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  • POPE

    Pope appoints Olawoore Coadjutor Bishop of Ilorin Diocese

    Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja Catholic Pontiff, His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed Monsignor Paul Adegboyega Olawoore of the Catholic Diocese of Oyo as the Coadjutor Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Ilorin. Until his appointment by the Holy See, Olawoore was the Judicial Vicar and Parish Priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Ogbomoso, and the Dean…

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  • Benue Assembly passes N190b Appropriation Bill for 2018

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi The Benue State House of Assembly has passed an Appropriation Bill of N190.030 billion for the 2018 fiscal year, representing an increment of over N11 billion over the N178.3 billion that was presented to the Assembly by Governor Samuel Ortom, December, last year. Chairman of the House Standing Committee on Appropriation, Barr….

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  • Zamfara FORCES

    Zamfara killings: NAF deploys Special Forces to curb renewed attacks

    Molly Kilete, Abuja The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed its special forces to Zamfara State to curb activities of renewed killings by bandits in that state. NAF’s Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshall Adetokunbo Adesanya, said the Special Forces were specifically deployed to Gusau, the state capital, following the recent attacks…

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  • RAMADAN

    Sokoto sets to enact law on internal revenue boost

    Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said his administration has begun the process of repealing obsolete laws hampering effective revenue generation in the northern state. Tambuwal said that the bill will soon be sent to the State House of Assembly for passage into law and is being perfected by legal…

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  • SURVEILLANCE Naca

    NACA places local airlines under close surveillance to forestall accidents

    Louis Ibah Indigenous-owned airline flying local routes in Nigeria have been placed under strict surveillance to forestall any possible air crashes, says the Director General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Muhtar Usman. A spate of near-crash incidences involving Dana Air, Medview Airline, Arik Air and the breaching of airport security to burgle…

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  • ODUAH

    Looters’ list: Stella Oduah challenges FG

    Fred Itua, Abuja The senator representing Anambra North, Stella Oduah, has challenged the Federal Government to provide proof to back its claims that she looted public treasury when she held sway as Minister of Aviation. Oduah was listed in the second batch of names of alleged looters released, on Sunday, by Minister of Information and…

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  • COMMUNITIES Osinbajo

    FG to rebuild communities destroyed in farmers, herdsmen clashes – Osinbajo

    Uche Usim, ABuja Hopes of rebuilding communities destroyed as result of the incessant farmers-herdsmen clashes brightened, on Tuesday, as President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to commence an assessment tour of affected areas to ascertain the extent of damage. Locals of the affected communities would be absorbed in the reconstruction…

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  • Edo street sweepers protest 6 months unpaid salaries

    Ighomaye Lucky, Benin Street sweepers under the supervision of Edo State Environmental Management Board, on Tuesday, staged a peaceful protest in parts of Benin metropolis over unpaid six months salaries. They alleged that relevant government agencies had not listened to their demand despite the pains they go through every day. Worst still, the sweepers said…

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  • FG releases N6b for Fed. Poly Bali

    Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Federal Government has released N6.3 billion for Federal Polytechnic, Bali, Taraba State, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), to execute developmental projects that would enhance teaching and learning in the institution. Aside physical infrastructures, the fund is expected to be used to sponsor research and human capital development programmes, with…

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