The story of Benue’s first family adoption of Baby Destiny

It is a matter of mother luck smiling on few weeks old Baby Destiny, an abandoned baby, who has now been adopted by the First Family of Benue state, Governor & Mrs. Samuel Ortom.

The Abuja Inquirer learnt that Destiny was abandoned in an undisclosed part of Makurdi, the Benue state capital, [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

I have found Mr. Right, says Yvonne

Days after revealing that turning 30 was depressing for her because she is single, pretty actress, Yvonne Nelson, has now disclosed that she has met ‘Mr. Right.’ Though she refused to reveal who the mystery man is, she however stated that she was preparing herself for kids because she love [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Fuel scarcity: food vendors make quick money in Kwara

Food vendors in llorin, Kwara state capital, are now using the lingering fuel scarcity to make high sales at filling stations to motorists on queues for petrol.

Investigation by our correspondent revealed that several food sellers and drinks have besieged filling stations to make quick business [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Delta targets N76.6bn IGR in 2016

Delta state is targeting the sum of N76.6bn as internal generated revenue in 2016 fiscal year as against N44.7bn realized in 2015 by the state Board of Internal Revenue.

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa stated this while presenting a budget proposal of N265.66bn for 2016 to the House of Assembly for cons [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Rep appeals for Imo airport upgrade

The member representing Ngor Okpala /Aboh Mbaise federal constituency in the House of Reps, Hon. Bede Ekeh, has appealed to the federal government to mobilize contractors back to site for the completion of the Sam Mbakwe airport and cargo village projects in Imo state.

In a motion tagged, " [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Power generation: Nothing like clean coal, group warns

a German non-governmental organization, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, has warned that contrary to assertions by some coal investors that it can be used without causing harm to the atmosphere, the group said there is no such thing as clean coal.

Speaking at a coal roundtable for media practitione [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Actionaid condemns violence, harassment of women in public

ActionAid Nigeria has condemned the increasing violence and harassment of women and girls in public spaces especially educational institutions.

The group under its global campaign, Safe Cities for Women and Girls, noted that the campaign aims to reduce violence against women and girls living in [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015



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