The 15 years blackout in Okitipupa, Ondo State is about to finally come to an end with the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) set to complete the 132/33kv sub-station.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said it is committed to providing electricity to oil-producing communities in Ondo South Senatorial District, which have been without electricity for 15 years.
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Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has described as commendable the oneness displayed by the three senators representing the state in National Assembly following their rejection of Charles Ogunmola’s nomination to the position of Executive Director Projects on the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
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Ilaje National Alliance Movement (INAMO) has warned critics against frustrating the emergence of Charles Ogunmola, who was nominated alongside 14 others by President Muhammadu Buhari for the position of the Executive Director...
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A French court on Monday opened the appeal trial for a Chilean man who was sentenced to 28 years in prison last year for murdering his Japanese ex-girlfriend, Narumi Kurosaki. The trial opened shortly after 9:00 a.m. (0800 GMT) in the town of Vesoul in eastern France. Nicolas Zepeda spoke French to Judge Francois Arnaud,…
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The management of the University of Calabar (Unical) has announced an increase in the university’s tuition fees for undergraduates by over 100 percent. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the announcement was made in a statement made available to newsmen in Calabar on Monday. In the statement by the institution’s spokesman, Mr Effiong…
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A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to identify, within 90 days, its officials involved in the registration of the underage during the continuous voters’ registration (CVR) exercise in polling units across the country. Justice Obiora Egwuatu, in a judgement, also directed the culprits to be produced and…
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Since the broadcast of a shocking documentary about abuse in the Belgian Catholic Church, which awakened buried traumas, former priest Rik Deville has been overwhelmed by heart-breaking stories. One victim, an 86-year-old man, called Deville from his car where he had locked himself, in floods of tears. He finally told someone of the horrific abuse…
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Nollywood sensation Moet Abebe sheds light on her solo journey at 34, attributing her single status to a quest for a "sensible man" and expressing frustration with what she perceives as a lack of sense in most men. In a recent episode of the Bahd and Boujee Podcast, where Moet co-hosts alongside reality star Tolanibaj,…
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The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Christopher Gwabin Musa, declared closed the first ever Abuja National Skating Competition at the weekend.
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The governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has confirmed that investors are interested in the state's waste conversion initiatives. Sanwo-Olu made this announcement in a statement on X with the governor excited to share some positive news from Lagos State's participation in the ongoing 28th session of the Conference of Parties (COP28) in Dubai, United Arab…
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In a recent episode of the 'Ginger Yourself' Podcast, Nigerian singer, Lyta, revealed his earnest desire to rejoin the YBNL Nation record label. Lyta clarified that his departure from YBNL was not intentional, expressing a wish to return to the music family. During the interview, Lyta shared, "I want to be back with YBNL; what…
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Concerned about rising cases of illicit drugs sale and consumption across hard to reach communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Vanguard Against Drug Abuse, (VGADA), has commenced therapy sessions for drug users in Wumba and Bagalape communities