Category Archives: Breaking

Oba Of Lagos, Others Support Lagos Assembly Over Proposed Mile 12 Market Relocation

  HRH, Oba Rilwan Akiolu of Lagos has expressed his support over the proposed relocation of the popular Mile 12 market which is currently locked down following the bloody inter tribal clash that erupted last week. According to him, the relocation should however be embarked upon if it will bring peace and tranquility to the…

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Photos: Buhari, Osinbajo, Atiku, Tinubu, Saraki & More At State Banquet To Host Jacob Zuma

South African President, Jacob Zuma who is on a state visit to Nigeria was this evening hosted to a state banquet by President Muhammadu Buhari. Also in attendance were Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Atiku Abubakar, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and more. See more photos below!         Leave your views…

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Dangote Set To Generate 12,000mw Of Electricity For Nigeria By 2018

The President, Dangote Industries, Aliko Dangote, has declared that his company should be able to generate about 12,000 megawatts of electricity for the country by 2018 and his business estate would start selling foreign exchange to the Central Bank of Nigeria by 2020. Dangote, who spoke in Lagos at the Nigerian Economic Summit organised by…

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President Buhari Unbundles NNPC Into 7 Independent Operational Units

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate unbundling of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) into seven independent operational units and appointments of heads, with immediate effect, for the units. This was revealed by Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Tuesday, who announced the new status of the oil company in Abuja.…

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Former Head Of Service, Steve Oronsaye Re-Arrested By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has re-arrested a former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye, for alleged corruption and obtaining money by false pretence. Oronsaye was arrested on Tuesday evening at his Abuja residence about eight months after a federal court in Abuja ordered him released from detention after…

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Police Special Prosecutor Arrives Bayelsa For Yunusa’s Arraignment As Ese Oruru Remains Under Police Protection

  A Special Police prosecutor reportedly arrived in Bayelsa on Saturday where he met with Yunusa Dahiru, alias Yellow, the suspect who allegedly abducted 14-year-old Ese Rita Oruru, and took her to Kano where she was forcibly converted to Islam and defiled. It was gathered that the special prosecutor from the Police Force Headquarters, Abuja,…

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Mile 12 Yoruba/Hausa Clash: Lagos Assembly Calls For Relocation Of Mile 12, Owode Markets

  Following the crisis which broke out last week in the Mile 12 market, Lagos, the State House of Assembly yesterday told the state government to begin arrangements for the relocation of the popular foodstuff market. According to the House, the market which is due to be moved to Parafa, in Ikorodu, has overstayed its…

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