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U.S. embassy to partner NSCDC on manpower development

.Corps shuts down 200 illegal mining sites
By Valentine Amanze

Nigeria’s fossil-fuels dependence cause of incessant loss of lives – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action /Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has blamed Nigeria’s reliance on fossil fuels for the unrelenting oil spill-related incidents across the country, the recent one involving over 50 persons incinerated when a pipeline belonging to the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC) in Umuode Community in Aba, Abia State exploded.

Obi not anti-North, not sponsoring IPOB, says aide

By Valentine Amanze

Missing General: Police declare District Head, seven others wanted

The Plateau State Police Command has declared the District Head of Dura Du Village in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State and seven others wanted in connection with the disappearance of Major General Idris Alkali (rtd).

According to a statement by the Public Relations Officer of the command, Tyopev Mathias, the suspects were declared wanted following preliminary investigations indicating that they masterminded the abduction, assault and caused the disappearance of the retired army officer.

Buhari Inaugurates new terminal at Port Harcourt International Airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the new international terminal of the Port Harcourt International Airport In Rivers State.

President Buhari opened the new terminal on Thursday at a ceremony attended by Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika and several other top government officials.

The President arrived at the state capital, Port Harcourt around 12:20 pm in what was his first official visit for the inauguration of the project.

Lover jailed two years for posting girlfriend’s nude pictures online

For posting nude pictures of his former lover on Facebook, a 40-year-old man, Olubunmi Ayan, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment.

Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, who handed down the sentence to Ayan yesterday, also fined the convict N500,000 for posting nude pictures of his former girlfriend, Monica Arare, on the social media.

The judge also ordered the police to arrest anyone who harassed the victim as a result of Ayan’s conviction.

Buhari’s integrity at stake over NHIS scandal – NANS

The National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to save his integrity by ensuring suspendedl Executive-Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Usman Yusuf, obeys the directive of the Scheme’s Governing Council to step aside from office to allow a probe panel conduct investigations into allegations of corruption leveled against him.

NLC threatens to shut down Nigeria

…tells Nigerians to stock houses with food

Wabba: ‘No work, no pay’ won’t stop strike

2019: Anambra leaders, Ohanaeze assure Atiku of South East support

By Valentine Amanze

Kutigi, Tukur: Nigeria has lost two great patriots, says Obi

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Vice Presidential Candidate for the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has mourned the passage, at the weekend, of former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi, and one-time Chairman of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFAC), Engr. Hamman Tukur.

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