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‘Be fair, balanced and objective in reporting sensitive conflicts’
ACTIONAID Akwanga Kogi Metro Nasarawa State News Nigeria

‘Be fair, balanced and objective in reporting sensitive conflicts’

ActionAid Country Director, Ojobo Atuluku Media practitioners have been charged to be fair, balanced and objective in reporting conflict issues in Nigeria Participants at a two-day media programme organised by ActionAid, Nigeria’s SARVE Project, made the call in Akwanga, Nasarawa State. The theme of the programme was: “Media training on […]

Okowa mourns former CJN, Kutigi
Asaba Delta State Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa Hon. Justice W.S.N. Onnoghen Metro Mr Charles Aniagwu News Niger Nigeria Nigeria National Conference

Okowa mourns former CJN, Kutigi

[FILE PHOTO] Delta State Governor, H.E Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa in his chambers Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has commiserated with the government, people of Niger and the Kutigi family over the demise of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi. The governor’s condolence was contained in statement […]

Missing pro-Biafran leader is in Israel, claims lawyer
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Missing pro-Biafran leader is in Israel, claims lawyer

[FILE PHOTO] A general view taken from the Mount of Olives on October 18, 2018 shows Jerusalem's Old City and the Abbey of the Dormition (C), as the sun sets during a sand haze. (Photo by THOMAS COEX / AFP) The lawyer for a missing pro-Biafran separatist leader on Saturday […]

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC Ekiti State Metro Mr. Ayodele Fayose News

Fayose still in EFCC’s custody

Former Governor of Ekiti state, Mr Ayodele Fayose, who reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Tuesday, on the commission’s invitation, is still in its custody. But, the commission has declined comment on the issue, preferring the media await developments on it. Head of Media […]

How police burst cyber fraud cartel
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How police burst cyber fraud cartel

Some of the cloned government documents The Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID), Alagbon, Ikoyi today said forensic experts aided detectives in the clampdown of a transnational cyber fraud syndicate that specialised in cloning documents and fleecing corporate bodies and high net worth individuals of millions of dollars. Commissioner […]

Bayelsa don wins global chemical sciences contest
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Bayelsa don wins global chemical sciences contest

Award winning Doctor, Dr. Kaywood Leizou lectures at Niger Delta University A lecturer with the Niger Delta University (NDU), Dr. Kaywood Leizou, has won the 2018 World Chemical Sciences (Metal Speciation in Sediment) Championship. The Bayelsa-born don beat 5,845 others from 89 countries whose nominations were screened for this year’s […]

Reps may query Yusuf’s suspension by NHIS council
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Reps may query Yusuf’s suspension by NHIS council

Executive Secretary of NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf The governing council of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) yesterday announced the indefinite suspension of the executive secretary, Prof. Yusuf Usman. The decision, however, could face a backlash from federal lawmakers. Spokesperson of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazak Namdas, expressed surprise over […]

Anambra monarch, CKC alumni, others commend Atiku/Obi ticket
Abubakar Atiku Anambra State Anyamelum Council Igwe Elias Nneli Metro News Nigeria Peter Obi Umueje

Anambra monarch, CKC alumni, others commend Atiku/Obi ticket

At the announcement of Peter Obi as vice president candidate for Atiku Igwe Elias Nneli of Umueje in Anyamelum Council, Anambra State, has declared his support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 general election. He said that the economic prowess […]

Asaba airport to be operational hub of Air Peace, says Okowa
Air Peace Asaba airport Delta State Ifeanyi Okowa. Metro News Nigeria

Asaba airport to be operational hub of Air Peace, says Okowa

Air Peace Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, has promised to make Asaba Airport the operational hub of Air Peace. He made the disclosure yesterday in Asaba, at the presentation to the state House of Assembly, the budgetary proposal for the 2019 fiscal year Okowa addressed legislators at the special session […]

Ogun Assembly quizzes finance commissioner on state’s financial health
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Ogun Assembly quizzes finance commissioner on state’s financial health

The Ogun State Finance Commissioner, Mr. Wole Oshinowo, yesterday appeared before the state House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation to brief it on the financial health of the state. The committee had sought to know why the state as of now had not used the N17.3 Paris Club […]

After four past arrests, notorious cultist Small Japron, another killed in political event
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After four past arrests, notorious cultist Small Japron, another killed in political event

Small Japron A notorious cultist, ex-convict and alleged serial murderer, Ibrahim Oriyomi Balogun, alias Small Japron, was on Wednesday evening killed by a rival cult group at a political gathering held in Obanikoro area of Lagos State. Also killed was one ‘Solo’, also said to be a dreaded cultist in […]

Group clean communities to mark independence
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Group clean communities to mark independence

First national clean-up campaign to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary, tagged ‘Green Independence Clean-up (GIC)’. The African Clean-up Initiative (ACI) has held its first national clean-up campaign to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary, tagged ‘Green Independence Clean-up (GIC)’. Teams were saddled with the task of celebrating the day by doing […]

Lawyer arraigned for allegedly forging court judgment
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Lawyer arraigned for allegedly forging court judgment

Court A lawyer, Edward Oseghale, arrested by the police at the premises of Surulere Magistrates Court for allegedly forging a court judgment has been arraigned. Oseghale was arraigned before Magistrate Court presided over by Magistrate O.A Ojo, sitting in Ikeja, for procuring false judgment and using it to evict tenants […]

CISLAC pledges free legal services for the less-privileged, women
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CISLAC pledges free legal services for the less-privileged, women

[FILE PHOTO] Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), has expressed determination to offer supportive and free legal services to poor citizens of Nigeria, especially women. To this effect, the organization recently set up the Advocacy and Legal Advice Centre (ALAC) in Lagos State. […]

CAN urges political parties to avoid hate-speeches, vote-buying
CAN Christian Association of Nigeria Metro News Nigeria Samson Ayokunle

CAN urges political parties to avoid hate-speeches, vote-buying

National President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev. Samson Ayokunle The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has appealed to political parties in the country to avoid hate-speeches, violence, vote-buying and other electoral frauds come 2019 general elections. The association also urged Nigerians, irrespective of their ethnic, political and religious […]