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Driver killed in Lagos-Kano train accident in Kaduna

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nigerian rail history went a notch darker on Thursday as reports emerged that a narrow-gauge train travelling from Lagos to Kano derailed at Farin Ruwa, near Jaji in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing the train driver in the process. Malam Abdullahi Alhaji, Public Relations Officer, Northern Regional District of the Nigeria Railways Read More…

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Fuel queues disappearing, electricity supply improving following Buhari’s summon of Ministers, others

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Simon MAINA/AFP. It would seem that the summons by President Muhammadu Buhari of top-level officials in charge of power and petroleum have begun to yield fruit. Disturbed by the epileptic electricity supply and persistent fuel queues across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, summoned Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, Read More…

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Osinbajo scores APC high in infrastructure, agriculture, others

Reading Time: 3 minutes Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says in eight years, the All Progressives Congress(APC)-led Federal Government has embarked on the largest investments in infrastructure and agriculture in Nigeria’s history. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Sunday, said the vice president spoke on Saturday night at the APC convention, held at the Eagles Square, Abuja. The Read More…

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CR Gov Ayade to know defection fate Friday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Police barricade C’ River Assembly gate Judgement will be delivered on Friday at a Federal High Court, Abuja, in a suit filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) against Governor Benedict Ayade of Cross River. The PDP, through its counsel Emmanuel Ukala, SAN, had filed the suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/975/2021 before Justice Taiwo Taiwo to seek Read More…

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Nigerian asylum seekers accuse US border officials of racism

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Encarni Pindado/TNH. United States border officials have been turning away asylum seekers from Nigeria, Colombia, Honduras and Mexico, sparking complaints of unfair treatment. The immigration officials at the Mexican border also denied emigrants from Russia entry into the U.S. Ukrainians who sought refuge in the US were however allowed to go into the Read More…

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Women’s group Nkata Ndi Inyom Igbo condemns bust-up between Obiano and Ojukwu

Reading Time: 3 minutes A women’s group, Nkata Ndi Inyom Igbo has joined the rising number of voices who have condemned the altercation on Friday, 18 March between former Anambra First Lady, Ebelechukwu Obiano and the widow of the ex-Biafran warlord, Ambassador Bianca Ojukwu. The squabble which resulted in a physical slap to the face of Obiano by Ojukwu Read More…

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Google internet cable lands in Africa, promising fast connection

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: TechSpot. First Togo, then Nigeria, Namibia, and South Africa A subsea cable owned by Google that promises to double internet speeds for millions in Africa arrived in Togo on Friday, the company said, the latest step in a multi-year project to provide cheaper access to users across the continent. The Equiano cable, the Read More…

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Nigeria is Russia’s strategic African partner – Envoy

Reading Time: 2 minutes Offers university admission to stranded Nigerian students wishing to continue education In picture above: Nigerian Ambassador to the Russian Federation with concurrent accreditation to the Republic of Belarus, Prof. Abdullahi Shehu and The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Mr Mikhail Bogdanov during a visit of the Nigerian diplomat in Moscow, Russia. Read More…

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Abuja #EndSARS panel orders NDLEA to produce Abba Kyari

Reading Time: < 1 minutes An Independent Investigation Panel sitting in Abuja on Friday ordered the Chairman, National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), retired Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa to produce suspended DCP Abba Kyari on March 22. The panel also ordered the new Commandant of the IGP-IRT, Tunde Disu to do the needful to ensure that Kyari is produced before the Read More…