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Nigerians lament as Anthony Joshua gets special treat for national ID

Written by on 19 February 2020

National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) drew the ire of Nigerians after it published photos of British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua registering for the Nigeria national identity card. “Anthony Joshua enrolls for National Identification Number and issued his NIN slip,” NIMC tweeted late Tuesday. The commission posted photos of the world heavyweight champion during registration. It also […]

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UK seeks closer ties with Nigeria after Brexit

Written by on 19 February 2020

The United Kingdom has expressed its readiness to deepen and strengthen relationship with traditional partners in the commonwealth after exit from European Union. The UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Catriona Liang, expressed the country’s desire when she paid a courtesy visit to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje at the Government House, Kano. “I think we are […]

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Panic as fuel scarcity hits Port Harcourt

Written by on 19 February 2020

There is panic in Port Harcourt as many petrol filling stations in the city have refused to sell while others were closed as at Wednesday morning. The fresh fuel scarcity in the city is solely attributed to the strike action by tanker drivers in the state under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum […]

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Fayemi Promotes Over 4000 Teachers in Ekiti

Written by on 19 February 2020

Ekiti state Governor, Kayode Fayemi has approved the promotion of 4,466 workers in the state’s teaching service, (TESCOM) who were due for promotion in 2018 and 2019. The chairman, TESCOM, Ekiti state, Mr Babatunde Abegunde revealed this while fielding questions from journalists in Ado Ekiti, stated that the promotion exercise cuts across all the cadres […]

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Fayemi Promotes Over 4000 Teachers in Ekiti

Written by on 19 February 2020

Ekiti state Governor, Kayode Fayemi has approved the promotion of 4,466 workers in the state’s teaching service, (TESCOM) who were due for promotion in 2018 and 2019. The chairman, TESCOM, Ekiti state, Mr Babatunde Abegunde revealed this while fielding questions from journalists in Ado Ekiti, stated that the promotion exercise cuts across all the cadres […]

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Traders protest forceful relocation

Written by on 19 February 2020

Traders in the electrical/electronics market in old Nnewi-Onitsha Road, Nnewi, Anambra State, have protested closure and relocation of the market. The protesters, about 2,000, complained the new site was not built to their taste. Chairman of Diago/Okeke Line Kenneth Offodum claimed security operatives did not allow them to access their stalls to pick their belongings. […]

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Drivers block Onitsha -Enugu expressway

Written by on 18 February 2020

No fewer than 1,000 tipper drivers in Anambra state on Tuesday blocked the Onitsha -Enugu expressway, protesting alleged imposition of taxes, intimidation and violation of Court judgement in the agents of state government. The situation made commuters to suffer hectic time at Onitsha as security agencies battled in vain to appease the protesters . They […]

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BREAKING: Nigerian freed of drug trafficking in Saudi Arabia

Written by on 18 February 2020

A Nigerian, Ibrahim Ibrahim, has been freed in Saudi Arabia of drug trafficking after 3 years in detention. Freedom came the way of Ibrahim following the efforts of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and Zamfara State Govt. “A delegation from Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and Zamfara State Govt arrived in Jeddah with documentary evidence provided […]

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