• NHRC Urges Action On Abandoned Corpses, Patients

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    The New Nigeria Conversation (NNC), a non-profit, non-partisan media group, has commended the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) for its efforts in inviting and supporting indigent families, who had abandoned their patients and corpses at different hospitals, to reclaim them and accord them befitting burials. Making this commendation yesterday in a statement signed by the…

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    Ladela School Wins National Spelling Contest

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    A student of Ladela Secondary School, Abuja, Iyioluwa Ebofin Emmanuela at the weekend emerged runner-up in the National Spelling Bee Competition that was held in Lagos. In total, 39 students from different states and schools contested in the final after emerging from state competitions. LEADERSHIP learnt that to qualify for the event, the student have…

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    IDPs: Succour For Forgotten Games Village

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    If you drove past the traffic light leading to the Games Village and turned right, you will see the Berger Containers that a few people use as camp, and behind there some bush. But you will never imagine the vivacious little community of various peoples living, or you might say, hiding, in the place. That…

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    Boko Haram Captures Bara, Banki Towns In Yobe, Borno

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    Boko Haram terrorists have stormed an unguarded Bara town in Yobe and Banki town in Borno states without firing a shot; they seized and controlled the territory. Residents of the seized Banki town told the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that no one was harmed in the takeover but everybody fled the…

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    Immigration Recruitment Tragedy: 23 Feared Dead

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    It was an indication of system failure across the nation yesterday. Twenty-three Nigerian job seekers who left their homes to sit for the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) recruitment examination did not return home alive. They were trampled to death. Scores were seriously injured. According to investigation, over 6.5m Nigerians who paid an application fee of…

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