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MASSOB breeding kidnappers and armed robbers – Anambra police boss

By Vincent Ujumadu & Chimaobi Nwaiwu The Anambra State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hassan Karma yesterday in Onitsha accused the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB of breeding criminals even as the command paraded 43 MASSOB members in Awka.  The police Commissioner also  proclaimed ban on the  police in the state […]

Release my wife, Nwosu begs abductors

By Evelyn Usman & Ebere Aham LAGOS—THE Deputy Managing Director of The Sun Newspaper, Mr Steve Nwosu, whose wife was abducted Monday, by gunmen who raided his Ago residence, Lagos, yesterday, appealed to her abductors to release her to his family. This is just as he has stated that he did not have the N100 […]

Lagos to shut schools where pupils are defiled

* Closes Ijegun school where proprietor allegedly defiled 2 students By Monsuru Olowoopejo As schools resumed for the new session yesterday across Lagos, the state government has vowed to shut any school that failed to provide adequate security for its pupils, leading to the premises been used to perpetrate defilement, rape or other illicit acts. Worried […]

20m Nigerians infected with hepatitis virus — Expert

By Suzan Edeh Bauchi—No fewer than 20 million people are infected with Hepatitis virus in Nigeria, Bauchi-based Gastroenterologist of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Teaching Hospital, Dr Mustapha Umar, has said. Dr Umar, who stated this in an interview in Bauchi yesterday, as part of activities lined up to mark this year’s Hepatitis Week, said 3.6 […]

Ekiti imposes education levy on students

By Rotimi Olaleye Ado-Ekiti—In a bid to raise the state internally generated revenue and make education functional, students of public secondary schools are to contribute a token of N1, 000 per term and those of Primary Schools are to pay N500 respectively towards educational development in the State. The Ekiti State Commissioner for Education, Science […]

Cross River set to host Buhari Sep 21

There is palpable air of excitement in Cross River State as the state gets set to host President Muhammed Buhari on Monday, September 21. President Buhari is visiting the state to flag off the construction of the 260km Calabar-Katsina-Ala Super Highway. The road is to serve as the evacuation route for another project, the Bakassi […]

Northern leaders reject Jonathan’s confab report

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor Prominent Northern leaders, Tuesday, rejected the implementation of the 2014 report of the National Conference convoked by former President Goodluck Jonathan, saying that it did not address the key issues affecting them. In its place, the northern leaders are asking President Muhammadu Buhari to convene a fresh conference that […]

Presidency under pressure to relocate Villa Chapel, Mosque

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor INDICATIONS emerged last night that despite denials by top officials of the administration, the Presidency had come under pressure to relocate the Villa Chapel, where Christians have been worshipping on Sundays. Informed Presidency sources familiar with the location of the Villa Chapel, which was built and inaugurated by President […]

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