Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 8)

Jos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jos, Nigeria. (Page 8)

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  1. Pharmacist decries rising cases of sudden death, suggests regular checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Vanguard

    With more `sudden deaths' recorded on the Plateau, a pharmacist, Mrs. Rotkang Okunlola, has advised Nigerians to make regular medical checks `a necessary priority". The News Agency of Nigeria , reports that some senior medical personnel recently died few minutes after complaining of chest pain.

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  2. Buhari's probe and the monstrosity of corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Vanguard

    "There is nothing more touching than the sight of a nation in search of its great men, nothing more beautiful than its readiness to accept a hero on trust" -James Russel Lowell FROM independence in 1960 till today, Nigeria has turned out 99.9% corruptionists and psychotically corrupt leadership at all levels, so much so that corruption has become the domineering mantra and ingrained culture of Nigerians. Nobody is free, no, not one is free.

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  3. Christianity is a fake thing - IginlaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | Vanguard

    A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment, fashion,lifestyle human interest stories, etc Bro Joshua Iginla led Champions Royal Assembly clock 10 this month and in this interview the philanthropic but fiery prophet opened up on his travails and grass to grace story. How it all began My conversion began at the city of Jos.

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  4. Every intelligent man should have a book shelf - Chris ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2016 | Vanguard

    Rev. Chris Christian is Shepherd of Locust Army International Ministry, one of the fastest growing pentecostal churches in Nigeria. He is a preacher, author and opinion leader.

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  5. Film recalls 30,000 killed by clubs, machetes over 3 days in Nigeria in 1966Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Bill and Audrey Cowley were missionaries to Jos, Nigeria in 1966, when tribal genocide killed 30,000 people over a few days. A new documentary called "The Disturbances," produced by the Baptist Center for Ethics, recalls the mass killing of 30,000 people in tribal warfare over three days in Nigeria in 1966.

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  6. Riots, demolitions leave 30,000 homeless in Nigeria's megacity, rights group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Reuters

    Some 30,000 residents of the Nigerian megacity Lagos have become homeless because of state-ordered demolitions and riots among slum dwellers competing for jobs and space, residents and a rights group said on Thursday. The violence highlights the challenges of a rapidly rising population unable to provide enough jobs and housing for its 180 million people.

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  7. Family pledges N5m reward to anyone who finds ex-Unijos DVC now missing for 10yrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Vanguard

    For the family of missing Professor John Onyeka, a University don and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of University of Jos, Plateau State and a native of Inyaba village, Umudim quarters, Nnewi, Anambra State, the sudden disappearance of their noble son 10 years ago still remains a mystery. For them, if there is any thing they could do to get a clue of his whereabouts, they would have done it at all costs but to intensify the search for him, the family has announced the placement of N5 million handsome reward for any informant who has a clues to his whereabout.

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  8. Ghana legend Abedi Pele reveals his childhood idolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | GhanaWeb

    Ghanaian and African soccer Legend Abedi Ayew Pele has revealed that his two biggest childhood Idols while growing up are Nigeria's "Mathematical" captain and winger-striker of the seventies and eighties Segun Patrick Odegbami and Ugandan soccer idol Phillip Omondi. Omondi played for local side Kampala City Council FC from 1973 to 1979, when he moved to the United Arab Emirates to join Sharjah.

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  9. Biafra this, Biafra thatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Vanguard

    By Obi Nwakanma Dr. Charles Soludo, Professor of the Economic Sciences, former Economic Adviser to the President of the federation, and former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, very recently said at a book launch on the subject of Biafra that ignoring the new Biafra secessionist movement will be a mistake by the Buhari administration. I couldn't agree more.

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  10. Rangers, our Rangers InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Vanguard

    Laughter is back in the land. For it goes without saying that there can be no laughter when Rangers are not in fine fettle.

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  11. Hold Northern govs accountable for under-devt in region, say activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Vanguard

    In what was a show of emotion, solidarity and unprecedented unity of faith, no fewer than 500 Civil Society groups, Non Governmental Organizations and traders association came out en masse in a rally at the Rayfield Government House, Jos to demand for quality service delivery from the north central Governors. The protesters urged Nigerians to hold the governors accountable for the underdevelopment in the Northern region, saying most of them lack ideas to moves their states forward.

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  12. Luxury bus owners allege incessant robbery attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Vanguard

    A bus in an accident scene Nnewi-Luxury bus owners in the country are grumbling over incessant robbery attacks of their buses along the highways saying that the fate of their 30,000 employees was now hanging in the balance as they can no longer break even, talk less of paying their salaries. The Association of Luxury Bus Owners of Nigeria, ALBON, said that apart from the lives of their employees and passengers being threatened, their vehicles were becoming difficult to maintain as most of them had been put out of business due to security of lives and property of passengers which can no longer be guaranteed.

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  13. Nigerian Shi'ites Say They Face RepressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Voice of America

    Two boys ride their bicycles past a sign reading "Stop killing Muslims Army" on a wall in Kano, Nigeria, April 8, 2016. Members of Nigeria's largest Shi'ite Muslim group say they still are being unjustly targeted by the Nigerian government and security forces, with 44 Shi'ite Muslims arrested last week as hundreds gathered in Jos, in the Nigerian state of Plateau, for a religious ceremony called the day of Ashura.

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  14. IGP Idris out to probe Arase over N8b Police fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Vanguard

    T here are indications of a cold war between the incumbent Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Kpotum Idris and his predecessor, IGP Solomon Ehigiator Arase over the investigations of some of the activities and actions of the erstwhile IGP's one year and three months administration with sources close to the two Police top shots indicating that President Muhammadu Buhari may be dragged into the cold war battle for the matter to be settled. Saturday Vanguard gathered that the latest of such investigations is the probe of contracts awarded by the last administration for the rehabilitation of Police Training Institutions and Colleges located in the six geopolitical zones of the country.

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  15. NMA makes case for National Health lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Vanguard

    J os- Medical doctors have called on the National Assembly to prevail on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently implement the National Health Act passed into law since 2014, saying Nigerians would have access to better healthcare delivery, if law was implemented. The doctors, under the aegis of Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, yesterday, during a peaceful protest to Plateau State House of Assembly in Jos, lamented that two years after the bill was passed, they were still awaiting its implementation.

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  16. Recession: Nigerians urged to engage in small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Vanguard

    Nigerians have been urged to see the current recession in the country as an opportunity to engage in small businesses and entrepreneurs engaging in small businesses in Plateau State encouraged to expand the scope of their businesses as they have the potentials to shore up opportunities for growth of the business sector and take the country out of the current recession.

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  17. Shi'a Victim Syndrome, paid mourners and dangerous propagandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Shi'a sect's manifestation in Nigeria: The Islamic Movement in Nigeria , has apparently been ramping up its propaganda. Its strategy has improved to now include delivering its version of the truth using respectable clerics, editorials of respected online publications, talking heads that saturate the airwaves and columnists that seemingly appear to be writing across the divides.

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  18. State of emergency declared on airspace communication facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Vanguard

    Air traffic controllers have declared a state of emergency on the communication facilities at the nation's airports "in view of their epileptic conditions and the danger posed to air travel.' ' "We are heavily disturbed by the deplorable state of the communication facilities; in view of their relevance to airspace travel, we want urgent steps to upgrade them if we indeed care for safety on our airways," the controllers said on Monday.

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  19. Professional rivalry hurting hospital services in Nigeria - MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Vanguard

    The Minister of State for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says inter-professional rivalry in the health sector is hurting the quest for quality health care services in Nigeria. The minister made the assertion on Tuesday at the Federal School of Medical Laboratory, Jos where he inaugurated new projects, inducted some graduands and matriculated others.

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  20. Mr. President, don't sell our futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Vanguard

    WHEN the highly revered business tycoon, Aliko Dangote, suggested the sale of certain national assets as a precursor to economic resurgence, one had hoped that he was a lone wolf propagating a personal idea. Amazingly, nevertheless unsurprising, this proposal for the sale of national assets, particularly the government's majority shares in NLNG, has received endorsements from the Senate president, Bukola Saraki and more recently the National Executive Council.

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