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GSAC: Seven million Nigerian youths suffer from illicit drug disorder

The Global Society for Anti-Corruption, GSAC, on Wednesday said that about seven million Nigerian youths suffer from illicit drug-related disorder.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

Aiteo Cup: Lobi Stars, Rivers United battle for last four spot

It’ s an all NPFL clubs top of the bill pairing as free scoring Rivers United file out against Lobi Stars on Friday in Ijebu Ode as the 2019 Aiteo Federation Cup enters the quarter-finals stage.

Enugu Assembly approves 15 special advisers to Governor Ugwuanyi

The Enugu State House of Assembly has approved the appointment of 15 special advisers to assist Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the discharge of his duties.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

IGP Adamu appoints SP Amaraizu as coordinator of police campaign against ccultism

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Mohammed Adamu, has appointed SP Ebere Amaraizu as the National Coordinator of Police Campaign Against Cultism and Other Vices (POCACOV).

Stakeholder calls for policy to regulate mining sector

Shehu Abui, the Danmasani of Marwa, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has urged the Federal Government to formulate policies to regulate the country’s solid minerals and mining sector.
The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.

SEMA commences flood awareness campaign in Enugu communities

The Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday embarked on its routine flood emergency awareness to rural communities across the state.
The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the Arab Republic of Egypt, His Excellency Professor Dandatti Abdulkadir has urged players and officials of the Super Eagles to strive to be worthy representatives of the country while fighting for her pride during the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.

Afcon: Emmanuel Okala, others urge Super Eagles to work harder against Guinea

Emmanuel Okala, former Green Eagles Goalkeeper, on Monday urged the Super Eagles to work harder in their remaining group phase matches at the ongoing 32nd Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, especially against Guinea.

Naf debunks report of dropping weapons in Enugu

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has stated that the recent social media report alleging that its training helicopters were “dropping weapons” in Akwuke Forest in Enugu State was totally fabricated by mischief-makers to cause disaffection among Nigerians.
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Expert: Why you must avoid cowhides processed with flames

A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying that it could lead to some health complications.

Ohanaeze youths reject Miyetti Allah’s demand for vigilance group

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide (OYC) has rejected calls by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) for the creation of vigilance group in the Southeast to protect its members.

Official: Airforce didn’t drop weapons for herdsmen

The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has debunked reports that its helicopters dropped weapons for herdsmen in the forest area of Akwuke Community in Enugu South Local Government Area.
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NIRSAL moves to raise over N140 billion for Agric financing

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has initiated actions to raise over N140 billion to finance agriculture over the next three years. US$200 million (N75 billion) will be raised by NIRSAL in...

Official: Teachers recruitment in Enugu will not be political

Chairman of the Enugu State Post Primary School Management Board (PPSMB), Nestor Ezema, has said that the ongoing recruitment of teachers in the state will no longer be shared among political office holders.
Mr Magnus Uguru, who deals on iron rods at the Kenyatta Market, lamented that the deplorable condition of roads particularly in the South East Zone contributed to the hike in price.

Building materials prices skyrocket in Enugu

A survey conducted by the agency to some markets in Enugu metropolis on Saturday showed that there was an increase of between 10 per cent and 15 per cent in the cost of most of the materials.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF: Fight against insecurity collective effort

The Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Ground Training Command, Enugu, AVM Idi Amin, says the fight against insecurity across the country remains a collective effort.

Nnamdi Kanu: There’ll be fire if Miyetti Allah ventures into Igboland

The leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has described as shameful and shocking the demand of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) to be allowed to establish vigilante group in Igboland, saying that will amount to a robber issuing notice of attack and one keeping quiet.
Alex Iwobi has revealed that working together as a team can prove to be the greatest asset for the Super Eagles going to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which begins on Friday in Egypt.

AFCON: Super Eagles should be aggressive in midfield, attack – Arthur Ebunam

Arthur Ebunam, ex-Rangers International midfielder, has urged the Super Eagles to be aggressive in attack in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign that kicks off on June 21.

Miyetti Allah: We’re capable of protecting ourselves – Ohaneze

Youth wing of Ohaneze Ndigbo has rejected a proposal by the leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), demanding its members be accommodated in security surveillance of the south-east.

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GSAC: Seven million Nigerian youths suffer from illicit drug disorder

The Global Society for Anti-Corruption, GSAC, on Wednesday said that about seven million Nigerian youths suffer from illicit drug-related disorder.
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Court dismisses ‘certificate forgery’ suit against Kwara governor

A High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday dismissed the certificate forgery case filed against Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, following the claimant’s application to withdraw the case

65-year old man remanded for ‘serially raping’ five-year old daughter

The long arm of the law has caught up with a 65-year-old man, Bayo Akinwete, who was dragged before an Ado Ekiti Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for serially raping his 5-year-old daughter.