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Changing the sad story of solid minerals

The gold deposit in Osun state alone is worth about $5 billion in today’s price, according to Professor Olugbenga Akindeji Okunlola, a prominent geologist. That is about N1.5 trillion.

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Widow of radical Imam jailed for Kenya’s attack

The widow of a radical imam has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in a failed attack on a police station in the port city Mombasa, Kenya.

Ade Lawyer: How I killed for ex-Lagos NURTW chairman for N.5m

An assassination suspect, Adeola Williams, popularly known as Ade Lawyer, on Friday in Lagos State narrated how he killed four people for the immediate past chairman of the state branch of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Alhaji Rafiu Olorunwa.

Convicted Chibok girls’ abductor bags fresh 15 years jail term

The physically challenged 35-year-old Haruna Yahaya, earlier sentenced on Monday to 15 years imprisonment for participating in Boko Haram members’ abduction of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, in April 2014, has bagged fresh 15 years jail term.

Benue State University shut down

The management of Benue State University, Makurdi, on Friday shut down the institution following student unrest over tuition fees.

Court awards N20m damages to family of victim of police killing

A high court sitting in Umuahia, the Abia State Capital, to the family of Mr. Ikechukwu Uwagbaokwuin who was shot by a trigger-happy police officer in Umuahia on September 10, 2015.

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Governor Emmanuel takes over army barrack renovation in Akwa Ibom

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, has donated N200 million for the renovation of Wellington Bassey Barracks, Ibagwa in Abak Local Government Area of the state.

Ikeja Electric partners UBA, e-Top to ease payment of electricity bills

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Rivers, Imo Reps members bicker over Governor Okorocha’s amnesty to wanted cultists

A quarrel has broken out between members of the House of Representatives from Rivers State and their colleagues from Imo State over the pardon granted wanted persons by Governor Rochas Okorocha.

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte eyes squad rotation to tackle tough fixtures ahead

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte will rotate his squad, starting from Friday’s English FA Cup clash with Hull City.

Security poses major challenge in Rivers Port – ICRC

Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has said that the issue of security is one of the major challenges of Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) in Rivers.