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Explainer: What will Russian recognition of breakaway Ukraine regions mean?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS. In picture above: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris meets Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy during the Munich Security Conference, in Munich, Germany, February 19, 2022. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS Russian President Vladimir Putin told the French and German leaders on Monday that he planned to sign a decree recognising two Read More…

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U.S. Supreme Court formally ends Trump’s fight over Capitol attack records

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Carlos Barria. The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday brought a formal end to former President Donald Trump’s request to block the release of White House records sought by the Democratic-led congressional panel investigating last year’s deadly attack on the Capitol by a mob of his supporters. The court’s decision to formally reject Trump’s Read More…

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VIS slams 5K tickets on traffic offenders monthly in Lagos – Director

Reading Time: 2 minutes Director of Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) in Lagos, Mr Akin-George Fashola, has said that the service issues an average of 5,000 bills for traffic offences on monthly basis. Fashola dropped the hint in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Tuesday. He said that after the installation of cameras on Read More…

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Lagos moves to restore activities to real estate sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: 3CEES Projects. The Lagos State Government has said that deliberate policies and actions are ongoing to restore activities to the real estate sector of the state economy. Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Housing, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, stated this at the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) Real Estate Outlook 2022 Read More…

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Septuagenarian docked for alleged damage to property in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Sahara Reporters Media. The police have brought a 72-year-old man, Kadiri Salawu, before an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on charges of damage to a building. Salawu is standing trial before the Magistrate, Mr Ademola Adesanya, on a three-count charge of conspiracy, willful damage to property, and threat to life He, however, Read More…

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No need for extra OPEC+ supplies amid Iran talks, Nigeria says

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri. In picture above: Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva speaks during the Saudi Green Initiative Forum to discuss efforts by the world’s top oil exporter to tackle climate change in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 23, 2021. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri There is no need for OPEC+ to expand its Read More…

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Buhari mourns National Anthem lyricist Prof. Babatunde Ogunnaike

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has joined family and friends of Babatunde Ogunnaike, a professor of more than 25 years and Dean of Engineering at Delaware University, in mourning the scholar. Ogunnaike, who hailed from Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun, died on Sunday, Feb. 20 at the age of 65. The president’s condolence message is contained in a statement by Read More…

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Nigerian national anthem lyricist Babatunde Ogunnaike is dead

Reading Time: 3 minutes The death has been reported of Tunde Ogunnaike, whose words make up most of stanza two of the Nigerian national anthem. He died in the United States, where he had been a professor for over 25 years and lately Dean of Engineering at Delaware University. He passed away on Sunday, 20 February 2022 after waging Read More…