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Osinbajo submits COVID-19 job creation policy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, will on Thursday, present a post Covid-19 Economic Sustainability Plan to President Muhammadu Buhari. The all-inclusive Plan contains actions and well-thought through strategies that will help mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Nigeria’s economy, noted the presidency. Osinbajo meets Lawan, Gbajabiamila...

Senate begins probing Privatization of moribund paper mills

The Senate on Tuesday began the probe of the moribund paper mills in the country with a view to reviving them. The resolution was sequel to a motion sponsored by Sen. Stephen Ekpeyong during Tuesday’s plenary on the need to revive the moribund paper mills...

FG approves Lagos, Abuja airports, three others for flights resumption

Following the planned resumption of flights from June 21, the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has approved the reopening of only five airports for a start. The Director-General of the NCAA, Captain Musa Nuhu, revealed this in a letter to Accountable Managers of all domestic...

Ondo State University Lecturer Collapses, Dies Suddenly

Gilbert Ibitola, a senior lecturer at the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa, Ondo State, is dead. Ibitola slumped at the weekend in his apartment before he was rushed to the hospital where he was confirmed dead on arrival. Several family sources and close...

REVEALED: How Diezani Madueke swindled her way into Dominica’s citizenship as Trade and Investment Commissioner

Fresh evidence has now emerged in Nigeria of how former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison Madueke, plotted and secured a foreign country’s citizenship and political appointment in order to secure immunity from prosecution. Documents at the disposal seen by Naija247news revealed that she carefully planned...

CAN rebukes Miyetti Allah militant leadership over comment that Nigeria belongs to Fulani herdsmen

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Northern Nigeria has warned the leadership of herdsmen under the auspices of Miyetti Allah to desist from ‘reckless statements’ capable of fueling crisis in Nigeria. The religious body however called on security agencies to invite the National President of...

Chaos and tensions mounts in Akwa Ibom as cultists clash claims lives

There is palpable tension and fear in Inen community in Oruk Anam local area of Akwa Ibom as two persons were at the weekend reportedly killed in a renewed clash between cult groups. Our correspondent gathered that the groups, Debam and Iceland confraternities engaged in...

Omozuwa’s rape: every young girl’s nightmare in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria -- Uwaila Vera Omozuwa was studying microbiology at university in Nigeria's Benin City, but her passion was theology. Even after she gained admission to the University of Benin last year, the 22-year-old didn't stop taking theological classes at a local parish of the...

Lagos relaxes restrictions on churches, mosques activities, mute on school resumption date

•Mosques, Churches To Open Only On Fridays, Sundays •No Signal To Re-Open Schools Yet, Discussion Ongoing - Sanwo-Olu Lagos State Government has modified the protocols and guidelines recently announced by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Coronavirus Response, which gave a regulated permission for resumption...

OPAN Applauds Judgement Against Police For Detention Of Online Journalists

The Online Publishers Association of Nigeria (OPAN) has applauded the Judiciary for the award of 15 million naira damages against the Nigeria Police for the arrest and detention of Daniel and Timothy Elombah in January 2018. The Police had arrested and detained the online journalists...
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