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The Renewed Hope Ambassadors of Nigeria (RHAN) has applauded the Nigerian Navy's aggressive onslaught on crude oil theft and other maritime crimes in the Niger Delta region. The group said the Navy's operations have drastically reduced the negative trend, notably in the destruction of illegal refining sites and the arrest of sea pirates. According to a…
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Akoko North West Local Government area of Ondo state has kicked against the appointment of Abdulganiyu Muhammed as the Special Adviser to the State Governor on Special Duty and strategies. Mr. Muhammed was one of the eight special advisers sworn in by Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa along with six commissioners…
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Two policemen have been beaten to death and two others injured following a mob attack in Ikpeshi, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. The incident occurred after a Toyota Hilux vehicle belonging to the escort duty policemen, accompanying former Edo House of Assembly member Emmanuel Agbaje, collided with a motorcycle carrying a woman and…
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The Lagos State Government issued a four-day relocation notice to squatters on the coastal road in Lekki on Sunday, warning of enforcement if not vacated.
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A real estate developer, Yusuf Odumade, has called on the Federal Government to intervene in the rising costs of building materials to encourage the private sector to bridge the gap in the nationwide housing deficits, especially in Lagos State. Odumade, who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Darryl Homes Nigeria Limited, said the intervention…
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The price of cassava flakes, popularly known as ‘garri’, and rice has recorded more than 50 percent increase in Enugu metropolis, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
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The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) said it has arrested 15 suspects in connection with the vandalism of a warehouse belonging to the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCTA) in Abuja.
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The Kogi Police Command on Sunday announced 17 Computer-Based Test (CBT) Centres for the 2022 Nigeria Police Force Recruitment in the state.
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The Nigerian Army troops have successfully cleared IPOB/ESN hideout at Ihiteukwa Community in Orsu Local Government Area of Imo State, neutralising one IPOB/ESN terrorist after an intense firefight on Saturday.
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Terrorism in 2023 has remained a global threat as a record of 8,352 deaths representing 22 per cent increase from the previous year remains the highest, since 2017.
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• NEMA denies attack on Abuja facility • Police arrest 15 suspected warehouse vandals in FCT • Shettima: Protest against hardship in a responsible manner The reality of Nigeria’s grim food insecurity exacerbated by rising food cost became apparent yesterday when hoodlums in Abuja went on a looting spree, carting away food items from public and private facilities.…
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Nigeria is a relatively young democracy with a complex political landscape and is witnessing a transformative wave led by dynamic and visionary young leaders. Among these trailblazers are Tomiwa Aladekomo, Femi Adeyeye, and Demola Olarenwaju, each contributing significantly to reshaping the face of politics in the nation. These young individuals bring fresh perspectives, tenacity, and…
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The police in Osun State have arrested a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Soji Ezekiel, over alleged sexual assault on a student of the state’s university in Osogbo.
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Justice Mobolaji Olajuwon of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned, till March 18, a suit filed by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Segun Sowunmi, against the acting National Chairman, Umar Damagum, for not convening a National Executive Council (NEC) meeting within constitutionally stipulated period.
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Stakeholders in Nigeria, including the government, have resolved to ensure the dispensation of justice for victims of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and related crimes in the country ahead of this year’s International Women Day (IWD).
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The Kaduna State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Kabir Nadabo, yesterday, confirmed the death of 12 persons in an auto crash along Zaria-Kano expressway.
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The Western Marine Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has handed over 120 sacks of Cannabis sativa (Marijuana) worth N704 million to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lagos.
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Industrial peace and harmony may, once again, be breached in the university system, as the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) may embark on another strike.
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Miss Crystal Ogbuku has been inducted into the International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA) Global Children Parliament 
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Enugu State government, yesterday, ordered local council chairmen in the 17 councils of the state to hand over administration to heads of personnel management accordingly. It was gathered that the tenure of the chairmen ended yesterday.
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A professor at Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State, Roland Loto, has urged authorities and professionals in Nigeria to embrace sustainable engineering practice to prevent pollution, ensure management of materials, waste reduction and product development.
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The British Council and Prince’s Trust International, in partnership with Nerdzfactory Company, plan to launch the Youth Sustainable Enterprise Challenge Programme in Lagos.