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Kogi State Internal Revenue Service offers reasons for sealing up Union Bank branches

The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service on Friday explained that the sealing off of all the Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Branches in the state by the organization is in line with the Court Judgment obtained from the State High Court to carry out the action. The Director Legal Services of the organization, Barrister Isa […]

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I run Kogi State affairs like a private company – Gov. Yahaya Bello

Governor Yahaya Bello says he runs the affairs of Kogi State like a private company with the aim of “profitability”. The governor, who was sworn in for the second term on January 27, 2020, said he still uses his personal vehicles and that he has forfeited “personal entitlements” and other perks of office. Bello spoke […]

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Labour Officials Recieve Knocks Over Silence on Kogi Gov’s Position on Percentage Salaries

Kogi Patriotic Group (KPG) has challenged labour leaders in the state over the graveyard silence on the statement by Governor Yahaya Bello feigning ignorance over the payment of percentage salaries to Kogi workers for the past six months. The Lokoja-based group in a statement issued Friday and made available to newsmen in the state capital […]

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FG agrees to fully reopen Schools

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. It was earlier reported that schools in the country were shut in March as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease. However, the FG announced the resumption of graduating […]

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Oshiomhole luckily escapes death as two security aides die in road crash

Two policemen attached to former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, were confirmed dead on Tuesday when an articulated vehicle lost control and ran into the former governor’s convoy near Oluku junction in the Ovia North-East Local Government Area of the Edo State. Oshiomhole’s convoy was on its way to Usen to […]

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Lagos SWAN pledges support for Nneka Anibeze after appointment as Humanitarian Affairs minister’s media aide

The Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria has pledged its unalloyed support to one of its members, Nneka Anibeze who was recently appointed as the Special Assistant on Media to the Honorable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The Association led by Debo Oshundun lauded the appointment while […]

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NUJ blacklists Cross River government over Fani-Kayode’s attack on journalist

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Cross River State Council has blacklisted the State Government (Cross River) from any media coverage by all members of union in the state. The union in a communiqué issued at the end of an emergency congress of the state council held on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at the Ernest […]

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Fake News: Mamman Daura has not flown abroad for Covid-19 treatment – Balele Kurfi

A close friend of foremost Journalist and nephew to President Mohammad Buhari Mamman Daura, Alh. Aminu Balele Kurfi has debunked the news that the elder statesman was flown abroad for an urgent medical treatment. A furious Balele Kurfi told newsmen that the report which was credited to an online medium Sahara Reporters is fake news […]

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NFF Management and Staff to undergo COVID-19 tests after top official tested positive

Management and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation will undergo coronavirus pandemic tests at the Secretariat of the Federation, Sunday Dankaro House, National Stadium Complex, Abuja on Thursday. General Secretary of the Federation, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi addressed the Management and Staff on Wednesday, informing them that this becomes pertinent following the positive test of a […]

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‘Messi will play under Xavi in 2021’- Barcelona presidential candidate Font rejects Koeman option

Barcelona presidential candidate Victor Font has insisted that Ronald Koeman will not be the club’s manager if he is elected — even if the Dutchman wins a treble. Font is running against incumbent Josep Maria Bartomeu, who is under fire after Barca’s period of stagnation culminated in a humiliating 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich in […]

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Update: FG announces resumption of international flight operations from August 29

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of International Flight operations from August 29, 2020. This was disclosed through a tweet post by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, on his official twitter handle on Monday, August. The Minister said that the flight operations will start with the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos and the […]

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Victor Moses helps Inter hammer Shakhtar to set up Europe League final date with Sevilla

Inter will face Sevilla in the Europa League final as doubles from Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku helped dispatch Shakhtar Donetsk 5-0 in Dusseldorf. Five-time winners Sevilla came from behind to beat Manchester United on Sunday, and Antonio Conte’s side joined them in the final with a rampant victory – Martinez and Lukaku the stars. […]

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Tradition won’t allow me to have kids on the throne –Falowo, 24-year-old Ondo regent reveals

Twenty-four-year-old Moyinoluwa Falowo was installed as Regent of Ibulesoro Kingdom in the Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State after the death of her father, Oba Joseph Falowo. She tells OLUFEMI OLANIYI how she has been balancing her Christian faith with traditional beliefs What were you doing before you were asked to become the regent? I was working […]