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Ondo government, firm move against indiscriminate grazing – metro news Nigeria

Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu A non governmental Organisation (NGO), Peace Aid Project (PAP), has partnered with the Ondo State government to groom a new generation of millionaires through cattle ranching and livestock farming. The group, which acquired the moribund cattle ranch at Auga Akoko, in Akoko North-East council of the state after the signing

Passengers Accuse Dana Air Of Neglect After Port Harcourt Mishap – Local news Nigeria

Photo: Sahara Reporters The passengers of the near crash landing of Dana Plane at Port Harcourt International Airport are lamenting over what they describe as utter neglect being experienced since the incident occurred. According to them, no one has come forward to explain what transpired yesterday evening or inform them about how to access their

Ukpai, Emma Isong, Zilly Aggrey, others for Enugu Miracle Convention – metro news Nigeria

The President of Uma Ukpai Evangelistic Association Incorporated, Rev. Dr. Uma Ukpai alongside with Bishop Emmah Gospel Isong, Rev. Ntia I. Ntia, Apostle Prince Zilly Aggrey and Rev. Amb. Don Odunze will minister at the 2018, Enugu Miracle Convention. The President of Uma Ukpai Evangelistic Association Incorporated, Rev. Dr. Uma Ukpai alongside with Bishop Emmah

Legendary Evangelist, Billy Graham, Dies At 99 – Local news Nigeria

FILES) In this file photo taken on June 24, 2005, Evangelist Billy Graham delivers his message at the Billy Graham Crusade at Flushing Meadows Park in Flushing Meadows, New York. Timothy A. CLARY / AFP   American evangelist Billy Graham, a spiritual advisor to a dozen US presidents, died Wednesday at age 99, his foundation

Several Schoolgirls ‘Missing’ After Boko Haram Attack In Yobe – Local news Nigeria

  Fears grew in northeast Nigeria on Wednesday about the fate of potentially scores of girls who have not been seen since a Boko Haram attack on their school two days ago. Militants stormed the Government Girls Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state, on Monday evening. Locals initially said the girls and their teachers

Lagos Reviews Procurement Plans of MDAs – P.M. News – Lagos

General Manager, Lagos State Public Procurement Agency, Mr Idowu Onafowote addressing the gathering. By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government on Wednesday reviewed the procurement plans of all the Ministries, Department and Agencies, MDAs with a call on the procurement officers to exhibit transparency and accountability in the implementation of the budget. This is in

President Buhari Congratulates Ex-Federal Commissioner Okunnu At 85 – Local news Nigeria

File photo   President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigeria’s former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Femi Okunnu, on his 85th birthday. President Buhari also felicitated with all the family, friends and professional colleagues of the elder statesman for the grace of living a long and fulfilled life, looking back at his foundational contributions to

Army rescues Yobe school girls – metro news Nigeria

Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai Some of the schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram insurgents at Government Girls secondary school Dapchi in Yobe have been rescued by the army. Alhaji Abdullahi Bego, Director General to Yobe governor on Press affairs, disclosed this in a press statement issued on Wednesday. “The Yobe State Government hereby

CPC Demands Action As Dana Air Plane Overshoots Runway – Local news Nigeria

Photo: Sahara Reporters   The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has called for transparent and responsive action after a plane belonging to Dana Air overshot the runway on Tuesday as it landed at the Port Harcourt Airport in Rivers State. In a statement by its Director-General, Mr Babatunde Irukera, on Wednesday, the council commended the safe

Auto Crash Kills Conductor On Lagos-Ibadan Highway – Leadership Newspapers (press release) – Lagos

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed on Wednesday that one person died while two others sustained severe injuries in an accident that occurred on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Public Relations Officer of TRACE, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota near Abeokuta that the accident happened

Anambra Assembly set to regulate gaming industry – metro news Nigeria

Willie Obiano The Anambra House of Assembly is set to look into the gaming industry with a view to making it healthier and safer for residents. The Chairman, House Committee on Information and Communication Strategy, Mr Kinsley Iruba made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Wednesday.

FAAN Suspends Akure Airport Manager Over Cows Invasion – Local news Nigeria

  The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended the head of Security at the Akure Airport, Ondo state. The suspension follows a runway incursion by cows on Saturday which prevented an Air Peace aircraft from landing for some minutes. Shortly after, normalcy was however, restored and the aircraft was able to land safely.

JAMB Sets Up Anti-Corruption Unit To Tackle Funds Mismanagement – Local news Nigeria

  The Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Registration Board (JAMB) Professor Ishaq Oloyede, has set up an anti-corruption unit within the examination body. The newly-formed unit called the Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit (ACTU), Oloyede, said is a product of his anti-corruption reforms aimed at accountability and transparency in the management of government finances. He