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Abuja Shocker: Man Commits Suicide, Burns Entire Hotel –See Photos

By Yemi Itodo A man believed to be in his early 60s, has set himself ablaze in a rented hotel apartment in Nyanya, a satellite town of Abuja, Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The incident which occurred early hours of Thursday, also saw the entire hotel burnt, even as the deceased, Dr. Isaac Ojukwu, was equally burnt beyond recognition. Narrating the ugly incident to newsmen in Abuja on Friday, the owner of ...

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Acting President Osinbajo Pays Tribute To Innocent Oparadike

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has  extended his  heartfelt condolences to the Oparadike family, the government and people of Imo State on the death of Chief Innocent Oparadike, a former Commissioner for Information and Culture in Imo State. Prof Osinbajo also commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Nigerian Guild of Editors on the demise of their colleague and one of Nigeria’s bri ...

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Dogara Seeks Accelerated Development Of FCT Satellite Towns

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has stated that the National Assembly is committed to ensuring accelerated development of satellite towns in the Federal Capital Territory. The Speaker said this when he declared open public hearings  on a  Bill for an Act to Provide for the Establishment of the Satellite Towns Development Agency and Bill for an Act to Provide For the Administrati ...

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LASU Flags Off Two-Day Staff Orientation Workshop

In order to place Lagos State University (LASU) as the preferred brand among universities in Nigeria, the university management will tomorrow flags off a two-day staff orientation workshop, Thursday February 16. The workshop billed to hold at the School of Transport has the university’s Centre for Information, Press and Public Relations (CIPPR) as its primary beneficiary. Workshop Coordinator, Dr. Sylvester ...

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Track All Cattle Coming Into Nigeria; FCT Minister Challenges Anti-Cattle Rustling Committee

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has challenged the National Implementation Committee for the Curtailment of Cattle Rustling in Nigeria to evolve a robust mechanism to track all the cattle coming in from the neighboring countries. The Minister gave this challenge on Tuesday, while receiving members of the Committee led by its chairman, AIG Charles Ugomuoh that were in the FCT Administration for A ...

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Birth Attendants Who Cut The Umbilical Cord With Broken Bottles

By Mercy Abang After losing her fourth child during delivery at the house of her regular traditional birth attendant (TBA), 42 year–old Kemi Ariyo contracted spiritualists to get to the root of her problems. “I was widely accused to be a witch as a result of the demise of my babies,” Kemi said. “So I approached the spiritualists who pray for pregnant women and see to the delivery of their babies”. The deliv ...

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UPF Nigeria, Women In Colleges of Education to launch Peace Club in COE Gindiri

The Nigeria chapter of the Universal Peace Federation (UPF), an international NGO dedicated to building a peaceful world for all in collaboration with the National Association of Women in Colleges of Education have concluded arrangements for the formal inauguration of the College Peace Club at the College of Education, Gindiri, Plateau State on February 16, 2017. The implementation of the peace clubs in Col ...

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Aisha Buhari Rallies West African First Ladies For Refugee Women, Children

(Press Release) Wife of the President, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari is convening a high – level meeting of first Ladies of West African states to adopt a strategy that allows them to provide adequate social and economic support to refugee women and children in the Lake Chad Basin. This was disclosed at the technical session convened to marshal the strategy in Sokoto, on Monday, February 13, 2017. Mrs. A ...

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Mistress Drugs Lover, Carts Away Car, Phone, Laptop

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, have arrested a lady in Agbor, Delta State, for drugging her man friend in a hotel in Ojodu area of Lagos and carting away his car, laptop and mobile phone. The lady, Mitchel Harrold, 37, from Warri, Delta State was on Tuesday arrested after the operatives traced her through a car dealer in Lagos, whom she had engaged to help pe ...

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SERAP to FG: Implement Corruption Report on YABATECH, Recall Whistle-blowers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu urging him to use his “good offices and leadership position to ensure the immediate, unconditional and full reinstatement of all the eight members of staff of the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos (YABATECH) who were sacked as a result of their whistle-blowing activities.” The org ...

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Lagos Takes Advocacy Against Domestic, Sexual Violence To Army Officers

In furtherance of its resolve to rid domestic violence, rape, sexual violence, child abuse, maltreatment and neglect out of the State, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), at the weekend embarked on an engagement initiative with officers of the Army. The engagement session which held from Tuesday, February 7 to Thursday 9, 2017 featured officers at 9 Division, Nigerian Army He ...

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25,000 Women To Benefit From Sokoto’s N250m Loan

Sokoto Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said the state government will provide soft loans worth N250 million to 25, 000 women across the state. Tambuwal spoke in Yabo LGA when he presented cheques to 120 women as part of constituency empowerment programme of the Majority Leader of the state House of Assembly, Hon Bello Garba Yabo. He said already, a comprehensive list of the beneficiaries, with the mode of ...

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