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  • Title: Nigerian Army Conducts Operations in Delta State: Community Members Arrested, Homes Destroyed

    Title: Nigerian Army Conducts Operations in Delta State: Community Members Arrested, Homes Destroyed

    Troops of the Nigerian Army, in the wake of the March 14th incident that resulted in the tragic killing of 17 military personnel in Okuama, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, have conducted another operation in the neighboring community of Olota. Reports indicate that during this operation, approximately 10 individuals were apprehended and several…

  • Deputy Speaker Mourns Onu Says Former Gov’s death is Huge loss to Ndi Igbo, Nigeria

    Deputy Speaker Mourns Onu Says Former Gov’s death is Huge loss to Ndi Igbo, Nigeria

    From Lateef Taiwo Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon. Benjamin Okezie Kalu has expressed shock over the demise of former Abia State Governor, Ogbonnaya Onu. In a press statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary Levinus Nwabughiogu which was made available to journalists in Abuja yesterday, Kalu stated that Onu’s death is a…

  • Umahi Clarifies Cost and Procurement Process for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway Project

    Umahi Clarifies Cost and Procurement Process for Lagos-Calabar Coastal Highway Project

    The Minister of Works, David Umahi, has addressed misconceptions regarding the construction of the Lagos-Calabar coastal highway, stating that it is being built at a cost of N4 billion per kilometre, not the previously reported N8 billion per kilometre. This clarification indicates that the total project will amount to N2.8 trillion. Umahi refuted claims that…

  • Kwara receives new grains from FG

    Kwara receives new grains from FG

    Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Government has confirmed the receipt of 12,058 bags of grains of maize, millet, and sorghum from the Federal Government. A statement by Mrs Bola Olukoju,Commissioner for CommunicationsSaid: “The breakdowns of the 12,058 are: 7,042 of 50kg bags of maize; 2,916 of 50kg bags of millet; and 2,100 of 50kg…

  • Senator Mustapha mourns retired Justice Ahmad Belgore

    Senator Mustapha mourns retired Justice Ahmad Belgore

    Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Senator Saliu Mustapha, representing the Kwara Central Senatorial District and Turaki of Ilorin, has expressed grief over the demise of Justice Ahmad Olanrewaju Belgore, a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, who passed on Tuesday. The Senator, in a condolence message he personally signed, opined that the late renowned jurist…

  • Tariff Increase Leaves Over 20% of Band A Customers Without Prepaid Meters

    Tariff Increase Leaves Over 20% of Band A Customers Without Prepaid Meters

    In the wake of the recent electricity tariff hike, data from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) reveals a concerning trend: more than 20% of consumers classified under Band A still lack prepaid meters. These meters are essential for accurately measuring usage and ensuring fair billing practices. Without prepaid meters, these consumers are subject to…

  • EFCC Probes Eight Suspected Oil Thieves in Akwa Ibom

    EFCC Probes Eight Suspected Oil Thieves in Akwa Ibom

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    The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has initiated an investigation into eight individuals suspected of involvement in illegal oil trading activities in Akwa Ibom. These individuals were apprehended by the Nigerian Navy Ship Forward Operating Base Ibaka on February 23, 2024. Following their arrest, they were handed over to…

  • Eid-el-Fitri: NSCDC Deploys 3,500 Personnel In Kwara

    Eid-el-Fitri: NSCDC Deploys 3,500 Personnel In Kwara

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    Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin In a bid to ensure the safety of residents and visitors during the Eid-el-Fitri celebration, the Kwara State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Umar J.G Mohammed, has approved the deployment of 3,500 personnel across various strategic locations in the state. A statement by the spokesperson…

  • David Mark’s Senate Presidency Impacted NASS, Deepened Democracy, Says LawanFrom Lateef Taiwo

    David Mark’s Senate Presidency Impacted NASS, Deepened Democracy, Says LawanFrom Lateef Taiwo

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    President of the 9th Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, celebrates the 76th birthday anniversary of his predecessor, Senator David Mark. Lawan, in a birthday message to David Mark, on Monday, describes him as a Statesman whose exemplary leadership and integrity were instrumental to shaping the course of the nation’s history. He recalls that the Senate under…

  • Wike Shut Down Abuja International Conference Centre For 8-Month Renovation

    Wike Shut Down Abuja International Conference Centre For 8-Month Renovation

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    From Lateef Taiwo The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Barr. Nyesom Wike has ordered immediate shutting down of Abuja International Conference Centre (ICC) in other to pave way for the complete renovation of the centre. Wike who stated this after his inspection of the facility on Monday gave directive for the suspension of all…