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Unexploded Bombs from Ikeja Cantonment Amoury

20 Years After: What Did We Learn From Lagos Bomb Blast?

20 Years After: What Did We Learn From Lagos Bomb Blast?

From Sylvester Asoya January 27, 2002 will remain one of the darkest days in the history of Lagos. And the day will always be remembered for the accidental detonation of explosives at a military armoury in Ikeja. That tragic event shook Nigeria’s economic capital to its foundations on a Sunday that was full of expectations.

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Nigeria’s Present Economic Challenges Could Lead to Social Upheavals, Ogomudia, Ex-CDS Warns

…Says Country Requires Financial Engineering Retired Army General, and former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Alexander Ogomudia has expressed grave concern over the prevailing economic situation in the country. He is of the opinion that if left unresolved, could lead to inability of government to pay salaries with the attendant consequences of social upheavals unless

Osagie Obayuwana addressing newsmen at the protest march

Our Campaign Against Fuel Price Increase’ll End Hardship in Nigeria – Osagie Obayuwana

….As Wheelbarrow Operators Protest Extortion by Revenue Collectors in Edo Coalition of civil society groups, The People’s Alternative Movement, on Friday protested the planned hike in prices of petroleum products by Nigeria’s federal government. The group, which comprises civil rights groups in Edo State, had earlier warned that it would take to the streets to

Governor, Ifeanyi Okowapresenting the armoured vehicles shortly after the state security council meeting at the Government House, Asaba,

Delta Security: State Govt Donates 5 APCs to Army, Police

The Delta Government has donated five armoured personnel carriers to two security agencies in the state, namely the 63 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, and the state police command, to strengthen their operations. Presenting the armoured vehicles shortly after the state security council meeting at the Government House, Asaba, the governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, said three

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Edo NULGE Cries Out Over Hijack of Councils’ Funds, Usurpation of Functions by Governor Obaseki

Crisis brews between the Edo State government and the state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), with the latter calling out the governor, Godwin Obaseki, over alleged cornering of funds due to the 18 local government councils in the state from the federation account.The state President of the NULGE, Lazarus Imokhai

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Buhari Lifts Ban on Twitter

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered that the ban on Twitter, the micro-social media platform be lifted effective Thursday January 13th. The decision is coming seven months after the ban was imposed in June last year. Kashifu Abdullahi, director-general of the National Information Technical Development Agency, NITDA announced the decision of the government of Nigeria. According

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How Our Father’s Entitlements Were Stolen, Family Abandoned – Children of Late James Babalola, First Commander of Nigeria’s MOPOL Slain by Orderly 50 Years Ago

Fifty years after their patriarch was killed by a fellow police officer, the children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren of James Babatunde Babalola, former commander of the Mobile Police Force, MPF have bemoaned the injustice and deprivation visited on their family by the Nigerian Police Force. Babalola, who was the first police officer to command the

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Alao-Akala Is Dead

Adebayo Alao-Akala, former governor of Oyo State is dead. Reports say he died early Tuesday morning in Ogbomoso, his home town. He was said to have participated in some meetings some hours before his demise, and was expected to travel out of the state for some other engagement. Alao-Akala was deputy governor to Rasheed Ladoja

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