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Coronavirus: We don’t know when our vaccines will arrive — Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has disclosed that the Federal Government does not know exactly when the much expected AstraZeneca vaccines will be delivered to the country. This is even as World Health Organisation (WHO) tells Nigeria to ...

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Wike gifts new cars to RSIEC commissioners ahead of LGA elections

By: Felix Ikpotor With less than two months to the conduct of local council polls in the state, Rivers State government has gifted new cars to commissioners in the State’s Independent Electoral Commission, RSIEC. Although no formal handover ceremony has ...

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NCPC denies appointing Tonto Dikeh Peace Ambassador

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) has denied appointing Tonto Dikeh’s as an Ambassador for Peace Building. NCPC’s reaction may have followed the reaction that at the break of the news. The Nollywood actress had taken to her Instagram account ...

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Guru Maharaj Ji wants Sheikh Gumi prosecuted for negotiating with bandits

Satguru Maharaj Ji, Founder of One Love Family, has called o security agencies  to arrest and prosecute Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi over his involvement with bandits. Maharaj Ji said Gumi lacked conscience for negotiating with bandits. Addressing journalists in ...

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Kagara students, others regain freedom

Abducted  students of Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, have been released. Their relatives and staff who were also taken are now out of captivity. They all regained freedom Saturday morning. It is not clear if ransom was paid ...

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Why we stopped movement of food items from north to south — Group

The Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has explained why its members were barred from moving food items from the North to the South. The body commenced an indefinite strike following the government’s failure to address the ...

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Zamfara abduction: Deal with bandits or resign, Ganduje’s aide tells Buhari

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, media aide to the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to either deal with bandits in the country or resign. Tanko-Yakasai spoke on Friday while reacting to the abduction of ...

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We are borrowing for Nigeria’s progress, says finance minister

The Federal Government says it will not make progress unless it borrows more to fund critical infrastructure in the country.  Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed stated this on Thursday during the maiden edition of the ...

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Bandits I met not responsible for Zamfara school girls abduction – Gumi

Islamic scholar Sheikh Ahmad Gumi has exonerated  the bandits he recently engaged with in Zamfara forests from the Friday abduction of schoolgirls in the state.  Bandits stormed Government Secondary School Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area around 1:00am Friday ...

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IYC ask Wike to support victims of Port Harcourt market fire

 Ijaw Youths Congress, IYC, has urged governor Wike to support victims of the Plankshed Market (Marine Base) fire incident which occurred Wednesday night.    Comrade Emmanuel Moses, provost of the youth body in Port Harcourt said the traders need support, ...

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