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May 27, 2021

El-Rufai sacks 19 aides •Kaduna varsity students protest fee hike

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has approved the sack of 19 political appointees in line with his administration’s ongoing downsizing of the workforce....

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May 26, 2021

Policeman killed in Ebonyi explosion

Police in Ebonyi have debunked reports that the man killed in an explosion yesterday in Afikpo area of the state was a suicide bomber. Spokesperson Loveth Od...

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May 26, 2021

Gunmen kill four policemen, burn station in Enugu

The reign of terror in the Southeast continued yesterday as gunmen killed four policemen in a dawn attack at the Iwollo Divisional Police Station in Ezeagu Loca...

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May 25, 2021

‘Buhari, governors to determine APC convention date’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) will unfold a timetable for its national convention, following consultations with stakeholders across the zones, it was lear...

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May 24, 2021

Gunmen attack INEC office, police division in Anambra

GUNMEN on Sunday attacked B Division of the Nigeria Police Divisional Station and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Akwa, Anambra. The...

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May 21, 2021

Council poll: Oyo declares today public holiday •Mogaji urge residents to vote tomorrow

Oyo State Government has declared today as a public holiday. The Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, confirming the development,...

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May 21, 2021

LASUTH records feat in head, neck surgery

Surgeons at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) have performed a successful microvascular tissue transfer in the head and neck on a patient, t...

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May 21, 2021

I dumped PDP for APC to take Cross River to the centre, says Ayade

Cross River State Governor Ben Ayade, who became the latest governor to defect from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives...

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May 17, 2021

ICC holds conference in June

The 5th ICC Africa Regional Conference on International Arbitration will hold virtually between June 1st and 4th. A statement by the Conference Director of L...

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May 15, 2021

JAMB shifts 2021 UTME to June 19

The 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME) has been moved from June 19 to July 3, Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB)...

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May 14, 2021

President to PSC: Prevent third wave

Conscious of the possibility of a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic due to super-spreaders such as religious festivals, and election campaigns, among others,...

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Apr 27, 2021

COVID-19: Nigeria to impose travel ban on India, Brazil Turkey, says PSC

The Federal Government plans to issue a travel advisory within the next two days on inbound flights from India, Brazil and Turkey. This followed the escalati...

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Apr 27, 2021

National Principals’ Cup: Sarkin Karshi praises FOSLA Academy

The victorious FOSLA Academy in the recently concluded National Principal Cup has been branded worthy ambassadors at a reception hosted by Sarkin Karshi Alhaji...

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Apr 26, 2021

Policemen extort N153,000 from student

A Lagos State University (LASU) student, Idowu Oluwaponmile has lamented the extortion of N153,000 from him by policemen from Owode Egba Division in Ogun State....

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Apr 26, 2021

Customs generates N18b in three months

The Port Harcourt Area 1 Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has said it generated N18, 170,597,798 billion in the first quarter of 2021, beginning from Janu...

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Apr 23, 2021

Fed Govt to provide devices for PWDs

The Federal Government has stressed the need to explore greater possibilities in the quest to address issues of inclusiveness among people with disabilities (PW...

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Apr 21, 2021

BREAKING: Ada Jesus dies

Comedienne Mercy Cynthia Ginikanwa aka Ada Jesus, 23, has been reported died. She died on Wednesday morning in an hospital in Abuja where she was receiving t...

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Apr 21, 2021

Makinde approves N279.5m for council poll’s ballot papers

Ahead of the May 15 local government election, Oyo State Government has awarded the printing of 2.6million customised ballot papers to the Nigeria Security Prin...

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Apr 21, 2021

Osun approves appointment of Iloko-Ijesha, Ekusa monarchs

Osun State Government has approved the appointments of Prince Akeem Olusayo Ogungbangbe and Prince John Omoloso Makanjuola as the new Owaloko of Iloko-Ijesha in...

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Apr 20, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari nominates Justice Garba as Chief Judge of FCT High Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to consider and approve Hon. Justice Salisu Garba for appointment as the acting Chief Judge of the Federal C...

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