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Today's Headlines: NATO Approves 4 Battle Groups To Counter Russia, EFCC Seizes Obiano's Passport

NATO Approves Four Battle Groups to Counter Russia's Proliferation

Allied authorities have given their approval for the deployment of four additional combat units to NATO member countries Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Slovakia.

Prior to the NATO meeting on Thursday, March 24, Julie Smith, the United States Ambassador to NATO, indicated that soldiers from various NATO countries would be deployed to Eastern European countries to combat Russian aggression in Europe before the conference.

According to Smith, the additional forces are "not merely national forces," and they will be presented on Thursday, he said.

At an Atlantic Council summit, Smith stated that NATO is studying the possibility of a medium- and long-term troop presence along its eastern European frontier.

Obiano's passport has been seized by the EFCC.

Mr. Willie Obiano, the former governor of Anambra State who had been imprisoned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has finally been released (EFCC).

On Wednesday evening, the anti-graft agency granted administrative parole to the immediate prior governor, who had been seized only hours after handing over power to the current governor, Charles Soludo, the week before.

As part of Obiano's bail conditions, the EFCC seized his passport, according to a report from the BBC.

Lagos closes down the damaged Eko Bridge as a fire engulfs a market.

The Lagos State Government has ordered the closure of Eko Bridge after a fire broke out beneath the bridge in the Apongbon region of the state on Wednesday, destroying makeshift stores and storage containers.

Several million naira worth of property and products were reportedly destroyed in the fire, which broke out at 3 a.m. and began at the bridge.

While numerous traders lamented their losses, a few residents fought valiantly to keep their homes and businesses intact.

It was difficult for many people to get to work because cars were moving slowly through the neighbourhood.

Others chose to reroute along the Ebute-Ero axis, despite some cars' complaints about being slowed down by traffic.

At Aso Rock Villa, President Muhammadu Buhari meets with potential APC chairmanship candidates.

At the late evening of Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari (ret.) hosted a dinner at his residence in the Presidential Villa in Abuja for the candidates for the National Chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress.

The meeting will take place on Tuesday night at 10 p.m. at the Katsina State Governor's Lodge in Asokoro, following the screening exercise conducted by the Aminu Masari-led Screening Committee on Tuesday night.

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