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FRSC intensifies patrol to check reckless driving on Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway

The Itori Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday said it had intensified patrol around Itori and environs in the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway axis, to check reckless driving.
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Music Star, Naira Marley urges ‘Marlians’ not to mortgage their future

Controversial hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, on Wednesday advised his fans, who he called ‘Marlians’ to be wary of their lifestyle, so that they do not mortgage their future.
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New Dawn As Sunday Thomas Drives Insurance Sector To Lofty Heights

The return of Sunday Thomas to leadership position in insurance industry is no doubt a blessing to the industry as initiatives adopted by him are gradually repositioning the insurance industry for improved performance writes Ebere Nwoji The Nigerian Insurance industry, having passed through years of chequered history of peace especially with regard to relationship between The post New Dawn As Sunday ...
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Sanwo-Olu opens IDP camp for 300 victims of Abule-Egba pipeline explosion

The displaced victims have been relocated to a relief camp in Igando.
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Presidency reacts to US planned visa restrictions on Nigerians, others

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries, including Nigeria by America’s government led by President Donald Trump. A presidential spokesman, who is also the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, stated this in a statement
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Opening arguments begin in Trump impeachment trial

Democrats began presenting their opening arguments at the historic impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Wednesday. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, took the podium on the floor of the Senate to make the case that Trump should be removed from office for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Democrats
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Sokoto re-run: APC candidate defects to PDP

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto The candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Saturday’s House of Assembly re-run election in Sokoto State, Alhaji Bature Lili, along with his supporters have dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party. This development is coming two days before the scheduled House of Assembly election for Binji constituency in the state,
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INEC trains 100 NYSC members ahead re-run election in Ogun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has trained 100 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members for Saturday’s House of Representatives re-run election in Ogun.
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Sokoto Begins Implementation of New Minimum Wage January

Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the full implementation of national new minimum wage and consequential adjustment to state civil servants. A statement by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Muhammad Bello, said the state Commissioner of Information, Isah Bajini Galadanci, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state The post Sokoto Begins Implementation ...
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Transfer record: $7.35bn spent on moves in 2019 —FIFA

Football clubs worldwide splashed out a record $7.35 billion (6.63 million euros) on transfers in the men’s game in 2019, FIFA revealed in a report released on Wednesday. The amount represents a 5.8 per cent increase in 2018, with English clubs accounting for the largest total outlay at just over $1.5 billion — a drop
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FGN Bond Nets N626.498bn, Oversubscribed by 300%

Ndubuisi Francis in Abuja The January 2020 FGN Bond auction by the Debt Management Office (DMO) which was conducted Wednesday was oversubscribed by more than 300 per cent, further demonstrating the growing appetite by investors for the debt instrument. According to a statement released by the, DMO, N155 billion of three instruments (five-Year, 10-year and The post FGN Bond Nets N626.498bn, Oversubscribed ...
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Ahmadu Bello University gets new Vice-Chancellor

Prof. Kabiru Bala has emerged as the new Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria.
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UK-Africa Investment Summit scales up investment for Africa’s clean energy transformation

The British High Commissioner, Catriona Laing, says UK-Africa Investment Summit has scaled up investment for Africa’s clean energy transformation.
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