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NSCDC boss meets with CEOs, seeks improved security in Nigeria

By Valentine Amanze

Delta govt lauds U.S.-based Ubulu-Uku Association for Rehabilitating Hospital

.Association awards scholarships to indigent undergraduates

The Delta State Government has commended sons and daughters of the Ubulu Uku in The Diaspora in the Aniocha South of the state for their support to the government’s developmental efforts in making life more meaningful to the people of the area.

Twitter appoints Okonjo-Iweala board member

A prophet has no regard in his hometown can apply to Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who was just appointed to the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.

  On the two Nigeria’s administrations that she served, she achieved tangible economic growths – debt forgiveness during the Olusegun Obasanjo’s era and steady economic growth at seven percent of GDP while as economic coordinator of Goodluck Jonathan’s government.

U.S. lawmakers, group carpet Lagos govt over water privatisation

.Drum support for Our Water, Our Right Coalition
By Valentine Amanze

The Our Water, Our Right Coalition has commended the 23 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), who wrote a solidarity letter siding with Lagos citizens in their struggle against water privatisation.

Forget lavish birthdays now, Obi advises students

By Valentine Amanze

The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies.

  He gave the advice during his interaction with the students of Holy Rosary College, Nsugbe - one of the schools slated to share from his 57th birthday gifts.

Katsina-Alu served Nigeria faithfully - Obi

By Valentine Amanze

Anambra State former Governor, Mr. Peter Obi, has described the death of

Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, the former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, on Wednesday as shocking.

  Katsina-Alu was aged 76, and would have been 77 next month.

  In a statement by his media aide, Mr. Valentine Obienyem, the former governor said that the late Katsina-Alu was a jurist that served his country faithfully,  stressing that it was sad to lose two former Chief Justices in one year [the other being Pa Tunji Fortunatus Gomez].

Obaseki commiserates with Benue, Judiciary over Justice Katsina-Alu’s passing

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Benue State as well as the family of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, over the passing of the former CJN.

In a statement, Obaseki said that late Justice Katsina-Alu contributed immensely to Nigeria’s growth and the development of the Judiciary.

Electrocution: Edo govt condoles with victim’s parents, school

The Edo State Government has condoled with the family of late Benedict Pius Sanni, a Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 student of Eyaen Secondary School in Uhunmwode Local Government Area, Edo State, who was electrocuted.

Late Benedict was reported to have been electrocuted by a faulty electric pole on his way back from school on Thursday July 12, 2018.

How man killed wife with knife in Niger

The Police Command in Niger State has arrested one Bello Muhe, 25, of Gurechi village of Borgu Local Government Area of the state for allegedly killing his wife .

The Commissioner of Police, Mr Dibal Yakadi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Tuesday.

Yakadi said that the suspect was staying at New Busa Fulani camp in Gurechi village which shared a boundary with Bagudu Local Government Area of Kebbi.

North East has the worst education statistics - CITAD

By Rita Michael
Bauchi

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