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Nasarawa: Gunmen Invade Ministry Cart Away N100m Cash

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Gunmen yesterday besieged the Nasarawa State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning in Lafia and catered away the sum of N100 million at gunpoint. The office is adjacent to the state’s Accountant General’s Office, where personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Nigeria Police Force were stationed. They were, however, not able to prevent the operation. An eyewitness, who...

Covid-19: Nigeria To Get 4 Million Doses of Vaccine From US In A Few Days

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In the next few days, the US government will supply 10 million vaccines to South Africa and Nigeria. 5.6 million Pfizer doses will be going to South Africa and 4 million Moderna doses will be heading Nigeria’s way. This was revealed by Dana L. Banks, US Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Africa at the National Security Council,...

5G: Nigerian Govt Targets Full Deployment In Urban Centres By 2025

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that it was working to ensure that urban centers in the country are 5G enabled by 2025. However, it said telecoms subscribers in the country would not be forced to use the technology. The Executive Vice Chairman of the commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta, revealed this at the Industry Consumer Advisory Forum (ICAF) Quarterly Meeting...

Just In: Disqualified Nigerian Athletes Protest in Tokyo

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Some of the disqualified Team Nigeria athletes at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have taken to the streets to protest their situation. The athletes, who were initially billed to take part in the track and field events of the Olympics that kicked off Friday morning, were reportedly evicted from the Games Village. The Athletics Integrity Unit of World Athletics on...

Fresh Trouble For El Zakzaky As Kaduna State Government Slams Fresh Charges Against Him

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The Kaduna State Government has filed further charges against the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. This is coming less than 24 hours after a Kaduna State High Court discharged and acquitted El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. A Kaduna High Court presided by Justice Gideon Kurada on Wednesday ruled that the charges against El-Zakzaky and his...

Akwa Ibom: DPR Shuts Down 13 Gas Stations Operating Illegally

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The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) on Thursday sealed 13 gas stations in the Akwa Ibom State. The DPR Controller of Operations in the state, Mr. Victor Ohwodiasa, told journalists in Eket that the gas stations were operating illegally. He said: “We have identified 13 illegal facilities in the state and we had taken steps to close them down.” The DPR official said the...

Fani-Kayode Backs DCP Abba Kyari, Says There’s Deep Conspiracy to Destroy His Career

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A former Aviation Minister and foremost chieftain of the PDP, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has backed the embattled DCP Abba Kyari to come out clean from the allegations of fraud levelled against him by a notorious fraudster, Abbas Ramoni, popularly known as Hushpuppi. DCP Abba Kyari, a super cop, widely celebrated for his heroics against criminals and bandits was on Thursday...

#BBNaija 6: Femi Fani Kayode Throws Weight Behind Senator’s Daughter, Jackie B

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Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has endorsed a Big Brother Naija Season 6 housemate, Jackie Bent, who is the daughter of former Senator of Adamawa State Grace Folashade Bent. Senator Bent was elected in April 2007 on the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform in the Adamawa South constituency. After 21 years in the PDP, the politician recently defected to the...

NIN: Hope Rises for Nigerians in US As Consulate Is Set To Enrol Nationals

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The Consulate-General of Nigeria in New York says it is making arrangement to enrol Nigerians within its jurisdiction for the National Identification Number (NIN) in line with the directive from the Federal Government. The Consul-General, Amb. Lot Egopija, stated at a hybrid Town Hall meeting held at Nigeria House in New York for Nigerian nationals within the jurisdiction. Egopija said the...

Murdered Unilorin Student Was Raped, Strangled To Death – Autopsy Report

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A pathologist at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Dr Kayode Adeniyi, on Tuesday, told a Kwara State High Court that the autopsy test conducted on the murdered University of Ilorin student, Blessing Olajide Omowumi, revealed the possibility that she was strangled to death. Olajide, a 300-level student, was reportedly brutalised before her attackers raped her to death. She was...

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Nasarawa: Gunmen Invade Ministry Cart Away N100m Cash

Gunmen yesterday besieged the Nasarawa State Ministry of Finance, Budget and Planning in Lafia and catered away the sum of N100 million at gunpoint. The...
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Covid-19: Nigeria To Get 4 Million Doses of Vaccine From US In A Few...

In the next few days, the US government will supply 10 million vaccines to South Africa and Nigeria. 5.6 million Pfizer doses will be going...
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5G: Nigerian Govt Targets Full Deployment In Urban Centres By 2025

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has disclosed that it was working to ensure that urban centers in the country are 5G enabled by 2025. However,...