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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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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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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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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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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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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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‘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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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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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

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‘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

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‘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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Why always Wike?

"Where many PDP governors will duck, Wike will raise his head and when he talks he speaks conviction and logic. For instance, he was the only governor that

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‘We’ve resolved maltreatment of Nigerians with Chinese officials’, Gbajabiamila

"I’m glad the matter of maltreatment of Nigerians in China has been sorted out between both countries", Gbajabiamila said in a social media post after the

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COVID-19: FCTA releases new guidelines on cessation of movement in the FCT – Minister Bello

"Mobile courts will now be activated to try all violators of the directive on the cessation of movement across the FCT."

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COVID-19: Why Trump’s dig on WHO’s purse makes sense

By Senator Iroegbu The United States President, Donald Trump’s decision to cut WHO to size was nothing but international politics at its best. It is also a

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Nigerian Airforce engineers manufacture ventilators, Air Chief inspects products

NEWSMAN, Abuja – Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar on Wednesday at the Airforce Base in Kaduna state inspected 2 prototype

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Buhari holds teleconference meeting with Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19

PHOTONEWS: President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held a teleconference with the Federal Government’s Presidential Task Force on #Covid19 chaired by

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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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‘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

BUSINESS NEWS

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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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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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,

BUSINESS NEWS

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

BUSINESS

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