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    FG Places N2m Bounty On Lawyer For Allegedly Burning House Help

    By Justina AutaThe Federal Government has placed a N2 million bounty on Anambra based lawyer, Adachukwu Chukelu-Okafor, currently at large, for allegedly burning her 11-year old house help.She was alleged to have used hot pressing iron and knife to burn and chop in pieces, the private part of her house help.Mrs Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye, Minister of Women Affairs, disclosed this at…

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    DEPOWA President Tasks Members On Self-discovery

      By Sumaila Ogbaje The National President, Defence and Police Officers Wives Association (DEPOWA), Mrs Oghogho Musa,  has tasked wives of military personnel to strive towards achieving their individual dreams. Musa stated this at the opening of a two-day visioning and Planning Workshop organised by DEPOWA for wives of military personnel on Wednesday in Abuja. Represented by Mrs Helen Kangye,…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Alia appreciates NAN quality news content -Gov’s Media Aide

    Alia Appreciates NAN Quality News Content -Gov’s Media Aide

    By Emmanuel AntswenAn Aide to Gov. Hyacinth Alia of Benue,  Mrs Bridget Ikyado, has commended the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) for the quality and authenticity of its news content. Ikyado, who is the Principal Special Assistant, Media, Publicity and Strategic Communications to the Governor, made the commendation on Monday, when she visited the Makurdi office of the agency. She…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Custom intercepts Elephant Tusks worth N300m in Cross River

    Custom Intercepts Elephant Tusks Worth N300m In Cross River

    By Ehigimetor Igbaugba The Nigeria Customs Service (NIS) has intercepted 52 units of Elephant tusk in Mfum, a border town of Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River. Malam Ahmed Waziri, the Area Comptroller, Cross River / CFTZ / Akwa Ibom Command, NIS, said this at a news conference in Calabar on Monday. Waziri said the arrest was made by…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Kogi cashew farmers, buyers groan over multiple taxation, harassment

    Kogi Cashew Farmers, Buyers Groan Over Multiple Taxation, Harassment

    By Sumaila Ogbaje Cashew farmers and buyers in Kogi, under the aegis of the Farmers Forum of Nigeria (FFN), have called on Gov. Usman Ododo to intervene over alleged multiple taxation and extortion. The forum in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr Ibrahim Adam, on Monday alleged that there was a plot to increase the produce payment on cashew from…

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    Oil Theft: Group Lauds Military’s Onslaught Against Oil Thieves

      By Sumaila Ogbaje The Unity Advocacy Group (UAG), has hailed the military for the successes being recorded in the ongoing operations across the country, especially against oil thieves in the Niger Delta. This is contained in a statement by the Convener of UAG, Mr Ifeanyi Aigbedion, on Sunday in Abuja. Aigbedion said the troops, according to the report of…

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  • NEWSFilmmaker Urges Youths To Embrace Opportunities In Nollywood For Self-reliance

    Filmmaker Urges Youths To Embrace Opportunities In Nollywood For Self-reliance

    Panelists at the Fenmore Film Festival in Abuja.   By Joshua Olomu Ace filmmaker and co-founder of Fenmore Studious, Allen Agozie,  has urged teeming unemployed youths to embrace opportunities that abound in the Nigerian film industry in order to become self-employed. Agozie made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Edo female LP aspirant Loretta promises to revamp agriculture, empower women

    Edo Female LP Aspirant Loretta Promises To Revamp Agriculture, Empower Women

    By Angela Atabo Dr Loretta Ogboro-Okor, a Labour Party (LP) female aspirant for Edo governorship election, has promised to revamp agriculture and empower women, if given the mandate in the Sept.21 poll. Ogboro-Okor said this when she spoke with newsmen, shortly after obtaining her Expression of Interest and Nomination Form at the LP National Secretariat in Abuja on Saturday. “There…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Residents groan as water scarcity worsens in  FCT community

    Residents Groan As Water Scarcity Worsens In FCT Community

    Residents groan as water scarcity worsens in Karu Water By Vivian Eze Abuja, Feb. 5, 2024 (NAN) Residents of Karu, a suburb in the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), are groaning over the lingering water scarcity in the area in the past three months. The residents told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Pegi residents decry deplorable roads, seek government’s intervention

    FCT Community Decries Deplorable Roads, Seek Government`s Intervention

    By Gift Bayo Residents of pegi community in kuje Area Council, FCT, have called on  the FCT Minister,  Mr Nyesom Wike, to address the deplorable roads in their community. The residents made the call in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. They said that the current situation had led to high rate of insecurity…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Land grabbing: FCT community seeks Wike’s intervention

    Land Grabbing: FCT Community Seeks Wike’s Intervention

    By Sumaila Ogbaje Residents of CRD Layout 1 Lugbe, Abuja have called on the Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, to intervene and save them from illegal land grabbers. The residents, in a statement by their representative, Alhaji Adamu Mohammed, on Friday in Abuja, alleged that the land grabbers were hell bent on dispossessing them of their…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Insecurity: Catholic Secretariat challenges Nigerians on moral upbringing

    Insecurity: Catholic Secretariat Challenges Nigerians On Moral Upbringing

      By Philomina Attah The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), has advised families to do more in the moral rectitude of their wards to tackle the rising cases of insecurity and other anti-social ills currently ravaging Nigeria. Rev. Fr Michael Banjo, Deputy Secretary-General, CSN, made the call at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja. Banjo said that the family…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Economic hardships:  Reconsider 5% tax on private schools, parents urge Wike

    Economic Hardships:  Reconsider 5% Tax On Private Schools, Parents Urge Wike

          By Veronica Dariya/Uche Bibilari Parents in Gwagwalada and Bwari Area Councils, FCT, have appealed to Minister of FCT, Nyesom Wike, to reconsider the five per cent tax imposed on private schools in FCT. The parents in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja said that the tax was insensitive and inappropriate, especially with…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Igbo leaders inaugurate Ezeife’s burial committee, call for peace in South East

    Igbo Leaders Inaugurate Ezeife’s Burial Committee, Call For Peace In South East

    By Angela Atabo Igbo leaders have inaugurated a National Burial Committee, headed by Dr Okwesilieze Nwodo, for the burial of late Chukwuwemeka Ezeife, a former governor of Anambra, amidst calls for return of peace to the South-East region. Inaugurating the committee in Abuja on Friday, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Benjamin Kalu, called on Igbo people to…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Rising inflation: Nwoko calls for urgent policy review

    Rising Inflation: Nwoko Calls For Urgent Policy Review

    By Deborah Coker Sen. Ned Nwoko (PDP-Delta) has  called for urgent review of some economic policies in view of the worsening surge in inflation rate. Nwoko made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in  Abuja on Friday. He said  that the recent surge in inflation rates and the significant depreciation of the Naira, were…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Lawmaker makes case for registration, licensing of private military companies

    Lawmaker Makes Case For Registration, Licensing Of Private Military Companies

    By Deborah Coker Sen. Ned Nwoko (Delta-PDP) has called for the registration and licensing of Private Military Companies (PMCs) in the country. Nwoko made the call while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday. PMCs are businesses that offer specialised services related to war and conflict, including combat operations, strategic planning, intelligence collection, operational and…

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  • NEWSYou are currently viewing Farmer Led Irrigation Development: ACReSAL, NEP to assist 3m beneficiaries

    Farmer Led Irrigation Development: ACReSAL, NEP To Assist 3m Beneficiaries

    By Abigael Joshua The Agro-Climate Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscape (ACReSAL) and the Nigeria Electrification Project (NEP) are to assist over three million beneficiaries in communities with Farmer Led Irrigation Development and Rural Electrification Strategy/Solar Power implementation plan. Mr Abdulhamid Umar, National Project Coordinator for ACReSAL, said this in Abuja at the signing of knowledge sharing strategy arrangement meeting. “The ACReSAL…

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