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Nigeria projects 39.4m job losses by end of year

A team charged with developing Nigeria’s economic recovery plan from the coronavirus pandemic says about 39.4 million people could be jobless by the end of 2020 if government fails to act. The Committee on Economic Sustainability Plan, led by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, said restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of …

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Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria – Wole Soyinka

President Muhammadu Buhari is not in charge of Nigeria, said, Prof Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, on Thursday. Soyinka was reacting to the letter written to Buhari by the former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Dangiwa Umar(retd), wherein he advised Buhari to change his mode of appointments, noting that …

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Nigeria: Girl, 18, raped and killed in Ibadan

Just as Nigerians are trying to get over the unfortunate death of Uwa and Tina, another story of the same sort is coming in from Ibadan. 18-year-old Bello Barakat a student of the Institute of Agricultural Research And Training IAR&T in Ibadan, Oyo state was allegedly murdered by armed robbers after she …

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Nigeria can’t win 2021 AFCON – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said it is hard for his team to win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations because they are not the best team on the continent. The German tactician recently agreed to a two-and-a-half-year deal to continue his work as the handler of the three-time African champions, …

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Two Nigerians impersonate over 20 Ghanaian ministers

A Nigerian National Vivian Sadija Imran is in police custody for allegedly impersonating about 20 ministers of state to defraud more than 500 Ghanaians of over GHC100,000, so far. Together with her 24-year-old husband Prince Joel (her accomplice), who is currently at large, the duo used names and photographs of …

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Four Grave Diggers Found With Five Fresh Human Heads

Four grave diggers have been arrested by policemen in Ondo State after they were found with the heads of five dead people which they exhumed at the cemetery where they are working. The four men identified as Adewale Abiodun, 40; Akinola Sunday, 69; Seun Olomofe, 45; and Oluwadare Idowu 67, …

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Police arrest 100, warn robbers, cultists to leave Lagos

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State police Command, Hakeem Odumosu has warned armed robbers and cultists to leave the state or face the consequences of crime. The warning followed reports of robberies and battle of supremacy between cult groups in some areas of the state. The Police Commissioner instructed the commanders …

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