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#EndSARS: We have not been petitioned over shootings at Lekki – Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army has said that they have not received any formal petition over their alleged shooting of unarmed #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate on Oct. 20. The counsel for the Nigerian Army, Mr Akinlolu Kehinde (SAN), made the assertion on Saturday before the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of …
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TAITRA launches online platform

Due to the effect of the so sudden COVID-19 pandemic outbreak that essentially shut down all world institutions, which included border control measures and travel bans. TAITRA has launched an online platform Taiwan Virtual Expo for Taiwanese enterprises in order to display their innovative products to meet the high demands of Nigerian companies for possible …
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‘How military was deployed at Lekki toll gate’

The Nigerian Army at weekend gave a graphic details of its involvement in the Lekki Toll Gate shooting of EndSARS protesters, saying that it was the breakdown of communication between the Lagos state government and the military that perhaps resulted to the alleged shooting of protesters. Giving testimony of the Nigerian Army involvement in the …
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Military airstrike disrupts cattle rustling activities, mops up bandits in Kaduna forest

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Thunder Strike has disrupted activities of cattle rustlers in Kwiambana Forest area in Kaduna State, killing several bandits. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, said in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, that the operation was conducted on Nov. 12. Enenche said the operation …
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CISLAC Congratulates, US President-elect, demands two quick attention on Nigeria

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja   Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a Nigerian Non-Governmental (NGO), has congratulated US President-elect, Joe Biden for winning the November 3rd, 2020 presidential poll. This is even as it has called Biden’s presidency to privilege Nigeria in his foreign policy by paying more attention to ensuring accountability and good governance in …
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Gov Bagudu appeases villagers over killing of 40-yr-old man by Customs

Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has appealed to the aggrieved youths of Bunza local government area of the state to remain calm and allow their leaders to take up the killing of a 40 year old indigene with the Nigeria Custom Service. Governor Bagudu stated this during his condolence …
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Vandals throw EEDC’s customers to blackout in Anambra

David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi Enugu Electricity Distribution Plc (EEDC) has expressed worry over the activities of vandals to its installations across the South East region. Consequently, the Head, Corporate Communications of the electricity company, Mr Emeka Ezeh has warned the thieves to stay away from EEDC’s installations as he regretted to inform the company’s customers in …
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FOCAC: China charts new path with Nigeria, other African countries

Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja As the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) clocks 20, the Peoples Republic of China, has called on Nigeria and other African countries to strengthen solidarity with China in order to meet the yearnings of its people. The Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Wang Yi, made the call in …
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How smugglers hijacked #EndSARS protest to killed, maimed our operatives – Ogun Customs boss

Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The Controller of the Nigeria Customs Service (NSC), Ogun I Command, Michael Agbara, has disclosed how suspected smugglers hijacked the  #EndSARS protest at border areas of the state, to kill an operative and inflicted life-threatening injuries on two others.  Agbara equally said patrol bases of the NCS were vandalised and set ablaze …
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Comedienne Emanuella gifts mum house for Christmas

Rita Okoye Young, talented Nigerian comedienne, Emanuella Samuel popularly known as Comedian Emanuella has given her mother an early Christmas gift. Emanuella who came into comedy since she was a child took to her official Instagram account to announce to her 471,000 followers that she built her mother a house. She shared the photos and …
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US donates 3.6m bed nets to control malaria in Benue

  …Nigeria notified of $48.5m in new funding through PMI Appolonia Adeyemi   As part of a national campaign to provide enough nets for every Nigerian, the United States government has donated 3.6 million bed nets to  Benue State. According to a statement, the donation, which came through the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), on November …

Trump hails progress on vaccine in first remarks since loss

  President Donald Trump on Friday hailed developments in the race for a vaccine for the resurgent coronavirus as he delivered his first public remarks since his defeat by President-elect Joe Biden, even as he refuses to concede the election. Trump spoke from the the Rose Garden as the nation sets records for confirmed cases …

New coronavirus cases drop sharply in France’s second week of lockdown

  New coronavirus infections and hospital admissions for COVID-19 dropped sharply at the end of the second week of a new nationwide confinement in France, health ministry data showed on Friday. The ministry reported 23,794 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, down from 33,172 on Thursday and compared to 60,486 last Friday. …

Animal Care donates N6m poultry cages to Ogun startup farmers

  Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta A leading livestock enterprise in Nigeria, Animal Care Services Konsult, Friday donated 50 units of Eco-Pro smart cages to startup poultry farmers in Ogun State to boost poultry production in the State. The cages were handed over to beneficiaries, who were mostly youths in Abeokuta, the state capital, by Dr. Tunde …

Illegal tax point operators won’t be spared, says Ortom

  Cephas Iorhemen, Makurdi Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday read the riot act to illegal tax point operators in the state. He declared that his government will not spare anyone found harbouring or operating and illegal tax point. The governor made the declaration at the Government House while handing over operational vehicles to the …

#EndSARS: 286 fleeing inmates of Edo Correctional Centers return voluntarily

  Cajetan Mmuta, Benin A total of 286 out of the 1,900 inmates who escaped from the Oko Medium Correctional Centre and Sapele Road Correctional Centre, otherwise known as ‘White House’, in Benin, the Edo State capital, have had a change of heart and have returned to the two centres. The returnees were among the …

3,992 S’West indigent students get scholarships

  Olufemi Adediran, Abeokuta About 3,992 indigent students from South-West Friday benefited from a scholarship scheme of Scholarship Aids Initiatives. The Initiative, a Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) gave the scholarship awards to the students at the year 2020 Stakeholders’ Forum and Presentation of Awards, held in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. About 8,034 students applied for …

FG inaugurates National Centre for Artificial Intelligence Robotics

  Caleb Onwe, Abuja Nigeria has scaled up its Information Communication Technology, with the inauguration of the National Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics . The centre constructed by the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), is said to boost the development of emerging technologies in preparing Nigeria for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Inaugurating the …

Lalong: We must show respect, trust for Nigeria to develop

  Musa Pam, Jos Plateau State Governor and Chairman, Northern Governors’ Forum, Mr. Simon Lalong, has urged Nigerians to always show respect for one another in order to create the atmosphere for trust, goodwill and development. Lalong said this on Thursday, when he attended the 25th Priestly silver jubilee of the Catholic Bishop of Bauchi, Most. …

FG, US lead global coalition to defeat ISIS

  …Asia, Europe, M/East nations join efforts Emmanuel Onani, Abuja As part of global efforts to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS) and other terror groups, the Federal Government and the United States (US) have begun a strategic partnership in that regard. Among others, the two strategic partners are to lead a global coalition aimed at …

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