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OVER 20,000 NIGERIANS EMPLOYED FOR LAGOS-IBADAN RAIL PROJECT – AMAECHI

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, says over 20,000 workers were engaged for the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan rail project. Amaechi said in a statement on Monday that the engagement was in compliance with the local content law inherent in the 1.6-billion-dollar contract agreeme...

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IMO: ISOPADEC STAFF ATTACK GOVERNOR’S CONVOY OVER SALARY ARREARS

A group of persons, identified as the staff of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, ISOPADEC, have allegedly attacked Governor Hope Uzodinma’s convoy for failing to offset their three months salary arrears. DAILY POST gathered that the youths, who laid ambush on the Governor arou...

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BUHARI’S EX-AIDE WADA IS DEAD

Wada Maida, then Chairman, Board of Directors of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), is dead. Lawal Sale Maida, a family member, confirmed his passing to the News Agency of Nigeria. He said Maida died in Abuja on Monday after a brief illness. The 70-year-old was former Editor-in-Chief and later Man...

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NCDC WARNS NIGERIANS AGAINST SCAMMERS

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has warned Nigerians to beware of scammers posing as the centre to defraud them. NCDC said it was not giving money to people neither will it ask for money in exchange for employment. Mrs Elsie Ilori, the Head of Department, Surveillance and Epidemiolo...

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AGAIN, DSS INVITES MAILAFIYA OVER BOKO HARAM COMMENT

The Department of State Services (DSS) has invited Dr. Obadiah Mailafiya, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for questioning again. His lawyer, Yakubu Bawa, disclosed this to newsmen on Monday in Jos, NAN reports According to him, Mailafiya is expected to be at the Jos o...

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CAMA: YOU WILL HAVE TO MANUFACTURE YOUR COUNTRY – BUHARI’S AIDE REPLIES OYEDEPO

Lauretta Onochie, media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the warning by the founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, against the application of the Company and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) in churches. Oyedepo on Sun...

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T PUMPY ESTATES TO ANNOUNCE ABUJA’S FIRST CHILDREN ESTATE SEPTEMBER 1P

T Pumpy Concept Limited, owners and developers of Abuja-based 22 units T Pumpy Estates is set to unveil a special package for children with effect from September 1. According to the company’s MD/CEO, Mr. Akintayo Adaralegbe, the first of its kind innovation would be beneficial to children from ag...

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COVID-19 DEATHS IN FCT HITS 48

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has confirmed that it has so far recorded forty-eight, 48, COVID-19 related deaths. FCTA in a tweet on Sunday said the total number of confirmed cases in the nation’s capital now stands at 4,714. It also disclosed that 49 new cases were recorded on Sa...

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YOUR QUESTIONS WILL FRUSTRATE FRESH $5.3B LOAN FROM CHINA – AMAECHI TELLS NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the National Assembly should allow the government get the fresh $5.3 billion loan from China. According to Amaechi, the legislative arm must stop asking questions concerning Nigeria’s loan agreement with China to enable the Asian giant...