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Average price of kerosene increases slightly in March — NBS

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), says the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N361.29 in March from N355.8 in February. x The bureau said...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria records 89 new COVID-19 infections, total now 164,000

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 89 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 164,000. x The NCDC disclosed this on its official...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Rivers government directs police to compensate victims of brutality

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The Rivers State Executive Council has directed the Nigeria Police and culpable officers to pay compensations to victims of violence, torture, brutality, murder and violation of fundamental human...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

Rivers LG chairman regains freedom after eight of kidnap

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The chairman of Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Philemon Kingoli, has regained freedom after eight days in the kidnappers’ den. Kingoli was whisked away by kidnappers on...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

APC strategising to take over Rivers government in 2023, say party chiefs

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All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains and supporters in Rivers State, yesterday, declared that the party was strategising to take over the governance in 2023. They lamented that APC had...

Thu Apr 15th, 2021     Read More →

154,225 patients recover from COVID-19 in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that a total of 154,225 patients have recovered from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) since its outbreak in the country in 2020. x The...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Why Customs stops container trucks on highways, C-G

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THE Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, CGC, Col. Hameed Ali (retired), has said that falsification of documents by importers and their clearing agents necessitated the practice...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

EFCC quizzes Imo ex-gov, Okorocha in Abuja

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Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested the immediate past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha. The Guardian learnt that the anti-graft agency arrested Okorocha, yesterday,...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Adeboye predicts victory over insecurity, banditry

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As security agencies continue to grapple with upsurge in kidnapping and banditry, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has said that the...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

Princewill warns against leaving governance to politicians

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Tonye Princewill •Urges Wike to attract business to Rivers for employment Former governorship candidate in Rivers State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tonye...

Wed Apr 14th, 2021     Read More →

NHRC Advocates victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual violence

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National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, has advocated sufficient attention to issues of victims support and empowerment as panacea for sexual-based violence, SGBV in the country. x Executive...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

New ‘Nigerian COVID’ strain jolts UK city after rise in cases

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• How pandemic opened up talents of Nigerian scientists, by Buhari • Ramadan: WHO warns of a possible surge in COVID-19 pandemic • 2% of 690 million COVID-19 vaccines administered...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Lagos tops with N398.7b IGR, as FG launches book on states

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Outgoing Commander, 32 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army (covering Ekiti and Ondo states), Brig. Gen. RT Usaha (left); Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi and the incoming Commander, Brig. Gen....

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

DSO will create one million jobs in three years, says Mohammed

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[files] Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed. Photos/FMICNIGERIAMinister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the new digital switchover (DSO) will generate...

Tue Apr 13th, 2021     Read More →

Amended broadcasting code yielding results – Lai Mohammed

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[FILES] Lai Mohammed. Photo: TWITTER/FMICNIGERIAThe Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says the amendments made to National Broadcasting Code to reposition the sector have...

Mon Apr 12th, 2021     Read More →