Security: Facts about NIN/GMPC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Friday said that the Federal Government (FG) plans to initiate a General Multipurpose Card (GMPC) to streamline the hectic process of multiple forms of identification. NIMC explained in a statement circulated to newsmen saying, the new identity card is designed to serve as a solution to different kinds…

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Eid – Mubarak: Prioritise Security, Report any Suspicious Activities -DSS

The Department of State Services (DSS) has issued a reminder to the public to prioritize security and report any suspicious activities during the Eid celebrations. In a press release, Peter Afunanya, Director of PR & Strategic Communications at the DSS, emphasized the agency’s commitment to collaborating with other security agencies and stakeholders to ensure a…

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Abuse of Drug Made from Human Bones: Sierra Leone Declares Emergency as Hundreds Die

Sierra Leone’s president has declared a national emergency over rampant drug abuse. Kush, a psychoactive blend of addictive substances, has been prevalent in the country for years. President Julius Maada Bio called the drug a “death trap” and said it posed an “existential crisis”. One of the drug’s many ingredients is human bones – security…

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Electricity Tariff Increase: Tinubu’s Reforms Lack Human Face, ‘ll Worsen Nigerians’ Suffering – Ex-VP Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has rejected the hike in electricity tariff, saying it will worsen the suffering of the people. In a series of tweets on Friday, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate in the last election accused the government of unleashing another dose of reforms without adequate notice and without an adequate post-reform…

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First Pig Kidney Transplant Patient Discharged from Hospital

Rick Slayman, the world’s first living recipient of a genetically edited pig kidney transplant, has been discharged from the hospital. Slayman, a 62-year-old manager with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, had previously said his doctors suggested that he try a pig kidney when he was diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease last year. According to CNN,…

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240% Electricity Tariff Hike: Manufacturers, Labour Kick, Demand Subsidy

Manufacturers and organised Labour have kicked against the Federal Government’s 240 per cent hike in the tariff payable by electricity users enjoying a 20-hour power supply. They insisted on the electricity subsidy, warning that its removal would send manufacturers out of business and worsen inflation. The subsidy on electricity has been withdrawn completely from the…

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