9 Jun 2015 1  News
The police on Monday arraigned a 70-year-old man, Isa Hussaini, at the Upper Customary Court, Sabongari, Zaria, for stealing a goat. Hussaini, a resident of Funtua Local Government Area in Katsina State is facing a one-count charge of theft. The prosecutor, Cpl. Bashir Abdullahi, told the court that the matter was reported through a distress…
9 Jun 2015  
CROSS River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, on Saturday slammed the two contractors handling evacuation of refuse in Calabar South Local Council after the expiration of the three-day ultimatum he earlier gave to them to either perform or be sacked. Fielding questions from newsmen at one of the numerous uncleared refuse dumps along Afokang Street,…
9 Jun 2015  
THE visit of the General Overseer of the Deeper Life Bible, Pastor William Kumuyi, which was earlier scheduled for March 24 - March 27 across some major towns and cities in Delta State will now take place today till Saturday, June 13. The state Overseer of the church, Pastor Obinna Nkemjika told reporters in Asaba…
9 Jun 2015  
THE hitherto trio of Placid Nzejiobi Ejimadu, Livinus Iwumne and Jonathan Ibemere were last week Sunday seen bubbling in good health, discharging all their duties, including attending church services in their ancestral villages in Umuokpo, Abajah, Nwangele Local Councils of Imo State. They were also united with their families with usual fanfare of Sunday activities…
8 Jun 2015  
A TWENTY-FIVE-YEAR-OLD LADY, Oluchukwu Nwali, is currently battling for life after her neighbour, Chigozie Ugama, poured hot water on her body during an argument, causing serious injuries all over her body. The incident happened at the Amaeka community in Ezza South Local Coucil of Ebonyi State. The victim, who is currently receiving treatment at a…
8 Jun 2015  
A TWENTY-THREE-YEAR-OLD undergraduate, Miss Gbemi Shotade, has emerged winner of Nigeria’s most innovative and exciting online competition, MMA2KIARACE, as it came to a close in Lagos at the weekend, with an impressive ceremony at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Two (MMA2), Lagos. The Instagram-driven competition was sponsored by Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Limited, operator of MMA2 and…
8 Jun 2015  
HEALTHCARE delivery in six Niger Delta states looks set for the upswing with the training of 300 midwives that will support government’s effort in getting more skilled health workers to rural communities. The 18-month midwifery certification training which commenced in 2014 aims to produce skilled and motivated change agents in the hinterland, where statistics show…
8 Jun 2015 2  News
THE world’s most influential child and the globe’s youngest film-maker, 12-year-old Nigerian girl, Zuriel Oduwole, has began the month of June on an exciting note, meeting and interviewing her 15th world leader - President Alpha Conde of Guinea. Last year, Africa awoke to the advent of the Ebola epidemic across West Africa, which had its…
8 Jun 2015  News
SINCE the official opening of the long-awaited Delta City Mall in Effurun, near Warri, Uvwie Local Council, Delta State, a fortnight ago, not less than 12,000 persons visit the complex daily, it was learnt. The Delta Mall project began three years ago in collaboration with the Delta State government and Shoprite. The former governor of…
8 Jun 2015  News
THE event was another effort by Lagos-based social rights group, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) at reducing corruption and other inappropriate practices at the local council level as well as improving access to public services, especially for the vulnerable and marginalized sectors of the population such as the poor and women. Before now,…
8 Jun 2015  News
Boko Haram victims narrate ordeals as IDP camp is discovered in Edo ABOUT eight kilometres from the heart of Benin City, Ring Road, very close to the boundary between Egor and Ovia North East Local Councils and tucked inside a forest near a community in Edo South Senatorial District, is a camp where over 900…
8 Jun 2015  News
TOWER of Refuge Motherless/ Orphanage Babies Home, a charity organisation, has called on well-meaning individuals to better the lives of the less-privileged in the society by donating to motherless babies homes. The Executive Director/Matron of the organization, Evang. Mercy Arinze, made the call recently at the occasion to mark the second anniversary of the organization…