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Govt must do more for the girl-child – Kogi First Lady

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By Boluwaji Obahopo,Lokoja Wife of Kogi State Governor, Mrs. Rashida Bello has called for government at all level to increase investment on the Girl Child to bridge the gap of gender inequality...

Thu Oct 18th, 2018     Read More →

Senate confirms 7as CCB Chairman, board members, drops one from Edo

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…As Presidency withdraws 2 By Henry Umoru ABUJA- THE Senate, Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Dr. Muhammed Isah from Jigawa State representing the North West zone as chairman of the...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Police invasion: Gov Bello wants me out of circulation—Melaye

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…You’re seeking relevance; leave us out of your problems—Govt replies By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—Senator Dino Melaye(Kogi West), yesterday, claimed that last...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Ex-Kogi gov, Idris, challenges Bello to publish probe panel’s report

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOKA—THE former governor of Kogi State, Ibrahim Idris, has challenged the incumbent, Yahaya Bello, to publish the report of the probe panel set up to investigate him,...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Food prices push September inflation to 11.28%

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… concern heightens over inflation edging away from CBN’s 6-9% target- Analyst By Emmanuel Elebeke, Prince Okafor & Elizabeth Adegbesan THE Consumer Price Index (CPI), which...

Wed Oct 17th, 2018     Read More →

Senate condoles with family of slain Red Cross worker

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The Senate on Tuesday condoled with the family of Hauwa Liman, a worker with the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), who was killed by Boko Haram insurgents on Monday. This followed a...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

NBS says prices of kerosene, gas increased in September

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Abuja – The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the average price per litre paid by consumers for National Household Kerosene increased to N297.28 in September from N288.75 recorded in...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Just in: EFCC gets new head of operations

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has assigned Mr Friday Ebelo, a Deputy Chief Detective Superintendent as the new Head of Operations, Gombe Zonal Office. EFCC operatives Mr...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku has no effect in 2019, says RBM

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By Gabriel Olawale LAGOS—A pro – Buhari group, Re–elect Buhari Movement, RBM, has described former President’s Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of former vice...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Pipeline explosion death toll hits 200

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By Ugochukwu Alaribe ABA— THE death toll from last Friday Osisioma fuel pipeline explosion has risen to 200, even as protesting youths from the host communities of Nigerian National...

Tue Oct 16th, 2018     Read More →

Int’l Day of Rural Women: Obaseki harps on inclusive policy, assures on health, gender mainstreaming

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The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government has prioritised policies to place women at the fore of development policies and programmes, assuring that health and...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

We stand by our statement on 2019 general elections in Zamfara – INEC Chairman

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it stands by its statement that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will not field candidates for the 2019 general elections in...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

FAMILY PLANNING: Kogi lowest in contraceptive usage in Middle Belt — USAID

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By Boluwaji Obahopo LOKOJA—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has ranked Kogi State as lowest in terms of contraceptive usage and adoption of family planning in...

Mon Oct 15th, 2018     Read More →

Costa bags debut goal as Portugal sink Scots

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Helder Costa marked his Portugal debut with a goal as the European champions eased to a 3-1 friendly win over Scotland on Sunday. Wolves forward Costa opened the scoring late in the first half at...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →

We shall support Atiku Abubakar to victory in 2019 – Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will wholeheartedly support PDP Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to electoral victory in 2019. R-L: PDP National...

Sun Oct 14th, 2018     Read More →