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The Presidency says President Bola Tinubu’s attendance at the United Nations General Assembly next week is for Nigeria’s economic growth and development. The Special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, told state house correspondents at Aso Rock villa on Friday, that the president will be meeting with other heads of states, […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the nomination of Olayemi Michael Cardoso as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for a term of five (5) years at the first instance, pending his confirmation by the Nigerian Senate. This directive is in conformity with Section 8 (1) of the Central Bank of Nigeria […]

The Lagos state government will on September 17 kick off palliative works on failed sections of the ever-busy Third Mainland Bridge. The state Ministry of Transportation, in a statement by its Permanent Secretary, Abdulhafiz Toriola, explained that the repairs would go on for two consecutive Sundays, September 17 and 24, between 7 am to 7 […]

Twenty-four-year-old, Christopher Olusa has ended his Guinness World record-breaking attempt for the longest speech Marathon by an individual after 112 hours. Olusa broke the GWR of 90 hours and 2minutes set by a Nepali, Ananta Ram, in 2018. The indigene of Ajowa Akoko in Ondo State extended the record by 22 hours. Olusa began the attempt […]

In Asaba Delta state capital, a part of a 20-story building in its early stage of construction situated at Inter-Bau roundabout opposite Shop Rite has collapsed. The building at its first-floor stage had the pillars holding a section caved in when the workers were still at work. There was however no casualty. Commissioner for Urban […]

The Transmission Company of Nigeria transmission substation in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State has been gutted by fire. The inferno said to have engulfed the 330 kilovolt (kV) facility on Thursday night was put out by the federal fire services, Kebbi state fire, airport and rayhaan around 6 am this Friday. Kaduna Electric, in a statement Friday […]

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, says the grid restoration process nationwide is in progress and has reached advanced stages with power supply now available in the West, North Central, South, East, and a large portion of the northern parts of Nigeria. This is contained in a statement by Ndidi Mbah the GM, Public Affairs […]

The Police has arrested a suspect in possession of 9,833 parcels of dried leaves believed to be Indian hemp. Similarly, they have recovered another container truck with 7,500 live cartridges along the Tsamiya Bagudo Border in Kebbi State. The Police public relations officer for the Kebbi State Command, Nafiu Abu, the drug worth over 600 […]

It’s been over 48 hours now since the boat capsized in a river in Gurin town of Fufore local government area of Adamawa state.  Thirteen passengers are still missing despite efforts by a group of divers and search parties who are working day and night to get results. Malam Maigari Adamu Gurin recounted that in […]

The Troops of the special Taskforce deployed to maintain Peace in Plateau, Parts of Bauchi and Southern Kaduna, Operation Safe Haven have captured the Killer of one Dorathy Jonathan, recently killed in Southern Kaduna. Dorathy, was murdered on Friday 1st September 2023 in cold blood while fetching firewood at Afana village in Zango Kataf Local […]

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