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Electoral bill: INEC workers, security agents, others to take oath before poll duties

Permanent and ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, as well as security agents to be deployed for election duties, may be...

UK to borrow £394b to increase doctors’ pay, tackle recession

Govt slashes foreign aid budget The United Kingdom (UK) is set to borrow £394 billion to deal with the economic impact of the coronavirus...

ASUU Strike: Zonal chapters to review strike this week

Zonal chapters of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have said they will meet this week to review the union’s ongoing strike. The national...

Court remands Ndume in Kuje prison

Senator’s release subject to meeting one of three conditions North’s youths: why hasn’t Abaribe been jailed over Nnamdi Kanu? A Federal High Court in...

FG lists measures to take Nigeria out of recession

Nigeria government on Monday raised the hope that it will exit its second recession in five years within a short time. It also listed measures...

JUST IN: Bandits invade ABU, abduct staff, wife, daughter

Bandits suspected to be kidnappers have invaded Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) staff quarters in Zaria and abducted a staff, his wife and daughter. The incident...

FG: Nigeria may exit recession in 4th Quarter

The federal government has predicted that Nigeria will be out of recession in the fourth quarter of 2020. This will be possible if government sustains...

Lagos govt. auctions 44 vehicles for driving against traffic

The Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences have auctioned 44 vehicles for driving against traffic (one-way) in various parts of the...

Gunmen abduct medical doctor in Kogi, NMA cries out

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi chapter, has appealed to security agencies and the state government to rescue Dr Azubuike Iheanacho, it’s member abducted...

FG petitions CNN threatens legal action over EndSARS report

The Federal Government on Monday petitioned the Cable News Network (CNN), demanding “immediate and exhaustive investigation into its report on the Lekki Toll Gate...

NCC Pledges Increased Collaboration with Varsities

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has pledged to increase collaboration with higher institutions of learning across the country in order to transform Nigeria into...

Italy to ban public smoking January 2021

Heavily-polluted Milan metropolis, Italy’s business and fashion capital, has decided to ban smoking at bus stops and other public places, with effect from Jan....
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Trump running out of time to solidify immigration agenda after U.S. election loss

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing to finalise new immigration restrictions before his term ends in January, according to three senior homeland security officials. This...