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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 →

Buhari names rail stations after Saraki, Soyinka, Tinubu, others

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the naming of some railway stations along the Lagos-Ibadan and Itakpe/Ajaokuta/Aladja/Warri corridors after some citizens. Minister of...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerians pay N47.6b in four months for petrol ‘subsidy’

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Government, in March this year, announced total deregulation of petrol across the country, but Nigerians still pay average of N11.9 billion every month to ensure the uniform price of fuel across...

Mon Jul 27th, 2020     Read More →

Papa AbdulRasaq’s passing, end of an era — Tinubu

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The All Progressives Congress’ National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has described the death yesterday of the first lawyer in Northern Nigeria, Alhaji AbdulGaniy Folorunsho AbdulRasaq, as...

Sun Jul 26th, 2020     Read More →

Blame your leaders for the menace

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Sir: One will be amazed at the level of development that has greeted the Niger Delta in spite of enormous national resources that had been injected into the section year in year out. It becomes...

Sun Jul 26th, 2020     Read More →

Rain of tributes as AGF goes home

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The death of Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq, SAN, (OFR) has been described as a colossal loss not only to the family but also to the nation at large. The legal icon passed on in the...

Sun Jul 26th, 2020     Read More →

Worry over multiple security checkpoints

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The numerous checkpoints and roadblocks on the highways and roads across the country by security agencies, including the Police, Customs, military and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), have...

Sat Jul 25th, 2020     Read More →

Former council chair jailed 31 years for N97m fraud

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…Fraudster Bags 20 Years The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe, has secured the conviction of Samuel Bulus Adamu before Justice N. I. Afolabi of Federal High Court,...

Sat Jul 25th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Kwara Government cancels Eid-el-Kabir, vigil prayers

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The Kwara Government on Friday cancelled the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir or Sallah prayer, ahead of the July 31 festivities. Kwara Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19,...

Fri Jul 24th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll rises to 813 as total infections hits 38,344- NDDC

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NCDC PHOTO: Twitter Data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control (NCDC) showed the number of deaths from COVID-19 rose to 813, with 38,344 infections. The NCDC made this known on its...

Thu Jul 23rd, 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 →

AbdulRazaq visits, sympathises with NTA Ilorin over fire incident

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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has sympathised with the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) over the fire that gutted some sections of its Ilorin area office late Tuesday night. The governor,...

Wed Jul 22nd, 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 →

Customs set ablaze N12m worth of expired seized goods in Kwara

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Nigeria Customs Service PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Customs Service, Kwara Area Command has burnt over N12 million worth of seized contraband goods. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that...

Tue Jul 21st, 2020     Read More →

FG to save $300m from barite importation – Minister

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The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says the Federal Government will soon ban the importation of barite to help the country save foreign exchange for other useful...

Sun Jul 19th, 2020     Read More →