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Sep
08

Gabon: Junta appoints new Prime Minister

Gabon’s military rulers yesterday appointed Raymond Ndong Sima, a prominent opponent to ousted president Ali Bongo Ondimba, as interim prime minister following the country’s coup on August 30, state TV announced. Ndong Sima, a 68-year-old economist, served as prime minister under Bongo from 2012 to 2014 before becoming a critic and eventually challenging him in […]

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Sep
08

Acquisition fallout: TUC takes the fight to Agip

The Trade Union Congress yesterday reportedly barricaded the premises of the Nigeria Agip Oil Company Limited in Port Harcourt, protesting its sale and that of Eni Nigeria to Oando Plc. This came barely 48 hours after the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria threatened to withdraw its members from all offices and […]

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Sep
08

Force Intelligence Bureau gets an upgrade

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Olukayode Egbetokun, yesterday approved the upscaling of the Force Intelligence Bureau, which has now become the Force Intelligence Department, within the Nigeria Police Force. The police high command announced that this development would solidify ongoing efforts to bolster and upgrade the intelligence capabilities of the NPF, aiming to enhance internal […]

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Sep
08

Support to victims of terror becomes a law in Borno State

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State has signed into law a bill to provide legal backing for the state to render special support to victims of Boko Haram attacks in Maiduguri, the state capital. The bill according to report called the Borno State Social Investment Bill, is one of the nine bills he signed into […]

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Sep
08

Limit foreign observer’s access in our elections – NIA to FG

The National Intelligence Agency yesterday activated a fresh discourse on the accreditation of foreign observers for elections by the Nigerian government saying it should be reviewed in national interest and for security reasons. The NIA said it had become necessary for the Federal Government to put foreign election observers on its watchlist for national security. […]

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Sep
07

Osimhen, Oshoala makes 2023 Ballon d’Or shortlist

Report said Nigerian duo Victor Osimhen and Asisat Oshoala have been shortlisted for the 2023 Ballon d’Or award in the men’s and women’s categories. The prestigious ceremony according to report will take place in Paris on October 30. Osimhen currently the leading scorer in the African Cup of Nations qualifying series with seven goals, becomes […]

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Sep
07

Nigeria’s Victor Boniface nominated for Bundesliga Player of the month award

Following an impressive start to the 2023/24 season since joining Bayer Leverkusen, Nigerian striker, Victor Boniface, has been nominated for Bundesliga Player of The Month award. The striker will battle Bayern Munich duo Harry Kane and Alphonso Davies as well as Union Berlin’s Kevin Behrens. Wolfsburg’s Jonas and Wind and Leipzeig’s Benjamin Henrichs are the […]

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Sep
07

N335 billion lost to oil spill since January

Economy – Nigeria lost about N335m to oil spilled between January and August 2023, according to estimation from data released by the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency NOSDRA. NOSDRA, in its oil spill data for the period under review, said a total of 168 incidents of oil spill incidents, which cost the country […]

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