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Dame Jonathan to work for a peaceful Rivers State

WIFE of the president, Dame Patience Jonathan, has assured that she would continue to promote peaceful co-existence among the people of Rivers State. Speaking Saturday in Port Harcourt at the wedding reception of a member of the state House of …

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Plateau Threatens To Sack 11,000 Teachers

The Plateau state government on Saturday threatened to sack 11,000 unqualified teachers in its payroll. Gov. Jonah Jang, who made the pronouncement in a media interaction in Jos, said, “government cannot continue to harbour people who cannot add value to …

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Civil defence arrests fake private guard

A suspected fake guard working for a proscribed private security firm, Mega Security, has been arrested by the Ogun State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC. The arrest of the suspect took place at Korode Private …

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Group Marks Day Of African Child

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Advocates Centre for Children and Youth Welfare, marked the day yesterday in Jos with students drawn from 10 schools in the state where they were counselled on their rights as children and how they should behave …

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Father Hands Over Boko Haram Son To JTF

A 60-year old Maiduguri based businessman, Friday, turned in his son, a member of the deadly Boko Haram sect, to the Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Restore Order. It was gathered from a source within the family that the son …

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Bola Tinubu Loses Mum

The national leader of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), Bola Tinubu, lost his aged mother, Alhaja Abibatu Mogaji on Saturday evening. She died in her home at Number 10, Sunday Adigun, Ikeja, Lagos at about 6pm. Until her death, …

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Former Minister Urges UN To Assist Flood Victims

The former Minister of External Affairs, Sen. Ike Nwachukwu, on Saturday called on the United Nations to assist flood victims in the states affected by floods in 2012. Nwachukwu made the call in Asaba when Baroness Valerie Amos, the United …

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FG To Resolve Problems Of Nigerians In Diaspora – Reps

The House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs on Saturday assured Nigerians abroad of the Federal Government’s resolve to tackle their problems. The Chairman of the committee, Rep. NkoyoToyo, gave the assurance in Abidjan during a meeting with representatives of …

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