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Osun First Lady commissions new Market, Health Centre

The wife of the Governor of the State of Osun, on Thursday, commissioned the newly constructed Kafayat Oyetola Ultra-modern open market stall built by the authorities of the Olorunda Local Government Area in Osogbo.She also commissioned the reconstructed Oluode Health Care Centre. According to Mrs Oyetola: “It is a pleasure …

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The Nigerian government has said that the use of the National Identification Number (NIN) is now a mandatory requirement for registration for Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) by candidates. Nigerian Tribune reports that this was disclosed in Abuja on Thursday, January 21, by the minister of education, Malam Adamu Adamu, …

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Biden reverses Trump’s immigrant visa ban on Nigerians

United States President, Joe Biden, has signed some executive orders thereby lifting the immigrant visa ban placed on Nigerians by his predecessor, Donald Trump. According to a report by Bloomberg, Biden also reversed the systemic ban placed on citizens from Muslim dominated countries like Yemen. Trump had last February placed an immigrant visa …

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18 Anambra children unclaimed two years after rescue –Police

The Anambra State Police Command, on Wednesday, said no fewer than 18 children it rescued from traffickers remained unclaimed two years after. The command’s Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement in Awka. He said the command had arrested four women allegedly involved in the trafficking of …

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Oil rises to $56 on US stimulus prospects

Oil prices rose for a second consecutive day on Wednesday, as the market expects the new United States administration to ‘act big’ in the next COVID-19 relief package. As of 9:17 a.m. ET on Wednesday, the Inauguration Day for President-elect Joe Biden, West Texas Intermediate crude was up 1.53 per …

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