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May 25, 20214min
The student alongside two others who were abducted on a farm have regained freedom and have been reunited with their families. Toyinbo Olayinka, the 400-level student of the Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, who was abducted has regained freedom. Olayinka was said to have been kidnapped alongside […]

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May 15, 20214min
The parents who met on Friday for a prayer session in Kaduna decried the continued stay of their children in the custody of the bandits since they were abducted from the school on April 20. ChannelsTV reports that the parents of the remaining abducted students of Greenfield University in Kaduna State have appealed to the […]

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May 11, 20214min
The buses are to serve as an alternative means to get into inner streets as opposed to commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that 500 Last-Mile Buses will be rolled out in Lagos state in a bid to stop commercial motorcycles, popularly known Okadas. According to the Senior Special Assistant […]

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May 10, 20213min
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu made this known late evening via his official Twitter handle@GovernorIkpeazu. SaharaReporters reports that the only student of Abia State University (ABSU), Uturu, in the custody of a criminal gang, which abducted some persons while journeying along the Okigwe-Uturu Road, has been released. Governor Okezie Ikpeazu made this known late evening via his […]

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May 7, 20214min
The VC who disclosed this during a press briefing on Friday, however, declined from giving details of the contact, citing security reasons. Professor Maxwell Ogbulu, the Vice Chancellor of the Abia State University Uturu, ABSU, has revealed that the gunmen who abducted students of the institution alongside other passengers have made contacts. The VC who […]

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May 1, 20217min
Board members kick as minister dissolves 31 sporting federations Sets Up Caretaker CommitteesThe Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, yesterday dissolved the board of all 31 sporting federations and set up caretaker committees to take charge of them pending when the election will hold. Dare said the decision was in line with the […]

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April 29, 20215min
200,000 more Nigerians benefitted from payroll support programme – Presidency The presidency says 200,000 more Nigerians have benefitted from the Economic Sustainability Plan(ESP)’s Payroll Support for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs). Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement in Abuja, said the […]

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April 24, 20214min
Three of the abducted Kaduna university students killed Three of the students kidnapped on Tuesday night at Greenfield University in Kaduna State have been found dead, an official has said. The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday. “In an act of mindless evil and […]

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April 17, 20213min
CBN To Place Sugar, Wheat On FX Restriction List The Central Bank of Nigeria is set to place forex restriction on selected commodities including sugar and wheat. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, stated this on Thursday in Nasarawa State during an inspection tour of the proposed $500m Dangote sugar processing facility. He said, “We are looking […]

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April 1, 20213min
IAF declares Post Assurance Brokers ISO 9001:2015 standard The International Accreditation Forum (IAF), the world’s association of conformity assessment accreditation bodies, has declared Post Assurance Brokers an ISO 9001:2015 standard. Advertisement The insurance brokerage firm recently received the ISO 9001:2015 certification, an international standard dedicated to quality management systems (QMS), after an audit by DNV-GL, […]

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April 1, 20213min
Mastercard invests $100m in Airtel’s mobile money business Mastercard, a global payments technology company, now owns a minority stake in Airtel Africa’s mobile money business. This comes after Mastercard invested $100 million in Airtel Mobile Commerce BV, the holding company for Airtel Africa’s mobile money operations. The deal valued Airtel Mobile Commerce BV at $2.65 […]

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March 24, 20213min
Court orders extension of NIN-SIM linkage by two months A federal high court in Lagos has ordered an extension of the deadline to link national identification number (NIN) with SIM by two months. Maureen Onyetenu, the judge, on Tuesday, ordered the extension while delivering a ruling in a suit filed by Monday Ubani, former vice-president […]

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March 24, 20214min
CBN: Beneficiaries of our agric interventions have received N1.48trn Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the apex bank has disbursed N1.48 trillion to beneficiaries of its agricultural interventions. Emefiele provided a progress report of the CBN’s intervention activities at the end of the two-day meeting of the monetary policy committee […]

March 11, 20215min
U.S. imposes sanctions on children of Myanmar military leader, companies WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two children of Myanmar’s military leader Min Aung Hlaing and six companies they control in response to the military’s Feb. 1 coup and the killing of protesters since the takeover. The U.S. Treasury Department […]