Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Anglican Bishop, Dr. Owen Nwokolo

Anglican prelate tasks FG on security, calls for prayers

THE Anglican Bishop on the Niger, Rt. Rev. Dr. Owen Nwokolo has called on the Federal Government to treat...
UNICEF logo, ranking Ebonyi, Cross Rivers on violence against female folk

UNICEF: Gender based violence highest in Ebonyi, Cross River

By Ene Nnamdi, Abakaliki. THE United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said that Ebonyi and Cross River states...
Rape, Uwaila Omozuwa a victim

Rape: FG to halt increasing rate of ‘another pandemic’

THE Federal Government has described as “unacceptable,” the pandemic of 717 reported cases of rape between January and May, and promised to...
Fire service workers

Fire: Anambra records 125 outbreaks in five months

THE Anambra State Fire Service said it recorded about 125 fire incident across the state in the first five months of the...
Pest Control

Pest Control: Expert calls for proper use of FG’s N13bn Fund

AN agricultural extension officer has called for appropriate use of the N13 billion Pest Control Intervention Fund approved...
JTTT chairman, CP Agbede

JTTT boss tasks security operatives on movement of essential vehicles

THE Joint Technical Task Team (JTTT) has urged security operatives on Abia State borders not to hinder the...
Albinos

Albinos bemoan prejudice, plead for Govt support

AHEAD of the June 13, International Albinism Awareness Day, albinos in Abia State have bemoaned the growing exclusion, and discrimination they suffer...
Ogbete Main Market

Ugwuanyi reopens Ogbete Market with conditions

THE Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reopened the Ogbete Main Market, shut since April 1,  after reaching an agreement with the leadership...
Majek Fashek

Majek Fashek, the legend, passes on

THE Nigerian reggae music icon Majek Fashek is dead. He died in the early hours of Tuesday, according...
Maize farming

Maize farmers task govts on agenda to deal with food insecurity

THE Maize Association of Nigeria (MAN) has urged governments to begin to adopt proactive measures to address the looming...
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Nigerian Senate, passes bill on rape

Senate passes Criminal Code Bill, maintains gender neutrality for rape

THE Nigerian Senate has passed a bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Code Act 2004, following consideration of the report...
UNGA President, Muhammad-Bande

UNGA president blames rising hunger on flawed food systems

NIGERIA’S Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) and President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), Ambassador Tijani Muhammad-Bande has blamed the...
COVID-19 protocols: Face mask

Protocol: Obiano seeks more compliance with COVID-19 measures

ANAMBRA State Governor Willie Obiano has stressed the urgent need for tougher observance of COVID-19 hygienic protocol, noting...