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‘Stop Southern Kaduna Killings Now’, Nigerians to FG

"The attackers stormed the area around 1am when most of the villagers had fallen asleep. I rushed into my house and brought out members of my family and

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Robots assist doctors treat COVID 19 patients in Rwanda 

Health Minister of Rwanda, Daniel Ngamije at a news conference held in Moscow said the robots are used to reduce contact of health personnel with patients.

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Naira Marley fined N100,000 for violating covid 19 travel ban

Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, confirmed that “the two accused persons pleaded guilty to the charge and were awarded a fine of

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NCC Revises USSD price to N1.63 per 20 seconds session

The amendment, which took effect on August 1, was in response to the MNOs and financial service provider’s inability to agree on rates. The commission said

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2023: Elder Statesmen Clamour for Igbo Presidency

“In the spirit of fairness and equity, Nigeria should give the presidency to South East in 2023, otherwise, we will join him and fight for Biafra”- Dr.

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House of Reps summon ministers over Chinese loans

The Lawmakers Committee on Treaties, Protocols and Agreements, which is investigating Nigeria’s foreign loans, on July 28 raised the alarm that the

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Insurgency: Buhari set to overhaul national security architecture

President Buhari admits that Nigerians have lost confidence in the security sector and he is determined to restore that confidence.

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Nigerians react to Tiktok ban threat

Recently, President of the United States of America, Donald Trump threatened to ban the app in his country for security reasons except China hands over the

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‘I never approached NDDC for contracts, Akpabio lied’– Uduaghan

A statement signed by his Media Assistant, Monoyo Edon, on Monday in Warri said he had already reached out to Akpabio, his former governor colleague, “to

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Sumner Sambo joins Arise News as Political Editor

"Join me and other creative minds in Arise News as we help to drive a new narrative by delivering quality broadcast journalism based on global standards",

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Banks implement new guidelines on loan recovery

“The financial system has been abused and it is baffling that one man would be owing six banks in the same country; it can’t happen anywhere else", Former

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PDP still number one party in Imo despite setback – Ihedioha

Speaking to journalists at the Nwankwo Kanu Sports Centre, venue of the party's State Congress, he said the PDP is the only political party in the state

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Lagos disinfect schools ahead of students resumption

A schedule released by the Permanent Secretary, Office of Environmental Services, Aderonke Odeneye, on Saturday, stated that majority of the public

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SPECIAL VIDEO: Temitope Arotile: Ambition, death and burial of Nigeria’s first combat helicopter pilot

In this special news report, The NEWSMAN Nigeria digs into the life of Nigeria's first combat helicopter pilot, Temitope Arotile and how the 24-year old

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‘You can’t scare me out of office’, smoking Buhari tells PDP over calls for resignation

Buhari said he was determined to continue the fight against corruption irrespective of those involved, a presidency statement signed by Senior Special

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Helicopter pilot Arotile’s suspected killers handed to police for prosecution – Airforce

Airforce Spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola in a statement said "the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) today, 24 July 2020, officially handed over to the

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Police in Lagos rescue asthma patient who ran out of inhaler, buy one for him

"His inhaler got exahuasted so the officers quickly got another one from the RRS medics. He is fine now and is on his way home", the police said.

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Defection: Dogara was only a “circumstancial member”of PDP, Bauchi Chief of Staff says

The statement, made on Ladan's Twitter page, followed Dogara's purported defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday after his

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Gbajabiamila ask House clerk to slam Akpabio with lawsuit over NDDC contract allegations

"This morning, I asked the Clerk of the House of Representatives to engage the services of legal counsel, and instruct them to initiate a criminal

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Abuja Police free Press TV journalists after public pressure

The Press TV crew were released to a journalist Mohammed Sani of Radio France International who stood in for the journalists before the FCT Commissioner of

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Police arrest Press TV journalists in Abuja for covering Shiite protest

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shiites were protesting on the streets of Abuja to mark one year after which some of their members

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‘I won’t sack service chiefs as directed by Senate’ – Buhari replies Lawan

"The Presidency notes the resolution, and reiterates that appointment or sack of Service Chiefs is a Presidential prerogative, and President Muhammadu

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Buhari cabal member and publisher, Isa Funtua dies of cardiac arrest

A former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Mallam Ismaila Isa Funtua died of cardiac arrest Monday night, ThisDay

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FULL VIDEO: How NDDC Acting MD Pondei fainted at House of Reps hearing

Acting MD of NDDC, Daniel Pondei on Monday collapsed in the ongoing house committee public hearing on the commission.

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‘Security under control despite threat by bandits, insurgents’, Buratai tells Buhari

“Unlike where we had series of killings, kidnapping, cattle rustling and of course they tried to prevent the people from going to their farms and farm this

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PHOTOS of railway station in Agbor Buhari named after Goodluck Jonathan

President Buhari "approved the naming of the Railway Complex in Agbor - the operational hub of #ItakpeWarriRail Line - after former President @GEJonathan.

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Bauchi Governor Bala Mohammed visits Babangida in Minna

While the aim of the visit was not disclosed, Governor Mohammed was warmly received by the former head of state.

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Buhari commends Premium Times publisher, Olorunyomi over CPJ award

Buhari said "the honour attests to Olorunyomi’s many decades of commitment to the ideals of journalism and freedom of the Press", a presidency statement by

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“Why I’m not interested in being President in 2023” – Lawan explains

Senate President Ahmad Lawan debunked allegations and some press reports that he was "making plans to run for president in 2023", a statement by his media

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Nigerian-based African scientists record huge success in Covid-19, Lassa fever research

Professor Christian Happi founded ACEGID, which became a crucible of learning about African microbes -- he recently discovered the Ekpoma 1 and Ekpoma 2

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Nigeria’s BetKing in $11 million sponsorship deal with Kenya league

The Football Kenya Federation (FKF) said the sponsorship is the biggest deal in the history of Kenyan football.

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Buhari eyes $500mn a year from gold mining to boost revenue

The reforms have made artisanal mining legal and will create gold buying centres and tax trade of the precious metal, Buhari said in a statement.

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Twitter Hack: Nigerians Left Out on High-Profile Account Heist

The hackers posted tweets, instructing people to send cryptocurrency to the same bitcoin address.

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Buhari mourns young airforce helicopter pilot, salutes Arotile’s bravery

“The President salutes Arotile’s bravery in the field to protect the country from onslaught of bandits and terrorists, assuring that her memory will be

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NASS Clerk Omolori, 149 others sacked without notice amidst tension in N/Assembly

The National Assembly Service Commission led by its Chairman, Ahmed Amshi, who is a former aide of Senate President Ahmad Lawan sent out the sack notice to

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Hushpuppi Scam? A special video report by NEWSMAN Nigeria on Youtube

In this special investigative report, NEWSMAN Nigeria takes you into the world of famous Nigerian billionaire and Instagram celebrity, Ramon Igbalode Abass

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‘Cancel age requirement for job seekers in MDA’s’, Senate tells Buhari

“Due to the high unemployment rate in the country, many graduates spend up to 10 years seeking employment and this puts them in a disadvantaged position by

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Nigerian veteran Obafemi Martins returns to Shanghai club aged 35

 NEWSMAN, Abuja – Veteran Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins has rejoined Shanghai Shenhua, the Chinese FA Cup winners said on Wednesday, more than two

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GoKada CEO, Fahim Saleh hacked to death in his New York apartment

New York Police spokesman, Sergent Carlos Nieves revealed that his torso, head, limbs, and an electric saw were found in separate places within the apartment.

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Nigerians want airforce to probe death of first female combat helicopter pilot, Arotile

"There must be an explanation, investigation & consequences for this, in an airbase, it is an aberration because safety precautions are in place &

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Seven policemen dead, 11 others injured in ghastly accident

Police Public relations officer, DCP Frank Mba in a statement on Tuesday explained that "the unfortunate incident, which involved an 18-seater Toyota

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CBN set to ban importation of maize, encourages local production

"Authorised Dealers are hereby directed to discontinue the processing of Forms M for the importation of Maize/Corn with immediate effect,” the CBN said in

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‘We are ready to resume’-Private school owners tell FG

The proprietors have expressed readiness to fully abide by Federal Government School resumption guidelines in observing safety measures as they clamour to

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COVID-19: Nigeria set to ban some countries from entry

"Nigeria, of course, will place ban on other countries that cannot come in here, because everyone is trying to keep safe", Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika

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Nigerian Army redeploys 37 Generals, appoint 5 Colonels

“While wishing all the officers well in their respective appointments, the Chief of Army Staff enjoins them to take their new responsibilities/appointments

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Rice farmers to drop price of Nigerian rice to N12,000 per bag

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) is set to reduce the high cost of the most consumed staple in the country to N11,000 per 100kg bag of paddy

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‘Killings in Southern Kaduna too much to bear’, Senator La’ah tells Senate

“I will suggest that we talk to the security agencies to upscale their activities around those hot spots in Kaduna, and this is something that we owe the

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BOI provides more loans, moratorium for Covid-19 hit sectors in Nigeria

At a webinar on overcoming business challenges presented by the pandemic, the bank’s Managing Director, Kayode Pitan, said “it was an additional response

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Lovestruck American defrauded, kidnapped in Imo

Chukwuebuka deliberately lured the victim into the country under the pretext of love and deceitfully married her on 15th May, 2019. He subsequently held

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‘No aides, workers asked to isolate over Covid-19’, – Delta State govt

A spokesman to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa said there was no time that the governor gave any directive, either by internal memo or any press release that

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Anthony Joshua urges elite athletes to unite in fight against racism

“Athletes have the biggest platform, so we all judge on that. I think an individual trying to make a change is a lot more difficult than a union of people

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Nigeria develops Covid-19 test kit

"The RNASwift diagnostic kit is very accurate and sensitive. The validation results compare very favourably with conventional and commercially available

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Starvation Hits African Refugees amid Covid-19 Pandemic

“Large numbers have lost their only source of income as work possibilities disappeared due to COVID-19 prevention measures” the statement added.

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Customs intercepts 140 foreign rice bags hidden in sand truck

Garba added that the quest to sustain the tempo of aiding the Federal Government Policy on Agricultural Development in the area of boosting local Rice

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Why Buhari must prosecute Magu if indicted – PDP

“What Nigerians expect at this moment is for Buhari to enforce the law by directing relevant agencies to commence actions that would lead to Magu’s

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Lives lost, property destroyed as Bandits-Military wage war in Sokoto

“When they were threatening to come back and retaliate, we thought it was just a mere empty threat, until around midnight on Tuesday when they came in

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‘How Buhari Disappointed Shiites, Buharists’ – El-Zakzaky’s son

“Buhari has brought nothing but disappointment, poverty, destruction and death upon the very people who gave him his seat”, Muhammad Ibraheem El-Zakzaky,

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Covid 19: ‘Reopen Churches Nationwide For God’s Sake’ – CAN

“Despite the directive given by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 with regards to the reopening of places of worship nationwide, some states like

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Trump Scoffs Kanye West’s Presidential Bid

“If he did it, he would have to view this as a trial run for what’s going to happen in four years,” said Trump, noting that it may be too late for West to

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Ghanaian investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw identity revealed by critic

Ghanaian social media critic Archipalago posted on social media a picture of Anas Aremeyaw Anas’ passport which bears his name as well as picture.

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Appointments: ‘FCT Must Be Treated As A State’, Lawan Tells Buhari

Lawan made the statement at Senate plenary on Wednesday following a point of order by Senator representing FCT, Sen. Philip Tanimu Aduda who protested for

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Abomination: Police arrest CAC Pastor for raping daughter, abortion

Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, who disclosed this in a release on Tuesday, said the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Owode-Egbado division, Olabisi

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WAEC releases timetable for 2020 WASSCE exams

In a statement on Tuesday, Head of the Nigeria National Office of WAEC, Patrick Areghan, appealed to state governments and corporate organisations for

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Uzodinma lifts Covid-19 lockdown on markets in Imo state

Gov. Uzodinma said that the measure was taken to ensure that the economy of the state is not completely crippled and to make Imo people survive alongside

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Aduda protests absence of FCT nominee on Buhari’s list for eleven judges

Senator Aduda, who is also the Minority Whip while relying on Order 43 of the Senate Standing Rules objected to the absence of a nominee from the FCT.

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‘Malami scuttling Buhari’s anti-graft gains’ – Odekunle spits fire, Magu still detained

Odekunle in a statement on the intrigues surrounding Magu's invitation to face the Justice Ayo Salami presidential panel probing Magu pointed fingers at

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Nigerians, international students in United States risk deportation over Covid-19

The social distancing rule caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made many educational institutions across the globe switch to online learning.

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Five Chinese sailors kidnapped in Lagos waters

"The Chinese embassy in Nigeria has activated its emergency mechanism, requesting for Nigeria to take effective measures to search for the Chinese

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Magu invited to probe panel, not arrested – EFCC, DSS

"The EFCC's boss was neither arrested nor forced to honour the invitation. A member of a legal team from the EFCC is also with him on the Panel," EFCC said.

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NLC rejects fuel price increase, accuse PPPRA of defrauding Nigerians

"We demand that the Federal Government reverts to the old price of petroleum especially given the fact that price of crude oil in the international market

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Alleged scammer Hushpuppi, associate Woodbery extradited to US for trial

“Director of FBI expressed his thanks for the exceptional efforts (of Dubai Police) in fighting organised cyber crimes and arresting Hushpuppi and

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Abuja, Lagos airports resume flights on July 8, others July 11 – Aviation Minister

Abuja and Lagos airports had in the past one week been undergoing fumigation, test flights and reconfiguration in preparation for resumption of domestic

BUSINESS NEWS

‘Increase in transport fares not our fault’, –NURTW appeals to passengers

Speaking in an interview on Wednesday, Acting General Secretary of the NURTW, Kabiru Yau, said the vehicle owners rather than the workers union were

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Jobs fiasco: NASS right over hearing mode, Keyamo outburst a necessary evil by Sesugh Akume

"Were the dummy NASS members not emotional, and given to professionalism, they'd have calmly asked him to show them where the Constitution says committee

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Wearing facemask during exercise is harmful, WHO warns

WHO gave the warning on Wednesday in a twitter update tagged “Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public: Myth busters”.

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Buhari names FCT nominee as career ambassador-designate, sends list of 41 others

"I have the honour to forward for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Suleiman Sani as career Ambassador-designate for the FCT”, Buhari said in

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COVID 19: Release 74 prisoners qualified for amnesty -Falana tells FG

In three separate letters sent to the Interior minister, Falana said most of them were soldiers who were convicted and had served more than 75 per cent of

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Nigeria orders DSTV to suspend tariff hike, may enforce pay-per-view

The Acting Director General, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Armstrong Idachaba, while appearing before the Ad hoc committee on Tuesday said “I

BUSINESS NEWS

‘Don’t overburden taxpayers, widen tax net’, Senate President tells FIRS

"Let's expand the tax net and ensure that we have in the net many more Nigerians who are supposed to pay taxes, and you have our support at all times,"

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Senate suspends plenary in honour of late Lagos East Senator, Osinowo

Osinowo, who until his death represented Lagos East Senatorial District, first made his mark at the Lagos Civil Service and also at the Lagos State House

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‘Beware of fake NIS recruitment sites’- Immigration CG Babandede warns

A statement signed by NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, on Tuesday in Abuja, warned that fake sites announcing immigration recruitments are being

BUSINESS NEWS

BBC partners MTN to deliver free news on MyMTN App in Nigeria

"This partnership with MTN…is one of the ways in which the BBC is demonstrating its commitment to Nigeria and we are thrilled about this new engagement

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Buhari gets new Chief Personal Security Officer, nephew reposted

A presidential statement signed by Spokesman, Garba Shehu said "Musa’s appointment follows the redeployment of his predecessor, Commissioner of Police (CP)

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Buhari Extends Partial Lockdown, Domestic Flights, Interstate Movement Allowed

Domestic operations in the aviation sector is allowed in the new phase and interstate movement is allowed only outside curfew times, Chairman of the PTF on

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Burna Boy wins 2020 BET Award for Best International Act

Nigerian superstars Burna Boy and Wizkd went home with the Best International Act and BET HER Awards respectively at the prestigious 2020 BET awards.

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Buhari extends partial lockdown, domestic flights, interstate movement allowed

Domestic operations in the aviation sector is allowed in the new phase and interstate movement is allowed only outside curfew times, Chairman of the PTF on

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Atiku mourns late Hama Bachama, Homun Honest Stephen

Atiku who is also the Waziri of Adamawa prayed God to strengthen and comfort his immediate family, the entire Bachama community, the government and people

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Nigerian Army unleash special forces against bandits in Katsina

The Army Chief revealed that more men and ammunitions were being deployed in Katsina State to speed up the current operation against bandits.

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Ten million people affected with Coronavirus, 500k dead

NEWSMAN – The number of coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide rose to 10 million on Sunday, according to a tally collated by Johns Hopkins

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Sixty years since historic Lumumba speech launched Congo independence

Toppled from power, humiliated and tortured, Patrice Lumumba was executed by firing squad in a savannah 50 kilometres from Elisabethville (the current

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Elected opposition-leader forms first cabinet as Malawi President

 NEWSMAN, Lilongwe – Malawi’s newly-elected President Lazarus Chakwera on Monday named a partial cabinet as he began his first day in office

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Wole Soyinka Centre holds webinar on data journalism, Yemi Kale headlines event

Executive Director of the Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka in a statement emailed to The NEWSMAN said the event

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Ighalo maintains goal-per-start record, African players perform high

Apart from four goals in four starts, the on-loan forward, Ighalo, also scored once after coming off the bench for a total of five goals in 11 appearances.

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Wealthy men and the pen in Nigeria

Why Nigerian rich men don’t write books is still a question begging for answers, writes Hashim Yussuf Amao.

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‘Tinubu has not been dumped, remains APC leader’, Buhari blasts Fani-Kayode, critics

"To put the records straight: In the formation of this great party and given its leadership, President Buhari and Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who are

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Becoming the party we were intended to be by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

"With lawsuits so numerous one needed a spread sheet to keep track, President Buhari has reasonably decided that he has seen enough. I do not lament his

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‘I’m yet to decide on 2023 presidential ambition due to Covid-19’, Tinubu speaks on APC crisis

"At this extenuating moment with COVID-19 and its economic fallout hounding us, I cannot see as far into the distance as you. I have made no decision

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Abuja Airport reopens with robots guiding airline passengers, check temperatures

Journalists covering the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, were led on a dry run test from Lagos to Abuja, to witness firsthand the reopening of the

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VIDEO: NEC, Buhari dissolve APC National Working Committee, Buni chairs Caretaker Committee

NEWSMAN, Abuja – The President Muhammadu Buhari-backed National Working Committee chaired by Acting National Chairman, Victor Giadom that held the

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Buni Caretaker Committee to deliver new APC National Working Committee in six months

NEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari orders the withdrawal of all cases in court but a member of the dissolved Abiola Ajimobi-led NWC said

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‘Nigeria loses about $28bn annually to power shortages’- World Bank

“Getting access to electricity ranks as one of the major constraints for the private sector according to the 2020 Doing Business report. Hence, improving

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Why we must not disintegrate, President Buhari admonishes APC members

“What we see clearly emerging, is that we are beginning to self-destruct. This, my dear party members, is not just regrettable but

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Shocker: Buhari recognises Giadom faction of APC, will attend NEC meeting Thursday

President Buhari in a statement through his spokesman Garba Shehu on Thursday said "the law is on the side of Victor Giadom as Acting National Chairman",

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Covid-19: New report explains how Africa can expand digital economy, lower connectivity costs

“Kenya and Nigeria are in a better position than ever before to cope with – and contribute to – the digital revolution that COVID-19 has accelerated as

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Edo 2020: Obaseki gets greenlight to contest PDP primaries, Ogbeide-Ihama withdraws case

One of the counsels for the plaintiff, D. C. Denwigwe, (SAN) had upon court resumption of hearing in an oral application informed the court that the

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Fayemi, Amaechi fingered in APC crisis, attempts to take Giadom to Buhari fails

The leadership crisis in the APC had worsened on Tuesday last week when the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja upheld the suspension of the party’s National

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EPL: David Luiz agrees Arsenal contract extension

“David is a really important player for us,” Arsenal technical director Edu told the club website.

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‘D’Banj is not our youth ambassador’ – United Nations

In 2012, D’Banj’s publicists had claimed that the musician was the first Nigerian to be appointed a UN Youth Ambassador for Peace.

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VIDEO: Lance Corporal blasts Chief of Army Staff, Buratai, over incessant killings across Nigeria

The soldier said he was ready to face a court martial over his comments condemning the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Yusuf Buratai for his laxity

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Ghanaian President apologises to Buhari over demolition of embassy building, suspects arrested

President Nana Akufo-Addo also told President Muhammadu Buhari "some suspects had been arrested and will be arraigned in court", a statement by Nigeria's

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‘ECOWAS Court judgments not being implemented by member states’, President cries out

“The enforceability aspect of judgments has not been given to the court, it has been given to member states and member states have to have the political

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Onazi ready for Super Eagles return

NEWSMAN, Abuja – Prolific footballer and Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is hoping to get the chance to play for the three-time African champions. “I

BUSINESS NEWS

NIMASA working with NPA to secure anchorage areas over Deep Sea Project

NIMASA said the Secure Anchorage Area which has been a subject of debate amongst stakeholders would now be covered under the multi spectrum security

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Nigeria’s new polio-free status excites pro-Buhari group

“It is, therefore, necessary to not only celebrate with Nigerians this landmark achievement but to also commend President Muhammadu Buhari for leading the

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AfDB approves 88m Euros loan to Cameroon to finance COVID-19 response

NEWSMAN, Abidjan – The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank has approved a EUR 88 million loan to Cameroon as direct budget support to

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‘Policemen at APC headquarters to protect building, not seal it’, – Force PRO Mba

Force PRO DCP Frank Mba in a statement said "the presence of police personnel at the Secretariat is not to seal-up the Complex as has been reported in some

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Ohanaeze Ndigbo youths disown N50 billion lawsuit against Buhari, FG over nepotism in appointments

“Igbo Youths wish to state categorically that various Stakeholders was (sic) not Consulted and one of the signatories (Nwodo) is no longer incharge Of

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Buhari calls for caution on ECOWAS common currency

"President Buhari expressed concern over the decision of francophone countries that form the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) to replace

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Police arrest three brothers for impersonating Force public relations officer, Frank Mba

'The Ushie brothers were arrested for running a fake Frank Mba foundation and bank accounts with FCMB, defrauding Nigerians'- Force Public Relations

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‘No state in Nigeria free of Coronavirus’ – NCDC says

"No state in Nigeria is COVID-19 free and no country in the world can confidently claim to be COVID-19 free. It is a global pandemic and we can’t separate

NEWS

Ezekwesili loses mum to cancer – Spokesman

Mrs. Cecilia Nwayiaka Ujubuonu died in the arms and home of her daughter, Ezekwesili, in Abuja on Sunday night from cancer, a statement said.

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INVESTIGATION: Food shortage looms as Covid-19 threaten women farmers across Nigeria

“Already, we have incurred more than 70 per cent revenue loss due to COVID-19 pandemic and the lockdown has hindered movement and we couldn’t sell the

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Ize-Iyamu wins APC primaries in Edo with landslide, promises smooth campaigns

In an address after the announcement, Ize-Iyamu promised to work with other aspirants to ensure that the APC runs a smooth campaign ahead of the 2020

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Buhari meets APC governors over party crisis, factions

The meeting is aimed at resolving the crisis currently rocking the ruling party that has seen the factions emerge within the ruling party, The NEWSMAN learnt.

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‘APC Governors still united, despite party crisis’ – Lukman

"In the context of the current challenges facing the party leadership, progressive governors are all working for the quick resolutions of the crisis."-

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Nigerian diasporans, Ghanaian govt condemn attack on Nigeria diplomatic building

“We are petitioning the Foreign Affairs Committee, the Presidency in Nigeria, National Assembly and other relevant authorities in Nigeria, we need to act

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Gen. Otiki: Blow-by-blow account of his court martial, facts presented, intrigues

The Army Council is set to meet in September to determine the fate of the former General Officer Commandwe (GOC), 8 Division of the Nigerian Army in

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Confusion over actual amount of army money stolen by soldiers in Sokoto 8 Division, Judgment ready

Judgment on the case was set to be delivered on Monday night at 7pm by President of the General Court Martial, Lt. Gen. Lamidi Adeosun after a lengthy day

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Insecurity: NASS leadership to meet Buhari, lawmakers angry over killings

Senator Ali Ndume (APC – Borno South), in his contribution, lamented the inability of the Armed Forces to completely cripple insurgent activities in the

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257 persons convicted over financial crimes in Lagos, EFCC says more to come

The EFCC Lagos Zonal Head, Muhammed Rabo in a statement warned perpetrators of computer-related frauds to desist from the undisciplined acts.

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Military reintegrates 603 repentant Boko Haram fighters

Coordinator, Defence Media Operations (DMO), Maj.-Gen. John Enenche said that OPSC had admitted 893 ex-combatants for the programme out of which 280

BUSINESS NEWS

NASS passes N10.8trn revised budget for 2020

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, in his remarks after the budget was passed, charged Senate Committees to ensure strict oversight of projects

NEWS

Senate confirms Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court President, promises support for judiciary

Senate President Ahmad Lawan while congratulating the nominee on her confirmation, underscored the urgent need for reforms in the Judiciary.

NEWS

Senate confirms 42 career ambassadors-designate, adjourns till June 23

The Upper Chamber also confirmed the nomination of James Jiya John Kolo as Commissioner of the Federal Character Commission.

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‘Imo state in full control of contact tracing of Covid-19 active cases’, Iwu says

Prof. Iwu urged anyone that has the trace of infected persons or suspects to the coronavirus disease to report to the committee, emphasizing that the virus

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CBN waiver on guarantors excites SMEs across Nigeria

“This will give such people an opportunity to access the finance so the emphasis should be how genuine is their request and the capacity and cash flow of

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NLC alarmed over rape, wants harsh laws against sexual violence in Nigeria

The NLC president said according to a national survey sponsored by the United Nations Women (UNWomen) in 2014, one in four women in Nigeria had experienced

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Nigerian Senate reconsiders revised 2020 budget

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday disclosed that the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning had complied with the request of the

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ADB president Adesina braces for new probe on his tenure

"There has always been behind-the-scenes manoeuvering when there are elections for president of the AfDB, but to have a public controversy on this scale is

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ISWAP fighters kill 69 people in Borno

A community leader who asked not to be named said the attackers had mown down the 69 "men, and children" as they watched over their cattle at a watering

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Joshua, Fury ‘agree deal’ for all-British mega-bouts

No contracts have been signed yet, but Hearn expects WBA, IBF and WBO belt holder Joshua to face WBC champion Fury to determine the undisputed king of the

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Covid-19: Nobel winner Mukwege angrily quits DR Congo virus team

In a statement, Mukwege said there had been "weaknesses in organisation and clarity between the various teams in charge of the response to the pandemic in

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Burundians mourn shocking death of president Nkurunziza

Late President Nkurunziza who died on Tuesday was a sports teacher who became a leader in the ethnic Hutu rebellion during the country's 1993-2006 civil

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INEC set for bye-election in five senatorial districts, four assembly polls

INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu also urged RECs to get used to virtual meetings for future operations as technology had come to stay in the conduct of

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Karu names community townhall after Senator Aduda’s late mother

Community Leader, Dangana Jimiko while also reacting to allegations by a civil society organisation, Tracka.NG that Senator Philip Aduda had named the

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IGP, Kano govt accused of frustrating judgment on reopening sealed Tiamin rice factory

Tiamin Rice Limited and two others, who are owners of the rice factory, made the allegation in a fresh documents they filed against a motion by the IGP and

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Nigeria prosecutes ten pirates that attacked Chinese ship under new law

The prosecution of the pirates would be the first trial of bandits arrested in international waters under the Suppression of Piracy and Other Maritime

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Senate begins work on Food Reserve Agency bill to curb hunger

The Food Reserve Agency when established, would be responsible for storing food grains and other food commodities for strategic purposes.

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Nasarawa lifts Covid-19 ban on worship centres for two weeks

Imams and clergies have been mandated to ensure strict compliance to regulations put in place to enable the opening of worship centres.

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Nigerian Army kills 105 Boko Haram terrorists in Yobe, Commander tells Buratai

"Buratai while applauding the troops for their gallantry and resilience, also visited injured soldiers at the Field Ambulance Logistics Base 3, Damaturu,

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Late Abba Kyari buried at Gudu Cemetery in Abuja – See full pictures

Kyari died in Lagos after contacting the dreaded Corona virus disease while on a recent trip to Germany last month.

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Profile of Late Abba Kyari, Buhari’s beloved Chief of Staff

Kyari was an influential figure within the Buhari administration. During the administration's first term, he worked mainly behind the scenes to implement

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Abba Kyari dies, succumbs to ‘ravaging Covid-19’ – Presidency announces

"The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19, and had been receiving treatment. But he died on Friday, April 17, 2020," Presidential

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Nigerian Airforce Tucano fighter jet completes maiden flight in US

“This is an exciting milestone in the production of these A-29s for the Nigerian Air Force. The Jacksonville production line is active, and Embraer and

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Kano deputy governor, Gawuna tests negative to Covid-19 as committee members isolate

"We will continue to pray Allah's protection against COVID-19 every where in the world and for the quick recovery of all those infected he said", Gawuna said.

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‘Name kleptocrats in Buhari’s government or keep quiet’, presidency fires back at Ndume

"Should any individuals be found to be serving themselves and not the people, then it is right and proper to call them out. But this must be done on the

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Banky W, Ebuka feed poor during Covid-19 lockdown in Lekki

They collaborated on the initiative along with other residents through the Lekki Food Bank initiative to help those that are finding it difficult to live

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Gombe gets well-equipped Covid-19 isolation centre, Gov. Yahaya says health sector a priority

Chairman of the state Taskforce on covid-19, Professor Idris Mohammed described the facilities provided as state of the art and some of the best one can