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target=_blank rel=noopener>Casualties in Delta bank robbery rise to four
From Paul Osuyi, Asaba The number of dead casualties as a result of Tuesday evening invasion of a branch of United Bank for Africa (UBA) at Issele-Uku, Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State, has risen to four. Three people, including a trader who was hiding behind a Geepee tank, and two others within
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kano govt seals warehouse of fake, unwholesome foods
From Desmond Mgbh, Kano Kano State Task Force Committee on Counterfeit, Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods under the State Ministry of Health has sealed a warehouse containing about 2-trailer loads of suspected fake food items. The seized items were mostly juice drinks and butter which were stored in a warehouse situated at Bompai quarters
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target=_blank rel=noopener>BHCPF: Plateau children will no longer die of preventive diseases – Governor
From Gyang Bere, Jos Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that children in the state will no longer die of preventive diseases following the launching of Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF) in the state. The governor assured the initiative would also reduce maternal mortality rate in rural communities. Deputy Governor Sonni Tyoden delivered the
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Paris Club Refund: Firm sue Rivers State over N25 billion debt
From Godwin Tsa, Abuja The lingering crisis between the Government of Rivers State and a consultancy firm over the Paris Club refund has now taken a legal dimension with a suit by the firm claiming the sum of N25 billion as debt it incurred arising from the transaction. In the suit before a High Court
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Killers of Catholic priest in Katsina-Ala will be apprehended, Ortom vows
From Rose Ejembi, Makurdi Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has assured that the killers of Reverend Father Ferdinand Ngugban of St Paul’s Catholic Church, Aye-Twar village, in Katsina-Ala, will be apprehended. The governor condemned the killing of the Reverend Father by the attackers. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase, Governor Ortom
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target=_blank rel=noopener>FEC observes a minute silence for ex-ministers Olowoporoku, Baba
From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Following President Muhammadu Buhari’s trip to the United Kingdom for routine medical check, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC), where a minute silence was observed in honour of two former ministers – one-time Minister of Science and Technology Senator Bode Olowoporoku and Alhaji Umaru
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Ebonyi killings: Senate South-East caucus calls for manhunt of culprits
From Fred Itua, Abuja The South-East Caucus of the Senate has charged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, and heads of the Nigeria’s security agencies to immediately find those responsible for the recent killings of natives in Ebonyi State communities, insisting that the atrocity must not go unsolved and unpunished like others. The Leader of
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Beijing 1995: Implementation reviewers score Kaduna high 25 years after
From Sola Ojo, Kaduna Twenty-five years after the Beijing Declaration, popularly called the Beijing Platform for Action, which was developed at the fourth World Conference on Women in China in 1995, a multi-stakeholders meeting comprised of civil society groups and the top government officials have concluded the implementation review for Kaduna State. So far, Kaduna
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Vice President Osinbajo commends Gombe for investing in MSME
From Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday stated that the strength of Nigeria’s economy depends on the innovative powers and entrepreneurship of the country’s young people. Speaking at the launch of the 27th edition of the National MSME Clinic in Gombe, Osinbajo commended the state government for investing in young people and
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target=_blank rel=noopener>NSIPs: Day FG declared war on saboteurs
From Okwe Obi, Abuja Worried by the high rate of racketeering that has marred the successful implementation of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs), the federal government recently declared war on saboteurs by recruiting and training over 5,000 independent monitors across the country to address the problems. The NSIP was created by President Muhammadu Buhari
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Osinbajo chaired FEC mourns former ministers Olowoporoku, Baba
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, observed a minutes silence in honour of two former ministers: Senator Bode Olowoporoku and Alhaji Umaru Muhammad Baba. Osinbajo chaired Wednesday’s Council meeting because the President left for London on a two-week medical vaccation Tuesday. He is scheduled to return to the country
target=_blank rel=noopener>NSCDC arrest man, 42 for allegedly defiling minor in Kebbi
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kebbi State Branch has arrested a 42-year-old man for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl. The arrest was made at Diri village in Sakaba Local Government Area of the state. Briefing newsmen on Wednesday while parading the suspect, the State Commandant, Suleiman Ibrahim-Mafara, said that the man, along
target=_blank rel=noopener>NAF begins airlift of COVID-19 materials to ECOWAS nations
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Wednesday said it had begun the airlift of COVID-19 materials to 14-member nations of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), including Nigeria. According to the NAF, the development was a demonstration of its “humane side”, in the face of the ravaging coronavirus disease. A statement by the Director
target=_blank rel=noopener>Police react to news of ‘kidnap of 20 persons’ in Abuja
The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has reacted to the news that 20 persons have been kidnapped in Zuba area. The reaction was contained in a statement by the spokesperson of the Command, Mariam Yusuf, on Wednesday. According to Yusuf: “The attention of the FCT Police Command has been drawn to some malicious publications
target=_blank rel=noopener>Nigeria’s facing many problems, we are worried – British High Commissioner
Catriona Laing, British High Commissioner to Nigeria, has expressed worry over the deteriorating security situation in the country. Speaking with journalists on the sidelines of a reception held to welcome home the 2019/2020 UK Chevening scholarship beneficiaries, Laing said the UK government is keen on helping Nigeria win its fight against insecurity. She said
target=_blank rel=noopener>Libel: MFM/Olukoya registers N500m damages against blogger in UK
Akeem Nafiu A United Kingdom High Court of Justice Tuesday registered the N500 million damages entered in favour of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) and its General Overseer, Dr. Daniel Olukoya, by an Ogun State High Court against a UK-based blogger, Maureen Badejo. By this development, the judgement of the Ogun State
target=_blank rel=noopener>Kogi: Bello, Aghahowa score as novelty match ends all square
Muhammad Bashir, Lokoja Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello was on the score sheet from the spot kick for the Kogi State Executive Council team on Tuesday when they played a 1-1 draw with a team of Ex Super Eagles players at the Confluence Stadium in Lokoja The state played host to the likes of
target=_blank rel=noopener>Moody’s maintains negative outlook on Nigerian banks
·Says asset risk will increase Tony Chukwunyem Moody’s Investors Service has maintained its negative outlook on Nigeria’s banking system, a view which the rating agency said, reflects expectations of rising asset risk and weakening government support capacity over the next 12 to 18 months. In a report published Tuesday, analyst at Moody’s and the co-author of
target=_blank rel=noopener>OPEC+ panel: Uncertainties may impact oil demand recovery
OPEC+ has raised concerns that uncertainties may impact the recovery in oil demand due to rising numbers of virus infections globally and lockdown measures, according to a report from the group’s experts panel meeting seen by Reuters on Wednesday. “Despite the ongoing destocking of commercial OECD stocks, they remain above the 2015-2019 average, while
target=_blank rel=noopener>US administers 147.6m doses of COVID-19 vaccines – CDC
The United States has administered 147,602,345 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of Tuesday morning and distributed 189,451,285 doses, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. The tally is for Moderna, Pfizer/BioNTech, and Johnson & Johnson’s vaccines as of 6:00 a.m. ET on Tuesday, the agency said. According
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