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There is no shortage of booklets again for the production of passports in Nigeria, the Federal Government has claimed. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the claim at the commissioning of the Enhanced Passport Production Centre in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital on Tuesday. The newly commissioned passport centre will now be responsible […]

The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor has said that security operatives have arrested the suspected killers of worshippers at St. Francis Catholic Church in Owo, Ondo State. Speaking at a meeting with editors and media executives in Abuja on Tuesday, Irabor said the suspects would be paraded after the conclusion of investigation. According […]

As part of the process of reconciling aggrieved party members, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, met with Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State governor. According to premium times The meeting which held behind closed doors, took place at the Abuja residence of a former minister, Jerry Gana. The […]

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disclosed that it will be going to the election petition tribunal to challenge the outcome of the 2022 governorship election in Osun State. This was disclosed on Thursday by the Chairman of the party in the state, Gboyega Famodun during a press conference held at the party secretariat in […]

The exchange rate between the naira and the US dollar Thursday, 4th August 2022 closed at N428.12/$1 at the Investors and Exporters (I&E) window, where forex is traded officially. Naira closed higher on Thursday, with a 0.25% appreciation against the US dollar to close at N428.12/$1 compared to N429.2/$1 recorded in the previous trading session. […]

The Federal Operations Unit Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it intercepted 34,725 liters of Petroleum Motor Spirit, 7,261 bags of 50kg foreign parboiled rice equivalent to 12 trucks load other contrabands worth over N537million in July. Addressing journalists at the unit in Ikeja on Thursday, the acting Customs Area Controller in charge […]

The Federal Government has stated that it is focused on ensuring the completion of the Kano-Kaduna standard gauge rail project. This was disclosed by the Minister of Transportation, Mr Mu’azu Sambo, during an inspection of the rail project in Yako, Madobi Local Government Area in Kano. Sambo said the project was a priority that would […]

The World Bank has committed $8.5 billion to Nigeria to fund critical issues ranging from agriculture to education. Disclosing this on Thursday in Abuja during a summit organised by the Emergency Coordination Center, the World Bank Country Director to Nigeria, Shubham Chaudhuri, noted that the amount was the largest of any country. He noted that […]

In order to address the insecurity in Benue State, Governor Samuel Ortom has unveiled the state security outfit known as Community Volunteer Guards. The governor unveiled the security outfit during the passing out parade held at IBB Square, Makurdi, the state capital. The governor pledged to legally procure AK-47, AK-49 and other sophisticated weapons for […]

The Central Criminal Court in the UK has adjourned the alleged organ harvesting case involving Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy president of the senate. The judge handling the case is going to hear pretrial applications on October 31, but the trial will commence fully on May 2, 2023.The former deputy senate president and Beatrice, his wife, […]


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