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Senator Mark: Tony Momoh was an extraordinary pathfinder

Senator Mark who noted the exploits of Momoh in the evolution of Nigerian Press saying, “he stood tall in terms of moral and professional uprightness among his peers, said, “It is on record that Momoh as the then Editor of the Old Daily Times of Nigeria championed the course of nationalism, freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law in Nigeria and Africa.

Nigerian Navy, Rivers community in face-off over arrest of chiefs, elders

Nigeria Navy Ship, Pathfinder, Iwofe, Port Harcourt, Rivers State is in a deep face off with its host, Iwofe Community, over the alleged arrest of chiefs and elders of the area.
Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark has expressed shock over the death of former Education Minister, Prof Jerry Agada saying it is a huge loss to the country.

Senator Mark mourns former minister Jerry Agada

Former President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, has expressed shock over the death of former Education Minister, Prof Jerry Agada saying it is a huge loss to the country.

IPAC inaugurates new leadership in Anambra

Anambra State’s chapter of the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) has appointed and inaugurated new state executive members that would pilot the affairs of the association in the state.
Pathfinder International has urged Federal Government to decentralise her policies on implementation of Family Planning (FP) measures, considering the country’s cultural and religious diversity.

Nigerian government urged to decentralise family planning policies

Pathfinder International has urged Federal Government to decentralise her policies on implementation of Family Planning (FP) measures, considering the country’s cultural and religious diversity.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Nigerian military destroys illegal refineries, recovers stolen crude

The Defence Headquarters says military has intensified its aggressive fight against crude oil theft, pipeline vandalism, bunkering, economic saboteurs and other criminal activities in the country.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Troops kill several Boko Haram leaders, fighters, recover cache of arms, ammunition

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that the gallant Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, Sahel Sanity, Whirl Stroke, Lafiya Dole, Delta Safe and others have again killed several Boko Haram leaders and members and recovered arms and ammunition.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Military eliminates 599 terrorists, bandits, rescues 236 victims

The Military high command says the Nigerian troops have killed over 188 terrorists in the North East, 411 bandits in North West and Central and rescues 236 victims in various operations in 21 days.
Google Cloud today announced the launch of the Rapid Response Virtual Agent program, a quick way to launch Contact Center AI agents for handling conversations with online chat or over the phone.

Google Cloud launches coronavirus response program with Contact Center AI

Google Cloud today announced the launch of the Rapid Response Virtual Agent program, a quick way to launch Contact Center AI agents for handling conversations with online chat or over the phone. As part of the launch of the program, Google will make up to 600 requests per minute free until July 31.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, said his government will deliver the ongoing Oshodi-Abule Egba BRT corridor project by end of May 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu congratulates Asiwaju Tinubu at 68

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on his 68th birthday.

Healthcare in Nigeria not affordable for majority of women

Dr Adaeze Oreh, a family physician with the Federal Ministry of Health has called for cheaper health scheme for women and girls in the country.

Expert wants cheaper health scheme for women

Dr Adaeze Oreh, a family physician with the Federal Ministry of Health has called for cheaper health scheme for women and girls in the country.

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected smugglers, intercepts 1.75m litres of adulterated diesel

The Nigerian Navy in Port Harcourt has intercepted four barges laden with 1.75 million litres of suspected adulterated diesel believed to worth over N450 million.

Court sentences two men to death by hanging for armed robbery

An Abeokuta High Court on Thursday, sentenced two men Agbaraojo Abolore, 39, and Adeniyi Dada, 32, to death by hanging for armed robbery.

Police begin investigation to unravel killers of Umuahia priests

The Abia Police Command said on Monday that it has commenced an investigation into the suspected murder of two priests and a woman at Umuobia Housing Estate, Umuahia.

Gynaecologist: Family planning not abortion

A gynaecologist, Dr Aminu Magaji, has said that family planning is not abortion as being erroneously claimed in some religious circles, stressing that it is aimed at protecting the woman against many hazards.

2019: Another group stages rally for Governor Ambode’s continuity

Members of a group known as Coalition for Good Governance in Lagos State on Wednesday staged rallies in Ikeja to support Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s re-election, citing his sterling performances.

Nigerian Navy to upgrade facilities in formations, units

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command, says the naval high command will soon commence upgrade of facilities in its formations and units nationwide.

Nigerian Navy arrests suspected sea robbers in Rivers

The Nigerian Navy says it has arrested four suspected members of a notorious cult group, Debam, said to have been robbing sea travellers of their valuables.
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Nigerian Navy nabs smugglers with 8 million litres of adulterated diesel

The Nigerian Navy says its troops on routine patrol had caught nine alleged smugglers with eight million litres of petroleum product suspected to be adulterated diesel.

Nigerian Navy seizes N66 million illegally refined diesel, arrests 23 suspects

The Nigerian Navy (NN) on Friday says it impounded a vessel, barge and wooden boat illegally conveying about 300,000 litres of suspected stolen diesel worth N66 million.

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Bandits on Saturday killed three persons and injured one in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State.

Bandits abduct schoolgirls in Zamfara

Armed bandits have invaded a girls’ school in Zamfara, abducting at least three hundred students.
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Odua Investment: Southwest GDP worth over $80 billion

With a population of over 40 million people, the South West Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is estimated to be worth over $80 billion.
American golfing icon Tiger Woods has been taken to hospital with what reports called “multiple leg injuries” after his car somersaulted in a crash.

Tiger Woods will not face charges over crash

Tiger Woods will not face any criminal charges following his single-car crash on Tuesday that left him with serious injuries.
1. Manchester United will continue to ease Shola Shoretire into the first-team after he became the club's youngest debutant in Europe.

Shola Shoretire creates record in Manchester United vs Sociedad Europa League game

Shola Shoretire created a new record at Manchester United after making his debut in Europe during Thursday’s Europa League home tie against Real Sociedad.

Deadlock in SEC case as Oando appeals court ruling

On Thursday, February 25, 2021 in a ruling presided over by Justice Giwa Ogunbanjo at the Federal High Court, Abuja, the judge declined jurisdiction to hear suits brought by Oando PLC and its directors against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The judge stated that the Investment and Securities Tribunal (IST) would be the appropriate forum to hear the matter.

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The State Secretary to the Government, Alh. Ahmed Matane, who made the appeal in Dutsen Magaji, Mariga Local Government Area of the State while addressing Bandits and their Commanders said recent developments in the state calls for sober reflection.

Niger government begs bandits to give room for dialogue, reconciliation

The Niger State Government has begged bandits unleashing terror on its citizens across the state to lay down their arms and give room for dialogue and reconciliation for peace and security to reign in the state.

Prison riots leave 50 inmates dead

About 50 Ecuadorian inmates died in prisons due to riots on Tuesday, as local police described the violence as “concerted.”
Cross-border digital payments service, World Remit has described the move by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, mandating commercial banks to open dollar accounts for customers who do not have as timely and apt.

World Remit aligns with CBN on new dollar account opening

Cross-border digital payments service, World Remit has described the move by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, mandating commercial banks to open dollar accounts for customers who do not have as timely and apt.
Nigeria's national electricity grid collapsed on Sunday, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said in a statement. Power outages in Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, are common, but a system collapse is unusual.

Nigerian government begins replacement of power facilities destroyed by insurgents in Maiduguri

Maiduguri and the surrounding communities were thrown into total darkness after suspected members of the Boko Haram sect attacked an electricity tower supplying power to the city and disconnecting it from the national grid.
Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus (right) celebrates scoring his team’s second goal with Bernardo Silva. László Balogh-AP

Rio Ferdinand: Only Bayern Munich, PSG can stop Manchester City from winning Champions League

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has disclosed that the only two teams that can stop Manchester City from winning the UEFA Champions League are Bayern Munich and Paris Saint Germain (PSG).