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NDLEA seizes 456.8kg of drugs in Kogi, arrest four

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Kogi State, has arrested four suspects while 456.8 kilogrammes of illicit drugs were seized in four days. The state Commander of NDLEA, Abdulkadir Abdullahi-Fakai, disclosed this on Tuesday in Lokoja. He said, “The 456.8kg illicit drugs, including exol-5, codeine, and cannabis sativa, were seized between...

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Elon Musk sells nearly US$7b worth of Tesla shares

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Elon Musk has sold nearly US$7 billion worth of Tesla shares, according to legal filings published Tuesday, amid a high-stakes legal battle with Twitter over a US$44 billion buyout deal. The Tesla boss sold some 7.9 million shares between August 5 and 9, according to filings published on the Securities...



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The 5 Best Stock Brokers in Nigeria

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With stock trading in Nigeria, shares in firms are bought and sold in an attempt to profit from the fluctuation in their prices on a daily basis. When it comes to the stock market, short-term trading is what sets traders apart from long-term investors. Whichever investment approach you take, stock...



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Serena Williams announces possible retirement from tennis

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Serena Williams has suggested she is set to retire from tennis, saying she will be "evolving away" from the sport after the US Open. Writing for Vogue, the American 23-time Grand Slam singles champion said she is moving towards "other things that are important to me", adding she does not...

Commonwealth Games: Buhari Celebrates Team Nigeria Amid Medals’ Galore

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President Muhammadu Buhari has joined millions of other sports-loving Nigerians in celebrating the athletes that represented Nigeria gloriously in the 22nd Commonwealth Games, Birmingham 2022. The president also watched some of the colourful and spectacular moments in the 11-day competition, which had no fewer than 5,000 athletes representing 72...



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Sanwo-Olu: Celebrating a kind hearted achiever at 56 By Gboyega Akosile

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It is common in our clime for praise singers and vuvuzela blowers to be at their best performances, increasing the tempo of their art to crescendo on a day like this for Governors, Presidents and people of high political positions. One can’t blame them. It is their way of...
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NIDCOM @ 2: Beyond expectations By Abdur-Rahman Balogun

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The month of May can aptly be described as Diaspora month in Nigeria. This, apart from July 25, designated as National Diaspora Day by the Federal Government, was the month when the dream of most fundamentals of diaspora was birthed. It was in May 19, 2019, the hitherto office...