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Jan 07, 2021

BREAKING: Fire guts oil tanker in Lagos

A tanker explosion has occurred on both lanes around Toyota bus-stop inwards mile 2, along Oshodi/Apapa expressway. As at the time of filing this report, eme...

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Jan 07, 2021

Trump gives up, commits to ‘orderly transition’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday morning committed to an “orderly transition” of power on Jan. 20. Trump made the promise in a statement after Congres...

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Dec 31, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari signs 2021 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, December 31, signed the 2021 Appropriation Act. The President signed the 2021 budget in Aso Rock Presidential Villa,...

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Dec 30, 2020

Lagos lawmakers okay N1.163t budget

Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday passed a budget of N1.163trillion for 2021. The budget named: “Budget of Rekindled Hope”, was passed after weeks of d...

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Dec 30, 2020

Lagos lawmakers okay N1.163t budget

Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday passed a budget of N1.163trillion for 2021. The budget named: “Budget of Rekindled Hope”, was passed after weeks of d...

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Dec 30, 2020

BREAKING: Governor Ikpeazu signs 2021 Appropriation Bill

Abia State Governor, Dr Okezie Ikpeazu, has signed the 2021 Appropriation Bill into law. The Bill which was passed by Abia State House of Assembly during the...

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Dec 30, 2020

Buhari set to assent N13.588tr 2021 Budget

BARRING the unforeseen, President Muhammadu Buhari will today sign the N13.588 trillion 2021 Appropriation Bill into law. This is to enable the budget implem...

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Dec 29, 2020

National Assembly transmits N13.6tr 2021 budget to Buhari for assent

National Assembly has transmitted the 2021 budget of N13.5trillion to President Muhammadu Buhari for assent, it was learnt Monday night. The National Assembl...

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Dec 29, 2020

BREAKING: French-Italian fashion designer Pierre Cardin dies at 98

Fashion designer Pierre Cardin has died aged 98, his family revealed. Pierre Cardin is an Italian-born naturalised-French fashion designer. He is known for h...

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Dec 29, 2020

BREAKING: Labour Party Chairman, Abdulkadir Abdulsalam dies

The National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, is reportedly dead. The Deputy National Secretary of the party, Kennedy Chigozi...

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Dec 22, 2020

Makinde signs N268.8b 2021 budget into law

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde yesterday signed the N268.8billion 2021 Appropriation Bill into Law. The brief signing ceremony was held at the Executive Cou...

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Dec 21, 2020

UPDATED: Senate passes N453.2bn NDDC’s 2020 budget ...As Dickson protests appointment of Sole Administrator

The Senate on Monday passed the sum of N453, 200,000,000.00 as the budget of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for the 2020 fiscal year. This fol...

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Dec 18, 2020

IG promotes 4,134 traffic warden officers

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has approved the promotion of 4,134 traffic warden officers to their next ranks. The promotion includes 65 o...

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Dec 18, 2020

333 Kankara pupils regain freedom from abductors

The 333 boys of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State regained their freedom last night. They were abducted when bandits invaded the sc...

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Dec 16, 2020

JUST IN: Court dismisses suit seeking to sack Akeredolu

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a suit that sought to void the emergence of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the candidate of the All Progressives...

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Dec 16, 2020

UPDATED: Senate confirms Nnamani as member of PSC ....Consumer Protection Tribunal members too

The Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed the appointment of Chief Onyemuche Nnamani as a member of the Police Service Commission (PSC). This followed the presenta...

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Dec 16, 2020

APC appoints Oyegun chairman of S/South reconciliation committee

The Caretaker/ Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday appointed, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, as chair...

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Dec 16, 2020

BREAKING: Senate postpones passage of 2021 budget till Monday

The Senate on Wednesday deferred the passage of the 2021 budget till Monday next week. Senate President Ahmad Lawan who disclosed this at plenary, said the d...

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Dec 16, 2020

FG to disburse $2.5bn to AKK gas pipeline contractors ...expresses satisfaction with project execution

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed on Wednesday said the Federal Government is set to disburse $2.5billion to the contractors o...

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Dec 16, 2020

Bello inaugurates 21 women as Kogi Local govt vice chairpersons

Kogi State women have commended the State Governor, Yahaya Bello for inaugurating 21 women as vice chairmen of local governments in the state. They said the...

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