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FG donates N300 million to families of Kebbi boat mishap

The federal government, through the Hydroelectric Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPPADEC), has announced a cash donation of N300 million to families of the boat accident in Wara, Kebbi State. HYPPADEC Managing Director, Abubakar Sadiq-Yelwa, made the disclosure when he paid a condolence visit to the affected community. Over 100 lives were lost when a

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Senate receives constitutional amendment proposal to create Sharia courts in South West…

A memo submitted to the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution has proposed the implementation of Sharia in the south west region. The Islamic religious law is implemented in Muslim-majority states in the northern region, despite the constitutional provision that states be secular, but is alien to the south west region with

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BREAKING: Miyetti Allah Backs Southern Governors On Grazing Ban…

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has backed the position of Southern Governors on the ban of open grazing. Addressing a… The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has backed the position of Southern Governors on the ban of open grazing. Addressing a press conference in Kaduna On Thursday, the

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‘Stand your ground’ — unlike Adefarasin, Okotie asks Nigerians not to flee the country..

Chris Okotie, senior pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, has urged citizens not to relocate from Nigeria over insecurity. Social media has been abuzz with talks of people wanting to flee the country after Paul Adefarasin, senior pastor and founder of House on the Rock, urged members of his congregation to have

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BREAKING: NBC suspends Channels TV and N5M fine for speaking with IPOB…

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC has suspended Channels Television with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. In a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television signed by the Acting Director General of the Commission, NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, the Commission referred to Channels 7pm live broadcast programme of Sunday, 25th April,

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Federal Government approves the activation of New SIM Registration..

The Federal Government has approved the Activation of New SIM Registration with Mandatory NIN in line with the Revised National Digital Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration The announcement was made on Thursday in a press statement signed by Dr Femi Adeluyi, Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr

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Two arrested in Rivers with fake ponmo from Madagascar…

The Rivers State Government says it has intercepted a truckload of suspected substandard animal hide, popularly called ponmo, in Onne, Eleme Local Government Area of the state, that were imported into the country from Madagascar. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Fred Kpakol, who disclosed this to newsmen, said two persons who accompanied the products to the country

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BREAKING: Buhari appoints DIG Alkali Baba as acting IGP!!

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector General of Police (IGP). This was announced to correspondents by the Minister of Police Affair, Muhammad Maigari Dingyadi, at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday. He replaces Mohammed Adamu whose expired tenure was extended recently.

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Breaking: PDP suspends former Niger Governor, Babangida Aliyu!!

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger state has suspended former Governor, Dr Muazu Babangida Aliyu over allegations of anti-party activities leading to cracks in the party. The former governor was suspended during an emergency Stakeholders’ meeting of Chachanga local Area in Minna on Monday. The PDP also accused the former governor of working against

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FG confirms return of subsidy, PPPRA puts fuel price at N212.61!!

The Federal Government has officially confirmed the return of fuel subsidy, as the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, fixed the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, also known as petrol, at N212.61 per litre, for the month of March. The new price, according to the PPPRA’s PMS guiding price, released to stakeholders,

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Nigeria Launches $3.2bn Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Railway Project!!

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday launched the $3.2 billion rehabilitation and reconstruction of Port Harcourt– Maiduguri eastern narrow gauge railway project, Bonny Deep Sea Port and the Railway Industrial Park, Port Harcourt, to be executed with 85 per cent loan and federal government’s 15 per cent counterpart funding. The three projects will be co-financed with

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