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NNPC raises alarm over off-spec diesel in market
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised an alarm over the prevalent low grade and contaminated Automated Gas Oil (AGO), ...
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COVID-19, Dubai, Lagos
It’s illegal to manage COVID-19 patient without permission ― Lagos govt
The Lagos state government has classified as illegal the management of COVID-19 patients by private facilities in the state without ...
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Gbajabiamila to engage State Assemblies on domestication of anti-rape laws
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, says he will engage Speakers of State Houses of Assemblies ...
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Cleanup starts at 57 sites, Ogoni land, Environment
World Environment Day: FG hands over one million tree seedlings to Kaduna govt
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the 2020 World Environment Day (WED), the Federal Government said ...
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Nigeria’s digital identity, national depository of treaties, FG, Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN)
FG to enhance legal framework for Nigeria’s digital identity
The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) said the Federal Government is committed to ...
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(GRAPHIC IMAGE): University of Ibadan pregnant Postgraduate Student murdered in her room
A postgraduate student of the University of Ibadan, Azeezat Shomuyiwa, was on Friday morning  murdered in her room by yet-to-be-identified ...
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Trump, terminating relationship
Washington mayor asks Trump to remove federal forces
The mayor of the US capital city, Washington, has formally asked President Donald Trump to remove federal forces from the ...
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Kyari, NNPC
NNPC raises alarm over off-spec diesel in market
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has raised an alarm over the prevalent low grade and contaminated Automated Gas Oil (AGO), ...
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Oil firms deliberately destroying Niger Delta Environment ― Gov Diri
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has described activities multinational oil companies as a deliberate attempt aimed at ...
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15-year-old girl
Man who abducted 15-year-old girl and slept with her for two years jailed for life
An Abeokuta High Court in Ogun State on Friday sentenced a 30-year-old man, Lekan Felix, to life imprisonment for abduction ...
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FOMWAN, rape
FOMWAN condemns rape and murder of Barakat, decries rise in cases
The Federation of Muslim Women's Associations in Nigeria, FOMWAN Oyo State chapter has condemned in strong terms the rape and ...
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Police give account of how 21 people were killed in 2 LGs in Zamfara
Zamfara State police command has said 21 people were killed in attacks carried out in two local government areas of ...
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COVID-19: ‘Strict adherence to guidelines important for church re-opening’
PRESIDENT of the Nigeria Society of Physiotherapy, Dr. Rufai Ahmad, has said that strict adherence to measures or guidelines issued ...
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COVID-19: Backlog of surgeries in children should follow general guidelines —Experts
AGAINST the backdrop of a reduction in emergency surgeries in children by 31 per cent in March 2020 due to ...
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COVID-19: ‘Why dentists should not shy away from service-delivery’
A dental expert, Dr Timothy Aladelusi, has called on dentists in the country to stop shying away from providing services so ...
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Equities, banking stock, market
Profit-taking on high cap stocks dips market by 0.38 per cent
Following profit taking on high capitalised stocks, on Thursday, the Nigerian stock market dipped by about N50 billion. Investors took ...
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NSE: Positive sentiments persist as market closes with marginal increase
Sentiments remained positive in the domestic equities market, the market closes with a marginal increase of 0.1 per cent, as ...
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Unemployment, PMI
Employment in Nigeria decreased marginally ― PMI report
Despite predictions of a huge rise in unemployment due to the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on businesses ...
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Equities, banking stock, market
Profit-taking on high cap stocks dips market by 0.38 per cent
Following profit taking on high capitalised stocks, on Thursday, the Nigerian stock market dipped by about N50 billion. Investors took ...
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NSE: Positive sentiments persist as market closes with marginal increase
Sentiments remained positive in the domestic equities market, the market closes with a marginal increase of 0.1 per cent, as ...
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Unemployment, PMI
Employment in Nigeria decreased marginally ― PMI report
Despite predictions of a huge rise in unemployment due to the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) on businesses ...
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Trump, terminating relationship
Washington mayor asks Trump to remove federal forces
The mayor of the US capital city, Washington, has formally asked President Donald Trump to remove federal forces from the ...
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Africa’s COVID-19 tally exceeds 168,000 cases, deaths reach 4,700 – WHO
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa has reached 168,464, and at least 4,700 people have died, statistics from ...
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Russia says OPEC+ meeting to be held on Saturday
The Russian energy ministry said a video conference of a group of leading oil producers, known as OPEC+, would be ...
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Demolition of Christian’s corpers’ lodge a bad omen in Kebbi —Can chairman
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kebbi State chapter, has condemned in strong terms the demolition of the corpers’ lodge ...
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tithe
Latter-Days Saints refutes claim church refunding tithes to members
Contrary to the news doing the rounds that the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Days Saints, has concluded plans to refund ...
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Olukoya calls for seven days prayers against pandemic
The General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) Worldwide, Dr. Daniel Olukoya has called on all Christians ...
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Foundation
Foundation distributes packages to 50 families in Lagos
THE Fourteenth Moon Foundation (FMF) has distributed packages to about 50 families in Lagos State. The distribution, which was done ...
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Lagos MMPN
Lagos MMPN launches N5m endowment fund for late Waheed Bakare
THE Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN), Lagos chapter has launched N5million endowment fund in honour of the late Saturday ...
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Eid-el-Fitr celebration
Muslim leaders weigh options on Eid-el-Fitr celebration amid COVID-19
FROM the South to the North, the leadership of the Muslim ummah in the country have weighed options on the ...
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We are over-due for truly united Yoruba nation —Adagba of Iyanfoworogi
The Adagba of Iyanfoworogi, Osun State, Oba Adetayo Oladele, was crowned in 2018. The US-returnee, in this interview by TUNDE ...
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I came to open up Erinmo to the world — Elerinmo
I recently found myself in a gathering where the discussants were consistently referring to you as Atobatele (A royal personality) ...
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Oyo, COVID-19 testing in
Oyo Assembly bemoans low IGR generation, recurrent industrial actions
THE 2019 appropriation bill of Oyo State to the tune of N285,151,248,190.48 was, on Thursday, passed into law with the ...
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4 men in court over alleged cultism, breach of peace in Ogun

Four men on Wednesday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun State over alleged cultism and breach of peace ...
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‘My wife is promiscuous; she neglected me and later walked out of our marriage’

Ile Tuntun Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, recently dissolved the 10-year-old wedlock between a couple, Dauda Oladepo and Kafilat ...
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Court dissolves 10-year-old marriage over wife’s knife attack

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved a 10-year-old marriage between one ...
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