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Container laden with weapons and military uniforms allegedly disappears from Apapa Port

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A 14-foot container filled with weapons and military camouflage uniforms has reportedly disappeared from Apapa Port, Lagos. According to Vanguard, the CP of the Lagos Ports Command, Celestine Okoye, has since ordered for the container to be traced and also the arrest of the importer and others connected with the importation within 24 hours. Read the report below: “It was ...

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Building Collapse: Lagos demolishes 21 structures

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The Lagos State Government yesterday demolished no fewer than 21 buildings allegedly erected illegally on government’s land in Ogudu axis, to restore original master plan of the community. Property on the parcel of land, 7.6 hectares, at Abule Shoko area, Ogudu, were demolished by the Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, to develop mass housing. It was gathered that the ...

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ONDO: Akeredolu seeks truce with aggrieved APC leaders

ONDO: Akeredolu seeks truce with aggrieved APC leaders

     Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, yesterday, appealed to aggrieved leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to forget the past and join hands with him to move the state forward. Akeredolu said this when a former governorship aspirants of the party, Mr. Olusola Oke returned to the APC. Oke and others defected to the Alliance for Democracy, AD, ...

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Dogara urges Buhari to sign PIGB

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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently sign into law the Petroleum Industry Governance Bills, PIGB, when it gets to him. It will be recalled that the bill was considered and passed by the House of Representatives on Wednesday at plenary. The bill would now be harmonised with a similar one passed ...

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Saraki swears in Victor Umeh

Saraki swears in Victor Umeh

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has administered the oath of office on the former national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Victor Umeh as a Senator in the chamber, before Thursday’ plenary. Umeh, who represents Anambra Central Senatorial district, took over from Senator Uche Ekwunife and is the first senator to be produced by APGA. Prior to the swearing ...

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My election, will of Nigerian People – Buhari

My election, will of Nigerian People – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally reacted to the release of the 2019 election timetable and schedule of activities by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, warning actors in the political space against a resort to violence in an attempt to sway electoral support, or in the event that they are rejected at the polls. This was as he said his ...

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Treat killer herdsmen as terrorists, PFN tells FG

Treat killer herdsmen as terrorists, PFN tells FG

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria, PFN, has decried the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians by marauding herdsmen across Nigeria, citing the continuous massacre of innocent Nigerians in Benue and Kaduna states. PFN National President, Rev. Felix Omobude, in a statement in Benin City, expressed worry over the manner herdsmen continued to kill innocent Nigerians with ease and precision and escape ...

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Modular refinery: Delta communities reject company’s EIA report

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INDIGENES of Emu Ebendo and Emu Iyesele communities, Ndokwa West Local Government Area, Delta State, have rejected the Environmental Impact Assessment, EIA , of the proposed modular refinery by OMSA Pillar Astex Company Limited, alleging their non involvement in the exercise. The communities, in a letter signed by their legal representative A. Anowu & Associates, said the EIA described the ...

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Video: Dubai police announce electric Star Wars-style hoverbikes for officers

Dubai police announce electric Star Wars-style hoverbikes for officers

Dubai police have announced they will soon have officers buzzing around the skies on Star Wars-style electric hoverbikes capable of speeds of up to 70 kilometres per hour. The Hoversurf Scorpion was unveiled at the Gitex Technology Week conference, Gulf News reported. The Russian-made craft can fly at a height of five metres and carry a police officer over congested ...

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Photos: Another gas explosion occurs in Badagry, Lagos state

Another gas explosion occurs in Badagry, Lagos state

Another gas explosion was reported at a gas retail shop situated at Iluda Road, Ajara Vetho in Badagry. Accordingto reports, the explosion happened at about 9am yesterday morning. The number of casualties is yet to be ascertained but two persons have so far been confirmed dead. According to eyewitnesses, human parts were seen around the scene of the incident. The ...

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Video/image: Magodo gas explosion in Lagos State

Magodo gas explosion in Lagos State

There was Gas plant explosion, yesterday, 15th January 2018, at Magodo, Lagos-Ibadan express way, Lagos State. The gas plant was in flames with continuous heavy explosions. 10 people lost their lives during the explosion Heavy presence of ambulance and fire services were seen around the vicinity. Watch video below:

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Lagos State arrests 30 wheel-barrow pushers days after banning their activities

Lagos State arrests 30 wheel-barrow pushers days after banning their activities

The Lagos State Government arrested 30 cart pushers for dumping refuse indiscriminately on road medians in some areas of the State in the middle of the night. Chairman of the State’s Task Force on Environmental and Other Special Offences (Enforcement Unit), SP Olayinka Egbeyemi, said the arrest was in line with the recent ban on the activities of cart pushers ...

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EEDC clinches overall first position in 2017 Nemsa Safety Ranking

EEDC clinches overall first position in 2017 Nemsa Safety Ranking

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has emerged overall first position in the 2017 Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) Safety ranking; a remarkable leap from its fifth position in the 2016 NEMSA Safety ranking. NEMSA is an agency of government responsible for ensuring safety of lives and property in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. This ranking was released by ...

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Shocking update! Lady whose boyfriend rejected her proposal allegedly reveals he whispered into her ears that he is married

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Earlier today, a video of a lady being rejected by her boyfriend after she proposed to him at the mall went viral. The incident which happened at ICM Ikeja now has an update. It is alleged that the lady revealed that her boyfriend whispered into her ear that he is already married before walking away from the proposal.

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President Buhari appeals to Benue leaders to accommodate herdsmen ”In The Name Of God”

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President Buhari today appealed to the elders in Benue state to please accomodate herdsmen in their state in the name of God. President Buhari made the appeal when he received elders of the state in the state house, Abuja today January 15th. Receiving a delegation of political leaders, traditional rulers and elders of the state led by Governor Samuel Ortom ...

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Kidnapped Taraba Lawmaker, Hosea Ibi, found dead

Kidnapped Taraba Lawmaker, Hosea Ibi, found dead

A member of the Taraba State House of Assembly , Honourable Hosea Ibi , who was abducted by gunmen in December 31st 2017, has been found dead. The state police command spokesperson, David Misal, who confirmed the development, said the lawmaker who represented Takum II Constituency in the State Assembly, was found dead along Takum-Kashimbila road in his local government, ...

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Woman arrested for impersonating President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari

Woman arrested for impersonating President Buhari's wife, Aisha Buhari

                     The FCT Police Command has arrested a 37-year-old single mother of four, Aisha Bello pictured above, for impersonating President Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari . The FCT police commissioner, CP Sadiq Bello, who paraded the suspect before newsmen, said she used Mrs Buhari’s name to solicit for contracts from members of ...

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Photos: Nigerian Army takes delivery of vehicles ordered from Innoson Motors

Nigerian Army takes delivery of vehicles ordered from Innoson Motors

The Nigerian Army confirmed via a tweet that it has started taking delivery of vehicles it ordered from Innoson Motors; an indigenous car manufacturing company whose CEO recently arrested by EFFC over fraud allegations. ‘The Nigerian Army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it has ordered from Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company, a local vehicle manufacturer, which the ...

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Photos: Six persons injured at a wedding fatiha in Kano as Governor Ganduje and Kwankwaso supporters clash

Six persons injured at a wedding fatiha in Kano as Governor Ganduje and Kwankwaso supporters clash

Six persons were injured on Sunday in Kano, following a clash between Kwankwasiyya and Gandujiyya political groups (supporters of former and incumbent governors, Musa Kwankwaso and Umar Ganduje). The incident occurred around 11 a.m. at Chiranchi quarters in Gwale Local Government Area of the state. According to an eyewitness, some members of the two groups were at the area to ...

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Benue killings: ”You never informed me of herdsmen planned attacks” – Osinbajo replies Governor Samuel Ortom

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is shocked by reports quoting Benue State. Governor, Samuel Ortom as saying he sent a letter to the Vice Presient informing him of an impending attack by the herdsmen had planned to perpetrate on January 1st in Logo and Guma Local Government Areas . Ortom at a presentation before the senate, said he wrote ...

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