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NCAA unveils new dress code for officials

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has introduced a new dress code for Consumer Protection Officers stationed at the country’s airports. According to Michael Achimugu, the Director of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection at NCAA, the initiative aims to enhance…

Wike Suspends Events At International Conference Centre

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has suspended all events at the International Conference Centre (ICC), Abuja, over poor maintenance of the facility. Wike announced the suspension when he inspected the centre in Abuja yesterday. He said…

Pope’s document: Biden will continue to fight for rights, safety of LGBTQ+ community – White House

The White House has affirmed President Joe Biden’s support for the transgender community. The development comes after Pope Francis’s declaration condemning gender theory on Monday. Fox News reports that White House press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre faced questions about Pope Francis’s…

Just in: FG declares Thursday additional holiday for Eid-El-Fitr

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced Thursday, April 11, 2024, as an additional public holiday. This decision was disclosed through a statement issued by Dr. Aishetu Ndayako, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Interior, on Tuesday. The announcement,…

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Man bags life jail for raping neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter

An Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, on Monday, convicted and sentenced one Taiye Agboola to life imprisonment for defiling his neighbour’s 10-year-old daughter. Justice Rahman Oshodi held that the convict’s admittance, the medical report, the testimony of the…

Fire guts Lagos market building, govt blames carelessness

The Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service has determined that the cause of a fire that consumed a three-story building in the Apongbon area of the state was due to the careless handling of a generator set. The fire, which…

PDP wins eight Bayelsa LG seats, 105 wards

The Bayelsa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) emerged victorious in the local government election conducted by the State Independent Electoral Commission on Saturday. According to the commission’s announcement in Yenagoa on Sunday, the PDP secured the chairmanship…

Sokoto gets FG grains

The distribution of 26,404 bags of maize, millet, and sorghum to vulnerable individuals in Sokoto State as palliatives has been initiated by the Federal Government. Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, inaugurated the distribution in Sokoto…

Aiyedatiwa threatens lawsuit against lawyer questioning certificate

Ondo State Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa is contemplating legal action against lawyer Hassan Oladotun for allegedly disseminating a report aimed at disqualifying him from the state’s gubernatorial primary election. Oladotun initially petitioned the Nigeria Police Force on June 2, 2023, urging…

Court remands Emefiele in EFCC custody

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, was remanded in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) by Justice Rahman Oshodi of an Ikeja Special Offences Court in Lagos. This decision followed Emefiele’s…