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Google introduces two AI-powered search features

Google has launched two new search functions powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The tech company said the new features — Circle to Search and Multi-Search in Lens — will enable users to engage with search functionalities in a more easy…

News

BREAKING: NCC makes U-turn, stops disconnection of Glo customers by MTN

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has put on hold its earlier approval given to MTN Nigerian Communications (NCC) to commence the phased disconnection of Globacom Limited (Glo) with effect from today, Thursday, January 18, 2024, due to a long-standing interconnection…

Feature

Students Loan Scheme will take off this January – FG

The federal government, on Wednesday, January 17, reaffirmed that the January target for the take off of the Students Loan Scheme is still very much intact.Minister of State for Education, Yusuf Sununu, gave the affirmation while addressing journalists after the…

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IGP launches special intervention squad to tackle insecurity in FCT

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Kayode Egbetokun on Wednesday inaugurated a Special Intervention Squad (SIS) in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to address the increasing rate of crime in the territory. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony in Abuja, Egbetokun said…

Politics

LP fixes February 22 for Edo guber primary

The Labour Party (LP) has fixed February 22 for the conduct of its primary election for the Edo state governorship poll. According to a communique issued on Wednesday by Obiora Ifoh, LP’s national publicity secretary, the decision was reached on…

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60 victims of Ibadan explosion treated, discharged -Makinde

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, said 60 out of the 77 victims of the Ibadan explosion have been treated and discharged. An explosion rocked parts of Ibadan on Tuesday, leaving some persons dead, while many were reported injured, with…

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INEC releases list of candidates for February bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the list of candidates participating in the bye-elections next month. INEC will on 3 February conduct two Senatorial elections, four House of Representatives and three State constituencies bye-elections in nine states. In…

Crime

EFCC, ICPC should be quizzing some APC politicians — Soyinka

Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka said some politicians in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) should be answering questions from anti-graft agencies over corrupt practices during their time in elected offices. Soyinka stated this in an interview on Channels Television…

Economy

CBN Pays $2bn To Clear FX Backlog, To Sanction Defaulters

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it paid approximately $2 billion across various sectors, including manufacturing, aviation, and petroleum in its bid to clear the backlog of outstanding foreign exchange liabilities. The apex bank said it has also cleared…

News

Drama as Police Break Into Abia Station, Arrest Guest On Live TV

Men from the Abia State Police Command stormed ABN TV in Umuahia, the state capital, on Tuesday, and forcibly arrested a guest, Mr. Udensi Donald, during a live broadcast. Donald was a guest on “Youth Rendezvous”, hosted by Grace Onyekachi…