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NNDC’s Sponsored Students Abandoned Abroad Featured News 

NNDC’s Sponsored Students Abandoned Abroad

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has abandoned about 168 students awarded the 2016 Scholarship has been stranded abroad.   SaharaReporters reports that NDDC has failed to fulfill the pledge made to the students in October 2016 which includes payment of tuition fee, traveling and living expenses.   One of the students that spoke with Sahara Reporters said that eight months after the pledge, not a dime has been paid by NDDC.   Share This:

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Woman Butchered Rapist’s Penis Featured News 

Woman Butchered Rapist’s Penis

An Indian woman cut off a man’s penis after he allegedly tried to rape her at her house in the southern state of Kerala, police said on Saturday. The 23-year-old law student was at her residence in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram late Friday when she says she was attacked by the 54-year-old man, who had claimed to her family to be a religious guru.   “She used a knife in her defense and cut off his penis,” district police chief G Sparjan Kumar told AFP by phone. “The man, Hari…

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Gunmen Rob Busload Of Policemen Featured News 

Gunmen Rob Busload Of Policemen

Authorities in Mexico say gunmen have assaulted and robbed a bus full of federal police officers.   The National Security Commission reports that the bus was carrying 29 unarmed officers dressed in civilian clothes Monday night to Mexico City, where they were to be on leave after 25 straight days on duty in the Pacific resort city of Acapulco.   The commission says the driver pulled over to check a mechanical problem near a toll booth in the state of Morelos.     Armed men then boarded the bus, threatened…

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Militants Abduct Four Itsekiri Leaders, Demands N36m, Bandits’ Names Be On Company’s Payroll Featured News 

Militants Abduct Four Itsekiri Leaders, Demands N36m, Bandits’ Names Be On Company’s Payroll

Four Itsekiri leaders and some officials of Elcrest, an indigenous firm, have been confirmed kidnapped by militants in Delta State.   The men were taken into captivity in a community in Benin River in Warri North Local Government Area at 5:00p.m. on Tuesday.   They were returning to Warri from Ureju Community when they were seized.   A ransom of N36 million has been demanded from the company.   The bandit also asked that their names be included in the payroll of the company.   Share This:

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Osinbajo Bans Touting ‘Agbero’ At All Ports, Apapa Port To Run 24/7 Featured News 

Osinbajo Bans Touting ‘Agbero’ At All Ports, Apapa Port To Run 24/7

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has directed the resumption of 24-hour operations at the Apapa Port and outrightly banned touting by officials or unofficial persons at any port; be it air, land and sea ports in Nigeria.   Prof. Osinbajo had on Thursday signed three Executive Orders dealing with the business environment, local content in public procurement and timely budget submission. The Orders take effect immediately.   The Acting President said in the Order that, “the Apapa Port shall resume 24-hour operations within 30 days of the issuance of this…

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LASPOTECH Student Commits Suicide Featured News 

LASPOTECH Student Commits Suicide

A 22-year-old student of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Isolo campus, Damilola Adegoke, has committed suicide, and her bereaved family stated that the news was shocking to them.   However, they stated that Damilola didn’t show any trace of taking her life.   Damilola Adegoke.   “Never mind what others say. Do better yourself, beat your own records every day, and aim for a better tomorrow… Happy new week peeps,” Adegoke wrote on her Facebook wall on Monday.   Adegoke lived with her mother in the Masasa area of Lagos.  …

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Ibo Women Go Nude To Defend Biafra Featured News 

Ibo Women Go Nude To Defend Biafra

Women in the eastern part of Nigeria, while identifying with the Indigenous People of Biafra on Friday caused a stir as they went half nude in public, which is also reminiscent of the Aba Women’s Riot of 1929.   The women, in their hundreds also accused the military cantonment at Ohafia, Abia State of attacking its women at a meeting at Abiriba while identifying with IPOB leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.   They thereafter called on Queen Elizabeth II of England, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, the German Chancellor, Angela…

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‘I Didn’t Administer Drug Overdose On Senator Adeleke’- Nurse Cries Out Featured News 

‘I Didn’t Administer Drug Overdose On Senator Adeleke’- Nurse Cries Out

The nurse, who administered injections to Senator Isiaka Adeleke before he died, Mr. Alfred Aderibigbe, has denied giving drug overdose to the deceased.   Aderibigbe said this while being led in evidence by his counsel, Mr. Lekan Alabi, before the coroner probing Adeleke’s death in Osogbo on Thursday.   Mr. Alfred Aderibigbe.   He admitted that he treated the deceased on the day of his death but said he did not administer all the empty ampoules of injections recovered from Adeleke’s house on the deceased.   Share This:

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Idjerhe Grams. In Final Round With Master Care For Zenith Bank Delta Principal Cup Featured News 

Idjerhe Grams. In Final Round With Master Care For Zenith Bank Delta Principal Cup

Idjerhe Grammar School, Jesse would battle with Master Care International School,  Asaba, for the trophy of the 2017 Zenith Bank  Delta State Principals’ Cup football competition for secondary schools.   The match is to take place in Ozoro on Saturday.   The champions will represent the state at the next Shell Cup competition.     In other to get to this stage of the competition, Master Care defeated Amai Secondary Community School 2-1 in the semifinal while Idjerhe defeated Ogbe Ijaw 2-0 to book their place in the final at  …

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