POLICE PARADES SUSPECTED BOKO HARAM MEMBER AUGUSTINE EFFIONG

The kano state Police Command has paraded one Augustine Effiong also known as Abubakar Garba suspected to be a member of the Boko Haram sect.

Augustine Effiong, 25, an indigene of Akwa Ibom State, who is popularly known as Abubakar Garba said on Monday that he helped carry out deadly attacks on April 29 at church services in the old campus of the Bayero University, Kano Read more

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SUSPECTED BOMBER ARRESTED AT RADIO HOUSE, ABUJA

A middle aged man reports said has been arrested at the Radio House, Abuja, housing the Federal Ministry of Information, the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Voice of Nigeria and Kapital FM as well as the National Press Centre.

The man simply identified as John security operatives says was arrested with the possession of grenades and other ammunition as he tried to gain entrance into the Radio House. Read more

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INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: FG TO TRAIN 1MILIION YOUTHS ANNUALLY ON TECHNICAL, VOCATIONAL SKILLS

As part of its Industrial Revolution, the Federal Government is to train at least one million youths annually in various technical and vocational skills under the National industrial Skills Development Programme.

The Minister of Trade and Investment, Olusegun Agaga, disclosed this in Abuja , on Thursday, during the Presentation of the National industrial Skills Development Project to stakeholders. Read more

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FIRE EXPLOSION IN RUMUOKORO PARK, PORT HARCOURT | 6 CONFIRMED DEAD

Reports of an explosion in Rumuokoro area of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital this morning has caused an unrest across the nation, with many fearing it was another bomb blast.

While some versions of the report say it was a bomb blast, others say the fire explosion was caused by a petrol tanker.

Information about the nature of the blast is still sketchy, however, Channels TV reports that six burnt bodies have so far been recovered in the first phase of the search for victims. Read more

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BUNDU SHOOTING: ECOWAS COURT REJECTS FG, RIVERS STATE’S ARGUMENTS

The ECOWAS Court of Justice sitting in Abuja has rejected the arguments by both the Federal Government and the Rivers State Government to block application seeking court’s permission to call victims and witnesses to testify over the ‘shooting and killing by security agents in Bundu waterfront, Port Harcourt. Read more

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FG TO COMPEL MDAS TO BUY MADE-IN-NIGERIA PRODUCTS

As a key part of the industrial revolution embarked upon by the Federal Government, states, ministries, departments and agencies will now be compelled to buy Made-in-Nigeria products in line with the local content provision for government procurement, the Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga, has said. Read more

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EXCERPTS OF DAY 1 AT THE NEW MEDIA AND GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE

EiE Nigeria, Shehu Musa Yaradua Foundation, Galaxy backbone and a host of other stakeholders put together what has now become the first ever conference on New Media and Governance in Africa. The 2 days conference held at the Yaradua Centre in Abuja with notable dignitaries in attendance. Below are excerpts of day 1 of the conference proceedings put together by Oluwatobi Soyombo. Read more

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