Official Government Wires

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Dateline: News Log:

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H-1.Lafia: Tivs in Nasarawa

call or linguistic


on state radio

H-2.Abeokuta: Ogun takes delivery of

3,600 tonnes of fertiliser

for 2008 farming season

H-3.Ikeja: Skypower disengages

300 workers

H-4.Asaba: FERMA fixes bad roads

on federal highway in


H-5.Asaba: Drug abuse encourages

resistance,says medical



(Delta): Oil leak at Jesse destroys

aquatic life

H-7.Bauchi: Ineffective HIV/AIDS

campaign responsible

for increased TB - official

H-8.Bauchi: FG earmarks N1b for

sokar power boreholes


(Abia State): Nigeria earned N35

billion from export of

finished leather in 2007

H-10.Dutse: Lawyers to fight for

entrenchment of

democracy --

NBA Chairman


(Delta): NDDC commissions

N34m electricity projects


(Edo) : Fire wrecks havoc in


H-13.Makurdi: NDLEA seizes 53.9 kg

of Indian hemp

H-14.Ado-Ekiti: Association frowns at

profiteering by

foodstuff sellers

H-15.Abuja: 55,000 women die

annually in Nigeria

-- Ibrahim

H-16.Owerri: Soludo, Obiozor for Gov.

Ohakim's first anniversary



(Edo): Odogwu advises AAU


H-18.Makurdi: Benue to hands off

moribund companies

H-19.Calabar: Unqualified CRUTECH

lecturers to be deployed to

COE, Akamkpa -- Imoke

H-20.Lokoja : Gov. Idris returns from

foreign trip, resumes

duty on Monday

H-21. Abuja: Nigeria's economic

development will reduce

regional poverty--EU

H-22. Effurun

(Delta): Soyinka cautions on rule

of law

H-23. Mubi

(Adamawa): Motorcyclists: FRSC seeks

Emir's intervention

H-24. Abuja : Nigeria can generate $5b

from cashew annually

-- Association

H-25. Abuja: Power Sector: Committee

concludes field work

H-26. Abuja: Cashew nut is good for

the heart -- Doctors

H-27. Bauchi: LG election records low


H-28. Abuja : NUC accredits 1,657

programmes in

17 years -- Okojie

H-29. Owerri: Erosion threatens


Kanu's Alma Mater

H-30. Mubi

(Adamawa): LG chairman tasks contractors

H-31. Ado-Ekiti: Consumers decry bread

scarcity in Ekiti

H-32. Aba

(Abia): UNIDO to set up Common

Facility Centre in Kano

H-33. Owerri: Kanu Nwankwo's alma-mater

under erosion threat

H-34. Abuja: Odey wants Catholic women

to mediate in Niger Delta

H-35. Maiduguri:Sen. Yale gives 200 doses

of anti snake venom

H-36. Maiduguri:Sign-on fees: El-Kanemi

warriors FC gets N17m

H-37. Ikeja: LASIEC will give date for

council elections


H-38. Asaba: DSIEC declares 6

chairmanship candidates


H-39. Abigborodo

(Delta): Gov. Uduaghan fails to

cast vote in council polls

H-40. Asaba: Late arrival of polling

materials mar Delta

council polls

H-41. Asaba: Police arrest 6 armed men

near Delta electoral office

H-42. Lagos: Agriculture, security

priorities - Governors

H-43. Ijebu-Ode

(Ogun): Obasanjo, Abdulsalami,

Bankole, bid Daniel's

mother farewell

H-44. Awka: Retired civil servants to

get monthly pensions

-- Okeke

H-45. Epokma

(Edo) :Edo Students to enjoy

bursary awards

H-46. Aba

(Abia): Shoe producers in centre

call for micro credit

H-47. Calabar: C/ River govt to partner

to revamp Chronicle

H-48. Abakaliki:Guinea-worm: Council

to get 26 boreholes

H-49.Yenagoa: Winning Bayelsa election no

problem -- Jonathan

H-50.Abuja: FG gives N500 million grant

to Oil and Gas varsity

H-51.Yenagoa: Yar'Adua refutes media

reports on rising

cost of crude oil

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