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Maulud provides opportunity for sober reflection, demonstration of love – Lalong

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Simon Lalong of PlateauGov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has urged Muslims to regard the Eid-el-Maulud period as an opportunity for sober reflection and a time to demonstrate love. Lalong said this in...

Mon Nov 11th, 2019     Read More →

‘I was stark illiterate when I married my husband,’ wife of Bauchi gov.

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Mrs Aishatu Mohammed, wife of Bauchi Governor, Bala Mohammed, said on Saturday that she had no formal education when she married her husband. Mohammed stated this in Bauchi at the occasion of the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has 23m child brides, second in the world – UNICEF

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said 23million Nigerian children are married off as child brides, and as a result, they drop out of school. The agency said Nigeria is the...

Sun Nov 10th, 2019     Read More →

117 athletes battle at Kebbi Taekwondo championships

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One hundred and seventeen athletes have confirmed participation in the maiden Kebbi Taekwondo Open Championships holding at the Hauru Abdul Stadium, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, beginning from...

Sat Nov 9th, 2019     Read More →

Plateau Assembly restrains utility from distributing electricity bills

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The Plateau House of Assembly has restrained the Jos Electricity Distribution (JED) from distributing bills to customers in Pankshin council area and parts of the state until it meters them and...

Fri Nov 8th, 2019     Read More →

Board gets N400m to connect new areas in Jos-Bukuru metropolis to public water supply

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The Plateau government has released N400 million to the state Water Board to lay pipes to connect new development areas in Jos-Bukuru metropolis to public water supply, the General Manager, Mr...

Mon Nov 4th, 2019     Read More →

Court sentences teenager to 5 years in prison for stabbing neighbour over football

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An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Friday, sentenced an 18-year-old man, Adamu Saidu, to five years in prison for stabbing a man who was celebrating with his football team after...

Fri Nov 1st, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Magoro and the reunion of class of ‘84/85 (2)

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By Eric Teniola President Muhammadu Buhari At that time Mallam Maina Abdullahi Wada (66) from Katsina State kept on appealing to us.Sworn-in on that day as Minsters were Domkat Bali (Defence),...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

Management vows to return Niger Tornadoes FC to premier league

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Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna, Niger state The Management of Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna on Monday said it had perfected strategies to return the club back to the premier league. Chairman of the...

Tue Oct 29th, 2019     Read More →

We employed prayer warriors to pray for firefighting trucks ― Huan, FFS spokesperson

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Ugo Huan Deputy Superintendent of Fire, DSF Ugo Huan is the Public Relations Officer of the Federal Fire Service, FFS. In this brief chat with Omeiza Ajayi, she speaks on the efforts of the...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

NiMet predicts rainy activities for Tuesday

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Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of rainfall activities over some parts of central and southern region on Tuesday. NiMet’s weather outlook by its Central...

Mon Oct 28th, 2019     Read More →

Sanitation: Over 2000 offenders facing prosecution in Nasarawa

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Gov Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa By David Odama, Lafia Over two thousand persons arrested at the weekend for violation of environmental Sanitation laws across the thirteen local government areas of...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

Edo govt. thanks NAFEST delegates, guests for successful event

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Mr. Osazee Osemwingie-Ero, the Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs in Edo, has lauded delegates to the 32nd edition of 2019 National Festival for Arts and Culture...

Sun Oct 27th, 2019     Read More →

I will continue to work for peace and unity of Plateau – Lalong

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Plateau State Governor, Simon Lalong, said on Saturday he would continue to work for peace and unity among the people of the state. Lalong Lalong gave the assurance at a memorial Mass for his...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →

34 years after, UNIBEN gets another female VC

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Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu – Benin City Exactly 34 years after the University of Benin got the first female Vice-Chancellor in the history of Nigerian tertiary education, another female...

Sat Oct 26th, 2019     Read More →