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Controversy trails alleged NYSC Kidnap advisory in pamphlet to Corp members –

Controversy is trailing an alleged advisory to Corp members serving across the country for the one year mandatory national service. The advisory urges Corp members to always inform their family members when they want to travel through specific high risk routes in other to have someone ready with ransom in case of abduction.   Pages…
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We will not rest until peace is restored in Zamfara – State Government –

Zamfara State government says it will not rest on its oars until lasting peace is restored in all troubled it areas in the state The government also says it has no regret suspending telecommunication services, ban of weekly markets, sell of fuel in jerrycans among other measures aimed at curtailing the menace of Banditry and…
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Address by President Muhammadu Buhari at 76 UNGA – TVC News

Let me, on behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, congratulate you on your well-deserved election as President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly. I would like to assure you of the full support and cooperation of the Nigerian delegation throughout your tenure. 2. I would like to commend your…
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Call off your strike now, Sultan appeals to striking doctors – TVC News

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has appealed to the striking National Association of Resident Doctors to call off their ongoing industrial action and embrace dialogue. Sultan Abubakar made the call during the opening ceremony of the the 20th conference of the Pediatric Surgeons of Nigeria holding in Sokoto. He said the striking doctor…
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Just In: Reps Committee on Ecological Funds visits erosion site in Agbor –

Just In: Reps Committee on Ecological Funds visits erosion site in Agbor Reps Committee on Ecological Funds visits erosion site in Agbor Recent Posts Instagram did not return a 200. Archives Archives Select Month September 2021  (407) August 2021  (544) July 2021  (519) June 2021  (603) May 2021  (614) April 2021  (693) March 2021  (769)…
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BREAKING: Chief Magistrate remands dismissed officer for killing Monsurat Ojuade –

The alleged killer of 18-year old Monsurat Ojuade, Sergeant Samuel Philips, has been brought before Chief Magistrate, Adeola Adedayo, of the Yaba Magistrates’ Court. The officer who has now been dismissed from the Nigeria Police Force, following the conclusion of his orderly room trial, is to be tried for shooting Miss Ojuade in the Ijeshatedo…
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We’re committed to fight against cholera outbreak – Oyo Govt –

The Oyo state government has assured residents of the state of its preparedness towards fighting cholera outbreak in the state. The Permanent Secretary of Oyo state ministry of Health, Ayoola Adebisi gave the assurance while speaking at a press conference in Ibadan. The permanent secretary said proactive measures are being put in place to ensure…
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Police arrest three for allegedly supplying fuel to bandits – TVC News

The Katsina State Police Command has arrested three syndicate for allegedly concealing Premium Motor Spirit in their travelling bags. According to Statement by the Command, the concealed items are believed to be supplies to the bandits hibernating in the fringes of Jibia forest. They were arrested by a  team of Policemen on patrol along Katsina…
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Just In: President Buhari to address UNGA today – TVC News

President Muhammadu Buhari will today address the 76th Session of the high-level General Debate of the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York. The Nigerian leader will deliver his address at 2PM Nigerian time (9AM in New York) to other world leaders during the morning session. This post was written by TVCN…
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Officer who killed Monsurat Ojuade to be arraigned at Yaba Magistrate Court – TVC News

The alleged Killer of  Monsurat Ojuade, Sergeant Samuel Philips, is to be arraigned for murder at Yaba Magistrates’ Court. According to the Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, Adekunle Ajisebutu, Sergeant Phillips is to be tried for the shooting of late Monsurat Ojuade in Ijeshatedo area of Surulere, On September 11th. The Police PRO…
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Police Discover Illegal Installation Of Cyber Network In Zamfara –

The Police in Zamfara State say they have discovered an illegal installation of cyber network in the state The police say the network is used for commercial purposes and also used by bandit collaborators to communicate with their partners in crime to perpetrate evil. The state commissioner of police Ayuba Elkanah  warns those involved in…
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Nigerian Army apologises to Corp member brutalised in Calabar –

The Nigerian Army (NA) says it has taken cognizance of a video clip currently making the rounds on the social media, where a female officer was seen dehumanizing a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Calabar, Cross River State. This act according to Army Spokesman, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, is not only…
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Policeman killed in clash between Police team, Okada riders in Lagos –

Unconfirmed reports say there was a fracas between Policemen and Okada riders at Ajao Estate area of Lagos State earlier today. The Fracas according to eyewitnesses was as a result of an attempt by the Police team to arrest some of the Okada riders. The fracas according to residents led to the destruction of a…
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PDP Zoning committee holds inaugural meeting in Enugu – TVC News

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) zoning committee is currently holding its maiden executive meeting.at the Enugu state Government house. The Committee is saddled with the responsibility to deliberate on which zone would produce the next National Chairman of the party. On 17th of September, National Working Committee of the party inaugurated this zoning Sub-Committee, that…
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Anambra Guber: ADC DG Harris Chuma announces resignation – TVC News

The Director-General of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Governorship Campaign Organization, Harris Chuma-Odili, has announced his resignation from active and partisan politics in Anambra State ahead of the November 6th governorship election. Chuma-Odili, also referred to as Ogene Igbo, told reporters in Awka, the state capital, on Thursday that he left party politics to “do…
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Nigeria still lose above 100,000 barrels per day – Senator Abiru – TVC News

The Senator representing Lagos East in the ninth Senate, Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, says Nigeria still lose above 100,000 barrel per day. The banker turned politician disclosed this at the plenary during debate on 2022 – 2024 Medium Term Expenditure And Fiscal Strategy Paper On Wednesday, 22nd September 2022. While regretting the action, Senator Abiru added…
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Kukah calls on Christians to rise against forces of darkness in Nigeria –

Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Hassan Kukah has called on Christians in Nigeria to rise up and live up to the expectation of their callings as followers of Christ. The Bishop said the persistent of forces of darkness of banditry, Boko Haram, kidnap for ransom and other security challenges that have rendered many homeless…
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Journalist accuses EFCC officers of breaking into her residence, destroying belongings – TVC News

An Abia state journalist, Norah Okafor, has accused EFCC officers of breaking into her home and destroying her belongings. She also uploaded images of the alleged damage caused by the EFCC operatives, who she claimed numbered 25. Norah wrote: “At exactly 1:36 am, I was alerted by my brother that there are armed robbers at…
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KADINVEST Summit: Osinbajo calls for commercialisation of intellectual capacity –

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo said the nation must begin commercializing it’s intellectual capacity in addition to natural resources physical efforts and labour. He said advancement in Technology has made this possible. The Vice president further explained that to achieve remarkable economic development in the nation, crude ways of practicing agriculture and manufacturing must be replaced…
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Forbes ranks Ronaldo highest-paid footballer – TVC News

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the world’s highest-paid footballer, according to Forbes’ most recent rankings, surpassing Lionel Messi According to Forbes, Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to earn $125 million (£91.63 million) before taxes in the 2021-22 season after returning to Manchester United, with $70 million (£51.31 million) coming from his salary and bonuses at Old Trafford,…
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Breaking: Ogun judiciary workers call off two-month-old strike – TVC News

The Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) Ogun State Chapter has called off the strike embarked upon over two months ago. Speaking on Thursday after a meeting held at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, between officials of the State Government led by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tokunbo Talabi, supported by the Head of Service, Mrs.…
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Religious leaders will henceforth be held responsible for their utterances, action – Gov Lalong – TVC News

In this Special Interview, TVC News Executive Editor, Uzonna Ononye, engages governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong on the lingering crisis in the state. The governor stated that religious leaders will henceforth be held responsible for their utterance and action. He added that most times, the crises on the Plateau are always when elections are…
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FG sets up two new satellite companies under NIGCOMSAT – TVC News

The Federal Government through the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami has unveiled two new companies created from the Nigerian Communications Satellite {NIGCOMSAT). The two new firms formed by the Nigerian Communications Satellite are the Satellite Infrastructure Company (SIC) and the Satellite Broadband and Broadcasting Company (SBBC). At the recently concluded NIGCOMSAT Stakeholders’…
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Three kingpins arrested over abduction of Bethel Baptist School Students –

Three kingpins in the kidnap of over one hundred students of Bethel Baptist school, Kaduna have been arrested by the police.The suspects, dressed in military uniform were paraded by Police Spokesman, Frank Mba. The suspects, who confessed to the crime, revealed that 25 of them abducted the students. The suspects are Adamu Bello, Isiaku Lawal…
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Kidnap, banditry killing tourism in Nigeria-  Mike Amachree – TVC News

Mike Amachree, regarded as the father of Nigerian tourism, has criticized the high level of insecurity on the country’s highways and urged the Federal Government to combat banditry and abduction, which are hurting the tourism industry. Amachree deemed it intolerable that inter-city mobility suffers because people are terrified of being kidnapped or killed by bandits.…
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EFCC quizzes 25 suspected oil thieves in Port Harcourt – TVC News

The Nigerian Navy, Forward Operating Base, Bonny Island, Rivers State, has turned over twenty-five suspected oil thieves to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal Command, for questioning in connection with illicit oil bunkering. The suspects were handed over to the EFCC, alongside two Vessels: MT Bright Hope and MV Johanna II…
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Reps committee seeks agreement between FG, NARD – TVC News

The House of Representatives Committee on Health has called on the federal government to reach an agreement with the striking resident doctors. The call was made after the lawmakers’ meeting with the doctors failed to yield desired results.   The post Reps committee seeks agreement between FG, NARD appeared first on TVC News. This post…
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NPA investigates fire incident at Lagos headquarters, says no important documents lost – TVC News

Three offices on the 6th floor of the Broad Street wing of the Nigerian Ports Authority Headquarters were damaged by a fire that was alleged to have been caused by an electrical surge on Wednesday, halting operations at the organization. The NPA Fire Service Department was dispatched to the location and the fire was quickly…
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EFCC Chairman testifies against NADABO Energy, Abubakar Peters –

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has led the evidence through its Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, of how a fuel importer allegedly falsified several documents to receive fraudulent subsidy payments of more than N1.4 billion from the federal government in 2011. Abubakar and his company are being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, over…
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APC postpones state congresses by two weeks – TVC News

The All Progressives Congress has postponed by two weeks its national state congresses, which were originally set on October 2. The congresses will now hold nationwide on Saturday, October 16. Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) Secretary, announced the postponement last night in Abuja in a short statement. The statement said…
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Solicitor General inaugurates Committee on recovery of illegally refined crude oil –

Latest News September 22, 2021 Bandits have again abducted five students in Jangeru area along Birnin […] September 22, 2021 The Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukma […] September 22, 2021 The Managing Director of the Northeast Development Commission NEDC Moh […] September 22, 2021 The Sokoto state Police command has confirmed a…
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Osinbajo, El-Rufai in attendance as 6th KADINVEST summit begins in Kaduna – TVC News

The 2021 edition of the Kaduna Investment Summit, codenamed ‘KADINVEST’ has kicked off in the ancient city of Kaduna. It is an annual economic conference organized by the Nasir El-Rufai government to showcase Kaduna states’ Investment potential to local and International business community as a major Investment destination in Africa. The theme for this years’…
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Happening now: Kaduna investment summit 6.0 – TVC News

Kaduna Investment Summit is an annual economic conference organized by the Governor Nasir El-rufai led government to showcase Kaduna states’ Investment potential to local and International business community as a major Investment destination in Africa. The theme for this years’ conference is ‘Towards a Sustainable Knowledge Based Economy’ In attendance are the Vice President, Yemi…
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Marketers lack facilities, says NLNG as price of cooking gas hits N7,000 – TVC News

Marketers do not have enough infrastructure to take up Nigeria LNG Limited’s Liquefied Petroleum Gas supply, this is according to the company’s management. In an earlier report, the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association had said that the major cause of the rising cost of cooking gas was lack of adequate supply. According to the marketers, foreign…
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Borno devt partners provides livelihood support to 140,000 households –

The United Nations, in conjunction with the government of Borno, has offered livelihood assistance to 140,000 vulnerable households in the state’s thirteen local government areas. The assistance was provided under the project Restoring and Promoting Sustainable Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Borno State to Improve Food Security, Employment, and Nutrition. The Food and Agriculture Organization, UN WOMEN,…
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WTO DG, Okonjo-Iweala seeks Buhari’s support for Africa’s vaccine production –

Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), met with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night to inform him on her efforts to bring Covid vaccine makers to Nigeria. She told reporters after the meeting at Millennium Plaza in Manhattan, New York, that she had solicited the president’s assistance for some of…
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Bandits again abduct 5 Students In Zamfara – TVC News

Bandits have again abducted five students in Jangeru area along Birnin Yaro in Shinkafi local government area of Zamfara State The victims who are two female and three male students are final year students of a public secondary School in the area They were abducted while returning from writing their West African Examination Council, exams…
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Stabilise naira exchange rate urgently, PGF boss charges CBN –

The Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukman has weighed in on the debate of Nigeria’s debt profile, saying issues around management of Nigeria’s foreign exchange by the Central Bank, a situation whereby the US Dollar would appear to be on a roller-coaster against the Naira is simply unacceptable. Mr Lukman said  so…
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NEDC inaugurates 500 housing units in Adamawa – TVC News

The Managing Director of the Northeast Development Commission NEDC Mohammed Alkali, said the stock of houses in the Northeast before the insurgency was about four million out of which over 500,000 structures were destroyed or irreparably damaged by Boko Haram insurgency. He made disclosure at inauguration of 500 Housing Units in Yola capital of Adamawa…
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Mob burn personal residence of Sokoto Security Affairs Commissioner – TVC News

The Sokoto state Police command has confirmed a mob attack that led to the burning down of the personal residence of the state Commissioner for Career and Security Affairs, Colonel Garba Moyi (Rtd) located in Isa local government area. Confirming the incident, the Sokoto state police command Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Police Sanusi Abubakar…
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AMCON takeover of my house unnecessary, ex-governor Ahmed –

The former Governor of Kwara State,  Abdulfatah Ahmed, said the reported take over of his Ilorin property by a lawyer purporting to represent AMCON was unnecessary and overzealous due to ongoing talks to resolve previous transactions with two defunct banks. In a statement by his media aide, Wahab Oba, Ahmed clarified that the dispute was…
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AMCON takeover of my house unnecessary, former governor Ahmed –

The former Governor of Kwara State,  Abdulfatah Ahmed, said the reported take over of his Ilorin property by a lawyer purporting to represent AMCON was unnecessary and overzealous due to ongoing talks to resolve previous transactions with two defunct banks. In a statement by his media aide, Wahab Oba, Ahmed clarified that the dispute was…
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AMCON Takes possession of former Kwara governor, Ahmed’s house in Ilorin –

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken possession of the residence of former governor AbdulFatah Ahmed of Kwara state. The property located at no 19b AbdulRazaq road, GRA, Ilorin is among the properties seized by AMCON following an interim order granted by the Federal High Court, Lagos. The interim order was granted attaching…
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NDLEA arrests trafficker with N2.3b cocaine at Abuja airport – TVC News

A Nigerian, Okey Eze, who claims to be a tiler by profession has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with 350 wraps of cocaine worth over N2.3billion in street value. The 38-year-old Eze, from Orji River, in Oji-River Local Government area of…
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Akeredolu blasts El-Rufai over comments on anti-open grazing – TVC News

Governor of Ondo State and Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has accused his Kaduna counterpart, Nasir el-Rufai, of planning to externalise banditry. Mr. El-Rufai had carpeted Southern governors after they signed an anti-open grazing bill into law. However, Governor Akeredolu, speaking through his Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, claimed that…
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Davido to perform at Global citizens festival – TVC News

Davido has been confirmed to perform at the Global Citizens Live event on September 25. Global Citizen Live is part of the once-in-a-generation day of unity across seven continents. It will be broadcast over 24 hours around the world on Apple Music, Apple TV App, YouTube and Twitter. Partner television and radio stations across different…
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Gov. Makinde forwards names of 5 new Commissioner designates to Oyo Assembly –

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has returned 5 more Commissioners whose appointments were terminated during his last cabinet reshuffle. Their names are contained in a letter containing ten Commissioner nominees forwarded to the Oyo State House of Assembly by the Governor for consideration and approval. The five returning former Commissioners are Mr Seun Fakorede,…
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President Buhari condoles King Sunny Ade over death of Wife, Risikat – TVC News

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday commiserated with renowned musician, King Sunny Ade over the death of his wife, Risikat Ajoke Adegeye Risikat until the time of her death was a member of the 6th Lagos State House of Assembly. The President also condoled with the Lagos State Government, House of Assembly members, her friends and…
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AMCON confiscates house of former Kwara Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed in Ilorin – TVC News

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken possession of the residence of former governor AbdulFatah Ahmed of Kwara state.     The property located at no 19b AbdulRazaq road, GRA, Ilorin is among the properties seized by AMCON following an interim order granted by the Federal High Court, Lagos. The interim order was…
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UK employs 353 Nigerian doctors in 100 days – TVC News

In the last 100 days, at least 353 Nigerian doctors have been registered to work in the UK. Between June 10, 2021, and September 20, 2021, the General Medical Council — the agency that licenses and maintains the official register of medical practitioners in the UK – licensed at least 353 Nigerian-trained doctors, according to…
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House committee on health visits UCH, asks for better understanding between FG, resident doctors – TVC News

The House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions has asked for a better understanding between resident doctors and the federal government in order to end the ongoing strikes and other difficulties in the health sector. The committee’s Chairman, Paschal Obi, said this while on a facility visit of the University College Hospital in Ibadan.  …
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Senate proposes life imprisonment for any kind of abduction – TVC News

A bill proposing life imprisonment for the offenses of kidnapping or any kind of abduction, improper restraint and detention passed second reading in the Senate on Tuesday, putting a stop to the rising number of kidnapping cases around the country. The Senate also submitted President Muhammadu Buhari’s $4.05 billion borrowing request to the Committee on…
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Governor Umahi inaugurates new leadership of S/east traditional rulers – TVC News

Governor of Ebonyi State and Chairman, South East Governors’ Forum David Nweze Umahi has inaugurated new Leadership of the South East Council of the Traditional Rulers. The new Council was inaugurated at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki on Tuesday, led by His Royal Highness, Eze Charles Mkpumaa. Governor Umahi congratulated the Chairman of the South…
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Senate sets up conference committee on amendment of electoral act – TVC News

The Senate has formed a Conference Committee to harmonise positions on the Electoral Act Amendment Bill and to reach a consensus. President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan made the  announcement at Wednesday’s  plenary. Senator Lawan stated that the Conference Committee will work with the House of Representatives to ensure that everyone is on the…
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IBBU tuition fees hike: Students protest, barricade entrance of Niger State House of Assembly – TVC News

Students of the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, have barricaded the entrance to the Niger state House of Assembly in protest of a recent increase in their tuition fees. The university administration hiked the tuition rate by 100% before the commencement of the 2020/2021 academic session, which did not sit well with the students. The…
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Alleged N1.4bn oil subsidy fraud: EFCC’s chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa testifies in court – TVC News

The resumed trial of Abubakar Ali Peters and his company, Nadabo Energy Limited, over an alleged N1.4 billion oil fraud, is underway before Justice Sedoton Ogunsanya of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is prosecuting Mr.  Peters and his company on a 21-count charge bordering on obtaining money…
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Chinese banks set to establish operations in Nigeria – TVC News

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jianchin, has said that he is in talks with Chinese-owned banks about establishing operations in Nigeria. Mr. Jianchin stated this in Abuja on Tuesday, while addressing journalists during the observance of the 2021 Chinese Moon Festival and China-Nigeria Cultural Week. He noted that the aim is to boost Nigeria’s…
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Emir Of Gaya, Ibrahim Abdulkadir dead – TVC News

The Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, has died. The Emir, who has been sick, died on Wednesday morning in Kano This was announced by Ibrahim Abdulkadir, Senior Special Assistant to Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, the Kano State Governor via his Facebook page on Wednesday. Gaya is a Local Government Area in Kano State, where the…
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 5.8 magnitude earthquake hits Southeast Australia – TVC News

A 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck southeast Australia, causing damage to structures in Melbourne. The earthquake struck Mansfield, not far from the Victorian state capital, at 09:15 local time (00:15 GMT) on Wednesday. The earthquake was also felt in neighbouring South Australia and New South Wales (NSW), which was followed by two aftershocks of 4.0 and…
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Court convicts 17 internet fraudsters in Uyo – TVC News

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Uyo Zonal Command has secured the conviction of 17 Internet fraudsters before Justice Stephen Daylop Pam of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The convicts are: Valentine Moses Ukong, Ebuka Kelvin Uzokwe, Onedo Elohor Caleb, Godson Lekia Tophie, Achilonu Moses Chidiebere, Monshe Oloko Pius,…
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Sanwo-Olu, Gbajabiamila greet Oluremi Tinubu at 61 – TVC News

The Senator representing representing Lagos Central, Oluremi Tinubu is 61 years old, and messages of goodwill have continued to pour in. Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a statement heartily congratulated the Political icon on the occasion of her birthday celebration. The Governor said over the years, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has emblazoned her name…
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Governor Sani Bello swaps portfolios of two commissioners’ – TVC News

Controversies surrounding the election of the new Emir of Kontogora after the death of the last Monarch, Alhaji Saidu Namaska has led the Niger state government to swap the portfolio of Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji, the commissioner in charge of the Ministry for Local Government, Community Development and Chieftaincy Affairs, the ministry overseeing the selection process.…
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Governor Dapo Abiodun Visits Asiwaju Tinubu in London – TVC News

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has visited the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, at his London home. Governor Abiodun shared pictures of the Monday visit to the APC Leader in London on his Facebook page. Governor Dapo Abiodun with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu with…
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Troops kill 26 bandits leaders, destroy 5 camps in Zamfara –

Twenty six Notorious armed bandit leaders have been killed in Zamfara state Five other bandit groups have also been destroyed by troops as military sustained air and ground raid on bandit camps Thirteen motorcycles belonging to the bandits were destroyed by troops of the Nigerian Armed Forces The successes were recorded during air bombardments around…
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Governor Zulum Suspends Ramat Polytechnic Management –

Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum has suspended the entire management of the state owned Ramat Polytechnic in Maiduguri, for a period of six months.  The Governor during a surprise visit to the institution was shocked to see workshops and laboratories no longer functioning, and many marches were out of use with some covered…
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Women group calls for improved security in North West region – TVC News

Women across North West states have called on the government and other duty bearers to address the current spate of insecurity in the region. These include the recurrent cases of banditry, Kidnappings for ransom and attacks on school and innocent citizens in North-West states. The women who converged on Kaduna on Tuesday are saddened that…
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Reps call for fortified security taskforce along Katsina, Kaduna, Kogi border lines – TVC News

The House of Representatives has called for a well fortified security taskforce that will operate along the border lines of Katsina, Kaduna, Kano and parts of Kogi state. It also urged the authorities to consolidate on the gains recorded in the military operations against bandits in Zamfara. National Assembly Correspondent, Joke Adisa, reports that ongoing…
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Delta State House of Assembly passes anti-open grazing bill – TVC News

The Delta State House of Assembly has passed the bill Prohibiting Open Grazing, indiscriminate Breeding, Rearing and Marketing of Livestock in Delta State, otherwise known as Anti-Open grazing bill. The Bill was passed following a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader of the House, Ferguson Onwo and adopted during the Tuesday’s resumed plenary…
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3 Teenagers Sentenced To 4 years imprisonment for circulating nude video –

Three teenagers Aminu Hayatu Tafida, Umar Abubakar and Mas’ud Abubakar Gidado have been sentenced by the Sokoto Chief Magistrate Court to four years imprisonment or N400,000 option of fine for circulating nude video of a bride to be. They were convicted on charges ranging from abetment, indecent act, sale and printing of obscene book and…
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PIA: Buhari seeks amendment to remove ministers from boards of regulatory agencies – TVC News

President Muhammadu Buhari is seeking an amendment to the recently enacted Petroleum Industry Act. In a letter to the National Assembly, the President seeks to remove the Ministers of Petroleum Resources and Finance from the boards of the Nigerian Upstream Regulatory Commission and the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority. In the letter read…
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Amotekun arrests 3 suspected ritualists in Ibadan – TVC News

Three men suspected to be ritualists have been arrested with human parts of a 73year old man by the Oyo state command of Amotekun. The suspects who were identified as Muhideen, Abdulrasheed Olanrewaju and Ismail Muraina were arrested around Boluwaji area of Ibadan after burying a body in a shallow grave which had already been…
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President Buhari seeks Senate’s confirmation of EFCC Board – TVC News

The Nigerian Senate has received a request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the appointment of the Secretary and Board members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.   The request was contained in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate and read during Senate’s Plenary. President Buhari explained that the request for…
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President Buhari writes Senate to confirm members of Regulatory agencies –

The Nigerian Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the nomination of Members of the Board of the Nigerian Midstream and Downstream Petroleum Regulatory Authority. In a similar request, President Buhari also asked for the confirmation of the Board of the Upstream Regulatory Commission. Mr President explained in a letter…
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Senate receives President Buhari’s proposed amendment to PIA –

The Nigerian Senate has received a proposed amendment to the Administrative Structure of the Petroleum industry Act 2021 from President Muhammadu  Buhari for it’s Consideration and approval. The proposed amendment was communicated through a letter addressed to the President of the Senate , Ahmed Lawan and read on the floor of the parliament . The…
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Senate refers President Buhari’s $4.054bn loan request to committee –

The Nigerian Senate has referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s Request to approve the addendum to the proposed 2018-2021 Federal government External Borrowing plan of  $4.054bn and €710m to its committee on Local Debts and Foreign Loan for further legislative work. The committee headed by Senator Clifford Ordia has one week to report back to Senate plenary…
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CRUDAN organises 3-day workshop for Christian clergies in Northwest –

Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) North West Zone has organized a three day trauma healing workshop for senior Christian Clergies in the zone. The workshop is aimed at training Christian leaders to strengthen their members and other citizens who are passing through pains as a result of traumatic experience Declaring the…
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Buhari writes NASS, seeks Amendment to Petroleum Industry Act –

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly, requesting an Amendment to the Petroleum Industry Act. The president’s letter was read on the floor of the Senate by the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan. Mr President said the amendment became important to help in the full actualisation of the act.  It would…
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Sudan transitional government announces failed coup attempt – TVC News

Sudanese authorities have reported a failed attempt to overthrow the country’s transitional government, blaming “military officers and civilians” from the former government of deposed President Omar al-Bashir. Sudan’s state-run television initially reported on the attempt early on Tuesday, calling on the public “to counter” the attempt. “All is under control. The revolution is victorious,” Mohamed…
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Juju Maestro, King Sunny Ade, loses wife Risikat Adegeye – TVC News

Juju legend King Sunday ‘Sunny Ade’ Adegeye has lost his wife, Risikat Adegeye, a former member of the Lagos State House of Assembly. The death of the late Risikat Adegeye is coming 24 hours to his 74th birthday. The late Risikat Adegeye, died in the early hours of Tuesday. Friends and family members of the…
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Peace corps advocates promotion of peace, others in Ogun – TVC News

Promotion of peace, protection of environment and doing things that will encourage public safety and human security will facilitate required development in Nigeria. Peace corps made this known during the celebration of International Day of Peace in Ogun State. They say they embarked on Peace walk to sensitize residents on the need to do things…
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Assets confiscation ‘ll weaken Drug cartels – Marwa – TVC News

Chairman/ Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) has charged other other Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies in Africa to consider targetting the assets of drug cartels as a veritable tool that will weaken criminal narco networks. He gave the charge while delivering Nigeria’s…
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EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, testifies in oil subsidy scam suit –

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, appeared before Justice Sedoton Ogunsanya of the Ikeja High Court in Lagos, to testify as a key prosecution witness in an alleged N1.4 billion oil subsidy fraud case. The EFCC is prosecuting the case against Nadabo Energy and its chairman, Abubakar Peters, for allegedly…
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Nollywood practitioners protest illegal use of intellectual property by Radisson Blu hotel –

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One feared dead as building collapses in Ondo – TVC News

One person has is feared dead following the collapse of a storey building at Fanibi Junction in Akure, the Ondo state capital. Report says the deceased was an aged woman while other occupants were still trapped in the rubbles. The incident reportedly occurred around 3 o’clock in the morning while the occupants were still sleeping.…
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Benedict Peters slams Washington Post’s reporter, denies corruption ties with Diezani –

A body of lawyers, civil society organisations and the Council of Ethnic Youth Leaders of Nigeria have condemned a US-media agency’s report linking the founder of Aiteo Group, Benedict Peters and former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke, with alleged corruption ties. In a joint press conference, their spokesman, Tochukwu Ohazuruike, alleged that the story, written by…
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Police arrest 2 ritual killers in Kwara with human parts – TVC News

2 persons have been arrested in Offa by the Kwara state command of the Nigeria Police Force for allegedly killing a young girl, Rianat Yusuf for money ritual purpose. The suspects, Femi Adeniji and Shittu Wale were said to have confessed to killing young Rianat. The girl was said to have been sent on an…
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Nigeria’s Unity is unshakeable, we will prevail – FG – TVC News

The Federal Government says Nigeria’s resolve to remain as one indivisible entity is unshakable, in spite of the various challenges facing the nation. Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, stated this in Abuja at the opening of the ‘Nigeria at 60 Photo Exhibition’ with the theme “60 Years of Our Togetherness.” According to the…
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End SARS: We suspended sitting to focus on review – Lagos Panel –

The Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry on the October 20, 2020 Lekki Toll gate shooting, as well as SARS-related abuses, said its announcement of temporary suspension of public hearings is for the purpose of focusing on the Lekki Investigation. in a statement, the panel said this investigation on the alleged shooting of protesters last October…
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We Requested FG’s Communications Blockade – Governor Tambuwal –

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, has disclosed that the State is in partnership with the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy to block services of telecommunications operators in 14 local government areas of the state. This move by the State Government is coming about 3 weeks after it approved an Executive Order in response to…
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Panic in Sokoto, As MTN, 9Mobile Services Shutdown – TVC News

Residents in Sokoto state are thrown into confusion as the telecommunication services from two major service providers; MTN and 9Mobile went down with residents unable to make calls or use data for internet services across the state. There are speculations in the state that the Telecommunication services were shutdown to enable the security agencies carry…
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LASEMA again, rescues four adult males from accident, recovers two 2 vehicles – TVC News

In a recent operation, LASEMA rescued four people; this time, the victims were all adult males involved in a road traffic collision at Stadium inward Barracks.   An ambulance in a convoy rammed into a mini van along Ikorodu Road inward Stadium, less than 16 hours after the Agency rescued and provided Pre-Hospital care to…
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Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao announces he will for presidency in 2022 – TVC News

Filipino boxer, Manny Pacquiao, has announced that he will run for President of the Philippines in the 2022 elections. A section of the ruling party PDP-Laban nominated the 42-year-old senator in the Philippines’ parliament. Pacquiao has repeatedly chastised incumbent Rodrigo Duterte, who is prevented from seeking re-election to a second six-year term by the Philippine…
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Thousands evacuated as Volcano erupts on La Palma’s Canary Island in Spain – TVC News

A volcano erupted on the Spanish island of La Palma on Sunday, spewing lava and a thick column of smoke and forcing authorities to evacuate hundreds of residents from nearby towns. The eruption was the first in 50 years on La Palma, a famous tourist destination in the Canary Islands. The Canary Islands are located…
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Gunmen shot dead three police officers, set patrol vehicle ablaze in Onitsha – TVC News

Unidentified gunmen shot and killed three police officers in Onitsha, Anambra State, then set their patrol vehicle on fire. The police officers were on duty at around Ukaegbu /Ezeiweka road in Onitsha when they were attacked around 9 a.m on Sunday. DSP Toochukwu Ikenga, spokesperson for the Anambra State police command, confirmed the incident. He…
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Breaking: Sanwo-Olu signs anti-open grazing bill into law – TVC News

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has signed the Law to prohibit open cattle grazing and trespass of cattle on Land in Lagos State, and for connected purposes. By this act, the Bill has now become a Law. The promulgation of the anti-open grazing law is one of the resolutions passed at the end of…
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Oyo aggrieved PDP members pass vote of no confidence on Gov Makinde –

The aggrieved members of the People’s Democratic Party in Oyo state have passed a vote of no confidence on the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde in the state. This was contained in a communique issued after a meeting held by members of the aggrieved caucus in Ibadan. The members also called for a peaceful conduct…
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Akeredolu introduces Awo’s ranching system, partners CBN on pilot scheme – TVC News

The Ondo State chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has embraced the feedlot operational system as an alternative to open grazing, claiming that it will help them increase their profit and end an age-old feud with farmers. Mr. Ahmed Danna, State Secretary of MACBAN, stated this over the weekend in Akure…
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Retired Police Officers protest in Kaduna over poor benefits – TVC News

Retired Nigerian Police officers in Kaduna state have carried out a peaceful protest to drive home their demands for improved retirement benefits. Part of their request is that the Nigerian Police be withdrawn from the Contributory Pension Scheme just as their counterparts in the army and other sister security agencies. They explained that after 35…
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President Buhari approves incorporation of NNPC, appoints board members – TVC News

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ifeanyi Ararume as Chairman of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited’s Board of Directors and Management. Mele Kolo Kyari and Umar I. Ajiya, were named Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer respectively. According to Femi Adeshina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the…
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Ondo govt shuts down Akure ShopRite – TVC News

The Ondo State Waste Management Authority (ODSWMA) has sealed Shoprite building on Igbatoro road in Akure and the Neighborhood market at NEPA in Akure, the state capital. The two places were shut for their unsanitary and unhygienic practices. The General Manager of the Authority, Ayo Adeyemo, said the owners of the affected facilities violated environmental…
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