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February 23, 2018 4:58 PM Benue Governor, Ortom identifies with Yobe over missing schoolgirls

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has identified with the government and people of Yobe State over the missing schoolgirls of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi. Ortom described the incident as traumatic, especially for parents and relations of the schoolgirls, urging security agencies to ensure that the rest of the girls are rescued from the hands 15

February 23, 2018 12:44 PM Obokun Council Boss Promises Physical, Human Development

The newly-inaugurated Chairman, Obokun Local Government, Mrs Olatunde Adejoke has promised the people of the council area, both physical and human development. She made the promise shortly after taking the oath of office as the Chairman of the council recently. Barrister Adejoke who appreciated God and the people of the council for her emergence as the council 15

February 23, 2018 12:19 PM Why hot water bath is dangerous for babies – Expert

Hellen Bulu, a community health technician, says giving babies hot water bath and stretching their arms in an attempt to massage them is dangerous for them. Bulu, who works with Family Health Clinic, gave the advice in a lecture to mothers at an immunisation programme on Thursday in Abuja. She said that God, who put the baby in their womb, had already 15

February 23, 2018 10:19 AM How Massive Road Construction Changed Negative Narratives In Osun

The negative narratives on the administration of Governor Rauf Aregbesola by members of the public, and particularly the opposition parties have been fading away, investigation has revealed. OSUN DEFENDER noted that the perception of the people of the state about the Aregbesola’s administration is gradually changing, with favourable comments from the general 17

February 23, 2018 7:17 AM Boko Haram strikes in Chad, Cameroon, kill 5

The development came barely 48 hours after the insurgent group attacked Dapchi ‎Girls School in Yobe, whisking away over 94 students. “A group of Boko Haram fighters made an incursion during Tuesday night in Assigashia,” the administrative authorities in the northern Cameroon border area were quoted as saying. The raid was confirmed along with the casualty 16

February 23, 2018 6:59 AM Get a bulldozer to demolish Aso Villa – PFN spokesman chides El-Rufai

The National Publicity Secretary of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Bishop (Dr) Emma Gospel Isong has condemned the pulling down of a building said to be used as a secretariat by a faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kaduna. Dr Isong, who spoke to DAILY POST on Thursday regretted the action of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir 17

February 22, 2018 4:29 PM Corruption In Nigeria Getting Worse – Transparency International

Nigeria’s war on corruption may have suffered a setback, with the latest report released by the global anti-corruption watchdog, Transparency International, indicating that the scourge is getting worse. Transparency International’s latest global corruption perception index (CPI) ranks Nigeria 148 out of 180 countries surveyed. This shows a significant 20

February 22, 2018 9:10 AM Nigerian ex-Catholic priest fixes wedding date months after resignation

Popular Uyo-based cleric and radio preacher, Rev. Fr. Patrick Henry Edet, ​who ​resigned as a Priest of the Roman Catholic Church​, last year is set to marry​. ​He made the ​announcement yesterday during his Grace Family Church service. Samuel Abasiekong, a ​publisher​ and ​Secretary Uyo Division of the Nigerian Red Cross Society​, confirmed the development 14

February 22, 2018 1:08 AM Ways to control, reduce childhood cancer

Cancer is no respecter of age. This dangerous disease attacks adults, adolescents and babies. A lot of efforts are being made to tackle cancer, which is becoming a social and health menace. This is why February 15 is celebrated annually as world childhood cancer day. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases 16

February 21, 2018 5:45 PM Over 9,000 Police Officers Retire, Die Annually – IGP

The Inspector General of Police ( IGP), Mr Ibrahim Idris says the Nigeria Police Force loses 9,028 officers to death, dismissal and retirement annually. Idris made the disclosure at the monthly meeting with Commissioners of Police and above on Wednesday in Abuja. The IGP said that the development had seriously affected the manpower of the force. He noted 21