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CBN/RIFAN working toward crashing price of rice: official

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disturbed by the increase in price of rice, have concluded plans to crash the price in all markets across the...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

More deaths nationwide, 24-hr curfew in five states

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• Lagos, Edo Kano, FCT, Plateau, Oyo, Ekiti as flashpoints • Soldiers shoot in Lagos • President meets the diplomatic community • Senate asks Buhari to speak to...

Wed Oct 21st, 2020     Read More →

Protesters block road to Abuja airport amidst heavy security

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Protesters seeking an end to Police brutality and the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) on Tuesday blocked the entry and exit points into the Federal Capital Territory through the airport...

Tue Oct 20th, 2020     Read More →

Zamfara APC congress: Marafa faction heads to Supreme Court

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Sen. Kabiru Marafa faction of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara, said it would go to Supreme Court for the interpretation of Sokoto Appeal Court Judgement on the APC congresses in the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Sea level rise forces property owners, tenants to relocate

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After several warnings by climate scientists, property owners and tenants confronted by increased coastal flooding due to rising sea levels are moving to high locations. Increasing...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

NCDC confirms 113 new COVID-19 cases, total now 61,307

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has confirmed 113 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday, stated that total...

Sun Oct 18th, 2020     Read More →

Northwest youths join calls for reform of the Nigerian Police

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A coalition of youths from Kebbi, Zamfara and Sokoto states have canvassed need the holistic reformation of the Nigerian Police saying the security outfit needs improved funding and reforms that...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

A win-win culture and meritocracy in Nigeria?

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The last time that I published an article in this newspaper, I discussed issues surrounding the development of a country that we can refer to as “our own very dear country, Nigeria.”...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

Girl child: Tambuwal, others worry over early marriage, education in north

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Wife of Governor of Sokoto state, Hajia Maryam Aminu Tambuwal yesterday expressed worried over the increasing culture of early marriage and poverty among others predicament impeding girl child in...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria records zero COVID-19-related deaths in 5 days, NCDC says

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Nigeria recorded zero COVID-19-related deaths in fice days, as 103 new infections were recorded. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known on its official twitter handle on...

Fri Oct 9th, 2020     Read More →

Hope as Ondo political gladiators sign peace deal

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Akeredolu, Ajayi and Jegede during the Peace Accord meeting in Akure on Tuesday The drumbeats of violence and fears that Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State may turn bloody are...

Thu Oct 8th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos is top earner as states' IGR drop by 11%

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The internally generated revenue (IGR) of the states dropped to N612.87bn in the first six months of 2020 from N693.91bn in the corresponding period of 2019. The National Bureau of Statistics...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

Fayemi to deliver Arewa House 50th anniversary lecture October 31

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Arewa House, the internationally-acclaimed centre for historical documentation and research, has outlined an elaborate programme aimed at celebrating its 50 years anniversary. The one-week...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

‘18 unviable airports account for N65 billion revenue shortfall’

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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), has blamed unviable airports scattered nationwide for its poor earnings and revenue shortfall over the years, now in excess of N65 billion. ...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →

INEC urges participants in Ondo guber election to respect peace accord

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APC candidate, Akeredolu (middle); PDP candidate, Jegede (second from right) and others at the singing of Peace Accord in Akure yesterday Ahead of the Ondo State governorship election coming up...

Wed Oct 7th, 2020     Read More →