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Badagry Expressway: Lagos Confab Raises 7-Man Team To Meet fG

•Sanwo-Olu: ‘We Can’t Afford To Fail Our Citizens’ After two days of rigorous deliberations, the yearly Executive-Legislative Parley of the Lagos State Government has, on Saturday, drawn to a close with a unanimous resolution to engage the Federal Government on the long-drawn-out rehabilitation work on Lagos-Badagry Expressway. The Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA), an agency… Read More »

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Call PDP National Legal Adviser to order, Makinde tells NWC

…says South West zone ready for congresses Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, asked the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to call its National Legal Adviser to order to ensure rancour-free zonal congresses in the party. Governor Makinde, who stated this while briefing newsmen at the Government House,… Read More »

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Zonal Congress: S/West PDP holds zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan, harps on unity

…as Makinde unveils former Oyo deputy gov, Arapaja, as state’s nominee for chairmanship*Oyinlola, BOT, NASS members, others stress need for unity Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West Zone held a zonal caucus meeting in Ibadan on Tuesday, where they stressed the need for a united front ahead of the zonal congress… Read More »

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Plane Crash: Okowa mourns 7 military officers

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has condoled with the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Amao and families of the seven military personnel on board Nigerian Air Force (NAF) aircraft which crashed on Sunday in Abuja. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika in Asaba, the governor said it… Read More »

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TCN, Borno State Government Mobilise To Restore Power Supply In Maiduguri and environs

**Foundation and Tower Materials Ready The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) with the support of the Borno State Government have mobilised resources to ensure quick restoration of electricity supply to Maiduguri, the state capital and environs. Electricity supply was interrupted following the damage of its high tension towers T159, T160 and T161 of 330kV Damaturu-Maiduguri… Read More »

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Disclaimer – NCC Not Recruiting

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would like to draw the attention of the general public to the false advertisements being circulated online soliciting applications for a purported recruitment exercise by the Commission for 2021/2022. The Commission hereby states as follows: 1.    The Commission is NOT recruiting either directly or through any proxy for any position. 2.    The general public… Read More »

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You are my father, I am not your father.

By Dakuku Peterside  Over the past few months, Nigerians have been engrossed with salacious paternity stories. After many years, men suddenly realize that children from their wives regarded from birth as their biological children were products from other men. It is not just a simple tale of unfaithfulness. Instead, it is a deadly combo of adultery,… Read More »

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NCC Sensitises Students on Safer Internet Practice

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has joined the rest of the world to celebrate the Africa Safer Internet Day (ASID), which is the continent’s version of the World Safer Internet Day (WSID), held on February 9 every year. In marking the Africa Safer Internet Day 2021, with the theme “Positioning and Partnering for Child Online… Read More »

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NCC Boosts NFIU’s Operations with ICT Tools

In keeping with its efforts to support Information and Communication Technology (ICT) usage to enhance operational efficiency in government, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has donated ICT equipment to the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). The state-of-the-art ICT tools comprising 40 units of HP EliteOne All-in-One desktop G5 with Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 1TB… Read More »

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PDP Should Stop Defaming President Buhari’s Former Service Chiefs

The Presidency wishes to dismiss the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) attack over the widely praised nomination of the former heads of the Army, Navy, Air Force and the Military Intelligence to the Senate for confirmation as non-career ambassadors. This transition is normal in decent democratic societies. But the newspapers and online media are full of… Read More »