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A new lease of life with Gubi Dam

The Firo community, located in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi, is about 25 kilometer away from Bauchi state capital, also served as a host community to Gubi Dam water plant project.   In this exclusive interview with some members of Firo village concerning the multi billion naira water plant project sited in their community, […]

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Curbing Lagos traffic post – COVID-19

Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu of Lagos State has been declaring a toll-free passage at the toll plaza on Lekki-Epe Expressway and the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. That is with a view to developing strategies to ease traffic on the axis. But in spite of this and other plans to free traffic, more motorists want the governor […]

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Giving new life to troubled children, homes

      At 16, Bola Aribigbe (not real name) started acting up, nobody could grasp what was wrong or troubling her. She took to fighting, lying, stealing and keeping late nights. The fighting was more disturbing than other vices. She would rather use her fist to talk instead of her mouth. She soon became […]

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Welcoming15th Oniru with pomp, carnival

  … as monarch unveils official royal insignia     On Sunday, Lagos, stood still for the coronation of the 15th Oniru of Iruland, His Royal Majesty, Oba Abdul-Wasiu Omogbahan Lawal, as dignitaries from all walks of life graced the colourful occasion. Muritala Ayinla reports     Call it a gathering of royalty; you might […]

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War in Ndiheme Ishiagu over deity, land

Since 1996, it has been war, sorrow and destructions in Ndiheme and Ndiobasi villages, Ihe Autonomous Community of Ishiagu, Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State over a deity and piece of land in the community. UCHENNA INYA reports on the latest destruction in the area in which houses, vehicles and other valuable properties were […]

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Going back to school in pandemic era

Pauline Onyibe It is said that education is the base and foundation of every society.   Reason Coronavirus pandemic that affected the whole world and crippled the whole system can no longer be condoned as the federal government of Nigeria after waiting for so many months endlessly, decided to reopen schools for the exit classes. […]

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Rekindling hope for needy students

In keeping with its vision to raise students, who will become stars in their chosen career, The Vale Tutorial College (T VTC), Ibadan, a foremost Upper Sixth Form College founded by Mrs. Funso Adegbola, daughter of the late Chief Bola Ige, has continued to offer quality A’Level education and breaking new grounds with the students […]

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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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When Lagos stood still for Oniru

…as Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat, others congratulate monarch at 50 Last Friday, the Oniru of Iru Kingdom, Oba ‘Gbolahan Lawal marked his first birthday on the throne with glitz and glamour. MURITALA AYINLA reports     In line with the COVID-19 prevention measure which discourages social gathering, efforts were made to dissuade hundreds of wellwishers, who […]