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President Buhari eager to reflate economy – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, says President Muhammadu Buhari is eager to reflate the economy and deliver to the people the gains of his...

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Navy restate commitment to personnel welfare, fetes junior ranks

The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Friday reiterated its commitment to improved welfare of its personnel and their families, particularly the lower ranks. The Flag Officer...

65 passengers released from hijacked Libyan plane

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has confirmed that 65 passengers have been released from a Libyan plane that was hijacked to Malta. The hijacker told crew he was...

13 missing in migrant boat mishap

Mediterranean Migrant Deaths Top 5,000 – IOM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), on Friday reported no fewer than 100 migrants are thought to have drowned in two shipwrecks in the Channel of Sicily...

Christmas: FRSC warns travellers against reckless driving, night journey

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday warned travellers to avoid night journey because of ongoing rehabilitation of roads. The Lagos State Sector Commander of...

Five killed in Ghana gas station blast

Five people were killed and dozens injured following an explosion and fire at a gas station in Ghana’s capital Accra, the police and fire service said Friday. “The...

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Buhari hails Lagos, Kebbi over Lake rice

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Lagos and Kebbi states for the successful partnership that gave rise to the local production of LAKE Rice (Lagos-Kebbi Rice)....

How gunmen kidnapped female Customs officer in Lagos

Kidnappers of customs officer yet to make ransom demand

The kidnappers of Comfort Baikie, a Superintendent of the Nigeria Customs Service, are yet to contact her family or demand for ransom. Baikie was taken away, before her...

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Over 90% Niger Delta projects completed – Usani

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs (MNDA), Uguru Usani has said about 95 percent of the projects supervised by the ministry are completed. The Minister who made this...

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NAFDAC’s absence at ports responsible for influx of imported fruit juices — Official

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration (NAFDAC), says the absence of the agency’s staff at the ports is responsible for the continued influx of imported...

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FRSC arrests 10,497 motorists for violating traffic rules

No fewer than 10,497 motorists have been arrested by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Katsina State for violating various traffic rules and regulations. The...

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Lagosians besiege centres to purchase Lake Rice

The residents of Lagos State on Thursday crowded the centres where the state government’s “Lake Rice’’ is being sold for N12,000 for a 50kg bag and N6,000 for...