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Nigeria records 3 new COVID-19 deaths, 477 new infections

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Public Health Teams PHOTO: TwitterThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded three deaths and 477 new COVID-19 infections in 17 states and the FCT on Friday. NCDC said in its report...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Anti-open grazing laws: Police mum over enforcement

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As more southern states move to stem the herders-farmers crisis with the enactment of anti-open grazing law, there is palpable silence from the police hierarchy over its willingness to prosecute...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Ikpeazu condemns shooting of protesting students by police

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Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has condemned the alleged shooting of some protesting students of Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, by the police yesterday. It was gathered that the students were...

Sat Sep 25th, 2021     Read More →

Demand for rail services rises as NRC generates N2.1bn in six months

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) generated N2.1 billion as revenue from passengers and cargo within the first half of 2021 an apparent reflection of the rising demand for rail services in...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Ikpeazu seeks South East governors’ collaboration to check trans-border crimes

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[files] Ikpeazu. Photo/TWITTER/GOVERNORIKPEAZU Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, yesterday, canvassed synergy among Southeast governors to effectively check cross-border crimes in the...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Edun tasks women accountants on leadership, capacity development

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Yemisi Edun A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Mrs. Yemisi Edun, has called on the foremost...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Why Anambra must reposition for mainstream politics

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SIR: Quintessentially, Anambra State is one of the states in the southeast geopolitical zone in Nigeria created in 1976 from the former East Central State. It was nicknamed ‘‘Light...

Fri Sep 24th, 2021     Read More →

Don’t export banditry to South, Akeredolu replies El-Rufai

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• We will abide by grazing law, Osun herders assure govt Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and Ondo Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), has urged his Kaduna State...

Thu Sep 23rd, 2021     Read More →

Experts divided over NNPC board as Buhari writes Senate to amend PIA

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Barely one month after assenting to the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021, President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the Senate to amend the act that was passed by the National Assembly on July 1. The...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Rights groups decry alleged intimidation of judges by IPOB

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The Conference of Harmonised Civil Society Organisations in Nigeria (COHCSON) has raised the alarm over alleged move by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to compel judges to do...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: FCT leads with 121 as NCDC registers 393 infections, 6 deaths

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Monday topped the table of COVID-19 infections in the country, as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 393 cases and six COVID-19 related...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

High electricity costs overwhelm South South, South East businesses

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With an average of about N70 billion spent on alternative energy, yearly, by local manufacturers due to poor power supply, many industrial firms and businesses in Southeast and South-south are...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Customs seize fake, contraband goods worth N120m in 2 months

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Nigeria Customs Service intercepted fake and contraband goods worth more than N120 million in July and August in its Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘C’. x The unit covers Abia, Imo,...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria logs 168 additional infection, 1 death

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 168 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising the total number of cases in the country since the pandemic began to 201,798. x The NCDC said...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Always speak truth to power, Shaibu charges politicians

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Chairman, Catholic Politicians and Captains of Industry Forum (CPCIF), Prof. Pat Utomi (left); Edo State Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu; his wife, Maryann; Deputy Governor of Osun State, Dr....

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →