BREAKING: Photos, videos as tanker explodes at Anthony

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COVID-19: NIMR unveils new molecular testing kit

Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General of NIMR The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) on Friday unveiled the first SARS-CoV-2 Isothermal Molecular Assay (SIMA) kit in the country to boost COVID-19 testing capacity. Speaking at the unveiling, Prof. Babatunde Salako, Director General of NIMR, said the testing kit was developed to ease the challenges posed by …

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Edo 2020: PDP Reps caucus slams seige on governors by security agents

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned the clampdown on its governors by security officers in Edo ahead of Saturday’s governorship election. The leader of the caucus, Rep. Kingsley Chinda (PDP-Rivers), in a statement, said that such activities of security agencies were not acceptable. The lawmaker said that the …

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Breaking: Tanker explosion at Anthony village Lagos

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Why Buhari govt is supporting MSMEs with survival fund ― Osinbajo

When MSMEs thrives, the economy thrives VP commissions shared facility in Lagos to serve 136,000 MSMEs annually The Federal Government remains deeply committed to creating a more business-friendly environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to thrive, as they are the engine room of the Nigerian economy, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Professor …

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Nigeria, EU envoys meet to resolve access to airspace, travel ban

NATO captures 3 Russian aircraft over airspace violation The Federal Government and envoys of the European Union (EU) on Friday in Abuja met to resolve the issue of access to airspace following the ban on some airlines by the Nigerian government. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting is coming after the Federal …

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River Disaster: 36 persons feared dead in Ebonyi Auto Crash

5 persons have been rescued so far — Police By Peter Okutu – Abakaliki No fewer than 36 persons have been feared dead, following an accident that occurred at Akaeze Development Centre in Ivo Local Government Area of the State. Vanguard gathered that the accident occurred at Akaeze bridge in Akaeze development center. An unconfirmed …

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Save us from DPO’s alleged abetting of criminals, 1004 Estate residents beg FG

1004 estate in Victoria Island, Lagos The 1004 Homeowners and Residents Association (1004HORA), Lagos, on Friday appealed to President Mohammadu Buhari to deliver them from the hand’s criminals terrorising the estate and allegedly abetted by the police. The estate’s Acting Chairperson, Mrs Lola Ademola, told a news conference that the call had become expedient as their …

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God forbid APC wins, your political lives in danger, Wike tells PDP leaders

A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc Nyesom Wike Victor Ogunyinka Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has sounded a warning bell to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders in Edo State, saying their political careers will …

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NSCDC arrests 19 suspected rapists in Kaduna

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command, says it has arrested 19 suspected rapists in the state between  August and September. The Command Public Relations Officer, ASC Orndiir Terzungwe, made the disclosure in a media briefing at the command’s headquarters on Friday in Kaduna. The suspects were arrested for allegedly defiling …

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Open Defecation: FG to use educational institutions to enlighten Nigerians

File: Open-Defecation The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono, says the Federal Governments has resolved to use the nation’s educational institutions to enlighten Nigerians against the hazards of open defecation. This resolve was in pursuant to the attainment of the Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Declaration that called for access to clean water …

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Edo election: Prices of livestock increase in Benin markets

The prices of livestock in Benin have increased due to the governorship election holding on Saturday in Edo. Most traders interviewed told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondent that the increment of livestock, especially chicken, was as a result of the high patronage of customers. They also said that the increase in prices was …

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Election: Socio-economic activities take new dimension in Benin, hotels booked, non-resident electorate stranded

Less than 24 hours to the governorship election in Edo, socio-commercial activities have taken another dimension even as the public envisage restriction of movement during the election. Some residents of Benin say restriction of movement in the past elections brought hardship to many people who never envisaged the restrictions, and they won’t like the repeat. …

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Kidnappers free ex-US Army officer in Ekiti

gunmen After four days in captivity, a former officer of the United States Army and native of Ijan Ekiti in Ekiti, Mr Jide Ijadare, has been released by his abductors. Ijadare was kidnapped about 2.05 p.m on Tuesday at his palm oil-producing factory on Tuesday alongside one of his staff. A contractor working with the …

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Nigeria’s problems self inflicted, Adegbenro, Rewane’s grandson

A public commentator, Mr Adejare Adegbenro, Thursday, said that the mirage of problems confronting Nigeria are not political but self-inflicted. Adegbenro, a grandson of late Alfred Rewane, in a statement noted that the problems are neither from the All Progressives Congress (APC) nor from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but from Nigerians. He said: “We …

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Military‘ll hunt Darul Salam terrorists group into extinction soon — DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says the military with its aggressive clearance operations will push the Darul Salam terrorist group into extinction in no distant time in the country. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said this while fielding questions from newsmen at the weekly update on the operations of Armed Forces on Friday …

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