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2020 Budget: Only 4 States are viable in Nigeria —report

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…says 92% depends on federal allocation By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A new report released Wednesday, by a budget tracking Civil Society Organisation, Budget, indicated that only four...

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Two Beninese docked for alleged N38m theft

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Jane Echewodo Two Beninese were on Wednesday brought before Magistrate O.O Fajana of the Ogba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing jewelry and property worth N38 million belonging to...

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All hands must be on deck to ensure every girl- child gets basic education

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By Elizabeth Uwandu The Chairman of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, Hon. Wahab Alawiye-King, has described the statistics of out-of-school girls in some parts of the state as...

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Damning evidence of fraud retrieved from Naira Marley’s IPhone, laptop — EFCC

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The prosecution on Wednesday tendered as exhibit before a Federal High Court Lagos, an iPhone and Laptop belonging to Nigerian Musician, Azeez Fashola, a. k. a Naira Marley facing fraud...

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NGO hamps on STEM education for girl-child

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…says celebrating success of female children will reduce victimisation By Elizabeth Uwandu & Esther Oyeniyi As part of events to mark 2019 international girl-child day, tagged,...

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Lagos-Ibadan rail: “We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section “- CCECC

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The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of...

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VAT increment will increase Nigerians’ sufferings – Tax experts

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By Elizabeth Uwandu Tax experts have called for a stop to the proposed increment of the Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to 7.5 per cent by the federal government, stating that the...

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66% of Lagosians cannot afford basic healthcare – Commissioner

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Chioma Obinna The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday that at least 66 percent of people living in the state cannot afford basic healthcare as they are a...

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Investigation: Security operatives in bribery scandal over trucks parked on Iganmu Bridges

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Illegal parking of articulated vehicles has persisted on the Orile-Iganmu Bridge connecting the National Theatre, Lagos with security operatives aiding and abetting the parking, and making money...

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VIDEO: Lady withdraws pregnancy accusation against Davido, says it was prank

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…As Davido vows to sue for damages By David O Royal Social Media on Wednesday came under fire when two sisters released a video accusing Nigerian singer, Davido of impregnating one of them...

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DPR uncovers illegal lubricant processing plant in Sokoto

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), said it had uncovered an illegal engine oil processing plant in Sokoto. BREAKING: El-rufai enrolls son in public school The DPR’s Controller of...

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BMO lauds judiciary on forfeiture of corruption proceeds

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO), has commended the judiciary for granting order for forfeiture of properties believed to be proceeds of corruption. In a statement signed by its Chairman Niyi...

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JUST IN: Court fixes date for N200m suit against Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy’s record label

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A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed Nov. 5 for hearing in a suit filed by a Nigerian Musician, Olumuyiwa Danladi a.k.a Danny Young, against fellow Music star, Tiwatope Savage, over alleged...

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Arrest my son’s killers, mother cries out to Lagos CP

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The family of 14-year-old Qudus Anifowose, allegedly murdered by his teenage neighbour in Ire-Agunfoye, Ikorodu, has called on Lagos Police Commissioner, Zubairu Muazu, to bring the killers to...

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NUJ urges Ayade to drop charges against Journalist Jalingo

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By Onozure Dania The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, has urged Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State to drop charges against Agba Jalingo and release him unconditionally. Ayade NUJ noted...

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