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Police arrest 2 Niger Delta militants on kidnap mission to Lagos

CP Odumosu The Police in Lagos have arrested two Niger Delta militants at the Ojodu-Berger area of the state on their way to kidnap a certain Alhaji Demola. Those arrested on Thursday have been identified as: Oyas Salvation, 39 years old, a native of Bomadi Town in Ikeremo LGA of Delta State and Okoro Ebi, 25 years old, a native of Safarogbo Village, Ovia LGA, Edo State. According to a police source, credible intelligence that some militants were planning to resume kidnapping activities in Lagos, led to a surveillance and...
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State Govt invited military into Orlu, says Imo Attorney General

Chief Akaolisa, Imo State AG As the military onslaught to rout all enclaves of the Eastern Security Network, ESN, continues in parts of Imo State, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in the state, Chief Cyprian Akaolisa has confirmed that the Imo State government invited the military to assist in the invasion. Speaking in an interview on a national television, monitored by Verified News NGR, the commissioner reiterated that the option of inviting the military became expedient when the ESN, a brainchild of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB...
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Orji takes charge at NEITI

Orji Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, has been announced as the new Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI). His appointment, which would take effect from Friday, February 19, 2021, follows the expiration of the term of office of the immediate past Executive Secretary of the organisation, Waziri Adio. A statement by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Willie Basset, indicated the new appointment is for a five-year term, adding that it was done in accordance with provisions...
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GSS Kagara: Full list of abducted students, teachers

The names of the abducted pupils and teachers of Government Science College,Kagara have been released. The names of the abducted teachers, according to Nation’s report are: Hannatu Philip, Lawal Abdullahi and Dodo Fodio while the non teaching staff are Mohammed Musa and Faiza Mohammed. The abducted family members are: Christiana Adama, Faith Adama, Maimuna Suleman, Nura Isah, Ahmad Isah, Khadizat Isah, Mohammed Mohammed, Aisha Isah and Saratu Isah. The students are: Jamilu Isah, Shem Joshua, Abbas Abdullahi, Isah Abdullahi, Ezekeil Danladi, Haliru Shuibu, Mamuda Suleman, Danzakar Dauda, Abdulsamad Sanusi, Bashir...
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Bawa steps in as EFCC boss

Bawa A substantive helmsman is here for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, following the request ofPresident Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate to confirm Abdulrasheed Bawa as the Chairman of the agency. In a letter to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004. Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina in a statement said:  “Bawa, 40, is a trained EFCC investigator with vast experience in the investigation and prosecution of Advance Fee...
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S’East politicians should emulate Jakande, Okpara

-- Okoye, NIROH PG Following the burial of Alhaji Lateef Jakande, the former governor of Lagos State who passed on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 91, Dr. Paul Okoye, the President General of Ndigbo Royal Heritage Worldwide, NIROH, has commiserated with the people of South West, Nigeria, especially Lagos, asking them to take solace in the indelible marks left behind by the erudite politician, whose achievements as the governor between 1979 and 1983 have remained unrivalled. In a statement, Okoye called on politicians to bear in mind that their achievements...
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Lagosians mourn as Jakande dies at 91

Residents of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub have been thrown into a mournful mood, following the death of Alhaji Lateef Jakande, erstwhile former Governor of the state, who passed on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at the age of 91. His death was announced by Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who said: “With gratitude to God for a worthy life well spent in the service of Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity, I announce the death of a venerable statesman, outstanding politician, public administrator and the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji...
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Castledown unveils ‘Festival of Love’ for Lagosians

Castledown Gallery, organisers of the popular Eko Oni Baje Festival, in furtherance of its commitment to boosting domestic tourism in Nigeria is set host Lagos residents at its Festival of Love event slated for February 14, 2021. Festival of Love is being packaged to avail a convivial, fun atmosphere where love will be celebrated amongst the various ethnic nationalities living in Lagos, while guests are being entertained with music, comedy and exquisite cuisine. According to the proprietor of Castledown, Chinedu Idezuna (aka Eze Mmuo) the evening will provide the atmosphere...
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