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  • AI Report: We’re not defensive, says FG

      Aidoghie Paulinus and Olivia Kalu, Abuja The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said its response to Amnesty International’s (AI) report on human rights in the country, had never been defensive. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this in Abuja when he received a delegation of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) led by its…

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  • Fulani herdsmen defy Umahi, block expressway with cattle in Ebonyi

    Obinna Odogwu, Abakaliki Human and vehicular movements were, on Tuesday, temporarily grounded in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital as suspected Fulani herdsmen blocked the old Enugu road in the state capital with their herds of cattle. The blockage which started at about 3:10pm during a light rain shower lasted for several minutes. It obstructed free flow…

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  • Anambra community denies imposition of N1m burial levy

    Jeff Amechi Agbodo, Onitsha The tradition ruler of Eziowelle community in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Igwe Michael Okonkwo Etusi, has denied the alleged imposition of N1 million levy to bereaved families before burial of dead persons in the community. The monarch while briefing newsmen alongside the President General of the community…

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  • Fulani herdsmen kill 50 in Adamawa villages

    BillyGraham Abel Yola Over 50 People were reported to have been killed in another bloody attack, on Monday night, in several communities bothering Adamawa and Taraba States. Locals told Daily Sun that some Fulani militia attacked several ethnic villages of Gojefa, Bujum Yashi, Bujum Waya, Sabonlayi and Bujum Kasuwa villages in Numan Local Government area…

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  • CRISIS

    Fake BEDC staff arraigned for fraud in Benin

    Tony Osauzo, Benin A 34-year-old man, Ikechukwu Sunday, was today arraigned before an Evboriaria Special Grade Court in Benin City, for fraud and parading himself as a staff of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC). The accused who was arraigned on a three-count charge of fraud and impersonation, was also alleged to have collected the…

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  • Nurturing care

    Nurturing care: What children need to thrive

    Ogechi Ekeanyanwu At the recently held 71st ongoing World Health Assembly which held in Geneva, Switzerland, a framework on nurturing care for early childhood development was launched. The framework, a joint effort by the World Health Organisation, UNICEF, World Bank and the Partnership for Maternal, New born and Child Health (PMNCH), proffers ways to help…

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  • Shell

    Shell invests $5.2m in capacity building of young Nigerians, says GM

    NAN Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and its Joint Venture partners invested about 5.2 million dollars in 2017 to develop the intellectual capacity of young Nigerians toward solving the nation’s challenges. SPDC’s General Manager, External Relations, Mr Igo Weli, made this known at the ‘Shell Nigeria Nxplorers Exhibition Event 2018’ organised by the company in…

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  • DANKWAMBO

    Dankwambo lauds FRCN over commitment to corporate governance

    Paul Orude, Bauchi Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State has commended the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN) for its commitment to promoting high standard of Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting practices in the country. Governor Dankwambo, who was represented by the Commissioner for Economic Planning, Alhaji Danladi Pantami Mohammed, gave the commendation at…

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  • Rauf Aregbesola of

    Groups protest against clamour for zoning to Osun West

    Clement Adeyi, Osogbo A group, under the aegis of Development Advocacy Group (DAG), in collaboration with Coalition of Osun Youth Organisation (COYO), on Tuesday, staged a peaceful protest against the ongoing clamour to zone the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket to the Osun West Senatorial District. The protesters trooped out in their hundreds with…

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