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Janet, Ibitam and Rose have one thing in common: They are teenage inmates at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State but heavily pregnant.

 Janet is 13 and eight months pregnant, Ibitam is 14 and seven months pregnant while Rose,15, is carrying eight months old pregnancy.

No fewer than 15,064kg of cocaine and heroine valued at about N225 trillion have been seized by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Tin Can Island and Apapa ports of Lagos since 2006.

The agency’s Chairman,  Col. Muhammed Mustapha Abdallah, disclosed this in a statement by the agency's Spokesman, Mitchel Ofoyeju.

A social critic and public analyst, George Nwokoro, has asked ethnic groups to tread cautiously and desist from making provocative statements capable of setting Nigeria ablaze.

 This is coming on the heels of  the recent threat to Ndigbo by the Arewa youths to quit their territory.

A delegation from Arsenal Football Club on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Iganmu House, head office of Nigerian Breweries, Nigeria’s pioneer brewing company and makers of Star Lager beer with the Emirates FA Cup recently won by Arsenal.
 
Jordan Pickford has become the most expensive British keeper in history after Everton paid £25m - rising to what would be a club record £30m - to sign him from Sunderland.

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

Flood caused by heavy rain on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, destroyed properties worth millions of naira and rendered many residents of Gashaka, Janga Siri and Maluri towns in Fika Local Government Area of Yobe State homeless.

 The rain, which fell in the night, lasted several hours, while consuming many domestic animals and food items.

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Delta govt denies stopping free mother, child care programme

The Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa-ed Delta State Government has denied stopping the free mother and child care that was initiated by the past administration in hospitals in the state as was reported in the social media. 

Okowa tasks rice farmers on production

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, has urged rice farmers to increase their production to meet the needs of Nigerians.

The governor made the call at Akwukwu-Igbo during a town hall meeting with people of Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State.

Why EFCC arrested Niger PDP chairman

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Tanko Beji, has been arrested and detained by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) after he was reportedly invited to the Abuja office of the EFCC on Thursday.

CITAD cautions against hate speeches

By Rita Michael,

Bauchi

The Programme Officer of Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), Isa Gatba, has called for multi-stakeholders’ approach towards addressing the challenges and danger posed by hate speeches in Nigerian social media.

Bauchi spends N71.8m on Ramadan feeding

.Explains inability to domesticate Child Rigth Act

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

Bauchi State government has spent  N71.8m on Ramadan feeding from 2015 till date.

 Commissioner for Religious Affairs and Community Relations, Alhaji Baba Madugu,

FG releases N3.7b for school feeding in nine states

THE Federal Government Sunday said that it has released N3, 770, 688, 144 for the feeding of 1, 287, 270 school children in nine states under the HomeGrown School Feeding Programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Social Investment Programme.
 

Prepare for your own sovereign nation, gorup tells Yoruba people

 With the position of Northern youths asking Igbo to quit the North, the outright demand for Arewa sovereignty by the Northern Elders Forum, (NEF), the legitimate demand for Biafra by Igbo and the call for a Niger-Delta Republic the O’odua Nationalist Coalition ,(ONAC) has called on Yoruba people

Fayose condemns Northern youths’ ultimatum to Ndigbo to leave north

.Declares public holiday on June 12

 

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has condemned the ultimatum

given by some Northern youths to the Igbo living in the North to

leave the region. He said, "Such reckless pronouncement could only come

Leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi killed, claims Syrian state TV

 

The leader of ISIS has been killed in an air strike, according to reports from Syrian state TV


Borno governor decries quit order to Igbo in North by Arewa youths

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has condemned the Northern

Youth Groups’ (NYG) directives for the Igbo living in the region to

vacate the 19 northern states on or before October 1, 2017.

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