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The federal government yesterday inaugurated the National Gas Expansion Programme (NGEP) in the Southwest Nigeria as part of its efforts to make gas an alternative energy for industrial, transportation and domestic uses.
A housewife, Sumayya Shu’aibu, on Monday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano, for allegedly pouring hot water in a kettle and allowing her husband to use.
The house of representatives is seeking to raise the minimum qualification for journalists in the country to bachelor’s degree or higher national diploma (HND) in journalism or other related courses.
This, according to the organizers, is due to the concerns they have about the current health and safety challenges both on the continent and globally that significantly jeopardizes the ability of the campaign to continue to achieve its objectives.
Some suspected Fulani herdsmen have destroyed a multi-million naira maize farm belonging to members of the Maize Growers Processing Marketer Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) in Ekiti state.
As though in fulfilment of the saying that sinners shall not go unpunished, even if they go hand in hand, a Benue State High Court has pronounced the death sentence on seven cousins for killing one Vince Ebere on 25th December 2012. They are to die by hanging.
Ekiti State government is poised to reverse astronomical increases in transportation fares, Akin Oyebode, Spokesman for Gov. Kayode Fayemi, said in a statement issued in Ado-Ekiti on Monday.
The Ekiti State Judicial Panel of Inquiry looking into allegations of Human Rights violations by Police Officers, including officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other persons, has approved 150,000 Naira compensation to a complainant, Mr Adaramola Abiodun Olusola.
The Benue State Government has disclosed that the Yellow Fever which had so far killed over 20 persons in Epeilo-Otukpa, Ado Local Government Area, has spread to two more localities – Okpowku and Ogbadibo.
The Bauchi State Police Command on Saturday disclosed that 19 thugs, popularly called Sara suka, were arrested by its operatives in connection with last Saturday’s attack on members of the State peace and security committee, known as Yan Committee, at Kofar Dumi.
Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has sealed off no fewer than 266 pharmaceutical shops and patent stores in Ekiti State for allegedly contravening the regulation guiding the sale of drugs.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has alleged that the attack on a bullion van last week Thursday at Ajah in Eti-Osa Local Government Area could be a case of conspiracy considering the fact that they were moving without escort.
Benue state government, Monday, confirmed that the strange ailment that recently claimed 20 lives in Okpeilo-Otukpa community in Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State was Yellow Fever.
The victim who narrated her ordeal said, she was in the company of her 3 friends to ease themselves during break time in their school when they saw three men descended from a tree, they held them, tied their mouth before they tied them to a tree and started jubilating adding that their shout for help attracted the villagers who came to their rescue. She could only recognize the accused, she said.
The panel of inquiry set up by Governor Kayode Fayemi to probe into allegations of police brutalities and other injustices in Ekiti State, yesterday began sitting, assuring that it would dispense justice without fear or favour.
Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, said the major cause of flooding in the state is River Benue, which he noted is overdue for dredging.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that people allegedly involved in the kidnap of two-year-old twins of an Oyo cleric, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice.
Truck owners have vouched to support the electronic call-up system recently introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing speculation over his position at Camp Nou, insisting Barcelona "are going to have problems" if he doesn't have a future at the club.
The Senate on Tuesday, also passed the Older Persons (Rights and Privileges) Bill 2020 aimed at addressing the social and economic challenges triggered by aging and the need for government to formulate policies that would incorporate the elderly and cater for their well-being.
Mikel Arteta has remained tight-lipped on Lacazette's future, but it is reported that Arsenal are unlikely to offer him a new deal and will look to recoup a fee for the former Lyon man.
Suspected Islamist insurgents overran the northeast Nigerian town of Dikwa in Borno state, a military stronghold and humanitarian hub, security sources, residents and an aid worker said on Tuesday.
Nigerian troops have foiled an attack from Boko Haram and ISWAP and rescued passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in the Auno axis of Borno State.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, yesterday said no meaningful impact has been felt from the $500 million taken as a loan by the federal government and given to the states as grant to reduce the number of mortality recorded at primary and secondary health facilities across the country.
The appointment of justices to the Court of Appeal followed due process, says President of the Court of Appeal, Monica Dongban-Mensem.
The exercise will take off on Tuesday, March 2 in the Greater Accra and Greater Kumasi Metropolitan areas, where a lockdown was imposed last year in the peak of the infections.
Shola Shoretire created a new record at Manchester United after making his debut in Europe during Thursday’s Europa League home tie against Real Sociedad.