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  • Government to declare state of emergency in education sector

    NAN Mallam Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, on Monday, said the Federal Government would declare a state of emergency in the education sector in April. He made this disclosure when he received Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger and some members of his cabinet at the Federal Ministry of Education Headquarters in Abuja. Adamu requested the…

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  • Kwankwaso suspends Kano visit

    Desmond Mgboh, Kano A former Governor of Kano State and leader of Kwankwasiyya Movement, Sen. Rabu Musa Kwankwaso, has shelved his proposed visit to the state. Speaking through the Chairman of the Planning Committee for the visit, Dr. Rabiu Sulieman Bichi, Kwankwaso said that he had to painfully postpone the scheduled visit following interventions and…

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  • Don’t accede to Cattle Colony, MASSOB warns S’East govs

    Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign States of Biafra (MASSOB) has warned governors of South East against consenting to Cattle Colony as proposed by the Federal Government. The leader of MASSOB, Mr. Uchenna Madu, gave the warning, on Monday, in a statement he issued in Owerri, Imo State and made…

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  • Prisons head questioned over paltry food budgeting for inmates

    Fred Itua, Abuja Members of the Senate Committee on Interior, chaired by Senator Andy Uba, have condemned the budgetary proposal of N450 for 3 meals per day for persons serving time in Nigerian Prisons in the 2018 financial year. The aggrieved committee members made this known at the 2018 budget defence of the Ministry of…

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  • We’re re-positioning Rivers health sector – Wike

    Tony John,  Port Harcourt Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that the process for the re-positioning of  all levels of the health sector is effectively on course, with the acquisition of state-of-the-art equipment for Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital (BMSH). Governor Wike also declared that the total rehabilitation of structures at the BMSH would…

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  • Rivers PDP spends N12m to empower women in agriculture

    Tony John, Port Harcourt Over 780 rural women have benefited from the N12 million  channeled into the improvement of  agriculture and education by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ikwerre Local Government Area of Rivers State. State Publicity Secretary of PDP,  Samuel Nwanosike,  stated this, on Monday, in Omagwa, Ikwerre Local Government Area. He disclosed…

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  • Equating lives of cattle with humans, height on impunity – Tiv group

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Tiv Socio-cultural group, Mdzough u Tiv, has said that equating human lives with the lives of cattle was the height of insensitivity, brutality and impunity. The group was reacting to the alleged killing of 73 cattle in Kadarko, Nasarawa State. President General of Mdzough u Tiv, Chief Edward Ujege, described the…

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  • Two arrested for hijacking truck-load of beer in Ogun

    Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Two persons have been arrested by police in Ogun State for allegedly hijacking a truck-load of beer worth N2.7 million. The suspects nabbed, on Sunday, January 28, according to the spokesman of Ogun State police command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, had hijacked the truck at gun point in Ilesa on its way to Iragbiji in…

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