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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 →

NYSC forces corps member to leave Calabar after assault by female soldier

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There were indications yesterday that authorities of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Cross River State have forced a corps member, Ezeiruaku Ifeyinwa Fidelis, who was allegedly...

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 →

Tribute to titans

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Another titan has gone down. The Newswatch family last week lost one of its illustrious directors. Alhaji Abdulaziz Ude, one of the founding directors of Newswatch, has bowed to the inevitable...

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 →

Police rescue abducted victim in Calabar as kidnappers escape with bullet wounds

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[FILES] CalabarPolice in Calabar has rescued one Mrs. Ruth Jereme from kidnappers in Calabar. She was kidnapped yesterday by three armed men, at her residence, N0 3B Ikot Nkebre in Calabar...

Tue Sep 21st, 2021     Read More →

Pregnant woman, fake soldier, others nabbed for drug trafficking

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Nwuju •NDLEA storms Edo forests, destroys hectares of drug farms A 38-YEAR-OLD pregnant woman, Kate Ngozi Nwuju was on Tuesday 14th September 14, arrested by operatives of the National Drug...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Don’t rubbish yourself in 2023, PGF DG advises Jonathan

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Goodluck Jonathan PHOTO:Getty Images Following widespread speculations that he is allegedly contemplating taking another shot at the nation’s topmost job, Director General of the...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Pregnant woman, fake soldier arrested for drug trafficking

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Pregnant Kate Ngozi Nwuju was arrested on Tuesday, September 14, in Rumueme, Port Harcourt, Rivers State with 4.5kilograms of cannabis. PHOTO: NDLEA *NDLEA destroys hectares of drug farms in...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

External borrowing plan: Presidency lists projects, beneficiaries of $4b loan

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NigeriaFifteen projects, spread across the country’s six geo-political zones, are to be financed with more than $4b from multilateral institutions, under the 2018-2021 Medium Term (rolling)...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

Broadcast media and national security - Part 1

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Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC)Thank you for the opportunity and privilege to speak on the complicated subject, ‘Broadcast Media And...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

Three judges face NJC probe over issuance of conflicting ex-parte orders

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has set up a probe panel to investigate three High Court judges who issued conflicting ex-parte orders on the same subject matter. NJC directed the three judges...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria’s states will struggle to collect VAT

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VAT: Panuwat Dangsungnoen/Getty Images/iStockphoto The Federal Inland Revenue Service, on behalf of Nigeria’s federal government, has been locked in a legal tussle with the Rivers and Lagos...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →

Kerosene, cooking gas prices increase in August – NBS

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KeroseneThe National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the average price per litre paid by consumers for household kerosene increased to N400.01 in August from N397.34 in July. A report obtained...

Fri Sep 17th, 2021     Read More →