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31 Jan 2016
The Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed the killing of scores of people after suspected Boko Haram terrorists launched a night attack on Dalori village at the outskirt of Maiduguri.
31 Jan 2016
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Sunday that it recorded 118 road crashes and 37 deaths in Akwa Ibom in 2015.The Sector Commander of the corps, Mrs Cecelia Alao, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Uyo.
31 Jan 2016
Chief Austin Chikezie, Delta Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, has said that the state produces an average of 2.2 million metric tonnes of cassava annually.
31 Jan 2016
The price of kerosene has remained high in Calabar, Cross River, despite the Federal Government’s recent announcement of N83 per litre of the product, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
31 Jan 2016
Onele Vincent and his colleagues are fed up with the rising cost of living. So they decided to do something about it and led a noisy protest at a top Lagos hotel where they work.
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31 Jan 2016
The Sokoto State Government said it earmarked N500 million for the purchase of six new ultra-modern fire fighting machines to tackle the issue of fire outbreaks in the state.
31 Jan 2016
EXPLOSIONS hit oil installations on Thursday night, causing panic among indigenes of the coastal communities of Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.
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30 Jan 2016
Mrs Ndidi Okafor, Director of Voter Education in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in FCT, says more men registered than women in the just concluded Continuous Voter Registration Exercise. Okafor said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja that 82,440 new voters registered in the FCT during…
30 Jan 2016
The Enugu State Waste Management Agency (ESWAMA) has urged residents to bag their refuse before putting them in waste containers as preventive measure against Lassa fever and other diseases The Managing Director of ESWAMA, Mr Dom Okonkwo, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Enugu. Okonkwo said…
30 Jan 2016
The Kano State Fire Service on Saturday cautioned black marketeers against selling fuel in or around residential houses in the state. The State Director of the agency, Alhaji Balarabe Kabara, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano. He said the warning became necessary following incessant fires in…
30 Jan 2016
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says four passengers lost their lives in another boat mishap in Lagos on Saturday morning. According to NEMA, the accident occurred at Badore in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the state at about 10.00 a.m. The South-West spokesman for the agency, Mr Ibrahim Farinloye, disclosed this on Saturday in…
30 Jan 2016
The Federal Ministry of Health and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), have sought the support of the 36 state governments on the installation of Speed Limiting Device (SLD) in commercial vehicles. This was contained in a statement by Mr Bisi Kazeem, Head, Media Relations and Strategy, FRSC, issued on Saturday. It said that the appeal…

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