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Retired IGs, generals scramble for private security licences

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Prominent Nigerians including some retired Inspectors-General of Police, Assistant Inspector General, military generals, senior customs officers and other top security chiefs are scrambling to obtain licences to establish their own private security guards companies in the country. Assistant Commandant-General in charge of private guards companies, Nathaniel Ubong, disclosed ...
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LASTMA goes tough on traffic offenders, roadside traders

Kunle Falayi The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority in conjunction with the state task force on environmental and special offences on Friday arrested hundreds of commercial motorcyclists plying one-way and restricted routes along the Agege, Iju, Abule-Egba roads as well as the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway among others. This came amid pleadings by the Lagos State Government […] The post LASTMA ...
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Next-Gen Mercedes GLA Caught  Testing

by Bennett  Oghifo It’s barely been a week since the refreshed Mercedes-Benz GLA crossover debuted and already the automaker has begun initial testing for the next-generation model. The updated GLA bowed at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show last week, with refinements and enhancements to hold it over until the next-generation model arrives. Mercedes-Benz isn’t wasting […]
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One killed, 63 arrested during IPOB’s pro-Trump rally in Rivers

Chukwudi Akasike, Port Harcourt One member of the Indigenous People of Biafra was on Friday shot dead in Port Harcourt by security operatives when the group embarked on a solidarity rally in support of the newly sworn-in President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. This is as the Rivers State Police Command said […] The post One killed, 63 arrested during IPOB’s pro-Trump rally in ...
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Next-Gen BMW 6 Series Surfaces 

The successor to the BMW 6 Series has been spied while undergoing winter testing. It’s still unclear if BMW plans on changing the nameplate to 8 Series when this particular model arrives, or if it will retain the 6 Series moniker. It’s more likely that it will stay the BMW 6 Series given that its […]
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NMA kicks as FG orders sacking of striking resident doctors

Friday Olokor, Abuja The Federal Government has directed Chief Medical Directors and Medical Directors of Federal Tertiary Hospitals to employ temporary doctors who would replace resident doctors who are currently on a warning strike. The directive came 24 hours after the commencement of a one-week warning strike championed by the National Association of Resident Doctors. […] The post NMA kicks ...
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Premium Times’ raid: NUJ, SERAP drag FG to UN

Gbenro Adeoye and Ramon Oladimeji A human rights organisation, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project and the Nigerian Union of Journalists have jointly described the recent arrest of the publisher of an online newspaper, Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi, as an intensification of the government’s ongoing clampdown on media freedom in the country. The organisations sent a […] The post ...
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Drama, tension as Jammeh agrees to step down

Eric Dumo After keeping the world in suspense for most part of Friday, Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia’s outgoing president, finally agreed to relinquish power following his December 1, 2016 presidential election defeat to Adama Barrow. After repeated efforts by West African leaders for the 51-year-old to step down on January 18, 2017 when his tenure […] The post Drama, tension as Jammeh agrees to step ...
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Jonathan pays private visit to Obasanjo

Sam Awoyinfa, Abeokuta Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday paid a private visit to former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his country home in Coker/Ibogun Local Council Development Area of Ogun State. Jonathan was said to have arrived in Ibogun-Olaogun, the village where Obasanjo was born, around 12:00pm, and went into a closed-door meeting with him […] The post Jonathan pays private ...
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Police kill one, arrest three kidnappers of Malaysia-based man

Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Barely three days gunmen suspected to be kidnappers bundled away a Malaysian based Nigerian, Collins Echezona , in his home town, Akokwa in the Ideato North Local Government Area of Imo State, the Police in the state have nabbed three of the abductors, while the kingpin was shot dead. Confirming the development […] The post Police kill one, arrest three kidnappers of ...
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Kidnapping: Parents, school owners demand emergency meeting with Buhari

Gbenro Adeoye, Kunle Falayi, Tunde Ajaja, Jesusegun Alagbe and Eric Dumo As a result of the recent kidnapping of three female pupils and five staff members, including a Turkish national, by unknown gunmen in the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (formerly known as Turkish International School), last Friday, parents and school owners are seeking emergency meeting […] The post Kidnapping: Parents ...
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New Ford SYNC AppLink Smartphone-to-Dash Projection for Navigation Apps Introduced

With most smartphone owners saying they use navigation apps while driving, Ford Motor Company is introducing new SYNC® AppLink™ capability that will project navigation apps directly from a smartphone to the vehicle touch screen. Sygic Car Navigation is first to take advantage of the new capability. “Ford understands how customers are using their smartphones, so […]
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Meryl Streep’s speech that angered Donald Trump

Jesusegun Alagbe At the 74th Golden Globe Awards held on January 8, 2016 in the United States, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association honoured renowned 67-year-old American actress and singer, Meryl Streep, with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award. Recipients of the award are chosen by the HFPA’s Board of Directors, who single out an individual […] The post Meryl Streep’s speech that angered ...
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Soole: An Indigenous Concept in Urban Transportation

Commuting in an urban space as Lagos’ should not be stressful as it is presently. Besides the urge to travel anonymous and safe in a taxi, people should also have a choice to determine their means of movement at their own convenience. This is what Soole is bringing to the roads of Lagos. Soole is […]
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Buhari sending wrong signal by not sacking SGF –Yusuf Ali

Mr. Yusuf Ali, SAN is a former Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association  Anti-Corruption Commission. In this interview with Success Nwogu, he talks about corruption and how the Buhari government could win the war against graft As the former chairman of the anti-corruption arm of the NBA, what are your observations of the level of corruption in […] The post Buhari sending wrong signal by not sacking ...
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Kia Motors, Rafael Nadal back again at Australian Open 2017

As the major sponsor of Australian Open 2017, Kia Motors handed over a fleet of 110 official tournament vehicles to Tennis Australia during a ceremony in Melbourne attended by executives from Kia Motors Australia and Tennis Australia, as well as Kia’s global brand ambassador and former Australian Open champion, Rafael Nadal. This year celebrates Kia’s […]
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