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NBC Board Disagrees With Lai Mohammed, Rejects Amended NBC Code (Full Statement)

The Board of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has kicked against the amendments to the sixth edition of the Nigeria…

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US Visa restriction: Nigeria meets two demands, Buhari hopeful of reversal

Nigeria is making progress to reverse the United States suspension of the issuance of “immigrant visas” to Nigerian passport holders,…

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Adoke’s $2.2m in Unity Bank was loan repayment – Ex-MD, Mohammed

A former Unity Bank top official on Thursday, said the $2.2million received from former Attorney General of the Federation and…

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Traditional leader, past Executive Secretaries commend Buhari for Content Towers

Tradition leader and past Executive Secretaries of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari…

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FG begs world powers not to deny Nigeria weapons to fight terrorism

The Federal Government has appealed to the world powers not to be weighed by unsubstantiated arguments to deny the country…

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Agencies diverting revenue unnecessarily – Gbajabiamila reveals

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has revealed that some revenue generating agencies are diverting funds for…

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Murder: Court Martial Sentences Soldier To 55 Years Imprisonment

A General Court Martial (GCM) sitting in the nation’s capital, Abuja has sentenced a soldier serving with the Nigerian Army…

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Ondo 2020: Sanwo-Olu Heads APC 104 Members Campaign Council For Akeredolu’s Re-Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday approved the appointment of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu as Chairman of the…

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Edo 2020: Oshiomhole’s ex-aide, Momodu defects to PDP, gives Obaseki N5m

Andrew Momodu, an ex-aide to Adams Oshiomhole, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has defected to the…

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Nigeria’s Hate Speech fine raises fear of licensed intimidation of dissent

Last week, the federal government, as part of the ministry of information’s review of the National Broadcasting Code, raised the…

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Rivers: Governor Wike dissolves Taskforce on Illegal Trading, Motor Parks; sacks SA

The Rivers State Taskforce on Illegal Street Trading and Motor Parks has been dissolved with immediate effect. Rivers State Governor,…

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Ondo: Governor Akeredolu Inaugurates Operation Amotekun

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has Tuesday inaugurated the security outfit codenamed: ‘Operation Amotekun’. Speaking during the inauguration…

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Boko Haram planning civil war in 2022, Northern governor head of insurgents – Mailafia Obadiah Reveals [VIDEO]

Mailafia Obadiah, former African Democratic Congress, ADC, presidential candidate, has exposed the alleged plans of Boko Haram for Nigeria. Obadiah,…

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COVID-19: US Hands Over 200 Ventilators To Nigeria

The United States Government has handed over 200 ventilators to the Nigerian government. The items were presented on Tuesday by…

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Beruit Exploision: UNGA President Muhammad-Bande urges support for Lebanon

President of the UN General Assembly, Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has urged the international community to stand by the people of…

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PDP lawyers write Gbajabiamila, want Dogara’s seat declared vacant

Lawyers of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has urged the Speaker, House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila to declare…

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Gov Wike alleges plans to scuttle Edo election by INEC, others

Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the PDP Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship election, Nyesom Wike, has alleged…

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Boko Haram Recruiting More Members Despite Rehabilitation By Nigerian Government, North-East Governors Tell Buhari

Despite the reintegration of ex-Boko Haram terrorists into the society, governors of North-Eastern states in Nigeria have told President Muhammadu…

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INEC Determined To Conduct Polls But Will Back Out If Violence Becomes Unbearable – Okoye

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that it is determined to conduct elections in Edo and Ondo States,…

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President Buhari, North East govs, security chiefs meet over insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met behind closed doors with the six governors of the North East Zone and security…

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Presidency targets Diezani, MDAs as Salami panel gets more powers

Justice Isa Ayo Salami-led Presidential Investigative Committee on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been granted judicial powers.…

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I am fully Committed to PDP – Gov. Ortom Says As he Rejects Invitation to Return to APC

The Benue state governor Mr Samuel Ortom has rejected the invitation extended to him by the All Progressive Congress to…

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Timi Frank urges Buhari to probe Osinbajo, AuGF over alleged N10bn withdrawal from TSA.

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday,…

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Edo Assembly: Bola Tinubu attacks Obaseki, makes fresh claims against Governor

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu, has reacted to recent events at the Edo State…

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Edo 2020: Buhari Endorses Osagie Ize-Iyamu As APC Candidate

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the governorship…

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President Buhari signs Amended Companies and Allied Matters Bill, after 30 years

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020 recently passed by the National Assembly.…

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COVID-19: PTF reverts to normal official work hours for GL12 upward

Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says that Federal civil servants on Grade Level 12 and above would resume full work…

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NDDC Saves N35bn, Speaks On List Of 2019 Project Beneficiaries

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says its Interim Management Committee (IMC) has saved N35 billion from its verified payments…

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BREAKING: Court convicts Naira Marley

An Abuja Mobile Court on Friday convicted Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley. Fasola was charged with four counts. These were…

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Edo: PDP reacts as Buhari endorsed Ize-Iyamu

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has faulted the meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari and the…

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Edo: Oshiomhole does not control police, Obaseki must explain Assembly tussle – Ize-Iyamu

The All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate in Edo State, Osagie Ize-Iyamu on Thursday declared that Adams Oshiomhole, an ex-National…

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Insurgents Penetrating Nigeria’s North-West, Expanding To South – U.S.

The United States has called on the Nigerian government to take the lead in the fight against insurgency in the…

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Police Take Over Edo State House of Assembly Complex

Police have taken over the Edo State House of Assembly complex in Benin City, the state capital. Dozens of the…

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U.S. offers $10m for information on foreign interference in election

United States has announced a 10-million-dollar (N3.8 billion) reward for information on foreign interference in its elections. The Secretary of…

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Insurgency: NLC Asks FG To Implement Life Insurance For Aid Workers

The Borno State Chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress has asked the Federal Government to influence the implementation of insurance…

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Lagos Govt reduces Land Use Charge by 48%, waives N5.8bn penalties

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the reduction of the Land Use Charge (LUC) to the pre-2018 charges, hence,…

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BREAKING: Edo Deputy Speaker impeached after endorsing APC’s Ize-Iyamu on Monday

Edo State House of Assembly Deputy Speaker, Yekini Idiaye has been impeached. He was removed during Wednesday’s plenary session. The…

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NDDC Scandal: Breakdown of how Pondei, others shared N5bn during COVID-19 lockdown

The Nigerian Senate has revealed how the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) management shared approximately N5 billion for “medicals.” This…

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Corruption Scandal: NDDC Is A ‘Cash Cow’ For Politicians – Wike

The recent revelations on the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) may have come as a surprise to…

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Activist Accuses NASS Minority Caucus Of Silence Over Corruption Allegations

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has accused…

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