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Police Kill Notorious Kidnap, Robbery Gang Leader, ‘Vampire’

A notorious kidnap gang leader  known has been killed by the police, Force Headquarters said Thursday. According to Force Spokesman, CSP Jimoh Moshood, “The Police Special Forces working under the supervision of the Commissioner of Police, Imo State Police Command swooped on the hideout of Henry Chibueze aka ‘Vampire’ and his gang and engaged them in fierce gun battle that lasted several hours in the early ...

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My Nasty Encounter with South African High Commission – Funke Osae-Brown

Towards the end of January this year, I got an invitation to be in South Africa on the 1st of March, 2017 to experience the new BMW 5 Series. It was an event I had looked forward to considering my love for fast cars and the kind of beat I cover as a journalist. As soon as I received the itinerary and other documents needed for my journey, I applied for the South African visa on the 13th of February. Conscio ...

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National Help Day: Group Craves Love, Hope To Boost Productivity

A  Group, Good Circle International Organisation,GCIO,a charity based organization in Nigeria has declared the first day of every month as a National Help Day. On this day,GCIO urged all Nigerians and the general public to” help somebody in need in the society as a way of service to God and humanity.” Making this declaration at a Charity Dinner organized by FRIENDS OF GBODONS to further the Operation Help Y ...

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Aisha Buhari Builds Orphanage, School In Maiduguri

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has commenced the construction of Aisha Buhari Foundation Orphanage and School in Maiduguri. Foundation of the project was laid by the Deputy Governor of Borno state, Alhaji Usman Mamman Dirkwa on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. The institution is expected to provide basic necessities of life for orphans, in order to afford them a chance to grow up into normal adulthood; ...

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Benue: Enone 1st class chief not zoned to Okpokwu – Hon. Abah

By Yemi Itodo Former Chairman of Ogbadibo local government council and contender for the stool of Och'Enone, Hon. Sir Christopher Abah has debunked the insinuation that the first class chieftaincy stool has been zoned to Okpokwu LGA. The Och'Enone stool, which comprises of Ado, Okpokwu and Ogbadibo LGAs has elicited alot of anxieties, since the contest began. As a result, the District Heads and other Chiefs ...

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Aisha Buhari’s IDP School In Total Darkness As Peace Corps Donates Relief materials

By Yemi Itodo The Hajia Aisha Buhari's special school for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Vulnerable Children, located in Gwarimpa, Abuja, has been without electricity service for the past 3 weeks. This was made known on Thursday, when the National Commandant of Nigerian Peace Corps, Amb. (Dr.) Dickson Akoh visited the camp, to donate relief  materials to the school children. Hajia Buhari's IDPs ...

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Thai Citizens Make a Bid for Peace, By Ibrahim Sheme

A watershed event that promises to lead to the cessation of sectarian violence in Thailand took place recently. It took place on January 31, 2017 with making an elaborate hand-printing of the country’s flag as a symbol of peace at Asawittaya school in Bangkok, the nation’s capital city. Over 1,300 participants comprising students, parents, teachers and other citizens, the event was held to boost civic aware ...

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Domestic Violence: Man Sentenced To Death By Hanging For Killing Wife

A Lagos High Court in Ikeja has sentenced a man, Sulaiman Olalekan to death by hanging for the murder of his wife, Mrs Chika Egbo on November 20, 2012 in a case of domestic violence. The convict (Olalekan), on the fateful day, had poured acid on his Wife, having become overwhelmed by the fact that the deceased went back to prostitution against his best advice. Trial judge, Justice Lawal Akapo, in his judgme ...

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NGO Hosts Mentorship Event For Teachers

FundaWazi Foundation, a nongovernmental organisation spearheading the welfare of children will on Friday, March 10 host the maiden edition of Teachers Exploring through Mentorship (T.E.M). The mentoring programmewhich is aimed at supporting and guiding teachers, school owners and care givers in their career, enhancing teaching practice and student learning; finance and other professional goals, as well as c ...

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Presidency Urges South Africa To End Renewed Xenophobic Attacks Against Nigerians

The Senior  Special Assistant to the President  on Foreign  Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has called on the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders. She equally called on the African Union to intervene urgently in the renewed xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans in South Africa. In ...

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Fayose Condemns FG’s Plan To Ban Okada, Says ‘I Won’t Ban Okada In Ekiti’

Ekiti State Governor and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described plan by the federal government to ban commercial motorcycle, popularly known as Okada in the country as wicked, saying; “In Ekiti State, we won’t ban Okada because it is a source of livelihood to a lot of families. Why would anyone even contemplate such when government did not create alt ...

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Akunebu,Kaze and Okere Kickstart AWF’s 2017 Literary Season

Uche Akunebu, Doug Kaze and Nnaemeka Okere will kickstart the 2017 literary season of the Abuja Writers Forum (AWF), as they share the spotlight during the February 25 Guest Writer Session at Nanet Suites. Uche Akunebu is a journalism teacher with the International Institute of Journalism (IIJ) Abuja and the Vice- chairman of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) Abuja chapter. He is a public scholar, poet ...

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