Okene

Type: City
Name: Okene
Country: Nigeria
Latitude: 7.56
Longitude: 6.23
population: 479,217
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Lagos school where you meet ‘Emir’ of Kano, ‘Obi’ of Onitsha

P upils of Delightful Bunch School, Gbagada, Lagos State, believe so much in national unity. They proved this recently by borrowing the titles of notable traditional rulers in Nigeria to pass across their message of cohesion and tolerance.Among them were ... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

TAN Leads South East To Demand Second Term For Jonathan

IT was like a litany of praises for President Jonathan. With reports of Abia State and some other states shutting down markets and offices, calls for Jonathan to run for a second term in the 2015 election was deafening in the South East as the non-governmental ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Monarch Advises Rivers Politicians Against Unguided Utterances

Politicians in Rivers Statehave been told to guide against utterances capable  of endangering the 2015 general elections in the state.The Paramount Ruler, Rumuobochi Community in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers State, HRH, Eze Dan C. S. Okene ... [Published The Tide Newspaper Online - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Suspects Arraigned Over Abduction Of Kogi Speaker’s Children

Five suspected Boko Haram members have been arraigned before a Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court 1 over their alleged involvement in the kidnap of Kogi House of Assembly Speaker’s children, Alhaji Momoh-Jimoh Lawal.The suspects, Ibrahim Garba, Usman Musa, ... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Osun, Ekiti polls: A litmus test for 2015 general elections

For many years, the political landscape of Nigeria, as regards elections, has been plagued by crises, which at times resulted in the loss of people’s lives and property.Political scientists say that the negative development has made many Nigerians to ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

More Nigerians embrace Palmchat mobile platform

The consumer base of Palmchat, a mobile social app, has risen to about 95, 000 users worldwide, barely a month after it was reported to have grown by 700 per cent.Palmchat could only boast about 10,000 users in January 2014, but rose to about 80, 000 ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Edo, Delta communities hail FG over Utor bridge completion

COMMUNITY and opinion leaders from Edo and Delta States have expressed appreciation to the Federal Government for the completion of Utor Bridge, a major bridge that links Delta to Edo on the Asaba-Ebu-Emun-Irrua-Okene in Kogi State.The contract for the ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Health workers withdraw services in Kogi

THE Kogi State chapter of the Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) has directed it members in the local government areas to withdraw their services, including participation in the immunisation programmes and primary health care activities. ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Travellers Urge Tighter Security On Okene-Lokoja Road As Gunmen Strike

TRAVELLERS plying Lokoja -Okene road have sent a distress call to Governor Idris Wada to step up security on Lokoja-Okene road where incessant attacks by armed robbers has become a daily occurrence.One of the victims who narrated his ordeal to reporters ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 08 2014]
Entities: Security, Okene, Attack
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

A grandparent’s love

Nothing can be more exciting than the news of the birth of one’s grandchild. speaks with three grandparents on passing down values from one generation to anotherMy parents left a goodAkon Etim Eyakenyi, minister of housing and urban developmentI am a ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

ONE WIFE, WORN CAR: TWO OF A KIND

It was a policeman of all people who first pointed me to the very striking similarities between ones wife and car. This is not to suggest the police institution mostly harbours persons devoid of imaginative insight. But truth be told, the foundation and ... [Published Nigeria Village Square - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

Strike continues, says COEASU

Unlike the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), which is expected to resume work tomorrow, after suspending its 10-month strike, the Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COEASU) said yesterday it has not called off its seven-month old s ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 14 2014]

Quotes

"It is unfortunate that a federal highway of this magnitude could be so prone to robbery attack without police on ground to face them. We are in a serious situation in this country if the security agents can no longer protect our lives and property."
"If the trend is not checked, especially now that election is around the corner, many may use it to intimidate their opponents, and it will affect the development of the state as money that would have been used for business will be paid as ransom" he said
...I have access to none of them, no way to get to them, and I was right there in the water and I know I'm going to die," the 29-year-old said. "But the only thing I could put my hope and trust in, and my confidence in, is God." His rescuers, from the Dutch company DCN Diving, were looking only for bodies and already had recovered four corpses when they came upon Okene

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Lagos school where you meet ‘Emir’ of Kano, ‘Ob... [Published Daily Sun - Aug 19 2014]
TAN Leads South East To Demand Second Term For ... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 17 2014]
Monarch Advises Rivers Politicians Against Ungu... [Published The Tide Newspaper Online - Aug 15 2014]
Suspects Arraigned Over Abduction Of Kogi Speak... [Published Daily Times Nigeria - Aug 14 2014]
Osun, Ekiti polls: A litmus test for 2015 gener... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 13 2014]
Five arraigned over abduction of kogi Speaker’s... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 13 2014]
More Nigerians embrace Palmchat mobile platform [Published Nigeria Punch - Aug 12 2014]
Edo, Delta communities hail FG over Utor bridge... [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Aug 11 2014]
NNPC: Five GMDs in 5 Years [Published This Day Online - Aug 10 2014]
Health workers withdraw services in Kogi [Published The Nation Nigeria - Aug 09 2014]
Travellers Urge Tighter Security On Okene-Lokoj... [Published Individual.com - Aug 08 2014]
A grandparent’s love [Published Business Day Nigeria - Aug 08 2014]
Tension in Kogi Over Increase in Kidnapping [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
ONE WIFE, WORN CAR: TWO OF A KIND [Published Nigeria Village Square - Jul 19 2014]
Strike continues, says COEASU [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 14 2014]
Cement, ceramics makers import gypsum, feldspar... [Published Business Day Nigeria - Jul 14 2014]
COEASU: Strike still on [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 13 2014]
Nigerian tells of capsized boat ordeal [Published Telegraph - Dec 11 2013]
Also in News [Published Townsville Bulletin - Dec 11 2013]
Video: Divers rescue shipwrecked sailor from th... [Published PBS - Dec 04 2013]
Moment divers find man alive in sunken boat [Published Telegraph - Dec 03 2013]
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