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Police recover 174 cattle, arrests two suspects in Benue

The Benue State Police Command said it has recovered 174 cattle and 11 sheep that were rustled by criminals somewhere between Jigawa and Bauchi states.

The command’s Police Public Relations, PPRO, ASP Moses Yamu, who disclosed this to journalists in Makurdi, last week, explained that the [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Adewale says FG to scale up diabetes prevention

As Nigerians join the rest of the world to mark World Health Day, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Ad [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Community wants school named after late don

President of Pakata Patriot, Ilorin, Kwara State, Mallam Shehu Ahmad Aliyu, has urged the authorities of Ilorin West Local Government Area to rename Oke-Pakata LGEA school after late Prof. Shehu Jimoh.

 The community leader, who stated this during the silver jubilee anniversary of the asso [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


NOA, Turkish foundation partner on peace

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, in collaboration with the Turkish UFUK Dialogue Foundation, UDF, are poised to deepen Nigerian citizens’ dialogue and commitment towards tolerance and peaceful coexistence.

Acting Director General of NOA, Mrs. Ngozi Ekeoba, made this known when she re [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


SCM marks 75 years in Nigeria

The Student Christian Movement, SCM, has reiterated its efforts to ensure that every Christian student within Nigeria lives exemplary life of peace and obedience to the law despite the rise of violence in the country’s educational institutions.

President SCM, Rev. Eric Ighalo, noted that [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Kwara APC backs Saraki over double pension payment

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Kwara state, Hon. Ishola Balogun-Fulani, has cleared the air over allegations that the Senate President Bukola Saraki was drawing salary from the state government after the expiration of his tenure in 2011 as governor.

Balogun-Fulani told jour [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Minimum wage: Fashola urges labour to rethink

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has called on organized labour to rethink their call for a review of the minimum wage considering the present economic realities of the country.

He made this appeal while delivering a lecture titled; “Employers and Labou [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Pregnant woman attempts suicide in Kubwa

It was a dramatic last Tuesday as a 19-year-old woman attempted taking her own life when she allegedly had a misunderstanding with her lover in Byazhin, Kubwa, Abuja.
The lady simply identified as Queen, allegedly stabbed herself twice with a knife before she was rescued by the lover, a commerci [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


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