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Oyo taskforce demands dues, price reduction from Indian borehole drillers

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The head of the taskforce and Chairman of the All Drillers Association in Oyo State, Mr Kolawole Olayinka, has expressed concern about the increasing cost of borehole drilling in the state by Indian nationals. Olayinka, in a statement, lamented how Indian nationals in the state are taking advantage of the people and the government. According […]

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FG to build 5,000 housing units in each state

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The Executive Director, Housing, Finance and Accounts, Federal Housing Authority, Dr Matthias Byuan has stated that the Federal Government is committed to build 5,000 housing units in each state of the federation. Byuan stated this during a reception held in his honor at the Maitama residence of the Leader of APC, Benue State and Secretary […]

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Illegal vigilante: Court orders FG to try Miyetti Allah leader

A Federal High Court in Abuja has directed the federal government to file charges against the leader of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo within seven days. Justice Inyang Ekwo on Thursday gave the order after the end of a previous order granting the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) permission to remand Bodejo for 15 […]

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Illegal vigilante: Court orders FG to try Miyetti Allah leader

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has directed the federal government to file charges against the leader of the Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Bodejo within seven days. Justice Inyang Ekwo on Thursday gave the order after the end of a previous order granting the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) permission to remand Bodejo for 15 […]

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Customs Fight Food Crisis, Commence Sales Of Seized Rice In Lagos

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Independent Newspapers Limited, registered on July 17, 2001 (RC No: 419927), commenced publication on October 1, 2001. With registered office at 15b, Daranijo street, off Odusami street, off Wemco road, Ogba, Ikeja, it publishes DAILY INDEPENDENT, Monday – Friday; Saturday Independent, Sunday Independent, independent.ng, TV Independent on YouTube and IndependentNgr (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram).

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Huge Oil Slick From Cargo Ship Hit By Houthis Triggers Environmental Disaster Concerns

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Huge Oil Slick From Cargo Ship Hit By Houthis Triggers Environmental Disaster Concerns | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home World Huge Oil Slick From Cargo Ship Hit By Houthis Triggers Environmental Disaster Concerns

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Organisers raise N1m for Abuja Actors Audition Show

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Organisers of the Abuja Actors Audition Show (AAAS) have put N1 million at stake for the grand finale of the talent hunt show in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Favour Johnson, Managing Director, One Voice Africa, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the AAAS […]

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2nd African Heritage Awards to hold in Lagos —Organisers

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The African Heritage Awards (AHA) 2024 earlier scheduled to hold in Johannesburg, South Africa, has been relocated to Lagos. A statement issued by Mr Moses Siasia, Chairman, Heritage Times, organisers of the awards, said that the event location was changed due to unavoidable bottlenecks. Siasia said the event has now been scheduled to hold at […]

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My diamond chain worth over N900m – Davido

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Afrobeat musician, David Adeleke well known as Davido, says his diamond chain is valued at $600,000 (over N900million). The artiste, who is famous for his voracious appetite for flaunting expensive jewellery, stunned fans with the enormous price tag of his most valuable item, “the timeless diamond pendant” that hangs around his neck. “My diamond chain […]

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NDLEA Visits Emirates to Combat Drug Abuse in Yobe

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Independent Newspapers Limited, registered on July 17, 2001 (RC No: 419927), commenced publication on October 1, 2001. With registered office at 15b, Daranijo street, off Odusami street, off Wemco road, Ogba, Ikeja, it publishes DAILY INDEPENDENT, Monday – Friday; Saturday Independent, Sunday Independent, independent.ng, TV Independent on YouTube and IndependentNgr (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram).

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Residents Commend Rivers NDDC Representative for Life-Saving Intervention During Cholera Outbreak in Soku Community

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Residents Commend Rivers NDDC Representative for Life-Saving Intervention During Cholera Outbreak in Soku Community | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Residents Commend Rivers NDDC Representative for Life-Saving Intervention During Cholera Outbreak in Soku Community

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Oyo Education Ministry PermSec Adeniyi Bows Out Of Service

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Independent Newspapers Limited, registered on July 17, 2001 (RC No: 419927), commenced publication on October 1, 2001. With registered office at 15b, Daranijo street, off Odusami street, off Wemco road, Ogba, Ikeja, it publishes DAILY INDEPENDENT, Monday – Friday; Saturday Independent, Sunday Independent, independent.ng, TV Independent on YouTube and IndependentNgr (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram).

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Food Crisis: Social Crusader Advocates Deployment of Inmates to Farms for Agricultural Revival

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Food Crisis: Social Crusader Advocates Deployment of Inmates to Farms for Agricultural Revival | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home News Food Crisis: Social Crusader Advocates Deployment of Inmates to Farms for Agricultural Revival

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Integrity Reaps Honour As LASU Governing Council Holds Valedictory Session For Sule

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Integrity Reaps Honour As LASU Governing Council Holds Valedictory Session For Sule | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Latest News Integrity Reaps Honour As LASU Governing Council Holds Valedictory Session For Sule

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Cleric urges leaders to guide youth reformation in South East

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The General Overseer, Dominion City Church Bishop David Ogbueli, says he wants to speak to the church and religious leaders about the need to be part of the moral reformation of the youth in the southeast region. The General Overseer of the Dominion City Church, worldwide, and founder of the Goldenheart Foundation, Bishop David Ogbueli, […]

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Akeredolu: Nigeria lost a fearless soldier, advocate for humanity – Tinubu

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President Bola Tinubu has described the former Governor of Ondo State, late Rotimi Akeredolu as a “fearless soldier” for his unwavering advocate for the people of the state.  Daily Trust reports that Akeredolu died on December 27 after suffering prostate cancer. He was aged 67. Tinubu, who spoke on Friday at the funeral service held […]

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How we plan to elevate Lagos as talents’ hub – Fatodu, DG, Sports Commission

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Newly appointed Director-General of the Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Lekan Fatodu, says the state government plans to reinvigorate school sports with a vision to enhancing the overall sporting landscape and promote the development of young athletes. Revealing this at the 17th Inter- House Sports Competition of Vivian Fowler Memorial College for Girls held at […]

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CSOs ask N/Assembly to probe FG’s $3.4bn COVID-19 loan, subsidy savings

Nine civil society organisations (CSOs) on Friday urged the National Assembly to investigate the $3.4billion loan received by the Federal Government from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. They also decried the federal government’s excessive requests for borrowing and the accelerated approval by the parliament without concrete proof of what […]

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Land Tussle: Nigeria Army Appeals Judgment On 3,646 Acres Of Osun Land

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The Nigerian Army has appealed the judgment ordering it to relinquish possession of 3,646 acres of land located between the Kelebe area and Omu Stream in the Osogbo/Olorunda Local Government Areas of Osun State. An Osun State High Court, sitting in Ile-Ife, had on January 10, 2023, declared the acquisition of the land by the […]
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Land Tussle: Nigeria Army Appeals Judgment On 3,646 Acres Of Osun Land

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The Nigerian Army has appealed the judgment ordering it to relinquish possession of 3,646 acres of land located between the Kelebe area and Omu Stream in the Osogbo/Olorunda Local Government Areas of Osun State. An Osun State High Court, sitting in Ile-Ife, had on January 10, 2023, declared the acquisition of the land by the […]
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Shortage Of Teachers’ A Big Challenge To Teaching Profession In Osun – NUT

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The Osun State Chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), has described the shortage of teachers in public schools as a big challenge to the teaching profession in the state. This was as the union called on Governor Ademola Adeleke to ensure that the teachers to be recruited undergo a Computer-based Test (CBT) to […]
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Police Commend Makinde As 14th Biennial Police Games Begins In Ibadan

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IBADAN – The Nigeria Police have commended the Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde for providing needed resources and logistics support as the 14th edition of the Biennial Police Games tagged Oluyole 2024, is set to kick off in Ibadan, on Saturday. The historic sporting event will begin with an opening ceremony that will be attended […]

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Customs Moves To Fight Food Crises In Nigeria, Commence Sales Of Seized Rice In Lagos

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Customs Moves To Fight Food Crises In Nigeria, Commence Sales Of Seized Rice In Lagos | Independent Newspaper Nigeria Home Latest News Customs Moves To Fight Food Crises In Nigeria, Commence Sales Of Seized Rice In Lagos

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FRN vs Ali Bello: Court Shifts Trial To March 14, Warns EFCC To Be Diligent In Prosecution

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has shifted further trial in the charges against Ali Bello and Suleiman Daudu till March 14 with a warning the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to be diligent in the conduct of the trial. The Court, while granting an accelerated hearing, threatened to close the charges against the…
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Akpabio flatters South-east, says region will no longer be marginalised

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Mr Akpabio also noted that the bill seeking for the establishment of SEDC was hurriedly passed to show solidarity with people of the region.
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