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February 21, 2018 3:49 PM UNDP launches 5-yr entrepreneur skill with 50 IDPs youths

The United Nations Development Programmed (UNDP) has commenced five years training programme for entrepreneur skill with 50 youths displaced by Boko Haram insurgency. UNDP Country Director, Samuel Bwalia, told journalists in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, after the first phase of the training, which was designed to help unemployed youths get needed 14

February 21, 2018 3:44 PM Minister urges Nigerians to embrace innovation

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, has urged Nigerians to embrace innovation in order to boost and move the economy to the next level. Enelamah said this, in Nsukka, Enugu State, on Wednesday, during the first international science parks and innovation workshop organised by UNN in collaboration with Ideon Science 16

February 21, 2018 2:53 PM Meningitis Kills Four In Niger State

Four people have died from Cerebrospinal Meningitis in Niger State as the state has recorded the outbreak of the disease. Presently about 31 cases have been reported with nine laboratory tests confirmed. The four deaths were recorded in Katcha Local Government Area of the state. The State Commissioner of Health, Dr Mustapha Jibril confirmed the case to journalists 15

February 20, 2018 8:44 PM Youths protest in Ebonyi over gruesome murder of ex-speaker`s brother

Youths of Nwofe Agbaja community, in Izzi local government area of Ebonyi state on Tuesday staged protest over the gruesome murder of the brother of ex- Ebonyi house of assembly speaker Augustine Nwankwoagu. However, the youths also accused the Speaker of the state Assembly, Francis Nwifuru and the Special Assistant to Ebonyi state Governor on Internally 19

February 20, 2018 5:08 PM Police arrest kidnap suspect in Niger

​The Niger State Police Command said it has arrested a kidnap suspect, Sani Gaya and rescued a victim in Kaoje village of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state. The state’s commissioner of Police, Mr Dibal Yakadi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Minna. Yakadi that the suspect, who hails from Megu village 17

February 20, 2018 3:27 PM Gov. Masari cautions against violent demonstrations in Katsina

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has advised residents of the state to desist from using violent demonstrations to show resentment to government’s decisions or policies. Masari gave the advice in Katsina on Tuesday when a group in the state, Gwagware Foundation endorsed him and President Muhammdu Buhari for second terms in office. The governor was reacting 17

February 20, 2018 6:39 AM Abia couple sell daughter N400,000 few hours after birth

A couple identified as 35-year-old Ifeanyi and Emmanuel Elijah, 30, have been arrested by the Imo State Police Command for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery. The husband and wife, who are residents of Irete, in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo State, are indigenes of Amakpu- Umuba, in the Isiala 15

February 19, 2018 3:52 PM Kano govt discloses when video of underage voting was recorded

The Kano state government on Monday disclosed that the viral images of underage persons reportedly voting during the Kano local government polls, was recorded during the March 30, 2015 general elections conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The March 30, 2015 general election held across the country for the offices of the president 16

February 19, 2018 3:15 PM Search Continues For Missing Iran Plane

Search and rescue teams are continuing to search for an Iranian plane that crashed in bad weather on Sunday. Officials told state media that the wreckage had been found, but an aviation spokesman said he could not confirm this. The Aseman Airlines passenger plane came down in the Zagros mountains on Sunday, and all 66 people on board are feared to have been killed 20

February 19, 2018 12:47 PM Ahiara Diocese latest: Peter Okpalaeke resigns, as Pope Francis names Lucius Ugorji

The Bishop of the crisis-ridden Catholic Diocese of Ahiara, Most Revd (Dr.) Peter Okpalaeke, has resigned his appointment. However, the Catholic Church did not disclose when Opkalaeke tendered his resignation letter to the Vatican. Also, the Supreme Pontiff, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Rev’d. Lucius Ugorji, the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Umuahia 18