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Azerbaijan increases monthly allowance for national heroes

Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order to strengthen the social protection of national heroes, APA reports.
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Americans’ respect for police has reached its highest since the late 1960s, a new poll has shown. Despite racial tensions and police brutality in black communities, respect for law enfo
The House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation into National Guard troops being ordered to repay massive enlistment bonuses they received years ago. Meanwhile, Defense Secr
Success Nwogu, Ilorin The Speaker, Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr. Ali Ahmad, on Tuesday said the state Assembly would prescribe stiffer punishment for kidnappers and ritualists in the state. He st
The National Headquarters of the Redeemed Christian Church of God will on Sunday, October 30, hold the 2016 edition of its Praise Mega Jamz, featuring juju maestro, King Sunny Ade. The event will hold
Afeez Hanafi The Special Committee on Clean up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island, Lagos State, has arrested 11 suspected miscreants for living in abandoned buildings in the areas.  The suspects, who compri
Peter Dada, Akure The authorities of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, said it had suspended six lecturers over alleged misconduct and disturbance of the peace of the institut
Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Twenty-nine communities spread across five local government areas of the southern part of Kaduna State have signed a peace pact and pledged to ensure the stoppage of killings in
Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Kenya has arrested and detained 26 Nigerians for allegedly flouting visa laws and for not having valid documents for their stay in the East African country. Some of the Nigeria
Samson Folarin Mushin area of Lagos State has again erupted in violence as suspected hoodlums engaged one another in supremacy battle, unleashing mayhem on residents of Lawani and Ojelade streets. A w
Samson Folarin An 18-year-old admission seeker, Samuel Omojuwa, is in a critical condition at the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, after he was allegedly shot by  one of the  policemen attached
Peter Dada, Akure A couple, Mujidat Wahab and Ayobami Wahab, and two other women have been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for alleged child trafficking in Ondo town, Ondo State. The Divisio
The Ogun State Police Command has arrested the leader of a kidnapping gang, Wale Ogunbadejo, who allegedly masterminded the abduction of a  four-year-old boy, Attairu Amisu, in Ijebu Ode. Amisu, a pup
Olaleye Aluko The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 60-year-old man, Highsent Nwogu, for allegedly producing dollars worth N3m and defrauding residents of the Ogba area. Nwogu, a father of fiv
Afeez Hanafi The police in Lagos State have arrested a 39-year-old man for allegedly parading himself as an employee of a telecommunications company to defraud land owners in the Ikorodu area of Lagos
There we go again with the “P” word. Whether you’re a blogger, a social media expert, or a professional copywriter, productivity always seems to come up. Experts suppose the same can be said of any pe
A massive fire has erupted in the Calais ‘Jungle’ amid the French government’s ongoing efforts to demolish the notorious migrant camp. Read Full Article at
Simon Utebor, Yenagoa The widow of the late former governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, Margaret, has accused the Peoples Democratic Party of being responsible for the death of he
Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, has called on traditional rulers in Yoruba land to unite so as to foster peaceful coexistence and development in the region. H
Olalekan Adetayo and Godwin Isenyo The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, Ibrahim Magu, said on Tuesday that the EFCC was investigating some officers of the current admini
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja Factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has blamed the Chairman, National Caretaker Committee of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi,
Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Senate has described street begging as a menace that is embarrassing the country. It therefore began a move to enact a law that would make street begging illegal. The lawmaker
Tony Okafor, Awka The Indigenous People of Biafra on Tuesday rejected Justice Binta Nyako as the new judge in the case involving its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. This was contained in statement signed by IPOB
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Tuesday appointed 1, 106 political appointees. The positions were in the categories of special advisers, special assistants
Clement Nnachi, Abakaliki The National Human Rights Commission special investigative panel on Tuesday commenced investigations into the alleged extra-judicial killings at the federal prison in Abakali
Gibson Achonu, Owerri Joint Health Sector Union members, numbering over 2,000 from the South-East, South-South and South-West, on Tuesday converged on Owerri, the Imo State capital to protest the rein
Well, I will be happy to read people’s views and I will do what the majority wants. My position, however, is that none of them will do it. It is a combination. The tertiary institutions are now workin
’Tana Aiyejina Enyimba Feeders were held 1-1 by FRSC of Abuja in a thrilling encounter while Papilo FC beat Bida Lions 2-1 in the opening games of the Bet9ja Nigeria Nationwide League One Super 8 on T
’Tana Aiyejina Ex-international Henry Makinwa says the Super Eagles must ensure that Algeria’s star men are not given room to operate when both teams meet in a 2018 World Cup Group B qualifying match
Carlos Alberto, who scored one of the greatest goals in World Cup history while captaining Brazil to glory in the 1970 final against Italy, has died aged 72 following a heart attack, reports Reuters.
Festus Abu Out-of-favour Chelsea midfielder  Mikel  Obi has held showdown talks with  Blues  manager  Antonio Conte  after being  frozen out of the team by the Italian. The Nigeria captain  has yet to
Fidelis Soriwei, Abuja There were indications on Tuesday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission was making arrangements to arraign the former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu
John Alechenu, Fidelis Soriwei, Olusola Fabiyi, Olalekan Adetayo and Ramon Oladimeji Condemnation on Tuesday greeted the comments by former President Goodluck Jonathan that a former National Security
Anna Okon GlaxoSmithKline Nigeria has concluded the sale of its two flagship brands, Lucozade and Ribena, to a Japanese beverage firm, Suntory. This was disclosed by Suntory Nigeria at a press briefin

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