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Monkey Pox: 7 patients recover fully in Bayelsa

  Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner said in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa, that the seven patients had been discharged from the hospital. The […]

Seized Oil Vessels, Products to be Auctioned – EFCC

As part of arrangement to auction forfeited petroleum products and vessels, which are proceeds of crimes seized from illegal oil bunkers the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday held a pre-bid meeting with shortlisted auctioneers at the EFCC Academy, Karu, Abuja. One of the vessels used in smuggling oil The Acting Chairman, EFCC, […]

Drug Abuse: 3m bottles of codeine consumed daily in North— Senate

THE Senate, yesterday, raised the alarm that the 19 Northern states of the federation were under serious threat due to drug abuse, stating that over three million bottles of codeine syrup were consumed daily in Kano and Jigawa states. It disclosed that across the 19 states, women, young girls in tertiary institutions, working class ladies, […]

Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Bez & Nneka set to thrill Fans with Electrifying performances at the Glenfiddich Mavericks Felabration Night | Friday, October 13th

Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, Bez and Nneka are lined up to deliver electrifying and stimulating performances at the highly anticipated Glenfiddich Mavericks Felabration night. Date: Friday, October 13th, 2017. Venue: Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island. Time: 8 pm. It promises to be a memorable event as performances will thrill the crowd and create an unforgettable experience like never before. These four mavericks embody the […]

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

The Nigerian mission in South Africa has confirmed the killing of a 25-year-old Nigerian, Mr Ibrahim Olalekan Badmus, a native of Lagos state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the killing occurred less than a week after Mr Jelili Omoyele, a 35 year –old cellular phone technician was shot dead at Doornfontein,   near […]

FIFA World Cup: USA OUT!

The United States will be missing in Russia next year as they failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986. They crashed out on Tuesday  after a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago. In a result that will be viewed as a catastrophe for soccer in the United […]

70-year-old man stoned to death in Kano

A Senior Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano on Tuesday remanded five men in prison over alleged kidnap and stoning 70-year-old Usman Danbuba to death. The accused were Wada Mohammed, 30, Ya’u Muhammad, 22, Musa Inusa, 35, Sale Buba, 27, and Sule Garba, 45. They are facing a five-count charge of criminal conspiracy, hostage taking, armed […]

Dangote reveals Secret of Business Success

 Africa’s richest man and most successful industrialist, Aliko Dangote, today revealed the secret of his business success: self-sufficiency and backward integration, a manufacturing strategy that extracts value from entire processes. “We are not going to import anything any longer,” Dangote said, in the presence of Nigerian vice-president Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Congolese presidential hopeful Moise Katumbi, […]

No More War! Kachikwu Meets Baru.

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, and the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Dr. Maikanti Baru, met on Tuesday and discussed opportunities to further develop the nation’s oil and gas sector. They met in Abuja at the ongoing Nigerian Economic Summit at the Energy Policy Committee session. […]

Ex-Plateau Head of Service Shot Dead

 Gunmen on Tuesday attacked Wereh village in Barkin-Ladi, Plateau State, killing former Plateau Head of Service, Moses Gwom, and two other persons. Sources from the village indicated that the assailants invaded the village at night, shot many people, and ran into the bush. “The attack lasted about 10 minutes or so,” the source told the […]
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