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FG Announce plan To Stop usage of Gas Cylinders By Consumers

The Federal Government is coming up with a policy that will remove the ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (cooking gas) cylinders from consumers. FG stated that the move would help deepen the use of LPG, popularly known as cooking gas, adding that the government had reached an agreement with two original cylinder manufacturers to deliver 600,000 cylinders to LPG distributors ...

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Governor Ganduje gives out N6m to Saudi Arabia drug trafficking victims Zainab and Abubakar

Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has presented N3 million cash gift to Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar, who were recently released from Saudi Arabia prison. Ganduje announced the donation when Federal Government delegation officially presented Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar to the governor at the Government House, Kano. ‎Ganduje said that Aliyu, who traveled for Lesser Hajj with her mother ...

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Akwa Ibom State Governor fires Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency

Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel has relieved the Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang of his duties with immediate effect. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, the Governor has directed the Hon. Commissioner for Science and Technology, Professor Nse Essien to immediately take over the duties and functions ...

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University Student Shot Dead While Struggling With Armed Robbers Who Tried To Snatch His Phone

A Nigerian university student has been shot dead while he was struggling with armed robbers who tried to snatch his phone. The management of Akwa Ibom State University (AKSU) has sympathised with the family of one of their student, Late Emem Jimmy shot dead by a notorious gang of phone snatchers, Daily Trust reports. It was learnt that the victim, ...

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Woman, Accomplice Lure Facebook Friend To Bush To Rob Him Of Valuables

It was gathered that the suspect had sent a commercial motorcyclist who picked the victim on arrival to the bush where he was robbed at gunpoint. A 27-year old woman and her male accomplice have been arrested by the police for allegedly robbing a facebook friend of his valuables in Ogidi, Anambra State. The prime suspect, Ogochukwu Onourah, was said ...

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Couple Nabbed For Selling Three-day-old Baby For N300,000 In Imo (Photo)

The suspects were apprehended for allegedly conspiring to sell their little baby for N300,000. Anambra State Police command on Saturday said it has arrested a man and his wife for allegedly selling their three-day old baby boy at the rate of N300,000. The Police spokesperson in the state, Haruna Mohammed, disclosed this in a statement. He said the suspects Chinonso ...

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Cross River Workers Protest Payment Of May Salary

Cross River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has promised to pay the new N30, 000 minimum wage approved by the Federal Government. Workers in Cross River have protested the payment of May salary on the first day of the month by Governor Ben Ayade. Mr Ayade has consistently paid the May salary on the first day of the month in ...

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Suspected Rice Smuggler Kill Customs Official In Jigawa

The Customs officials were said to be pursuing the suspect from Sule Tankarkar road towards Gumel town when the unfortunate incident happened. A witness said the suspected smuggler ran his vehicle over the Customs official at Emir’s Palace road in Gumel town in a desperate move to escape arrest. The Customs’ spokesperson for Kano/Jigawa area command, Isa Dan-Baba, confirmed the ...

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We can’t celebrate Zainab Aliyu’s release and forget Leah Sharibu -CAN to Buhari

The northern states chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to double up efforts in securing the freedom of Leah Sharibu, following the release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi Arabia detention. Aliyu, a student of the Maitama Sule university in Kano, was released on Tuesday, after being arrested and detained by Saudi authorities for ...

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We can’t celebrate Zainab Aliyu’s release and forget Leah Sharibu -CAN to Buhari

The northern states chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to double up efforts in securing the freedom of Leah Sharibu, following the release of Zainab Aliyu from Saudi Arabia detention. Aliyu, a student of the Maitama Sule university in Kano, was released on Tuesday, after being arrested and detained by Saudi authorities for ...

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