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Police commends Aregbesola on security

The leadership of the Nigeria Police has lauded the Osun state government for prioritizing the security sector in the state.The commendation came from the newly posted Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG Zone 1X), Danjuma Muhammed Ibrahim, and the State Commissioner of Police, Olafimihan Adeoye, during the familiarization visit to […]

Over 17,000 intending pilgrims stranded in Nigeria, may miss 2018 hajj
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Over 17,000 intending pilgrims stranded in Nigeria, may miss 2018 hajj

Nigerian pilgrims boarding a MaxAir aircraft to Saudi Arabia for Hajj. • As Saudi Authority Issues Crowd Avoidance Notice To Pilgrims No fewer than 17,000 intending pilgrims from Nigeria may have missed this year’s hajj exercise, as Saudi authorities closed all entries to the Kingdom at midnight, yesterday. The Saudi […]

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Court discharges nine men accused of murdering Apapa PDP chairman

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, yesterday, discharged nine men charged with the murder of the Apapa Council chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeniyi Aborisade. Delivering a ruling, the Chief Magistrate, Mr. Alex Komolafe, dismissed the charges against Rotimi Kujore, 44; Fatai Adele, 62; Ismaila Abiola, […]

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Lions Club presents Babalola as district governor, budgets N20 million to fight diabetes, others

The presentation of Lion Lekan Babalola as District Governor, District 404 B1-Nigeria, holds today at the Anchor Event Centre, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos under the chairmanship of Tajudeen A. Akande, president of Lagos Country Club, Ikeja, Lagos. At the event, the district plans to raise the sum of N20 million to […]

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Coalition roots for Buhari, Alhassan, says defected members responsible for Nigeria’s problems

A Coalition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups in Taraba state has said the recent massive defections of some political kingpins from the party is a blessing to the party and to the re-election of President Buhari. The coalition who put aside their differences also observed that, “those […]

Police say married woman died after ‘marathon sex’
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Police say married woman died after ‘marathon sex’

Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde A forty-year-old married woman […]

Again, Fashola blames DISCOS for poor power supply
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Again, Fashola blames DISCOS for poor power supply

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) (right); Federal Controller, Works, Lagos, Adedamola Kuti and General Manager, Arab Contractors Nigeria Limited, Wael Salem, during the kick-off of rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Sagamu Road in Lagos… yesterday. Nigeria’s minister for power, works and housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Friday said electricity […]

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Saraki must reconvene National Assembly Immediately, says APC

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday called on the Senate president Bukola Saraki to reconvene the National Assembly “immediately” to consider the 2019 general election Budget of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). “The National Assembly must be convened immediately,” APC’s acting national publicity secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena […]

MSF launches emergency aid after dozens of children die in Borno camp
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MSF launches emergency aid after dozens of children die in Borno camp

Speaking yesterday in Yola during the commissioning of 12 waterproof tent-classrooms in the Education Must Continue (EMC) IDP school located in Sangere, Gerei local government, the executive Director of VSF, Sunday Ochoche, said that his organization has spent over N1.5billion Naira to enable victims of insurgency return to school. / […]

Premium Times reporter Samuel Ogundipe released by police
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Premium Times reporter Samuel Ogundipe released by police

Samuel Ogundipe PHOTO: PREMIUM TIMES Premium Times reporter, Samuel Ogundipe arrested by Nigerian Police force on Tuesday has been released. Ogundipe was freed on Friday after he was granted bail by magistrate Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Kubwa Grade 1 Magistrate Court in Kubwa, Abuja. Premium Times said Ogundipe was held […]

CWG to launch Entersekt product line into Nigerian market
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CWG to launch Entersekt product line into Nigerian market

Phillip Obioha, Chairman Board of CWG Plc.<br />ITPulse CWG Plc, a pan-African provider of information and communications technology, has announced a strategic partnership with Entersekt, a globally recognized innovator in mobile-first fintech solutions. In line with its commitment to continuously offer cutting-edge technology solutions, CWG will provide Entersekt’s full suite […]