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602 repentant Boko Haram swears oath of allegiance to Nigeria

602 repentant Boko Haram swears oath of allegiance to Nigeria

No fewer than 602 repentant Boko Haram members, on Monday, denounced their membership of the group and swore an oath of allegiance to the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The ex-insurgents who have completed a de-radicalization,…

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt hints on Coronavirus being airborne

COVID-19: Nigerian govt hints on Coronavirus being airborne

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Monday hinted that Coronavirus is airborne. Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this during the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 daily briefing in Abuja. Ihekweazu disclosed that…

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Omo-Agege explains reasons for passing Sexual Harassment bill into law

Omo-Agege explains reasons for passing Sexual Harassment bill into law

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has shed light on reasons occasioning the passage of Sexual Harassment Bill into law, saying that the ugly trend was on the increase in recent times. He…

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COVID-19 Deaths: South Africa overtakes Egypt as Nigeria remains among top list

COVID-19 Deaths: South Africa overtakes Egypt as Nigeria remains among top list

South Africa has overtaken Egypt on COVID-19 death charts and currently occupies the number one position on the continent. Africa has recorded over 13,000 deaths due to complications arising from coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the…

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Northern House of Assembly speakers lament security situation in region

Northern House of Assembly speakers lament security situation in region

State Houses of Assembly speakers from the nineteen northern states of the federation have decried the persistent insecurity bedevilling the region. They also lamented that the challenge of COVID -19, rape and domestic violence has…

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Akpabio vs Nunieh: Fani-Kayode tells Presidency to investigate allegations

Akpabio vs Nunieh: Fani-Kayode tells Presidency to investigate allegations

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation has reacted to the allegations of corruption against the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akapbio, by former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joy…

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COVID-19: Niger to collect samples of cabinet, task force members for virus test

COVID-19: Niger to collect samples of cabinet, task force members for virus test

Niger State Task Force Team on COVID-19 has said that all cabinet and the thirty-five members of the team would be tested for the novel coronavirus. The state Chairman, COVID-19, Alh. Ahmed Matane, who made…

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Rights group charges Buhari to sack Akpabio, Malami

Rights group charges Buhari to sack Akpabio, Malami

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sack his Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio following allegations of fraudulent practice levelled against him. HURIWA made the…

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Protests rock Ondo PDP secretariat over alleged manipulation of delegates’ list

Protests rock Ondo PDP secretariat over alleged manipulation of delegates’ list

With nine days to the governorship primaries of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo State, the party is currently enmeshed in crisis. Some members of the Party on Monday thronged the party’s secretariat in…

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Nigerian govt inaugurates governing councils of 13 universities

Nigerian govt inaugurates governing councils of 13 universities

The federal government has inaugurated the governing councils of 13 federal universities. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, during the inauguration in Abuja on Monday, charged the appointees to foster harmonious relationships. Adamu told them to…