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Borno Govt Intensifies Roads Construction within Maiduguri Metropolis: Signs over N11.5 billion contract agreement

By Ali Musa Biu- Maiduguri Borno State Government on Friday signed a contract of about N11.5 billion with the Eighteenth Engineering Company (EEC) and Obtuse Tech Engineering Company limited for the construction and dualization of major roads within Maiduguri Metropolis. The...

US Judge Dismisses Jackson Ude’s Case Against Wabote, Threatens To Commit Him To Contempt Of Court

By Our Correspondent The United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, has dismissed the counterclaims of Jackson Ude, publisher of Pointblancknews.com, who is the defendant in the case he has with Simbi Kesiye Wabote, executive secretary of the Nigerian...

The US Silent War Against Civilians In Somalia

By Micheal Itsede Since 2006, the United States has shown scant regard and refused responsibility for its secret air bombardments in Somalia in which many civilians have lost their lives and hundreds others maimed and...

PMB Relocation Of NAPIMS To Abuja Display of Hate, War Drum Beats

  By Our Correspondent   The sad reality is that NAPIMS is an integral arm of the corporation that manages the Federal Government's Investment in the Joint Venture, Production Sharing Contracts and other Contract Agreements in the Upstream.   This is why Mr. President...

Niger Delta: Ex-militant Groups Defend NNPC GMD, Reject Proposed Plan Protest,  Pass Vote Of Confidence on GMD

  By Our Correspondent Niger Delta Ex-Militant leaders from the Nine States in the region have unanimously countered and faulted the threat made by a Niger Delta Youth group, Niger Delta Youths Council headed by  Jato Abido to embark on a...

Gunmen kill 2 Imo traditional rulers

The Police Command has confirmed the killing of two traditional rulers at Nnenasa in Njaba Local Government Area of Imo. Imo State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), CSP Mike Abattam, told our correspondent in a phone interview in Owerri...

Bayelsa imposes dusk-to-dawn curfew on waterways, bans 200hp engine boats

As part of measures to curtail sea piracy, kidnappings and other criminal activities, the Bayelsa government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew on its waterways. Gov. Duoye Diri, who announced the measure on Monday evening, at the end of the 12th...

2021 global hand washing day: everyone deserves improved WASH, say CSOs

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), under the aegis of Network for Society, Water and Sanitation, have said that Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) were basic human rights deserved by all. Mr Jinjiri Garba, the CSOs’ team leader, said this at a...

Police nab man, 32, for defiling neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter

Police have arrested a 32-year-old man in Lagos for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 13-year-old daughter. Police spokesman in Lagos State, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said in a statement issued on Sunday that detectives arrested the suspect after allegedly committing the offence...

Rep Member decry plot to resist Open grazing law in Benue State

By Our Correspondent Member representing Makurdi/Guma in the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Mzondu, has decried plots to resist the passage of ban on open grazing law in Benue state noting that all involved should refrain from all antagonistic posture...
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There Was An Attempt To Bomb Me Near Kawo Bridge In Kaduna – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the 800-metre long flyover in Kawo, Kaduna State, recounting how he narrowly escaped...
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Court Remands Man for Killing His 75-year-old Mother in Ekiti

For allegedly killing his septuagenarian mother, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the detention of a 35-year-old man, Abiola...

2023: Tinubu Visits Minna, Says IBB ‘Gave Me His Prayers’

A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, Bola Tinubu has visited Minna, the Niger State capital. Addressing journalists...

Soludo rejects ‘His Excellency’ title, opts for ‘Mr Governor’, ‘Charlie Nwangbafor’

Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has rejected the title ‘His Excellency’, opting to be addressed as Prof Chukwuma Soludo. The governor-elect, however, directed that...

Kwara bans street begging, signs MoU with Hausa community

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has banned street begging in Ilorin, the state capital. The Commissioner for Social Development, Hon. Abosede Aremu, announced...