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Police recover 9,657 illegal firearms in nationwide mope up exercise

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Also recover 26994 ammunition By Kingsley Omonobi & Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigeria Police said yesterday that it recovered a total of 9,657 illegal firearms and 26994 illegal ammunition in...

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FG presents house to late Ocholi’s family

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By Omeiza Ajayi ABUJA – More than two years after his demise, the Federal Government has redeemed its pledge of a house to the family of late Minister of Labour and Employment, Mr James...

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How Shi’ites paralysed business activities in Abuja

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By Luminous Jannamike ABUJA—Business activities were, yesterday, paralysed for several hours in Abuja, following a protest march by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, also...

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2019 elections threatened, unless…, PANDEF, Afenifere, Ohanaeze, M-Belt, NEF tell Buhari

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Task Buhari, NASS on INEC funding, Electoral Act Urge FG, INEC, security agencies to tackle vote-buying By Henry Umoru & Dapo Akinrefon ABUJA—Leaders, under the aegis of Northern Elders...

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FG implores govs to employ more doctors, pay proper remuneration

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By Adeola Badru IBADAN-IN order to avoid further migration of medical doctors abroad, the Federal Government yesterday appealed to state governors to employ more medical doctors in their...

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Nigeria’s foreign debt stands at $22.08bn, local N3.48trn

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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s foreign debt stands at 22.08billion dollars. The bureau’s “Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt’’ Q2 2018...

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CUPP urges Ambode to resist alleged precondition given to him by APC

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…Says APC, Buhari promoting voodoo politics in Lagos By Joseph Erunke ABUJA – THE Coalition for United Political Parties,CUPP, has called on the Lagos State governor, Akinwumi...

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Film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s book “Ake” on Amazon

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Abuja – The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s classic autobiographical novel, “Ake: The Years of Childhood”, is now available to viewers on Amazon.com. Amazon is the...

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Army evacuates water from Jos pond in search of missing General

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The Nigeria Army is evacuating water from a mining pond at Dura, Du District, Jos South Local Government of Plateau, in search of Idris Alkali, a missing retired Major General. Chief of Army...

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Hotelier appears in court for alleged cell phone theft

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The police on Friday, arraigned a 25-year-old hotelier, Kelechi Nwode in a Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for alleged cell phone theft. How phones can transmit virus, germs The accused, a...

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FG begins payment of entitlements to 408 Ex-PHCN Workers

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By Chris Ochayi 20-09-2018 ABUJA – The Federal Government announced yesterday that it has commenced the payment of entitlements to 408 active staff and retirees/ next of kin (NoK) of the...

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Buhari to new DG DSS: Have we ever met before?

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday in Abuja, met for the first time, with the newly appointed Director-General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, at the Presidential...

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Cholera kills 61 persons in Yobe

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Yobe government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state. Children risk cholera Dr Muhammad Kawuwa, the...

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N5.4b project probe: You can’t blackmail, intimidate me, Adamu tells Al-makura

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The Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu says he will not succumb to blackmail and intimidation by Gov. Umaru Al-makura of Nasarawa state. Sen. Abdullahi...

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Eagles at Aso Rock

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By Mfon James How Nsima Ekere and Godswill Akpabio are masterminding the return of Akwa Ibom to the mainstream of Nigerian politics Even though it is a season of “loyalty” visits to...

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