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Buhari reduces oil benchmark for 2020 budget to $30 per barrel

Nigerian Government has proposed the reduction of oil benchmark, upon which the 2020 budget was predicated, from $57 to $30 per barrel. The Minister of...

COVID 19: Akure residents shun order on markets closure; total compliance in Akoko

DAMISI OJO, Akure Prospective sellers and buyers in Akure, the Ondo State capital on Tuesday stormed Shasha Market along Owo-Akure road to transact businesses. This was...

South-West PDP in solidarity with Makinde

DAMISI OJO, Akure The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Southwest said it received report of the Corona virus19 infection of its leader, Governor Seyi  Makinde...

Borno communities applaud Gov Zulum on security, appeals for more relief items

SIKIRU OBARAYESE, Osogbo AHMED MARI, Maiduguri Communities of Multafu of Askira-Uba Local Government Area of Borno State have commended the foresight of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum...

Buhari signs COVID-19 Regulations, 2020

SUNDAY ODE, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has given legal backing to all the measures he had so far introduced in efforts to contain the ravaging...

Breaking: Bauchi confirms third coronavirus case

Another person in Bauchi State has tested positive to coronavirus (COVID-19) virus, Deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Sen.Baba Tela disclosed on Tuesday. Updating journalists on...

Union Bank ramps up support for the fight against COVID-19

COMFORT EKELEME As part of its multi-pronged approach to tackle the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria, Union Bank Tuesday announced additional donations totalling N300million. As part...

Prudential Zenith Life protecting its customers during the Coronavirus (COVID – 19) pandemic

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting lockdown, Prudential Zenith Life Insurance is rolling out a range of services to help...

Coronavirus scam: Osun Police nabs fraudster impersonating govt

 SIKIRU OBARAYESE, Osogbo Osun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man in Osogbo for impersonating the State Government to swindle unsuspecting citizens of the...

NPA did not contradict the NCDC

UGO AMADI The Nigerian Ports Authority  has cleared the air following public reactions to attempts by the Authority to get full details of COVID-19 cases...
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Gunmen kill 13 in Benue, set houses ablaze

The Police Command in Benue, on Monday confirmed the killing of 13 villagers by unidentified gunmen in Edikwu District, Apa Local Government...

FMDQ admits new debt securities to its platform

COMFORT EKELEME In keeping to its commitment of providing a reliable and credible platform to support capital formation, FMDQ...

Towards credible guber poll in Ondo

Now that the governorship primary elections of the political parties in Ondo state have ended and the campaigns for the poll slated...

Edo Assembly Crisis : Senator Bamidele slams Obaseki

ADEKUNLE ADESUJI, Abuja  Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele,on Sunday  berated  Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State over alleged  invasion of the State Assembly Complex in Benin City last week. Bamidele while speaking with journalists in  Abuja on Sunday ,stressed that the continued onslaughts on the Honourable members of the Edo State House of Assembly by Obaseki should be condemned and resisted by all lovers  of democracy because the legislature is an integral and critical component of democracy anywhere around the world. He described  the alleged actions as unlawful,  subversive and a damning threat to democracy in Nigeria. He maintained  that the deliberate and inordinate sabotage of the legitimate activities of the lawmakers in the State legislature is a direct  invitation to anarchy  and this must be promptly halted before the situation is allowed to get out of hands.