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General News

Security officers ‘foil’ Abuja bank robbery attack

The security agencies comprising police and military on Friday reportedly foiled a robbery attack in Abaji area council in the federal capital territory. According to a statement by Josephine Adeh, spokesperson of the FCT police command, a group of about…

Sports

Kylian Mbappé

Mbappe joins Real Madrid on a five-year contract

A five-year deal has been penned down by France forward Kylian Mbappe to move to Real Madrid from Paris Saint-Germain on Monday, hailing the move as a “dream come true”….

Politics

Investigations

Kwara Nigeria illegal lithium mining

INVESTIGATION | Lithium hunters: Bribery, abuses, deaths – the dark side of Nigeria’s illegal mining

In Kakanfu, Pategi Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria, hundreds of illegal miners with hard drugs, guns and explosives dig underground in a large-scale search for Lithium with no oversight and few safety measures. Security operatives and local authorities take bribes to turn a blind eye to – and also aid – this illegal activity, according to sources and evidence found by The Informant247 in this investigation by SALIHU Ayatullahi. Deaths and injuries are common and the mining activities…

Entertainment

Analysis

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EXPLAINER: All you need to know about the automated passport application

The minister of interior Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo on January 8, launched the automated passport application as part of efforts to reduce human contact in passport acquisition According to The Informant247, the Minister, during the launch, stated that the new system will allow users to upload passport images and other supporting documents from the comfort of their homes, adding that if fully automated, Nigerians will only visit immigration facilities for fingerprint or biometric purposes. The Minister, during the launch, said the new…

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Death of Rotimi Akeredolu!

The demise of Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on December 27, 2023, in Germany, where…