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target=_blank rel=noopener>NDDC audit report: Niger Delta stakeholders hail Akpabio
From Fred Itua, Abuja Stakeholders from the Niger Delta region, have hailed the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, following last week’s final report of a forensive audit report on Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to President Muhammadu Buhari. The stakeholders who are members of Centre for Responsive Leadership and Transparency, said with
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Age Falsification: Students demand prosecution of FUNAAB’s don
From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Students in Ogun state have demanded the prosecution of a lecturer at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Ogun State, Prof. AbdulAkeem Agboola for alleged age falsification and certificate discrepancies. The students, under the aegis of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Ogun Joint Campus Committee, the National Association of
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Malami’s NGO donates N9m generator to FG radio station in Kebbi
From Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi Khadimiyya for Justice and Development Initiative( KDI) founded by Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubabkar Malami (SAN) has donated 110 KVA generator worth N9m naira to Equity FM Birnin Kebbi . While presenting the generator to Equity FM authorities, Hon. Aliyu Tanko Nasarawa, who represented the
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Shake up in INEC, 5 RECs, 4 directors redeployed
From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has carried out a major shake-up, apparently to restrategise and reposition the commission for the challenges and tasks ahead. The Commission in a statement signed by National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr Festus Okoye, disclosed
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Niger: District head of Wawa abducted, bandits demand N100 million ransom
From John Adams, Minna Barely two days after armed bandits killed no fewer than 20 villagers in a reprisal attack in Magami, Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, the District Head of Wawa in the Borgu Emirate of the state, Alhaji Dr Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu, has been abducted. A source close to the community
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kaduna Polls: APC wins Sabon Gari chairmanship seat
(NAN) Alhaji Mohammed Usman of All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared the winner of the Sabon Gari Local Government Council Chairmanship election. The Returning Officer, Malam Abubakar-Mohammed Sadiq, announced the outcome of the election on Sunday in Sabon Gari, Zaria. He said Usman had satisfied the requirements of the law, having scored the highest
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FG approves repair of damaged Lokoja-Kabba road
(NAN) The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), has approved immediate repair of the section of Lokoja-Obajana-Kabba highway that caved in on Monday. Mr Jimoh Kajogbola, Federal Controller of Works in Kogi disclosed this while on-the-spot assessment to ascertain the extent of the damage on Saturday in Obajana. The News Agency
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NNPC: Kyari starts week with charge for profit sustenance
(NAN) As the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) continues to receive commendation over its N287 billion profit in 2020, the Group Managing Director Malam Mele Kyari, started the week by charging the staff to work hard to sustain the profitability trend as Nigerians will no longer condone losses from the Corporation. Kyari at a Townhall
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Lessons from Afghanistan
Afghanistan is a landlocked country that depends on its neighbours for economic and political survival. It is a monolithic society, religious wise, with most of its citizens practising Islam. The first encounter I had with Afghanistan growing up was that it was invaded by the the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), during the heat
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target=_blank rel=noopener>God used angel investor to save my practice –Dr. Adeyanju, dentist
By Enyeribe Ejiogu Dr Olukayode Segun Adeyanju could have stayed back in the United States to practice after spending two years in Houston, Texas, when he went there to improve his expertise and be exposed to technology and surgical techniques in the field of dentistry, which he studied at the Obafemi Awolowo University and graduated
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target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Heavy gunfire in centre of Guinea capital
*Pictures show President Condé with soldiers There has been sustained heavy gunfire near the presidential palace in the centre of Guinea’s capital, Conakry. It is not clear what is behind the shooting but it is said to involve a unit of the country’s special forces. Soldiers are patrolling the otherwise deserted streets of the central
target=_blank rel=noopener>PDP to APC, APGA: We won’t allow you rig Anambra guber poll
…Appeal Court verdict will boost my victory – Ozigbo Uchenna Inya, Abakaliki Nigeria’s main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sunday told the All Progressives Congress(APC) that it will not be allowed to use federal might to rig the November 6 Anambra governorship election. This is even as candidate of the party for the
target=_blank rel=noopener>Shake-up in INEC
*5 RECs, 3 directors swap positions, 1 retired Onyekachi Eze, Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has carried a re-organisation of its operations ahead the 2023 general election. The re-organisation, which was announced on Sunday by INEC’s National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, affected five Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and four directors. The RECs affected
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Gunmen kidnap traditional ruler in Niger
The Dodo of Wawa, Dr Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu, was Saturday night kidnapped by unknown gunmen. It was learnt that the traditional ruler was abducted from his palace in Wawa, a suburb of New Bussa, the headquarters of Borgu Local Government Area.
target=_blank rel=noopener>New Zealand tried to deport attacker after he arrived as refugee
New Zealand had tried for years to deport the knife-wielding militant who wounded seven people at a mall in Auckland last week, the government said after it released more details on the attacker following the lifting of a court suppression order. Court documents made public on Sunday identified the attacker as Ahamed Aathil Mohamed
target=_blank rel=noopener>S’Arabia intercepts Houthi missile
Saudi Arabia intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen’s Houthi rebels and debris that fell on a neighborhood near Dammam wounded at least two children, the kingdom said Sunday. Images published by the state-run Saudi Press Agency showed glass and debris across a townhouse there, which is in the kingdom’s eastern reaches and near
target=_blank rel=noopener>Taliban break up women’s rights protest in Kabul
Taliban officials have broken up a demonstration by dozens of women in Kabul demanding rights following the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan. The group say the Taliban targeted them with tear gas and pepper spray as they tried to walk from a bridge to the presidential palace. But the Taliban maintain the protest got out
target=_blank rel=noopener>VP Harris heading to California to boost gov ahead of recall vote
Vice President Kamala Harris will hit the campaign trail next week alongside embattled California Gov. Gavin Newsom — only days before the Sept. 14 deadline of the all-mail recall election that could boot the Democrat from power in Sacramento. The veep’s visit to the San Francisco Bay area, confirmed Saturday by Harris spokesperson Symone Sanders, is a do-over
target=_blank rel=noopener>#BBNaija: Michael, Peace, Liquorose emerge winners of Pepsi Challenge
Adeniyi Oluwalonimi On Friday the usual Friday Task was with brand Pepsi, where Housemates were asked to perform a chosen Nigerian artist’s music. Housemates were split into teams to perform in the arena, Teams 1 to 4. Team Three, which was made up of Cross, Angel and Saskay, emerged winners in the Pepsi group
target=_blank rel=noopener>Back to drawing board for Barty after shock US Open loss
…as Djokovic edges towards Grand Slam win; Berrettini survives five-set test Top-ranked Ashleigh Barty crashed out of the US Open in the third round on Saturday, disappointed but ready to put defeat behind her and start planning for what comes next. The reigning Wimbledon champion won 11 of 14 games after dropping the first
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