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11 Killed, 2 Injured In Cross River Road Accident

by Gerald Onwukaon September 25, 2020
Eleven person have lost their lives and two got injured in a road accident that happened along the Calabar-Mbarakom-Awi highway in Cross River State. The incident was confirmed by the Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mathew Egbe. He said that the driver conveying passengers was culpable […]

Rat Receives Gold Medal For Discovering 39 Landmines, Devotion To Duty

by Gerald Onwukaon September 25, 2020
A giant African poached rat named Magawa, has been awarded a gold medal for detecting about 39 life threatening landmines, live saving bravery and devotion to duty. The landmine detecting rat uncovered 28 items of unexploded ordnance and 39 landmines in Cambodia. Magawa as he is called, cleared more than 141,000 square metres of land […]

Presidency Clarifies Plan To Construct Rail Line Linking Kano To Niger Republic

by Seun Adeuyion September 25, 2020
Spokesperson to the president, Garba Shehu, has insisted that Nigeria is not building a rail line into the Republic of Niger. The Federal Government this week approved a $1,959,744,723.71 contract for the rail line, connect at least seven cities in Nigeria and one city in Niger Republic. The move has, however, been met with huge backlash. […]

#RevolutionNow: “It’ll Only Create Another Strong Man” — Twitter User Calls For Caution Ahead Of October 1 Protest

by Seun Adeuyion September 25, 2020
With the #RevolutionNow protest against insecurity, extrajudicial killings, abuse of human rights, bad governance and other induced social and economic hardship on October 1, a twitter user has kicked against the movement. According to @novieverest, the protest will “only create another strong man, strong men.” He said: “Have there ever been a time that toppling a government […]

DHS Proposes Limits On International Students [SEE FULL LIST]

by Seun Adeuyion September 25, 2020
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a new rule that would give foreign students and exchange program participants on F and J visas two- to four-year time limits before requiring them to apply for an extension. Those visas remain valid under existing rules for as long as the student continues to meet program […]

Schools To Reopen In Abia September 28

by Seun Adeuyion September 25, 2020
Primary and secondary schools in Abia State will reopen on Monday, 28th September, 2020, to complete the 3rd term of 2019/2020 academic session with one week of revision classes. In a statement signed by the State Commissioner for Information, John Okiyi Kalu, on Thursday, the State Government also disclosed that the third term (promotion) examination […]