Tuesday , 25 October 2016

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16 Arrested For Kidnapping In Abia


The Abia State police command said it had arrested sixteen suspected kidnappers and some armed robbery suspects terrorizing residents of the state. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Leye Oyebade, stated this at a news briefing at the command’s headquarters in Umuahia on Monday, the News Agency of …

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Gov. Abiola Ajimobi Pictured With Daughter’s New Born Twins


Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, recently became a proud grandfather of twins as his daughter, Jibola and her husband welcomed their first babies together. The excited Governor was pictured holding the babies via a photo shared on Instagram. Their bundle of joy arrived just-in-time for their first wedding anniversary celebration. …

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Edo Polls: NYSC Charges Security Agencies To Keep Corps Members Safe

NYSC-INEC Officials

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has reiterated the need for corps members taking part in the Edo State Governorship Election as electoral officers, to be adequately protected. The governorship polls is scheduled for Saturday, September 10. The Director-General of the NYSC, Brigadier General Sule Kazaure, made the call when …

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No Plan To Increase Pump Price Of Petrol – FG


Nigerians can now heave a sigh of relief following assurance by the Federal Government on Monday that there is no plan to increase pump price of petrol. There were speculations that the pump price of the product, currently capped at N145 a litre, was set to be reviewed upwards. This …

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Register Your Hotels Or Face Sanctions, LASG Tells Operators


The Lagos State Government (LASG) has advised operators of hotels, hospitality centres and other recreational facilities to register them or face sanction. The state Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, who gave the advice, said the registration would afford the state government to monitor activities at such places. The ministry’s …

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PDP Directs Members In Edo To Resist Police Arrest


Ahead of the September 10 governorship election in Edo State, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on its members to resist arrests by the police unless there’s a warrant to such effect. The party said it was issuing the statement because it uncovered an alleged plot by the governor …

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Falana Knocks Army For ‘illegal’ Take Over Of Property Owned By Jonathan’s Cousin

Femi-Falana-Tukur Buratai

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, Mr. Femi Falana, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to call to order, soldiers who took over a property owned by Robert Azibaola in Abuja. The soldiers had last Saturday sealed off the construction site of Kakarta Civil Engineering Limited, owned by …

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Akume Rallies Support For Gov. Ortom


A former Governor of Benue State, George Akume, has called on the people of the state to continue to pray and support the administration of Governor Samuel Ortom to succeed. Akume, who is the senator representing Benue North-West on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), made the call …

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Nickel Discovery: El-Rufa’i Visits Dangoma Village, Assures Of Basic Amenities

Nasir El-Rufai

Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-rufa’i, has visited Dangoma village, where “world class” nickel was recently discovered in commercial quantities, to assure members of the community of his readiness to provide them with basic social amenities. Gov. El-Rufa’i, who was represented by the Commissioner of Environment and Natural Resources, …

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Mbu: Call For State Police Is An Invitation To Anarchy


The immediate past Commandant of the elite Nigeria Police Staff College (PSC), Jos, Plateau State, retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG) Joseph Mbu, has described the call for state police as an invitation to anarchy. There have been calls for Nigeria to decentralize its Police Force by amending the laws …

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Nobody Can Islamize Nigeria – Kumuyi


The Superintendent General of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor Williams F. Kumuyi, has debunked speculations that Nigeria could be Islamized. Some Nigerians have expressed fears that the unprovoked killings of non-Muslims in the North, lopsided appointments by President Muhammadu Buhari and reign of terror unleashed on communities across the …

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Union Bank reveals newly upgraded branches in Port Harcourt, Rivers State

Union Bank Station Road Branch

In line with its objective to provide simpler and smarter banking solutions to its existing and prospective customers, Union Bank of Nigeria Plc. launches two (2) newly upgraded branches in Rivers State – the Garden City.   The two newly transformed branches located at 30 Aba Road, Orije and Port …

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Headline: Suck out that Bulgy Tummy or Pot Belly fats with FLATBELLY LAVENDER GRAINS from Kim Kardashian.


People have suffered the yoke of bulgy tummies (in women) or pot-bellies (in men) thereby making their physiques and statures almost very unrepairable and beyond fixing especially after child-birth, too much beer or eating of fatty, junky foods i.e. processed can foods etc. However, Kim Kardashian has the better way …

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Edo Community Residents Appeal To State Government On Road Rehabilitation


The residents of Ugbor community, in Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State, in a peaceful protests carried out over the weekend has called on Governor Adams Oshiomole to help rehabilitate the Ugbor-Amagba road. The residents lamented the deplorable state of the road which is a death trap and has caused untold …

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Police Apprehends 22-Year-Old Boy Who Robs With Toy Gun In Lagos


The Lagos State Police Command said they have arrested a 22-year-old suspected robber, Moses Akpan, who has been terrorizing residents of Oniru, in the Lekki area of the state with toy guns. According to reports, Akpan, who was found in possession of a toy gun following his arrest had successfully …

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CAC’s General Evangelist, Prophet Abiara’s Wife, Christiana Is Dead


The wife of the General Evangelist of the Christ Apostolic Church worldwide, Prophet Samuel Abiara, has died. Reports reaching us says, Prophetess Christiana Abiara died last night (Saturday), September 3. As of the time of this report, no word on actual cause of death, as family members remain silent on …

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Recession: We’ll Employ Every Means To Bounce Back – CBN

Godwin Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has vowed to employ every indispensable means whether conventional or otherwise, to ensure that the Nigerian economy flourishes. This is just as the apex bank stressed that its policies are appropriate to set the economy on the right part of development in the medium …

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Ekiti To Abolish Centralized System Of Paying Workers’ Salaries, Says Fayose


The current system of centralized payment of workers’ salaries in Ekiti State, will soon be abolished, Governor Ayodele Fayose has said. He stated this on Sunday in a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital by Mr. Idowu Adelusi, his Chief Press Secretary. According to the statement, the new order …

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LASG Shuts 37 Illegal Drug Stores


No fewer than 37 pharmaceutical outlets operating illegally were sealed off by the Lagos State Government over the weekend sealed as part of its measures to stem the tide of counterfeit and unwholesome drug products as well as avert the dangers posed by the activities of illegal operators. Speaking after …

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Policeman Faces Jail-Term For Shooting Bus Driver Dead In Delta


A bus driver has reportedly met his untimely death from the hands of a trigger-happy police sergeant, identified as Doctor Ogheneovo, attached to the Effurun Roundabout park of Goddy Agofure Transport Company, in Delta State. According to reports, the victim, Ese Eruotor, was shot dead for allegedly stopping for a passenger …

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