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Ekiti State Government has cleared the air on the status of the four persons that died during the week at Egbe Dam in Gbonyin Local
Government Area of the state. It stated that the victims were neither World
Bank officials nor staff of Ekiti State government.‎

By Rita Michael, Bauchi
The chairmen of Caretaker Committees in Bauchi State have slammed the members of the National Assembly from the state for reporting Governor Mohammed Abubakar to the National headquarters of the All Progressives Party (APC) in Abuja over his style of leadership.

By Rita Michael, Bauchi
The Internet Governance Forum and CITAD, a non- governmental organization, have ended a one-day Internet sensitization meeting in Bauchi.
Participants deliberated on women empowerment and protection of children on the Internet.

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, was stoned on Friday, August 26, 2016, immidiately after the Jumat prayer in Lokoja, the state capital, Premium Times reports.

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Governing Boards for the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).
This was disclosed in a statement on Friday by Bolaji Adebiyi, the Director of Press in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF.

A prominent Christian group in Nigeria has accused U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, of being “discriminatory...and divisive” during a recent trip to the West African country.

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Naira Exchanges For N347/$

 

The naira on Monday, February 15, 2016, depreciated in value to a record low of N347/$ at the parallel market following increased demand, which outstrips supply of foreign exchange (FX), according to THEWILL.

Brazil Court Freezes Neymar Assets

Brazilian authorities have blocked assets of Barcelona star, Neymar, including a yacht, a jet and several properties worth almost $50 million.

Boko Haram: Stop Lying Over Arms’ Purchase, Group Cautions Lai Muhammed

 

A human rights organization in Nigeria, the Centre for Human Rights and Social Justice (CHRSJ), has cautioned the Minister of Information

and Culture, Mr. Lai Muhammed, to stop lying to the people of the country over weapons purchased for Nigeria Military

David Mark Cries Out Over Threat To Life

The former Senate President, David Mark, on Monday petitioned the Inspector – General of Police, Solomon Arase, alleging that some gladiators in the forthcoming rerun election in the Benue South Senatorial District, were planning to assassinate him.

Health Workers Down Tools Nationwide Wednesday

Health workers are threatening to commence an indefinite strike on Wednesday, February 17, 2016, over alleged breach of agreements by the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Budget Mess: Buhari Fires Director-General (Budget)

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday, February 15, 2016, approved the appointment of Mr. Tijjani Mohammed Abdullahi as the new Director-General (Budget), who replaces current Director-General (Budget), Mr.

Why Police Disrupted Gay Marriage In Abuja

On Saturday February 6, 2016 a popular hotel in Jiwa Community of Abuja, King’s Land Hotel, hosted two male guests who were there to celebrate their marriage, otherwise known as same-sex marriage.

Boko Haram Kills Two In Cameroon Military Convoy

A commanding officer and a soldier with Cameroon's military have died after their convoy hit a land mine as they returned from an anti-Boko Haram operation in Nigeria, officials said Monday, February 15, 2016.

Dangote Launches Rice Growers Scheme

President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, at the weekend flagged off his multi-billion Naira 8000 hectares of Rice Outgrowers Scheme in Hadejia, Jigawa State as part of his partnership with governments at all levels to reduce food imports.

How Female Circumcision Induces Prostitution, By Expert

By Valentine Amanze

 

The National President,

African Committee on Female Genital Mutilation/cutting (FGM/C), Professor Modupe Onadeko, has said that the various types of female gentile mutilation (circumcision) account

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