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Eid-el-Kabir: Federal Government declares public holidays

Olusola Elijah The Federal Government of Nigeria has on Tuesday in Abuja declared 12th and 13th of August, 2019 as public holidays to mark the 2019 Eid-el-Kabir. The observance of the Eid-el-Kabir prayers will be on Sunday 11 August. According to a statement by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director of Press and Public Relations, Ministry of Interior, he said the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of…
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NSCDC deploy 1500 personnel to protect farmers

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps says it has concluded arrangements to deploy additional 1, 500 personnel under its Agro-Ranger Scheme to farmlands this cropping season to provide security for farmers. The Commandant-General of the corps, Abdullahi…
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NSE market capitalisation drops by 69bn

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) returned to bearish mood on Tuesday following sell pressure in blue chips, forcing the market capitalisation to drop by N69 billion. Specifically, the market capitalisation, which opened at N13.483 trillion lost N69 billion…
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Flood kills four students in ATBU, school shut

Olusola Elijah Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU) Bauchi, has been shut down following the death of four students in a flood disaster that hit the institution. The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Muhammed Abdulaziz made this disclosure on Tuesday in Bauchi while addressing journalisls after the incident. The incident occurred Monday night at Gubi Campus of the university…
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Charlyboy features Falz after break from music

Oluwakemi Adelagun Nigerian muscian and activist, Charles Oputa, better known as Charlyboys set to release a hit single featuring singer and rapper Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz. The 68-year-old grand-father, who released his debut high-life album over three…
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Four ailments Nigerian pilgrims battle in Saudi Arabia

All Times News The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has identified four common diseases afflicting Nigerian pilgrims presently in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj. Chairman of NAHCON Medical Team, Bello Abdulkadir, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makkah on Monday that most of those diagnosed had either high blood pressure, diabetes, ulcer or high fever. According to him, the…
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Court grants El-Zakzakky bail on medical grounds

Olusola Elijah A High Court sitting in Kaduna State has granted the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky as well as wife, Zeenatu bail on health grounds. The duo are expected to visit Mandeta Hospital in New Delhi, India for medical…
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Police probe Lekki strippers' video

Oluwakemi Adelagun The Lagos State Police Command says it has began an investigation into a viral video of semi-nude women twerking on a strippers’ pole in a display outdoor truck around the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge in Lagos. The video clip, which has gone viral on the social media, showed semi-nude ladies dancing seductively in a transparent display van in traffic around the bridge on…
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