Bandits Attack Nasarawa Community, Kill Traditional Ruler

Bandits Attack Nasarawa Community, Kill Traditional Ruler
Bandits Attack Nasarawa Community, Kill Traditional Ruler SaharaReporters gathered that the bandits stormed the village in large numbers on motorcycles, armed with weapons and operated for hours. BY SAHARAREPORTERS Bandits on Friday murdered the village head of Odu, Amos Ewa Obere, in Nasarawa Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. SaharaReporters gathered that the bandits stormed the village in large numbers on motorcycles, armed with weapons and operated for hours. Some residents of the village were also said to have been injured during the attack. It was also learnt that the bandits rustled animals. A source lamented that security operatives were yet to arrive at the village as at 7:30am on Saturday. Bandits attacks and kidnappings have been on the rise in Northern Nigeria in recent times, leaving many deaths and displacement behind.


U.S. records a coronavirus death every minute as total surpasses 150,000

U.S. records a coronavirus death every minute as total surpasses 150,000

FILE PHOTO: Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) arrive with a patient to Jackson Health Center, where the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients are treated, in Miami, Florida, U.S. July 14, 2020. REUTERS/Maria Alejandra Cardona

(Reuters) - One person in the United States died about every minute from COVID-19 on Wednesday as the national death toll surpassed 150,000, the highest in the world

The United States recorded 1,461 new deaths on Wednesday, the highest one-day increase since 1,484 on May 27, according to a Reuters tally.

U.S. coronavirus deaths are rising at their fastest rate in two months and have increased by 10,000 in the past 11 days. (Graphic: here)


Nationally, COVID-19 deaths have risen for three weeks in a row while the number of new cases week-over-week recently fell for the first time since June.

A spike in infections in Arizona, California, Florida and Texas this month has overwhelmed hospitals. The rise has forced states to make a U-turn on reopening economies that were restricted by lockdowns in March and April to slow the spread of the virus.

Texas leads the nation with nearly 4,300 deaths so far this month, followed by Florida with 2,900 and California, the most populous state, with 2,700. The Texas figure includes a backlog of hundreds of deaths after the state changed the way it counted COVID-19 fatalities.


While deaths have rapidly risen in July in these three states, New York and New Jersey still lead the nation in total lives lost and for deaths per capita, according to a Reuters tally.

Of the 20 countries with the biggest outbreaks, the United States ranks sixth for deaths per capita, at 45 fatalities per 100,000 people. It is exceeded by the United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, Peru and Chile

Soldier Killed By Fellow Military Colleague In Borno

 Soldier Killed By Fellow Military Colleague In Borno

It was earlier reported that he was killed by Boko Haram insurgents but further checks have now revealed that Ngorgi was talking to his wife when one of his colleagues shot him from the back six times.

Lieutenant Babakaka Shehu Ngorgi

The attacker, according to a source, was heard shouting after the incident that, “I have achieved my aim".

The attacker

It is not yet clear why the soldier killed Lt Ngorgi, who is his senior in the army and on the battle field. 

The victim only got married in December 2019 and was looking forward to raising a family when the tragic Incident occured


Opinion: What I feel the Federal Government Should Do To The Exiting Npower Beneficiaries

Opinion: What I feel the  Federal Government Should Do To The Exiting Npower Beneficiaries

First of all I will like to express my sincere appreciation to the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari, for his concerted effort in coming up with a programme like Npower. It is indeed a great move, to at least ease the sufferings of young Nigerians, who are struggling to earn a living. Thank you very much, God bless you.

Npower programme was initiated under Muhammad Buhari's administration, with the intention of providing support to young Nigerian graduates, it is another way of alleviating poverty in Nigeria, because most of these beneficiaries have families that are directly or in directly benefitting from the programme.

The programme was designed to be a two year Programme, beneficiaries are to be paid N30,000 monthly stipend as a reward to their assignments. The programme started with batch A, then followed by batch B, each of these batches lasted for at least 2 years or so. Now Federal Government decided to disingage the two batches. However, that has brought alot of mixed reactions and protest in Nigeria.

The nature and situation of disingaging these beneficiaries is shocking and mind blowing. Based on the expectation of the beneficiaries, FG should give them permanent jobs, not disingagement, as they were promised from the beginning of the programme. Considering the condition of the country especially during this Coronavirus Pandemic, where opportunities are no where to be found, existing this beneficiaries is just like telling them to go and die.

These Npower beneficiaries have contributed alot to Nigeria, with their contribution in Education, Health, Agricultural, Science and Technology, these cannot be forgotten. These indefatigable youth did all they could to ensure that APC rule Nigeria again during elections. What they should get in return should not be disingagement but something tangible.

Here are my suggestion on what FG should do to the Npower batch A and B beneficiaries:

1. Give them permanent jobs

The reward of a good deed should be nothing but good, these young Nigerians have done great job in their various fields of expertise. Given them permanent jobs will ensure that those sectors they worked for develope tremendously. These graduates have what it takes to develop Nigeria as a nation. It is another way of alleviating poverty and joblessness in Nigeria.

2. Extend their duration to at least when this pandemic will be over

Releasing these beneficiaries during this pandemic will worsen the situation in the country. No opportunities to explore during pandemic, no money circulation, the economy of the country is crumbling, am sure this will not help the situation. The Federal Government should at least leave them for now, when the pandemic is over, then other alternatives should be considered.

3. Give them 1 million Naira Exit package/Loan

The amount mentioned above should not be considered high, considering our great nation Nigeria, the country with abundant of riches everywhere. Currently FG is giving several soft loans to Nigerians, instead of spending such amount of money to ordinary people, why not direct such amount to intellectuals who would develop the country in no time. Am very sure FG will get double of their investment in they give 1m loan to Npower Beneficiaries.

Conclusively, with due respect, I hereby call upon FG to kindly review their decision with regards to Npower beneficiaries, do something to them, help them, give them permanent jobs where possible.

Long life Npower!! Long Life Nigeria!!!

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5 solid mistakes you should never do during N-Power test, if you want to passAbiola2010Jul 29, 2020 6:13 AM

5 solid mistakes you should never do during N-Power test, if you want to passAbiola2010Jul 29, 2020 6:13 AM

Npower registration is ongoing, if you have not yet registered, open the official registration portal to register and select the appropriate category so that you can participate among the applicants who will take the test after the portal is closed.

Npower recruitment is in its second phase, an online test for all successful applicants who will receive a message shortly. If you do not receive any messages when you receive other messages, then your power recruitment trip is over in the first stage.

If some candidates fail the exam, they will conditionally end their journey. The Npower test lasts 30 minutes and is an online test. All successful candidates will register with their email address and password to take the test. If you forget your email address or password, you will not be able to register for the test.

If you want to pass the test, here are 5 mistakes you should never make when testing energy:

1. Never report when the network is not strong

If the network is not strong, never sign up to take the test, it is a 30-minute exam, it starts immediately when you register, and if the network is not good, you will not have all the questions you can complete before the system. . presents to you. this is the end.

2. Never test your strength on the phone

Never use your phone for testing; very dangerous; the system version is better for testing; The phone version may hide some features of the website. Therefore, it is recommended to use the system version.

3. Don't let anyone test you

Please do not allow anyone to take the exam for you; make sure you test yourself. If you pay an online coffee manager to try it out, you can think of answers and submit them because you have a number of applicants you want to try.

4. Do not talk to anyone during the test.

Pay attention to the test, choose the correct answer, even if the Npower test is very simple, if you get distracted and click "Send Wrong", this is the end.

5. Never wait for the system to introduce you

Make sure you introduce yourself and don't let the system hand you over.

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This Is The WAEC Timetable

Jul 28, 2020 9:51 PM

The West African Examination Council, WAEC has released the much awaited timetable for 2020 exams. As stated in the timetable, the exam is scheduled to start in the month of August, 2020. Do well to spread the information to others.

Here are some of the examination dates and the subjects that are to be written:

Wednesday 19th August, 2020: Economics (Essay and Objectives), and Agricultural Science (Essay and Objectives). Prepare to write really well.

Thursday 20th August, 2020: Physics 3 Alternative D (Alternative to practical).

Friday 21st August, 2020: Literature-in-English 2 (Prose), Literature-in-English 1 (Objectives) and Metal Work 2 (Essay), Metal Work 1 (Objectives). Literature-in-English 3 (Drama and Poetry). Read well.

Saturday 22nd August, 2020: Applied Electricity 3 (Practical). Home Management 2 (Essay), Home Management 1 (Objectives Questions).

Monday 24th August, 2020: English Language 3 (Oral). Applied Electricity 2 (Essay), Applied Electricity 1(Objectives). Visual Arts 2 (Essay), Visual Arts 1 (Objective test questions).

Below is the WAEC Timetable. You may need to save it and zoom for better view.

Share with your colleagues, friends and relatives. Follow me for more WAEC updates. I wish you luck as you prepare