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Nigeria To Resume International Flights On August 29

Nigeria will resume international flight operations on August 29, the Federal Government has announced. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made the announcement on Monday in Abuja at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. “We are very glad today to announce that international flights will resume from …

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COVID-19 patient writes WASSCE from isolation centre in Gombe

Recall that Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya had earlier directed that students, principals and teachers be tested for coronavirus preparatory to school resumption for exiting students, following which the state Ministry of Education subjected staff and students to covid-19 test, especially in schools under the students exchange programme. Through the Ministry’s …

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Gombe Governor mourns Hauwa Baba Manu

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has expressed grief over the demise of Hajiya Hauwa Baba Manu who died today in Abuja after a protracted illness. Late Hauwa Baba Manu, an academic staff of the Federal College of Education, Gombe was the wife of Abubakar (Gadidi) Yerima Abdullahi and …

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Gombi/Hong: Rep. Yusuf Captain Buba third term ambition Suffers Setback as Adamawa All Progressive Congress Dumps Him for fresh candidate Ahead of 2022 Election

The third term ambition of Yusuf Captain Buba, member representing Gombi/Hong federal constituency in the Nigerian House of Representative may have suffered a major setback following the decision of the Adamawa State chapter of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) to declare their total support for a fresh candidate instead …

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Bayelsa: Tribunal nullifies Diri’s election, orders fresh poll

The Bayelsa Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Monday nullified the election of Governor Duoye Diri. The Justice Mohammed Sirajo-led three-man panel ruled that the election was unlawful due to the exclusion of Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party and its candidate, King George, from the November 16, 2019 governorship …

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Kaduna Govt Builds Grazing Reserve To Tackle Herders, Farmers’ Crisis

The Kaduna State government has flagged off the construction of cattle grazing settlements and milk farm project at Damau in Kubau Local Government Area of the state. Governor Nasir El-Rufai announced this on Saturday at the ground-breaking ceremony of the proposed milk farm in Damau, saying the settlement has a …

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FG To Disconnect Benin, Togo Over $16m Power Supply Debts

The Federal Government has promised to disconnect Niger Republic and Togo’s power supply if they fail to pay their outstanding $16 million debts. This was disclosed by the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Usman Mohammed, who revealed that the initial debts were as high as $100 million. …

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Gov. Ishaku grants waiver for 300 in Taraba civil service

As part of efforts to address the manpower needs of the state, Taraba Governor, Darius Dickson Ishaku has approved the employment of over 300 people into the state civil service. Chairman, Taraba State Civil Service Commission, Elder John Mamman disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with our correspondent in …

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1,000 retirees receive gratuity in Borno

Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum has approved payment of gratuity to the second batch of 1,000 former civil servants who retired at intermediate ranks from 2013 to date.‎ This is coming two months after the governor released money for the payment of gratuity to the first batch of 1,684 low …

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Tribunal sacks PDP House of Reps member

The Ondo State Election Petitions Tribunal has nullified the election of a member of the House of Representatives, Ikengboju Gboluga. Mr Gboluga represents Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency. He was sacked by the tribunal for allegedly having dual citizenship. Mr Gboluga was in April declared the winner of the election on the …

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