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Ortom signs fiscal responsibility, three other bills

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday assented to bills to establish the Commission on Fiscal Responsibility as well as Council on Public Procurement. This, he said, is in fulfilment of his...

Fri Aug 7th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari congratulates newly elected NMA president, Ujah

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday felicitated Innocent Ujah on his election as President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA). “President Buhari believes the elected officers of...

Wed Aug 5th, 2020     Read More →

30 Nigerians stranded in Lebanon rescued, among 150 awaiting evacuation – NIDCOM

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Thirty Nigerians, who were trafficked and left stranded in Lebanon have been rescued, and are among a total of 150 victims awaiting evacuation to Nigeria. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission...

Tue Aug 4th, 2020     Read More →

One year after, concessionaires yet to take-over 19 silos

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• FG Loses N10.4b Yearly, Delay May Cause Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce One year after the 19 silo complexes...

Sun Aug 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria discharges 829 COVID-19 patients, highest number in 1 day

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 829 COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday. The NCDC in a tweet said the number was the highest in one day since the index case was reported...

Tue Jul 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000, death toll hits 858

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months. The NCDC, which made this...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Police confirm kidnap of Tito Group CEO in Benue

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The police command in Benue has said that unknown gunmen on Friday kidnapped a businessman, Chief Isaac Akinkumi, the CEO/MD Tito Group, at his Makurdi residence. This was contained in a statement...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →

Senate okays Debo Adesina, 39 others as ambassadors

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The Senate yesterday confirmed the appointment of The Guardian’s former editor, Mr. Debo Adesina and 39 others as non-career ambassadors-designate. The upper legislative chamber also...

Thu Jul 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate clears ex-Guardian editor, 39 others as ambassador-designate

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The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Debo Adesina, a former editor of The Guardian and 39 others non-career Ambassadors-designate nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari. It also...

Wed Jul 22nd, 2020     Read More →

FG intervenes in 37 bridges across Nigeria – Fashola

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The Federal Government says it has intervened in the maintenance and rehabilitation of 37 bridges across the country including the Third Mainland Bridge. Mr Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

National Assembly in credibility crisis as officials routinely stage walk-outs

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Credibility crisis continues to dog the heels of Nigeria’s National Assembly as government officials repeatedly stage walk-outs on its various committees probing activities of government...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

NCDC announces 653 new cases of COVID-19, total hits 36,107

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 653 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus rise to 35, 107. The NCDC made this known on its official...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

FG loses N10.4b yearly to stalled silos concession

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• Delay Threatens Dreams Of Averting Imminent Food Crisis • Hampers Concessionaires’ Access To CBN’s Credit Facility To Mop Farm Produce About N10.4b yearly concession fee...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 600 new cases, caseload increases to 35,454

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 600 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing total infections from the virus rise to 35,454 The NCDC made the announcement on its...

Sat Jul 18th, 2020     Read More →

602 former Boko Haram members swear oath of allegiance to Nigeria - DHQ

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The Defence Headquarters Thursday said a total number of 602 repentant Boko Haram members have sworn an Oath of Allegiance to Nigeria under the Operation Safe Corridor. Coordinator of Defence...

Thu Jul 16th, 2020     Read More →