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By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

UNICEF has commended the Bauchi State government for releasing N200 million as counterpart funds for the construction of 380 hand pumps fitted boreholes in rural communities in the state.

 .Biometric ID card now compulsory for port operations

    

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has cautioned the police over the handling of its investigation on the recent crisis in Ile-Ife, Osun State that led to the death of more than 40 people.  He said, “It

•Says force not solution to agitation

 

Immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, has called for the release of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, and other detained Biafra activists.

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Monday Igbuya, has promised to protect women’s rights through legislative reforms.

 He made promise after assessing

the strides made towards the attainment of gender equality in the country.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, on Wednesday visited Minna Airport to ensure speedy completion of the on-going renovation of facilities according to international standards.

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ERA, civil society stage protest over water privatization

Again Environmental Rights Action /Friends of the Earth Nigeria in collaboration with members of the civil society today (Wednesday, March 22) staged a massive protest in Lagos against the cont

Auto accidents claim 10 in Bauchi

 

Two separate motor accidents in Bauchi State have claimed the lives of 10 people.

It was learnt that the first accident occurred near VIO office along Bauchi -Jos road.

Senator tasks lawmakers on accountability

‎By Patience Michael

Bauchi

 

 

The Senator representing Bauchi South, Senator Ali Wakili, has called on the state  House of Assemblies ‎to ensure that state governors ‎are judiciously utilising funds being allocated by the Federal Government to the states.

Delta Central butchers decry continued slaughter of donkeys

Butchers in Delta Central Senatorial District of the state have called on relevant authorities to stop “the unwholesome activities of some persons in the area who specialize in the slaughtering and sale of donkey meat.”

Govt appointees, others must own farms – Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, has said that political appointees in his administration and state’s schools must own farms in line with the government’s “Back to Land For Agriculture” policy designed to boost the state economy.

Obi, wife celebrate with Uzor

Anambra State former Governor, Peter Obi (right); and his wife, Margaret (left), at the birthday anniversary of Dr. Obinna Uzor at Holy Family Youths Village, Amansea, recently.

ily Youths Village, Amansea, recently.

Nigeria’s MPC maintains status quo key rates

At the end of its two-day policy meeting, nine out of 10 members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in attendance voted to leave key monetary policy rates unchanged.

APC to broker peace in Senate, Ali face-off

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has resolved to end the lingering feud between the Senate and the Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Services, Col Hameed Ali (rtd).

  The APC National Publicity Secretary,

2018 African Senior Athletics Championships: Okowa assures Kalkaba of best event

The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has assured the President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba, that state would host the best championship ever like they did in 2013 during the inaugural African Youth AthleticsChampionships (AYAC).

 

Meningitis hits Niger, kills 16

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

An outbreak of Cerebro Spiral Meningitis at Tungan-Jika and Mazakari villages in Magama Local Government Area of Niger State has claimed about 16 people out of the 31 cases reported in four local government areas of the state.

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