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I’ll Sign More Death Warrants —Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, southern Nigeria, said he would sign the death warrants of convicts who killed their victims. Oshiomhole gave this assurance in Benin on Thursday when members of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOs) paid him a courtesy visit. “There are seven convicts whose cases are being reviewed. I will sign […]

Pope honours Oyo, boss of Nigeria’s news agency

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Mrs Oluremi Oyo, the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), is now a ‘Dame’ of the Catholic Church. The honour was conferred last May on her and two other Nigerian women by Pope Benedict XVI, with the investiture done today at Our Lady of Fatimah Catholic Cathedral, Kano. Mrs Aminat Yakowa, wife […]

5 Days To Xmas: Prices Of Goods Soar

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With just a few days to Christmas and New Year celebrations, the prices of basic food items have skyrocketed in most markets across the country, a nationwide survey by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has shown. The survey in some markets revealed that the prices of foodstuffs, which showed marginal increases during the last […]

Driver Arrested Over Killing Of 3-Month Old

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The police in Lagos have arrested a driver, whose car allegedly ran over a  three-month old baby strapped on its mother’s back atop a commercial motorcycle. Mr. Samuel Jinadu, a DSP and Lagos police deputy spokesman, disclosed this to the  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Ikeja. Jinadu said that the incident happened on […]

24 Hours To Sallah: Ram Prices Soar

•This medium size ram goes for N50,000 at the Abattoir ram market this morning. PHOTO: OLATUNJI OBASA.

Barely twenty-four hours to Eid-El-Kabir, the prices of rams in the country have  soared beyond the reach of many muslims, P.M.NEWS investigations have revealed. Investigations in Lagos State, South-West Nigeria, revealed that the prices of rams  now range between N25, 000 and N120, 000. Visits to ram markets showed that while a small ram goes […]

APCON Insists On Approving Political Adverts

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Politicians have been advised to seek the approval of the Advertising Practitioners  Council of Nigeria (APCON) before publishing any advertisement in respect of the  2011 general elections. The council’s Registrar, Alhaji Garba Bello, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)  in Lagos on Saturday that such clearance was necessary to check abuse of  advertisements by […]

Bureau To Comence Prosecution Of Contractors

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The Rivers State Bureau of Public Procurement (RSBOPP) is to begin the prosecution  of contractors and government organisations that flouted its rules on the award of  contracts. Mr. Franklyn Nlerum, the Director-General, made this known in Port Harcourt in a  chat with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Nlerum said his office had begun the […]

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