NNPC Build Girls Science School in Kogi

NNPC supplies 29.058m litres of petrol to 13 states

  ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has promised to build and equip a Science and Technology Laboratory to enhance pupils’ interest in science and engineering profession, especially the Girl Child. Mr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director of NNPC, disclosed this at Foundation laying ceremony of a laboratory, to mark the sixth edition of Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) in LGEA primary school Ofugo, Kogi State. The gesture was a collaboration between the NNPC and APWEN to be named after Mr Kashim Ali, President, Council…

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Four well Diggers Buried alive in Kogi

ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA.  Four well diggers believed to be HND graduates met their untimely death on Monday when local borehole they were digging caved in and buried them alive. The incident occurred   in kabba, headquarters of  kabba/ bunu local government area of the state. The deceased were   David, Sunday, as Ayo and Ogbekedo who were sibllings died in the ugly incident. An eye witness account stated that tragedy occurred at zango quarters kabba where a primary school mistress, Mrs Agnes Baiyere had contracted the deceased to dig a well in the front…

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Kogi Assembly sacks CJ over Gross Misconduct

 ATABOR JULIUS, LOKOJA. The Kogi state House of Assembly on Tuesday on the floor of the House recommended outright sack for the Chief Judge of the state Justice Nasir Ajana or to step aside for what it termed gross misconduct. Presenting a report on Public Accounts committee, the chairman Hon. Ahmed Mohammed representing Ankpa 1 constituency said the committee draw its powers from section 129 subsection c and section 125, 1, 2 of the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria to   investigate the budget performance of the Judiciary and…

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FG Reacts To Execution Of Nigerians Over Drug Trafficking In Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government, FG, has reacted to the execution of a Nigerian woman in Saudi Arabia alongside three others for drug trafficking. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora,  who described the news as pathetic, tragic and sad, added that  most victims are not usually guilty as some airlines have been working with drug syndicates to put such drugs in the bags of unsuspecting passengers. She further disclosed that so far, eight Nigerians have been executed while 20 are on death row in Saudi Arabia. Abike Dabiri-Erewa who…

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