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Students of Benue State University shut down entire campus in protest over shooting of student leader by suspected cultist

Students of the Benue state University on Monday morning, shut down the campus  and barricaded the entrance gates in protest over Comr. Tyonor Smith, President of the National Union of Benue State Student (NUBESS) who was shot in the head by gunmen suspected to be cultists on Sunday night in Makurdi.   The student leader was shot at the gate …

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Lagos Police arrest 25 suspected cultists within 24-hours

Operatives of Operation Crush from the Anti-Cultism Unit have arrested 25 suspected cultists in the Ijora, Mushin, and Bariga areas of Lagos State within a space of 24-hours.   The spokesman for the Lagos State Police Command,  Bala Elkana, disclosed this in a statement saying the team of security operatives arrested one Olaitan Rilwan on Saturday last week at the Ijora …

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FG to deepen impact of Foreign Direct Investments —– minister

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Adeniyi Adebayo says the ministry will attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) into the country by stimulating business linkages between large and small enterprises. Adebayo said this on Thursday in Abuja at a stakeholders’ engagement for the Implementation of “Business Linkage Programme” for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Multinational Enterprises (MNES)/Large …

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Affirmative Action: Emulate Sanwo-Olu NAWOJ charges governors

The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has charged governors of other states to emulate their colleague in Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu who appointed 32 per cent women to his cabinet. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday and signed by the National President Mrs Ifeyinwa Omowole, NAWOJ tasked state governors to even surpass the milestone of the Lagos …

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women living with HIV/AIDS in West Africa

International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in West Africa (ICWWA) has advocated for rights of women living with the virus in the region. President of the community, Astou Diop, made the group’s position known  in a statement in Abuja on Friday. Diop stated that a meaningful engagement of women and adolescent girls living with HIV in planning, implementation and …

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