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‘The belts did a marvelous job’ — Osinbajo’s aide speaks on Kabba helicopter crash

‘The belts did a marvelous job’ — Osinbajo’s aide speaks on Kabba helicopter crash

Babafemi Ojudu, one of the aides of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who was on board the helicopter that crashed in Kabba, Kogi state, on Saturday, has narrated how the seat belts helped during that difficult moment. The aircraft which conveyed Osinbajo and his aides from Abuja to the north-central state crash-landed at a stadium in Kabba

Gov Ugwuanyi receives Kabilan, NNPC 2018 quiz winner; tags him whizkid

Weeks after the Grand Finale of NNPC National Quiz Competition drew to a close, its echoes have reverberated east of the Niger as Enugu State Executive Council hosted the overall winner of the 16th Edition of the Competition, Master Tony Kabilan Okeke, who hails from the State. Okeke, representing the South-East Zone, had beaten 17

Obaseki, Okowa eulogize late Sen. Dafinone

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has extolled the virtues of late Chief (Senator) David Omueya Dafinone, describing him as a consummate statesman who epitomized hard work, dedication and commitment to excellence. Delta State Governor, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa (left), and his Edo State counterpart, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, at the funeral service of Late Senator

BREAKING: Tony Anenih is dead

A former works minister, Tony Anenih, is dead. His death was confirmed by multiple sources including his son who said the family would release a statement later tonight. Mr Anenih, 85, died on Sunday evening at an Abuja hospital where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment. Born in Edo State, Mr. Anenih was

Daphne Galizia, Ana Ramos win TI 2018 Anti-Corruption award

Transparency International has announced the late Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and Spanish whistleblower and campaigner Ana Garrido Ramos as winners of the 2018 Anti-Corruption Award. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen this evening. Daphne Caruana Galizia’s son Matthew and husband Peter collected her award.

Victim or Villain: The story of Ike Ibeabuchi, the ‘President’ who went to jail

By Nnamdi Okosieme Abuja, Nigeria September 16, 2018 He came from a clan established by a warrior. His hometown, Isuochi, is one of the three autonomous communities making up Umunneochi( known officially as Nneochi), a Local Government Area in Abia State in Nigeria. Legend has it that Ochi, a famed warrior, and wrestler had settled

PIND Sets Up Grant to Promote Development Reporting in the Niger Delta

The Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) has budgeted N3, 400,000 under its 2018 PIND Media Solution Journalism Innovative Grant for Peace Building and Economic Development to encourage media personnel and organizations to develop innovative ideas that could help change the Niger Delta narrative. The grant which is a follow up to