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Kwara’s Governor Ahmed Bemoans State Of Nigeria’s Prisons – Local news Nigeria

The Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has decried the conditions of prisons in Nigeria where hundreds of inmates are crammed into a prison meant for a quarter of that number. He also expressed concerns that suspects spend years in prison while awaiting trial for offences that attract less severe penalties simply because they could not

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3 refineries produce 4.6m litres of kerosene – NNPC – Kaduna News

    ABUJA— The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said that the country’s three refineries produced additional 4.6 million litres of Dual Purpose Kerosene, DPK, otherwise known as kerosene and 7.7 million litres of Automative Gas Oil otherwise known as diesel. NNPC Chief Operating Officer of the refineries, Mr. Anibor Kragha, disclosed

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Enugu Govt. recruits 1,000 primary school teachers – Enugu News

  Wed Jan 18th, 2017 – Enugu   Chief Ikeje Asogwa, the Chairman, Enugu State Universal Basic Education Board (ENSUBEB), says the state government has recruited no fewer than 1,000 teachers. Speaking in Enugu on Tuesday at a prayer rally organised by workers in the state, Asogwa said that the recruited teachers would

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Air Chief Condemns Renewed Bombings, Advocates Civilians’ Support – Local news Nigeria

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has condemned the increasing rate of bomb attacks in Nigeria’s northeast region. Air Marshal Abubakar said the renewed bombings in some part of the country were part of insurgence, especially with the dislodgment of the Boko Haram terrorists. He, however, observed that the attacks were not

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Foreign airline operators raise concerns on Kaduna hangers, others – Kaduna News

    By Favour Nnabugwu Abuja—Foreign airline operators in a two hours closed-door meeting with the Minister of State Aviation, Capt. Hadi Sirika, yesterday, raised concerns over the capacity of Kaduna International Airport hanger among others issues, following government’s instance on the closure of the Abuja airport for runway repairs. The meeting held

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Umar replaces Owoseni as Lagos CP – The Nation Newspaper – Lagos

Four days after his promotion to the rank of Commissioner of Police (CP), the Officer in Charge of Inspector-General of Police (IGP) monitoring unit, Mr Garuba Umar, has been appointed Lagos State Commissioner of police.Umar once served as Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in Ikoyi and as Mobile Police Unit 19 Commander, in Port Harcourt, replaces

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4 injured as herdsmen, farmers clash in Anambra – Enugu News

    By Nwabueze Okonkwo & Chinedu Adonu ONITSHA —NO fewer than four persons were, yesterday, hospitalized following injuries they sustained when some Fulani herdsmen and farmers clashed in a farmland at Okoti-Odekpe community in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State. This came as some communities in Nimbo, Uzo Uwani Local Government

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Ogun Partners With Firm On Rice Production – Local news Nigeria

The Ogun State Government has concluded plans with Sterling Group, an Agro-Allied Firm, to embark on the cultivation of rice and other agricultural produce for food security. This was made known at a meeting between the Government delegation led by Secretary to the State Government, Mr Taiwo Adeoluwa and the firm’s Executive Director, Mr Tokunbo

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Pastor sacked for investing in MMM with church's account – metro news Nigeria

Anxiety as scheme again freezes out Mavrodians The leadership of Omega Fire Ministries, led by fiery Apostle Johnson Suleiman, has sacked one of its pastors, Joseph Aiyedun. The cleric was relieved of his duties after it was revealed that he used the ministry’s name and bank account to register for the popular money-doubling scheme, Mavrodi

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Fani-Kayode’s counsel declines to cross examine EFCC witness – Kaduna News

    By Innocent Anaba Lagos—Defence counsel, yesterday, declined to cross examine a prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of Femi Fani-Kayode, who is facing charges of money laundering before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Fani-Kayode and a former Minister of State

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We discovered 130 ghost primary school teachers — Abia govt – Enugu News

  Wed Jan 18th, 2017 – Abia   By Anayo Okoli UMUAHIA—ABIA State government said it has discovered 130 ghost primary school teachers in its pay roll even as teachers were reluctant to return to school after Christmas holidays. The teachers insisted that they would be paid their arrears of salary which run

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Police arrest father, stepmother who tortured son to death – metro news Nigeria

Nigeria Police ‘He was killed over a church claim of wizardry,’ says boy’s mother Mrs. Erueke John, mother of the seven-year-old boy, Joshua Zikeme, allegedly tortured to death at the Akaba community in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State has cried out for justice. Joshua was a Nursery 3 pupil of the Dominion Success Academy, located in Yenagoa.

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Army Offers 500,000 Naira For Information On Suicide Bombers – Local news Nigeria

The Nigerian Army has promised to reward anyone with useful information on suicide bombers, particularly in northeast Nigeria. The Army says that the offer is to further encourage law abiding citizens to actively join the war against terrorist. A statement by the force’s spokesman, Brigadier General Sani Usman, noted that the spate of suicide bombings

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Southern Kaduna crisis: Army to conduct “Exercise Harbin Kunama II” – Kaduna News

    The Nigerian Army will conduct “Exercise Harbin Kunama II’’ in Southern Kaduna State in April as part of efforts to address the current security challenges in the area. Maj.-Gen. David Ahmadu, the Chief of Training and Operations of the Army, announced this on Tuesday in Abuja at a news conference while

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