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Idowu Sowunmi with agency reports An American citizen abducted last week in Niger has been rescued during a high-risk U.S. military raid in neighbouring Nigeria, officials told ABC News early Saturday. The mission was undertaken by elite commandos as part of a major effort to free the U.S. citizen, Philip Walton,...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday urged Kaduna State indigenes to cooperate with government and security agencies to secure peace and harmony, stressing that development will only take place when energies are collectively channelled to building, instead of destruction of lives and property. In a statement by the President's Special Adviser on...
Says Lagos Cannot Afford To Relax Battle Against Coronavirus Governor Directs Civil Servants From Grade Level 14 Below To Work From Home Following the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria and increase in number of coronavirus cases in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has banned carnivals, concerts and street...
President Muhammadu Buhari’s close ally, Mallam Isa Funtua has died as a result of cardiac arrest Monday evening. According to Daily Trust, a brother of the business mogul said: “Mallam told his family members that he wanted to see his doctor but decided to visit his barber first. He drove...
A Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) data has revealed that the naira has fallen by 108 per cent against the West African CFA (popularly known as CFA). As the West African CFA rallies to wipe out the hitherto wide trading gap between the two currencies, it gained 36 kobo from...
The first indigenous medically graded face mask manufacturing company has opened in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, opened the O-Care Medical Face Mask factory in Odofin Park Estate, Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of the State, saying the development was timely. The factory is a subsidiary of Transgreen Nigeria...
The Federal Government has announced that the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will be totally shutdown for two days beginning from midnight on Friday to midnight on Sunday in order to carry out special repair works on the 11.8km platform. The shutdown of the very busy bridge was made known...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and contestant in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Osagie Eze-Iyamu. The President's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made this known in a statement on his Facebook page. Adesina in the...
Officers of the Nigerian police in Taraba State have once again apprehended a suspected child trafficker identified as Mary Yakubu. Mary Yakubu who had been previously arrested twice for trafficking was apprehended on Sunday with 27 children. In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba, David Misal disclosed...