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Nigeria: Speaker Mourns Former VP Ekwueme, Says His Death Monumental Loss To Africa

Nigeria: Speaker Mourns Former VP Ekwueme, Says His Death Monumental Loss To Africa

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna (Nigeria) — Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has described the death of former Vice President Alex Ekwueme, as a monumental loss not just to Nigeria, but the entire African continent. In a statement personally signed by him, Dogara said Nigerians have lost a principled and brilliant politician, distinguished […]

Nigeria: How Kaduna Teacher Was Attacked, Hanged By Suspected Assasins

  By Joseph Edegbo   Kaduna (Nigeria) — It was a sad moment for family, friends and neighbours of a 39-year-old teacher and mother of two, Esther Taiwo Oloriade, who was attacked and hanged by suspected assailants was laid to rest in Kaduna, northern Nigeria on Tuesday.       The unfortunate incident happened on […]

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Nigerian Agency, DPR, Condoles Journalists In Gombe Over Loss Of Member

By Ahmad Umar, Gombe (Nigeria) — The Department of Petroleum Resources  (DPR) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, has sympathised with Journalists in Gombe of over the loss of their colleague, Daniel Nyam Gwash of Nigeria Standard Newspaper. The Operation Controller of the DPR, Abdullahi Abawa, led officials of the Department to Nigeria Union of […]

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Nigerian Union Of Journalists Loses Member In Gombe

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists has lost one of its member in Gombe, northeast Nigeria, Daniel Nyam Gwash A statement made available to Journalists in Gombe on Thursday by Chairman of the Chapel Abdullahi Tukur, quoted family sources, saying, the deceased passed away at about 11am […]

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Nigeria: Pregnant Woman, 2 Children Die Of Food Poison In Kaduna Village

By Amos Tauna Tragedy on Saturday strikes Kadarko village, of Southern Kaduna, as pregnant woman and her two children died of suspected food poisoning. The husband of the woman, a serving police officer is also in critical condition. A resident said the three members of the family died as a result of taking boiled dried […]

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UN Misson Condoles Family Over Killing Of Journalist In South Sudan

By Iliya Kure United Nations Mission in South Sudan has expressed sympathy to the family and friends of journalist Christopher Allen, killed during fighting in the town of Kaya, near the border with Uganda, in circumstances that remain unclear. “We would like to pass on our deepest condolences to the family, colleagues, and friends of […]

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Kenya: Six Police Officers Killed By Herders In Land Invasions

A Kenya police report says six police officers have been killed by herders in volatile Laikipia County, where at least 40 people have died this year due to clashes over land. News24 reported that the herders from the Pokot Community opened fire at the Laikipia Nature Conservancy and killed the officers. The officers were inside […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna State Estate Surveyors and Valuers Pay Tribute To Their Founding Father

By Amos Tauna The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers  Kaduna state branch paid a condolence visit to the family of late Pa, Akilu Musa Idris, a founding father and an advocate of the Estate Surveying and Valuation Profession in Nigeria. Late Pa Idris was the man that introduced Nigerian Institute of Estate Surveyors […]

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