Friday, January 21, 2022

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Fire incident: Katsina central market traders lose N50m daily – Group

An NGO, International Human Rights Movement, says the traders affected by the recent fire outbreak in Katsina central market, lose over N50 million daily. The Ambassador Nigeria of the NGO, Mr Salisu Musa, who...

Eid-el-Kabir: Ram sellers lament low patronage in llorin

 Barely few days to the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, sellers of rams, an important item for the celebration are lamenting low patronage in several parts of llorin, the Kwara capital. Our correspondent who visited some...

Fuelwood business thrives in Gombe — NAN Survey

The business of selling various forms of woods used as fuel for cooking is on the increase in Gombe communities, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) survey reveals. Fuelwood is a fuel such as...

Kwara NULGE to Rumour Peddlers: Gov AbdulRazaq not touching LG funds

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has debunked claims in certain quarters that the state government was pilfering local government funds, saying Governor AbdulRahman...

Why price of cement is high in Nigeria -Dangote

The management of Dangote Cement Plc. says a bag of cement from its factories and plants in Obajana and Gboko  N2,450, and N2,510 at Ibese. The company’s Group Executive Director in charge of Strategy,...

Hyundai provides alternatives for electric powered vehicles

In a bid to provide options to Hyundai Kona Electric Vehicle (EV) customers, Stallion Hyundai Motors Nigeria has unveiled both locally assembled petrol-powered Hyundai Kona and the all-new 2021 Hyundai Grand i10 Sedan...

Benin Republic University Nominates Emiefele for Honorary Doctorate

The governing council of the Ecotes University Benin Republic has nominated the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emiefele for an honorary doctorate degree. In a nomination...

Crypto Currency Ban: CSO backs CBN

Following raging controversy over the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)'s position on crypto currency, a civil society organisation Bureau for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, has thrown its weight behind the apex bank...

CBN Bags African Regulator of The Year Award

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has received a pat on the back by the Action Newspapers management corporation for its fiscal policies and role in protecting the nation’s monetary policy.

FG unveils first locally assembled electric car by Hyundai

The Director-General, National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, Jelani Aliyu, in collaboration with the Stallion Group, has unveiled the first locally-made electric car, Hyundai Kona. The car has a...
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There Was An Attempt To Bomb Me Near Kawo Bridge In Kaduna – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the 800-metre long flyover in Kawo, Kaduna State, recounting how he narrowly escaped...
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Court Remands Man for Killing His 75-year-old Mother in Ekiti

For allegedly killing his septuagenarian mother, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the detention of a 35-year-old man, Abiola...

2023: Tinubu Visits Minna, Says IBB ‘Gave Me His Prayers’

A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, Bola Tinubu has visited Minna, the Niger State capital. Addressing journalists...

Soludo rejects ‘His Excellency’ title, opts for ‘Mr Governor’, ‘Charlie Nwangbafor’

Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has rejected the title ‘His Excellency’, opting to be addressed as Prof Chukwuma Soludo. The governor-elect, however, directed that...

Kwara bans street begging, signs MoU with Hausa community

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has banned street begging in Ilorin, the state capital. The Commissioner for Social Development, Hon. Abosede Aremu, announced...