Author archives: Bashir M. Yusuf

KADUNA STATE CHIEF JUDGE HAS SWORN-IN 40 MAGISTRATES

Kaduna State Chief Judge Justice Muhammad Lawal Bello has sworn-in 40 magistrates, warning them against engaging in any form of corrupt practices. Administering the oath of office on the magistrates, Justice Bello told them that they must live above board in administering justice according to the oath of their office. The CJ said that their…

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FEDERAL GOV’T CALLS ON GERMAN AUTHORITIES TO UNMASK THE IDENTITY & TRY THE ATTACKERS OF SEN. EKWEREMADU IN NUREMBERG

Federal Government has called on German authorities to unmask the identity of and try the Aug. 17 attackers of Sen. Ike Ekweremadu in Nuremberg, Germany. In a statement issued by Nigerian Embassy in Berlin, the embassy also demanded that the attackers be tried in accordance with German laws. The embassy stated that investigations would help…

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Seven-man panel set up by defence headquarters arrives Ibbi LGA, Taraba State

A Seven-man panel set up by defence headquarters, on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari, has arrived Ibbi, headquarters of Ibbi local government area, Taraba State. The panel is headed by Admiral Kunle Alaiya comprising senior Army, Navy, Air Force and Police officers, is on a fact finding mission over the killing of three police…

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University of Lagos attracts up to N5 billion in research in the past one year – Dr. Diran Akinleye

The University of Lagos was able to attract up to N5 billion in research in the past one year, a lecturer in the university has said. The Chairman of the Abstract Sub-Committee, Dr Diran Akinleye disclosed this at a press conference ahead of the institution’s 14th Annual Research Conference and Fair coming up August 21…

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About 26.7million Nigerian children between one and seven years of age are currently facing the risk of contracting meningitis – NPHCDA

The National Primary Health Care Development Agency has disclosed that about 26.7million Nigerian children between one and seven years of age are currently facing the risk of contracting meningitis. The Executive Director of the Agency Dr. Faisal Shuaib, said in a message in Calabar during the introduction of “Men A” vaccine into routine immunization in…

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Police Command in Lagos State have arrested 32 suspected cultists and recovered firearms in the last one week

The Police Command in Lagos State have arrested 32 suspected cultists and recovered firearms in the last one week. Spokesman for the command, DSP Bala Elkana who confirmed the arrest in a statement said that a 32-year-old man (name withheld), a member of Aiye Confraternity, was arrested on Saturday. Elkana said the suspect, arrested by…

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Defence Headquarters appeal to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army

The Defence Headquarters has appealed to Nigerians to refrain from comments and actions that could pit the police against the army. The appeal followed public criticism of the killing of three undercover policemen and a civilian last week by soldiers on the Ibi-Wukari Road in Taraba State. Acting spokesman for the DHQ, Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu,…

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George Akume hails President Buhari for renaming the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi after the late Tiv leader, Chief Joseph Tarka

Minister-Designate, George Akume, has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for renaming the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi after the late Tiv leader, Chief Joseph Tarka. According to a bill just signed by the President, the institution is now officially called Joseph Sarwua Tarka University, Makurdi. Akume said the action of the President showed his wisdom and…

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Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities in the country – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Federal Government will redouble efforts to improve the provision of health facilities, equipment and services in the country. Buhari said this in his home town of Daura, Katsina State, at the inauguration of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Reference Hospital in the town. He said the people living in rural areas would…

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Kano High Court orders a Chinese firm to pay N100 million as compensation for illegal importation of 19 containers

A Kano High Court sitting at Audu Bako secretariat ordered a Chinese firm, Changyi Yuanxiang, to pay N100 million as compensation for indulging in illegal importation of 19 containers with impersonated trade mark. The court presided over by Justice Ibrahim Musa Muhammad Karaye in a judgment delivered held that the Chinese firm indulged in unlawful…

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