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Police commission approves promotion of 250 senior officers

The Police Service Commission has approved the promotion and confirmation of acting appointments of 250 senior Police officers.

Gov. Wike national wrestling championships filled with debutantes

New wrestling sensations are currently pulling their strings at the ongoing maiden edition of Wike National Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt.

Governor Wike National Wrestling Challenge Cup kicks off with 22 states

The maiden edition of Governor Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championships started on Sunday with 22 states participating.

TCN laments incessant vandalism of transmission infrastructure

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) at the weekend, lamented the incessant attacks on transmission infrastructure despite efforts made to increase transmission capacity.

2019: Governor Fayose is a leader we deserve now – PDP Speakers’ Forum

Chairman of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Speakers’ Forum, Rt. Honourable John Gaul Lebo, who is also Speaker, Cross Rivers State House of Assembly has described Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State as a leader Nigerians should vote as President in 2019.

Ijaw youths warn against alleged plot to reappoint NDDC’s chair, MD for another term

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC) has warned against an alleged plot by the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to reappoint the current Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) for another four years tenure contrary to the principles of rotation enshrined in the Act establishing the commission.

PDP Speakers Forum mulls true federalism

Speakers of state assemblies under the aegis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Speakers’ Forum have lent their voices to the call for the country to practice true federalism.

Police nab 64-year-old for allegedly supplying guns, bullets to robbers

A 64-year-old man, Zebulus Chiekezie, from Umukegwu-Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State has been arrested by the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad for allegedly selling guns and bullets to armed robbers in the state.

31 suspected cases of monkeypox reported in seven states – NCDC’s Chikwe Ihekweazu

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 31 suspected cases of monkeypox have so far been reported in seven states across the country.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa urges Nigerians to shun acts capable of causing another civil war

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged Nigerians to explore dialogue, reconciliation and understanding in resolving disputes rather than engaging in actions that could lead the nation to another civil war.

Senator Ita-Giwa advocates for national unity

Former Senator from Cross Rivers State, Florence Ita-Giwa, has addressed issues that are perturbing the country’s unity, peace and progress, during the week in Lagos.

Senator Ita-Giwa urges fed govt to resettle displaced Bakassi indigenes

A former senator of the federal republic of Nigeria, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa ,has called on the Federal Government to urgently resettle the people of Bakassi in Cross Rivers State who are currently living in displaced camps.

PCN seals 395 pharmacy stores in Kaduna

In its efforts to ensure safe patent medicines in the country, the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN), on Thursday, said it has sealed a total of 395 premises made up of 12 illegal pharmacies and 383 patent medicine stores across Kaduna State.

Okowa, Wike, Udom resolve to work for national interest

Governors Ifeanyi Okowa, Nyesom Wike and Udom Emmanuel, of Delta, Rivers and Akwa Ibom States respectively have resolved to work for the interest of the nation.


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Man gets N50,000 bail for allegedly stealing N8000 shirts

A 22-year-old man, Jamiu Habeeb, who allegedly stole 10 shirts worth N8000 from a trader, Mohammed Isah, was on Friday in Lagos granted a N50,000 bail.

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