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  • Ortom: Benue does not own any militia group

    NAN Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue says the state does not own any militia group. Ortom was reacting to rumour making the rounds in some quarters in the country that the state government owned a militia group. The governor spoke on Thursday, January 18, in Makurdi, when the Benue Youth Prayer Group and National Union…

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  • Shooting Federation says it needs N10 million to host global event

    NAN Oladeji Adeoye, President of Nigeria Shooting Federation (NSF), on Thursday, January 18, in Abuja said the Federation was in need of about N10 million to host a world shooting sport programme. Adeoye, a retired brigadier-general in the Nigerian Army, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the financial support was needed from governments and…

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  • EFCC uncovers properties allegedly built from 2015 PDP campaign fund

    Ali Abare, Gombe The Gombe Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has uncovered three properties alleged to have been built from crime as part of money diverted from the 2015 campaign funds. Newly posted zonal controller for the commission, Johnson Babalola, disclosed this to journalists, in Gombe, on Thursday….

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  • NYSC: 2,457 Edo, Delta corps members sworn in

    Paul Osuyi, Asaba A total of 2,457 members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), on Thursday, took their oath of allegiance to serve their fatherland for the mandatory one year national service. They were posted to Delta and Edo states under the Batch ‘A’ Stream II service year, and were sworn in at the…

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  • CONGRATULATES

    Kaduna NUT calls off strike

    Noah Ebije, Kaduna The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna State chapter, has called off the indefinite strike action embarked upon in all the state public schools. The strike had lasted for almost two weeks. NUT Chairman in the state, Comrade Audu T. Amba disclosed this, on Thursday, shortly after an emergency meeting of the…

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  • FRSC

    NYSC: We need more employers to request Corps members

    NAN The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Thursday, January 18, in Abuja urged employers in the private and public sector to send in more requests for the services of corps members. Mr. Bello Ballama, the NYSC FCT Coordinator said this at the swearing-in ceremony of the 2017 Batch ‘B’ Stream II corps members at…

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  • Suspected herdsmen kill 8-month pregnant woman in Ekiti

    Wole Balogun, Ado-Ekiti Suspected herdsmen have allegedly massacred an eight-month pregnant woman in Orin-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State. The deceased was said to have hailed from Benue State and was of TiV tribe. The Daily Sun learnt that the woman was dispatched to her early grave, late on Wednesday night, me…

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  • Nigeria’s in crisis, says Gov. Wike

    Tony John, Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the country is currently in crisis, insisting that the magnitude of crisis in Nigeria now has never been witnessed in the nation’s history. This was even as thousands of Rivers women in the state have endorsed the governor for a second term….

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  • Man behind bars for beheading 6-month-old daughter

    NAN A father, Andrew Koku, who pleaded guilty to cutting off his six-month-old daughter’s head, is to spend the next 37 days in prison, an Abeokuta Chief Magistrates’ Court ruled on Thursday, January 18. Chief Magistrate Adeola Adelaja, who handed down the verdict, said the accused should remain behind bars pending advice from the State…

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  • ROWDY

    Bill to monitor sexual offenders passes 2nd reading in House of Reps

    NAN A Bill for an Act to provide for registration and monitoring of persons convicted for sexual offenses against minors on Thursday, January 18, passed second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill which was sponsored by Rep. Ochiglegor Idagbo (Cross River-PDP), passed first reading on Oct. 31, 2017. Leading the debate on the…

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