We’ve lost N100bn to banditry in Birnin Gwari- Don

From Femi Oyelola Kaduna A lecturer at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto,  Isah Muhammad has said the  Brinin Gwari community lost over N100 billion to activities of bandits in the area. He disclosed this in a statement made available to the media in Kaduna today.   According to him, since1999 when cases of armed robbery began to disturb the More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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HIV-positive man arrested for allegedly infecting 200 sexual partners

An HIV-positive man who might have consciously passed on the deadly virus to more than 200 sexual partners has been arrested in Italy. A spokesman for police in Ancona, a city on Italy’s eastern Adriatic coast, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Police arrest suspected member of Peace Corps with pistol

The police in Bayelsa State on Thursday confirmed the arrest of a 33-year-old suspected member of the Peace Corps of Nigeria for alleged illegal possession of a pistol. Police spokesperson in the state, Asinim Butswat, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Buhari apologizes to Abiola family over annulment of presidential mandate

By Lawrence Olaoye   President Muhammadu Buhari has offered unreserved apology on behalf of the Federal Government to the family of late MKO Abiola, over the annulment of June 12 1993 poll he presumably won. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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Breaking: Uncertainty as NASS holds joint executive session

By Christiana Ekpa Abuja The Senate and House of Representatives are currently locked in a joint executive session, over what may be connected with issues surrounding the presiding leaders of the institution. The More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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TB kills over 1.6m people annually – UN

The UN has said no fewer than 1.6 million people are killed annually by tuberculosis and the disease would cost about one trillion dollars in economic loss by 2050. “Despite being curable and treatable, TB kills More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, June 3rd, 2018
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Why we’ve not signed African free trade agreement-Osinbajo

By Lawrence Olaoye Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has explained that the need for exhaustive consultation with the private sector, especially the manufacturing sector, was responsible for the delay in Nigeria signing More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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PUNCH Chairman, Gbadebowale Aboderin, dies at 60

The Chairman, PUNCH Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne  Aboderin has died, aged 60. He was reported to have died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the First Cardiology Consultants, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Alleged N11bn fraud: Late receipt of report stalls Shema’s trial

From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua Katsina Katsina High Court has fixed June 12, to allow the defense counsels study report of the Committee on Local Government Finances which indicted ex-governor Ibrahim Shema of misappropriating More...

By Ese Awhotu On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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FG dispatches experts to monitor innovation enterprise institutions

  By Ese Awhotu Abuja The Federal Government has dispatched  a team of experts to monitor licensed Innovation Enterprise Institutions, IEIs nationwide. The monitoring being carried out through the Ministry More...