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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has directed that over 75,000

women who paid N500 each for the Ankara fabric to celebrate the International Women’s Day last week Wednesday, but were unable to get the cloth be refunded their money with immediate effect. Special Assistant to the governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, stated this in Ado Ekiti.

By Dallas Onyema

 

 The former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, celebrated World Freedom Day with pupils and students of Holy Family Secondary School, Sokoto and St. Patrick's  School, Illela, the border town between Sokoto and Niger Republic.

. Tafawa Balewa LG deputy chairman resigns

 

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

 

 

Bauchi State Governor, Abdullahi Mohammed, has assured that his administration would enable the orphans and vulnerable children in the state to acquire skills.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho strongly defended Paul Pogba on Wednesday, saying critics of the world's most expensive player are envious and "in real trouble with their lives."

Pogba, a United academy graduate, returned to the club last year after four years at Juventus for 105 million euros (then $116 million).

By Reuters

Four female teenage suicide bombers killed two people and injured 16 others in a residential area in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, a disaster agency spokesman said on Wednesday.

The girls knocked on the door of a house and then detonated their devices, a representative of the state-run emergency service in Borno State said.

.DSS insists he’sunfit

 

The Senate on Wednesday refused to confirm Ibrahim Magu as Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).

The decision was taken after Magu was screened by the Senate.

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FUT, Minna crisis: Mgt, students disagree on terms for resumption

By Ummi Ismaeel-Minna

 

Authorities at the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, have shifted the resumption date earlier scheduled for March 18, 2017 due to the inability of the school management and the students to agree on the terms.

Labour Ministry empowers 200 Bauchi youths

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

                   

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity has trains about 200 youths randomly selected from Bauchi State local government areas on various technical and vocational skills.

Bauchi PDP rejects Sherif as National Chairman

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

The Bauchi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sherrif as the party's national chairman.

Lagos NUJ mourns Adinoyi-Ojo

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, has described the death of former Managing Director of The Daily Times, (DTN), Dr. Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, as a great loss to journalism.

Bauchi Emirate Council: Emir suspends Waziri of Bauchi

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

 

The Emir of Bauchi Alhaji Rilwanu Suleman Adamu has approved the suspension of the Waziri of Bauchi Alhaji Muhammad Bello Kirfi from the Bauchi Emirate Council.

Ahmad: Our vision is for a transparent, accountable CAF

Candidate for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, on Thursday declared that his group was committed to installing new thinking and ideals at the CAF headquarters, if he wins this month’s poll in Addis Ababa.

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Nigerian elite commend organizers

Nigerian elite marathoners that won prizes at the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the organizer and project consultant, Nilayo Sports Management Nigeria Limited, for the prompt payment of their prize money.

Bauchi govt prioritises agric in budget

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State 2017 Appropriation Bill has been  increased from initial N145,447,253,58 to N2, 517,451,38.

Nigeria Army empowers 183 soldiers’ wives, dependants in Minna

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

  The 31 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army, Minna, has trained 183 women and youths under its Vocational Training Initiative (VTI) programme for empowerment in collaboration with Mallam Garba Foundation.

ERA-FoEN raises alarm over another toxic waste in Koko

.Appeals to Delta govt, FG to intervene

By Dallas Onyema

 

Koko community in Delta State, Nigeria, risks extinction, as Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) raises alarm over dumping of another toxic waste by a foreign firm in the area.

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