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Flood: FCT council calls for FG’s intervention

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Flood: FCT council calls for FG’s intervention

Flood

THE Chairman of Bwari Area Council, Mr John Gabaya, has appealed to the Federal Government to intervene in communities affected by erosion and flood in the district. Gabaya made the appeal while addressing newsmen after visiting some of the affected communities on Tuesday in Abuja. He described the incidence as unfortunate and critical, while also […]

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School Feeding: Kaduna govt to deal with erring education secretaries

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School Feeding: Kaduna govt to deal with erring education secretaries

out-of-school children

The Kaduna State Government has threatened to deal decisively with Education Secretaries who extort or interfere with the ongoing School Feeding Programme. The state Commissioner for Education, Dr Shehu Mohammed, said issued the threat on Tuesday at the opening of a one-day summit tagged “Building a grassroots movement on the Home Grown School Feeding Programme […]

School Feeding: Kaduna govt to deal with erring education secretaries
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Zamfara peace initiative yielding result, no attack in 59 days ―Gov

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Zamfara peace initiative yielding result, no attack in 59 days ―Gov

Zamfara

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state is now peaceful as the peace initiative of the state government with the efforts and cooperation of the Nigerian Army is yielding a positive result. Matawalle disclosed this when he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, in his office on Tuesday in Gusau. He […]

Zamfara peace initiative yielding result, no attack in 59 days ―Gov
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Telecoms now contributes 10% to GDP ― Buhari

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Telecoms now contributes 10% to GDP ― Buhari

Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Nigerian Telecommunications industry accounted for 10 per cent in the first quarter of the Country’s Gross Domestic Product this year. President Buhari while speaking on Tuesday at the opening of the 2nd Conference of African Telecoms Regulators on Consumer Affairs (CATCO), said the sector has been driving the […]

Telecoms now contributes 10% to GDP ― Buhari
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Strike: SSANU, NASU block FUTO entrance to enforce compliance

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Strike: SSANU, NASU block FUTO entrance to enforce compliance

FUTO

Striking members of the non-teaching staff of Nigerian universities on Tuesday blocked entrance to the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO), to enforce compliance with the nationwide strike. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Universities (NASU) were […]

Strike: SSANU, NASU block FUTO entrance to enforce compliance
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EU refuses British PM opening Brexit bid

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EU refuses British PM opening Brexit bid

Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s demand that the European Union reopen the Brexit divorce deal was rebuffed on Tuesday by the bloc, which said Britain had failed to propose any realistic alternative to an agreed insurance policy for the Irish border. After more than three years of Brexit crisis, the United Kingdom is heading towards a […]

EU refuses British PM opening Brexit bid
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Insecurity: Nigeria to stage joint security exercise at borders

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Insecurity: Nigeria to stage joint security exercise at borders

Service chiefs

AS part of measures to secure Nigeria’s land and maritime borders, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) and the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), in collaboration with the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) as well as the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other security and intelligence agencies will be conducting a joint border security exercise, codenamed “EX-SWIFT […]

Insecurity: Nigeria to stage joint security exercise at borders
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Death toll from Burkina Faso militant attack rises to 24, Army says

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Death toll from Burkina Faso militant attack rises to 24, Army says

Burkina Faso

The Burkina Faso military said 24 soldiers were killed in an attack by unidentified militants on an army unit on Monday, updating a previous death toll of 10. ALSO READ: Retired police officers lament underpayment of gratuities in Kwara In a statement on Tuesday, the army said it was continuing land and air operation, launched in […]

Death toll from Burkina Faso militant attack rises to 24, Army says
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FRSC apprehends 444 traffic offenders, prosecutes 50 in Akwa Ibom

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FRSC apprehends 444 traffic offenders, prosecutes 50 in Akwa Ibom

FRSC

THE Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Akwa Ibom Sector Command said on Tuesday that it arrested 444 road traffic offenders and prosecuted 50 during the command’s special patrol this month. The Sector Commander, Mr Sunday Oghenekaro, disclosed this to newsmen in Uyo while speaking on the activities of the command. Oghenekaro said that the 50 […]

FRSC apprehends 444 traffic offenders, prosecutes 50 in Akwa Ibom
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JUST IN: Epe residents worried over identity of men who raided Ambode’s house

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JUST IN: Epe residents worried over identity of men who raided Ambode’s house

The residents of Epe area of Lagos State have expressed worry over the siege laid on the house of the immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, by unknown men who came with vehicles with no identification numbers. While expressing their concern to Tribune Online, the residents said the men who arrived the […]

JUST IN: Epe residents worried over identity of men who raided Ambode’s house
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Crisis: Ortom suspends three traditional rulers in Benue

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Crisis: Ortom suspends three traditional rulers in Benue

Eid-el-Fitr

FOLLOWING the protracted crisis that has rocked Katsina Alla axis of Benue State, the State Governor, Samuel Ortom has suspended two 3rd Class Chiefs from Katsina-Ala, Chief Tivlumun Ubugh, Mue Ter Chongo and Chief Ayoleve Ornguga, Mue Ter Ipusu as well as the District Head of Mbacher, Chief Luke Atomigba. The chiefs were suspended for […]

Crisis: Ortom suspends three traditional rulers in Benue
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Oil theft: NPDC laments losses, says Delta communities suffer more

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Oil theft: NPDC laments losses, says Delta communities suffer more

oil theft

The Nigeria Petroleum Development Company, NPDC/Niger Delta Western OML 34 Asset Management Team (ATM) has said although the company suffers losses during massive stealing of crude oil, the people of the host communities suffer hardship more. The Manager, Government, Community Relations & Security, NPDC/NDW OML 34 AMT, Mr Sheidu Aiguedo, who represented the Chief Operating […]

Oil theft: NPDC laments losses, says Delta communities suffer more
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Court sentences applicant to 2 years in prison for threatening to kill housewife

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Court sentences applicant to 2 years in prison for threatening to kill housewife

Court

A Kabusa Grade I Area Court on Tuesday sentenced an applicant,  Stephen Newman, to two years in prison for threatening to assassinate a housewife. The Judge, Ibrahim Kagarko, sentenced Musa after he pleaded guilty to criminal intimidation with a threat to life. Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mahmud Lawal, informed the court Mrs Grace Mbom, who […]

Court sentences applicant to 2 years in prison for threatening to kill housewife
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No increase in school fees ― KWASU Management

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No increase in school fees ― KWASU Management

KWASU

Management of the Kwara State University, (KWASU), Malete, has debunked insinuations making the rounds that the institution has increased fees for the 2019/2020 academic session. A statement by the acting Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Sakah Mahmud, which was made available to journalists in Ilorin on Tuesday said that tuition fees of both indigenes and […]

No increase in school fees ― KWASU Management
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Bayelsa governorship election: Who will succeed me — Dickson

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Bayelsa governorship election: Who will succeed me — Dickson

cancer

 Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa says his preferred candidate for the Sept. 3 primary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will emerge among his loyalists in the Restoration camp of the party. Dickson, in a statement issued in Yenagoa on Tuesday, said that the leadership of the Restoration caucus would decide on an aspirant to support […]

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BREAKING: We did not raid ex-Gov Ambode’s residence ― EFCC

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BREAKING: We did not raid ex-Gov Ambode’s residence ― EFCC

EFCC

The  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has said it did not raid the house of the former Lagos governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. In a statement released by the EFCC acting head of Media & Publicity, Tony Orilade stated that the Commission with a high sense of responsibility did not raid Ambode’s residence. The statement read […]

BREAKING: We did not raid ex-Gov Ambode’s residence ― EFCC
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Company screens more than 1,000 women for breast cancer

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Company screens more than 1,000 women for breast cancer

breast cancer

A medical technology company, Monitor Healthcare Ltd., screened more than 1,000 women for breast cancer from April to July. The company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Femi Ogunremi, made the disclosure in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. Ogunremi said that the company carried out the screening in Kwara […]

Company screens more than 1,000 women for breast cancer
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Kogi gov to initiate policies for rapid educational transformation

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Kogi gov to initiate policies for rapid educational transformation

schools

Gov Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Sunday reaffirmed the commitment of his administration to initiating policies and programmes that would bring about rapid educational transformation in the state. The governor stated this while receiving Senior Academics in the state at his residence in Okene, Kogi. He said the State Government had put up plans to […]

Kogi gov to initiate policies for rapid educational transformation
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BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes out PDP, Atiku’s appeal

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BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes out PDP, Atiku’s appeal

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The appeal had been filed by the PDP and Atiku to challenge an earlier ruling of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which held that they failed to file a response to an application […]

BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes out PDP, Atiku’s appeal
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Kaduna govt disburses grant to boost education

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Kaduna govt disburses grant to boost education

education

The Kaduna State Government says it has disbursed about 85 per cent of the 21.5 million dollars World Bank grant to boost access to quality basic education in the state. Mallam Dahuru Anchau, the Director of Public Schools, Ministry of Education, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Sunday that the amount […]

Kaduna govt disburses grant to boost education
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