UNICEF says about 50,000 IDP kids are malnourished

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) estimates that nearly 50,000 children are severely malnourished as a result of the food insecurity. UNICEF Deputy Executive Director, Omar Abdi, stated this in Maiduguri after a tour of camps for Internally

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Queen’s college advised to close indefinitely over contaminated water

The Lagos state government has recommended the closing down of Queen’s College, Yaba, to enable a proper treatment of the water system in the school. A recent diarrhea outbreak in the school had led to the deaths of students and

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Lagos riverine community comes under bulldozers

Many residents in Otodo Gbame, a waterfront community in the Lekki area of Lagos state, have been rendered homeless, following a demolition exercise carried out by Lagos state government. The team that carried out the exercise was assisted by armed

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El-Rufai returns to school, leaves governance for Deputy

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has commenced receiving lectures as a part-time PhD student of Philosophy in Governance and Policy Analysis at the United Nations University-Merit, Netherlands. This is a confirmation that Governor El-Rufai, is not ill and flown

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Police panel arrives Ile-Ife to probe ethnic clash

The probe panel set up by the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Idris, to investigate the communal clash which occurred in Ile-Ife between some ethnic groups, arrived Osun on Saturday Osun Police Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mrs Folasade Odoro, confirmed

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Wizkid wins first iHeart radio award

Afrobeat star, Ayo Balogun popularly known as ‘WizKid’ has bagged an iHeart Radio Award for his collaboration on ‘One dance’ with American rapper, Drake and singer, Kyla. The international award which is his first for the year comes weeks after

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I was not employed to wear uniforms – Customs CG Ali replies Senate

In an apparent response to the Senate’s directive, the Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs, retired Col. Hameed Ali, has said that he was not employed to wear uniform. He told TVC on Friday that rather, he was appointed to work

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Abductors demand N25m for DPO’s release, kidnap Woman Sergeant in Lagos

The kidnappers of the Divisional Police Officer for ‘C’ Division, Asaba in Delta State, Valentine Mbalu, have made a ransom demand of N25 million. The demand for the N25 million ransom came as report filtered in of the abduction of

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Custom CG ordered by Senate to appear before it next week in uniform

The Nigerian Senate has threatened to recommend the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS),  Hameed Ali, for the sack if he fails to obey its order on the suspension of the policy on the collection of duties on old vehicles. 

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APC stalwart charges news CJ to rid judiciary of corruption

Asare Asare Former gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC in the 2015 elections, Mr. Odey Ochicha said that key assignment the new Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen has to contend with is for him to rid the

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