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OPL 245: Niger Delta Group Demands Probe Of Mohammed Abacha’s Involvement In Malabu Oil Scandal, Accuses Late Dictator’s Son Of Looting State House After Father’s Death

The Niger Delta Peace Vanguard has condemned the actions of Mohammed Abacha, son of the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, saying they hinder the government’s progress in resolving the issues surrounding Malabu Oil and Gas (OPL 245). In a statement jointly signed by Dr. B.I Princewill, Comrade Preye Nimijack, Ms. Queenet Morgan, and Hon. Festus

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Tinubu Appoints Abubakar Dantsoho As NPA Managing Director, Senator Adeyeye As Board Chair

This was made known in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.  President Bola Tinubu on Friday approved the appointment of Dr Abubakar Dantsoho as the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), and Senator Adedayo Adeyeye as Chairman of the NPA Board.  This was

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Death Toll Rises To 22 In Plateau State School Building Collapse

The death toll in a school building which collapsed in Jos, Plateau State on Friday has risen from 17 to 22 persons. The Executive Secretary of the State Emergency Management Agency, Sunday Àbdu, had earlier confirmed 17 persons dead after a rescue operation at the Saint Academy located at the Busa Buji community in Jos North LGA

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Emergency Responders Working To Save Trapped Students, Teachers In Plateau School Building Collapse –Police

SaharaReporters earlier reported that the devastating building collapse occurred at Saint Academy in Busa Buji, Jos North LGA, Plateau State, trapping numerous students beneath the rubble.  The Plateau State Police Command has stated that emergency responders are working to save the students and teachers trapped in the rubble of a school building that collapsed in

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Lawyer Temokun Writes Governor Aiyedatiwa, Cautions Against Inauguration Of 18 Appointed Transition Committees In Ondo

Human rights lawyer, Tope Temokun, has urged Ondo State Governor Lucky Aiyedatiwa not to inaugurate Transition Committees for the 18 local councils in the state as planned. Temokun urged the governor to instead take the lawful route by directing the State Independent Electoral Commission (ODIEC) to conduct elections within a reasonable deadline. Temokun made the

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Customs Officials In Lagos Wreak Havoc On Businessman’s Imported Goods, Inflict Physical Harm Over Refusal To Pay Bribe

Some Nigeria Customs Service personnel attached to Seme Command in Lagos State on Thursday night brutalised a resident simply identified as Opemipo over his refusal to give them a bribe. Opemipo, a trader who deals imports solar gadgets, told SaharaReporters that he was on his way to get his newly imported products from China to

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Lagos Traffic Agency, LASTMA Denies Involvement As Man Reportedly Commits Suicide Over Seized Motorcycle

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has firmly refuted any involvement in the discovery of the body of a deceased man hanging near an estate gate along Lagos – Shagamu Expressway in Ikorodu, Lagos. Addressing the issue, LASTMA General Manager, Mr. Ola lean Bakare-Oki, in a statement on Friday dismissed reports linking the agency

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At Least 200 Students Still Trapped In Collapsed School Building In Jos

No fewer than 200 students are still trapped following the collapse of a school building in Jos, Plateau State.   The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Musa Ashoms, confirmed the incident and stated that urgent efforts are ongoing to rescue the victims.   It was gathered that a secondary school in Jos collapsed on

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