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Tinubu’s Daughter, Others Barred by Court from Levying Computer Village Traders

A Lagos State High Court has barred Folasade Tinubu-Ojo, the daughter of All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, from imposing levies on traders at the Computer Village, Lagos, Punch reports. The development comes over a year after Tinubu-Ojo, who is also the Iyaloja-General of Lagos State reportedly imposed leaders on the traders who then introduced…

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BREAKING: Fed. Govt. Fully Opens Third Mainland Bridge After Months of Rehabilitations

The Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said that the Third Mainland Bridge is fully reopened today after rehabilitation works. Fashola made the announcement on Saturday via Twitter, he said: “Third mainland bridge rehab completed. Fully opens to traffic at 12noon today. Thank you all for your patience. Drive safely” The Federal Government had…

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BREAKING: 27 Students. 12 Relatives & 3 Teachers of the Govt. Science College, Kagara, Released!

The abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, have been released. According to a Daily Post report, their relatives and staff also taken are now out of captivity. They all regained freedom Saturday morning. It is unclear if ransom was paid for their release. It was gathered that the victims would be taken…

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Emotional Scenes from the Burial of the 7 Officers that Died in Nigerian Air Force Crash

The Seven personnel of Nigerian Air Force who lost their lives in Sunday’s plane crash have been laid to rest. They were buried yesterday morning Thursday, 25th of February 2021, at the National Military Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.It was indeed an emotional and solemn event as family members and friends of…

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FG Will Not Make Progress Unless it Borrows More to Fund Nigeria’s Infrastructure

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said that the Federal Government will not make progress unless it borrows more to fund critical infrastructure projects in the country. She said this on Thursday when she spoke at the maiden edition of the weekly special ministerial media briefing, organised by the Presidential Communications…

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Bandits Kidnap More than 300 School Girls in Zamfara

Early hours of this Friday morning bandits attacked Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State and abducted over 300 female students. According to BBC Hausa, the father of one of the abducted girls, who was identified as Alhaji Bello Maikusa Jangebe, said an unpleasant sound of guns had woken up the entire…

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Rear Admiral Joe Aikhomu Rtd. Dies from Covid at 65

A retired Rear Admiral, Joseph Omozuwa Aikhomu is dead. According to a Daily Post report, the former Chief of Naval Administration died from COVID-19 complications on Thursday. Aikhomu, 65, was younger brother to Admiral Augustus Aikhomu (rtd), former military Vice President to Ibrahim Babamosi Babangida (IBB).   The late ex-military officer hailed from Irrua in Edo…

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Cryptocurrency Ban: It is for the Best Interest of Nigeria, CBN Gov. Emefiele Tells Senate Committee 

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday honoured the invitation by Senate to defend the ban on cryptocurrency trading in the country. A Channels Television report sites, the decision of the Senate to invite the CBN governor is sequel to a motion by a Federal Lawmaker Senator Istifanus Gyang during plenary on…

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Senate Confirms the Appointment of Former Service Chiefs as Ambassadors

The Senate, on Tuesday, confirmed the appointment of former service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate. According to a Punch report, their confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Mohammed Bulkachuwa. President, Ahmad Lawan, had on February 10, directed the Committee on Foreign Affairs to confirm General Abayomi Olonisakin…

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