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Lekki shooting: Nigeria will never spare CNN, others for spreading fake news – Lai Mohammed

The Federal government has vowed to punish the Cable Network News, CNN for carrying out unverified information from the controversial Lekki Toll Gate incident. It also vowed not to spare any media organization both local and international that attempted to set Nigeria on fire through unverifiable reportage. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai …

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ASUU strike pushed me into rice business – Student

Following the continued strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, a student of Olabisi Onabanjo University, OOU, Oyekanmi Oluwasegun has ventured into rice business. ASUU has been on strike since March as the government and the union failed to reach an agreement. This has continued to hinder students from returning to their respective …

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Maina: Senator Ndume released after 5 days in prison

The Federal High Court, Abuja, has released Senator Ali Ndume on bail. The Borno South lawmaker spent five days in Kuje Correctional Centre. Justice Okon Abang gave the ruling on Friday. The judge said the court exercise its discretionary powers based on Ndume’s good conduct. Ndume was sent to prison for failing to produce Abdulrasheed Maina. …

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India enters first recession in 73 years

India’s economy contracted 7.5 percent between July and September, performing the poorest among major advanced and emerging economies and entering a technical recession for the first time since independence, official data showed Friday. Although the figures were an improvement on the record 23.9-percent contraction recorded last quarter, they indicate that Asia’s third-largest economy is in …

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2021 budget: Governors kick, say North-East short-changed

Governors of the North East on Thursday decried the allocation of N43.32 billion to the North-East Development Commission in the 2021 federal budget for the execution of capital projects in the entire region. They described it as a paltry sum in the face of a daunting infrastructural deficit confronting the region. This was contained in …

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Ondo govt will henceforth pay WAEC fees in public schools ― Akeredolu

Ondo state government will henceforth pay the School Certificate Examination Fees otherwise known as WAEC fees for students in public schools in the state. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said this while playing host to the National Leadership of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, in his office in Akure. The announcement of the decision, he pointed …

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NNPC begs Labour for one week grace to consult on the reversal of fuel price

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, on Thursday night, requested that the organized labour should give it one week to consult on the reversal of the increase in pump price of petrol. This is as the National Administrative Council, NAC, of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, will meet on Friday to have a holistic look …

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