Return Of Argungu Festival Will Sustain Investments, Improve Security – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the re-emergence of Argungu Agricultural and Fishing Festival after 11 years of suspension, and other international festivals across the country signals more confidence in improved security. The President made this known on Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State, where he assured that the Federal Government will sustain investments in … Continue reading Return Of Argungu Festival Will Sustain Investments, Improve Security – Buhari

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China Shuts Down Mount Everest Over Coronavirus

China has cancelled permits for Mount Everest because of the coronavirus, expedition organisers said Thursday, ahead of the spring climbing season on the world’s highest peak. Last year’s traffic-clogged spring window saw a record 885 people summit Everest, 644 of them from Nepal and 241 from the northern flank in Tibet. The Nepal side remains open for now although … Continue reading China Shuts Down Mount Everest Over Coronavirus

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JUST IN: Buhari Arrives Kebbi For Argungu Fishing Festival

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Birnin Kebbi to attend the Agricultural Fair and Display, a part of the 2020 Argungu International Fishing Festival. The President was received at the airport by top officials of Kebbi State Government led by Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu. The Federal Government had earlier on Thursday officially flagged off the … Continue reading JUST IN: Buhari Arrives Kebbi For Argungu Fishing Festival

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Senate Removal: Ifeanyi Ubah To Know Fate As Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

  The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the appeal filed by Senator Ifeanyi Ubah of the Young Progressive Party (YPP). Senator Ubah is challenging the judgement that sacked him as the lawmaker representing Anambra South Senatorial District in the National Assembly. A three-man panel of justices of the appellate court … Continue reading Senate Removal: Ifeanyi Ubah To Know Fate As Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

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Spain Minister Tests Positive For Coronavirus

  Spain’s equality minister has tested positive for coronavirus and has been quarantined with her partner, deputy prime minister, and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias, a government statement said on Thursday. “The minister (Irene Montero) is in a good condition and second deputy prime minister Pablo Iglesias is also in quarantine due to the situation,” the … Continue reading Spain Minister Tests Positive For Coronavirus

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New Emir Of Kano Makes Way Into Palace

  The 15th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero made his way into the palace late Wednesday hours after receiving his letter of appointment from Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. Hundreds of Kano residents stormed the palace to witness the Emir’s traditional entry into the palace through a carved door, a traditional symbol that … Continue reading New Emir Of Kano Makes Way Into Palace

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Policeman Kills Wife, Self Over Alleged Infidelity

  A policeman simply identified as Tolulope has allegedly shot his wife dead and later committed suicide. The incident occurred on Tuesday evening in the University town of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government Area of Ondo State The cop, who is attached to Akungba Police Division was said to have pulled the trigger … Continue reading Policeman Kills Wife, Self Over Alleged Infidelity

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Coronavirus: FG Yet To Place Travel Ban On Any Country – Minister

  Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire says the Federal Government has not placed any travel ban on any country. Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during a conference with the diplomatic community about measures taken by the Federal Government to tackle the spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria. He, however, warned Nigerian citizens from … Continue reading Coronavirus: FG Yet To Place Travel Ban On Any Country – Minister

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Coronavirus: Men’s Alpine Skiing World Cup Finale Scrapped

  The men’s alpine skiing World Cup finale at Kranjska Gora at the weekend has been scrapped because of the coronavirus threat, the International Ski Federation said on Thursday. “The races in Kranjska Gora will not be replaced on the World Cup calendar and the 2019-2020 season is officially finished,” the federation said, citing health concerns for … Continue reading Coronavirus: Men’s Alpine Skiing World Cup Finale Scrapped

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Gulf Stock Markets Slump Over Coronavirus, Oil Fears

  Stock markets in energy-rich Gulf states tumbled Thursday with Saudi shares down more than 4.0 percent following worldwide losses amid fears over the coronavirus pandemic and an oil price war. Dubai Financial Market dived more than 7.0 percent at the open on the last trading day of the week. Abu Dhabi shares dropped 6.0 … Continue reading Gulf Stock Markets Slump Over Coronavirus, Oil Fears

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