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We've asked banks to resume fully - PTF

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The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF)on Thursday said all banks have been asked to resume fully in Nigeria. “We (PTF) have said banks can fully resume,” PTF national...

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Police seize container tramadol, codeine in Lagos

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Police detectives in Apapa Area Command of Lagos State have intercepted a 40-foot container laden with drugs suspected to be tramadol and codeine. The container was intercepted on water and taken...

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Naira Marley pleads guilty to violation of interstate travel ban

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Nigerian singer and songwriter Azeez Adeshina Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, and his manager Seyi Awonuga on Thursday pleaded guilty to violation of interstate travel ban. The duo...

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Lagos State to prosecute truck driver for allegedly killing two

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The Lagos State Government has promised to ensure that the driver and owner of a truck, which container fell on a commercial bus, killing two passengers and injuring three others, are arrested and...

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Lagos police free anti-government protesters

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Revolutionnow PHOTO: Twitter Police in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos have freed 25 protesters arrested at a banned anti-government demonstration, a spokesman said Thursday. “All...

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Revamp refineries, pass PIB bill to regulate petrol pump price, MAN demands

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The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged the Federal Government to make efforts at revamping the nation’s ailing refineries and regulate the fluctuating pump price of...

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Strike: Minister intervenes in Bristow, pilots face-off

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The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has intervened in the industrial action by the National Association of Air Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE) which paralysed activities at Bristow...

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Taiwan trade council organises three-day virtual annual trade mission to Nigeria

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The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is set to organize it’s annual Trade Mission to Nigeria from Tuesday 18th August to Thursday, 20th August. The virtual event is...

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NCDC records 457 new COVID-19 cases, total now 44,890

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Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 PHOTO: Twitter The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 457 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 44,890. The...

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Why pact waiving sovereign immunity should by repudiated, by lawyers

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Lawyers have alerted Nigerians to possible take over of the country if the contract waiving Nigeria’s sovereign immunity in respect of multi-billion dollar loans obtained from China to...

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More questions than answers on schools reopening

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Students in an examination hall It is argued that the going back and forth of the Ministry of Education shows unpreparedness of the country to face the realities of COVID-19 as schools reopen....

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Clark cautions VP Osinbajo on Niger Delta

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I have read with very serious concern reports of the meeting of Mr. Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, SAN, with the Minister of State Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, and the Deputy Governor...

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‘Revolution’ protests rock Abuja, Lagos

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Nigeria Police yesterday deployed security operatives in Lagos and Abuja as the force arrested members of the #RevolutionNow group. The deployment and arrests were meant to prevent planned...

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Patrick Dele Cole is 80

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The one and only one whom we call PD Cole—scholar, public servant, newspaper administrator, diplomat, discussant, author, politician and businessman is 80. Dr. Patrick Dele Cole turned 80...

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Lagos reviews 2018 Land Use Act, waives penalties for 2017-2019

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Slashes rates, exempts pensioners from payment Lagos State government has reviewed the 2018 Land Use Charge (LUC) Act, introducing a new law, which lowers the rates as well as exempts pensioners...

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