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Today's Headlines: Army recover 1,671 PVCs, ballot papers in Lagos, NPA Boosts TinCan ports Security

Army recovers 1,671 PVCs, ballot papers in Lagos apartment

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Personnel of the 9 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, yesterday, recovered 1,671 Permanent Voters Cards, PVCs, in an apartment in the Olodi-Apapa area of Lagos State.

Three persons were subsequently arrested in the apartment, while the prime suspect was said to be on the run.

NPA Boosts TinCan ports Security

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The Nigerian port authority has strengthened security at TinCan Island ports with the erection of a concrete fence and the installation of an automated access control gate.

The Managing Director of NPA, Mohammed Bello-Koko, said revealed this recently during a tour of the TinCan port to ascertain the level of execution of the contract awarded.

Why I am sorrowful: Tinubu speaks.

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President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed sorrow over the loss of elder statesman Alhaji Musa Musawa.

Born on April 1, 1937 the deceased was a broadcaster, diplomat and astute politician. He died on Tuesday following a protracted illness.

In a statement Wednesday by his media office, Asiwaju Tinubu described the late statesman from Katsina as one of the last bastions of freedom fighters who fought for Nigeria’s independence.

The president-elect prayed Almighty Allah to forgive the shortcomings of the departed elder and offer his family the needed consolation at their moment of grief.

Police fire warning to politicians in Ebonyi.

The Police Command in Ebonyi has warned non-state actors and politicians against engaging in acts disrespectful to electoral processes and laws.

The command also urged them to steer clear of all courses of the electoral processes in the forthcoming Governorship and House of Assembly elections in the State.

The command gave the warning in a statement issued to newsmen by its Spokesperson, SP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, in Abakaliki on Wednesdays.

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