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target=_blank rel=noopener>God Conscious Women tasks Buhari on insecurity
Daniel Kanu God Conscious Women fellowship (GCWF), a faith-based organisation rolled out the drums last Saturday, September 4, to celebrate its one-year anniversary, just as the group called on President Muhammadu Buhari to halt the killings in the country. The group urged Buhari to rise to the occasion of leadership and arrest incessant killings
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Sanwo Olu, Akeredolu, Uzodinma wives storm Lagos for ‘August Meeting’
The wife of Lagos State Governor, Ibijoke Sanwo Olu, her Ondo State counterpart, Betty Anyanwu- Akeredolu, and Chioma Ikeaka-Uzodimma, wife of Imo state Governor, will storm Lagos at the 7th edition of Women August meeting/empowerment programme by Imo State Towns Development Association Lagos, (ISTDAL), Women’s wing. The event will take place today Saturday Sept.
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target=_blank rel=noopener> Ijaw group cautions against further delay in inauguration of NDDC Board
The umbrella body of the Ijaw nation, worldwide, Ijaw National Congress (INC), has demanded the urgent inauguration of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Board, noting that delay in the inauguration of the NDDC board “is a clear betrayal of trust and display of State insensitivity on ljaw nation and Niger Delta region.” On June
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target=_blank rel=noopener>32 months salary arrears: 4 ASCETA staff die in two weeks
From Okey Sampson, Umuahia Four staff of Abia State College of Education (Technical), Arochukwu (ASCETA) have reportedly died in the past two weeks. The last of such deaths was recorded Wednesday night. The chairman of ASCETA College of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU), Mr. Kelvin Egesi who confirmed the deaths said they were as a
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Kebbi allocates 25 tractors to cassava farmers
From Olanrewaju Lawal, Birnin Kebbi Kebbi State government has disclosed that it’s has allocated 25 tractors to farmers under the umbrella of Cassava Growers Association of Nigeria to enable them expand the crop production in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development in the state,Alhaji Abdullahi Maigari Dakingari who stated this while addressing
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target=_blank rel=noopener>When Weppa Wanno Pyramid Club honours Agba with Icon of Rural Development in Nigeria’s award
From Ighomuaye Lucky, Benin For the honourable minister of Budget and Planning and former Edo State Commissioner for Environment, Prince Clem Agba, he was just doing what he has been appointed to do, bringing federal government closer to the people but unknowingly to him, his work could attracts commendations from far and near even from
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Couple arrested in Kano for stealing baby
From Desmond Mgboh, Kano The police in Kano have arrested a couple, Abubakar and Maryam Sadiq for the theft of a day old baby from the maternity ward of Abubakar Wase Specialists Hospital in Kano. Spokesman of the Nigeria Police in Kano, Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa who confirmed the development on Saturday said that they received
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Niger Insecurity; Fleeing Bandits Ran Into Military Camp In Niger, Scores Killed
From John Adams, Minna Scores of armed Bandits fleeing the ongoing Military operation in Zamfara and Katsina states on Friday afternoon met their Waterloo in the hands of soldiers at Maganda village near Allawa in Shiroro local government area of Niger state. The bandits who were escaping through the notorious Allawa forest in their hundreds,
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Ondo Amotekun rescues 3 remaining travellers from kidnappers
Operatives of Ondo State Security Network Agency, code-named Amotekun, have rescued the remaining three people who were kidnapped last Wednesday in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the victims were travelling to Lagos from Ifira-Akoko in Akoko South-East Local Government Area of the state when they were kidnapped by gunmen. The
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target=_blank rel=noopener>Enugu CP to sanction policeman for assaulting lady — spokesman
The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Lawal Abubakar, has ordered an immediate investigation and possible disciplinary sanction against a policeman seen engaging a lady in an altercation and physically assaulting her. The incident, spotted in a viral video circulating on social media, purportedly occurred while some police operatives were on duty at a
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target=_blank rel=noopener>EPL: Edouard scores twice on debut as Palace beat 10-man Spurs
Odsonne Edouard scored twice on his debut as Crystal Palace claimed their first win of the season to end 10-man Tottenham’s 100% Premier League start. Wilfried Zaha set the Eagles on their way, rolling in from the spot after Ben Davies was penalised for handball, before substitute Edouard added a second and third late
target=_blank rel=noopener>Biden calls for unity as US marks 9/11
US President Joe Biden has urged unity as his country remembers the victims of the September 11 attacks. In a video released on the eve of the 20th anniversary, he paid tribute to the 2,977 people who lost their lives, reports the BBC. “We honour all those who risked and gave their lives in
target=_blank rel=noopener>ECOWAS: Guinea’s ousted president ‘in good health’
Guinea’s ousted President Alpha Condé is in good health, leaders of the West African regional bloc ECOWAS say. Its envoys visited Condé, who was detained in a military coup in Guinea last Sunday, reports the BBC. They also met the leaders of the coup, including its figurehead Lieutenant Colonel Mamady Doumbouya. “President Alpha Condé is well,”
target=_blank rel=noopener>UN condemns Taliban crackdown in Afghanistan
The UN has condemned the Taliban for what its “increasingly violent response” to dissent, weeks after the group’s rapid takeover of Afghanistan. Taliban fighters killed four people during recent protests, the UN said. Demonstrations have taken place across Afghanistan since the fall of Kabul on August 15, demanding respect for women’s rights and greater
target=_blank rel=noopener>Buhari appoints Ahmed as new NAEC Chairman
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Yusuf Ahmed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC) for an initial period of three years. The appointment was confirmed in a statement signed by Director of Information for the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey late Friday.
target=_blank rel=noopener>Experts to govt: Stop development without planning
*Link Nigeria security challenges to poor planning …as Sanwo-Olu insists on Lagos master plan implementation Muritala Ayinla The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has charged the Nigerian government to pay more attention to the physical planning of the environment in order to create functional and sustainable cities, towns and communities as the population
target=_blank rel=noopener>JUST IN: Gunmen kill deposed Anambra monarch, Obi Edozieuno, driver
Obi Alex Edozieuno, the deposed traditional ruler of of Mkpunando in Aguleri community in Anambra North Local Government Area of Anambra State, has been murdered by unidentified gunmen. Also murdered by the gunmen was the chauffeur of the monarch, simply identified as Chukwuemeka. Obi Edozieuno was one of the 12 monarchs suspended by
target=_blank rel=noopener>Veteran Brazil defender Alves, Sao Paulo split over unpaid wage row
Brazilian side Sao Paulo have parted company with Dani Alves after the veteran defender skipped training on Friday in protest over unpaid wages. “We have made the decision and we have informed (manager) Hernan Crespo, that Daniel Alves will no longer be part of the team,” the side’s sporting director Carlos Belmonte announced on
target=_blank rel=noopener>US Soccer President asks men, women to equalize FIFA money
The head of the U.S. Soccer Federation asked the unions of the women’s and men’s national teams to agree to equalize FIFA’s World Cup prize money on their own. USSF President Cindy Parlow Cone sent an open letter Friday making the request, which called for the men’s national team to allow the USSF to
target=_blank rel=noopener>Kidnapped Niger traditional ruler regains freedom
Daniel Atori, Minna The abducted traditional ruler of Wawa, also known as Dodo of Wawa of Borgu Kingdom in New Bussa Local Government Area of Niger State, has regained his freedom. New Telegraph had reported that the traditional ruler, Dr. Mahmud Ahmed Aliyu was kidnapped in his palace at about 10pm last week Saturday
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