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Court orders DSS to release Ifeanyi Ubah

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Thursday ordered the unconditional release of the chairman of Capital Oil and Gas limited, Ifeanyi Ubah, held by the Department of State Services (DSS). The court directed the DSS and ...

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Nigerian army inaugurates base in Kafanchan

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai, on Wednesday inaugurated the Army forward operation base in Kafanchan, Kaduna State. The base was established to tackle ethno-religious crisis, banditry and cattle rustling in southern Kaduna. Buratai said the  base was ...

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Atiku’s wife speaks on how a pastor defrauded her of N918m

Titi Abubakar, wife of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday told an Ikeja high court, that she trusted a business partner who allegedly defrauded her of N918 million because of his status as a pastor. “I thought that the first ...

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UPDATED: Customs intercepts another container-load of arms in Lagos Port

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says it has intercepted 440 pieces of rifles at Tin Can Island Port, Lagos. About three months ago, the Federal Operations Unit of the service had  intercepted 660 pieces of pump action rifles at Apapa ...

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Ambode cancels N844b Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  has terminated a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a consortium of firms to build  the 4th Mainland Bridge at the cost of N844 billion. The MoU for the 36 km bridge, which two past administrations had promised ...

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Confusion as MASSOB pulls out of Biafra celebration

Crisis seems to have hit agitators for a sovereign state as a main group, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) has pulled out of the celebration slated for Monday MASSOB has also disowned its founder, ...

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Eko Disco announces 5-day power outage in Lagos

Electricity supply would be disrupted in many parts of Lagos this week as Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Monday announced five days power outage in the city. EKEDC spokesman, Godwin Idemudia, said in a statement that the outage would ...

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Reps advise private marketers to sell petrol at government approved price

The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Review of Pump Price of Petrol has called on private marketers of petrol to sell at the government-regulated price. The Chairman of the committee, Rep. Raphael Igbokwe, made the call during an oversight ...

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CBN bullion van hits Gov Amosun’s convoy, Governor arrests the “reckless” driver

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state on Thursday escaped death in an auto accident caused by a reckless bullion van driver working for the Central Bank of Nigeria. The accident happened at the Ibafo axis of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The ...

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Customs reconstitutes management, appoints DCGs

The Nigeria Customs Service has reconstituted its management and announced some key appointments to rejig the service for effectiveness and better efficiency. The Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah, said on Wednesday in Abuja, the service has appointed four Acting ...

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