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FG earmarks N600 bn for agriculture financing scheme – Minister

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono on Monday said the Federal Government has earmarked N600 billion to enhance farmer access to agricultural financing in the...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Ize-Iyamu challenges PDP to defend its ‘tax-collector’ status

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Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2020 Edo State gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has challenged the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to defend its ‘tax...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

FC Bulmaro, Okakuro Group celebrate footballer for outstanding performance in JAMB

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Players going through a practical session during the recent FC Bulmaro’s free football clinic at St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Idimu, Lagos. FC Bulmaro’s aim of training...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 490 new COVID-19 cases, total now 24,567

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Nigeria on Sunday recorded 490 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 24,567. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19: Anambra and burden of a gate-keeper

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Anambra state is fighting the battle against COVID-19 pandemic in many fronts. Its location as gateway to the eastern and western parts of the country, especially to the populous south-east region...

Mon Jun 29th, 2020     Read More →

Kogi State's chief judge Nasiru Ajanah is dead

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The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah is dead. According to Judiciary source, Ajanah, aged 64, died early hours of Sunday in Abuja Hospital after a protracted illness. Late Justice...

Sun Jun 28th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 779 new cases of coronavirus, total hits 24,077

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Nigeria In Saturday recorded 779 new cases of COVID-19 as its total infections hit 24,077. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on its official Twitter handle. NCDC said...

Sun Jun 28th, 2020     Read More →

Edo 2020: I almost quit from the race ― Obaseki

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Kindly Share This Story:Obaseki Godwin By Ozioriva Aliu BENIN CITY – GOVERNOR Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Friday said he almost quit on his second term bid at the peak of the crisis with his...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

APC has never been a political party ― Nwodo

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Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, former national chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, a former governor of Enugu State and currently, a member of the National Executive Committee and Board of Trustees...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

Strike Action: Ayade never gave us money, opting out was on principle ― TUC

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Kindly Share This Story:…NLC demands valid, but timing is wrong …Say they will not participate in the strike Governor Ben Ayade, of Cross Rivers state By Ike Uchechukwu –...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 684 new cases as total number of infections hits 23, 298

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Nigeria has recorded 684 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 23, 298. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Friday through...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

COVID-19 : Nigeria records 594 fresh cases as total hits 22,614

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An illustration of SARS-CoV-2 surrounded by antibodies PHOTO: Getty Images<br /> Nigeria has announced 594 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →

Cross River records first COVID-19 case

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Cross River State has recorded its first coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case. This report neither came from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) nor the Commissioner for Health/Chairman...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →

Doses of drama in our current politics

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No genuine follower of Nigerian politics and our politicians of the present time will not be pained by the issues and circumstances hopelessly confronting us, and which our dramatis personae...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →

Pandemic could lead to more narcotic use: UN

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narcotic PHOTO: Photo By Victor Moussa/Shutterstock The coronavirus pandemic could see a rise in the use and trafficking of narcotics as well as increased risks for users, the UN drugs and crime...

Thu Jun 25th, 2020     Read More →