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A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police nab three notorious ‘Shilla Boys’ members in Yola

The police in Yola on Thursday confirmed the arrest of three members of a gang, notoriously known as “Shilla Boys”.
Osun Governor Adegboyega Oyetola

Coronavirus: Osun government imposes curfew, orders work from home for staff below GL 12

Osun government has directed civil servants below grade level 12 to work from home effective from Jan. 25 to minimise the spread of coronavirus in the state.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has said that the coming of a new airline; United Nigeria, has increased the number of domestic flights at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, AIIA, Enugu to seven airlines.

FAAN: United Nigeria Airline‘ll boost our revenue

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has said that the coming of a new airline; United Nigeria, has increased the number of domestic flights at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, AIIA, Enugu to seven airlines.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Nigerian government warns against giving NIN to others for registration

The federal government has warned Nigerians to desist from selling or allowing others to use their National Identity Number, NIN, for registration.

Illegal NIN enrollment centre operators arrested in Kano

The National Identity Management Commission has busted some illegal centres carrying out registration for the National Identity Number in Kano State.
Muazu, who appeared as the seventh prosecution would, PW-7, in the ongoing trial of erstwhile Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs, Taminu Turaki, SAN, said the contractors were mandated to remit part of profits they made from contracts they secured from the Ministry, to assist the lawmakers in their political campaign in 2015.

Taminu Turaki’s trial: We shared contract funds with National Assembly members – ex-director tells court

Former Director of Procurement at Ministry of Special Duties, Mr Gambo Muazu, on Monday, exposed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how key members of the National Assembly, partook in sharing of kickbacks from contractors.

Chevron: Bayelsa oil spillage not from our facilities

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has disagreed with members of its host communities in Bayelsa on leakages reported at Funiwa Oil Fields operated by the oil firm off Bayelsa Coast.

Custom agents clamour for national shipping policy to check malpractices

The agents in the petition signed by Head, Research and Policy, National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF), said: “First is to begin by reminding Mr. President that, for many years, the businesses of the Nigeria Shippers together with critical transport service providers such as the freight forwarders have been frustrated by certain business practices employed by container shipping lines and terminal operators.
Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, on Wednesday backed the messaging platform’s ban of US President Donald Trump, but said it sets a “dangerous” precedent and represents a failure to promote healthy conversation on social networks.

Donald Trump ban sets ‘dangerous’ precedent – Twitter chief

Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey, on Wednesday backed the messaging platform’s ban of US President Donald Trump, but said it sets a “dangerous” precedent and represents a failure to promote healthy conversation on social networks.
YouTube has suspended Donald Trump’s channel for seven days, saying content had violated its policies on inciting violence. Lucy Nicholson-Reuters

YouTube suspends Donald Trump channel over violence fears

Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday temporarily suspended President Donald Trump’s channel and removed a video for violating its policy against inciting violence, joining other social media platforms in banning his accounts after last week’s Capitol riot.
The recent declaration by the court that N50 stamp duty on teller deposits or electronic transfer of funds is illegal is in order, frontline Lagos Lawyer, Fred Nzeako, has said.

2021: Banks to walk a tightrope amid low revenue environment

Reason: the industry is faced with a tougher operating environment that could threaten the operators’ ability to meet their stakeholders’ needs and expectations yet perform meaningful corporate social responsibility roles.

Lagos taskforce impounds 100 okada over illegal operation

The operatives of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) at the weekend, impounded another 100 commercial motorcycles, popularly called “Okada” over illegal operation.
Some Lagos residents, on Saturday, expressed optimism that 2021 would be a better year for them and the nation.

Coronavirus: Lagos sensitizes transport operators

The Lagos State Government, on Friday, advised transport operators to always check the temperature of commuters before carrying them.

Sex Party: Kaduna arraigns PDP spokesperson for attempted adultery

The Kaduna State Government has arraigned Abraham Alberah, the Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state and four others for organising a sexy party and alleged attempted adultery.
The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Nigerian government to borrow unclaimed dividends, dormant accounts’ balances

Part of the law provides that, “Any unclaimed dividend of a public limited liability company quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange and any unutilised amounts in a dormant bank account maintained in or by a deposit money bank, which has remained unclaimed or unutilised for a period of not less than six years from the date of declaring the dividend or domiciling the funds in a bank account, shall be transferred immediately to the trust fund.”
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

How aviation firms shared N5 billion bailout fund

According to a document, ground handling companies, scheduled and non-scheduled airline operators; the National Association of Travel Agencies, aviation fuel marketers as well as airport car hire services partook from the fund.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

ABCON tasks central bank on forex stability in 2021

The Association of Bureaux De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON), on Tuesday, urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue to stabilise the foreign exchange rates for economic growth.
FILE PHOTO - Women wearing masks walk in a shopping district amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Seoul, South Korea, January 4, 2021. REUTERS-Kim Hong-Ji

South Korea coronavirus death toll passes 1,000, gyms protest distancing rules

The number of deaths linked to the coronavirus in South Korea passed 1,000 on Tuesday, while an increasing number of gym owners said they would reopen in protest against strict social distancing rules.

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Ekiti governor’s wife promises more attention to vulnerable children

The Wife of Ekiti Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi, said that she was ready to work with Federal Government to reduce the number of vulnerable children in the state.
The Kano State Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) said it has impounded over 150 cartons of unregistered drugs and injections worth over N20 million and arrested two suspects.

Kano agency intercepts vehicle with cannabis worth N30 million

The Kano State Road and Traffic Agency (KAROTA), said it intercepted a Golf car carrying cannabis worth over N30 million in Kano.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Top Bundesliga club chase Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho is among several strikers on the shopping list of German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, according to the authoritative Bild.
The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.

Wukari federal university gets new vice chancellor

The Governing Council of Federal University Wukari in Taraba has announced the appointment of Jude Rabo as the new vice-chancellor of the institution.
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Kebbi government approves N464 million for women empowerment, others

The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.