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NSE: Ogbonnaya Onu’s reappointment will engender space technology development

The Nigerian Society of Engineers says the reappointment of Dr Ogbonnaya Onu as Minister of Science and Technology will engender development of space technology and its deployment to tackling insecurity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was among the people trapped in the traffic gridlock on the Umaru Yar’Adua Way Tuesday morning.1

Protesting Abuja residents block VP Osinbajo’s convoy

Aggrieved Gbagyi residents of the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday blocked the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway leading to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and prevented the convoy of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo while protesting against the alleged takeover of their land by the Nigerian Army.
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Nigerian engineers call for sustainable petroleum exploration reforms

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on Thursday called for a sustainable reforms in the oil and gas industry to ensure responsible petroleum exploration.

Federal government mulls termination of Abaji-Koton-Karfe dualisation road project

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has threatened the termination of contract project for the dualisation road project of the Abaji-Koton-Karfe road due to “negligence” by the contractor for five months.

Nigerian Army deploys special forces to Benue, Taraba, Nassarawa

The Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army has deployed its Special Forces Brigade to Benue, Taraba and Nassarawa to help fight herders farmers clash in the country.

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Williams Troost-Ekong: I’m enjoying the competition in Super Eagles camp

Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.

Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.

Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.