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Relief materials donated to victims of Benue flood

Jos Electricity company donates relief materials to Benue flood victims

The flood affected 24 communities and displaced over 100,000 people.

Resident doctors protesting

Alleged N280 million fraud: FMC Owo doctors vow intermittent protests

Workers claim the MD diverted the funds.

vaccination exercise [Photo: News Express NG]

WHO begins cholera vaccination for one million in Borno

WHO says more than 2,600 suspected cholera cases and 40 deaths have been reported in Borno, following heavy rainfall this year and lack of access to safe water

Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa [Photo: Ebal's Blog]

Delta govt hands over state transport company to private managers

The company had been badly run over the years.

Hanging rope [Photo credit: crimefeed.com]

Woman commits suicide over husband’s second wife plan

Her sister in 2001 also took rat poison when her husband planned to marry another wife.

Court

Man pleads guilty to stealing N8 million truck 

The accused faces a seven-year jail term, according to the Criminal Law.

Rape Victim

Man, 55, remanded in prison for sleeping with own seven-year old daughter

The man and a herbalist were accused of attempting to use the girl for money rituals.

Nigerian Soldiers
[Photo Credit: Olisa TV]

Nigerian troops foil Boko Haram attack, kill 18 terrorists

The troops recovered arms and ammunition and the operating vehicle of the terrorists.

Court

Driver jailed four months for stealing car battery

Convict said he stole the battery because his own was bad and he had no money to replace it.

Abubakar Malami [Photo Credit: lawyard.com]

Ohanaeze warns govt against obtaining ‘frivolous’ court order on IPOB

Ohaneze said it has sent letters of warning to courts.

Shehu Sani

2019:  Shehu Sani reacts to Kaduna APC endorsement of El-Rufai

The governor was endorsed for a second term by party leaders.

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48 persons die of cholera in Borno – MSF

About 2,627 cases of the disease were recorded by the state ministry of health.

OSUN FAKE CURRENCY

How we print, spend millions of fake local, foreign currencies, suspects say

The suspects were nabbed by the Osun Police.

Nigerian Army. [Photo credit: Pulse.ng]

Nigerian military backtracks, says it did not declare IPOB terrorist organisation

The military had declared IPOB a terrorist group last week.

Biafra [Photo Credit: May30.org]

Nigerian military’s declaration of IPOB as terrorist group ‘likely prelude to violent crackdown’

The military declared IPOB a terrorist group last week.

Lagos Airport [Photo Credit: About Lagos]

NCAA certifies Lagos Airport

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja becomes the first of Nigeria’s 22 airports to bag certification.

Hajj pilgrims

Hajj 2017: Adamawa Speaker reacts to alleged hijacking of pilgrims’ flight

The Speaker was the official leader of pilgrims from the state

Rauf Aregbesola, Osun State Governor

Osun govt begs as doctors begin seven-day warning strike

Government says it will do everything to reach a compromise with the doctors.

Police officers in Borno [Photo: PlayTV]

Native doctor hired us, suspected assassin tells police

The native doctor allegedly hired the suspect and others at large to kill a man.

College of Education, Ikere Ekiti [Photo Credit: portalcoeikere.edu.ng]

Students attack commercial drivers over rape of colleague

The student was out to treat malaria when a driver allegedly abducted and raped her.

Dangote Truck

Nigeria Customs impounds Dangote truck with N47 million contraband poultry

The driver escaped but his motorboy was arrested.

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We trek 100 km to hospital, Kaduna village residents lament

Pregnant women in the village do not go to hospitals.

The Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, [Photo credit: THISDAYLIVE]

I will be Oyo governor come 2019, Minister says

Adebayo Shittu says he will succeed Governor Abiola Ajimobi.

Governor Kashim Shettima
Photo: VOA Hausa

Anambra Guber: Ignore Andy Uba,  APC primaries was free, fair – Gov. Shettima

Andy Uba, one of the aggrieved contestants had challenged the results

Ibikunle Amosun

New Ogun polytechnic to commence operation November

The institution will start with 42 accredited courses.