Monthly Archives: August 2019

‘Gombe home to half of North East’s malnourished kids’ By

The Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria yesterday said Gombe State houses 51.2 per cent of the 536,747 malnourished children in the North East geo-political zone. Its Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Jayne Arinze Egemonye, made the disclosure during a meeting in Gombe. She said the nation’s child nutrition indicators revealed that the 51.2 per cent under-five population were stunted,

Read more

Police arrest Tekno, producer over Lekki van strippers

For breaching public decency by conveying half naked girls in Lekki traffic, the Lagos State police command has arrested popular musician, Augustine Kelechi, a.k.a. Tekno and his video producer, Lawal Tijani. It was gathered that he was arrested yesterday and is undergoing questioning at the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba for several hours before being granted

Read more

Three bandits killed, five injured during attempted bus hijack in Rivers

Gunmen shoot chairman of yam marketers in Benue Three bandits have been confirmed killed, while five others were severely injured as officers of the Rivers State Operation Sting foiled attempted hijack of a commercial bus. It was learnt that the 18-seater bus was heading to Lagos from Port Harcourt, but at Rumuodogo along the East West Road at Emohua Council,

Read more

APC lacks capacity to win Bayelsa poll, says Jonathan

• PDP group disagrees with Dickson over voting pattern Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State lacks the political presence at the ward, council and state levels to win the November 16, 2019, governorship election. Speaking during the meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirants and leaders at Government House, Yenagoa, yesterday,

Read more

Southern, Middle Belt caution Lawan, Enang on Ruga, Borno to implement policy

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has cautioned Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and former Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Ita Ewang to drop implementation of the Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) agenda through the back door. The forum said Nigeria is presently in a precarious situation and all those holding temporary offices should not

Read more
« Older Entries