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The Clerk to the National Assembly (CNA), Arch Ojo Amos Olatunde , has condemned in strongest terms , burglary act recently carried out by a legislative aide in the National Assembly . The CNA who made the condemnation in Abuja Friday during the inauguration ceremony of newly elected executives of the National Assembly Legislative Aides Forum ( NASSLAF) , tasked ...
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has put all its political and electioneering activities on hold as a further mark of honour for Nigerian youth who were allegedly killed at the Lekki Toll Gate as well as other killings that had occurred in various parts of our nation over the fall-out of the EndSARS protest. The party, in a statement by ...
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By Olasunkanmi Akoni Following three days of curfew, partial normal activities on Friday evening retuned in most parts of Lagos State. The normalcy was restored few hours after Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced the ease of curfew from Saturday, October 24, 2020. Sanwo-Olu had on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew to curtail the arson and widespread violence that followed ...
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The new Chief Judge of Niger state, Justice Aisha Bawa Bwari, has been sworn in as the Acting Chief Judge of Niger state. Justice Bwari on Friday replaces Justice Aliyu Muhammad Mayaki who has proceeded on retirement. In a remark, Governor Abubaker Sani Bello restated the determination of his administration towards implementation of the autonomy of the judiciary. He said, ...
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The Edo State Government through the Edo State Skills Development Agency (EdoJobs) in conjunction with Songhai Labs Cameroon has rolled out technology innovation and capacity building opportunities that would benefit not less than 10,000 youths in the state to drive inclusive growth. Managing Director of EdoJobs, Ukinebo Dare, in a chat with journalists, said that the partnership is aimed at ...
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Traders in Edo State have congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki on his re-election in the September 19 election, hailing the governor for his ease of doing business reforms and the ongoing construction of the Benin River Port. A cross-section of the traders from the International Morning Market Benin (IMMB), who spoke to journalists in Benin City, the state capital, expressed appreciation ...
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… adjusts curfew time to span between 6pm and 6am daily Following the positive response by fleeing inmates to the call for their return after jailbreaks at two Federal correctional facilities in Benin City, the Edo State Government has extended the ultimatum issued to the prisoners by one week, till Friday, October 30, 2020. Special Adviser to the Governor on ...
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The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, has described the recent attack on some journalists and media houses as unwarranted and condemnable. The Guild notes that the Nigerian media contributed immensely to the current democracy being enjoyed in Nigeria and should therefore operate in an atmosphere of unfettered access to information and peace. The Guild recalls that journalists had engaged in ...
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 …suspends 2020 Annual Physicians’ Week activities Going by the new turn of violent destructions of life and property arising from the  #ENDSARS protests across the federation, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and  state governors, to urgency direct security agents to immediately de-escalate the violent situations across the country and protect lives […] ...
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Akwa Ibom State government has undertaken a spontaneous and proactive on-the-spot assessment of properties vandalized in Uyo, the state capital as an aftermath of the #EndSARS protest. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, who led the government delegation on the inspection, said the exercise in to give the team a first hand […] ...
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A group known as Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ISSSAN) Bayelsa State branch has frowned at the management of Azikel Refinery and power Limited demanding to know from them why they refused to involve them in all the fabrication works done at the refinery. The group therefore called on the Executive Secretary […] ...
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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lapos State. By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has relaxed the curfew imposed on Lagos State with effect from Saturday, October 24, 2020, he made the announcement on Friday. According to him, people are free to move around from 8am to 6pm. Sanwo-Olu had on Tuesday, imposed laced a 24-hour curfew to curtail ...
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The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, in celebration of the 2020 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction, has flagged off a sensitisation campaign ahead of the dry season, which is usually replete with fire disasters. During the sensitisation campaign held Friday in Abuja, the minister, Hajia Sadia Umar Farouq, said October 23, every year, had been ...
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Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu, has called on his team to boycott upcoming matches in protest against police brutality. Ogu, who has 26 caps, said a boycott would “make a statement”. On Tuesday Manchester United forward, Odion Ighalo, called Nigrian government “a shame to the world”. There have been weeks of protests in Nigeria with mostly young people demanding the ...
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Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Friday, said that his administration would address the growing youth unemployment in the state by engaging a teeming number of them through a direct labour system for public works and infrastructure. This step, he noted, will reduce the number of unemployed youths and keep them occupied and able to make ends meet. Makinde stated this while ...
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Appeals for stop to destruction of property in Southwest Governor Kayode Fayemi By Rotimi Ojomoyela – Ado-Ekiti The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has described the event of the past one week as “deeply troubling and of great concern to him and many patriotic citizens of the state”. He appealed to the people of the State and the ...
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Professor Yemi Osinbajo By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday that government’s plan to investigate brutality and prosecute erring police officers, create new state-based Security and Human Rights Committees, as well as provide compensation to victims of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), would be the game-changer in ensuring an end to impunity. The Vice President stated this ...
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Aiming to join other nations in achieving the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16.9 to provide legal identity for all, including free birth registrations by 2030, Nigeria is actively working towards increasing enrolment of its citizens in a digital identity database which will help economic development. The National Identity Management Commission, (NIMC), has pledged… This content is for Standard ...
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Turnover in the Fixed Income and Currency (FIC) markets for the month ended September 30, 2020 was N14.07trillion, FMDQ Securities Exchange monthly report shows. The record turnover indicates a month-on-month (MoM) and year-on-year (YoY) decrease of 1.33percent (N0.19trillion) and 26.76percent (N5.14trillion) from N14.26trillion (August 2020) and N19.21trillion (September 2019) respectively. The year to date (YTD)… This content is for Standard ...
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