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Besty Obaseki’s tourney to raise awareness against gender-based violence, says Shaibu

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Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, on Monday, disclosed that the forthcoming Besty Obaseki football tournament will create public awareness on the First Lady’s pet project...

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 →

The VAT collection imbroglio

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Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) A few days ago Nigerians were greeted with the announcement that a high court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state has granted Rivers state the right to...

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 →

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 →

Resident doctors continue strike, appeal against court ruling

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• FG begs medics for peaceful resolution •NMA may join fray as ultimatum expires today Having appealed against the National Industrial Court’s judgment ordering members to resume...

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 →

NJC recommends appointment of 6 Chief Judges, 31 others as Judicial officers

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The National Judicial Council (NJC) has recommended the appointment of six Chief Judges and 31 others as Judicial Officers to beef up judicial functions in some states and the Federal Capital...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 336 new infection, 5 deaths

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Nigeria has recorded 336 new cases of COVID-19 infections with five deaths. This is according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in an update released on Sunday. The News Agency of...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest officer over death of passenger

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The Police Command in Edo says it has arrested one of its personnel who fired a shot that killed a passenger in Benin on Friday. SP Kontongs Bello, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the...

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 →

Shell trains 40 Imo youths for gas projects

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Logos at a Shell service station. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP)The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has commenced a one-year professional and vocational training for...

Sun Sep 19th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 2 deaths, 337 new cases Friday

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[FILES] NCDC team. Photo; TWITTER/CHIKWEI The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Friday, said it recorded two more deaths from the rampaging Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →

We’ll win National Youth Games again, Team Delta vows

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Team Delta has vowed to continue its dominance of the National Youth Games (NYG), as athletes from all states of the federations prepare for the 2021 edition in Ilorin, Kwara state. Team Delta...

Sat Sep 18th, 2021     Read More →