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The federal government has flagged off the distribution of relief materials worth millions of naira to victims of the 2022 flood disaster in Ondo state.   Flagging off the distribution in Akure the state capital, Minister of State for Transportation, Ademola Adegoroye said this is part of the Presidential Palliatives to Year 2022 flood victims […]

The Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority says in nine days- few hours, operators without license will not be allowed to load products and if caught will be made to face the full wrath of the law.   The authority disclosed this during an engagement on Gas Utilisation this Monday in Abuja to enlighten […]

The Supreme Court will on the 26th of May deliver judgment in the suit filed by the People’s Democratic Party, seeking the disqualification of the All-Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, and his vice, Kashim Shettima, in the February 25 election.   When the matter came up this Monday, counsel for people’s Democratic party, Joe […]

Police in Sokoto state have confirmed the death of four persons, following an explosion from a shop of a local welder in Isa local government area in the troubled eastern senatorial district of the State. Spokesman of the Sokoto State Police Command, Sanusi Abubakar confirmed the incident to journalists. He noted that the explosion is […]

The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors, NARD, has suspended its warning strike with a directive to members to resume work this Monday. NARD national president, Emeka Orji, said the decision to suspend the strike will be reviewed on 2nd June 2023 during their general meeting where the next line of action will be decided. He also noted that […]

The court held that live broadcast or streaming of proceedings is not provided for in the rules, policy and procedure of the court.  Ruling on the application made by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, the court noted that no such policy is in place as yet, and as such it […]

Presidential Election Petition Court Stops Lawyers, Journalists From Going Into The Court With Their Phones and Electronic Gadgets. There was mild chaos at the Presidential Election Court on Saturday morning as lawyers, including Senior Advocates and journalists were asked to drop their phones and other gadgets including laptops before going inside the courtroom A boldly […]

The Police Command in Anambra State has arrested two suspects in connection with Tuesday’s attack on the US Consulate Convoy in Ogbaru local government area.  Speaking on the development, Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng said a Joint Security Task Force comprising of police tactical teams and troops of the Nigerian Army and Navy, raided […]

The federal government has condemned the attack on the convoy of the United States Consulate staff in Anambra State by suspected gunmen, which killed four people on Tuesday. The condemnation was contained in a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Fransisca Omayuli yesterday. While investigation is ongoing to fish out […]

Lagos State Government has alerted motorists on the failed Deck-on-Pile Bridge at Ijora Olopa inbound Ijora Oloye, after revealing that certain elements have led to the failure of the bridge even as it releases traffic diversion pending repair works. Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Fredric Oladeinde, confirmed the development. Oladeinde, who did not give a specific […]

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