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Trump set for campaign Saturday amid COVID-19 battle

US President Donald Trump said he hopes to resume campaigning Saturday after receiving a green light from his doctor, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares to unveil plans to…

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Debts, salaries take 52.6% as FG budgets N13.08tn for 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari , laying the 2021 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday (8/10/20). Photo: Olatunji Obasa Govt  plans N4.28tn new borrowings,…

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Alpha-Beta got over N150bn commission on Lagos revenue – Ex-MD

A former Managing Director of Alpha-Beta Consulting LLP, Oladapo Apara, says the firm has got over N150 billion as 10 per cent commission for “computing, tracking and reconciling” Lagos State’s…

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UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The agency was recognized “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force to prevent…

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COVID-19: Disengaged staff petition Pencom over withheld unremitted pension funds to PFAs.

Emileo Castrol Former staff of Vintage Press Limited publishers of The Nation newspapers have petitioned the Director General National Pension Commission (PenCom) over backlog of unremitted pension due to workers.…

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El-Rufai names Ahmed Bamali new Emir of Zazzau

Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamali has emerged as the 19th Emir of Zazzau. He succeeds Shehu Idris, who died on Sunday, September 20, 2020, after reigning for 45 years. This was…

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Petrol price may drop this month, say marketers

The pump price of petrol may reduce marginally this month, going by the fall in global crude oil prices, oil marketers said on Sunday. According to them, since the cost…

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Fidelity Bank Board Appoints Obih, Opara as Directors

The Board of Directors of Fidelity Bank Plc has announced the appointment of Mr. Henry Obih as an independent non-executive director with effect from September 21, 2020. The bank also…

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IG Bars FSARS from Routine Patrols

After defying the earlier directives by former Inspector General of Police (IG), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, the operatives of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) and other police tactical squads have…

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Queen is ‘furious’ after Sandringham staff ‘refuse to lock themselves in a covid bubble for Christmas’,  Queen could be forced to spend it at Windsor Castle for first time in 33 years 

Backroom staff at Sandringham were asked to support Queen over Christmas But workers rebelled against plans to isolate them from loved ones for a month Queen could be forced to…

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