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Gunmen kidnap SAN in Delta

Unknown gunmen on Saturday kidnapped a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Chika Onyemenam. The SAN was abducted by the gunmen in Asaba, the capital of Delta state. The abduction of the SAN was confirmed by a member of the lawyer’s firm, Chika Onyemenam and Associates. The Lawyer was quoted to have revealed that the…

How soldiers repelled Boko Haram attack on UniMaid

There was panic at the University of Maiduguri on Sunday night as soldiers battled to repel a Boko Haram attack on the higher institution. Sources at the university, located along Maiduguri-Bama road, said deafening sounds of gunshots were heard echoing from a direction the female hostels are located. The gunshots lasted for about an hour…

Xenophobia: Apologies from South Africa not enough – HURIWA

The leading pro-democracy and civil Rights advocacy group – HUMAN RIGHTS WRITERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (HURIWA) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reject any apology from the South African president, Cyril Ramphosa, over the incessant xenophobic attacks on Nigerians. HURIWA said the messages to be brought by the envoy of President Cyril Ramaphosa are cosmetic…

Police declares seven suspected murderous criminals wanted in Anambra

The Anambra State Police Command has declared seven suspected criminals wanted, seeking information from the general public to assist n their arrest. The command issued warrants of arrest in respect of the suspects over alleged cases of murder, Armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra State particularly in Amawbia, Awka and its surroundings. They…

Summit Speakers chart path for Kwara’s economic development

Building a virile economy, either for a country or a state, is a collective task. While the government plays her own part, citizens are expected to fulfil their l side of the bargain, by complementing the efforts. These were the unanimous views of participants at the maiden Kwara State Economic and Poverty Alleviation Summit held…

GM Motors workers begin strike Monday

Talks between General Motors and union officials representing tens of thousands of striking auto workers restarted Monday in hopes of driving both sides to an agreement on issues including workers’ wages, health care and profit-sharing. After several hours, union officials representing nearly 50,000 workers acknowledge negotiations remain in neutral. “We’re far apart,” United Auto Workers…

Sanwo-Olu seeks approval for Badagry, Lekki seaports

…Receives House of Reps Committee on Seaports Decongestion Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to accelerate the process of giving approval to the State’s request to build two seaports in Lekki and Badagry. The Governor said the State had already deployed resources and manpower to the…

Excitement as Ekiti returns Christ School to Anglican Church

Ekiti State Government on Monday returned Christ School, Ado- Ekiti to its original owner- the Anglican Communion, in fulfilment of the government’s pledge to return all mission schools to their original owners. Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, who signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) returning the school to the Anglican Communion, said the handing…

Seun Onigbinde resigns as Technical Adviser from Buhari Govt

The Technical Adviser to the Minister of National Budget and Planning, Seun Onigbinde, has resigned his appointment on Monday. The Co-founder of BudgIT and Bloomberg retained financial expert said he resigned his appointment owing to the noise over his choice. Onigbinde, a serious critic of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, said his appointment has generated…

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