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Truck crushes students, others in Ondo accident

Some students of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba in Ondo State have been feared killed in an accident that occurred near the entrance gate of the university. Several other persons who were at the scene were also said to have been crushed. The accident was said to have occurred at about...

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NPA truck e-call takes off

The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA says its electronic call-up system for trucks has taken off. This was contained in the authority’s official Twitter page and a statement on Friday. It tweeted: “The Authority is pleased to announce the commencement of Eto, the Electronic Truck call-up system, designed for the management of...



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Gov. Sanwo-Olu and others sign the N100bn bond

Lagos raises N100bn bond to finance infrastructure

Lagos State Government has opened a new chapter in its stride towards attaining self-sustenance in finance and governance. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday, signed documents for the issuance of N100.33 billion bond, which the State raised from capital market to fund infrastructure and pressing capital projects. At a signing ceremony...



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Late Joe Erico

Ex-Super Eagles goalkeeper Erico dies at 71

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Joe Erico, has died at 71 years old. The Nigeria Football Federation’s spokesperson, Ademola Olajire, confirmed Erico’s death on Thursday. A statement from the NFF quoted Erico’s family members as saying that the former assistant coach of Super Eagles complained of body pain and was treated for...
Rotarian Dotun Lampejo

Rotary Club of Ikeja teams up with Emmaus Rotary Club to...

Rotary Club of Ikeja, District 9110, Lagos, Nigeria is teaming up with Emmaus Rotary Club, District 7430, Pennsylvania, USA and the Mediators Beyond Borders International, (MBBI) to organize the MBBI International Peace Training Institute (MBBI- IPTI) in Lagos, Nigeria. The training will involve 30 women- participants in peace...



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Hadiza Bala Usman

Bala Usman’s appointment: A reward for service by Kayode Oluwatoyin

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Thursday reappointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), indorses the administration’s appreciation of hard work and commitment to fatherland. If not for any other thing, Bala Usman has in the past four years, shown uncommon passion for the entrenchment of...
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Security checklist as Nigeria marks armed forces Remembrance Day – Presidency

January 15 every year is commemorated as Armed Forces Remembrance Day. As the milestone is marked this year, it also provides ample opportunity to chronicle current landmark achievements by our military in tackling security challenges in the land, towards fulfilling the constitutional requirement of Government guaranteeing the protection of lives...