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Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Braimoh dies of Coronavirus

Lagos State House of Assembly member, representing Kosofe II, Tunde Braimoh, is dead. A former chairman of Kosofe Local Government Area, Braimoh was until his death the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Security and Strategy in the Lagos Assembly. The lawmaker is suspected to have died...

British High Commission Vows to reopen visa office in Nigeria soon

The British High Commission in Nigeria has said that it would reopen the process of receiving applications from Nigerians intending to travel to the United Kingdom soon. The process had been suspended due to the global Coronavirus outbreak, which restricted international travels. In a statement posted...

Military eliminates 92 terrorists, 104 bandits in a week – DHQ

The military says it has eliminated 92 Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists and 104 bandits in its ongoing counter -insurgency and anti-banditry operations across the North East and North West in the last one week. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this while giving...

35 troops killed in Nigeria jihadist ambush, 30 missing

The death toll from a jihadist attack on a military convoy in northeast Nigeria has risen from 23 to 35, while 30 troops are still missing, security sources said Thursday. Fighters linked to the so-called Islamic State group ambushed the convoy on Tuesday at Bulabulin...

FG evacuates third batch of Nigerian citizens from India

The Federal Government, has evacuated the third batch of Nigerians, 162, from India. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed the development on his Twitter handle, @GeoffreyOnyeama. Onyeama said the combined flight to Abuja and Lagos from New Delhi, will touch down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe...

Buhari appoints Mohammed Umar as new EFCC acting chair as Magu remains suspended

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Director of operations at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mohammed Umar, to oversee the operations of the anti-graft agency as Acting Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, remains suspended. Naija247news.com recalled that the former chair Ibrahim Magu was on Monday...

BREAKING: Final year SS3 students wont write WAEC, School remains closed – FG

Final year secondary school students in Nigeria won’t participate in the forthcoming West African Examination Council(WAEC) examinations, the Federal Government has declared, Naija247news reports. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the week’s virtual Federal...

Sanwo-Olu: Security remains top priority in Lagos as NNPC, SNEPCO Donates 16 Vehicles to LASSTF

SANWO-OLU: "SECURITY REMAINS OUR PRIORITY" AS NNPC, SNEPCO DONATE 16 VEHICLES TO LSSTF Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday reinstated his administration's commitment to the continued provision of adequate security of lives and properties of Lagosians, saying it remains a major priority of...

With over 30,000 coronavirus cases, Nigeria re-opens local airports for flights operations

Nigeria resumed domestic flights on Wednesday after a hiatus of around three months as Africa’s most populous country relaxes restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the new coronavirus. The airports for the capital, Abuja, and commercial hub Lagos reopened for flights. A handful of...

Ramon Olorunwa Abbas hires Chicago-based legal firm to defend him

Accused Dubai-based Nigeria Fraud Kingpin, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, a.k.a Hushpuppi has hired Gal Pissetzky, one of the best criminal defence lawyers in Chicago area to defend him. Hushpuppi, who was extradited to US from Dubai last week Thursday faces trial in Los Angeles, where his...
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