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Two killed as cultists clash at Lagos

Two suspected cultists were butchered to death, Friday, during a clash between two rival cultists group within Mile 12, Lagos.

Nigeria secures $1.46 billion to complete Ajaokuta Steel

The federal government has secured about $1.46 billion for the completion of the Ajaokuta Steel Mills in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.

Panic as fuel scarcity hits Port Harcourt

There is panic in Port Harcourt, Rivers State as fuel scarcity hits the city, following an action by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG.

MAN: Central bank’s forex intervention dampens backward integration

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has linked the low utilization of local raw materials in the manufacturing sector to policy intervention in the official foreign exchange (forex) market by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Imo guber: Fresh issues before apex court on two-thirds majority

As the Supreme Court, today, begins hearing of the appeal filed by former Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, challenging the nullification of his election, fresh facts show that Senator Hope Uzodinma may not have got the constitutional requirements to be declared the winner.
Nigeria Police

70-year old woman killed by ritualists in Ondo

A 70-year-old grandmother, Sidikat Jimoh, has been murdered by suspected ritualists in Ogbagi Akoko in Akoko North West council area of Ondo state.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia State chapter, has asked the Supreme Court to reverse its January 14, 2020 judgment which sacked Emeka Ihedioha from office and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma, as the elected governor of Imo state.

Police ban protests in Imo

Barely 24 hours to the planned review of the January 14, 2020 supreme court judgement, the Imo state police command on Monday banned all protests linked to the judgement.

JAMB: Over 1.9 million candidates register for 2020 UTME, DE

Over 1.9 million candidates have so far registered for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, and the Direct Entry, DE, preparatory to seeking admission into various tertiary institutions in the country.
The flight diversions was a blessing to the Kotoka International Airport (KIA) in Ghana.

How Ghana is ‘benefiting immensely’ from Nigeria’s flight diversion

Harmattan haze which has been intense since Monday delayed and caused flights cancellation in West African countries notably Nigeria, the largest economy and most populated nation in the Africa continent.
Hundreds of travellers including police and military personnel are currently stranded at the Kiama Bridge end of the East-West Road.

Bayelsa: Many stranded as APC supporters set bonfire on Kiama Bridge

Hundreds of travellers including police and military personnel are currently stranded at the Kiama Bridge end of the East-West Road.

Nnamdi Kanu accuses police, DSS of removing CCTV cameras mounted in his hometown

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Thursday alleged that the Abia State Police Command in collaboration with the Department of State Services, DSS, has removed two CCTV cameras installed around his hometown.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki blames Comrade Oshiomhole for bombings in Edo

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has alleged that the recent trend of bomb detonation in the state is the third layer of Adams Oshiomhole’s plan to discredit him.

Customs to take delivery of three scanners by second quarter

Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, is set to take delivery of three scanners by end of the second quarter 2020, newsmen report. But some stakeholders are doubting the willingness of the NCS to use the scanners when they finally arrive.

Sex scandal: Police confirm arrest of OAU lecturer

The Osun State police have confirmed the arrest of Monday Omo-Etan, a tutor at the Obafemi Awolowo University Distance Learning Centre, exposed on Wednesday for reportedly sexually molesting a teenager.

Man kills, buries wife in kitchen

A 30-year-old man, identified as Monday Uwem, has reportedly killed his 26-year-old wife, Blessing Menaboo, at Akpama, a satellite fishing settlement of Opu Okumbiri, Akassa in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Etim Esin wants Emmanuel Amuneke to replace Gernot Rohr in Super Eagles

The German tactician contract set to rundown in June later in the year but the 66-year-old ex-Ligue 1 manager led the three Africa Champions to a third-place finish in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt is eager to continue managing Nigeria.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Report: How Edwin Clark stopped militants’ revolt against NDDC interim management

Elder Statesman and South-South leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has quietly intervened and prevailed on some angry militants in the Niger Delta, threatening to lock up the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, over the continued operation of the Interim Management Committee, IMC, to abandon the option.

Police neutralise bomb at Nsukka

Enugu State Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed that officers from the command neutralised an object suspected to be an explosive device at Millipat Hotel Limited, Nsukka.

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NBC: Federal government not out to gag Nigerians

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.

141 hospital staff investigated for giving free medicals to friends

Some 141 doctors and paramedics at a public hospital in Rome have been charged with fraud for giving free medical tests to friends and family evading regional taxes, police said on Friday.

Forex: Central bank injects $292.34 million, CNY 22.8 million into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara state-owned newspaper gets acting general manager

A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.