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EARLY RESULTS FROM BURKINA FASO’S ELECTIONS SHOWED INCUMBENT PRESIDENT ROCH KABORE HOLDING A STRONG LEAD, AS OPPOSITION MEMBERS OF THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION BOYCOTTED THE PROCESS FOLLOWING ACCUSATIONS OF FRAUD. THE RESULTS DECLARED BY THE COMMISSION, KNOWN AS CENI, FROM 37 OUT OF ROUGHLY 360 DISTRICTS NATIONWIDE SHOWED KABORE WITH MORE THAN 235,000 VOTES – MORE […]

THE NIGERIAN STOCK EXCHANGE REBOUNDED ON TUESDAY FROM A BULL RUN THAT DOMINATED TRADE FOR DAYS, SUPPORTED BY APPRECIATION IN BANK STOCKS, WITH N114.444 BILLION RISE IN MARKET CAPITALISATION OBLITERATING THE LOSS OF THE PREVIOUS SESSION. TUESDAY’S GAIN HINGED ON INVESTORS’ INTEREST IN THE SHARES OF STANBIC, UBA, ACCESS, FBN HOLDINGS AND UNION BANK. ACROSS […]

THE NATIONAL BUREAU OF STATISTICS (NBS) SAID ON TUESDAY THE PRICES OF SOME MAJOR SELECTED FOOD ITEMS INCREASED LAST MONTH. IN ITS REPORT ON FOOD PRICE WATCH FOR THE MONTH, NBS SAID THE PRICES OF COMMODITIES, INCLUDING EGGS, INCREASED DURING THE MONTH. ACCORDING TO THE BUREAU, THE AVERAGE PRICE OF 1KILOGRAMME OF TOMATO INCREASED YEAR-ON-YEAR […]

NIGERIA ON TUESDAY RECORDED 168 FRESH COVID-19 CASES. THE NIGERIA CENTRE FOR DISEASE CONTROL (NCDC), WHICH DISCLOSED THIS ON ITS TWITTER HANDLE, SAID THE CASES WERE RECORDED IN NINE STATES OF THE FEDERATION AND ABUJA. IT ADDED THAT THE NUMBER OF COVID-19 FATALITIES STOOD AT 1,169 AS AT TUESDAY NIGHT. ALSO, THE TOTAL NUMBER OF […]

THE AREWA YOUTH CONSULTATIVE FORUM (AYCF) HAS CONDEMNED THE DETENTION OF SENATOR ALI NDUME BY A FEDERAL HIGH COURT ORDER ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, FOLLOWING HIS INABILITY TO PRODUCE THE FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE DEFUNCT PENSION REFORM TASK FORCE, ABDULRASHEED MAINA, WHO IS FACING MONEY LAUNDERING CHARGES. JUSTICE OKON ABANG HAD GIVEN THE ORDER THAT […]

THE UNITED STATES MISSION SAID ON TUESDAY NIGERIA WAS NOT INCLUDED IN THE UNITED STATES PILOT VISA BOND PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED BY THE OUTGOING DONALD TRUMP ADMINISTRATION. THE US MISSION IN NIGERIA DISCLOSED THIS IN A STATEMENT ON ITS WEBSITE. THE RULE WHICH TAKES EFFECT ON DECEMBER 24 REQUIRES TOURIST AND BUSINESS TRAVELLERS FROM SOME COUNTRIES […]

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTH-SOUTH GOVERNORS’ FORUM AND GOVERNOR OF DELTA, SEN. IFEANYI OKOWA, WHO PRESENTED THE REGION’S DEMAND, SAID THAT THE NATION IS NOT AT PEACE BECAUSE THE COUNTRY HAS FAILED TO PRACTICE TRUE FEDERALISM. GOVERNOR OKOWA SAYS NOW IS THE TIME TO RESTORE THE COUNTRY BACK TO A TRUE FEDERATION WITH ALL THE […]

THE INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) SAID ON TUESDAY A TOTAL OF 1,449,153 VOTERS WOULD TAKE PART IN THE DECEMBER 5 BY-ELECTIONS IN LAGOS. THE RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER IN LAGOS, SAM OLUMEKUN, WHO DISCLOSED THIS IN A CHAT WITH JOURNALISTS, SAID 1, 168, 790 VOTERS WOULD TAKE PART IN THE LAGOS EAST SENATORIAL BY-ELECTION. HE, […]

THE FAMILY OF IFEANYICHUKWU OKEREKE, THE NEWSPAPER VENDOR, WHO DIED FROM A GUNSHOT FIRED BY A SECURITY AGENT ATTACHED TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, FEMI GBAJABIAMILA, HAS DEMANDED N500 MILLION COMPENSATION FROM THE SPEAKER. IN A LETTER SIGNED BY THEIR LAWYER, CHIEF MIKE OZEKHOME (SAN), AND DATED NOVEMBER 23, 2020, THE FAMILY […]

THE NIGERIAN SENATE HAS CALLED ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE IN THE REBUILDING OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS DESTROYED IN LAGOS AND OTHER STATES OF THE FEDERATION FOLLOWING THE AFTERMATH OF #ENDSARS PROTEST. THE LAWMAKERS MADE THE CALL ON TUESDAY FOLLOWING TWO MOTIONS SPONSORED BY SENATOR BIODUN OLUJIMI AND SENATOR GERSHOM BASSEY. THEY […]


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