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21 Aug 2015
THE quiet ambience characteristic of First Consultant Hospital, Obalende, Lagos, which treated the index Ebola case, Patrick Sawyer, an American-Liberian, who arrived in Nigeria on July 25, was still evident when The Guardian visited yesterday.
21 Aug 2015
DRAMA ensued at a Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting at Olukayode area of Akure, Ondo State capital on Monday, when the state counsel, defence counsel and the lawyer holding brief for the family of a deceased person, engaged in a heated argument over the murder trial of one 20-year-old Badmus Oluwatobi on July 21, 2014 by three police corporals.
20 Aug 2015
THE Kwara State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a suspected cult member said to be a specialist in using La Casera drink mixed with tranquilizers to sedate his victims before dispossessing them of their belongings.
19 Aug 2015
HE was a promising young man, those who knew him said he was ebullient, loving, full of life and a delight to behold.
Ibikunle-Amosun-
19 Aug 2015
SEQUEL to last week’s sacking of six officials in the Ogun State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology by Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, for an alleged offensive examination question
19 Aug 2015
STILL coming to terms with the shock of their sudden sack, workers of the Kano Refuse Management and Sanitation Board (REMASAB) have accused the management of the board of denying them three-month arrears of their allowances.
19 Aug 2015
THE strange death of a 27-year-old man, Adekola Busari, whose body was found dangling in a living room at his residence, No 3, Olatunji Ajayi Street, Oke Ontii area, Osogbo, Osun State on Tuesday has thrown residents of the area into confusion.
19 Aug 2015
MIDNIGHT fire outbreak occurred in Lennon Jubilee Shopping Complex in Ikare Akoko, the headquarters of Akoko North East Local Government and commercial hub of the north senatorial district of Ondo State, leaving the people writhing in pains.
19 Aug 2015
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday pledged to complete the seven-kilometre Ipaja-Ayobo Road in Alimosho Local Government Area of the state within the next three months. Ambode made the disclosure during an inspection of some road construction projects in the State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the administration of former…
19 Aug 2015
The Wurno Local Government in Sokoto State said it would soon evacuate no fewer than 10,000 people from 20 flood-prone communities in the area. The Caretaker Chairman of the local government, Alhaji Shehu Chacho, disclosed this to newsmen at Wurno on Wednesday. He spoke shortly after an emergency meeting convened to discuss the notice on…
19 Aug 2015
THE family of the abducted lecturer, Dr. Joseph Orsar of the University of Agriculture, (UAM), Makurdi, who was abducted by unknown gunmen last Friday, has heaved a sigh of relief as the victim regained his freedom from his abductors.
18 Aug 2015
IT was an emotional ceremony at the banquet Hall of the Edo government house last Sunday evening as 142 children, who are victims of Boko Haram activities in parts of north eastern Nigeria taking refuge in a facility run by the International Christian Centre in Uhogwa, Ovia North East Local Council of Edo State were re-united with their parents, 55 in number.

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