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Teenager commits suicide to evade mum’s beating

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Victor Arji A 15-year-old girl, Rukayat Taiwo, was at the early hours of yesterday confirmed dead at the Iganmu General Hospital in Lagos, after drinking poisonous substance, in her bid to... Read More →

Benue youths back Gov Ortom on grazing law

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Peter Duru Makurdi—Benue youths groups, on the platform of Terver Support Group for Ortom, have vowed to stand with Governor Samuel Ortom to ensure the successful implementation of Open... Read More →

37 C’River communities, multinational firm at daggers drawn over land

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Emma Una and Ike Uchechukwu CALABAR—THIRTY- SEVEN host communities straddling four local government areas of Cross River State, are on collision course with Wilmer PZ International, a... Read More →

Deeper issues of June 12 unresolved — Kukah

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Cynthia Alo The Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Kukah, has insisted that issues of June 12, 1993 presidential election remain unresolved, even as he declared that “corruption has... Read More →

Anambra govt boosts agriculture with N4.1bn

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—ANAMBRA State government has doled out a whooping sum of N3.8 billion for agricultural development in the state, with effect from this year’s farming... Read More →

NERC moves against court injunction, grants 9.5mw licence to Ariaria Market

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Prince Okafor NIGERIAN Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has granted a 9.5 megawatts embedded electricity generation licence to Ariaria Market Independent Power Plant Limited and an... Read More →

Money laundering: Court reserves ruling to disqualify self today

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA—A Federal High Court sitting in Awka, Anambra state is expected to give ruling today, in an application asking the judge to disqualify himself from further... Read More →

35 years after, Enugu road attracts govt attention

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Chinedu Adonu ENUGU—THE on-going reconstruction of the dilapidated Ekochin/Ngwo/Milliken Hill Road has attracted wide range commendation from the people of Ngwo who have suffered... Read More →

Imo politicians plan massive move to YDP

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

By Chinonso Alozie OWERRI —ARRANGEMENTS are said to be on top gear for politicians in Imo State to join the Young Democratic Party, YDP, in the state. Vanguard investigation yesterday... Read More →

As DISCOs start mass disconnections

Tue Jun 19th, 2018     Comments

THE eleven Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, have declared war against consumers of power as they have embarked on mass disconnections throughout Nigeria. From Lagos to Port Harcourt,... Read More →