The naira yesterday appreciated to N362.21 per dollar at the Nigeria Autonomous Foreign Exchange Market (NAFEX) window, even as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), injected $195 million into the interbank foreign exchange market.
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MINISTER of Interior, Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau (rtd) yesterday decorated 16 newly promoted Deputy Comptrollers-General in three Para-military services of Immigration, Prisons and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. It could be recalled that recently the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Board had announced the promotion of 16 senior officers in three para-military […]
The Federal Government has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over the completion of rice mill in Elele-Alimini, Emuoha Local Government Area of Rivers.
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Former Olympic sprint star, Frankie Fredericks has been provisionally suspended from athletics pending an investigation into alleged corruption.
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BY OLUGBENGA SOYELE, Lagos The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal yesterday affirmed the conviction of five Filipinos, four Bangladeshi sentenced to five years imprisonment, by the Federal High Court in Lagos, for stealing 3,423.097 metric tons of crude oil from Nigeria. The appellate court in a unanimous decision dismissed the appeal filed by […]
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BY PHILIP NWOSU The Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Naval Training Command (NAVTRAC) in Lagos at the weekend drew all officers and men of the command to a route match geared towards to testing the physical and mental fitness of personnel in the command. The FOC Rear Admiral Obi Ofodile told Daily Sun that the...
Says Wike’s Govt Lacks Transparency By Chibuzo Ukaibe, Abuja The integrity group yesterday declared that the Rivers State government misled them into filing a petition against the former governor of the State, Chibuike Amaechi, before the Senate and anti-graft agencies over alleged corruption. The executive director of integrity group, Livingstone Wechie, who addressed newsmen in […]
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One of the richest African women in the World, Folorunso Alakija turned 66 on Saturday, 15th July. A thanksgiving service held for her yesterday was attended by her family and friends including entrepreneur Tony Elumelu, oil mogul, Femi Otedola, amongst others. See photos below…
BY GEORGE OKOJIE, Lagos The National Legal Adviser of All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr. Muiz Banire yesterday raised the alarm over threats to his life, saying his life was being threatened for opposing imposition of candidates by certain individuals in APC in the forthcoming Lagos Local Government polls. Banire in a statement he personally signed […]
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By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah The minister of state of aviation, Hadi Sirika has disclosed that the federal government would soon regulate efficiently the use of unmanned air vehicles. LEADERSHIP recalls that the Federal Ministry of Transportation (Aviation) is set to host the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) symposium on Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in […]
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ADEBIYI ADEDAPO, Abuja A Coalition of youth groups committed to the reduction of age criteria to run for elective offices , has expressed dismay over the sudden disappearance of the Bill #NotTooYoungToRun in the ongoing constitution review exercise. The bill seeks to reduce age criteria for elective positions as contained the the constitution by five […]
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino is at the head of a pool of global football administrators and stakeholders who are in Rabat, Morocco for a two –day African Football Symposium starting on Tuesday. The FIFA supremo was received at the Mohamed V International Airport, Casablanca on Monday afternoon by CAF President Ahmad and his two deputies, […]
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By Nazeef Bakura, Mustapha Adam, Adati Briston and Fatima M. Ali Foremost political affairs analyst and researcher, Mr. Uche Igwe has stated that he was convinced that allegations of corruption against Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, were false and baseless. Igwe who was reacting to allegations levelled against Amaechi prior to his appointment as minister, […]
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The Pakistani founder of the Malala Fund and girls’ education activist, Malala Yousafzai, on Tuesday met behind closed doors with the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. At the end of the session, Yousafzai told State House correspondents that he seized the opportunity of the meeting which she described as a good […]