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March 23, 2018 9:28 AM Coach Madu Suspend Over Poor Results

Heartland Football Club of Owerri have instructed their technical crew led by Ramson Madu to step aside till further notice following the team’s bad run and display of form in the Nigeria Professional Football League this season, The Naze Millionaires have struggled to move to the top flight and presently are sitting in the 18 position with 13 points 17

March 19, 2018 7:09 AM Benue killings: Nigeria Police speaks on Buhari querying IGP Idris over disobedience

The Nigeria Police has reacted to report that President Muhammadu Buhari queried the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris for allegedly not obeying his order. The police said claims by Presidency officials that Buhari had queried Idris as a result of the matter was false. He was said to have spent one day in the state and jetted out to Nasarawa 21

March 15, 2018 1:44 AM Olam Nigeria invests $1bn in agric sector

Nigeria Limited has invested about $1 billion to boost productivity in the nation’s agricultural sector. The company’s Vice President, Reji George, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the investment was made over the last 26 years of the firm’s operation in Nigeria. He said the company’s goals in Nigeria include to ensure food security, attainment of self-sufficiency 20

March 2, 2018 5:53 PM Lassa fever claims 90 lives in Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has officially confirmed the death of 90 people from Lassa fever. This was contained in the situation report from NCDC for week eight released on Friday. It showed that from January 1 to February 25, 2018, 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths were reported from 18 states, an increase from the initial 54. These 30

February 27, 2018 5:21 PM Fresh Crisis looms in Nasarawa, residents desert homes for safety

Thousands of men, women and children have reportedly deserted their homes in Assakio, a community in Lafia local government area of Nasarawa state for fear of being attacked. Investigation by our correspondent revealed that the skirmish between the two tribes started when the Eggon youths went to Assakio in their large numbers on motorcycles to reclaim 25

February 25, 2018 6:45 AM Operation Cat Race: Army arrests herdsman, recovers pistol

Troops of Nigerian Army on Exercise AYEM AKPATUMA while on patrol at Gidan Kiya village, Ibbi Local Government Area of Taraba State, have recovered locally made pistol with one live cartridge. The troops also acting on a distress call immediately intervened in a violent clash between the hunters and herdsmen in Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State 20

February 23, 2018 7:22 PM 28 players invited to Flying Eagles camp [See full list]

New head coach of the Flying Eagles, Paul Aigbogun, has invited 28 players to camp, ahead of the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying series. Aigbogun has included three players from the 2018 silver-winning African Nations Championships squad. All invited players are to arrive at the Serob Legacy Hotel, Wuye, Abuja between February 25 and 26 with their 23

February 19, 2018 3:49 PM Nasarawa Assembly passes disability Bill into law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed into law a bill for the establishment of the state Disability Right Commission in order to protect the rights of disable persons in the state. Speaker of the Assembly, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, announced the passage of the bill when the majority leader of the House (Tanko Tunga-APC Awe North) 24

February 18, 2018 8:54 PM Retired Generals own cows, they gave herdsmen AK 47s – Archbishop Chukwuma explodes

Archbishop of the Enugu Anglican Diocese, Most Reverend Emmanuel Chukwuma, has aired his thoughts about the way President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has handled the killings by suspected Fulani herdsmen. According to him, the government is merely saying what the masses want to hear without backing up its words with an earnest volition to deal with the herdsmen 24

February 17, 2018 3:33 PM Ortom speaks on absence at APC governors‘ visit to Buhari in Daura

The state’s chief executives did not make the trip to Buhari’s country home in Daura, Katsina state, on Friday. Ortom spoke on Saturday through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase. DAILY POST reached Akase to respond to reports that Ortom might have deliberately stayed away from the meeting. He said there was no need to read meaning to his principal’s 27