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Lagos Assembly Suspends Three Council Chairmen Over Alleged Disobedience

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended three local government council chairmen over alleged disregard for the guidelines governing their activities. The House said it can no longer continue to watch while the council chairmen stubbornly flout the state’s local government guidelines. The affected chairmen were named as Ogidan Mukandasi Olaitan of the Lekki LCDA, Suleiman Jelili of ...

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‘Why Sanwo-Olu Is Pursuing Smart City Project’

•‘Governor’s N250 Million Innovation Seed Capital Yielding Results’ The plan by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration to fully transform Lagos State into a smart city and make the State’s economy 21st century compliant is on course, Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm, said on Tuesday. The Commissioner said the on-going laying of 3,000 km fibre metro network cables ...

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Time For Total War On Terror Is Now, Says Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, says the security situation in Nigeria is deteriorating rapidly and ordinary Nigerians are living in fear for their lives and the lives of their loved ones. “Nowhere seems to be safe. Farms, markets, schools, homes, mosques, churches, and urban areas are all affected,” he said. In a statement, Atiku further noted that terrorists were spreading ...

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How Trigger-Happy Soldiers Killed Businessman In Owerri

Five days after allegedly killing a 100-level student of the Imo State University, Divine Nwaneri, in front of the state Government House, soldiers have allegedly shot and killed a businessman, Noel Chigbu. The victim’s elder brother and spokesman for the family, Tobechi Chigbu, told PUNCH Metro on Monday that the military men at the Amakohia flyover in Owerri killed Noel around 10pm ...

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Pay N100m Or We Kill Greenfield Students Today, Abductors Threaten

Abductors of students of Greenfield University, Kaduna State, have given parents of the victims deadline to “settle” their N100 million ransom. They have threatened to kill the abductees if their demands are not met by today. The gunmen, suspected to be bandits, attacked the institution on April 18 and abducted some students. The kidnappers subsequently killed three of the students, and ...

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FG Extends NIN Deadline To June 30

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, has on Tuesday announced the extension of the deadline for the NIN-SIM linkage and verification by eight weeks, till June 30, 2021. The extension which was disclosed in a jointly signed statement by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), is said to be ...

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Federal Cooperative College Oji River Advocates Self-Employment After Graduation 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka “We are preparing our students to be job creators rather than job seekers.” That was the hallmark of the address delivered by the provost of the Federal Cooperative College Oji River Enugu state, Dr. Owan Obodagu Tonica, at the 23rd matriculation ceremony of the institution held Friday 30th April, 2021 at the matriculation arena. The matriculation ceremony ...

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Rumour That We Spent $2bn On Airport Is Fiction Taken Too Far – Anambra Govt

Anambra State government has debunked rumours that it spent $2bn on Anambra International Airport, saying it’s fiction taken too far. This was contained in a statement by the state Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, Mr. C. Don Adinuba, made available to NewsProbe on Monday.  The statement reads: “Since the test-landing of two commercial aircraft belonging to Air Peace and ...

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Okada Rider Crushed To Death In Anambra  

Raymond Ozoji, Awka A fatal traffic crash which occurred at Uli in Ihiala local government area of Anambra State yesterday has claimed the life of a commercial motorcycle operator. According to the accident report on the crash released by the Sector Public Education Officer Florence Edor, the crash was reported to have occurred between an  unidentified driver of a Nissan ...

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