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The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, refused to grant Abdulrasheed Maina, former Chairman, defunct Pension Reformed Taskforce Team (PRTT), a bail. Delivering a ruling, Justice Okon Abang, held that Maina’s application

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A Malaysian man Thursday won the country’s first legal challenge against Islamic laws banning gay sex, a victory hailed as “monumental progress” in combating persecution of the LGBT community. He was charged

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Alhaji Baba Maidala, Executive Chairman, Yobe Teaching Service Board, on Thursday said over 2,800 secondary school teachers in the state were promoted to the next grade levels from January 2020 to February

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OVER 27,500 applicants, out of which over 19,000 were female sat for the recently-concluded teachers' recruitment test exercise conducted by the Osun State Government. The post Osun teachers’ recruitment: 27,500 candidates sit

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Niger Command, says it has arrested eight suspected drug traffickers with 603.24 kilogrammes of illicit drugs in different parts of the state. The Acting Commander

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The President of the Senate, Alhaji Ahmed Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has been urged to activate the constitutional powers through the special intervention by

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THE Office of Education Quality Assurance, OEQA, Ministry of Education, Lagos State has commenced safe school clearance visits to public and private schools below tertiary level in the state to ensure they

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Bulgarians of all ages, some as young as 20, joined long queues at hospitals this weekend after low uptake on priority lists led the government to open up vaccinations to everyone. Fewer

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The FCT Mobile Court on Wednesday sealed off a hairdressing saloon inside Wuse Market, Abuja for violating COVID-19 guidelines and harbouring a man, who allegedly obstructed the enforcement of safety protocols. The

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A man accused of a triple murder in the US state of Oklahoma sliced one victim’s heart from her body and cooked it with potatoes to serve to other victims before attacking

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The new Commissioner of Police, posted to Sokoto State, Mr Kamaldeen Okunlola has resumed, becoming the 45th CP in the state. This is contained in a statement issued by ASP Sanusi Abubakar,

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Reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the maritimes sector, the number ships that sailed into the nation’s port (vessel call) fell by 6.6 per cent, year-on-year, (y/y) to

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THE Federal Government has started considering new options in delivering prepaid meters to 60 per cent of consumers still being exploited through estimated billing in Nigeria. The post FG considers new options

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has urged the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) to improve service delivery by ensuring that pilgrims get value for their money. He also

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WorldRemit backs CBN on new USD bank account opening process By Nkiruka NNorom MONEY MARKET WorldRemit, a cross-border digital payments service, has expressed support for directive of   the Central Bank of

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The Kwara Government has warned principals in public schools not to extort students during the registration of the upcoming West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) examination. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education and

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CRISIS ridden Oruku community, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State, witnessed yet another ugly incident yesterday when unknown gunmen killed the Vice-Chairman Oruku Caretaker Committee, Chief Samuel Ani. The post

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By Obas Esiedesa THE Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari has disclosed that Nigeria is presently losing about 200,000 barrels of crude oil daily to

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The South African Government says more than 10 billion rand (0.68 billion dollars) will be set aside to procure vaccine in an effort to eradicate the Coronavirus in the next two years.

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United Capital Plc, has recorded 61 per cent growth in Profit Before Tax, PBT to N7.95 billion for the year ended December 2020 from N4.95 billion in 2019. The post

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Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa, new Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said digitalisation would enable Nigerians to have access to information on EFCC operations. The post Nigerians to have access

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Chief Olisa Metu, former national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says his recent experience in detention has taught him a ‘great lesson’. Metuh made the disclosure when some PDP

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The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) has said that the Lagos Blue and Red rail lines will be operational by December 2022. The General Manager of the agency, Mrs Abimbola Akinajo,

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Mr Samuel Ani, another Community leader in the crisis-ridden Oruku Community in Nkanu Local Government of Enugu State, was on Wednesday, shot dead in the area by unidentified gunmen. The Police Command

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By Rotimi Ojomoyela  A yet to be identified young man from Aragba street Omuo Oke Ekiti has reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself. It could not be immediately ascertained why the young

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  The Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, says the institution is going to miss the unblemished services of one of its forerunners, Prof. Chioma Agomo, as she retires on

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The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr Zainab Ahmed, says the Finance Bill 2020, was designed to reduce import duties on some commodities, including vehicles. The minister stated this when

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By Bose Adelaja Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, on Wednesday, attributed indiscipline and carelessness on the part of many Lagos residents to the major cause of disasters in the State even

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…indigenes lament attendant hardship By Ikechukwu Odu RESIDENTS of the agrarian  community of Ogurugu, in Uzo-Uwani Local Government Area of Enugu State are lamenting the hardship they currently face following the collapse

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…says two of the bandits were shot By Festus Ahon  DELTA State Police Command, Wednesday night said it lost an officer during the bullion van attack at Ubulu-Okiti along the Benin/Asaba/Onitsha expressway,

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