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    Politics National Cash Transfer Programme: FG Distributes N10bn To 300,000 Poor Nigerians - Premium Times

    The federal government has since 2016 disbursed N10 billion to no fewer than 300,000 beneficiaries through its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. Temitope Sinkaye, the National Programme Coordinator of the CCT, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the...
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    Business NSE All-Share Index drops further by 0.26% – Premium Times Nigeria

    The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index closed for the week on Thursday ahead of Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a loss of 0.26 per cent. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the index shed 103.25 points or 0.26 per cent to close at 38,928.47 … Read more via Premium Times...
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    Kaduna poll: Voters hail use of electronic voting machine – Punch Newspapers

    Voters in Rigasa area of Igabi Local Government of Kaduna State have hailed the use of the electronic voting system in the ongoing local government election in the state. Those who voted told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that the process was easier and faster. … Read more...
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    Osun generates N13 billion IGR – Premium Times Nigeria

    Osun State Government says it realised over N13 billion as consolidated Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and other revenue receipts in 2017. Yemi Ijidele, the state’s Project Coordinator and State and Local Governance Reform (SLOGOR), disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a …...
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    Metro My Husband Wants To Use Me For Money Rituals – Married Woman Raises Shocking Alarm – Tori News

    According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, a man has countered his wife’s claims that she bleeds after sex because her husband wants to use her for money-making rituals. Mother-of-two, Aina, had claimed in her divorce suit that her husband, Adebayo Adeniji, brought a certain calabash home in...
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    Metro My Husband Starves Me Of Sex – Pregnant Wife Cries Out - NAN

    A pregnant woman, Lauratu Abdullahi, 30, has asked a Sharia Court at Magajin Gari in Kaduna State to dissolve her marriage because her husband has not been performing his sexual duties to her. Abdullahi also told the court that her husband, Yahya Tanko, was always assaulting her and was also...
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    Metro Hot tea linked to higher esophageal cancer risks – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

    Esophageal cancer Drinking hot or burning hot tea is associated with an increased risk for esophageal cancer when combined with excessive alcohol or tobacco use, a recent study showed. The study, published in the medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine, was conducted by Chinese researchers...
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    Politics FG Approves Deployment of 9 Permanent Secretaries [See NAMES]

    The federal government has approved the deployment of nine permanent secretaries to various Ministries, Departments and Agencies. This is contained in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja, by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF), Mrs...
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    Metro I Was Not Kidnapped, I Was With My Boyfriend - 18-year Old Missing Housewife Claims

    Mrs. Fatima Muhammed, 18, and Hafsat Adamu, 15, who were allegedly abducted by a yet-to-be-identified criminal, have been rescued by the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Nasarawa State Command, Punchng reports. The state commandant of the NSCDC, Mr. Mamud Gidado-Fari, said the victims...
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    Business Naira Appreciated By 30.3% As CBN' Pumped $3.6Bn' in 10 Months Into FX Market

    The naira has appreciated by 30.3 per cent since February when the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) began its aggressive interventions at the foreign exchange market. The Nigerian currency had exchanged at N520 to the dollar at the peak of onslaughts by currency speculators before the CBN stated...
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    Politics Why Atiku Abubakar Was Absent at APC Caucus Meeting

    Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar was conspicuously absent at the All Progressives Congress’ caucus meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the new Banquet Hall, Aso Rock, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), however, gathered that the Turakin Adamawa might have...
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    Metro NEMA Workers Begin Indefinite Strike

    The Association of Senior Civil Servant of Nigeria (ASCSN) and Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU) of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Unit, have embarked on an indefinite strike over failure of the management to adhere to public service rules. Hajiya Hasfat Shuiabu, the Treasurer...
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    Business IBB University Explores Oil, Gas in Bida, Sokoto Basins

    The Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger, says it has begun another round of oil and gas exploration research in the Bida and Sokoto Basins. This was disclosed at a two-day workshop with the title “Bida and Sokoto Basins Hydrocarbon Exploration Research”, organised by the...
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    Business FG Grants 3-year tax Reliefs to TStv Africa

    The Federal Government of Nigeria has granted a 3-year tax relief to the newly inaugurated Pay TV operator in the country, TStv Africa, as well as tax free dividends to all investors in the company. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced this on Sunday night in...
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    Metro Nigeria Will Never Break Up - Bishop Oyedepo

    David Oyedepo, presiding bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, says Nigeria will not break up in spite of its present challenges. He said this in a satellite telecast of the church’s prayer session monitored by NAN in Jos on Monday. The bishop had led the church in a 30-minute breakfast...
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    Metro FRSC Drops Good News On Apapa Gridlocks

    The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has said that the perennial gridlocks in Apapa area which had spread to other parts of Lagos would soon be a thing of the past. Mr Olalekan Morakinyo, FRSC Head of Operation in Lagos, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday that traffic lock down...
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    Metro Imo State: Early Morning Tragedy As Collapsed Building Kills Four, Injures Five

    Tragedy struck Fire Service/Mbaise Road in Imo state early Sunday morning as a two storey building collapsed killing 4 and injuring 5. The Coordinator of Owerri Operations, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Mr Evans Ugoh, confirmed the incident and causalities in a short statement...
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    Business 27 Ships Laden With Petro Products, Bulk Maize, Others Expected in Lagos

    A total of 27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive Apapa and Tin-Can Island Ports in Lagos from Aug. 7 to Aug. 21. The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) made the disclosure in its `Shipping Position’ on Monday in Lagos. NPA said that the ships...
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    Metro Illegalities: Nigerian Navy Deploy Security Stations to Akwa Ibom Waterways

    The Nigerian Navy, NNS Jubilee in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area said it had deployed two Naval Security Stations to Akwa Ibom waterways to forestall maritime illegalities. The Commander, NNS Jubilee, Commodore Saidu Garba, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
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    Business 24 Nigeria Exported Products Failed To Meet EU Standard In 2016 - NAFDAC

    The National Agency for Food And Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says European Union (EU) rejected 24 exported food products from Nigeria in 2016 for failing to meet standards. The NAFDAC spokesperson, Dr Abubakar Jimoh made the disclosure while speaking with the News Agency of...
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