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Apr 20, 2021

BREAKING: Two killed in renewed Ebonyi boundary dispute

Two persons have been killed in renewed boundary dispute between Ezilo and Iyionu communities in Íshíelu local government area of Ebonyi state. Governor Davi...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: NBA Ikeja marches for judicial autonomy

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Ikeja Branch on Monday made good its decision to protest non implementation of financial autonomy for the judiciary as enshri...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: Tottenham sack Jose Mourinho

Tottenham have sacked Jose Mourinho with the club on course to miss out on Champions League football this season. Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino in...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: Gunmen raze police station in Abia

Gunmen have reportedly attacked and razed down a police station in Uzoakoli, Bende local government area of Abia State. The incident occurred in the early ho...

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Apr 19, 2021

BREAKING: Hoodlums raze Anambra Police zonal headquarters

Suspected hoodlums have razed Zone 13 Police headquarters in Ukpo, Anambra state. The Nation was reliably informed no fewer than two policemen have died duri...

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Apr 16, 2021

Man bleeds to death after herder’s attack in Ibarapa

A man has been found dead on the road in Ibarapa North council area of Oyo State. Babarinde Mufutau, 56, a farmer, had deep machete cuts to the back, arms an...

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Apr 16, 2021

Five die in Ondo road accident

Five persons have been killed in a road accident in Ondo State involving a motorcycle, an articulated truck and Toyota car. The accident occurred on Thursday...

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Apr 16, 2021

Dear Affy goes on Netflix in May

One of Nollywood’s highest-grossing movies of 2020, Dear Affy, will make its Netflix debut in May 2021. In a chat with the CEO of 007 Global, Samuel BigSam O...

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Apr 15, 2021

BREAKING: I stand by my claim on printing of N60bn, Obaseki replies FG

Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has said he won’t join issues with the Federal Government over his claim that N60 billion was printed in March to support allocation...

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Apr 15, 2021

Lagos urges residents to prepare for 261 days of rains

Lagos State Government yesterday alerted residents along flood plains of major rivers and drainage channels such as Owode, Iwaya, Makoko, Badia, Ijora, Isaalu,...

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Apr 15, 2021

EKSU lecturers to begin strike

Academic workers at Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti (EKSU) have said they will begin strike from April 22, after the expiration of their four weeks notice....

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Apr 15, 2021

Ex-Imo Governor Okorocha remains in EFCC custody •Ex-Akwa Ibom AG held for alleged N1.4b fraud

Senator Rochas Okorocha remained with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday, 24 hours after he was arrested. The ex-Imo State governo...

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Apr 14, 2021

BREAKING: Senate okays Shaba as DG NASRDA

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Halilu Ahmad Shaba as Director General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA)....

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Apr 14, 2021

Police turn down N500,000 bribe from suspected rod thieves

Operatives of the Lagos Police Command at the weekend rejected a N500,000 bribe from five suspects caught with stolen 25mm iron rods and other items belonging t...

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Apr 14, 2021

NBS: more jobs lost in Feb.

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday said the share of Nigerians who worked in February, this year dipped by two per cent from 72 per cent last Se...

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Apr 14, 2021

Sule swears in first female Nasarawa Chief Judge

Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has sworn in Justice Aisha Bashir-Aliyu as the substantive Chief Judge of the state. She becomes the first female Chief...

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Apr 14, 2021

BUA’s $300m sugar refinery ready next year

BUA Group is working towards unveiling its 10,000 tons cane per day (tcb) sugar refinery in the first quarter of the year. Senior General Manager overseeing...

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Apr 14, 2021

Okorocha in EFCC custody for alleged N7.9b fraud

Senator Rochas Okorocha was grilled at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday for “suspected multiple cases of fraud and money launderin...

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Apr 13, 2021

BREAKING: Adeboye, El-Rufai meet in Kaduna

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye has met with Kaduna Governor Nasir El-Rufai. The meeting is coming days...

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Apr 13, 2021

BoI grows assets to N1.86tr as profit rises to N35.54b

The Bank of Industry (BoI) has recorded a profit after tax of N35.54 billion for the financial year ended December 31, 2020. The bank’s assets also hit N1.86...

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