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2023: Obasanjo, Saraki, Oyinlola in closed door meeting

Maureen Okpe The Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki and former governor of Kwara state Olagunsoye Oyinlola on Tuesday visited Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, the state capital few minutes after 12 noon and proceeded to observe a ‘closed door’ meeting at Pent House within Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library

Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja

Fire guts Army headquarters in Abuja Maureen Okpe The Nigerian Army has reported a fire outbreak at its Headquarters complex in Abuja. The incident is attributed to faulty electrical installations. According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima: “Electrical fault sparked a minor fire incident at the Army

Police react to attack on Officers in Calabar

Four police officers were on Thursday killed by gunmen in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria’s South-south. The police spokesperson in the state, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the killing of the officers, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The officers were reportedly killed along MCC Road, Calabar. Their identity and details surrounding

Bwari community in FCT and the long walk for education

Bwari community in FCT and the long walk for education Maureen Okpe The emergence of alternative means of transportation like school buses and private cars have long bade farewell to the days when students used to walk miles to access schools. Unfortunately, many people may not know that even with these developments, a

School Girls Abduction: We are saddened and angered, UNICEF laments

School Girls Abduction: We are saddened and angered, UNICEF laments Dakore Ekpendu Abuja United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund UNICEF has expressed concern at reports of an overnight attack at the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, north-west Nigeria, where an unconfirmed number of schoolgirls were

Port Operation: Agencies defied VP Osinbajo’s directive, NPA Boss reveals

The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, said some Federal Government agencies operating at the ports disobeyed the directive and executive order signed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on ensuring 24-hour port operations and synergy among such agencies. Hajia Usman made the revelaton during an interview on Channels Television’s ‘Sunrise

Nigeria at the Risk of Fresh Ebola Outbreak – NCDC

Nigeria at the risk of fresh Ebola outbreak - NCDC Maureen Okpe The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that Nigeria is at risk of fresh outbreak of the Ebola virus disease,though on a moderate scale. The virus which had claimed lives in Nigeria in 2014,after Patrick Sawyer a Liberian imported