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Kaduna kidnappers demand N500m ransom

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Kidnappers who abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State are demanding N500 million ransom even as they threaten to kill the abductees if this demand…

Politics

Police deploy 17,500 men for Rivers LG Poll

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No fewer than 17,500 policemen have been deployed to provide security for the local government election in Rivers State on Saturday. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Nnamdi…

Economy

FG admits failure on power supply, offers apology

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The Federal Government has admitted that power supply has declined considerably, offering an apology to Nigerians over the current power outages and shortages in various parts of the country. The…

Entertainment

New Nigeria Beach soccer league kicks-off in Lagos

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The Elegushi Beach in Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos is bubbling with the commencement of the new Nigeria Beach Soccer League. The League, a project of the Nigeria Football Federation, is…

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Sport

Delta tops 20th National Sports Festival

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Team Delta has emerged as the winner of the 2020 National Sports Festival which held in Edo State. The 20th edition of the festival kicked off on April 2 and…

Features

Shehu Garba needs some education

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By Dare Babarinsa   It is interesting that the Presidency finally found its voice concerning the security situation in Ondo State. In recent months, Ondo State has been at the…

Technology

FCT Minister faults IPPIS, alleges salary over payment

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Musa Bello has faulted the efficacy of the  Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS,  which he alleged often paid him incorrect…

Banking

Afreximbank orders 220 million COVID-19 vaccines for Africa

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A bold attempt to provide 220 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson single-shot COVID-19 vaccine has been initiated by the African Vaccine Acquisition Trust, AVAT. The procurement agreement signed…

Global Trade

Traffic resumes along Suez Canal

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The MV Ever Given was refloated and the Suez Canal reopened on Monday, sparking relief almost a week after the huge container ship got stuck during a sandstorm and blocked…

Opinion

The Ilorin hijab war: God, Nigeria in your hands

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By Femi Orebe I know Ilorin pretty well; that piously quiet, indeed, serene city where, when I lived there in the mid ‘70’s, you wont be served any alcoholic drink…

Crime

Kaduna kidnappers demand N500m ransom

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Kidnappers who abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State are demanding N500 million ransom even as they threaten to kill the abductees if this demand…

Legal

Eight die after another US shooting

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Eight people have been reportedly  killed in a shooting in the US city of Indianapolis by a gunman who is believed to have then killed himself, police said. The victims…

Development

COVID-19 effects are mild in Nigeria- NPHCDA

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An estimated 8,439 people have reported mild adverse effects after taking the coronavirus vaccination in Nigeria. The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Dr. Faisal Shuaib  gave the…