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EFCC grills Borno water boss over N691m project

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has grilled the General Manager of Borno State Rural Water Supply Agency (RUWASA) over allegation of diversion of N691 million water project fund for IDPs housing estate.

Federal govt directs ecological fund office to include Federal University Dutse in its data...

The Federal Government has directed the Ecological Fund Office to include the Federal University, Dutse (FUD), Jigawa, in its data bank for erosion control intervention programmes.

Dangote commits N36 billion to malnutrition intervention plan

The Dangote Foundation, on Wednesday, said it would commit N36 billion to implement its malnutrition intervention plan in Nigeria from January 2018.

Aliko Dangote is pride of black race – Governor Ganduje

President/CE, Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has been described as the ‘Pride of the Black Race’.

Aliko Dangote Foundation handover N100 million mosque to Muslim Women in Abuja

The Aliko Dangote Foundation has completed a mosque valued at over N100 million and handed it over to the Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN).

Fed govt releases N3.5bn for vaccination

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday announced that the sum of N3.5 billion has been released for vaccination programme against communicable diseases, while the nation’s Excess Crude Account stood at $2.3 billion as at October 16.

Oyo to get international academy for visually impaired – SA minister

An international academy for the visually impaired would soon be established in Oyo State to improve the welfare of Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWD).

Dangote, GBCHealth forge African health coalition

Dangote Foundation and GBCHealth have joined forces to forge a new model of partnership, African Business Coalition on Health (GBCHealth) in Africa.

Zamfara to recruit 280 health workers – Gov. Yari

The Zamfara State Government has promised to recruit 280 additional healthcare professional to address the shortage of personnel in the sector.

Dangote earmarks N200bn to establish varsity in Abuja

The President and founder of Dangote Foundation, Aliko Dangote, has set aside N200 billion to establish a world-class university in Abuja.


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An Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 23-year-old hair stylist, Comfort Ishukwu, who allegedly assaulted a policeman, in Kirikiri Prisons, pending when her bail conditions would be met.

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Police arrest bride on wedding day for drink-driving

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Suspected robbers snatch N16m from NNPC filling station staff

Some suspected armed robbers on Monday in Kano attacked staff of NNPC Mega filling station in Hotoro area and made away with N16 million.