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President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Tuesday, roll out the auto-gas scheme in Abuja as the Federal Government moves to create alternative fuel for automobiles and other prime movers in Nigeria.   The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Chairman, National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, made the announcement at a meeting with media […] ...
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Onions Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have lamented the recent hike in the price of onions in the market, saying that most homes are doing with little or no onions in their meals The residents, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja, said that the prices of onions had gone beyond ...
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The coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Olympics could cost $1.9 billion more than its original budget of $13 billion, a 15 percent increase, a report said Sunday. The Olympics organisers will formally decide the increased budget for the Games as early as mid-December after communicating with the Japanese government and the host city Tokyo, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported, citing unnamed Olympic sources. The ...
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Trump The US state of Pennsylvania’s supreme court dismissed another legal challenge to the election by supporters of President Donald Trump on Saturday, further reducing his already near-impossible odds of overturning the results. A Republican lawsuit had sought to invalidate mail-in ballots in the battleground state that President-elect Joe Biden won by about 81,000 votes — or to throw out ...
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More than 130,000 people joined demonstrations across France on Saturday against police brutality and controversial new security law. Protests took place in cities across France including Paris, Strasbourg, Marseille and Lyon. Isolated riots broke out in Paris, where 46,000 people marched, according to AFP news agency, citing the French Interior Ministry. Protesters erected barricades in Paris and threw objects at ...
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•Urges govt to open borders for regional trade By Nkiruka Nnorom Group CEO, Emerging Africa Capital Group, Mrs. Tonyi Sanni, speaks on Nigeria’s entry into the second recession in five years and the way forward.. COVID-19 pandemic and even #EndSARS protest have been blamed for the recent recession, but beyond these two things, what other mistakes do you think led ...
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The spokesman for the 2020 National Legislative Conference, Amb. Chibuzor Okereke, says the Legislative Arm of Government must continue to engage in national conversations to sensitise Nigerians to its function, powers and deliverables. In an interview with the Newsmen  in Abuja, Okereke said that the Legislature, which is the youngest of the three Arms of Government had suffered the most ...
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Britain and France signed an agreement on Saturday to beef up the police presence in the English Channel in a bid to stop more migrants from illegally making the crossing. Twice as many police will be deployed on the French coast to detect migrants at sea, according to an agreement signed by British Home Secretary Priti Patel and her French ...
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Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak. In some cases, elected officials are spending the last of a federal relief package passed in the spring as an end-of-year deadline approaches and the fall COVID-19 surge ...
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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Borno state has called for the cancelation of the Saturday local government elections held across the state . PDP also alleged that the election was characterized by series of manipulations, diversion of sensitive electoral materials, massive thumb prints and  purchase of votes  by  government agents in the presence of security agencies and electoral officials. The ...
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Ekiti State Football Association, Thursday,  a session in its series of webinar lectures aimed at positively changing the narratives of football in the state. The session which was moderated by a sports enthusiast, Dr. Tunde Akinbinu, featured one of the most erudite and experienced football administrators cum sportscaster in Nigeria, Emeka Enyadike, who thoroughly delved into several aspects of football ...
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Troops of Operation WHIRL STROKE have killed three bandits and recovers one locally made pistol with 11 rounds of 7.6mn special ammunition during a gun duel with group of bandits at  Asogo village in Benue state. According to Coordinator Defence Media Operations,  Major General John Enenche the incident occurec on 26 November 2020. Enenche said troops of Sector 3 also ...
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Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN have killed one armed robber while several others escaped with gunshot wounds during a gun duel with the criminal  during a night patrol along Angul Maraban Jama’a road in Barkin Ladi,  Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State. According to Coordinator Defence Media Operations,  Maj.  Gen.  John Enenche in a statement weekend,  the the ...
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The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, said he was satisfied  with the progress of work on the ongoing in-country Life Extension Programme (LEP) on 3 L-39ZA aircraft at the 403 Flying Training School (403 FTS), Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kano. He stated that the fleet reactivation efforts on the L-39 ZAs in Kano as ...
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•N300 billion investments to be wasted –Automakers •Say rising petrol price pushing up cost of transportation •Say FG interested just in Customs duty collection   As the outrage which greeted the Federal Government recent announcement that it is going to submit a bill to the National Assembly which would among other things propose the slashing […] ...
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  A foremost vision of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo- Olu is to achieve a ‘Lagos Greater’.   As part of efforts to accomplish this lofty dream, the Sanwo-Olu administration made Traffic Management and Transportation a foremost part of its T.H.E.M.E.S (acronyms for Traffic Management and Transportation, Health and Environment, Education and Technology, […] ...
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      Senator Basheer Garba Mohammed is the Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI). The former Vice Chairman, Contact and Mobilization, North, All Progressives Congress (APC) 2019 Presidential Campaign Council, in this interview speaks about efforts being taken to address needs of internally displaced persons and migrants   Could […] ...
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Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Mallam Farouk Salim, has disclosed that the agency has since commenced a nationwide sensitization campaign on the need to have only standards and quality products in circulation across the country.   He said the campaign is being executed with the Organisation’s relevant and critical stakeholders in the various […] ...
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Hicolumn, a cutting-edge e-commerce tech that connects consumers to their choice stores close to their neighbourhood has been launched in Lagos.   The unveiling of the e-commerce tech was held in grand style with a drone delivering the Hicolumn package to top-notch Nollywood celebrity, Tayo Sobola, popularly called Sotayo Gaga, indicating the swiftness and innovation […] ...
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Like in 2016, when Nigeria experienced its last economic recession, it is another chance for innovators and savvy entrepreneurs in Nigeria to rise up and ride the country’s latest economic upheaval to glory. Nigeria has slipped into its second recession in five years as the Covid-19 pandemic upends economies across the globe. Nigeria’s recession is… This content is for Standard ...
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