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Briggs family: Groups sue for peace, demands Wike’s intervention over delay in late philanthropist burial

A group on the platform of Civil Society Coalition for Peace and Justice (CSPJ) in conjuction with the Kalabari Heritage Forum (KHF) have called on the Rivers state governor, Nyeson Wike, to immediately intervene in the crisis rocking the popular family of late Chief Olu Benson Lulu-Briggs. The group urged all the warring parties to …

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Airport: Ebonyi family cries out over seizure of farmland, harassment by govt

A family of six based in Abakaliki has cried out over the seizure of their farmland allegedly on the orders of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi state without any form of agreement or compensation from the state government, even as he alleged harassment by the same government. Head of the family, Mr. Nwantinti Christopher Eze …

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2023: Don’t dabble into Bayelsa, Niger Delta politics, Nabena warns 2 northern governors

The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena has said that a governorship aspirant in Bayelsa state Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, is being used as a pawn by two northern governors of the ruling party to further their 2023 political aspirations. The APC deputy spokesman who refused to name the …

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BOA encourages young women entrepreneurs to obtain loan to boost business

By Ahmed Ahmed Mr Cobbis Ezikel of Bank of Agriculture (BoA) Bauchi has advised young women entrepreneurs to obtain loan to boost their businesses. Ezekiel gave the advice at the closing ceremony of four weeks training of young women and girls on digital livelihood in Jamma’are on Monday. He said the beneficiaries after acquiring knowledge …

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COAS commissions ATBU collapse bridge,accommodation for soldiers in Bauchi

By Ahmed Ahmed The Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai has commissioned Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University collapsed pedestrian bridge and newly constructed accommodation for soldiers at School of Amour Bauchi. Our correspondent reports the ATBU metal bridge linking the students’ hostels and the lecture halls collapsed killing three students and injuring several others …

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ID to End Violence against Women: MAMA Centre calls for holistic policy actions, independent judiciary to sanction violence

The Mothers and Marginalised Advocacy Centre (MAMA Centre) commemorates the International Day to End Violence against Women, while calling for more stringent and holistic policy actions to address recurring violence and abuses against women in both public and private spheres.   We are seriously bothered by the intensity of women subjected to rape, undignified torture, mental …

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Corruption: UK, USA, no longer choice destinations for politically exposed persons under Buhari- Ex-Presidential investigator

A former Presidential Panel Investigator based in the United Kingdom, Evangelist Victor Uwajeh, has said that many politically exposed persons from Nigeria can no longer find the United Kingdom and United States of America attractive for money laundering. Uwajeh, who had served as a consultant to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) stated that …

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Bauchi Quranic competition, winners get new cars,tricycles others

By Ahmed Ahmed The 34th Edition of Bauchi State Quranic Recitation Competition ended in Ningi on Saturday, with Malam Jabir Abdulkadir and Miss Rashida Abdulrahman emerging overall winners in the male and female categories, winning new 406 Peugeot cars. Our correspondent reports that other prizes distributed to participants included two golf wagon cars, four tricycles, …

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ICPC urges youth to take ownership of anti-corruption fight

By Ahmed Ahmed The Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC) has urged youth to take ownership of the anti-corruption fight in the country. Mr Laban Lakum a representative of ICPC at engagement meeting with youth leaders on anti-corruption behavioral approach and social norms in Bauchi on Thursday. He stated that the fight against corruption would yield …

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Nabena to Dickson: Don’t blame Army, Police for PDP’s election defeat

…Says Bayelsans rejected governor’s stooge The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Yekini Nabena has dismissed claims by the governor of Bayelsa state, Seriake Dickson, claiming that security agents connived with the APC to hijack electoral materials in many local governments in the recent Bayelsa governorship election. The APC deputy …

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