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President Buhari Greets Soun Of Ogbomoso

President Muhammadu Buhari rejoices with Oba Oladunni Oyewumi Ajagungbade III, the Soun of Ogbomoso, as he turns 94 on May 27, 2020. The President says the almost five-decade reign of the monarch has witnessed peace, prosperity and development, with natives and settlers alike in Ogbomoso enjoying the amity that has attended the time of the… Read More »

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Diaspora Commission not sent packing from Digital Economy Complex, says NCC

The attention of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has been drawn to a video making the rounds on social media alleging that the Nigeria Diaspora Commission was ignominiously thrown out of the NCC building. It is therefore important that the general public is acquiesced with what really transpired with regard to the incident leading to… Read More »

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Skill Acquisition: Delta graduates 90 from centre

The poverty alleviation programme of Delta Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, received a boost with the graduation of 90 indigenes trained in the production of native attire popularly known as “Akwa-Ocha’’.Speaking at the ceremony, Commissioner for Youths Development in the state, Comrade Ifeanyi Egwuyenga, disclosed that the training exposed participants to the entire processes… Read More »

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Wellhead Fire: NIMASA Dispatches Team to Investigate Incident

· Cautions Mariners to Avoid Impacted Area The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has sent an investigative team to unravel the circumstances surrounding a recent fire incident at a wellhead offshore Ondo State. The incident involved a barge belonging to Michharry and Company Nigeria Limited, an offshore and onshore facilities provider for the… Read More »

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Amotekun: Makinde appoints Togun, Olayinka chairman,commandant

Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has appointed the duo of General Ajibola Kunle Togun and retired Colonel Olayanju Bisiriyu Olayinka as chairman and commandant, respectively, of the Oyo State Security Network, codenamed Amotekun. The governor, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant (Print Media) Moses Alao, indicated that the retired military officers… Read More »

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Nigeria Set to Prosecute Pirates under New Anti-piracy Law, Inter-agency Collaboration Key to Maritime Security – Jamoh

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to collaboration among relevant agencies and stakeholders for the security of the country’s maritime domain. Director-General of the Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, stated this in Lagos during the official handover of pirates arrested by the Nigerian Navy for prosecution. The 10 pirates had… Read More »

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COVID-19: FCT Minister Lauds NNPC’s Medical Initiatives

… Offers Land for Modern Health FacilityThe Honourable Minister of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, has commended the leadership of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for rallying the Oil and Gas Industry to support the nation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.Speaking at the NNPC Towers during a courtesy… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Igwe Umenyiora Of Ogbunike

On behalf of the Federal Government, the President extends heartfelt commiserations to Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, the Ogbunike community in Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State and the Umenyiora family over the transition of the monarch, who was a symbol of humanitarianism, progressiveness and visionary leadership. President Buhari avers that His Majesty,… Read More »

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Speaker’s Statement: International Nurses Day: Gbajabiamila appreciates Nigerian nurses

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila on Tuesday eulogised the sacrifices and commitment of Nigerian nurses towards the well-being of the citizens as they mark the World Nurses Day. Gbajabiamila said Nigerian nurses deserve commendation, especially at this time that most of them join their other colleagues in the health sector… Read More »