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No Shettima, Nigeria does not need another ruthless leader
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Abimbola Adelakun One hackneyed fallacy regularly bandied around in the Nigerian social media spheres is that people fail to retrospectively learn from their experiences because “history was removed from the Nigerian school curriculum.” As a cure for this inability to introspect, commentators suggest re-introducing history into the school curriculum. Listening to them, one gets the…

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Ex-US mental health counselor tags Keyamo ‘Mr Mugu’ on Twitter
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The retired United States of American mental health counselor, Dr Jeffery Guterman, literarily set the Nigerian Twitter space on fire, on Tuesday, after he tagged the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council and Minister of State, Labour & Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo as ‘Mr Mugu.’ Mugu is a term used within…

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Queen Elizabeth II: End of an Era
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*Rainbow appears at Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years. She died peacefully on Thursday afternoon at her Scottish estate, where she had spent much of the summer. The Queen came to the throne in 1952 and witnessed enormous social change. Her…

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Royal Family Rush to Be with Queen Elizabeth as Doctors Voice Concern
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Doctors are concerned for the health of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and have advised that she remains under medical supervision, Buckingham Palace said Thursday. Immediate family members have been informed and are currently traveling to Balmoral Castle, the queen’s royal residence in Scotland. “Following further evaluation this morning, The Queen’s doctors are concerned for Her…

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14-year-old stowaway found in aircraft safe, helping with investigations
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The 14-year-old stowaway found unconscious inside one of the airlines of United Nigeria (the Airline) is now safe in the custody of the airport authority where he is being held for further investigation.  A statement by Oluwatosin Onalaja, Head of Media at Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operators of the MMA2 terminal, disclosed that the boy…

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We urgently need to tame bad leadership in Nigeria, says Peter Obi
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*As Canada Mayor throws weight behind his rescue mission Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party in the coming 2023 election, Dr. Peter Obi, has said that bad leadership has seriously damaged Nigeria. The former Anambra State governor said it is time for Nigerians to rescue the country and put an end to bad governance. Obi…

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NASENI partners Israel, Japan on manufacturing of electric automobiles
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*As the world opts for cleaner, safer environment In a bid to address the many challenges affecting the transport and environmental sectors in the country, the Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Israeli and Japanese companies to commence assembling and manufacturing of environmentally friendly, green, electric and smart automobiles by 2023….

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Of Termites, Monkeys and the rest of us
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Only recently, some fantastically inept people tried to drag the name of termites into disrepute. The cast was done to drag them in the mud by alleging that they ate N17billion worth of project vouchers. From all indications, these are some of the things that make Nigeria thick and bubbling among the committee of nations…

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5G network will accelerate operational efficiencies, says MTN
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Chief Enterprise Business Officer, MTN Nigeria, Mrs. Lynda Saint-Nwafor, on Thursday, said the adoption of 5G technology would accelerate operational efficiencies for businesses in the country. Saint-Nwafor made the assertion at the Nigeria-South Africa Chamber of Commerce (NSACC) August Breakfast meeting in Lagos. MTN, on Wednesday, announced plans to roll out the 5G trial service…

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Wadume, Jalingo and Nigeria’s wild Justice
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At times in Nigeria, when the wheels of justice turn in their usual ponderous and predictable manner, or when they move as if driven by whirlwinds, it is with a sigh that Nigerians receive their sound which should otherwise be soothing and even reassuring. Yet, in a country where citizens have long lost faith in…

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N2.6bn renewal fee: NBC revokes licenses of Silverbird TV, AIT, Classic FM, 49 others
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…Orders 24hr shutdown of operations The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) on Friday announced the revocation of licenses of 52 broadcast stations across the country over their indebtedness to the regulatory commission. Director-General of the NBC, Mr. Balarabe Shehu said in a statement that the licences were revoked over failure of the stations to renew their…

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FG spends N18.397bn on petrol subsidy daily – Finance Minister
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The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, has said the federal government is spending N18.397bn daily on fuel subsidy and putting the country in dire financial stress. Nigeria must at a point take the painful decision of jettisoning the fuel subsidy. She disclosed this on yesterday while answering questions from members of…

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Industrial Action: No End in sight as ASUU, FG remain adamant
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There seems to be no end in sight to the lingering strike action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) as Federal Government and the union Thursday stuck to their guns.  Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking with State House reporters in Abuja noted that President Muhammadu Buhari rejected a report he submitted…

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Kenya Elections: Ruto, Odinga in tight race  
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The two leading contenders for office of the president of Kenya, William Ruto and Raila Odinga, continue to be in a close race as results of the presidential election trickle in. While different tallying groups and media houses in Kenya have different figures to show for the two candidates, the constant is the close race…

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Owo Massacre: How suspects were arrested — Army Chief
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*Akeredolu confirms arrest of suspects, accomplice THE military, in collaboration with sister security agencies, has arrested the masterminds of the attack that claimed the lives of several worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State.  This was confirmed yesterday by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor, while speaking at a…

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Full list of Nigeria’s 35 medalists at 2022 Commonwealth Games
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Team Nigeria raked in 12 gold medals — the country’s highest haul in the history of the CWG – 9 silver, and 14 bronze medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham to clinch seventh position on the leaders’ table Athletics fetched the most medals for Nigeria with 10 podium finishes, followed by wrestling…

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New taxes, levies are counter-productive, OPS, NESG tell FG
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*NECA, NESG urge FG to arrest declining Nigeria’s economic misfortune The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, NECA, a weekend in Lagos, raised alarm over the nation’s economy, saying it is heading to the rock. It also warned that spiralling inflation, rising energy costs, scarcity of foreign exchange, and dwindling value of the Naira, among others, are…

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Restructuring is best for Nigeria, says Atiku
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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, said Nigeria would continue to grapple with its current challenges unless it was restructured. Atiku stated this at the 64th Annual Bible Study Conference of the National Council of Anglican Youth Fellowship (AYF) of Nigeria held at the Ekiti Diocesan Camp Ground, Iyin-Ekiti,…

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NCAA blames flight disruptions on airlines’ debts to fuel marketers – NCAA DG
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Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Musa Nuhu has attributed most of the flight disruptions currently being experienced in the aviation sector to huge debts which airline operators owe the various aviation fuel marketers. As a result of this, the marketers insist on doing business with them on a cash-and-carry basis. Nuhu…

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FOR THE RECORD: A Communique issued at the end of LAAC’s 26th Annual Conference
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THEME: SUNSET AIRPORTS: SAFETY AND ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS The well-attended physical and virtual conference, under the chairmanship of the Group Managing Director of Finchglow Holdings, Mr. Bankole Bernard, drew participants from all fingers of the aviation and allied sector. Among them were the regulators, service providers, operators, ground handling companies, aviation enthusiasts, and members of the…

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Scores kidnapped as gunmen blocked Enugu-Port Harcourt highway
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There are indications several passengers were, on Saturday, abducted when gunmen, suspected to be herdsmen blocked Enugu-Port Harcourt highway between Leru Junction and Ihube Community. The area, according to sources, a boundary between Imo and Abia states, Nigeria’s South-east. The gunmen, numbering about 30, were said to have attacked three buses along the road and…

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ASUU extends industrial action by four weeks
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*FG keeps mum as parents seek quick resolution THE Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has again extended the ongoing strike by four weeks. President of the union, Prof Emmanuel Osodeke, who disclosed this in statement yesterday, said the decision was to give the government enough time to resolve all outstanding issues with the lecturers….

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Peter Obi, Putin among top Google Nigeria searches in first half 2022
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2 months ago
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Google Nigeria yesterday said the top three trending people in Nigeria in the first half of the year are the Labour Party presidential candidate, Mr. Peter Obi, Russian President, Vladimir Putin and Bianca Ojukwu. Search trends information is gotten from Google data based on what Nigerians have been searching for and asking Google. Google processes…

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Retaining petrol subsidy in 2023 will cost Nigeria nearly N6.7 trillion — Zainab
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Retaining petrol subsidy will cost Nigeria nearly N7 trillion in 2023, the Nigerian government has said. The government disclosed this in its draft fiscal strategy paper for 2023 through 2025, presented by the Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. The cost of making petrol cheaper for Nigerians has continued to rise for…

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Alleged N109bn Fraud: Court sends former AGF Ahmed Idris, others to prison
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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the remand of a former Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, over alleged N109 billion fraud charges. This was after the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC), arraigned Mr. Idris alongside three others – Godfrey Olusegun Akindele, Mohammed Usman and Gezawa Commodity…

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NCAA Suspension: Dana Air commences operational audit
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*Targets early return to schedule operations Dana Air said it has commenced the operational audit of the airline as requested by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), as it hopes to resume operations soon. The NCAA yesterday, suspended Dana Airlines’ Air Transport Licence (ATL) and Air Operator Certificate (AOC) indefinitely, on issues bothering on financial…

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N109bn Scandal: EFCC to arraign Former AGF, Ahmed Idris, others
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), will on Friday arraign a former Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris over N109.4 billion fraud. Confirming this in a statement to Vanguard, the Spokesman for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said the suspect would be arraign before Justice A.O. Adeyemi Ajayi of the Federal Capital Territory High…

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FOR THE RECORD: ALL You need to know about Marburg Virus
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Marburg virus disease is a highly virulent disease that causes haemorrhagic fever, with a fatality ratio of up to 88%. It is in the same family as the virus that causes Ebola virus disease. Two large outbreaks that occurred simultaneously in Marburg and Frankfurt in Germany, and in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1967, led to the…

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CBN raises interest rate to 14% to tame rising inflation
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The policy-setting committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has raised the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR), which measures interest rate, from 13 per cent to 14 per cent. This is the second raise in interest this year. The Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) is the baseline interest rate in an economy, every other interest rate…

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Stakeholders express cautious optimism as NNPC transits
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*Experts insist FG unserious over ending oil theft *As NNPC quietly approved N179/litre PMS price hike *‘Crude oil theft, an organized crime that should be differentiated completely from host community issues’ Stakeholders have expressed cautious optimism as the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) transits earlier today, insisting that most of the entities under the…

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Oyo gets new deputy gov after Olaniyan’s removal
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…As Oyo Assembly impeached former deputy The Oyo State House of Assembly on Monday approved the appointment of Adebayo Lawal as the new Deputy Governor following the removal of Rauf Olaniyan. The approval followed the nomination of Lawal to the lawmakers for consideration by the state Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde as a replacement for Olaniyan….

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Buhari mourns late APC chieftain, Kemi Nelson
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*Congratulate Osun PDP gubernatorial candidate President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Nelson’s family over the death of a front line politician and advocate of the womenfolk, Chief Kemi Nelson. The president, in a statement on Sunday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, also sent condolences to the government and people of Lagos State, presidential candidate…

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Inside story of how Emir turbaned wanted notorious terrorist Aleru in Zamfara
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The Emir of Yandoton Daji, Aliyu Marafa, at the weekend made a wanted terrorist, Adamu Yankuzo, who is also known as Ada Aleru, the Sarkin Fulani of the emirate. Following the development, the Zamfara State Government has since suspended the Emir. The well-attended ceremony confirms earlier reports that Aleru was being touted to be turbaned….

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Acting Accountant-General, Anamekwe replaced over corruption allegation
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*Embarrassed FG with his outburst regarding payment of salaries with loan The newly appointed acting Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr Chukwuyere N. Anamekwe, has been replaced, it was gathered. Although Franktalknow had reported that the unions in the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation had written the Finance Minister to ensure that…

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Gunmen set ablaze INEC office in Enugu
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Breaking: Some unknown arsonists have set ablaze an office belonging to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria’s South-east. The incident happened at about 11:48 p.m. on Sunday. The INEC spokesperson, Festus Okoye, disclosed this in a statement on Monday. Mr. Okoye said the Resident Electoral Commissioner…

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Jet A1 fuel scarcity hampering smooth operations
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WITH the price of Jet fuel popularly known as Jet-A1 at an alarming rate, airlines operators are finding it difficult to get the product for their operations. This, regretably, has impacted schedule flight operations across major airports in the country. Some airlines have had to delay flights while others cancel in a bid to combat…

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Ex-CJN Tanko to get N2.5bn benefits, as Senate mandates compulsory corruption probe
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3 months ago
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The immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko, is expected to get a N2.5bn severance package from the Federal Government. Tanko’s resignation on health grounds was announced on Monday, less than a week after the 14 Supreme Court Justices accused him of financial malfeasance and maladministration. Following the development, the President, Major General Muhammadu…

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Again, court rejects Nnamdi Kanu’s bail application
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The Federal High Court in Abuja, again, on Tuesday, dismissed the bail application filed by Maazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It was the second time in a row the court would turn down the bail request by the IPOB leader, who faces seven terrorism-related charges. Ruling on Tuesday, the…

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Buhari swears in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as acting CJN
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Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has sworn in Justice Olukayade Ariwoola as the new acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) following the sudden resignation of Justice Ibrahim Tanko on health grounds. Ariwoola thus becomes the third individual to occupy the top Judiciary job of the country in the life of this administration. Recall that Justice Walter…

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CJN resignation: Justice Ariwoola to be sworn in as acting-CJN
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*As Justice Tanko resigns from office Barring any last-minute change, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to swear in Justice Olukayode Ariwoola as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). Ariwoola replaces Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, who resigned his appointment on health grounds and following recent spat with Justices of the Apex Court over protests bothering on corruption…

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Nigeria airports record 73.8m passengers in five years
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No fewer than 73,787,698 air travellers were recorded to have passed through Nigerian airports and aerodromes in the last five years, a report has revealed. Also, within the same period, January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021, Nigeria recorded 1,148,495 aircraft movement across its local and for­eign routes among indigenous and international airlines, while it…

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Supreme Court strikes out FG’s suit challenging Section 84(12) of Electoral Act
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The Supreme Court on Friday struck out a suit filed by President Muhammad Buhari and his Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to challenge the controversial section 84(12) of the Electoral Act. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court, led by Musa Dattijo-Muhammad, unanimously struck out the suit, describing it as an abuse of court…

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Alleged Organ Harvesting: Ekweremadu, wife risk extended jail term in UK
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Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, charged with alleged conspiracy to harvest the organs of a child in the United Kingdom, face 10-year imprisonment if found guilty of the charges. The couple, who were arrested following an investigation by the London Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime team, were arraigned before Uxbridge Magistrates’…

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FG: N10trn saved in TSA operation
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The Federal Government of Nigeria claimed it has saved about N10 trillion since the Single Treasury Account (TSA) became fully operational in the country. Director-General, Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR), Dr. Dasuki Arabi, stated this, yesterday, while appearing at the 43rd Session of the ministerial media briefing organised by the Presidential Media Team at…

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Aviation: Nigeria records $2.5bn loss for lacking functional MRO
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Nigeria’s investment loss to neighbouring countries on Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) was put at $2.5 billion or about N1.25 trillion by 2021 estimates, Rabiu Yadudu, Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), disclosed recently. Yadudu explained that the leakage to neighbouring countries was due to the lack of functional facilities in the country. Nigerian…

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Basketball: Nigeria makes U-turn, returns to int’l competitions
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The Federal Government of Nigeria has reversed its decision to withdraw the national teams from participating in international basketball competitions. The reversal was announced by Ismaila Abubakar, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Sports development, yesterday in Abuja. Recalled that on May 12, the Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, announced President Muhammadu Buhari’s…

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MOMAN kicks against NNPC’s monopoly of fuel importation
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In the face of endless fuel crisis in Nigeria, the petroleum products marketers under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) have called for the review of the current single supplier strategy in which the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) is the sole importer of petrol. They urged the federal government…

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And they’re OBI-diently Ob-ssessed
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By Michael Ayotunde A movement, no doubt, may have started in Nigeria. The feeling here and there is spectacularly electrifying. In a manner that defy explanation, the movement is gathering steam, angling to snowball into an unimaginable force to reckon with – in a nation that is naturally not in sync with revolution or whatever…

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Airport Concession: Sirika, Union leaders, others understudy Istanbul, Brasilia models
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As part of efforts to ensure transparency, inclusiveness, demonstrate sincerity in the Airport concession programme of the Federal Government, and choose the right model, Aviation Minister, Senator Hadi Sirika, has led a team comprising officials of the Ministry, agencies and organised labour in the aviation industry on an inspection tour of two successfully concessioned airports….

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World Bank raises concern on ‘fiscal time bomb’ in Nigeria
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*Warns of dire consequences in coming days The World Bank has declared that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policies are undermining the business environment within the country, placing Nigeria on a fiscal time bomb. The global financial institution listed multiple exchange rates, trade restrictions, and the financing of the public deficit as some of…

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Book launch: NCAA DG unveils Olowo’s Book on ‘Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners’
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A veteran in the aviation sector and President, Aviation Roundtable Safety Initiative (ART), Dr. Gbenga Olowo turned 70 recently.The occasion was used to launch a book in his honour titled: ‘Cutting Costs Without Cutting Corners.’The platinum jubilee, which was held in Lagos was attended by top professionals in the aviation industry, delegates from Osun State,…

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Nigeria far better off now than I met it, Says Buhari
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*Insists terrorists largely degraded *Tasks officers on rescue of abducted train passengers Amid divergent opinions held about the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in the last seven years, he has personally defended his actions and inactions since assuming power in 2015, saying the country is far better off than he met it on assumption of…

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Fuel Scarcity: Commercial bus operators hike fares
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Operators of commercial bus on Tuesday hiked their fares on various routes in Lagos metropolis due to the lingering scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit popularly known as petrol. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the situation has gone awry as it was reported that the fares were increased by between N100 to N150,…

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Why I want to be new Alaafin of Oyo – Archbishop Ladigbolu
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THE retired Archbishop of Methodist Church of Ilesa and Ibadan, Ayo Ladigbolu, has made known his desire to ascend the throne of his forefathers, amidst criticisms over his age and religious background. Archbishop Ladigbolu, 84, said he joined the race to become the next Alaafin of Oyo after the demise of former Alaafin, late Oba…

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CVR: Federal High Court halts INEC’s June 30 deadline
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…INEC extended deadline for party primaries but refused to extend CVR A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday issued an interim order restraining the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from going ahead with its plan to end the ongoing voter registration exercise on the 30th of June. The presiding Judge, Mobolaji Olajuwon, made…

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Dillivry launches platform to connect logistics, other service providers
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DETERMINED to redefine logistics business in the country, an online marketplace which specializes in deploying modern technology for smooth business transactions, Dillivry, has launched its fast rising tech platform. The platform, according to the promoters, has delivered quality services for operators of logistics business in the country since inception. While speaking, the Chief Executive and…

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Triumphant entry: Tinubu returns to Lagos 12 days after clinching APC ticket
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*As hoodlums attack convoy The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, returned to Lagos over the weekend, with mammoth crowd trooping out to receive him. This is coming exactly 12 days after he won the party’s ticket, flooring the likes of Vice President Yemi Osibanjo and former Minister of Transportation,…

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Terrorists ambush troops in Niger
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…attack claims one officer, others missing An Army major has been killed in an ambush on a military convoy by terrorists in Mariga Local Government Area of Niger State in the early hour of Wednesday. A source who witnessed the incident narrated the situation told HERALD, noting that the convoy belonged to the Nigerian Military…

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Atiku: Why I chose Gov Okowa as running mate
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Former Vice-President and Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has explained why Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta State, was selected among the preferred options to be his running mate for next year’s presidential elections. Atiku picked Okowa on Thursday to beat the deadline given by the Independent National Electoral Commission…

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2023: Atiku Abubakar picks Governor Okowa as his running mate
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As preparation for the 2023 general elections hots up, the PDP Presidential flagbearer in the 2023 General election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has picked Delta state Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, as his running mate. This was announced earlier today June 16 after the National Working Committee of the party presented three shortlisted nominees to him. Among those…

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Reincarnation Of Social Media Bill Through ‘Code Of Practice’
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This is clearly not the best time for the proponent of ‘Code of practice’ for the regulation of social media. Ostensibly in a deft move, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) had in a press release made available through the agency’s Head of Corporate Affairs and External Relations, Hadiza Umar (Mrs), said the new…

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Owo Attack: Matters arising
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By Abiodun Fanoro Characteristic of the tradition of the Nigerian government, it has condemned the terror attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State and has made the usual promise to fish out the perpetrators, a promise that has been severally made in the past but had yielded little or nothing, especially in the…

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23 years after, Lawan loses Yobe North senatorial ticket
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A last minute moves by the incumbent Senate president, Mr. Ahmed Lawan, to secure the All progressive Congress (APC) Senatorial ticket for Yobe North has met a brick wall, as Mr. Bashir Machina, who won the senatorial primary of the party refused to relinquish the ticket and denied stepping down for Lawan. Recall that Lawan…

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2023 Elections: Reps urge INEC to extend CVR registration
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Members of the Federal House of Representatives has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration by additional 60 days. This, they argued, will allowed more Nigerians who are willing to participate in the electoral process to register and secure their Voter’s Card. The House, as a…

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FAAN MD rues $2.5bn loss in 2021 due to lack of functional MRO
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Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Captain Rabiu Yadudu has stressed that losing $2.5 billion (about N1.25 trillion) in MRO investments to neighbouring countries was a blow below the belt for Nigeria, as it shows the country’s potentials and capacity being grossly underutilized. This is just as…

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FG’s loan from CBN hits N19tn, inflation may worsen – Report
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The Federal Government’s total borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) through Ways and Means Advances rose from N17.46tn as of December 2021 to N19.01tn as of April 2022. According to data from the CBN, this represents an increase of N1.55tn within the first four months of 2022. The N19.01tn owed the apex bank…

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Blackout lingers as Egbin remains out of national grid
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*Nigeria records 2,168MW Nigeria’s largest power plant, Egbin Power with 1,050 Megawatts remained out as generation to the national grid failed to improve over the weekend. Checks yesterday on generation data supplied by the National System Operator showed as at 4pm 16 plants generated a combined 2,168.90MW, down 41 percent from the average generation of…

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Terrorism: South-West Governors restrategise to stave off crisis in the region
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Governors of South Western states are reorganising the security architecture to stave off another terrorist attack. This follows the June 5 attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State by those described by the Federal Government as aided by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP). More than forty people were killed and…

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FOR THE RECORD: President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2022 Democracy Day speech
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Fellow Nigerians, today, June the 12th, marks another Democracy Day anniversary and an occasion to celebrate freedom and unity of our Nation. From 1999, we consistently celebrated Democracy Day to mark the end of military rule and the return of power and control into the hands of those freely elected by the people. On this…

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Gov Soludo appoints Akunyili’s son, others as Heads of Agencies, Special Advisers
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Anambra State Governor, Mr.  Charles Soludo has approved the appointment of 11 more persons into various key positions in the state. One of the appointees, Mr. Obumneme Akunyili, the son of late Director-General the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAAC), Prof. Dora Akunyili, has been appointed as the Director-General, Project Monitoring…

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Fasoranti’s daughter killers bag death sentence
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An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure has sentenced three out of four suspected killers of the 58-year-old daughter of the national leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio- Political Group, Mrs. Olufunke Olakunrin to death by hanging. Mrs. Olakunrin was the daughter of the Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. The Ondo Attorney-General arraigned Mohammed…

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ISWAP behind Ondo church attack – FG
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*‘Govt’s claim diversionary’ Nigeria’s National Security Council (NSC) has fingered members of the dreaded fighters of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) of being behind the deadly attack on the St Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo State, which led to the death of dozens of people. Minister of Interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this on…

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Owo Massacre: Another ‘Murder in the Cathedral’?
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Was that another recap of the real Murder in the Cathedral? ‘Murder in the Cathedral’ by the famous Poet, T. S. Eliot, is a verse drama which was first performed in 1935. The drama depicted the assassination of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral during the reign of Henry II in 1170. In what look…

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Detectives bust cyberattack operation on 10 banks, arrest Three suspected fraudsters
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A combined team from The Nigeria Police Special Fraud Unit in Lagos State has revealed how it arrested three suspected internet fraudsters preparing to carry out cyberattacks on 10 banks in the state. A statement by the PSFU’s spokesman, Eyitayo Johnson, said the suspects were arrested on March 30, 2022, by the Unit’s Commissioner, Nneka…

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BREAKING: Tinubu wins APC presidential ticket
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*Tinubu defeats Amaechi, Osinbajo, others to emerge flagbearer National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has emerged as the winner of the party’s presidential primary. He obtained over 1,271 votes to defeat his closest rivals, ex-minister of Transport, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi and Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. While Amaechi polled 316…

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APC Convention: Sorting, counting of votes underway
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…as Tinubu records early lead The sorting of votes by national delegates at the 2022 All Progressive Congress (APC) national convention has commenced at the presidential primary election taking plane at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The ballot casting exercise to determine the fate of aspirants, which was carried out by 2,340 delegates, started at about…

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UN, EU, UK, others condemn heinous attack in Ondo
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The United Nations (UN), the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom have all condemned the attack on worshippers at St Francis Catholic Church, Owo in Ondo State. A statement by Stéphane Dujarric, spokesperson for UN chief, said “the Secretary-General condemns in the strongest terms the heinous attack in the St. Francis Catholic Church in…

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Late Bamise: Murder trial of BRT driver stalled again
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4 months ago
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Yet again, the trial of murder and rape BRT driver suspect, Andrew Ominikoron, at a High Court in Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, was stalled on Tuesday. The trial was stalled last week due to the enforcement of the Okada ban which made prison authorities unable to bring the suspect to court. Mr. Ominikoron is…

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GUIDE ON ONION PRODUCTION
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By Clement Osowe In the face of rising cost of food and other items, people are encouraged to include onions to their backyard garden. Onion farming, accordingly, is a very profitable business. It is a valuable vegetable plant that is useful for people all over the world. The onion is a hardy cool-season biennial plant…

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Nigeria Air gets licence for schedule flight, delays start of operations
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*95% shareholders unknown as Nigeria Air gets Air Transport License The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, on Monday announced that the Nigeria Air Limited has received an Air Transport License (ATL) from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). Nigeria Air was proposed as the nation’s national carrier which was unveiled at the Farnborough Air…

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Consensus deal collapses as delegates elect APC candidate
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Spirited efforts by major stakeholders to arrive at an acceptable consensus presidential candidate ahead of today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary collapsed last night, it was gathered. Our correspondents report that the presidency, the APC governors and the leadership of the ruling party were not on the same page even though marathon meetings were…

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APC Presidential Primary: Bated breath as Buhari meets with Northern APC governors
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Hours before the start of the APC national convention, President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be having meeting with governors of northern states who are members of the ruling party, APC. The meeting is being held at the State House in Abuja, it was learnt. The meeting is being held hours before the APC picks…

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Owo massacre: Gov Akeredolu declares 7-day mourning
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…Flags to fly at half-mast Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has directed that flags should be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities, and official residences for seven days in honour of the victims of the Owo attack on Sunday. This was contained in a statement issued by the Akeredolu’s Chief Press Secretary,…

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One-year after: Worshippers throng Synagogue church to celebrate Joshua’s first memorial
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One year after the demise of Temitope Babatunde Joshua, known as TB Joshua, followers of the late charismatic preacher on Sunday thronged the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), Ikotun, Lagos, to celebrate his legacies. The event, also attended by followers from diverse foreign nations, was filled with nostalgia of glamorous and spirit-filled worship in…

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2023 AFCONQ: Super Eagles Begin Preparation For Sierra Leone, Sao Tome Games
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Nigeria’s senior national team, the Super Eagles held their first training session in Abuja on Sunday night ahead of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone and Sao Tome and Principe. The training which was held at the main bowl of the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja started at about 5.30pm, with most…

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Real Madrid demand answers from Uefa over Champions League final chaos
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4 months ago
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Real Madrid have questioned Uefa’s decision to hold the Champions League final at the Stade de France and called for answers on the chaotic scenes outside before kick-off. The European governing body announced on Tuesday a comprehensive and independent review would be established to examine the access issues that led to fans being crushed and…

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Bill Gates hails London-to-Lagos biker, Kunle Adeyanju
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Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has hailed the Nigerian biker, Kunle Adeyanju, who covered more than 12,000 kilometres (8,000 miles) across 13 countries. Adeyanju rode a bike from London to Lagos in a campaign to end polio. The biker, also known as ‘The Lion Heart’, travelled 41 days from London to Lagos on a motorcycle to…

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Datamellon, AWS Nigeria user group partner on IoT solution
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4 months ago
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A foremost technology firm, Datamellon, in conjunction with AWS Nigeria User Group and the Lagos State Government are out to create awareness on amazing opportunities with cloud base solutions. Speaking at a briefing at the Zone Tech Park, Gbagada, Lagos, representative of AWS User Group in Nigeria, Mr. Wale Adedeji, said the event was the…

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Nigeria’s ‘Delegated’ democracy
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Nigeria is, indeed, at a very critical stage, with the precarious state of affairs

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Nigeria to Take Delivery of 105,000 Tonnes of Fertiliser Inputs from Canada, Russia Next Week
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Nigeria’s federal government has disclosed that the country will take delivery of 105, 000 metric tonnes of basic raw materials for fertiliser production from Canada and Russia next week. It also explained that it had also secured Letters of Credit for three vessels of basic raw materials that would arrive on June 3, 2022.Managing Director…

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Okonjo-Iweala: Global Food Crisis Could Last till 2024
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The world’s food crisis could last until 2024 unless safe corridors are created to move Ukrainian food stocks currently blockaded by Russia, Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has warned. Speaking at a press conference on policy outlook for trade and food at the on-going World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting…

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Twitter Investors Sue Elon Musk for ‘Stock Manipulation’ During Takeover Bid
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World’s richest man, Elon Musk has been sued by Twitter Inc. investors, claiming he manipulated the company’s stock price downward when he mounted a $44 billion takeover bid for the social media platform. The investors said billionaire Musk saved himself $156 million by failing to disclose that he had purchased more than five per cent…

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Crunch Time as Pdp Decides Who Will Rescue Nigeria’s Sinking Ship
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4 months ago
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If the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, thinks it is going to sell Nigerians another dummy, it should do a rethink because Nigeria needs PDP now more than ever. Whereas democracy is about popular choices and participation, it is increasingly becoming debatable, whether or not party members, not nuanced in the general make up of the…

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Governorship primaries: Fresh crisis hits APC, factions boycott polls, threaten suits
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The All Progressives Congress governorship primaries held on Thursday deepened the crises in the party’s state chapters as some factions held parallel congresses while others boycotted the polls entirely. Some aspirants in Ogun, Lagos, Rivers, and Ebonyi states in separate interviews with The PUNCH, faulted the delegate lists used for the primaries. While opposing factions in…

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How to Make Your Own Herbal Tinctures
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Replace Only 8 Products, and Your Diet Will Decrease by at Least 500 kcal
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How the Game of Thrones Dragons are Created
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The next chapter in Star Wars’ ongoing saga is drawing nigh, and fans can now get a substantial taste of what’s to come with the arrival of the first full trailer for Star Wars: Episode VII: The Last Jedi, hitting theaters this December.

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The Greatest Quotes From ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7
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Everything We Know About the ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoffs
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6 Obvious Signs That Your Phone Was Hacke
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One day in life of a Health Coach
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On the inspiration for his new icon of evil, Games of Thrones’s Joffrey Baratheon (Hint: Another throne is involved)*

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Plastic destroying our blue planet, says Attenborough
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Gareth Southgate defends his ‘flat’ England side
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Doctors may have to ask if patients are transgender
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The Reading Habits Of Highly Successful People
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Army Now Taking Applicants With Mental Illness History
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The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy.
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Elon Musk Says He Can Fix Puerto Rico’s Energy Crisis
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