Nigeria

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The National Industrial Court, on Friday, in Abuja, ordered the reinstatement of 170 dismissed workers of Kogi State Government. The claimants had joined the state governor and Attorney-General as co-respondents in the suit. Justice Edith Agbakoba, held that provisions of the law guiding and regulating the termination of employment in the civil service were not […]

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A special session of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has begun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s  Special Adviser on Media and Publicity had on Wednesday after the weekly FEC meeting, presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo announced that a Special FEC meeting will be held […]

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A special meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has begun at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting is primarily to fine tune the 2019 budget proposals before it will be presented to a joint session of the National Assembly. The Federal Government is proposing a total budget of N8.6trillion […]

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US comedian and actor Kevin Hart abruptly withdrew from hosting the Oscars Thursday night amid flack for past homophobic and anti-gay tweets. Two days after announcing he had landed what he called a dream gig, Hart said that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences had told him to choose between apologizing for the […]

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D’Tigers of Nigeria, dropped one spot from their 32nd position to 33rd in the latest FIBA world ranking released on Thursday The 2017 FIBA AfroBasket runner-up, D’Tigers amassed 292.8 points to retain their status as the best team in Africa. Angola moved up one spot from third to second in Africa and one as well […]

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Undaunted by the hullaballoo on the 2019 presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari, in his usual calmness, assured the nation that the results of the polls would be a reflection of the wish of the people. President Buhari, who has persistently insisted that no one should be intimidated or insulted in the political campaign, said that […]

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The Federal Government says it is planning partnership with China and India to halt the continued shipment of banned drugs from their countries to Nigeria. Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Professor Mojisola Christiana Adeyeye, disclosed this during the flag off of a Youth Against Drug Abuse (YADA) Awareness […]

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Four workers of Osun State College of Technology, Esa Oke, abducted by suspected kidnappers have been released. Spokesperson for Osun police command, SP Folasade Odoro, confirmed the release of the victims Friday morning. Details later.

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Senate Minority Leader, Biodun Olujimi, has said that Nigerians have no reason to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari who is the All Progressives Congress’ presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections. Olujimi, who is the Peoples Democratic Party’s senatorial candidate for Ekiti South, said Nigerians should vote in 2019 based on past record and ability to […]

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President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has made a firm pledge that the football –ruling body is ready and willing to implement the recommendations of the Reform Committee set up by the Executive Committee and endorsed by the NFF Congress at its Annual General Assembly in Asaba on 24th October 2018.   “There […]