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Nigerians seek end to killings as Muslims mark Eid-el Maulud

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Muslim faithful celebrate Eid Maulud at Kaduna township stadium in Kaduna…yesterday.<br />Nigerians have called for an end to killings and other forms of violence that have, for...

Fri Oct 30th, 2020     Read More →

Nigerian economy at risk over lingering crisis

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Buhari. Photo; TWITTER/NIGERIAGOV• Cost of living reaches all-time high • Inflation rate escalates, defies economic principles • Protest may enhance accountability, improve...

Tue Oct 27th, 2020     Read More →

Jihadists kill eight in northeast Nigeria

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The insurgents attacked the farmers on Sunday as they were harvesting crops in Moranti outside Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, two sources said. “The attackers used knives, not guns,...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Nine die in Katsina, Yobe attacks

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•Six others abducted Gunmen have killed two people and abducted six others in Faskari Local Council of Katsina State. One person was murdered and two kidnapped when the assailants invaded...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

Rebuilding ruins of violence amid low revenues

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The Shoprite shopping mall in Lekki Phase 2 was looted on October 22, 2020, after the army repressed peaceful protestors gathered at the Lekki Toll Gate despite curfew. Over 20 important state...

Mon Oct 26th, 2020     Read More →

South East, South South rail network in death throes

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Since coming on board, the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government has been completing some key railway projects initiated by the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan across the...

Sun Oct 25th, 2020     Read More →

Zulum declares fasting, prayers against Boko Haram sponsors, beneficiaries

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Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has asked residents and clerics to fast and pray against Boko Haram’s sponsors and beneficiaries today. Zulum gave the directive while addressing the...

Mon Oct 19th, 2020     Read More →

Lagos, Rivers, Delta contribute 54.7% to half-year revenue

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[FILES] Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu. Photo:TWITTER/JIDESANWOOLU• Lagos highest with 33.4% • Jigawa, Yobe, Niger, Taraba lead laggards • FAAC allocation constitutes 65% of total...

Thu Oct 15th, 2020     Read More →

Two cops, 18 others die in auto crashes in Ondo, Yobe, Ekiti

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Two police officers, who were on election duty in the governorship election in Ondo State, have died in an auto crash. The crash occurred yesterday in Akure North Local Government area, while...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

‘Households use Internet more than schools, research institutions’

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PHOTO: NCC•FTTH gets traction as subscriptions hit 691 Statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), have revealed low usage of the Internet by governments, non-governmental...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

How APC govs beat PDP to Ondo guber poll

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Re-elected Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State (left); his wife Betty; the Deputy Governor-Elect, Lucky Ayedatiwa and his wife Esther Oluwaseun displaying their Certificates-of-Return,...

Wed Oct 14th, 2020     Read More →

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases surpass 60,000 with 111 new infections

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 111 new COVID-19 infections in the country. The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Saturday. The public health...

Sun Oct 11th, 2020     Read More →

Army to launch Operation Fireball against Boko Haram

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said the launching of “Operation Fireball,” is the final onslaught against Boko Haram insurgency. The over a decade long insurgency...

Sun Oct 11th, 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 →

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 →