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Complete Sweep: Buhari suspends EFCC secretary Olukoyede, 10 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended no fewer than 11 senior officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, as the probe of the shenanigans under the stewardship of disgraced Ibrahim Magu deepened. Authoritative Presidency sources told P.M.News on Tuesday night that EFCC executive Secretary Olanipekun Olukoyede was among the senior officials suspended. According to the […]

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Lagos, Kwara lead, as Nigeria records 463 COVID-19 new cases

Kwara State on Tuesday recorded its highest Coronavirus cases, as the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, announced 463 new cases. Lagos and Kwara take huge lead in the new cases that put the nation’s total coronavirus figures at 33,616 and 754 deaths. In the figures released by the NCDC, on Tuesday night, Lagos rakes […]

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Bubonic plague reported in America

A squirrel in Colorado, United States has tested positive for the bubonic plague, the CNN has reported. According to the report, the squirrel tested positive on July 11 in the town of Morrison, marking the first case of plague in the county this year. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) department announced the development. JCPH warns the public […]

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Chelsea win boosts UEFA Champions League chances

An underwhelming Chelsea on Tuesday boosted their chances of a berth in next season’s UEFA Champions League by overcoming a slow start to beat relegated Norwich City 1-0 at Stamford Bridge. Olivier Giroud scored with virtually the last touch of the first half as Chelsea consolidated third place in the English Premier League (EPL). They […]

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Former nurse Reta Mays admits killing 7 U.S military retirees

A former nursing assistant, Reta Mays, on Tuesday pleaded guilty to murdering seven military retirees in the United States, according to the Department of Justice. Reta Mays was employed at the Veterans Affairs Medical Centre (VAMC) in West Virginia where she committed the crime. Mays, 46, admitted in federal court that she deliberately injected eight […]

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Tambuwal urges stakeholders to rescue education in North

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has called on stakeholders in the Northern Region of the country to pool more resources and capacity in order to rescue education in the area from its backwardness. Tambuwal made the call when a delegation of the Committee of the Pro-Chancellors of Nigerian States’ Universities (CPCNSU) paid him a […]

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Nigeria Police warns against scammers as portal for constable recruitment opens

The Nigeria Police Force has warned intending applicants to beware of scammers who may want to dupe them during its recently announced recruitment exercise. Police, in an update on its verified Facebook page, said the recruitment exercise is absolutely free, charging applicants to beware of fake recruitment sites. DAILY POST reports that the recruitment portal […]

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NDDC Probe: No harm must befall Joi Nunieh – Wike warns

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has warned that no harm must befall the former Managing Director of the Niger-Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Joi Nunieh. Governor Wike issued the warning in a statement by his Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim in Port Harcourt. The state government said while it commends the ongoing probe in […]

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Peter Obi cautions FG against cancellation of WASSCE

The Vice-Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the last election, Mr. Peter Obi, has cautioned the Federal Government against its decision not to reopen schools, saying that such a move would jeopardize the future of children. In a statement made available to DAILY POST, Obi said that such a sudden U-turn by the […]

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Champions League: Mourinho blasts CAS for overturning Man City’s ban

Tottenham Hotspur boss, Jose Mourinho, has described the decision to overturn Manchester City’s two-year European ban as “disgraceful” and “a disaster”. City are free to play in the Champions League next term, following Monday’s successful appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). CAS also reduced their £26.8million fine to £8.9million. Mourinho, speaking at […]

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CBN gives banks approval to debit bank accounts of chronic loan defaulters starting August 1

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued guidelines aimed at reducing non-performing loans in the banking sector and to monitor chronic loan defaulters. This was disclosed in a circular the apex bank issued to all banks and other financial institutions tagged ‘Operational Guidelines on global standing instruction – Individuals.’ The Guidelines is expected to takeoff from […]

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N700m fraud: Pastor Ize-Iyamu, others appear in court

Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, on Tuesday appeared before Justice Umar Garba of the Federal High Court in Benin, over the N700 million money laundering suit filed against him and four others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Other defendants in the suit are […]

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Covid-19: US to start manufacturing vaccine for the virus in next 4 weeks

A senior United States administration official has said on Monday that, the government’s partnership with some drug makers to actively start the manufacturing of a vaccine for COVID-19 are on track.  The US government has partnered and given grants ranging from several hundred millions of dollars to over $1 billion to drug makers like Johnson & Johnson, Moderna Inc, […]

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NSE simplifies investing in the capital market with comic book

The proliferation of dubious investment schemes that often result in loss of money by unsuspecting members of the public continues to make the role of financial literacy imperative. To play its part, Nigeria’s leading bourse, The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE or The Exchange) has issued the second edition of its comic, StockTown, dedicated to providing […]

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Jonathan appointed ECOWAS Special Envoy for Mali

Nigeria’s former President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has been appointed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as a special envoy to lead the sub-regional body’s mediation mission in Mali. As a Special Envoy, Jonathan is to facilitate dialogue with all principal stakeholders in Mali, including President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, opposition leaders, civil […]

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Doctors’ strike opportunistic, unfair, unfortunate – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday described the strike embarked upon by doctors under its employ as unfair and unfortunate. He said the strike was an opportunistic one by the doctors in view of the raging Coronavirus pandemic in the state. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke with newsmen at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba where he […]

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JUST IN: Senate okays life imprisonment for kidnappers

Anyone convicted of kidnapping in Nigeria will now face life imprisonment, the Nigerian Senate prescribed on Tuesday. The lawmakers nullified the 10 year imprisonment slammed on kidnappers and raised it to be life imprisonment to deter belligerent Nigerians from going into the act of kidnapping. The upper chamber also deleted the statute of limitation on […]

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Buhari spites National Assembly, backs Keyamo on 774,000 jobs

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has given Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, the go ahead to recruit 774, 000 Nigerians under the Special Public Works Progamme (SPW). The National Assembly had told Keyamo to halt action on the planned recruitment, as the minister did not consult them before embarking on such move. […]

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Drogba snubbed by Ivorian players for FIF top job

The hope of Didier Drogba of becoming the next president of the Ivory Coast’s football federation has suffered a serious setback. This was after the failure of his fellow players to support his candidacy. Drogba, 42, is one of three candidates standing for election as president of the Ivorian Football Federation in September. He is […]

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Virgin hair, more affordable than other types of hair – Sandra Aburime

Foremost Nigeria’s hair care expert and merchant, Sandra Aburime, the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lucious Virgin Hair company has labelled women who prefer to go for other types of hair like braids, weave-ons and others instead of virgin hair as “Penny wise, pound foolish”. According to her in a recent interview, their myopic […]