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Feb 16, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari appoints Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC). The President’s n...

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Feb 16, 2021

NAFDAC evaluating vaccines from Russia, India, China • Nigeria expects 1.4m doses of AstraZeneca through MTN

The Federal Government said on Monday the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) is evaluating four vaccines from Russia, India a...

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Feb 16, 2021

NUC approves law, nursing, others for Fountain varsity

The Fountain University, Osogbo, Osun State has got an approval from the National Universities Commission (NUC) to begin Nursing Science, Environmental Health S...

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Feb 16, 2021

Okonjo-Iweala: I’ll take WTO to greater heights • Buhari, Lagarde, EU chief, AfDB boss Adesina, governors hail appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari, the United States, China and governors on Monday welcomed the announcement of former Finance Minister Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the...

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Feb 15, 2021

Excited Osimhen meets legend Ronaldo

It was a case of upcoming star meets superstar when Victor Osimhen took the chance to pose for a photo and exchanged jerseys with the legendary Cristiano Ronald...

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Feb 09, 2021

FG plans to replace BVN with NIN – Pantami

The Federal Government has stated arrangements are ongoing to replace the Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) with the National Identity Numbers (NIN). The Minis...

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Feb 05, 2021

Court upholds ‘Okada,’ ‘Keke’ restriction in Lagos

A Federal High Court in Lagos has affirmed the Lagos State Government’s right to restrict commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles (Keke Marwa) in six local...

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Feb 02, 2021

No fixed date yet to appoint new IG, says Presidency

The Presidency has said no date had been fixed for the announcement of a successor to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu who reached retirement ag...

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Feb 01, 2021

Uncertainty at police headquarter as IG Adamu retires Monday

Who leads the police as Inspector General from Tuesday? There is uncertainty at the Louis Edet House police headquarters in Abuja as a result of the silence...

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Feb 01, 2021

Nasarawa records 170 leprosy cases

Nasarawa State government has said it has recorded no fewer than 170 cases of leprosy disease. The Acting Medical Director of Leprosy Colony at the ERCC Medi...

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Feb 01, 2021

160,000 Customs job seekers seek Buhari’s help • Results will be out soon, says NIS

Two years after the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) announced employment opportunities for 3,200 positions within the service, the 160,000 job seekers who applied...

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Feb 01, 2021

NCC remits N144.312b spectrum fees to Fed Govt

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has so far remitted N144.312billion spectrum fees to the consolidated revenue fund (CRF) of the Federal Government...

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Jan 28, 2021

BREAKING: Buhari holds talks with Sultan-led NSCIA

President Muhammadu Buhari is in meeting with the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar. Th...

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Jan 28, 2021

BREAKING: APC distributes membership registration materials to States

Ahead of the membership registration, update and revalidation exercise of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Pl...

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Jan 28, 2021

BREAKING: APC distributes membership registration materials to States

Ahead of the membership registration, update and revalidation exercise of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Pl...

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Jan 28, 2021

JUST IN: Bandits abduct 50 in Niger

Bandits have abducted not fewer than 50 people in an early morning attack on Bassa community in Shiroro local government area of Niger state. The Nation lear...

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Jan 28, 2021

BREAKING: Gov Okowa loses dad

Sir Arthur Okowa, the father of Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, is dead. The Nation gathered the Governor’s father died in the early hours of Thursday...

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Jan 28, 2021

Buhari signs law criminalising non-wearing of facemasks

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a law to check the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. It criminalises non-wearing of face masks. It emphasises hands washing...

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Jan 28, 2021

Service Chiefs to resume without Senate confirmation

The planned resumption of service chiefs tomorrow without Senate confirmation may foist a fait accompli on the lawmakers. The Senate is on recess until Febru...

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Jan 25, 2021

Veteran Nollywood actor dies

Nollywood veteran actor Dan Nkoloagu is dead. His death was announced by his son. His son, Dan Nkoloagu Jnr, announced his death on his Facebook page.

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