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Sanwo-Olu mourns Folarin-Coker

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the death of Chief Nathaniel Folarin-Coker as a great loss to the state and Nigeria. Coker died yesterday in Lagos after a brief illness. He was 97. Sanwo-Olu, in a condolence message by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, said the late Folarin-Coker …

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Sacked UNILAG VC heads for court, leads workers’ protest

The sacked Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on Thursday led a protest against his removal by the governing council of the school. The sacking of the vice chancellor was announced during the meeting of the Governing Council of UNILAG at the National Universities Commission in …

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Obaseki, Oshiomhole’s men at war over attack on convoy

Aides of Governor Godwin Obaseki and Comrade Adams Oshiomhole engaged in war of words yesterday as security operatives foiled an attack on Obaseki’s convoy in Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State. A statement by Obaseki’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Crusoe Osagie said the incident occurred …

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Hon. Musa Mante kill by gunmen in Bauchi

Member representing Baraza Dass Constituency in Bauchi Assembly, Hon. Musa Mante, has been killed by suspected gunmen. It learnt he was murdered on Thursday night in his residence in Dass Local Government Area.The Nation gathered the gunmen also reportedly abducted his wife.

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Finance minister: Nigeria may slide into another recession

Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said yesterday that unless Nigeria achieves a very strong third quarter 2020 economic performance, the country may slide into recession. Ahmed disclosed this at the opening of a five-day interactive session on the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP), held …

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UNILAG workers to Buhari: dissolve governing council

Academic and non-academic staff of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to dissolve the Governing Council of the institution, saying the Chairman of the Council, Dr Wale Babalakin, SAN, is acting contrary to the dictates of his office and working against the progress of the …

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