AN Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife on Wednesday remanded one Seun Adeoti, 24, in prison custody for allegedly kidnapping and raping a 17-year-old. The accused is facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, assault, kidnapping and rape. The Prosecutor,
Ogoni indigenes under the aegis of Niger Delta Coalition Project have, in an open letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari, urged the Federal government to grant operational licenses to indigenous firm consider to be capable of executing good project, especially in the Niger Delta region. The letter signed by its coordinator, Ambassador Young Piero, in […]
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the prompt release of the Dapchi schoolgirls as another demonstration of the political will of President Muhammadu Buhari to secure lives of Nigerians. Malam Bolaji Abudullahi, APC National Publicity Secretary, said this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday while expressing delight over the return of the girl
By Adeboye Amosu: Poland defender Bartosz Bereszynski is doubtful for Friday’s friendly match against the Super Eagles of Nigeria due to an abdominal problem, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Bereszynski who plays for Italian club Sampdoria, according to Polish online news outlet przegladsportowy.pl, has problems with his lateral abdominal muscle and was exempted from training with his teammates […]
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued an approval in principle to Cellulant Nigeria Limited to operate as a Payment Solution Service Provider in Nigeria having satisfied the stringent requirements of the CBN This approval makes Cellulant one of the Payment Solution Service Providers (PSSP) in Nigeria. PSSPs are the companies that make up […]
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THREE suspects, namely Isaac Ajao (40), Odesola Adedokun (38) and Kazeem Ibrahim (42) were on Wednesday, arraigned before a Magistrate Court, sitting in Osogbo over the attempted murder, unlawful possession of criminal charms and obtaining by false pretence. The second
Nigeria’s first opponents at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Croatia, have officially unveiled the their home and away kits for the tournament, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The kit designed by Nike, who also designed Nigeria’s World Cup jerseys, has Croatia’s trademark red-and-white checkers for the home kit while the away jersey has the same pattern […]
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The Federal Government, on Wednesday, constituted an 18-man special panel to investigate and prosecute electricity offences within the South East geopolitical zone.
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As the global community marks the International Day of Forests, the Executive Director, Forestry Research Institute of Nigeria (FRIN), Ibadan, Dr Adeshola Adepoju, has called for more sustained efforts in the planting of trees in urban areas. Adepoju told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Wednesday that planting of trees in cities
A Kano Senior Magistrates’ Court in Kano has remanded a 20-year-old student, Sultan Bello, in prison custody for impersonating the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi II. The accused, a resident of at Ja’oji New Court Road Quarters, Kano, is facing a three-count charge of impersonation, cheating and defamation of character. The Senior Magistrate, Hassan […]
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Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Wednesday in Minna assented to the N134.286 billion 2018 budget of the state tagged “Peoples Budget”. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalled that the State House of Assembly had on March 15 passed the budget into law. The figure showed an increase of N6 billion from the N128.10
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, on Wednesday performed the ground breaking ceremony of 600 housing units and a world class shopping mall in Kaduna. The governor, while laying the blocks in Kaduna Millennium City, said that the investment was a Public Private Partnership anchored by the Kaduna State Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA). He said
Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) is seeking partnership with Ondo State on cocoa projects and other commodity exporters to boost export trade, Mrs Stella Okotete, Executive Director, Business Development of the bank, has said. In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, Mr Tayo Omidiji, Head, Strategy and Communication of NEXIM, said Okotete spoke when the bank’s
Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) has advised that the portion of Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (EPRG) to dispose Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) be jettisoned. Instead, it says the government should rather obtain loans to build
The Nigerian House of Representatives, on Wednesday, reintroduced a Bill for an Act to establish Nigerian Peace Corps, which was recently rejected by President Muhammad Buhari. Spokesman of the House, Hon. Abdulrazak Namdas, had Wednesday last week, informed National Assembly Correspondents that, the lower chamber was going to review the Peace Corps Bill and others, […]
The embattled former Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of Amnesty Programme, Brig. Gen. Paul Boroh has dismissed the reports in the media claiming that the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) discovered $9 million cash at his residence.
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NAN The Police Command in Nasarawa State says it has arrested four suspected rustlers, recovered 176 cows and 64 sheep at Bakoro village in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state.DSP Kennedy Idirisu, the command’s Public Relations Officer, told newsmen on Wednesday in Lafia. He said the arrest followed a joint operation by the counter-terrorism […]
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Some candidates of the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations ( UTME) have reacted to the results released by the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday.
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WHO on Wednesday warned Nigeria and 15 other African countries of a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017, confirming its support for their preparedness and response to the disease. The other African countries are Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia […]
By Nurudeen Obalola and Adeboye Amosu: Football fans in Nigeria will be able to watch Friday night’s friendly match between Poland and Nigeria at the Municipal Stadium, Wraclow live on cable television station SuperSport, reports Completesportsnigeria. com. The match, which both teams are using as part of their preparations towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup […]
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