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Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Trump Tower on fire after electrical box overheats on the roof of the building, firefighters trying to put out the blaze in midtown Manhattan

Trump Tower on fire after electrical box overheats on the roof of the building, firefighters trying to put out the blaze in midtown Manhattan

Donald Trump’s Trump Tower was on fire. The tower located in midtown Manhattan caught fire on Monday morning at about 7 am after an electrical box in the HVAC system on the roof of the building overheated. Emergency responders rushed to the scene immediately to help fight the flames as large clouds of smoke covered the midtown skyline. Firefighters could ...

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New Year day massacre: Benue state government declares three days mourning for 59 deceased victims, to hold mass burial for them on Thursday January 11th

New Year day massacre: Benue state government declares three days mourning for 59 deceased victims

   Benue State government has declared three days of mourning for those killed in recent attacks on communities in Logo and Guma local government areas of the state. Suspected herdsmen attacked the communities on New Year day and on Saturday January 6th, killing 59 persons including a pregnant woman. A statement released by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Samuel ...

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”FG will not condone further attacks by Herdsmen” Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau says

''FG will not condone further attacks by Herdsmen'' Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau says

     The Federal Government says it will no longer condone further attacks by herdsmen in any part of the country. Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd), gave the assurance at a meeting with some state governors in Abuja today January 8th. The meeting had in attendance Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai, Niger state’s Abubakar Bello, Benue state’s ...

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491 Libyan Returnees received at Port Harcourt International Airport

491 Libyan Returnees received at Port Harcourt International Airport

       Officials of the Federal and Rivers State Governments on Sunday received the 491 Libyan returnees at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa. While the Federal Government delegation was led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Secretary of the Rivers State Government, Sir Kenneth Kobani led the delegation of the state government. The team ...

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”Address Issues And Stop Pointing Fingers” PDP Tells Oyegun

''Address Issues And Stop Pointing Fingers'' PDP Tells Oyegun

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, to address issues and stop his resort to excuses and shifting of blames over the failures and inherent confusion in the APC-led Federal Government. The PDP slammed Oyegun for attempting to exonerate the APC of blames over the embarrassing list ...

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Fulani herdsmen: We won’t prohibit cattle rearing — Ondo govt

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The Ondo State government, yesterday, said it would not prohibit cattle rearing in the state but said plans are underway to regulate the activities of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle to ensure peaceful co-existence of farmers and the herdsmen in the state. Herdsmen have murdered several farmers, raped their wives and female children and destroyed several farmlands in recent times. ...

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In Calabar: Woman, 3 children die in kerosene fire

In Calabar: Woman, 3 children die in kerosene fire

Fire from adulterated kerosene’s explosion has killed a family of four at 124, Murtala Mohammed Highway, Ikot Omin, 8 Miles, at the outskirts of Calabar, Cross River State. It was gathered that Mrs Nseobong Uduak (mother) and three of her children— Miracle 10; Silas, three, and a two-month-old baby, whose name could not be ascertained— were burnt to death. The ...

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Power: FG Out With Policy Position To Evacuate Stranded 2,000MW

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While awaiting full take-off of the eligible customer policy, the Federal Government said, yesterday, that it was putting together a policy position that will help expand distribution network of Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to evacuate the stranded 2,000 megawatts of electricity and make them available to Nigerians. Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, who disclosed this at the ...

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