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Family mourns Nigerian lady strangled to death in UK

The family of a former ophthalmic nurse at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Taiwo Owoeye, who was found dead in her home in Suffolk, United Kingdom, has expressed sadness over her death. It was learnt that Taiwo was allegedly strangled ...

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Army rescues four kidnapped Zamfara students

By Ajisafe Olayiwola The Nigerian Army says its men have rescued four students of the Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State, who were reportedly kidnapped late Saturday. This was made known on Sunday in a statement by Capt. Yahaya Ibrahim, on behalf ...

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Tinubu to lead war on drug trafficking at Africa NDLEA heads meeting

By Abiodun Sanusi …Meeting to focus on assets forfeiture, cryptocurrency, and money laundering in the drug trade President Bola Tinubu, alongside delegates of 54 African countries, is set to declare war on on global drug trafficking scourge at the forthcoming 31st ...

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NCC to prosecute telemarketers illegally accessing phone numbers

The Nigerian Communications Commission has said it will prosecute telemarketers who illegally access the telephone numbers of telecom subscribers for commercial activities and gains. It noted that the claim that the telemarketers obtain telecom consumers’ phone numbers from the commission ...

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Highlight of President Bola Tinubu’s speech at the NBA conference today – Our debt profile is not sustainable

“Can we continue to service external debts with 90% of our revenue? It is a path to destruction. It is not sustainable. We must make the very difficult changes that are necessary for our country to get up from slumber ...

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Kashim Shettima

Shettima meets Russian stakeholders, discusses reactivation of ALSCON⁣

By Stephen Angbulu Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, restated Nigeria’s determination to revive the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria, particularly by engaging with key stakeholders in the industry.⁣⁣“The sooner we get this plant back to production, ...

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Adeleke urges banks to reopen branches

By Damilola Olufemi Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has appealed to administrators of commercial banks to reopen their branches across the state, assuring them of an enabling environment for businesses to thrive. The governor made this plea during the commissioning ...

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Nigeria manufacturers oppose BPP and World bank’s electricity project

The Association of Meter Manufacturers of Nigeria (AMMN) has expressed its opposition to the World Bank-funded bid process for the supply and installation of 1.2 million smart electricity meters to the 11 distribution companies (Discos) under Phase 2 of the ...

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Nigerian domestic airports record 2.79 million passengers in Q1 – NCAA

Nigeria’s domestic airports recorded 2,791,591 passengers in the first quarter of 2023. Outbound passengers slightly trumped inbound passengers and 1,400,031, compared with 1,391,560, meanwhile, international air travel recorded 870,776 passengers in the first quarter of the year. This was disclosed by ...

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Dangote refinery: Lagos to explore waterways to reduce traffic

By Sharon Osaji The Lagos State Government has said that ahead of the commencement of operations by the Dangote Refinery in July, the state government is considering water transportation to cushion the effect of traffic in the area. The Permanent Secretary, ...

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