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EDF empowers Ekiti indigenes with cash, sewing machines, others

A non-governmental organisation, Ekiti Development Front (EDF), has said it decided to embark on aggressive empowerment of Ekiti indigenes to break the hard-biting poverty and culture of beggary brought by Governor Ayodele Fayose to the state.

Couple accuse each other of adultery, seek marriage dissolution

A 36-year-old trader, Mrs. Florence Anyasi, on Wednesday told a Customary Court in Igando, Lagos, to dissolve her 10-year marriage because her husband, Stanley is “a chronic womaniser.”

Senator Ekweremadu: Only justice will unite Nigeria

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called for equity and justice to unite the country and put her on the path of speedy development.

Ramadan: Prices of foodstuffs increase in Katsina

Barely three weeks to the start of the annual Muslim fasting period, otherwise referred to as Ramadan, the prices of foodstuffs have gone up in Katsina metropolis.

Kebbi governor’s wife donates breast cancer screening kits to 500 women

The Wife of Kebbi Governor, Dr Zainab Bagudu, has donated Breast Cancer screening kits to 500 Women in Gwandu local government area.

World food prices up 8.2% in 2017 – UN

Global food prices rose by 8.2 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, the UN’s food agency said on Friday.

Philanthropist to sponsor wedding of 100 couples in Sokoto

A Sokoto State-based philanthropist, Alhaji Umarun Kwabbo, has indicated his intention to sponsor a mass wedding of at least 100 couples.

Food prices crash in Maiduguri

A check by NAN at Gamboru and Customs Area markets in Maiduguri indicated that prices of rice had fallen in the past two months with the beginning of crop harvest by farmers.

Nigeria earns N398 billion from LNG, cooking gas exports

Nigeria earned N397 billion from the export of Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG and Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, also known as cooking gas, in the third quarter of 2017, data obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, has revealed.

I will only run in 2019 if Rivers people will defend their votes –...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that he will accept the numerous endorsements for reelection by different ethnic nationalities when he receives their firm assurances that they will defend their votes in 2019.

Yuletide: Prices of commodities soar in Bayelsa

The prices of beans, yams, rice, onions and tomatoes, have soared in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

NYSC member renovates orphanage in Ibadan

Miss Susan Abraham, a 2016/17 batch B, stream 1 Corps Member in Oyo state, (OY/16B/0950), has given a facelift to the Mercy of God Home, Iwo road, Ibadan, and gave the environment a new look.

Borno’s SEMA spends N2 billion feeding IDPs

The Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Saturday said it spent over N2 billion distributing food items and condiments to IDPs in the last four years.

Fire razes Plateau Polytechnic female hostel

The female hostel in the Jos campus of the Plateau State Polytechnic was on Monday completely burnt down by fire.

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NAFDAC introduces video conferences to cut cost

The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said she had introduced video conferences in the agency to cut cost.

England skipper Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner against Tunisia

Gareth Southgate's side missed a host of gilt-edged chances in the first half and were then frustrated by a resolute Tunisian side who looked to have claimed a vital point. But Kane popped up in the 91s minute to head England to victory from a corner.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.

Philipp Lahm: Germany will rebound from Mexico loss

Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico and to find "a common path towards the right solution" for their tactical problems.

Rivers council poll victory showcases Governor Wike’s performance – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party says its victory in the just-concluded local government election held in Rivers State manifests the appreciation of the people for the performance of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.