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    NDLEA intercepts 856kg illicit drugs in Kano within 60 days

NDLEA intercepts 856kg illicit drugs in Kano within 60 days

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kano state says it intercepted 856.078 kilograms of illicit drugs between September and October.Ibrahim Abdul, the NDLEA Kano commander, told journalists on Thursday that the agency also discovered an illegal laboratory that produced cough syrup with codeine."We intercepted 644.893 kilograms of Cannabis sativa, 150.271 kilograms of psychotropic substance, 9.2 grams of cocaine, [...]

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    Regular blood donation reduces risk of heart attack, says NBTS

Regular blood donation reduces risk of heart attack, says NBTS

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    ‘The Delivery Boy’ to represent Nigeria at 2019 Carthage Film Festival

‘The Delivery Boy’ to represent Nigeria at 2019 Carthage Film Festival

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    Tinubu to Atiku: Join APC to move this nation forward

Tinubu to Atiku: Join APC to move this nation forward

Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former Lagos state governor and All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, has invited Atiku Abubakar to join the All Progressives Congress (APC) to move the nation forward rapidly.Congratulating the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari for a "well-deserved legal affirmation of a hard-won electoral victory", Tinubu also commended PDP and Atiku for their tenacious pursuit of what was their [...]

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    South African police arrest 100 foreigners protesting xenophobia at UN site

South African police arrest 100 foreigners protesting xenophobia at UN site

The police in South Africa have arrested 100 foreign nationals in an operation to disperse a group of protesters at the UN refugee agency in Cape Town.The protesters, who are refugees and asylum seekers camping outside the offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and asking to be relocated outside the country following attacks on foreigners, were arrested [...]

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    Chris Brown, Drake, Wizkid nominated for 2019 Soul Train Music Awards

Chris Brown, Drake, Wizkid nominated for 2019 Soul Train Music Awards

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    44 of 54 insurance companies get approval for recapitalisation

44 of 54 insurance companies get approval for recapitalisation

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) says it has approved the recapitalisation plans of 44 out of the 54 insurance companies in Nigeria.Agboola Pius, NAICOM's director for policy and regulation, gave this update on Tuesday at an interactive session with shareholders.He said the commission rejected the recapitalisation plans of six insurance companies and directed them to make amendments while those of [...]

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    Three governors, four ministers to accompany Buhari on Saudi Arabia trip

Three governors, four ministers to accompany Buhari on Saudi Arabia trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday, depart Abuja for Riyadh in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative (FII).According to a statement released by Garba Shehu, the president’s spokesman, on Sunday, the event is organised by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund (PIF).Shehu said the event themed, 'What’s Next for Global Business?' will hold [...]

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    Farmers count their losses as 40 Adamawa villages get flooded

Farmers count their losses as 40 Adamawa villages get flooded

Muhammad Sulaiman, the executive secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), has said 40 villages in the state are now flooded.Sulaiman told NAN in Yola, the state's capital on Saturday, that the flooding is as a result of the heavy downpour recorded in the last three days in some parts of the state.He said a majority of the affected [...]

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    Victor Uwaifo: Why I want govt to take over my museum

Victor Uwaifo: Why I want govt to take over my museum

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    96-year-old man weds heartthrob, 73, in Abuja

96-year-old man weds heartthrob, 73, in Abuja

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    How visually impaired prof won N8.8m IVM SUV

How visually impaired prof won N8.8m IVM SUV

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    Buhari returns to Abuja after Russia-Africa summit

Buhari returns to Abuja after Russia-Africa summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after actively participating in the three-day Russia-Africa summit held in Sochi, Russia.The presidential aircraft conveying the president and some members of his entourage landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 5:25pm.While in Sochi, Buhari, on October 23, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, where the duo [...]

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    Davido excited as ‘Risky’ hits one million views in 24 hours

Davido excited as ‘Risky’ hits one million views in 24 hours

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    Reps kick as FG repays $460m Chinese loan for failed Abuja CCTV project

Reps kick as FG repays $460m Chinese loan for failed Abuja CCTV project

The house of representatives committee on finance is asking why the Abuja CCTV project failed despite a $460 million loan taken from China to fund the project.At a budget defence session with the ministry of finance on Thursday, James Faleke, chairman of the committee, said the ministry should explain to Nigerians why the CCTV is not working.“Before this administration, we [...]

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    KASU investigates lecturer accused of soliciting sex for grades

KASU investigates lecturer accused of soliciting sex for grades

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KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
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