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COVID-19: Nigeria’s infections hit 203,081

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The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), says the country’s COVID-19 cases rose to 203,081 on Wednesday, recording additional 377 new infections. x The NCDC, via its official website,...

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 →

The dictatorship in Edo - Part 2

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Obaseki The expectation of the drafters of our Constitution is that every State will have a full blown cabinet, comprising Commissioners and Special Advisers, who would develop policies around...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Absence of defence counsel stalls trial in alleged N1.4b subsidy fraud

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The trial of Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, over an alleged N1.4 billion oil fraud, could not hold, yesterday, before Justice S.S. Ogunsanya of the Lagos State High...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Ethiopian airline restores Enugu flight operations

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Ethiopian Airlines Ethiopian Airline (ET) has picked October 1 date for the resumption of flight operations in and out of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The additional route, after...

Wed Sep 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Mob lynch man in Imo for enforcing IPOB sit-at-home order

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Enraged youths have lynched a 34-year old, Obinwanne Iwu, in Imo, for coercing people to obey the sit-at-home order purportedly issued by Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Imo state Police...

Wed Sep 22nd, 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 →

Gunmen on the rampage in Southeast, kill three policemen, torch INEC office, disperse political meeting

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There was a resurgence of violence in the Southeast yesterday, after weeks of respite in killings and attacks on government and security facilities. In Anambra State, unidentified gunmen shot and...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Ihube abduction: ABSU students not among abductees, says VC  

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abia university •Ikpeazu seeks Imo Police collaboration to arrest abductors Vice Chancellor, Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU), Prof Maxwell Ogbulu, yesterday said no student of the...

Mon Sep 20th, 2021     Read More →

Alliance of Nigerian leaders and Igbo dropouts

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All that any Igbo charlatan needs to hoodwink many a Nigerian leader is to claim that he has the beans to bring the Igbo people to the centre after the Biafra war. It works like magic for the...

Mon Sep 20th, 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 →

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 →