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Boko Haram: Insurgents disconnect power supply to Maiduguri towns

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The Transmission Company of Nigeria says insurgents have again vandalised two towers on the Damaturu–Maidugiri 330kiloVolt Transmission Line. TCN’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs Ndidi Mbah, who said this in a statement in Abuja on...

COVID-19: Vaccine not for sale —FG

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The Federal Government has dispelled the possibility of any fake COVID-19 vaccines being administered or sold by unauthorised institution in the country. This is contained in a circular signed by Dr Adebimpe Adebiyi, the Director,...

#BBNaija: Ebuka, Edoho’s fans argue over next choice of host.

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As the sixth season of the Big Brother Naija show returns, fans of the popular television reality programme are currently slugging it out on social media over who to host the show later in...

Reps propose six-month tenure for EFCC acting chairmanship

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The House of Representatives has passed for second reading, a bill seeking to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act to allow the anti-graft agency to retain a part of funds and...

Buhari’s son, Yusuf set to marry Bayero’s daughter.

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Yusuf Buhari, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari, and Zahra Bayero, the daughter of Emir of Bichi in Kano State Nasir Bayero, are set to tie the knot. Credible sources told DailyNigerian that the wedding...

Bishop sends Principal who tortured a student for playing chess during classes on Administrative...

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The Bishop of Makurdi Diocese Williams Anagbe has placed a principal on administrative leave following the viral pictures which sparked controversy showing a student of Mt Saint Gabriel’s Sec Sch...

Tinubu’s supporters clash with critics over N50m donation to Katsina market fire victims

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The donation of N50m to victims of Katsina Central Market fire by All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, has been raising dust on social media with many Nigerians criticising the former Lagos State governor...

Sen Abba Moro sponsors bill seeking to establish Families of fallen servicemen support fund...

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The Bill for an Act to establish the Families of Fallen Servicemen Support Fund and for other related matters, being sponsored by Distinguished Senator Abba Moro, passed Second Reading on the floor of the...

Gay marriage: Nigeria’s United Methodist threatens breakup from Church’s global body

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The United Methodist Church Episcopal Area in Nigeria (UMCN) has threatened to leave the Church’s global body if it endorses same-sex marriage at its 2022 General Conference. An official, Bishop Johnwesley Yohanna, spoke at a...

Nigerians react after secondary school student is beaten and bruised by principal for playing...

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An SS3 student of Mount Saint Gabriels Secondary School Makurdi was heavily bruised by his principal as punishment for not attending class, his back and buttocks were visibly red and swollen. Narrating the incident on...

Tinubu visits Buhari’s state, donates N50m for victims of market fire

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The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu have announced a donation of the sum of N50million to victims of the Katsina Central Market Fire. Tinubu...

Displaced herdsmen have become bandits terrorising Nigeria, says Miyetti Allah.

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One of the umbrella bodies of herdsmen in Nigeria, the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, says herders are facing so many challenges from hostile host committees including vigilante groups and other criminal elements who rustle...

US supports selected state governments to strengthen governance.

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The US Embassy, the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a new State Accountability, and Effectiveness (State2State) Activity to strengthen subnational governance systems in six key states.The five-year, $72 million State2State...

Senate embarks on 3-week Easter break

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The senate has embarked on a three-week Easter break to resume plenary sessions on April 13. The upper legislative chamber announced the break after Wednesday’s sitting. Senate President Ahmad Lawan said the recess is in line...

NDLEA intercepts drugs headed to UK, Australia, Ireland.

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted parcels of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and cannabis sativa being shipped to the United Kingdom, Australia, Northern Ireland, Maldives and New Zealand. Undercover narcotics agents attached to...

CBN intervention has crashed price of rice, says Godwin Emefiele

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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, says the price per bag of rice has reduced compared to the price it was sold last year during the COVID-19 lockdown in April...

BREAKING: BBNaija Season 6 Returns …N90M To Be Won.(How you can audition)

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MultiChoice Nigeria, on Wednesday, March 24, announced that it is offering customers on its DStv and GOtv platforms the opportunity to be among the first to be auditioned for the sixth season of the...

Lady alleges that Laura Ikeji’s husband picked toys from the dustbin in the UK...

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Barely one week after claiming her husband gave her N20M as a birthday gift, fashion blogger and entrepreneur, Laura Ikeji’s husband, Ogbonna Kanu has been called out over allegations that he gifted his children...

2023 Elections will not hold if insecurity persists- Ortom

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has stated that if the insecurity challenges in the country persist, the 2023 elections will not hold. Governor Ortom stated this on Tuesday when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in...

House of Reps accepts petition submitted on behalf of Tiv People in Diaspora.

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The petition by Mutual Union of Tiv in America (MUTA) which was rejected by Deputy Speaker of the House of Representives, Idris Wase after being submitted by a member of the House Mark Gbillah (PDP-Benue),...