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Enugu gov aspirant behind offensive billboards, says EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Enugu Command, has arrested an outdoor advertisement executive over political advertisements bearing the name and logo of the commission, which appeared on two billboards in Enugu State. According to the EFCC, the two Super 48 Sheet Billboards located at Otigba and Zik Avenue Junctions in Enugu bore offensive messages…


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NIMC, NIS data integration delaying passport issuance – Immigration boss

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The Acting Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Isah Idris, has blamed the delay in the issuance of passports on the integration of data between NIS, and the National Identity Management Commission. He gave the reason in a media briefing on Saturday, warning Nigerians against bribing immigration officials. Idris said the single data integration policy…


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Lagos Okada riders’ lawlessness jerks govt into action, attracts police clampdown

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SEGUN ADEWOLE writes on the activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders in Lagos, as well as the recent and the past bans by the state government When most Lagosians had forgotten that there was a ban on the activities of commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as Okada riders, the Lagos State Government announced…


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Lagos makes environmental impact approval compulsory for projects

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The Lagos State Government has said all individuals, public and private project owners, and developers must subject all projects to Environmental Impact Assessment process and obtain EIA approval before implementation. It said those who fail to adhere to the directive will face the full weight of the law. According to a statement on Sunday, the…


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Lagos govt, UNICEF advocate rehabilitation of child offenders

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The Lagos State Government in collaboration with the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund has highlighted the importance of rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law across the state. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr Olusegun Dawodu, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, adding that the Diversion Community Rehabilitation programme for…


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Lagos govt moves to tackle air pollution

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The Lagos State Government in partnership with the United States Consulate General Lagos has stressed the need for residents to adopt environmentally friendly practices in order to tackle air pollution in the state. The General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, Dr Dolapo Fasawe, disclosed this, according to a statement on Sunday, during an advocacy…


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Election spending and macro-economic projection

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Recently, the news headlines have been reporting humongous amounts of money released by public servants for the purchase of political parties’ nomination forms and parting gifts to delegates in view of upcoming political party primaries. The probability of high-level political spending, if not curtailed, affecting the macro-economic projections of government is high. The economy cannot…


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Firm restates commitment to standard

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Interior solutions provider, the Black Pelican Group, says it recently celebrated 18 years of providing interior solutions to the real estate industry. According to a statement by the BPG, trading under 3 trade names (IL Bagno, Bathrooms Direct and Technogym), the company is known and celebrated by clients for high quality bathroom fittings, kitchens, doors,…


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Okorocha, Umahi, others to back S’East candidate at primary

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Seven presidential aspirants of the All Progressives Congress on Sunday reached an agreement to throw their weight behind any South-East consensus candidate the party endorses ahead of the May 29 primary. The presidential aspirants argued that for the sake of equity and unity, it is only fair that the APC zones the ticket to  the…


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FCDO: Sustaining interventions on girls’ education

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The profound role of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the United Kingdom on girls’ education in Nigeria cannot be overemphasised. As a big brother to Nigeria, the UK has continued to show exemplary leadership by funding the Girls’ Education Project considering that poverty in any society cannot be utterly eradicated without paying critical…


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Why we raped, killed Greenfield students – Suspects

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 7:50am

Two suspected kidnappers, Aminu Lawal, aka Aminu Kano, and Murtala Dawu, aka Mugala, said to be members of a gang code-named the ‘Yellow Ashana’, speak on their involvement in the infamous kidnap of 140 pupils of the Bethel Baptist High School, Kaduna State, and 16 students of the Greenfield University on the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway in…


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Why I won’t support northerner as APC presidential candidate – Lalong

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:16am

The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong, said he is backing the presidential ambition of a former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amachi, saying he won’t back any of the aspirants from the North. Lalong made the declaration in Jos when Amaechi was in the state to woo delegates in the state ahead of the party’s…


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Cause of crash that claimed ex-army chief unknown 365 days after

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:11am

One year after the crash of the Nigerian Air Force Beechcraft B300 King Air 350i, the cause of the incident remains unknown. The ill-fated aircraft killed 11 military officers onboard, including then Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on May 21, 2021. The aircraft crashed near the Kaduna International Airport while the military…


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Traumatic tales of Nigerian teens whose s3x tapes are published, monetised on porn sites by ex-lovers (I)

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 6:11am

GODFREY GEORGE in this first part of a two-part report examines the ordeals of Nigerian teenagers whose sex tapes are uploaded to porn sites by sly lovers Sixteen-year-old female admission seeker identified only as Folu had no hint that a boy who once confessed love to her was responsible for leaking videos of their intimate…


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My wife, children may never recover from Deborah’s murder – Father

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 5:44am

Emmanuel Garba, the father of Deborah Samuel, a student of the Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto State, who was killed by a mob over alleged blasphemy, shares his grief with AISHA WAKASO Who is Emmanuel Garba?  My name is Emmanuel Garba. I am from Tungan Magajiya in the Rijau Local Government Area of Niger…


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Fielding northern candidates’ll have consequences, Clark, Adebanjo, Obiozor warn APC, PDP

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 5:42am

Leaders of the Southern and Middle Belt Forum have again warned the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party that fielding northerners as presidential candidates would have ‘grim consequences on national concord and harmony’. They also warned politicians from the South gunning for the Presidency to reject the position of Vice President as…


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Erosion has washed our houses away, families scattered, palace under threat – Abia community leader

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 5:16am

The President-General, Ebem Ohafia Development Union in the Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State, Emeka Mba, tells OGBONNAYA IKOKWU how several homes in the community are under threat of being washed away by gully erosion How many erosion sites do you have in your community? I can only speak for Ebem, which is one…


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Police pledge tight security as NANS vows to disrupt APC, PDP primaries

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 4:55am

The Nigeria Police says it is set to provide tight security during the primaries of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party scheduled to hold in Abuja at the end of the month. This was as the National Association of Nigerian Students vowed to carry out its initial threat to disrupt the…


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Nigeria one of most dangerous places to live – Ex-lawmaker

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 4:36am

A political activist and former member of the House of Representatives, Dr Usman Bugaje, on Friday picked holes in the leadership recruitment process in political parties which, he said, had put Nigeria on a dangerous trajectory. According to him, Nigeria had been going through unprecedented adversity, misery and frustration, which have literally exasperated life and…


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Plateau gov didn’t threaten me to drop senatorial ambition – Lawmaker

Sab, 21/05/2022 - 4:33am

The senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Prof Nora Daduut, has announced that she won’t seek re-election in the forthcoming 2023 poll. At a press conference in Jos on Friday, Daduut, a first-term lawmaker who was elected to the Senate in December 2020 on the platform of the APC after the death of…


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