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Covid-19: 433,000 Nigerians, businesses to get N50,000, N30,00 each – Presidency

Tola Johnson, Special Assistant to  President Muhammadu Buhari on Micro Small and Medium and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs), says 100,000 small businesses will get N50,000...

Oil prices rise, head for weekly gain

Oil prices advanced on Friday and were heading for the second week of gains amid growing confidence that demand for fuel is...

Dantata Foods, Cross River State to create jobs through AgribusinessI

by Sunuai Bature The government of Cross River is partnering wi th one of the Africa's leading Agro-processing firms...

Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.

IPMAN: We’ll keep filling stations open, away from fuel scarcity

With the growing concerns and panic over the gradual lockdown resulting from the Coronavirus pandemic, Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN,...

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Bill Gates, co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft, is stepping down from the board of the company. Gates previously served as CEO...

English in Twos

English in Twos: Episode 15

By Bashir Jammaje Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the...

English in Twos: Episode 14

Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the world.  This article...

English in Twos: Episode 13

By Bashir Jammaje Education is the most powerful weapon, Nelson Mandela says, which we can use to change the...

POLITICS

2023: God told me Buhari will dump Tinubu – Primate Ayodele

The leader of INRI Evangelical spiritual church, Primate Elijah Ayodele, on Friday, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will dump Bola Tinubu, National...

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I will close the gap between poor and rich – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-emphasised his administration’s determination to lift 100m Nigerians out of poverty over the next ten years.

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Rape: Kaduna assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna house of assembly has approved castration as punishment for those convicted of rape. This follows the passage...

Nigeria Customs, EFCC arrested Dubai passenger with 2,890 ATM, SIM cards inside noodles

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has commenced probe of a suspected fraudster, Ishaq Abubakar. He was nabbed...

FG approves N13.3 billion take off for community policing

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N13.3 billion for the take-off of Community Policing initiative across the country.

FG plans more training facilities for police, others

President Muhammad Buhari has pledged that his regime would boost internal security by establishing training facilities for the police and other security...

Kidnapped Bauchi governor’s brother released

Mr Adamu Mohammad, an elder brother to Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State, who was kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen has been...

Education

How Ganduje is Repositioning Kano Education Sector

By Abba Dukawa Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education...

JAMB lifts ban on printing admission letters, others

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has lifted the suspension on the printing of admission letters, and inter-university transfers among others.

Gov Ganduje to Employ 60 Qur’anic Teachers

Kano State Government has approved the employment of 60 Qur’anic teachers (Alarammas) across the 15 Almajiri Model Schools in the state.

32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus – NUC

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are...

Economy

FAAC: FG, States, LGAs share N682.060 billion for August

The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee has shared a total of N682.060 billion August 2020 Federation Account revenue to the Federal, States and...

We borrow to finance infrastructure – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday justified his government’s borrowing to finance infrastructure. He stated that his administration take loans...

Food stuff prices are coming down, not going up – Presidency insists

Contrary to public opinion, the Presidency on Friday said prices of food items in the country are dropping and not going up.

President Buhari set to revive the economy with N2.3 Trillion – Femi Adeshina

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, has said the Federal Government will spend N2.3tn to...

Health

Covid-19: Now it is not necessary for children under 5years to wear Facemask- FG

It is not compulsory for children under age five to wear face masks because the COVID-19 fatality rate among them is less...

FG approves new test kit for HIV

In its effort to ensure that the spread of the HIV virus is drastically reduced, the Federal Government has approved the inclusion...

FG receives Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine

The federal government has received samples of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine. Alexey Shebarshin, Russia ambassador to Nigeria, delivered samples of...

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FG to ban importation of fish, milk soon – Minister

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