Buhari meets Dutch queen, speaks on agric reform

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president buhari assured the queen who last visited nigeria in 2017 that if she came again she would see a lot of differences buhari meets dutch queen speaks on agric reform premium times nigeria

Witness testifies Taylor ordered murder of RUF leader Bockarie

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taylor sent benjamin yeaten to ganta to put things under control yeaten s deputy was the first that stabbed bockarie on the back he escaped in a cocoa farm but was overpowered and beaten to death...

Reps fume as airline leaves them stranded in Kano Airport

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the lawmakers were to board azman aircraft for an official assignment but waited for hours unattended for a flight that was earlier scheduled to take off at 12 30 p m reps fume as airline leaves...

Inside the world of Igbo Muslims in Nigeria’s South-east region

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an average igbo thinks islam is the religion of the hausa but we are changing that belief gradually inside the world of igbo muslims in nigeria 8217 s south east region premium times nigeria

Nigerian govt says it could borrow more through Eurobonds, gives conditions

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after an impressive outing tuesday during which the government raised 4 billion the government says it will monitor the market nigerian govt says it could borrow more through eurobonds gives...

Navy hands over 25 suspected oil thieves, vessels to EFCC

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efcc says the 25 suspected oil thieves were arrested with vessels loaded with crude oil and automotive gas oil commonly referred as diesel navy hands over 25 suspected oil thieves vessels to efcc...

AMCON’s takeover of my house unnecessary — Former Kwara Gov Ahmed

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mr ahmed says the action was needless because there are ongoing talks to resolve previous transactions with two defunct banks amcon 8217 s takeover of my house unnecessary 8212 former kwara gov...

Despite controversies, FG targets N2.2trn from VAT in 2022

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some state governments are contentesting the right of the federal government to be the sole collector of the value added tax vat despite controversies fg targets n2 2trn from vat in 2022 premium...

Nigeria pursuing recovery of £2bn loot from foreign countries – Malami

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the minister says the federal government has recovered about 700 million stashed in foreign countries in the past four years nigeria pursuing recovery of 2bn loot from foreign countries malami...

Niger government cancels selection of Kontagora Emir over alleged irregularities

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governor bello also redeployed the state commissioner of local government affairs over the dispute niger government cancels selection of kontagora emir over alleged irregularities premium times...

Banditry: Mob burn down Sokoto security commissioner’s house

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they went to the residence of the commissioner and set it on fire before proceeding to the residence of the district head and smashed the windscreens of his vehicles banditry mob burn down sokoto...

Electoral Amendment: Lawan appoints top ‘electronic transmission’ critics to lead Senate conference team

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the committee is expected to meet with that of the house of representatives to harmonise the differences in the bill passed by both chambers in july electoral amendment lawan appoints top 8216...

Technical group to monitor women economic empowerment programmes inaugurated

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the inauguration came after a symposium organised by the national institute for policy and strategic studies nipss in collaboration with the development research and project center dprc technical...

Why FG declared South-east as ‘red zone’ – Governor Umahi

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the declaration of the south east as a red zone by these federal ministries means that what is due to us would be difficult to come why fg declared south east as red zone governor umahi premium...

Bandits deserve death, not dialogue – Katsina Emir

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the emir of katsina says since bandits have decided to go after people s lives they also don t deserve to live bandits deserve death not dialogue 8211 katsina emir premium times nigeria

Strike: Lagos nurses rescind decision as Sanwo-Olu approves payment of allowance

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there is virtually nothing that calls for celebration by nurses in lagos and by extension nigeria the union said strike lagos nurses rescind decision as sanwo olu approves payment of allowance...

Controversy trails Nigeria govt’s N5bn Covid-19 transporters palliative as drivers, riders deny benefitting

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the federal government says it has spent about n5 billion on a covid 19 relief fund for transport sector operators but many said they have not received the n30 000 one off grant controversy trails...

NLNG explains Nigeria’s cooking gas shortage, price hike

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the price of 12 5kg of cooking gas has risen from n3 200 a few months back to about n7 000 in some parts of the country nlng explains nigeria 8217 s cooking gas shortage price hike premium times...

More than 8,000 Boko Haram terrorists have surrendered – GOC

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the official said the terrorists surrendered from their enclaves in sambisa forest as well as other hideouts more than 8 000 boko haram terrorists have surrendered goc premium times nigeria

Obasanjo assumes duty as AU envoy, begins Horn of Africa tour

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the chairperson of the au had on august 26 tapped mr obasanjo to help promote peace security stability and political dialogue in the horn of africa obasanjo assumes duty as au envoy begins horn of...

PDP challenges Buhari’s govt to expose terrorism sponsors in Nigeria

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a presidential spokesperson had on monday said the buhari adminsitration was not interetsed in naming and shaming sponsors of terrorism after the united arab emirates uae alleged that six nigerians...

Banditry: Jigawa bans sale of fuel in containers, movement of motorcycles at night

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all hawkers of petrol except licensed petrol stations are prohibited from having in their custody more than 60 litres of petrol pms banditry jigawa bans sale of fuel in containers movement of...

Buhari appoints board members of new petroleum regulatory agencies

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the president has asked the senate to confirm the boards of upstream midstream and downstream regulatory authorities buhari appoints board members of new petroleum regulatory agencies premium times...

Buhari seeks to amend PIA, constutitues board of two petroleum institutions

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mr buhari said the proposed amendments are on the administrative structure of the nigerian midstream and downstream petroleum regulatory authority and the nigerian upstream regulatory commission...

EFCC arrests three ‘spiritualists’ for N16 million get-rich-scheme

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efcc says the n16million was given to one of the suspects for establishment of a cattle ranch efcc arrests three spiritualists for n16 million get rich scheme premium times nigeria

Police arrest foreigner, four others for allegedly supplying fuel to bandits in Katsina

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the police say the suspects were caught taking fuel to armed bandits in the forest police arrest foreigner four others for allegedly supplying fuel to bandits in katsina premium times nigeria

COVID-19: Nigeria records six deaths, 393 new cases Monday

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the fct displaced the country s epicentre lagos on monday to rank the first on the log covid 19 nigeria records six deaths 393 new cases monday premium times nigeria

Nigeria records 2,000 deaths from snake bites every year -Minister

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states with the most cases of snake bites in nigeria are gombe plateau adamawa bauchi borno nasarawa enugu kogi kebbi oyo benue and taraba nigeria records 2 000 deaths from snake bites every year...

Nigeria not interested in naming, shaming alleged terrorism sponsors – Presidency

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six nigerians are six among individuals whom the uae recently suspected to be terrorist financiers nigeria not interested in naming shaming alleged terrorism sponsors 8211 presidency premium times...

EXCLUSIVE: While Nigerian doctors’ strike is unresolved, nurses in Lagos may down tools Tuesday

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but the state government has foreclosed the idea of industrial action by the nurses describing the cause of disagreement as a minor issue exclusive while nigerian doctors strike is unresolved...

Sanwo-Olu signs bill prohibiting Open Grazing into law

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mr sanwo olu signed the legislation into law 11 days after it was unanimously passed by the state house of assembly sanwo olu signs bill prohibiting open grazing into law premium times nigeria

VAT collection by states wake-up call for Gombe, says Gov Yahaya

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the governor says if the income from vat ceases the state government would be unable to pay salaries pointing out that 35 per cent of the state s earnings was from vat vat collection by states wake...

Banditry: Sokoto shuts down telecommunications networks in 14 LGAs

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governor tambuwal says the affected council areas are the most vulnerable to bandit attacks in the state banditry sokoto shuts down telecommunications networks in 14 lgas premium times nigeria

Nigerian politician indicted in U.S, U.K, may become governor

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the uk government said andy uba had been associated with fraud and other criminal activities and should stay away from the uk nigerian politician indicted in u s u k may become governor premium...

Caverton, Axa Mansard, FBN Holdings top stocks to watch this week

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dangote sugar makes the list for being priced below its real value caverton axa mansard fbn holdings top stocks to watch this week premium times nigeria

New LASU VC, Olatunji-Bello takes charge

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my letter indicated september 17 but of course i just got it on the same day so i couldn t resume on friday so definitely today is for resumption the new vc said new lasu vc olatunji bello takes...

COVID-19: Nigeria confirms one death, 168 new cases Sunday

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the disease centre also noted that the total infections in the country on sunday rose to 201 798 covid 19 nigeria confirms one death 168 new cases sunday premium times nigeria

Big Four: These are the auditors earning billions from Nigerian banks

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in 2020 pricewaterhousecoopers received the highest earnings of n2 98 billion from auditing three of the big five nigerian banks called fugaz big four these are the auditors earning billions from...

NiMet predicts three-day cloudiness, thunderstorm from Monday

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the agency says cloudy skies are expected over the northern region in the morning hours on tuesday with chances of thunderstorms over parts of taraba state nimet predicts three day cloudiness...

BBNaija: Why Yousef is considered housemate with nine lives

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yousef has die hard fans who are not taking any chances when it comes to saving their favourite they have repeatedly turned out en masse at dedicated spots in the north to exercise their votes...

Buhari appoints Ifeanyi Ararume, others to board of NNPC Limited

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the president has directed the the incorporation of the nigerian national petroleum company limited buhari appoints ifeanyi ararume others to board of nnpc limited premium times nigeria

Gunmen kill three police officers in Anambra

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a video clip of the incident posted on facebook showed a corpse lying in the middle the road while a police truck is engulfed by fire gunmen kill three police officers in anambra premium times nigeria

Arsonists set INEC office ablaze in Enugu – Official

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there are feelers that the arsonists climbed through the perimeter fence to gain access to the inec complex arsonists set inec office ablaze in enugu 8211 official premium times nigeria

Why we are yet to identify bodies of those killed during EndSARS protest – Pathologist

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the pathologist said out of the 99 bodies recovered only 25 families had come forward to identify their loved ones why we are yet to identify bodies of those killed during endsars protest 8211...

Banditry: Ban on mobile telecommunications network continues until – Zamfara Governor

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we must elongate the ban because our hope is for peace to return and for our people to be safe banditry ban on mobile telecommunications network continues until 8211 zamfara governor premium times...

26 Nigerian security officials, 11 others killed by armed non-state actors in two weeks

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of the 26 security officials 13 were soldiers and five were police officers 26 nigerian security officials 11 others killed by armed non state actors in two weeks premium times nigeria

Angry Sokoto residents go after bandits, kill six

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the bandits were traced to their hideout in the forest captured and later killed angry sokoto residents go after bandits kill six premium times nigeria

COVID-19: Nigeria records five deaths, 336 new cases Saturday

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ncdc said a total of 190 288 nigerians who contracted the virus at one time or the other have been discharged nationwide covid 19 nigeria records five deaths 336 new cases saturday premium times...

2020 UTME: 10 Nigerian institutions admit most visually impaired, qualified candidates

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the federal college of education special oyo admitted the highest number of blind students with 27 2020 utme 10 nigerian institutions admit most visually impaired qualified candidates premium times...

INTERVIEW: Why banditry persists in Niger State – Commissioner

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niger state commissioner for information and strategy muhammad idris also speaks about his experience when he was kidnapped interview why banditry persists in niger state 8211 commissioner premium...