Monthly Archives: November 2019

Buju Banton, Cizlar, Queen Africa, Lady B, Others Storm Anambra For Nigeria Reggae Music Festival 

Raymond Ozoji, Awka All roads lead to Awka, the Anambra state capital for the first ever Diaspora music concert tagged ‘Nigeria Reggae Festival.’ The music festival which takes the centre stage from 28th to 30th December this year, will feature reggae superstars like Buju Banton, Cizlar, Queen Africa, Lady B and a host of other dancehall Kings and queens. Briefing ...

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Buhari’s $30bn Fresh Loan Request Will Sink Nigeria, Experts Warn

There is rising concern in Nigeria about President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for re-consideration and approval of a  2016-2018 External Borrowing Plan to enable him to secure additional $30 billion loan to finance an estimated 39 infrastructure projects across the country. Buhari’s borrowing request shut down by the eighth National Assembly was conveyed in separate letters to President of Senate Ahmad ...

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Man Rapes 13-Year-Old Stepdaughter In Delta

A 51-year-old man, Sunday Ojo, has allegedly raped his 13-year-old stepdaughter at the White House, Effurun, in the Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State. It was learnt that Ojo ran away from home after he allegedly beat his stepdaughter and drowned her in a bucket of water on October 16, 2019. It was gathered that the teenager became unconscious ...

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Tragedy As Nine-Year-Old Girl Commits Suicide

Tragedy struck in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, as a nine-year-old girl, Maria Abah, allegedly committed suicide. The incident occurred on the Bem Hotel Road, Ankpa Quarter, Makurdi. Our correspondent learnt that the girl was staying with a prophetess and her children. The body of the girl was said to have been found in the early hours of Thursday on ...

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IPPIS: You Can’t Threaten Us With Salary Stoppage, ASUU Tells FG

The Academic Staff Union of Universities says the Federal Government cannot threaten its members with salary stoppage in order to force them to enroll for the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System. The union also alleged that some vice-chancellors were forcing lecturers to register for the IPPIS, which it had rejected. The Federal Government had on Wednesday said university lecturers ...

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Anambra To Export Pure Honey

Raymond Ozoji, Awka The Anambra State Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) says government has acquired about 5 hectres of land for plantation and mass production of pure and unadulterated honey. The ADP said that the medicinal and health value of undiluted honey cannot be over-stressed as it nourishes the body as well as increases the immune system. Disclosing this to our correspondent ...

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Lagos Announces War Against Traffic And Environmental Offenders

…appoints Opeifa to head committee on law enforcement Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has announced an inter-agency collaboration of all security and law enforcement agencies within the State to bring about lawful order. He said The Monitoring and Enforcement Coordination Committee to be headed by former Commissioner for Transport in the state, Comrade Kayode Opeifa is to monitor ...

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