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Mar 24, 2021

Amotekun seizes another 300 cows in Ondo

There was heavy vehicular traffic along the Oyemekun-Oba Adesida Road, up to Alagbaka, Tuesday morning, as men of the Ondo Amotekun Corps conveyed 300 seized co...

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Mar 22, 2021

Cross River NLC chairman kidnapped

Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Cross River State Comrade Ben Ukpekpi has been reportedly kidnapped. He was abducted on Sunday night in fron...

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Mar 19, 2021

BREAKING: Bandits kill 13, injure 7 in Kaduna

No fewer than 13 persons have been killed and seven others injured in a series of bandits’ attacks on communities in Zangon Kataf, Kauru and Chikun local govern...

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Mar 19, 2021

UCL draw: Madrid vs Liverpool, Porto vs Chelsea

Chelsea and Liverpool will meet in the Champions League semi-finals should they both win their quarter-final draws. The Blues will face off against Porto as...

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Mar 19, 2021

Magu: Court bars EFCC from arresting Ozekhome

A Federal High Court in Abuja has restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting or detaining Mike Ozekhome (SAN) over allegation...

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Mar 19, 2021

Kwara court jails lecturer, twin brothers for fraud

Kwara High Court sitting in Ilorin, the state capital has convicted a lecturer at the state College of Health Technology Offa, Abdullahi Opashola and twin, Taiy...

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Mar 19, 2021

12,720 vaccinated in Lagos in 48 hours

Twelve thousand, seven hundred and twenty persons were vaccinated in Lagos State in 48 hours after the exercise kicked off. Of the number, 6,535 are male. C...

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Mar 18, 2021

FEC okays N11.72b for road, health contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday approved N11.72 billion for projects in the Works and Housing, as...

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Mar 17, 2021

BREAKING: ICPC arrests ex-JAMB Registrar over N900m fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admissio...

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Mar 15, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari, Okonjo-Iweala meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with the new Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, at the State House...

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Mar 15, 2021

FG congratulates Burna Boy, Wizkid over Grammy awards

The Grammy Award won by Burna Boy and Wizkid is a global endorsement for Nigerian music, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said....

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Mar 15, 2021

NAFDAC destroys N2b fake vaccines, food items, others

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has destroyed counterfeit drugs and vaccines, cosmetics and expired food items worth o...

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Mar 12, 2021

FG: No fuel increment until…

Minister of State for Petroleum Chief Timipre Sylva says there will be no increment in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) until conclusion of consulta...

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Mar 12, 2021

BREAKING: Kaduna confirms 30 schoolgirls abducted

Kaduna State Government has confirmed about 30 students, mostly females, were abducted at the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, Igabi LGA of Kad...

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Mar 12, 2021

Federal High Court shortlists 34 for appointment as judges ...serving judges to vet list

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Justice John Tsoho has shortlisted 34 lawyers from five states from which six will be selected for appointment as judg...

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Mar 12, 2021

NIPOST reclaims stamp duty collection from FIRS

The Nigeria Postal Service (NIPOST) has reclaimed the collection of stamp duty charges from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the Minister of Communica...

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Mar 10, 2021

After raising $179m, Nigeria’s $1billion valued Flutterwave eyes New York listing

Nigeria-founded payments company Flutterwave has raised $170 million from investors to expand its customer base, pushing its valuation up to more than $1 billio...

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Mar 10, 2021

Buhari okays N5b for NIMC

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday approved N5billion for the National Identity Managment Commission (NIMC) to enable it deliver the national digital economy...

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Mar 10, 2021

PDP, APC at loggerheads over 2023 • Coalition gets merger panel against major parties

Main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday gave reasons while the power pendulum will swing in the...

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Feb 25, 2021

Buhari: no amnesty for bandits, insurgents ...says, time to treat criminals as criminals, not profiled

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday ruled out the possibility of the Federal Government’s readiness to grant amnesty to armed criminals terrorising the count...

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