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By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

The deaths of worshippers observing early morning prayers in a Mosque at Epogi village, Mokwa council of Niger State could have been averted if the state government had acted on intelligence report about brewing tension in the area as at Friday last week.

 

The umbrella body of truck owners operating in Nigeria seaports under the auspices of Joint Council of Seaport Truckers Operators (JCOSTO) is challenging the alleged extortion of its members by officials Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

The group disclosed this in an interview with journalist in Lagos.

The former Nigeria Football Association (NFA) Chairman and former Military Governor of Kano and Benue states, Brig. Gen Dominic Obukadata Oneya, has hailed the South South Congress of the NFF and Governor Godwin Obaseki over its plans to host NFF President, Melvin Amaju Pinnick, this weekend.

A group operating in the maritime sector said they had spent over N4 million to assist the government in fixing the bad seaports access roads within the Tincan and Apapa axis.

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has visited the Yobe State University (YSU), Damaturu, to inspect ongoing construction of the College of Medical Sciences, which was established recently as part of his administration's effort to develop and enhance medical manpower across the state.

 The former Chairman of Diamond Bank and former chieftain of All 

Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Dr. Alex Oti, has laid  to rest, the

 debate on whether the former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, left 

money or not for the government that took after him. 

 Oti said that Obi left $50 million each in Diamond Bank, Fidelity and

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How day old baby was sold for N850,000

.Why mother got only N250,000

 

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos Police Command

, have arrested a lady, Miss Onyinyechi Osoneye, 22, along with six other

 suspects over the sale of a day old baby for N850,000.  Confirming the arrest,

Sub-standard tyres: Absence of interpreter stalls trial of two Chinese

The trial of two Chinese suspects, Tao Shen and Jing Yau, who were 

charged with the importation of sub-standard tyres was stalled

 on Monday due to absence of interpreter for them.

Consequently, the trial judge,  Justice  Mojisola Olatoregun of the Federal

Nnamdi Kanu, Uwazuruike are on their own, say Biafran war veterans

 

While the leader of Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, 

continues to bask in the euphoria of a hero since regaining his freedom, the 

grand patron of Biafran War Veterans, Chief Ramaz Asuzu, has described his 

N2.4b fraud: Court hears pending applications against Innosson June 28

Justice Ayokunle Faji of a Federal High Court Lagos on Monday declared

 that all pending applications in a charge brought against Innosson Nigeria

 Limited by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) over allegation of falsification of shipping documents

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Governor Rochas Okorocha with Governor Ben Ayade (2nd left), Brigadier-General Kay Isiyaku, Commander 34 FAB on deployment out of the state with Senior 

government functionaries and Heads of other security agencies in the state at a

 Valedictory

Bauchi Police arrest drug suspect

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious drug

 peddler, 

Abubakar Yakubu of Savannah quarters, Bauchi.

The command also arrested two specialised car snatchers along Bauchi-Maiduguri road in Bauchi.

Bauchi Police arrest drug suspect

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested a suspected notorious drug

 peddler, 

Abubakar Yakubu of Savannah quarters, Bauchi.

The command also arrested two specialised car snatchers along Bauchi-Maiduguri road in Bauchi.

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The Nigeria former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (left), with the former 

Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi (right), after their meeting on education

 at the former's Abeokuta residence,

 recently.

N’East: Don advocates establishment of schools of midwifery

By Rita Michael,

Bauchi

Government and other stakeholders have been urged to established more schools of

 midwifery in the North East Nigeria to reduced maternal and child death rate.

The Acting Director, School of Midwifery, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University

Niger: Fulani, Nupe, Gbagyi clashes claim 26 lives in two days

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

 

Barely hours after gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked Etogi 

community in Mokwa Local Government Area, Niger State, leading to the

 loss of 21 lives, another five people have been killed when hostilities 

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