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Pastor, six others die after suya, fruit juice meal

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The Abia State Government has appealed for calm over the death of one Sunday Ugba, a Deacon at the Assemblies of God Church, who...

Court freezes Kogi State bank account over alleged N20bn bailout fraud

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A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the freezing of a bank account belonging to Kogi State government over a N20...

Masari bans transportation of cattle from Katsina to other states

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Aminu Masari, governor of Katsina, has issued an executive order banning the movement of cattle from the state to other parts of the country. The...

Attacks: Niger State suspends cattle markets, restricts movement of motorcycles

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Niger State Government has announced the suspension of all weekly cattle markets across the state as part of measures to curtail the rising cases...

JAMB scraps general cut-off marks for admission into Nigeria’s tertiary institutions

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cancelled the general cut-off marks for admission into Nigeria’s tertiary institutions — for the first time...

Channels interview: Retired naval commodore appears at Defence Intelligence Agency

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Kunle Olawunmi, a retired commodore of the Nigerian Navy, has appeared at the Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA), following an invitation by an officer of...

Akeredolu signs anti-Open Grazing Bill into law

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Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has signed into law the anti-Open Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly. The assent by the governor...

Bayer develops herbicides for cassava to tackle weeds, raise yields

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Bayer has developed and launched a new crop protection product known as Lagon to help farmers tackle the problem of weeds in cassava and...

Janet Faremi appointed ECOWAS Youth Ambassador

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The board of West African Youth Council, WAYC, has confirmed the appointment of Mrs. Janet Tayo Faremi of Nigeria as its Youth Ambassador. The appointment...

Transcorp appoints Oliver Andrews as an independent non-executive director

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The Board of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp), Nigeria’s largest listed conglomerate, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Oliver Andrews to the Board,...

Lagos to remove structures under powerline, canal setbacks in Agege

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The Lagos State Government has served the traders and residents of Akilo Road, Agege and its environs abatement notices for structures illegally erected under...

BUA, Turkish firm sign deal to construct 2,000 tonnes per day plaster plant

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BUA Group, one of Africa’s leading industrial companies, is set to commence the construction of a 2,000tons/day Plaster of Paris (Gypsum Powder) production plant. This...

ICPC begins Phase 3 of constituency, executive projects tracking exercise

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The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has announced the commencement of Phase 3 of the Constituency and Executive Projects Tracking Exercise. The...

Help tell Lagos story, Sanwo-Olu charges IMC industry practitioners

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The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged marketing communications practitioners in the country to help in telling the story of...

Court restrains Obaseki from enforcing compulsory COVID vaccination in Edo

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The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital, has granted an order restraining Godwin Obaseki, Edo governor, and the state government...

JUST IN: FG hints at taking action against those who refuse COVID-19 vaccine

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The presidential steering committee (PSC) says Nigerians who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine won’t be allowed to put others at risk. Dr Faisal Shuaib,...

CBN orders banks to publish names, BVN of forex defaulters

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered banks publish names of customers who try to break the rules on Forex acquisition on their website. The...

Nigeria’s purchase of A-29 Tucano will define terrorism fight – US General

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General Jeffrey Harrigian of the United States Africa Command says the induction of A-29 Super Tucanos into Nigerian Air Force operations will be a...

JAMB approves cut-off marks set by institutions for 2021 admissions

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has approved the cut-off marks proposed by Nigerian tertiary institutions for the 2021 admission. The approval was granted...

ASUU tackles FG over failure to honour commitments

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The Federal Government, on Monday, explained why it had not paid the University Revitalisation Fund and met other demands of the Academic Staff Union...

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