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Tägliche Archive: August 1, 2017

NBTS Calls for More Blood Donation

The National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) on Tuesday, advised Nigerians to redouble effort in donating blood and not wait until emergency occurred. The Donor Recruiter of NBT...

PDP Decries Attack on Journalists in Kaduna

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday decried rising spate of attacks on journalists while on duty, and urged security agencies to adopt stringent measures to check the tre...

FRC Chairman Says 2018-2020 Revenue Projections Feasible

Mr Victor Muruako, Acting Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) says the revenue projections contained in the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fisc...

Insurgency: NAF Begins De-induction of Returning Special Forces

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its medical services branch has begun a two-week de-induction programme for Special Forces returning from combat operations in the North-East. Th...

Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Diabetes in Mothers – UNICEF

Breastfeeding protect women by decreasing their risk of developing breast, ovarian cancer and diabetes, an official of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has said Dr Sta...

My Husband Lazy in Bed, Divorce-seeking Wife Tells Court

A  Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Tuesday dissolved the 10-year-old marriage between one Iyabo Adedayo  and  her husband, Babatunde,  over lack of sexual satisfaction and irresp...

Constitution Review: Sentiments Stalled Devolution of Power Acceptance – Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has blamed sentiments from parts of the country for the rejection of devolution of powers clause in ongoing 1999 Constitution’s review by...

2 Men Charged with Impersonating ICPC Officials

Two men — Arifayan Oluwatoyin and Daramola Solape — who allegedly possessed some ICPC kits and uniforms unlawfully, were on Tuesday brought before an Ado Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ C...

Philippines Catholic Priest Arrested for Booking Teenager for Sex

A 55-year-old Catholic priest has been arrested in the Philippines for allegedly booking a 13-year-old girl for sex through a pimp, police and church officials said on Tuesday. A ...

Ondo Assembly to Begin Screening of Commissioner Nominees

The Ondo State House of Assembly will on Friday commence the screening of the new 18 commissioner nominees following the receipt of their names from Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu....

LASU Tasks Staff, Students on Security Consciousness.

Following recent attempts to allegedly kidnap two students of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, the authorities of the institution have charged its staff and students to be m...

Customs Generate N72m in Six Months in Borno, Despite Boko Haram

The Borno Command of the The Nigeria Customs Service on Tuesday said it generated over N72 million as revenue, in spite of the security challenges posed by the Boko Haram insurgenc...

Its Too Early to Judge Our Performance, Rochas Tells Nigerians

The Chairman, Progressive Governors Forum and Governor of Imo State, Mr Rochas Okorocha, says on Tuesday it is too early for Nigerians to judge elected officials on their perform...

Shooting: FRSC Seeks Arrest, Prosecution of Abia Speaker, Wife

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has called for the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the recent shooting of two of its officials in Abia. The Public Education Off...

Association Hails Gov. Akeredolu for Release of 6 Students

The National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS), has commended Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu for his doggedness in facilitating the release of the six kidnapped students of Igbonla...

UNIPORT Expels 6 Students, Suspends 7 Workers over Misconduct

The Senate of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT), on Tuesday announced the expulsion of six students of the institution for various offences. An official bulletin of the un...

Adefarati,Agagu,Olowolabi ,15 Others Make Akeredolu’s Commissioner list

The Ondo State Governor ,Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN has forwarded the list of eighteen persons to the Ondo State House of Assembly for confirmation as commissioners in the state...

Kebbi is the most Peaceful State in the History of Nigeria – Gov. Okorocha

The chairman, Progressive Governors Forum, Chief Rochas Okorocha, has described Kebbi as the “most peaceful state in the history of Nigeria.’’ Okorocha made the statement on Tuesd...

Lecturer Urges Censor Board to Discourage Obscenity in Nigerian Films

Mr Musbau Abdulkareem, Head,Department of Political Science, College of Education, Oro, Kwara, has called on Censor Board to discourage the use of obscene images in Nigerian films....

I don’t have snake farm—Ortom

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has refuted the speculation that he was rearing snakes. Ortom refuted this on Tuesday in Makurdi while interacting with journalists. He lamented that...

Akeredolu Appoints Olabimtan,Ariyomo,Odu, Others ass Special Advisers

The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN on Monday announced the appointment of 9 Special Advisers, two senior Special Assistants and four special Assistants. The ...

Presidency Commends CAN’s message to President Buhari

Presidency has described as “touching and thoughtful,” a message received from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) expressing joy at the news of President Muhammadu Buhari’s...

I am Alive, Hale and Hearty – Awujale

Oba Sikiru Kayode Adetona, the Awujale of Ijebuland, in Ogun State, is alive, hale and hearty, contrary to widespread rumours about his demise. The 83-year old monarch, who is spe...

Police Dismiss Cop for Firing at FRSC Officials in Aba

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Leye Oyebade, said on Monday that the force haf dismissed Police Corporal Iroh Orji, for shooting two officials of the Federal Road Safety ...

Forex: CBN Injects $195m Intervention

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday injected another 195 million dollars into the Foreign Exchange (Forex) market. Mr Isaac Okorafor, Acting Director in charge of Corporat...

Rescue Kaduna Chapter, Sen. Sani Urges APC Leadership

A member of the National Assembly, Sen. Shehu Sani, has called on the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to rescue the party´s Kaduna chapter from imminent ...

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