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Father abandons triplets as wife dies

A middle aged father, Mr. Emeka Okonya, has abandoned his new set of triplets after their mum died shortly after their birth in an Abuja hospital.

The father, who is unemployed, was said to have even chided his deceased wife during childbirth for the multiple birth.

The story first repor [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018


Women demand more inclusion in politics

Thousands of women gathered in Abuja last Thursday to demand more inclusion in politics and governance.

A mobiliser, Women for Women, W4W, FCT chapter, Hajiya Binta Ibrahim, described the event as a new beginning for women in the country.

Hajiya Binta, who is former President, National C [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


Northern Christians mourn CAN scribe, Asake

The Northern Christian Elders Forum, NOCEF, said it was saddened at the death of one of the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dr. Musa Asake, who died last Friday.

“We are in pains because it is very difficult to use one word or expression to describe Asake, [...]

Fri, 18 May 2018


NAFDAC dismissed plastic fish claim in Nigeria

The management of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has dismissed the claim that plastic fish was being sold commercially in the country.

It said it came to the conclusion following “a thorough investigation and analysis of some unsuspected plastic [...]

Fri, 06 April 2018


Court gives Buhari, DSS dates on arrested judges

President Muhammadu Buhari and the Director-General of the Department of State Service, DSS, Mr. Lawal Daura, have been ordered by the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, to appear before it on November 15 to show cause why seven judges arrested between October 7 and 8 should be prosecuted.  [...]

Sat, 29 October 2016


Sultan announces Sept 12 as Eid el-Kabir

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has announced Monday, Sept. 12 as the Eid-El-Kabir Day, 1437 AH. This followed the declaration of Saturday, Sept.3 as the 1st of Zulhijja, 1437 AH.
In a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affai [...]

Sat, 03 September 2016


Moshood resumes duty as new Deputy Force PRO

The Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Ibrahim Idris, has appointed CSP Jimoh Moshood as the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, he takes over from CSP Sogbeba West who has since resumed duties at the Rivers State Command.
In a statement by Deputy Commissioner of Police Don Awunah, Force Pu [...]

Mon, 25 July 2016


PDP guber aspirant hails Dangote over Edo cement plant

A leading aspirant in the Edo state gubernatorial election and Director General of the PDP Governors Forum, Earl Osaro Onaiwu, has commended Mr. Aliko Dangote for the ground-breaking ceremony of the $1 billion cement factory in the state.
Onaiwu in a statement said the move by the Dangote Group [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


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