Author Archives: AYO OLOWO

Ayo Olowo is a writer, a web developer, an online marketer. My interest is in sports and international affairs.

20 million Nigerians infected with Hepatitis – Expert

Wisdom Ihejieto, the Deputy Secretary of the Guild of Medical Directors, FCT chapter, said about 20 million Nigerians were infected with hepatitis in Nigeria. Ihejieto disclosed this when the National President of the Guild, Tony Philips, paid a courtesy visit ...

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Customs redeploys 4,072 senior officers

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has approved the redeployment of 4,072 senior officers to commands across the four zones of the service. The deployment is contained in a circular issued on Tuesday in Lagos by Mrs T.M Isa, NCS Acting ...

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Dogara leads house leadership on condolence visit to Senate President, extols Adeleke’s Legacy

…Says Sen Isiaka Adeleke Will Be Remembered For His Legacies The leadership of the House of Representatives, led by the Speaker, Rt Hon Yakubu Dogara, has paid a condolence visit to the President of the Senate, Sen. Bukola Saraki and ...

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Court grants Nnamdi Kanu bail, bars him from granting interviews, attending rallies

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday admitted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, to bail on health grounds. Recall that Kanu was arrested on October 15, 2015 in Lagos and ...

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FRESH: US submarine arrives in South Korea amid fear of North Korean missile test

A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea is ...

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Association of DisCos beg FG for N100bn to resolve electricity hiccups

The Association of Electricity Distribution Companies (ANED) has appealed to the Federal Government to provide the N100 billion subsidy it promised after private investors took over the power sector utilities on November 1, 2013. ANED, in a statement by its ...

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Solution to plastic-bag pollution? Scientists discover Caterpillar eats plastic

A moth caterpillar commonly bred to provide fish bait feasts on a notoriously resistant plastic, scientists reported Monday, raising hopes the creature can help manage the global problem of plastic-bag pollution. “This discovery could be an important tool for helping ...

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Police Promote 25 Senior Officers

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The Police Service Commission, PSC, has approved the promotion of Taiwo Lakanu to the rank of Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, and 24 other senior officers to the next rank. Lakanu, a recipient of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, award ...

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Senator forfeits Lagos skyscraper to FG

Peter Nwaoboshi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Delta north senatorial district, lost temporarily his 12-storey building at 27 Marine Road Apapa to the federal government. The forfeiture order was given by Abdulaziz Anka, a judge at the federal ...

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Toure slams poor officiating, says Thursday’s derby may be better without a referee

Manchester City midfielder, Yaya Toure, has criticized the standard of officiating in Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final match. The Ivorian said he will prefer to play without a referee in Thursday’s derby with Manchester United in the English Premier League. “I ...

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