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Ekiti govt. scraps developement levy in schools

The new Ekiti state governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday ordered the immediate scrapping of payment of development levy in all public secondary and primary schools across the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that students and pupils pay N1,000 and N500 respectively as development levy per term under the immediate administation of former Gov. Ayo Fayose. The […]


FADAMA III ‎distributes domestic animals to IDPs

FADAMA III World Bank-Assisted Project under the additional Financing Project in Bauchi state has distributed over 200 domestic animals to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). ‎ Speaking at the distribution ceremony on Wednesday in Bauchi, Mr Mohammed Abdul, state Communications officer, FADAMA III Project said that the initiative was tagged, “North East Food Security and Livelihood Emergency Support Project.” ‎ Abdul […]

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Woman kills herself, 2 kids after husband fakes his death

A woman has killed herself and her two children in China after hearing about her husband’s death which eventually turned out to have been faked by the man. The 34-year-old man in China, who was identified by the surname He, was presumed dead after his vehicle was discovered in a river on Sept. 19, the BBC reported. The man’s body […]

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FG Disburses N1.5 billion to 20, 344 Poor Households in Bauchi

lkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: The federal government has issued more than N1.5 billion to 20,344 poor households in Bauchi State under its Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme. This was disclosed by its coordinator in the state, Jibrin Yusuf. Mr Yusuf told officials of the state council of Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) who visited his office on Monday in Bauchi that […]


26% UNESCO Funding Benchmark a Myth

Prof. Peter Okebukola, former Executive Secretary, National University Commission (NUC), says the acclaimed 26 per cent United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) funding benchmark was nothing but a myth. Okebukola disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the 8th Convocation and honorary award of doctorate degree of Caleb University, Imota, Lagos. NAN […]

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Agonising parents of Hauwa Liman believe she’s alive

In the wake of world’s outrage over the killing of a second Red Cross worker, Hauwa Liman, by a faction of Boko Haram, her distraught family is hopeful she is alive. Hauwa, who works with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), was reported killed by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the second aid worker to be […]

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Israel, Don’t Sacrifice Deterrence for Revenge

Israel claims its policy of demolishing terrorists’ homes is a justified security measure. Destroying the family home of terrorist Khalil Yussef Ali Jabarin despite the fact that his family tried to prevent his attack on Ari Fuld seems more an act of revenge than deterrence, and could generate serious blowback with major ramifications. Ever since Israel first embarked on its […]


Osundare to Fayemi: Restore Ekiti values

Literary giant, Prof Niyi Osundare on Monday tasked Governor Kayode Fayemi to use his second coming to fight poverty and moral decadence in the state and restore long held values of Ekiti people. Osundare described former Governor Ayodele Fayose as a demagogue who pounced on the moral degradation in the state to promote stomach infrastructure as a fundamental policy of […]


Nigerian Content Board Donates Relief Materials to Bayelsa IDPs

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) on Sunday urged oil firms operating in the Niger Delta to assist people displaced by flood in the region. Mr Simbi Wabote, Executive Secretary of NCDMB, made the appeal when he led the management to donate relief materials at the Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Igbogene area of Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital. He […]