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Bandits attack ex-Gov Bafarawa’s house, kill one, kidnap nephew 12 hours after anti-bandit comments

Bandits attack ex-Gov Bafarawa’s house, kill one, kidnap nephew 12 hours after anti-bandit comments

Some suspected bandits have attacked the residence of the former Governor of Sokoto state, Attahiru Bafarawa and killed his security guard, Abdullahi Jijji. The attack came barely 24 hours after the ex-Governor launched a foundation in Abuja named after him which he said would help in proffering solutions to the incessant banditry and kidnapping, particularly in the northern part of ... Read More »

Boeing 737 with 140 people aboard skids off runway into river

Boeing 737 with 140 people aboard skids off runway into river

A Boeing 737 with more than 140 people on board overshot the runway at a U.S Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida and crashed into the St. Johns River late Friday evening. The U.S Federal Aviation Administration told journalists that the Boeing 737-800, a military contract flight operated by Miami Air International from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, skidded off the ... Read More »

Gowon In Stable Condition After Slumping At Burial Of Gen. Ejoor

Gowon In Stable Condition After Slumping At Burial Of Gen. Ejoor

Former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, is said to be in stable condition after reportedly slumping during the burial of late Maj. Gen. David Ejoor, in Ovwor-Olomu community within Ughelli-south local government area of Delta state. Following the incident, Gen. Gowon was said to have been rushed by top military personnel at the event, accompanied by the Delta ... Read More »

Computer Village: Tinubu-Ojo instals Olasoji, Azeez as market leaders

Computer Village: Tinubu-Ojo instals Olasoji, Azeez as market leaders

Mrs Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, President-General, Association of Commodity Market Women and Men of Nigeria has appointed Mr Adeniyi Olasoji and Mrs Abisola Azeez as ”Babaloja”and ”Iyaloja”of the popular Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos . Tinubu-Ojo installed the market leaders at an elaborate ceremony in Ikeja. It would be recalled that some traders had staged protests at the market on Tuesday, kicking ... Read More »

Ekiti Govt Vows To Review Fayose’s Last Minute Recruitment Of 2,000 Workers

Ekiti Govt Vows To Review Fayose’s Last Minute Recruitment Of 2,000 Workers

The Ekiti State Government has expresssed its readiness to review the procedure that led to the recruitment of no fewer than 2,000 new workers into the civil service by the immediate past administration of Mr Ayo Fayose. The new set of workers had continually protested their non-recognition as bonafide civil servants by the current government, as well as non-payment of ... Read More »

Customer Relations: Eko Disco Releases Social Media Handles

Customer Relations: Eko Disco Releases Social Media Handles

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) in its bid to steer more customer friendliness and improve on its customer relations is releasing the company’s social media handles. The company’s Assistant General Manager/Head, Media & Communications, Sulaiman Aledeh said the release of the social handles is a very important move as this will further enrich the engagement between the disco and customers. ... Read More »