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Mobile Subscriptions Hit 222 Million Amidst SIM-NIN Restrictions

Mobile Subscriptions Hit 222 Million Amidst SIM-NIN Restrictions

The number of mobile subscriptions in Nigeria rose to 222.23 million in 2022 despite the implementation of the Federal Government’s National Identification Number-Subscriber Identity Module policy. At the start of the policy in April, over 72.77 million active telecommunication subscriptions ...

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NDLEA Nabs Blind Grandpa, Leper For Drug Trafficking

NDLEA Nabs Blind Grandpa, Leper For Drug Trafficking

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested a blind 67-year-old grandpa, Aliyu Adebiyi, and a leper, Haruna Abdullahi, for drug trafficking. The Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, Mr Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, said Adebiyi was caught ...

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Go After Fuel Saboteurs, Group Tasks DSS, NSCDC

Go After Fuel Saboteurs, Group Tasks DSS, NSCDC

An anti-sabotage organisation under the aegis of The Natives, has tasked security agencies, especially the Department of State Services (DSS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defencee Corps (NSCDC) to fish out oil marketers and other saboteurs responsible for fuel ...

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NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine, Skunk Consignments Concealed In Herbal Tea

NDLEA Intercepts Cocaine, Skunk Consignments Concealed In Herbal Tea

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, AIIA, Enugu and the Tincan seaport in Lagos have intercepted 126.95 kilograms of cocaine and skunk concealed in herbal tea packs and imported vehicles by drug cartels from ...

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CBN Takes Naira Sensitisation To Kaduna, Zamfara, Stresses Deadline

CBN Takes Naira Sensitisation To Kaduna, Zamfara, Stresses Deadline

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the weekend in carried out sensitisation on the redesigned Naira notes to Abubakar Mahmud Gumi central market, Kaduna and Central Market in Gusau, Zamfara states, where it called and encouraged the public to ...

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Farmers Get Drought, Insect-resistant Maize From NABDA

Farmers Get Drought, Insect-resistant Maize From NABDA

Nigerian farmers will receive a boost  this planting season to improve food production as the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has promised to release an insect and drought-resistant maize to the farmers. The director general of the agency, Prof. Abdullahi ...

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