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  • NARD - RESIDENT DOCTORS

    Why we shelved proposed strike – Resident Doctors

    Fred Ezeh, Abuja The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has explained why it shelved its proposed nationwide strike that would have worsened healthcare service delivery in hospital across the country. The group said that management of Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) has re-engaged its members who were disengaged recently, a situation that…

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  • JERUSALEM - NIGERIA - EMBASSY - RELOCATE

    CAN optimistic Nigeria will relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem

    Aidoghie Paulinus, Abuja The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has said that it is praying that the Federal Government of Nigeria relocates its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. CAN President Revd Samson Ayokunle disclosed this in a goodwill message signed by his Special Assistant, Media and Communications, Adebayo Oladeji, presented during the celebration of…

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  • OTUKPO CULT CLASHES

    Benue: Six killed as rival cults clash in Otukpo town

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi At least six persons lost their lives Saturday night in a clash between rival cult members in Otukpo, the headquarters of Otukpo local government area of Benue State. Sources from the ancient town told Daily Sun that two of the victims were killed at a popular drug (marijuana) joint known as Banana…

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  • DRIVER STRANGLES WOMAN

    Driver strangles woman to death during attempted rape, in custody

    Laide Raheem, Abeokuta Officers of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested a driver, Abiodun Idowu, for allegedly strangling a co-worker, Abimbola Hamzat, to death while attempting to rape her. According to police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, the arrest of the 40-year-old Idowu followed a complaint by one Owolabi Moses, who reported on May 31 at…

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  • TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL

    President raises tariffs on tobacco and alcohol sales

    Uche Usim, Abuja In a calculated attempt to achieve the dual benefit of raising government revenue and reducing the health hazards associated with tobacco and alcohol abuse, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday approved an amendment to the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco with effect from Monday, June 4. Under the newly approved…

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  • Multinational NAVIES assist Nigeria to combat piracy - NNS OKPABANA

    Nigeria, China, France, Portugal navies combat piracy in Gulf of Guinea

    Philip Nwosu, Lagos Six foreign warships and 12 Nigerian Navy combat vessels exhibited their prowess in international maritime policing in a joint multinational navies maneuver, code name EXERCISE EKU KUGBE, which was held at the Bight of Benin. The Exercise which was concluded early Friday with a debrief staged to commemorate the 62nd anniversary of…

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  • CONDOLENCES - JUSTICE AKANBI

    Saraki, Ahmed, Emir, others mourn late Justice Akanbi

    Layi Olanrewaju, Ilorin Senate President Bukola Saraki, in a condolence message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, expressed grief over the death of the former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Akanbi, and said his death was a personal loss to him. He described the late Akanbi as an…

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  • AIDE SAYS EKITI SHOOTING ACCIDENTIAL DISCHARGE

    APC aide says Ekiti campaign shooting accidental discharge

    Wole Balogun, Ado Ekiti David Ayeni, aide to Tayo Adebiyi, chieftain of All Progressive Congress (APC), who brought the policemen that misfired at the Friday welcome rally for APC state candidate Kayode Fayemi, has cleared the air on the tragic incident that disrupted the campaign event. The spokesman says that the shooting was an accidental…

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  • HERDSMEN KILLED SEVEN - BENUE COMMUNITY

    Suspected herdsmen killed seven in raid on Benue community

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi At least seven people have been reportedly killed by gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia after they invaded Tseadough, a village in Mbachom, Yaav Ward of Kwande local government area of Benue State. The invaders were also said to have injured six others and taken a woman from the village hostage while…

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