By Rita Michael,


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

 Bauchi Teaching Hospital, (ATBUTH), Hajiya Binta  Abdulkareem, made the 

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 

broke out between some Fulani youths and natives in Tugan-Malam, Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State.

Tottenham Hotspur got it done, winning the final match at White Hart Lane

 and clinching the second place spot in the Premier League for

 the 2016-17 season.

Credit for that, but Spurs were somewhat aided by the visitors’ lineup choice, 

as Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho opted to play his top side in Thursday’s

 UEFA Europa League final.

By Rita Michael, Bauchi 


The Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and other lawmakers representing Bauchi have paid

 N3.7 million medical bills of some patients at Abubakar Teaching Hospital Bauchi.


The Speaker disclosed this while on sympathy visit to patients at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University


By Rita Michael,


Founding Director of Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC), Dr Abiola 

Akiyode Afolabi, has lamented the  high rate of abduction of school children across the country.

 Afolabi made the condemnation at a meeting organized by WARDC in collaboration with 

More than 10,000 Imo State indigenes from all walks of life gathered at the

 popular Freedom Square in Owerri to celebrate Imo

 Freedom Day on Saturday, May 6, 2017 and this is what Governor Rochas Okorocha told them: 


“I never benefitted from the politics of godfatherism. When I came to run election for the governorship


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My father, his mistress’ son take turns to rape me – 12-yr-old girl

A 12-year-old girl, yesterday, gave a startling revelation of how her father and his step-son allegedly took turns to rape her for seven months in Ilogbo area of Lagos. She said it started with her father and his mistress holding her legs apart for the woman’s son to rape her.

Why Obasanjo, Abdulsalam, IBB met in Minna

By Ummi Ismaeel,




Attah craves rugby top job

Former Rugby player and businessman, Hamza Attah, has flashed his desire to contest for the post of President of Nigeria Rugby Federation.

Delta Forum elects new executive in Bayelsa

The Delta Forum, the highest socio - political organization of all the Delta communities in Bayelsa State has elected a new executive to pilot its affairs for the next three years.

Improved image for Customs my concern, says Ali

The Controller General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali, has said that his priority was to improve the image of the service.

 He also advised Customs officers to be well dressed and decently behaved.

HDP rejects Aregbesola’s parliament, advocates inclusion of children of the poor

The Osun State chapter of the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has kicked against the recent selection and inauguration of Children’s parliament which held in the state on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

Aliyu, Niger ex-gov, former chief of staff granted bail

By Ummi Ismaeel,



APC will win Anambra governorship election, says Odigie-Oyegun

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Thursday expressed the party’s determination to win the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election.



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