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Nigerian Navy Uncovers 41 Illegal Refining Sites,

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Troops of Operation Delta Sanity have raided 41 illegal refining sites and impounded stolen crude oil and other products valued at N8.6 billion in three weeks. The Director of Naval Information, Rear Adm. Adedotun Ayo-Vaughan, made this known in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja. Ayo-Va ...

Why There’s Power Outage In Abuja—AEDC

Thursday, February 29, 2024
The Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc (AEDC) has said the power outage experienced in some parts of the capital city was due to the repairs on the 33kv NIPP feeder. AEDC made this known in a statement via its official X handle on Thursday. It listed the affected locations as: Dantata Estate, ...

Zamfara Disengages All Non-posted Permanent Secretaries

Thursday, February 29, 2024
Zamfara State Executive Council has approved the retirement of all non-posted Permanent Secretaries in the State Civil Service. This was made known to newsmen in Gusau, the State capital, by the State Commissioner for Information and Culture, Mannir Mu rsquo;azu Haidara Kaura. He added that th ...

FG Arrests, Detains Two Binance Executives 

Thursday, February 29, 2024
The Federal Government has reportedly arrested and detained two senior executives of Binance, a crypto currency exchange company. According to reports, both executives flew into Nigeria last week following a ban on their website and were arrested by officials of the office of the National Securit ...

President Tinubu Departs To Qatar For Business, Investment Forum 

Thursday, February 29, 2024
President Bola Tinubu has announced plan to depart Lagos State and embark on a two-day official visit to the State of Qatar on Thursday. Ajuri Ngelale, special media aide to the President, in a statement on Wednesday, said the visit which is on invitation of His Highness, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad A ...

I Take Full Responsibility For Hardship, Nigeria’ll Survive—Tinubu

Thursday, February 29, 2024
President Bola Tinubu has said that his administration is working to ensure that Nigeria is reformed for greater efficiency with a particular emphasis on systematically inculcating fairness and equity in all aspects of national life. Tinubu, who said he took responsibility for the economic hardsh ...

Senate Summons Wike, FCT Police Commissioner Over Kidnap, Killing Of Legal Aide

Thursday, February 29, 2024
The Senate has summoned the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, and the FCT Commissioner of Police, Benneth Igwe, over the kidnapping and killing of Chris Agidy, a legal aide to Senator Ned Nwoko. This was coming after the FCT Police Command, on Tuesday, arrested second ...

FCT Administration Demolishes BDC Illegal Shanties, Structures In Abuja

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The City Management Team of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has dismantled illegal shanties and structures of Bureau De Change (BDC) operators in Wuse Zone 4, Abuja. Mr Mukhtar Galadima, Director, Department of Development Control, FCTA, who led the team on Wednesday, told ne ...

NCC Orders MTN, Glo, Others To Block SIMs Without NIN 

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reiterated its directive to telecom operators to bar telephone subscribers not linked to their National Identification Numbers (NIN) on or before February 28, 2024. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Dr Aminu Maida, spoke at the NCC rsquo;s Specia ...

Pure Water May Hit N100 For One Sachet— Producers

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
The Association of Table Waters Producers (ATWAP) has stated that the price of pure water may be sold for N100 per one considering the high cost of production materials. The union lamented that producers face challenges such as the high cost of diesel, lack of power as well as high cost of produc ...
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