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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 05:04:46 GMT
Suspected Cultists Kill Many Villagers
[This Day] The fragile peace in Omoku Community in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) of Rivers State was once again ruptured Friday night as about 50 gunmen suspected to cult members stormed the community and killed about 15 persons.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:33:09 GMT
Protest As Buhari Sacks 13 Universities' Vice Chancellors
[Daily Trust] The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has protested against the sack of Vice Chancellors of 12 Federal Universities.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:07:42 GMT
Court Restrains EFCC From Arresting Rickey Tarfa
[This Day] A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday restrained the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from arresting Mr. Rickey Tarfa SAN pending the hearing and determination of a fundamental rights enforcement suit filed before the cour...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:34:19 GMT
Wheat Farmers in Kano Set to Establish Flour Mills Factory
[Daily Trust] The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) in Kano state is set to establish a Flour Mills Company in Kano, Chairman of the association in the state, Alhaji Faruk Rabiu has said.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 18:33:45 GMT
Adenuga Named Man of the Year By City People
[Daily Trust] Nigeria's business guru and Chairman of the Mike Adenuga Group of Companies, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., has been unveiled as 'Man of the Year' by Nigeria's leading society magazine, City People, in recognition of his humanitarian activities ...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:18:06 GMT
Exhibitors Want More Govt's Intervention in SMEs Sector
[Guardian] Exhibitors at the just-concluded made-in-Aba Trade Fair have called for increased government's intervention in the country's Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) sector.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:59:26 GMT
Germany Joins Nigeria in War Against Boko Haram, Corruption.
[Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -Hope has risen that the war against Boko Haram will achieve faster success as Nigeria has received more international support in the fight against the insurgents.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:57:07 GMT
U.S., Actively Supporting Counter Boko Haram Efforts
[Guardian] The U.S. says it supports the establishment of the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) and is actively partnering with the MNJTF signatory countries in their counter Boko Haram efforts by providing advisers, intelligence, training, logi...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 14:45:01 GMT
Nigerian Capital Market Appreciates Further By 2.19 Percent Amid Expectation of Audited Results
[Independent (Lagos)] The Nigerian Stock Exchange market indices on Thursday sustained ITS positive growth by 2.19 per cent following price appreciation achieved by some highly capitalised equities.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:04:27 GMT
Osun Bank Robbery - Oluwo Salutes Police Gallantry
[Daily Trust] Oyegbade -A traditional ruler in Osun State, the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Adewale Akanbi on Saturday lauded the gallantry of the men of Osun State Command of Nigeria Police Force who foiled the armed robbery attack on the branches...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:03:48 GMT
Kuje Residents Stranded As Council Imposes Sanitation
[Daily Trust] Residents of Kuje area council in Abuja on Saturday voiced their frustration with management of the council for closing down all roads leading in and out for the purpose of environmental sanitation.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:03:10 GMT
Mrs Buhari Honours Nzeako, As She Gets Memorial Building
[Daily Trust] Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has honoured late Justice Ifeyinwa Nzeako as a veritable mother of the nation worth emulating.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:02:51 GMT
Health Information Manager Solicits Proper Health Registration System
[Daily Trust] Mr Wole Ajayi, the President, Health Information Managers' Association of Nigeria (HIMAN), has solicited a proper health registration system to effectively handle large volume of data generated in the health sector.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 17:00:18 GMT
Sokoto Govt Plans to Enroll 1.2m Pupils in Primary Schoos in 9 Months - Tambuwal
[Daily Trust] Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says the state government plans to enroll no fewer than 1.2 million pupils in primary schools across the 23 local governments of the state in the next nine months.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:59:15 GMT
Summit Considers Nigeria's Health Troubles, U.S.$33 Billion Shortfall
[Daily Trust] A funding gap of nearly $33 billion for health takes centre stage as experts meet next week for a summit on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health (RMNCAH), Daily Trust has learnt.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:57:57 GMT
Gombe Govt. Donates N60m to Federal University, Kashere
[Daily Trust] Gombe State Government has donated N60 million towards the maiden convocation of the Federal University, Kashere (FUK).

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:56:31 GMT
Independent Marketers Lament Sharp Practices At NNPC/ Ppmc
[Independent (Lagos)] Kaduna -The Kaduna Chapter of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has blamed the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu for his failure to tackle the corruption in the Nigerian National ...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:55:06 GMT
Most Products Used By Nigerians Are Imported... ... DG, Standard Organisation of Nigeria Son
[Independent (Lagos)] Kaduna -The Director General of Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Odumodu has said that Nigeria imports eighty percent of what it uses and these are products such as tables, boxes etc.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:54:40 GMT
Supreme Court Rulings - Nass, INEC Mule Electoral Reform, Amendment of Act
[Independent (Lagos)] Abuja -With the storm yet to settle over the Supreme Court's pronouncements on the 2015 gubernatorial elections petitions in Rivers, Akwa Ibom and Abia States, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and leadership ...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:52:26 GMT
Lent - Cleric Urges Nigerians to Assist IDPs,Less Privileged
[Guardian] The Catholic Bishop of Lafia Diocese, Dr. Mathew Ishaya on Saturday called on Christians and others Nigerians to use the Lenten seasons to assist the less privileged and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) .

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:50:51 GMT
'Budget Padding Is Very Unfortunate, but Not Beyond Redemption'
[Guardian] Muhammad Labbo, Co-ordinator of Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) speaks on the alleged padding of 2016 budget, the controversies it is generating and the way forward.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:48:46 GMT
Health Information Manager Solicits Proper Health Registration System
[Guardian] Mr Wole Ajayi, the President, Health Information Managers' Association of Nigeria (HIMAN), has solicited a proper health registration system to effectively handle a large volume of data generated in the health sector.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:47:39 GMT
Nigeria Spends U.S.$20 Billion On Food Importation Yearly, Says Ogbeh
[Guardian] THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has lamented the exorbitant amount Nigerians spend on importing food into the country, saying that the total amounts to $20b per year.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:45:57 GMT
Group Urges Osun Govt. to Diversify Economy
[Guardian] The Leadership Factory, a non-governmental organisation in Osun, has advised the state government to diversify its economy, in order to rescue the state from its present economic hardship.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:42:59 GMT
Women Purchase More Valentine Cards Than Men Annually
[Guardian] Women purchase about 85 per cent of an estimated 1.2 billion valentine cards that are sold worldwide annually, Mrs Felicia Bello, the Matron, Landmark University Medical Centre, Omu-Aran, has said.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:40:55 GMT
Police Await Arrest Warrant Against Aluko, Track Tompolo
[Guardian] THE Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Solomon Arase, yesterday said that Niger Delta militant leader, Mr. Government Ekpemupolo, aka Tompolo, would soon be arrested over the allegation of diversion of public funds slammed on him by th...

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:29:11 GMT
Society Honours 5 VCs, 26 Organisations for Contributions to National Development
[Guardian] The Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society (NMGS) on Friday in Lagos honoured five Vice Chancellors and 26 'outstanding' corporate organisations, for their contributions to national development.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:28:24 GMT
Activist Urges Bello to Probe Immediate Past Administration in Kogi
[Guardian] Mr Idris Miliki, Executive Director, Centre for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR), a Kogi-based NGO, on Saturday urged Gov. Yahaya Bello to probe the immediate past administration in the state.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:27:47 GMT
Cult Clash Claims Six Lives in Rivers Community
[Guardian] Rivers Police command has confirmed the death of six persons following a clash between two rival cult groups in Omoku, headquarter of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni local government area, on Friday night.

Sat, 13 Feb 2016 16:16:04 GMT
APC Was Relying On Lies, Propaganda and Federal Might to Take Rivers State, Instead of Proving Its Allegation of Over-Voting
[This Day] Rivers State has been in the news lately for several reasons including the outcome of the elections petitions in the state resolved in favour of Governor Nyesom Wike who is on a victory lap. In this exclusive interview with Onyebuchi Ezigb...



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