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Kenyan Police detain 33 Nigerians despite court orderKenyan Police [Photo Credit: ethioalert.com]Thirty-three Nigerians arrested by Kenya anti-narcotic officers on suspicion of entering the country illegally are being held at various police cells in the country despite a court ordering their immediate and unconditional release, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt. Kenyan newspaper, Standard Digital, reported that the suspects were arrested in Kasarani, a suburb of the countrys capital, Nairobi on Thursday ...
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Nigerias daily crude production in 2018 stood at 2.019 million barrels NNPCMaikanti Baru [Photo Credit: Concise News]The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says that the national average daily crude oil production stood at about 2.019 million barrels in 2018.The NNPC Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, disclosed this at the 12th International Conference of the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE), in Abuja, on Monday.Mr Baru reeled out some of the achievements of the...
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Over five million Nigerians still unmetered NERCGM of MAP for NERC, Mr Abdulkadir Shettima giving a speech at the launching (Photo Credit: @mz_jummeT on Twitter)The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday said over five million Nigerian electricity consumers were unmetered.Abdulkadir Shettima, NERC General Manager, made this known at the launch of a Mojec International Limited, bank consumer and retail financing scheme, for Meter Asset Programme (MAP) in Lagos.The News Agenc...
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Why 2019 Easter pilgrimage is delayed CommissionRev. Tor Ujah, Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission NCPC The Executive Secretary of Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Tor Uja, said the Easter pilgrimage slated for April was delayed due to operational reasons.Mr Uja disclosed this in on Monday in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.The first reasons was because the general pilgrimage for 2018 only ended in the middle of February just before the general elections...
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Police in Florida, U.S. have detained Cassowary, a slightly unpopular species of bird after it killed its owner, 75-year-old Marvin Hajos.Hajos was severely injured by the bird and was rushed to the hospital as a result but unfortunately, he didnt make it. Cassowary, one of the most dangerous birds in the worldThe 75-year-old who lived in Florida raised the bird in his farm as one of his exotic pets.Cassowary which is now in police custody according to the Alachua County Sheriffs Office ha...
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A Chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue, Mr John Tondu, has called for more synergy between the Federal Government and the Benue government aimed at finding lasting solution to cases ofkillings in the state.Tondu, in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Abuja, said insecurity in Benue which had remained a major concern to all could be addressed with strong synergy between the Federal Government and governments at the lower level. Relatives cry as they mourn during a fu...
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By Dirisu YakubuABUJA The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has dared President Muhammadu Buhari to tender his West African Examination Council, WAEC, certificate, before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal instead of allowing his campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, to insult the sensibility of Nigerians by saying the certificate was needed by anyone to become the President of the country.President Buhari receives Attestation and confirmation of result from West Africa Examination Counci...
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By Ikechukwu NnochiriABUJA The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, struck out a suit challenging the educational qualification of Governor Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State.Governor Jibrilla BindowThe court, in a ruling by Justice Inyang Ekwo, terminated further hearing on the matter for lack of jurisdiction.Justice Ekwo held that the suit which was lodged before the court by President Muhammadu Buharis in-law, Mr. Mahmud Ahmed, had turned academic since it originally sought to ...
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The African Union on Monday threatened to suspend Sudan following last weeks coup that saw Omar al-Bashir ousted by the military after nearly three decades in power.If the junta fails to hand power to civilians within 15 days, the AU will suspend the participation of the Sudan in all AUs activities until the restoration of constitutional order, the bodys Peace and Security Council (PSC) said in a statement.Bashir ruled Sudan with an iron fist for 30 years before he was deposed last week followin...
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A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky.Notre-DameThe flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year.A spokesman for the cathedral told AFP that the wooden structure supporting the roof was being gutted by the blaze. The fire service said the blaze could be potentially linked to ongoing renovation...
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In a fierce encounter at the weekend with Boko Haram terrorists, troops of Sector 1 Operation LAFIYA DOLE, along with the Cameroon Defence Force, killed no fewer than 27 of the terrorists.Chadian forces also killed 63 of the terrorists in a fight near Lake Chad also at the weekend, making a total of 90 terrorists terminated in two encounters. Although there was no casualty recorded on the side of the Nigerian-Cameroon forces, in the shootout on 13 April in the Northern part of Wulgo, Tumbu...
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BURNA BOY The creativity of Nigerian designers was showcased in New York over the weekend, as the rave of the moment, Burna Boy rocked a creative design by fashion designer Kenneth Ize for his performance at Coachella. Ize is known for his intricate work with traditional weaving, such as aso-oke. Burna Boy performs at Coachella wearing Kenneth Izes design His latest collection, which features Burna Boys iconic outfit was presented at the Paris Fashion Week in France which earned him a coveted...
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