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NSC urges stakeholders to patronise Kaduna inland dry port

Mr Muhammad Abubakar, the Director, Abuja Liaison Office, Nigerian Shippers Council, has urged stakeholders in the sector to patronise the Kaduna Inland Dry Port to enjoy its benefits.

Election tribunal: Senator Akpabio seeks order to reclaim mandate

However, incontrovertible result sheets from Akwa Ibom INEC office showed different figures that had Akpabio securing 138,256 votes as against Ekpeyong’s 123,843.
Jimoh Moshood

Police confirm barricade of Dino Melaye’s house, insist he must surrender

The Nigeria Police yesterday confirmed that they had actually barricaded Senator Dino Melaye’s house, insisting that he must surrender or they continue the siege emplaced to take him in for trial over alleged attempted culpable homicide.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Enyinnaya Abaribe: Senate harmonising regulations on electricity theft, tampering

The Senate is working toward harmonising all the regulations on electricity theft and tampering, which are scattered in several other regulations, into a single bill.

House of Reps reads riot act to insurance companies over alleged infractions

The House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Other Institutions has alleged that there are serious infractions on the part of major insurance companies in Nigeria.
Ademola Adeleke

Osun election: Ademola Adeleke writes foreign missions, alleges threat to life

Amidst political tension in Osun state, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Saturday election, Senator Ademola Adeleke has written a letter to diplomatic missions in Nigeria, raising alarm over threats to his life and rabid clampdown on his supporters ahead of Thursday supplementary polls.

CSO protests against alleged N13.4 billion fraud in NPA, BPP

A group, Transparent Extractive Sector Operators Initiative (TESOI), Friday protested against N13.4 billion fraud allegedly perpetrated by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP).
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Drug rehab centre inmates claim torture at facility

Inmates at a Vietnamese Drug Rehabilitation Centre said they staged a mass escape because they were tortured at the facility, State media reported on Monday.

House of Representatives probe alleged misuse of $30 billion by NDPHC

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the House will not relent until all allegations of misuse of N10.08 trillion (about $30 billion) by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) is unravelled.

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FILE - Smoke from the Maria Fire billows above Santa Paula, Calif., Oct. 31, 2019. The state's largest utility initiated multiple rounds of pre-emptive power outages.

Wildfire threat darkens California dream – residents

This autumn’s rash of destructive wildfires — predicted to grow worse in coming years as climate change strengthens — is threatening to shatter the California Dream that has long lured people to the state, drawn by its sunny weather and opportunities for a better life.
Video Assistant Referee (VAR)

VAR cannot work in Nigerian football competitions for now – stakeholders

Some sports stakeholders in Nasarawa state on Thursday observed that the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in local football fixtures in the country would fail due to certain obvious reasons.

NVMA raise concerns over trans-boundary animal disease transmission

The Association called on governments at all levels to take advantage of the digital disease reporting template of the Federal Department of Veterinary and Pest Control Services (FDVPCS) to monitor diseases and intensify veterinary control post activities to combat the scourge.
Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).

Police detain 98 suspects over online gambling

Police in east China’s Zhejiang Province have apprehended 98 suspects for running online gambling involving a total of 290 million yuan (41.3 million U.S. dollars).
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill to establish South West Development Commission scales first reading in Senate

A Bill to establish the South West Development Commission (SWDC) on Thursday scaled first reading in the Senate.