Wednesday, September 19, 2007

News Desk Wednesday, September 19, 2007

One Feared Dead, 350 Displaced by Flood

Awka—At least one person has been confirmed dead and over 350 people sacked from their homes in about 10 communities of Anambra West Local Government Area of Anambra State, when River Niger and Anambra River overflew their banks, submerging the various communities, following a torrential rainfall last weekend. MORE>>

Yar'Adua Pledges To Match Economic Growth With Development

ABUJA—President Umaru Yar’Adua yesterday said his government would take necessary steps to address the problems of Economic Growth without development in the country, pointing out that economic growth could only be real and justifiable if it results in better living conditions of Nigerians. MORE>>

'Liberia Allowance Not Paid Since 2005'

Policemen, who returned from a peace-keeping mission to Liberia two years ago, told the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mike Okiro, on Tuesday, that they were yet to collect their estacodes since 2005. MORE>>

Governor With Four Wives Says No First Lady

Adamawa State Governor Murtala Nyako on Tuesday said his four wives had equal status in his administration. Speaking to newsmen after a meeting with President Umaru Yar’Adua, Nyako said that there was no First Lady in the state. MORE>>

Boy Beheads Dad For Ritual Purpose

Residents of Bale Ilado village in Morogbo area of Lagos State were on Monday afternoon thrown into confusion when a member of the community was beheaded by his own son. MORE>>
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