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Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced a drug kingpin, Tajudeen Tela to life imprisonment for trafficking 37 kg of Indian Hemp.

In her judgement, Abdulmaleek said that Tela was convicted and sentenced… Continue reading

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday said that the Senate would release new strategies on corruption fight to the public in the next few weeks.

Lawan disclosed this at the two-day National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in the Public Sector… Continue reading

By Mary Jalingo

Civil Society Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) steering committee chairman, Dr. David Olayemi has decried the poor attention given to nutrition in the country.

Dr. David Olayemi stated this during a 3 day workshop organised by… Continue reading

Chairman of Jos-North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Hon. Phillip Izang Nyam has felicitated with the Muslim ummah in the local government as the Muslim ummah commences the holy month of Ramadan which is a period for showing love,… Continue reading

By Fatai Ibrahim

Governor Plateau State, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Barr. Simon Bako Lalong

The ongoing trade fair organised for the 17 local government councils in Plateau State will further help in consolidating the peace of the state.

Chairman, Jos… Continue reading

Head of Service of the Federation (HOSF), Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has said that his administration is committed  to partnering with Federal Government through the Head of Service of the Federation to… Continue reading

By Ndama Abubakar

Niger State Pilgrims Welfare Commission successfully moved its pilgrims from Mecca to Mina today in an early morning operation that lasted over four hours.The mass movement is to enable the pilgrims attend Arafat tomorrow.Over four thousand, five… Continue reading

Bida and Suleja pilgrims will depart Mediinah toclay Monday to Mecca in continuation of their Hajj activities. 

The pilgrims arrived Mediinah Saturday aboard a Flynas airbus, at about 12 noon (Nigerian time), that is about 4 o’clock in the… Continue reading

The last batch of Muslim pilgrims from Niger State will leave Mediinah today for Mecca for the performance of Hajj rites.The group, which arrived in two batches, comprised state government officials and pilgrims from Bida and Suleja. The government delegation… Continue reading

By Mary Jalingo

Executive secretary, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Faisal Shuaib has revealed that not less than 3,400 Nigerian die daily from preventable diseases.   Dr Faisal Shuaib made this disclosure during the 1st National… Continue reading