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  • MILITIA HERDSMEN ATTACK

    Nine killed in fresh herdsmen attack on Taraba community

    Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Chairman of Ussa Local Government Council in Taraba State, Hon. Rimansikwe Karma, on Wednesday confirmed the killing of nine persons in an early morning militia herdsmen attack on Tutuwa community. Karma told our correspondent on phone that the attackers surrounded the village at about 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday, launching the deadly…

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  • Rev Isaac Oluwole Newton - FEMALE STUDENTS - #METOO

    Children’s Home director accused of sexually abusing 20 female students

    Gyang Bere, Jos National Coordinator of Concerned Past Students of Stephen Children Home (COPASSTECH), Abeokuta, Mr Ado Nicodemus Baggibawa, has accused Stephen Children Home school director Rev. Isaac Oluwole Newton of sexually abusing Rifkatu Musa, Deborah Bala and several other female students. Mr Baggibawa disclosed this in Jos on Wednesday during a press conference calling…

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  • RITUAL MURDER ANAMBRA

    Anambra man arrested for ritual murder of his 82-year-old mother

    Geoffrey Anyanwu, Awka The Police in Anambra State have arrested 52-year-old Christopher Okadigbo of Nando community in Anambra East Local Government Area, and his friend Ameke Udolu, for allegedly killing his octogenarian mother and widow, Mrs Roseline Okadigbo, for ritual purposes. Parts of the 82-year-old woman’s body – the eye and the heart – were…

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  • NGO plants 5000 trees in Kaduna

    NAN A Kaduna-based NGO, Sali Green Gardens, has said that it planted over 5,000 trees in the state as its contribution to save the environment. Abdullahi Mohammed, the Founder of the NGO, disclosed this on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna. He said planting trees had become very…

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  • OPEN DEFECATION

    FG proposes N30bn fund to fight open defecation

    NAN Mr Emmanuel Awe, the Director of  Water Quality Supply and Sanitation in the  Federal Ministry of Water Resources, says the ministry has proposed a N30 billion fund to tackle  open defecation  in the country. Awe said this in Abuja on Wednesday  when he received a delegation from the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council…

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  • TRUMP - BUHARI - AGRICULTURE DEAL

    Federal Government explains Trump’s agriculture deal

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal Government of Nigeria has explained the agriculture deal US President Donald Trump talked about at the April 30 meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in Washington DC. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, while fielding questions from reporters on details of the deal at a post-Federal Executive Council meeting briefing, said…

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  • STRONGER AFTER

    2019: Bayelsa APC’ll be stronger after congresses- Lokpobiri

    Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, has predicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would emerge stronger after and more united in Bayelsa State after the ongoing party congresses. While crisis had hit many state chapters of the party during the ward congresses, the exercise was peaceful…

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  • EBOLA - HEALTH - SURVEILLANCE - ENTRY POINTS

    Ebola: FEC directs surveillance at country’s entry points

    Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja Following the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday directed the Federal Ministry of Health to step up surveillance operations at all entry points into the country. Minister of Health Isaac Adewole briefed State House Correspondents on the development at the end of…

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  • OSHIOMHOLE

    Oshiomhole declares for APC chairmanship seat Thursday

    Tony Osauzo, Benin Immediate past governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole will, on Thursday, formally declare his intention to run for the National Chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the party’s National Convention scheduled for June, this year. ‎The declaration ceremony which will take place, in Abuja, is expected to be…

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