Sun. Mar 26th, 2023

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The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said his government is committed to the development of a new airport in Auchi, Edo North Senatorial District of the State after it got tentative approval from the Federal Government. Briefing journalists in Auchi, at the weekend, Obaseki noted that the government is working with aviation experts


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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has arrested a suspected serial fake traffic officer impersonating the agency. The suspect, Omotutu Bamidele, 55, was nabbed around the Ikoyi area of the state. According to LASTMA, in a statement on Sunday, the suspect, who hailed from ‘Atijere Town’ in Ondo State, confessed that he and his colleagues


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The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has arrested a 48-year-old man, Adekola Adeshina, residing in Abuja, for sexually engaging a 10-year-old girl, Faith Solomon, The PUNCH reports. Our correspondent gathered that during interrogation by the police, the suspect confessed to have carried out the act on several occasions. Confirming the incident in a statement obtained


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The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics has written to the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, over the sack of five rectors in federal polytechnics by the National Industrial Court Holden in Abuja, The PUNCH has learnt. The PUNCH had earlier reported how the NICN ordered the sack of five rectors appointed by the federal government.


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The president-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has sent his condolences to the family of former Chief of General Staff, Lt. General Oladipo Diya, who died Sunday morning. He said Diya would be remembered for his patriotism and service to the nation. General Diya, according to his son, Sinmi Diya, died in the wee hours of Sunday


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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Sunday afternoon depart Abuja for London, the United Kingdom, to deliver a public lecture as part of events lined up for the King’s College London annual Africa Week 2023. “As a political and thought leader from Africa, Prof. Osinbajo’s lecture will focus on the question of how Africa can


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A former Minister of Communication, Major General Tajudeen Adeniyi Olarenwaju (retd.), has described the passing away of Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya (retd.), the former number two man in the military regime of late General Sani Abacha, as the national loss of a patriot, statesman, courageous officer and fine gentleman. Olanrenwaju, who was jailed together with


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A former Minister of Communication, Major General Tajudeen Adeniyi Olarenwaju (retd.), has described the passing away of Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya (retd.), the former number two man in the military regime of late General Sani Abacha, as the national loss of a patriot, statesman, courageous officer and fine gentleman. Olanrenwaju, who was jailed together with


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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Sunday, March 26, 2023 mourned the passing of Lt. Gen. Oladipo Diya, who served as Chief of General Staff from 1993 to 1997 and Vice Chairman of the Provisional Ruling Council in 1994 under the Abacha regime. He hailed the departed elder statesman “for his love, belief


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