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January 15, 2019 8:26 PM Buhari launches new Nigerian passport with 10-year validity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, launched a new enhanced security Nigerian passport with 10 years validity. Buhari performed the ceremony at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The FEC meeting was held a day earlier, to enable the President participate in the All Progressives Congress (APC) rallies 25

January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 25

January 9, 2019 9:00 AM Julius Berger reveals when second Niger Bridge will be completed

Mr Frederick Weiser, the Project Director, Julius Berger Nig. Ltd. on Tuesday disclosed that work on the second Niger Bridge will be completed by Feb. 28, 2022. Weiser made the disclosure when Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra State inspected ongoing work at the project site in Ogbaru near Onitsha. He said the contract for the construction of the Bridge 23

January 1, 2019 11:46 AM Apostle Joshua Mone releases prophecies about Buhari, Obasanjo, Atiku, 2019 election

Apostle Joshua Mone, General Overseer of Voice of Liberty intercessors ministry in Delta State has released his prophesies for 2019. He called for prayer for the health of President Muhammadu Buhari, former president Olusegun Obasanjo, the country, the general election among others. 1. Nigerians must pray, I see a conspiracy to postpone election dates 21

December 31, 2018 5:58 AM 6 injured, 2 housewives raped as herdsmen attack Delta community

Fulani herdsmen operating in Uwheru Community in Delta State, at the weekend, allegedly injured six persons in their farmlands. They equally raped two housewives who were said to be on their way home. One of the victims, who spoke with journalists said;” We all were in the same farmlands when they entered with their cattle. As we tried to raise alarm 19

December 26, 2018 7:45 PM 2019: New militant group emerges in Niger Delta, vows to stop elections

A new militant group, War Against Niger Delta Exploitation, WANDE, has sprung up in the oil rich region. The new group has consequently threatened to disrupt the 2019 elections, unless the government showed commitment to the development of the region. The group made the threat in a seven-point communiqué it released on Wednesday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers 22

December 26, 2018 7:08 PM Police arrest 2-man gang ambushing bank customers in Bayelsa

The Bayelsa Police Command, on Wednesday said it averted a serious crime by arresting a two-man armed robbery gang that ambushed customers near commercial banks in Yenagoa. Police spokesman for Bayelsa Command, DSP Asinim Butswat, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that the armed robbery gang was arrested in a tricycle, which they used for their 20

December 25, 2018 7:24 AM Okorocha, Okowa, Lalong, Fayemi celebrate with Nigerians

Governors of Imo, Delta, Plateau and Ekiti States have felicitated with Nigerians as they join the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s Christmas. Okowa, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, urged Christians to pray for peace, love, and unity of the country and total reconciliation with God and man. The governor said: “The birth 31

December 20, 2018 1:05 PM Senate confirms Owasanoye, eight others as ICPC Chairman, members [Full list]

The Senate on Thursday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as the Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). They are: Grace Chinda from Delta, Okolo Titus (Enugu), Obiora Igwedebia (Anambra), Olubukola Balogun (Lagos) and Justice Adamu Bello (Katsina). The other members are: Hannatu Muhammed 28

December 20, 2018 8:50 AM South West Development Commission bill passes first reading at Senate

A bill seeking to establish the South West Development Commission on Wednesday passed first reading at the Senate. If the Bill is eventually passed, it would bring the commissions managed by the Federal Government to four. While the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) is already in operation and those of North East, South East Commission were passed 34