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By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The first lady of Bauchi State, Hajia Hadiza Mohammed Abubakar, has distributed food items to women and vulnerable children in the state as parts of her effort to alleviate their suffering at the ongoing Ramadan season.

 

The first lady also urged muslim women to use the ramadan month to pray for perpetual peace in the country.

 

The Copa America Centenario erupted into controversy on Sunday after a refereeing blunder sent Brazil crashing to a 1-0 defeat against Peru -- and out of the tournament.

The defeat left Brazil struggling to digest their worst performance in the Copa America since 1987, the last occasion the five-time world champions failed to make it past the group stage.

 

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has arrested an ex-convict for allegedly robbing a Portuguese couple in traffic around Ijora, Lagos.

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that the School
Feeding Programme of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Federal Government must be done without the proposed 40 per cent counterpart
funding from the states.

 

The Deputy Governor of Imo State, Prince Eze Madumere, has joined other Nigerians to mourn the former captain and coach of Super Eagles, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi; and Shuibu Amodu, ex-coach of the nation’s football team, who passed away last week.

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Kogi Youths Drum Support For Bello

 

Youth and professionals in Kogi State, on the platform of “Project Kogi First” have called on all the ethnic, religious and political groups to drop their differences and join hands with the incoming Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello, to enable him work for the progress of the state.

Senate Probes ‘Missing 2016 Budget’ Claim

Nigeria Senate Committee on Ethics and Privileges has begun investigation of claims that the 2016 budget is missing from the chamber.

 

What Kachukwu Told Saudi Arabia Over Slide In Oil Price

 

Nigeria’s Junior Minister of Petroleum, Ibe Kachukwu, says Saudi Arabia’s insistence on keeping market share despite dwindling oil prices is a policy “gone too far”.

Biafra Group Sues Nigeria In U.S.

 

 

A top ranking Biafran leader has revealed plans to drag Nigeria before a United States of America (USA) court for legal battle.

Wife Narrates Ordeal After Husband Raped Two Women

 

 

I was writing a thank-you card for a wedding gift when I heard the knock at my door. It was 2005, I was 30 years old, and my life was about to change forever.

Suarez Is World's Best Striker, Says Messi

 

 

Barcelona star Lionel Messi, believes teammate, Luis Suarez, is the best out-and-out forward player in world football.

Buhari Surprises Ministers With Early Arrival At FEC Meeting

 

 

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari surprised members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) this morning (Wednesday, January 13, 2016) as he arrived the council chambers for the council’s meeting at about 9:50am.

Embarrassment! Copies Of Nigeria's 2016 Budget Missing

 

 

 

Hundreds of copies of Nigeria's 2016 budget have gone missing from the country's parliament.

 

A Nigerian official, speaking on condition of anonymity, on Tuesday told the BBC the senate was unable to consider the proposal without the documents.

Rooney Back On Form

 

 

It’s hard to see them right now, but there were actually a lot of positives to take from Manchester United’s 3-3 draw with Newcastle United.

Obama To Frame Election Issues In Optimistic State Of Union Address

 

 

President Barack Obama is set to strike an optimistic and hopeful tone in his final State of the Union address.

The president will focus on cementing his legacy rather than unveiling new policies, officials have said.

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