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Apocalypse! · Dozens die in Lagos pipeline explosion · A tragedy, says Buhari · NPPC fingers gas truck

Dozens have been confirmed dead in an early morning Sunday petroleum pipeline explosion that rocked some parts of Lagos.

 

 

 

 

 

The explosion which occurred at Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofi [...]

Mon, 16 March 2020


NTA boss: We have to keep up with technological advancement

The Director-General, Nigerian Television Authority, NTA, Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Mohammed, has stated that technology keeps changing and television is driven by latest equipment and facilities. 

Mohammed, made this known while speaking to The Abuja Inquirer.

He said, ‘‘In a w [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


Tricycle rider drugs, defiles neighbour’s 13yr-old daughter

The Nasarawa state police command has arrested a tricycle rider in Masaka, a suburb in Karu local government area of Nasarawa state, for allegedly drugging and rapping a 13-year old girl.

The suspect, who was simply identified as Alamu, had reportedly lured the girl, Joy, to his house at Second [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


Include Anti-torture Act in curriculum for security operatives - NLRC

A director with the Nigeria Law Reform Commission, NLRC, Mrs. Didi Odigie Bedell, has called for the inclusion of the training on Anti Torture Act in the curriculum of security agencies to intimate them on what the law says.

She made this known at a 2-day capacity building workshop for civil so [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


Two die in Abuja collapsed fence

The remains of two construction site workers identified as Haruna Halilu and Nasiru Aliyu, aged 27 years, have since being handed over to their families after confirmation by the police for final funeral arrangement.

The Search and Rescue team of the FCT Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, made [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


Group rallies for equal representation of women in media

A non-governmental organisation, Participatory Communication for Gender Development, PAGED, in partnership with Free Press Limited is campaigning for more inclusiveness and equal portrayal of women in the media.

Women are consistently portrayed in domestic roles in the media or seen as accompli [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


VC laments increased cult killings in Benue varsity

The Vice Chancellor of Benue State University, BSU, Makurdi, Prof. Msugh Kembe, has lamented increased cult activities on campus resulting in the death of students.

Our correspondent reports that a 200 Level student of the University, Isaac Nyinongo, was killed by suspected cultists last Wednes [...]

Sun, 15 March 2020


Ebira earmarks N150m for community hall project in Gwags

The Ebira Tao community has earmarked N 150, 000 million to construct a befitting hall in Gwagwalada area council.

Speaking to journalists during the occasion, the chief of the community, Anebira 1 Gwagwalada, Dr. Abdulkarim Ibrahim, said a board of trustees was set up to ensure transparency an [...]

Sat, 14 March 2020


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