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Sabotage: Police arrest 40 oil theft suspects, recover 2 vessels

ADVERTISEMENT From Our Correspondent The Nigeria Police, in conjunction with other relevant security agencies, has arrested 40 suspected oil thieves and recovered two vessels in two different interceptions. ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force PRO, announced this in a statement emailed to TheNewsZenith on Friday evening. Adejobi stated that the arrests were part of the Force’s […]

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Business Economy Features/Opinion

Greasing wheels of SMEs in Oyo State through SAfER

By David Adeoye Economic experts have acknowledged that Small and Micro Enterprises (SMEs) are a major sector contributing significantly to the nation’s economy. Consequently, they play a pivotal role in poverty reduction. In Oyo State, SMEs form the backbone of the state’s economic activities and contribute to achieving sustainable development goals aimed at mitigating economic […]

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Halilu assures BPSR of NASENI’s delivery on mandate

From Our Correspondent The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has reiterated its commitment to deliver on its mandate of transforming Nigeria’s technology and innovation landscape. Mr Khalil Suleiman Halilu, CEO of the Agency, gave this assurance at a two-day training for NASENI staff in Abuja. The Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) […]

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Tinubu seeks collaboration with states on food, insecurity

From Our Correspondent President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday in Abuja, met with the 36 state governors and the FCT Minister on Nigeria’s lingering insecurity and economic hardship and came out with far-reaching decisions to tackle the issues. TheNewsZenith reports that Mr Bayo Onanuga, Special Adviser to the President on Information and Strategy gave a […]

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Video: Industry Ministry partners NiDCOM to boost investments 

From Abdulfatah Babatunde  The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Doris Uzoka-Anite has expressed the desire to work with the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) to boost diaspora investments in the country. Uzoka-Anite made the remarks when she received the in audience, Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Tuesday, […]

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Politics

Airhiavbere says “Emi lokan” to govern Edo

From Our Correspondent  A retired Army General, Charles Airhiavbere, says he is the best to fly the All Progressives Congress (APC) flag in the Edo State Gubernatorial race in September this year. Airhiavbere made this declaration while addressing his teeming supporters in Benin City, after officially submitting his ‘Expression of Interest’ and ‘Nomination’ forms. “We […]

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General Security

Insecurity: Be more strategic, proactive – AUD tells Service Chiefs

By Our Correspondent A faith-based organisation, the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society (AUD), has called on the Service Chiefs to be more strategic and proactive towards containing escalating insecurity scenarios in the country. Dr Abdul-Rafiu Sanni, the AUD President made the call in a statement made available to TheNewsZenith on Sunday in Lagos. Sanni noted that the society […]

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General Security

Video Kidnapping: Gunmen kill driver, spare teenage girl

By Abdulfatah Babatunde Gunmen on Saturday morning intercepted a commercial bus on the fleet of the GOU Transport Company, killed the driver and kidnapped all 18 passengers in the bus on the Shagamu-Benin Expressway. TheNewsZenith gathered that the hoodlums killed the driver as he was about to make a U-turn on sighting them. The incident […]

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Law / Crime

Lagos Court remands man for defiling minor

By Our Correspondent For luring a minor with roasted meat (Suya) and defiling her, a 50-year-old security guard will spend this weekend in a Correctional facility in Lagos. An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court ordered that the guard, Mohammed Sanni, be remanded in the facility for allegedly defiling the 13-year-old girl. The presiding Chief Magistrate, O.A. Layinka […]

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Media group tasks EFCC to expose looters

From Yinka Salaam, Osogbo A media watch group, Muslim Media Watch Group (MMWG), has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) not to shield any individual or group involved in financial crimes in the country. MMWG, a non-governmental organisation, made the call in a statement made available to TheNewsZenith on Friday, in Osogbo, […]

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