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US MILITARY United States military has expressed concerned over attacks being carried out by foreign extremists in Nigeria and other West African countries. The Army’s concern came a week after President MuhammaduBuhari blamed the rise in herders’ attacks on foreign militia trained by late Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi. At the African Land Forces Summit in Abuja […]

OSINBAJO Federal government has assured the thirty six states of the country of its readiness to support them “without discrimination along party lines”. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, made the commitment in Umuahia at the inauguration of the state’s Tele-health initiative, which he described as commendable effort in the healthcare delivery system in the state. The […]

SPORTS Team Nigeria was officially welcomed yesterday at the Games village by the Organizers of the twenty first Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. The athletes were entertained by a dance troupe from the Munujali tribe. Teams’ arrival at the Games Village is not officially acknowledged until a welcome ceremony is held for the various […]

AKHA Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has passed a bill into law seeking to reposition the State College of Arts and Science in Nung- Ukim, Ikono Local Government Area, for effective service delivery. The bill, sponsored by Member representing Ikot Abasi/Eastern Obolo State constituency, Hon. Uduak Ududo, was passed at yesterday’s plenary after the […]

ABIA Abia State Government House has been thrown into deep mourning following the death of two women in the convoy bearing the wife of the state governor, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu in an auto crash. One of the dead women was identified as Mrs Promise Uche-Nwamkpa, wife of a former member of the Abia state House […]

EMBASSY No fewer than fifteen local workers have been disengaged by the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja, said it however approved the disengagement of the workers due to some ongoing rationalization of workers at the embassy. Reports say the ministry had also approved the payment of gratuities to the workers, […]

FRSC Despite warnings from the Akwa Ibom state Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, thirty six drivers were found wanting during the Easter period. State FRSC Public Relations Officer, Jonas Agwu, who confirmed this to Comfort FM’s Correspondent, Ruth Amadin, explained that the thirty six offenders were prosecuted in the mobile court at […]

NIMC National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, has issued a statement debunking reports in certain quarters that it had suspended the issuance of the National Identification cards. NIMC’s Head, Corporate Communications Unit, Loveday Ogbonna, described the report as “false and misleading”, insisting that it had never suspended the issuance of cards to successful enrollees at any […]

RIVERS One hundred and twenty arms have been recovered from thirteen Local Government Areas of Rivers state by the Police. Spokesman of Rivers State Police Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni, said the arms were recovered through the ongoing mop-up exercise, which would last for two weeks. DSP Omoni explained that the State Command is taking a […]

LAGOS Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has promised to clean-up the state’s waterways for safer transportation. This he said is to attract more investments and encourage partnerships in the channelization of the water routes. Represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, at this year’s Boat Regatta funfair, Ambode promised to provide more standard jetties and […]


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