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Collapsed Bridge: Youths Lock Down Port Harcourt Industrial Zone

Collapsed Bridge: Youths Lock Down Port Harcourt Industrial Zone

Collapsed Bridge: Youths Lock Down Port Harcourt Industrial Zone The entire Eleme Industrial Cluster in Rivers State was shut down on Friday by Eleme youths who were demanding urgent government repair of the collapsed Aleto Bridge on the East – West federal highway. The youths blocked the road near the collapsed bridge as early as

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Ogun To Engage Indigenous Contractors For Proposed Semi-Urban Roads

Ogun To Engage Indigenous Contractors For Proposed Semi-Urban Roads Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has said his government would engage the services of indigenous contractors in the proposed construction of semi-urban roads in all the Local Government Areas in the state. Hosting members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), who paid him a

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Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings

Nigeria, Cameroon Move Up FIFA Rankings Nigerian Super Eagles of have climbed once again in the monthly FIFA world rankings. In the latest rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body, the Super Eagles moved up one notch to 38th position in the world and sixth in Africa. released on Thursday by the world

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About 200 Refugees Thrown Into Yemen Sea

About 200 Refugees Thrown Into Yemen Sea More refugees and migrants have been “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers for the second time in 24 hours off the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nation’s migration agency. Patrol teams from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) found in the south of Yemen at least five

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Oil Prices Rises To $53 As Saudi Cuts Exports

Oil Prices Rises To $53 As Saudi Cuts Exports Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by a sustained decline in inventories and Saudi Arabia’s preparedness to cut crude supplies to its prized Asian customers. Brent crude futures were 52.99 dollars a barrel by 0855 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate crude was up 17 cents

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Acting President Appoints 21 New Federal Permanent Secretaries

Acting President Appoints 21 New Federal Permanent Secretaries The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. This was contained in a release signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita. The new appointees were selected after a rigorous interview process.

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North Korea Threatens Strike On US Territory, Guam

North Korea’s military is “examining the operational plan” to strike areas around the US territory of Guam with medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic missiles, state-run news agency KCNA said early Wednesday local time. Specifically, the statement mentioned a potential strike on Andersen Air Force Base designed “to send a serious warning signal to the US.” The base

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Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Western China

Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Strikes Western China A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in western China near a famous national park on Tuesday evening, with no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 6.5 quake struck a region bordered by the provinces of Sichuan and Gansu at a depth

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NiMet To Create 1,000 Automatic Weather Stations Across Nigeria

NiMet To Create 1,000 Automatic Weather Stations Across Nigeria In furtherance of its determination to produce economical and reliable meteorological information to the various sectors of the economy, the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has said that it’s set to determine regarding 1,000 automatic weather stations (AWS) in the country. The agency, during a statement in

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