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Etsu Nupe commends Wike’s developmental strides

The Etsu Nupe and coordinating chairman, National Council of Traditional Rulers, Dr. Yahaya Abubakar, has praised Rivers governor, Nyesom Wike, for transforming the state. He also commended security in Rivers. The Etsu Nupe spoke, yesterday, during a visit to Wike.

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You are a chief law breaker – Group slams IGP Idris

A group under the aegis of Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Justice and Equity (Coalition-JE), has taken a swipe on the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, for what it described as “a show of shame”, in consistently disobeying

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Petrol tanker fire kills two, burns four vehicles in Jos

An inferno that enveloped a petrol tanker has claimed the lives of two persons and burnt four vehicles in Jos, Plateau state. A witness, Sagiru Sani, said the incident occurred in a petrol filling station Friday night, between the hours

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ECOWAS discuss Morocco’s membership as summit opens in Abuja

The 52nd ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit opened in Abuja on Saturday as leaders discuss Morocco’s membership of the bloc and the security situation in Guinea Bissau. Morocco had made its request to be a member of ECOWAS

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403 retired soldiers pass out at Oshodi training centre

Four hundred and three soldiers, who have completed a six-month training in new skills have formally bowed out of the service. The soldiers, comprising 281 from the Nigerian Army, 17 from the Nigerian Navy and 105 from the Nigerian Air

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Magboro residents protest IBDEC’s crazy bills, erratic power supply

Magboro community near the Ibafo-Mowe axis on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway hit the headlines last year for being without power for close to a decade. After being connected to the grid, residents now said they have not been enjoying seamless power

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Akwa Ibom governor disowns aide over Buhari’s cow comment

The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has disassociated himself from his aide who said that President Muhammadu Buhari cared more about his cows than Nigerians who are suffering economic hardship. The governor’s media aide, Essien Ndueso, Thursday, posted on

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Gov Yari tackles Ekiti gov over $1b Boko Haram fund

The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, AbdulAzeez Yari, has reacted to Governor Ayo Fayose’s declaration that $1 billion withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account, for use in the fight against Boko Haram, is a ruse. The Ekiti governor had

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Cholera kills 462 in South Sudan

A cholera outbreak in South Sudan has claimed 462 lives and affected 21,571 others since the onset of the outbreak on June 18, 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. The WHO Epidemiologist, Joseph Wamala, said this in

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Nigerians had access to potable water in 1990 than 2017 – Minister

In percentage terms, more Nigerians had access to potable water in 1990 than in 2017, an official has said. The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, said on Thursday that Nigerians who had access to pipe-borne water dropped from 32

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