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Ebonyi community demands N300 million compensation over alleged land pollution by mining company

Ebonyi community demands N300 million compensation over alleged land pollution by mining company

Omege Agalegu village, Ndufu-Alike, in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, yesterday protested over alleged land pollution of their community by a mining company, First Patriot Nigeria Ltd. The community, however, demanded N300,000 million…

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Ekiti govt distributes 13,000 gas cookers to residents as empowerment initiative

Ekiti govt distributes 13,000 gas cookers to residents as empowerment initiative

The Ekiti State Government has commenced the distribution of 3kg gas cylinders to 13,000 residents across the 16 local government areas to ensure a safer and more hygienic environment. Speaking while flagging off the distribution…

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Obasanjo eulogises late Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris

Obasanjo eulogises late Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has made revelations about the late Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris. Obasanjo said he got all the ‘help’ he needed on running the affairs of Nigeria from the late Emir He…

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FG refutes claims of arrest of Nigerians in Switzerland

FG refutes claims of arrest of Nigerians in Switzerland

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission. has denied claims made in a viral video that staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Switzerland called the police to arrest Nigerian citizens. A video had surfaced online on Tuesday…

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Kano anti corruption body recovers N7.15m diverted in Kano Agric Ministry

Kano anti corruption body recovers N7.15m diverted in Kano Agric Ministry

The Kano Public Complaints and Anti Corruption body has recovered over Seven million naira diverted from the State Ministry of Agriculture. Already the Commission has quizzed the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary and indicted top officials of…

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Niger Assembly plenary ends in disagreement over Bill on Character Commission

Niger Assembly plenary ends in disagreement over Bill on Character Commission

The plenary at the Niger State House of Assembly went rowdy and ended in disarray as lawmakers disagreed on the bill political office holders than others. Augments started when Ahmed Bello, a member moved for…

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Buhari condoles Fayose, family over sister’s death

Buhari condoles Fayose, family over sister’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with former governor of Ekiti, Ayo Fayose, over the loss of his immediate elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji. The president’s condolence message is conveyed in a statement by Mr Femi…

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Buhari reacts as Tony Elumelu is named among world’s 100 most Influential People

Buhari reacts as Tony Elumelu is named among world’s 100 most Influential People

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the inclusion of the Chairman, United Bank for Africa, Tony Elumelu among Time 100 Most Influential People of 2020. In a statement signed by Femi Adesina, his Spokesman, the…

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COVID-19: Nigerian govt begins distribution of N10.9b palliatives

COVID-19: Nigerian govt begins distribution of N10.9b palliatives

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his government has begun the distribution of palliatives worth N10.9 billion to households in the country. The President spoke yesterday via video-message, on the first day of the 75th…

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Governor Badaru appoints new commissioner

Governor Badaru appoints new commissioner

Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has approved the appointment of Sagir Musa Ahmed as the new Commissioner, Ministry of Lands, Urban Development and Regional Planning. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Secretary…