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NYSC denies diverting N23.5m donated to injured ex-corps members ( they always deny)

* Says only Akpabio fulfilled his promise By Caleb Ayansina ABUJA—The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has vehemently denied the allegation that its leadership expropriated the N23.5 million donated to critically injured ex-corps members, describing the report as mischievous. NYSC-DG The money was donated to the youths under the NYSC Hope Alive initiative, a public/private […]

Asaba has no master plan 24 yrs after state creation (A bigger surprise would have been if it had a masterplan)

By EMMA AMAIZE ASABA—DIRECTOR-GENERAL of the Delta Capital Territory Development Agency, DCTDA, Asaba, Delta State, Chief Clement Ofuani, has revealed that the Asaba, capital of the oil-rich state, has no development master plan 24 years after creation of the state in 1991. Ofuani, who spoke to Niger Delta Voice in his office at Asaba, asserted that […]

Over 14 killed, 100 injured, 520 houses razed as armed youths invade Akwa Ibom village

By TOM MOSES IKOT AKPAN UDO—WHY is the Akwa-Ibom State Government observably indifferent in bringing to book the armed youths, who in August 2008, invaded the peaceful Ikot-Akpan Udo community, Ukpum Ette clan, Ikot –Abasi Local Government Area of the state, killing 13 persons and razing over 500 houses despite the cries of the people […]

Hollywood: Actors of colour to boycott Oscar

Hollywood Director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith, said they would boycott next month’s Oscar Academy Awards ceremony because black actors were shut out of nominations. The Oscar acting nominees announced recently that award lacked black performers for a second straight year; leading to the revival of the Twitter feed #OscarsSoWhite that emerged in […]

Police recover 32 sophisticated guns in Edo – CP

The Edo Police Command has recovered more than 32 sophisticated guns with several ammunition from suspected criminals in the last five months. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Ezike, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Benin. Ezike said that the command also arrested 100 suspected […]

55 Nigerians stole N1.34trn in 8 years – FG

By Soni Daniel, Northern Region Editor & Emmanuel Elebeke ABUJA —The Federal Government said, yesterday, that 55 well-placed Nigerians stole a whopping N1.34 trillion between 2006 and 2013, an amount that would have been enough to provide significant developmental projects across the country. Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave the figure while addressing a […]

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