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Nigerians take over as poorest in the globe

The Economist magazine has disclosed that Nigerians have become the poorest citizens of a country in the whole world, under the first term in office of President Muhammadu Buhari. The Economist said Nigeria’s economy is “stuck like a stranded truck.” This revelation is against the growth claimed by the National Bureau of

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Polio resurface in Kano

A fresh case of Circulating Polio Virus (CPV) has been discovered in a sewage located at Darmanawa Ward in Tarauni Local Government Area of Kano State. The new incidence has interrupted a three-year polio-free record of the state. According to medical experts, the Circulating Polio Virus (CPV) is mostly linked to poor

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Former Minister support Oshiomhole’s resignation

Former Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has backed the call for the resignation of Adams Oshiomhole as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC. DAILY POST had reported that the Deputy National Chairman of the APC (North), Lawal Shuaib, had urged Oshiomhole to tender his resignation letter following the

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Nigerian Airways pensioners to get N23b

The federal government has approved the release of N22.6 billion as entitlements of pensioners of the liquidated Nigeria Airways Limited (NAL). The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mohammed Dikwa, disclosed this on Tuesday. The federal government had paid the first 50 per cent of the entitlements to the pensioners

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Oshiomhole corrected for Protocol breach

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), got more than he bargained for when he stood in between Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria, and service chiefs at the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday. The APC national chairman had joined Senate President Bukola Saraki; Yakubu

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Malaria vaccine targets .36m African children

360,000 under two-years-old in Ghana, Malawi and Kenya, are taking part in the landmark vaccine campaign, Known by its lab initials RTS,S. The vaccine is the result of more than three decades of development and almost $1 billion (890 million euros) in investment. It has been developed by British pharmaceutical giant

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Jay Jay Okocha face Arrest over tax evasion

A Lagos State prosecutor, Y. A. Pitan, has told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos that former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, has not liquidated the alleged tax debt he owed the state. Mrs Pitan told Justice Adebayo Akintoye on Tuesday that Mr Okocha had visited the Lagos Internal Revenue Service

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Fake graduates worry NYSC

Worried by the army of unqualified graduates infiltrating the Scheme, the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it will henceforth blacklist institutions involved in fraud. Shuaibu Ibrahim, director-general of NYSC, said the action would serve as a deterrent to other tertiary institutions in the country. He made this known on Monday while

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