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Segun Mimiko: Nigeria in state of anomie

Olusegun Mimiko, the Presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP), Monday, said he is contesting because of his concern for Nigeria which he said is in the state of anomie.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police: Ekiti high chief murdered on his farm

A senior traditional chief in Ijero Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti, Adewole Ajayi, was murdered on his farm on Friday, the police say.

Customs intercepts elephant tusks, pangolin worth N1.2 billion

The Minister of Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Nigerian Customs Service has intercepted elephant tusks and pangolin, worth about N1.2 billion, between Feb.15 and March 22.

Minister tasks wood dealers on environmental protection

The Minister of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, on Friday called on wood and allied dealers to protect the wild flora and fauna in the country, for a sustainable environment.

Wood loggers’ damage to transmission line in Enugu

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced the cut-off of power supply to Nsukka town in Enugu State as a result of damage done to the Oji River-Nsukka transmission line by activities of wood loggers in Ukana town, Nineth Mile-Nsukka road, Enugu.

Alex Ekwueme: Great loss to Ndigbo – Governor Umahi

The Chairman of the South East Governors forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, yesterday described the death of the foremost Nigerian and former Vice President of Nigeria, Dr Alex Ekwueme, as a great loss to Ndigbo in particular and Nigeria in general.

Senate deserves praise for World Bank’s rating of Nigeria’s economy – Bala Na’Allah

Bala Na’Allah, deputy senate leader, says the World Bank rated Nigeria among the top 10 most improved economies in 2016/17 in its latest Doing Business report because of two bills passed by the upper legislative chamber.

Nigeria and Biafra are negotiable

I wrote ‘Before the Deluge’ not because I am against IPOB’s agitation for self determination. Far be it from me that I will be against any man or group fighting for freedom.

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Insurgency: North East presidential committee partner institutions

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative says it is partnering key institutions to promote peace and restore normalcy in the region.
Stuart Baxter

Bafana Bafana’s Stuart Baxter plans to stifle Super Eagles momentum with aggression

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter has revealed that his team must stifle the Super Eagles from getting into their rhythm if they are to get a win in Saturday’s crunch 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier at the FNB Stadium Johannesburg.
Abdu Maikaba, Flying Eagles Assistant Coach and Coach of Plateau United, on Thursday lauded Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to face South Africa on Saturday, describing it as outstanding.

Abdu Maikaba: Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad impressive

Abdu Maikaba, Flying Eagles Assistant Coach and Coach of Plateau United, on Thursday lauded Gernot Rohr’s 23-man squad to face South Africa on Saturday, describing it as outstanding.
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ActionAid calls for adequate funding of agric extension services

The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.

Okezie Ikpeazu sets up community development initiative

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State says his administration had evolved a new strategy for rapid community development in the state known as Direct Touch Initiative.