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Niger Delta Media Forum plans N/D summit

  Niger Delta Media Forum (NDMF), a body of like minds journalists from Niger Delta region is putting finishing touches to its two.-day summit with the theme.:'HOLISTIC…

Ogun sets up probe panel on OOUTH

The Ogun State Government has instituted a panel of enquiry to look at the remote and immediate causes of the current challenges facing the State-owned Olabisi Onabanjo…

Star studded line up for Asuza 2019

By Charles Okogene For the 17th edition of its Asuza revival, Apostle Aslem Madubuko led Revival Assembly, has lined up a crack team of gospel musicians that will spice up…

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Niger Delta Media Forum plans N/D summit

  Niger Delta Media Forum (NDMF), a body of like minds journalists from Niger Delta region is putting finishing touches to its two.-day summit with the theme.:'HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGER DELTA BY STAKEHOLDERS: A PANACEA FOR SUSTAINABLE PEACE IN THE REGION', tentatively scheduled for September 27-28. The summit is aimed at making a clarion call on sons and daughters of South - South region for a collaborative, cooperative and supportive to making the region great again. In a release signed by its coordinator, Tim…

Those carrying arms illegally are nothing but criminals –Air Cmdr Adeleke

Air Commodore J. F. Adeleke (Retd.) has participated in the mopping up of small arms and light weapons in Nigeria. Facilitating sessions at the just concluded UNDP-sponsored Zonal Training of Trainers Workshop For Security Agencies on Effective Border Management in Lagos, Adeleke, a Member of the Federal Republic (MFR), told journalists at the event why arms should not be in the wrongs hands. DAYO EMMANUEL here reports. NEWDAN:The Bill on Small Arms and Light Weapon is at the National Assembly can you…

Toll collection begins on Oke Aro/Matogbun Road

By Tunde Abatan Baring any last minute change of mind, the coordinators and residents of Matogbun/Oke-Aro axis in the Lagos /Ogun states' border, will as from Monday, July 22, 2019, start paying tolls on the now improved road. The road, which has been under repair for the past three weeks have breath a dose of fresh air into he life of motorists as the organisers have sunk in over two million naira to make the road motorable from the daily voluntary donations by road users. However, even as the exited community…

Breaking: Vacate Southern Nigeria Now – NEF orders Fulani herdsmen

The Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) has asked all Fulani herdsmen residing in the southern part of the country to vacate immediately if their security was no longer guaranteed. Addressing a joint press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the chairman of NEF, Prof. Ango Abdullahi, said the Forum would continue to take up issues relating to the security and safety of Northerners in the South. He said stakeholders and other well-meaning Nigerians must do everything possible to stop the escalation of sensitive matters…

Lagos to benefit from £38M UK mobile development programme

Owing to its socio-economic and political significance as the commercial nerve centre of the country and sixth largest economy in Africa, Lagos State Government is to benefit from the United Kingdom thirty-eight million pounds extended programme on mobile for development in Nigeria. This was disclosed today by the United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign Commonwealth Office who also doubles as Minister of State for Department for International Development, Harriett Baldwin during a courtesy…

Ogun sets up probe panel on OOUTH

The Ogun State Government has instituted a panel of enquiry to look at the remote and immediate causes of the current challenges facing the State-owned Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH). In a statement issued on behalf of the Secretary to the State Government,  Mr Tokunbo Talabi by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor,  Mr Kunle Somorin said the 9-man committee is headed by Dr Yemi Onabowale, the Chief Medical Director of Reddington Hospital. The committee is…

Ekiti: Commissioner tasks health professionals on reduction of  maternal, perinatal deaths

The Ekiti state government has charged all health professionals in the state to ensure the reduction in the high maternal  mortality rate in the state. The Ekiti  State Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr.Mojisola Yaya -Kolade gave the charge while declaring open  Training on Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) Ekiti state steering committee for Secondary and Tertiary facilities in Ekiti State. Dr. Kolade noted that the training was expedient…

Another accident claims man on College Road, Lagos 9 hours after earlier incidence

Barely nine hours after the accident that claimed a trader crushed by a trailer in her shop on College Road, Ogba, Lagos yesterday, another accident occurred almost at the same spot shortly before midnight on Monday. Residents of the area however put a call through to New Dawn early hours of Tuesday to report the incidence. "Sir, another accident involving a car has happened again almost at the same spot of yesterday's account," a resident, Mrs. Osibanjo called. Stating further, Osibanjo said the lone…

Star studded line up for Asuza 2019

By Charles Okogene For the 17th edition of its Asuza revival, Apostle Aslem Madubuko led Revival Assembly, has lined up a crack team of gospel musicians that will spice up the programme with their God given talents. The stars that a bill to perform on the closing day of the six-day event, which starts on July 22, 2019 are Chioma Jesus, Mercy Chinwo, Frank Edwards, Felix Duke, Righteous Man, Amb. Wol;e Oni. Others are Essence,Judith Kay, Romzy, Ighosa, The Higher Dimension Choir among others. ALSO READ: Accident…

My father told me Atiku was born in Nigeria- PDP’s witness

A witness called by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has said that his claim that Atiku is a Nigerian by birth and was qualified to contest the presidential election were information he got from his father. The witness, Mohammed Hayatu, who claimed to have retired as a Customs official, said his father is dead. Hayatu said he also learnt part of Adamawa Province was one part of Northern Cameroon, until the plebiscite of 1961 which…

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