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FG begins payment of N30,000 to 330,000 Nigerians

Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, has announced that beneficiaries nationwide will receive a one-time grant of N30,000 with Lagos, Kano, State and...

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Tariff Hike: We have not received directive on new electricity tariff suspension -Discos

Electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country say they have not received any directive on the suspension of the increased electricity tariff...

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,...

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English in Twos: Episode 20

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English in Twos: Episode 19

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Finally, IGP bows to pressure, disbands SARS

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Rape: Kaduna assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

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EndSars: NECO postpones examination indefinitely

The Governing Board of the National Examinations Council (NECO) has indefinitely postponed the on-going 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination.

NECO postpones exam over #EndSARS protests

The National Examination Council postponed Paper I Computer Studies Practical’s scheduled for Monday, October 19, 2020, until November 16

FG approves stipends for education students, automatic employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the payment of stipends to Bachelor of Education students, as well as granting them automatic employment after...

Covid-19: FG approves reopening of Universities, Polytechnics, others

The federal government has directed the reopening of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in the country. Tertiary institution...

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NASS: 2021 budget scales 2nd reading

The 2021 appropriations bill has been read for the second time in the House of Representatives, following two days of debate on...

Digital Economy: FG launches Digital Nigeria portal, mobile app

The Federal Government has launched a Digital Nigeria Portal and Mobile Application in furtherance of the Digital Nigeria Programme, which was kick...

Petrol Tanker Drivers to begins strike tomorrow

Petrol scarcity may surface across the country as the Nigerian Association of Road Transport Owners on Monday ordered tanker drivers nationwide to...

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...

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WHO endorses protocol for Covid-19 herbal medicine trials

The World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other...

JOHESU suspends nationwide strike

A seven-day warning strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Unions and Assembly of Health Professionals, JOHESU, has been suspended.

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...

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