Author Archives: The Citizen

Lecturers, others begin warning strike in Otuoke varsity

Workers under the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of four trade unions of the Federal University, Otuoke ( FUO ), Bayelsa State, yesterday, commenced a five-day ...

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Inflation drops for eighth consecutive months to 15.98% – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has released the Consumer Price Index report, which measures inflation, with the rate dropping year-on-year from 16.01 per cent in August to 15.98 per cent ..

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IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu absent as co-defendants arrive court

Three of the co-defendants facing charges of treasonable felony against the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, have arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja ...

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World Bank advises Buhari: You shouldn’t borrow any more

The World Bank has disagreed with the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on the need for the Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to borrow more in order to develop the nation’s ...

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Buhari orders military, police to stop herdsmen killings in Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the military and the police to halt the reprisal attack by herdsmen in Plateau State, saying "this madness has gone too far." ...

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Fed Govt to retaliate visa delay to Nigerians – Interior Minister

The Interior Minister, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd) has warned that Nigeria would no longer tolerate delay in issuance of visa to its nationals from any country ...

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Agbakoba goes to court, says Buhari as petroleum minister unconstitutional

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Dr. Olisa Agbakoba, has urged the Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari from continuing to hold the office of the Minister ...

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FG introduces mid-day hand washing in schools

The Federal Government has started the implementation of mid-day group hand washing before meals in schools across the country to inculcate the culture of hand washing in children ...

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Cameroonian gendarmes invade Nigerian community, injure 6

The police in Cross River State on Monday said that six residents of Danare community in Boki Local Government Area were shot by gendarmes from ...

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Monkeypox victim commits suicide in Bayelsa …as FG declares Lagos monkeypox-free

A victim of Monkey Pox receiving treatment at the quarantine centre in the Niger Delta University Hospital (UNDTH) Okolobiri, has committed suicide. It was gathered ...

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