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Tight security in Jos as tribunal delivers judgment

  There is a heavy presence of security personnel in Jos as the Governorship Election Tribunal for Plateau delivers judgement. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who moved round Jos, reports that security personnel were stationed in key locations. There are also reports that armed security personnel …

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BREAKING: Dead doctor didn’t work for 72-hour, says LUTH

  The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has denied allegations that one of its house officers, Dr Michael Umoh, died after a 72-hour call. This is contained in a statement issued by LUTH management team in Lagos on Thursday. According to it, “LUTH management understands the fact …

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Iran, US to swap prisoners

    Iran and the United States of America are to exchange prisoners on Monday after some $6 billion once frozen in South Korea reached Qatar, a key element of the planned swap, officials said. The planned exchange comes just ahead of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, …

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Military neutralises 151 terrorists, apprehends 456 in 2 weeks, says  DHQ

    The Defence Headquarters has said troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria,  have in the last two weeks eliminated a total of 151 terrorists and apprehended 456 others in different operations across the country. The Director, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. Edward Buba, stated this while giving an update …

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Olayiwola becomes first chartered master mariner in Africa

  Nigeria’s Capt. Kunle Olayiwola has been decorated as a Chartered Master Mariner, making him the first African to achieve the feat. Retired Commodore Duncan Lamb, Chairman of the Registration Authority, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Lagos. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the award …

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10 abducted Benue Links passengers still in captivity, says Commissioner

    The Benue Commissioner for Power, Energy and Transport, Mr Omale Omale says 10 out of the 28 Benue Links transport company passengers kidnapped on Sunday are still in captivity. He confirmed the development in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday. A total …

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India is very near, dear to me, Sunak declares at G20 summit

  British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said it was “special’’ to be visiting India again, a country which he revealed referred to him as its son-in-law. The Conservative Party leader is due to arrive in New Delhi on Friday ahead of the weekend’s G20 summit. He is the first British …

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 Lagos releases BECE, placement test results

    The Lagos State Examinations Board, on Friday, advised public and approved private schools in the state to visit its portal, following the release of 2023 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. The Public Affairs Officer, Mr Fatai Bakare, said in a statement on Friday, in Lagos, that the …

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Gunmen set Kaduna Catholic Parish residence ablaze, kill seminarian in overnight attack

  A Catholic Parish house in Kamantan, Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, was on Thursday night set ablaze and a seminarian killed in an attack by gunmen. The Parish in Kamantan is under the Catholic Diocese of Kafanchan, Jema’a Local Government Area. The News Agency of Nigeria …

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Adeola hails Tinubu’s victory at tribunal

    Sen. Solomon Adeola (APC – Ogun West), has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his victory at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT). This is contained in a statement issued by Kayode Odunaro , his media  aide, in Abeokuta on Thursday. Adeola, who is Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, …

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