Monthly Archives: July 2016

Taraba releases N101m for UNICEF supported health, education programmes

Dr Abdulai Kaikai, Chief Field Officer, UNICEF Field Office Bauchi, has confirmed the release of N101 million counterpart fund by Taraba Government for UNICEF-supported health and education programmes in the State. Kaikai confirmed the release of the fund at a … Continue reading

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2 Nigerians killed in South Africa again.

The President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Ikechukwu Anyene, has confirmed that two Nigerians were killed in Johannesburg, Gauteng Province. Anyene told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Port Harcourt in a telephone interview from … Continue reading

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Banker shoots self dead to evade alleged fraud

A 44-year- old banker, Olisa Nwakobi, has shot himself dead, over an alleged fruad case in the bank. We reliably  gathered that the deceased  worked as a marketer in the Jakande, Lekki , Lagos branch of one of the second … Continue reading

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JAMB withdraws 2016 admission list

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday said it has withdrawn the list of recommended candidates for admission earlier sent to the tertiary institutions. In a statement issued in Abuja and signed by Head of Media, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, … Continue reading

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Support FG/militants dialogue, CEPEJ urges security agencies

THE Centre for Peace and Environmental Justice, CEPEJ, a non-governmental organization in Warri, Delta State, has called on the Nigerian Army, Navy and Department of State Service, DSS, to uphold the peace talks between the Federal Government and militants and … Continue reading

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APC wins Kano by-election

It was a sweet victory for Kano chapter of All Progressive Congress during a weekend by-election following a landslide victory against all comers in the constituency election. Announcing the hotly contested election the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared Tasi’u … Continue reading

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Kogi jailbreak : 2 robbery convicts among inmates on the run

Two armed robbery convicts and 11 awaiting trial suspects were among the 13 inmates who escaped from Koton Karfe prison in Kogi in the early hours of Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the inmates in one … Continue reading

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