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January 23, 2021
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The House of Representatives has directed the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) to suspend the December 31, 2020 deadline given to Insurance and Reinsurance companies in Nigeria. The directive by NAICOM is to increase the companies minimum paid-up capital for six months beginning from January 2021 as a way of cushioning the effect of the Covid-19 […]Continue Reading
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President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, commended the Nigerian Army for restoring law and order across the country. The president warned that any act of hooliganism, hidden under lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively to ensure peace and stability in the country President Buhari gave the commendation in Abuja while virtually declaring open the […]Continue Reading
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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, said his regime will deal decisively with “any act of hooliganism hiding behind peaceful protests.” He said although his regime believed in the rights of citizens to embark on peaceful protests, such must be done responsibly. Buhari stated these while virtually declaring open the Chief of […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government has claimed its protest letter has unsettled international cable station CNN over its investigative report on the Lekki shootings. Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed alleged the letter has left the station struggling to justify its inaccuracy. Mohammed said broadcast stations must resist the temptation of using unverified materials. Continue Reading
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The Federal Government, yesterday, said it was in touch with officials of the British government to present its side of the #EndSARS story. This comes after the resolution of the United Kingdom Parliament to impose sanctions on some Nigerian officials over their role in the “violent suppression” of the protests. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey […]Continue Reading
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The Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos State says a total of 1,168,790 voters will be participating in the December 5 rescheduled Lagos East bye-elections. The Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Sam Olumekun, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Tuesday that the voters were those who possessed Permanent Voter Cards in the senatorial Continue Reading