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Media Women Forum Holds Talks On Women Participation In Politics

Media Women Forum is set to hold talks on “Mobilizing Women for Politics” to mark the International Women’s Day. The event will hold 10:00am on Thursday March 8 2018, at WFM 91.7 Women Radio Station in Arepo, Ogun State. According to a press statement issued in Lagos by Janet Mba Afolabi, the Convener, papers will be presented by different guest ...

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Anambra Bans Use Of ‘Okada’ After 7pm

The Anambra State Government has banned use of commercial motorcycle across the state after 7pm daily. A statement released by Ogbuefi Tony Nnachetta, the Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, said the measure was taken because of Government’s desire to maintain and improve on current security situation in the state. According to him, Anambra remains a peaceful and secure state. ...

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Kogi APC Crisis: ‘Only Convention Can Expel Party Members’

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clarified that neither state nor zonal executives, constituted in whatever name or form can expel anyone from the party. Only convention can do so. In a statement signed by the National Publicity Secretary, Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, the APC restated that the State Working Committee of the party in Kogi State led by the Chairman, ...

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‘N’Delta States Must Unite To Fight Terrorism, Extremism’

A socio-cultural group, Yarkurr Community, comprising Yarkurr people of Cross River, living in Bayelsa State, has called on the nine states of the Niger Delta to join hands in fighting  extremism and terrorism that have crept into the region. The group also condemned the killings going on across the country by suspected Fulani herdsmen,  urging the relevant authorities to halt ...

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Agro Revolution: Dickson Partners NIRSAL To Create Wealth In Bayelsa       

The Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson wants the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending Plc (NIRSAL) to partner with his government to expand the frontiers of the agricultural investments his administration has made in the last six years. He said it is by so doing that the Government can conveniently create wealth and employ the teeming Youths to bring ...

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Terrorists Attack Burkina Faso Army HQ, French Embassy

An explosion rocked Burkina Faso’s army headquarters in the capital Ouagadougou on Friday and black smoke could be seen billowing above. Simultaneously, the French embassy also announced a similar attack, attributing it to terrorism. A witness at the scene told Reuters that masked gunmen with backpacks attacked the army headquarters after the explosion. The AFP, quoting witnesses said five armed ...

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Saving A Million Lives’ Workshop Holds At Aguata, Anambra

 UNICEF in collaboration with National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHDAD) has organised a six-day workshop for the people that will participate in the “Saving One Million Lives (SOML)’’. SOML is an immunisation campaign against measles. It is targeted at immunising every eligible child between the ages of 9 months and 59 months with measles vaccination. The programme has been scheduled to kick off in ...

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We’ll Bring Back Night Life In Surulere, Ambode Pledges

…commissions road, solar street lights built by Gbajabiamila Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said his administration will go all out to transform the economy of Surulere and make it to be at par with those of Victoria Island and Ikoyi, starting with the resuscitation of the night life of the axis. Speaking while unveiling a road project ...

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Lagos Arraigns 70 Suspected Cultists

…vows to stamp out cultism, other social vices  The Lagos State Government on Thursday arraigned 70 suspected cultists before Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat of the Ogudu Magistrate Court for conspiracy to commit felony and for holding a meeting of an unlawful society suspected to be AIYE Confraternity.  The 70 suspected cultists, with ages ranging between 19 and 40 years, were ...

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Bolaji Abdullahi: Newly-Inaugurated Boards Will Help Agencies, Parastatals Navigate Political Difficulties In Delivering Mandate

The Chairman Governing Board of the National Sugar Development Council and National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi says the newly-inaugurated boards will not take over the running of federal government agencies and parastatals, but deploy their political skill to help agencies and parastatals to navigate political difficulties encountered in the course of delivering their ...

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