Police Sack 600 Oyo Sawmillers

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -Two hundred policemen yesterday ejected 600 traders from Temidire Sawmillers Planks Market ahead of the August 1st hearing of the case instituted by the traders against the Oyo State Government,

[Daily Trust] Ibadan -Two hundred policemen yesterday ejected 600 traders from Temidire Sawmillers Planks Market ahead of the August 1st hearing of the case instituted by the traders against the Oyo State Government,

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Bauchi Makes HIV, Genotype Tests Mandatory Before Marriage

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Bauchi State Government has enacted a law to compel intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests before marriage. This was disclosed at a meeting of stakeholders yesterday at the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/A…

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -Bauchi State Government has enacted a law to compel intending couples to conduct HIV and genotype tests before marriage. This was disclosed at a meeting of stakeholders yesterday at the Bauchi State Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS Tuberculosis /Leprosy and Malaria (BACATMA).

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SIU Must Investigate Presidential Protection Head for Alleged Kickbacks

[DA] Reports today have revealed that the Head of the Presidential Protection Service (PPS), Major-General Muzingaye Mxolisi Dladla, allegedly received as much as R700 000 in kickbacks from Instrumentation for Traffic Law Enforcement (ITLE) towards buy…

[DA] Reports today have revealed that the Head of the Presidential Protection Service (PPS), Major-General Muzingaye Mxolisi Dladla, allegedly received as much as R700 000 in kickbacks from Instrumentation for Traffic Law Enforcement (ITLE) towards buying a R3.2 million house in the Blue Valley Golf Estate in Midrand, Gauteng.

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The Time Traveller

[This Day] Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki is attempting to send Edo back to its golden age, and if his excellent track-record is anything to go by, betting against him to do that will be epic folly,

[This Day] Edo State governor Godwin Obaseki is attempting to send Edo back to its golden age, and if his excellent track-record is anything to go by, betting against him to do that will be epic folly,

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ANA Launches Campaign Against Violent Extremism

[This Day] The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has announced the creation of the Association of Nigerian Authors Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ANA PCVE) programme. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with STRA…

[This Day] The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has announced the creation of the Association of Nigerian Authors Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism (ANA PCVE) programme. This follows the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with STRADA Development Initiative, an Abuja-based NGO.

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Experts Advocate Capacity Boost for Green Energy, Economy

[Daily Trust] Experts in fields of renewable energy, environment and climate change converged in Abuja yesterday to brainstorm on ways of boosting capacity for the production of energy technology that will boost green and sustainable economy in Africa.

[Daily Trust] Experts in fields of renewable energy, environment and climate change converged in Abuja yesterday to brainstorm on ways of boosting capacity for the production of energy technology that will boost green and sustainable economy in Africa.

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‘Nigeria’s System Harsh On Talents’

[This Day] President, Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy and former Minister of Health, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, has decried the harsh condition of things in the country, saying “if our system were not inclement to talent we would be celebrating a bount…

[This Day] President, Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy and former Minister of Health, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, has decried the harsh condition of things in the country, saying "if our system were not inclement to talent we would be celebrating a bountiful harvest of geniuses in all the fields of human endeavour."

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A Queen’s Bold Step

[This Day] Recently, Olori Wuraola Zaynab Otiti Ogunwusi, the Queen of Ife and wife of the Ooni, led a large throng of women on a march in Lagos to protest and raise awareness on domestic violence and sexual abuse against women. Mary Ekah, in this inte…

[This Day] Recently, Olori Wuraola Zaynab Otiti Ogunwusi, the Queen of Ife and wife of the Ooni, led a large throng of women on a march in Lagos to protest and raise awareness on domestic violence and sexual abuse against women. Mary Ekah, in this interview with the Olori, sought to know what motivated the march

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Customs Rakes in N2.5 Billion in Six Months

[This Day] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja, has stated that it intercepted various contraband with duty paid value (DPV) of N1.29 billion and N1.28 billion. The items, according to the agency were from d…

[This Day] The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone 'A' Ikeja, has stated that it intercepted various contraband with duty paid value (DPV) of N1.29 billion and N1.28 billion. The items, according to the agency were from duty payments and demand notices respectively on general goods that tried to beat the system from seaports, airport and border stations through wrong classification, transfer of value, and short-change in duty payment that are meant for the federal government.

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