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Local clothes for military will boost economy – Buhari

John Ameh, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has said that a recent directive he gave the country’s Armed Forces and all uniformed organisations to use Nigerian-produced garments for their uniforms was meant to create many jobs and boost the economy.  “As a starting point, I recently directed all government uniformed institutions to patronise the use of
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Boris Johnson takes over as British PM today

Oluwatobi Akindele with agency report Boris Johnson has been elected the new Conservative leader in a ballot of party members on Tuesday and will become the next UK prime minister. Johnson, the face of the 2016 Brexit referendum, won the votes of 92,000 members of the Conservative Party, almost twice as many as his rival,
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Police arrest domestic worker for killing Kogi doctor

Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Operatives of the Operation Puff Adder attached to the Kogi State Police Command have arrested one Abdul Abu, for killing his boss and stealing his N1.6m. Abu was employed as a domestic worker by a medical doctor, Yahaya Jibrin, in Ankpa on March 27, 2019. Twenty-seven-year-old Abu and his alleged accomplices, Abduwahab
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Eight construction workers die in Enugu underground water tank

Raphael Ede, Enugu The Enugu State Police Command said on Tuesday that eight persons were found dead in an underground water safety tank in the Igboeze North Local Government Area of the state. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement made available to PUNCH Metro that the incident occured on
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CP orders probe into Kogi prison inmate’s death

We didn’t torture him – Police Oluwatobi Akindele The Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Busari, has reportedly intervened in the alleged torture of one Emeka Uyamadu, by policemen and his subsequent death at the Federal Prison, Kabba. The family of the deceased insisted that the 30-year-old was tortured by some policemen attached to the
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FG plans aerial surveillance of South-West forests

Bola Bamigbola, Osogbo The security stakeholders’ meeting  between  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo  and  traditional rulers in Osun State on Tuesday agreed that Federal Government should immediately commence aerial surveillance of forests in South-West. Speaking to  reporters  after the meeting at  Osun Goverment House, Oke Fia, Osogbo,  the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi. who led about
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Kwara gov reviews budget at special needs school

Tunde Oyekola Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq on Tuesday  met with top  government officials   at the Kwara State  School  for  Special Needs in  Ilorin  to review the state’s  budget. In a statement  by his Chief Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye, the governor   said   he  decided to  schedule the meeting for the school to enable  the government
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Banking on the Future of Work

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Cormart goes into tech PVC glues

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PDP condemns killing of DCP, Channels Tv reporter, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condoled with family of Mr Precious Owolabi, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member attached to Channels Television who was killed in Abuja during a clash between Shiites and police.
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Jakande at 90: Osinbajo, Tinubu, others pour encomiums

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday described the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, as a man whose legacies could never be forgotten.
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Senate President seeks Britain’s assistance on capacity enhancement of lawmakers

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday sought the assistance of the British High Commission in Nigeria to help in capacity enhancement for the lawmakers.
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Kaduna Specialist Hospital to be ready in 9 months – Deputy Governor

Construction work on the new Kaduna Specialist Hospital, a 300-bed facility, is to be completed in nine months, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, the state’s Deputy Governor, said on Tuesday.
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90th Birthday: Lagos Assembly applauds Jakande’s selfless service, achievements

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday lauded Alhaji Lateef Jakande, the first Civilian Governor of the state for his selfless service and great achievements as he clocks 90.
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Gov. David Umahi disowns social media accounts over impersonation

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Tuesday, disowned social media accounts suspected to be operated by unknown persons in his name to defraud residents of the state.
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Buhari receives leadership of textile union, vows to create more jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received leadership of National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers, and assured that his administration “is to create as many jobs as possible”.
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