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In far away Addis Ababa, Obasanjo backs Buhari’s govt over border closure

  Kunle Akinsola   In a rare gesture, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has thrown his weight behind the closure of Nigeria's borders, describing Nigeria’s west coast neighbour, Benin Republic, as notorious. He said Benin’s notoriety was not new as Nigeria had for long...

Breach of Electric Act: FG set to revoke 8 DISCOs’ licences

Alleging some breaches of their contracts, Federal Government has threatened to revoke the licences of eight power distribution companies ( DISCOs) in the country. It said on Wednesday that the DISCOs had breached some provisions of the Electric Power Sector...
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Ex-Kogi Commissioner bags 19 years in jail for N20m fraud

   For stealing about N20 million naira while in office, a former Kogi State Commissioner for Agriculture, Zachaeus Atte, has...
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Invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, NEC urges state, local governments

  The National Economic Council (NEC), has appealed to States and Local Governments to invest more in issues relating to malnutrition, adding that they should...

Man, 37, faces trial in court for noise-making at police station

A 37-year-old businessman, Lawrence Atikekeresola, got more than what he bargained for allegedly making a noise at a police station in Lagos. He is facing...

Lagos boy plunges into death-well to retrieve phone

    Love of prized possession more than one's life consumed a 26-year-old Lagos boy, who took a dive into a "death-well" to retrieve his phone. The...

Faulty Power Lines: TCN to Acquire Helicopters 

  For fault detection on its transmission line network across the country,  the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it plans to acquire a fleet...