker

Gombe state House of Assembly Tuesday morning removed the Speaker of the House, Hon. Abubakar Sadiq Ibrahim and replaced him with Hon Abubakar Mohammed as the n...

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Nov 24, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari urges Senate to confirm Yakubu as INEC Chair

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, urged the Senate to screen and confirm Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Co...

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Nov 24, 2020

BREAKING: Court revokes Maina’s son, Faisal’s bail, orders his arrest …Summons House of Reps member, Sani Dan Galadima

A Federal High Court in Abuja has revoked the bail granted the son of ex-Chairman of the Pension Reform Tasks Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, Faisal and issued...

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Nov 24, 2020

ASUU zonal chapters to review strike this week

ZONAL chapters of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have said they will meet this week to review the union’s ongoing strike. The national body...

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Nov 24, 2020

PTF: returnee travellers presenting fake test results •Nigerians advised to suspend Christmas travels

THE Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has raised concerns over international travellers’ continuous violation of travel...

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Nov 24, 2020

Lagos/Ibadan highway communities to benefit from 4th Mainland Bridge

Ogun State communities of Arepo, Magboro, lsheri, Opic, Sparklight and others along the alignment of the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge will benefit from the p...

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Nov 24, 2020

Minister names four vaccine firms with effective solutions •Govt sets up 18-man team for inoculation security

MINISTER of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire said on Monday that four pharmaceutical companies from Russia, the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (U.S.) have a...

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Nov 24, 2020

138 NYSC members test positive, says NCDC

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 138 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) had so far tested positive for COVID-19...

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Nov 24, 2020

GSA tells Biden transition can formally begin

The United States General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition p...

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