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INEC office in Ebonyi set on fire

A local office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was set on fire on Sunday in the state of Ebonyi in southeastern Nigeria by unidentified people. The attack destroyed an as-yet-undetermined number of Permanent Voting Credentials, INEC said. National Commissioner...

The new governor of Nigeria, Ademola Adeleke, and his promises to the people of Osun

The new governor of Osun state, Ademola Adeleke, was sworn in on Sunday following his victory in the gubernatorial election on July 16. As the candidate of the opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP), he obtained 403,371 votes to defeat the...

Real Reasons Nigeria’s Fuel Shortage Persists – Marketers

The Independent Petroleum Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has attributed the current fuel shortage to the unavailability of petroleum products and the difficulty of traders in accessing foreign exchange. lPMAN Operations Controller Mike Osatuyi made the remarks in an interview with...

SEC to Promote ‘Sensitive Digital Assets,’ Not Crypto

the National Stock Market Commission says it will not consider cryptocurrencies in its push for digital assets. In February 2021, the commission suspended approval of cryptocurrencies and related products and warned the investing public against crowdfunding and crypto platforms. Despite the...

Nigeria offers artisanal miners a 20-year loan of up to 100 million naira

The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has urged artisanal miners to expand their frontiers by registering with cooperative societies. This, according to the Minister for Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekun Adegbite, will enable them to access a loan of...

Six people killed in Anambra cult clash

Suspected cultists have killed six people in Awka, anambra stateSoutheast Nigeria. The incident happened on Saturday when rival cult groups clashed along the popular Zik avenue in the state capital. The suspected cultists were said to have engaged in a firefight...

Morocco breaks jinx of 24 years with victory over Belgium

For the first time in 24 years, Morocco was able to secure a victory in a World Cup match by beating Belgium 2-0 on Sunday in their second group match at Qatar 2022. The Atlas Lions, prior to Sunday, last...

Costa Rica recovers with victory over Japan

Costa Rica have reignited their slim hopes at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar as they battled to a one-goal win over Japan in their second group match on Sunday. The Blue Samurai, as Japan is affectionately called, would have...

Ademola Adeleke’s inaugural speech as Osun governor

INAUGURATION ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE GOVERNOR OF OSUN STATE, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR ADEMOLA JACKSON NURUDEEN ADELEKE ON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27TH, 2022 Protocol, 1. Today, I stand on the podium of history with a sacred pledge to God and the good people...

In maiden speech, Adeleke approaches Oyetola, freezes government accounts, vows to investigate

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State has ordered all bank accounts belonging to the state government to be frozen with immediate effect. Adeleke was sworn in as Osun State's sixth civil governor on Sunday in the presence of thousands of...

Wike, allies absent, Atiku present as Adeleke is sworn in as 6th Governor of Osun

Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) has been sworn in as the sixth civil governor of Osun State. Mr. Adeleke was sworn in at around 11:47 am The oath was administered by Oyebola Adepele-Ojo, Chief Justice of Osun...

Nigeria sets up plants to refine gold and other minerals

Nigeria has started the process of refining gold, precious stones and other mineral resources in the six geopolitical regions of Nigeria. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, said this when he appeared at the Nigerian News Agency...

Three dead and nine injured in accident on Lagos-Ibadan highway

Three people were killed on Saturday while nine others were injured in an accident involving a Nissan car and a Toyota Sienna on the Fidiwo bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. FRSC sector commander in Ogun, Ahmed Umar, confirmed the incident...

Teacher arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old student

A 32-year-old teacher at a private school in Maiduguri has been arrested and detained by the police for allegedly sexually abusing a 4-year-old student. Borno State Police confirmed the arrest to PREMIUM TIMES. The girl's father, Hassan Dala, said his daughter...

SERAP, others sue Buhari government for illegal pipelines and oil theft

the Socioeconomic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against the government of President Muhammadu Buhari for "the failure to investigate illegal pipeline operations between 2001 and 2022, to name and prosecute those suspected of being involved,...

2023: how the new president of Nigeria will emerge

Most elections around the world simply require that the winning candidate receive the most votes in order to be elected. However, winning some elections requires compliance with certain additional provisions to ensure that the winning candidate has significant...

APC Women’s Leader targets 40 million votes for Tinubu

The national women's leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Betta Edu, has scored 40 million votes for tinubou ballthe party's presidential candidate in the 2023 general election. Ms. Edu said this in Calabar at the APC South-South Women and...

Gunmen kill two security guards, cut off their heads and hands in Ondo

Gunmen killed two security guards at different locations in Ikare-Akoko, Northeast Akoko Local Government Area Ondo State. It was deduced that the gunmen raided the government-owned Mimiko market and NASFAT schools in the Ikare-Akoko metropolis, killing the guards and dismembering...

Nigerian passport offices to open on Saturdays to eliminate application backlog

the Nigerian Immigration Service says it has ordered its offices across the country to work on Saturdays to eliminate the backlog of passport applications. The Comptroller General of the Immigration Service, Isa Jere, gave the directive, according to a statement...

Nigerian government to review pay structure for healthcare workers

As part of efforts to prevent further strikes, the Nigerian government said Thursday it will review the pay structure for doctors and other health workers. Doctors in Nigeria have been in a long war with the government over an increase...
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