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DSS uncovers plots to 'incite' religious violence

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The Department of State Services (DSS) has warned of plans by some iNigerians together with external forces to incite religious violence in Nigeria. According to DSS, those individuals target...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: infections in Nigeria surpass 100,000

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The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Nigeria surpassed 100,000 on Jan.10 after 1,024 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 100,087. The Nigeria Centre for...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

How COVID-19, climate change marred agric sector in 2020

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Agricultural sector High prices of foodstuffs in the country have been attributed to poor agricultural productivity in 2020, as the sector was marred by COVID-19 pandemic, climate-induced floods...

Mon Jan 11th, 2021     Read More →

Seven feared dead as Amotekun, herders clash in Oyo

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AmotekunOperatives of Oyo State Security Network, popularly known as Amotekun and some Fulani, yesterday, clashed at Aiyete in Ibarapa North Local Council of the state. The conflict was said to...

Sun Jan 10th, 2021     Read More →

Alaafin postpones indefinitely 50 years coronation anniversary

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Alaafin of OyoThe Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has postponed indefinitely his 50 years coronation anniversary in the aftermath of the ravaging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

NCDC confirms 1,544 new cases of COVID-19, 12 deaths in Nigeria

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NCDC Photo: Twitter The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 1,544 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC, on its verified website on Friday,...

Sat Jan 9th, 2021     Read More →

Makinde to sanction erring personnel of Amotekun corps

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Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says his government is already investigating the reports of alleged highhandedness of some personnel of the Western Nigeria Security Network; code-named...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,565 new COVID-19 cases

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NCDC. PHOTO: TwitterNigeria recorded on Thursday recorded 1,565 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 95,934 . The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its verified...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Don urges Tinubu to reconcile with Afenifere ahead of 2023

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Head of Department of Political Science, University of Ilorin, Dr. Gbade Ojo, yesterday, urged the National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to reconcile with...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

‘I locked up dead body of my daughter in a room and escaped to the stadium’

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Shooting Stars squad that won the African Cup Winners Cup in 1976 Pa Ganiyu Ade Fancy, 77, recounts adventure with IICC Shooting Stars For an ardent Nigerian football fan, the name, IICC Shooting...

Fri Jan 8th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, highest daily infections, says NCDC

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Nigeria recorded 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 94,369. the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on...

Thu Jan 7th, 2021     Read More →

NIN registration February 9 deadline at risk

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There are strong indications the Federal Government, through the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), may not achieve the National...

Thu Jan 7th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 1,354 new infections, highest ever – NCDC

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Nigeria has recorded 1,354 new infections of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed on its verified website on Tuesday. The health agency said...

Wed Jan 6th, 2021     Read More →

Man kidnapped 24 hours after woman was abducted, killed in Oyo community

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Residents lament cultists’ clashes, killings in Lagos A man, Monsuru Aderoju, has been kidnapped in Igangan area of Ibarapa a day after Mrs Sherifat Adisa, owner of Subawah Petroleum in the...

Wed Jan 6th, 2021     Read More →

Electricity tariff to go haywire as govt withdraws subsidy

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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) confirmed, yesterday, that some electricity consumers in the country would pay more for energy to reflect inflation trend and Foreign Exchange...

Wed Jan 6th, 2021     Read More →