FG solicits support for mosquito control initiative

By Ese Awhotu The Federal Government has solicited the support of the states and local governments, other stakeholders as well as the international community in the fight against mosquitoes and clean environment initiative. The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril sought support for the Federal Government and Andelsta Group malaria More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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N-power non-graduates scheme begins July – Official

The Presidency says the Federal Government will begin the non-graduates scheme component of the N-Power programme in July. Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation (N-Power Scheme), More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Nigerian Army arrests 17 cultists

The 2 Brigade Nigeria Army says it has arrested 17 cultists with assorted arms and ammunition in Oku Iboku, Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. A statement signed by Capt. Shuaib Umar, spokesman of the brigade, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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Environmentalists urge Nigerians to imbibe culture of sanitation

By Ese Awhotu Environmentalists drawn from s the Andelsta Group have called on Nigerians to imbibe the culture of sanitation towards clean environment. This they said will help in eliminating mosquitoes which been More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, May 22nd, 2017
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CESJET bemoans TI’s report on military spending

By Stanley Onyekwere The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has said the Transparency International (TI) report on 2015 military spending in Nigeria may have mad rubbish the global effort More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Police to recruit 150,000 more personnel

  From Ahmad Ibrahim, Lokoja The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of the North Central Zone, Mr. Shaibu Lawal Gambo has said that the hierarchy of the organization is doing something to address More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Why I was sent on suicide mission – Suspected female bomber

14-year-old suspected female suicide bomber says Boko Haram leaders choose her to detonate an Improvised Explosive Device in Maiduguri because she refused to get married to their members in Sambisa Forest. The suspect More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
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N3.1bn fraud: Suswam’s health stalls trial

The trial of former Governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam, over alleged financial misappropriation before the Federal High Court, Abuja, was on Tuesday stalled on the ground of his ill health. Suswam and his former More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, May 4th, 2017
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Ex Jigawa Gov, Sule Lamido gets bail

From Mika’il Tsoho, Dutse   Barely 48 hours after remanding former Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido in Kiyawa Prison, the Magistrate Court II sitting in Dutse has  granted bail to him unconditionally.   The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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Kogi doctors begin strike over unpaid salaries

The Kogi chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has directed its members to embark on an indefinite strike over government’s failure to pay doctors’ salaries. A communique jointly signed by its chairman, More...