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Nigeria vs Benin: Rohr releases Super Eagles’ starting XI to face Squirrels [Full List]

Head coach of Super Eagles Gernot Rohr has released his starting XI to face Benin Republic in today’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Uyo. DAILY POST recalls that Rohr had already identified six players that could star when his side tackle Benin Republic in Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier. […]

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LAUTECH: Oyetola  doles out N472m 

Clement Adeyi, Osogbo Governor Adegboyega Oyetola of Osun State, has released the sum of N472, 000, 000.00 to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomosho, Oyo State, and the institution’s Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Osun State. The breakdown of the amount, Daily Sun gathered, indicates  that, while N250,000,000.00 would go to the  university, N222, 000,000.00 would […]

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Kebbi govt. sets to immunize 978,000 children against meningitis, measles

 Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi    Kebbi State Government  has disclosed that it would immunize 978,000 against meningitis and measles  across the 21 local government areas of the state.   The Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Hajiya Halima Boyi Dikko who confirmed this on Wednesday while addressing journalists in Birnin Kebbi disclosed that the immunization exercise […]

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Economic Adviser, Senator differ on indefinite closure of land borders

The Special Adviser to the President for Economic Matters in the Office of the Vice-President, Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu and Senator Shehu Sani are divided over the land border closure brouhaha, a development that has continued to elicit divergent reactions. Sani and Dipeolu were part of the panel that discussed the impact of African Continental Free […]

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Katsina govt declares state of emergency on water, sanitation, hygiene 

 Agaju Madugba, Katsina Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has declared a state of emergency on the water, sanitation and hygiene sector. “Considering the population growth, the weak and inefficient maintenance mechanism of our water works and associated components, there is the need for a strategic plan and an implementation framework to address the declining […]

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Tears as Plateau community buries 3 vigilante allegedly murdered by military

 Gyang Bere, Jos Tears flowed freely on Wednesday when three vigilance members allegedly shot death by operatives of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), a Military Task Force in charge of internal security in Plateau State and its environs were given a community burial at Kwi village in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State. The victims […]

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Court sentences truck driver to 2 years in prison for smuggling rice

A Federal High Court on Wednesday sentenced a driver, Nasiru Abdulahi, to two years imprisonment for smuggling 100 bags of Tomato ”Aroso” rice into the country. The convict, who had earlier pleaded guilty, was arrested on Oct. 19 by officials of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Oyo/Osun Command, Ibadan. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik who sentenced the […]

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Gunmen kill 3 policemen in Kaduna LG

 Three Policemen serving at Fadan Karshi Outpost in Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State were on Tuesday gunned down by unknown gunmen at a check point between Fadan Karshi and Sabon Gida village. Alhaji Abubakar Abba, the Vice Chairman Sanga Local Government Council, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday. […]

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Bauchi Govt, MaxAir sign MOU on air transport services

The Bauchi State Government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with MaxAir, an airline, to provide daily commercial air transport services between Bauchi and Abuja. Speaking after signing the MoU in Bauchi, the state Gov. Sen. Bala Mohammed, represented by his Deputy, Sen. Baba Tela, said the agreement would improve commercial activities in the […]

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House okays bill for VAT increase

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representative on Wednesday passed for second reading a bill seeking to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) in the country from 5 percent to 7.5 percent. The bill is also seeking to amend the Company Income Tax Act, Customs and Excise Consolidation Act, Stamp Duties Act, Petroleum Profit Tax […]

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FG urged to adopt concrete technology in road construction

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The House of Representatives on Tuesday tasked the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, state ministries of works, as well as contractors and other professionals in the construction industry to consider using concrete pavement technology in the construction of roads across the country. This followed the adoption of a motion by the […]

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Bauchi Govt directs Principals to own android phones

Bauchi State Government has directed all public secondary school Principals and their Vice to own an Android phone. Dr. Aliyu Tilde, the State Commissioner of Education issued the directive on Wednesday when he received officials of the Bauchi Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD). He said the directive was imperative to make the school heads […]

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till Nov. 20 for the Police Service Commission (PSC) to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF)’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers. Justice Inyang Ekwo, who adjourned the case on the instance of the PSC, said the development […]

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Housewife drags husband to court, seeks divorce over alleged rape

 A housewife, Fatima Ishaq, on Wednesday in Kaduna dragged her husband, Hassan Haruna, before a Sharia Court in Kaduna, over alleged rape. The petitioner who lives with her estranged husband within Kaduna metropolis, through her counsel, M.S. Abdullahi, told the court that she can not continue living with Haruna. Abdullahi said that his client can […]