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FAAN bars untrained officials from driving on airport taxiway

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has barred untrained airport officials from driving on airport taxiways. This is in order to forestall aircraft-vehicle collision...

Delta govt enlists Police, SSS to help enforce grazing law

The police and other security agencies in Delta have assured the Delta Livestock Management Committee (DLMC) of support for the peaceful implementation of the...

UN applauds Nigeria over first successful prosecution, conviction of pirates

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), has commended Nigeria for the first-ever successful prosecution and conviction of pirates in Africa. This is...

Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa Commissioner, Otokito Oparmiola

Gunmen have kidnapped the Commissioner for Trade and Commerce in Bayelsa State, Mr Otokito Oparmiola. It was gathered that the commissioner was abducted by armed...

Over one million children will be vaccinated against polio – FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed its readiness to vaccinate a total of 1,165,981 children under the age of five in 2,837...

Poverty in Nigeria, other West African nations rose by 3% – UN Report

Extreme poverty in West Africa rose by nearly three per cent in 2021, another fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, a UN-backed report launched on...

Ortom signs anti-open grazing amendment bill into law

Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday signed the Benue anti-open grazing amendment bill into law, with changes to the amount charged as fine. Speaking at the...

2023: Tinubu meets with Ibrahim Babangida, Gov. Bello

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and 2023 Presidential aspirant, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, visited former military Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida,...

AFCON 2021: Otedola promises Super Eagles N102m to win cup

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, has promised the Super Eagles of Nigeria $250,000 (N102,895,000) if they win the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The...

2023: INEC to activate additional 1,862 centers to boost voter registration

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday that it would activate additional 1,862 voters registration centres nation to make it easier for Nigerians...

Troops kill 49 terrorists as 863 others surrender in recent encounter – DHQ

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has said troops killed 49 terrorists and bandits across theaters of operations while 863 terrorists surrendered in the last two...

Explosion rocks Ghana, kills 17, injures 59

At least 17 people were killed and 59 injured Thursday by an explosion that devastated part of a town in western Ghana after a...

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, kicks against increase in fuel price

Former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, has warned against an increase in fuel price. The former General, who spoke at the 19th Daily Trust...

Nnamdi Kanu never denied IPOB in court – Lawyer

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has debunked reports that he denied being the leader of IPOB while taking...

FRSC impounds 11,060 vehicles, arrests 20,845 traffic violators in a month

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) impounded over 11,060 vehicles and booked 20,845 motorists for various traffic violations during its 2021 ‘Operation Zero Tolerance...