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Former Minister, Ogbonnaya Onu, Is Dead

The former Governor of Abia State and former Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has been confirmed dead. According to a source close to the deceased who spoke to the sunnewsonline.com on Thursday, the former governor died after a brief illness in an undisclosed hospital in Nigeria. •The Sun

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NOC Handles Scholarship Grants To Athletes With Transparency

The National Olympic Committee (NOC) says it obtains scholarships from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through its affiliate bodies, namely Olympic Solidarity and the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOCA). These scholarships are directly deposited into the athlete’s accounts. In a statement, the Public Relations Officer of NOC, Tony Nezianya, said the selection process involves a complex but meticulous system ...

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Retired Appeal Court Justice, Belgore, Is Dead

A retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ahmad Olanrewaju Belgore, is dead. The Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, Ilorin Branch, Kwara State, Kamaldeen Gambari, announced his death on Tuesday. “Information reaching me now indicates that Hon. Justice Ahmad Olarewaju Belgore, PCJA (retd.) is dead. May Allah forgive his shortcomings,” Gambari said in a social media post, as reported ...

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Sallah: Obi Asks Muslims To Seek Allah’s Intervention In Needless Bloodshed In Nigeria

The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 general elections, Mr Peter Obi, has charged Nigerian Muslims to use the window availed by Sallah to seek Allah’s intervention in Nigeria’s situation. Obi charged the people not to allow the prevailing unprecedented hardship in the country to affect their spirit of love, brotherliness and peaceful co-existence. Rather, Obi said ...

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Sanwo-Olu Felicitates Muslims On Eid-El-Fitri

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has rejoiced with Nigerians and residents of the State, particularly Muslim faithful, as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitri, which marks the end of a month-long spiritual renewal after 30 days of fasting, prayers, and other spiritual activities. Governor Sanwo-Olu, in an Eid-el-Fitri message issued by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, ...

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Lagos Govt Seals Up Four Properties In Ikoyi For Flouting Building Regulations

•Kicks against construction without revalidated authorisation by LASBCA Lagos State Government on Tuesday read the riot act to those flouting extant laws regulating building in the State, saying anyone who goes to site and starts construction without a revalidated authorisation by the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) would be brought to book. The decision of the Lagos State Government ...

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Atiku To Tinubu: Reveal Cost Of Lagos-Calabar Highway Project

•Queries how it got the design, right of way in 7 months The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last election, Atiku Abubakar, has dared President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to disclose the full cost of the Lagos-Calabar highway project. Atiku said in a statement on Tuesday that the Tinubu administration could not continue to keep silent ...

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Sanwo-Olu Urges Lagosians To Continuously Live In Peace, Love

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged Lagos residents, particularly Christians and Muslims, to continue to live in love and peace, just as they demonstrated during the Lenten and Ramadan seasons. The Governor assured that his administration will continue to do everything that has made Lagosians proud of his government in the areas of infrastructure, education, transportation, and health, ...

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Sanwo-Olu Rewards Pelumi Nubi With Car, House, Makes Her Lagos Tourism Ambassador

•I feel so blessed as a Lagosian, says Nubi Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has named a United Kingdom-based Nigerian solo driver on a road trip from London to Lagos, Ms. Pelumi Nubi, as Lagos Tourism Ambassador. Governor Sanwo-Olu also presented a house and a branded LAGRIDE vehicle with the customized number plate NUBI 9JA to the 28-year-old adventurer. ...

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