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RRS impounds 6 vehicles with covered number plates in Lagos

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has impounded six vehicles that displayed covered number plates following the directives of the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu. This is contained in a... Read More →

Rooney admits Derby defeat 'deserved'

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

Wayne Rooney admitted Derby deserved a 1-0 defeat to Championship relegation rivals Rotherham in his first match in permanent charge at Pride Park. Jamie Lindsay fired home four minutes from time... Read More →

Former Minister Martins-Kuye dies at 78

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

Former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sen. Jubril Martins-Kuye, on Sunday morning died, aged 78. The minister’s political godson, Sen. Lekan Mustapha, representing Ogun East senatorial... Read More →

Nigeria army retakes military base from jihadists

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

Nigerian troops regained control of a military base in the northeast hours after it was seized by jihadists, sources told AFP on Sunday. Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State militant group... Read More →

Nations failing to fund climate adaptation: UN

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts of climate change, according to the... Read More →

Navy arrests 24 suspected oil thieves in Ondo

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Igbokoda, on Sunday, said no fewer than 24 suspected illegal oil thieves were arrested on the coastal waters in Ilaje Local Government Area (LGA)... Read More →

Ekiti battles insecurity in 2021 budget, sets aside N1.4bn for Amotekun

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

Amotekun The Ekiti Government, on Sunday said it was not taking anything to chance in 2021 addressing the growing insecurity in the state, particularly kidnapping. It therefore voted N1.4billion... Read More →

Buratai lauds troops over Marte success

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai has commended the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole for its success in dislodging Boko Haram terrorists in Marte area of Borno. The Director, Army Public... Read More →

Uganda's Bobi Wine still under 'house arrest' after poll

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

(Photo by Nicholas BAMULANZEKI / AFP) Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine remains under “house arrest”, his party said on Sunday, after a disputed election returned President Yoweri... Read More →

Trump brand tarnished after bruising presidency and Capitol attack

Sun Jan 17th, 2021     Comments

Donald Trump shot to prominence with a business empire that bears his name, but after four years of political tumult capped by his supporters’ violent attack on the Capitol, the US... Read More →