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May 31, 2018 9:20 PM Veteran journalist, Abdullahi ‘No-Sweat’ dies at 80

Renowned journalist and author, Abdullahi Isa popularly known as “Abdullahi No-Sweat” is dead. He passed on Thursday at the age of 80 after a brief illness at a private hospital in Yola. Confirming his death, his wife, Hajiya Inna Abdullahi, said he took ill on Wednesday night and was rushed to hospital where he passed away. Isa was a two-term state 21

April 8, 2018 4:29 PM BBNaija 2018: Why Tobi, Nina, Miracle, I should get to final – Alex

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Alex has revealed why she, Tobi, Nina, Miracle and Anto should get to the final of the show. Speaking during her diary session with Biggie, on Sunday, Alex said the names listed above should get to the final because they have been “very real. ” “Coming from the fact that he has been through alot from Cee-C and how he has handled 28

March 19, 2018 2:28 PM Bolt Ready For Commonwealth Games

The world’s greatest athlete in history Usain Bolt is ready for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. The retired Jamaican sprint superstar will grace the track and field events in the second week of April as a celebrity spectator. The flamboyant eight-time Olympic champion will become arguably the Coast Games’ biggest drawcard, overshadowing 37

March 8, 2018 11:44 AM IWD 2018: Fifi Ejindu, Aisha Bagudu, Tonto Dikeh for Women Summit in Abuja

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, a gender based NGO, FAME Foundation Africa, has put together a one-day event for women to converge and share their stories. The annual gathering of successful and up and coming women across different walks of life meet to share experiences and motivate one another. Speaking in a press statement, Global Volunteer 28

March 6, 2018 5:35 PM Gov Bello condemns attack on PDP Senator, supporters, orders arrest of culprits

​Kogi governor Yahaya Bello has directed the arrest of suspects ​who attacked some political leaders in Okene, Adavi and Okehi local government areas. In a statement in Lokoja on Tuesday, the governor said he would ensure that the perpetrators faced justice. The statement signed by ​his Chief Press Secretary, Mrs Petra Akinti–Onyegbule, condemned the attack 44

March 6, 2018 7:58 AM How Buhari snubbed Obasanjo on his 81st birthday

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo clocked 81 yesterday with congratulatory messages coming from well-wishers and critics alike. Among those who sent their goodwill were former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Senate President, David Mark, Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, former Deputy Governor Iyiola Omisore 36

March 4, 2018 1:16 PM National Assembly urged to override President’s stance on Peace Corps Bill

Ikubese called on President Buhari to prevent unemployed youths from committing suicide by assenting to the Peace Corps of Nigeria Bill. “Taking about 150,000 youths off the unemployment market and engaging them productively to the benefit of society is a venture that the administration should be proud to champion, having promised to create jobs,” he argued 40

February 26, 2018 4:52 AM NDDC awards scholarship to slain policeman kids

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has awarded scholarship to university level, to seven children of Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko, the policeman who died during an armed robbery attack on a bank in Owerri, Imo State, last year. NDDC Managing Director, Mr. Nsima Ekere, announced the scholarship last Saturday, after receiving the Public Service Award 36

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 35

January 21, 2018 8:13 AM Ayegbaju Market Not Recommissioned – Management

It is an undeniable inexpedient to acknowledge the fact that, buying and selling are one of the essential routine in human life and this is what made the management of Ayegbaju International Market led by Hon Hakeem Okunade(SAMANJA) organised a formal opening of weekly market day fixed for every Saturday from dawn to dusk. The motive and notion behind 31