Tuesday, July 5, 2022

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PTA honors The Guardian, Akeredolu’s wife and others for pushing the frontiers of education

The Nigerian Parent Teachers Association (PTA), Ondo State chapter, yesterday recognized Newslodge newspaper with an award for its outstanding contributions to the development of education in Nigeria.Presenting the award to our correspondent at the International Events and Culture Center...

The court arrests a man for allegedly sodomizing a 13-year-old boy

The Kano Magistrate's Court ordered on Monday that a 30-year-old man, Abdullahi Idris, who allegedly sodomized a 13-year-old boy, be held in a Correctional Center pending legal advice.Idris, who lives in Sheka Baranda Quarters Kano, is charged with kidnapping...

Stakeholders Seek Soludo’s Partnership with NGOs to Address Unemployment and Unrest

Creative industry players have called on Anambra State Governor Chukwuma Soludo to partner with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a focus on skills acquisition, upskilling and empowerment to succeed in fighting the unemployment and unrest among young people.Speaking on the...

Stop Exhibiting Yourself as Ebonyi’s PDP Governor Candidate, Onyike Warns Ogba

Following the verdict of an Abakaliki High Court annulling the June 4-5, 2022 Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) primaries, together with the Enugu Court of Appeals verdict on the same matter, the Campaign Organization AnyiChuks yesterday called on Senator Obinna...

A year later, the Imo police demand the arrest of the ‘murderer’ of Ahmed Gulak

Imo State Police Command officers arrested Anosike Chimobi, 38, from Umuedo, Ahiazu Mbaise Local Council of the state for his alleged involvement in the murder of Alhaji Ahmed Gulak.The late Gulak was head of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...

City Council vaccinates neighbors against measles

The Lagos State Olorunda Local Council Development Area has started raising awareness of measles vaccination in the community to eradicate the spread of the disease.The executive president of the Council, Samson Olatunde, urged residents to support government initiatives to...

218 drug suspects arrested in Imo, says NDLEA

The Imo State Command's National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said it has arrested 218 drug suspects in the state since June 2021.The Agency also said it seized 1,471,314 kilograms of hard drugs in the state during the same...

One dies when an 18-seater bus hits four motorcycles in Ibadan

One person was killed while four others were injured when an 18-seater bus rammed into four motorcycles, popularly called Okada in Ibadan.Officials from the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), who were at the scene during the rescue...

39-year-old owner gets two years in jail for harboring cannabis sativa

An Ibadan-based Federal High Court yesterday sentenced a 39-year-old homeowner, Ahmed Kehinde, to two years in prison for allowing his residence to be used to store 77.6kg of Cannabis sativa.The trial judge, Justice Uche Agomoh, convicted and sentenced the...

Company creates online platform for security checks for maids, nannies

Advice against paying cash to caregiversTo reduce the kidnapping rate and ensure the safety of children at home, Iverify.ng, a Nigerian background check and due diligence company, has launched an online platform for verification of maids, nannies and other...

Mass Voter Turnout and Strong Security Presence Welcome Ekiti Elections

An unprecedented number of enthusiastic voters packed various voting units in different towns, villages and villages in Ekiti on Saturday to exercise their civic rights in the ongoing gubernatorial elections.Additionally, there were combined security personnel on the ground to...

company donates state-of-the-art station to police in Kaduna

To strengthen the security infrastructure of Kaduna State, Nigerian Breweries (NB) Plc. has donated a state-of-the-art police station to the state.Located in Kudenda, Kaduna State, the police station has a waiting area, five administrative offices, and two cells for...

Owo Murders: Oyo Government declares 3 days of mourning

The Oyo state government on Monday declared a three-day mourning period in honor of the victims of the terror attack on St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo, Ondo state.The decision, according to a statement from the Secretary of the State...

Campaign against Lassa fever begins in Edo

The chief medical director of Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital (IUTH), Okada, Professor Nosakhare Bazuaye, yesterday called for concerted efforts to curb Lassa fever in the country.He made the call during the Public Health Awareness Campaign organized by the hospital,...

Ibadan Poly Ends Academic Session, Instructs Students to Proceed to Immediate Vacation

The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, in Oyo State, has instructed the institution's students to immediately proceed for their vacation, adding that the 2020/2021 academic session has concluded.The institution's Registrar, Ms. Modupe Fawale, made this known in a statement...

Stakeholders want more judges to hear human trafficking cases

Tasks of the media against stigmatization, re-traumatization of victims Stakeholders in the war against human trafficking have called for more judges to be assigned to trafficking cases to speed up the hearing of cases related to migrant smuggling in the...

Kwara students demonstrate for AbdulRazaq’s educational reforms and investments

Hundreds of Kwara students on Sunday in Ilorin organized a peaceful demonstration in recognition of Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq's reforms and investments in the education sector.The students said that the reforms and investments would give Kwara's children a good chance...

Navy delivers N500 million of intercepted drugs to NDLEA

The Nigerian Navy on Thursday handed over 463 bags of cannabis sativa (marijuana) worth N500 million that it intercepted during a routine patrol to the National Drug Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).The Commander of the Nigerian Navy Vessel (NNS) BEECROFT, Commodore...

Youth in Asaba accuse INEC of thwarting PVC collection

Youth from Asaba, Delta state, yesterday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of thwarting efforts to access their office to collect their Personal Voter Cards (PVC) to vote in the 2023 general election.The youths, who cried out for...

Motorists and commuters agonize as work resumes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Yesterday was another day of mourning for motorists and commuters driving along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway as they spent hours in traffic, after the start of rehabilitation work at kilometer 0-5 of the highway.The snail movement started from the beginning...
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