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Bauchi To Conduct Headcount Of Commercial Sex Workers

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Bauchi To Conduct Headcount Of Commercial Sex Workers

The Bauchi State government is going to try again where other states have failed.  It is going to conduct a headcount of commercial sex workers in the state.  It says this would give an accurate date on them.

Permanent commissioner in charge of Hisbah and Sharia implementation, Malam Aminu Balarabe-Isah, said in Bauchi, during a sensitization workshop for commercial sex workers, the exercise would help the commission to take measures that would discourage the sex workers from continuing with the trade.  He said the government will organize empowerment programs for the sex workers and provide them with funds to start small scale businesses.

He also said the state government is ready to organize mass marriages……yep, mass marriages …. For those of them who were, “lucky to get serious suitors.”

A representative for the sex workers, Hafsatu Azare, said they were willing to leave the sex trade if the government would do what it says, empower them economically.  She described the condition of the sex workers as “pathetic.”

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Power Restored To National Grid After System Collapse

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Ghanaians Blames Power Firm For Nationwide Blackout

The Transmission Company of Nigeria says power has been restored to national grid after a system collapse left most of the nation in the dark on Wednesday.

The company said on Thursday electricity has been restored across the entire grid through which distribution companies offtake electricity they deliver to consumers nationwide.

TCN’s public affairs general manager Ndidi Mbah, says experts were already making efforts to fully restore electricity on the grid.

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Army Denies Boko Haram’s Eid Donations Report

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The Nigerian Army has denied reports that Boko Haram insurgents distributed Eid donations to communities in the northern states of Borno and Yobe.

Reports alleged the terrorist group had donated food and money to residents in attempts to woo them to support its activities.

The army says the reports were “propaganda,” and that it had conducted investigations and established the reports were untrue.

The army said in a statement “our team of eagle-eyed analysts went further to critically examine the pictures attached to this malicious publication and discovered that they were simply stage-managed in a typical terrorists-styled propaganda.

Nigeria continues to experience a wave of insecurity occasioned by attacks and kidnappings carried out by Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria Seeks To Tap Into Digital Economy

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