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Breaking: Ndokwa youths, women shut down federal road in Delta over alleged neglect

Youths and women of Ndokwa ethnic nationality protesting alleged neglect by the Federal Government, this morning, at Kwale, Delta State, shut...

Argentina, Mexico to produce AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Argentina and Mexico will produce the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for most of Latin America, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez said on Wednesday...

U.S. leaves tariffs on Airbus aircraft unchanged at 15%

By Andrea Shalal, David Shepardson The U.S. government on Wednesday said it would maintain 15% tariffs on Airbus aircraft and...

Man bags 25 years for raping 11-year-old girl in Ogun

An Ogun State High Court on Wednesday sentenced a 36-year-old man, Ugochukwu Obiakor, to 25 years’ imprisonment for raping an 11-year-...

Oil major Chevron invests in nuclear fusion startup Zap Energy

(Oil major Chevron Corp (CVX.N) said on Wednesday it is investing in Zap Energy Inc, joining Italy’s ENI (ENI.MI) and Norwegian state...

Dollar grinds lower as traders question timing of U.S. stimulus

The dollar fell against most of its peers on Thursday amid fading hopes for a compromise between Republicans and Democrats over...

U.S. college admissions scam tipster gets year in prison for stock fraud

A California businessman who tipped prosecutors off to a vast U.S. college admissions cheating and fraud scheme was sentenced on Wednesday...

U.S. Treasury chief says Democrats not interested in negotiating on coronavirus aid

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made clear in a call with him on Wednesday that she...

FG okays N8.5bn for NCDC testing kits

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N8.5bn for the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The sum is...

APC faults N18bn Rivers flyover loan

The All Progressives Congress in Rivers State led by Isaac Ogbobula has expressed sadness over the state House of Assembly’s approval...

Family qaccuses Ex-Oyo State Police Commissioner of extortion, unlawful detention

The family alleged that the former police chief unlawfully arrested a 79-year-old man and detained him for two days at the...

FEC agrees to N8.49bn for purchase of Covid-19 testing kits

The approval was given at the virtual council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Serving northern governor among Boko Haram leaders, says ex-CBN Chief

According to him, “Some of us also have our intelligence networks. I have met with some of the bandits; we have met with some of their high commanders – one or two who have repented – they have sat down with us not once, not twice.

Breaking: UNILAG Governing Council sacks Vice-Chancellor, Ogundipe

The Governing Council of the University of Lagos on Wednesday announced the sacking of its Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Olawatoyin Ogundipe.

Oyo approves promotion, gratuity for 97 workers dismissed in 2012

The Oyo State Government, on Tuesday, approved the notational promotion and payment of civil servants who were dismissed in 2012 but...

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Breaking: NJC releases list of nominees for Supreme Court appointments

The members of the last year’s presidential election petition court have been recommended to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.),...

‘Students show low interest in learning, find social distancing difficult’

 Most students who resumed for the West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Education revision have been found to lack the zeal for...

Military air raid knocks out ISWAP camp, kills several terrorists in Borno

The Air Task Force of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has knocked out another Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists’ camp...

Israel, UAE reach historic peace deal

Israel and the United Arab Emirates on Thursday announced that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship.

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