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A brewing war over rape, torture, killing

The killing of two youths in Ezzagu, Ishielu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by men of the state police command over alleged kidnap, gangrape and torture of some traders in the community, is causing ripples in the state, UCHENNA INYA reports Emeka Paul Obueze and Monday Nwaliobu Oshim of Onunwafor Ezzagu, Ishielu local government […]

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Battling criminals through effective policing

The country is currently experiencing a surge in criminal activities. From Boko Haram in the North- East to banditry and cattle rustling in the North-West, through armed robbery, kidnapping and vandalism in the Southern parts of the country, the situation remains the same. CLEMENT JAMES writes on efforts to boost morale of the Police, who […]

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Saving Abakaliki from further building collapse

  To prevent buildings in Abakaliki city from further collapse, stringent measures have been taken by the state government, UCHENNA INYA reports     It is exactly a year ago, that a 16-year-old popular hotel in Abakaliki metropolis, ‘Metroview’, collapsed. The hotel building plan was approved February, 11th, 2001 while it was built and commissioned […]

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Saving Lagosians from fears of 3rd Mainland Bridge closure

Some Lagos residents are becoming apprehensive over planned pertial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. The Lagos State government, in this regard has allayed fears, assuring residents that measures have been put in place to ease movement during this period. MURITALA AYINLA reports Ms. Bolanle Iyanda is a senior official at one of the new […]

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Working towards better service delivery

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) in an effort at accelerating its growth for effective service delivery has signed partnership agreement with a Lagos based auto services and wheel specialist organization- Auto Fit Energy Limited. The NNPC said the partnership became necessary to ease transportation services for motorists and in turn increase patronage for the Corporation. […]

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Battling over land grabbing allegations in Ginti

A Lagos based lawyer, Ebiwonjumi Obatayo has petitioned the Inspector General of Police over the activities of an alleged land grabber, Nofiu Abiodun Kasumu at Ginti in Ijede, Ikorodu Council. He also described as wrong allegations, matters levelled against his client, an estate developer, Otunba Kamorudeen Lamina by Kasumu and his lawyer, Dayo Abudu in […]

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Saving farmers from fertilizer drought, pests attack

In Ezza South/Ikwo federal constituency, Ebonyi state, Agriculture is the life wire of the people, they depend solely on it for survival.   The people cultivate cassava, rice, yam, maize and other cash crops in large quantity. People from their neighbouring Cross River communities come to the constituency to buy food produced from their Agricultural […]

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COVID-19: How we can boost immune system of elderly people – Adetiloye

Philip Omoniyi Adetiloye is a Professor and scholar in Systems Design and Systems Agronomy at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State. The Ise Ekiti born academician, in this interview with ADEWUMI ADEMIJU, explained how he researched into the discovery of a new technology called Bio-energy also known as cold plasmas     Adetiloye […]

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Day women said no to sexual abuse in Bauchi

Ali Garba It was like a day of mourning when disable women, adolescent child, both girls and boys, mothers of various categories, working class men and women including Civil Society Organization (CSO) put on blacks clothes to register their grievances to government, relevant stakeholders, securities agencies, judiciary and individual on the daily abuse of women […]