• Pulse Opinion: Is the APC falling apart before our eyes?

    The APC can't clean up its own mess and is now more divided than ever. Is this the end of Nigeria's governing party as we know it? The APC has been very poor at managing its post 2015 election success. Several instances abound, but this piece will cite a few recent examples to buttress the point. On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the APC held two parallel congresses in Lagos which threw up two separate State chairmen in two locations in Ikeja. One faction led by Fouad Oki was going ag
  • Offa Robbery: Police arrest another wanted suspect

    He was arrested in Oro town in Kwara two weeks after another suspect was arrested. Another suspect wanted by the Nigeria Police Force in connection to the robbery attack that led to the death of dozens of people in Offa, Kwara state last month, has been arrested.Nine police officers and dozens of others lost their lives when a group of at least 30 armed robbers attacked Union Bank, Eco Bank, Guarantee Trust Bank, First Bank, Zenith Bank and Ibolo Micro Finance Bank, as well as the Owode Police S
  • In Edo: 100 Secondary students trafficked to Libya in 4 months

    Okoduwa said this fact was disclosed  to him by some teachers in the school, concerned about how the institution has become the harvesting ground for traffickers. No fewer than 100 students of Idogbo Secondary School, Benin, have been trafficked to Libya in  the last four months.This was disclosed in Benin on Sunday during an advocacy programme by the Senior Special Assistant to Gov Godwin Obaseki on Human trafficking and illegal migration, Mr Solomon Okoduwa.Okoduwa said this fact was
  • Boss Mustapha: SGF finally unveils upgraded N64.8m website

    The SGF noted the importance of making information readily available to Nigerians for more transparent governance. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has finally unveiled an upgraded website of his office that cost N64.8 million on Monday, May 21, 2018.The website, www.osgf.gov.ng, was unveiled during a brief event at the SGF's office in Abuja on Monday, as he noted the importance of making information readily available to Nigerians for more transparent gover
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  • Again, herdsmen kill five in Benue

    John Charles, Makurdi
    Again, Fulani herdsmen late Sunday invaded Michia settlement in Gaambe-Tiev of Logo Local Government Area of Benue state, killed five people and wounded several others.
    According to a community leader in the council area, Joseph Anawah, the attackers invaded the community between 11.30 pm and 11.55pm Sunday night.
    “The attack, which was carried out swiftly in a professional manner, has so far claimed five lives, with many wounded.
    “The locals were attacked betwe
  • Ebola: Congo begins virus vaccinations in northwest city

    Congo has begun Ebola vaccinations of medical staff in the northwest city of Mbandaka, a Reuters witness said, the first in the Central African country to help stem an outbreak believed to have killed 25 people since early April.The WHO is sending over 7,540 doses of Ebola vaccine to Congo, 540 of which have been earmarked for Mbandaka where four Ebola cases have been confirmed.Health workers in DRC began the vaccination aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.A spokesperson fo
  • SGF unveils N64m website, says critics not govt’s enemies

    Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja
    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, on Monday inaugurated what he described as the upgraded website of his office, www.osgf.gov.ng.
    Speaking at a brief event in his office in Abuja, Mustapha put the cost of the upgrading, which he said included procurement of laptops, training of officials and consultancy services, at N64m
    The Federal Government had allocated N65m for the project in the 2017 Budget.
    “There was a contr
  • With new law, Chinese couple may have more than one child

    China is considering ending the limits it sets on the number of children a family can have, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
    China’s population is aging rapidly, with the number of births falling by 3.5 per cent to 17.23 million in 2017 in spite of the country’s decision in late 2015 to relax the controversial “one-child” policy and allow couples to have a second child.
    “The State Council, or cabinet, has commissioned research on
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  • Okonjo-Iweala: 5 things ex minister wants you to know about corruption in Nigeria

    These are 5 things Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala wants you to know about fighting corruption in Nigeria. Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala who served as coordinating minister of the economy under Goodluck Jonathan, has written a book titled: “Fighting corruption is dangerous; the story behind the headlines.”Okonjo-Iweala recently sat down with the BBC to discuss fighting corruption in Nigeria’s governance circles. This is what she said:1. Okonjo-Iweala reveals why her mum was kidnappedIn December
  • Ghana’s Central Bank cuts interest rate to 17%

    Ghana’s Central Bank has cut its benchmark interest rate by 100 basis points to 17 percent.
    The bank’s Governor, Ernest Addison, said in the capital, Accra, on Monday that the apex bank “is on track to meet its medium-term inflation target” as the economy had stabilised.
    SEE ALSO: Nigeria’s GDP growth rate shrinks from 2.11% to 1.95% in Q1 –NBS
    Ghana is in its final year of a $918m credit deal with the International Monetary Fund to narrow its defici
  • In Taraba: Troops arrest 8 bandits, recover weapons

    Soldiers encountered the bandits while on patrol along Manya-Gangun road in Ussa. Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested eight armed bandits in Ussa local government area of Taraba state on Sunday, May 20, 2018.According to a statement signed by Deputy Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Kayode Ogunsanya, on Monday, May 21, troops of Sector 3 deployed under "Operation Whirl Stroke" encountered the bandits while on patrol along Manya-Gangun road in Ussa. They recovered two AK-47 ri
  • Utomi, Chidoka back Ohanaeze on restructuring

    Chief Osita Chidoka, a former Minister of Aviation and renowned economist, Prof. Pat Utomi, have said that constructive engagement on the Nigerian project remained the best way to go.
    They said this in an interview with Newsmen on the sideline of the Restructuring Summit organised by Ohanaeze Ndigbo in Awka on Monday.
    Chidoka described Nigeria as a product of negotiation which must renegotiate at all times to get the best out of it.
    He said Nigerians must agree that the country must be at peace
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  • APM Terminals contributes N186bn annually to Nigeria’s economy – Report

    By Godwin Oritse
    An impact assessment study conducted by a Denmark-based consulting firm, Quantifying Business Impacts on Society (QBIS) has revealed that the operation of leading global port operating company, APM Terminals in Nigeria created a total turnover of around USD610 million (N186.05 billion) per year to the Nigerian economy from 2013 to 2016.
    The study titled “Nigerian Trade Stimulator – How APM Terminals in Nigeria have impacted trade, creating jobs and ensuring a su
  • Protesting BSU students barricade institution, Makurdi road over tuition increment.

    They are miscreants and not students – Management
    By Peter Duru
    Makurdi-Hundreds of supposed students of Benue State University, BSU, at the early hours of Monday, barricaded the main entrance of the institution and took over the Makurdi-Gboko road in protest of the recent increment of fees of by the management of the institution.
    The students who took over the entrance of the institution, chased away the security personnel manning the institution’s gates even as they prevented
  • Accreditation: Sokoto university gets N158m for e-library

    Sokoto State Commissioner for Higher Education, Dr Jabbi Kilgori, says a contract of N158 million has been awarded for the construction and automation of the State university’s e-library to meet the accreditation standard.Jabbi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday that the contract was approved by the state executive council during its last meeting.He said efforts were being channel to ensure that the institution had all the requirements for standard learning facilities that wou
  • 2019: APGA woos Okorocha

    As youths endorse Nwulu for Governor
    By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri
    Investigations yesterday revealed that internal consultations are on top gear, by some members of the Imo state chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to smoothen the way for  governor Rochas Okorocha, to rejoin APGA.
    This is as hundreds of youths across the 27 local government areas of the state, under Imo Renewal Movement, IRYM,  endorsed Mr. Tony Nwulu, representing Oshodi/Isolo 2 federal constituency of
  • Rescheduled Delta APC congress ongoing

    Festus Ahon & Perez Brisibe
    ASABA – THE rescheduled All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta State is currently ongoing at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba.Leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, Chief Hyceinth Enuah, A.V.M Ajobena, governorship aspirants of the party, Dr. Cario Odjugboh, Rt. Hon Victor Ochie, and delegates have arrived the venue.
    Accreditation by the congress committee chairman, Eugene Odoh has commenced as at 1pm.
    The post Res
  • Nigeria’s GDP growth rate shrinks from 2.11% to 1.95% in Q1 –NBS

    Ifeanyi Onuba, Abuja
    The National Bureau of Statistics on Monday released Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product growth rate report with the size of the economy shrinking from 2.11 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 1.95 per cent in the first quarter of this year.
    The NBS in the report made available to our correspondent said that during the period, the country recorded a nominal GDP of N28.46trn. This, it added, is higher than the N26trn nominal GDP which the economy recorded in the firs
  • Ebola won’t stop Eagles/DRC Friendly-Dalung

    By Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Abuja
    MINISTER of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that the recent Ebola outbreak in Democratic of Congo, DRC, will not stop the planned friendly match between the Super Eagles and the Leopards of DRC in the build-up to the World Cup to be hosted by Russia.
    But the Minister said that before the DRC team arrives Nigeria, they will be thoroughly screened in their home country and also be screened on arrival to Nigeria.
    Dalung
    He said that the football
  • NDC Primaries: Alabi hopeful of beating Mahama in NDC presidential race

    The former University of Professional Studies Vice Chancellor said the contest will be a "triller" in history, urging his supporters to "stay focus" on the course. Ex-President John Mahama's main challenger in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential race, Professor Joshua Alabi, is hopeful of defeating him to emerge as the NDC flagbearer for the 2020 polls.The former University of Professional Studies Vice Chancellor said the contest will be a "tri
  • Nigeria’s GDP rises 1.95%, non-oil sector accounts for 90.3%

    The oil sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP remains below 10 per cent in Q1 figures of the nation’s GDP released by the National Bureau of Statistics in Abuja today.
    Kemi Adeosun
    According to the NBS, the nation’s GDP grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year- in real terms in the first quarter of 2018.
    Although the nation recorded some growth in the oil sector during the period, the contribution formed only 9.61 per cent of the total, with the non- oi
  • Boko Haram: UMTH provides skeletal services

    The University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH) says it is providing skeletal services despite ongoing nationwide strike by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and challenge of Boko Haram.
    Prof. Bashir Tahir, the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Maiduguri.
    Tahir said that it would be disastrous to close down the hospital because of strike and the challenges of the insurgency in the state.He said that
  • Nadal regains No.1 spot before French Open

    Rafael Nadal regained the number one spot ahead of the French Open in the world rankings on Monday after winning his eighth Rome Masters title.
    Rafael Nadal
    The victory saw Nadal overtake Roger Federer, who is not playing the claycourt season this year.
    Former number one Novak Djokovic continued his fall, slipping four places to 22nd.
    ATP rankings at May 21:Rafael Nadal (ESP) 8,770 pts (+1)
    Roger Federer (SUI) 8,670 pts (-1)
    Alexander Zverev (GER) 5,615
    Marin Cilic (CRO) 4,950 (+1)
    Grigor Dimitr
  • Pogba evasive over Manchester United future

    Paul Pogba has refused to rule out a move away from Manchester United, hinting at strains in his relationship with Jose Mourinho after a difficult season at Old Trafford.
    Pogba
    The £89 million ($119 million) France international has had a tricky second season back at United, being left out of the side or substituted early many times.
    On other occasions manager Mourinho has publicly questioned his contributions, while transfer talk refuses to die down.
    Asked by French television station Can
  • Be committed to ideals of freedom, MOSOP urges Ogonis

    By Davies Iheamnachor
    PORT HARCOURT: The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, has urged the people of Ogoni in Rivers State to be committed to the ideals of freedom.
    The body in a statement yesterday by its spokesman, Fegalo Nsuke, in memory of four Ogoni leaders who lost their lives at Giokoo on May 21, 1994, advised Ogonis to give attention to issues of human rights and non-violence agitation which he said were the core ideals of the founding fathers of MOSOP.“Today
  • Okowa presents buses to prisons

    TO speed up the administration of criminal justice in Delta State, the state Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has donated two 18-seater buses to the Nigerian Prisons Service.
    Presenting the buses on Monday  in Asaba, Governor Okowa decried the congestion of Prisons in the country.
    According to him, “it should be recalled that Delta State played host to the Nigeria Bar Association’s (NBA) conference on criminal justice reform recently and during the conference, Prison wa
  • New death in DR Congo Ebola outbreak – toll at 26

    The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has risen to 26 after a person died in the northwest city of Mbandaka, Health Minister Oly Ilunga said on Monday.
    “A death was recorded (on Sunday), while two people who had been confirmed as ill with the Ebola virus were cured on Saturday,” he said.
    “The two people who were cured have returned to their families,” he told reporters.
    Those two cases occurred at Bikoro, a remote rural area where the
  • Morata misses out on Spain World Cup squad

    Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata was left out of Spain’s World Cup squad, announced on Monday.Morata paid the price for a disappointing debut season in the Premier League as Spain coach Julen Lopetegui picked Iago Aspas and Rodrigo Moreno up front, along with Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa.
    “The decision is always difficult because of the talent of the players we have,” Lopetegui said.
    READ ALSO: Eder, Nani miss out on Portugal World Cup squad
    “We have opted for three o
  • Speculative attacks fuel Naira depreciation

    The announcement of a currency- swap deal between Nigeria and China has compelled speculators to make last minute plans to wreck havoc on the naira before the deal gets underway.
    TheGovernor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, led the Nigerian delegation to China for the signing of the 2.5 billion dollars deal on April 27.
    Financial experts said that the sealing of the deal was in the right direction as it would reduce pressure on the dollar, which would indirectly reduce t
  • Despite Federal Government’s distractions, We are delivering Mega-projects – Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that  despite the deliberate distractions of the APC Federal Government, his administration has achieved significant milestones  in projects delivery.Speaking during a Special Appearance on Channels Sunrise Daily on Monday, Governor  Wike said that the commitment to serve Rivers people is at an all-time high.Wike
    Governor Wike said: “We are committed  in serving the people of Rivers State.  That is why we ar
  • Dickson engages Northern Govs, leaders on restructuring , fiscal federalism 

    The Bayelsa State Governor, Henry Seriake Dickson, has, in line with his resolve to deepen the clamour for the restructuring of the country, intensified consultation with Governors and leaders of Northern extraction, in a bid to get the buy-in of the governors and leaders on the restructuring of Nigeria.
    Dickson
    Governor Dickson, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Francis Ottah Agbo, said he is passionate about the unity and stability of Nigeria and believes the only way to put
  • UN appeals for $80m for flood victims in Somalia

    The Somali government’s humanitarian branches and the UN humanitarian agency on Monday launched an appeal for 80 million dollars to assist flood victims following heavy rainfall pounding the Horn of Africa nation.
    United-Nations
    In a joint statement released, both the Somali and UN relief organisations said the funds will help them provide immediate help for people affected by recent flooding in the country’s central and south, resulting from the heaviest rainfall experienced in over
  • Cahill urges clarity over Conte’s Chelsea future

    Chelsea captain Gary Cahill has called for “the uncertainty to be put to bed” over the future of Antonio Conte, with the Italian widely expected to be on his way out of the club.
    Cahill-Conte
    The Blues beat Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday as Conte won his second trophy in English football after capturing the Premier League title in his first campaign.
    The former Italy and Juventus manager has been embroiled in a turbulent campaign marred by his feud with the clu
  • Amaechi’s ally emerges Rivers APC chair as Abe’s group boycotts State Congress

    By Davies Iheamnachor
    PORT HARCOURT: The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has concluded its ward, local government and state congresses yesterday.The state congress which was conducted on the early hours of Monday, saw an ally of the Transportation Minister, Chibuike Amaechi, as the newly elected chairman of the party in the state.y
    This is just as Sen. Magnus Abe, and some chieftains of the APC, in support of his governorship ambition boycotted the congresses, de
  • Buhari: God brought President to save Nigeria - Balarabe

    Balarabe-Abdullahi made this known on Sunday at a rally organised by a youth group known as Nasarawa State APC Youth Awareness Group. Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, the Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, said President Muhammadu Buhari still remained the best presidential material for Nigeria considering his laudable achievements in the country.Balarabe-Abdullahi made this known on Sunday at a rally organised by a youth group known as Nasarawa State APC Youth Awareness Group. The ral
  • Nigeria’s GDP grows by 1.95 % in Q1, non-oil sector accounts for 90.3%

    The oil sector’s contribution to Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product, GDP remains below 10 per cent in Q1 figures of the nation’s GDP released by the National Bureau of Statistics in Abuja today..
    According to the NBS, the nation’s GDP grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year- in real terms in the first quarter of 2018.
    Although the nation recorded some growth in the oil sector during the period, the contribution formed only 9.61 per cent of the total, with the non- oil sector acc
  • Chelsea striker Morata left out of Spain’s World Cup squad

    Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata was the big name missing from Spain’s World Cup squad announced by manager Julen Lopetgui in Madrid on Monday.
    The forwards on duty for the 2010 world champions in Russia are Isco, Marco Asensio, Lucas Vazquez, Iago Aspas, Rodrigo Moreno and Diego Costa.
    Spain play Portugal, Iran and Morocco in Group B at Sochi.
    The post Chelsea striker Morata left out of Spain’s World Cup squad appeared first on Vanguard News.
  • Follow el-Rufai and sack teachers at your own peril, NLC tells Northern governors

    Vows to mobilise against el-Rufai, other anti-workers govs in 2019
    By Victor Ahiuma-Young
    NIGERIA Labour Congress, NLC, yesterday urged Northern state governors to distance themselves from perceived anti- workers’ policies especially massive sack of teachers as done by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kanduna State, to avoid unpleasant consequences in 2019 general elections.
    NLC in a statement in Abuja, vowed to mobilise workers against the Kaduna State governor and any other governor in the nor
  • Belgium leave out Nainggolan for World Cup

    Belgium have left midfield creator Radja Nainggolan out of their World Cup squad, coach Roberto Martinez said on Monday.NainggolanThe absence of Nainggolan, who scored twice for Roma in the second league of the Champions League semi-final against Liverpool this month, was the biggest surprise in the 28-player list that will be reduced to 23 before the tournament.
    Belgium face England, Panama and Tunisia in Group G at the World Cup.
    The heavily tattooed 30-year-old has played 30 times for his cou
  • Policemen captured on video trying to disposses an NSCDC official of his rifle

    A video showing men of the Nigeria Police attempting to dispossess an official of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps of his rifle has gone viral online.
    In the video, the NSCDC official could be seen struggling with two policemen who were trying to dispossess him of the rifle in a room. Unmindful of their lives some other police officers joined them.
    The policemen could be seen kicking the NSCDC man.
    It was not clear where and when the video was taken, but online sources claimed the in
  • Nigeria economy grows with bump in oil production

    Nigeria’s economy grew slower than expected in the first quarter, official statistics showed Monday, with an expansion in oil production offset by a sputtering non-oil sector.The economy grew by 1.9 percent year-on-year in the three months to March, compared with growth of 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, said Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics.Nigeria’s oil production — which generates the bulk of the country’s government revenue — is up to 2.0
  • Pro-Chancellor hails FG over release of Unilorin lecturers’ allowance

    Dr Abdullah Oyekan, the Chairman of the Governing Council, University of Ilorin, has commended the Federal Government on the release of the long-awaited earned allowance for academic staff of the university.
    Oyekan, in a statement on Monday, also applauded the University’s branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) for its display of civilised trade unionism.“I thank the Federal Government for honouring its pledge to pay the Earned Allowance of Unilorin staff along wit
  • NPFL: Kwara United outshine MFM FC 3-1

    Kwara United Football Club on Sunday defeated visiting Mountain of Fire Ministry (MFM) FC of Lagos 3-1 in a Match Day 22 fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).FULL TIME:Kwara United 3⃣-1⃣ MFM FC(Segun Alebiosu 16′, Stephen Alfred 48′ [pen.], Sunday Odudu 75′ – Sikiru Olatunbosun 27′)#KWAMFM#NPFL18
    — Kwara United F.C. (@KwaraUnitedFC) May 20, 2018The 2017/2018 NPFL game was played at the Kwara Stadium Complex in Ilorin.
    The vict
  • Tramadol: Customs officials seize N65m worth of capsules at airport

    The seized substance was well above the government-recommended milligrams. The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) impounded 180 cartons of Tramadol capsules worth N65m ($181,000) at the import shed of the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited (SAHCOL) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) on Friday, May 18, 2018.According to a report by SaharaReporters, a source revealed that the seized substance was well above the government-recommended milligrams (50-100) and was finally impounded
  • Concerned Nigerians group hails Falana at 60

    Pro-democracy and good governance group, Concerned Nigerians, has felicitated with the Human Rights Activist, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, as he marks his 60th birthday.
    Femi Falana
    In a statement by the group’s Convener, Deji Adeyanju, the group said Mr Falana “is a tireless advocate for inalienable rights of all people and his spirited effort to make our justice system work for all is worthy of emulation.”
    The statement reads thus:
    60 hearty cheers to Nigeria’s foremost Civil
  • Ohaneze summit: Heavy security presence around Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka

    Security has been beefed up around the Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka, Anambra capital, venue of the Monday Ohaneze Ndigbo summit on restructuring.
    Heavily armed personnel of the Army, Navy, Police and NSCDC were strategically positioned on the adjoining roads to the venue.
    Officials of the FRSC were also around Aromma Junction and the Alex Ekwueme Square, to ensure free flow of traffic.Police anti-bomb units were also stationed in and around the venue, among other proactive measures taken.
    It will b
  • Economy grew by 1.95% in Q1 2018 – NBS

    ’Femi Asu
    Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product grew by 1.95 per cent year-on-year in real terms in the first three months of this year. 
    The National Bureau of Statistics stated this on Monday in its GDP report for the first quarter of 2018.
    “This shows a stronger growth when compared with the first quarter of 2017 which recorded a growth of -0.91 per cent, indicating an increase of 2.87 per cent points,” the NBS said. 
    It said compared to the preceding qu
  • Parallel congresses: APC will overcome present challenges, says Chieftain

    A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Lagos, Alhaji Tajudeen Olusi on Monday said the party would overcome its present challenges and become more stronger.
    Olusi, a member of the APC Elders Forum in the state, made the remarks in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
    He said the holding of parallel congresses in some states on Saturday, though an issue did not mean differences among members were not reconcilable.According to him, the development is not unusu
  • 13 die after drinking toxic alcohol in India – Police

    NAN
    Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state.
    Senior Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Kumar said five people died on Saturday and eight on Sunday after consuming the locally-brewed alcohol in Kanpur district.
    Kumar said 10 others are being treated at various hospitals and the death toll could rise.
    So far 11 people suspected of being involved in the manufacture and sale of the alcohol have been arrested.
    Sale of the spirit
  • Rescheduled APC state congress: 36-member executive elected in Rivers

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers, in a rescheduled state congress on Monday in Port Harcourt, elected a 36-member executive through voice vote.
    Mr Ojukaye Flag-Amachree and Chief Emeka Beke, were elected Chairman and Secretary respectively by the delegates at the Elekahia Community Hall.Mr James Maigid, Chairman of the APC State Congress Committee for Rivers, returned the Flag-Amachree and 35 others as winners, after a voice vote for the each contestant.
    Maigid commended the de

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