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FEC Approves $11.17 Billion Rail Project To Link All Coastal Cities

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of 11.17 billion dollars to link all Nigeria’s coastal cities by rail in the next six years. Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture, briefed State House correspondents after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, …

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Secondus Battles For Survival, As Wike Plots PDP Chairman’s Removal

• Rivers gov, others want Secondus out before NEC meeting, national convention The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, is battling to retain his position as opposition to his chairmanship mounts, The PUNCH has learnt. It was gathered on Wednesday that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, and other party chieftains opposed to Secondus were bent …

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Tinubu Is Well And Healthy – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, has said that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, is well and healthy, Newspremises reports. The governor said this on the sidelines after inaugurating 102 compactor trucks and 100 double dino bins acquired by the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) today August 4. …

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Abducted Chibok Girl, Boko Haram Husband Surrender To Soldiers

From Molly Kilete, Abuja A former student of Government Secondary School (GSS) Chibok, in Borno State, and her Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorist husband have surrendered to soldiers fighting the counter insurgency war in the North East. It was gathered that the student was among the over 200 abducted by the insurgents seven years ago when the …

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Igboho: Afenifere Reacts As Court Stops FG From Arresting Agitator

The pan Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere, has praised the two Nigerian judges who delivered judgments on two cases involving the Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Igboho and his detained aides on Wednesday. Afenifere’s National Publicity Secretary, Jare Ajayi, urged the government to comply with the court rulings. He noted that those responsible for …

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We’ll Equip Enyimba Economic City With Uninterrupted Power Supply – Ikpeazu

Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has assured that when completed the Enyimba Economic City would be the only Free Trade Zone in Nigeria with an uninterrupted power supply, ABN TV reports. According to the Governor, the zone would provide a manufacturing platform for people of the South-East zone, urging them to take advantage …

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Ladi Adebutu Accuses Governor Abiodun Of Diverting ₦64bn LG Allocation

The Ogun State government and a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship aspirant, Ladi Adebutu, in the state in 2019 have engaged in a war of words over claims of diversion of N64 billion local government funds. Mr Adebutu, while addressing journalists on Tuesday, accused the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration of diverting the funds meant for …

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More Boko Haram/ISWAP Terrorists Surrender In North/East

The Nigerian Army says the intensity of fire by troops of Operation Hadin Kai, has forced more Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists to surrender in the North EastDirector, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Nwachukwu said the terrorists, who surrendered with their families, …

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747 New COVID-19 Cases, 86 Discharged And 4 Deaths On August 4

747 New COVID-19 Cases, 86 Discharged And 4 Deaths On August 4 747 new cases of #COVID19Nigeria; Lagos-488Akwa Ibom-121Oyo-29Rivers-25Ogun-15FCT-13Kaduna-13Kwara-11Ekiti-10Osun-10Edo-6Abia-3Anambra-2Plateau-1 176,011 confirmed 165,208 discharged 2,167 deaths Today’s report includes: ✅Discharges and deaths from Lagos State recorded on 2nd August, 2021 ✅Four States with zero cases reported: Sokoto, Nasarawa, Kano and Ondo A breakdown of cases by …

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