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A 20-year old notorious armed robbery suspect, Ahmed Lateef, who has been on the wanted list of the Lagos State Police Command, was on Saturday morning arrested in Oshodi by men of the Lagos Rapid Response Squad, RRS,while returning from an all-night robbery operation in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Ahmed Lateef, a.k.a ‘Ajona’ who has been on the Police wanted list since ...

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Dettol Nigeria Advocates for Proper Hygiene during Breastfeeding


The World’s leading consumer health and hygiene company, Reckitt Benckiser (RB) makers of Dettol has urged nursing mothers to embrace good hygiene practice during breast-feeding. This was reiterated upon at a Breast-feeding workshop, titled ‘Sustaining Development Together’ which was carried out in partnership with Save Our Children International, Nigeria Branch, at Shomolu, Lagos, recently. This event was organized to mark ...

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Tantalizers Optimistic On-going Strategic Initiatives Will Result in Bright H2, 2017 Performance


Tantalizers Plc., Nigeria’s foremost fast food company and the only quoted QSR Company on the Nigeria Stock Exchange, has expressed business optimism regarding the efficiency of its on-going strategic initiatives aimed at reversing the recent declining profitability in the business. The initiatives which commenced in the last two years are designed to totally restructure the business, stem the declining performance ...

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EFCC To Launch Diaspora Anti-Corruption Movement


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has concluded plan to launch an anti-corruption movement in the Diaspora. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Abuja. The move, he said, was coming through the corruption prevention project of the EFCC known as Creative Youth Initiative Against Corruption (CYIAC). Uwujaren said ...

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BREAKING! Lagos State Govt. Declares Uniform With Tag For Bus Conductors, Commence On Thursday


The Lagos state government has stated that starting from today, August 3rd, bus conductors in Lagos will be required to wear a uniform and name tags for easy identification. This information was disclosed by Comrade Israel Adeshola, the National President of the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN. According to Adeshola, the Lagos State government has approved the association’s uniforms ...

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Shun Practices That Threaten Nigeria’s Unity, Gowon Advises Youths

Gen. Yakubu Gowon

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, on Wednesday, advised Nigerian youths to avoid anything that threatened the sovereignty and unity of the country. Gowon gave the advice at a National Security Seminar on “Unity in Diversity: Security and National Development”, organised by the Department of State Service (DSS) in Abuja. He also urged the youths not to allow a ...

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Prisons Service Can Contribute To Agricultural Production – Official


Alhaji Magaji Abdullahi, the Controller, Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) in Jigawa, says the prisons service can contribute meaningfully to the nation’s agricultural production if it is well-funded. Abdullahi said this in an interaction with newsmen in Dutse on Wednesday. He said that the prisons service had hectares of land across the country which could be utilised for crop and livestock ...

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Ondo Government To Support FADAMA GUYS Beneficiaries


The Ondo State Government has pledged to support beneficiaries of the FADAMA Graduate Unemployed Youth Support programme (FADAMA GUYS). Funmilayo Ikueduranni, Communications Officer for the FADAMA GUYS programme, said in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja that Mr Akin Olotu, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Agriculture, made the promise in Akure. The statement quoted Olotu as saying ...

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N30trn Revenue Probe: Glo Mobile, Other firms to Appear Before Senate


The Senate on Wednesday gave executives of Glo Mobile and other firms allegedly involved in N30 trillion Federal Government revenue leakage till Thursday to appear before it for defence. The other companies given the deadline by the Senate Joint Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport, probing the revenue loss are British American Tobacco Company, CCEC Nigeria Ltd ...

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INEC Seeks Media Support Toward Free, Fair Elections

FILE PHOTO: Polling Unit

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Wednesday in Jos that media support was “very crucial” to its quest for free, fair and credible elections in Nigeria. Mallam Husaini Pai, its Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Plateau, while on a courtesy visit to the Jos Zonal office of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), solicited closer ties with newsmen ...

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