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Nov 20, 2020

I will run for governor in 2023, says APC chieftain

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain Olajide Adediran on Thursday declared his intention to run for the governorship election in Lagos in 2023. The 42-y...

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Nov 20, 2020

Buhari, Ekweremadu, Okowa greet Jonathan at 63 • President, Oyetola salute Yobe Governor Buni at 53

President Muhammadu Buhari, former Senate Deputy President Ike Ekweremadu and Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa have felicitated with former President Goodluck...

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Nov 19, 2020

Court revokes Maina’s bail • Trial to continue in his absence

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reformed Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina....

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Nov 19, 2020

Masari presents 2021 budget of N282b

Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Wednesday presented budget proposal of N282.78billion for 2021 to the House of Assembly. Tagged ‘’Budget of Reco...

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Nov 19, 2020

Okada rider remanded for theft

A 32-year-old okada rider, Tunde Adeniyi, has been remanded in a correctional facility for allegedly stealing church instruments worth N1.05 million in an Osun...

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Nov 19, 2020

New test results show Pfizer vaccine ‘95 per cent effective’ • Firm seeks clearance soon

Pharmaceutical firm Pfizer has claimed that new test results showed that its coronavirus vaccine is 95 per cent effective, safe and also protects older people m...

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Nov 19, 2020

UNILAG: Babalakin raises objection on inclusion in council dissolution

A former Chairman, Governing Council of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Dr. Wale Babalakin has expressed disapproval on the inclusion of his name in dissoluti...

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Nov 19, 2020

imoh Ibrahim loses prime assets to AMCON over N69.4b debt

Businessman chief promoter of Global Fleet Oil & Gas Limited and NICON Investment Limited in Lagos and Abuja Jimoh Ibrahim has lost 12 choice assets to the Asse...

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Nov 19, 2020

EFCC re-arraigns man for 40,000 euro visa fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned Abiodun Sodiq before an Ikeja Special Offences Court for alleged 40,000 euro fraud...

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Nov 19, 2020

Fed Govt disburses N66.5b to states for 2020 budget compliance

The Federal Government has disbursed N66.5 billion (USD$175 million) to eligible states for the amended COVID-19 responsive 2020 budget results achievement....

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Nov 18, 2020

Banks offer youths N2b agric loan at 5% interest

THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has authorised commercial banks to give up to N2 billion maximum loan to youths interested in going into agriculture.

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Nov 18, 2020

Why I left PDP, by Umahi

EBONYI State Governor David Umahi on Tuesday said he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) because the PDP had...

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Nov 18, 2020

PDP constitutes Ebonyi Caretaker Committee

The PDP has constituted a caretaker working Committee in Ebonyi. This followed the dissolution of the State Executive Committee of the party by the National...

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Nov 17, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari presides over National Security Council meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the National Security Council (NSC) meeting at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. The meeting,...

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Nov 17, 2020

Belgium confers highest national honour on Elumelu

The Kingdom of Belgium has conferred the honorary distinction of Officer in the Order of Leopold, on Africa’s leading investor and philanthropist, Tony O. Elume...

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Nov 17, 2020

Dec 1 take-off of 774,000 Public Works jobs shaky • Fed Govt releases N26b to NDE

Power play between Minister of State for Labour and Employment Festus Keyamo and the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Nasir Lada...

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Nov 17, 2020

Nigeria, 69 other countries get $99b IMF cash

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday released its updated economic funding support totalling $99 billion to 70 emerging and developing economies to t...

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Nov 16, 2020

Senate seeks comprehensive audit of NNPC, NPA, NIMASA ...challenges Auditor-General on revenue agencies

The Senate has called on the acting Auditor General of the Federation, Mr. Adolphus Aghughu, to focus more on the financial activities of big revenue generating...

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Nov 16, 2020

UPDATED: Anambra, Enugu, Lagos students emerge best in common entrance exam …as NECO releases results

Three students from Anambra, Enugu and Lagos state got the highest scores in the National Common Entrance Examination (NCEE) results released on Monday by the N...

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Nov 16, 2020

Auditor General accuses NNPC, CBN of non-remittance of N3.235 trillion

The Auditor General of the Federation has queried the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for not remitting abou...

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