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Five years after, Nigerians ask, ‘where’re 112 Chibok Girls?

On the night of April 14, 2014, Nigeria witnessed one of the most scandalous abductions in its history when 276 girls were kidnapped by Boko Haram from their hostels in Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State. While the incident sparked local and international protest championed by th [...]

Fri, 26 April 2019


200 arrested over alleged fraudulent sim card activation

The Nigerian Communication Commission, NCC, in an effort to flush out the rising cases of kidnapping and other related crimes, has arrested over 200 agents across the country over fraudulent registration of sim cards. 

The director, Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement, NCC, Mr. Efosa Id [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


Accept posting in good faith, NYSC DG tells corps members

The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Major Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, has urged the 2019 batch 'A' corps members currently at the orientation camp to accept postings to places of primary assignment in good fate. 

Kazaure made the appeal during an assessment visit [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


Kajuru killings: Civil society group demands justice

The Joint Action Civil Society Crisis Centre has decried the unabated violence in Southern Kaduna, particularly in Kajuru local government area of the state, just as the group calls for a balance in the scale of justice to forestall further break down of law and order. 

At a press briefing [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


FG expresses optimism on universal health coverage

The federal government has expressed determination to work with state governments and invest in the health sector and provides quality healthcare services with a view to achieving Universal Health Coverage.  

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in Abuja, while del [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


Adewole cautions Nigerians on medical education in Ukraine

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has warned Nigerian students intending to study medicine in Ukraine to be careful in their choice of institutions and be sure of their authenticity. 

Adewole, who made this known in Abuja, said that the federal government had recently been notif [...]

Sat, 13 April 2019


What our elected officials must do- FCT residents

After the tensed atmosphere that characterised the 2019 general elections and the victories and defeats that followed, as elected political office holders await smooth transition on May 29, 2019, the expectations of the electorate remain high. Some Abuja residents, who spoke with Ere-Ebi AGEDA [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


Police arrest 28 suspected cultists in Otukpo

In its bid to enforce law and order and to ensure that peace is restored in the troubled city of Otukpo, in Benue state, and its environs, the police announced the arrest of 28 suspects, including a female. 

According to the DPO, Otukpo Police Division, Mr. Obo Obo, a total of 28 persons w [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


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