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Borno screens passengers to contain COVID-19

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Borno State Government on Sunday began screening of travellers coming into the state through the landed borders as part of measures to prevent the spread of Coronavirus pandemic in the state. News...

Sun Mar 29th, 2020     Read More →

Gombe Government suspends N30,000 minimum wage, slashes political appointees salaries

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The Gombe State Government has suspended payment of the N30,000 minimum wage following dwindling finances due to the effect of coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Mr Manassah Jatau, the state...

Sat Mar 28th, 2020     Read More →

Death toll from Lassa fever outbreak hits 193

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Chikwe Ihekweazu The death toll from the Lassa fean outbreak of Lassa fever has risen to 173, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC said that this represents a Case...

Fri Mar 27th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari approves procedure for appointment of new Perm Secs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procedure for the appointment of new permanent secretaries to fill the existing vacancies in 16 states of the federation. In a statement signed by Mrs...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Buhari's chief of staff Abba Kyari tests positive for coronavirus

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The Chief of Staff of the Nigerian president, Abba Kyari, has tested positive for coronavirus, multiple sources said on Tuesday. Kyari, a close ally to President Muhammadu Buhari, was away in...

Tue Mar 24th, 2020     Read More →

Gombe govt. plants 650, 000 tree seedlings to combat desertification

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The Gombe State Government says it has so far planted over 650, 000 tree seedlings across the state to combat desertification. Dr Hussaina Goje, the Commissioner for Environment and Forest...

Sun Mar 22nd, 2020     Read More →

NYCN impeaches 8 officers over alleged misconduct

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Kindly Share This Story: By Olamide Ogunjimi The National Executive Council, NEC, of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has suspended eight of its executive members for allegedly being...

Sat Mar 7th, 2020     Read More →

Iconic jurists speak... ‘Even those in the grave’

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It was the doubt over the January 14 judgment that prompted Chief Emeka Ihedioha, and his party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to seek a review, which was equally dismissed last...

Sat Mar 7th, 2020     Read More →

DPR enforces safety standards for downstream operations

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has stated that effective from 1st of September, 2020, it will begin the strict enforcement of its Minimum Industry Safety Training for Downstream...

Wed Mar 4th, 2020     Read More →

‘Federal government is not doing enough for Barite exploration’

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Stakeholders in the mining sector have said the Federal Government is not put in place enough policies and strategies for the exploration of Barite in Nigeria.They said since its discovery in...

Fri Feb 28th, 2020     Read More →

Trump says stock markets will crash if he loses election

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the U.S. stock market will crash if he loses the election this year. During a trip to India, Trump told business leaders stocks will jump higher if he...

Tue Feb 25th, 2020     Read More →

FERMA assures constant maintenance of Nigeria roads

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[FILES] (FERMA) has assured Nigerians of the constant maintenance of 36,000 Kilometers of Federal highways across the country. Photo: TWITTER/FEDROADSNGThe Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA)...

Sun Feb 23rd, 2020     Read More →

Senate moves to establish agency for repentant Boko Haram members

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The Senate wants to establish a rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration agency that would see to the repentant insurgents in the country. This was disclosed on Thursday in a bill,...

Thu Feb 20th, 2020     Read More →

Transport ministry seeks approval to rehabilitate Port Harcourt to Maiduguri railway

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The Ministry of Transportation is seeking President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval for the rehabilitation of the Portharcourt – Maiduguri narrow gauge. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →

Dortmund teen Haaland goes head-to-head with PSG star Mbappe

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At just 21, Kylian Mbappe is already a World Cup winner while at only 19, Erling Braut Haaland has emerged as a rising fast-star this season. As Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi approach the end...

Mon Feb 17th, 2020     Read More →