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CBN Retains Lending Rate At 11.5%

 Mariam Sanni Abuja The Central Bank of Nigeria has retained the Monetary Policy Rate at 11.5 per cent. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, disclosed this during a briefing after the first Monetary Policy Committee meeting for the year held in

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3rd Edition National U-17 Cricket Tournament Kicks off Weekend

Joel Ajayi  The National Under-17 Cricket Championship for Boys and Girls, one of the the biggest grassroots tournaments in the country under the sustained sponsorship of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will kick off come this weekend in the across the country.   The

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Monarch Burnt To Death In Ogun State

The Alagodo of Agodo in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State, Oba Ayinde Odetola, was allegedly assassinated by some yet to be identified assailant. AljazirahNigeria gathered that the killings followed a clash over the chieftaincy title of the Alagodo.

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Inclusive Congress The Way Out To NBBF Crisis – Players

….Calls for immediate suspension of 31st Jan. Elective congress Joel Ajayi  The Basketball players across the country have identified an inclusive congress that will allow all stakeholders to sit on the round table and discuss ways forward to the lingering crisis in the Nigerian Basketball

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37 Model Smart Schools, Fallout of COVID-19 Pandemic – Boboyi

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu The Executive Secretary, Universal Basic Education Commission(UBEC), Dr Hamid Boboyi disclosed that the emergence of Universal Basic Education Commission(UBEC) Smart School Program was driven by the fallout from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic which lead to the lockdown of the country

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Adequate Funding Can Transform Nigeria’s Education System – UNICEF

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu As the world celebrates the International Day of Education, UNICEF said that Nigeria’s education system can be transformed through adequate funding. UNICEF in a press release, commended the federal government’s pledge to increase Nigeria’s annual domestic education expenditure

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Fuel Subsidy: Group Warns NLC, TUC Over Planned Protest

Mariam Sanni, Abuja A group, Concern Citizen Project, Nigeria CCP, has cautioned the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress, TUC against the planned protest on the intended deregulation or removal of fuel subsidies by the Federal Government.

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Man Begs JAMB For Forgiveness Over Examination Malpractices Committed 21 Years Ago

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu A man, Timipade Kemepade has written to the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board(JAMB) to plead for forgiveness over examination malpractices he committed when he sat for course for the University Matriculation Examination (UME)(as UTME was known then) twenty

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Protesting Akwa Utd Fans Seek Boboye Sack After Home Draw With Sunshine Stars

Iniobong Sunday, UyoAngry fans of Akwa United Football Club of Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, were at the weekend restrained by security officials from attacking the Head Coach, Kennedy Boboye, soon after the centre referee, Ahmed Rabiu, from Kano state blew

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Helpline Foundation Trains Over 500 Indigenous Vulnerable Women And Youths in FCT

Ismaila Jimoh, Abuja Helpline  Foundation, a non governmental organisation has trained over 500 Indigenous vulnerable women and youths in the Federal Capital Territory on the preservation of cultural heritage at the weekend, in Abuja. The programme aimed at sensitizing and

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