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Day: January 6, 2024

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2024 Edo Guber: Two Aspirants Step Down For Ighodalo

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Special Committee in Edo Central senatorial district has adjourned the screening of governorship aspirants from the zone, initially scheduled for Saturday, January 6, 2024. The decision was reached during the committee’s meeting, which took place…

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Super Eagles To Play Guinea in Abu Dhabi Friendly Ahead of Two Other Guinean Tests in Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play a friendly match against Guinea’s Syli Nationale in Abu Dhabi on Monday evening as they prepare for a feast of Guinean attrition in the group phase at the 34th Africa Cup of Nations finals in…

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Ogun government to award scholarship to 10,000 students

The Ogun State Government has concluded arrangements to give out Annual Scholarship Award to 10,000 learners from primary education to tertiary level, so as to make education affordable and reduce out-of-school children. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi…

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Oyo Govt signs MoU with MFBs to disburse N1bn loan to farmers

The Oyo State Government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the participating financial institutions as part of efforts in ensuring a hitch-free disbursement of the N1 billion single digit loan to farmers. Recall that the disbursement is part…

Politics

Fresh Crisis in Benue APC as Gov Alia Suspends Party Primary Poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State plunged deeper into chaos on Saturday as Governor Hyacinth Alia suspended the party’s primary election for the Guma 1 State Constituency bye-election, triggering allegations of sabotage and manipulation. The drama began just…

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JUST IN: FG set to take over Union Bank and Titan Trust Bank

The Federal Government is set to sack the boards of Union Bank Limited and Titan Trust Bank Limited next week in a move to take over the two financial service institutions effectively, A source with knowledge of the move told…

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N585m fraud allegation against me baseless – Betta Edu

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, has described the N585m fraud allegation against her as baseless and an alleged attempt by mischief makers to undermine her ministry’s effort in fighting corruption. The embattled minister made this…

Customs Release Impounded Bullion Van With Over ₦24m, 12 Bags Of Foreign Rice

The Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun State Area II Command, on Friday, released a bullion van arrested in the Olorunda area in April 2022 for its involvement in the smuggling of foreign rice across the border communities of the state. The…

Betta Edu made illegal request to wire N585.1m into personal account: Accountant General

The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Oluwatoyin Madein, has revealed that she did not honour the controversial N585.198 million requested by the minister of humanitarian affairs and poverty alleviation, Betta Edu. The humanitarian minister had in a letter referenced: FMHAPA/HQ/S.208…

FG Approves MaxAir, Airpeace, FlyNas For 2024 Hajj

The federal government has approved only three airlines for the airlift of intending pilgrims for the 2024 hajj exercise. The approved airlines are Airpeace, MaxAir and FlyNas. A statement by the The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Assistant Director…