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Reduce drastically cost of governance or face economic debacle, says Clark

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On Friday, 19th June 2020, the nation’s no. 2 citizens, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, responding to a statement made by former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, and the immediate...

Mon Jul 6th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 626 new COVID-19 cases as total climbs to 27,110

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Coronavirus PHOTO:Shutterstock Nigeria on Thursday recorded 626 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 27,110. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

On late Saa’du, other martyrs of COVID-19 - Part 1

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“Dr Zaidi was a dedicated General Practitioner (GP), and that dedication cost him his life.”. Irony. What an irony of life! The Andalusian poet and prose writer, Ibn Zaydun, pondered...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

NOGASA rolls out operations in South West

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•Reiterates readiness to sanitise oil and gas sector In efforts to address unwholesome practices as well as sanitise the oil and gas sector in the country, the Natural Oil and Gas Suppliers...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Why won’t the giant north weep?

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I refer to the opinion article with the title ‘the giant north weeps’ by Dan Agbese in the Guardian of June 19, 2020. The piece was insightful. All of his texts on this medium are...

Fri Jul 3rd, 2020     Read More →

Buhari swears in Chairman, members of FCC, RMAFC, others

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday swore in the new Chairman of the Federal Character Commission (FCC), Muheeba Dankaka from Kwara, and 36 other members of the commission. The president also...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records 790 new highest daily figure of COVID-19 cases

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Nigeria on Wednesday recorded its new highest daily figure of 790 COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 26, 484. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its...

Thu Jul 2nd, 2020     Read More →

FG lifts ban on interstate travel, okays local flights

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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the lifting of restrictions on interstate travel effective tomorrow. He also extended the second phase of the relaxed lockdown by four weeks...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

Legal battle raises hope on ex-governors, others’ jumbo pension

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Mr. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq The details of payment of life pensions to former governors across the 36 states in the country, and the names and details of such ex-governors and other government...

Tue Jun 30th, 2020     Read More →

NIS promotes 3,548 junior staff

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it has promoted 3,548 junior staff to enhance efficiency in the service. The Service Spokesman, Mr Sunday James, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja....

Sun Jun 28th, 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 →

Tinubu bemoans APC’s loss of focus

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Tinubu I Surrender, Oshiomhole Declares “I have toiled for this party as much as any other person and perhaps more than most. Despite this investment or perhaps due to it, I have no problem...

Sun Jun 28th, 2020     Read More →

I accept NWC dissolution in good fate – Oshiomhole

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Former National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Adams Oshiomhole, says he accept the decision of the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) that dissolved the National...

Sat Jun 27th, 2020     Read More →

APC may disintegrate, Buhari warns, sacks NWC

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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, warned that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) could collapse unless aggrieved members toed the path to peaceful conflict resolution. He rang the...

Fri Jun 26th, 2020     Read More →

APC dissolves national working committee

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The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday dissolved its national working committee, presidential aide Tolu Ogunlesi disclosed. “Major shake-up in Nigeria’s ruling party...

Thu Jun 25th, 2020     Read More →