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2023: Army Destroyed 233 Illegal Refineries, Seized 1.1m Liters Of Fuel

The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army said that it destroyed about 233 illegal refineries across the Niger Delta region in 2023. The GOC, 6 Division of the Nigerian Army, Major General Jamal Abdusalam, who disclosed this at the Division’s…

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Palliative Buses Not Withdrawn From The Roads – Osun Transport Commissioner, Oyedele

Commissioner for Transportation, Hon. Sesan Oyedele has stated that the Palliative Buses provided by the Adeleke administration to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal has not been withdrawn from the roads. The Commissioner stated this through a statement in…

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Tinubu given 7 days to begin probe of N585.2m grant scandal

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been issued a 7-day ultimatum within which he should cause the probe of the alleged payment of N585.2 million meant for disbursement to vulnerable people into a private account. Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)…

Sport

Tennis: Nadal out of Australian Open with muscle tear

Spanish superstar Rafael Nadal on Sunday pulled out of the Australian Open with a “micro tear on a muscle” barely a week after making his comeback from a year-long injury absence, but said he remained positive. The 37-year-old had been…

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Police to recruit 30,000 out of over 400,000 applicants

No fewer than 30,000 youths will be recruited to join the Nigeria Police Force in the ongoing recruitment exercise. A statement by the Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Solomon Arase, confirmed this on Sunday. Arase, a former Inspector General…

Politics

2024 Edo Guber: Two Aspirants Step Down For Ighodalo

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Special Committee in Edo Central senatorial district has adjourned the screening of governorship aspirants from the zone, initially scheduled for Saturday, January 6, 2024. The decision was reached during the committee’s meeting, which took place…

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Super Eagles To Play Guinea in Abu Dhabi Friendly Ahead of Two Other Guinean Tests in Cote d’Ivoire

Nigeria’s Super Eagles will play a friendly match against Guinea’s Syli Nationale in Abu Dhabi on Monday evening as they prepare for a feast of Guinean attrition in the group phase at the 34th Africa Cup of Nations finals in…

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Ogun government to award scholarship to 10,000 students

The Ogun State Government has concluded arrangements to give out Annual Scholarship Award to 10,000 learners from primary education to tertiary level, so as to make education affordable and reduce out-of-school children. Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi…

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Oyo Govt signs MoU with MFBs to disburse N1bn loan to farmers

The Oyo State Government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the participating financial institutions as part of efforts in ensuring a hitch-free disbursement of the N1 billion single digit loan to farmers. Recall that the disbursement is part…

Politics

Fresh Crisis in Benue APC as Gov Alia Suspends Party Primary Poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State plunged deeper into chaos on Saturday as Governor Hyacinth Alia suspended the party’s primary election for the Guma 1 State Constituency bye-election, triggering allegations of sabotage and manipulation. The drama began just…