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PCN reads riot act to quacks

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has warned quacks to stop their deadly activities or risk arrest and prosecution. The council said its national enforcement...

Tax fraud: Diego Costa bags 6-month sentence, £482,000

Diego Costa appeared in court in Madrid on Thursday to ratify a deal he made with Spanish prosecutors to resolve a tax fraud case...

NASS, Presidency on collision course over ‘strange’ N33bn in SDGs’ Allocation

The National Assembly and the Presidency may be on a collision course if revelations made by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President...

‘Period’ poverty: New Zealand govt to provide sanitary pads in schools

The New Zealand government said Wednesday that it will provide free sanitary products in schools across the country in an effort to tackle period...

COVID-19: WHO makes U-turn, resumes trail of hydroxychloroquine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it will resume its trial of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) patients. WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros  Ghebreyesus,...

Tiv-Jukun crisis: How militia hacked cleric, wife to death

Efforts by the Taraba State government to end the protracted killings between the Tiv and Jukun people in the southern part of the state...

Victims of Ogbeogonogo market fire get FG’ assistance

Victims of the fire which razed huge swaths of the Ogbeogonogo Market in Asaba, Delta State, have had cause to smile, after the Minister of Humanitarian...

Recuse yourself from APC primaries, Obaseki tells Oshiomhole

Barely 72 hours after assuring Nigerians that he will explore all avenues to fix the frosty relationship he has with his predecessor, Edo Governor...

Customs seizes smuggled items worth N253m

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Kebbi said it has seized various smuggled items valued at N253 million between February and May. The Kebbi Area Comptroller...

Fish out Osazuwa’s Killers, group charges Obaseki, security agencies

The Edo State governor and other security agencies in the nation and the state have been urged to endeavour to fish out the killers...

Senate approves revised MTEF, FSP for 2020

The Senate on Tuesday passed the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) presented by President Muhmmadu Buhari for consideration...

COVID-19: Patient goes missing from facility in Delta

The Delta State government has announced that a Coronavirus patient in one of its treatment facilities in the state has escaped. The state Commissioner for...

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COVID-19: Nigeria Private jet operators lose over $5bn

Private Jets Nigeria (aviation service provider), has disclosed that the association had suffered five billion dollars financial lose due to the outbreak of COVID-19...