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Police rescue four kidnapped corps members, one passenger in Zamfara

Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba gave the names of the rescued corps members as Oladehin Paul, Ojo Temitope, Ojewale Elizabeth and Adenigbuyan

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Oil price fall, Lawan seeks urgent diversification of Nigerian economy

"We have a challenge of oil price that is not good right now, but what about countries without oil? There are countries that do not have oil and yet they

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‘I stand with Oshiomhole’, angry Tinubu tackles 2023 opponents on “illegal” NEC meeting

“While Corona has been presently contained in Nigeria, we must be alert to another sickness that seems rampant within a certain segment of society. That

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2023: A DIFFERENT FORM OF AILMENT by Asiwaju Bola Tinubu

Full text of Tinubu’s position on APC crisis released on Sunday.

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Buhari warns Kwankwaso, denies involvement in Sanusi’s dethronement

"The President does not have a history of intervening in the affairs of any state in the country, unless the issue at hand is of national consequence. On

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Kaduna names Sanusi as Chancellor of state varsity, KASU

“Malam Nasir El-Rufai welcomes with gratitude the consent of His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi to serve as Chancellor of KASU and as Vice-Chairman of the board

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PRESS STATEMENT BY THE LEGAL TEAM OF MALLAM MUHAMMADU SANUSI, II, CON ON HIS ILLEGAL DETHRONEMENT, DEPORTATION AND BANISHMENT TO NASSARAWA STATE BY THE KANO STATE GOVERNMENT

This action is our view is illegal and unconstitutional. The Kano State Emirate Council Law which was recently enacted by the Government of Kano State

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Bashir Jamoh takes over as NIMASA DG, promises maritime growth

Jamoh, who is the immediate past Executive Director, Finance and Administration, at the Agency, lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for believing in merit,

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Nigerian companies to get new lease of life as Senate amends CAMA Act

The bill will address the "seeming stagnancy and primitive methods of doing business in Nigeria, essentially to meet up with the present international best

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Buhari writes Senate, seeks amendment of new Finance Act

The President in his letter, explained that the request for amendment is aimed at clarifying the administrative date for the increase in Value Added Tax

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Dethroned Emir Sanusi relocated to Awe, LG chairman’s 2-bedroom now his new home

The Awe local government chairman was asked to make his house available for the newly deposed emir to be housed therein while other issues were being

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Deposed Kano emir Sanusi arrives, begins new life in Loko town

Traditional ruler of Loko, Alhaji Abubakar Ahmed Sabo who confirmed the development said Sanusi arrived his palace “around 3 a.m. on March 10″.

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Uneducated Nigerian pilgrims risk exposure to Coronavirus, Hajj group says

IHR said NAHCON needs to ensure that such programmes encompass ‘how to prevent coronavirus’ and educate the pilgrims on the dos and don’ts of the disease.

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Okonjo-Iweala appointed by Ramaphosa to advise South Africa on economy, recession

The pictures showed Okonjo-Iweala with other members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council in Pretoria after a meeting Saturday. The new decision

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Industrialist, Ezeude wins 2020 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Award for Beloxxi Biscuits

"The EY Entrepreneur Award 2020 West Africa that I won is dedicated to the very, very young Nigerians that I have the rarest opportunity to lead since

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Nigerian journalists celebrate women in media on international womens day

NEWSMAN, Abuja – Nigerian journalists on Friday gathered in the country’s capital Abuja to celebrate women in the media. Below are some photos of the

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Nigerian military has capacity to crush Boko Haram, Pro-Buhari group says

Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) in a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi Akinsiju and Secretary Cassidy Madueke said the troops proved that the Nigeria

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How Lawan passed $22.79bn loan despite senators opposition, ‘We won’t allow funds diversion’, SP says

Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnanya Abaribe and other lawmakers were flabbergasted that project details of the loan request were not attached to the report

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Abiodun Adeniyi becomes Professor of Mass Communication at Baze University

Adeniyi's promotion along with five others was announced by Baze university in a statement in Abuja. It followed rigorous internal and external assessments.

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Buhari to Nigerians: ‘Don’t panic over Coronavirus, we are in control’

"President Buhari urges Nigerians not to panic about the news of this first case of Covid-19 in our country, as undue alarm would do us more harm than good."

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Nigeria’s first Corona virus case recorded, Italian carrier ‘stable’

Officials announced that they were "working to identify all the contacts of the patient, since he arrived in Nigeria" for diagnosis and isolation, if the

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Ruining the legacy of the Nigerian judiciary: A case study of the recent agitation of the decisions of the Supreme Court in pre-election and election by Kayode Ajulo, PhD

In the entire gamut of the Nigerian law, it is not provided anywhere that the Supreme Court can review its decision but rather correct mistake under the

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Business mogul, Ezeude distributes free books and Beloxxi biscuits to Anambra school

Speaking on behalf of the school authorities and the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha, Rev. Father Paschal described the gesture as "simply overwhelming"

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Bwari communities hail Buhari over anti-flood and road rehabilitation projects

The residents commended the government at the commissioning of the gully erosion and road rehabilitation works at Dutse Sagwari Layout, Bwari Area Council

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Bayelsa Governor Diri defeats APC, Lyon as Supreme Court dismisses case review

Justice Amina Augie who read the lead judgment said the application lacks merit, adding that the decisions of the court are final and cannot be reviewed.

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Mexico returns ancient Ife bronze sculpture to Nigeria

"Specialists from the National Institute of Anthropology and History determined that it was a piece of Yoruba origin," a Mexican official said.

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APC reconciliation committee asks aggrieved members to submit memoranda

"Aggrieved party members should state the particulars of the grievance or complaint, the states concerned and remedy being sought," the Committee said in a

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Metuh goes to jail, ex-PDP spokesman jailed for 7yrs

“He should have been sober and resolved the matter in order to ensure the matter is not brought to court but instead, he became hardened and joined issues

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Kaduna Speaker Shagali resigns amidst threats of impeachment

The resignation came amid alleged plans by some members of the assembly to impeach him over issues that were undisclosed.

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Abuja city authorities ban VIO from checking vehicles between 5am – 10am

Chairman of the FCT Ministerial Task team on Traffic Management, Ikharo Attah, gave the directive in a statement on Monday in Abuja.

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Nigerian Army wants international NGO’s to operate with caution in northeast

“To the terrorists, everything is a target, they don’t know what it is to even attack you as a group that is concerned and responsible for their

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How furious Fury knocked off wild Wilder to reclaim WBC belts

Fury knocked down Wilder twice, drawing blood from him en route to the referee stopping the fight in the seventh round when Wilder’s corner threw in the towel.

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Nigeria begins work on bill to ban plastic over environmental pollution

NIMASA DG, Dakuku Peterside said the event was organised to raise public awareness about the deleterious effects of marine pollution and chart a national

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Pay ground rents or lose your Certificate of Occupancy, FCT minister tells residents

“We have carried out several public enlightenments to sensitize and create awareness on the need for property owners to come forward and settle their

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Senate confirms Musa Nuhu as NCAA Director General

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Captain Musa Shuaibu Nuhu as Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

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Gov. Wike dares Oshiomhole over Bayelsa judgment, seeks Buhari’s intervention

"The Federal Government should warn Oshiomhole to stop making remarks that will destabilise Nigeria," the Rivers governor said.

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NYSC Corps Members visit Buhari over pay increase, thanks president

President Buhari, who praised General Yakubu Gowon for the initiative, said: “Whenever I meet General Gowon up till today, I thank him for initiating the NYSC."

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Nigeria slashes visa fee to $160 for US citizens in reciprocity

The new policy came a day after President Muhammadu Buhari launched the Nigeria Visa Policy 2020 which, among others, increased the country’s visa classes

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Nigerians paying for darkness instead of light, we’ll revisit power privatisation – Lawan

“I think the privatisation has not worked. It has failed because the essence of privatisation is to create efficiency,” Lawan told the manufacturers'

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Gov. Uzodinma begins payment of N30,000 to Imo workers

"Consequential adjustments on other levels will be implemented as soon as the ongoing Government-Labour negotiations are concluded,'' Gov Hope also added.

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Senate confirms NASS service commision, NCC officials

The confirmation of the nominees was sequel to the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service.

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Ihedioha files case at Supreme Court for review of Imo judgment

"I can confirm to you that His Excecllecy, Emeka Ihedioha has officially approached the Supreme Court for Review," Akwarandu told NEWSMAN.

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Senate fumes over MDA’s failure to defend Buhari’s $29bn loan

The Senate on Wednesday gave a two-week marching order to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government to appear before the Senate Committee on Local

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Malawi’s highest court sacks President Mutharika, orders rerun

The judges, who arrived in court in the capital, Lilongwe, under military escort, upheld the complaint by the opposition on Monday.

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British journalists walk out, protest selective media briefing by govt. officials

When others whose names were not on the list arrived, they were told to leave, according to the accounts of several journalists who were there. All the

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Bombs have reduced but deaths have increased, SDP tells Buhari

National Secretary of the SDP, Shehu Gabam in a chat on the state of the nation insisted that the insecurity across the country has not allowed investors

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Britain quits European Union as EU chiefs hail ‘new dawn for Europe’

Britain's 47-year membership of the bloc will end on the stroke of 2300 GMT -- midnight Brussels time, three and a half years after a shock referendum vote

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Senate tells Buhari to obey judgment on appointment of FCT natives as Minister

“Senate notes the ruling of the Court of Appeal Abuja in respect of appointment of a Minister from the Federal Capital Territory and refer same to the

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Gunshots, tension envelope Abuja Municipal as councillors suspend Adamu Candido, AMAC Chairman

Confusion enveloped the area immediately after the legislators announced the decision to suspend Candido, with workers and other people running

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Soldiers arrest Daily Trust correspondent in Borno, invades press centre

The soldiers – one in uniform carrying assault rifle (AK 47) and two others in plain clothes handcuffed Omirin and dragged in into a waiting Ford Focus

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Stop using social media to pull down leaders, Omo-Agege tells Nigerian youths

Nigerian youths have been advised to use the social media to effect leadership change in the society rather than the practice of pulling down their leaders

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Senate confirms new CBN Deputy Governor, Hajj commission officials

The Senate on Thursday confirmed nominees appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve on the board of the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria

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Jonathan visit Buhari again

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday paid a private visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock presidential villa in Abuja where he was

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Re-elected Akwa Ibom Senator, Chris Ekpenyong sworn in

Senator Christopher Ekpenyong has been officially sworn-in as the lawmaker representing Akwa Ibom North Senatorial District. President of the Senate, Ahmed

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Senator Abaribe’s call on President Buhari to resign is foolish – Presidency

"If a leader like President Buhari needs to resign, there are millions of other Nigerians who need to resign, including Senator Abaribe..." Presidency statement

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Senate warns Boko haram promoting anti-Plateau state rhetoric to cause war, condemns killings

The Senate in its resolution urged the federal government to take additional steps to secure Nigerian citizens and in particular, those of Plateau origin.

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Abuja court dismisses charges against Omo-Agege over foreign criminal conviction

The judge held that the suit was a mere waste of the court’s time as there was no evidence that Omo-Agege was ever convicted by any court of law nor was he

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Doguwa retains seat as House Leader, Gbajabiamila announces at plenary

Speaker Gbajabiamila said the announcement of Doguwa as House Majority Leader was the unanimous decision of the APC caucus in the House of Representatives.

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Resign now over insecurity in Nigeria, Senator Abaribe tells Buhari

The opposition leader in the Senate said the incessant killing of Nigerians has reached an unbearable proportion.

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Buhari wants NDDC board reconstituted, writes Senate

According to the letter, the earlier Board duly confirmed by the Senate will be put on hold to allow the Interim Management Team carry out a forensic audit

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Mainone holds West Africa gathering on cloud computing in Lagos

Featuring over 10 speakers from global tech companies and West African Corporate organizations, #NerdsUnite2020 is designed to facilitate discussions on

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Buhari seeks Senate confirmation for CBN Deputy Gov, NCC Chairman, NCAA DG nominees

Both requests were contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and dated January 16, 2020 and December 24, 2019.

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Days after his defeat, former Kano federal lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin enjoys swing at home

Following the loss of his federal constituency seat which he has attributed to a gang up by some APC leaders against him, former federal lawmaker

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VIDEO: Court drama as husband killer, Maryam Sanda bursts into tears over death sentence on her

Sentenced husband killer, Maryam Sanda on Monday wailed endlessly inside the dock at the FCT High Court in Abuja where the judge ruled that she be hung

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Husband killer Maryam Sanda to die by hanging, court says

Sanda fled the dock immediately the judge convicted her. However, court officials and prisons officials dragged her back into the dock.

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US Basketball legend Kobe Bryant, four others killed in chopper crash

Bryant was allegedly traveling in his own private helicopter when it crashed. Four other people were killed.

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Buhari orders air raids, bombing of bandits in Niger, Kaduna, Zamfara forests

The presidency said in line with the directive, the Nigerian Air Force is setting up refueling facilities at Minna, Niger State to support the aircraft

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How to make the best of tomato farming in Nigeria

Tomato farming is very lucrative. In this video, this firm shows you how to boost your production and market the product across Nigeria.

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Abuja’s only Arts & Craft Village dilapidates under lock as artists lament losses

The village was locked up by National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) on the allegation that it harboured criminals but artists deny the allegations

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‘How I will deliver on economic reforms for growth of Imo’, Gov. Uzodinma explains

“All those policies have been well-articulated; researched upon; and by the grace of God, if accomplished, will take us to the next level," Gov. Uzodinma said.

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APC candidate wins House of Reps seat in Cross Rivers rerun

The APC candidate got 29,716 votes to defeat his closest opponent, John Lebo of the Peoples Democratic Party, who secured 26,039 votes.

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How soldiers, navy forcefully evicted Tarkwa Bay island residents in Lagos

Residents of Tarkwa Bay in Lagos have lost their homes and are now destitute after their forceful eviction by the Nigerian military on the orders of the

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Chinese parents abandon kids with fever at airport over Corona virus

A couple in China has left their two young children behind at the Nanjing Lukou International Airport, China, after their son who had a fever was banned

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Yakassai, Utomi host northern-southern leaders meeting on Nigeria at 60

Some eminent Nigerian leaders from across the nation on Friday held a closed door meeting in Lagos on the need to preserve continued unity and peaceful

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Court remands Adoke in EFCC custody over Malabu deal

An FCT High Court on Thursday ordered that former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke be remanded in EFCC custody pending a bail

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Amotekun to have legal backing as FG, Southwest states reach amicable settlement

"Necessary legal instruments will be put in place by each of the States to give legal backing to the initiative (Amotekun)", the federal government said.

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Present evidence of your acquittal from US courts, CSO’s tell Omo-Agege

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Youth Groups in the country have challenged the Deputy President of Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege to present

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How to detect, protect yourself from Corona Virus – Nigerian government tells citizens

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians to protect themselves against the new Chinese coronavirus disease. First identified by

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ACF condemns execution of Pastor Andimi, want Boko haram crushed

Northern socio-political group, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on Thursday condemned the gruesome execution by Boko Haram terrorists of Reverend Lawan

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Gov. Uzodinma attends first NEC meeting as Osinbanjo presides

Newly sworn-in Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma on Thursday attended his first National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the presidential villa in

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Tinubu speaks on Amotekun, berates AGF Malami

…To meet with Governors of South West region …Says Nigeria not at risk with the Yoruba Security Outfit – Press Statement: There is urgent need for

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Self Defense Is International Human Rights, Guaranteed By Article 51 of the UN Charter – Atiku

"What I counsel is that the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary must wake up and smell the coffee. When they do, they will realize that people who have

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Abuja natives mourn death of another former Bwari Council chairman, Isa Dara in London

Former Chairman of Bwari Area Council and a 2015 House of Representatives candidate of AMAC/Bwari Federal Constituency under the All Progressives Congress

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Insecurity: Atiku Supports Amotekun, State And Zonal Policing To Complement Federal Police

PRESS RELEASE As enshrined in the Nigerian constitution, the primary responsibility of government, at any level, is the protection of lives and property of

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ADVERT: Beloxxi Cream Crackers…the biscuits of Nigeria

Visit wwww.beloxxigroup.com for more on the best cream cracker biscuits maker in Nigeria.

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Photospeak: Pro-Ihedioha protests rock Owerri, Imo state over Supreme Court judgment

Peaceful protests rock the streets of Owerri, Imo state capital on Sunday demanding justice on recent Supreme Court Judgment between Emeka Ihedioha and

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Afreximbank supports African firm with $190m to acquire textile maker, Vlisco

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) on Friday in Kigali signed a term sheet with Made In Africa Inc. (MIA) to provide the company with a

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Revelations from NDDC justify Buhari’s Decision on forensic audit – BMO statement

Revelations from the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) are a clear justification of President Muhammadu

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Nigerian Airforce gets two new helicopters to boost war against terrorism

The Nigerian Airforce has taken delivery of two fighter helicopters to boost the ongoing fight against insurgency and banditry in the country. Chief of Air

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Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua presents belts to President Buhari

World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua on Saturday in London, United Kingdom presented the recent belts that he defended in the heavyweight

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Fifty years on, Nigeria struggles with memory of Biafra war

While in the rest of Africa's most populous nation many know little about the history of Biafra, in the former capital of the self-proclaimed state at

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Maritime key to boosting Nigeria’s economy into top 20 countries globally – Dangote

President of Dangote Group of Companies, Aliko Dangote has identified the maritime industry as a key element in the efforts to re-stimulate the Nigerian

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Nigerian security forces rescue aid workers from Boko Haram militants

The aid workers working for international organizations were abducted by Boko Haram militants in December 2019.

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Ihedioha’s photo taken at funeral of late Commissioner, not after Supreme Court Judgment – Aide

"It is therefore wrong to assert that the picture was taken on the Day of the Supreme Court Judgment. The public should please take note for clarity sake."

Nigerian companies to get new lease of life as Senate amends CAMA Act

The bill will address the "seeming stagnancy and primitive methods of doing business in Nigeria, essentially to meet up with the present international best

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STATEMENT FROM HIS EXCELLENCY, RT. HON. EMEKA IHEDIOHA, CON, ON THE SUPREME COURT RULING ON IMO STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION OF THE MARCH 9, 2019.

It is incontrovertible that we ran a good race, fought tough battles, (including, principalities and powers)and governed the state well, with the fear of

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Edo poultry farmers boosted with 125,000 birds by Obaseki government

The new figures are an improvement from the earlier reports that off-takers bought off 60,000 birds from beneficiaries of the scheme.

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Rugby to be featured in national sports festival, Edo 2020

Rugby is set to return to the National Sports Festival 2020 after a ten year absence having missed out in the last three editions held in Lagos, Rivers and

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United Kingdom announces new visa rules ahead of EU exit on Jan. 31

The United Kingdom has announced a new fast-track visa scheme for top scientists, researchers and mathematicians as it prepares a new immigration system

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