• Afenifere – Amotekun is battle won against imperial FG

    Afenifere – Amotekun is battle won against imperial FG0

    The pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, yesterday declared that the South-west security outfit, Amotekun, was a battle won against the imperial Federal Government, and in furtherance of federalism. In a statement issued at the end of its general assembly held in the house of its leader, Pa. Reuben Fasoranti, yesterday in Akure, the Ondo State capital,

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  • Two bodies recovered from scene of fresh Lagos pipeline explosion – NEMA

    Two bodies recovered from scene of fresh Lagos pipeline explosion – NEMA0

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday said that two bodies had been recovered from the explosion site of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline at Ile Epo axis of Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos State. Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, Acting Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office, NEMA, confirmed the development to the News Agency

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  • Nigeria’s oldest soldier, WW2, dies at 101

    Nigeria’s oldest soldier, WW2, dies at 1010

    The oldest surviving soldier of the Nigerian Army, Pa Adama Aduku, died on Tuesday at the age of 101. The army announced the death of the World War 2 veteran on its Twitter handle on Wednesday. Pa Aduku’s last public appearance was in 2018 at the Nigerian Army Day celebrations in Lagos, where he was

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  • Lagos Assembly moves against indiscriminate gas vending

    Lagos Assembly moves against indiscriminate gas vending0

    Owing to the incessant gas explosion in Lagos State, the House of Assembly has called for proper regulation and monitoring of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) vending in the state. The house made the resolution after a motion moved by Lukman Olumo, representing Ajeromi/Ifelodun Constituency 1, during plenary yesterday.Olumo stated in the motion that it was

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  • Bayelsa loses oil field to Rivers, as court orders correction of map error

    Bayelsa loses oil field to Rivers, as court orders correction of map error0

    Abuja The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, ordered Bayelsa State to hands-over Soku oil field to Rivers State. The court, in a judgement that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, said it was satisfied that the oil field rightfully belonged to Rivers State. It, therefore, directed the National Boundary Commission, NBC,

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  • Electricity workers suspends strike

    Electricity workers suspends strike0

    The National Union of Electricity Employees has suspended its strike action which started on Wednesday, the general secretary of the union said in a statement on Thursday morning. “Following the agreement reached between NUEE and representatives of the Federal Government this morning, on all the issues in contention, the Union wishes to suspend the industrial

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