Sunday , 19 February 2017

Metro News

Muma Gee’s Family Christmas Card Is Missing One Major Thing

Muma Gee posted her family’s 2016 Christmas photo on her facebook, and it features only the singer and her kids! She captioned her post; “Heart undivided, Love unending…. Christmas chilling with the fruits of my womb, in the city of Abuja. It’s a mother and children’s bond….Family ties forever!” But …

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Kiss Daniel Robbed while Performing in Calabar

Singer Kiss Daniel was reportedly attacked by armed robbers while he was performing at the Calabar Christmas Village. According to a shop owner at the village, Glory Andem, said: It was a serious situation and I got injured. What happened was that some guys came into the village and tried …

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Hundreds Disqualified From N-Power Jobs In Niger

A total number of 4,136 candidates were successful in the just concluded physical verification exercise for the Federal Government N-Power jobs in Niger, an official has said. ‎ The state coordinator, National Orientation Agency, NOA, Muhammed Ali, made this known to journalists in Minna on Tuesday.‎ ‎‎ “A total of …

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Lagos State Remove Roundabouts On Lekki-Epe Expressway To Ease Traffic

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday completed the removal of the Jakande and Chisco roundabouts in Ikate Elegushi axis of the state as part of effort to reduce travel time on the Lekki – Epe Expressway, Anofi Elegushi, acting commissioner for transportation, who briefed journalists after the opening of the …

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Policewoman Infiltrates Kidnap Gang To Arrest Leader

The wanted leader of a kidnapped gang, Suleiman Seidu have been arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command after a policewoman was planted as a decoy among the gang. The Kogi State born hoodlum was apprehended last Friday in Owode area of Ogun …

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Arrested Boko Haram Terrorist Warns Of Imminent Attacks On FCT

Officials of the recently established security agency in the Federal Capital Territory, the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC Marshal have arrested a man believed to be part of the fleeing Boko Haram fighters dispersed during the Nigerian Army’s onslaught on Sambisa Forest. This was disclosed in a statement released on Tuesday …

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Kwara Gov Empowers Women With N41m

Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has disbursed a N41million empowerment for women in the state. In a symbolic presentation of N20million cheques to beneficiaries in Ilorin, the state capital on Tuesday, Gov Ahmed reiterated that his administration has prioritized the informal sector as a major driver and a source of living …

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48 Shops Razed In Gombe Market Fire

No fewer than 48 shops and properties worth millions of Naira were on Tuesday burnt to ashes at Gombe old Market as a result of fire incident. Malam Mohammad Abba, Chairman of the market told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident occurred in the night, adding that …

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Borno Gov Calls For Probe Of Chibok School Rehabilitation Fund

Governor of Borno State, Alhaji Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday called for detailed investigation into what happened to the N500 million reportedly released for the reconstruction of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok. According to reports, the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan released the money to the community shortly after the …

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Kano Gov Suspends Director, 9 Others Over Salary Fraud

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, has suspended a director at the State Ministry of Finance and nine others in the Ministry for Local Government over their alleged involvement in the diversion of state funds. According to reports, the 9 LG employees under the platform of REMITA, as well as four employees of …

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James Ibori celebrates christmas in London

Former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, joined his family and associates to celebrate Christmas in London. Pictured with the former PDP stalwart were his daughter Erhiatake Ibori, Senators Ighoyota Amori and Peter Nwaoboshi. Others are Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, Hon. Michael Diden and Speaker of the Delta State …

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Army Ends Operation Python Dance In South-East

The Operation Python Dance inaugurated by the Nigerian Army in the south-east Geo-political zone to curb crime in the area during the yuletide will end on December 27. The Deputy Director, Public Relations, 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Sagir Musa, made the disclosure in a telephone interview on Monday. …

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Oyo College Of Education Lecturers Begin Strike Over Unpaid Salary

The Academic Staff of Oyo State College of Education, OYSCOED, Lanlate, have begun an indefinite strike over 10 month salary arrears. This is contained in a communiqué signed by Olatunde Ogundiran, the Caretaker Chairman, Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union on Monday and made available to reporters. Mr. Ogundiran, in …

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Wife Stabs Husband To Death For His Inability To Provide Christmas Food

It was a black Christmas for the family of Mr and Mrs Romanus Odo, as the inability of the husband to provide money to buy food for Christmas has led to his killing by his wife. According to reports, the incident happened at Ikorodu area of Lagos State after the …

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Sokoto Discovers Coal In Commercial Quantity

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said that coal in commercial deposits had been discovered in the state. Tambuwal disclosed this in a statement issued by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, on Monday in Sokoto. The governor described the discovery as a major boost to Federal Government efforts at …

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Suicide Bomber Kills Self And Accomplice In Borno

A suicide bomber has killed herself and her accomplice in Kasuwan Shanu in Borno State, DSP Victor Isuku of the Borno State Police Command spokesman confirmed this on Monday. The police spokesman said in a statement that one of the suicide bombers detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) strapped to …

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Benue Police Arrests 24, Recover 20 Firearms In Special Yuletide Operation

The Benue State Police Command said it has arrested 24 suspected criminals and recovered about 20 different caliber of fire arms in a special onslaught launched to preserve lives and properties in the state. The suspects which included Mr. Terkura Agwaza, the elder brother of a militant leader in the …

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Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorist Arrested In Ikorodu, Lagos – Buratai

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has revealed that a member of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram who was fleeing the onslaught of the Nigerian Army has been arrested in Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Saturday. The military boss made this disclosure while speaking at the re-opening of Maiduguri-Gubio-Damasak …

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Ekiti APC Slams Pastor Adeboye For Supporting Fayose, Alleges Bribery

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ekiti State has frowned at the comment made by the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Enoch Adeboye, yesterday commending the state governor, Ayodele Fayose, for what he called the governor’s courage and willingness to defend his people and the …

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Shell Appeals To Ogoni Communities To Stop Pipeline Vandalism, Oil Theft

A campaign against crude oil theft mounted this year by The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd (SPDC) has highlighted the dangers of crude oil theft and sabotage of pipelines to more than 40 communities in the four local government areas in Ogoni land – Khana, Gokana, Tai and …

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