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Curruption: FG begins bidding process to sell off forfeited assets

The federal government has commenced the bidding process for the sale of assets recovered and forfeited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Abubakar...

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Dangote giant refinery to be ready by end of December

The Dangote Group said its 650,000BPD refinery project under construction in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos will be completed by end of December. Mr Edwin Devakumar, the...

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...

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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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Curruption: FG begins bidding process to sell off forfeited assets

The federal government has commenced the bidding process for the sale of assets recovered and forfeited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Abubakar...

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...

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...

Economy

El Salvador approves Bitcoin as legal tender becoming the fist Nation

Bitcoin is to become legal tender in El Salvador, the country’s president said, making it the first nation to adopt a cryptocurrency for everyday...

Gas is vital to Nigeria’s future – OPEC

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) says gas remains vital to Nigeria’s future in the global oil and gas sector. The OPEC Secretary General,...

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...

Health

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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Judiciary workers suspend 2 month old strike

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The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has reopened the passport application and payment portal. The Assistant Comptroller for Immigration Service, Amos Okpu, made the announcement in...

United Nation: 64% of married Nigerian women lack sexual, reproductive rights

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FG considers death penalty for railway vandals – Minister

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