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Oil theft: Navy vows to arrest fleeing owners of ‘abandoned’ vessels

The Nigerian Navy has vowed to fish out, arrest, and prosecute fleeing owners of abandoned sea-going vessels arrested for alleged illegal oil bunkering activities. This is as the Navy insisted that a … 28th August 2023

Osun Assembly backs digital economy through PPPs

The Osun State House of Assembly has affirmed its unwavering dedication to bolstering the growth of the digital economy within the state through the facilitation of strong Public-Private Partnerships…. 28th August 2023

Tell positive stories about Nigeria, envoy tells citizens

The Nigerian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Chief Sarafa Isola, has charged Nigerians to tell positive stories about the country. He lamented that Nigerians more often than not do not tell positive… 28th August 2023

Terminal operators pledge support for new blue economy minister

The Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria has promised to fully support the Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, to harness the potential of the maritime sector. Th… 28th August 2023

Niger: ECOWAS demands shorter transition period from junta

The Economic Community of West African States has demanded a shorter transition from the junta in Niger. The Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Bola Tinubu, t… 28th August 2023

Peace advocates applaud Armed Forces’ resilience against bandits, insurgents

In the face of relentless military onslaught, bandits and insurgents are displaying signs of desperation, a stance attributed to the increasing might of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, the Nigeria Peace … 28th August 2023

Ondo trains 3,000 girls in ICT, solar system

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has disclosed that over 3,000 school girls had been empowered to be self-reliant through vocational training during holidays. She said th… 28th August 2023

Cameroon dam opening: Evacuate to prevent deaths, FG, states warn flood-prone communities

The release of huge volumes of water from the Lagdo Dam in Cameroon has made states along the path of River Benue in Nigeria brace up for possible flood disasters in their various domains. To prevent … 28th August 2023

Culture minister can’t be prosecuted — Senior lawyers

Some senior lawyers in Nigeria have said the Minister of Arts and Culture, Hannatu Musawa, cannot be prosecuted for serving in the cabinet of the president while still a corps member. The Human Rights… 28th August 2023

66,000 pupils seek Junior secondary schools admission in Kwara — Official

No fewer than 66,055 Primary Six Pupils sat for the Common Entrance (Placement) Examination into Junior Secondary School(JSS1) Classes in Kwara when the schools opened for the 2023/2024 in September t… 28th August 2023

Six arrested for allegedly stealing Rivers Church property

Six private security personnel attached to a new generation church in Port Harcourt have been arrested for allegedly stealing and attempting to sell property of the religious body. The church security… 28th August 2023

Safety corps rescue trafficked teenagers

Officers of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency have rescued three female teenagers from a human trafficking ring around the Oto-Awori Local Council Development Area of the state. The teenager… 28th August 2023

Osun will drive development with tech – Adeleke

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has said that the state is committed to the deployment of technology for development. According to the governor, his administration was already building a digital… 28th August 2023

LASG canvasses safety of children with disabilities

The Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs has called for the safety of children living with disabilities in the state. The General Manager, LASODA, Mr Oluwadamilare Ogundairo, in an event held on … 28th August 2023

Ondo traditionalists seek public holiday for Isese festival

Traditionalists in the Ondo State Government have expressed dissatisfaction over the failure of the government to declare a public holiday to celebrate their annual festival. Only four states in the S… 28th August 2023

Lagos to ease planning permit issuance

The Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority has organised a sensitisation and enlightenment seminar for executives of the Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria. The seminar was to enli… 28th August 2023

Lawmaker preaches unity as Osun turns 32

The lawmaker representing Obokun State Constituency in Osun State, Adewumi Irekandu, has described the unity among residents as the greatest asset of the state. In a congratulatory message to residen… 28th August 2023

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