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  • Navy to set up 3 bases in Lagos to tackle maritime crimes

    The Nigerian Navy on Thursday, February 16, said plans were underway to set up three bases in the Lekki-Epe,  Ikorodu and Takwa Bay areas of Lagos State. The Flag Officer Commanding, (FOC) Western Naval Command, (WNC), Rear Adm. Fergusson Bobai, spoke of the plan during the visit of some course participants of German Armed Forces General…

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  • FIFA President not worried by hooligan threat at 2018 World Cup

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino says he is “not at all concerned’’ by the threat of hooliganism at next year’s World Cup in Russia. At Euro 2016, there were violent clashes between Russian and English supporters in Marseille. One Russian fan, while speaking on the competition, said trouble is “100 per cent guaranteed’’ at the 2018 World…

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  • Court orders forfeiture of N34b linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke

      By Lukman Olabiyi   Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal Court, Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of N23.4 billion, N9.08 billion, and $5 million (about N34 billion in total) linked to former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. The judge had earlier, issued an interim forfeiture order on the funds on Jan 6. The court…

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  • #BBNaija ‘Gifty’ a “pretender”, says actress Funke Akindele

    Yoruba language Nigerian actress, Funke Akindele Bello, on Thursday, February 16, referred to one of the Big Brother Naija’s housemates, Gifty as a “pretender”. Bello, also known as Jenifa for the famous movie character she popularized, tweeted on her handle @funkeakindele “I just watched the clip now. She is obviously a liar who needs attention. How…

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  • Uhuru Kenyatta hails peaceful presidential polls in Somalia

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday, February 16, commended Somalia for successfully holding a peaceful presidential election, saying it was proof that the Horn of Africa country was heading in the right direction. Speaking in Nairobi when he received a special message from the new Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi, Kenyatta said the conclusion of the electoral…

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  • LASIEC chair allays fears over LG polls

    Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips, has allayed the fears of politicians over the conduct of free, fair and credible elections into the Local Government Councils of the state, stressing that she would do everything to protect her integrity and reputation. A statement issued to Daily Sun by…

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  • Army calms Port Harcourt residents over troops’ movement

    The 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt has advised residents of Port Harcourt not to panic over the movement of troops in the city. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, Deputy Director of Army Public Relations of the division announced made the announcement in a statement in Port Harcourt on Thursday. He explained that the…

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  • Lagos govt cancels re-sit of Secondary School placement test

    The Lagos State government has announced the cancellation of re-sit examination of Secondary School Placement Test in the state, according to the Permanent Secretary of the State’s Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi. Odeyemi, who disclosed this at the end of a recent meeting of stakeholders in the sector, said the cancellation was necessitated by…

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  • Furore in Kwara community as Chief Imam is removed, 2 killed

    From: LAYI OLANREWAJU, Ilorin Two people have been reportedly killed as pandemonium  engulfed the acient town of Omupo in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, over the purported removal of the Chief Imam of the town by the traditional ruler of the area. Daily Sun checks revealed that the crisis erupted when a…

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