Tag: NCDC

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaNovember 3, 2020

Northern governors call for censorship of social media, NECO announces commencement date for exams | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Northern governors call for censorship of social media Governors of northern states have called for the censorship of social media ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 19, 2020

#EndSARS: Despite protests, police begin SWAT training, ‘We will not allow anarchy in Nigeria’ – FG | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Despite the ongoing nationwide protests, the Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mohammed Adamu, has declared the training of the new police ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 14, 2020

IGP declares new squad “SWAT” to replace defunct SARS, Professor J.P Clark is dead | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s head of police, Mohammad Adamu has announced that a new Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) squad would be “filling ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 13, 2020

Rivers gov, Wike, prohibits all proposed protests under #EndSARS, Lagos govt approves full reopening of primary, secondary schools | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, has prohibited all protests relating to #EndSARS in the state; warning parents to ensure that ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 12, 2020

#EndSARS: Ganduje suspends aide for criticising Buhari, Akeredolu emerges victorious in Ondo governorship election | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has suspended his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Yakasai, for criticising President Muhammadu Buhari over ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 8, 2020

FEC approves $3bn for Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line, Zamfara to supply CBN gold for N5bn | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $3billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri narrow gauge rail ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 7, 2020

Wizkid clashes with Buhari’s aide over #EndSARS, Ogun appoints BBNaija’s Laycon as Youth Ambassador | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Ogun State government has appointed the winner of the 2020 Big Brother Naija Season 5, Olamilekan Agbelesebioba, popularly known ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 6, 2020

Buhari approves N10bn for national census, FG approves special salary scale for teachers | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of N10 billion for the conduct of a national census, as well as ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 5, 2020

FG increases number of passengers per flight for international carriers | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has approved the increase of passengers per flight for international airlines from 116 passengers to 200 with ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 2, 2020

Nigeria Immigration introduces new visa fees, Ikeja Electric suspends increased electricity tariff | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), has introduced new visa fees for all countries which takes effect from the 1st of ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 30, 2020

Reps withdraw Water Resources Bill following public backlash, Nigerians to pay N5 per channel on TSTV | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has withdrawn the National Water Resources Bill (2020) it had already passed, following the widespread backlash ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 24, 2020

FG approves $1.959bn for rail construction to Niger Republic, Fuel tanker crash kills 23 people in Kogi | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved close to $2 billion for the construction of a rail line from Kano ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 18, 2020

FG orders schools to conduct weekly COVID-19 assessment, Buhari signs Police Bill into law | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has released more guidelines expected to curb the spread of COVID-19 as more states fully reopen schools ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 17, 2020

Nigeria to celebrate 60th Anniversary for a year, FG to create new Anti-corruption agency | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government on Wednesday, said Nigeria’s 60th anniversary would be a low-key celebration in view of the prevailing COVID-19 ...

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Onyinye UdehSeptember 16, 2020

Reddington Zaine Laboratory offers free treatment package for Lagos air travellers

As International flights resume in Nigeria, Reddington Zaine Laboratory has announced plans to offer free treatment for air travellers who ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 15, 2020

Kainji Dam’s bank collapses, US imposes visa ban on ‘election riggers’ in Nigeria | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Part of the embankment for the Kainji Dam in New Bussa town, Borgu Local Government area of Niger has collapsed, ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 11, 2020

5,141 Smart card readers perish in Ondo INEC fire, Kaduna Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Kaduna House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for those convicted of rape, following the amendment of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 7, 2020

Lagos reopens 2 recreational parks, Fans of BBN’s Erica raise N3m for housemate; 2 hours after disqualification | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Following the disqualification of housemate, Ngozi ‘Erica’ Nlewedim from the Big Brother Naija reality show on Sunday, her fanbase popularly ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 3, 2020

UI overtakes CU as best Nigerian University, FG declares November 1 as National Youth Day | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigeria’s Premier University, The University of Ibadan (UI) has emerged as the country’s best, according to the World University Ranking ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 31, 2020

JAMB lifts suspension on printing admission letters, others | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has lifted the suspension on the printing of admission letters, and inter-university transfers ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 28, 2020

Ganduje: “I won’t waste a minute signing death warrant of convicted musician” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared that he would not hesitate in signing the death warrant of the ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 24, 2020

UNILAG Acting VC, Prof Soyombo steps down, Tiwa Savage makes American TV debut | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Prof. Omololu Soyombo, has stepped down with immediate effect. The governing ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 21, 2020

UK to replace expired visa of Nigerians for free, FG approves N13bn for take-off of community policing | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The British High Commission in Nigeria has declared that it will replace the 30-day visa of individuals that were supposed ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 19, 2020

Mompha sues EFCC for N5m, Shari’ah council urges Kano Govt. to execute singer | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Social Media Celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, also known as Mompha, currently facing money laundering charges, has demanded N5million from the Economic ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 18, 2020

International flights to resume on 29th of August – FG, Mikel Obi joins Stoke City | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has declared that international flights will resume on August 29; while introducing protocols to minimise the risk ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 14, 2020

NBC fines Nigeria Info 99.3FM N5 million for “hate speech” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has fined Lagos-based radio station, Nigeria Info, N5 million over a comment made by a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 12, 2020

Uber, Bolt drivers to pay 10% service tax on each passenger transaction | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Lagos Ministry of Transportation has released regulatory documents for operators of e-Hailing Taxi Services entitled ‘Guidelines For On-line Hailing Business ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 10, 2020

Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos to go on strike | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Petroleum Tankers Drivers Association (PTDA) has declared it would carry on with its planned strike Monday as the association ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 7, 2020

Naira Marley prosecuted over Abuja concert; pleads guilty | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Nigerian singer, Azeez Fashola, commonly known as Naira Marley has been arraigned by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 6, 2020

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 gives reasons for recent low numbers of confirmed cases | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Presidential Taskforce on the coronavirus pandemic has given reasons why low numbers of confirmed cases have been recorded in ...

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