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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has approved the sack of the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area and Ikwerre Local Government Area.
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has described the demise of two of his political allies as painful, noting that he was saddened to hear about the deaths of the duo of Chief Nnamdi Wokekoro (the Ikwerre 1 of Ikwerre land) and Hon. Anderson Miller who was a member of the Rivers State House of Assembly at the time he (Amaechi) was governor.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez’s reported decision to join Manchester United ahead of Premier league leaders Manchester City is being dictated by money.
As Nigerians await the assent of the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill currently before President Muhammad Buhari, the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed his administration’s readiness to partner the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) on the reintegration programme for Libya returnees.
The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), said it has successfully researched and developed six traditional herbal products for the treatment of Ebola, malaria and other diseases.
A French court’s decision to dismiss a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African Republic in 2013-2014, has sparked anger in the country.
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a U.S.-based journalists’ rights and press freedom campaign organisation, has profiled the police assault of Mrs Taiye Edeni of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Police in Taraba State on Monday confirmed the death of an abducted state assemblyman, Hosea Ibi.
A Calabar Division of the Federal High Court has sentenced one Ifeanyi Okorogu, an indigene of Imo State, to two years imprisonment for human trafficking and attempting to sell a child.
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has warned against the killing of anyone be it herdsman or farmer in the name of any clash relating to grazing in the state.
The Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, on Wednesday inaugurated the Electoral and Appeals Committees for the Para Sports Federations in Abuja ahead of the proposed elections on February 15, 2017.
The Federal Government says it is working assiduously to develop a National Action Plan to reduce the use of Mercury in Nigeria.