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Benue national fair records low turnout, patronage

The 8th Benue National Trade Fair, last week, kicked-off with a colourful opening ceremony at the Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida Square amidst low turnout of participants.
The trade fair which has also faced challenges following rainstorm on three consecutive days destroyed several pavilions, also h [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Igbo group demands autopsy on alleged corpses of Fulani

A socio- cultural group of the South East, Aka Ikenga, has called for autopsy on the remains of the five Fulani allegedly killed in Abia state, while faulting the Department of State Security, DSS, on the allegation that the dead were killed by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
In a statement b [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Group alleges fraudulent practices by UK shipping provider

A civil society group, Niger Delta Youth Coalition, NDYC, has alerted the Presidency of a grand design by a UK-based marine security company in league with local collaborators to extort heavily from foreign ship owners whose vessels ply the Nigerian waterways.
In a letter of concern signed by th [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Kwara Assembly summons commissioner over tree felling

The Kwara House of Assembly has summoned the Commissioner for Environment and Forestry, Otunba Taiwo Joseph, over indiscriminate felling of tress in various parts of the state.
The House in its resolution last Thursday directed the commissioner to appear before its Committee on Health and Enviro [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Kwara AG blames police for cult activities

The Kwara State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Kamaldeen Ajibade, has advanced reasons why some suspected cultists escape justice due to negligence of the police in handling the cases.
Ajibade, while speaking exclusively with our correspondent in Ilorin last Thursday on the outco [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


APC disability group seeks inclusion in governance

People Living With Disabilities under the aegis of the APC–PLWD support group have asked for greater inclusion in the leadership position of the party and the government as a whole. 
The support group emerged after the harmonization of the two disabilities support groups registered wi [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Uduaghan worry over loss of lives, trailers gridlock

The Delta State Commissioner for Transportation, Vincent Uduaghan, has expressed regrets over the loss of lives arising from trailers and tankers parked indiscriminately on the roads.
The commissioner expressed the disappointment while declaring open an eight-day induction course for new staff o [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Lugbe residents frown at monthly hike in electricity tariff

Residents of Lugbe in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have frowned at the continuous hike in electricity tariff.
Speaking with our correspondent on the issue, Mrs. Chineye Nnadi, said government should call the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, to order as the increment has gone [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


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