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An unidentified gunman, on Wednesday, opened fire on youths, injuring some of them, while they were enjoying horse rides, as part of activities to mark the wedding ceremony of a colleague in Kano. All those, who suffered varying degrees of gunshot injuries were rushed to the Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. In an interview, the father […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has said it will soon ban the use of Paraquat and Atrazine products by farmers. The agency said it would mount evidence that the products hurt applicators and the environment. Dr Husman Bukar, the Director, Veterinary Medicine and Allied Products Directorate, NAFDAC, said this at […]

An AN-2 biplane crashed in Northern Kazakhstan on Thursday when spraying chemical fertilizers, leaving one dead and two others injured, the Kazinform news agency reported. “At approximately 10:00 a.m. local time (0400 GMT) on June 20, an AH-2 airplane crashed 10 kilometres away from the village of Rodina, Akmola region. “The crash happened while spraying […]

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded a 20-year-old Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) official, Michael John, who admitted using a stick to inflict injury on a man. The Magistrate, Mrs F.O. Hughes, ordered that John should be kept in the Kirikiri Prisons, Lagos, pending review of the facts of the case and sentencing. John, […]

The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force has arraigned 13 workers of 7Up Bottling Company for allegedly assaulting officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority. Chairman of the Task Force, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed in a press statement signed by Adebayo Taofiq, Head, Public Affairs Unit, that the enforcement team of the agency […]

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