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Dairy Cows Import To Ekiti From US

Two hundred and fifty cows have arrived in crates at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, from the United States, as part of a joint venture programme between Ekiti state and a food and beverage company, Promasidor Group.   The announcement was made on Thursday by Akin Oyebode, the state Commissioner …

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Gunmen Abduct Students Of Green Field University

Unknown gunmen have abducted an unidentified number of students of Green Field University along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in the Chikun Local Government Area. The attack was said to have occurred on Tuesday night. It was gathered gunmen invaded the university and started shooting sporadically before whisking some of the students …

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Body Of Chief Bayode, Foremost Ekiti Educationist Goes Home

The deceased family of the foremost Ekiti educationist have announced that the funeral rites for foremost educationist and former Principal of Christ’s School, Ado-Ekiti, Chief Olusola Bayode, will commence on Monday in Ado-Ekiti. Chief Bayode, former President, All Nigeria Conference of Principals of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), Ondo State, passed on …

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Buhari Hosts New Niger President

President Muhammadu Buhari is hosting the new President of Niger Republic, Mohamed Bazoum, in the State House Abuja. Bazoum was inaugurated as President of Niger Republic on April 2, 2021, after winning the elections held on December 27, 2020 and took over from his predecessor, Mahamadou Issoufou. President Bazoum was …

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Senior Shabab Leader Killed By Somali Army

On Monday,a military officer said the Somali National Army (SNA), has killed a senior Shabab operative and arrested two others in an operation in the Middle Shabelle region. F Abshir Mohamud, SNA commander for Unit 3, told military radio that the army conducted a planned operation on Sunday along the …

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Riot Policeman Shoots Himself Dead Over Debt In Aba

An Inspector of Police identified as Ochofie Ijimbile attached to the popular Osisioma Mobile Police Force Unit (Mopol 55) has reportedly shot himself dead. It was gathered that Ijimbile shot himself in the chest in their barracks and died shortly after colleagues rushed him to hospital. A report said Ijimbile, …

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Delta State Rescue 22 Orphans, Arrest 50-Year-Old Woman

The Delta State authorities have arrested a 50-year-old woman and rescued 22 orphans after a raid on an illegal orphanage named Foster Paradise in Ashaka, Ndokwa East Local Government Area. It was learned that the orphanage was shut down because it breached the Child Rights Bill. Commissioner for Women Affairs, …

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Gunmen Raze Police Station In Abia

Unknown gunmen have reportedly attacked and razed down a police station in Uzoakoli, Bende local government area of Abia State. It was gathered that the incident occurred in the early hours of Monday when assailants invaded the station, overpowered the policemen on duty, and released suspects in custody. However, it …

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11 Dies In Egypt Train Accident

The Egyptian health ministry has disclosed that 11 people have died and 98 others injured after a train accident on Sunday. It was learned that the carriages veered off the track and overturned causing deaths and injuries. The train was coming from the capital Cairo heading to the Nile Delta …

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Pastor Adeboye Praise Gov. Ugwuanyi’s Humility, Kindness

General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch A. Adeboye, has expressed his happiness at the uncommon leadership qualities of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, describing him as a man of kindness and humility. Pastor Adeboye who visited Enugu on weekends said that it was …

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Twelve Dies In Benue Tanker Explosion

At least twelve people have died in a deadly fire outbreak after a tanker explosion that occurred at Oshigbudu village in Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State, on Sunday. An oil tanker filled with petrol veered off the road and spilled its contents in the Oshigbudu-Obagaji junction of Benue …

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FEC Observes One-Minute Silence For Him

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has observed a minute silence in honour of former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mahmud Tukur. Permanent Secretary, Ecological Funds Office, Mrs. Habiba Lawal, standing in for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, said Tukur died at 82. Tukur served as …

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COVID-19; South Sudan’s President Receive Vaccination

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has been vaccinated against Covid-19 in a bid to encourage more citizens to go for the vaccine. South Sudan started its vaccination campaign last week with the first recipients being health workers and people aged over 65. South Sudan received 132,000 vaccine doses through the …

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Gov. Ortom React Over the Sharp Drop Of HIV Rate In The State

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom expressed his joy over the drop of the rate of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, HIV, which causes Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, AIDS, from 12.9 to 4.7 percent in Benue State. The Governor showed his excitement when the zonal Coordinator, North Central Zone of the National Agency for …

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