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Twitter said Monday it will start labeling misleading tweets about Covid-19 vaccines and boot users who persist in spreading such misinformation. The one-to-many messaging service introduced a “strike system” that will gradually

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US President Joe Biden’s administration is preparing to impose sanctions on Russia for the poisoning and imprisonment of Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, CNN reported Monday. Citing two administration officials, CNN wrote that

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The Jigawa Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Monday,  pledged to continue to protect the lives and property of people in the state. The command’s Spokesperson, Mr

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Facebook will start showing news content from numerous German publishers and media outlets on a dedicated part of its site from May, the social media giant announced on Monday. “We’re going to

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In spite of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, SEPLAT Petroleum Development Company Plc, listed on both the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) and the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has maintained its dividend

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The Kano State Hisbah Board has arrested two men suspected of sending pornographic materials to a married woman. A statement issued by the board’s spokesman, Lawan Ibrahim on Monday in Kano, said

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By Arize Nwobu The primary functions of central banks are formulating and implementing monetary policy, regulating and supervising the banking and financial system, managing foreign reserve and ensuring financial market stability, determining

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A combined team of security operatives has neutralised eight suspected bandits in Safana Local Government Area of Katsina State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),  SP Gambo Isah, made this disclosure in

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has called on members of the public to ignore an advert on WhatsApp purportedly seeking to enlist young Nigerians into the anti-graft agency. EFCC’s Head,

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ECONOMY  By Innocent Anaba A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has dismissed an application seeking leave of court to appeal a February 11, 2020, judgment which granted First City Monument Bank,

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There was tension on Monday as a vehicle conveying ten members of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) in the convoy of the Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed was involved in a road

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THE Muhammadu Buhari administration is set to dispose of no less than 36 federal properties. The main purpose of this is to raise funds between January and November this year to finance

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By Yinka Odumakin HOW fast a country can degenerate into a failed republic is presently playing out in a Nigeria that is tottering towards the edge, unhinged in the hands of leaders

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By Chinedu Adonu Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-East zone on Monday urged Sen, Smart Adeyemi to immediately apologize to the governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu over his unguided verbal attack.

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Lagos State governor, Saturday, commissioned the refurbished Ajeromi Ifelodun council secretariat and legislative building which was looted and razed by hoodlums during the EndSARS protest. The event was also used to lay

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*The first part of this piece published last week explained the historical significance of how the force of language brought different Arabs together. By Patrick Dele Cole MOHAMMED had found the two

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The Federal Government on Monday set up the committee on enrolment of “Newly Recruited Civil Servants” on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS). Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil

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By Eric Teniola This is the concluding part of this piece. The second instalment, last week,  focused on countries that organised referendums to produce constitutions THE Minister of Foreign Affairs, Major General

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The governorship candidate of Alliance for Democracy (AD) in 2019 in Oyo State, Oyedele Alao, has raised an alarm that the state government under Mr Seyi Makinde will lose the N76b World

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The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has assured motorists that there is enough Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in the country, urging them to stop panic buying.

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Local investors continued their dominance in the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in January, injecting N184.94 billion on equities during the month. The post Stock Market: Local investors dominate transactions

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A Mobile court in Benin, Edo, on Monday, sentenced 32 people to community services for not wearing face masks. Edo government has made it mandatory for residents to wear face masks and

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One in four of the world’s population will suffer from hearing problems by 2050, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday, calling for extra investment in prevention and treatment. The first-ever global report

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The Police Command in Osun on Monday announced the arrest of a seven-man armed robbery gang terrorising Osogbo and its environs. The Osun Commissioner of Police (CP), Mr Olawale Olokode, while parading

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By Abdulmumin Murtala The Federal Government has concluded plans to build over 600 Housing units for Internally Displaced Persons in Kano, as Kano State already set aside 20,000 hectares of Land for

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FIFA have asked three candidates to back South Africa’s Patrice Motsepe in the upcoming Confederation of African Football (CAF) presidential election, a source close to one of the candidates told AFP. The

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By Ozioruva Aliu BENIN CITY – TRIBUTES have continued to pour the way of late member of the defunct Bendel State House of Assembly in the 2nd Republic, Alhaji Aliu Omokide who

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By Ikechukwu Nnochiri – Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to pay N50million to a businessman, Babatunde Morakinyo, as exemplary damages.

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja As Nigeria today (Tuesday) takes delivery of nearly four million doses of Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, Senate President, Ahmad Lawan and House Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila have been scheduled

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By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja Disturbed by the increasing wave of attacks on schools and the consequent abductions of students, the Federal Government has charged the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps

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