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English in Twos: Episode 47

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

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YouTube to deduct taxes from Nigerian content creators, others

YouTube is set to start deducting taxes from creators outside of the United States on the earnings they generate from viewers in the US. The...

AfDB approves $1.3 million grants for women’s access to digital finance

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two grants of $1.3 million for research aimed to increase African women’s access to a range of...

FG to launch new pricing framework for gas operations

The chairman of National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP), Mohammed Ibrahim, says the federal government will launch a new pricing framework to regulate operations in...

Regenerative Agriculture : Dantata Foods Galvanizes Support of Farmers, Community Leaders in Kano

As the demand for organic food products increases across the globe, Dantata Foods and Allied Products Company Limited is set to support small holder...

Cryptocurrency: Senate summons CBN governor, SEC chief

The Senate on Thursday summoned the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emeifele, and the Director General of the Securities...

Facts Why Nigeria’s central bank banned cryptocurrency trading

More facts have emerged on why the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) decided to ban cryptocurrency trading in the country. The apex bank prohibited dealing...

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POLITICS

2023: Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima to contest for President

Sani Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State, has declared his intention to contest for president in 2023. Yerima made his intention known at a press...

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Group support NASS move to ban bleaching cream

The Yoruba Youth Socio-Cultural Association (YYSA), on Thursday, expressed support for the move by the National Assembly to ban importation and production of bleaching...

Kankara schoolboys abductor repents, surrenders rifles

Auwalun Daudawa, the alleged mastermind of the abduction of some students from a secondary school in Kankara, Katsina state, has “repented”. Daudawa and five of...

We’ve defeated insurgency in Nigeria -Defence Hdq

The defence headquarters (DHQ) says the armed forces have ”checkmated” Boko Haram and their operations in the north-east. Despite claims that the insurgents have been...

Insecurity: Insurgency, terrorism may continue for 20 years – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has hinted that insurgency and terrorism may continue in Nigeria for another 20 years. Buratai made...

Insecurity: I have directed Army to take the fight to insurgents — President Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, said he has directed the nation’s Armed Forces to take the anti-terrorism fight to the...

Education

ASUP to embark on a strike from April 6.

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has threatened to embark on a strike from April 6. ASUP said the strike was aimed at ensuring...

Aminu Dantata awards scholarships to100 less-privileged students at Al-Istiqama University

The chairman of Dantata Group of Companies and an elder statesman, Alhaji Aminu Dantata, has awarded 4-year full scholarships to 100 less-privileged students to...

No date for the 2021 UTME registration yet – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday said it has not fixed date for the 2021 UTME registration yet. The body said information...

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Insecurity: Buhari to send supplementary budget to National Assembly

As the security situation continues to degenerates on daily basis, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to submit a supplementary budget to the National Assembly...

FG loses N800 billion monthly to lack of 24-hour port operation

Rev. Jonathan Nicole, President, Shippers Association of Lagos, says Nigeria loses over N800 billion monthly due to lack of 24-hour seaport operation. Nicole made this...

Don’t sell fuel above N162 per litre – DPR calls IPMAN

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has warned members of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association (IPMAN) in Taraba State against selling petrol above the...

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Five reasons why drinking cold water can affect your health

In a hot climate like ours where it sometimes feels like the sun is out for revenge, occasionally grabbing a glass of cold water, seems...

COVID-19 vaccine has a mild side effect – Health Minister

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has pointed out that the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine has a mild side effect. Ehanire explained that those vaccinated may...

COVID-19: Taking vaccine’ll not be mandatory in Nigeria —Minister

The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said COVID-19 vaccination will not be mandatory in Nigeria, adding that nobody will be forced...

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English in Twos: Episode 47

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

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

English in Twos: Episode 45

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

FG summons ASUU to emergency meeting over looming strike

The federal government has invited the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to an urgent meeting. Bem Goong, Director Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry...

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Strike: NMA apologises to Nigerians, patients over resident doctors strike

Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has apologised to Nigerians, especially patients at various government hospitals, over the strike embarked upon by the Nigerian Association of...

Banks disconnect MTN from USSD banking channels

Commercial banks have disconnected MTN customers from banking channels including the Unstructured Supplementary Service Data and banking apps. MTN customers complained on Friday about being...

Federal Government extends NIN-SIM linkage by one month

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for linking Subscriber Identification Modules with valid National Identity Numbers by one month. It announced the extension on...

State minister of Health begs striking resident doctors to resume work

The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnibe Mamora, on Thursday, pleaded with the striking resident doctors to be patient with the Federal Government. Mamora...

High Court bars FG from blocking SIM cards on April NIN linkage deadline

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