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Reject MasterCard Transactions With NIMC Logo, Court Orders Banks

  A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered all Nigerian banks not to honour any Mastercard transaction that has the logo of the National Identity Card Management Commission (NIMC) on it, pending the determination of a design infringement suit filed by Chams Plc, and Chams Consortium against the Singaporean payment and financial technology company. … Continue reading Reject MasterCard Transactions With NIMC Logo, Court Orders Banks

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Sokoto South: Senate President Swears In PDP’s Abdullahi Danbaba

    The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has sworn in Mr Abdullahi Danbaba as the senator representing Sokoto South Senatorial District in the National Assembly. Senator Danbaba was inaugurated at about 10:55 am shortly after the adoption of the votes and proceedings of Tuesday’s plenary. The Clerk of Senate, Nelson Ayewoh, administered the … Continue reading Sokoto South: Senate President Swears In PDP’s Abdullahi Danbaba

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Nigerians Yet To Benefit From N1trn Constituency Projects, Says Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians, especially those at the grassroots are yet to benefit from the constituency projects by members of the National Assembly. He noted that despite spending huge sums of money running into hundreds of billions of naira on such projects, the people were yet to feel the impact. The President made … Continue reading Nigerians Yet To Benefit From N1trn Constituency Projects, Says Buhari

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Gbajabiamila Swears In Three Rep Members

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has sworn in three members to replace those who had been sacked.

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Hong Kong University Protesters Defy Surrender Warnings

    Dozens of exhausted pro-democracy protesters occupying a Hong Kong university defied warnings to surrender Tuesday on the third day of a stand-off with police, as China sent fresh signals that its patience with nearly six months of unrest was running out. Fearing arrest or being shot at by police, a dwindling number of … Continue reading Hong Kong University Protesters Defy Surrender Warnings

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Luis Enrique To Replace Moreno As Spain Coach

  Luis Enrique will return as coach of Spain and replace Robert Moreno ahead of Euro 2020, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) confirmed on Tuesday. Moreno took charge in June after Luis Enrique had resigned to take care of his daughter Xana, who died in August of bone cancer. “Today we can confirm Luis Enrique … Continue reading Luis Enrique To Replace Moreno As Spain Coach

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Budget Defence: Reps Accuse NDIC Boss Of Flouting Buhari’s Directive

    The House of Representatives has refused to consider the 2020 budget estimates of Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC). Chairman of the House Committee on Insurance, Darlington Nwokocha, stated this on Tuesday at a meeting with a delegation from the NDIC in Abuja, the nation’s capital. He accused the Managing Director of the Corporation, … Continue reading Budget Defence: Reps Accuse NDIC Boss Of Flouting Buhari’s Directive

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Yahaya Bello Won A War Not An Election – Kogi PDP Chieftain

 The Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, Kogi State, Faruk Adejoh-Audu says he cannot congratulate Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello because Kogi State was turned into a war field during the Saturday election. Adejoh-Audu said the election was marred by violence, claiming that nine PDP members were killed during the election. … Continue reading Yahaya Bello Won A War Not An Election – Kogi PDP Chieftain

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Taliban Release US, Australian Professors In ‘Prisoner Swap’ Deal

  The Taliban released two Western hostages in southern Afghanistan Tuesday, handing them over to US forces more than three years after they were abducted in Kabul, insurgent sources and police told AFP. The release of American Kevin King and Australian Timothy Weeks, both professors at the American University in Kabul, comes one week after President Ashraf … Continue reading Taliban Release US, Australian Professors In ‘Prisoner Swap’ Deal

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VIDEO: Police Evacuate Lion From Lagos Home

      The police, officials of the Lagos State government, and vet doctors have evacuated the two-year-old lion discovered in a residential building in Lagos State to a zoo. The big cat which became agitated at the sight of many people was later tranquilised and carried out of its cage. READ ALSO: Lion Discovered … Continue reading VIDEO: Police Evacuate Lion From Lagos Home

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