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FG launches E-Temporary Passport to replace ETC

ABUJA – The Federal Government on Tuesday inaugurated an electronic Temporary Passport to replace the Emergency Travel Certificate (ETC), for effective identity management. Speaking at the event in Abuja, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, explained that the Temporary Passport was an electronic document with all the features of a …

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Buhari to inaugurate N16bn new NDDC office Thursday

PORT HARCOURT – President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday inaugurate the N16 billion newly-completed office complex of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) which work started in 1996. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Chief Godswill Akpabio, announced this while briefing newsmen in Port Harcourt on Tuesday. Akpabio said that …

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Two Whistle-blowers Jailed In Port Harcourt

LAGOS – The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has sentenced two Whistle-blowers to two months imprisonment each for conspiracy and giving misleading and false information. The convicts Dominic Okem and Chukwunonso Igweonu, who were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) got the judgement …

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Obaseki mourns death of Justice Ngwuta

BENIN CITY – The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has mourned the passing of Supreme Court Judge, Justice Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta, who passed on March 7, 2021. The governor, in a statement, said the death of the judge was a heavy loss to Nigeria’s judiciary and the entire nation. …

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COVID-19 ALERT

There’s currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease (COVID-19). You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you: Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and running water or alcohol-based hand rub Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell