Nigerian car owners must pay N250,000 to get their vehicles converted to gas-powered vehicles

NIGERIA'S government has backtracked on its pledge to support the use of gas-powered automobiles as part of its commitment to cutting greenhouse gases by saying car owners who want to switch will not have to fork out N250,000 ($650) for a conversion.

 

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Ipob drops its calls for secession and writes to National Assembly demanding restructuring

 

SECCESIONIST movement the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has backtracked on its call for the dismemberment of Nigeria and written to the National Assembly asking for the devolution of power and the restructuring of the country instead.

 

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Boko Haram leaders said his sect killed Borno farmers for reporting their activities to the military

 

BOKO Haram leader Sheikh Abubakar Shekau has confirmed that his terrorist sect was responsible for the recent killing of rice farmers in the Kwashebe Zabarmari axis of Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.

 

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Zamfara's Governor Matawalle gives Niger Republic five vehicles to help combat cross-border crime

 

GOVERNOR Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has pledged to donate five operational vehicles to the police force in the Maradi Region of Niger Republic as part of a regional effort to combat cross-border crime.

 

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Campaign groups secure court order compelling CBN to publish Covid-19 palliatives

CAMPAIGN groups the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (Serap) and the Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre have won a court ruling compelling the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reveal details of Covid-19 donations.

 

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Operation Lafiya Dole commander demoted after being found guilty at court-martial

FORMER Operation Lafiya Dole theatre commander Major General Olusegun Adeniyi has been demoted after a Nigerian Army court-martial found him guilty of violating military social media guidelines and ordered his demotion by at least three years.

 

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CBN introduces new policy allowing diaspora remittances to be collected in foreign currency

CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) officials have unveiled a new financial policy that grants unfettered access to foreign exchange sent from the diaspora and other money transfer remittances that come into the country through the likes of  Western Union and MoneyGram.

 

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Garba Shehu dismisses calls for Buhari to sack service chiefs saying he is satisfied with them

 

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman Mallam Garba Shehu has dismissed calls for the sacking of Nigeria's service chiefs over their failure to tackle insecurity in the country pointing out that his principal is satisfied with their performance.

 

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Arteta not bothered about getting sacked as he prepares for North London derby against Spurs

 

ARSENAL manager Mikel Arteta has revealed that he is resigned to being sacked and is not too concerned about it in the light of the dreadful start his team has made to the current 2020/21 English Premier League season.

 

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