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Nollywood Grieves As Renowned Actor Suara Departs

Nollywood Grieves as Renowned Actor Suara Departs

Oluyemi Lawrence Adeyemi, celebrated in Nollywood as Suara has passed away. His demise was confirmed by a statement from his son, Adedotun Adeyemi, revealing that the actor left this world on Sunday, September 24. The family’s message conveyed their deep sorrow and acceptance of God’s will. They shared the sad news of the passing of …

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Labour Union Challenges Fg Over Delayed Negotiations

Labour Union Challenges FG Over Delayed Negotiations

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has criticised the Federal Government for postponing discussions on post-subsidy support for workers. This comes four months after the fuel subsidy removal, intensifying the nation’s challenges. In reaction to the government’s perceived inaction, organised labour plans an emergency National Executive Council (NEC) meeting today. The meeting aims to decide on …

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Man In Ekiti Faces Charges For Alleged Child Trafficking

Man in Ekiti Faces Charges for Alleged Child Trafficking

The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters (NAPTIP) in Ekiti State has recently paraded Ojo Abefe, a middle-aged man, on charges of child trafficking. Abefe, originally from Ada in Osun State, is accused of trafficking two females, one minor and an Ekiti State University graduate, to Mali for prostitution. …

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Cement Prices Projected To Soar As Nigeria Embraces Concrete Roads

Cement Prices Projected to Soar as Nigeria Embraces Concrete Roads

The Cement Producers Association of Nigeria has raised concerns over the federal government’s ongoing plans to adopt concrete roads. They predict this will escalate the cement price from N5,000 to N9,000 per bag. The association has urged the administration to address the recurring cement price hike by promoting broader participation in the cement industry. They …

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Kebbi Government Assures End To Prolonged Blackout Soon

Kebbi Government Assures End to Prolonged Blackout Soon

The Kebbi State Government has reached out to the residents of Birnin Kebbi and surrounding areas, urging patience amidst the ongoing total blackout. This communication was relayed in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the state governor, Ahmed Idris. The Secretary to the State Government, Yakubu Bala-Tafida, made this plea while visiting the …

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Fg Advances Plans For Barge Movement Of Containers To Inland Areas

FG Advances Plans for Barge Movement of Containers to Inland Areas

The Federal Government has unveiled its strategy to boost the barge movement of containers from Onne Port and other Eastern ports towards the hinterlands. This revelation came from Dr Magdalene Ajani, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Transportation/ Marine and Blue Economy, during her evaluation visit to the Onne port in Rivers State, …

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Yoruba Elders Push For Akintoye Igbohos Return From Exile

Yoruba Elders Push for Akintoye, Igboho’s Return from Exile

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has called on the Federal Government to establish a conducive environment for repatriating all involuntary exiles victims of previous stringent regimes. This includes notable figures such as Professor Banji Akintoye and Chief Sunday Igboho, who faced harassment for championing the rights of their Yoruba kinsmen. The council’s appeal was …

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Governments Neglect Leads To N285Bn Drop In Raw Material Exports

Government’s Neglect Leads to N285bn Drop in Raw Material Exports

The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has attributed the N285 billion year-on-year decline in Nigeria’s raw material exports to the government’s oversight of the productive sector. Data from the National Bureau of Statistics reveals that raw material exports decreased to N345.5bn in the first half of 2023. This contrasts N630.5bn during the same period the …

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Fcta To Fine Owners Of 249 Seized Vehicles For Violations

FCTA to Fine Owners of 249 Seized Vehicles for Violations

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has announced that owners of 149 vehicles, along with 100 tricycles and motorcycles seized in the FCT, will face a mobile court. This action comes in response to various traffic infringements. Dr Abdulateef Bello, Director of the FCTA Directorate of Road Traffic Services, made this known after inspecting the …

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Over 30000 Hnd Holders Apply For Nbtes Bsc Conversion Programme

Over 30,000 HND Holders Apply for NBTE’s BSc Conversion Programme

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has announced a surge in applications for its top-up programme. Over 30,000 Nigerian Higher National Diploma (HND) holders have shown interest. Prof. Idris Bugaje, the Executive Secretary of NBTE, shared insights about the programme. It’s designed for HND holders to earn a Bachelor of Science in their chosen …

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