Grasshoppers ravage farms in Gombe

Grasshoppers have ravaged many farms in Shongom and Balanga Local Government Areas of Gombe State, an official, Sunday Lah, has said. Mr Lah told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Friday that the damage was more devastating in Burak and Dadiya villages where the grasshoppers ravaged all crops planted. “The farms in those areas were completely More...

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By Ese Awhotu On Friday, August 23rd, 2019
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SSANU, NASU threaten full strike over non-implementation of 2009 agreement

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria and Non Academic Staff Union on Friday urged the Federal Government to honour their 2009 agreement to avoid a total strike. The Ahmadu Bello University branch of the two unions More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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Crisis: Edo Speaker withdraws suit against National Assembly

  Speaker, Edo House of Assembly, Francis Okiye, on Thursday, withdrew the suit he instituted, seeking to stop the National Assembly from taking over the state assembly functions. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports More...

By Ese Awhotu On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Military invasion: Court orders payment of N8b to Benue indigenes

By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja   The Federal High Court, Abuja Monday, ordered the Federal Government  to immediately pay the sum of N8billion awarded in favour of some Tiv communities in Benue State. The compensation More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Kaduna women protest frequent power outage, exorbitant charges

From Femi Oyelola, Kaduna Women of Unguwan Doma Community in Gonin-Gora, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna, Thursday staged a peaceful protest over “living in darkness” and “exorbitant charges”   More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, August 11th, 2019
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NAPTIP arrests suspected human trafficking syndicate in Delta

By Nosa Akenzua, Asaba Edo and Delta Zone of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested some persons involved in human trafficking and assisting people in illegal migration More...

By Ese Awhotu On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Nigerian arrested in Ghana for trafficking prostitutes

A joint team of Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) and police officers in the Northern Region, have arrested a female Nigerian alleged to be engaged in human trafficking.   The suspect one , Chioma Sabina Abaraonye, More...

By Ese Awhotu On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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Saudi authorities parley NAHCON for smooth operation, as Arafat day approaches

From Suleiman Idris in Mecca, Saudi Arabia   Authorities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for two days parley with their counterparts from the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and representatives More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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NNPC explains increase in price of Kerosene

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has attributed the increased in the price of household Kerosene in the country to the pressure of demand and supply. The NNPC Group General Manager, Group Public More...

By Ese Awhotu On Sunday, August 4th, 2019
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Nigerian driver shot dead in South Africa

The Nigerian Union, South Africa, on Sunday confirmed the untimely death of Benjamin Okoronkwo, a 43-year-old Taxify driver from Okposi, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi. The union said in a statement by More...