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EFCC arrests Facebook hacker

  BY ONEKA AJUMOBI ONOCHIE Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office have arrested a notorious FaceBook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin. He was arrested recently in Warri, Delta State. His arrest followed a discreet monitoring of his online activities, based on complaints from members of the public alleging that he hacked and took over their ... Read More »

BORNO NSHIP: Gov Zulum, FG Commended On Essential Drug Management

BORNO NSHIP: Gov Zulum, FG Commended On Essential Drug Management

  *Gov Zulum* BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Borno State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BoSPHCDA), through the Nigeria State Health Investment Project -Additional Financing (NSHIP-AF), a World Bank assisted project has commended Governor Babagana Zulum and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) for their commitment in health care delivery services, especially in choosing Borno to be the first ... Read More »

Varsity Don Calls for Effective Use of Performing Arts To Tackle Nation’s Problems

Varsity Don Calls for Effective Use of Performing Arts To Tackle Nation’s Problems

  By Adewumi Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti The deployment and effective use of music, dance and drama could be harnessed to tackle the problems confronting the country. This was the submission of a University Don, Prof Rasaki Bakare. The Professor of Choreography and Performance Aesthetics at the Federal University, Oye Ekiti said the three instruments of entertainment had, in the past, ... Read More »

Man attacks Eko Electricity Distribution Company staff with knife, arrested by police

Man attacks Eko Electricity Distribution Company staff with knife, arrested by police

  *Sulaiman Quadri, Knife Attacker* A man Sulaiman Quadri is in police custody after a knife attack on a staff of Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Thursday, July 18th.  The incident occurred while the Eko Field Representative was on a routine revenue collection drive for power allocated to customers in the Aradagun zone of Agbara District of the company’s operational ... Read More »

UN Condemns Boko Haram Ambush On Aid Workers In Borno

UN Condemns Boko Haram Ambush On Aid Workers In Borno

  By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri THE United Nations (UN) Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, EDWARD KALLON has condemned the fresh Boko Haram Ambush on its Humanitarian Workers along Gubio -Damasak road in Northern Borno senatorial district. This condemnation is barely 24 hours after some group of insurgents laid bush to Military convoy along Maiduguri-Damaturu road which claimed the lives of a ... Read More »

One confirmed killed, six missing as Boko Haram terrorists ambush aid workers in Borno

  BY INUSA NDAHI, MAIDUGURI Shashwat Saraf, Country Director of Action Against Hunger has confirmed in an email message to our Correspondent that the reported Boko Haram ambush on the convoy of its workers along Gubio-Damasak road in Northern Borno was true. The mail disclosed that one person was killed by the terrorists while six are missing. The statement reads: ... Read More »

I’ll appoint aides from all geo-political zones, Senator Omo-Agege assures

I’ll appoint aides from all geo-political zones, Senator Omo-Agege assures

  *Senator Omo-Agege* Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has expressed plans to appoint aides from all parts of the nation, in furtherance of the All Progressives Congress’ unity agenda and the determination to involve youth in governance. Addressing eminent citizens and members of the Youth Progressive Initiative in the North who organized a reception in his honour ... Read More »

Pinnick’s Tenure as CAF 1st Vice President expires

Pinnick’s Tenure as CAF 1st Vice President expires

  The term of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick as the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football along with that of the 2nd and 3rd Vice Presidents expired on Thursday, July 18. In line with Article 22(4) of the CAF Statutes, every two years when elections are held at the CAF ... Read More »

Lagos State Government set to make good its promises in the housing sector in spite of setbacks. … Wasiu Akewusola

Lagos State Government set to make good its promises in the housing sector in spite of setbacks. … Wasiu Akewusola

  *Mr Wasiu Akewusola (Middle) during a project inspection* The Lagos State government has renewed its vow to deliver on its promises in the housing sector in spite of the setbacks caused by vandals who carted away fittings from some ongoing housing projects in the state. Speaking on Tuesday, 16 July, during the ministry’s inspection of on going housing schemes ... Read More »

Viral video and my dismissal : I saw hell in Ghana- Prof. Nwagbara

Viral video and my dismissal : I saw hell in Ghana- Prof. Nwagbara

  *Prof Nwagbara* “He said the video of him that went viral on the social media where he was said to be inciting Nigerians against Ghana was doctored and painted in such a way to blackmail him” *PRESS RELEASE* *Viral video and my dismissal : I saw hell in Ghana- Prof. Nwagbara* *Abuja, July 18, 2019*: Embattled Professor Augustine Nwagbara ... Read More »