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WTO: European Union Endorses Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala For DG

WTO: European Union Endorses Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala For DG

By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy for the position of the Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has received endorsement from the European Union (EU). According to Bloomberg, a business…

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ICPC Set To Probe Sources Of  Looted Palliatives

ICPC Set To Probe Sources Of Looted Palliatives

By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission is set to probe the sources of looted COVID-19 palliatives, according to a press statement culled from its website. In the…

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COVID-19: Each Governor Got N1.billion From FG, N1.1billion From World Bank – Yahaya Bello

COVID-19: Each Governor Got N1.billion From FG, N1.1billion From World Bank – Yahaya Bello

By Lucky Uwakina (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – It has been revealed that Governors of Nigeria’s 36 states have so far received N1billion each from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to stem the effects of the coronavirus…

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#EndSARS: We Now Know Who ordered Lekki Toll Gate Shooting – Sanwo-Olu

#EndSARS: We Now Know Who ordered Lekki Toll Gate Shooting – Sanwo-Olu

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that men of the Nigerian Army ordered the shooting of End SARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate. Sanwo-Olu, during an interview on CNN on Monday,…

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COVID-19 Palliatives: – Those Who Accused Me Are Forgiven – Sadiya Farouq

COVID-19 Palliatives: – Those Who Accused Me Are Forgiven – Sadiya Farouq

By Lucky Uwakina (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – In reaction to the looting of COVID-19 palliatives across the country, amidst the #EndSARS protests, Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has stated…

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Desmond Elliot: News That Lagos Assembly Is Deliberating Social Media Bill Is Fake

Desmond Elliot: News That Lagos Assembly Is Deliberating Social Media Bill Is Fake

By Lillian Ogbonna (AGENDAWATCHDOG) –  Nollywood Icon and member representing Surulere Constituency 1 in the Lagos House of Assembly, Desmond Elliot, has slammed the news making the rounds that lawmakers were putting together a bill…

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#EndSARS: Committee To Engage Youths Set Up By NEC

#EndSARS: Committee To Engage Youths Set Up By NEC

By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – Following an emergency meeting of the National Economic Council on Monday, a consensus has been reached by the Council that there is need for the federal and state authorities to…

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UK To Nigeria: “Judicial Committees Must Probe Lekki Shooting, Other Incidents”

UK To Nigeria: “Judicial Committees Must Probe Lekki Shooting, Other Incidents”

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The United Kingdom has charged the Nigerian government to ensure that the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki area of Lagos, alongside other related issues during the agitations, are…

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COVID-19 BRIEFS: Nigeria Records 119 Fresh Cases, Total Confirmed Cases Now 62, 111- NCDC

COVID-19 BRIEFS: Nigeria Records 119 Fresh Cases, Total Confirmed Cases Now 62, 111- NCDC

Highlights On the 26th of October 2020, 119 new confirmed cases and 2 deaths were recorded in Nigeria Till date, 62111 cases have been confirmed, 57571 cases have been discharged and 1132 deaths have been…

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It Is Your Duty To Ensure The Safety Of Nigeria’s Democracy , Buratai Tasks Military

It Is Your Duty To Ensure The Safety Of Nigeria’s Democracy , Buratai Tasks Military

By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has charged officers and soldiers of the Nigerian military to ensure the safety and stability of Nigeria’s democracy. Buratai issued this…

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