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Diezani: Dominica Falls Victim To Fake News

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African Development Bank loans Nigeria almost $300m

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COVID-19: Buhari imposes partial restrictions on Nigerians. [Full Speech]

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Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been invited for questioning by the Department of State Services (DSS). This invite was said to have been directed by President Muhammadu Buhari. He was said to have arrested over allegations that he owns four properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds …

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A Nigerian man charged with conspiring to launder a fortune from email scams, and who showed off his wealth to 2.4 million Instagram followers, has arrived in the U.S. to face charges, prosecutors said Friday. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, or “Hushpuppi” on Instagram and Snapchat, made an initial court appearance in Chicago after arriving with the …

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Breaking     Not less than four persons were rescued from a boat mishap while other passengers are still missing on Lagos water Friday evening. A Nigerian local news portal MetroNews gathered that the boat was coming from Lagos island with workers inward Ikorodu. Report says another boat passing by noticed a call for emergency …

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Except something else occurs that grabs the headlines and dominates Nigerian social media, the big news of the past week would probably be the death of Senator Abiola Ajimobi and the political drama that it has generated. Senator Ajimobi served as a Senator between 2003 -2007. He was Governor of Oyo State between 2011 – …

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…Says FG has done well by adopting Makinde’s proposals Hours after the Federal Government directed the reopening of schools to allow the resumption of final year primary and secondary school classes, the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded the state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, for maintaining the pacesetting profile of …

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Oyo has lost a worthy statesman, Makinde mourns Bode Akindele Oyo State governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has described the death of foremost Ibadan businessman and philanthropist, Chief Bode Akindele, as a great loss to Oyo State and indeed, Nigeria. Governor Makinde, who described the late Parakoyi of Ibadanland and chairman of Modandola Group, as a …

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President Muhammadu Buhari has extended phase two of eased lockdown by another four weeks with effect from tomorrow Tuesday, June 30 through midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020.   Chairman of Presidential Task Force  and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in his statement received by KBJOJO.com announced  on Monday resumption of inter-state movement, …

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The late politician was reportedly buried in strict compliance with the the COVID-19 protocols.

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“You want to hear the truth? If it were within my powers this is the time to lockdown..”

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NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON DEMOCRACY DAY, JUNE 12TH 2020 Fellow Nigerians, 1. The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day provides us an opportunity to reflect on our journey as a nation, our achievements and struggles. 2. It is a day …

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In a woeful attempt to tarnish the reputation of the small-island nation of Dominica, images of a Dominican passport belonging to alleged fraudster, Brenda Smith, have been used exploitatively in an article by “the Inquirer” to report her recent grand jury charge. Smith, a national of the United States, was arrested in August 2019 and subsequently charged …

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The African Development BankAfDB had approved the sum of $288.5 million (£227m) for Nigeria on Friday to help the nation tackle the COVID-19 pandemic and mitigate its impact on people, businesses and strengthen the social protection system. The finance minister warned last month that Nigeria’s economy – Africa’s largest – could shrink by up to …

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Nigeria’s economy grew 1.87 percent in the first three months of 2020 from a year earlier, the statistics office said on Monday, shrinking from the previous quarter as oil prices and international trade fell due to the coronavirus pandemic.       It is the slowest quarterly growth rate in one-and-a-half years, and comes as …

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Oyo releases food advisory to boost immunity *We will reveal identity of company with 38 infections Tuesday —Makinde …considers measures for opening religious centres   The Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, on Monday, released a food advisory, which he said experts have certified as immune boosters that could help the human body prevent …

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Online journalists are also frontline workers and as such must be included in whatever palliative package being rolled out by the Federal Government as well as other bodies. Mr. Wole Arisekola, President of the Association of Online Media Practitioners of Nigeria (AMPON) disclosed this while enlightening some journalists covering the daily brief at the office …

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