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COVID-19: Edo govt harps on self-reporting, social distancing, others as confirmed cases rise to 108

With the rise in number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Edo State, the government has reiterated the need for citizens to present or report...

Equity market on growth profile , gains N136bn

COMFORT EKELEME Trading activities on the floor of Nigerian Stock Exchange ​ Tuesday continued in growth profile, appreciating by N136 billion. Specifically, Market Capitalisation of listed...

Lagos Assembly uncovers fraud by over 65 dredging companies

IBRAHIM QUADRI Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday disclosed that only one out of 66 dredging companies in operation on the State waters is...

Kwara flags off 2020 cropping season Wednesday

The 2020 cropping season will begin in Kwara State on Wednesday, May 20th, with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development deploying tractors, planters,...

Woman infected with COVID-19 gives birth to twins in LUTH

A 22-year-old COVID-19 patient has given birth to twins at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). The patient gave birth to a boy and a...

Airtel Bank set to commence operations

Airtel Bank Nigeria, a payments service bank launched by telecoms giant Airtel, is set to roll out full operations. The e-payment service recently deployed Flexcube...

Akeredolu, Aregbesola want Fasoranti’s daughter’s murder suspect back to Correctional Centre

DAMISI OJO, Akure Consequent upon the successful treatment of a suspect in the murder of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti...

COVID-19: Lagos takes campaign on usage of facemask to residents

IBRAHIM QUADRI Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy, on Monday, embarked on advocacy to different locations across the metropolis to sensitise residents on the...

Ex-Ondo Council Chairman, Olu Mafo dies at 86

DAMISI OJO,Akure The Patriarch of Mafo family of Aheri kingdom in Ilaje local government area of Ondo state, Prince Olukunle Adebowale Mafo, is dead. A statement...

Delta sets up new security outfit

BARRY AGBANIGBI,  Asaba      The Delta State Government has announced the establishment of a new security outfit,’ Delta Hawk,' to coordinate the operations...
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Serena Williams on Friday crashed out of the Lexington Top Seed Open in Kentucky, surprisingly beaten by 116th ranked American Shelby Rogers...

MURIC condemns christianisation of Oyo TESCOM exam

A Nigerian Islamic human rights association, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has accused the officials of the Oyo State Teaching Service Commission...

Gov. AbdulRazaq charges cabinet members on job creation

MICHAEL OLAREWAJU, Ilorin  Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State has charged members of the state executive council to come...

Bauchi Assembly member killed by unknown gunmen

SELYA YARNAP, Bauchi   A member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly representing Dass constituency, Musa Mante Baraza has...