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El-Rufai signs new law with stiff penalty for rapists

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Wednesday signed the State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020, which provides stiff penalty for rapists. The law provides...

What the papers say – September 17

5 Banks, MTN Declare N107.9bn Interim Dividends For H1 2020 Shareholders of MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and five banks on the Nigerian Stock Exchange...

Buhari unveils 60th Anniversary Logo, presides over 15th virtual FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the nation’s 60th Anniversary Logo with a pledge that his administration will continue to work towards greater inclusiveness. Buhari also...

Bill Gates losses father at age 94

William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist who was the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has died at 94. Gates died Monday at...

Senate laments high cost of COVID-19 testing, orders PTF to reduce cost

Nigerian Senate on Tuesday called on the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 to ensure a drastic reduction in the cost of testing for...

Provost lauds Gov. Zulum over mass recruitment

Mrs Rukaiya Shettima, the Provost of Borno College of Nursing and Midwifery, has commended Gov. Babagana Zulum for approving the recruitment of all graduates...

“Nigeria between ‘divider-in-chief’ and ‘divider-in-law” — Soyinka

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, expressed support for former President Olusegun Obasanjo, who said, last week, that President Muhammadu Buhari’s government was drifting...

Trump takes tough questions about Black people at prime time town hall event

U.S. voters had a rare opportunity to ask President Donald Trump tough questions during a town hall event on Tuesday night. Trump fielded questions ranging...

Northern APC members are laughing at Tinubu over 2023 poll – Activist

Deji Adeyanju, the popular Nigerian activist, has suggested that Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, will not have the...

Benfica out of UEFA Champions League qualifying round

Former European Cup winners Benfica crashed out of the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday after a shock 2-1 defeat at...

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Telcos in Ghana offer free packages to support fight against COVID-19

Telecommunication companies in Ghana are offering various free packages as their contribution to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a statement, the Telecommunications...

NCDC confirms 34 new COVID-19 cases in 5 states, as figure rises to 407

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 34 new positive cases of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The latest cases were from Lagos, Kano,...

BREAKING: COVID-19: Chief of staff to president, Abba Kyari, passes on

Malam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President  Muhammadu Buhari, has died of COVID-19 on Friday, Presidency announced. According to a press statement signed by...

BREAKING: Kano records first COVID-19 death, confirms 12 new cases

Kano State Ministry for Health has confirmed first COVID-19 death in the state. It also confirmed twelve new cases of coronavirus. “Wednesday, 15th April 2020. As...

COVID-19: Nigeria reports 35 new cases, confirmed cases hits 442 with 152 discharged, 13 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 35 new cases of coronavirus in the country. They are 19 in Lagos, 9 in FCT,...

Nigeria gets debt relief

G20, China give green light Nigeria and 75 other countries have been granted debt service relief by the World Bank and China, The Nation...

DisCos, others get N200bn to boost power supply

The federal government has approved N200 billion for the power sector to improve gas supply to the power Generation Companies (GenCos) and boost electricity...

Presidential Lockdown: FRSC directs commanders to partner mobile courts to prosecute violators

Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has directed Sector Commanders in the Abuja and Lagos State to support Mobile Courts...

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