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Look beyond military in war against insecurity, EU tells FG

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The European Union (EU) has advised the Federal Government to look beyond military deployment in the ongoing war against terrorism in the Northeast and other crises causing insecurity across the...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

Local councils must be autonomous to eradicate poverty, Jonathan insists

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[FILES] Goodluck Jonathan. Photo: TWITTER/GEJONATHAN Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on the National Assembly to make laws that would make local councils stronger, autonomous and...

Fri Apr 30th, 2021     Read More →

EFCC cautions Nigerians against fraudulent investment schemes

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has warned Nigerians against investing their money in fraudulent investment schemes that promise high returns to investors. x Mr Wilson Uwajaren...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

Wike imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew in Rivers over insecurity

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Rivers State Security Council has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on the entire 23 Local Government Areas of the State with effect from today. x Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, in a statewide...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

Reps. committee flexes muscles at oil companies spilling oil

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House of Representatives Committee on Host Communities says it is now poised to discharge its responsibility to communities affected by oil spills. x Part of the responsibilities is to ensure...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

Strengthen local govts rather than delist them, Jonathan urges NASS

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged the National Assembly to make laws that would strengthen Local Governments, make them autonomous and empowered to generate their own revenues. x He...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

FRSC redeploys senior officers, others in massive shakeup

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The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved the redeployment of senior officers and others nationwide for enhanced performance. x The News Agency of...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

200,000 more Nigerians benefitted from payroll support programme – Presidency

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The presidency says 200,000 more Nigerians have benefitted from the Economic Sustainability Plan(ESP)’s Payroll Support for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs). x Laolu Akande, Senior...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

FEC debates worsening poverty, okays policy to mitigate menace

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PHOTO: NGRPresident/TWITTER Sanctions N2.1b for Nigerian Content House, minister decries attacks on IDPs The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved a National Poverty Reduction With...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

Brass & Books holds money conference May 1

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Brass and Books Capital Group has disclosed that the 2021 edition of the Money Conference will hold on May 1, 2021 in Lagos. Brass and Books, owned by Bayelsa born entrepreneur, Solomon King, is a...

Thu Apr 29th, 2021     Read More →

Police arrest suspected gunrunner in Bayelsa

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Operatives of the Anti-kidnapping Unit of Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested a 28-year-old man, who allegedly specialises in fabricating and selling locally-made guns. x In a statement on...

Wed Apr 28th, 2021     Read More →

Buhari seeks help from U.S. over rising insecurity

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After being assailed by unrelenting insecurity across the regions of the country and yielding to calls for international collaboration, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sought the help of the...

Wed Apr 28th, 2021     Read More →

Wike imposes curfew at all Rivers state land boarders

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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has imposed night curfew at all entry and exit points with Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa and Imo States. x The curfew was necessitated by the recent security...

Tue Apr 27th, 2021     Read More →

FG gets deadline to inaugurate NDDC board as IYC threatens lockdown

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nddc The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and ethnic nationalities in the Niger Delta have given the Federal Government one-month ultimatum to inaugurate a substantive board of the Niger Delta...

Tue Apr 27th, 2021     Read More →

Delta Queens beat Edo 2-1 as NWFL Super Six begins

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Edo Queens’ plan of winning the 2020/2021 Nigerian Women Football League (NWFL) got a big blow yesterday when the Benin girls lost 1-2 to Delta Queens in the opening game of the NWFL Super...

Tue Apr 27th, 2021     Read More →