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NDLEA proposes drug test for university students, security agencies, govt. appointees

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), says it will seek government approval to conduct drug tests on tertiary institutions’ new students, security agencies’...

2023: I am not nursing presidential ambition – Ortom

            Ahead of the 2023 general elections, Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue says he is not nursing any presidential ambition. Ortom made the clarification in a...

Ogun foremost politician, Martins-Kuye dies at 78

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta Ogun State foremost politician and a former Minister of State for Finance Senator Jubril Martins-Kuye is dead. Martin-Kuye, who was also a Minister of...

Boko Haram faction sacks Marte, captures military base

Government troops and hundreds of residents have been forced to flee after an armed group overran a town and captured a military base in...

Ndubuisi Kanu’s death painful – Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Wednesday described the death of retired Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu as a huge loss to Nigeria. The News Agency...

NGO seeks review of ECOWAS protocol on free movement to curb human trafficking, smuggling

An NGO, Network Against Child Trafficking, Abuse and Labour (NACTAL), has called on ECOWAS member countries to immediately review the protocol on movement of...

CIBN boss optimistic banks will facilitate AfCFTA success

President, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), Mr Bayo Olugbemi, says the banking sector in Nigeria has a good capital base to facilitate...

How Nigerian entrepreneur, Oke Afolabi, is accelerating digitalization of banks

Oke Kehinde Afolabi is at the helm of four businesses: tech, showbiz; hospitality, and logistics. For some, that would be too much to juggle,...

731 Batch B NYSC members test positive for COVID-19 – PTF

          The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has revealed that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC)   have tested positive for...

2023: Nominate presidential candidates from S’East, Igbo political leaders urge APC, PDP, others

          Prominent politicians from the South-East on Tuesday met and resolved to unite across party lines to work for the emergence of Nigeria’s president of...

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No fewer than 30 students were discharged from hospital as result of uncertain sickness which hit the Government Girls College (GGC), Sokoto. Dr Abdurrahaman Dantsoho,...

TMW – TNKAY Music Worldwide Set To Change Nigeria Music Industry

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta A fast growing music record label in Nigeria, TMW- TNKAY Music worldwide is coming into the Nigeria Music Industry with a big bang, the label...

Lagos state govt to reward outstanding teachers, school administrators with 13 cars

      The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, announced that it would reward outstanding teachers and school administrators with 13 cars, to appreciate excellence in the...

53,000 poultry birds lost to avian flu in Niger – Official

        No fewer than 53,000 poultry birds have been lost to avian flu otherwise known as ‘bird flu’ in Choma village, Tafa Local Government Area...

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