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Russia 2018: Ondo Rep. Hon Joseph Akinlaja Commends Super Eagles On Victory Over Iceland

Russia 2018: Ondo Rep. Hon Joseph Akinlaja Commends Super Eagles On Victory Over Iceland

By Emmanuel Ajibulu A Federal Parliamentarian representing Ondo East and West Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Hon. Joseph Iranola Akinlaja has applauded Super Eagles on their victory over Iceland in the team’s second group match at the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia. Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 at the Volgograd Arena in a Group

President Buhari Appoints Four CBN Non-Executive Directors, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of four new non-executive directors for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The presidential approval was revealed in a statement on Friday by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. According to the statement, the appointments are

DSS Arrests Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe In Abuja

The Department of State Security has arrested the lawmaker representing Abia-South Senatorial District, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe. According to his Special Adviser, Mr. Nwokoma Okorie, Senator Abaribe was picked up on Friday morning at his barber’s shop in the Apo area of Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The DSS could not be reached for confirmation but

Nigeria set for commercial production of home grown anti-sickle cell drug

There is hope for sickle cell anaemia patients in Nigeria following an agreement to start commercial production of a home grown drug for the disease. The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) signed the agreement with a Nigerian pharmaceutical company, May and Baker, to produce the drug called Niprisan. A few weeks ago,

Sule Gaya-Sarkin Fadar Kano Dies At 107

Sule Gaya, the Sarkin Fadar Kano, has died. He died on Thursday evening in Kano after a protracted illness, according to a family member, Amina Abdullahi. According to Ms Amina, Mr Gaya would be buried at 10 a.m Friday at the Palace. Aged 107, the deceased left behind many children, grand children and great grand

Budget Padding Allegation: Senator Shehu Sani raises posers for Buhari

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has tackled President Muhammadu Buhari for accusing federal lawmakers of budget padding while also proceeding to assent to the law. In a statement he posted to his Facebook Page, Mr. Sani wondered why the President would sign a document despite objecting to its content. “Why should Mr President,

Italy To Seize Migrant Rescue Ships

Italy said on Thursday that it would seize two rescue migrant ships, one of which is stranded in the Mediterranean carrying over 200 migrants, adding that they were “illegally” flying the Dutch flag. The ships Lifeline and Seefuchs, of the German NGO Mission Lifeline, “will be seized by the Italian government and directed into our ports”

IS suspects held in Abuja, Bauchi

Three suspected commanders of the Islamic State (IS) in West Africa international terrorist network and many of their Boko Haram associates have been arrested in Abuja and Bauchi, the Department of State Services (DSS) said yesterday. According to the security agency, the arrests were made during special operations. Also arrested are suspected cultists, armed robbers,

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