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Nov 05, 2020

Varsities to remain shut as govt, ASUU talks collapse • Parties to reconvene

THE ISSUES N110b Revitalisation Fund N30b Earned Allowance IPPIS payment platform Hope dimmed on Wednesday for the reopening of public universities shut sin...

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Nov 05, 2020

INEC plans e-voting take-off with Anambra poll

There are plans by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to kick-start electronic voting with next year’s governorship election in Anambra State,...

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Nov 03, 2020

BREAKING: Oyo Assembly suspends 13 council chairmen indefinitely

Oyo Assembly on Tuesday announced suspension of 13 Caretaker Chairman across the Local Governments Areas and local Council Development Areas (LCDA) across the s...

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Nov 03, 2020

BREAKING: Tollgate staff didn’t witness Lekki shootings, says LCC MD

Lekki Concession Company (LCC) Managing Director, Mr Abayomi Omomuwa, has said neither he nor any member of his staff witnessed shootings of protesters at Lekki...

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Nov 03, 2020

JUST IN: AIB releases four accident reports ......Issues nine safety recommendations

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Tuesday released four accident reports including an accident involving a Chanchangi Boeing 737-200 aircraft at the Po...

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Nov 03, 2020

Glo offers free data for 4G SIM upgrade • 25 per cent extra data on recharge also

National telecommunications company, Globacom, has unveiled data gifts for its subscribers who upgrade from 3G to 4G LTE network. This is in a bid to encoura...

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Nov 03, 2020

NECO to restart exams Monday

The 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) Suspended by the National Examinations Council (NECO) will resume next Monday, the examination body said o...

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Nov 03, 2020

65.24 per cent candidates pass WASSCE • WAEC releases 2020 results

The results of the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) conducted between August 17 and September 12 show that only 65.24 per cent o...

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Nov 02, 2020

BREAKING: Police arrest three for kidnapping Oyo council boss

Oyo State Police Command on Monday arrested three of the suspects behind the recent kidnap of a council boss in Oyo State. Governor Seyi Makinde made the rev...

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Nov 02, 2020

BREAKING: WAEC withholds results of 215,149 candidates

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) on Monday disclosed that it has withheld the results of 215, 149 candidates who wrote the 2020 West African Senior...

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Nov 02, 2020

NCC approves e-SIM trial for MTN, 9mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Monday said it has granted approval for two mobile network operators (MNOs), MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile, to carry out...

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Oct 30, 2020

CAF President tests positive for COVID-19

The President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr Ahmad Ahmad has tested positive for COVID-19. A statement on the website of the continental...

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Oct 30, 2020

Buhari approves re-appointment of Emaimo, Rector, College of Dental Technology

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Dr John Emaimo, as Rector, Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy, Enugu State, with eff...

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Oct 30, 2020

Ikpeazu gives two NYSC members automatic employment • Governor honours five for outstanding service

Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu on Thursday gave automatic employment to two out of five 2019 Batch ‘B’ and ‘C’ corps members, who distinguished themselves d...

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Oct 30, 2020

Pupils among 21 dead in Enugu crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday said that 21 persons lost their lives in an auto crash on the old Enugu-Okigwe Road. The incident involved a...

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Oct 30, 2020

Nigerian policewoman recognised by UN for peacekeeping efforts

Chief Superintendent Catherine Ugorji of the Nigerian police and serving with the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has bee...

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Oct 28, 2020

Eid-el maolud: FG declares Thursday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as a public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el Maolud celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet...

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Oct 28, 2020

BREAKING: Okonjo-Iweala emerges WTO DG

Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been elected Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi...

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Oct 28, 2020

Buhari to Nigerians: be wary of inflammatory actions, comments ...Launches 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day emblem

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged Nigerians to be wary of actions and utterances capable of injuring the nation’s unity and progress. The President who...

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Oct 28, 2020

I have original Aburi accord tapes, says Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has said he is in possession of the original Aburi accord tapes, “which will vindicate the la...

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