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Jan 10, 2020

Buhari Says He Is Shocked Over Plateau Attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he is shocked and grieved by the attack which took place in Plateau State on Thursday, January 9th, 2020. This is ac...

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Jan 10, 2020

Gunmen Kidnap Four Catholic Seminarians In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted four seminarians of Good Shepard Catholic Major Seminary at Kakau village along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Con...

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Jan 10, 2020

Minimum wage: TUC gives states January 31 ultimatum

The Trade Union Congress has given state governments that are yet to implement the N30, 000 new minimum wage up until January 31 to comply or risk industrial ac...

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Jan 10, 2020

Power generation hits 4,898.2MW

Don’t revoke our licences, Discos beg NERC Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja The total quantum of electricity generated on the national grid since the beginning of 2...

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Jan 10, 2020

Peace accord with repentant bandits hasn’t collapsed – Gov. Masari

Katsina State Government says the peace accord signed between it and leaders of repentant bandits has not collapsed. Gov. Aminu Masari made the disclosure in...

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Jan 10, 2020

One month after appointment, Abia LG boss slumps, dies

The Transition Committee Chairman of Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia, Mr Onyekachi Okoro, is dead, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

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Jan 10, 2020

Presidency attacks PDP for ‘speaking’ for Buhari, APC

The Presidency on Thursday asked the opposition Peoples Democratic Party to stop speaking for the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on its affa...

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Jan 10, 2020

Canada PM says Iran’s missile brought down Ukrainian plane

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday evidence indicates an Iranian missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday and that the strike “may hav...

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Jan 10, 2020

Gov. Ugwuanyi appoints Nollywood star Rachael Okonkwo Youth Ambassador

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Enugu State Governor, has appointed Nollywood actress Rachael Okonkwo, as Enugu State Ambassador on Youth Development. The beautiful famous...

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Jan 10, 2020

Amotekun starts on shaky ground, three govs absent from launch

The South-West security outfit, Operation Amotekun, started on shaky ground on Thursday with the absence of three governors of the zone from the launch of the e...

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Jan 10, 2020

NUC scraps mass comm in varsities

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The National Universities Commission has phased out Mass Communication degree in Nigerian universities. The commission said it had...

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Jan 10, 2020

FG appoints new CAC Registrar-General

By Nana Musa The Federal Government on Thursday appointed Alhaji Garba Abubakar as the new Registrar-General of the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Mr...

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Jan 09, 2020

Why we established Amotekun — South West governors

Governors in the South West Zone, on Thursday, in Ibadan flagged-off the operations of the Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun), stressing that it would...

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Jan 09, 2020

Ile Arugbo: Court fixes hearing for January 15

A Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin and presided over by Justice Abiodun Adebara, has fixed January 15, 2020 for hearing a suit filed by Asa Investments...

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Jan 09, 2020

DSS arraigns Umahi’s aide, two others for attempted fraud

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki The Department of State Services on Thursday arraigned three suspects for attempting to defraud the Ebonyi State Government of the s...

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Jan 09, 2020

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia condemns Iran’s retaliatory strikes against US

Saudi Arabia denounced Thursday “Iranian violations of Iraqi sovereignty” after Iran fired missiles at Iraq bases there where US troops are deployed in retaliat...

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Jan 09, 2020

BREAKING: Buhari, ASUU hold meeting on IPPIS

John Ameh, Abuja A meeting between the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universi...

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Jan 09, 2020

No intention to withdraw charges against El-Zakzaky – Attorney General

The Kaduna State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Aisha Dikko, on Thursday, says the fate of the leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement of Niger...

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Jan 09, 2020

Obaseki orders prosecution of sacked council chairmen for alleged corruption

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, instructed the State Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs,...

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Jan 09, 2020

Court jails NCAC DG, Runsewe for violating court order

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday, jailed the Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture, Olusegun Runse...

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