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29 Jul 2015
A PETTY thief who stole his neighbour’s chickens has been sentenced to prison. The 21-year-old labourer, Bashir Abdullahi, has been sentenced to one month in prison by a Magistrates’ Court sitting in Kano State, for allegedly stealing six chickens.
29 Jul 2015
Calls for greater vigilance on polio ROTARY International has called for greater vigilance to sustain Nigeria’s gain in the war against polio. Rotary International President, Jonathan Majiyagbe, made the assertion in Abuja at the weekend at the investiture of Dr. Mike Omotosho as Governor of District 9125, Nigeria. Majiyagbe stressed how increased immunisation and vigilance…
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29 Jul 2015
DETERMINED to boost commerce and encourage self employment in Ogun State, the state government said it would replicate the type of big shopping malls already constructed in the Ogun Central Senatorial District in the Ogun West and Ogun East Senatorial parts of the state.
28 Jul 2015
AS part of efforts aimed at achieving the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology’s (KNUST) vision of becoming a global centre of excellence in science and technology in promoting the socio-economic development of Africa, the university of recently launched the Nigeria’s chapters of its alumni association in Lagos and Port Harcourt.
28 Jul 2015
UNIDENTIFIED hoodlums have made their way into the gigantic water head station in Otamiri, new Owerri Capital Territory of Imo State, vandalising the gigantic 800-KVA water generating set. They carted away vital items and left the water consumers to experience water shortage in the state capital. Expressing displeasure over the ugly act, the state government…
28 Jul 2015
The Akwa Ibom State Government has promised to beef-up security in the rural communities of the state by rehabilitating collapsed police stations in there. The Commissioner for Rural Development, Mr Ekong Sampson, said this on Tuesday while conducting newsmen round Ikot Umiang Police Station in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area. Sampson said that previous administrations…
28 Jul 2015
The Ondo State Government on Tuesday assured pensioners on its payroll of payment of their outstanding pension and gratuity. This is contained in a press statement released by Mr Kayode Akinmade, the Commissioner for Information, in Akure. The statement added that the pensioners would be paid after the workers’ salaries have been paid this week.…
28 Jul 2015
Pensioners in Kogi State have rejected the e- payment platform used in handling the payment of their monthly pensions, saying that the system had led to discrepancies in pensions. The state Chairman of Nigeria Union of Pensioners ( NUP), Mr Onu Abdullahi,said in Lokoja on Monday that the platform, Remita, which was deployed about six…
28 Jul 2015
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday, called on the state Ministry of Information and Strategy to embark on public enlightenment campaign to sensitise the public on the hazards of noise pollution. This followed a motion moved by Mr Abiodun Tobun (APC-Epe 1) seconded by Mr Bisi Yusuf (APC- Alimosho 1) during the plenary…
28 Jul 2015
FOR majority of visitors to Nigeria, the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road in Lagos (MMIA) is an indispensable route to their various destinations. It is also serves as a gateway to various parts of Lagos metropolis like the boisterous Oshodi or the historical FESTAC Town, the Apapa seaports, Surulere and the elitist enclaves of Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Lekki and Ajah.
27 Jul 2015
IT was a thing of joy for six inmates at the Owerri Prisons when the Imo State Chief Judge, Justice Paschal Nnadi, set them free at the weekend, among the 2,000 inmates at the 548- capacity prison. Out of the number, The Guardian gathered that 1,732 inmates are awaiting trial there. The special session took…
27 Jul 2015
FOLLOWING a heavy downpour, which caused the Ating River in Nsit Atai Local Council of Akwa Ibom State to overflow its bank, eight pupils, who were returning from school have lost their lives. The pupils, according to the Chairman of the village council, Chief Etop Williams Umanah, were unable to identify the overflow, which had…

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