• Fire Razes 7 Shops in Omu-Aran

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    An early morning inferno on Sunday razed no fewer than seven  shops in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara. An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), that the fire started from one of the shops on the Aperan Way. Some of the affected goods included hair dressing equipment, computers, photocopiers, cooking utensils,…

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  • I Can’t Do Without Garri And Dried Fish – Senator

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    Sen. Solomon Olamilekan (Lagos West Senatorial District) on Thursday said that having soaked “garri’’ and dried fish as a meal gave him more satisfaction than any other food. Olamilekun, a member of the Senate Committee on Finance, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that garri and dried fish was his favourite food….

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    Police Rescue 10 Kidnapped Victims In Abuja

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    The Police Command in FCT yesterday said it rescued 10 persons kidnapped by a gang of hoodlums in Darka village in Kuje Area Council of the FCT. The victims are Fanus Emmanuel, Babangida Emmanuel, Akimmi Dauda, Japheth Kwasu, Dorcas Shuaibu, Kemuche IK, Hamza Yunusa, Umar Godiri, Ismaila Yusuf and Abubakar Gomo. A statement issued by…

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    Naira Gains Over Low Demand For Dollar

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    The low demand for dollar at the parallel market yesterday forced the naira to appreciate against the American currency, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The Nigerian currency gained N5 in Lagos to exchange at N460 to a dollar from N465 recorded on Tuesday. Also, the Pound Sterling and Euro closed at N560 and N500…

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    FEC Approves Purchase Of 38 Surveillance Jeeps

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    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the direct procurement of 38 patrol jeeps manufactured locally, to enhance the operations of the inspectorate division of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development. This was the high point of the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari during which the council also ratified the…

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  • Court Adjourns Alex Badeh’s Trial Till Oct 27

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    The Federal High Court, Abuja, has adjourned the former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh’s trial till October 27 The presiding  judge, Justice Okon Abang, adjourned the matter to October 27, Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 when the prosecution presented the sixth witness on Wednesday. The Prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) led the sixth prosecution…

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  • FEC Approves N700m For Completion Of Abandoned Federal Secretariats In 6 States

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    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N700million for the completion of abandoned federal secretariats in Anambra, Bayelsa, Gombe, Nasarawa, Osun and Zamfara states. Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, said this on Wednesday in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu…

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  • FG Declares Oct 3 Public Holiday

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    The federal government has declared October 3, as public holiday to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary. This is contained in a statement issued by the Acting Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, yesterday in Abuja. He said the Minister of Interior, retired Lt-Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, assured Nigerians at home and abroad that Government…

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