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NIS recruitment scam: Absence of judge stalls trial of ex-Minister, Abba Moro

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The absence of Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, stalled the trial continuation of former Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, and others. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Troops apprehend scores of bandits, other criminals in North West, North Central

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Troops of Operation ‘Hadarin Daji’ have continued to hit bandits, kidnappers, cattle rustlers and other criminals across the North West and North Central zones of the country. The...

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Troops dismantle illegal refineries, arrest oil thieves, others in S/South

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The troops of ‘Operation Delta Safe’ have recorded significant successes in the fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism and oil bunkering in the last one week. The...

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Banks in panic update of servers

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About two weeks after Anonymous, a network of global hacktivists launched an aggressive campaign in Nigeria, commercial banks have begun panic update of their server. x The banks, The Guardian...

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Covid-19 palliatives: CACOVID, humanitarian ministry and the states

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{FILES] People carry bags of food on their heads during a mass looting of a warehouse that have COVID-19 food palliatives that were not given during lockdown to relieve people of hunger, in...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

NCC remits N344.71bn into FG’s Consolidated Revenue Fund in 5 years

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), says it remitted N344.71 billion into the Federal Government’s Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF) in the last five years. NCC Executive Vice...

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Police personnel in Oyo decry non-payment of Ondo election allowance

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Some Police officers in Oyo State deployed for the Oct. 10 Ondo State governorship election have decried non-payment of their allowances, 19 days after the poll. The officers who spoke on...

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Confusion, conflicting interests trail Cross River North PDP Senatorial primary

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Ahead of October 31 earlier scheduled for the Cross River North Senatorial bye-election (before the indefinite postponement occasioned by the #ENDSARS protests), the Independent National Electoral...

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FG, stakeholders discuss policies to tackle cybercrimes

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The Federal Government and stakeholders in the financial technology (FinTech) sector are currently seeking a sustainable policy to tackle incidents of cybercrimes in Nigeria, as damages due to...

Thu Oct 29th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria now generates 13,000mw of power, says Minister

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The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has said that the Nigeria’s installed grid power generation capacity has grown from 8,000mw to 13,000mw under the leadership of President Muhammadu...

Wed Oct 28th, 2020     Read More →

Why Nigeria can't run 100% e-learning - NUC

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The National Universities Commission (NUC) has restated its position on e-learning in Nigeria, noting that the country cannot operate 100 percent e-learning in view of challenges of...

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Buhari inaugurates 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem

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President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem and Appeal Fund with an appealed to Nigerians to desist from actions and comments that could jeopardise the unity...

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FG seeks support of lawmakers in tackling fake news

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The Federal Government has solicited the support of the National Assembly in formulating a national policy on use of social media to control fake news and misinformation. The Minister of...

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Waiting for the InfraCo revolution in Nigeria

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Broadband has become a key priority of the 21st Century, and its transformative power is fast becoming an enabler for economic and social growth. This makes it an essential tool for empowering...

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The building blocks of nationhood: A blueprint for new Nigeria

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[FILE PHOTO] Tunde Bakare When our nation attained independence on October 1, 1960, it was with fervent faith in the possibilities of a great nation that our founding fathers lowered the British...

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