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Buhari greets Oba of Lagos at 77

Reading Time: 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called the Oba of Lagos, Dr Rilwanu Babatunde Akiolu, to convey his best wishes to the traditional ruler on the occasion of his 77th birthday. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. The presidential Read More…

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LASWA commences clearing of water hyacinth on waterways

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Brigida I. Sanchez, Global Coalition for Lake Tana Restoration. The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Thursday started the annual clearing and removal of water hyacinth from jetties, terminals and routes on the state inland waterways. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, stated this in a statement Read More…

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Nigeria’s Osimhen sees first career red in Napoli’s win over Real Sociedad

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: goal.com. The Nigeria international was sent off for the first time ever as the Parthenopeans picked up an away win against Imanol Alguacil’s menVictor Osimhen was shown a red card in Napoli’s 1-0 triumph over Real Sociedad in Thursday’s Europa League clash. The Nigeria international who joined the Italian Serie A outfit from Read More…

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Power sector records all-time peak of 5,4590 MW

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS, Nigeria Electricity Hub. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the nation’s power industry has attained another all-time national peak of 5,459.50 Mega Watts (MW). This was announced by Mrs Ndidi Mbah, TCN’s General Manager (Public Affairs), in Abuja on Thursday. Mbah said the national peak was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s Read More…

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D’Tigers ready for Algeria come Nov. 27, says NBBF

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: ThisDay Live. Nigeria will start her race for qualification for the Rwanda/Egypt Afrobasket 2021 against Algeria on Nov. 27 in Algiers the capital city. The leadership of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has said that qualification for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Men’s tournament was non-negotiable. Nigeria’s D’Tigers, 2015 champions in their last appearance Read More…